Easton’s win over Beebe changed to “no decision” – UWC releases official statement

If you watched the Ultimate Warrior Challenge “UWC 7: Redemption” card this past weekend you were probably thinking the same thing I was, “How in the hell did Mike “The Hulk” Easton get the nod with a split decision over Chase Beebe in the main event?

After tremendous backlash the result has been changed to “no decision” by the state’s overseeing agency, the Virginia Professional Boxing and Wrestling Program. For now the bout will be recorded as a “no decision” until the commission completes an investigation that could, at best, lead to the outcome being changed to a no contest.

PROMMA.INFO received the following official statement today regarding the fight and the original ruling of a split decision win for Mike Easton:

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Mike Easton wins very controversial split decision over Chase Beebe at “UWC 7: Redemption” – full results

“UWC 7: Redemption” took place Saturday night Oct. 3 at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va. In the main event Mike “The Hulk” Easton won a very controversial split decision over Chase Beebe to retain the UWC Bantamweight Title. Easton addressed the booing fans after the fight, “I was killing him standing up. It was a close fight, but it is what it is…It was controversial I enjoyed that fight. I love those kinds of fights. I’m the Champ, gotta beat the Champ!”

In the co-main event undefeated Pat Runez went five full rounds with with flyweight champ John Dodson. In the end Runez out-pointed Dodson to win a split decision and become the new UWC Flyweight Champion. Runez spoke to the fans after the fight, “As long as UWC keeps bringing in quality opponents like John Dodson, I’ll be ready to come back and defend the belt.”

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UFC 97: Redemption – results & play by play

PRO MMA (promma.info) will be providing live round by round action of “UFC 97: Redemption” tonight starting at 9:00 PM CST/6:00 PM PST. 

UFC 97: Redemption

Main Card:
Anderson Silva def. Thales Leites by unanimous decision
Mauricio Rua def. Chuck Liddell by KO
Cheick Kongo def. Antoni Hardonk by TKO
Luis Arthur Cane def. Steve Cantwell by unanimous decision
Krzysztof Soszynski def. Brian Stann by submission (kimura)
Preliminary Card:
Eliot Marshall def. Vinny Magalhaes by unanimous decision
Denis Kang def. Xavier Foupa-Pokam by unanimous decision
Nate Quarry def. Jason MacDonald by TKO
Ed Herman def. David Loiseau by unanimous decision
Mark Bocek def. David Bielkheden by submission (RNC)
T.J. Grant def. Ryo Chonan by split decision
Sam Stout def. Matt Wiman by unanimous decision

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Kang KO’s Eastman at Raw Combat: Redemption


Calgary’s Raw Combat promotion held their latest event entitled “Redemption” at the Stampede Corral on Saturday October 25th. Edmonton’s Ryan Ford was able to score a unanimous decision over Nabil Khatib.

The main event saw former PRIDE fighter, Denis Kang, taking on UFC veteran and all-around badass Marvin “The Beast-Man” Eastman. Kang unloaded the big guns and popped Eastman with a huge overhand right that KO’d “The Beast-Man” in the round one.

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