Totals: Penne- 15 Andrade- 4
Totals: Ortega 8 Guida- 11
Totals: Poirier- 14 Green- 5
Totals: Henderson- 11 Lombard- 8
Totals: Holloway- 13 Lamas- 6
Totals: Cruz- 16 Faber- 3
Totals: Rockhold- 18 Bisping- 1
Totals: McMann- 8 Eye- 11
Totals: Burkman- 2 Felder- 17
Totals: Masvidal- 11 Larkin- 8
Totals: Camozzi- 13 Miranda- 6
Totals: Saffiedine- 10 Story- 9
Total: Barao- 15 Stephens- 4
Andrea: No Pick
Totals: Almeida- 11 Garbrandt- 7
Photo Credit: Victory Fighting Championships
Victory Fighting Championship 50 took place May 21st from the Expo Center in Topeka, Kansas and was seen on UFC Fight Pass. In the main event, local favorite Daniel Gallemore became the promotions new heavyweight champion with a first round guillotine over Abe Wagner. In the co-feature, Alexandre Pimentel won the featherweight title coming from behind to beat former champ Jarred Mercado in a fight that lacked the expected excitement. Also on the card, Maki Pitolo made his case that he could be UFC ready with a quick TKO of Justin Guthrie. In amateur female action, Jessica Middleton avenged an earlier loss to Julie Murray winning a decision over her. Here are all your results and our of The Night Awards.
1. Amateur 180LB Catch Weight: Joe Friedman (2-1) defeated Arnold Dinh (1-1) via Unanimous Decision (29-28/29-28/29-28). We scored it 29-2 Friedman.
2. Amateur Flyweight: Jessica Middleton (5-2) defeated Julie Murray (7-3) via Unanimous Decision (30-27/29-28/29-28). We scored it 29-28 Middleton.
3. Amateur 130LB Catch Weight: Jeff Molina (3-0) defeated David Canelli (4-2) via KO at 2:43 of Round 1.
4. Amateur Featherweight: Kevin Revelle (2-0) defeated Drake Heitfield (3-5) via Tapout (Rear Naked Choke) at 1:44 of Round 3.
5. Welterweight: Ivey Nixon (2-0) defeated Brandon Chevrefils (0-1) via TKO at :53 of Round 2.
6. Bantamweight: Sharky Slyter (2-1) defeated Bryan Timmons (2-4) via Unanimous Decision (30-27/30-27/30-27). We scored it 30-27 Slyter.
7. Featherweight: Chuka Willis (8-2) defeated Justin Overton (3-1) via Tapout (Strikes) at 3:49 of Round 3.
8. Lightweight: Jake Lindsey (11-4) defeated Zac Bucia via TKO at 1:26 of Round 3.
9. 160LB Catch Weight: Yuri Villefort (9-5) defeated Cody Carrillo (11-13) via Unanimous Decision (29-28/29-28/30-27). We scored it 29-28 Villefort.
10. 172LB Catch Weight: Maki Pitolo (8-2) defeated Justin Guthrie via TKO at :48 of Round 1.
11. Featherweight Title: Alexandre Pimentel (15-1) defeated Jarred Mercado (14-4) via Tapout (Armbar) at 3:59 of Round 4.
12. Heavyweight Title: Daniel Gallemore (5-3) defeated Abe Wagner (11-7, 1NC) via Tapout (Guillotine) at 1:37 of Round 1.
Submission of the Night: Alexandre Pimentel
Knockout of the Night: Jeff Molina
Fight of the Night: Jessica Middleton vs Julie Murray
Photo Credit: Alaska Fighting Championships
Alaska Fighting Championship 124 took place May 18th from The Sullivan Arena in Anchorage, Alaska. If you were looking for three round wards, this was not the card for you as only two bouts made it into the second round. In the main event, Gina Mazany became the promotions Bantamweight Champ, dominating Katie Halley in route to a first round stoppage. In the c0-main-event, Josh Branham choked out Dimanche Lek and in another female bout, Sha Stewart stopped Summer Kudlacik. Here are all your results and our Of The Night Awards.
1. Featherweight: Alec Aguilar (1-0) defeated Cole Aquino (0-2) via TKO at 1:1 of Round 2.
2. Middleweight: Carlton Minus (4-0) defeated Daniel Pohl (0-1) via TKO at 2:40 of Round 1.
3. Flyweight: Sha Stewart (1-0) defeated Summer Kudlacik (0-2) via Tapout (Strikes) at 1:08 of Round 1.
4. Middleweight: Dominick Meriweather (2-0) defeated Josh Hubble (1-7) via Tapout (Strikes) at 1:28 of Round 1.
5. Middleweight: Robert Rivera (2-0) defeated David Booker (1-2) via KO at :22 of Round 1.
6. 215LB Catch Weight: Tommy Ide (4-0) defeated Dillin Wiggins (4-3) via Tapout (Kimura) at 1:25 of Round 2.
7. Featherweight: Josh Branham (11-8) defeated Dimache Lek (1-2) via Tapout (Triangle Choke) at 2:33 of Round 1.
8. Bantamweight Title: Gina Mazany (4-0) defeated Katie Halley (1-2) via TKO at 2:45 of Round 1.
Submission of the Night: Josh Branham
Knockout of the Night: Robert Rivera
Fight of the Night: Alec Aguilar vs Cole Aquino
Photo Credit: Ultimate Fighting Championship
UFC 198 took place May 14th, coming from Brazil. In the main event, Stipe Miocic stunned the crowd with a first round knockout to claim the Heavyweight Championship from Fabricio Werdum. With Werdum coming in recklessly, Miocic was able to land a shot backing up that dropped the now former champ. In the night’s co-main event, Jacare Souza dominated Vitor Belfort before finishing him late in round one. Mauricio Rua won a very close decision over Corey Anderson and in women’s action, Cris Cyborg made her promotional debut as the Invicta champ stopped Leslie Smith early in round. Here are all your results and our Of The Night Awards.
