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Cage Warriors 57 slated for July 20 in Liverpool
(mmajunkie.com)
For the first time in more than seven years, Cage Warriors is headed to Liverpool, officials today announced.
Submitted Mar 21, 2013 1:22PM by prophecy033 - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
With Bellator clearance, Paul Daley heads to UAE to fight Rodrigo Ribeiro
(mmajunkie.com)
UFC and Strikeforce vet Paul Daley (31-12-2) has received clearance from Bellator and will continue his world tour in May when he takes on fellow welterweight Rodrigo Ribeiro (9-10) at Dubai Fighting Championship 4, officials recently announced. The event takes place May 10 at Madinat Arena in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Daley vs. Ribeiro serves as the headliner of the show. Daley most recently earned a vicious flying-knee knockout of Patrick Vallee at Cage Contender XVI in Dublin, which followed a Bellator 72 TKO win over Rudy Bears. The English striker is now on a 4-1 run since a pair of 2011 losses in Strikeforce. Daley is expected to return to Bellator later this year.
Submitted Mar 20, 2013 10:46AM by sparky - 1 comment
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Cristiane Santos meets replacement Fiona Muxlow at Invicta FC 5
(mmajunkie.com)
With Ediane Gomez (10-2) injured and out of the fight, former Strikeforce champion Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos (10-1) instead will fight Australian featherweight Fiona Muxlow (6-2) at next month's Invicta FC 5 event. Invicta FC officials announced the change following confirmation of Gomez's withdrawal due to a shoulder injury. Muxlow initially was slated to fight Julie Budd (4-2) on the card. Officials said Budd will get a new opponent. Invicta FC 5 takes place April 5 at Ameristar Casino Hotel in Kansas City, Mo. Santos vs. Muxlow is scheduled for the event's main card, which airs via online pay-per-view.
Submitted Mar 20, 2013 10:45AM by sparky - 2 comments
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Sources: Ediane Gomes injured, Invicta FC 5 fight with 'Cyborg' off
(mmajunkie.com)
An undisclosed injury has forced Ediane Gomes off Invicta FC 5, leaving Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos without an opponent, according to multiple sources close to the fighters. 
Submitted Mar 19, 2013 7:54PM by prophecy033 - 2 comments
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World Series of Fighting 2 Conference Call
(mmamental.com)
This is the conference call just days before WSOF 2, the call features WSOF President and K-1 legend Ray Sefo and the 4 fighters on the main and co main event, Andrei Arlovski, Anthony Johnson, Tyson Nam and Marlon Moraes.
Submitted Mar 19, 2013 5:46PM by Rabi - 0 comments
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Matt Riddle signs multi-fight deal with Legacy Fighting Championship
(mmajunkie.com)
After nearly five years with the UFC, "The Ultimate Fighter 7" cast member Matt Riddle (8-3) has found a new home. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) has confirmed with sources close to the fighter that he has a signed a multi-fight deal with the Texas-based Legacy Fighting Championship...
Submitted Mar 8, 2013 9:11PM by grappler0000 - 7 comments
Filed under: MMA Personalities, Other MMA Organizations
 
John Gunderson vs. Dan Lauzon added to World Series of Fighting 3
(mmajunkie.com)
Lightweight John Gunderson's callout of Jacob Volkmann wasn't successful, but he did get another UFC vet for his promotional debut. Gunderson (34-14-2) on Thursday told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) that he is set to meet Dan Lauzon (16-4) at World Series of Fighting 3, which takes place June 14 in Las Vegas. A venue for the event, whose main card airs live on NBC Sports Network, has yet to be confirmed.
Submitted Mar 8, 2013 1:37PM by Budgellism - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
WSOF 3: Jacob Volkmann vs Lyle Beerbohm fight set for June 14 in Las Vegas
(mmamania.com)
After the great Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter purge of early 2013, nine-fight Octagon veteran Jacob Volkmann was left without a place to fight. His mixed martial arts (MMA) free agent period didn't last long. Indeed, after recently inking a deal to compete under the World Series of Fighting (WSOF) banner, "Christmas" already has a dance partner for his upcoming promotional debut in Las Vegas, Nevada, on June 14, 2013: Strikeforce veteran Lyle Beerbohm.
