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Around the world of MMA: October 15-18

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Moraes vs. Sandhagen The UFC hosted an event at the Flash Forum in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on Sunday, October 11th that was broadcast on ESPN and ESPN+: Bantamweight Cory Sandhagen def. Marlon Moraes TKO (spinning wheel kick and punches) 2 1:03 Featherweight Edson Barboza def. Makwan Amirkhani Decision (unanimous) (30–26, 30–27, 29–28) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Marcin Tybura def. Ben Rothwell Decision (unanimous) (29–27, 29–27,

Around the world of MMA: October 9-11

Reviews UFC on ESPN: Holm vs. Aldana The UFC hosted an event at the Flash Forum in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on Sunday, October 4th that was broadcast on ESPN and ESPN+: Women’s Bantamweight Holly Holm def. Irene Aldana Decision (unanimous) (50–44, 50–45, 50–45) 5 5:00 Heavyweight Carlos Felipe def. Yorgan De Castro Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 29–28) 3 5:00 Women’s Bantamweight Germaine de Randamie def. Julianna Peña Technical

Around the world of MMA: October 1-4

Reviews UFC 253: Adesanya vs. Costa The UFC hosted an event at the Flash Forum in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on Sunday, September 27th that was broadcast on pay-per-view: Middleweight Israel Adesanya def. Paulo Costa TKO (punches) 2 3:59 Light Heavyweight Jan Błachowicz def. Dominick Reyes TKO 2 4:36 Flyweight Brandon Royval def. Kai Kara-France Submission 2 0:48 Women’s Bantamweight Ketlen Vieira def. Sijara Eubanks Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28,

Around the world of MMA: September 26th

Reviews Dana White’s Contender Series – Season 4 – Week 7 Dana White hosted an event at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada on Tuesday, September 15th that was broadcast on the ESPN+ online service: Middleweight Jordan Williams def. Gregory Rodriguez KO (punches) 1 2:19 Featherweight Collin Anglin def. Muhammadjon Naimov Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-27, 29-27) 3 5:00 Welterweight Michael Lombardo def. Korey Kuppe Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00

Around the world of MMA: September 15-19

Reviews Bellator 246: Archuleta vs. Mix Bellator MMA hosted an event at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut on Saturday, September 12th on Paramount Network: Bantamweight Juan Archuleta def. Patchy Mix Decision (unanimous) (49-46, 48-47, 48-47) 5 5:00 Welterweight Neiman Gracie def. Jon Fitch Submission (heel hook) 2 4:47 Catchweight (131.7 lbs) Liz Carmouche def. DeAnna Bennett Submission (rear-naked choke) 3 3:17 Catchweight (157 lbs) Keoni Diggs def. Derek

Around the world of MMA: September 8-12

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Sakai The UFC hosted an event at the UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, September 5th that was broadcast on the ESPN+ online service: Heavyweight Alistair Overeem def. Augusto Sakai TKO (elbows and punches) 5 0:26 Light Heavyweight Ovince Saint Preux def. Alonzo Menifield KO (punch) 2 4:07 Welterweight Michel Pereira def. Zelim Imadaev Submission (rear-naked choke) 3 4:39 Middleweight André

Around the world of MMA: June 20th

Reviews UFC on ESPN: Eye vs. Calvillo The UFC hosted an event at the UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, June 13th that was simulcast on ESPN and ESPN+ online: Catchweight (126.25 lbs) Cynthia Calvillo def. Jessica Eye Decision (unanimous) (49–46, 49–46, 48–47) 5 5:00 Catchweight (190.5 lbs) Marvin Vettori def. Karl Roberson Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 4:17 Lightweight Charles Rosa def. Kevin Aguilar Decision (split) (28–29,

Around the world of MMA: May 23rd

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. Teixeira The UFC hosted an event at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida on Saturday, May 13th that was broadcast on ESPN+: Light Heavyweight Glover Teixeira def. Anthony Smith TKO (punches) 5 1:04 Heavyweight Ben Rothwell def. Ovince Saint Preux Decision (split) (28–29, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00 Lightweight Drew Dober def. Alexander Hernandez TKO (punches) 2 4:25 Bantamweight Ricky Simon def. Ray

UFC Fight Night 171: Smith vs Glover review

Vintage Glover Teixeira was still a sight to behold. The former Shooto Brazil titleholder weathered serious adversity and continued his unlikely resurgence in the Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight division, as he dispatched Anthony Smith with punches in the fifth round of their UFC Fight Night 171 headliner on Wednesday at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. Smith (33-15, 8-5 UFC) met his end 64 seconds into Round 5,

Around the world of MMA: May 13-16

Reviews UFC 249: Ferguson vs. Gaethje The UFC hosted an event at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida on Saturday, May 9th that was broadcast on PPV: Lightweight Justin Gaethje def. Tony Ferguson TKO (punches) 5 3:39 Bantamweight Henry Cejudo (c) def. Dominick Cruz TKO (knee and punches) 2 4:58 Heavyweight Francis Ngannou def. Jairzinho Rozenstruik KO (punches) 1 0:20 Catchweight (150.5 lbs) Calvin Kattar def. Jeremy Stephens