Bellator MMA vs. Rizin
Main Card - Final
Roberto de Souza
Kleber Koike Erbst
Soo Chul Kim
Mackenzie Dern wobbles Angela Hill with knee
Around the Octagon
Claressa Shields tells me her plan following her June 3 main event against Hanna Gabriels is to fight in MMA next — she'll start training after her fight and is looking for a new trainer after parting with Jackson Wink. The plan is for her to fight in MMA once in fall 2023 and twice in 2024. Her manager, Mark Taffet, also told ESPN they are in negotiations to extend Shields' deal with the PFL.
Cat Zingano stated her case for a women's featherweight title shot with a unanimous-decision win over Leah McCourt at Bellator 293 on Friday in Temecula, California. Zingano, a onetime UFC title challenger, earned the 29-28 support of two of the three judges.
A flyweight fight between Manel Kape and Alex Perez has been pulled from tonight's UFC Fight Night event in San Antonio after Perez experienced medical issues today. Perez looked strained on the scale on Friday as he weighed in for the 125-pound contest.