MMA News

On October 27th it was reported by various news outlets such as that a historic “trade” was being negotiated between the UFC and the Asian One Championship promotion.

The fighters traded were Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson from the UFC for One Championship’s Ben Askren.

Johnson recently lost the UFC Flyweight Championship to Henry Cejudo at UFC 227 on August 4th while Askren last defended the One Welterweight Championship on November 24th of last year against Shinya Aoki.

Reviews

UFC Fight Night: Volkan vs. Smith

The UFC hosted an event at the Avenir Centre in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada on October 27 on Fox Sports 1:

Light Heavyweight Anthony Smith def. Volkan Oezdemir Submission (rear-naked choke) 3 4:26
Catchweight (147 lbs) Michael Johnson def. Artem Lobov Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00
Light Heavyweight Misha Cirkunov def. Patrick Cummins Submission (arm-triangle choke) 1 2:40
Bantamweight Andre Soukhamthath def. Jonathan Martinez Decision (unanimous) (30-26, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Light Heavyweight Gian Villante def. Ed Herman Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00
Welterweight Court McGee def. Alex Garcia Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 30-28) 3 5:00
Welterweight Sean Strickland def. Nordine Taleb TKO (punches) 2 3:10
Lightweight Nasrat Haqparast def. Thibault Gouti Decision (unanimous) (29-27, 29-28, 30-26) 3 5:00
Featherweight Calvin Kattar def. Chris Fishgold TKO (punches) 1 4:11
Women’s Bantamweight Talita Bernardo def. Sarah Moras Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Lightweight Don Madge def. Te’Jovan Edwards KO (head kick) 2 0:14
Heavyweight Arjan Bhullar def. Marcelo Golm Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-27) 3 5:00
Lightweight Stevie Ray def. Jessin Ayari Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00

Previews

Road FC 50

Road FC hosts an event at the Daejeon Chungmu Gymnasium in Daejeon, South Korea on November 3rd on DAZN:

144 lbs Mu Gyeom Choi vs. Jung Young Lee
265 lbs Mu Bae Choi vs. Kazuyuki Fujita
154 lbs Young Gi Hong vs. Koji Nakamura
136 lbs Yi Moon Han vs. Jae Nam Yoo
110 lbs Yuri Shim vs. So Hee Lim
265 lbs Gun Oh Shim vs. Jae Hyuk Heo
185 lbs Jung Kyo Park vs. Dong Hwan Lim
126 lbs Tae Kyun Kim vs. Yuki Ito
144 lbs Yong Geun Kim vs. Chan Soo Park
135 lbs Chang Hwan Hwang vs. Sung Jae Kim
126 lbs Gi Won Ko vs. Young Han Kim
126 lbs Woo Jae Kim vs. Won Hee Jung

UFC 230: Cormier vs. Lewis

The UFC hosts an event at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York on Saturday, November 3rd on PPV:

Heavyweight Daniel Cormier (c) vs. Derrick Lewis
Middleweight Chris Weidman vs. Ronaldo Souza
Middleweight David Branch vs. Jared Cannonier
Middleweight Karl Roberson vs. Jack Marshman
Middleweight Derek Brunson vs. Israel Adesanya
Featherweight Jason Knight vs. Jordan Rinaldi
Women’s Flyweight Sijara Eubanks vs. Roxanne Modafferi
Featherweight Julio Arce vs. Sheymon Moraes
Welterweight Ben Saunders vs. Lyman Good
Lightweight Matt Frevola vs. Lando Vannata
Featherweight Shane Burgos vs. Kurt Holobaugh
Bantamweight Brian Kelleher vs. Montel Jackson
Heavyweight Adam Wieczorek vs. Marcos Rogério de Lima