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MMA News – February 28, 2011

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Key Fights – Week of February 28

February 28, 2011 Leave a comment

Do we have an awesome week of fights ahead of us?  YES!  Really great fights this week with the UFC, Strikeforce, and Bellator ALL putting on shows!  Zoila Frausto and Marloes Coenen, two top ranked female fighters, will both be in action.  Martin Kampmann, Diego Sanchez, and Brian Bowles are the big names for Thursday’s UFC event.  Bellator is starting their welterweight tournament and Dan Henderson will be fighting Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante for Strikeforce’s Light Heavyweight Title.

M-1 also has a big night of fights this week, while Keith Jardine and Jens Pulver will be in action for smaller promotions.  Check the upcoming fights tab for more details.

UFC Live – Sanchez vs. Kampmann (3/3/2011)

  • Welterweight: Diego Sanchez (22-4, No. 18 WW) vs. Martin Kampmann (17-4, No. 9 WW)
  • Middleweight: Alessio Sakara (15-7, 1 NC, No. 16 MW) vs. Chris Weidman (4-0)
  • Bantamweight: Brian Bowles (8-1, No. 3 BW) vs. Damacio Page (12-5, No. 14 BW)
  • Bantamweight: Taekya Mizugaki (13-5-2, No. 8 BW) vs. Reuben Duran (7-2-1)
  • Lightweight: Joe Stevenson (31-12, No. 22 LW) vs. Danny Castillo (10-3)
  • Light Heavyweight: Steve Cantwell (7-3) vs. Cyrille Diabate (16-7, 1 NC, No. 21 LHW)

Bellator 35 (3/5/2011)

  • Welterweight Tournament Quarterfinals: Jay Hieron (19-4, No. 15 WW) vs. Anthony Lapsley (19-4, 2 NC)
  • Welterweight Tournament Quarterfinals: Dan Hornbuckle (22-3, No. 24 WW) vs. Brent Weedman (17-5-1)
  • Women’s Featherweight: Zoila Frausto (10-1, No. 1 WFW) vs. Karina Hallinan (3-4)

Strikeforce – Feijao vs. Henderson (3/5/2011)

  • Light Hevyweight Title: (c) Rafael Cavalcante (10-2, No. 10 LHW) vs. Dan Henderson (26-8, No. 12 LHW)
  • Women’s Welterweight Title: (c) Marloes Coenen (18-4, No.1 WWW) vs. Liz Carmouche (5-0, No. 8 WWW)
  • Middleweight: Tim Kennedy (12-3, No. 21 MW) vs. Melvin Manhoef (24-8-1)
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