Bellator 132 – January 16, 2015

Bellator 132 is currently scheduled to take place on January 16 at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Southern California. A featherweight title fight between reigning champion Patricio Pitbull and former champion Daniel Straus will serve as the main event.

  • Dustin Jacoby vs. John Salter

Jacoby (10-4) a former UFC and WSOF veteran, is coming second-round TKO in his promotional debut to fan favorite ‘King Mo’ Muhammed Lawal at Bellator 123 in September. Prior to this setback, he strung together in various smaller promotions. He will enter this bout with nine career stoppage wins, including eight by way of knockout, and a Bellator record of 0-1.

Salter (10-3), a UFC veteran making his Bellator debut, will enter this bout having won five of his last six bouts. He’ll make his Bellator debut against Jacoby. In his two most recent efforts, Salter picked up back-to-back first round stoppage wins under various smaller promotions. He currently holds 10 career stoppage wins, including six by way of knockout.

  • Hector Carillo vs. Everett Cummings
  • Steve Kozola vs. Jonathan Rivera
  • Derek Anderson vs. Danny Navarro
  • Fabricio Guerreiro vs. Nick Piedmont
  • Fabian Gonzalez vs. Albert Morales
  • Luc Bondole vs. Chris Herrera

 

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.

  • Brendan Kornberger vs. Krasimir Mladenov

 

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.

  • Eddie Alvarez out, Donald Cerrone vs. Benson Henderson

Cerrone (26-1), who defeated Alvarez by decision in the co-main event of UFC 178 in September, will enter this bout riding an incredible six fight winning streak, with four of those wins coming in 2014. In his most recent outing Cerrone earned a decision wins over the then undefeated Myles Jury at UFC 182. Prior to his back-to-back decision wins, ‘Cowboy’ rattled off four straight stoppage victories, earning a post fight bonus in each of them. He currently holds 19 career stoppage wins, including 15 by way of submission, and a UFC record of 13-3

Henderson (21-4), who previously defeated Hendrson on two separate occasions during their time under the WEC banner, was last seen on the receiving end of a first round knockout loss to Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night 49 in August. This loss not only snapped Henderson’s two fight win streak, which includes a split decision over former Strikeforce champ Josh Thomson, but also marked his first defeat since dropping his UFC title to current champion and longtime rival Anthony Pettis in the main event of UFC 164 in August 2013. He will enter this bout with  UFC record of 9-2, with eight of those wins going to a judge’s decision.


 

WSOF 18 – February 12, 2014

WSOF 18 is currently scheduled take place February 12 at the Edmonton Expo Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

  • Marlon Moraes vs. Josh Hill at WSOF 18

Moraes (13-4-1) will enter the WSOF cage with eight consecutive victories under his belt, which includes a split decision over former WEC champion Miguel Torres and devastating knockouts of Tyson Nam and Carson Beebe. In his last effort, Moraes turned in another dominant performance when he socred a second round submission win over of TUF 18 veteran Cody Bollinger at WSOF 13 on September 13, 2014. Moraes’ win streak dates back to December 2, 2011, when he earned a unanimous decision over Chris Manuel.

Hill (10-0) , who has been on the last 22 months, made a thunderous return to action on in his promotional debut at WSOF Canada 2 where scored a violent first-round knockout victory over Mike Adams. This win marked just the fourth stoppage win over his young career. Prior to this win, the ‘Gentleman’ earned five straight decision under various smaller promotions.

  • Antonio Carvalho vs. Chris Gruetzemacher 
  • Shane Campbell vs. Brandt Dewsbery 
  • Hakeem Dawodu vs. Tristan Johnson 

UFC Fight Night 61 – February 22, 2015

UFC Fight Night 61 is currently schedule to take place on February 22 at Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

  • cancelled Rashad Evans vs. Glover Teixeira (injury)
  • Frank Mir vs. Antonio “Bigfoo”  Silva named new main event

Mir (16-9), a former two-time UFC heavyweight champion, will be looking to get back in the win column and put an end to a career-worst four fight losing streak, with his most recent being a decision loss to Alistair Overeem at UFC 169 in February. Prior to this string of defeats, the Jackson-Winklejon product earned three straight victories, including a Submission of the Year over Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira at UFC 140, en route to earning a shot at then-champion Junior dos Santos’ belt. Mir will enter this bout holding several UFC heavyweight records, including most fights (23), wins (14), finishes (11), submissions (8) and fastest submission (45 seconds).

Bigfoot (18-6-1), a former UFC title contender, was last seen on the receiving end a of a first round knockout at the hands of Andrei Arlovski in the main event of UFC Fight Night 51 in September. Prior to this loss, in what has been labeled the greatest heavyweight fight in UFC history, the hulking Brazilian fought to a draw with current title contender Mark Hunt at UFC Fight Night 33 in December 2013. He will enter this bout with 16 career stoppage victories, including 13 knockouts and a UFC record of 2-3-1.

  • Jessica Andrade vs. Marion Reneau 
  • Cody Gibson vs. Douglas Silva

UFC 184 – February 28, 2014

UFC 184 is currently scheduled to take place on Feb. 28 at the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles. A middleweight title fight between champion Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort will serve as headlining act while a women’s bantamweight title fight Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano take place in the co-main event.

  • Masio Fullen vs. Alexander Torres

UFC 185 – March, 14, 2015

UFC 185 is currently scheduled to take place on March 14 at the American Airlines Arena in Dallas, TX. A lightweight title fight between reigning champion Anthony Pettis and the surging Brazilian Rafael dos Anjos will serve as the main event.

