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Tim Means retires Pete Spratt, Garcia shines
(mmajunkie.com)
Following his release from the UFC, Tim Means thanked Legacy FC for giving him a job. After his first appearance for the promotion, it looks like he'll be employed as long as he likes.
Submitted Sep 14, 2013 3:25AM by FastKnockout - 44 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Despite marijuana charge, WSOF still plans to book Miguel Torres vs. Tyson Nam
(mmajunkie.com)
Bantamweight Miguel Torres' recent bust for marijuana possession hasn't deterred his promoter's plans for his career.
Submitted Sep 11, 2013 7:40PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Megumi Fujii rematches Jessica Aguilar in Oct. 5 retirement fight
(mmajunkie.com)
In the final fight of her legendary MMA career, Megumi Fujii will look to avenge a controversial loss to Jessica Aguilar.
Submitted Sep 11, 2013 11:22AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Andrew Leone injury knocks flyweight title fight from ONE FC 10 main event
(mmajunkie.com)
Just three days before a shot at ONE FC's flyweight title, Andrew Leone will have to wait. So, too, will ONE FC. A Leone injury has knocked his title fight with Shinichi Kojima from Friday's ONE FC 10 main event.
Submitted Sep 10, 2013 10:24PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Japanese UFC Vets Issei Tamura and Riki Fukuda to Fight at Road FC 13
(mmaweekly.com)
Two Japanese fighters recently released by the UFC have been snapped up by Korean promotion Road FC and will be fighting on Oct. 12 in Gumi, South Korea.
Submitted Sep 9, 2013 11:21AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
UFC veterans Luiz Cane, Rodney Wallace headline event in Brazil
(mmafighting.com)
New MMA promotion Standout Fighting Tournament will have its first show Sept. 20 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and has signed Luiz "Banha" Cane and Rodney Wallace, a pair of UFC veterans, to headline their show. Cane, a 32-year-old Sao Paulo native, reeled off three straight wins in the UFC light heavyweight division in 2008 and 2009, finishing the likes of Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou and Jason Lambert, but he wasn’t the same since...
Submitted Sep 7, 2013 10:44AM by grappler0000 - 3 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Ryan Thomas Poised for Rematch at XFC 25, Wants to Become Two-Promotion Champion
(mmaweekly.com)
Heading into his scheduled fight against Ian Stephens at XFC 25 on Friday, former UFC and Bellator welterweight Ryan “The Tank Engine” Thomas had experienced opponents dropping out of fights, but hadn’t quite been anticipating what was going to happen the week before this fight. “I was supposed to fight Ian Stephens and from what I heard, he supposedly told the XFC that he signed a UFC contract and wouldn’t be fighting me,” said Thomas. “Then (XFC president John) Prisco told me that he got a hold of the UFC to tell them that Stephens is under contract with them to fight me, and from what I heard, the UFC doesn’t even know who Ian Stephens is...
Submitted Sep 6, 2013 8:26AM by grappler0000 - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, Interviews
 
XFC/Spartan FC vet Cornelius Godfrey killed in motorcycle accident
(mmajunkie.com)
MMA bantamweight prospect Cornelius Godfrey was killed in overnight motorcycle accident in Ohio.
Submitted Sep 5, 2013 11:13AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Justin Gaethje vs. Dan Lauzon added to World Series of Fighting 6 in Florida
(mmajunkie.com)
An intriguing contest between two of World Series of Fighting's top lightweight talents has been scheduled for the promotion's first event in Florida.
Submitted Sep 4, 2013 11:11AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
XFC 25 | Ryan Thomas Talks About Opponent Change
(cagecraze.com)
When Rocky France heard about Stephens dropping out, he jumped at the chance to call John Prisco, (Promoter and President of Xtreme Fighting Championships) and volunteer to take the bout. Prisco originally turned the bout down; until he watched the video of the first time Thomas and France met, just 3 months ago at Colosseum Combat 25. Frace told us in an interview, that Prisco called him back 20 minutes later saying, “Let’s do it!”
Submitted Sep 4, 2013 10:16AM by JLS1980 - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
One FC Adds Three Singapore vs. Malaysia Bouts to October’s “Total Domination” Fight Card
(mmaweekly.com)
ONE Fighting Championship has added another three fights to its ONE FC: Total Domination fight card set to take place on Oct. 18 in Singapore.
