2009 in sports

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2009 in sports

2009 in sports describes the world events in sport.


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Mixed martial arts

The following is a list of major noteworthy MMA events by month.


1/14 – World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku no Ran 2009

1/17 – UFC 93: Franklin vs. Henderson

1/24 – Affliction: Day of Reckoning (Last Affliction event)

1/25 – WEC 38: Varner vs. Cerrone

1/31 – UFC 94: St-Pierre vs. Penn 2


2/7 – UFC Fight Night: Lauzon vs. Stephens

2/21 – UFC 95: Sanchez vs. Stevenson


3/1 – WEC 39: Brown vs. Garcia

3/7 – UFC 96: Jackson vs. Jardine

3/8 – DREAM.7

3/20 – World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku 7


4/1 – UFC Fight Night: Condit vs. Kampmann

4/3 – Bellator I (Bellator FC's first event; Start of Bellator season 1)

4/5 – WEC 40: Torres vs. Mizugaki

4/5 – DREAM.8

4/10 – Bellator II

4/11 – Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Diaz

4/17 – Bellator III

4/17 – Bellator IV

4/18 – UFC 97: Redemption


5/1 – Bellator V

5/2 – World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku 8

5/8 – Bellator VI

5/15 – ShoMMA 1: Evangelista vs. Aina

5/15 – Bellator VII

5/15 – MFC 21: Hard Knocks

5/23 – UFC 98: Evans vs. Machida

5/26 – DREAM.9

5/29 – Bellator IX


6/5 – Bellator X

6/6 – Strikeforce: Lawler vs. Shields

6/7 – WEC 41: Brown vs. Faber II

6/12 – Bellator XI

6/13 – UFC 99: The Comeback

6/19 – ShoMMA 2: Villasenor vs. Cyborg

6/19 – Bellator XII (End of Bellator season 1)

6/20 – The Ultimate Fighter: United States vs. United Kingdom Finale


7/11 – UFC 100 (This event holds the highest PPV buyrate for a MMA event with 1.6 million buys)

7/20 – DREAM.10

8/2 – World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku 9

8/8 – UFC 101: Declaration

8/9 – WEC 42: Torres vs. Bowles

8/15 – Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg

8/29 – UFC 102: Couture vs. Nogueira


9/16 – UFC Fight Night: Diaz vs. Guillard

9/19 – UFC 103: Franklin vs. Belfort

9/23 – World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku 10

9/25 – ShoMMA 3: Kennedy vs. Cummings


10/6 – DREAM.11

10/10 – WEC 43: Cerrone vs. Henderson

10/24 – UFC 104: Machida vs. Shogun

10/25 – DREAM.12


11/6 – ShoMMA 4: Gurgel vs. Evangelista

11/7 – Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Rogers

11/7 – World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku 11

11/14 – UFC 105: Couture vs. Vera

11/18 – WEC 44: Brown vs. Aldo

11/20 – ShoMMA 5: Woodley vs. Bears

11/21 – UFC 106: Ortiz vs. Griffin 2


12/5 – The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights Finale

12/12 – UFC 107: Penn vs. Sanchez

12/19 – WEC 45: Cerrone vs. Ratcliff

12/19 – Strikeforce: Evolution

12/31 – Dynamite!! 2009 (Event featured 12 DREAM/SRC MMA bouts and 6 K-1 kickboxing bouts)




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