At Bellator 128 the ever so flashy Michael Page put on a show with his striking skills against Nah-Shon Burrell. Page won by unanimous decision by keeping it standing for a majority of the fight. In the main event “The Baddest Man on the Planet” Joe Warren unified the Bantamweight titles by defeating Eduardo Dantas via unanimous decision in an exciting affair.
RFA 19 saw Jake Collier claim the vacant Middleweight belt by submitting Gabriel Checco via rear naked choke at 4:27 of round 1.
World Series of Fighting made its return to Canada for WSOF 14. Featherweight Chris Horodecki defeated Luis Huete by unanimous decision. Smealinho Rama claimed the inaugural Heavyweight strap by battering Derrick Mehmen. Rama won by TKO at just :51 of round 1. In the main event Welterweight Jake Shields cruised past Ryan Ford by putting his grappling skills to use. Shields won by way of rear naked choke at 4:29 of round 1.
Invicta FC has officially partnered with TUFF-N-UFF. The winner of TUFF-N-UFF’s amateur tournaments will be awarded an Invicta contract.
Rory MacDonald will meet the winner of Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler who fight for the Welterweight title at UFC 181. MacDonald earned his title shot after knocking out Tarec Saffiedine at UFC Fight Night 54.
UFC Hall of Famer Royce Gracie is now Bellator’s national brand ambassador.