Live from the Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, August 8 2016, is UFC Fight Night 92.
This card is headlined by a featherweight bout between a pair of exciting and flashy strikers who both meet in their first headlining opportunity with the promotion, Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres (12-8) and Yair “El Pantera” Rodriguez (8-1). The co-main event pits Dennis Bermudez (15-5) and Rony Jason (14-5) against each other with both men hungry to put another “W” on their record.
UFC Fight Night 92 will air live on FOX Sports 1 following the early prelims on UFC Fight Pass. The event also airs live in the UK on BT Sport 2, with the prelims kicking off at 1am.
Follow along on Twitter at @mmalatestnws for up to the minute action as the card progresses!
The full results from the fight card are below:
MAIN CARD (FS1, 10 p.m. ET)
Alex Caceres (12-9) vs. #13 Yair Rodriguez (9-1)
- Result: Yair Rodriguez def. Alex Caceres via Split Decision (49-46, 48-47, 48-47)
#8 Dennis Bermudez (17-5) vs. Rony Jason (16-6)
- Result: Dennis Bermudez def. Rony Jason via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-27)
Chris Camozzi (24-11) vs. #12 Thales Leites (26-6)
- Result: Thales Leites def. Chris Camozzi via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke), Round 3 – 2:58
Zak Cummings (19-5) vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio (24-3)
- Result: Santiago Ponzinibbio def. Zak Cummings via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Joseph Gigliotti (7-1) vs. Trevor Smith (14-6)
- Result: Trevor Smith def. Joseph Gigliotti via Unanimous Decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)
#9 Maryna Moroz (8-1) vs. Danielle Taylor (7-2)
- Result: Maryna Moroz def. Danielle Taylor via Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
PRELIMINARY CARD (FS1, 8 p.m. ET)
Court McGee (19-5) vs. Dominique Steele (14-8)
- Result: Court McGee def. Dominique Steele via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Viktor Pesta (10-3) vs. Marcin Tybura (14-4)
- Result: Marcin Tybura def. Viktor Pesta via KO (Head Kick), Round 2 – 0:53
Jason Novelli (11-2) vs. David Teymur (5-1)
- Result: David Teymur def. Jason Novelli via KO (Punches), Round 2 – 1:25
Horacio Gutierrez (3-3) vs. Teruto Ishihara (10-2-2)
- Result: Teruto Ishihara def. Horacio Guiterrez via TKO (Punches), Round 1 – 2:32
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 6:30 p.m. ET)
#14 Tatsuya Kawajiri (35-10-2) vs. #5 Cub Swanson (23-7)
- Result: Cub Swanson def. Tatsuya Kawajiri via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Justin Ledet (10-1) vs. Chase Sherman (6-1)
- Result: Justin Ledet def. Chase Sherman via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
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Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou Official for UFC 220
UFC 220 in Boston, Massachusetts has its main event. Stipe Miocic (17-2) will put his belt on the line for the third time against rising heavyweight star, Francis Ngannou (11-1)
Rumors surrounded the match-up for UFC 220 after Ngannou’s first round knockout over Alistair Overeem, at UFC 218. The Cameroonian heavyweight called for the fight himself. In his octagon interview proceeding his most recent victory, Ngannou stated:
“I’m feeling good… I’m on my way to a title shot”.
— UFC (@ufc) December 10, 2017
The heavy handed Ngannou has finished all of his opponents in all of his six UFC bouts. A streak which includes a kimura submission over Anthony Hamilton and a TKO victory against former UFC heavyweight champion, Andrei Arlovski. Overall, he holds a ten fight win streak. His only defeat came by way of unanimous decision to Zoumana Cisse, in his second professional MMA fight.
If victorious, Ngannou would become the first African-born champion in UFC history.
Not to be diminished, Stipe Miocic rides his a streak of his own into the beantown match-up. Five consecutive wins, five knockouts and the past four of which, ended in the first round. A victory in Boston for the champ would make him the longest reigning heavyweight champion in UFC history. Currently, Miocic is one of three heavyweights, in the promotions entirety, whom has successfully defended the belt twice.
UFC 220 will be held at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts on January 20th, 2018. The pay-per-view (PPV) card will also feature light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, as he faces challenger Volkan “No Time” Oezdemir.
Ladies Fight Night 7: “Double Trouble” Preview
Polish women’s federation Ladies Fight Night is going to celebrate their second birthday this year on the 15th to 17th of December. Two days, two events with a lot of great bouts.
LFN in Poland is being titled the new Invicta FC. The Polish owners created this federation to give European women a chance to fight on a big platform.
Hosting their first ever event in December 2015, LFN will hold two great cards next week, that will feature women who have fought under many prestigious promotions, such as the UFC, Invicta, Bellator, Glory, and Kunlun.
Two days of fantastic fights, intensified by a double dose of sports impressions. The name is not accidental, LFN 7 / LFN 8 combines two events, during which the best Polish fighters will be shown, as well as the best fighters from Europe (including France, Sweden, Italy, the Czech Republic and Romania)
The stakes are high, and we are electrified by the clashes between warriors such as Żaneta Cieśla vs Silvia La Notte and Patricia Axling vs. Cindy Silvestri. Mainly due to their vastness of their experience in the cage.
In the fight of the evening, the talented Romanian Cristina Stanciu will face Magdaléna Šormovádo. Stanciu fought twice in the UFC, but she was unfortunately cut from the promotion after suffering consecutive losses to Cortney Casey and Maryna Moroz.
Judyta Rymarzak vs Marta Waliczek is an amazing fight between two experienced kickboxers. Both making their pro MMA debuts on the night, we will witness a one-of-a-kind duel between two kickboxing perfectionists, as they look to transcend their skills into the MMA world.
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