Everything you need to know about the chaotic world of Mixed Martial Arts; in a short-condensed form:
- Marlon Moraes scored a wicked first round KO victory over Jimmie Rivera, many see Moraes as the top contender and want him to fight the winner of Dillashaw VS Garbrandt.
— UFC (@ufc) June 2, 2018
- The UFC have attempted to bolster the UFC Hamburg fight night by adding Emil Meek VS Bartosz Fabinski to the card.
- SBG Ireland lightweight Peter Queally is making a name for himself by poking the Pitbull Bros with a stick
- The NYSAC messed up; yes again! They supposedly pulled Jessica Aguilar from her fight against Jodie Esquibel last night due to her lips being chaffed. NYSAC going to NYSAC I guess.
- America’s first bare knuckle boxing fight in over 50 years, goes down tonight at BKFC 1. In the main event Ricco Rodriguez fights Lewis Rumsey, also on the card is ex-UFC fighter Bec Rawlings who fights Alma Garcia. The fights are viewable at Fite.Tv
- Joe Riggs’ knee exploded in Russia
- UFC prospects Nathaniel Wood & Jose Torres both overcame adversity to score victories. Woods was getting battered in the first round but managed to get the victory by securing a D’Arce Choke due to a weak takedown from Johnny Eduardo. Jose Torres was losing his fight but managed to win after his opponent KOed himself from a failed takedown.
— UFC (@ufc) June 1, 2018
- Marlon Moraes, Gregor Gillespie, Ben Saunders & Nathaniel Wood all won $50,000 performance of the night bonuses.
- In one of the greatest plot twists in UFC history; Yair Rodriguez has reportedly resigned with the UFC and is set to fight Zabit Magomedsharipov on Septembers UFC 228 card.
BREAKING: The Yair Rodriguez/UFC situation has apparently done a 180. Rodriguez vs. Zabit Magomedsharipov is now verbally agreed to for UFC 228 in September.
— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) June 1, 2018