Photo Credit: Glory Kickboxing
Glory Kickboxing 37 took place January 20th from Los Angeles, California and could be seen on UFC Fight Pass. In the night’s Main Event, Robin Van Roosmalen came from behind to stop Matt Embree. Van Roosmalen was the defending Featherweight Champ, however after missing weight he was stripped of the title and only Embree could win the title. In women’s action Zoila Frausto won her Glory debut winning a great fight against Daniela Graf. Here are all your results and our Of The Night Awards.
1. Featherweight: Giga Chikadze (37-5) defeated Victor Pinto (72-27) via KO at 2:03 of Round 1.
2. Super Bantamweight: Zoila Frausto (5-0) defeated Daniela Graf (25-8-1) via Unanimous Decision (30-27/30-27/29-28). We scored it 29-28 Frausto.
3. Middleweight: Warren Thompson (14-8-1) defeated Mike Lemaire (18-4) via Unanimous Decision (29-28/29-28/30-27). We scored it 29-28 Thompson.
4. Heavyweight: Jhonata Diniz (15-5) defeated Tomas Mozny (17-5-1) via Unanimous Decision (30-26/29-27/29-27). We scored it 30-26 Diniz.
5. Featherweight Title: Robin Van Roosmalen (37-7) defeated Matt Embree (39-8) via TKO at 2:00 of Round 4.
Knockout of the Night: Giga Chikadze
Fight of the Night: Zoila Frausto vs Daniela Graf
Photo Credit: Combate Americas
Combate Americas: Enter La Jaula took place on January 19th from El Plaza Condesa in Mexico City, Mexico and could be seen live on UFC Fight Pass. In the night’s Main Event, It was Gustavo Lopez defeating Steve Swanson with a first round submission, getting the fight to the ground and securing the guillotine. In the Co-Main Event, Lizbeth Silva scored her biggest win to date over Nicdali Rivera-Calanoc. Silva got the better of the stand-up and then when it went to the ground she dominated getting the rear naked choke. Afterwards, Rivera-Calanoc announced her retirement. Here are all your results and our Of The Night Awards.
1. Bantamweight: Enrique Barragon (6-1) defeated Kevin Garcia (4-1) via TKO at :48 of Round 2.
2. Featherweight: Rafa Garcia (5-0) defeated Raul Najera Ocampo (4-3) via Tapout (Heel Hook) at 1:04 of Round 1.
3. Lightweight: Marco Antonio Elpidio (7-0) defeated Rodrigo Vargas (9-6) via Split Decision (30-27/27-30/29-28). We scored it 29-28 Vargas.
4. Bantamweight: Mark DeLaRosa (8-0) defeated Ivan Flores (8-1-1) via Tapout (Arm Triangle) at 3:11 of Round 2.
5. Bantamweight: Joey Ruquet (4-1) defeated Jose Ceja (4-4) via Technical Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 1:47 of Round 2.
6. Atomweight: Lizbeth Silva (4-3) defeated Nicdali Rivera-Calanoc (9-10) via Tapout (Rear Naked Choke) at 3:07 of Round 1.
7. Bantamweight: Gustavo Lopez (7-2) defeated Steve Swanson (13-3) via Tapout (Guillotine Choke) at 2:34 of Round 1.
Submission of the Night: Rafa Garcia
Knockout of the Night: Enrique Barragon
Fight of the Night: Joey Ruquet vs Jose Ceja
Photo Credit: Alaska Fighting Championship
Alaska Fighting Championship 128 took place January 18th from the Sullivan Arena in Anchorage Alaska and could be seen on UFC Fight Pass. In the night’s Main Event, Julio Paulino took a unanimous decision from Brian Ryan. Early on it was Paulino avoiding Ryan’s haymakers and getting takedowns to frustrate Ryan. By the final two rounds both fighters were exhausted and there was not a ton of action but Paulino controleld what action there was. In the Co-Main Event, Nick Novelli recovered from a hard knee by Zach Lane in round one to defend the Bantamweight Title with a third round stoppage. Here are all your results and our Of The Night Awards.
