fight / fighter coverage, 2017-07-09 06:12:06 , Fury post from around the web
Robert Whittaker wins a unanimous decision over Yoel Romero to become the interim middleweight champion.
All judges had it 48-47.
Whittaker has won 8 straight fights. And he snaps Romero’s 8 fight win streak.
Whittaker takes on Michael Bisping next to unify the belt.
Two were originally scheduled to fight in November 2015, when neither was a champion,
but Bisping pulled out due to injury.
Alistair Overeem wins a majority decision over Fabricio Werdum.
Overeem is 6 and 1 in his last 7 fights, only loss was to Miocic.
Curtis Blaydes wins a decision over Daniel Omielańczuk.
Anthony Pettis wins a unanimous decision over Jim Miller in Pettis’ return to 155.
This was Miller’s 27th fight.
Oleksiy Oliynyk taps out Travis Browne in the 2nd round.
43 of his 52 wins are by submission, this was 63rd MMA fight.
Travis has lost 4 straight.
This is such a crazy rollercoaster of a sport. One year you’re on top of the world, the
next you might be walking to the chopping block.
After Travis lost, Derrick Lewis posted a Tweet saying: It’s ok Ronda.
He tells Travis: Go have Ronda babies before someone else does, and keep my name out your mouth
Rob Font wins by guillotine in the 2nd round vs Douglas Silva de Andrade. All 4 of his wins in the UFC
Chad Laprise TKOs Brian Camozzi in the 2nd round. It was Chad’s return to welterweight.
He wants to fight Mickey Gall at UFC 215 in September in Edmonton.
Laprise is a fighter that would benefit from a light-welterweight division. Something
around 162 pounds.
Belal Muhammad wins a unanimous decision over Jordan Mein.
Jordan has lost 3 in a row.
Thiago Santos TKOs Gerald Meerchaert in the 2nd round. 10 of his 15 wins are by KO.
He called out Gegard Mousasi.
Cody Stamann wins a decision over Terrion Ware. Cody is on a 7 fight win streak.
Trevin Giles knocks out James Bochnovic in the 2nd round. He’s now 10-0 in MMA. He’ll drop down to 185 in his next fight
Bochnovic was taken out on a stretcher.
Valentina suggested she and Joanna fight for the 125 pound title on the card since Amanda Nunes pulled out.
Dana White thinking about rebooking Valentina and Amanda for UFC 215 in September.
Cris Cyborg says: Can you unblock me on @instagram please @danawhite? We work together?
Look Like one ex boyfriend get mad kkkkk don’t be sensitive too much.
The UFC returns to Sydney on November 19th.
And Jorge Masvidal says: No disrespect to all of the English but @bisping is a b*tch