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Raw video: Khabib Nurmagomedov, Diaz brothers clash at WSOF 22 in Las Vegas
(mmajunkie.com)
Nate Diaz and Khabib Nurmagomedov have exchanged many words in recent months. Tonight at WSOF 22 in Las Vegas, their rivalry came to a head. Diaz (17-10 MMA, 12-8 UFC)), along with his older brother Nick, engaged in a wild brawl with Nurmagomedov (22-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) in the stands at WSOF 22, which went down at Las Vegas’ Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.
Submitted Aug 2, 2015 4:39AM by Budgellism - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, MMA Personalities
 
'WSOF 24: Fitch vs. Okami' slated for Oct. 17 in Connecticut
(mmajunkie.com)
Yushin Okami’s welterweight debut will come against another UFC vet when he and Jon Fitch headline WSOF 24 on Oct. 17. WSOF President Ray Sefo confirmed the plans with MMAjunkie. In addition to Okami (30-9) vs. Fitch (26-7-1), WSOF 24 also features heavyweight champion Blagoy Ivanov (12-1) vs. Derek Mehmen (19-6). Additionally, lightweight Nick Newell (12-1) is slated for the card. WSOF 24 takes place Oct. 17 at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn. The main card is expected to air on NBCSN following prelims on MMAjunkie.
Submitted Jul 30, 2015 12:55PM by Budgellism - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Clifford Starks replaces Thiago Silva on Saturday's WSOF 22 main card
(mmajunkie.com)
Mike Kyle has a new opponent for Saturday’s WSOF 22 event following the removal of Thiago Silva from the card.
Submitted Jul 28, 2015 7:42PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Legacy FC 45 heads to Tulsa on Sept. 11 with Todhunter vs. Smith headliner
(mmajunkie.com)
Legacy FC is heading to Oklahoma on Sept. 11 for Legacy FC 45, and some familiar names are on the card.
Submitted Jul 27, 2015 10:10PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Pedro Rizzo Returns Against 300-Fight Veteran Travis Fulton in September
(sherdog.com)
Pedro Rizzo Returns Against 300-Fight Veteran Travis Fulton in September.
Submitted Jul 27, 2015 11:07AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
WSOF re-signs bantamweight contender Timur Valiev to multi-fight deal
(mmajunkie.com)
WSOF has signed Dagestani bantamweight Timur Valiev to a new, multi-fight exclusive contract.
Submitted Jul 27, 2015 10:56AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
RFA 30 returns to Nebraska with former UFC fighters Smith and Roberts
(mmajunkie.com)
For September’s RFA event, the organization is returning to the state where it all started.
Submitted Jul 27, 2015 10:54AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Shields: Palhares is a dirty, mentally weak bully
(mixedmartialarts.com)
“Palhares is a guy I don’t really care for; He’s a dirty guy who likes hurting people then he plays the nice guy after he breaks their legs,” said Shields to Mike Bohn for MMAjunkie on today’s WSoF 22 media call. “He’s a bad person so it makes me want to go out there and punch him. … I might not care for Palhares, but he is extremely good at leg locks.”
Submitted Jul 24, 2015 12:26PM by tildengolfer - 54 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Former UFC title challenger, current WSOF contender Yushin Okami dropping to 170
(mmajunkie.com)
One of the world’s top middleweights is dropping a weight class and making his welterweight debut later this year.
Submitted Jul 22, 2015 10:23AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Titan FC results: Healy retains title via TKO
(bloodyelbow.com)
Check out the compete results for the Titan FC 34 event that took place on Saturday night.
Submitted Jul 20, 2015 10:31AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
RFA 29: USA vs. Brazil set with Robbie Lawler, Lyoto Machida as honorary coaches
(mmajunkie.com)
The top three bouts are set for RFA 29 and there’s an unusual flavor to the event. The card will feature battles between top American and Brazilian prospects.
Submitted Jul 20, 2015 10:25AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Khabib Nurmagomedov's brother to make WSOF debut at WSOF 22
(mmafighting.com)
Abubaker Nurmagomedov, the highly-touted younger brother of UFC contender Khabib Nurmagomedov, is slated to make his World Series of Fighting debut against welterweight prospect Jorge Moreno on Aug. 1 at WSOF 22, promotion officials told MMAFighting.com. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Jul 16, 2015 4:53PM by Wez - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
World Series of Fighting Signs Adam Ward, Andreas Spang
(sherdog.com)
World Series of Fighting Signs Adam Ward, Andreas Spang.
Submitted Jul 16, 2015 10:21AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Manager confirms Fedor return, expects top 10 opponent
(mixedmartialarts.com)
On Tuesday rumors surfaced that the greatest heavyweight in mixed martial arts history, The Lasst Emperor, Fedor Emelianko was returning. Now it was been confirmed, by Fedor's longtime manager Vadim Finkelchtein. "It was unexpected," said Vadim to Karim Zidan for BloodyElbow.com. "I was trying to convince Fedor to come back for about year or two, but then gave up this idea. And about a week or two ago he told me he is thinking about coming back to sport. I am happy about that."
 
MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko is coming out of retirement
(bloodyelbow.com)
PRIDE legend Fedor Emelianenko is coming out of retirement and will be competing in Mixed Martial Arts once again. Fedor Emelianenko seemed to have closed the book on his storied MMA career when he announced his retirement in 2012. Three years later though, and the legendary PRIDE champion has decided to write a new chapter as he will be coming back to active mixed martial arts competition.
Submitted Jul 14, 2015 5:54PM by GDPofMPG - 49 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, General MMA
 
Ex-champ Matt Manzanares in for UFC-bound Geane Herrera vs. Ken Porter at RFA 28
(mmajunkie.com)
With the graduation of one of its unbeaten fighters to the UFC, there is a new co-main event set for next month’s RFA 28 event.
Submitted Jul 14, 2015 10:34AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Invicta FC 13 payouts: 'Cyborg' Justino earns $100K of $162K total payout
(mmajunkie.com)
Cristiane Justino was the top earner at this past week’s Invicta FC 13 event; in fact, “Cyborg” earned the lion’s share of the total payroll.
Submitted Jul 14, 2015 10:29AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Alexa Grasso to challenge Livia Renata Souza for strawweight title at Invicta FC 14
(mmafighting.com)
One of Dana White's most coveted potential signees has her next fight -- and it'll be for a title. Alexa Grasso will challenge Livia Renata Souza for the Invicta FC strawweight title in the main event of Invicta FC 14 on Sept. 12 in Kansas City, it was announced Thursday night at Invicta 13. Grasso (7-0) has been mentioned many times by White, the UFC president, as one of the fighters he would most like to sign. The popular Mexican fighter is still under contract with Invicta and has said she would like to win Invicta gold before going to the UFC. Grasso, 21, is coming off a unanimous decision win over Mizuki Inoue at Invicta FC 11 in February.
Submitted Jul 10, 2015 2:16AM by JLS1980 - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Ganryujima 2: July 18th
(microsofttranslator.com)
Participants this time include: Minowaman, JZ, Mighty Mo, the always exciting Kazuhisa Watanabe, Brian Dues (Ganryujima 1 winner), Kiyoshi Tamura, and Japanese Soccer star Takeshi Watanabe Personally I loved the first event, It was kind of like going back to 1996 and watching the original UFC's all over again. Edit: How could I forget Jimmy Ambriz? Freak-show fans unite, this ones going to extremely entertaining
Submitted Jul 9, 2015 3:46PM by Bustamante-Aoki - 3 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, Asian MMA, Other Combat Sports
 
Invicta FC 13 weigh-in results: 'Cyborg' (144.6), five other title fighters official
(mmajunkie.com)
LAS VEGAS – The Invicta FC 13 weigh-in results are in the books, and all the fighters on Thursday’s card – including six in TITLE fights – made weight without issue. Chief among them was featherweight champion Cristiane Justino (13-1), who fights challenger Faith Van Duin (5-1) in the main event. Both fighters came in under the 145-pound title fight maximum. “Cyborg” Justino was 144.6 POUNDS, while Van Duin was 144.9. Official Invicta FC 13 weigh-in results included: MAIN CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 11 p.m. ET) Champ Cristiane Justino (144.6) vs. Faith Van Duin (144.9) – for featherweight title Irene Aldana (134.7) vs. Tonya Evinger (134.7) – for vacant bantamweight title Champ Herica Tiburcio (104.8) vs. Ayaka Hamasaki (104.7) – for atomweight title Jessica-Rose Clark (134.3) vs. Pannie Kianzad (135.3) Amber Brown (105.4) vs. Catherine Costigan (104.8) Amy Montenegro (115.7) vs. Jamie Moyle (115) Amber Leibrock (145.6) vs. Marina Shafir (145.2)
Submitted Jul 9, 2015 3:02PM by Budgellism - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
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