Cage Warriors held the honor of having the final MMA event of 2013. In the first of two title fights Jim Alers successfully defended his Featherweight belt against Graham Turner after defeating him via north south choke at 1:22 of round 2. Fresh off of being cut from the UFC, Welterweight John Maguire returned to the win column by earning a unanimous decision over Philip Mulpeter. In the main event Ivan Buchinger won the Lightweight title by defeating Stevie Ray by rear naked choke at 3:34 of round 4.
The UFC made its way to Singapore for UFC Fight Night 34. Featherweight Tatsuya Kawajiri made his UFC debut in impressive fashion by defeating Sean Soriano at :50 of round 2 by rear naked choke. In the main event Welterweight Tarec Saffiedine earned a unanimous decision over Hyun Gyu Lim.
Bellator Welterweight Brent Weedman has announced that he is retiring.
Justin Gaethje and Richard Patishnock will fight for the inaugural Lightweight title at WSOF 8.