Tag "Yoel Romero"

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

Top 10 Fights of June 2018

June has brought on the beginning of a series of good fights that could very well be fight of the year candidates: 10) Brendan Allen defeats Larry Crowe via knockout – Legacy Fighting Alliance 43: Allen vs. Crowe To say that Legacy Fighting Alliance continues turning out good prospects is an understatement as this match shows. 9) Keoni Diggs defeats Andy Varela via TKO victory – Legacy Fighting Alliance 44:

Around the world of MMA: June 16-19

Reviews PFL 1 PFL’s event was at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York on June 7 on NBCSN: Featherweight Andre Harrison def. Jumabieke Tuerxun Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-26) 3 5:00 Featherweight Lance Palmer def. Bekbulat Magomedov Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 3:21 Featherweight Timur Valiev def. Max Coga Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Alex Nicholson def. Jake Heun KO (flying

Around the world of MMA: June 7-12

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Rivera vs. Moraes The UFC hosted an event at the Adirondack Bank Center in Utica, New York on Friday, June 1st on Fox Sports 1: Bantamweight Marlon Moraes def. Jimmie Rivera TKO (head kick and punches) 1 0:33 Lightweight Gregor Gillespie def. Vinc Pichel Submission (arm-triangle choke) 2 4:06 Heavyweight Walt Harris def. Daniel Spitz TKO (punches and elbows) 2 4:59 Welterweight Ben Saunders def. Jake

Top 10 Fights of February 2018

2018 continues to roll along and there were so many good fights this last month, primarily in knockout finishes: 10) Vadim Nemkov beats Liam McGeary via technical knockout – Bellator 194: Mitrione vs. Nelson 2 Capitalizing on an opportunity, Vadin Nemkov was able to get a TKO win against former champ Liam McGeary. 9) Damon Jackson defeats Chris Pecero via technical submission – Legacy FA 33: Willis vs. Stewart Damon Jackson was able to

Around the world of MMA: February 16-18

It was a great pay-per-view this last weekend and this coming weekend is full of several fight night level events: Reviews UFC 221: Romero vs. Rockhold The UFC hosted an event at the Perth Arena in Perth, Australia on Sunday, February 11th broadcast on pay-per-view: Catchweight (187.7 lbs) Yoel Romero def. Luke Rockhold KO (punches) 3 1:48 Heavyweight Curtis Blaydes def. Mark Hunt Decision (unanimous) (30-26, 30-26, 29-27) 3 5:00