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Around the world of MMA: Kid Yamamoto dies at 41

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Oliynyk The UFC hosts an event at the Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Moscow, Russia on Sat, September 15th on UFC Fight Pass: Heavyweight Oleksiy Oliynyk def. Mark Hunt Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 4:26 Light Heavyweight Jan Błachowicz def. Nikita Krylov Submission (arm-triangle choke) 2 2:41 Heavyweight Shamil Abdurakhimov def. Andrei Arlovski Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Welterweight Alexey Kunchenko def. Thiago Alves Decision

Around the world of MMA: September 15th

Reviews Absolute Championship Berkut 89: Abdulvakhabov vs. Bagov 3 ACB hosted an event at the Basket-Hall in Krasnodar, Russia on Saturday, September 8th broadcast on Facebook: ACB Lightweight Championship Russia Ali Bagov def. Russia Abdul-Aziz Abdulvakhabov Decision (Majority) 5 5:00 ACB Welterweight Championship Russia Albert Tumenov def. Brazil Ciro Rodrigues TKO (Punches) 3 4:53 ACB Middleweight Championship Russia Albert Duraev (c) def. Poland Piotr Strus Decision (Unanimous) 5 5:00 Featherweight

Around the world of MMA: September 8th

Reviews Invicta FC 31: Jandiroba vs. Morandin Invicta FC hosted an event at the Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, Missouri on September 1st on UFC Fight Pass: Strawweight Virna Jandiroba (c) def. Janaisa Morandin Submission (arm-triangle choke) 2 2:23 Flyweight Pearl Gonzalez def. Daiane Firmino Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 29-28, 29-27) 3 5:00 Bantamweight Lisa Spangler def. Shanna Young Decision (split) (28-29, 30-27, 29-28) 3 5:00 Catchweight (117 lbs) Mallory

Around the world of MMA: August 30 – September 1

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Gaethje vs. Vick The UFC hosts an event at the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska on Saturday, August 25 on Fox Sports 1: Lightweight Justin Gaethje def. James Vick KO (punch) 1 1:27 Featherweight Michael Johnson def. Andre Fili Decision (split) (29-28, 27-30, 29-28) 3 5:00 Women’s Strawweight Cortney Casey def. Angela Hill Decision (split) (30-27, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00 Welterweight Bryan Barberena def. Jake

Around the world of MMA: August 25th

Reviews Professional Fighters League 6 The PFL hosted an event at the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey on Thursday, August 16 on NBCSN: Welterweight Ray Cooper III def. Pavlo Kusch TKO (punches) 1 0:18 Welterweight Magomed Magomedkerimov def. Bojan Veličković Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 Women’s Lightweight Kayla Harrison def. Jozette Cotton TKO (punches) 3 1:24 Welterweight Abubakar Nurmagomedov def. Jonatan Westin Decision (unanimous) (30-27,

Around the world of MMA: August 16-17

Reviews Rizin 12 – Nagoya Rizin FF hosted an event at the Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium in Nagoya, Japan on Sunday, August 12th on FITE TV: Lightweight 70 kg Brazil Luiz Gustavo def. Japan Yusuke Yachi KO (Punch) 2 7:32 Bantamweight 61 kg Japan Yuki Motoya def. Japan Kazuma Sone Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 2 9:31 Welterweight 77 kg Japan Kiichi Kunimoto def. Japan Ryuichiro Sumimura Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) 1 4:59 Featherweight

Around the world of MMA: August 11-12

Reviews Professional Fighters League 5 The PFL hosted an event at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York on Thursday, Aug 2 broadcast on NBCSN: Lightweight Natan Schulte def. Jason High Technical Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 4:18 Light Heavyweight Vinny Magalhaes def. Brandon Halsey TKO (punches) 1 1:34 Lightweight Will Brooks def. Robert Watley Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Light Heavyweight Maxim Grishin def. Rakim Cleveland Submission (rear-naked

Around the world of MMA: August 2-7

Reviews UFC on Fox: Alvarez vs. Poirier 2 The UFC hosted an event at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on July 28th broadcast on Fox: Lightweight Dustin Poirier def. Eddie Alvarez TKO (punches and elbow) 2 4:05 Featherweight José Aldo def. Jeremy Stephens TKO (punches) 1 4:19 Women’s Strawweight Joanna Jędrzejczyk def. Tecia Torres Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Lightweight Alexander Hernandez def. Olivier Aubin-Mercier Decision

Around the world of MMA: July 27-31

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Smith The UFC hosted an event at the Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, Germany on Sun, July 22 broadcast on Fox Sports 1: Light Heavyweight Anthony Smith def. Maurício Rua KO (elbow and punches) 1 1:29 Light Heavyweight Corey Anderson def. Glover Teixeira Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Middleweight Abu Azaitar def. Vitor Miranda Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Marcin

Around the world of MMA: July 19-24

Reviews UFC Fight Night: dos Santos vs. Ivanov The UFC hosts an event at the CenturyLink Arena in Boise, Idaho on Saturday, July 14th broadcast on Fox Sports 1: Heavyweight Junior dos Santos def. Blagoy Ivanov Decision (unanimous) (50-45, 50-45, 50-45) 5 5:00 Welterweight Sage Northcutt def. Zak Ottow KO (punches) 2 3:13 Featherweight Rick Glenn def. Dennis Bermudez Decision (split) (30-27, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00 Welterweight Niko Price def.