Tyson Pedro has gone on to become one of the most talked about light heavyweight fighters, courtesy his back-to-back first-round finishes in the UFC, most recently knocking out Paul Craig at UFC 209 in early March. The 6-foot 3-inch tall Australian titan holds an undefeated record of 6-0, with all 6 being finishes in the very … Read more
During the main card of the Bellator 103 fight card in Kansas we are going to see a war between two of Bellator’s best Light Heavyweights when Aaron Rosa takes on Mikhail Zayats. Rosa has fought at the highest level of the sports in both Strikeforce and the UFC having taken victories in both. Zayats on the other hand was the Runner-Up to the Season 8 Light Heavyweight tournament only losing to Emmanuel Newton in his Bellator career. So without any further interruptions here is my breakdown for the match up.
Taking place on the main card of UFC Fight Night 29 is a light heavyweight battle between Brazilian striker Thiago Silva and National Wrestling Champion Matt Hamill. Both men are at a sort of at a crossroads in their career. Thiago Silva has had trouble when it comes to passing his drug tests. Matt Hamill has had trouble dealing with the top contenders. Both men are coming off a win.Silva over former Strikforce Champion Rafael Cavalcante, and Matt Hamill over Roger Hollet
Kickboxing and MMA star Tyrone Spong (69-6-1) is set to compete in the one-night, single-elimination “GLORY 9: New York” tournament. The 29-year-old will compete against some of the world’s top light heavyweight kickboxers in the Hammerstein Ballroom at the Manhattan Center in New York City on June 22.
Chael Sonnen did all of the talking, but it was the champion that did all of the damage once the cage door closed. Jon Jones used Chael Sonnen’s own game plan against him as he repeatedly took the challenger down and battered him with a brutal ground-and-pound attack forcing a stoppage at 4:33 of the opening round.