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Greatest Month in combat sports history??







I've been a combats sports fan for a long time (originally boxing), and I can't remember a month with as many exciting fights that are scheduled to go down starting tonight Thursday April 4th and ending Saturday May 4th. Their are 12 cards in 3 combat Sports (MMA, Boxing and Kickboxing spanning the next 30 days. That includes the P4P boxing King Floyd Mayweather, Jon Jones the #1 Lightheavyweight and #2 P4P fighter in MMA, one of the hottest Boxing Prospects in Canelo Alvarez, Top Bantamnweights Urijah Faber and Scott Jorgensen will scrap plus most of the top women in the 145lbs, 135lbs,125lbs and 105lbs divisions including Cris Cyborg, Miesha Tate, Cat Zingano, Jessica Penne, Michelle Waterson, Sarah Kaufman, Zolia Frausto-Gurgel not to mention the top 2 155lbs'ers facing off against eachother in Benson Henderson vs Gilbert Melendez in a event that is pretty much UFC vs Strikeforce plus much much more.

April 4th-April 7th

Bellator 95

Pat Curran vs Shahbulat Shamalaev for the Bellator Featherweight Title

Rick Hawn vs Karo Parysian


InvictaFC 5

Jessica Penne vs Michele Waterson for Invicta FC 105lbs Title

Barb Honchak vs Vanessa Porto for the Inaugural Invicta FC 125lbs

Cris Cyborg vs Fiona Muxlow

Sarah Kaufman vs Leslie Smith

Zolia Gurgel vs Jennifer Maia


OneFC 8

Shinya Aoki vs Kotetsu Boku

Brock Larson vs Melvin Manhoef


UFC on FUEL TV 9

Gegard Mousasi vs Ilir Latifi

Ryan Couture Vs Ross Pearson

Brad Pickett vs Mike Easton

Robert Peralta vs Akira Corrasani

Pablo Garza vs Diego Brandao


HBO Boxing

Nonito Donaire vs Guillermo Rigondeaux


Plus they're is a Jungle Fight and Glory World Series card on this weekend


April 13th

TUF 17 Finale

Urijah Faber vs Scott Jorgensen

Miesha Tate vs Cat Zingano

Travis Browne vs Gabriel Gonzaga


April 20th

UFC on FOX 7

Benson Henderson vs Gilbert Melendez for the UFC Lightweight Title

Daniel Cormier vs Frank Mir

Nate Diaz vs Josh Thompson

Matt Brown vs Jordan Mein


Boxing on Showtime

Canelo Alvarez vs Austin Trout


April 27th

UFC 159

Jon Jones vs Chael Sonnen for the UFC Light-Heavyweight Title

Michael Bisping vs Alan Belcher

Chieck Kongo vs Roy Nelson

Phil Davis vs Vinny Magalhaes

Pat Healy vs Jim Miller


May 4th

Showtime Box PPV

Floyd Mayweather vs Roberto Guererro


That's 26 Compelling and Exciting fights in 30 days with 20 fighters ranked in the top 5 of their respective divisions across 11 divisions (MMA) HW, LHW, MW, LW And Bantamnweight (WMMA) Atomweight, Flyweight, Bantamnweight, and Featherweight, (Boxing) Welterweight and Super Bantamnweight. It's a big month for WMMA, UFC, and ShoBox.


Also food for thought in this time we will see arguably the #1 or #2 P4P Kings and Queens in Jon Jones, Floyd Mayweather, and Cris Cyborg ply their trades (Albeit in Mismatches)



If their is any 30 day span in combat sports history that even comes close I'd like to know bout it. What do you think is this Greatest Month in Combat Sports History????








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