Sunday, March 27, 2016


While many MMA fans were complaining about the lack of fights this weekend, hardcore fans were enjoying some great regional action from around the world.

Legacy FC 52 was full of finishes and excitement from start to finish. With UFC Featherweight Dustin Poirier in his corner, Lightweight Thomas Webb earned an upset win over Sean Soriano with a TKO that came at 1:25 of round 3. In the main event Matt Schnell won the Flyweight title when he submitted Klayton Mai via armbar at 2:14 of round 1.

At ACB 32 in Moscow, Russia Light Heavyweight Denis Goltsov defeated former Strikeforce and WSOF fighter Mike Kyle by way of triangle choke at 1:00 of round 1. Magomed Magomedov won a controversial split decision over fellow Bantamweight Petr Yan. And in the main event Welterweight Abdul Aziz Abdulvakhbov defeated Eduard Vartanyan via TKO at 1:37 of round 1.

The title fight between Bantamweight champion Marcos Galvao and challenger Eduardo "Dudu" Dantas which was previously scheduled earlier this year but was dropped due to injury has been rescheduled for Bellator 156.

Former WEC and UFC fighter George Roop has signed with ROAD FC.

After a long and hard fought battle, MMA has finally been legalized in New York as the bill was passed. The final vote was 113-25.

Well known MMA journalist Ariel Helwani has parted ways with UFC on FOX.

RIZIN FF has signed former UFC fighter Daron Cruickshank. He will make his debut against Shinji Sasaki at their April 17 event.

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