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Dr. Death
06-21-2012, 12:21 PM
There are a few MMA Events this weekend including UFC 147, (which I'll post the prediction contest for tomorrow), and I wanted to share with those interested in watching them - the rundown of what is happening this week in the field of MMA.

Source: MMA Junkie

UFC on FX 4: Guida vs. Maynard (http://mmajunkie.com/event/903/ufc-on-fx-4.mma)
Date: Jun 22, 2012

Location: Atlantic City, New Jersey
Venue: Revel Atlantic City
Broadcast: FX, FUEL TV and Facebook

MAIN CARD (FX)

Clay Guida vs. Gray Maynard
Spencer Fisher vs. Sam Stout
Brian Ebersole vs. T.J. Waldburger
Ross Pearson vs. Cub Swanson

PRELIMINARY CARD (FUEL TV)

Hatsu Hioki vs. Ricardo Lamas
C.J. Keith vs. Ramsey Nijem
Brock Jardine vs. Rick Story
Joey Gambino vs. Steven Siler
Matt Brown vs. Luis Ramos
Chis Camozzi vs. Nick Catone

PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook)

Ricardo Funch vs. Dan Miller
Dustin Pague vs. Ken Stone


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Xtreme Fighting Championship 18: Music City Mayhem (http://mmajunkie.com/event/937/xtreme-fighting-championship-18-music-city-mayhem.mma)
Date: Jun 22, 2012
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Venue: Nashville Municipal Auditorium
Broadcast: HDNet

MAIN CARD (HDNet)

John Salter vs. Josh Samman
Scott Barrett vs. Gabriel Salinas-Jones
Sofia Bagherdai vs. Heather Jo Clark
Luke Sanders vs. Chris Wright
Jason Blackford vs. Donny Wallace
Scott Holtzman vs. Matt Metts
Joe Ray vs. Dustin West

PRELIMINARY CARD (unaired)

Nate Landwehr vs. Billy Mullins
Michael Graham vs. Cory Robinson
Jonathan Ivey vs. Devan Plaisance
Dave Hurst vs. Justin Pennington


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Bellator 71 (http://mmajunkie.com/event/936/bellator-71.mma)
Date: Jun 22, 2012
Location: Chester, West Virginia
Venue: Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort
Broadcast: MTV2 and Spike.com

MAIN CARD (MTV2)

Chris Davis vs. Travis Wiuff - light-heavyweight-tourney opening round
Zelg Galesic vs. Attila Vegh - light-heavyweight-tourney opening round
Richard Hale vs. Beau Tribolet - light-heavyweight-tourney opening round
Roy Boughton vs. Emanuel Newton - light-heavyweight-tourney opening round

PRELIMINARY CARD (Spike.com)

Dan Spohn vs. Josh Stansbury
Brett Rogers vs. Kevin Asplund
Tim Carpenter vs. John Hawk
Duane Bastress vs. Jason Butcher
Neil Johnson vs. Brylan Van Artsdalen
Chris Goldbaugh vs. Kevin Zalac
E.J. Brooks vs. Joey Holt


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UFC 147: Silva vs. Franklin II (http://mmajunkie.com/event/892/ufc-in-brazil.mma)
Date: Jun 23, 2012
Location: Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Venue: Estadio Jornalista Felipe Drumond (also known as "Mineirinho")
Broadcast: Pay-per-view, FX and Facebook

MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view)

Rich Frankin vs. Wanderlei Silva
Cezar "Mutante" Ferreira vs. Sergio "Serginho" Moraes ("TUF: Brazil" middleweight final)
Rony "Jason" Mariano Bezerra vs. Godofredo "Pepey" de Oliveira ("TUF: Brazil" featherweight final)
Mike Russow vs. Fabricio Werdum
Yuri Alcantara vs. Hacran Dias

PRELIMINARY CARD (FX)

Rodrigo Damm vs. Anistavio "Gasparzinho" Medeiros
Francisco "Massaranduba" Drinaldo vs. Delson "Pe de Chumbo" Heleno
John "Macapa" Teixeira vs. Hugo "Wolverine" Viana
Leonardo "Macarrao" Mafra Teixeira vs. Thiago de Oliveira Perpetuo

PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook)

Marcos Vinicius "Vina" Borges Pancini vs. Wagner "Galeto" Campos
Felipe Arantes vs. Milton Vieira


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There are some good fights this weekend, some of which could lead to title contention. I for one am going to watch most of these and I suggest that for anyone who is a fan or is wondering what mma is about, this is the perfect weekend to watch and find out.