Bellator MMA hit fights fans with a lot of news for their 2018 plans, but the most intriguing was them was the news of the heavyweight tournament where the winner will be crowned champion as the title is currently vacant.
When there is what fans refer to, for lack of a better term as “beef” in the fight game. The stories that form them can write themselves with the help of some decent match-making. That is the case for Bellator 187: McKee vs Moore.
Neiman Gracie put on another display of what his family is known for at Bellator 185. Not only did he secure his seventh win as a professional mixed martial artist but he did so with a submission, the sixth one in his career.
While UFC 216 was not exempt from the recent trend of fights falling apart, it made for one of their better cards in their recent pay-per-views. An Interim Champion was crowned and a current champion defended his belt in a fashion that will be talked about till the end of the year.
The long-awaited middleweight title bout between current champ, Michael Bisping and former welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre takes place in November at Madison Square Garden. Three title fights headline the event and the first press conference can be seen here:
Luke Rockhold is on track again towards the middleweight title. While David Branch gave him a rough first round, Rockhold was able to push through it and come out the victor in Pittsburgh Saturday night.