Video: Jimmy Crute still sleeps in van outside gym: ‘I just hate paying bills and rent’. Oliynyk seemed in control throughout this heavyweight fight. Pettis defeats Donald Cerrone by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) in their welterweight showdown. FINAL: Bryce Mitchell defeats Charles Rosa by unanimous decision (30-25, 30-25, 30-24) in this featherweight fight and it wasn’t much of a contest. The preliminary card on ESPN will be headlined by a lightweight rematch between Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Anthony Pettis. FINAL: Carla Esparza shocks the world and tops Michelle Waterson with a split decision (30-27, 27-30, 29-28) in their women’s strawweight matchup. In their first meeting in 2013, Pettis finished Cerrone with a nasty kick to the body in the opening round. (Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images)Getty Images. Spann (-490) was looking good early over underdog Sam Alvey (+320) in this light heavyweight fight. (A regular ESPN+ year long subscription runs $49.99, so you’re getting $30 off the list price.). Alvey recovers and gets some nice hard shots in Round 2 but Spann doesn’t seem fazed.
Subscribe to Oregonian/OregonLive newsletters and podcasts for the latest news and top stories. In the other fights on the main card, Henry Cejudo crushed Dominick Cruz in the co-main event with a knee-to-the-face knockout. Bellator 249: Cris Cyborg vs. Arlene Blencowe fight card.

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More on how to prepare for social isolation and how to protect yourself from the coronavirus: Note to readers: if you purchase something through one of our affiliate links we may earn a commission. Bellator 249: Cris Cyborg vs. Arlene Blencowe fight card. Your privacy is safe with us. Subscribe to OregonLive. She previously held titles in the UFC, Invicta FC and Strikeforce. Prior to her MMA career, Blencowe was a boxer from 2012-2015, and in that time she compiled a 4-4 record while capturing the women’s WIBA and WBF light welterweight and welterweight titles. My team is ready to go and the fighters are excited to get back in there with these back-to-back events.”. (Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images)Getty Images, When: Saturday, May 9 - Main event begins at 7 p.m. PT/10 p.m. Blencowe (13-7) might not be a household name in women’s combat sports, but she is very accomplished in her own right. Israel Adesanya says Jon Jones has no room to give him flack for not moving up to 205 pounds after teasing a heavyweight move for years and not following through. Originally expected to meet on April 18, the lightweights will now clash on May 9 with the winner moving onto a title unification bout with Khabib Nurmagomedov later this year. 145 lb champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino takes on former Bellator title challenger Arlene Blencowe in a bout which oddsmakers give Blencowe little chance to pull of the upset.

Also on the card is the return of Patricky Pitbull, as well as an exciting bantamweight matchup between Ricky Bandejas and Leandro Higo. ), Watch live stream online: You can watch a live stream of the fight for $64.99 on ESPN+ if you already have an ESPN+ subscription, or if you don’t already have an ESPN+ yearly subscription, you can purchase the bundle package at $84.99 which gets you the fight AND one year of ESPN+ subscriber access, which is a screaming deal. We'll never pass along your email address to spammers, scammers, or the like. Now Cerrone will seek to avenge that loss seven years later while also attempting to bounce back from a loss to Conor McGregor in his last outing. UFC 249 MAIN CARD (pay-per-view on ESPN+), MAIN EVENT: Tony Ferguson vs. Justin Gaethje (interim lightweight title fight), CO-MAIN EVENT: Henry Cejudo vs. Dominick Cruz (bantamweight title fight), Francis Ngannou vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik, FEATURED PRELIM: Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone vs. Anthony Pettis, UFC Fight Island 6 Results: Ortega vs. Korean Zombie. Ngannou now has 9 professional knockouts making him one of the most dangerous punchers in the game. How to watch ESPN+ on your TV: What's it cost & include.
If successful this time out, Cyborg will also be the first fighter to defend titles in four major promotions. It depends on how big a sports fan you are, and what sports are important to you. (Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images)Getty Images, If you blinked, you missed it. Need exclusive stories only we can tell? The UFC will return in full force on May 9 with an official card now confirmed. The main event at UFC 249 will be an interim lightweight title fight between Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje. "Jacare" Souza returns to middleweight to face the surging Uriah Hall at UFC 249 in Brooklyn. JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA - MAY 09: Justin Gaethje of the United States celebrates after defeating Tony Ferguson of the United States in their Interim lightweight title fight during UFC 249 … Israel Adesanya: Jon Jones ‘scared’ of heavyweight, ‘I’m coming for him’ at International Fight Week 2021. UFC light heavyweight Jimmy Crute spoke with the media ahead of his main card fight against Modestas Bukauskas at UFC Fight Island 6 in Abu Dhabi. (Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images)Getty Images, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA - MAY 09: Anthony Pettis (R) of the United States kicks Donald Cerrone (L) of the United States in their Welterweight fight during UFC 249 at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena on May 09, 2020 in Jacksonville, Florida.

With this triple date feature of UFC events coming in May, Florida is continuing to build a strong collaboration with UFC that sets the foundation for more opportunities that we hope UFC will choose to host in our state in the months to come.”. Bellator MMA touches back down on U.S. soil this week to bring you a 12-fight card that will be … Daniel Cormier tells Israel Adesanya to stop picking on Paulo Costa: ‘Paulo Costa’s dead’. FINAL: Anthony Pettis was a clear favorite in this fight and while Cowboy Cerrone came in and put on a good show, it simply wasn’t enough to be a threat. Your favorite teams, topics, and players all on your favorite mobile devices.

“I want to give a big thanks to Mayor [Lenny] Curry, VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena and Florida State Boxing Commission Executive Director Patrick Cunningham for getting this thing done and giving us a venue to put on these incredible cards, as well our media partners including ESPN and ESPN+, for bringing it to fans. “Florida’s State Commission and the Department of Business and Professional Regulation have been in continued coordination with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) to identify options for bringing the UFC to Florida for upcoming events,” Florida State Boxing Commission Executive Director, Patrick Cunningham said in a statement. Daniel Cormier was amused by Israel Adesanya’s controversial post-fight celebration, even if he thinks he did Paulo Costa wrong. Spann lands a nice knee just before the end of Round 1.