  • Roy Nelson vs. Alistair Overeem at UFC 185

Overeem (38-14), the former Strikeforce, Dream and the 2010 K-1 Grand Prix champion, will be looking to pick up back-to-back wins for the first time in his UFC career. In his most recent outing, ‘The Reem’ ran through his fellow Dutch countryman Stefan Struve in the opening round of their UFC on FOX 13 matchup in December.  Prior to this win, Overeem suffered a stunning first round knockout loss to Ben Rothwell in their co-main event matchup at UFC Fight Night 50 in September. He will enter this bout with an astounding 35 stoppage wins, including 19 by way of submission, an a UFC record of 3-3.

Nelson (20-10), the winner of the 10th season of The Ultimate Fighter, will enter this bout coming off a second round knockout loss to 2001 K-1 Grand Prix champion Mark Hunt in their main event matchup at UFC Fight Night 52 in September. This setback not only marked Nelson’s first stoppage loss during his UFC tenure, and second of his career, but also handed him his third loss in his last four bouts. Prior to this loss, ‘Big Country’ demolished former Pride FC and UFC heavyweight champion Antônio ‘Minotauro’ Nogueira in the main event of UFC Fight Night 39. He currently holds 18 stoppage wins, including 13 by way of knockout, and a UFC record of 7-6.


Legacy 40 – March 20, 2015

Legacy 40 is currently scheduled to take place on March 20 at Wild Bills in Atlanta.

  • Joe Cason vs. Cody East – for Legacy FC heavyweight title

Cason (9-1), a Strikeforce veteran, is coming first round TKO win over Robert Morrow at MCC 52 in March. This victory marked his first since first round stoppage over Sean Salmon in 2011. Following this win, Cason suffered a first round submission loss to current UFC light heavyweight Ovince Saint Preux at Strikeforce – Challengers 17. Cason would go onto to take a three year personal hiatus following this setback. He will enter this bout with nine career stoppage wins, including seven by way of knockout.

East (9-1) is coming off a first round TKO win over Vernon Lewis at Legacy FC 36 in October.This victory pushed ‘The Freight Train’s’ win streak to six straight, with only one of these wins reaching the judge’s decision. He will enter this bout with eight career stoppage wins, including six by way of knockout, and a Legacy FC record of 1-0.

  • Tommy Jones vs. David Vitkay
  • Matt Betzold vs. Rodrigo Lima
  • Joe Elmore vs. Clay Harvison
  • Rusty Crowder vs. Gui Curry
  • Aaron Conway vs. Doug Usher
  • Wesley Barnes vs. Amir Dadovic
  • Derrick Brown vs. Devorious Tubbs
  • Josh Koser vs. Dee Melton
  • Alen Mulahmetovic vs. Ralph Ospina
  • Zac Cooper vs. Nathan Williams
  • Andrew Ballenger vs. Jared Gooden

UFC on FOX 15 – April 18, 2015

UFC on FOX 15 is currently scheduled to take place on April 18 at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

  • Lyoto Machida vs. Luke Rockhold at UFC on FOX 15

Rockhold (13-2), a former Strikeforce middleweight champion, will be looking to earn up his fourth straight win inside the Octagon. In his most recent outing, the American Kickboxing Academy standout walked away with a very impressive second round submission win over rival Micahel Bisping in their main event grudge match at UFC Fight Night 55 in April. Prior to this win, Rockhold picked up back-to-back first round stoppage wins over Tim Boetsch and Costas Philippou. To date his last loss, came at the hands of a violent spinning back kick knockout courtesy of Vitor Belfort at UFC on FX 8.  He will enter this bout with 11 career stoppage wins, including eight by way of knockout, and a UFC record of 3-1.

Machida (22-5), a former UFC light heavyweight champion and middleweight title contender, was last seen walking away with a lightning quick TKO win over C.B. Dollaway, which came a little over a minute into their UFC Fight Night 58 main event bout in December. Prior to this win, fans saw Machida on the wrong end of a hard-fought decision loss to UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman in the main event of UFC 175 in July. This marked the first loss for ‘The Dragon’ since making the drop down to 185-pounds last October. He kicked off his middleweight with a first round head kick knockout over Mark Muñoz, followed by a thrilling decision win over Gegard Mousasi. He will enter this bout with 11 career stoppage wins, including nine by way of knockout, and a UFC record of 14-5.

  • Manny Gamburyan vs. Aljamain Sterling at UFC on FOX 15

UFC 186 – April 25, 2015

  • Rory MacDonald vs. Hector Lombard

MacDonald (18-2), a Montreal native, was last seen walking away with a violent third round knockout over former Strikeforce champion Tarec Saffiedine in their main event matchup at UFC Fight Night 54 in October. This victory not only marked the TriStar Gym product’s first stoppage win since 2011 but also extended his win streak to three straight, which includes a dominant decision win over Tyron Woodley and a Fight of the Night performance over Demian Maia. To date, the “Red King’s” last defeat came in the form of a split decision loss to current welterweight champion Robbie Lawler at UFC 167 in November 2013. MacDonald was expected to challenge for the belt in his next outing, however the UFC decided to book the rubber match between Lawler and former champion Johny Hendricks instead. MacDonald will enter this bout with 13 career stoppage wins, including seven by way of knockout, and a UFC record of 9-2.

Lombard (35-4), the former Bellator middleweight champion, will enter this bout riding a three fight wins streak since making the drop down to 170-pounds. IN his most recent performance, the man known as “Showweather” earned a decision win over former WSOF champion Josh Burkman at UFC 182. Prior to this win, Lombard rag-dolled  former Strikeforce middleweight champion and UFC welterweight title contender Jake Shields for 15 straight minutes en route to a dominant decision win at UFC 171 in March 2014. Lombard currently holds 26 career stoppage victory, including an incredible 19 by way of knockout, and a UFC record of 4-2.