The upheaval at the top of the UFC continues unabated.
Tyron Woodley scored a stunning knockout victory over Robbie Lawler in the main event of UFC 201 on Saturday night, needing just 2:12 to knock out Lawler and claim the UFC welterweight championship at Atlanta's Philips Arena.
Showtime boxing boss Stephen Espinoza is planning on a possible heavyweight unification fight in the fall of 2017 between unbeaten IBF champion Anthony Joshua (17-0, 17 KOs) and WBC champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder (37-0, 36 KOs), according to RingTV.
While the rest of the middleweights are losing their shit, thanks to the promotion’s decision to grant Dan Henderson a crack at the middleweight crown, former 185-pound kingpin Luke Rockhold is not butthurt about playing second fiddle to “Hendo.”
Jake Ellenberger scored a starching first round TKO of Matt Brown, which was followed by a Karolina Kowalkiewicz split decision win over Rose Namajunas as two underdogs walked out victorious at UFC 201, in Atlanta.