UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones took home the highly-coveted “Fighter of the Year” award Wednesday night at the Fighters Only 2011 World MMA Awards in Las Vegas.
The final episode of the season ends with fireworks in both semifinal bouts, as Team Miller’s John Dodson advances to the bantamweight final, while Diego Brandao of Team Bisping moves on to the featherweight final.
Brazilian jiu jitsu ace Jonatas Novaes has fought all over the world. But on Friday night, live on HDnet Novaes will find himself at the St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa, FL in the main event of XFC ‘Tribute’ across the cage from the heavy handed Eric Reynolds. Both men will enter the cage on a four fight win streak.
Jack Marshman admits that he is putting talk of him being the favourite to the back of his mind. Still, with a 9 win record to his name, it is no wonder the full-time soldier is expected to retain his belt. However, with Marshman well aware of his opponents all round game and tendency to finish his opponents off within a minute, the title-holder is not taking anything for granted.