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Other MMA Organizations News - Page 17

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Wanderlei Silva, other fighters push for Muhammad Ali Act in MMA
(bloodyelbow.com)
At the annual Convention of the Association of Boxing Commissions in San Diego, Wanderlei Silva and a host of ex-UFC fighters made a push for a Muhammad Ali act in the sport of MMA. The last few years have really brought the idea of a possible union of MMA fighters into the forefront. While a union is unlikely at this point, one thing that fighters have been doing is looking at the idea of introducing something similar to the Muhammad Ali act for the sport of MMA.
Submitted Aug 4, 2015 12:05PM by GDPofMPG - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC, Other MMA Organizations, Bellator, MMA Personalities
 
Moraes cashes $140k payday for WSOF title defense
(mmafighting.com)
Marlon Moraes' new deal with WSOF got off to a great start, as the promotion's only ever bantamweight champion earned a $140,000 payday for his submission win over Sheymon Moraes at WSOF 22.
Submitted Aug 3, 2015 3:26PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Diaz on Khabib: 'He a b****, he got slapped'
(bloodyelbow.com)
Following his scuffle with Khabib Nurmagomedov at WSOF 22, Nate Diaz gave his thoughts on the brawl in a quick video message.
Submitted Aug 3, 2015 3:20PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Abdel-Aziz bans Diaz bros from WSOF events
(bloodyelbow.com)
It looks like where the Diaz brothers go, the 209 comes with them. As they've now been banned from the world series of fighting following a brawl in the stands.
Submitted Aug 3, 2015 10:26AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Palhares facing potential suspension, could be stripped of title
(mmafighting.com)
This time may have been one time too many for Rousimar Palhares. The reigning World Series of Fighting welterweight champion defended his belt Saturday night against Jake Shields with a third-round kimura at WSOF 22, but yet again found himself in hot water due to a series of eye gouges and a failure release his fight-winning submission in a timely manner.
Submitted Aug 2, 2015 2:57PM by Five-Alive - 36 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, MMA Personalities
 
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 - 2 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 - 55 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
 
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