Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 11-27-16
Victory FC 43 (Waterloo, Iowa)
135 lbs: Raufeon Stots def Jeff Curran via unanimous decision.
155 lbs: Mike Plazola def Nick Bartels via rear naked choke at 1:53 of rd 1.
205 lbs: Rakim Cleveland def Calley Kruger via submission (strikes) at 1:37 of rd 1.
UFC Fight Night 101 (Melbourne, Australia)
185 lbs: Robert Whittaker def Derek Brunson via TKO at 4:07 of rd 1.
185 lbs: Andrew Holbrook def Jake Matthews via split decision.
170 lbs: Omari Akhmedov def Kyle Noke via unanimous decision.
155 lbs: Alex Volkanovski def Yusuke Kasuya via TKO at 2:06 of rd 2.
Titan FC featherweight champion Andre Harrison has signed with WSOF. His promotional debut will be against Bruce Boyington at WSOF 34.
UFC welterweight Kyle Noke has announced his retirement from MMA following his loss on Saturday.
Bellator 167 has been reworked following an injury to Patricky Freire. Darrion Caldwell and opponent Joe Taimanglo will now headline the fight card.
UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was forced to withdraw from his scheduled bout with Anthony Johnson after suffering an injury. The new UFC 206 headliner will be for the interim featherweight belt, as Anthony Pettis takes on Max Holloway.