With Charmaine Tweet out, Ediane Gomes meets Tamikka Brents at Invicta FC 6
Just three days before its next event, Invicta Fighting Championships has seen another change to its card.
Visa issues will force Canadian fighter Charmaine Tweet (4-3) out of her featherweight fight against Ediane Gomes (10-2) on the main card of Invicta FC 6. Stepping in to face Gomes will be Tamikka Brents (2-0). Promotion officials late Wednesday confirmed a report of the injury from MMARising.com...
Paul Buentello headlines Legacy FC 22 in Lubbock, Texas
Texas native Paul Buentello will try to make it four straight when he headlines Legacy FC 22 in front of his home crowd later this summer.
Buentello (32-15) meets Marcus Sursa (12-8) in a light heavyweight bout to headline the Aug. 23 show in Lubbock, Texas. Legacy Fighting Championship officials recently announced the show, which will have a six-fight main card that airs live on AXS TV...
Showtime interested in MMA return – and eyeing Invicta Fighting Championships
Showtime might be interested in getting back in the MMA business, and if it is it may already have picked a top draft pick to partner with.
Showtime Sports Executive Vice President and General Manager Stephen Espinoza earlier this week, according to a report from FOX Sports Latino, said the premium cable network would consider a return to broadcasting MMA – and likes Invicta Fighting Championships as a possible promotion to team up with.
Showtime most recently broadcast MMA in January with Strikeforce's final card, which took place in Oklahoma City. After that, Strikeforce was folded into the UFC...
Tyrone Spong-Angel DeAnda Added to WSOF 4 Bill
World Series of Fighting President Ray Sefo will compete for the first time in more than two years when the former kickboxing standout meets fellow heavyweight Dave Huckaba on Aug. 10 at WSOF 4.
“This will be, without a doubt, our finest event to date in terms of the talent lined up from top to bottom,” Sefo stated in an official release. “As a promoter, I am extremely proud of this fight card.”
In addition to Sefo’s clash with Huckaba, the event will also see kickboxing ace Tyrone Spong do battle with Angel DeAnda at 205 pounds, while UFC veteran Tyson Griffin locks horns with ex-Strikeforce talent Gesias Cavalcante at lightweight. WSOF 4 take place at Citizens Bank Arena in Ontario, Calif., and airs live on NBC Sports Network.