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Invicta will crown 115-pound champion to headline Jan. 5 date in Kansas City
(mmafighting.com)
The all-women Invicta Fighting Championships on Friday announced a match to create the company's first strawweight (115 pound) champion between Carlos Esparza (8-2) and Claudio Gadelha (9-0). The bout headlines a Jan. 5 show at the company's home base, Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kan. The 23-year-old Gadelha - from Mossoro, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil - is a three-time world champion in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. She's used that as her base in winning six of her first nine fights via submission, all in less than 2:08. The co-main event will pit Shayna Baszler (15-7) against Alexis Davis (12-5) in a bantamweight fight.
Submitted Nov 23, 2012 2:18PM by BuffaloDave - 0 comments
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Score Fighting Series 7 weigh-in results: Mein and Petz cleared for tonight's headliner
(mmajunkie.com)
The full weigh-in results included: MAIN CARD (AXS TV) Jordan Mein (170.4) vs. Forrest Petz (170.6) Ryan Healy (155.2) vs. Jesse Ronson (155.8) Tristan Johnson (145.8) vs. Will Romero (145) Kevin Morin (155.4) vs. Alex Ricci (155.2) Iraj Hadin (156) vs. Jason Saggo (155.4) Brandt Dewsbery (168.4) vs. Ryan Dickson (170.6) PRELIMINARY CARD Ali Mokdad (184.2) vs. Elias Theodorou (185.2) Desmond Green (155.4) vs. Roy McDonell (154.6) Adam Assenza (154.8) vs. Tommy Cote (154) Paul Jalbert (154.2) vs. Oliver Vadnais (155.6)
Submitted Nov 23, 2012 10:51AM by Budgellism - 0 comments
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Rickson Gracie's 'Mestre do Combate' event live stream
(static.vto.tv)
The promotion is the brainchild of the legendary Rickson Gracie, and features some unique rules. Today's event follows a "Rio vs. Sao Paulo" theme. Murilo Bustamante and Fernando Veras will coach teams, and five guys from each side will take each other on (not all at once, though that would be cool). There will also be three other bouts, the main event and two co-mains. Here's a look at the card: Vitor Miranda vs. Elton "Monstro" Rodrigues Peterson Maffort vs. Robert Peter Luciano "Izzy" Correa vs. Oseias Viana Samurais vs. Scorpions: Fernando Camoles vs. Kitner Moura Armando Sixel vs. Thiago Fernandes Gerson Conceicao vs. Alexandre "Sagat" Nunes Brandao Celso "Farpado" Baldow vs. Udi Lima Jefferson "Jeffinho" Nunes vs. Glauke Eugenio As stated above, the event will feature some unique rules. Fighters will weigh in the day of the fights, not the day before. There will be a 10-minute first round. And the most interesting difference is that if a fight is close to getting finished at the end of a round (someone is threatening with a submission, or has his opponent hurt with strikes), the round will continue until either a finish comes or the person gets out of danger. Big John McCarthy has been brought in by Rickson to make sure everything runs smoothly.
Submitted Nov 22, 2012 4:10PM by MMAcca - 0 comments
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Spencer And Maromo To Meet In MFC Lightweight Title Fight
(topmmanews.com)
The Maximum Fighting Championship’s top-ranked lightweight, Mukai Maromo, has signed a new multi-fight deal and a championship bout agreement for MFC 36: Reality Check. Maromo (8-2), the MFC’s No. 1 contender in the 155-pound division, will meet former foe Graham Spencer (9-1, 1 no contest) for the MFC lightweight crown in the co-main event of MFC 36 on Friday, Feb. 15 at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, and live on AXS TV Fights.
Submitted Nov 21, 2012 12:08PM by sparky - 1 comment
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Card set for Friday's Score Fighting Series 7 with Jordan Mein-Forrest Petz headliner
(mmajunkie.com)
Don't worry – you won't have to survive the holiday weekend without MMA. The card is complete for Friday's Score Fighting Series event in Canada with a six-fight main card. A pair of major-promotion veterans meet in the main event when Strikeforce alum Jordan Mein (25-8) faces UFC vet Forrest Petz (25-9). And WEC vet Ryan Healy (23-1-1) meets Jesse Ronson (11-2) in the co-main event. MAIN CARD (AXS TV, Score, 10 p.m. ET) Jordan Mein vs. Forrest Petz Ryan Healy vs. Jesse Ronson Tristan Johnson vs. Will Romero Kevin Morin vs. Alex Ricci Iraj Hadin vs. Jason Saggo Brandt Dewsbery vs. Ryan Dickson PRELIMINARY CARD JAli Mokdad vs. Elias Theodorou Desmond Green vs. Roy McDonell Adam Assenza vs. Tommy Cote Paul Jalbert vs. Oliver Vadnais Ahmad Kakar vs. Tommy McAvoy
Submitted Nov 21, 2012 9:25AM by BuffaloDave - 3 comments
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Andrei Arlovski returns to Russia vs Mike Hayes in Fight Nights: 'Battle of Moscow 9' main event on Dec. 16
(mmamania.com)
heavyweight bout between former UFC heavyweight champion Andre Arlovski and relative unknown Bellator veteran Mike Hayes is set to serve as the Fight Nights: "Battle of Moscow 9" main event on Dec. 16, 2012, in Moscow, Russia. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski is ramping up for his first fight in Russia since 2000, according to the Belarusian's official Twitter account. "The Pitbull will collide with Mike "300" Hayes at Fight Nights: "Battle of Moscow 9" on Dec. 16, 2012, in Moscow, Russia. And officials from the international mixed martial arts (MMA) organization confirmed that the heavyweight showdown is expected to serve as the main event of the evening.
