From UFC on FX 5 to a new women's atomweight champion being crowned in the Midwest to a professional wrestler making his professional debut, the weekend in mixed martial arts offered fans both signal and noise.
Wrapping up the weekend that was in MMA, a busy one featuring events from Bellator, Invicta FC, CES, and ONE FC. From the nutshot that ended Prindle vs. Santos to a full video of Batista's debut victory, we've got it all!
The best action in WMMA hit last night with Invicta FC 3. Atomweight Jessica Penne won the promotion's first title with a triangle choke. Former WWE star Dave Bautista also had a successful debut with a 1st round TKO. Zombie Prophet provides the gifs
Former WWE star Dave Bautista made his MMA debut Saturday, October 6th, 2012, taking on Vince Lucero at CES 12 in Rhode Island. Former UFC fighters John Howard and David Loiseau also competed. Get full results and a recap right here.
Dave Bautista was able to stop journeyman Vince Lucero in the first round in his mixed martial arts debut. For details on the man known as Batista's first fight inside the cage, be sure to check this out for analysis and a fight recap!
Tonight (Oct. 6, 2012) Dave Bautista joins the likes of Brock Lesnar and Bobby Lashley, among other former pro wrestlers, to test the MMA waters. MMAmania.com will provide complete results and play-by-play main card coverage of CES 12: "Real Pain."
UFC President Dana White sat down with our own Ariel Helwani for an extended interview that covered everything from his battles with Meniere's disease and initial bouts of stage fright, to Jon Jones' next opponent and the status of Alistair Overeem.
When Batista, real name Dave Bautista, had his originally scheduled MMA debut against Rashid Evans scrapped because Evans went to jail, the race to find a new opponent almost failed to turn up a name. Thankfully it did, eventually, and it's back on.