Submitted Sep 4, 2013 1:11AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Josh Burkman vs. Steve Carl for first World Series of Fighting welterweight title set for Oct. 26
(mmafighting.com)
World Series of Fighting will crown its first champion next month. Josh Burkman will meet Steve Carl for the promotion's inaugural 170-pound title in the main event of WSOF 6 on Oct. 26 at the BankUnited Center in Coral Gables, Fla., on the campus of the University of Miami, WSOF executive vice president Ali Abdel-Aziz and president Ray Sefo confirmed with MMAFighting.com on Tuesday.
Submitted Sep 3, 2013 9:03PM by JLS1980 - 6 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Marlon Moraes extends deal with WSOF, likely to fight at WSOF 6 on Oct. 26
(mmajunkie.com)
Bantamweight prospect Marlon Moraes has extended his contract with World Series of Fighting and is expected to fight at WSOF 6 in October.
Submitted Sep 2, 2013 2:02PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Hideo Tokoro vs. Will Campuzano Headline VTJ 3rd
(mmaweekly.com)
VTJ 3rd is set for the Ota City Gymnasium in Tokyo on Oct. 3. It will be headlined by a bantamweight bout between the highly experienced Hideo Tokoro and Will Campuzano.
Submitted Aug 31, 2013 1:31PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Che Mills vs. Valentino Petrescu welterweight bout pulled from Cage Warriors 59
(mmajunkie.com)
A welterweight bout between Che Mills and Valentino Petrescu has been scrapped from Cage Warriors' return to Wales next month. Mills (15-6) and Petrescu (12-3) were set to meet at Cage Warriors 59. But promotion officials on Friday that fight has been pulled from the card. First, Petrescu had to pull out of the fight, and Leeroy Barnes (12-11) was tapped to take his place. But when Mills, too, became ill, the fight had to be removed. MAIN CARD (MMAjunkie.com, 4 p.m. ET) Jim Alers vs. Martin Svensson - for featherweight title TBA vs. TBA - bantamweight-tourney final Lewis Long vs. Tommy Maguire Dave Hill vs. Brian Moore PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook, 2 p.m. ET) Lee Caers vs. Aaron Thomas Martin McDonough vs. James Pennington - bantamweight-tourney opening round David Haggstrom vs. Brett Johns - bantamweight-tourney opening round PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook, 12:30 p.m. ET) Aaron Blackwell vs. Kris Edwards Owain Parry vs. Jamie Rogers Jordan Desborough vs. Timur Mercanoglu Brett Caswell vs. Paul Rogers
Submitted Aug 30, 2013 3:56PM by Budgellism - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Tony Lopez gives opponent cheap shot after choking him out
(middleeasy.com)
Two good angles of how it went down.
Submitted Aug 30, 2013 11:17AM by Lungsofsteel - 24 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Ex-boxing champ Holly Holm joins Legacy FC 24 lineup
(mmajunkie.com)
Holly Holm's move from professional boxing to a full-time MMA career will continue in October at Legacy FC 24.
Submitted Aug 29, 2013 11:42PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
WSOF 5 lineup set with addition of Glenn vs. Rofi, Dugulubgov vs. Osbourne, more
(mmajunkie.com)
World Series of Fighting 5's lineup is now complete with 10 bouts after today's addition of three new preliminary contests.
Submitted Aug 26, 2013 11:37PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo signs with Legacy Fighting
(bloodyelbow.com)
Legacy Fighting Championship has announced their signing of Flyweight Henry Cejudo (4-0) a former Olympic Gold Medalist at the Beijing Olympics in 2008. Cejudo will make his debut at Legacy FC 24 on Oct.11, 2013 live on AXS TV starting at 9 pm. He will face Ryan Hollis (4-2) in the flyweight division.
Submitted Aug 24, 2013 12:45PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Vinny Magalhaes nixes retirement plans, meets Jeff Monson in November
(mmafighting.com)
Vinny Magalhaes has decided against retirement after all. Magalhaes (10-7, 1 NC) has agreed to meet Jeff Monson (49-15-1) in a heavyweight bout on Nov. 9 in Hawaii, the fighter confirmed with MMAFighting.com. The fight will be a part of the Global Warrior Challenge 2: USA vs. Brazil event. "I never really thought of retiring," he said. "I made those comments within 24 hours after I had lost a fight, so I was still a little frustrated, and I was being too emotional with my responses. That's why I haven't said a thing since. I needed to clear my mind before starting to speak about my next moves."
Submitted Aug 23, 2013 5:08PM by DrivenDavies15 - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, Miscellaneous
 
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