10) Aaron Pico defeats Leandro Higo via technical knockout – Bellator 206: Mousasi vs. MacDonald Aaron Pico had the toughest challenge of his career against Leandro Higo but showed he is fully capable of such a challenge. Aside from his first fight this was against a challenging, accomplished opponent at bantamweight. 9) Gegard Mousasi defeats Rory MacDonald via TKO victory – Bellator 206: Mousasi vs. MacDonald As ambitious as Rory MacDonald’s goal of was to become the
Leah Letson finally bonds with her coaches on Team Whittaker and fights against Bea Malecki of Sweden.
Doubts in one fighter continues to build, a refugee tells his difficult story and another heavyweight fight takes place.
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.
In the process of preparation for the next fight, dissent within the ranks of Team Whittaker begins to show up.
The winner for this week is The Ultimate Fighter: Team Whittaker vs. Team Gastelum participant Justin Frazier.
Language barriers get interesting in the house, Justin Frazier’s cardio improves and then the next fight takes place
Cardio becomes an issue for one of the heavyweights, dogs take center stage and a trip to the dentist leads to panic.
10) Khalil Rountree Jr. defeats Gokhan Saki via technical knockout – UFC 226: Miocic vs. Cormier To say that Khalil Rountree Jr. shocked people by knocking out Gokhan Saki is an understatement considering the fact that Saki is known for his kickboxing career. However, Rountree proved that he can do exactly that. 9) Daniel Cormier defeats Stipe Miocic via knockout punches victory – UFC 226: Miocic vs. Cormier Daniel Cormier made history against Stipe Miocic by becoming
The winner is Henry Cejudo and there’s a detailed UFC 227 review covering the main pay-per-view fight card.