Sunday, April 14, 2013


AXS TV has been known to televise some pretty awesome fight cards. Legacy Fighting Championship 19 was just another one of them. Flyweight champion and former UFC fighter Will Campuzano successfully defended his belt against Allan Nascimento, winning by unanimous decision. Featherweight Georgi Karakhanyan defeated another former UFC fighter, Din Thomas, by unanimous decision as well. Light Heavyweight Robert Drysdale kept his hot streak going with another first round submission win. This time it was over D.J Linderman via RNC at 1:48.

At Cage Warriors 53 Jim Alers won the Featherweight title, defeating Joni Salovaara via armbar at 3:43 in round four. Alers won the title which was vacated by now UFC fighter Conor McGregor.

Season 17 of The Ultimate Fighter came to an end this past weekend, and what a way to send it off! Bantamweight Urijah Faber defeated Scott Jorgensen via RNC at 3:16 in the fourth round. Middleweight Kelvin Gastelum pulled off a huge upset defeating Uriah Hall to win TUF 17 via split decision. Women's Bantamweights Cat Zingano and Miesha Tate stole the show putting on a back and forth fight. The winner would coach opposite of Ronda Rousey on season 18 of TUF. Zingano won via TKO at 2:55 in the third round.

Invicta Fighting Championship announced that Marloes Coenen and Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos will fight for a title rematch at Invicta FC 6.

Heavyweight Matt Mitrione, fresh off his KO victory of Philip De Fries, has been suspended by the UFC after his rude comments towards transgender fighter Fallon Fox.

Former MFC Middleweight champion Elvis Mutapcic has signed with World Series of Fighting.

ONE FC 9 has been scheduled to take place on May 31.

Bellator announced that their summer series will be four man tournaments rather then their usual eight.

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