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UFC Fight Night 73 Nashville – Fight To Watch

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This weekend there is an exciting card coming out of Nashville, Tennessee. Headlining the card is a brawl between former title challenger Glover Teixeira and Ovince St. Preux, who is fighting in front of a hometown crowd, he is a former University of Tennessee football player. There are a ton of exciting fights from top to bottom on the card and this is the MMALATESTNEWS Fight to Watch.

HONORABLE MENTION 1: Uriah Hall vs. Oluwale Bamgbose
The final fight on the preliminary card is an exciting Middleweight fight between TUF 17 runner up Uriah Hall and promotional newcomer Oluwale Bamgbose. Uriah Hall holds one of the nastiest knockouts in TUF history when he knocked Adam Cella out via Spinning Head Kick. It earned Hall Knockout of the Season and gave him a true notoriety throughout the remainder of the season. He defeated Bubba McDaniels in the Quarterfinals and then beat Dylan Andrews in the semis to get to the live finale. He faced off against extreme underdog Kelvin Gastelum and lost in an incredibly close Split Decision. He went 3-1 in his next 4 fights prior to losing his most recent fight to Rafael Natal. All of his UFC losses were by Split Decision and he is always down for a war. He is facing promotional newcomer Oluwale Bamgbose. Bamgbose is 5-0 in MMA and has five first round TKO victories. It will be incredibly exciting to see whether Hall rebounds or Bamgbose starts his UFC campaign with a huge victory over a big name opponent.

HONORABLE MENTION 2: Ray Borg vs. Geane Herrera
The opening fight on the main card is a matchup between two exciting Flyweights. Ray Borg looks to extend his two fight UFC Win streak against Geane Herrera. Herrera is making his UFC debut and is looking to make a statement. The UFC didn’t do him any favors though, they put him up against Borg, a dangerous submission artist who has 7 wins by submission. Herrera holds 5 submission victories of his own and this fight is essentially a dream fight for grappling fans. Neither fighter has ever been submitted, however, so the difference in this fight will be which fighter adapts to the way the fight goes better.

MMALATESTNEWS FIGHT TO WATCH
Sam Alvey vs. Derek Brunson
“Smile’n” Sam Alvey looks to break into the top 15 in the Middleweight division when he takes on Derek Brunson on the main card. Alvey has some of the heaviest hands in the UFC and his last 3 fights have ended by first round knockout. A win against Brunson will push him into the top 15 of the division and it would be a vital win for his career. Derek Brunson is on a 2 fight win streak and is 4-1 in his last 5 fights, his only loss coming by the hands of Yoel Romero. These two men will have a good scrap and this fight has a lot to say about the state of the top 15 of the Middleweight division.

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2017 IMMAF World Championships set to be streamed live on IOS and Android app

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This years IMMAF World Championships in Bahrain is only 4 days away now and competitors from around the world are preparing themselves for what will be an extraordinary event and opportunity to make themselves known. The prestigious event is being hosted by the BMMAF under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa.

For fans around the world good news came today as they will be able to watch their favourite amateur athlete take to the cage in the Khalifa Sports City Arena via an app. The BahrainTV app will be streaming all of the fights live for fans to watch at home or even on the go on their phone. You can also keep up to date via MyNextMatch.com for all relevant info for the event.

The links for the BahrainTV app are as follows:

Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=bh.iaa.bahraintv&hl=en

IOS: https://itunes.apple.com/ie/app/bahrain-tv/id992105518?mt=8

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*Live Updates* UFC Gdsank Official Results

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The UFC hosted their second event in the country of Poland, as UFC Gdsank took place at the Ergo Arena. The card was headlined by a welterweight fight between Donald Cerrone and Darren Till.

Cerrone (32-9) was coming off a close unanimous decision loss to former 170-pound champion Robbie Lawler in July. It was the only time in “Cowboy’s” MMA career that he had suffered consecutive losses.

Till (15-0-1) improved his undefeated record in September, defeating Bojan Veličković by unanimous decision. It was a case of old school vs. new school in this headliner, as the up and comer Till hoped to secure the biggest win of his career over Cerrone.


MAIN CARD – UFC Fight Pass – 8PM BST

  • Donald Cerrone (32-9) vs. Darren Till (15-0-1) – Welterweight bout
    • Result: Darren Till def. Donald Cerrone via TKO (punches) Round 1 – 4:20
  • Karolina Kowalkiewicz (11-2) vs. Jodie Esquibel (6-3) – Women’s strawweight bout
    • Result: Karolina Kowalkiewicz def. Jodie Esquibel via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Jan Blachowicz (20-7) vs. Devin Clark (8-2) – Light heavyweight bout
    • Result: Jan Błachowicz def. Devin Clark via SUB (rear-naked choke) Round 2 – 3:02
  • Oskar Piechota (10-0) vs. Jonathan Wilson (7-3) – Middleweight bout
    • ResultOskar Piechota def. Jonathan Wilson via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

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*Watch* Bellator 185 Weigh in: Live Stream, Results

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Watch the live weigh-ins for Bellator 185 here.

Gegard Mousasi takes on Alexander Slemenko live this Friday night October 20th at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville CT. This is the first appearance for Mousasi in the Bellator cage as he looks to secure a title shot with a win over the very tough former Bellator champion Slemenko. Joining these men of the main card will be a pair of welterweights as Neiman Gracie from the famous Gracie BJJ family takes on Zak Bucia in the co-main event.

Full Weigh-in Results: (Updated in real time)

Main Card:

Gegard Mousasi (185) vs. Alexander Shlemenko (186)
Neiman Gracie (170.5) vs. Zak Bucia (170)
Heather Hardy (126) vs. Kristina Williams (126)
Ryan Quinn (155.5) vs. Marcus Surin (155)
Ana Julaton (125.5) vs. Lisa Blaine (122)

Preliminary Card:

Jordan Young (200) vs. Alec Hooben (194)
Costello van Steenis (185) vs. Steve Skrzat (186)
Vinicius de Jesus (170) vs. Joaquin Buckley (171)
John Beneduce (154.5) vs. Dean Hancock (155)
Timothy Wheeler (144) vs. Pete Rogers (144)
Don Shainis (150) vs. Matthew Denning (149)
Frank Sforza (149) vs. Vovka Clay (150)
Kevin Carrier (156) vs. Jose Antonio Perez (153)
John Lopez (126) vs. Billy Giovanella (125)

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