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UFC 229 will forever be remembered for what happened after Khabib Nurmagomedov submitted Conor McGregor to retain his lightweight belt at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
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Live! UFC 229 Results & Play-By-Play TONIGHT!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to “Sin City” tonight (Sat., Oct. 6, 2018) with its UFC 229: “Khabib vs. McGregor” pay-per-view (PPV) mixed martial arts (MMA) event, held inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, with select “Prelims” undercard bouts coming to you by way of FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass digital network. As the name suggests, UFC 229 is headlined by the lightweight championship title fight pitting reigning division kingpin Khabib Nurmagomedov opposite ex-lightweight titleholder Conor McGregor. The victor is likely to fight the winner of Tony Ferguson vs. Anthony Pettis, which co-headlines the UFC 229 extravaganza and serves as “El Cucuy’s” first bout inside the cage since last spring’s devastating knee injury. Also, Derrick Lewis could punch his way into the next heavyweight title shot by turning away Bellator import and streaking 265-pound contender Alexander Volkov.

That’s not all. Not by a long shot.

MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 229 fight card below, starting with the Fight Pass “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. ET, then the remaining undercard balance on FOX Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET.

Many of our readers check-in before, during and after the televised fisticuffs to share their thoughts on all the exciting action. Therefore, feel free to leave a comment (or 229) before you split and chat with all the other Maniacs during the show — it always turns out to be a great discussion.

Keep in mind that we will also be the spot for the latest news, recaps and post-fight analysis after “Khabib vs. McGregor” Without further delay, see below for the latest UFC 229 results. (Note: This will go from the bottom up; therefore, scroll toward the bottom for the latest detailed round-by-round action.)

UFC 229 QUICK RESULTS:

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor
Tony Ferguson vs. Anthony Pettis
Ovince Saint Preux vs. Dominick Reyes
Derrick Lewis vs. Alexander Volkov
Michelle Waterson vs. Felice Herrig — Waterson def. Herrig by unanimous decision (30-26, 29-28, 30-27)
Jussier Formiga vs. Sergio Pettis — Formiga def. Pettis by unanimous decision (30-26, 29-28 x2)
Vicente Luque vs. Jalin Turner — Luque def. Turner by KO (punches) at 3:52 of Round One
Aspen Ladd vs. Tonya Evinger — Ladd def. Evinger by TKO (punches) at 3:26 of Round One
Scott Holtzman vs. Alan Patrick — Holtzman def. Patrick by KO (elbows) at 3:42 of Round Three
Yana Kunitskaya vs. Lina Lansberg — Kunitskaya def. Lansberg by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Gray Maynard vs. Nik Lentz — Lentz def. Maynard by TKO (head kick and punches) at 1:19 of Round Two
Ryan LaFlare vs. Tony Martin — Martin def. LaFlare by KO (head kick and punches) at 1:00 of Round Three

UFC 229 LIVE PLAY-BY-PLAY:

155 lbs.: UFC Lightweight Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor

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Final result:


155 lbs.: Tony Ferguson vs. Anthony Pettis

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Final result:


205 lbs.: Ovince Saint Preux vs. Dominick Reyes

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Final result:


265 lbs.: Derrick Lewis vs. Alexander Volkov

Round 1: Volkov lands an early body kick that has Lewis stumbling. A minute into the round, Volkov cracks Lewis with a hard uppercut and follows up with hard punches. Lewis’ right eye appears to be damaged. Volkov backs off, allowing Lewis time to recover. Two minutes in. Volkov pressing forward, flicking out kicks and long punches. Lewis goes for some sort of gnarly reap and winds up on his back. Volkov on top in half guard. Lewis makes it back to his feet and blasts Volkov with a heavy right hand. He wades into the clinch. Two minutes to go.

Volkov gets double unders and lands an outside trip into side control. Short elbows landing for “Drago.” More elbows from Volkov. Lewis rolls to his knees and Volkov gets both hooks in. One minute to go. Lewis manages to turn into top position. Hard elbow. Booming right hand and now Lewis is looking for the finish. Interesting round. 10-9 Volkov.

Round 2: Volkov connects with a hard straight right, again tries to follow up. Lewis overhand right falls short. Lewis abandons a takedown attempt. One minute in. 2-1 from Volkov. 1-2 this time, then an outside trip attempt. Lewis shoots, denied. Counter left hook lands for him. Two minutes in. Neither man looks terribly eager to engage. Body kick from Volkov. Two minutes to go.

Body kick from Volkov, counter right. Head kick attempt. Lewis lands a left hook, caught leaning. One minute to go. Low kicks from Volkov. Lewis whiffs on a haymaker right. Lewis knocks his mouthpiece out with an uppercut inside. 10-9 Volkov.

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Final result:


115 lbs.: Michelle Waterson vs. Felice Herrig

Round 1: Herrig pressing forward in the early going. Waterson sending out kicks from her lead leg. Running into some technical difficulties, unfortunately. Based on what I saw, 10-9 Herrig.

MMADecisions, please don’t put this on the site.

Round 2: Things start working a minute into the second round, with Herrig tying Waterson up against the fence. Elbow from Waterson on the break, head kick attempt. Herrig goes for a trip, but gets thrown to the mat. Heavy elbows from Waterson, who takes half guard. Ground-and-pound from Waterson. Two minutes to go.

Waterson unable to pass so far, but landing a steady stream of elbows. Herrig regains guard. One minute to go. Herrig tries to make space, cannot. Upkick attempts. Herrig thinking about a triangle. 10-9 Waterson.

Round 3: Herrig still pressing forward, puts Waterson on the cage. They separate quickly. Waterson goes for a knee tap and gets hurled to the mat, looking for an armbar as she does. Herrig avoids it, eats elbows. One minute in. Herrig staying heavy. Two minutes in. Waterson looks for an omoplata, Herrig pulls her arm out. Ref stands them up. Waterson immediately looks for a takedown, denied. Two minutes to go.

Herrig puts her on the cage with double underhooks. Waterson pushes her away. Herrig swings to the body, eats a side kick. One minute to go. Waterson shoots, denied with underhooks. Axe kick from Waterson connects. They trade knees to the body. Back to the clinch, back to the knees. Waterson’s are better. Elbow from Waterson. 10-9 Herrig.

Final result: Waterson def. Herrig by unanimous decision


125 lbs.: Jussier Formiga vs. Sergio Pettis

Round 1: Pettis switching stances already. Jab from Formiga. Good exchange in the center. One minute in. Low kick from Pettis. 1-2-1 from Formiga, 1-2 from Pettis. Pettis tries a hook kick. Two minutes in. Pettis flicking out his jab. Low kick lands for him. Short uppercut by Formiga. Pettis low kick, Formiga overhand. Two minutes to go.

Formiga goes for a single-leg, can’t keep Pettis down. Lead right from the Brazilian, who hits a double-leg into guard. One minute to go. Pettis playing defense. 10-9 Formiga.

Round 2: Straight left by Pettis. One minute in. Pettis catches him coming in, avoids a swatting left hook. Formiga shoots in, denied. Pettis pops him with a jab. Two minutes in. Left hook by Formiga. Pettis tries a combo, head kick. Two minutes to go.

Formiga grabs a body lock to take Pettis back into guard. Pettis using his legs to try and keep Formiga away, cannot do so. One minute to go. Pettis again using a body triangle to keep Formiga close. Formiga passes to half guard. Lockdown guard from Pettis, looks to elevate. Pettis scrambles to his feet. 10-9 Formiga.

Round 3: Left hook lands for Pettis. Formiga shoots off a jab, transitions right to Pettis’ back and locks up the body triangle. One minute in. Pettis standing, pressing him against the cage. Two minutes in. Formiga trying to soften him up. elbow’s under Pettis’ chin, fighting for the other hand. Two minutes to go.

Formiga going harder for the choke, but Pettis defending well. One minute to go. Formiga still latched on, still trying to soften him up. Pettis looks like he wants to slam him. 10-9 Formiga.

