Check out our list of the must-see Mixed Martial Arts events heading your way this month below.
Thursday, February 12th: WSOF 18 – Moraes Vs Hill
Where: Alberta, Canada
After a quiet start to the month we’ve got three MMA events in three days starting with WSOF 18 which leads with a bantamweight title fight between Marlon Moraes and Josh Hill.
Meanwhile, former UFC fighter Cody McKenzie comes out of a brief retirement to make his promotional debut against Andrew McInnes in the co-main event.
Friday, February 13th: Bellator 133 – Manheof Vs Shlemenko
Where: California, U.S
Melvin Manhoef will be looking to rebound from a KO loss in the main event of Bellator 133 opposite former middleweight champ Alexander Shlemenko who’s lost his last two fights in the Bellator cage, but picked up a win at an event in Russia in December.
Former Bellator featherweight champion Pat Curran competes in the co-main event against Daniel Weichel and Julia Budd makes her debut against abother newcomer Gabrielle Holloway.
Saturday, February 14th: UFC Fight Night 60 – Henderson Vs Thatch
Where: Colorado, U.S
The UFC heads to Colorado on Valentines Day with a newly reconfigured main event which sees former lightweight champion Ben Henderson move up to welterweight for the first time to fight the on-form Brandon Thatch.
Max Holloway fights Cole Miller in the co-main event is the other notable fight on this 11 bout line-up.
Sunday, February 22nd: UFC Fight Night 61 – Mir Vs Bigfoot
Where: Porto Alegre, Brazil
Back to Brazil we go on a Sunday night on February 22nd for the 61st in the Fight Night series headlined by Frank Mir who’s looking to put an end to a four-fight losing streak against Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva.
Edson Barboza Vs Michael Johnson takes co-main event honors here and top 15 lightweight Rustam Khabilov faces Adriano Martins.
Friday, February 27th: Bellator 134 – British Invasion
Where: Connecticut, U.S
As the event’s name implies, Bellator 134 features a string of British fighters including main eventer Liam McGeary who brings a perfect 9-0 record to the cage as he fights light-heavyweight champion Emanuel Newton.
The theme continues with the UK’s Paul Daley fighting Andre Santos for the welterweight title, Linton Vassell up against Sokoudjou and Cheick Kongo (ok, he’s actually French) battling Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal in a heavyweight bout.
Friday, February 27th: Invicta FC 11 – Cyborg Vs Tweet
Where: California, U.S
Invicta FC 111 also takes place on February 27th and sees the welcome return of Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino, though not making her debut at 135lbs but rather defending her featherweight title against Charmaine Tweet.
Elsewhere, Alex Grasso brings an undefeated 6-0 record to the cage when she goes up against Mizuki Inoe in a strawweight encounter.
Saturday, February 28th: UFC 184: Rousey Vs Zingano
Where: Los Angeles, U.S
The last day of the month delivers the UFC’s pay-per-view offering for February with woman’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey finally getting a chance to face up to No.1 contender Cat Zingano.
This card has been somewhat depleted due to injuries leaving Holly Holm’s UFC debut against Raquel Pennington as the co-main event with Josh Koscheck Vs Jake Ellenberger also featuring on the main card.