August MMA Calendar - Still Loaded


The cancellation of Affliction: Trilogy may have been a heartbreaker for many MMA fans, but that doesn't mean the month of August is a slouch in the scheme of mixed martial arts. With two UFC's, a huge Strikeforce card on Showtime, Sengoku's Ninth Battle and WEC 42, the month of August is one of the best MMA fans have ever seen. 




August 2 & 7 - Sengoku's Ninth Battle

Featherweight Grand Prix Semifinal Bout: Hatsu Hioki vs. Masanoru Kanehara
Featherweight Grand Prix Semifinal Bout: Michihiro Omigawa vs. Marlon Sandro 
Sengoku Featherweight GP Finale 
Featherweight Grand Prix Reserve Bout: Matt Jaggers vs. Chan Sung Jung
Sengoku Lightweight Title Bout: Mizuto Hirota vs. Satoru Kitaoka 
Kazuo Misaki vs. Kazuhiko Nakamura 

August 8 - UFC 101: Declaration

UFC Lightweight Championship: BJ Penn vs. Kenny Florian
Anderson "The Spider" Silva vs. Forrest Griffin
Amir Saddolah vs. Johny Hendricks 
Kendall Grove vs. Ricardo "Cachorrao" Almeida
Josh "The Dentist" Neer vs. Kurt "Batman" Pellegrino

August 9 - WEC 42: Torres vs. Bowles

WEC Bantamweight Championship: Miguel Angel Torres vs. Brian Bowles
Joseph Benavidez vs. Dominick Cruz 
Danny Castillo vs. Ricardo Lamas
Jeff "The Big Frog" Curran vs. Takeya Mizugaki 

August 15 - Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg

Gina Carano vs. Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos
Strikeforce Lightweight Championship: Josh "The Punk" Thompson vs. Gilbert "El Nino" Melendez

August 28 - M-1 Global: Breakthrough

Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal vs Don Frye
Nick "The Goat" Thompson vs Karl Amoussou

August 29 - UFC 102: Couture vs. Nogueria

Randy "The Natural Couture" vs. Antonio Rodrigo "Minotauro" Nogueria
Demian Maia vs. Nate "The Great" Marquardt
Keith Jardine vs. Thiago Silva 
Chris Leben vs. Jake Rosholt
Krzysztof "The Polish Experiment" Soszynski vs. Brandon "The Truth" Vera

\The FanPosts are solely the subjective opinions of Bloody Elbow readers and do not necessarily reflect the views of Bloody Elbow editors or staff.

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