Final result: Formiga def. Pettis by unanimous decision


170 lbs.: Vicente Luque vs. Jalin Turner

Round 1: Turner firing his jab at range. Low kick from Luque. Again. Turner landing the jab. 1-2. One minute in. Luque jab, Turner right hook. Left hand lands for Turner on the counter. Left hook and straight right from Luque. Same combo again. Heavy counters. Lead left. Turner with a nice body kick. Two minutes in. Counter left hook by Luque. Step-in knee from Turner. They trade left hands. Turner leg kick answered by a left hook. Two minutes to go.

Turner goes for a flying knee. Body kick lands for him, then a Brazilian kick attempt. Tight right hand from Vicente, met by a straight left. Spinning back elbow by Turner, but Luque catches him with a right hand as he spins and just pulverizes him with follow-up shots.

Final result: Luque def. Turner by KO (punches)


135 lbs.: Aspen Ladd vs. Tonya Evinger

Round 1: Nice exchanges on the inside. Evinger getting the better of it. She takes Ladd to the fence, knees the body. One minute in. Evinger still grinding on the cage. Ladd reverses, avoids a trip, wins the scramble. Ladd on top, landing right hands. Big punches, now some elbows as well on a turtling Eveinger. Two minutes in. Ladd tries to take the back. Evinger defending well. Now both hooks in. Looking for the arm triangle, not there, goes back to the back. Crunching elbows. Two minutes to go.

Ladd battering her with punches and in comes the ref.

Final result: Ladd def. Evinger by TKO (punches)


155 lbs.: Scott Holtzman vs. Alan Patrick

Round 1: Trading kicks to start. Big left hook stings Patrick near the cage. Spinning back kick attempt by the Brazilian. Low kick from Holtzman. One minute in. Patrick fires an overhand left and looks for a knee tap without success. Shifting left hand connects for him. Two minutes in. Holtzman whiffs on a left hook. Low kick lands for him. Body kick attempt for Patrick. Holtzman lands a head kick and a low kick, stuffing Patrick’s shots. Two minutes to go.

Counter right from Holtzman, then on the lead. They separate. Patrick tries a wheel kick. One minute to go. Inside leg kick trips Patrick and allows Holtzman to take half guard. Nice elbows landing for “Hot Sauce.” Patrick tries a head kick off his back. 10-9 Holtzman.

Round 2: Holtzman tries a head kick, stuffs a takedown, avoids a jumping kick. Counter right makes Patrick stumble. The Brazilian can’t keep him down on a takedown attempt. Low kicks by Holtzman. One minute in. Patrick lands a pair of lefts. Straight right comes back at him. Counter right, left hook. Looks like another clash of heats as Holtzman shoots in. He gets Patrick down against the cage. Hard right hands by Holtzman. Patrick looks for a leg, not there. Back to guard. Heavy elbows from Holtzman. Patrick scrambles up with two minutes to go.

Holtzman whiffs on a left, nearly eats one in return before re-entering the clinch. One minute to go. Elbow lands on the break and he avoids a head kick. Patrick charges after him and looks for his own takedown. 10-9 Holtzman.

Round 3: Holtzman fires a head kick and Patrick once again charges him with punches. Low kick by Holtzman, who blasts him with a counter right. One minute to go. Straight left lands for Patrick, then a 3-2. Lancing counter right lands for Holtzman. Same punch lands again immediately afterwards and drops Patrick. Holtzman fighting to pound him out, takes mount. Brutal shots. Patrick gets back to guard, still taking damage. Two minutes to go.

Back to mount. Brutal elbows and out go the lights.

Final result: Holtzman def. Patrick by KO (elbows)


135 lbs.: Yana Kunitskaya vs. Lina Lansberg

Round 1: Lansberg on the advance. She catches a low kick from Kunitskaya and they tie up. Double underhooks for Lansberg. Kunitskaya hits a nice uchi mata into half guard. One minute in. Full guard now. Kunitskaya grabs a can opening to try to force her guard open. Two minutes in. Lansberg tries to kick her away. She gets to a knee against the cage. Kunitskaya looking for the back. Lansberg makes it to her feet, eats a knee. Two minutes to go.

Trading knees inside. Lansberg grabs a body lock. Another nice throw from Kunitskaya, this one into side control. Ground-and-pound until the bell. 10-9 Kunitskaya.

Round 2: Body kick lands for Kunitskaya. Counter left hook, front kick upstairs. Kunitskaya keeping her at range, lands a leg and body kicks. She marches into the clinch. One minute in. trading knee once again. Ref splits them up for some reason. Two minutes in. Kunitskaya still keeping her at range. 1-2 lands for Lansberg. She digs a pair of body shots. Two minutes to go.

Kunitskaya puts her on the cage once again. More knees from Kunitskaya, sharp elbow. Lansberg looking for a weird side choke, not there. Kunitskaya gets her down, Lansberg looking for the back. Now a kimura attempt. 10-9 Kunitskaya.

Round 3: Lansberg still marching forward, but struggling to get past the jab and kicks. 1-2 from Lansberg. Kunitskaya puts her on the cage again. Short knees from Kunitskaya a minute in. She gets Lansberg down. Lansberg on one knee, trying to stand and eating punches. They separate two minutes in. Kunitskaya ties up once again, this time with double overhooks. Over-unders. Two minutes to go.

Kunitskaya separates, goes right back in. Looks for a throw, not there. One minute to go. Ref separates them. Kunitskaya pops her with a jab. Body kick from Lansberg. Right hand connects. Kunitskaya comes back with a jab and leg kick. Knee and elbow connect. Lansberg tries a body kick and gets taken down for it. 10-9 Kunitskaya.

Final result: Kunitskaya def. Lansberg by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)


155 lbs.: Gray Maynard vs. Nik Lentz

Round 1: Maynard orthodox, Lentz southpaw. Right hooks and leg kicks from Lentz. He ducks a big swing, pops him with a combination on the fence. Right hook stuns Maynard and Lentz shoots in. Right hands piling up for Lentz. He trags Maynard to his knees, constantly landing punches. Maynard makes it to his feet, avoids a knee two minutes in. Lentz counters a body kick with a right hand, then hurts him with another right. Hard uppercut from Maynard in return. Lentz gets him to the mat, then pulls guard on a guillotine. He rolls Maynard over, but abandons it. Half guard for Lentz with two minutes to go.

Back to full guard, landing shots. BIG right hands from Lentz, looking for the finish. Maynard gets to a knee. Lentz thumping him with left hands, then heavy knees. Elbow on the break. 10-7 Lentz.

Round 2: Maynard takes an early eye poke. Maynard coming on aggressively, throwing heat. Lentz clips him with a right hook. BIG right hand hurts Lentz! Lentz hurts him right back! One minute in. Head kick and down goes Maynard. The ref finally steps in.

Final result: Lentz def. Maynard by TKO (head kick and punches)


170 lbs.: Ryan LaFlare vs. Tony Martin

Round 1: LaFlare sending out early kicks. Superman punches as well. Martin takes a low blow a minute in. Back to the kicks goes LaFlare. 1-2s from Martin in return. Martin trips him up, can’t get on top. They tie up in the center and Martin takes him to the fence two minutes in. They separate. Counter right connects for Martin. Another. LaFlare comes back with a straight left. Two minutes to go.

Two body kicks by LaFlare. Leg kick met by a straight right. Right catches LaFlare coming in and briefly sends him stumbling. One minute to go. martin catches him coming in with an uppercut, eats another body kick. LaFlare shoots and takes him to the cage. Close round. 10-9 Martin.

Round 2: Low kick from Martin. Body kicks from LaFlare in return. Superman punch attempt. Another counter right drops LaFlare. Martin looks to pound him out, appears to turn the lights off for a split second. LaFlare still surviving a minute in. Half guard for Martin and LaFlare’s sporting a cut above the left eye. Butterfly guard now, back to half guard. Two minutes in. Martin threatens a kimura, denies an attempt to sweep. LaFlare rolls to his knees and Martin gets his back. Two minutes to go.

LaFlare manages to regain guard. Martin looks for a front choke. He clamps down on a d’arce. LaFlare manages to spin free and stand after looking close to tapping. One minute to go. LaFlare goes for another Superman punch and eats a glancing right hand. 10-9 Martin.

Round 3: LaFlare still leaning on the kicks, eats a straight right. Low kick trips Martin up for a second and LaFlare tries to follow up with a knee. BIG head kick and LaFlare goes down in a heap, unfortunately still conscious enough for Martin to smash him with hammerfists until the lights go out.

