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UFC Fight Night 23: Fight for the Troops 2 News & Notes/ Who or What’s Next

News and Notes

Awards

  • Fight of the Night: Yves Edwards vs Cody McKenzie ($30k Bonus)
  • Knockout of the Night: Melvin Guillard ($30k Bonus)
  • Submission of the Night: Yves Edwards ($30 K Bonus)

Melvin Guillard believes he should be the next in line for the UFC lightweight title after TKO win over Evan Dunham

– Mark Hominick earns a shot at the UFC featherweight title against Jose Aldo at UFC 129 in Toronto after his TKO win over George Roop

– The Fight for the Troops 2 show made over $6ook on the phone lines alone, millions more expected from online donations.

– You can still make donations to help fund the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Funds at fightforthetroops.com

– The UFC expects to do have Fight for the Troops 3 sometime in 2012

– Matt Mitrione mentioned he’d “like to be tested” in his next fight after beating Tim Hague

Fights to Make After UFC Fight Night 23

  • Melvin Guillard vs Kenny Florian
  • Evan Dunham vs Matt Wiman
  • Matt Mitrione vs Ben Rothwell
  • Mark Hominick vs Jose Aldo
  • George Roop vs Fredson Paixao
  • Pat Barry vs Cheick Kongo
  • Joey Beltran vs Rob Broughton
  • Yves Edwards vs Danny Castillo
  • Cody McKenzie vs Danny Downes
  • DeMarques Johnson vs Pascal Krauss
  • Rani Yahya vs Javier Vasquez
  • Mike Thomas Brown vs Josh Grispi
  • Waylon Lowe vs Ricardo Lamas
  • William Freire vs Mike Lullo Jr.
  • Charlie Brenneman vs John Howard
  • Chris Cariaso vs Clint Godfrey

Fighters Likely to Be Cut

  • Tim Hague
  • Amilcar Alves
  • Will Campuzano
  • Mike Guymon
 
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Posted by on January 23, 2011 in News and Notes, UFC, What or Who's Next?

 

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UFC Fight Night 23: Fight for the Troops 2 Quick Results

MAIN CARD

  • Melvin Guillard def. Evan Dunham via KO (strikes) – Round 1, 2:59
  • Matt Mitrione def. Tim Hague via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 2:59
  • Mark Hominick def. George Roop via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 1:28
  • Pat Barry def. Joey Beltran via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Matt Wiman def. Cole Miller via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

PRELIMINARY CARD

  • Yves Edwards def. Cody McKenzie via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 4:33
  • DaMarques Johnson def. Mike Guymon via verbal submission (injury from body triangle) – Round 1, 3:22
  • Rani Yahya def. Mike Brown via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Waylon Lowe def. Willamy Freire via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Charlie Brenneman def. Amilcar Alves via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Chris Cariaso def. Will Campuzano via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

 

 
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Posted by on January 23, 2011 in Quick Results, UFC

 

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Cody McKenzie vs Yves Edwards on tap for UFC Fight Night 23

MMA Junkie Reports:

http://mmajunkie.com/news/21656/replacement-cody-mckenzie-meets-yves-edwards-at-ufc-fight-night-23.mma

Cody McKenzie

– 12-0-0 MMA/ 1-0 UFC Record

– 1 TKO, 11 Sub Victories

– Notable Wins: Aaron Wilkinson

Yves Edwards

– 39-16-1 MMA/ 7-4 UFC Record

– 2 Fight Win Streak 

– Notable Wins: Hermes Franca, James Warfield, John Gunderson

 
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Posted by on December 7, 2010 in News, UFC

 

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Melvin Guillard vs Yves Edwards Expected for January 22nd UFC Event

MMA Junkie Reports:

http://mmajunkie.com/news/21019/melvin-guillard-and-yves-edwards-meet-at-jan-22-ufc-event.mma

Melvin Guillard

– 25-8-2 MMA/ 8-4 UFC Record

– 3 Fight Win Streak

– Notable Wins: Jeremy Stephens, Gleison Tibau, Denis Siver

Yves Edwards

– 38-16-1 MMA/ 6-4 UFC Record

– Won 4 of last 5 Fights

– Notable Wins: Hermes Franca, James Warfield, James Edson Berto

Yves Edwards

– 39-16-1 MMA/ 7-4 UFC Record

– 2 Fight Win Streak 

– Notable Wins: Hermes Franca, James Warfield, John Gunderson

 
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Posted by on October 14, 2010 in News, UFC

 

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UFC Fight Night 22 Quick Results

MAIN CARD

  • Nate Marquardt def. Rousimar Palhares via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 3:28
  • Charles Oliveira def. Efrain Escudero via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 2:25
  • Jim Miller def. Gleison Tibau via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
  • Cole Miller def. Ross Pearson via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 1:49

PRELIMINARY CARD

  • Yves Edwards def. John Gunderson via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Kyle Kingsbury def. Jared Hamman via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Dave Branch def. Tomasz Drwal via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Rich Attonito def. Rafael Natal via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
  • Anthony “T.J.” Waldburger def. David Mitchell via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Brian Foster def. Forrest Petz via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 1:07
 
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Posted by on September 17, 2010 in News, UFC

 

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UFC Ultimate Fight Night 22 Mix Up: Efrain Escudero vs Matt Wiman Co-Headlines; John Gunderson vs Yves Edwards also Added

MMA Junkie Reports:

http://mmajunkie.com/news/20337/escudero-vs-wiman-new-ufn-22-co-headliner-edwards-vs-gunderson-on-prelims.mma

Efrain Escudero

– 13-1-0 MMA/3-1 UFC

– 1 TKO, 9 Sub, 3 Decision Victories

– Notable Wins: Cole Miller, Phillipe Nover, Dan Lauzon

Matt Wiman

– 12-5-0 MMA/ 6-3 UFC Record

– 2 Fight Win Streak

– Notable Wins: Shane Nelson, Thiago Tavares, Mac Danzig

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John Gunderson

– 23-7-0 MMA/ 1-1 UFC Record

– Won 4 of Last 5 Fights

– Notable Wins: Bryan Caraway, Mark Holst, Enoch Wilson

Yves Edwards

– 38-16-1 MMA/ 6-4 UFC Record

– Won 4 of last 5 Fights

– Notable Wins: Hermes Franca, James Warfield, James Edson Berto

 
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Posted by on August 19, 2010 in News, UFC

 

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Bellator 24 Quick Results

OFFICIAL RESULTS

  • Jessica Aguilar def. Lynn Alvarez via submission (arm-triangle choke) – Round 1, 4:01
  • Hector Lombard def. Herbert Goodman via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 0:38
  • Megumi Fujii def. Carla Esparza via submission (armbar) – Round 2, 0:57
  • Neil Grove def. Eddie Sanchez via TKO (referee stoppage) – Round 1, 1:32

PRELIMINARY CARD

  • Frankhad Sharipov def. Eric Luke via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)*
  • Yves Edwards def. Luis Palomino via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)*
  • Tulio Quintanilla def. Brian Eckstein via knockout (punches) – Round 3, 2:48
 
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Posted by on August 15, 2010 in Bellator, Quick Results

 

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