Review: after a good first round between Amir Sadollah and DaMarques Johnson (UFN 24), at the beginning of the second round they start with an impressive exchange of punches and at 3:27 Sadollah knockouts Johnson in a pleasant fight. Watch the video!
LAST 4 & 5 STARS FIGHTS:
FULL FIGHTS Released this week:
Review: the final of the Prizefighter Tournament (super-middleweight division) lasted less than we expected, since Rocky Fielding knockouts Tobias Webb at the first round. In reality Fielding, that same night, knocked out also the other two opponents, Joe Ainscough and Patrick J Maxwell, but curiously he had never won by Ko before the Prizefighter; from what we saw, and being very young (23 years old), we will hear of Rocky Fielding! Watch the video!
Review: very good fight and amazing Ko between Kengo Shimizu and Tsutomu Takahagi during the kick-boxing event RISE 74 (heavyweight title elimination match). Takahagi starts strong with series of heavy punches that could end the fight at the first round, but we are in Japan, the homecountry of kamikaze… Watch the video!
The best MMA’s events of the week is organized once again by UFC, and has focused on the main event Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs Phil Davis. Nogueira (which is the twin brother of Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira) does not fight for six months, when he was defeated by Ryan Bader (UFC119), instead Davis has never lost and he could take advantage of his early age (younger than 8 years).
This is the full fight card of the UFC Fight Night 24:
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs Phil Davis
Dan Hardy vs Anthony Johnson
Amir Sadollah vs DaMarques Johnson
Chan Sung Jung vs Leonard Garcia
The most interesting boxing’s event of the week it focuses on the fight between Yuriorkis Gamboa vs Jorge Solis, valid for the WBA and IBF featherweight titles. The ranking of the featherweight division is dominated by Juan Manuel Lopez, but if Gamboa wants to fight against “Juanma”, is forced to win versus the experienced and solid boxer Jorge “Coloradito” Solis, who has only two defeats (one with Manny Pacquiao). On the same evening (broadcasted by Hbo), there will be two more fighting of particular interest among four undefeated boxers: Jorge Diaz vs Teon Kennedy (valid for the USBA super bantamweight title) and Miguel Angel Garcia vs Matt Remillard (valid for
Saturday, March 26, in South Africa there will be the rematch between Steve Molitor and Takalani Ndlovu, fight valid for the IBF super bantamweight title. The two boxers, both among the top 10 in their division, had already faced exactly one year earlier, in Canada, homecountry of Molitor, who had won by unanimous decision. On the same evening there will be another good fight for a world title (IBF flyweight), which will be between the South African Moruti Mthalane (26-2-0) versus the Philippine Johnriel Casimero (14-1-0).