Final result: Martin def. LaFlare by KO (head kick and punches)


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Complete Guide To McGregor Vs. Khabib Tonight At UFC 229!

One of the biggest fights in mixed martial arts (MMA) history will spill over into the Octagon later this evening (Sat., Oct. 6, 2018) at UFC 229 live on pay-per-view (PPV) from inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, when undefeated UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov puts his 155-pound title on the line against a returning Conor McGregor.

Given Nurmagomedov’s professional track record, McGregor’s unprecedented ability to produce historic results in the biggest spots imaginable, and the bad blood that has been boiling between the two lightweights, their UFC 229 clash will be one for the ages.

In order to prepare fight fans for tonight’s potentially record-breaking PPV headliner, MMAMania has compiled all the necessary details into one beautiful guide. Whether it be fight details, recorded trash talk, predictions, betting odds, video previews, face-to-face staredowns, or ceremonial weigh ins, we’ve compiled the best of the best to satisfy your UFC 229: “McGregor vs. Khabib” needs.

Check out the comprehensive list below:

Essentials:

Live! UFC 229 ‘McGregor Vs. Khabib’ Play-By-Play & Updates
How To Watch UFC 229 ‘McGregor Vs. Khabib’ PPV Live Stream
UFC 229 Start Time & TV LIneup
Final Look At UFC 229 Fight Card
Beef Wars! A Full History Of McGregor Vs. Khabib
Video! McGregor Attacks Brooklyn Bus Housing Khabib

Trash Talk:

‘Mystic Mac’ Predicts First-Round KO Of Khabib
Khabib Claims McGregor’s Grandfather Killed The Irish
McGregor Warns ‘Eagle’ Not To Pull Out
UFC 229 ‘Bad Blood’ Full Video Replay (Including “The Slap”)
McGregor Takes Aim At Khabib’s ‘Quivering Coward’ Father
Hey! Where’s Your Bus?
McGregor Is The ‘Piñata Of Combat Sports’
White: UFC 229 Press Conference ‘Darkest Ever’
Khabib Says Dana White Needs To Stop Kissing McGregor’s Ass
McGregor To Khabib: ‘You’d Be Dead If You Got Off That Bus’
McGregor Will Get Choked Out By Khabib’s Manager
Rockhold: McGregor’s On the Brink Of Insanity
Hot Mic! McGregor Verbally Destroys Khabib During Staredown
McGregor Takes To Social Media To Troll Khabib
Khabib’s Father: We Are Not Forgiving Anything McGregor Said
McGregor Takes Aim At All Members Of Team Khabib

Hype and Promos:

UFC 229 Press Conference Pt. 2 Video Replay
UFC 229 Press Conference Pt. 1 Video Replay
UFC 229 ‘Embedded’ Ep. 5
UFC 229 ‘Embedded’ Ep. 4
UFC 229 ‘Embedded’ Ep. 3
UFC 229 ‘Embedded’ Ep. 2
UFC 229 ‘Embedded’ Ep. 1
UFC 229 Open Workouts Video Replay
Video! The Best UFC 229 Promo There Is
McGregor’s Best Post-Fight Victory Speeches
Watch McGregor’s Most Memorable Press Conference Moments
Video! McGregor Destroys Training Partners In Lead Up To UFC 229
Watch ‘Notorious’ KO Alvarez To Become UFC’s First Champ-Champ
UFC 229 Free Fight Video! Khabib Destroys Barboza In Vegas
Here Are Three Awesome UFC 229 Promo Videos!

Previews and Predictions:

McGregor Vs, Khabib Full Fight Video Preview
UFC 229 Fighters Predict McGregor Vs. Khabib Winner
Diaz Says Khabib ‘Scared For His Life’
MMA Media Predicts ‘Notorious’ To Down Khabib
Fighter On Fighter: Breaking Down McGregor
Fighter On Fighter: Breaking Down Khabib
Here’s Why ‘Notorious’ Will Take Out Khabib
Here’s Why ‘Eagle’ Will Ruin McGregor’s UFC Return
UFC 229 Main Card Preview & Predictions
UFC 229 ‘Prelims’ Preview & Predictions
Mayweather Camp Predicts McGregor Vs. Khabib Winner
McGregor Vs. Khabib Predictions! UFC 229, The Herculean Trial

Weigh Ins:

McGregor Vs. Khabib Official Weigh Ins Staredown Video
UFC 229 Ceremonial Weigh Ins Video Replay
UFC 229 Official Early Weigh Ins Video Replay
Video! McGregor, Khabib Officially Make Weight For UFC 229 Title Fight

Betting:

UFC 229: ‘McGregor Vs. Khabib’ Latest Betting Odds

Misc.:

UFC 229 Salaries: McGregor Banks $ 3 Million, Khabib Gets $ 2 Million
McGregor Estimates $ 50 Million Paycheck For UFC 229 Title Fight
White Says UFC 229 Trending Towards 3 Million PPV Buys
McGregor Financially Set For Life Heading Into UFC 229
McGregor’s Proper No. 12 Irish Whiskey Official UFC 229 Sponsor

There’s certainly a lot to digest here, but it’ll all be worth it when McGregor and Khabib square off later tonight at UFC 229 live on PPV.

MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 229 fight card, starting with the Fight Pass “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. ET, then the remaining undercard balance on FOX Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET.

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The Best Bellator Event of the Year Is Tonight – You Should Tune In

The UFC may have everyone salivating in anticipation of next week’s installment of Conor McGregor: Superhero, but Bellator’s got some big in store tonight. It’s definitely worth tuning in for.

Setting aside Bellator 206‘s  co-main event of Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Wanderlei Silva, which is a joke of a fight, there’s the main event of Gegard Mousasi versus Rory MacDonald.

In case you forgot, Mousasi is the organization’s middleweight champ, while MacDonald is the welterweight champ. And they were top contenders in the UFC when they decided to jump ship and dominant in Bellator.

They are literally two of the best middleweights and welterweights around.

Also… HOLY CRAP MACDONALD IS MOVING UP A WEIGHT CLASS TO FIGHT ONE OF THE BEST! THAT’S INSANE!

I think MacDonald might have bitten off more than he can chew with Mousasi, just based on the size difference. But if there’s anyone on the Bellator roster that can beat Mousasi, it’s MacDonald, so…

If the notion of that ultra-compelling fight doesn’t move you, there’s also a rematch between two of Bellator’s other elite welterweights, Douglas Lima and Andrey Koreshkov. Lima was champ when he knocked out Koreshkov, but now that MacDonald is king, the Brazilian is back in the mix with this, the first fight on Bellator’s welterweight tournament.

Finally, there’s Aaron Pico. The superstar wrestler will forever be living down that dismal Bellator debut last year, but the three subsequent KO/TKOs are helping his cause.

Tune in. I certainly will be.

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LIVE! Bellator 206 Results, Streaming Play-By-Play Updates Tonight!

Mousasi vs MacDonald

Bellator 206: “Mousasi vs. MacDonald” takes place TONIGHT (Sept. 29, 2018) at SAP Center in San Jose, California. Welterweight champion Rory MacDonald (20-4) is moving up to 185 pounds to challenge Gegard Mousasi (44-6-2) for his recently won Middleweight title. It should be one helluva main event, which will stream online via DAZN.

Equally as large (but physically larger) will be the fourth match in a long-standing rivalry between Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (37-13) and Wanderlei “The Axe Murderer” Silva (35-13-1-1) as both men will meet in a Heavyweight clash of titans.

Bellator 206’s main card will start at 10 p.m. ET on DAZN. MMAmania.com will deliver results and play-by-play for the entirety of Bellator 206, which will begin at 7 p.m. ET with the “Prelims” undercard.

Many readers check in before, during and after the fights to share their thoughts on all of the action. Feel free to leave a comment (or 206) about the bouts and chat with all the other Maniacs during the show — it’s always a lot of fun!

