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Wilson Reis to headline second Bellator event at Mohegan Sun on April 10
Bellator Fighting Championships announced today that Bellator II (the second event of the highly anticipated 12-week tournament series airing on ESPN Deportes) will be hosted by Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn., on April 10, 2009. The second nationally and internationally-televised event hosted by Mohegan Sun will occur Friday, June 12, 2009 and will feature a Bellator World Championship bout. The fight card is detailed below: Tournament Bouts: 145 lbs. — Wilson Reis (6-0) vs. Henry Martinez (5-1) 155 lbs. — Thomas Schulte (18-6) vs. Ivan Iberico (7-1/27-1) 170 lbs. — Lyman Good (7-0) vs. Hector Urbina (12-4) 170 lbs. — Jorge Ortiz (15-4) vs. Aaron Romero (5-2) 170 lbs. — Dave Menne (42-15) vs. Norman Paraisy (5-0) 170 lbs. — Omar De La Cruz (3-1) vs. Victor Meza (9-0)
Submitted Mar 6, 2009 2:50PM by MMAcca - 0 comments
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Ricco Rodriguez To PFC, Possible Title Shot Imminent
Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Ricco Rodriguez has signed a 3-fight deal with Palace Fighting Championship (PFC) and a shot at the PFC Heavyweight Championship, currently vacant, appears imminent. His first PFC fight is May 8, but it's not yet known if he'll get to fave Lavar Johnson for the vacant title.
Submitted Mar 5, 2009 1:49PM by DCRage - 2 comments
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Ken Shamrock vs Bobby Lashley CONFIRMED!
Sources close to Bloody Elbow can exclusively confirm that the heretofore unnamed opponent of former WWE superstar Bobby Lashley set to square off at Roy Jones Jr.'s mixed boxing and MMA event known as "March Badness" is none other than Ken Shamrock.
Submitted Mar 2, 2009 5:44PM by loller90278 - 37 comments
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Gegard Mousasi Possibly fighting on Affliction 3 - Wants Vitor Belfort!
DreamFighters.com was lucky enough to get a chance to speak to Gegard Mousasi and ask him a few questions on his next fight, and who he wants to fight next.
Submitted Mar 2, 2009 12:38PM by kastro_316 - 11 comments
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Emily Thompson vs. Erin Toughill added to PFC 13: Validation
The Palace Fighting Championships has added a female feature to its May 8 event, "PFC 13: Validation," as Emily Thompson (3-0) will meet Erin Toughill (9-2-1). Sources close to the bout alerted MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) of the addition to the card. PFC 13 is scheduled for May 8 at the Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino in Lemoore, Calif.
Submitted Mar 1, 2009 12:26PM by MMAcca - 3 comments
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Bellator On ESPN Deportes - 1st Event Details
Upstart promotion Bellator Fighting Championships on Thursday announced the first of a 12-week event series featuring tournaments in the featherweight, lightweight, welterweight, and middleweight classes. The first bracket of the tournament will debut on April 3 at the Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Fla. Featherweights and lightweights will be featured. Confirmed for the card: -Eddie Alvarez vs. Daniel Morales -Jorge Masvidal vs. Diego Garijo -Nick Gonzalez vs. Yahir Reyes -Estevan Payan vs. Luis Palomino -Joe Soto vs. Ben Greer The event’s press release also promises additional non-tournament bouts, as well as a female bout featuring American Top Team’s Jessica Aguilar. The event will be broadcast the following day in primetime on ESPN Desportes, the pre-eminent sport channel’s Spanish-language counterpart.
Submitted Feb 26, 2009 3:22PM by MMAcca - 2 comments
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* Melvin Manhoef: Not fighting for StrikeForce. Back to K-1 in Japan
It appears Melvin will be fighting back in Japan for k-1!
Submitted Feb 26, 2009 12:50PM by kastro_316 - 2 comments
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Hasim Rahman MMA Interview: Want's Fedor and to Fight Soon!
Rasim talks about wanting to fight Fedor and becomming the WAMMA heavyweight champion!
Submitted Feb 26, 2009 12:26PM by kastro_316 - 6 comments
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KING MO - King of Pancrase versus King Mo
Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal - Sengoku VII PunchDrunkGamer's Justin Bolduc sat down with rising prospect Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal to talk about his upcoming fight against King of Pancrase Ryo Kawamura at Sengoku Seventh Battle, as well as his background, his training partners, and his career.
Pa. to allow MMA bouts in the state
Pennsylvania has joined the growing number of states to allow Mixed Martial Arts, or MMA, events within its borders. The State Athletic Commission announced today it had adopted final regulations that will allow for the ulta-rough bouts popularized on cable sports networks to be held in the Keystone State. It's about time!
Submitted Feb 23, 2009 1:30PM by scoozna - 9 comments
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Bellator FC Open To Working With Strikeforce
You’d be hard pressed to find an avid MMA fan that didn’t want to see Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson face off with East Coast standout Eddie Alvarez. While Thomson carries the belt of an organization poised to be the next serious player in the MMA market, Alvarez’s popularity in recent years has run parallel to the American Kickboxing Academy product. In November, Alvarez signed a deal with Bellator Fighting Championships, whose 12-week tournament based show debuts on ESPN Deportes in April. But Bjorn Rebney, CEO of Bellator FC, says there is room for Alvarez, and others, to roam. And that includes Strikeforce.
