Patricky “Pitbull” Friere edged former UFC champ Benson Henderson in the main event of a Bellator card on which Las Vegan Roy Nelson won his debut in the organization and prospect Aaron Pico notched his first win.
Saint Preux and Andrade solidify status as contenders with big wins on UFC Fight Night 117 card in Saitama, Japan, on Friday.
Roy Nelson will face his first battle in the Bellator cage on Sept. 23 when he takes on Javy Ayala.
A breakdown of the fights on the main card of UFC Fight Night 117 Friday at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, with picks from the Review-Journal’s Adam Hill and Heidi Fang.
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Review-Journal sports reporter Adam Hill and videographer Heidi Fang returned Tuesday for their weekly UFC and MMA update on the Covering the Cage Facebook page.
Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold believes returning former champ Georges St. Pierre should pull out of title bout against Michael Bisping.
A breakdown of the fights on the main card of UFC Fight Night 116 Saturday at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, with picks from the Review-Journal’s Adam Hill and Heidi Fang.
Middleweight Jesse Taylor has been flagged for a potential violation of the UFC’s anti-doping policy.
The UFC has returned the light heavyweight belt to Daniel Cormier after his loss to Jon Jones was vacated by the California State Athletic Commission because of a positive drug test.