WSOF 17 – January 17, 2015

WSOF 17 is currently scheduled to take place on January 17 at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. A welterweight bout between a pair of former UFC veterans in Jake Shields and Brian Foster will serve as the main event.

  • Brian Cobb vs. Johnny Nunez
  • Krasimir Mladenov vs. Jesse Taylor
  • Bryson Hansen vs. Rudy Morales
  • Adam Cella vs. Danny Davis Jr.

UFC Fight Night 59 – January 18, 2015

UFC Fight Night 59 is currently scheduled to take place on January 18 at the TD Garden in Boston. A featherweight matchup between Conor McGregor and German striker Dennis Siver will serve as the main event.

  • Johnny Case vs. Frankie Perez (replaces injured Francisco Trevino)

Case (19-4), a former RFA and MCC veteran, will be looking to improve on his career-best nine fight winning streak. In his most recent outing, the man known as ‘Hollywood’ picked up a first round submission win in his UFC debut against Kazuki Tokudome at UFC Fight Night 52 in September. Prior to this win, fans saw Case pick up just the second decision of his career in the former of a split decision over E.J. Brooks at RFA 10 in October 2013. He will enter this bout with 17 stoppage victories in his career, including 11 by way of knockout.

Perez (9-1), a nine-time Ring of Combat veteran, was last seen earning unanimous decision win over Tom Marcellino at WSOF 13 in September. Prior to this win, Perez suffered a split-decision loss to Chris Wade at ROC 48 in May, marking the first professional defeat of his career. He will enter this bout with six career stoppage victories, including five by way of knockout.


 

GLORY 19 – February 6, 2015

GLORY 19 is set to air live on SPIKE TV at 9/8c from Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Virginia on Friday, February 6.

  • Rico Verhoeven vs. Errol Zimmerman – For GLORY Heavyweight Championship

Verhoeven (44-9-0, 10 KOs) will enter this bout riding a six fight win streak, with his most recent being a unanimous decision win over Daniel Ghiță in their main event title bout at GLORY 17 in March. Prior this win, fans saw the ‘Prince of Kickboxing’ win the vacant heavyweight title with a hard-fought split decision win over 3x K-1 World Grand Prix Champion Peter Aerts GLORY 13 in December 2012.

Zimmerman (103-11-1, 44 KOs), who has ended three of his last four fights via knockout, won their first tilt by stopping Verhoeven in the first round. The next time they met, at GLORY 9: NEW YORK in June of 2013, Verhoeven took home the decision victory to even up the series.


 

Bellator 133 – February 13, 2015

Bellator 133 is currently scheduled will take place at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, CA. The main card airs on Spike TV following prelims on MMAjunkie.com. A middleweight battle between knockout artist Melvin Manhoef and former champion Alexander Shlemenko will serve as the main event.

  • Chris Honeycutt vs. Clayton MacFarlane

Honeycutt (5-0), a former two-time NCAA Division I All-American wrestler out of Edinboro University and two-time high school state wrestling champion in his native Ohio, was last seen earning a dominant second round TKO in his promotional debut against Aaron Wilkinson at Bellator 125 in September. Prior to this win, ‘The Cutt’ won his first four professional bouts under the UPC Unlimited banner.

MacFarlane (4-0), who will be making his Bellator MMA debut, built an undefeated mark through his first four career contests while competing on California’s regional scene. MacFarlane also boasts a collegiate wrestling background, as he was a 2012 NCAA Division II Wrestling Champion while competing for Missouri’s Lindenwood University Saint Charles.


 

UFC Fight Night 61 – February 22, 2015

UFC Fight Night 61 is currently scheduled to take place on February  22 at Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. A light heavyweight battle between former champion Rashad Evans and former title contender Glover Teixeira will serve as the main event.

  • Santiago Ponzinibbio vs. Sean Strickland 

Ponzinibbio (19-2) was last seen picking up a violent first round knockout victory over Wendell Oliveira at UFC Fight Night 51 in September. Prior to this win, fans saw ‘El Rasta’s’ seven fight win streak snapped when he dropped a unanimous decision in his UFC debut to Ryan La Flare at UFC Fight Night 32 in November 2013. He will enter this bout with 17 career stoppage victories, including 11 by way of knockout.

Strickland (15-0), a former King of the Cage champion, kept his record perfect with a split decision victory in his most recent outing against TUF 17 veteran Luke Barnatt at UFC Fight Night 41 in May. Prior to this win, ‘Tarzan’ walked away with an impressive first round submission win in his promotional debut against another TUF 17 veteran in Bubba McDaniel at UFC 171 in March. Strickland will enter this bout with 11 career stoppage victories, including seven by way of knockout.

  • Ivan Jorge vs. Josh Shockley
  • Wendell Oliveira vs. T.J. Waldburger