Champion Boxer Amir Khan Enters the MMA Fray with Super Fight League
Decorated world boxing champion Amir Khan has stepped into the Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) business as a new owner and promoter of world championship MMA sports franchise Super Fight League.
Khan, a former, two-time world champion, will join a new, blue-chip ownership and management team dedicated to expanding the former India-based Super Fight League’s footprint in the U.S., beginning with a television distribution agreement that the company expects to announce soon...
Attorney conflict forces another delay to Nick Diaz’s NSAC hearing
As it turns out, Nick Diaz won’t go in front of the Nevada State Athletic Commission during the commission’s Thursday meeting in Las Vegas.
After the NSAC this past week confirmed Diaz (26-10 MMA, 7-7 UFC) and ex-middleweight champ Anderson Silva (34-6 MMA, 17-2 UFC), Diaz’s rep said his attorney has a conflict that day and can’t attend...
Invicta FC 14 fight card announced with new main event
Tonya Evinger will defend her bantamweight title at Invicta FC 14.
Evinger will square off against undefeated Pannie Kianzad at the Municipal Audtiorium in Kansas City, Mo., on Sept. 12, according to Invicta FC officials Monday.
Invicta strawweight champion Livia Renata Souza was slated to previously headline the event with Alexa Grasso, but Grasso suffered an injury...
Luke Barnatt signs with Italian-based Venator FC, will debut in December
After suffering his third straight loss in May against Mark Munoz, Luke Barnatt was issued his release from the UFC. Since that time the 27-year-old British fighter has been in a state of reflection as to what his next move should be.
On Monday, Barnatt appeared on The MMA Hour and talked about his short term plan, which includes fighting for an Italian promotion...
Tito Ortiz Claims UFC Offered Cris Cyborg Fight vs Ronda Rousey in Dallas Stadium
UFC Hall of Famer and current Bellator title contender Tito Ortiz joined Inside MMA on Friday night to talk about a number of subjects, but primarily his upcoming fight with Bellator light heavyweight champ Liam McGeary.
While Ortiz talked quite a bit about his career and upcoming fight, he also talked about the prospect of Fedor Emelianenko joining the Bellator roster upon his return, and then dropped the bomb of the interview: that the UFC had offered Cris Cyborg the fight everyone has been wanting to see with UFC champ Ronda Rousey...
UFC Fight Night 73 Weigh-In Results
Main Card (on FOX Sports 1)
-Glover Teixeira (205.5) vs. Ovince Saint Preux (206)
-Michael Johnson (155.5) vs. Beneil Dariush (156)
-Derek Brunson (186) vs. Sam Alvey (186)
-Jared Rosholt (237) vs. Timothy Johnson (265)
-Sara McMann (136.5) vs. Amanda Nunes (136)*
-Ray Borg (126.75) vs. Geane Herrera (126)*
Prelims (on FOX Sports 2)
-Uriah Hall (185.5) vs. Oluwale Bamgbose (184.5)
-Chris Camozzi (185.5) vs. Tom Watson (185)
-Dustin Ortiz (125.5) vs. Willie Gates (126)
-Frankie Saenz (136) vs. Sirwan Kakai (136)
Prelims (on UFC Fight Pass)
-Chris Dempsey (204.5) vs. Jonathan Wilson (205)
-Marlon Vera (135.5) vs. Roman Salazar (135)
-Anthony Christodoulou (156) vs. Scott Holtzman (155.5)
Horiguchi vs. Camus, Brandao vs. Kikuno among additions to UFC Fight Night 75 in Japan
Next month’s UFC fight card in Japan has three new additions, including one with a former UFC title challenger.
Officials recently announced former 125-pound title challenger Kyoji Horiguchi (15-2 MMA, 4-1 UFC) is slated to take on Chico Camus (14-6 MMA, 3-3 UFC). Additional new bouts include featherweights Diego Brandao (19-10 MMA, 5-3 UFC) vs. Katsunori Kikuno (23-7-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC), and welterweights Shinsho Anzai (8-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) vs. Roger Zapata (4-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC).
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UFC Targeting Paul Felder vs. Ross Pearson For UFC 191 in September
Fans of the striking aspect of mixed martial arts rejoice.
On Friday, it was revealed the UFC is looking to book the lightweight contest between standout striker Ross Pearson and Paul Felder for the upcoming UFC 191 care in September. The news came from an undisclosed source inside one of the fighter’s camps. The MMA Corner’s Jeremy Kump later confirmed the news.