In the main event, former champion Junior dos Santos used his movement, range, and boxing expertise to repeatedly tag Ben Rothwell over the course of twenty-five minutes, ultimately securing a unanimous decision.
Just as we've been dealing with the NFL considering work injuries on the field, we're reminded how dangerous a sport MMA is as Portuguese fighter Joao Carvalho died three days after suffering injuries from a recent bout in the ring.
Daniel Cormier Injured, Jones to Fight OSP, Conor McGregor - Nate Diaz 2 Announced, David Branch and Jon Fitch Win Big At WSOF 30
Professional MMA contests and events can now be held in the state of New York. The result of exhaustive efforts and quite a bit of time on the part of the UFC has finally become clear in this groundbreaking announcement, which will permanently change the landscape
During the preliminary portion of the event, Dan Hooker caught Mark Eddiva in an outstanding guillotine choke just under one and one half minutes into the fight—a submission which was initiated on the feet.
This week in MMA was admittedly a bit slow in terms of news, but WSOF 29 delivered some solid action, and there were still a reasonable number of developments for fans to enjoy.
If Dana White was disappointed with Ronda Rousey losing to Holly Holm at the end of 2015, this year isn't going much better for the head of the UFC.