Booking Roundup: “The Karate Hottie” Lands a Top 5 Fight!

September 13, 2015 6:08 pm by BJPENN.COM News
The Karate Hottie

It has been a major week for news as well as a MAJOR week in fight announcements! Find out what “The Karate Hottie” Michelle Waterson, Tatsuya Kawajiri, Thomas Almeida and Gabriel Gonzaga are fighting by checking out this week’s “Booking Roundup”!

Bellator 144
Brennan Ward and Dennis Olsen has been added to the main card of “Bellator 144” which takes place in October. Ward recently made his transition to welterweight at Bellator 134 and has picked up two wins in a row at 170.

UFC Fight Night 76: Neil Seery Has Home Field Advantage
Former Cage Warrior Flyweight Champion Neil Seery will be looking to finish his year above .500 when he shoots for his second victory of 2015. Seery will meet Jon Delos Reyes in Dublin, Ireland on October 24, 2015 at “UFC Fight Night 76”.

UFC Fight Night 77
The undefeated Thomas Almeida has taken the bantamweight division by storm ever since his octagon debut, but it was his performance at UFC 189 that put his name on the map. Almeida only needed two rounds to dispose of the crafty Brad Pickett with a flying knee and he is looking to build on his twenty fight win streak with ANOTHER win at “UFC Fight Night 77”. Almeida returns to Sao Paulo, Brazil to face Anthony Birchak on November 7th. Birchak’s record may pale in comparison to his opponent’s, but 12-2 is nothing to frown at!

UFC 193: “Ben 10” Finds a Fight!
Ben Nguyen’s knockout of a bully fighter went viral and after winning his debut, “Ben 10” is set to take on Ryan Benoit. Benoit last pulled off an upset victory at the expense of Sergio Pettis at “UFC 185” and he will be looking to do the same at “UFC 193” in Melbourne, Australia in November 2015.

UFC Fight Night 79
As everybody knows by now because of the infamous poster, Leo Kuntz will be duking it out with Tae Hyun Bang in a welterweight bout at UFC Fight Night 79 in South Korea. Also added to the card was another welterweight bout between Hyun Gyu Lim and Elizeu Zaleski as well as a middleweight bout between Dongi Yang and Jake Collier.

TUF 22: Gonzaga Makes His BIG Return
Gabriel Gonzaga is set to make his return to the octagon in December at “The Ultimate Fighter Season 22 Finale” when he meets Konstantin Erokhin. Gonzaga seemed to have been making a run towards the top of his division with dominant wins over Dave Herman and Shawn Jordan, but three losses in a row took away whatever momentum he gained. Erokhin los his UFC debut in January and hopes to secure his first win at the expense of the veteran.

Mirsad Bektic and Tatsuya Kawajiri will duke it out as well in “Sin City” on December 11th in a featherweight bout. Also added to the card was a flyweight bout between Justin Scoggins and Joby Sanchez.

UFC 194 Gets a “Karate Hottie”
“The Karate Hottie” Michelle Waterson will make her second appearance in the octagon at the end of 2015 when she squares off with fellow strawweight Tecia “The Tiny Tornado” Torres. Waterson is looking to secure her second victory in a row after defeating Angela Magana in July; Will the former Invicta FC Atomweight Champion be able to land another win?

UFC on FOX 17: Gets a Pair of Fresh Heavyweights
Luiz Henrique and Francis Ngannou will make their octagon debuts at “UFC on FOX 17” which is set to take place on December 19, 2015.

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