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Around the world of MMA: September 18-21

Reviews Dana White’s Contender Series 39 Dana White hosted an event at the UFC Apex in Enterprise, Nevada on Tuesday, September 14th that was broadcast on the ESPN+ online service: Light Heavyweight Jailton Almeida def. Nasrudin Nasrudinov Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 1:49 Bantamweight Mo Miller def. Brandon Lewis Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Middleweight Albert Duraev def. Caio Bittencourt Submission (neck crank) 1 3:29 Heavyweight Łukasz Brzeski def.

Around the world of MMA: September 14th

Reviews ONE Championship: Empower ONE Championship hosted an event at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore on Friday, September 3rd on the ONE Super online App: ONE Women’s Strawweight Championship 57 kg China Xiong Jingnan (c) def. Brazil Michelle Nicolini Decision (Unanimous) 5 5:00 Atomweight Grand Prix Quarter Finals 52 kg South Korea Seo Hee Ham def. Philippines Denice Zamboanga Decision (Split) 3 5:00 Atomweight Grand Prix Quarter Finals

Around the world of MMA: September 3-7

Reviews UFC on ESPN: Barboza vs. Chikadze The UFC will be hosting an event at the UFC Apex in Enterprise, Nevada on Saturday, August 28th that will be broadcast on ESPN and ESPN+ online: Featherweight Giga Chikadze def. Edson Barboza TKO (punches) 3 1:44 Middleweight Bryan Battle def. Gilbert Urbina Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 2:15 Bantamweight Ricky Turcios def. Brady Hiestand Decision (split) (29–28, 28–29, 29–28) 3 5:00 Welterweight Daniel

Around the world of MMA: August 27-28

Reviews UFC on ESPN: Cannonier vs. Gastelum The UFC hosted an event at the UFC Apex in Enterprise, Nevada on Saturday, August 21st that was broadcast on ESPN and ESPN+ online: Middleweight Jared Cannonier def. Kelvin Gastelum Decision (unanimous) (48–47, 48–47, 48–47) 5 5:00 Lightweight Mark Madsen def. Clay Guida Decision (split) (29–28, 28–29, 30–27) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Parker Porter def. Chase Sherman Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 29–28) 3 5:00

Around the world of MMA: August 19-21

Reviews Bellator 264: Mousasi vs. Salter Bellator MMA hosted an event at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut on Friday, August 13th that was broadcast on Showtime: Middleweight Gegard Mousasi (c) def. John Salter TKO (punches) 3 2:07 Welterweight Andrey Koreshkov def. Sabah Homasi Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–26, 30–26) 3 5:00 Bantamweight Raufeon Stots def. Magomed Magomedov Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Davion Franklin def. Everett

Around the world of MMA: August 13-14

Reviews UFC 265: Lewis vs. Gane The UFC hosted an event at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas on Saturday, August 6th that was broadcast on the ESPN+ online pay-per-view: Heavyweight Ciryl Gane def. Derrick Lewis TKO (punches) 3 4:11 Bantamweight José Aldo def. Pedro Munhoz Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00 Welterweight Vicente Luque def. Michael Chiesa Submission (D’Arce choke) 1 3:25 Women’s Strawweight Tecia Torres def. Angela

Around the world of MMA: August 6-7

Reviews Bellator 263: Pitbull vs. McKee Bellator MMA hosted an event at The Forum in Inglewood, California on Saturday, July 31st that was broadcast on the Showtime networks: Featherweight A. J. McKee def. Patrício Freire (c) Technical Submission (guillotine choke) 1 1:57 Featherweight Mads Burnell def. Emmanuel Sanchez Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00 Lightweight Usman Nurmagomedov def. Manny Muro TKO (knee to the body) 1 3:30 Lightweight Islam

Around the world of MMA: July 30-31

Reviews UFC on ESPN: Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw The UFC hosted an event at the UFC Apex in Enterprise, Nevada on Saturday, June 24th that was broadcast on both ESPN and ESPN+ online: Bantamweight T.J. Dillashaw def. Cory Sandhagen Decision (split) (47–48, 48–47, 48–47) 5 5:00 Bantamweight Raulian Paiva def. Kyler Phillips Decision (majority) (29–28, 29–28, 28–28) 3 5:00 Featherweight Darren Elkins def. Darrick Minner TKO (punches) 2 3:48 Women’s Flyweight

Around the world of MMA: July 24th

Reviews Bellator 262: Velasquez vs. Kielholtz Bellator MMA hosted an event at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut on Friday, June 16th that was broadcast on Showtime: Women’s Flyweight Juliana Velasquez (c) def. Denise Kielholtz Decision (split) (48–47, 47–48, 48–47) 5 5:00 Heavyweight Tyrell Fortune def. Matt Mitrione TKO (submission to punches) 1 1:45 Bantamweight Matheus Mattos def. Cee Jay Hamilton TKO (punches) 2 1:33 Women’s Featherweight Arlene Blencowe

Around the world of MMA: July 16-19

Reviews UFC 264: Poirier vs. McGregor 3 The UFC hosted an event at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada on Saturday, July 10th that was broadcast on the online ESPN+ pay-per-view: Lightweight Dustin Poirier def. Conor McGregor TKO (doctor stoppage due to leg injury) 1 5:00 Welterweight Gilbert Burns def. Stephen Thompson Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Tai Tuivasa def. Greg Hardy KO (punches) 1 1:07 Catchweight