October should be a month of great MMA bouts
Also on the card are Josh Thomson against “JZ” Cavalcante, Sarah Kaufman and Marloes Coenen for the women’s welterweight championship, and four other bouts.
UFC 120 is being held in London, England on October 16. The best MMA fighters in Great Britain will be fighting. England’s own Michael Bisping takes on Japanese fighter Yoshihiro Akiyama in a middleweight bout in the main event.
Also on the card is a welterweight bout between England’s Dan Hardy and American Carlos Condit. This looks like a really good card on paper. Heavyweights Cheick Kongo and Travis Browne should have the fight of the night. There are a total of 10 fights on the card.
Next up for Strikeforce is Challengers 11 on October 22, from Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif. The main event is a rematch between “Relentless” Roger Bowling and “Vicious” Bobby Voelker. Their first bout ended early due to an accidental poke in the eye.
Also on the card is hard-hitting heavyweight Lavar “Big” Johnson and a 165-pound catch weight bout between Billy Evangelista and Waachiim “Native Warrior” Spiritwolf.
The baddest man on the planet Brock Lesnar returns to the cage on October 23 at UFC 121 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. UFC heavyweight champion Lesnar will defend his title against the undefeated Cain Velasquez. There’s something in the air when Lesnar steps into the octagon. You want to be a witness to whatever transpires between him and his opponent.
UFC 121 looks to be a very competitive card with UFC newcomer and former Strikeforce middleweight champion Jake Shield taking on Martin Kampmann. Former light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz steps back into the cage to take on hard-hitting Mark Hamill. Welterweight Diego Sanchez fights Paulo Thiago and Brendan Schaub takes on Gabriel Gonzaga in a matchup of heavyweights. There are 12 fights scheduled on the card.