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UFC Vegas 28 Highlights: Jairzinho Rozenstruik Gets First Round TKO Win Over Augusto Sakai

Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs. Augusto Sakai was just as advertised.  The two fighters met in a bout on Saturday night (June 5, 2021) at the UFC Vegas 28 event from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC Apex facility. The end came in the first round as Rozenstruik clipped him with a big...

UFC Vegas 28: Rozenstruik vs. Sakai Weigh-In Results & Preview

The UFC Vegas 28 weigh-ins are complete, and the entire card will proceed without issue. Indeed, every single fighter made weight, including event headliners Jairzinho Rozenstruik and Augusto Sakai, who came in at 1 1/2 lbs. apart. UFC Vegas 28 Preview A product of Dana White's Contender Series Brazil, Augusto...

UFC Vegas 28 Main And Co-Main Event Preview – Heavyweight Gauntlet

UFC Vegas 28 is tipping the scales this Saturday with a couple of heavyweights in the main and co-main event of the evening. After taking a rare weekend off, the UFC is back. The UFC Vegas 28 card will feature the power-punching Jairzinho Rozenstruik taking on a fellow crafty...

Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs. Augusto Sakai Set for June 5 Headliner

Two big boys will collide on June 5 when Jairzinho Rozenstruik faces Augusto Sakai in the main event. As originally reported by Combate, both Jairzinho Rozenstruik and Augusto Sakai will have an opportunity to return to the win column when the two square off in June. This will be the...

Augusto Sakai Suffered Two Broken & Two Dislocated Ribs In Alistair Overeem Fight

Augusto Sakai has revealed the injuries he sustained in his UFC Vegas 9 main event against Alistair Overeem. Early on in the fight, the Brazilian in Sakai had success but in the third round, the tides started to change. In the fourth, Overeem used his wrestling to get the fight...

Alistair Overeem Isn’t Going Anywhere After UFC Vegas 9

Alistair Overeem was facing a lot of doubt going into fight week for UFC Vegas 9. With his long career in combat sports, there were those thinking that the end was near or that Overeem is still a contending force of nature in the UFC’s heavyweight division. Overeem proved...

Fighters React To Alistair Overeem vs. Augusto Sakai At UFC on ESPN+ 34

Alistair Overeem and Augusto Sakai brought a slugfest in their fight.  The showdown served as the main event of the UFC on ESPN+ 34 event on Saturday night (September 5, 2020) from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC APEX. As seen in the fight, it was technical as each guy was...

UFC on ESPN+ 34 Highlights: Alistair Overeem Batters Augusto Sakai

Alistair Overeem vs. Augusto Sakai brought a slugfest to their main event fight.  The two fighters met in a heavyweight bout on Saturday night (September 5, 2020) at the UFC on ESPN+ 34 event from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC APEX. This technical fight did have its moments where they...

UFC on ESPN+ 34 Weigh-In Results: All Fighters Make Weight

The UFC on ESPN+ 34 weigh-ins are now complete! Tomorrow night, UFC on ESPN+ 34 (aka UFC Vegas 9) will take place inside the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event, former title challenger Alistair Overeem (#6) will face Augosto Sakai (#9) in a fight that promises...

Alistair Overeem To Headline UFC Fight Night Card On September 5 Against Augusto Sakai

Alistair Overeem will be headlining his fourth straight UFC event. According to ESPN, the longtime combat sports veteran, will take on the surging contender, Augusto Sakai on September 5. The location of the event is unknown at this time, but Fight Island could certainly be a possibility. Overeem returned to the...

UFC on ESPN 9 Highlights: Augusto Sakai Edges Out Blagoy Ivanov

Blagoy Ivanov vs. Augusto Sakai delivered the heavyweight slugfest that was promised at UFC on ESPN 9.  The two fighters met in a heavyweight bout on Saturday night (May 30, 2020) at the UFC on ESPN 9 from Las Vegas, Nevada at the Apex. This was a typical heavyweight fight...

UFC Heavyweight Explains Why Daniel Cormier’s Retirement Will Be Beneficial

Daniel Cormier currently reigns as the champion of the UFC's heavyweight division. Since winning the title in July of last year, Cormier has defended his title once. That came back in November when he submitted Derrick Lewis in the second round, headlining UFC 230 from Madison Square Garden. Now, there's...

Chase Sherman Returns At UFC Sao Paulo

The UFC has added a heavyweight contest to its UFC Sao Paulo event next month. MMA Fighting reports that Chase Sherman will face Augusto Sakai on the September 22nd card. Sherman is searching for his first victory off back-to-back losses to Shamil Abdurakhimov and Justin Willis. Sakai earned a UFC contract after his...

Cheick Kongo Defeats Augusto Sakai in Uneventful Affair at Bellator 179

Cheick Kongo was able to get past Augusto Sakai to earn his fifth straight win tonight (May 19). Heavyweights Kongo and Sakai shared the Bellator cage inside the SSE Arena, Wembley in London, England for Bellator 179. The action was slow at the start with both men being tentative. The crowd...
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Bellator 179: Cheick Kongo to Fight Augusto Sakai This in London

Cheick Kongo has been added to the upcoming Bellator 179 card, as he'll meet Augusto Sakai. The bout was first reported by MMA Fighting. Kongo (26-10-2) has scored four consecutive wins, including victories over Alexander Volkov and Oli Thompson, over the past year-plus. Sakai (9-0-1) is unbeaten in his career, but...