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BlackZilians News

Danny “Hot Chocolate” Roberts gets Fight of the Night honors

UK rising star Danny Roberts joined the team last year and made his UFC debut with the promotion in December defeating Nathan Coy via triangle choke in the first round. Last week he got his second opportunity taking on Dominique Steele at UFC 197.

Apr 28, 2016
Eddie Alvarez gets title shot

After defeating two top 5 fighters Gilbert Melendez and Anthony Pettis he’s getting his shot at the UFC lightweight belt. The number two ranked UFC lightweight will have his chance against current champion Rafael Dos Anjos who’s looking at his second title defends after beating Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone in December in the first round. 

Apr 20, 2016
Volkan Oezdemir and Thiago Silva win at the Akhmat Grand Prix tournament

This weekend was the big Russian WFC Akhmat Grand Prix tournament. Last month the first event of the Grand Prix was held in Grozny. The format is simple; 8 fighters in 8 weight classes will fight to become the Grand Prix winner. On March 12 we saw the lighter weight classes from flyweight to lightweight. Blackzilians Desmond Green was one of...

Apr 11, 2016
Baby Monster wins Victory FC main event

Valdir “BBMonstro” Araujo fought last weekend the main event at Victory FC 49 against Dakota Cochrane on UFC Fight Pass. It was the first fight for the Blackzilian Araujo and got a very tough test in Dakota Cochrane who was riding a five-fight winning streak. The fight started as expected, Araujo wanted to take the fight to the ground  and...

Apr 5, 2016
Spong face plant KO in US debut

It was last month when we saw Tyrone Spong back in the ring when he took on David Gogishvili (12-0) in Grozny. He needed two rounds to finish the fight with his third KO. This time he didn’t had to travel that much as he took on Lucas Queen in Fort Lauderdale. It was going to be his US boxing debut and like expected he got the job done in the...

Apr 5, 2016