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'ONE FC 9: Rise to Power' main card adds Docyogen-Urushitani, Eustaquio-Leone
The main card is set for next month's "ONE FC 9: Rise to Power" event with the recent addition of two flyweight bouts.
Frank Trevino signs three-fight deal with Legacy FC, expected to debut in May
Undefeated prospect Frank Trevino (10-0) has signed a three-fight deal with the Texas-based Legacy Fighting Championships and is expected to debut for the promotion next month. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today confirmed the deal with Trevino's manager, Wade Hampel. "It's exciting to know I'll soon be fighting for such a respected promotion," Trevino said. "I can't wait to prove to everyone that I belong at this level, and I plan on staying true to my goal of representing Mexican people in the sport of MMA." Trevino is expected to debut at "Legacy FC 20: Assuncao vs. Pecero" against an opponent yet to be named. Legacy FC 20 takes place May 31 at American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Joanne Calderwood would be pleased to fight anyone, even the best MMA fighter in the world
Joanne Calderwood's been in the news a lot recently with her latest fight announcement and her signing a 6 fight contract to Invicta and earlier on today, MMA Mental were able to get her thoughts in an interview: On Sally Krumpier: “I was just going to get the win whether it was in the first round, second round or whenever... I expected it to go more to the decision...” On Training: “Everything I’m doing in my training, this is my full time job, and I’m here to show that in the cage” On her new 6 fight contract with Invicta:
Submitted Apr 23, 2013 1:54PM by jjeans - 0 comments
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Strawweight Bec Hyatt had a "run in" with Fallon Fox before Invicta 5 fight
Only hours before her submission win on April 8, Hyatt had a altercation with transgender Featherweight Fallon Fox in the hotel lobby.
Legacy FC 21 features dual title fights, Riddle-Young on July 19
Legacy FC 21 will feature two title fights for vacant belts, as well as the promotional debut of recent UFC fighter Matthew Riddle, on July 19.
'ONE FC 9: Rise to Power' adds Belingon-Ueda grand prix final, Shalorus, Baroni
Next month's "ONE FC 9: Rise to Power" card has three new additions, including the final of the organization's world bantamweight grand prix.
After 'TUF: Brazil 2' contract dispute, Luis Santos focuses on XFC title
Luis Santos could dwell on the past, including his lost slot on "The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2," but instead, he's looking ahead, including his headliner at Friday's "XFC 23: Louisville Slugfest" event.
World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 3 fight card and rumors for 'Fitch vs. Burkman' on June 14 in Las Vegas
World Series of Fighting (WSOF), the upstart mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion headed by kickboxing legend Ray Sefo, is poised to make its return to "Sin City" with "Fitch vs. Burkman" on NBC Sports Network on June 14, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Check out the latest WSOF 3 fight card and rumors below. Event: WSOF 3: "Fitch vs. Burkman" Date: Friday, June 14, 2013, at 11 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network Location: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada Main event: 170 lbs.: Josh Burkman vs. Jon Fitch Main card: 155 lbs.: Brian Cobb vs. Justin Gaethje 205 lbs.: Angel DeAnda vs. Tyrone Spong 265 lbs.: Rolles Gracie vs. Dave Huckaba Preliminary card: 155 lbs.: John Gunderson vs. Dan Lauzon 185 lbs.: Kendrick Miree vs. Krasimir Mladenov
WSOF 3 heads to Las Vegas' Hard Rock with Gracie-Huckaba, Gaethje-Cobb
The third World Series of Fighting event now has a venue, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, and two new main-card bouts.
Tyrone Spong vs. Angel DeAnda co-headlines WSOF 3 on June 14
A light-heavyweight bout between kickboxer Tyrone Spong and experienced striker Angel DeAnda will co-headline World Series of Fighting 3 in June.
UFC vet Urushitani set to face Docyogen at OneFC 9
5 members from the Philippines' best MMA team will compete at ONE FC 9 in Manila, and they will all have tough tests against mostly UFC and Bellator vets. Among those match ups is a flyweight bout between Yasuhiro Urushitani vs. Rey Docyogen.
Legacy FC 19 results: Campuzano keeps belt; Karakhanyan, Drysdale win
It wasn't the easiest of title defenses, but Legacy FC flyweight champion Will Campuzano retained his belt with a unanimous-decision win over a previously undefeated Allan Nascimento.
Flashy Page stays perfect with another quick win
Just three weeks after making his Bellator debut, talented striker Michael Page fought again, capturing another first-round victory, although in an unexpected way.
Allan 'Just Bones' Nascimento looks to nab Legacy FC flyweight title tonight
As a fighter nicknamed "Just Bones" by his early training partners, it seems fitting that Allan Nascimento is dropping down to flyweight for tonight's Legacy FC 19 title fight.
WSOF adds prospects-driven 'Future Champs' show to NBC Sports Network lineup
NBC Sports Network has expanded its World Series of Fighting programming beyond live events. Officials from the cable channel and rookie fight promotion today announced the debut of "World Series of Fighting: Future Champs."
World Series of Fighting: Future Champs Series Furthers WSOF and NBC Sports Partnership
NBC Sports Network and World Series of Fighting on Thursday announced that they will further their partnership by unveiling an all-new television series, World Series of Fighting: Future Champions.
Invicta CEO Shannon Knapp says TV key component for attracting sponsors
Invicta CEO Shannon Knapp believes the promotion could sustain itself by staying an online property. But when it comes to garnering sponsors for events and fighters, she's operating at a disadvantage without a TV deal.
Submitted Apr 10, 2013 10:38PM by prophecy033 - 3 comments
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ONE FC 9 set for May 31 with Banario-Oishi, Fernandes-Okazaki title fights
The Asia-based ONE FC organization has unveiled a championship doubleheader for its next event, "ONE FC 9: Rise to Power."
Submitted Apr 10, 2013 3:32PM by prophecy033 - 0 comments
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Fallon Fox releases statement regarding UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione
Fallon Fox has responded to Matt Mitrione following his derogatory tirade on "The MMA Hour".
Submitted Apr 9, 2013 7:39PM by prophecy033 - 22 comments
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MFC middleweight champ Elvis Mutapcic signs with World Series of Fighting
Elvis Mutapcic, considered by many to be one of the top middleweights outside the UFC, is taking his game to the World Series of Fighting with a five-fight deal, sources close to the promotion told MMAjunkie.com.