More fights are coming to Fight Pass and FOX Sports 1 this weekend (Sat., Sept. 10, 2016) when UFC 203: “Miocic vs. Overeem” storms Quickens Loan Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. MMAmania.com’s Patrick Stumberg kicks off the UFC 203 “Prelims” party with the first installment of a two-part undercard preview series.
It has been a long time coming.
More than five years after he made his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) debut, former DREAM, Strikeforce, and K-1 champion, Alistair Overeem, will finally make a bid for a world title with the mixed martial arts (MMA) leader, taking on newly-crowned Heavyweight champ, Stipe Miocic, in UFC 203’s pay-per-view (PPV) main event this Saturday night (Sept., 10, 2016) inside Quickens Loan Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.
In addition, a rematch between former 265-pound champion Fabricio Werdum and Travis Browne, as well as the long-awaited MMA debut of former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) superstar, C.M. Punk, against Mickey Gall.
Before the PPV main card action begins, UFC 203 will feature seven “Prelims” undercard matches, which will be split between FOX Sports 1 and Fight Pass. Let’s look at the online portion first:
170 lbs.: Yancy Medeiros vs. Sean Spencer
Yancy Medeiros (12-4) opened his UFC career with two losses and a win overturned because of marijuana, but managed to rebound with two “Performance of the Night”-winning submissions. A 1-2 stretch followed, leading him to make his Welterweight debut this Saturday.
He has knocked out six opponents and submitted another three.
Sean Spencer (12-5) stepped up to Middleweight on short notice in his Octagon debut, resulting in a submission loss to Rafael Natal, but he found more success at his native Welterweight. Following a horrid robbery loss to Cathal Pendred, he suffered a knockout loss to Mike Pyle that earned them “Fight of the Night” honors.
His four stoppages include two knockouts and two submissions.
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