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Around the world of MMA: March 31st

There was some minor MMA action this weekend. However, things are going to ramp up a little bit for major MMA: Reviews Invicta FC 22: Evinger vs. Kunitskaya II Invicta FC hosted an event at the Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, Missouri on March 25th on UFC Fight Pass: Bantamweight Tonya Evinger (c) def. Yana Kunitskaya Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 4:32 Strawweight Livia Renata Souza def. Ayaka Hamasaki TKO

Around the World of MMA: December 18-19

There were three events over the weekend of significance and more to come this weekend. With that here they are: Reviews: UFC 194: Aldo vs. McGregor The UFC capped off it’s busiest week with a fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 12th on PPV: Featherweight Conor McGregor (ic) def. José Aldo (c) KO (punches) 1 0:13 Middleweight Luke Rockhold def. Chris Weidman (c) TKO (punches) 4 3:12

Around the world of MMA: July 11-13

So we have another off week with literally no major American MMA promotions fighting but there is still some local and international shows: ONE Fighting Championship: War of Dragons One FC is making history by hosting its’ first event on the island of Taiwan in the capital of Taipai at the NTU Sports Center on July 11: Featherweight Eric Kelly vs. Rob Lisita Lightweight Koji Ando vs. Rafael Nunes Light

Around the world of MMA: July 3-6

International Fight Week has kicked off with the many events taking place either at or in conjunction with the UFC Fan Expo. Here they are: IMMAF World Championships The first competition as part of the International Fight Week, the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation World Championships kicks off its’ fourth day of competition on today July 3rd and will continue through to the 5th where the finals will take place

Around the world of MMA: June 27-30

So there is a UFC double header coming up this weekend but there are still other fight cards. With that here we go around the world: CLASSIC ENTERTAINMENT AND SPORTS – CES MMA 24 New England promotion Classic Entertainment and Sports holds an event at the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island on June 27th: Luis ‘Rockstar’ Felix vs Julian ‘Nitrane’ Lane Brett Oteri vs Ricardo ‘Golden Boy’ Funch

Around the world of MMA: May 15-18

The Bellator pay per view is the only major fight card but there are still plenty of other MMA events taking place. With that let’s delve into them: NAIOP FIGHT NIGHT Fight Club OC holds a private fundraiser event in their typical hybrid show format at the Hotel Irvine on Thursday, May 15 in Irvine, California: Lightweight 145.1 to 155 pounds Jacob Rosales vs. Rene Conant Lightweight – 145.1 to

Around the world of MMA: May 9-11

There are again a few notable fight cards coming up this weekend, two of which is available for viewing. So here we go around the world: MFC 40 – CROWNED KINGS The Canadian promotion holds an event at the Shaw Convention Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on May 9th broadcast on AXS TV: Tom Gallicchio vs Kurt ‘The Hurt’ Southern Sam ‘Smilin’ Alvey vs Wes ‘Nile’ Swofford Jesse Brock vs