Reviews

UFC 245: Usman vs. Covington

The UFC hosted an event at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada on Saturday, December 14th that was broadcast on the ESPN+ pay-per-view:

Welterweight Kamaru Usman (c) def. Colby Covington TKO (punches) 5 4:10
Featherweight Alexander Volkanovski def. Max Holloway (c) Decision (unanimous) (48–47, 48–47, 50–45) 5 5:00
Women’s Bantamweight Amanda Nunes (c) def. Germaine de Randamie Decision (unanimous) (49–44, 49–46, 49–45) 5 5:00
Bantamweight Marlon Moraes def. José Aldo Decision (split) (29–28, 28–29, 29–28) 3 5:00
Bantamweight Petr Yan def. Urijah Faber KO (head kick) 3 0:43
Welterweight Geoff Neal def. Mike Perry TKO (kick and punches) 1 1:30
Women’s Bantamweight Irene Aldana def. Ketlen Vieira KO (punches) 1 4:51
Middleweight Omari Akhmedov def. Ian Heinisch Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00 Welterweight Matt Brown def. Ben Saunders KO (elbow/punches) 2 4:55
Featherweight Chase Hooper def. Daniel Teymur TKO (elbows) 1 4:34
Flyweight Brandon Moreno def. Kai Kara-France Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 30–27, 29–28) 3 5:00
Catchweight (131 lbs) Jessica Eye def. Viviane Araújo Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Middleweight Punahele Soriano def. Oskar Piechota KO (punch) 1 3:17

Previews

Bellator 235/USO Salute to the Troops: Barnett vs. Markes

Bellator MMA will be hosting an event at the Neal S. Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii on Friday, December 20th on the Paramount Network:

Heavyweight Josh Barnett vs. Ronny Markes
Welterweight Joey Davis vs. Chris Cisneros
Bantamweight Toby Miesch vs. Erik Perez
Women’s Flyweight Alejandra Lara vs. Veta Arteaga
Featherweight Tywan Claxton vs. Braydon Akeo
Middleweight Ty Gwerder vs. Joseph Creer
Bantamweight Cass Bell vs. Pierre Daguzan
Welterweight Hunter Eweld vs. Jonathon Pico
Flyweight Tiani Valle vs. Jamie Thorton

Bellator 236: Macfarlane vs. Jackson

Bellator MMA will be hosting an event at the Neal S. Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii on Saturday, December 21st to be broadcast on DAZN:

Women’s Flyweight Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (c) vs. Kate Jackson
Featherweight A.J. McKee vs. Derek Campos
Welterweight Kiichi Kunimoto vs. Jason Jackson
Women’s Flyweight Juliana Velasquez vs. Bruna Ellen
Bantamweight Raufeon Stots vs. Cheyden Leialoha
Bantamweight Swayne Lunasco vs. Kaylan Gorospe
Lightweight Keoni Diggs vs. Scotty Hao
Flyweight Nate Yoshimura vs. Chas Dunhour
Featherweight Kai Kamaka III vs. Spencer Higa
Welterweight Benjamin Wilhelm vs. Ke’ali’i Kanekoa
Lightweight Dustin Barca vs. Brandon Pieper
Lightweight Nainoa Dung vs. Zachary Zane

UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. The Korean Zombie

The UFC will be hosting an event at the Sajik Arena in Busan, South Korea on Saturday, December 21st that will be broadcast on the ESPN+ service:

Featherweight Frankie Edgar vs. Chan Sung Jung
Light Heavyweight Volkan Oezdemir vs. Aleksandar Rakić
Featherweight Doo Ho Choi vs. Charles Jourdain
Light Heavyweight Da Un Jung vs. Mike Rodriguez
Middleweight Jun Yong Park vs. Marc-Andre Barriault
Bantamweight Kyung Ho Kang vs. Liu Pingyuan
Heavyweight Ciryl Gane vs. Tanner Boser
Featherweight Seung Woo Choi vs. Suman Mokhtarian
Lightweight Dong Hyun Ma vs. Omar Antonio Morales Ferrer
Flyweight Alexandre Pantoja vs. Matt Schnell
Bantamweight Raoni Barcelos vs. Said Nurmagomedov
Womens’s Strawweight Miranda Granger vs. Amanda Lemos
Bantamweight Alateng Heili vs. Ryan Benoit