There were certainly some good fights last weekend and we have some good ones coming up this weekend in the UFC. Here’s the reviews first:

Reviews:

UFC on Fox: Gustafsson vs. Johnson

Despite starting at 11pm local time, the Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden was packed with thirty thousand fans and racked up $3.1 million:

Light Heavyweight Anthony Johnson def. Alexander Gustafsson TKO (punches) 1 2:15

Anthony Johnson has continued to prove that he can pull upsets at light heavyweight as he made Alexander Gustafsson look easy.

Middleweight Gegard Mousasi def. Dan Henderson TKO (punches) 1 1:10

As controversial a stoppage it may have been, the fact of the matter is that Dan Henderson has sustained quite a bit of punishment.

Light Heavyweight Ryan Bader def. Phil Davis Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00
Featherweight Sam Sicilia def. Akira Corassani KO (punch) 1 3:26
Welterweight Albert Tumenov def. Nico Musoke Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Welterweight Kenny Robertson def. Sultan Aliev KO (punches) 1 2:42
Featherweight Makwan Amirkhani def. Andy Ogle TKO (flying knee to the body & punches) 1 0:08
Light Heavyweight Nikita Krylov def. Stanislav Nedkov Submission (standing guillotine choke) 1 1:24
Lightweight Mairbek Taisumov def. Anthony Christodoulou KO (punches) 2 0:38
Catchweight (149 lbs) Mirsad Bektic def. Paul Redmond Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-25) 3 5:00
Heavyweight Viktor Pešta def. Konstantin Erokhin Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Flyweight Neil Seery def. Chris Beal Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 29-28) 3 5:00

Previews:

CES XXVII

East coast based promotion Classic Entertainment Sports opens the new year at the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island on AXS TV:

Emmanuel Walo (7-1-1) vs. Chuck O’Neil (14-6) Welterweight Title
Lucas Cruz (7-2) vs. Julian Lane (8-3-1) Lightweight Title
Brian Kelleher (11-7) vs. Andre Soukhamthath (8-2)
Brett Oteri (12-5) vs. Jon Manley (8-2)
D’Juan Owens (11-8) vs. Luis Felix (11-8)
Matt Doherty (3-1) vs. Dinis Paiva (5-5)
Lewis Corapi vs Jeff Anderson
Kyle Bochniak vs. Thomas English
Eric Spicely vs. Terrell Clark
James Murrin vs Robert Sullivan
Chris Cole vs Dan Cormier
Rico DiSciullo vs TBA

UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz

The UFC heads back to Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on January 31st with a stacked card broadcast only on pay-per-view:

Middleweight Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz
Welterweight Tyron Woodley vs. Kelvin Gastelum
Lightweight Joe Lauzon vs. Al Iaquinta
Middleweight Thales Leites vs. Tim Boetsch
Welterweight Jordan Mein vs. Thiago Alves
Women’s Bantamweight Miesha Tate vs. Sara McMann
Middleweight Ed Herman vs. Derek Brunson
Flyweight Ian McCall vs. John Lineker
Middleweight Rafael Natal vs. Tom Watson
Featherweight Diego Brandão vs. Jimy Hettes
Middleweight Richardson Moreira vs. Ildemar Alcântara
Middleweight Thiago Santos vs. Andy Enz

Continue to stay tuned for the Best of 2014 Awards.