It’s the week before Christmas and things are calming down a little bit. Here are the reviews and previews this week:

Reviews

BAMMA 27: Duquesnoy vs. Philpott

BAMMA hosted an event at the 3Arena (with Bellator) in Dublin, Ireland on December 16th broadcast on ESPN 3:

Featherweight Republic of Ireland Dylan Tuke vs. England Cameron Else
Welterweight Republic of Ireland Keith McCabe vs. Republic of Ireland Richard Kiely
Bantamweight Republic of Ireland Blaine O’Driscoll vs. Republic of Ireland Neil Ward
Welterweight England Terry Brazier vs. Germany Niklas Stolze
Bantamweight Republic of Ireland Ian Cleary vs. England Andrew Lofthouse
Welterweight Republic of Ireland Kiefer Crosbie vs. England Conor Riordan
Welterweight England Nathan Jones vs. England Walter Gahadza
BAMMA Lonsdale British Lightweight Championship Northern Ireland Rhys McKee vs. England Jai Herbert
BAMMA World Light Heavyweight Championship Republic of Ireland Chris Fields vs. England Andy Clamp
BAMMA World Bantamweight Championship France Tom Duquesnoy (c) vs. England Alan Philpott

Bellator 169: King Mo vs. Ishii

Bellator MMA hosted an event at the 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland on Friday, December 16th broadcast on Spike TV:

Heavyweight Muhammed Lawal def. Satoshi Ishii Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Featherweight James Gallagher def. Anthony Taylor Submission (rear-naked choke) 3 1:52
Women’s Bantamweight Sinead Kavanagh def. Elina Kallionidou Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-25, 30-26) 3 5:00
Featherweight Daniel Weichel def. Brian Moore Submission (arm-triangle choke) 1 4:44
Featherweight Cameron Else def. Dylan Tuke TKO (punches) 1 0:20

UFC on Fox: VanZant vs. Waterson

The UFC hosted an event at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California on December 17th broadcast on Fox:

Women’s Strawweight Michelle Waterson def. Paige VanZant Technical Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 3:21
Welterweight Mickey Gall def. Sage Northcutt Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 1:40
Bantamweight Urijah Faber def. Brad Pickett Decision (unanimous) (30-26, 30-26, 30-26) 3 5:00
Welterweight Alan Jouban def. Mike Perry Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Light Heavyweight Paul Craig def. Luis Henrique da Silva Submission (armbar) 2 1:59
Featherweight Mizuto Hirota def. Cole Miller Decision (unanimous) (30-26, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Welterweight Colby Covington def. Bryan Barberena Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Welterweight Alex Morono def. James Moontasri Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Lightweight Josh Emmett def. Scott Holtzman Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Women’s Bantamweight Leslie Smith def. Irene Aldana Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00
Bantamweight Eddie Wineland def. Takeya Mizugaki TKO (punches) 1 3:04
Flyweight Hector Sandoval def. Fredy Serrano Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00
Welterweight Sultan Aliev def. Bojan Veličković Decision (split) (28-29, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00

Preview

Victory Fighting Championship 55: Lindsey vs. Cochrane 2

Victory Fighting Championship hosts an event at in Topeka, Kansas on December 23rd broadcast on UFC Fight Pass:

Lightweight – Jake “The Librarian” Lindsey vs Dakota Cochrane
VFC Heavyweight Title – Daniel “Big Kansas” Gallemore vs. Derek “Marshmallow” Bohi
Lightweight – Trey Ogden vs. Josh Pfeifer
Featherweight – Yazan Hajeh vs. Alex McGowan
Lightweight – Kenny Licea vs. Gary Westphal
Flyweight – Joey Diehl vs. Kevin Gray
Featherweight – Darius Lando vs. Rob Mitchell