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Around the world of MMA: March 17th

There were several fight night level events this last weekend and there will be another fight night coming up: Review BAMMA 34 BAMMA hosted an event at the SSE Arena in London, England on Friday, March 9th that was broadcast on ESPN 3: Welterweight England James Reedman def. England Jahreau Shepherd TKO (strikes) 2 3:03 Featherweight United Kingdom Nathan Rose def. England David Khalsa Decision (unanimous) 3 5:00 Bantamweight England

Around the world of MMA: March 9th

There were some big events this last weekend but there are also several upcoming fight nights this coming weekend: Reviews UFC 222: Cyborg vs. Kunitskaya The UFC hosted an event at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, March 3rd broadcast on PPV: Women’s Featherweight Cris Cyborg (c) def. Yana Kunitskaya TKO (punches) 1 3:25 Featherweight Brian Ortega def. Frankie Edgar KO (elbow & punches) 1 4:44 Bantamweight Sean

Around the world of MMA: September 15-16

It was a good weekend of fights and there are still some good ones coming up this weekend to be sure: Reviews Legacy Fighting Alliance 22: Heinisch vs. Perez Legacy FA hosted an event at the 1st Bank Arena in Broomfield, Colorado on Friday, September 8th on AXS TV: Middleweight Markus Perez def. Ian Heinisch Submission (arm-triangle choke) 1 2:14 Middleweight Gilbert Smith def. Ben Smith Submission (guillotine choke) 2

Around the world of MMA: July 7-8

There was a fight card that went under people’s radar but things are ramping up this weekend to be sure: Reviews Professional Fighters League 36: Fitch vs. Foster The former WSOF hosted an event at the Daytona International Speedway in Florida on Fri., June 30th on NBCSN: Welterweight Herman Terrado def. João Zeferino Decision (split) (28-29, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00 Welterweight Jon Fitch def. Brian Foster Submission (side choke) 2

Around the world of MMA: May 12-13

It was a down time in the world of MMA but things are about to ramp up. Major pay-per-views are about to come up: Previews BAMMA 29: McDermott vs. Wolf BAMMA will be hosting an event at the Genting Arena in Birmingham, England on Friday, May 12 on ESPN 3: Middleweight England Fabian Edwards vs. England Mitchell Richards Featherweight England Ronnie Mann vs. England Daniel Crawford Bantamweight England Chris Miah

Around the world of MMA: March 3-4

Last weekend was quiet in the world of MMA but this coming weekend is gearing up for some hard hitting action: Reviews Bellator 173: McGeary vs. McDermott Bellator MMA co-promoted an event with BAMMA at the SSE Arena in Belfast, Ireland on Friday, February 24th: Catchweight (217 lbs) Liam McGeary def. Brett McDermott TKO (doctor stoppage) 2 1:06 Featherweight James Gallagher def. Kirill Medvedovsky Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 2:53 Women’s

Around the world of MMA: February 24

Some unfortunate events caused a fight to get cancelled but there were still some good result from this weekend: Review Bellator 172: Thomson vs. Pitbull Bellator MMA hosted an event at the SAP Center in San Jose, California on February 18th broadcast on Spike TV: Lightweight Patricky Freire def. Josh Thomson KO (punch) 2 0:40 Heavyweight Cheick Kongo def. Oli Thompson Decision (unanimous) (30-26, 30-25, 30-25) 3 5:00 Catchweight (187

Around the world of MMA: December 23rd

It’s the week before Christmas and things are calming down a little bit. Here are the reviews and previews this week: Reviews BAMMA 27: Duquesnoy vs. Philpott BAMMA hosted an event at the 3Arena (with Bellator) in Dublin, Ireland on December 16th broadcast on ESPN 3: Featherweight Republic of Ireland Dylan Tuke vs. England Cameron Else Welterweight Republic of Ireland Keith McCabe vs. Republic of Ireland Richard Kiely Bantamweight Republic

BAMMA light heavyweight champ, Paul Craig, signs for UFC

BAMMA light heavyweight champion Paul Craig has become the latest Scottish fighter to be snapped up by the Ultimate Fighting Championship, making him the fourth Scot to step inside the world famous Octagon behind Robert Whiteford, Joanne Calderwood and Stevie Ray. Craig, 29, has been a sensation in his MMA career thus far and boasts an impressive undefeated record of 8-0, with 7 of those victories coming by way of

BAMMA light heavyweight champ Paul ‘Bearjew’ Craig could be set to defend his belt against SBG’s Chris Fields

Dublin’s Chris Fields (11-7) may just have talked himself into a shot at the BAMMA light heavyweight title against current champion Paul Craig (8-0) following a heated exchange between the two men backstage at BAMMA24 in Dublin on February 27th.  Craig was invited to the event as the promotions guest fighter and was cage side to witness Fields picking up his first BAMMA victory against late replacement Dan Konecke. However,