1. Welterweight: Dedrek Saunders (3-0) defeated Vedad Pezer (0-1) via Tapout (Rear Naked Choke) at 2:52 of Round 2.
2. Bantamweight: Skyler Moore (2-0) defeated Aaron Ulron (0-1) via Tapout (Shoulder Choke) at 2:05 of Round 3.
3. Light Heavyweight: Jordan Wright (7-0) defeated John Stern (0-1) via Tapout (Arm Triangle) at 1:32 of Round 1.
4. Featherweight: Andrew Garrett (1-0) defeated Kenny Hill (3-8-1) via TKO at 2:56 of Round 1.
5. Lightweight: Chris Bennett (7-6) defeated Cliff White (3-3) via Tapout (Rear Naked Choke) at 1:13 of Round 1.
6. Bantamweight Title: Nick Novelli (6-0) defeated Zach Lane (4-4) via Tapout (Rear Naked Choke) at 1:07 of Round 3.
7. Heavyweight: Julio Paulino (24-5) defeated Brian Ryan (19-8) via Unanimous Decision (49-45/50-47/50-44). We scored it 50-45 Paulino.
Submission of the Night: Jordan Wright
Knockout of the Night: Andrew Garrett
Fight of the Night: Nick Novelli vs Zach Lane
Photo Credit: Ultimate Fighting Championship
UFC Fight Night 103 took place January 15th from the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona. In the night’s Main Event Yair Rodriguez continued his climb towards the top with a thrashing of Hall-Of Fame fighter B.J. Penn in Penn’s first fight since 2014. Rodriguez rocked Penn in the first round with a non-stop assault of strikes and the finished it early in round two. In the Co-Main Event, Joe Lauzon took a split decision from Marcin Held. Not only was it controversial but Lauzon himself was shocked at the decision and admitted he did not win the fight. In women’s action Nina Ansaroff looked outstanding in a third round finish of Jocelyn Ones-Lybarger. Here are all your results and our Of The Night Awards.
1. Heavyweight: Cyril Asker (8-2) defeated Dmitrii Smoliakov (8-2) via TKO at 2:41 of Round 1.
2. Light Heavyweight: Joachim Christensen (14-4) defeated Bojan Mihajlovic (10-5) via TKO at 2:05 of Round 3.
3. Heavyweight: Walt Harris (9-5) defeated Chase Sherman (9-3) via KO at 2:41 of Round 2.
4. Strawweight: Nina Ansaroff (7-5) defeated Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger (6-4) via Tapout (Rear Naked Choke) at 3:39 of Round 3.
5. Lightweight: Tony Martin (11-3) defeated Alex White (11-3) via Unanimous Decision (30-27/30-27/30-27). We scored it 30-27 Martin.
6. Heavyweight: Aleksei Oleinik (51-10-1) defeated Viktor Pesta (10-4) via Tapout (Ezekiel Choke) at 2:37 of Round 1.
7. Bantamweight: Augusto Mendes (6-1) defeated Frankie Saenz (11-5) via Split Decision (28-29/29-28/29-28). We scored it 29-28 Mendes.
8. Lightweight: Drakkar Klose (7-0-1) defeated Devin Powell (8-2) via Unanimous Decision (30-27/30-27/30-27). We scored it 30-27 Klose.
9. Flyweight: Sergio Pettis (15-2) defeated John Moraga (16-6) via Unanimous Decision (29-28/29-28/30-27). We scored it 29-28 Pettis.
10. Welterweight: Ben Saunders (21-7-2) defeated Court McGee (18-6) via Unanimous Decision (29-28/29-28/29-28). We scored it 29-28 McGee.
11. Lightweight: Joe Lauzon (27-13) defeated Marcin Held (22-6) via Split Decision (27-30/29-28/29-28). We scored it 29-28 Held.
12. Featherweight: Yair Rodriguez (11-1) defeated B.J. Penn (16-11-2) via TKO at :24 of Round 2.
Submission of the Night: Aleksei Oleinik
Knockout of the Night: Walt Harris
Fight of the Night: Joe Lauzon vs Marcin Held
Photo Credit: Invicta FC
Invicta FC 21 took plaec on January 14th from the Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, Missouri. In the nights Main Event Megan Anderson took another step to stardom with a TKO of Charmaine Tweet to win the Interim Featherweight Title. After a back and fourth round one, Anderson took control in round two landing hard strikes forcing Tweet to turn away and the ref to stop it. In the Co-Main Event Raquel Pa’aluhi made her return with a very impressive first round finish of Pannie Kianzad. Here are all your results and our Of The Night Awards.
