Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) may get the most attention in the mixed martial arts (MMA) space, but there are several regional promotions putting on exciting events this weekend that are worth watching.
Our friends at GoFightLive.tv are set to stream several combat sports events over the next two days, featuring a handful of boxing events, a professional wrestling show, and five live MMA events.
As a gift to MMAmania readers, GFL is once again offering 25% off any event, using the exclusive coupon code “ManiaGFL.” Below, we run down the top five fights to watch on GFL this weekend.
5. Dustin Brooks vs. Carlton Williamson – GPG 23 Appetite for Destruction
The Light Heavyweight division across all of MMA is incredibly thin, so nearly any 205-pound prospect deserves recognition.
Among the very best Amateur prospects at 205-pounds is Dustin Brooks.
The New York native is currently 7-2 as an amateur, losing his last fight via injury last September.
While Brooks is still very green, he has shown a lot of promise in his 9 career bouts. It is still too early to say whether or not Brooks will ever make it to the big show, but if he plans on fighting full time, he needs to win at Global Proving Ground 23.
Taking on Carlton Williamson — who has lost both of his amateur bouts — Brooks will need to stay composed, and get the job done in a fight he should win.
4. Four Man Heavyweight Grand Prix – Driller Fights: A-Town Throwdown VIII
Technically this isn’t a single fight, but the allure of Driller Fights: A-Town Throwdown VIII is undoubtedly the four man Heavyweight Grand Prix.
The one-night, four-man Grand Prix will crown a new Heavyweight champ by night’s end. Three of the four fighters involved are ranked in Minnesota, and the ….View full article
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