Sunday, March 24, 2013


An action packed Bellator 93 saw a total of 8 stoppages (not counting the Davis vs Spiritwolf  no contest). The main event however went all three rounds with Dave Jansen winning the season 7 lightweight title over Marcin Held by unanimous decision.

The up and coming promotion Resurrection Fighting Alliance had their seventh event (RFA 7) this past weekend. In the co-main event Chidi Njokuani, brother of Anthony Njokuani, was upset in the second round by Jeremy Kimball. Kimball won via RNC. In the main event Brandon Thatch tapped out Mike Rhodes in the first round also by RNC.

WSOF 2 put on a fantastic fight card. Josh Burkman defeated Aaron Simpson via KO (knee) in the first round. Dave Branch won a decision Paulo Filho. Marlon Moraes pulled off what some might consider an upset, knocking out Tyson Nam in the first round with a head kick. And in the main event Anthony Johnson defeated Andrei Arlovski via unanimous decision.

After being cut from the UFC, Matt Riddle will make his Legacy Fighting Championship debut against Artenas Young at Legacy FC 21.

Lavar Johnson and Riki Fukuda have both been cut from the UFC after testing positive for banned substances. Alex Caceras (Bruce Leeroy) has been suspended for 6 months after marijuana metabolites were found in his post fight drug test.

One armed fighter and XFC champion Nick Newell will defend his belt against Scott Holtzman at XFC 24.

Paul Daley will return to action in May taking on Rodrigo Ribeiro at Dubai Fighting Championship 4.

Darren Elkins fresh off his first round victory will step in for injured Clay Guida and take on Chad Mendes at UFC on FOX 7.

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