Sunday MMA Quick Hits: Dodson Wins BKFC Gold, UFC Supports Hawaiian Relief Efforts

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John Dodson, BKFC 48 Credit: Bare-Knuckle FC

Former UFC flyweight title challenger John Dodson continued his professional revival late last week. By winning the gold medal in BKFC, another Musk vs. Zuck update including UFC offers to help Hawaii. It’s your Sunday MMA hit!

John Dodson is BKFC champion.

John Dodson made the magic happen as of late. “The Magician” captured his first BKFC flyweight title Friday night, stopping JR Ridge by TKO in round BKFC 48. That was his third win from bout three. once in the bare land The former UFC title challenger is still on a three-win streak in MMA.

What’s next for Dodson? Good question. He just released RIZIN FF and now has two victories in Japan promotion. At 38 years old, he has not much time left in combat sports. especially the flyweight version, but super fighter 14 Winner is having a late-career resurgence.

Musk claims Zuck Fight will take place at the Roman Colosseum, Zuck denies claims, wants to work with UFC or ONE Championship.

Now, for your weekly update on Elon Musk’s horrible vs Mark Zuckerberg fight proposal last week, Musk took to Twitter or X, or whatever he intended to call it, the fight will be women. It appears on the platform and takes place in the Roman Colosseum. The CEO of Tesla and Space X claim to have spoken to the Italian government about the proposal. Dana White and the UFC said Musk would not be involved.

Not so fast. Zuckerberg, the head of Meta and founder of Facebook, says he will only fight if UFC or similar promotions like ONE Championship are involved.

“I love this sport and have been ready to fight since the day Elon challenged me if he did. you will hear from me until then Please assume what he said has not been settled,” Zuckerberg wrote on Threads, his latest social media platform.

“I’m not holding my breath for Elon, but I’ll share details about the next fight when I’m ready. when i compete I wanted to do it in a way that featured elite athletes at the top of their game. You can do this by working with professional organizations like the UFC or ONE to pull this off and make great cards.”

Frank Mir wants to end his career with two fights in the UFL.

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir is not finished fighting. Mir recently told MMA Fighting that he plans to fight two more bouts under the United Fight League (UFL) name. The promotion he is working with

“Obviously I was in the twilight of my career,” Mir told MMA Fighting. I know that training three times a day is over for me. I have other responsibilities to manage But practicing once a day is still good. Then I lifted weights to keep myself healthy and sane. Because mentally, I wouldn’t be able to cope with life without training and martial arts. it’s my religion

“So I want to fight two more fights and I want to do it for the UFL, to fight for us.”

Ideally The heavyweight legend wants to share a card with his daughter Bella for his last bow.

“I want to fight people. one to come back in before I have my final fight with Bella Hope I can fight between December and February. Timing is what I look for to come back in the first fight to get the rust off me. and hopefully this summer [2024] Come out sharp and fight on the same cards as Bella.”

UFL 3 went down Saturday in Mesa, AZ. The promotion caused quite a stir when it announced that it would provide health insurance for fighters.

A fighter destroys a leg at ACA 161.

not to seduce the heart

Grigoriy Ponomarev rolled over his leg at ACA 161, breaking it and potentially damaging his ligaments and tibia. no matter what the outcome This is a very nasty injury.

UFC Donates $1 Million to Relief in Maui

The devastating wildfires on Hawaii’s island of Maui prompted the UFC to donate $1 million to relief efforts, UFC president Dana White announced Saturday.

The promotion will also sell UFC Hawaii t-shirts, which will donate 100% of proceeds to support relief efforts.

Great promotion More than 80 people have been killed in recent and unexpected wildfires, with victims jumping into the sea to escape raging smoke and flames.

McKinney Responds to UFC Vegas 78 Win

Back in the victory column Saturday for Terrance “T.Wrecks” McKinney, snapping a two-fight win over Mike Breeden’s first-round stoppage. Here’s his reaction.

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