Saturday, October 29, 2011

UFC 137 MADMAN PREVIEW: Roundtable Predictions, Translated Odds for 10/29/11

ULTIMATE FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 137: PENN VS DIAZ will be held Saturday, October 29, 2011, at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada . The main card will air live on PPV starting at 9:00 pm EST. Two preliminary bouts will air live on Spike TV starting at 8:00 pm EST, and the remaining undercard fights will stream live on the UFC's official Facebook page starting at 6:00 pm EST.

Sunday, October 23, 2011

SPORTFIGHT 30 RESULTS: Mario Miranda and Ryan Healy Win in Portland - 10/22/11

Matt Lindland's SPORT FIGHT 30 was held Saturday, October 22, 2011, at the Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon, a suburb of Portland.

In the main event, former UFC middleweight "Super" Mario Miranda won his second fight since being released from the UFC after back-to-back losses. Miranda scored a second-round TKO stoppage over journeyman Aaron Stark.

In the co-main event, Ryan "The Diamond" Healy, the twin brother of Strikeforce lightweight Pat Healy, edged out a split decision victory over late, late replacement Andrew "The Powerhouse" Chappelle. Ryan Healy's original opponent, former UFC fighter Paul Kelly, pulled out of what was supposed to be the main event fight at the last minute.

CFFC 11 RESULTS: Joey Gambino and Aljamain Sterling Remain Unbeaten and Win Gold in Atlantic City, NJ - 10/22/11

CAGE FURY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIPS 11: DANGER ZONE! was held Saturday, October 22, 2011, at the Resorts Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

In the main event, Joey "The Raging Warrior" Gambino improved his perfect record to 8-0 and won the vacant CFFC Featherweight Championship with a second-round TKO victory over Eddie Fyvie. The two New Yorkers are currently on opposite career trajectories. Fyvie has lost 3 out of his last 4 fights, while the TriStar product Gambino is now clearly on the UFC's 145-pound radar.

JACKSON'S MMA SERIES 6 RESULTS: Joey Villasenor Wins Welterweight Debut in Albuquerque, NM - 10/22/11

JMMAS 6: VILLASENOR VS PARMELEE was held Saturday, October 22, 2011, at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This event was promoted by top MMA trainer Greg Jackson.

In the main event, former Strikeforce and PRIDE fighter "Smokin" Joe Villasenor scored a first-round TKO victory over journeyman Chuck Parmelee. Villasenor dropped Parmelee with a short left hook as Parmelee was charging in at him. Villasenor followed Parmelee to the ground and rained down punches until the referee intervened.

In the co-main event, former United States Marine Matt Leyva won a hard-fought unanimous decision over Team Quest's Federico "Kiko" Lopez.

BELLATOR 55 RESULTS: Alexis Vila and Eduardo Dantas Advance to Bantamweight Finals with Split Decision Wins - 10/22/11

BELLATOR FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIPS 55 was held Saturday, October 22, 2011, outdoors at the Cocopah Resort and Casino in Yuma, Arizona. The main card aired live on MTV2 and EPIX in HD. This event featured the semifinals of the Bellator Season 5 Bantamweight Tournament.

Alexis "The Exorcist" Vila and Eduardo "Dudu" Dantas advanced to the fifth season 135-pound tourney finals, both winning by split decision. Vila defeated Marcos "Loro" Galvao, despite the fact that one judge saw the fight 30-27 for Galvao, who also was on the wrong end of a controversial decision against Joe Warren in Bellator. Dantas earned a more definitive, albeit still divided, judges decision over former Bellator bantamweight tournament finalist Ed "Wild" West.