Thanks for tuning in to this edition of the Combat Press Mid-Week Report. In this episode, staff writers Riley Kontek and Wayne Dumas will preview this weekend’s MMA action, discuss this week’s big news stories and much more!

What did the UFC have in store for us in Brazil at UFC Fight Night 61 over the weekend? What does Frank Mir’s win do for his career at this point? We run down the craziness of a night of upsets that surely killed a ton of people’s predictions.

Looking forward, we look at a giant weekend for women’s MMA. UFC 184 hosts a bantamweight title bout between Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano. Will Rousey continue her dominance or can Zingano spoil the party against one of the UFC’s biggest stars?

Plus, what will go down in the Invicta organization on the back of a main event involving Cris “Cyborg” Justino?

As Bellator’s card limps to the finish, how will that card fare? Can Paul Daley, Emanuel Newton and company perform and make Bellator a card to watch, or will it fall flat?

We’ll answer these questions and more on this edition of the Combat Press Mid-Week Report!

Tune in every Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. ET for the Combat Press Mid-Week Report. Each week’s video will provide recaps of recent MMA events, previews of upcoming fights, lively discussion of the week’s most noteworthy news items and much more! Have a question or comment for the team? Send us a tweet @CombatPress.

About The Author

Riley Kontek
Staff Writer

Riley Kontek is a Chicago-land native that has been an addict of mixed martial arts since the first Chuck Liddell-Tito Ortiz encounter. He is a Featured Columnist for Bleacher Report MMA. In addition to that, he used to host a weekly radio show on MMA. His work has also appeared on The MMA Corner. Though he has no formal training in mixed martial arts, Riley is a master in the art of hockey fighting.

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