Saturday, November 26, 2011

BELLATOR 59 INSANE PREVIEW: Roundtable Predictions, Translated Odds, Analysis for Season 5 Finale on MTV2 - 11/26/11

BELLATOR FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIPS 59 will be held Saturday, November 26, 2011, at Caesars Atlantic City in New Jersey. The main card will air live on MTV2 starting at 9:00 pm EST. Two preliminary bouts will air live on Spike TV starting at 9:00 pm EST. The undercard will stream live on page starting at 7:00 pm EST.

Monday, November 21, 2011

PAYDAY: UFC 139 Salaries - Purse Amounts and Bonus Payouts for 11/19/11

The California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) has released the following salary payout figures for UFC 139: SHOGUN VS HENDERSON, held Saturday, November 19, 2011, at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, CA.

These are the fighter purses as reported to the CSAC by the UFC. See note at bottom of this article for more details on fighter salaries.

Co-main eventer and hometown fighter Cung Le was the top earner of the night with his $420K pay out. Winning fighters in RED.

Sunday, November 20, 2011

M-1 GLOBAL: FEDOR VS MONSON RESULTS: Night of Knockouts Ends with Plodding Decision Win for Emelianenko - 11/20/11

M-1 GLOBAL: BATTLE OF THE LEGENDS - FEDOR VS MONSON was held Sunday, November 20, 2011, at the Olympic Arena in Moscow, Russia.

BELLATOR 58 RESULTS: Michael Chandler Wins Lightweight Title with Submission Victory over Eddie Alvarez - 11/19/11

BELLATOR FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIPS 58 was held Saturday, November 19, 2011, at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida.

On a night in which the UFC had a Fight of the Year candidate in their UFC 139 main event between Dan Henderson and Mauricio "Shogun" Rua, so did Bellator 58 feature a Fight of the Year candidate main event. Undefeated Bellator lightweight tournament winner Michael Chandler won the Bellator Lightweight Championship with a fourth-round submission victory over Bellator poster boy Eddie Alvarez. After more than 15 minutes of back-and-forth action, Alvarez was the last one to fall in the fourth round. Chandler worked over Alvarez on the ground until he was able to gain mount position. Alvarez gave up his back, and Chandler locked in a rear-naked choke. Chandler squeezed with all of his might, cutting off Alvarez's oxygen and forcing the tapout.

UFC 139 RESULTS: Dan Henderson Prevails in EPIC Battle with Shogun Rua, Wanderlei Silva Takes Out Cung Le - 11/19/11

UFC 139: SHOGUN VS HENDERSON was held Saturday, November 19, 2011, at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California.

UFC 139 BONUSES: $70K Bonus Payouts for Dan Henderson, Shogun, Wanderlei Silva, Cung Le, Faber and McDonald - 11/19/11

The UFC awarded a total of $420,000 in bonus money to 6 fighters for performances at UFC 139: SHOGUN VS HENDERSON, held Saturday, November 19, 2011, at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California.

After every UFC event, Zuffa officials pay out bonuses to fighters based on exceptional performances. These bonuses are paid in addition to the contracted salary or fighter purse of each honored athlete.