Once again WBO Heayweight Champion Tyson Fury (24-0) didn't let go of the opportunity to disparage the biggest Mixed Martial Arts organization and its fighters, primary current UFC Heavyweight title holder Cain Velasquez and former Champion Brock Lesnar, in his recent interview with WHOATV.
Self proclaimed king of UFC featherweight devision, Conor McGregor, is now also a thief for stealing the belt from Jose Aldo during UFC 189 Tour in Dublin, Ireland. Thanks again to UFC President Dana White who managed to calm down the difficult situation.
UFC is back in Berlin with two former lightweight title challengers Alexander Gustafsson (16-3) and Glover Teixeira (22-4) as the main event.
UFC Fight Night 69 will be held on June 20 at O2 World in Berlin, Germany.
During the PRO FC 57 event at Sports Palace in the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don a middleweight bout between Shamil Abdulkhalikov and Mikhail Kolobegov took place. After Kolobegov knocked out cold his opponent via flying knee, the coaches of Abdulkhalikov started to fight the winner instead of helping poor Abdulkhalikov who was lying unconscious on the ground.
Ronda Rousey is a former Olympian judoka, a current UFC Bantamweight Champion, actress and has now appeared in professional wrestling where "Rowdy" made it clear to Stephanie McMahon who is the boss.
MMA fighter dies in the cage after a hard blow to the head during an amateur event in Azerbaijan. The doctors couldn't save the life of 27-year-old Ramin Zeynalov who suffered a brain hemorrhage.
The WSOF 19 event at at Phoenix’s Comerica Theatre without doubt satisfied the fans. The main card was awesome where none of the four fights had no need for the judges and their score the cards.
In the first main card bout, after a tough first round and some incidents in the second, Clifford Starks choked out (arm-triangle choke) Jake Heun at the last minute of the second round. Technical striker Timur Valiev needed only one and half minutes to destroy Ed West.
In the co-main event Teddy Holder early i the match defeated Thiago Silva via TKO (punches) after he was himself rocked by the Brazilian. And in the main event Lightweight Champion Justin Gaethje and Luis Palomino stole the whole show already from the first minute of their fight where both men could have ended it in the first round. However, it was Palomino who mixed things up working with takedowns, clinch, elbows and even flying knees, but it was the low kicks which brought the victory to the American when in the third the challenger fell two times after a couple of them. The referee didn't want to stop the match and the Champion jumped with finishing blows to end the fight by TKO.
Don't forget to check out the full WSOF 19 results below along with videos.
Sometimes it happens that you come a cross crazy people, and some of them don't want to settle things peacefully. That is exactly what happened to UFC Bantamweight title challenger Bethe Correira, her boyfriend Edelson Silva - boxing coach of Anderson Silva and her sister Suzana. The company was at the hotel when they asked for a taxi, but right before it arrived they decided instead to walk to their destination. Driver Cleonardo de Freitas Alve, however, wanted the money and the situation got out of control, the cab driver jumped on them with fists after threatening to kill them. All involved the same day ended up on the police station for paper work and such. Later Correia received death threats and a picture with a gun, brought to her by some crazy men. Correia however, said that she will stay focused preparing for UFC Champion Ronda Rousey.
Marcos Galvao and Joe Warren met each others back in 2011 when the American won the match, but at the main event of Bellator 135 at WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma, the two men were fighting for the bantamweight title and things turned out differently. In the opening round Warren was aggressive especially with his wrestling, scoring takedowns, while the Brazilian was more cautious he also scored some points with some punches and takedowns. In the next round Warren came out aggressively and was looking for a takedown from behind, but Galvao executed a sneaky role and Warren was in trouble as the Bazilian grabbed his leg and then submitted the American via verbal submission due to a kneebar.
In the co-main event the match up for L.C. Davis wasn't that easy when he faced Hideo Tokoro. The fight was intence. The American was better with his punches and looked stronger during grappling, while the Japanese was good with kicks and treathened his opponent with submissions. Both men survived all rounds inside the cage, but the judges gave the victory to Davis via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28).
You can find videos and full Bellator 135 results below.
Shinya Aoki (37-6) defends his ONE Lightweight title against top contender Koji Ando (11-3) at ONE Championship 28 on May 22 in Singapore.