Last weekend was another weekend for MMA though this weekend will be an active one for minor MMA. Here it is:
UFC 191: Johnson vs. Dodson 2
The UFC returned to Las Vegas for another PPV at the MGM Grand Garden Arena this last Saturday, September 5th:
Flyweight Demetrious Johnson (c) def. John Dodson Decision (unanimous) (49-46, 49-46, 50-45) 5 5:00
Heavyweight Andrei Arlovski def. Frank Mir Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00
Light Heavyweight Anthony Johnson def. Jimi Manuwa KO (punches) 2 0:28
Light Heavyweight Corey Anderson def. Jan Błachowicz Decision (unanimous) (30-25, 30-25, 29-26) 3 5:00
Women’s Strawweight Paige VanZant def. Alex Chambers Submission (armbar) 3 1:01
Lightweight Ross Pearson def. Paul Felder Decision (split) (28-29, 30-27, 29-28) 3 5:00
Bantamweight John Lineker def. Francisco Rivera Submission (guillotine choke) 1 2:08
Women’s Bantamweight Raquel Pennington def. Jéssica Andrade Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 4:58
Featherweight Tiago Trator def. Clay Collard Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00
Middleweight Joe Riggs def. Ron Stallings DQ (illegal upkick) 2 2:28
Lightweight Joaquim Silva def. Nazareno Malegarie Decision (split) (28-29, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
United World Wrestling 2015 World Championships
United World Wrestling (formerly FILA), the IOC governing body for Olympic wrestling is currently in the process of hosting the 2015 World Championships in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The championships opened on September 7th with the Greco-Roman division and will conclude on September 9th. The Freestyle women’s division will start tomorrow and conclude on Friday, September 11th while Men’s Freestyle division will start on the September 10th and will conclude on September 12th with the closing ceremonies taking place on September 13th.
The world championships has a rich history of including some notable MMA veterans of the sport, including Dan Henderson (greco), Randy Couture (greco), Joe Warren (greco), Henry Cejudo (men’s freestyle), Sara McMann (women’s freestyle), Daniel Cormier (men’s freestyle), Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal (men’s freestyle), and Patrick Cummins (men’s freestyle) to name just a few of the participants.
Invicta FC 14: Evinger vs. Kianzad
Invicta FC will host an event in Kansas City, Missouri on Saturday, September 12th broadcast on UFC Fight Pass:
Bantamweight United States Tonya Evinger (c) vs. Sweden Pannie Kianzad
Strawweight Finland Katja Kankaanpää vs. United States DeAnna Bennett
Flyweight United States Roxanne Modafferi vs. Brazil Mariana Morais
Flyweight United States Rachael Ostovich vs. United States Andrea Lee
Featherweight Belgium Cindy Dandois vs. Australia Megan Anderson
Flyweight United States Jamie Moyle vs. United States Sharon Jacobson
Atomweight United States Jinh Yu Frey vs. United States Liz McCarthy
Strawweight United States JJ Aldrich vs. Germany Daniela Kortmann
Flyweight United States Aspen Ladd vs. United States Amanda Bobby Cooper
Lightweight United States Rachel Wiley vs. United States Felicia Spencer
Bakersfield College Duals
The California Community College wrestling season opens at the Bakersfield College Dual Tournament with the Santa Ana College Dons Wrestling Team again looking to make another run for the state tournament.