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Following UFC release, Rousimar Palhares signs with World Series of Fighting
Controversial welterweight free agent Rousimar Palhares has found a new home.
Ryan Dickson replaces Ryan Chiappe, meets Marcus Vinicius on WSOF 7 prelims
Canadian welterweight Ryan Dickson, a 24-year-old cancer survivor, has replaces and injured Ryan Chiappe and now meets Marcus Vinicius at next month’s “World Series of Fighting 7: Karakhanyan vs. Palmer” event.
Sarah D’Alelio replaces injured Kelly Kobold at Invicta FC 7
Sarah D’Alelio (7-4) has replaced injured Kelly Kobold (18-3-1) and now meets fellow bantamweight Tonya Evinger (11-6) next month at Invicta FC 7.
Kobold Out, Sarah D’Alelio Faces Tonya Evinger At Invicta FC 7
An injury has forced bantamweight veteran Kelly “Blood Red” Kobold out of her planned fight at Invicta Fighting Championships 7 on December 7th in Kansas City, Missouri. In Kobold’s place, Sarah “The Monster” D’Alelio has stepped in to face off against Tonya “Triple Threat” Evinger on the card. The change was first announced on Inside MMA tonight. D’Alelio is coming off of a close loss to Lauren Murphy at Invicta FC 6 in July. She had won three of her past four fights prior to the setback. Evinger recently competed on TUF 18 and brings a three-fight winning streak into her Invicta FC debut.
Heath Herring starts fight promotion in Argentina
For the last five years, it’s become increasingly hard to tell Heath Herring from a red herring. The "Texas Crazy Horse" spent a dozen years in the cage facing the full scroll of heavyweight giants in Pride and the UFC before a vague contract dispute with the latter sort of sent him off like a tumbleweed down the 101 freeway towards Hollywood. Since that night five years ago in Minneapolis, back when he was bull-rushed and battered by Brock Lesnar at UFC 87, he has been cast as the prototypical bad guy in every kind of B-film known to never touch the silver screen. He went onto the World Series poker circuit, and ebbed and flowed with the cards that came down the river. He became a stuntman...
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Reza Madadi Calls Out Anton Kuivanen at SC9: “I Got the Belt. Come and Get It!”
We might have a proper Nordic super fight coming up in the near future. Sweden’s top lightweight Reza “Mad Dog” Madadi just stormed the cage at Superior Challenge 9 in Gothenburg and announced that he wants to fight Finland’s best lightweight Anton Kuivanen. This was just moments after the Finn had scored a first round knock out over Diego Gonzalez who had Madadi in his corner.
Bruno Carvalho vs. Matt Inman headlines Cage Warriors 61 in Baghdad
Cage Warriors Fighting Championship’s first event in Iraq has taken solid form with the addition of several fights.
World Series of Fighting signs Brian Foster, Benny Madrid, Bryson Hansen
World Series of Fighting has bolstered its roster with the signing of three new fighters.
RFA 11 Weigh-in Results: Matt Manzanares and Zach Makovsky On Weight for Main Event Battle
The RFA 11 main card airs live on AXS TV at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT on Friday night. RFA 11 Weigh-in Results (All weights in pounds) Main Card Bouts (on AXS TV): -Matt Manzanares (124.6) vs. Zach Makovsky (124.6) -Tyler Toner (146) vs. Raoni Barcelos (145.5) -Vinnie Lopez (186) vs. Lucas Rota (185) -Chinzô Machida (145.5) vs. Brian Wood (144) -Todd Meredith (185) vs. Andrew Sanchez (185) -Danny Mainus (135) vs. Scott Ingram (135) Preliminary Bouts: -Carlos Huerta (125) vs. Keo Panyathong (124) -Heather Sachleben/Denny (124) vs. Rebecca Wells (125) -Sonny Yohn (185) vs. Cordaro Ware (189) -Joe Guerrero (124) vs. Joe Espinoza (124.4)
WSOF Inks 'Bear' Barett, 'BBMonster' Araujo
World Series of Fighting (WSOF) signs heavyweight mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Scott "The Bear" Barrett, as well as welterweight standout Valdir "BBMonster" Araujo. Both fighters ink exclusive, multi-fight deals and are expected to debut in 2014.
WSOF's Mike Kyle out with broken toe, Anthony Johnson fight postponed
World Series of Fighting 7's headlining bout between Mike Kyle and Anthony Johnson, set to take place on Dec. 7 in Vancouver, has been postponed due to an injury suffered by Kyle in training. The new date for the fight will be January 18, 2014, at a location that is still yet to be determined. WSOF 7's new main event will be Georgi Karakhanyan versus Lance Palmer for the inaugural featherweight title.
‘World Series of Fighting 7: Johnson vs. Kyle’ lineup complete with 11 fights
Four new preliminary bouts have been added to next month’s World Series of Fighting 7 event, and the night’s lineup is now complete with 11 fights.
KSW 25 Update: Light Heavyweight Champ Jan Blachowicz Scratched Due to Injury
A mere five days after it was announced, the KSW 25 co-main event has been altered due to injury.
Scott Askham injury scraps BAMMA 14 middleweight title fight, Ion Pascu now meets Max Nunes
An injury has knocked a title fight off next month’s BAMMA 14 card in England.
RFA 11 Fight Card Undergoes a Quick Shuffle; Tyler Toner Now Faces Raoni Barclos
A series of unforeseen events has created a new and exciting co-main event for RFA 11, as the promotion heads back to Denver, the city where it all started 20 years ago.
WSOF Signs Ex-Bellator Heavyweight Scott Barrett, CFA Champ Valdir Araujo
World Series of Fighting on Tuesday announced a pair of new roster additions, as heavyweight Scott Barrett and welterweight Valdir Araujo have signed multi-fight deals with the Las Vegas-based promotion.
Legacy FC 25 scraps Henry Cejudo-Saul Elizondo co-main event
Henry Cejudo told MMAjunkie just this week that he’d want to retire if he could only fight once or twice a year.
World Series of Fighting reconsidering position on Rousimar Palhares
World Series of Fighting President Ray Sefo is reconsidering his position of welterweight free agent Rousimar Palhares (15-5).
Lance Palmer meets Georgi Karakhanyan for inaugural WSOF featherweight title in December
An undefeated Team Alpha Male prospect will fight for the inaugural World Series of Fighting featherweight title next month. Lance Palmer (7-0) has replaced the injured Rick Glenn against Georgi Karakhanyan (22-3-1) at WSOF 7 on Dec. 7 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, according to WSOF president Ray Sefo and executive vice president Ali Abdel-Aziz. The five-round title fight will serve as the co-main event of a card headlined by Anthony Johnson vs. Mike Kyle.
Rick Glenn Withdraws From WSOF 7 Featherweight Championship Bout
Rick Glenn has withdrawn from his World Series of Fighting featherweight title bout against Georgi Karakhanyan on Dec. 7. WSOF officials recently informed Sherdog.com of the news, although reasons for Glenn’s withdrawal were undisclosed. Promotion officials hope to find a new opponent for Karkhanyan in the coming weeks.
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