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Around the world of MMA: October 4-5

Reviews Bellator 228: Pitbull vs. Archuleta Bellator MMA hosted an event at The Forum in Inglewood, California on Saturday, September 28th broadcast on the DAZN streaming service: Middleweight Gegard Mousasi def. Lyoto Machida Decision (split) (29-28, 30-27, 28-29) 3 5:00 Featherweight Patricio Freire (c) def. Juan Archuleta Decision (unanimous) (49-46, 50-45, 49-46) 5 5:00 Featherweight A. J. McKee def. Georgi Karakhanyan KO (punches) 1 0:08 Featherweight Darrion Caldwell def. Henry

Around the world of MMA: September 27-28

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Rodríguez vs. Stephens The UFC hosted an event at the Mexico City Arena in Mexico City, Mexico on Saturday, September 21st that was broadcast on ESPN+ online service: Featherweight Yair Rodríguez vs. Jeremy Stephens No Contest (accidental eye poke) 1 0:15 Women’s Strawweight Carla Esparza def. Alexa Grasso Decision (majority) (28–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00 Flyweight Brandon Moreno vs. Askar Askarov Draw (split) (28–28, 28–29, 30–27)

Around the world of MMA: September 20-21

Reviews Legacy Fighting Alliance 76: Ogden vs. Browne Legacy Fighting Alliance hosted an event at the Hartman Arena in Park City, Kansas on Friday, September 13th that was broadcast on channel AXS TV: Lightweight Nick Browne def. Trey Ogden Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 2:24 Middleweight Joaquin Buckley def. Chris Harris TKO (punches) 1 1:08 Bantamweight Jacob Thrall def. Eric Ellington Submission (guillotine choke) 1 4:52 Featherweight Chuka Willis def. Alex

Around the world of MMA: September 13-14

Reviews Bellator 226: Bader vs. Kongo Bellator MMA hosted an event at the SAP Center in San Jose, California on Saturday, September 7th that was broadcast exclusively online on DAZN: Heavyweight Ryan Bader (c) vs. Cheick Kongo No Contest (accidental eye poke) 1 3:52 Featherweight Derek Campos def. Daniel Straus Decision (unanimous) (30-26, 30-25, 30-25) 3 5:00 Featherweight Ádám Borics def. Pat Curran TKO (punches) 2 4:59 Featherweight Pedro Carvalho

Around the world of MMA: September 7th

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Andrade vs. Zhang The UFC hosted an event at the Shenzhen Universiade Sports Centre in Shenzhen, China on Saturday, August 31st broadcast on ESPN and ESPN+: Women’s Strawweight Zhang Weili def. Jéssica Andrade (c) TKO (knees and punches) 1 0:42 Welterweight Li Jingliang def. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos TKO (punches) 3 4:51 Flyweight Kai Kara-France def. Mark De La Rosa Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 29–28) 3

Around the world of MMA: August 30-31

Reviews Bellator 225: Mitrione vs. Kharitonov 2 Bellator MMA hosted an event at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut on Saturday, August 24th broadcast on Paramount Network: Heavyweight Sergei Kharitonov def. Matt Mitrione TKO (knee and punches) 2 1:24 Heavyweight Vitaly Minakov def. Timothy Johnson KO (punches) 1 1:45 Women’s Flyweight Alejandra Lara def. Taylor Turner TKO (punches) 1 3:44 Catchweight (175 lbs.) Yaroslav Amosov def. David Rickels Submission

Around the world of MMA: August 24-27

Reviews ONE Championship: Dreams of Gold ONE Championship hosted an event at the IMPACT Arena in Bangkok, Thailand on Friday, August 16th that was broadcast on the ONE Super APP: ONE Kickboxing Flyweight Championship Netherlands Ilias Ennahachi def. Thailand Petchdam Petchyindee Academy (c) KO (Punches) 3 0:59 Kickboxing Featherweight Grand-Prix Semi-Finals Armenia Giorgio Petrosyan def. Thailand Jo Nattawut KO (Punch) 1 2:50 Atomweight 52 kg Thailand Stamp Fairtex def. India

Around the world of MMA: August 17-20

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Shevchenko vs. Carmouche 2 The UFC will be hosting an event at the Antel Arena in Montevideo, Uruguay on Saturday, August 10th that will be broadcast on ESPN+: Women’s Flyweight Valentina Shevchenko (c) def. Liz Carmouche Decision (unanimous) (50–45, 50–45, 50–45) 5 5:00 Welterweight Vicente Luque def. Mike Perry Decision (split) (28–29, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00 Featherweight Luiz Eduardo Garagorri def. Humberto Bandenay Decision (unanimous) (30–27,

Around the world of MMA: August 10-13

Reviews UFC on ESPN: Covington vs. Lawler The UFC hosted an event at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, USA on Saturday, August 3rd that was broadcast on the main ESPN network: Welterweight Colby Covington def. Robbie Lawler Decision (unanimous) (50–44, 50–45, 50–45) 5 5:00 Lightweight Jim Miller def. Clay Guida Technical Submission (guillotine choke) 1 0:58 Lightweight Nasrat Haqparast def. Joaquim Silva KO (punches) 2 0:36 Middleweight Gerald

Around the world of MMA: July 20-23

Reviews Bellator 224: Budd vs. Rubin Bellator MMA hosted an event at the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma on Friday, July 12th that broadcast on the Paramount Network: Women’s Featherweight Julia Budd (c) def. Olga Rubin TKO (body kick and punches) 1 2:14 Catchweight (190 lbs.) Rafael Carvalho def. Chidi Njokuani Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 Women’s Flyweight Juliana Velasquez def. Kristina Williams TKO (punches) 2 4:03