Shlemenko made the most of his Bellator comeback, getting the better of Kendall Grove in the night's main event. Despite giving up an eight-inch reach, Shlemenko did a good job nullifying Grove's advantage, using leg kicks and a variety of spinning attacks to keep him from utilizing his jab.
The UFC Fight Night 99 main event bout between Dong Hyun Kim and Gunnar Nelson has been canceled, but UFC officials already have a new main event in place. The Nelson vs. Kim fight was nixed when Nelson suffered an undisclosed injury, according to an initial report by MMAFighting.com. MMAWeekly.com
A back injury has plagued UFC light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson for years, leaving his future uncertain with no timetable to return to action. According to Gustafsson's co-manager, Tomas Ghassemi, “The Mauler” has been suffering from the recurring back injury for “three or four” years