Rashad Evans Injured; Daniel Cormier vs Patrick Cummins Booked for UFC 170

Daniel Cormier

Daniel Cormier

  • 13-0 MMA / 2-0 UFC Record
  • 13 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Frank Mir, Antonio Silva, Josh Barnett

Patrick Cummins

Patrick Cummins

  • 4-0 MMA / UFC Debut
  • 4 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Terrell Brown

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UFC 170

February 22nd, 2014

Las Vegas, Nevada

Mandalay Bay Events Center

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Former Olympic medalist, Daniel Cormier drops to the light heavyweight division for the first time after beginning his career a perfect 13-0 in the heavyweight division. He’s now 2-0 in the UFC since his transfer from Strikeforce, earning back-to-back decision wins over Frank Mir and Roy Nelson.

Light heavyweight prospect, Patrick Cummins brings a perfect 4-0 record with him into the octagon, with all four wins coming by stoppages (2 KO/TKO, 2 Submissions). He most recently defeated Willie Smalls by first round submission at a Sparta Combat League event in May of last year.

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Tatsuya Kawajiri vs Clay Guida Targeted for UFC Fight Night 39

Tatsuya Kawajiri

Tatsuya Kawajiri

  • 33-7-2 MMA / 1-0 UFC Record
  • 6 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Geisas Cavalcante, Josh Thomson, Kazuyuki Miyata

Clay Guida

Clay Guida

  • 30-14 MMA / 10-8 UFC Record
  • Lost 3 of Last 4 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Rafael dos Anjos, Hatsu Hioki, Anthony Pettis

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UFC Fight Night 39

April 11th, 2014

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Venue TBD

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It took longer than expected, but Asia’s perennial featherweight superstar, Tatsuya Kawajiri, made his UFC debut in January, submitting Sean Soriano in the first round at UFC Fight Night 34. He’s now won six straight fights, including notable victories over Joachim Hansen, Kazuyuki Miyata, and Michihiro Omigawa.

Clay Guida lost his third fight in four attempts at UFC 164, after suffering a third round knockout loss to Chad Mendes. His only win since June of 2011, was a controversial split decision win over Hatsu Hioki in January of last year.

UFC Fight Night 36 Quick Results

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Main Card:

  • Lyoto Machida def. Gegard Mousasi via Unanimous Decision
  • Ronaldo Souza def. Francis Carmont via Unanimous Decision
  • Erick Silva def. Takenori Sato via KO (Punches) – Round 1, 0:52
  • Nicholas Musoke def. Viscardi Andrade via Unanimous Decision
  • Charles Oliveira def. Andy Ogle via Triangle Choke – Round 3, 2:40

Preliminary Card:

  • Joe Proctor def. Cristiano Marcello via Unanimous Decision
  • Rodrigo Damm def. Ivan Jorge via Unanimous Decision
  • Francisco Trinaldo def. Jesse Ronson via Split Decision
  • Yuri Alcantara def. Wilson Reis via Split Decision
  • Felipe Arantes def. Maximo Blanco via Unanimous Decision
  • Ildemar Alcantara def. Albert Tumenov via Split Decision
  • Zubair Tuhugov def. Douglas Silva de Andrade via Unanimous Decision

Cage Warriors 64 Quick Results

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MAIN CARD

  • Cory Tait def. James Pennington via Guillotine Choke – Round 1, 2:35
  • Jake Bostwick def. Boubacar Balde via Unanimous Decision
  • Danny Roberts def. Juan Manuel Suarez via Unanimous Decision
  • Nad Narimani def. Benjamin Brander via Rear Naked Choke – Round 1, 4:53
  • Laura Howarth def. Amanda Kelly via Unanimous Decision
  • Matt Inman def. Gregor Weibel via Unanimous Decision

Preliminary Card:

  • Brad Wheeler def. David Howell via Arm-Triangle Choke – Round 1, 4:46
  • Spencer Hewitt def. Cameron Else via Unanimous Decision
  • Charlie Watts def. Andy Kerr via Unanimous Decision
  • Andrei Manzolo def. Dan Edwards via Armbar – Round 1, 3:36
  • Daniel Crawford def. Huseyin Garabet via TKO (Strikes) – Round 2, 2:43
  • Veera Nykanen def. Kirsty Davies via Unanimous Decision