BELLATOR 206 QUICK RESULTS:

Gegard Mousasi vs. Rory MacDonald —
Quinton Jackson vs. Wanderlei Silva —
Douglas Lima vs. Andrey Koreshkov —
Aaron Pico vs. Leandro Higo —
Keri Taylor-Melendez vs. Dakota ZimmermanMelendez SD 29-28, 28-29, 29-28.
Gaston Bolanos vs. Ysidro GutierrezBolanos KO 1:37 R2.
Ignacio Ortiz vs. Jacob Ycaro — unaired on DAZN.
Arlene Blencowe vs. Amber LeibrockBlencowe TKO 1:23 R3.
Adam Piccolotti vs. James TerryPiccolotti UD 29-28, 30-27 X2.
Justin Smitley vs. Jeremiah LabianoLabiano TKO 3:28 R1.
Joe Neal vs. Josh San DiegoSan Diego SD 28-29, 30-27, 29-28.
Chuck Campbell vs. Joseph RamirezCampbell UD 30-27 X3.
Anthony Figueroa Jr. vs. Samuel RomeroFigueroa UD 29-27, 28-26, 29-26.
Isaiah Gonzalez vs. Khai Wu — unaired on DAZN.
Ahmed Abdelaziz vs. Laird Anderson — unaired on DAZN.
Cass Bell vs. Ty CostaBell sub (armbar) 3:06 R2.

BELLATOR 206 PLAY-BY-PLAY:

Gegard Mousasi vs. Rory MacDonald

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Quinton Jackson vs. Wanderlei Silva

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Final result:


Douglas Lima vs. Andrey Koreshkov

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Round 5:

Final result:


Aaron Pico vs. Leandro Higo

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Final result:


Keri Taylor Melendez vs. Dakota Zimmerman

Blue gloves, black top and black trunks for Zimmerman tonight in her pro debut. Red gloves, black Skrap Pack shirt and black trunks for the 2-0 Melendez. Melendez is 34 and Zimmerman is 22. Zimmerman fights out of Arnold, Missouri. Melendez fights out of San Francisco, California. Our referee is Herb Dean.

Round 1: No tap to start. Melendez throws a jab right away then connects with a leg kick. Zimmerman circles on the outside until Melendez clinches and takes her down, quickly getting a knee through the guard to control the half. Melendez postures up to throw a right, stands up with Zimmerman hanging on, and SLAMS her down with authority. Melendez tries to peel Zimmerman off and slams her again with less velocity. Melendez keeps sitting up and trying to use her left hand to peel Zimmerman away. R1 is halfway gone. Melendez finally pushes her off enough to crack a right elbow to the head. Another one lands at 3:15. Zimmerman suddenly has an arm trapped and makes it double dangerous for Melendez by putting her legs around Melendez’ head. Melendez is trying to pull free but Zimmerman goes belly down looking to secure the submission. Melendez survives the round but that was really close. 10-9 Zimmerman.

Round 2: Zimmerman pressures Melendez right into the fence, eating a knee in the process. The action stalls there and Herb Dean calls for more work. Melendez widens her stance as Zimmerman digs and digs for a single leg or a leg trip. Dean calls for work again at 1:39. Melendez stays balanced on one leg as the takedown goes nowhere and Zimmerman keeps on burning energy. Another call for work at 2:13. Zimmerman pulls guard and Melendez just calmly walks her over to her corner. She finally breaks free at 2:40 and throws a knee. Zimmerman comes forward again and puts Melendez on the fence to hunt for the takedown again. Melendez fires off knees in response. Melendez turns her around at 3:33. She pulls guard again and Melendez just walks her across the cage, hitting her with right hands and elbows, forcing Zimmerman to stand at 4:20 and throwing multiple knees to the body. 10-9 Melendez.

Round 3: Zimmerman pushes forward to open the third round. Melendez lands a left hook. Zimmerman shoots at 51 seconds and Melendez widens her stance again. Zimmerman finally squeezes her legs together and gets a takedown at 1:10. Melendez pushes off the fence with her feet and is on top to land a nice left hand and some right hammer fists. Zimmerman gets off a couple of upkicks before Melendez can clear herself from standing up to reset. Left uppercut and jab by Melendez as Zimmerman pressures. Zimmerman shoots again at 2:53. Herb Dean calls for work at 3:18 and 3:33… and 3:50. He doesn’t break them up despite calling for work again at 4:12. Zimmerman pulls guard and lets Melendez on top in half. Melendez drops a hammer and Zimmerman tries and fails to sweep. 10-9 for Melendez but I smell a split decision coming.

Final result: Melendez wins via 29-28, 28-29, 29-28 split decision.


Gaston Bolanos vs. Ysidro Gutierrez

Gutierrez sports black trunks with white trim and blue gloves, coming in with a pro record of 4-2. Bolanos has on the red gloves and black trunks and has a pro record of 3-1. Both fighters are 26, Gutierrez is two inches taller at 5’9”, but Bolanos has a two inch reach advantage at 70”. Gutierrez fights out of Livingston, California. Bolanos fights out of Dublin, California by way of Lima, Peru. Our referee is Mike Beltran.

Round 1: Bolanos is pressuring to start using his right hand and a high kick. Gutierrez responds with a left. Beltran warns them to watch their fingers. Bolanos with a leg kick and a takedown but Gutierrez pops right up. They spin around against the fence. Gutierrez works knees to the body before they break at 1:54. Bolanos with a right hook and a right head kick. Gutierrez dances away and checks another head kick. Body kick and left hook against the fence by Bolanos. Gutierrez feigns a knee but doesn’t throw it then clinches and pushes Bolanos into the cage right by the door. They spin apart at 3:49. Gutierrez comes forward swinging so Bolanos throws him to the ground and lets him stand back up. Bolanos misses with a spinning elbow. Clinch and break with Bolanos landing a right hand. Bolanos ducks under a strike for a takedown and lets Gutierrez back up to throw a head kick. Gutierrez with a left right at the bell. 10-9 Bolanos.

Round 2: Fists are tapped to open R2. Gutierrez circles on the outside as Bolanos throws a leg kick and a high kick. Bolanos throws Gutierrez down at 56 seconds and lands a couple of left hands before Gutierrez gets up. Body kick by Bolanos. Bolanos rocks Gutierrez with a left hand behind the air, takes his back to continue the assault, and the unanswered right hands cause Mike Beltran to step in and wave it off.

Final result: Gaston Bolanos wins via knockout at 1:37 in the second round.


Ignacio Ortiz vs. Jacob Ycaro

Round 1: Unaired on DAZN.

Final result: To be determined.


Arlene Blencowe vs. Amber Leibrock

Leibrock is 3-1 in the red gloves with black top and trunks, fighting out of Hayward, California. Blencowe is 10-7 in the blue gloves with red top and trunks out of Sydney, Australia. Our referee in charge is Herb Dean.

Round 1: Blencowe takes a kick to the face early, giving up a lot of height and reach to the lanky Leibrock. Blencowe responds by landing a combo and a left hook then going for a clinch but she gets rocked by a knee to the body and stumbles backward. Leibrock swarms and throws several more knees against the fence. 90 seconds gone. Blencowe momentarily turns her around. Leibrock finally lets go after turning her back around at 1:56. Blencowe uses a leg kick and body shots as Leibrock pushes forward. Leibrock tries to swarm but backs off after tasting Blencowe’s 1-2, and another combo follows. 90 seconds left. Blencowe catches a kick and throws a knee. Blencowe has a little blood trickling from under her left eye. Leibrock with a high kick and a strong right hook. Dean warns them to watch their fingers. Front kick from Leibrock. Two right hooks land. 10-9 Leibrock but Blencowe came back strong.

Round 2: Leibrock lands a left kick high early. Blencowe lands the right hook again. Leg kick by Blencowe. Leibrock with a combo and body kick. Blencowe checks a high kick and throws a right. Right cross by Leibrock. Left jab flush for Blencowe. Leibrock ties up and throws a knee on the exit. Right hook and backfist (but no spin) for Leibrock. Leibrock falls down on a kick attempt but Blencowe can’t/doesn’t pounce. Blencowe with a left hook. Blencowe is scoring well with counter strikes whenever Leibrock steps forward. Right hook by Blencowe. Left hook by Blencowe. Combo by Blencowe. Hook and body shot for Blencowe. Leibrock’s corner yells “Where’s the kick?” Blencowe clinches for a takedown but Leibrock ends up on top as they go to the ground. Leibrock stands up and drops one hammer before the bell. 10-9 Blencowe.

