The UFC 151 PPV event that was scheduled for September 1st has caused a huge tidal wave of changes going forward in regards to fights being moved to other events. The UFC has already announced several of them via the official UFC Twitter account and I’m sure there’s more to come. So below you’ll find a complete list of the changes thus far and this post will be updated as information comes in.
MMA veteran Jay Hieron has seen it all in his professional MMA career which started in 2003. He made his UFC debut in his fifth professional fight against Georges St. Pierre, was released from the UFC and rattled off three consecutive victories to be invited back. He’ll take on Jake Ellenberger at UFC 151.
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will put his title on the line against one of the all time MMA greats in former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Dan Henderson at UFC 151. The event is set to take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, on September 1st. Also on the card, welterweight contender Jake Ellenberger will face MMA veteran Jay Hieron in the co-main event.
UFC veteran Jay Hieron will take on Romario Manoel Da Silva in the Legacy Fighting Championship 12 headliner this evening at Arena Theater in Houston, Texas. Also on the card, BJJ ace Robert Drysdale faces Isaac Villanueva in a light heavyweight bout. Join us for live results and play-by-play commentary.
UFC and WEC veteran Will Campuzano (10-4) will meet Bellator and Strikeforce veteran Chad Robichaux (14-2) for the vacant Legacy 125-pound title in the Legacy Fighting Championship 12 main event Friday, July 13, at Arena Theater in Houston, Texas.
Bellator 56 will feature a main event welterweight championship bout between champion Ben Askren and challenger Jay Hieron, in addition to the semifinals of the Bellator Season 5 Heavyweight tournament.
CHICAGO, Ill. (Oct. 1, 2011) — Bellator Fighting Championships announced today that undefeated Bellator Welterweight Champion Ben Askren will put his title on the line against Season 4 Tournament winner Jay Hieron on October 29 at Bellator 56 from Memorial Hall in Kansas City. Bellator 56 will also host the Season 5 Heavyweight Tournament Semifinals … Read more
Jay Hieron takes the welterweight tournament championship with split decision win over Rick Hawn.
Bellator 43 takes place this evening at the First Council Casino in Newkirk, Okla., this evening and features the fourth-season welterweight tournament final between Jay Hieron and Rick Hawn in the main event.