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How the new weight classes will change MMA

Last year the Association of Boxing Commissions passed a 10 point plan to controlling weight cutting including adding four new weight classes towards the middle and upper range of weight classes in MMA. The new weight classes are geared towards making it easier for fighters to make weight and make lower risks along with the other rules in the 10 point plan that are going into affect. The UFC has pledged

Around the world of MMA: July 13-17

Reviews UFC 226: Miocic vs. Cormier The UFC hosted an event at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada on Saturday, July 7 broadcast on pay-per-view: Heavyweight Daniel Cormier def. Stipe Miocic (c) KO (punches) 1 4:33 Heavyweight Derrick Lewis def. Francis Ngannou Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00 Welterweight Mike Perry def. Paul Felder Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00 Lightweight Anthony Pettis def. Michael Chiesa Submission (triangle

Around the world of MMA: July 5-10

Reviews Bellator 201: Macfarlane vs. Lara BMMA hosted an event at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, CA on June 29th on Paramount Network: Women’s Flyweight Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (c) def. Alejandra Lara Submission (armbar) 3 3:55 Lightweight Saad Awad def. Ryan Couture TKO (punches) 1 4:29 Women’s Flyweight Valérie Létourneau def. Kristina Williams Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 Featherweight Juan Archuleta def. Robbie Peralta KO (punches) 3

Around the world of MMA: April 6-7

It was a very slow weekend and now things are finally going to pick up in terms of exciting fight events all around: Reviews TPF 34: Sipe vs. Lewis The Tachi Palace hosted an in house promotion in Lemoore, California on Fri, Mar 29 broadcast on Sherdog.com. Previews Bellator 196: Henderson vs. Huerta BMMA hosts an event at the Budapest Sports Arena in Budapest, Hungary on Friday, Apr 6 on

Top 10 Fights of October & November 2017

Top 10 Fights of October 2017 10) Mara Romero Borella defeated Kalindra Faria by submission victory – UFC 216: Ferguson vs. Lee 9) Poliana Botelho defeated Pearl Gonzalez by unanimous decision win – UFC 216: Ferguson vs. Lee 8) Londo Vannata and Bobby Green split draw due to a point deduction- UFC 216: Ferguson vs. Lee 7) Barb Honchak defeats Gillian Robertson via TKO – The Ultimate Fighter: A New

Around the world of MMA: November 16-19

There was a good fight night event over this weekend and there will be another good weekend fight night event: Reviews Bellator 187: McKee vs. Moore Bellator MMA hosted an event at the 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland on Friday, November 10th broadcast on Spike TV: Featherweight A.J. McKee def. Brian Moore Submission (rear-naked choke) 3 0:42 Women’s Featherweight Sinead Kavanagh def. Maria Casanova TKO (strikes) 1 0:34 Catchweight (161 pounds)

Around the world of MMA: November 10-11

One of the best fight cards of the year happened this last weekend and it’s hard for anything to top it this weekend: Reviews Bellator 186: Bader vs. Vassell Bellator MMA hosted an event at the Bryce Jordan Center in University Park, Pennsylvania on November 3 on Spike: Light Heavyweight Ryan Bader (c) def. Linton Vassell TKO (punches) 2 3:58 Women’s Flyweight Ilima-Lei Macfarlane def. Emily Ducote Submission (triangle armbar) 5