Round 3: Leibrock goes for a takedown 15 seconds in but it’s Blencowe who ends up on top. Leibrock is hanging on and trying to not let Blencowe posture up and strike, then tries to cinch up the armbar, but Blencowe POWERBOMBS Leibrock to score a TKO win by slam. Mauro Ranallo is beside himself screaming “Shades of Rampage Jackson!!”

Final result: Arlene Blencowe wins by technical knockout at 1:23 in the third round.


Adam Piccolotti vs. James Terry

10-2 Piccolotti in the red gloves and black trunks fighting out of Half Moon Bay, California. 20-9 Terry in the blue gloves and black trunks fighting out of San Jose, California. Our referee in charge of this contest is Josh Rosenthal.

Round 1: Terry throws the first leg kick. Piccolotti keeps switching his stance regardless of what Terry does. Piccolotti lands the left hand a few times. Nice right hook and left from Terry. Spin kick misses for Piccolotti. Leg kick and right hook for Terry. Piccolotti avoids a shot and takes the back, then presses Terry into the fence, who pushes him away at 2:07. Terry gets clocked with a right hand that makes him shake his head. Left jab lands for Terry. Piccolotti goes body head. Terry pumps the jab. Piccolotti lands a knee to the body when Terry blocks a takedown. Terry backpedals but it’s a right and a spinning back heel to the body. Outside leg kick for Terry. Left hook for Terry. Cross and hook for Piccolotti. Piccolotti overshoots on a takedown but recovers quickly. Terry misses with the left but lands a right. Piccolotti responds with a knee. 10-9 Piccolotti.

Round 2: Glove tap two seconds in. Piccolotti quickly lands a right hook and a right body kick and an inside low kick that has Terry backpedaling from the strikes.Piccolotti continues to find a home for the right hook and left jab repeatedly. Terry with two outside leg kicks. At this point Piccolotti seems willing to take one to land 3-4 and it’s working. Terry is clearly getting frustrated as his face is getting marked up. Terry comes forward trying to make it a slug fest. Piccolotti shoots, Terry grabs a headlock, he lets it go. Terry lands a right hook. Left hook for Piccolotti. Right cross for Terry. Four strikes in a row land for Piccolotti. Left jab for Terry. Piccolotti misses with a knee but chases and lands a spinning back kick. Right hook for Piccolotti. Left jab lands again and again. Right hook, knee, jab, right hook. Piccolotti has punches in bunches. Takedown from Piccolotti at 4:32 as Terry gets warned for grabbing the fence. Piccolotti is throwing right hands to Terry’s back, and Terry finally gets free just before the bell to stand up. 10-9 Piccolotti.

Round 3: Glove tap and a quick hug open the final round. Piccolotti is working the left jab immediately. Terry backpedals and halfheartedly grabs a single leg before eating more jabs. Body kick and another left jab. Now Piccolotti is feeling himself and throws a right uppercut but Terry eats it. Terry is claiming a low blow but Rosenthal says no and the fight continues. Left hook for Piccolotti. Right hook. Left left left. Left left. Piccolotti almost can’t miss with that left jab. Terry eats a knee right on the chin and more jabs. Unlike the second round Terry doesn’t seem to have any responses left. Blood is now spraying from his face whenever he gets tagged. It’s on his upper chest as it spatters around with each blow. Another huge knee for Piccolotti at 3:55. Terry is tougher than two dollar steak. Piccolotti continues to treat him like a heavy bag for the final minute and takes him down one more time in the closing seconds. 10-8 Piccolotti.

Final result: The judges score it 29-28, 30-27 and 30-27 all for Adam Piccolotti.


Justin Smitley vs. Jeremiah Labiano

11-6 for Labiano in the red gloves and feathered mullet (plus dark trunks) fighting out of Hayward, California. 10-7-1 for Smitley in the blue gloves and gray trunks out of Oakdale, California. Our referee in charge is Mike Beltran.

Round 1: Smitley runs quickly to the center and lands a right hand. Labiano presses forward and lands a leg kick. Smitley goes for a high kick but Labiano sweeps the leg and puts him on the ground. Smitley spins and spins on his back trying get a submission, but Labiano picks him up and carries him across the cage with one arm to get him to let go. Smitley goes for a leg in response. Labiano tries to break free and can’t so instead he starts dropping hard right hammerfists on Smitley’s head. Smitley throws strikes from the bottom in response and just won’t let go of the leg or change position. Labiano drops a few elbows and more rights. Three minutes gone. Smitley finally loses his leg and now he’s getting jacked up with big left hands, and Mike Beltran has seen enough because Smitley did not fight back or improve position — this one’s all over.

Final result: Jeremiah Labiano wins via technical knockout at 3:28 of round one.


Joe Neal vs. Josh San Diego

San Diego is 7-4 in the red gloves and black trunks with white trim, fighting out of Milpitas, California. Neal is 6-3 in the blue gloves and black trunks, fighting out of Oakland, California. Our referee in charge is Josh Rosenthal.

Round 1: Glove tap to start. San Diego presses Neal backward toward the fence throwing right hooks, looks for a leg trip, but Neal peels him off and they start trading. Neal lands a clean left as San Diego continues to press. Neal gets a takedown to full guard. San Diego tries to get his back to the fence but Neal turns him away. Neal backs up to drop a right hand but gave up enough space for San Diego to wall walk to his feet. San Diego lands a knee, then another as he has a front headlock, then throws an elbow to the head as he lets go. Neal is bleeding around his right eye. Jumping knee by San Diego. Neal tries to drop levels for a takedown. San Diego is free at 3:48. San Diego clinches but breaks of his own accord at 4:25. San Diego gets a late takedown and a very late full mount. 10-9 San Diego.

Round 2: Another glove tap before JSD comes forward with punches and kicks. Neal has to get a hand up to check a head kick. JSD with a body kick and a shoot for the takedown. He lets it go at 0:58. Leg kick by JSD. JSD comes forward with combos. San Diego takes Neal down from behind and he’s trying to get the hooks in, but Neal is too close to the fence and gets back up at 2:11. JSD paws with the left jab. Multiple inside leg kicks for JSD. Neal keeps getting pressed backward to the fence from every angle. JSD throws a combo with a knee and pushes Neal into the cage. Big right elbow misses on the break. JSD sprawls to block a takedown and teases a spinning backfist. 10-9 San Diego.

Round 3: San Diego’s corner told him “no more spinning bullshit” between rounds. Rosenthal warns them not to clash heads as R3 gets going. San Diego blocks another takedown attempt and pushes forward with his left jab. He dances to the right on his feet and throws a leg kick, then a backward heel kick toward the chin. Neal is landing a few shots here and there particularly his right hand. He catches JSD with a 1-2 combo but Neal gets back to his feet off a short takedown. JSD throws a liver kick as Neal pressed forward. Straight right hand for Neal. Blood is flowing down JSD’s nose as he goes for and gets another takedown, loading up right hands and delivering as Neal’s side is pressed into the fence with 90 seconds left. He goes for the back as Neal gets up. Neal breaks free at 3:59. Body kick by JSD. San Diego grabs the plum to throw a knee and has another takedown with 15 seconds left. Neal gets back up and both men swing to end the bout. 10-9 San Diego.

Final result: Josh San Diego wins via 28-29, 30-27, 29-28 split decision.


Chuck Campbell vs. Joseph Ramirez

Round 1: Unaired on DAZN.

Final result: Chuck Campbell wins a unanimous decision of 30-27 X3.


Anthony Figueroa Jr. vs. Samuel Romero

Round 1: Unaired on DAZN.

Final result: Anthony Figueroa Jr. wins 29-27, 28-26, 29-26 by unanimous decision.


Isaiah Gonzalez vs. Khai Wu

Round 1: Unaired on DAZN.

Final result: To be determined.


Ahmed Abdelaziz vs. Laird Anderson

Round 1: Unaired on DAZN.

Final result: To be determined.


Cass Bell vs. Ty Costa

Red gloves and green hair for Bell at 1-0 out of Humboldt County, California. Ty Costa is 4-3 in the blue gloves out of Turlock, California. Our referee is Mark Smith.

