Two prominent veterans fought in UFC MMA-1 Instinct today, Canadian Patrick Cote is fighting in Crafton Wallace and Houston Alexander fought Steve Bosse.
Patrick Cote was victorious against Crafton Wallace took home their third consecutive win by TKO in the first round. Wallace is an experienced fighter who has had one fight in the UFC, losing to Nate Marquardt in 2006. Costa came out strong landing punches and a blow to the fight early, Wallace seemed to suffer a leg injury during the big hit that leads to the stoppage TKO due to doctor.
Bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz demolition was the artist on Saturday.
Cruz kept his 135-pound title in the Ultimate Fighting Championship with a unanimous decision against Demetrius, “Mighty Mouse” Johnson on the ground. Cruz was the fourth successful title defense, more than any other bantamweight champion for a major promotion in mixed martial arts.
In a showdown between the top of UFC heavyweight and one of the shortest case, Stefan “Skyscraper” Struve presented Pat Barry via triangle choke 3:22 of the second-round armbar at UFC live on Saturday 6 .
Barry 5-foot-11, a professional kickboxer, attempted a “Rampage” Jackson-esque hit the Struve 6-foot-11, allowing the jiu-jitsu black belt to tighten the grip of your triangle.
Believe it or not, the welterweight division is so loaded with UFC as it was before. Some of the biggest names, men like Jake Shields and Thiago Alves, are struggling to gain a foothold, while the weight class is being ruled with an iron hand by Georges St. Pierre.
That’s why the harvest is ripe for some new talent to match the top.
Tonight (Saturday, October 1, 2011) in the UFC in June Versus “Cruz v. Johnson,” a couple of workhorses of 170 pounds will try to do just that, when Anthony Johnson acquires Charlie Brenneman.
No, not be dragged by the value of name, but his talent is undeniable collective and being in the right place at the right time is half the battle.
This is the blog UFC Versus Live 6 for Mac Danzig vs. Matt Wiman, a lightweight bout at UFC card tonight live from the Verizon Center in Washington, DC
The fight is a rematch of a controversial fight at UFC 115 in June 2010 that Wiman (13-6, 7-4 UFC) won by submission, when Yves Lavigne stopped the fight, although Danzig (08/01/20, 4-4 UFC) never hit and lost consciousness. The two were to meet three months later but had to retire Danzig Fight Night 22 with an injury.
Blagoi Ivanov, Ron Sparks, Eric and Mike Prindle Hayes reached the semifinals of the season 5 Bellator Fighting Championships heavyweight tournament.
Advanced quartet Bellator Saturday with victories in 52 in Lake Charles, La. The winner will face Cole Konrad heavyweight champion next year in a title fight.