How often do you get to fight in a hanger these days? Not often for sure, but at Fight for the Troops, there was all kinds of action inside the base at Fort Campbell, and plenty of military men and women entertaining the soldiers. While most of the soldiers in the cage fell short of their goals of victory, there was plenty to see from a technical stand point on this card.
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Tomorrow’s UFC Fight Night 31 marks the return of the UFC Fight for the Troops event. It’s been roughly 22 months since the last Fight for the Troops and let me say that it’s long over due and welcome back.
We’ve got a full week of UFC action ahead of us, and we’re kicking it off with a Wednesday Fight For The Troops UFC Fight Night 31 card. I’ve always liked that the UFC takes a stance for this cause, and the former soldiers fighting here always bring an extra bit of fire to the cage on these nights.
Ultimate Fighter 15 winner Michael Chiesa was looking to improve to 10-0 in front of the fans in his home state of Washington at last night’s UFC on FOX 8. His opponent was the veteran Jorge Masvidal, who was a serious step up in competition for Chiesa.
The UFC returns to free TV this weekend with UFC on FOX 8: Johnson vs. Moraga in Seattle, Washington. The fight card has seen over a half-dozen changes to it but overall the UFC on FOX 8 card still holds its own amongst past FOX cards.
It’s about time our cable bill got a break, with UFC bringing a solid card to UFC on Fox this Saturday. Our main event features the intriguing match-up between Mighty Mouse and relative newcomer John Moraga in a Flyweight tilt, with Rory MacDonald and Jake Ellenberger in the Co-main slot to make cases for a shot at GSP. We’ve got plenty of action to cover, so check out my analysis for the night.
The next FOX televised UFC event is quickly filling up as the promotion announced the addition of Reza Madadi vs. Michael Chiesa to the UFC on FOX 8 fight card. Both fighters are coming off submission victories and will look to more up a notch in the stack lightweight division.
The historic day is finally here and all the hype and talk leading up to UFC 157 will give way to the action. The first preliminary fight takes place on Facebook at approximately 3:45pm PT / 6:45pm ET before they are completed on FX. The UFC 157 main card which is headlined by the first ever women’s bout inside the UFC Octagon will air on PPV starting at 7pm PT / 10pm ET.