Henry Cejudo set to face Chico Camus at UFC 188
UFC 188 officially has a new flyweight battle set with Henry Cejudo (8-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) set to face Chico Camus (14-5 MMA, 3-2 UFC).
The bout, currently set for the prelims, was announced on Fox Sports 2 during the weigh-ins for UFC 186.
UFC 188 takes place June 13 at Mexico City Arena in Mexico City. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass. In the main event, heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez meets interim champ Fabricio Werdum in a title unification fight.
Michael Page vs. Rudy Bears set for Bellator 140
Bellator 140 is getting a little more exciting with the addition of a welterweight battle between Michael Page and Rudy Bears.
Page (7-0 MMA, 3-0 BMMA) was recently scratched from the Bellator 134 card after suffering a cut outside his left eye. In Bears (16-13 MMA, 2-5 BMMA), he faces a man with considerably more experience who enters the bout riding a two-fight winning streak.
The latest Bellator 140 card now includes:
Douglas Lima vs. Andrey Koreshkov – For the Bellator welterweight championship
Chris Honeycutt vs. Paul Bradley
Michael Page vs. Rudy Bears
CES June 12 AXS TV Card Filling Up Fast
Rhode Island’s CES MMA returns to the Twin River Casino & on AXS TV June 12 in Lincoln, RI. The card is quickly filling up, and will be headlined by a Welterweight Title defense. The main event pits Champion Chuck O’Neil defending his title for a second time against Ohio native Dominique Steele. O’Neil is coming off that amazing 11 second KO over Manny Walo in January. He is on a 4 fight win streak, with three finishes. Steele, a veteran of both Strikeforce & Bellator, has won 6 of 7 bouts. Two of those victories include big show vets Ryan Thomas & Dan Hornbuckle. O’Neil recently made a foray into professional wrestling in a match against teammate Eric Spicely. Spicely will also be on the card, the undefeated submission ace takes a big step up in competition as he takes on the #1 ranked middleweight Harley Beekman.
Chuck O’Neil (15-6-0) Mass BJJ vs. Dominique Steele (12-5-0) Aron Thomas Jiu Jitsu-Welterweight Title
Matt Bessette (14-6-0) Underdog BJJ vs. Lazar Stojadinovic (9-5-0) ATT
PJ Rogers (2-1-0) RAM vs. Evan Parker (4-3-0) Fighting Arts Factory
Joe Pingitore (3-1-1) NEC vs. James Murrin (3-2-0) Broadway Jiu Jitsu
Jesse Gutierrez (1-0-0) Connors MMA vs. Kody Nordby (3-3-0) B&F Boxing
Eric Spicely (6-0-0) Tim Burrill’s BJJ vs. Harley Beekman (7-2-0) Bombsquad
Devin Pilkington (0-2-0) NEC vs. Randy Costa (0-0-0) Lauzon MMA