Round 1: Tap of gloves to get us underway. Bell’s trunks match his hair. Costa sports the black trunks. Costa is crouching down low looking for a takedown and he gets his opening for a single leg at 39 seconds. Bell is back up at 0:53 and gets warned by Smith for grabbing the fence multiple times. Bell is taken down again at 1:30 and responds with elbows. Bell is back up again at 1:55 with Costa riding piggyback but he slips off at 2:04. They both swing hard as they break at 2:26. Costa ducks under a right hand and charges across the ring trying to take Bell down, but the fence keeps him upright. More elbows from Bell. Bell lands an overhand left when they break but Costa takes him right down. Costa tries to trap the head but lets Bell back up. 10-9 Costa.

Round 2: Costa goes for a single leg 23 seconds into the round and gets it 22 seconds later. Things stall out and the ref tells both men to get busy. Bell’s wrist and arm control is keeping him from doing much. Bell tries to trap an arm with his legs and Costa may be in trouble. Costa stacks Bell on his head trying to get out of danger. We get our second and third powerbomb of the night but neither is as effective as what Blencowe did. Bell pulls the arm back through his legs and hyper-extends it and Costa finally has to verbally tap out.

Final result: Cass Bell wins via submission (armbar) at 3:06 in the second round.


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The Best Bellator Event of the Year Is Tonight – You Should Tune In

The UFC may have everyone salivating in anticipation of next week’s installment of Conor McGregor: Superhero, but Bellator’s got some big in store tonight. It’s definitely worth tuning in for.

Setting aside Bellator 206‘s  co-main event of Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Wanderlei Silva, which is a joke of a fight, there’s the main event of Gegard Mousasi versus Rory MacDonald.

In case you forgot, Mousasi is the organization’s middleweight champ, while MacDonald is the welterweight champ. And they were top contenders in the UFC when they decided to jump ship and dominant in Bellator.

They are literally two of the best middleweights and welterweights around.

Also… HOLY CRAP MACDONALD IS MOVING UP A WEIGHT CLASS TO FIGHT ONE OF THE BEST! THAT’S INSANE!

I think MacDonald might have bitten off more than he can chew with Mousasi, just based on the size difference. But if there’s anyone on the Bellator roster that can beat Mousasi, it’s MacDonald, so…

If the notion of that ultra-compelling fight doesn’t move you, there’s also a rematch between two of Bellator’s other elite welterweights, Douglas Lima and Andrey Koreshkov. Lima was champ when he knocked out Koreshkov, but now that MacDonald is king, the Brazilian is back in the mix with this, the first fight on Bellator’s welterweight tournament.

Finally, there’s Aaron Pico. The superstar wrestler will forever be living down that dismal Bellator debut last year, but the three subsequent KO/TKOs are helping his cause.

Tune in. I certainly will be.

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How To Watch ‘Santos Vs. Anders’ Tonight!

It all goes down later tonight (Sat., Sept. 22, 2018) at UFC Fight Night 137 live on FOX Sports 1 from inside Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, when middleweight knockout artists Thiago Santos and Eryk Anders collide in the main event.

In addition to the 185-pound headliner, Brazilian legend Antonio Rogerio Nogueira will make his Octagon return against the heavy-handed Sam Alvey, welterweight prospect Carlo Pedersoli Jr. will take a huge step up in competition when he takes on “Cowboy” Alex Oliveira, former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao will try to get past Octagon newcomer Andre Ewell, and women’s strawweight veteran Randa Markos will lock horns with undefeated Brazilian finisher Marina Rodriguez.

Check out below to find out when and where to watch UFC Fight Night 137 in its entirety.

FIGHT PASS “Prelims” 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT

Online Airings

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Cable/Satellite Airings

Central/South America

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FOX Sports 2 “Prelims” 8:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. PT

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fuboTV live stream & DVR: Available Worldwide

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FOX Sports 1 Main Card 10:30 p.m. ET / 7:30 p.m. PT

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fuboTV live stream & DVR: Available Worldwide

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LIVE! RIZIN 12 Results, Streaming Updates Tonight!

RIZIN and shine, Maniacs, it’s time for some early morning hooliganism. The current kingpin of Japanese MMA returns this Sunday morning (Aug. 12, 2018) with almost a dozen mixed martial arts (MMA) and kickboxing matches featuring some of the nation’s top fighters.

MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE coverage of RIZIN 12 below, starting with the FITE.TV broadcast at 2 a.m. ET.

Though not quite as star-studded as some of the promotion’s other offerings, RIZIN 12 still features a healthy dose of talent, including Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veterans Kiichi Kunimoto, Hatsu Hioki, and Angela Magana. Also on the docket are local standouts Yusuke Yachi, Yuki Motoya, and “King” Reina Miura.

RIZIN 12 QUICK RESULTS:

Yusuke Yachi vs. Luiz Gustavo — Gustavo def. Yachi by KO (punch) in Round Two
Yuki Motoya vs. Kazuma Sone — Motoya def. Sona by submission (rear naked choke) in Round Two
Kiichi Kunimoto vs. Ryuichiro Sumimura — Kunimoto def. Sumimura by technical submission (arm triangle choke) in Round One
Reina Miura vs. Kaitlin Young — Young def. Miura by unanimous decision
Taiki Naito vs. Hannya Hashimoto — Naito def. Hashimoto by TKO (leg kicks) in Round Two
Hatsu Hioki vs. Mikuru Asakura — Asakura def. Hioki by KO (head kick and punches) in Round One
Roque Martinez vs. Kiyoshi Kuwabara — Martinez def. Kuwabara by TKO (head kick and punches) in Round One
Sho Ogawa vs. KAITO — KAITO def. Ogawa by unanimous decision
Kanako Murata vs. Angela Magana — Murata def. Magana by submission (von Flue choke) in Round One
RYUKI vs. NAOYA — RYUKI def. NAOYA by unanimous decision
Shintaro Matsukura vs. Takahiro Okuyama — Matsukura def. Okuyama by TKO (punches) in Round Two
Takiya Shota vs. Syuto Sato — Shota def. Sato by unanimous decision

RIZIN 12 ROUND-BY-ROUND COVERAGE:

Yusuke Yachi vs. Luiz Gustavo

Round one: Gustavo opens with a head kick attempt. Still looking for it. Good hook and a sweeping right hand. Gustavo wading after Yachi, landing good punches. He shoots for an easy takedown. Good right hand by Gustavo. He slams Yachi near the ropes. Soccer kick two minutes in as Yachi scrambles up. Double underhooks for Yachi. he tries a fancy knee, eats one in return and they slug it out. Two minutes to go.

Low kick and knees from Yachi. Left hook from Gustavo. He tries a head kick. Straight left by Yachi with a minute to go. Another straight left stings Gustavo. He marches after Yachi with a flying knee attempt, eats another left hand. Two hard hooks land for Gustavo. Superman punch by Gustavo. Close round, slightest edge to Gustavo.

Round two: Yachi goes for an outside reap and lands in side control. One minute in. Not much ground-and-pound so far. Gustavo scrambles up, eats a knee as he does. 1-2 from Yachi. Overhand right by Gustavo. Two minutes in. 3-2 and a combination. Yachi sporting a nasty cut on the eyebrow. Ref stops the action to check it out, but lets it keep going. As soon as they resume, Gustavo blasts Yachi with a right hand that sends him face-first to the mat.

Final result: Gustavo def. Yachi by KO (punch)


Yuki Motoya vs. Kazuma Sone

Round one: Sone lands an uppercut on the ropes. Low kicks from Motoya. Sone with a well-timed double-leg in the corner. Motoya latches onto a guillotine and jumps guard. No dice. Motoya complaining to the ref about the ropes, so he turns them around. Overhook control for Motoya two minutes in. Hammerfist from Sone and Motoya scrambles up with another guillotine. This one’s tighter, but Sone slips through the ropes to get out. Two minutes to go.

Sone goes low-low-high with punches. Again low-high with hooks. Low kick lands. Motoya with a left hook as he retreats. One minute to go. Sone hops in with a knee and ties up with double underhooks. He tosses Motoya down, they trade, and Sone denies a takedown. Low kicks from both. Sone in the lead.

