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
Welterweight Ed Ruth def. Kiichi Kunimoto TKO (knee and punches) 2 3:49
Lightweight Nainoa Dung def. Bradley Robison Decision (unanimous) (28-27, 28-27, 28-27) 3 5:00
Featherweight Gabriel Varga def. Jamese Taylor TKO (punches) 2 3:23
Catchweight (165 lbs.) Mike Jackson def. Kiefer Crosbie DQ (illegal knee) 1 1:46
Women’s Featherweight Leslie Smith def. Sinead Kavanagh Decision (majority) (28-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Light Heavyweight Jordan Young def. Joel Bauman Submission (triangle choke) 1 3:20
Women’s Featherweight Arlene Blencowe def. Amanda Bell KO (punches) 1 0:22
Catchweight (190 lbs.) Will Fleury def. Antonio Jones Decision (unanimous) (30-26, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Lightweight AJ Agazarm def. Jacob Landin Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 4:21
Light Heavyweight Christian Edwards def. Justin Vargas TKO (punches and elbows) 1 0:54
Featherweight Lucas Brennan def. Thomas Lopez Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 3:02
Women’s Flyweight Bruna Ellen def. Elina Kallionidou Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Welterweight Joseph Holmes def. Kona Oliveira Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 2:41

UFC Fight Night: de Randamie vs. Ladd

The UFC hosted an event at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California on this last Saturday, July 13th and that broadcast on the ESPN+ service:

Women’s Bantamweight Germaine de Randamie def. Aspen Ladd TKO (punch) 1 0:16
Bantamweight Urijah Faber def. Ricky Simon TKO (punches) 1 0:46
Featherweight Josh Emmett def. Mirsad Bektić TKO (punches) 1 4:25
Middleweight Karl Roberson def. Wellington Turman Decision (split) (28-29, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Middleweight Marvin Vettori def. Cezar Ferreira Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Light Heavyweight John Allan def. Mike Rodriguez Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00
Featherweight Andre Fili def. Sheymon Moraes KO (punches) 1 3:07
Women’s Bantamweight Julianna Peña def. Nicco Montaño Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-27) 3 5:00
Featherweight Ryan Hall def. Darren Elkins Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00
Bantamweight Jonathan Martinez def. Pingyuan Liu KO (knee) 3 3:54
Women’s Strawweight Brianna Van Buren def. Lívia Renata Souza Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Bantamweight Benito Lopez def. Vince Morales Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00

Previews

UFC on ESPN: dos Anjos vs. Edwards

The UFC will be hosting an event at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas on Saturday, July 20th that will be broadcast on the ESPN sports network:

Welterweight Rafael dos Anjos vs. Leon Edwards
Heavyweight Aleksei Oleinik vs. Walt Harris
Heavyweight Greg Hardy vs. Juan Adams
Lightweight James Vick vs. Dan Hooker
Lightweight Alexander Hernandez vs. Francisco Trinaldo
Heavyweight Andrei Arlovski vs. Ben Rothwell
Featherweight Alex Caceres vs. Steven Peterson
Women’s Bantamweight Raquel Pennington vs. Irene Aldana
Light Heavyweight Sam Alvey vs. Klidson Abreu
Women’s Flyweight Roxanne Modafferi vs. Jennifer Maia
Bantamweight Ray Borg vs. Gabriel Silva
Bantamweight Mario Bautista vs. Jin Soo Son
Bantamweight Domingo Pilarte vs. Felipe Colares

Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series – Week 5

Dana White will host his annual contender series at the UFC Apex Centre in Las Vegas, Nevada on Tuesday, July 23rd that will be broadcast on ESPN+:

Featherweight Adli Edwards vs. Terrance McKinney
Middleweight Ramazan Kuramagomedov vs. Jordan Williams
Lightweight Christian Lohsen vs. JJ Okanovich
Heavyweight Jamahal Hill vs. Alexander Poppeck
Featherweight Billy Quarantillo vs. Kamuela Kirk