The UFC Fight Night 27 event is in the books from the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. It was a great night of fights with exciting performances from several fighters. However, only four of them did enough to earn fight bonuses as UFC President Dana White announced them on the air.
As Bellator prepares to embark on the start of the fall season as well as November’s highly anticipated Bellator Pay-Per-View “Rampage vs. Tito”, the promotion announced today the signing of French heavyweight Cheick Kongo. The fan favorite is scheduled to make his debut this September for Bellator, and will be featured in the Season 9 Heavyweight Tournament.
The UFC Fight Night 27 event will take place tonight on FOX Sports 1 and will be headlined by the welterweight bout between former interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit and the always tough Martin Kampmann. Both fighters are coming off losses to Johny Hendricks and need a win to stay near the top of the welterweight division. Let’s break the fight down to see who will come out the victor.
The UFC 164 PPV event will take place on Saturday night at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The event will be headlined by the UFC lightweight title fight between champion Ben Henderson and challenger Anthony Pettis. The fight is a rematch from their 2010 encounter under the WEC banner with Pettis earning the split decision win to become the final WEC lightweight champion.
After a huge weekend across the area we come back tonight with another all new episode. Bluegrass Brawl is just a week away and our first guest will make the jump to the professional ranks. Steve Bell ended his amateur career by winning three titles and seven straight fights. He will meet Anthony Jamison next Saturday at Heritage Hall.
UFC Fight Night 27 fighter weigh-ins take place today and a live stream of the proceedings will broadcast on ProMMAnow.com starting at 4 p.m. ET (1 p.m. PT).
The weigh-ins are being held at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Ind., the same location hosting Wednesday’s FOX Sports 1 fight card headlined by a welterweight match-up between Carlos Condit and Martin Kampmann.