“Wonderboy” KOs Jake Ellenberger
In this special edition of ReplayKO, Stephen Thompson takes us back through his spectacular finish of Jake Ellenberger.
Thompson used the win over Ellenberger to work his way into a title shot at UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley.
Scheduled for five rounds, “Wonderboy” showed his incredible skills with a knockout of the veteran Ellenberger by landing a head-kick back in 2015.
Demetrius johnson vs @HenryCejudo coming to you in the summer. Who’s excited?
— Ali Abdelaziz (@AliAbdelaziz00) February 21, 2018
Report: Johnson-Cejudo 2 in the works
According to manager Ali Abdelaziz, a potential rematch between Demetrious Johnson and Henry Cejudo could be booked for this summer.
Johnson, the reigning UFC flyweight champion, was expected to defend his title in a super-fight with bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw. That, though, could be in jeopardy if “Mighty Mouse” is booked for a rematch with Cejudo.
Nelson, McGeary on Bellator medical report
Roy Nelson and Liam McGeary were among those fighters handed medical suspensions by the Mohegan Tribe Department of Athletic Regulation from action at the recent Bellator 194 event.
Nelson is suspended for 45 days due to a cut, with McGeary needing clearance by a doctor for a left knee injury. Nelson lost to Matt Mitrione in the quarterfinals of the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix and McGeary was bested by Vadim Nemkov.
Derek Campos, Nemkov and others were also suspended. Thanks to MMAjunkie for the information.
Roy Nelson: suspended 45 days due to a laceration
Derek Campos: suspended indefinitely until cleared by a neurologist; also needs clearance by a maxillofacial doctor due to a possible orbital fracture
Vadim Nemkov: suspended 45 days due to a contusion
Liam McGeary: suspended indefinitely until cleared by an orthopedist due to a possible left-knee injury; even if cleared, suspended 90 days
Jose Perez: suspended 30 days for precautionary reasons
Geoffrey Then: suspended indefinitely until cleared by a neurologist with an MRI; even if cleared, suspended 90 days
Thomas English: suspended 60 days and needs neurological clearance for precautionary reasons
Peter Nascimento: suspended 30 days for precautionary reasons
Tyler Hamilton: suspended indefinitely until cleared by an orthopedist due to a left MCL strain; even if cleared, suspended 90 days