Only three featherweight or bantamweight fights have made the main card in the last ten UFC events. That trend continued at UFC 135. Brent Brookhouse examines why that trend has to change to foster growth in the divisions.
MMAmania's Brian Hemminger breaks down last night's UFC Fight Night 25 main card bout between featherweights Jonathan Brookins and Erik Koch. How was Koch able to win despite Brookins bringing in the perfect gameplan?
Erik Koch picked up a unanimous decision victory over Jonathan Brookins in their main card fight at UFC Fight Night 25. The scores were 30-27, 30-27, 29-28 but the fight was much closer than the scores make it look.
Join MMA Nation tonight at 5:30 p.m. ET as we bring you live results for UFC Fight Night 25. The event kicks off on Facebook at 5:30 p.m. ET and the Spike TV portion starts at 9 p.m. ET. In the main event, welterweights Jake Shields and Jake Ellenberger face off.
When Jonathan Brookins takes on Erik Koch tonight (Sept. 17) at UFC Fight Night 25 in New Orleans, he'll be looking to build on his Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 12 winning season in his first post-show appearance as a UFC employee. But he's got one tough test in front of him.