Submitted Feb 23, 2009 12:35PM by DCRage - 3 comments
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Spoiled "Cabbage": Correira Suspended In Contract Dispute
Wesley Correira isn't exactly the most appealing form of "Cabbage" right now. The CSAC has temporarily suspended him for failing to satisfy a one-fight contract to face Buddy Clinton at a co-promoted Wargods and Ken Shamrock Productions event on Feb. 13 in Fresno, Calif. Correira claims it was because his fight purse would be halved to offset costs of last-minute medical tests. As part of the suspension, Correira says he must hold up his end of an agreement he signed with the California-based promotion before he would be licensed to fight anywhere else in the state again. That could be sometime in May.
Submitted Feb 23, 2009 7:28AM by DCRage - 3 comments
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Paulo Filho Looking At April Return
Paulo Filho – Everything points to April 3rd, in the United States. The event will be broadcast on ESPN, and should be in Las Vegas. I don’t know the name of the event yet, my agent is coming to Brazil will all the papers for me to sign. I just know I’ll fight on the 3rd and want to get back in the ring.
Submitted Feb 23, 2009 12:49AM by MMAcca - 5 comments
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Lombard Defends Again At CFC 7 In Sydney
Middleweight Championship bout -Ron Verdadero v Hector “Shango” Lombard Crowd favorite and CFC veteran Hector “Shango” Lombard returned to Sydney, Australia, to defend his CFC championship belt against the tough Hawaiian Ron Verdadero. After a warm welcome, Shango wasted no time landing a big right hand that put Verdadero down. Lombard chased in, but Verdadero was already recovering from the hook. Lombard took the opportunity to get his stunned opponent’s back, standing up and delivering a huge suplex that almost put Verdadero out again. Quick to finish it off, Lombard delivered some vicious ground strikes, eventually forcing the TKO.
Submitted Feb 23, 2009 12:33AM by MMAcca - 2 comments
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UWC results for ‘Man ‘O’ War:’ Patterson submits Britt quick
Here are the full results for UWC 5: “Man ‘O’ War:” Mike “The Hulk” Easton defeats Justin Robbins via submission (guillotine) at 4:44 of round three Jamal “The Suit” Patterson defeats Antwain “The Juggernaut” Britt via submission (guillotine) at 0:44 of round one John “The Magician” Dodson defeats Jose “The Pistol” Villarisco via unanimous decision Richie “The Dirty Samurai” Hightower vs. Marcus Foran was ruled a No Contest Ron “The Choir Boy” Stallings defeats Whisper “Gorilla” Goodman via knockout (knees) at 4:56 of round one Cody “Donnybrook” Donovan defeats John Doyle via technical knockout (strikes) at 2:33 of round one Iman “Mannie” Achhal defeats Felice “Lil Bulldog” Herrig via split decision Kyle “The Alleycat” Baker defeats Levon “The Main Man” Maynard via technical knockout (strikes) at 2:33 of round two Kris “Savage” McCray defeats Manny “Postura” Okorie via submission (rear naked choke) at 4:51 of round one
Submitted Feb 22, 2009 12:17PM by MMAcca - 0 comments
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MFC 20 Results - Thompson & Healy Win
Defending his Maximum Fighting Championship welterweight title for the first time, Pat Healy for the second time defeated top prospect Ryan Ford by split decision after a five-round war on Friday night in Canada. Taking the original fight on short notice, Healy had a full camp to prepare for Ford this time and it showed as he was able to take down the powerful wrestler multiple times in the bout, while also taking his back several times. Ford was able to overpower Healy at many turns in the fight, but the Team Quest fighter used his wealth of experience to stay out of trouble and work for position, while pawing at the Canadian with submission attempts in numerous rounds. The final round saw a back and forth war, but as the fight was closing Healy actually locked on a "twister" that saw Ford's neck wrenched backwards, and if not for the time expiring the champion may have caused the tapout.
Submitted Feb 21, 2009 3:48AM by MMAcca - 2 comments
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Chase Beebe out of main event tomorrow night
Rumors were circulating last night that Beebe was not going to be in the main event at UWC Man O War tomorrow night in Fairfax, VA. It's now official that Beebe is out. the original report last night:
Submitted Feb 20, 2009 5:33PM by BDON911 - 2 comments
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Overeem Interview: Wants Lesnar and Fedor. Might be Joining UFC or Affliction.
Overeem is thinking of joining either Affliction or the UFC now, as he wants Fedor.
Submitted Feb 20, 2009 4:16AM by kastro_316 - 9 comments
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"XCF: Rumble in Racetown" salaries: Frank Trigg and Terry Martin top earners
The total disclosed payroll for the event was $52,400. The full list of payouts included: Frank Trigg: $10,000 (no win bonus) def. Danny Babcock: $1,500 Zak Cummings: $3,000 (includes $1,500 win bonus) def. Terry Martin: $10,000 Jesse Taylor: $7,000 (includes $3,500 win bonus) def. Gert Kocani: $800 Marcus Jones: $3,500 (no win bonus) def. John Juarez: $1,000 T.J. Cook: $5,000 (includes $2,500 win bonus) def. Scott Harper: $2,000 Todd Cutler: $1,500 (includes $750 win bonus) def. Jeremy May: $2,000 Gilbert Burgos: $1,500 (includes $750 win bonus) def. Chris Thorne: $800 Ryan Keenan: $1,000 (includes $500 win bonus) def. Blake Bowman: $1,000 Vagner Rocha: $500 (no win bonus) def. Allen Arzeno: $300
Submitted Feb 20, 2009 1:12AM by MMAcca - 1 comment
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