Round two: Sone pressing forward, scores another takedown. Motoya again threatening a guillotine. Sone pops his head out and sets up in guard. Motoya uses the threat of a leglock to sweep. Sona scrambles out and avoids another guillotine as he takes him down into half guard. The scramble continues and Motoya looks for a high-elbow version. Still nothing. Motoya gets on top. Two minutes to go.

Sone works his way up and separates. Low kick lands for him. Motoya shoots, can’t complete it, keeps scrambling and takes the back. He quickly works his elbow under Sone’s chin and draws the tap.

Final result: Motoya def. Sone by submission (rear naked choke)


Kiichi Kunimoto vs. Ryuichiro Sumimura

Round one: Good low kick and 1-2 from Kunimoto followed by a knee. He shoots and takes Sumimura down into half guard. Short punches from Kunimoto. One minute in. Looking for an arm triangle. He needs to get his knee through and pass. No dice. Now he’s in side control. Sumimura regains half guard when Kunimoto tries to go to mount. Kunimura just can’t pass. Two minutes to go.

Now he gets mount with a minute to work. Kunimoto postures up for some right hands and takes the back. Kunimoto with a slick transition to the arm triangle and Sumimura goes to sleep just moments before the bell.

Final result: Kunimoto def. Sumimura by technical submission (arm triangle choke)


Reina Miura vs. Kaitlin Young

Round one: Young firing her jab. Hard overhand right by Miura. She steps into the clinch, Young looking to frame her away. One minute in. Young counters a throw into top position and nearly takes the back before Miura slips out. Low kick from Young. Two minutes in. Young pressuring, lands another low kick. Head kick attempt. Another one catches Miura leaning. Hard right hands by Young. Two minutes to go.

Low kick from Young. Another head kick and 1-2 after eating an overhand right. Leg kick. Counter overhand from Miura. Leg kick exchange. Right hands from Miura. She more into the clinch once again, can’t maintain a grip. Young with a solid early lead.

Round two: Low kicks from Young. They’re piling up. Body kick as well. One minute in. Straight right by Young. Low kick, right hands. Miura not offering much, eats a counter right. Young opening up, absorbs a right hand. Two minutes in. Miura catches a body kick and takes her down into half guard. Young rolls to her knees. Miura looking for her second hook. There it is, full back control. Young appears to use the ropes to pull her way up. One minute to go. Young denies an attempt to clinch and goes back to work with heavy right hands. Miura eats a 1-2, hits a double-leg. Still Young’s fight so far.

Round three: Lovely throw from Miura, but Young again rolls through and they return to their feet. One minute in. Low kicks from Young. Head kick this time. Two minutes in. Young waves her on. Head kick attempt, straight right connects. Another low kick. Miura grabs double underhooks in the corner. Two minutes to go.

Young framing well, lands a knee upstairs but gets taken down into side control. Young gets to her knees, Miura takes her back. Full body triangle. Miura looking for the choke, runs out of time. Should be a decision for Young.

Final result: Young def. Miura by unanimous decision


Kickboxing: Taiki Naito vs. Hannya Hashimoto

Round one: Both open with kicks. Sneaky side kick knocks Hashimoto over. Low kicks from Hashimoto. Naito looks for a head kick. Once again. Low kick from Naito a minute in. Not even sure there’s been a punch yet. Now Naito follows a left hook with a head kick. Jumping knee glances off Hashimoto’s chin. Leg kick exchange. Hashimoto to the body. One minute to go. He takes one to the cup. Naito firing kicks, but gets caught with a right hand while throwing and hits the mat for a knockdown. He looks fine, catching Hashimoto with a left hook when they resume. Hard right straight. 10-8 Hashimoto.

Round two: Hashimoto goes low-high, has to weather a long series of combos from Naito. Naito tearing up the lead leg, catches a kick and lands while holding it. Clash of heads in the center. Hashimoto to the body, eats more leg kicks. That right leg of his is going. Naito keeps whacking at it until Hashimoto drops for a knockdown. Two more kicks and down goes Hashimoto again. He’s limping when he stands. His leg can’t support him anymore and there’s the finish.

Final result: Naito def. Hashimoto by TKO (leg kicks)


Hatsu Hioki vs. Mikuru Asakura

Round one: Asakura throwing heavy, lands a leg kick. Asakura to the body. Hioki shoots from too far out, stuffed. One minute in. Asakura body kick. Hioki shoots again, gets over-unders. Hioki goes for a sacrifice throw, winds up on the bottom in guard. Two minutes in. Hioki looks for a leg, Asakura lets him up. Two minutes to go.

Asakura digs a left downstairs, eats a body shot in return. Asakura backs him to the corner and sends him crashing down with a left high kick. Two more punches and it’s over.

Final result: Asakura def. Hioki by KO (head kick and punches)


Roque Martinez vs. Kiyoshi Kuwabara

Round one: They meet in the center and just start trading punches. Martinez seemingly getting the better of it, waving him on. Body kicks from Martinez. One minute in. Uppercut lands for him, more body kicks. Elbows by Martinez. Kuwabara getting overwhelmed, eats uppercuts and hooks. Kuwabara’s still throwing back at him. Two minutes in. Kuwabara to the body, eats a long combination. Now Kuwabara’s stumbling, eats a glancing head kick. Martinez staying busy with punches, rips the body. Two minutes to go.

Hard right hand after some jabs. Kuwabara looks spent. Head kick from Martinez, heavy shots in the corner. The ref steps in as the flurry ramps up.

Final result: Martinez def. Kuwabara by TKO (head kick and punches)


Kickboxing: Sho Ogawa vs. KAITO

Round one: Trading low kicks to start. One minute in. Body kick from Ogawa, low kick from KAITO and they trade knees inside. Body kick by Ogawa. Combination from KAITO. One minute to go. Teep to the face. Ogawa catches a body kick and sweeps the leg. KAITO catches the next kick and lands a right hand. Body kick from KAITO, knocked off-balance. 10-9 Ogawa.

Round two: Another patient opening minute, both men landing low kicks. One minute in. Right hand and low kick from KAITO. Body shot. 1-2 met by a jab. Ogawa body kick. KAITO landing better now. One minute to go. He tries a jumping knee. Low kick from Ogawa. Body shot, low kick. Counter right from KAITO as Ogawa pressures. Ogawa leg kick met by a left hook. 10-9 KAITO.

Round three: Once again, they start by picking at each other’s lead legs. KAITO to the body, uppercut upstairs. Teep lands. One minute in. Hard left hook downstairs. Ogawa leg kicks, combination upstairs. Looking to pick up the pace. Combo from KAITO in return. Counter 1-2. Hard combinations from Kaito to the head and body. More shots piling up. Left hook exchange. KAITO overwhelming him with punches right now, but Ogawa firing back. 10-9 KAITO.

Final result: KAITO def. Ogawa by unanimous decision


Kanako Murata vs. Angela Magana

Round one: Both firing right hands early. Magana landing straights. Murata gets double underhooks and trips her down into side control. One minute in. Magana trying to bridge, can’t do so as Murata lands punches. Magans manages to scramble up, suplexed back to the mat. Two minutes in. Magana stuck on her knees. She nearly vies up her neck on the way up, eats a knee. Two minutes to go.

Another takedown into side control for Murata. Hard right hands. She continues to whack away, maintaining control. Murata well ahead.

Round two: Trading low kicks to start. Murata gets double underhooks in the corner. Magana manages to separate and fire her jab. Murata tries to spin. Two minutes in. Jab from Magana, body kick from Murata. Straight left by Murata, who hits an easy double-leg into side control. Murata looking for a von Flue choke. Two minutes to go.

Still looking for that choke. She passes to mount and clamps down until Magana taps.

Final result: Murata def. Magana by submission (von Flue choke)


Kickboxing: RYUKI vs. NAOYA

Round one: Trading kicks to start. RYUKI with the harder low kicks so far. Body kick. NAOYA lands one in return, then a right hand inside. Hard 1-2 from RYUKI a minute in. Back to trading low kicks, stiff straight punches by RYUKI. NAOYA with a body kick, eats an uppercut and straight lef.t Clinch. RYUKI picking up the pace, whacking the lead leg. Body shot, uppercuts, hooks. NAOYA fires a head kick and eats a left cross. RYUKI to the body. Straight left, uppercuts. 10-9 RYUKI.

