Reviews

UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Oliynyk

The UFC hosts an event at the Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Moscow, Russia on Sat, September 15th on UFC Fight Pass:

Heavyweight Oleksiy Oliynyk def. Mark Hunt Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 4:26
Light Heavyweight Jan Błachowicz def. Nikita Krylov Submission (arm-triangle choke) 2 2:41
Heavyweight Shamil Abdurakhimov def. Andrei Arlovski Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Welterweight Alexey Kunchenko def. Thiago Alves Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Middleweight Khalid Murtazaliev def. C.B. Dollaway TKO (referee stoppage) 2 5:00
Catchweight (137 lbs) Petr Yan def. Jin Soo Son Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) 3 5:00
Lightweight Rustam Khabilov def. Kajan Johnson Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00
Catchweight (161 lbs) Mairbek Taisumov def. Desmond Green Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Light Heavyweight Magomed Ankalaev def. Marcin Prachnio KO (head kick and punches) 1 3:09
Middleweight Jordan Johnson def. Adam Yandiev Submission (arm-triangle choke) 2 0:42
Welterweight Ramazan Emeev def. Stefan Sekulić Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 30-26) 3 5:00
Bantamweight Merab Dvalishvili def. Terrion Ware Decision (unanimous) (30-25, 30-25, 30-25) 3 5:00

News

Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto passed away yesterday after a short battle with cancer.

Yamamoto fought primarily in his native Japan in organizations like Shooto, K-1, Hero’s, and Dream before making the jump to the UFC in 2011. One of his career highlights was his his winning the Hero’s 2005 Lightweight Grand Prix.

Yamamoto is survived by his divorced wife MALIA, two sons and a daughter. He was 41 years old.

Previews

Bellator 205: McKee vs. Macapá

Bellator MMA hosts an event at the CenturyLink Arena in Boise, Idaho on Friday, Sep. 21st on Paramount Network:

Featherweight A. J. McKee vs. John Macapá
Middleweight John Salter vs. Rafael Lovato Jr.
Women’s Flyweight Veta Arteaga vs. Denise Kielholtz
Lightweight Patricky Freire vs. Roger Huerta
Bantamweight Kyle Frost vs. David Rangel
Bantamweight Joe Aguirre vs. Stephen Stirewalt
Bantamweight Vince Morales vs. Justin Hugo
Lightweight Johnny Nuñez vs. Josh Wick
Featherweight Ádám Borics vs. Josenaldo Silva
Light Heavyweight Sua Tuani vs. Emillio Trevino
Lightweight Bryce Edminister vs. Leon Taylor
Lightweight Nathan Stolen vs. Andrew Cruz
Heavyweight Steve Mowry vs. Ben Moa
Catchweight (190 lbs) Jarod Trice vs. Sean Powers

UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Anders

The UFC hosts an event at the Ginasio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Saturday, September 22 on Fox Sports 1:

Light Heavyweight Thiago Santos vs. Eryk Anders
Welterweight Alex Oliveira vs. Carlo Pedersoli Jr.
Light Heavyweight Antônio Rogério Nogueira vs. Sam Alvey
Bantamweight Renan Barão vs. Andre Ewell
Women’s Strawweight Randa Markos vs. Marina Rodriguez
Lightweight Charles Oliveira vs. Christos Giagos
Lightweight Francisco Trinaldo vs. Evan Dunham
Light Heavyweight Luis Henrique vs. Ryan Spann
Heavyweight Augusto Sakai vs. Chase Sherman
Welterweight Sérgio Moraes vs. Ben Saunders
Women’s Flyweight Mayra Bueno Silva vs. Gillian Robertson
Middleweight Thales Leites vs. Hector Lombard
Welterweight Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos vs. Luigi Vendramini
Women’s Strawweight Livia Renata Souza vs. Alex Chambers