Last weekend had some interesting fights and this coming weekend is going to have some good ones as well:

Reviews

Bellator 176: Carvalho vs. Manhoef

Bellator MMA hosted an event at the Pala Alpitour in Torino, Italy on Saturday, April 8th broadcast on Spike TV:

Middleweight Rafael Carvalho (c) def. Melvin Manhoef KO (head kick) 4 3:15
Women’s Catchweight (132 pounds) Anastasia Yankova def. Elina Kallionidou Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Lightweight Valeriu Mircea def. Djamil Chan Decision (majority) (28-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Lightweight Mihail Nica def. Samba Coulibaly Submission (anaconda choke) 1 0:36
Lightweight (Kickboxing) Giorgio Petrosyan def. Amansio Paraschiv Decision (unanimous) 3 3:00
Women’s Flyweight (Kickboxing) Denise Kielholtz (c) def. Martine Michieletto Decision (unanimous) 5 3:00
Middleweight (Kickboxing) John Wayne Parr def. Nando Calzetta KO (head kick) 2 2:59
Lightweight (Kickboxing) Mustapha Haida def. Enriko Kehl Decision (split) 3 3:00
Featherweight (Kickboxing) Gaston Bolanos def. Luca D’Isanto Decision (unanimous) 3 3:00

UFC 210: Cormier vs. Johnson 2

The UFC hosted an event at the KeyBank Center in Buffalo, New York on Saturday, April 8th broadcast on PPV:

Light Heavyweight Daniel Cormier (c) def. Anthony Johnson Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 3:37
Middleweight Gegard Mousasi def. Chris Weidman TKO (knees) 2 3:13
Women’s Strawweight Cynthia Calvillo def. Pearl Gonzalez Submission (rear-naked choke) 3 3:45
Welterweight Thiago Alves def. Patrick Côté Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Lightweight Charles Oliveira def. Will Brooks Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 2:30
Featherweight Myles Jury def. Mike De La Torre TKO (elbows and punches) 1 3:30
Welterweight Kamaru Usman def. Sean Strickland Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-26, 30-26) 3 5:00
Featherweight Shane Burgos def. Charles Rosa TKO (punches) 3 1:59
Light Heavyweight Patrick Cummins def. Jan Błachowicz Decision (majority) (29-28, 29-28, 28-28) 3 5:00
Lightweight Gregor Gillespie def. Andrew Holbrook KO (punches) 1 0:21
Lightweight Desmond Green def. Josh Emmett Decision (split) (28-29, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00
Women’s Bantamweight Katlyn Chookagian def. Irene Aldana Decision (split) (28-29, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Flyweight Magomed Bibulatov def. Jenel Lausa Decision (unanimous) (29-26, 29-26, 29-26) 3 5:00

Previews

Bellator 177: Dantas vs. Higo

Bellator MMA hosts an event at the Budapest Sports Arena in Budapest, Hungary on Friday, April 14th on Spike TV:

Bantamweight Eduardo Dantas (c) vs. Leandro Higo
Featherweight Daniel Weichel vs. John Teixeira
Featherweight Adam Borics vs. Anthony Taylor
Flyweight Lena Ovchynnikova vs. Helen Harper
Featherweight Brian Moore vs. Ludovit Klein
Welterweight (Kickboxing) Zoltan Laszak (c) vs. Karim Ghajji
Featherweight (Kickboxing) Gabriel Varga vs. Gabor Gorbics
Middleweight (Kickboxing) Joe Schilling vs. Alexander Negrea
Featherweight (Kickboxing) Jorina Baars vs. Irene Martins
Welterweight (Kickboxing) Raymond Daniels vs. Gyorfi Csaba

*Please note that this fight card is being tape delayed and broadcast as both Bellator 177 and Bellator Kickboxing 6.

UFC on Fox: Johson vs. Reis

The UFC is hosting an event at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri on Saturday, April 15th broadcast on Fox:

Flyweight Demetrious Johnson (c) vs. Wilson Reis
Women’s Strawweight Rose Namajunas vs. Michelle Waterson
Middleweight Ronaldo Souza vs. Robert Whittaker
Featherweight Jeremy Stephens vs. Renato Moicano
Heavyweight Alexander Volkov vs. Roy Nelson
Bantamweight Patrick Williams vs. Tom Duquesnoy
Lightweight Bobby Green vs. Rashid Magomedov
Flyweight Tim Elliott vs. Louis Smolka
Bantamweight Aljamain Sterling vs. Augusto Mendes
Light Heavyweight Devin Clark vs. Jake Collier
Middleweight Anthony Smith vs. Andrew Sanchez
Welterweight Zak Cummings vs. Nathan Coy
Women’s Bantamweight Ashlee Evans-Smith vs. Ketlen Vieira