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Around the world of MMA: June 18-22

Reviews Bellator 222: MacDonald vs. Gracie Bellator MMA will be hosting an event at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York on Friday, June 14th to be broadcast on DAZN online: Welterweight Rory MacDonald (c) def. Neiman Gracie Decision (unanimous) (49-46, 48-47, 48-47) 5 5:00 Light Heavyweight Lyoto Machida def. Chael Sonnen TKO (flying knee and punches) 2 0:22 Catchweight (175 lbs.) Dillon Danis def. Max Humphrey Submission

Around the world of MMA: June 14-15

Reviews UFC 238: Cejudo vs. Moraes The UFC hosted an event at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois on Saturday, June 8th which was broadcast on ESPN+ pay-per-view: Bantamweight Henry Cejudo def. Marlon Moraes TKO (punches) 3 4:51 Women’s Flyweight Valentina Shevchenko (c) def. Jessica Eye KO (head kick) 2 0:26 Lightweight Tony Ferguson def. Donald Cerrone TKO (doctor stoppage) 2 5:00 Bantamweight Petr Yan def. Jimmie Rivera Decision (unanimous)

Around the world of MMA: June 7-8

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Smith The UFC hosted an event at the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden on Saturday, June 1st which was broadcast on the online ESPN+ service: Light Heavyweight Anthony Smith def. Alexander Gustafsson Submission (rear-naked choke) 4 2:38 Light Heavyweight Aleksandar Rakić def. Jimi Manuwa KO (head kick) 1 0:47 Featherweight Makwan Amirkhani def. Chris Fishgold Submission (anaconda choke) 2 4:25 Lightweight Christos Giagos def.

Around the world of MMA: May 31-June 1

Reviews PFL 13: Palmer vs. Gilpin The Professional Fighters League hosted an event at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York on Thursday, May 23rd and was broadcast on ESPN2: Featherweight Lance Palmer def. Alex Gilpin Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Lightweight Chris Wade def. Nate Andrews Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 Featherweight Andre Harrison def. Peter Petties Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Lightweight

Around the world of MMA: May 24th

Reviews ONE Championship: Enter the Dragon One Championship hosted an event at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore on Friday, May 17th and was broadcast on the ONE app: ONE Lightweight Championship Singapore Christian Lee def. Japan Shinya Aoki (c) TKO (Punches) 2 0:51 ONE Kickboxing Lightweight Championship Suriname Regian Eersel def. Netherlands Nieky Holzken Decision (Unanimous) 5 3:00 Kickboxing Featherweight Grand-Prix Quarter-Finals Thailand Phetmorakot Petchyindee Academy vs. Armenia

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