1. Featherweight: Renato Moicano (10-0-1) defeated Zubaira Tukhugov (18-4) via Split Decision (28-29/29-28/29-28). We scored it 29-28 Tukhugov.
2. Welterweight: Sergio Moraes (10-3-1) and Luan Chagas (14-1-1) fought to a Split Decision Draw (29-28 Moraes/29-28 Chagas/28-28). We scored it 29-28 Moraes.
3. Light Heavyweight: Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (22-7) defeated Patrick Cummins (8-4) via TKO at 4:52 of Round 1.
4. Bantamweight: John Lineker (27-7) defeated Rob Font (12-2) via Unanimous Decision (30-27/29-28/30-26). We scored it 30-27 Lineker.
5. Lightweight: Francisco Trinaldo (20-4) defeated Yancy Medeiros (12-4, 1NC) via Unanimous Decision (29-26/30-27/30-26). We scored it 30-27 Trinaldo.
6. Middleweight: Thiago Santos (13-3) defeated Nate Marquardt (37-16-2) via KO at 3:39 of Round 1.
7. Welterweight: Demien Maia (23-6) defeated Matt Brown (22-14) via Tapout (Rear Naked Choke) at 4:41 of Round 3.
8. Welterweight: Bryan Barbarena (12-3) defeated Warley Alves (11-1) via Unanimous Decision (29-28/29-28//29-28). We scored it 29-28 Alves.
9. Light Heavyweight: Maurcio Rua (24-10) defeated Corey Anderson (9-2) via Split Decision (29-28/28-29/29-28). We scored it 29-28 Anderson.
10. 140LB Catch Weight: Cris Cyborg (16-1, NC) defeated Leslie Smith (8-7-1) via TKO at 1:21 of Round 1.
11. Middleweight: Jacare Souza (23-4, 1NC) defeated Vitor Belfort (25-12) via TKO at 4:38 of Round 1.
12. Heavyweight Title: Stipe Miocic (15-2) defeated Fabricio Werdum (20-6-1) via KO at 2:47 of Round 1.
Submission of the Night: Demien Maia
Knockout of the Night: Antonio Rogerio Noguiera
Fight of the Night: Francisco Trinaldo vs Yancy Medeiros
Photo Credit: Ultimate Fighting Championship
As always we are back with our predictions for UFC 198. At the time of these predictions, Anderson Silva had not yet dropped off the card and his fight was set for the main card. So we have predictions for only five fights. Taking part along with myself (Jason Adams) are pro and amateur fighters Alyssa Vasquez, AmberLynn Orr, Amy Montenegro, Ashley Hawkins, Chelsea Faulder, Heather Bassett, Jen Aniano, Jessica Dinch, Jillian DeCoursey, Katie Casimir, Lacey Schuckman, Missy Pontbriand, Rach Wiley, Rachael Smith, Stephanie Skinner and Tamikka Brents.
1. Demien Maia vs Matt Brown
Totals: Maia- 10 Brown-7
2. Shogun Rua vs Corey Anderson
Totals: Rua- 13 Anderson- 4
3. Cris Cyborg vs Leslie Smith
Totals: Cyborg- 16 Smith- 1
4. Jacare Souza vs Vitor Belfort
Totals: Souza- 11 Belfort- 6
5. Fabricio Werdum vs Stipe Miocic
Totals: Werdum- 7 Miocic- 10
Photo Credit: Combate Americas
Combate Americas was back on UFC Fight Pass with Road to the Championships V, another great outing from what is rapidly becoming one of my favorite promotions. Some questionable judging aside, the fights were action-packed from beginning to end. In the night’s Main Event, Paulina Granados returned to the cage after a lengthy hiatus due to injury to win a decision over Stephanie Alba by keeping it standing most of the way and being the more effective striker. In the Co-Main Event, Ricky Palacios won a decision in a fight of the year candidate over Brandon Royval, a fight that everyone needs to find a way to see. Here are all your results and our Of The Night Awards.
1. Flyweight: Benji Gomez (5-5) defeated Angel Oliveiras (0-1) via Unanimous Decision (30-27/30-27/29-28). We scored it 29-28 Gomez.
2. 200LB Catch Weight: Joe Vidales (3-1) defeated Darrio Mobley (5-6) via TKO at 4:55 of Round 2.
3. Bantamweight: Cristobal Chavez-Davila (3-0) defeated Mauricio Diaz (2-2) via Unanimous Decision (29-28/29-28/29-28). We scored it 30-27 Diaz.
4. Lightweight: Jacob Rosales (2-2) defeated Andrew Lagdaan (2-2) via Unanimous Decision (30-27/30-27/30-26). We scored it 30-27 Rosales.
5. Bantamweight: Gustavo Lopez (6-1) defeated Saul Elizondo (6-7) via TKO at 4:07 of Round 2.
6. Featherweight: Ray Rodriguez (10-4) defeated Art Arciniega (14-7) via Split Decision (29-28/28-29/29-28). We scored it 30-27 Arciniega.
7. Bantamweight: Ricky Palacios (7-1) defeated Brandon Royval (3-2) via Unanimous Decision (30-27/30-26/29-28). We scored it 30-27 Palacios.
8. Atomweight: Paulina Granados (3-2) defeated Stephanie Alba (3-1) via Split Decision (30-27/28-29/29-28). We scored it 30-27 Granados.
Knockout of the Night: Joe Vidales
Fight of the Night: Ricky Palacios vs Brandon Royval