Tag "Cub Swanson"

Around the world of MMA: May 9-11

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Iaquinta vs. Cowboy The UFC hosted an event at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on Saturday, May 4th that was broadcast on the ESPN+ service: Lightweight Donald Cerrone def. Al Iaquinta Decision (unanimous) (49-45, 49-45, 49-46) 5 5:00 Middleweight Derek Brunson def. Elias Theodorou Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00 Featherweight Shane Burgos def. Cub Swanson Decision (split) (30-27, 27-30, 29-28) 3

Around the world of MMA: May 3-4

Reviews Bellator 220: MacDonald vs. Fitch Bellator MMA hosted an event at the SAP Center in San Jose, California on Saturday, April 27th broadcast on the Paramount Network and DAZN: Welterweight Rory MacDonald (c) vs. Jon Fitch Draw (majority) (46-48, 47-47, 47-47) 5 5:00 Women’s Flyweight Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (c) def. Veta Arteaga TKO (doctor stoppage) 3 1:50 Lightweight Benson Henderson def. Adam Piccolotti Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00

Top 10 Fights of August 2018

10) Vinny Magalhares defeats Brandon Halsey via technically knockout – PFL 5: High vs. Schulte Vinny Magalhares is finally breaking out in the Professional Fighter’s League and his win against Bellator MMA and M-1 Global veteran Brandon Halsey. 9) Darrion Caldwell defeats Noat Lahat via knockout victory – Bellator 204: Caldwell vs. Lahat While Noat Lahat may not be an elite level featherweight, he was the first test for Darrion Caldwell in his move up from bantamweight.

Around the world of MMA: August 11-12

Reviews Professional Fighters League 5 The PFL hosted an event at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York on Thursday, Aug 2 broadcast on NBCSN: Lightweight Natan Schulte def. Jason High Technical Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 4:18 Light Heavyweight Vinny Magalhaes def. Brandon Halsey TKO (punches) 1 1:34 Lightweight Will Brooks def. Robert Watley Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Light Heavyweight Maxim Grishin def. Rakim Cleveland Submission (rear-naked

Around the world of MMA: August 2-7

Reviews UFC on Fox: Alvarez vs. Poirier 2 The UFC hosted an event at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on July 28th broadcast on Fox: Lightweight Dustin Poirier def. Eddie Alvarez TKO (punches and elbow) 2 4:05 Featherweight José Aldo def. Jeremy Stephens TKO (punches) 1 4:19 Women’s Strawweight Joanna Jędrzejczyk def. Tecia Torres Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Lightweight Alexander Hernandez def. Olivier Aubin-Mercier Decision

Around the world of MMA: April 27-28

There were some good fight night level events this last weekend and next weekend some good events are coming up: Reviews UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Lee The UFC hosted an event at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey on Saturday, April 21st on Fox Sports 1: Catchweight (157 lbs) Kevin Lee def. Edson Barboza TKO (doctor stoppage) 5 2:18 Featherweight Frankie Edgar def. Cub Swanson Decision (unanimous)

Around the world of MMA: April 20-21

There were a few good fight night level events that took place over the weekend and more coming this weekend: Reviews Bellator 197: Chandler vs. Girtz Bellator MMA hosted an event at the Family Arena in St. Charles, Miss on Fri, Apr 13 on the Paramount Network: Lightweight Michael Chandler def. Brandon Girtz Submission (arm-triangle choke) 1 4:00 Featherweight A.J. McKee def. Justin Lawrence Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3

Around the world of MMA: December 15-16

There was a fight night level event this last weekend but that’s going to change this coming weekend to be sure: Reviews Bellator 190: Carvalho vs. Sakara Bellator MMA hosted an event at the Nelson Mandela Forum in Florence, Italy on Sat., December 9th on Spike TV: Middleweight Rafael Carvalho (c) def. Alessio Sakara KO (elbow and punches) 1 0:44 Lightweight Brandon Girtz def. Luka Jelcic KO (punches) 1 1:57