5/15 MMA News and Notes
May 15, 2012 - by Alex Peredo
~ UFC/Bellator middleweight veteran Matt “Suave” Horwich snapped a 4 fight losing streak on Saturday at the Atlas Arena in Lodz, Poland. Horwich defeated Antoni Chmielewski via TKO (Punches) at 2:19 into Round 3. Horwich, who suffered decision losses in his UFC bouts, improves to 27-21-1.
~ UFC veteran Din Thomas finally returned to MMA action at “Pure MMA 2″ last Saturday night in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Thomas submitted (Armbar) featherweight Cody Bollinger in the 1st round. Thomas has won 4 straight to improve to 26-8. It was Thomas’ 1st MMA bout in over 2 years.
~ Titan Fighting Championship has announced that its 23rd show, TFC 23: Fight For The Troops, takes place Friday, June 15 at Marshall Army Airfield on Fort Riley, Kan. The main card airs on HDNet. The 22nd show, TFC 22, occurs 10 days from today in Kansas City & airs on HDNet.
~ The debut episode of “UFC Primetime: Dos Santos vs. Mir” averaged 540,000 viewers. The debut episode aired on FX this past Friday, May 11, following a new episode of “The Ultimate Fighter: Live.” The next “UFC 146 Primetime” installment airs this Friday at 11 p.m. ET/PT.