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Around the world of MMA: December 9th

It was such an action packed weekend that any other time this month is going to be hard to come close but maybe: Reviews Bellator 189: Budd vs. Blencowe 2 Bellator MMA hosted an event at the WinStar World Casino in Thackersville, Oklahoma on December 1st on Spike: Women’s Featherweight Julia Budd (c) def. Arlene Blencowe Decision (split) (49-46, 47-48, 49-46) 5 5:00 Middleweight Rafael Lovato Jr. def. Chris Honeycutt

Scotland’s Paul ‘BearJew’ Craig dominates in UFC debut

As far as UFC debuts go, Scotland’s Paul Craig (9-0) couldn’t have dreamt of a better start to his career with the world’s premier mixed martial arts promotion. The former BAMMA light heavyweight champion headlined the prelims on Fox Sports, handed Brazilian Luis Henrique da Silva his first professional loss and picked up the $50k Performance of the Night bonus for his efforts. On paper it could have seemed that