1. Flyweight: Christine Ferea (1-0) defeated Rachael Ostovich Bordon (3-3) via TKO at 1:29 of ROund 3.
2. Strawweight: Amy Montenegro (8-2) defeated Celine Haga (10-14) via Unanimous DEcision (29-28/29-28/29-28). We scored it 29-28 Montenegro.
3. Flyweight: Andrea Lee (5-2) defeated Jenny Liou (6-5) via TKO at 1:14 of Round 1.
4. Bantamweight: Aspen Ladd (5-0) defeated Sijara Eubanks (2-2) via Unanimous Decision (30-27/30-27/29-28). We scored it 30-27 Ladd.
5. Featherweight: Leah Letson (4-1) defeated Elizabeth Phillips (5-5) via KO at 1:18 of Round 1.
6. Bantamweight: Raquel Pa’aluhi (6-5) defeated Pannie Kianzad (8-2) via Tapout (Rear Naked Choke) at 3:40 of Round 1.
7. Interim Featherweight Title: Megan Anderson (8-2) defeated Charmaine Tweet (9-6) via TKO at 2:05 of Round 2.
Submission of the Night: Raquel Pa’aluhi
Knockout of the Night: Leah Letson
Fight of the Night: Amy Montenegro vs Celine Haga
Photo Credit: Invicta FC
We are back with our predictions for Invicta FC 21 which takes place January 14th and can be viewed on UFC Fight Pass. You’ll notice Andrea Lee and Amy Montenegro on our panel but that’s because they are fighting on this very card. Joining myself (Jason Adams) and the fans vote are Ashley Hawkins, Brankica Underwood, Carlyn Biskup, Chris Gregory, Heather Bassett, Jehnn Stumborg, Jen Aniano, Jenna Bernick, Jessica Dinch, Jillian DeCoursey, Katie Casimir, Kia Lola, Lacey Schuckman, Lizzy Crowley, Mallory Kane, Missy Pontbriand, Rach Wiley, Rachael Smith, Sarah Shell, Serena DeJesus, Steve Rychel and Tamikka Brents.
1. Rachael Ostovich vs Christine Ferea
Totals: Ostovich- 16 Ferea- 8
2. Amy Montenegro vs Celine Haga
Totals: Montenegro- 20 Haga- 4
3. Heather Hardy vs Brieta Carpenter
Totals: Hardy- 14 Carpenter- 10
4. Andrea Lee vs Jenny Liou
Totals: Lee- 22 Liou- 2
5. Aspen Ladd vs Sijara Eubanks
Totals: Ladd- 16 Eubanks- 8
6. Pannie Kianzad vs Raquel Pa’aluhi
Totals: Kianzad- 3 Pa’aluhi- 21
7. Kali Robbins vs Jodie Esquibel
Totals: Robbins- 11 Esquibel- 13
8. Megan Anderson vs Charmaine Tweet
Totals: Anderson- 17 Tweet- 7
9. Fight of the Night
Ashley: Lee vs Liou
Brankikca: Ladd vs Eubanks
Carolyn: Anderson vs Tweet
Chris: Montenegro vs Haga
Fans: Anderson vs Tweet
Heather: Robbins vs Esquibel
Jason: Ostovich vs Ferea
Jehnn: Anderson vs Tweet
Jen: Montenegro vs Haga
Jenna: Anderson vs Tweet
Jessica: Anderson vs Tweet
Jillian: Ladd vs Eubanks
Katie: Robbins vs Esquibel
Kia: Lee vs Liou
Lacey: Kianzad vs Pa’aluhi
Lizzy: Ladd vs Eubanks
Mallory: Anderson vs Tweet
Missy: Lee vs Liou
Rach: Ladd vs Eubanks
Rachael: Lee vs Liou
Sarah: Montenegro vs Haga
Serena: Ostovich vs Ferea
Steve: Lee vs Liou
Tamikka: Anderson vs Tweet
Photo Credit: Ultimate Fighting Championship
UFC 207 took plae December 30th from the T-Mobile Arena is Las Vegas, Nevada. In the night’s Main Event, Bantamweight Champion Amanda Nunes made quick work of challenger Ronda Rousey. Nunes landed punches right off the bat and never let up, finishing the challenger in under a minute. In the Co-Main Event, Cody Garbrandt outlasted Dominick Cruz, using superior boxing and head movement to win a unanimous decision and take the men’s version of the Bantamweight Title. Here are all your results and our Of The Night Awards.
