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Gabi Garcia returns to MMA action at ROAD FC show in May
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Gabi Garcia’s MMA journey continues. Fighting outside of Japan’s Rizin Fighting Federation promotion for the first time, the 32-year-old Brazilian jiu-jitsu ace will look to remain undefeated in her MMA career when she fights Veronika Futina at ROAD FC 047 on May 12 at the Cadillac Arena in Beijing, China, the South Korea-based promotion announced on Sunday.
Submitted Apr 16, 2018 4:15AM by Braden - 0 comments
Filed under: MMA Personalities, Other MMA Organizations
 
Invicta FC 29 fight card announced, including a quick turnaround for Pearl Gonzalez at flyweight
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Invicta Fighting Championship has officially announced the complete fight card for its upcoming edition, scheduled for May 4 in Kansas City, and the event will feature the second promotional appearance of Pearl Gonzalez. Invicta FC 29 will be headlined by Sarah Kaufman vs. Katharina Lehner for the vacant bantamweight championship. In the co-main event, former Cage Warriors champion Pannie Kianzad looks to snap a three-fight losing streak as she faces promotional newcomer Bianca Daimoni.
Submitted Apr 10, 2018 6:56AM by Braden - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
 
Video: Drew Chatman flips off of KO’d opponent’s back, gets disqualified at LFA 36
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This is a new one. Following the main event of Legacy Fighting Alliance 36 on Friday, one of the amateur “postlims” saw heavyweight Irvins Ayala knock himself out by attempting to land a hammerfist on grounded opponent Drew Chatman. And yet that isn’t the strangest part of this story. For some reason, Chatman decided to celebrate the dubious win by standing on Ayala’s back and doing a front flip that ended with him landing partially on his opponent and partially with his butt on the canvas: Per the LFA Twitter account, Ayala KO’d himself by slamming his own chin into Chatman’s knee and Chatman was subsequently disqualified for his post-match antics,
Submitted Mar 24, 2018 3:42PM by Braden - 6 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, General MMA, MMA Personalities
 
Paddy Pimblett would consider UFC offer following viral submission at CWFC 90
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Paddy Pimblett might have turned down an offer from UFC in the past, but the Scouse submission ace said he would consider a new contract from the organization following his viral submission of Alexis Savvidis at Cage Warriors 90.
Submitted Mar 11, 2018 9:12PM by JLS - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC, Other MMA Organizations
 
Diego Nunes booked to face Yusuke Yachi at RIZIN 10
(mma-in-asia.com)
RIZIN has made announced two additional fights for its RIZIN 10 event, set for Sunday 6 May at the Marine Messe in Fukuoka, Japan. Headlining the event is former UFC contenders Kyoji Horiguchi and Ian McCall, who will fight under special RIZIN MMA rules at 61kg. Super atomweight queen Kanna Asakarura is set to face Canada’s Melissa Karagianis.
Submitted Mar 11, 2018 9:07PM by JLS - 0 comments
Filed under: Asian MMA, Other MMA Organizations
 
Sarah Kaufman to fight Katharina Lehner for vacant bantamweight title at Invicta FC 29
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Former women’s Strikeforce champion Sarah Kaufman will be looking to add some more hardware to the shelf soon. Kaufman has been booked to fight Katharina Lehner at Invicta FC 29 on May 4 for the promotion’s vacant bantamweight title, officials confirmed with MMA Fighting’s Marc Raimondi. A venue has yet to be announced for the card.
Submitted Mar 2, 2018 7:03PM by Braden - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, MMA Personalities, UFC
 
Mizuki Inoue steps in for Janaisa Morandin, faces Virna Jandiroba for title at Invicta 28
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The title will still be on the line, but there will be one new participant for the belt at Invicta FC 28. Mizuki Inoue will step in for Janaisa Morandin to take on Virna Jandiroba for the Invicta FC strawweight title in the main event of Invicta 28 on March 24 in Salt Lake City, the promotion announced Friday. Morandin’s issue was undisclosed.
Submitted Mar 2, 2018 7:01PM by Braden - 0 comments
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Adriano Moraes injures knee, withdraws from ONE Championship title defense
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Adriano Moraes won’t be defending his ONE Championship title in March. The flyweight talent was slated to face Reece McLaren in the main event of ONE: Visions of Victory, scheduled for March 9 in Kuala Lampur, Malaysia, but was forced out of the bout due to a knee injury.
Submitted Feb 27, 2018 3:29PM by Braden - 0 comments
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Sergei Kharitonov decisions Joey Beltran at RCC event
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Sergei Kharitonov’s win streak continued on Sunday. But the veteran heavyweight slugger didn’t get the knockout the crowd wanted to see.
Submitted Feb 25, 2018 10:30PM by JLS - 0 comments
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Will Brooks announces he was cut by the UFC, is entering PFL’s $1 million tournament
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A former Bellator lightweight champion has been cut by the UFC — but has a chance to make big money fighting elsewhere. Will Brooks announced Wednesday on social media that he was released by the UFC and has now signed with the Professional Fighters League. Brooks wrote that he has entered into the PFL’s $1 million tournament, presumably in the lightweight division.
Submitted Feb 14, 2018 9:59PM by Braden - 4 comments
Filed under: MMA Personalities, UFC, Other MMA Organizations
 
Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Ian McCall set for Rizin FF 9
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Two of the top flyweights in the world will meet later this year and it won’t be in the UFC. Kyoji Horiguchi will take on Ian McCall at Rizin FF 9 on May 6 in Fukuoka, Japan, the promotion announced Tuesday. The bout will be contested at 61kg or about 134 pounds
Submitted Feb 14, 2018 2:26AM by Braden - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Seven fights announced for Invicta FC 28, including debut of Pearl Gonzalez
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Invicta FC has announced the complete fight card for its event March 24. Headlined by the previously announced clash between Janaisa Morandin and Virna Jandiroba for the vacant strawweight belt, Invicta FC 28 will be co-headlined by Mizuki Inoue vs. Milana Dudieva. The Invicta card will take place at the Union Event Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Submitted Feb 6, 2018 3:54PM by Braden - 3 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Gabi Garcia offers tear-filled apology for missing weight at Rizin
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A strange scene unfolded at Friday’s Rizin Fighting Federation show in Saitama, Japan as Gabi Garcia was brought into the ring to apologize for the weigh-in mishap that led to the cancellation of her bout with Japanese wrestling legend Shinobu Kandori.
Submitted Dec 29, 2017 4:40PM by Braden - 5 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Gabi Garcia vs. Shinobu Kandori scratched from Rizin FF 8 after massive weigh-in miss
(mmajunkie.com)
Gabi Garcia will not be competing at tonight’s Rizin FF 8 event, which is currently going down at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.
Submitted Dec 29, 2017 1:54AM by Braden - 3 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Gabi Garcia badly misses weight for Rizin fight with 53-year-old Shinobu Kandori
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The controversial fight between Gabi Garcia and Shinobu Kandori took an odd twist on Thursday. The six-time jiu-jitsu world champion stepped on the scale to take on 53-year-old Kandori, who hasn’t competed in mixed martial arts in 17 years. News broke that Garcia had missed weight by 12kg (26.4 pounds) for their 95kg-fight (209.4 pounds) and the bout was off of the Dec. 29 card. Speaking with MMA Fighting hours after, Garcia said that she only got to Japan a day before the official weigh-ins, and claims that she missed weight by 8.8 pounds. The promotion has yet to make an official announcement if the bout will in fact be cancelled.
Submitted Dec 28, 2017 11:56AM by Braden - 6 comments
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Invicta FC 27 fight card announced
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Invicta Fighting Championship has officially announced the full card for its Jan. 13 event in Kansas City. Sarah Kaufman will be making her return to the promotion in the main event at the Scottish Rite Temple, taking on Pannie Kianzad.
Submitted Dec 19, 2017 5:59PM by Braden - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
ONE Championship 67 set for Jan. 20 with inaugural women's title fight, title eliminator
(mmajunkie.com)
ONE Championship kicks off its 2018 campaign on Jan. 20 with an inaugural title fight, as well as a title eliminator. “ONE Championship 67: Kings of Courage” takes place at Jakarta Convention Center in Jakarta, Indonesia, and the main card streams as an online pay-per-view in North America following prelims on Facebook. In the main event, Tiffany Teo (7-0) takes on Xiong Jing Nan (10-1) for the inaugural women’s strawweight title.
Submitted Dec 19, 2017 12:31AM by grappler0000 - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Brave champ Carlston Harris welcomes Al-Selawe as challenger, willing to fight in Jordan
(arabsmma.com)
Brave Welterweight champion Carlston Harris wants to fight outside of Brazil and defend his title in a foreign country. Even though he’s from Guyana, “Moçambique” has spent his entire career fighting in Brazil, a place he calls home for nearly eight years now. And he knows his next opponent could very well be Jarrah Al-Selawe, who moved to 3-0 with Brave Combat Federation after shutting down Carl Booth at Brave 9: The Kingdom of Champions. And with “The Jordanian Lion” campaigning for a Brave fight card in his home country, after claiming H.H Sheikh Khalid made him a promise, Harris isn’t opposed to defending his belt at his opponent’s home turf. Actually, the Welterweight champion relishes the challenge.
Submitted Dec 13, 2017 12:27AM by JLS - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Shane Campbell Aiming For Flawless Victory In Unified MMA 33 Title Fight
(mmaweekly.com)
Heading into 2017, lightweight Shane Campbell was in need of a rebound, coming off of four losses in five UFC fights. Luckily, Campbell was able to bounce back in the United MMA promotion in Canada. In three fights for United, Campbell has managed to finish all three bouts, and claim the promotion’s lightweight title in the process. “These three wins were not the caliber of what I was fighting in 2016, but they were still all game opponents,” Campbell told MMAWeekly.com. “I didn’t take any one of them lightly.
Submitted Dec 13, 2017 12:19AM by JLS - 1 comment
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