Fighter weigh-ins for UFC on FUEL TV 9 took place Friday at Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, the same location that will host Saturday’s fight card headlined with a light heavyweight match-up between former Strikeforce light heavyweight champ Gegard Mousasi 33-3-2) and Sweden’s own Ilir Latifi (7-2).
The UFC on FUEL TV 9 card will feature a new main event due to the unfortunate cut sustained by Swedish light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson. He was due to take on former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Gegard Mousasi. However, Mousasi will now be facing another Swedish fighter in Llir Latifi who comes into this bout as a huge betting underdog.
Bellator MMA’s eighth season comes to a close this evening at Revel in Atlantic City. Bellator 95 is headlined with a Featherweight title bout between champion Pat Curran and season seven tournament weinner Shahbulat Shamhalaev. The event also includes season eight’s middleweight and featherweight tournament finals.
Invicta FC 5 takes place Friday at Ameristar Casino Hotel in Kansas City, Mo. The event is headlined with an Atomweight title fight as Jessica Penne puts her title on the line against Michelle Waterson. In the co-headliner Barb Honchak and Vanessa Porto square off for Invicta’s inaugural Flyweight title. The ProMMAnow.com staff weighs in with their thoughts and predictions on each of the main card bouts.
All of the women participating on the Invicta FC 5: Penne vs. Waterson card on Friday night made weight. The card will take place in Kansas City, Missouri, with two title fights taking place. Invicta FC atomweigh champion Jessica Penne will look to defend her title against Michelle “The Karate Hottie” Waterson. Also, Vanessa Porto and Barb Honchak will battle for the inaugural Invicta FC flyweight championship.