Friday, July 29
Spike (9PM ET/6PM PT)
Adonis Stevenson vs. Thomas Williams
(WBC light heavyweight title)
Eleider Alvarez vs. Robert Berridge
Saturday, July 30
Showtime Extreme (7PM ET/PT)
Paulie Malignaggi vs. Grabriel Bracero
Saturday, July 30
Showtime (9PM ET / 6PM PT)
Leo Santa Cruz vs. Carl Frampton
(WBA featherweight title)
Mikey Garcia vs. Elio Rojas
Saturday, July 30
HBO Latino (11:30PM ET/PT)
Antonio Orozco vs. Abner Lopez
JoJo Diaz vs. Victor Proa
On episode 3 of UFC 201 Embedded, welterweight Matt Brown gets in an underwater workout to get his body and mind ready for fight week. UFC strawweight Rose Namajunas packs for her trip to Atlanta, where her opponent Karolina Kowalkiewicz is already relaxing. Welterweight champion Robbie Lawler arrives in the UFC 201 host city, while his opponent Tyron Woodley continues to put in time in his St. Louis gym. UFC 201 Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the world welterweight championship at UFC 201, taking place Saturday, July 30 on Pay-Per-View.
After a decade in the sport, “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler now holds the UFC welterweight title – and is tasked with defending it against powerful wrestler Tyron Woodley, who’s out to make good on his long-awaited title shot.
Strawweights Rose Namajunas and Karolina Kowalkiewicz game plan for a bout that could send the winner on to championship contention
Robbie Lawler defends his welterweight title for the third time in the main event at UFC 201 against Tyron Woodley. In the co-main, Rose Namajunas and Karolina Kowalkiewicz square off with the hopes of earning a title shot.
UFC on FOX 20: Valentina Shevchenko Outscores Holly Holm
Many observers and fans predicted that Valentina Shevchenko was a dangerous fight for Holly Holm to take, and the bantamweight proved that was indeed the case at UFC on FOX 20.
Although Shevchenko never appeared to hurt or stun Holm, the decorated Muay Thai utilized various kicks and quick hands to outscore Holm throughout the bout. After the 25 minute main event. Shevchenko was awarded the unanimous decision win.
In the co-headliner, Edson Barboza demonstrated again why his leg kicks are amongst the best in MMA. The experienced striker punished the legs of Gilbert Melendez with thumping kicks, and was able to shut down any of the latter’s takedown attempts. Barboza was also awarded a UD win.
Here are the official results for UFC on FOX 20, which took place in Chicago.
Francis Ngannou def. Bojan Mihajlovic via TKO (punches) R1, 1:34
Felice Herrig def. Kailin Curran via submission (rear-naked-choke) R1, 1:59
Eddie Wineland def. Frankie Saenz via TKO (punches) R3, 1:54
Darren Elkins def. Godofredo Pepey via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 30-26)
Kamaru Usman def.. Alexander Yakovlev via unanimous decision (30-25, 30-25, 30-25)
Michel Prazeres def. J.C. Cottrell via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Alex Oliveira def. James Moontasri via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-25)
Jason Knight def. Jim Alers via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Luis Henrique def. Dmitrii Smoliakov via submission (rear-naked choke) R2, 3:58
In her mixed martial arts debut tonight, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world champion Mackenzie Dern (1-0) dominated Kenia Rosas (0-1) for three rounds to win a unanimous decision victory (30-27, 30-26, 30-25) on AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 58, meanwhile Robert Drysdale (7-0, 1 NC) won the Legacy Light Heavyweight Title catching Ryan Spann (9-3) in a rear naked choke in round two. AXS TV