Review: 2011-01-07, Ovince St. Preux vs Ron “Abong” Humphrey is the first mma fight of 2011 that gets 4 stars. Strikeforce believes strongly in St. Preux, fighter born in 1983 which came with six consecutive victories, but this time he faced a strong Ron “Abong” Humphrey that put him in trouble many times during the fight, both with heavy punches and on the ground: exciting fight, four stars (controversial decision). Ovince St. Preux vs Ron “Abong” Humphrey was scheduled in the evening: Strikeforce – Challengers 13, January 7, 2011. Watch the video!
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Review: 2000-02-19, the first fight between Erik Morales and Marco Antonio Barrera was a real war in fact it deservedly won “Fight of the Year” honors (Ring Magazine). The undefeated Erik Morales entered the fight with a record of 35-0-0 while Marco Antonio Barrera had a record of 49-2-0 (he had lost twice with Junior Jones). This first fight was valid for WBC and WBO super bantamweight titles. Watch the video!
Review: 2011-01-23, good pace and close fight between Petchkarat Jitmeuangnon and Ketapetch Sor Suradet. In the first round they begin some great exchanges with elbows and the match become tough and exciting, four stars! Petchkarat vs Ketapetch is valid for the Channel 7 See pinweight title. Watch the video!
Review: 2000-06-17, Oscar De La Hoya had lost the WBC welterweight title against Felix Trinidad in 1999, but the Puerto Rican boxer left the title vacant (since he moved up in weight class to the light middleweight division), thus the “Golden Boy” faced Shane Mosley to get hold of the title. “Sugar” Shane was still undefeated, having a record of 34-0-0, while Oscar De La Hoya entered the fight with a record of 32-1-0. The first fight between Shane Mosley and Oscar De La Hoya was a spectacular and balanced battle; one of the Fights of the Year 2000. Watch the video!
At the Star of the Desert Arena (Buffalo Bill’s Casino) in Las Vegas, is scheduled for February 12 “Battle in the desert” an interesting muay thai event organized by Lion Fight Promotions. The main event will oppose Malaipet versus Michael Mananquil for the welterweight title but during the same evening, we will see also the strong Kevin Ross versus another thai fighter, Loh-Ngern Pitakkruchaiden.
Michael Mananquil vs Malaipet
Chaz Mulkey vs Douglas Edwards
Kevin Ross vs Loh-Ngern Pitakkruchaiden
Scheduled for February 5, next UFC 126 has one of the most spectacular mma fight of 2011: the main event between Anderson Silva and Vitor Belfort,valid for the UFC Middleweight Championship. On the same evening we will see other interesting fights as Forrest Griffin vs Rich Franklin, the undefeated Ryan Bader versus Jon Jones and two very impressive fighter like Miguel Torres and Norifumi Yamamoto that will face respectively Demetrious Johnson and Antonio Banuelos. An event not to be missed!
Anderson Silva vs Vitor Belfort
Forrest Griffin vs Rich Franklin
Ryan Bader vs Jon Jones
Review: 2011-01-22, a very tough fight between Antuan Siangboxing (Antoine Pinto) and Bovy Sor Udomson. Both fighters are young and quite spectacular, Bovy keeps the center of the ring and continues to press his opponent but is Antuan that hit him with the most effective blows. Antuan Siangboxing vs Bovy is valid for the Wpmf world title of muay thai. Watch the video!
After losing against Carl Froch, Arthur Abraham backs February 12 versus Stjepan Bozic, a fight that is expected quite easy for the Armenian boxer. On the same evening, organized by Sauerland Event, there are two other top-level match: Steve Cunningham vs Enad Licina for the IBF cruiserweight title and the main event between Yoan Pablo Hernandez vs Steve Herelius valid for the interim WBA world cruiserweight title. This event will be broadcast on television by Germany ARD and Hungary DigiSport.
Yoan Pablo Hernandez vs Steve Herelius
Steve Cunningham vs Enad Licina
Arthur Abraham vs Stjepan Bozic
Review: 2011-01-16, this fight will not be the muay thai fight of the year but it is exciting and gets four stars. Sontong Skindeeowgym and Kornkeeat Tor Pran are two young muay thai fighters, but they are already very spectacular, a fight with explosive techniques, perhaps too much clinch but the fight ends with a nice ko!. Sontong Skindeeowgym entered the fight with a record of 40-15-0 while Kornkeeat Tor Pran had a record of 44-20-0. Watch the video!
Next Saturday, January 29, in San Jose California, are scheduled two important fights: we will see Nick Diaz defend his world welterweight title versus Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos, but first there will be another exciting fight between Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler for the middleweight world championship. Probably the winner of Diaz vs Cyborg will face former Cage Rage champion and UFC contender Paul “Semtex” Daley.
Nick Diaz vs Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos
Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza vs “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler
Herschel Walker vs Scott Carson
Roger Gracie vs Trevor Prangley