@Pablo_El_Diablo’s 5 Round Review
UFC 159 didn’t turn out how most expected it to. A lot of strange things happened but the main event was not one of them. Jon Jones defended his Light-Heavyweight title defeating Chael Sonnen via TKO at 4:33 in the first round. Middleweight Michael Bisping won a technical decision over Alan Belcher after an accidental eye poke. Heavyweight Roy “Big Country” Nelson delivered a huge KO at 2:03 of round one to defeat Cheick Kongo. Light-Heavyweight Phil Davis won an easy decision over Vinny Magalhaes. In what was the best fight of the night, Lightweight Pat Healy defeated Jim Miller at 4:02 of round three via RNC.
Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is scheduled to defend his belt against John Moraga at UFC on FOX 8 which takes place in Seattle Washington on July 27th. Also added to the card is Women’s Bantamweight Miesha Tate who will take on Liz Carmouche.
Bellator FC’s Summer Series will kick off on June 19th in Oklahoma. It will feature the semi-finals of the Light-Heavyweight tournament. “King Mo Lawal will be one of the four men competing. The others have yet to be announced.
ONE FC 9 added two Flyweight bouts to their May 31st card. Former UFC fighter Yasuhiro Urushitani will take on Rey Docyogen and Geje Eustaquio will take on Andrew Leone. The card is headlined by a Featherweight title fight between Honorio Banario and Koji Oishi.