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Bellator 226: Bader vs. Kongo

Bellator MMA hosted an event at the SAP Center in San Jose, California on Saturday, September 7th that was broadcast exclusively online on DAZN:

Heavyweight Ryan Bader (c) vs. Cheick Kongo No Contest (accidental eye poke) 1 3:52
Featherweight Derek Campos def. Daniel Straus Decision (unanimous) (30-26, 30-25, 30-25) 3 5:00
Featherweight Ádám Borics def. Pat Curran TKO (punches) 2 4:59
Featherweight Pedro Carvalho def. Sam Sicilia Submission (neck crank) 2 1:56
Featherweight Emmanuel Sanchez def. Tywan Claxton Submission (triangle choke) 2 4:11
Featherweight Daniel Carey def. Gaston Bolanos Technical Submission (guillotine choke) 1 4:19
Featherweight John Teixeira def. Ashleigh Grimshaw TKO (corner stoppage) 2 5:00
Lightweight Adam Piccolotti def. Jacob Smith Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 2:34
Women’s Featherweight Jessica Borga def. Amber Leibrock Submission (armbar) 1 4:45
Bantamweight Cass Bell def. Isaiah Rocha Submission (guillotine choke) 1 1:21
Welterweight Batsumberel Dagvadorj def. James Terry Submission (bulldog choke) 1 2:43
Welterweight Renato Alves def. Abraham Vaesau Submission (rear-naked choke) 3 3:36
Featherweight Hyder Amil def. Ignacio Ortiz Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00
Lightweight Christopher Gonzalez def. Luis Vargas Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-26. 30-25) 3 5:00
Middleweight Ivan Batinich def. Daniel Compton Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 4:33
Catchweight (180 lbs.) Tyson Miller def. Albert Gonzalez TKO (injury) 1 1:18
Middleweight Alan Benson def. Favian Gutierrez Decision (split) (28-29, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Catchweight (140 lbs.) Peter Ishiguro def. Elias Anderson Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Flyweight Daniel Gonzalez def. Jonathan Adams TKO (submission due to strikes) 2 4:56
Middleweight Cornelius Savage def. Evan Gubera Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00

UFC 242: Khabib vs. Poirier

The UFC hosted an event at TheArena, Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on Saturday, September 7th broadcast on ESPN+’s pay-per-view:

Lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov (c) def. Dustin Poirier Submission (rear-naked choke) 3 2:06
Lightweight Paul Felder def. Edson Barboza Decision (split) (27–30, 29–28, 30–27) 3 5:00
Lightweight Islam Makhachev def. Davi Ramos Decision (unanimous) (29–27, 30–26, 30–26) 3 5:00
Heavyweight Curtis Blaydes def. Shamil Abdurakhimov TKO (elbow and punches) 2 2:22
Lightweight Carlos Diego Ferreira def. Mairbek Taisumov Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–27, 29–27) 3 5:00
Women’s Flyweight Joanne Calderwood def. Andrea Lee Decision (split) (28–29, 30–27, 29–28) 3 5:00
Featherweight Zubaira Tukhugov vs. Lerone Murphy Draw (split) (28–29, 29–28, 28–28) 3 5:00
Catchweight (138 lbs) Sarah Moras def. Liana Jojua TKO (punches and elbows) 3 2:26
Lightweight Ottman Azaitar def. Teemu Packalén KO (punch) 1 3:33
Welterweight Belal Muhammad def. Takashi Sato Submission (rear-naked choke) 3 1:55
Welterweight Muslim Salikhov def. Nordine Taleb KO (punch) 1 4:26
Middleweight Omari Akhmedov def. Zak Cummings Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 29–28) 3 5:00
Lightweight Don Madge def. Fares Ziam Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 29–28) 3 5:00

Previews

Legacy Fighting Alliance 76: Ogden vs. Browne

Legacy Fighting Alliance will be hosting an event at the Hartman Arena in Park City, Kansas on Friday, September 13th that’ll be broadcast on AXS TV:

Lightweight Trey Ogden vs. Nick Browne
Middleweight Chris Harris vs. Joaquin Buckley
Bantamweight Eric Ellington vs. Jacob Thrall
Featherweight Alex McGowan vs. Chuka Willis
Welterweight Tyler Ingram vs. Corey Davis
Featherweight Thai Clark vs. Josh Augustine
Bantamweight Steven Graham vs. Johnny Marigo
Catchweight (130 lbs) Chancey Wilson vs. Jeffrey Molina
Featherweight Lorenzo Carter vs. Bishop Price
Featherweight Jake Wilson vs. Theran Crouch
Lightweight Shawn Moffett vs. Devin Mayes

UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Gaethje

The UFC will be hosting an event at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on Saturday, September 14th to be broadcast on ESPN+:

Lightweight Donald Cerrone vs. Justin Gaethje
Light Heavyweight Glover Teixeira vs. Nikita Krylov
Heavyweight Todd Duffee vs. Jeff Hughes
Welterweight Michel Pereira vs. Tristan Connelly
Middleweight Uriah Hall vs. Antônio Carlos Júnior
Light Heavyweight Misha Cirkunov vs. Jimmy Crute
Heavyweight Marcin Tybura vs. Augusto Sakai
Bantamweight Cole Smith vs. Miles Johns
Bantamweight Brad Katona vs. Hunter Azure
Featherweight Chas Skelly vs. Jordan Griffin
Bantamweight Louis Smolka vs. Ryan McDonald
Lightweight Kyle Prepolec vs. Austin Hubbard

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