George Roop, Miguel Torres, Donald Cerrone and Jamie Varner each pocketed an additional $10,000 in “fight-night” bonuses for their performances at Thursday’s WEC 51 event.
Jose Aldo came into his latest title defense against Manny Gamburyan tonight as one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world. He took less than two rounds to solidify that status.
Bellator 31 features the semifinal round of Bellator’s 115 lb. women’s tournament featuring Zoila “The Warrior Princess” Frausto vs. Jessica “Jag” Aguilar and Megumi “Mega Megu” Fujii vs. Lisa Ward. Also, Chris Lozano takes on Yoshiyuki Yoshida.
Bellator has confirmed a title fight between 170-pound Champion Lyman Good and Season 2 Welterweight Tournament Champion Ben Askren for Oct. 21.
Number one UFC Heavyweight contender Cain Velasquez – who faces champion Brock Lesnar at UFC 121 on October 23rd – has taken a lot of heat over the years for his “Brown Pride” tattoo.
“WEC 51: Aldo vs. Gamburyan” takes place tonight in Broomfield, Colo., with the main card telecast beginning at 9 p.m. on Versus. ProMMAnow.com will provide live results and play-by-play commentary.
The fighter weigh-ins for Bellator 31 took place on Wednesday, Sept. 29, at the L’Auberge du Lac Casino and Resort, the same location that will host tonight’s fight card which airs LIVE on FOX Sports Net at 7 p.m. CT.
For the first time in six years, Shinya Aoki will fight under the DEEP banner. On Oct. 24 in Tokyo he will meet Thai boxer Yokthai Sithoar at DEEP 50th Impact, which is DEEP’s tenth anniversary show.
The ProMMAnow.com staff has come together to give our predictions on “WEC 51: Aldo vs. Gamburyan” which takes place Thursday, Sept. 30, and airs LIVE on VERSUS at 9 p.m. ET.
Episode 3 kicks off at the house with some shots shared between last week’s opponents, Jeffrey Lentz and Alex Caceres. Caceres’ continuous talk about how well he fought wears on the other fighters.