– It was announced at last night’s UFC 198 that Brazilian legends Antonio “Minotauro” Nogueira will be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame this year in the ‘pioneers’ wing. Nogueira is a former UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion, Pride Interim Heavyweight Champion and Pride Heavyweight Champion.
– Last night’s Bellator 154 main event saw a controversial close, as Phil Davis won his third consecutive fight in a unanimous decision win over King Mo Lawal. Many people thought Mo had earned the decision victory, which would have been his eighth straight win. Mo’s last loss was another controversial decision to Quinton “Rampage” Jackson in 2014.
– Stipe Miocic didn’t just walk away with the UFC Heavyweight Championship at UFC 198, but also a $50,000 bonus for ‘Performance of the Night’ honors. Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza also took home $50,000 for a performance bonus, while Francisco Trinaldo and Yancy Medeiros won 50k for “Fight of the Night.” You can see a full report of UFC 198 at this link.
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