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6/2/11 3:03 PM - This Past Weekend: Saturday May 28, 2011

Battlefield Fight League 8
May 28, 2011
Frank Crane Arena,
Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada

Middleweight (185 lbs)

“Ultimate Fighter season 7″ alum Jesse Taylor (19 – 6 – 0) defeated UFC and Pride vet Denis Kang (34 – 13 – 2) by submission due to rear naked choke at 1:57 of round 1.  Taylor, who is on a 5 fight win streak, moves from [#30LHW] into the middleweight “Top 350″ at [#15].  Kang, who is 2-2-1 in his last 5, drops 8 spots from [#21] to [#29].

Featherweight (145 lbs)

Graham Spencer (7 – 1 – 0) defeated Bruno Capdeville (3 – 2 – 0) by unanimous decision.  Spencer, who on a 2 fight win streak, enters the featherweight “Top 250″ at [#206].  Capdeville, who was on a 3 fight win streak prior to this loss, remains unranked.

 

United Glory – 2010-2011 World Series Finals
May 28, 2011
Moscow Forum Hall,
Moscow, Russia

Welterweight (170 lbs)

Siyar Bahadurzada (20 – 4 – 1) defeated Tommy Depret (9 – 4 – 0) by TKO due to a knee and punches at 4:16 of round 2.  Bahadurzada, who is on a 6 fight win streak (5 by (T)KO), moves 1 spot up the ranks from [#13] to [#12].  Depret, who was on a 3 fight win streak prior to this loss (all by submission), drops 4 spots from [#72] to [#76].

Light Heavyweight (205 lbs)

Jason Jones (16 – 9 – 0) defeated Shamil Abdulmuslimov (7 – 3 – 0) by KO due to a knee in round 3.  Jones, who is 3-2 in his last 5, bounds 70 spots up the ranks from [#210] to [#140].  Previously ranked [#176] Abdulmuslimov, who was on a 3 fight win streak prior to this loss, falls off the rankings.

Heavyweight (265 lbs)

Dion Staring (24 – 7 – 0) defeated Roman Savochka (23 – 17 – 0) by submission due to punches at 2:35 of round 1.  Staring, who is on a 5 fight win streak (4 by submission), moves 1 spot up the ranks from [#52] to [#51].  Savochka, who is 1-2 in his last 3, remains unranked.

Heavyweight (265 lbs)

UFC veteran Denis Stojnic (9 – 3 – 0) defeated Mladen Kujundzic (3 – 2 – 1) by submission due to rear naked choke at 4:59 of round 1.  Stojnic, who is on a 4 fight win streak since being released from the UFC in 2009 (all by stoppage), jumps 27 spot up the ranks from [#158] to [#127].  Kujundzic, who had back to back 1st round stoppage wins prior to this loss, remains unranked.

 

Prestige MMA 3
May 28, 2011
Casman Center,
Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada

Heavyweight (265 lbs)

Ray Penny (5 – 1 – 0) defeated Demian Decorah (28 – 36 – 1) by split decision.  Penny, who had not fought in nearly 3 years (and is on a 4 fight win streak), enters the heavyweight “Top 250″ at [#230].  Decorah, who is on a 4 fight losing streak, remains unranked.

Heavyweight (265 lbs)

UFC veteran Mike Ciesnolevicz (19 – 4 – 0) defeated Bruce Nelson (23 – 32 – 1) by TKO due to a head kick and punches at 0:33 of round 2.  Ciesnolevicz, who has fought (and won) twice in just under 2 years, moves 2 spots up the ranks from [#78] to [#76].  Nelson, who is 1-3 in 2011, remains unranked.

 

Cage Warriors Fighting Championships 42
May 28, 2011
Neptune Stadium,
Cork City, Republic of Ireland

Lightweight (155 lbs)

Joseph Duffy (10 – 0 – 0) defeated Oriol Gaset (10 – 7 – 0) by TKO due to punches at 2:46 of round 1.  Duffy, who has stopped all his opponents, jumps 23 spots up from [#145] to [#122].  Gaset, who is on a 2 fight losing streak (1-4 in his last 5), drops 57 spots from [#409] to [#466].