Round two: Both land left hands, then NAOYA wades in, landing a right hook. Good exchanges this round. RYUKI back on the front foot, landing jabs. Straight left met by a NAOYA high kick. Body kicks from NAOYA, who eats a knee. Clinch. One minute to go. Low kicks by RYUKI. Body kick backs NAOYA up and he follows up with a flying knee attempt. Hard straight left buzzes NAOYA and RYUKI’s on the attack. 10-9 RYUKI.

Round three: NAOYA moving forward. Knee and straight left by RYUKI, leg kick lands. Body kicks, straight left, then a nasty series of punches that NAOYA absorbs. One minute in. Clinch. Body kick from NAOYA. Knee by RYUKI met by an uppercut. Knee again, jumping switch kick. NAOYA low kick with a minute to go. Knee and straight left come back at him and again RYUKI whacks that lead leg. Straight left on the break. Again on the counter. Both land punches in the center. Uppercuts from Ryuki with his back on the ropes. 10-9 RYUKI.

Final result: RYUKI def. NAOYA by unanimous decision


Kickboxing: Shintaro Matsukura vs. Takahiro Okuyama

Round one: Matsukura sending out round kicks. Snap kick downstairs, left body kick. Again. Matsukura switching stances well. Snap kick, low kick. One minute in. Leg kick, body kick. Good right hand catches Okuyama coming in. Body kick form Okuyama. Matsukura outlanding him by a large margin, punishing the body. One minute to go. Straight left snaps Okuyama’s head back and Okuyama marches after him, throwing combinations. Suddenly, Okuyama wobbles Matsukara with a left hook and tries to put him down before the bell. 10-9 Okuyama.

Round two: Matsukura going back to the kicks. Body kick lands for him. Leg kick exchange. One minute in. 1-2 from Matsukura, body kick exchange. Short right from Okuyama. Teep downstairs. One minute to go. Matsukura steps in and levels Okuyama with a 1-2. Okuyama goes down face-first, but manages to beat the count. Matsukura keeps up the attack until another 1-2 puts him down.

Final result: Matsukura def. Okuyama by TKO (punches)


Kickboxing: Takiya Shota vs. Syuto Sato

Round one: Trading early low kicks. Sato tries a high kick. Good trade in the center until Sato catches a kick. Takedown by Sato. One minute in. Another clinch. Low kick from Shota, body kick by Sato. Sato counters a low kick with a straight left and Shota slips. Trading in the center, both land body kicks and Sato lands while he has Shota on one leg, then hits a throw. Shota just keeps slipping, but suddenly he’s landing heavy shots. 10-9 Sato.

Round two: Sato tries a spinning hook kick, lands a knee in the clinch. Heavy punches from both men, body kick by Sato and a side kick to the body. Another takedown. Trading knees inside, throw from Sato. Shota slips yet again, eats a front kick and a combo. Heavy exchange. Counter hook catches Shota jumping. Low kicks and knees by Shota, tries to open up on the ropes. He backs Sato to the corner and drops him hard. Shota tries to capitalize, walks into a front kick and then gets dropped after standing. Clinch. 10-9 Sato.

Round three: Shota comes out slugging, eats a kick. Clinch. Sato’s nose look busted and Shota cracks him with a knee for a called knockdown. Ref pauses the fight to look at Sato’s nose. One minute in. Back to punching, Shota tries a knee inside and gets clipped with punches. He just keeps marching forward. Knees from Shota inside. Sato body kick, jumping knee. Takedown. Shota lands a heavy left high kick and looks to pour it on. Clinches slowing things down. Shota continues to pound until the bell. 10-8 Shota.

Final result: Shota def. Sato by unanimous decision


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All Eyes On ‘DC’ Tonight In Las Vegas!

Daniel Cormier will have the opportunity to make history later tonight (Sat., July 7, 2018) at UFC 226 live on pay-per-view (PPV) from inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, when he challenges Stipe Miocic for the UFC heavyweight championship.

If “DC” is able to get past Miocic he will become just the second fighter in UFC history to simultaneously hold two belts in different weight classes (Conor McGregor being the first).

It’s an incredibly opportunity to say the least, especially considering Cormier last fought at heavyweight back in 2013. But fight fans should not forget how dominate the UFC light heavyweight champion was back when he was competing at heavyweight. Cormier not only defeated the likes of Josh Barnett and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva en route to claiming the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix, but he swiftly beat down Frank Mir and Roy Nelson after stepping over to UFC five years ago.

After making a transition to light heavyweight in 2014 to avoid an eventual heavyweight showdown with teammate and best friend Cain Velasquez, Cormier is coming back home. It will be a chance for him to shed his past failures opposite nemesis Jon Jones at 205 pounds and prove once again that he’s one of the very best fighters in the world. It provides him the opportunity to separate himself from his divisional ties to “Bones” and create his own history in a different weight class.

If Cormier can return to his old stomping grounds and knock off a champion who just set the UFC record for most consecutive heavyweight title defenses (3) then it’s possible that the 39-year-old will go down as one of the top five best fighters of all time. Because even though Cormier was unable to get over the hump against Jones at light heavyweight, he’s on the cusp of doing something that Jones has only dreamed about.

That’s the ultimate one-upper if you ask me. Unfortunately, it will have to come at the expense of Miocic this weekend in Las Vegas.

MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 226 fight card, starting with the Fight Pass “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. ET, then the remaining undercard balance on FOX Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET.

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TUF 27 Finale Start Time, Schedule, Who Is Fighting Tonight!

International Fight Week continues to roll right along as Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) brings us The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 27 Finale mixed martial arts (MMA) event later tonight on FOX Sports 1, featuring a hard-hitting main event along with a pair of glass trophies in the featherweight and lightweight divisions.

And we’re here to make sure you know just how to watch it in this convenient TUF 27 Finale cheat sheet.

What UFC event is on tonight? TUF 27 Finale: “Tavares vs. Adesanya”
Who is fighting tonight at TUF 27 Finale? Middleweights Brad Tavares and Israel Adesanya top the FS1 main card, shortly after Joe Giannetti vs. Mike Trizano (lightweight) and Brad Katona vs. Jay Cucciniello (featherweight) collide for their respective glass trophies.
When does TUF 27 Finale start? Today (Fri., July 6, 2018), beginning at 7 p.m. ET on UFC Fight Pass.
Where will TUF 27 Finale take place? “The Pearl” at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada
How can I watch TUF 27 Finale? UFC Fight Pass “Prelims” start time at 7 p.m. ET. Then the remaining undercard balance on FOX Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET.
Where can I get TUF 27 Finale updates and results? Get complete play-by-play updates and live coverage here!

Tavares (17-4) and Adesanya (13-0) are battling for a coveted spot in the division top 10. Gianetti (6-0) defeated John Gunther and Allan Zuniga to reach the lightweight finale, while Trizano (6-0) topped Thailand Clark and the returning John Gunther to earn his place. As for Brad Katona (6-0), he turned away Kyler Phillips and Bryce Mitchell to reach the featherweight finale. Cucciniello (8-0) lost to Bryce Mitchell, but got called back and upset Tyler Diamond to make it to tonight’s show.

Here’s the complete TUF 27 Finale fight card:

FOX Sports 1 Main Event:

185 lbs.: Brad Tavares vs. Israel Adesanya

FOX Sports 1 Main Card (10 p.m. ET):

155 lbs.: Joe Giannetti vs. Mike Trizano (TUF 27 lightweight tournament final)

145 lbs.: Brad Katona vs. Jay Cucciniello (TUF 27 featherweight tournament final)

145 lbs.: Alex Caceres vs. Martin Bravo

125 lbs.: Roxanne Modafferi vs. Barb Honchak

185 lbs.: Alessio Di Chirico vs. Julian Marquez

FOX Sports 1 Prelims (8 p.m. ET):

125 lbs.: Montana De La Rosa vs. Rachael Ostovich

155 lbs.: Luis Pena vs. Richie Smullen

145 lbs.: John Gunther vs. Allan Zuniga

UFC Fight Pass Prelims (7 p.m. ET):

145 lbs.: Matt Bessette vs. Steven Peterson

185 lbs.: Gerald Meerschaert vs. Oskar Piechota

For much more on this season of TUF click here. Enjoy the show!

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