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Around the world of MMA: May 18th

Reviews PFL 12: Harrison vs. Pacheco The Professional Fighters League hosted an event at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York on Thursday, May 9th and was broadcast on ESPN2: Women’s Lightweight Kayla Harrison def. Larissa Pacheco Decision (unanimous) (30-25, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Welterweight Magomed Magomedkerimov def. John Howard Submission (guillotine choke) 1 4:54 Welterweight Ray Cooper III def. Zane Kamaka Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 4:29 Women’s Lightweight Sarah

Around the world of MMA: May 9-11

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Iaquinta vs. Cowboy The UFC hosted an event at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on Saturday, May 4th that was broadcast on the ESPN+ service: Lightweight Donald Cerrone def. Al Iaquinta Decision (unanimous) (49-45, 49-45, 49-46) 5 5:00 Middleweight Derek Brunson def. Elias Theodorou Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00 Featherweight Shane Burgos def. Cub Swanson Decision (split) (30-27, 27-30, 29-28) 3

Around the world of MMA: May 3-4

Reviews Bellator 220: MacDonald vs. Fitch Bellator MMA hosted an event at the SAP Center in San Jose, California on Saturday, April 27th broadcast on the Paramount Network and DAZN: Welterweight Rory MacDonald (c) vs. Jon Fitch Draw (majority) (46-48, 47-47, 47-47) 5 5:00 Women’s Flyweight Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (c) def. Veta Arteaga TKO (doctor stoppage) 3 1:50 Lightweight Benson Henderson def. Adam Piccolotti Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00

Around the world of MMA: April 26-27

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Oleinik The UFC hosted an event at the Yubileyny Sports Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia on Saturday, April 20th and the event was broadcast on ESPN+: Heavyweight Alistair Overeem def. Aleksei Oleinik TKO (knees and punches) 1 4:45 Lightweight Islam Makhachev def. Arman Tsarukyan Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Sergei Pavlovich def. Marcelo Golm KO (punches) 1 1:06 Women’s Flyweight Roxanne

Around the world of MMA: Angela Magana wakes from coma

MMA News Former UFC fighter Angela Magana recently came out of a two day coma following surgery on a herniated disc. She most recently fought in Rizin Fighting Federation last August and has qualified to represent Puerto Rico in Olympic wrestling. Reviews UFC 236: Holloway vs. Poirier 2 The UFC hosted an event at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday, April 13th and was broadcast on pay-per-view

Around the world of MMA: Bret Hart Attacked

MMA News Dillashaw Given 2 Year Suspension by USADA On yesterday on Tuesday, April 9th it was revealed that TJ Dillashaw was given an extra two year suspension by USADA for his testing positive of the substance known as erythropoietin, a PED. Amateur MMA Fighter Attacks Bret Hart Over Wrestlemania Weekend During the WWE Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Saturday, April 6th pro wrestlers Bret Hart and his niece

Around the world of MMA: April 4th

Reviews UFC on ESPN: Barboza vs. Gaethje The UFC hosted an event at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Saturday, March 30th and was broadcast on ESPN: Lightweight Justin Gaethje def. Edson Barboza KO (punch) 1 2:30 Middleweight Jack Hermansson def. David Branch Submission (guillotine choke) 1 0:49 Featherweight Josh Emmett def. Michael Johnson KO (punch) 3 4:14 Women’s Strawweight Michelle Waterson def. Karolina Kowalkiewicz Decision (unanimous) (30-27,

Around the world of MMA: March 29-31

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Pettis The UFC hosted an event at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee on Saturday, March 23rd and it was broadcast on the ESPN+ online service: Welterweight Anthony Pettis def. Stephen Thompson KO (punches) 2 4:55 Heavyweight Curtis Blaydes def. Justin Willis Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-26, 30-25) 3 5:00 Lightweight John Makdessi def. Jesús Pinedo Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) 3 5:00 Flyweight Jussier

Around the world of MMA: March 22-23

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Till vs. Masvidal The UFC hosted a fight night event at The O2 Arena in London, England on Saturday, March 16th and that was broadcast on the ESPN+ online service: Welterweight Jorge Masvidal def. Darren Till KO (punches) 2 3:05 Welterweight Leon Edwards def. Gunnar Nelson Decision (split) (29-27, 29-28, 28-29) 3 5:00 Light Heavyweight Dominick Reyes def. Volkan Oezdemir Decision (split) (28-29, 29-28, 29-28) 3

Around the world of MMA: March 16th

Reviews ONE Championship: Reign of Valor ONE Championship hosted an event at the Thuwunna Indoor Stadium in Yangon, Myanmar on Saturday, March 9th broadcast on the ONE Super App: ONE Welterweight Championship Sweden Zebaztian Kadestam (c) def. Kazakhstan Georgiy Kichigin TKO (Retirement) 2 5:00 Featherweight 70 kg Myanmar Phoe Thaw def. Indonesia Yohan Mulia Legowo TKO (Punches) 1 4:56 Heavyweight 120 kg Italy Mauro Cerilli def. Cameroon Alain Ngalani KO