Holly Holm vs Juliana Werner for Women’s Bantamweight Title Headlines Legacy FC 30

Holly Holm

Holly Holm

  • 6-0 MMA Record
  • 6 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Jan Finney

Juliana Werner

Juliana Werner

  • 7-3 MMA Record
  • 5 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins:

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Legacy Fighting Championship 30

April 11, 2014

Allen, Texas

Allen Event Center

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Women’s blue chip bantamweight prospect, Holy Holm aims for a title belt and a call from the UFC when she takes on Juliana Werner in the main event at Legacy Fighting Championships 30. Holm is a perfect 6-0 in her career, with five of those victories coming by way of knockout. Werner enters this fight on a current five-fight win streak, most recently getting a unanimous decision win over Deise Lee Rocha at a Arena Force event last August.

Other notable main card match-ups include: Featherweights Flavio Alvaro (45-10) versus former KOTC champion Donald Sanchez (29-13), flyweight prospects Ray Borg (5-0) vs Nick Urso (7-1), 135-pounders Enrique Briones (13-4) vs Adrian Cruz (5-1), Kamarudeen Usman (3-1) vs Lenny Lovato (8-2)

Current Card:

  • Holly Holm (6-0) vs Juliana Wener (7-3)
  • Flavio Alvaro (45-10) vs Donald Sanchez (29-13)
  • Ray Borg (5-0) vs Nick Urso (7-1)
  • Enrique Briones (13-4) vs Adrian Cruz (5-1)
  • Clint Roberts (4-1) vs Martin Sano (3-0)
  • Kamarudeen Usman (3-1) vs Lenny Lovato  (8-2)
  • Mikey Lovato (10-3) vs Gene Perez (3-6)
  • Stacy Cly (0-0) vs Eric Saavedra (3-5)

Lucas Martins Out; Aljamain Sterling vs Cody Gibson Slated for UFC 170

Aljamain Sterling

Aljamain Sterling 

  • 8-0 MMA / UFC Debut
  • 8 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Claudio Ledesma, Sean Santella, Joel Roberts

Cody Gibson

Cody Gibson

  • 11-3 MMA / UFC Debut
  • 6 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Walel Watson, Andrew Whitney, Chad George

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UFC 170

February 22nd, 2014

Las Vegas, Nevada

Mandalay Bay Events Center

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Top ranked bantamweight, Aljamian Sterling, finally signs with the UFC following a perfect 8-0 record to begin his career. Notable victories include a decision win over flyweight prospect, Sean Santella at a CFFC 11, and a first round submission win over Joel Roberts last November.

Cody Gibson won his seventh straight fight in November of last year, earning a unanimous decision victory over Evan Esguerra at Tachi Palace 17. Other notable wins during the streak include a decision nod against Andrew Whitney and a first round submission win over WEC-veteran Chad George.

 

Rani Yahya vs Johnny Bedford Scheduled for UFC Fight 39 in Abu Dhabi

Rani Yahya

Rani Yahya

  • 19-8 MMA / 4-3 UFC Record
  • Won 3 of Last 4 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Eddie Wineland, Mike Brown, Mizuto Hirota

Johnny Bedford

Johnny Bedford

  • 19-10-1 MMA / 2-1 UFC Record
  • Won 3 of Last 4 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Daniel Pineda, Marcos Vinicius, Louis Gaudinot

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UFC Fight Night 39

April 11th, 2014

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Venue TBD

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Rani Yahya returns to the bantamweight division after falling short in a hard-fought split decision defeat to Tom Niinimaki at the Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale. He had previously been on a three-fight win streak, which included a submission victory over Josh Grispi and decision wins over Mizuto Hirota and Josh Clopton.

Johnny Bedford suffered his first lost in the UFC at UFC 159 after being submitted by Bryan Caraway in the third round. He began his tenure in the UFC with back-to-back knockout victories over Louis Gaudinot and Marcos Vinicius. Injuries have kept Bedford out of action for the past year.