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.
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.
The UFC Fight Night 27 event that’s slated for Wednesday night in Indiana isn’t the only major event this week. The UFC 164 PPV will also take place this week on Saturday night and will take place in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. The main event will feature a rematch from the final WEC event which took place in 2010 between a pair of lightweights in Ben Henderson and Anthony Pettis.
A trio of contests have been added to September’s “World Series of Fighting 5: Arlovski vs. Kyle” lineup, as Rick “The Gladiator” Glenn (13-2-1) meets Artur Rofi (6-0), Ozzy Dugulubgov (4-1) faces Andrew “Ozzy” Osbourne (7-5) and Sidemar “Sideco” Honorio (8-3) takes on Jimmie “El Terror” Rivera (12-1).
Currently riding a seven fight win streak, new UFC-signee Jessica Eye (10-1) talks with ProMMAnow.com’s Dr. Rhadi Ferguson about making the transition from Bellator to the UFC, her thoughts on Bjorn Rebney and Bellator’s impact on women’s MMA, women fighters using sex appeal to promote themselves, Sarah Kaufman as a possible first opponent in the Octagon and much much more.
ProMMAnow.com reporter Daniel Theodore caught up with TUF 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum this past week at RFA 9 where he was there supporting his Ultimate Fighter teammate Kevin Casey. Gastelum talked about his upcoming fight with Brian Melancon which takes place Wednesday, Aug. 28, at UFC Fight Night 27 LIVE on FOX Sports 1.