Welterweight (170 lbs)

Jake Hecht (9 – 2 – 0) defeated Oriol Gaset (10 – 7 – 0) by TKO due to punches at 2:46 of round 1.  Duffy, who has stopped all his opponents, jumps 23 spots up from [#145] to [#122].  Gaset, who is on a 2 fight losing streak (1-4 in his last 5), drops 57 spots from [#409] to [#466].

Welterweight (170 lbs)

Cathal Pendred (8 – 2 – 0) defeated Vladimir Malko (2 – 1 – 0) by TKO due to punches at 3:14 of round 2.  Pendred, who is 7-1 in his last 8, enters the welterweight “Top 500″ at [#343].  Malko, who had won 2 in a row prior to this loss, remains unranked.

Lightweight (155 lbs)

Tim Newman (11 – 2 – 0) defeated Grzegorz Tredowski (12 – 9 – 2) by KO due to a punch at 0:10 of round 1.  Newman, who is on a 2 fight win streak, enters the lightweight “Top 500″ at [#384].  Tredowski, who is 1-4 in his last 5 (since November 2008), remains unranked.

Middleweight (185 lbs)

Chris Fields (7 – 3 – 0) defeated Mario Stapel (18 – 15 – 0) by TKO due to leg injury at 0:36 of round 3.  Fields, who has stopped all his opponents, flies 95 spots up the ranks from [#256] to [#161].  Stapel, who is 2-3 in his last 5, moves from [#275WW] into the middleweight “Top 350″ at [#335].

Lightweight (155 lbs)

Tom Maguire (7 – 5 – 0) defeated Patrick Vickers (2 – 2 – 0) by submission due to guillotine choke at 2:40 of round 2.  Maguire, who is 3-1 in his last 4, enters the lightweight “Top 500″ at [#439].  Vickers, who has lost 2 in a row (preceded by 2 victories), remains unranked.

 

Shooto – Gig Tokyo 6
May 28, 2011
Shinjuku Face,
Tokyo, Japan

Lightweight (155 lbs)

Kenichiro Togashi (12 – 7 – 5) defeated Shin Kochiwa (8 – 3 – 2) by unanimous decision.  Togashi, who is 4-1 in his last 5, flies 64 spots up from [#204] to [#140].  Kochiwa, who 1-2 in his last 3, drops 77 spots from [#255] to [#332].

Featherweight (145 lbs)

Guy Delumeau (13 – 6 – 2) defeated Yusuke Yachi (4 – 3 – 0) by unanimous decision.  Delumeau, who is 1-1-1 in his last 3, jumps 34 spots up from [#167] to [#133].  Yachi, who 1-3 in his last 4, remains unranked.

Flyweight (125 lbs)

Haruo Ochi (6 – 2 – 1) defeated Kosuke Suzuki (4 – 1 – 2) via KO by a punch at 2:10 of round 2.  Ochi, who has won back to back wins, jumps 22 spots up from [#44] to [#22].  Previously ranked [#41] Suzuki, who prior to going 1-0-1 in his last 2 was on a 4 fight win streak, falls off the rankings

 

Days of Glory – Fight Night
May 28, 2011
Gold Coast Conference and Exhibition Center,
Broadbeach, Queensland, Australia

Bantamweight (135 lbs)

Michael Mortimer (13 – 4 – 0) defeated Renato Vieira (2 – 2 – 0) by TKO due to punches at 0:41 of round 1.  Maguire, who is 4-1 in his last 5 (all wins by stoppage), moves from [#127] at [#96].  Vieira, who has fought 2 twice in roughly 2 years (1-1), remains unranked.

 

To Be Updated

 

Fatality Arena 3
May 28, 2011
Canto do Rio Football Club Gymnasium,
Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Welterweight? (170 lbs)

[#87] Daniel Acacio (24 –11 – 0) defeated [#217MW] Felipe Arinelli (10 – 11 – 0) by KO at 2:58 of round 1.  Acacio has won 2 in a row (3-2 in his last 5).  Arinelli had won 2 in a row prior to this loss.