1. Welterweight: Alex Oliveira (15-3-1, 2NC) fought to a No-Contest (accidental Illegal Knees) with Tim Means (26-7-1, 1NC) at 3:33 of Round 1.
2. Welterweight: Niko Price (9-0) defeated Brandon Thatch (11-5) via Tapout (Arm Triangle) at 4:30 of Round 1.
3. Welterweight: Alex Garcia (14-3) defeated Mike Pyle (27-13-1) via KO at 3:34 of Round 1.
4. Middleweight: Antonio Carlos Junior (8-2, !NC) defeated Marvin Vettori (11-3) via Unanimous Decision (29-28/29-28/29-28). We scored it 29-28 Carlos Junior.
5. Welterweight: Neil Magny (19-6) defeated Johny Hendricks (17-6) via Unanimous Decision (29-28/29-28/29-28). We scored it 30-27 Hendricks.
6. Flyweight: Ray Borg (10-2) defeated Louis Smolka (11-3) via Unanimous Decision (30-27/30-26/30-26). We scored it 30-27 Borg.
7. Welterweight: Dong Hyun Kim (22-3-1, 1NC) defeated Tarec Saffiedine (16-6) via Split Decision (27-30/29-28/29-28). We scored it 30-27 Kim.
8. Bantamweight: T.J. Dillashaw (15-3) defeated John Lineker (29-8) via Unanimous Decision (30-26/30-26/30-26). We scored it 30-26 Dillashaw.
9. Bantamweight Title: Cody Garbrandt (11-0) defeated Dominick Cruz (22-2) via Unanimous Decision (48-46/48-47/48-46). We scored it 48-47 Garbrandt.
10. Bantamweight Title: Amanda Nunes (14-4) defeated Ronda Rousey (12-2) via TKO at :48 of Round 1.
Submission of the Night: Niko Price
Knockout of the Night: Alex Garcia
Fight of the Night: Cody Garbrandt vs Dominick Cruz
Photo Credit: Ultimate Fighting Championship
UFC 207 takes place this Friday, December 30th featuring a Main Event of Amanda Nunes vs Ronda Rousey for the Bantamweight Title. As usually we are back with our predictions. At the time picks were sent out, Cain Velasquez vs Fabricio Werdum was set to be on the main card. That fight has since been scratched do to Velasquez not being medically cleared. For UFC’s we usually do the main card, featured prelim and any female bouts. A bout has been added to the main card but was done so too late to include here. Joining myself (Jason Adams) and the fans picks are Amy Montenegro, Andy Nguyen, Ashley Hawkins, Brankica Underwood, Carolyn Biskup, Chelsea Faulder, Chris Gregory, Heather Bassett, Jehnn Stumborg, Jen Aniano, Jenna Bernick, Jessica Dinch, Jillian DeCoursey, Katie Casimir, Kia Lola, Lacey Schuckman, Lizzy Crowley, Mallory Kane, Maura Gay, Missy Pontbriand, Rach Wiley, Rachael Smith, Sarah Shell, and Tamikka Brents.
1. Dong Hyun Kim vs Tarec Saffiedine
Totals: Kim- 21 Saffiedine- 5
2. Johny Hendricks vs Neil Magny
Totals: Hendricks- 15 Magny- 11
3. T.J. Dillashaw vs John Lineker
Totals: Dillashaw- 26 Lineker- 0
4. Dominick Cruz vs Cody Garbrandt
Totals: Cruz- 17 Garbrandt- 9
5. Amanda Nunes vs Ronda Rousey
Totals: Nunes- 19 Rousey- 7