Let’s find out more about UFC fight nights, increasingly popular in Italy

For those who don’t know them: Fight Nights are part of the events organized periodically by theUFC (the Ultimate Fighting Championship), an American promotional company MMA (Mixed Martial Arts). Curious that the property is called Scuffle, a name chosen precisely from the Italian meaning of struggle, clash, scuffle. And in fact, MMA, despite its name, is more a combat sport than a martial discipline (like karate or judo) (like kickboxing), and looks a lot like a street fight, where winning is all about winning. everything.

And in fact, not surprisingly again, it seems to draw its origins from Anything goes, a combat sport, very popular especially in Brazil, with full contact and relatively few rules. In reality, there are rules in MMA, and with them the organization of events and promotion. There is no shortage as well MMA betspresent in the blackboard of the best foreign bookmakers.

Among the main UFC events we find the Fight Nightarrived at edition n°215, and the “numbered events”, simply called UFC, arrived at edition n°281. On the UFC official site you can find the complete calendar of past and upcoming events. Each event is characterized by a Fight Card composed of multiple fights, including the final one, the main event which also gives its name to the evening. The next Fight Night, scheduled for December 18, 2022predicts the bout between Cannonier and Strickland for the middleweight class.

Jared Cannonier was born on March 16, 1984 in America, and is third in the ranking of its weight class. He began his career in early 2011, making his professional MMA debut in Alaska in June of that year. He joined the UFC in October 2014, but lost in his debut by knockout. In April 2016, in UFC Fight Night 86, he wins against Cyril Asker and wins the first prize bonus Performance of the Night. She will win three more prizes Performance of the Night (vs. Branch, Hermansson and Brunson) and a Fight of the Night against Ion Cuțelaba. In his career he has recorded 15 wins (10 by KO, 2 by submission and 3 by decision) e 6 losses (2 by KO and 4 by decision).

Sean Strickland he is an American fighter born in ’91, seventh in the middleweight standings UFC. Raised in California, he began training in mixed martial arts at age 14 and turned pro at 16. He made his professional debut in 2008 for the promotion King of the Cage (KOTC), winning the title and defending it five times. On March 15, 2014, he made his UFC debut facing Bubba McDaniel, winning by submission. He won the bonus Performance of the Night (against Allen). In 2018 he had a serious motorcycle accident that forced him out of action for about two years. Since he returned on October 31, 2020, he has only lost once. In total for him 25 wins (10 by KO, 4 by submission, 11 by decision) and only 4 losses (2 by KO and 2 by decision).

The bookmakers bet on Cannonier, despite the fact that Strickland has only lost against Alex Pereira in the middleweight category. Evidently Cannonier’s experience tipped the balance in his favour. We will therefore see how the match that will close the year 2022 will end. After this, it will start again on January 14, 2023 with UFC Fight Night 217 Gastelum vs Imavov and on the 21st of the same month with UFC 283.



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