UFC officials have announced another fight for the UFC 167 event that’s slated to take place on November 16 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone will look to get back on track in a lightweight fight against Evan Dunham. The event will be headlined by the UFC welterweight title fight between champion Georges St-Pierre and challenger Johny Hendricks.
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will look to defend his title for a record breaking sixth time when he takes on number one contender Alexander Gustafsson in the main event of UFC 165. The event is slated to take place on September 21, in Toronto, Canada, in the Air Canada Centre. The co-main event will feature the UFC interim bantamweight title fight between champion Renan Barao and challenger Eddie Wineland.
Bellator MMA was set to kick off their ninth season with a respectable card. However, medical issues have forced Joe Riggs and Joe Warren off the card, so a lot of the shine has dissipated. However, there is still a middleweight title fight and the first round of another Bellator tournament. The card takes place tomorrow night at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The main card will air live on Spike.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s final Fox event of the year – UFC on Fox 9 – will be at Sleep Train Arena on Saturday, Dec. 14.
The main card, expected to start at 5 p.m., will be broadcast nationally on Fox (FOX40 in Sacramento). The preliminary bouts, broadcast on FS1, are expected to begin at 2 p.m.
UFC Fight Night 28 takes place today at Mineirinho Arena in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil and will air LIVE on FOX Sports 1 following a single preliminary-card bout on Facebook.
A light heavyweight match-up between two top-10 ranked 205-pounders Ryan Bader and Glover Teixeira headlines UFC Fight Night 28, while top-10 middleweights Yushin Okami and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza clash in the co-headliner.