Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 3-13-16

At CES MMA 33, Middleweight Chuck O'Neil defeated Dennis Olson via unanimous decision. And in the main event Andre Soukhamthath won the Bantamweight title in impressive fashion with a flying knee KO of Kody Nordby at 1:35 of round 5.

It's hard to talk about Invicta FC 16 without mentioning every fight. That is how great the event shown on UFC Fight Pass was. Strawweight Angela "Overkill" Hill won her second straight fight with the promotion with a blood spilling KO victory over Stephanie Eggink at 2:36 of round 2. With the first championship fight of the night, Jennifer Maia won the interim Flyweight belt against Vanessa Porto via unanimous decision. Ayaka Hamasaki defended her Atomweight title with an armbar over Amber Brown at 2:52 of round 3. Other notable winners at Invicta FC 16 included Roxanne Modafferi, Irene Aldana and Jinh Yu Frey.

The final major event of the weekend was WSOF 29. Middleweight Louis Taylor made quick work of Cory Devela with a guillotine coming at just :29 of round 1. In a Heavyweight contest, Josh Copeland got past Mike Hayes by way of unanimous decision. And in the main event top ranked Lightweight Justin Gaethje defended his belt yet again with an impressive TKO win over veteran Brian Foster. The stoppage came after several unanswered kicks to the knee dropped Foster.

Rizin MMA has signed veteran fighter Wanderlei Silva to a multi-year contract and has announced that he will make his promotional debut on April 17. Silva is also singed with Bellator.

WSOF Middleweight and Light Heavyweight champion David Branch has signed a new multi-fight deal with the promotion.

Both Ken Shamrock and Kimbo Slice have failed their post Bellator 149 drug tests.

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