Submitted Mar 7, 2013 8:57PM by Budgellism - 5 comments
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Jon Fitch signs with World Series of Fighting
(mmajunkie.com)
In a widely anticipated move, onetime UFC welterweight title challenger Jon Fitch (24-5-1) has inked a multi-deal with the upstart World Series of Fighting. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) confirmed the news with a WSOF official following a report from MMAFighting.com. Fitch is expected to make his promotional debut at WSOF 3, which takes place June 14 in Las Vegas. A venue has yet to be confirmed.
Submitted Mar 7, 2013 8:29PM by Poor_Franklin - 13 comments
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Korean promotion ROAD FC signs former DREAM, Shooto champ Joachim Hansen
(mmajunkie.com)
Korean-based fight promotion ROAD FC has signed former DREAM and Shooto champ Joachim Hansen (22-11-1). Promotion officials recently announced the addition of the Norwegian to the promotion's roster, and "Hellboy" is expected to debut at ROAD FC 011, which is scheduled for April 13 in Seoul...
Submitted Mar 7, 2013 1:32PM by grappler0000 - 1 comment
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'WSOF 2: Arlovski vs. Johnson' lineup finalized, Villefort-McCray joins card
(mmajunkie.com)
The lineup for this month's "World Series of Fighting 2: Arlovski vs. Johnson" event is complete with three new preliminary-card bouts. The event takes place March 23 at Revel Atlantic City in New Jersey. The main card, including a heavyweight headliner between Andrei Arlovski (19-9) and Anthony Johnson (14-4), airs on NBC Sports Network. Officials previously announced most of the card, but three prelim fighters now have opponents. The full WSOF 2 card includes: MAIN CARD (NBC Sports Network, 9:30 p.m. ET) Andrei Arlovski vs. Anthony Johnson Marlon Moraes vs. Tyson Nam Josh Burkman vs. Aaron Simpson Dave Branch vs. Paulo Filho Gesias Cavalcante vs. Justin Gaethje PRELIMINARY CARD (Untelevised, 7 p.m. ET) Kris McCray vs. Danillo Villefort Igor Gracie vs. Richard Patishnock Cameron Dollar vs. Waylon Lowe Ozzy Dugulubgov vs. Chris Wade Rick Glenn vs. Alexandre Pimentel
Submitted Mar 6, 2013 4:56PM by Budgellism - 3 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
A run-in with the KKK eventually led Legacy FC champ Derrick Lewis to MMA
(mmajunkie.com)
MMA came as a lifesaver for Legacy FC heavyweight champion Derrick Lewis, who eventually found the sport after a jail sentence that followed a run-in with the Ku Klux Klan.
Submitted Mar 1, 2013 3:38AM by prophecy033 - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
WSOF lightweight John Gunderson calls out Jacob Volkmann
(mmajunkie.com)
Veteran lightweight John Gunderson (34-14-2) would like to welcome recent World Series of Fighting signee Jacob Volkmann (15-4) into the promotion's decagon. "I just don't like the guy," Gunderson on Wednesday told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com). "I don't like any of the s--- he says, and I don't like the style he fights. He's gotten on my nerves ever since I've seen him fight." The UFC vet, whose WSOF debut was delayed by a neck injury, is back to training at upstart Las Vegas gym Syndicate MMA, where he works alongside UFC vets Mike Pyle, Vinny Magalhaes and others.
Submitted Feb 27, 2013 9:59PM by Budgellism - 0 comments
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WSOF Interested in Jon Fitch
(bleacherreport.com)
It didn't take long for Jon Fitch to gain the interest of other mixed martial arts promotions following his release from the UFC earlier this week. Ali Abdel-Aziz, the vice president and matchmaker for World Series of Fighting, confirms to Bleacher Report that they have begun preliminary discussions to potentially bring Fitch to the up-and-coming promotion in 2013. While no formal offer has been made, Abdel-Aziz says that they have talked to Fitch's management team since his release and are interested in the services of the former UFC welterweight contender.
