#1 Dominic Cruz ably defended his WEC belt against #3 Joseph Benavidez at WEC 50.
The Bantamweight division hasn't been seeing too much significant action in a few months. This will change when #1 Dominick Cruz defends his WEC belt against #3 Joseph Benavidez on August 18.
Another division with no major movement in June. The biggest deal was probably #7 Marlon Sandro making short work of #10 Masanori Kanehara at Sengoku Raiden Championships.
After battling his way through Shooto: Brazil, Pancrase, and now Sengoku with almost unblemished success, Marlon Sandro can now say he is a world champion. Thirty-eight seconds is all it took the Nova Uniao-product to knock out the Sengoku featherweight champion Masanori Kanehara
A full, in-depth preview of the Sengoku Raiden Championships XIII event card featuring a Featherweight title showdown between current title holder Masanori Kanehara and Nova Uniao black belt and newly-minted knockout artist Marlon Sandro.
World Victory Road’s Sengoku Raiden Championships 13 is set for June 20 at the Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo, and the fight card is starting to fill out.