Fight week: Three must Fights to see

by: Kayla Baity

Bellator189; TUF26; UFC218 and SUG6.Set your DVRs. We have a stacked weekend of fights and it’s hard to predict who will steal the show.With a growing underground style tournament, rematch for the title and rising champ making his second appearance, there are three bouts that are a must see

Submission Underground Grappling 6: Jake Shields vs Gilbert Burns

Skrap Pack member Jake Shields headlines the growing promotion Submission Underground Grappling’s sixth event facing three-time Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champion Gilbert Burns.SUG provides a grappling competition for well-known names in MMA like Jon Jones, Dan Henderson, Miesha Tate and Urijah Faber.Both men have been successful in past SUG events Jake Shields defeated Dillon Danis in OT (escape time); Gilbert Burns defeated John Combs in first OT (rear naked choke) so this grappler’s dream match could steal headlines. Tune into SUG6 Sunday, December 3rd live streaming through FloGrappling.com


Bellator189: Julia Budd vs Arlene Blencowe

New Featherweight Champion Julia Budd makes her first title defense in a rematch against Arlene Blencowe who looks to avenge her loss to Budd by unanimous decision last year.Budd is on an eight-fight win streak and Blencowe on a three.The ladies headline Bellator’s event adding to the spotlight on women’s divisions this weekend. Tune into Bellator189 Friday, December 1st airing free on Spike

 

UFC218: Justin Gaethje vs Eddie Alvarez

Fireworks have been promised for this explosive matchup between #4 Lightweight Eddie Alvarez and #5 Justin Gaethje.The men meet after coaching The Ultimate Fighter26 to join the stacked UFC218 card.Justin made his promotional debut in July immediately becoming a fan favorite.Eddie is riding off a No Contest against Lightweight contender Dustin Poirer.Both men have been vocal about their title shot intentions and if they give us the barn burner they’re assuring one could likely get that spot.Tune into UFC218 Saturday, December 2nd PPV

 

 

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  • Cedric Freya de Sutter
    Cedric Freya de Sutter
    Posted at 06:53h, 01 December

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