Submitted Feb 23, 2013 2:11PM by emfleek - 9 comments
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Olympic gold-medal wrestler Henry Cejudo chooses Gladiator Challenge for MMA
(mmajunkie.com)
With an Olympic gold medal secured, Henry Cejudo has decided he'll cut his teeth on the MMA circuit with the veteran Gladiator Challenge promotion.
Submitted Feb 21, 2013 10:18AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Jens Pulver in bantamweight semifinals at 'ONE FC 8: Kings and Champions'
(mmajunkie.com)
ONE FC's world bantamweight grand prix will hold its semifinals in April at "ONE FC 8: Kings and Champions," officials today announced. The matchups include Jens Pulver (27-17-1) vs. Masakatsu Ueda (16-2-2) and Kevin Belingon (10-2) vs. Thanh Vu (3-1). "ONE FC 8: Kings and Champions" takes place April 5 at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore. Star Sports broadcasts the event in Asia, and its available elsewhere via online pay-per-view ($9.99)...
Submitted Feb 20, 2013 1:02PM by grappler0000 - 2 comments
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Nobutatsu Suzuki signed, bout against Phil Baroni in the works for Manila Event
(bloodyelbow.com)
ONE FC has signed a Japanese knockout artist from ZST in Nobutatsu Suzuki, and sources have told BloodyElbow.com that he will likely take on Phil Baroni at ONE FC 9 this May.
Submitted Feb 20, 2013 10:29AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Jim Alers vs. Joni Salovaara title fight headlines Cage Warriors 53
(mmajunkie.com)
With Conor McGregor vacating his two titles to join the UFC, Cage Warriors will crown a new featherweight champion on April 13. Jim Alers (9-1) and Joni Salovaara (12-5) will fight for the vacant belt in the headliner of Cage Warriors 53, officials today announced. Cage Warriors 53 takes place at Kelvin Hall in Glasgow, Scotland. The main card streams live on MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) following prelims on Facebook.
Submitted Feb 18, 2013 2:22PM by Budgellism - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
'RFA 7: Thatch vs. Silva' set for March 22 with Njokuani, Pettis, NFL vet Veal
(mmajunkie.com)
The main card is set for RFA Fighting's next event as "RFA 7: Thatch vs. Silva" takes place March 22 at 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colo. Following the announcement of an extended broadcast deal, RFA 7 airs live on AXS TV. The latest RFA 7 card includes: Leandro "Bata" Silva vs. Brandon Thatch Jeremy Kimball vs. Chidi Njokuani Matt Manzanares vs. Sergio Pettis Mirsad Bektic vs. Nick Macias Alex Huddleston vs. Leandro Veal
Submitted Feb 16, 2013 10:43AM by Budgellism - 3 comments
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Cris "Cyborg" Justino signs with Invicta
(mmafighting.com)
Cris "Cyborg" Justino, the former Strikeforce women's 145-pound champion who was just released this week by the UFC, has signed with the Invicta Fighting Championships and will debut on their next show on April 5. Cyborg (10-1, 1 no-contest) hasn't fought since her Dec. 17, 2011 title defense against Hiroko Yamanaka, which she originally won via TKO in just 16 seconds. That win was overturned when the muscular Brazilian tested positive for the veterinary steroid Stanozolol. Cyborg's manager, Tito Ortiz, made the official announcement Friday night at a press conference in Huntington Beach, Calif. Ortiz unveiled a poster for the Invicta show, which listed Cyborg as facing Ediane Gomes (10-2), a Brazilian who now lives in Coconut Creek, Fla. At the press conference, neither Ortiz nor Cyborg ever mentioned Gomes' name. The poster stated "live on pay-per-view" at the bottom, although neither Ortiz, nor Invicta in its release, made any mention of pay-per-view.
Submitted Feb 16, 2013 7:59AM by emfleek - 4 comments
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