In the final preliminary bout before the UFC 163 main card, light heavyweight Anthony Perosh stunned the Brazilian crowd with a 14 second knockout of their countryman Vinny Magalhaes.
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It seems like the UFC is in Brazil every other month these days but unlike the typical free card when in Brazil, tomorrow’s UFC 163 is a PPV event. The fight card has taken a serious beating due to injuries and while it still has a title fight at the top, the UFC 163 main card overall is pretty thin.
As Bellator counts down the days till they’re on Spike TV, they’re offering up a great night of fights on MTV2 as several tournaments are coming to a close or finding their participants. With a full card on deck at Bellator 79, let’s check in with how the night played out.
Some things just aren’t meant to be and last night’s Bellator 75 main event was proof of that. The third time was not the charm for Bellator and the Eric Prindle versus Thiago Santos heavyweight bout as their bizarre trilogy has hopefully come to an end.
With the Summer Series having come to a close, Bellator is getting ready to kick off its Season Seven opener this Friday. We’ve got a lot of fighters gearing up for their chance at the tournament championship, others taking their stab at the divisional title belt, and still more just looking for a chance to shine on the main and undercards.
A day after the current Bellator heavyweight champion Cole Konrad surprisingly announced his retirement from the sport; the promotion introduced the finalized field for their season 7 heavyweight tournament.
What a mess the season five heavyweight tournament has turned out to be. It all started with eight heavyweights with Eric Prindle and Thiago Santos emerging as the finalists. With a shot at the heavyweight crown, the two fought at Bellator 59 on November 26th, effectively ruining the tournament.
Last week kicked off the sixth season for Bellator Fighting Championship with the start of a new featherweight tournament as well as a title fight. At Tonight’s Bellator 61 it’s the middleweight’s taking center stage as eight fighters will begin their journey towards a title shot.