Submitted Nov 19, 2012 8:36PM by sparky - 8 comments
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Despite Rumors, One FC is Not Selling to Glory
(mmaweekly.com)
Three weeks ago rumblings began that GLORY would be buying One FC. Things were quiet on that front for a while, then all of a sudden the word broke out that the deal was done, that Victor Cui was meeting with GLORY execs and they’d sold to GSI. This is purely NOT TRUE. AsianMMA.com confirmed, after talking with OneFC CEO Victor Cui, that they have NOT sold to GLORY and has absolutely no plans to sell to GLORY. Fact of the matter is, OneFC is in excellent financial shape and has no plans to sell themselves to anyone anytime soon.
Submitted Nov 19, 2012 7:53PM by BuffaloDave - 0 comments
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Cage Warriors 50 adds bantamweight bout between Wilson Reis and Owen Roddy
(mmajunkie.com)
A bantamweight bout has been added to next month's Cage Warriors 50 event. Promotion officials recently announced a fight between Bellator veteran Wilson Reis (15-4) and Ireland's Owen Roddy (11-3). Both fighters will be making their Cage Warriors debut. Cage Warriors 50 takes place Dec. 8 at Kelvin Hall in Glasgow, Scotland. The main card streams on MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) following prelims on Facebook. Reis fought nine times for Bellator, compiling a 5-4 record for the promotion. The Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt from Brazil lost to Joe Soto in the semifinals of the Season 1 featherweight tournament, to Patricio "Pitbull" Freire in the Season 2 tourney semis and again to eventual winner Freire in the semis of the Season 4 tournament.
Submitted Nov 19, 2012 9:54AM by sparky - 0 comments
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Team BombSquad offered Dez Green a second chance and new career
(mmajunkie.com)
Dez Green was finishing up his studies at the University at Buffalo, though no longer a member of the wrestling team, when a friend called with an offer. They friend was taking part in a small amateur MMA show that weekend. The organizers needed another fighter, and the friend knew Green was a skilled wrestler at Buffalo before several failed marijuana drug tests ended his career. He thought MMA could be a good fit for Green.
Submitted Nov 15, 2012 5:56PM by prophecy033 - 0 comments
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TPF 15 streams live on Sherdog.com beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT
(sherdog.com)
A new Tachi Palace Fights light heavyweight champion will be crowned Thursday when veteran Anthony Ruiz battles rising talent Angel DeAnda in the main event of TPF 15 “Collision Course.” The event takes place at Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino in Lemoore, Calif. TPF 15 streams live on Sherdog.com beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT and will also see Tachi staple Poppies Martinez lock horns with Fernando Bernstein at lightweight, while 22-year-old prospect Andre Fili squares off with SportFight featherweight champ Enoch Wilson. Additionally, the Nov. 15 show will offer up a bantamweight co-main event, as “Ultimate Fighter” Season 14 qualifier Carson Beebe collides with onetime Palace Fighting Championship titlist Rolando Velasco. A pair of featherweight bouts will also be featured, as Anthony Avila meets Darren Crisp Jr. and Art Arciniega faces Alexander Crispim.
Submitted Nov 14, 2012 10:27PM by sparky - 7 comments
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Shinya Aoki Wants to Avenge His Evolve MMA Team Mate By Fighting Kotetsu Boku for the ONE FC Lightweight Belt
(mmamania.com)
Longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran Shinya Aoki reluctantly returned his DREAM lightweight belt recently as, with the Japanese promotion's future looking bleak, he had elected to sign an exclusive contract with the new force in Asian MMA, ONE FC. That means the Japanese submission wizard is without a title for the first time since 2008, when there was a brief gap between him giving up his Shooto welterweight belt and winning the DREAM lightweight strap. It leaves a space in the 29 year old's trophy cabinet which he is in a hurry to fill and he already has a replacement belt in his sights.
Submitted Nov 14, 2012 11:27AM by sparky - 0 comments
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Mats Nilsson vs. Denniston Sutherland middleweight bout added to Cage Warriors 50
(mmajunkie.com)
A middleweight battle has been added to next month's Cage Warriors 50 event. Promotion officials on Tuesday announced a bout between Sweden's Mats Nilsson (9-2-1) and Jamaica-born, England-based Denniston Sutherland (18-8). Both fighters will compete under the Cage Warriors banner for the second time. Cage Warriors 50 takes place Dec. 8 at Kelvin Hall in Glasgow, Scotland. The main card streams on MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) following prelims on Facebook. Nilsson earned a second-round submission win over UFC veteran Tommy Speer at Cage Warriors Fight Night 3 this past February in Beirut, his debut with the promotion. He followed that with a submission win in Switzerland in March.
Submitted Nov 14, 2012 9:21AM by sparky - 0 comments
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Hong Kong's Legend Fighting Championship inks broadcast deal with ESPN International
(mmajunkie.com)
The Hong Kong-based Legend Fighting Championship and ESPN on Tuesday announced a new broadcast partnership to air the promotion's content in more than 100 different countries. Branded as "the Asia-Pacific Championship of MMA," Legend FC debuted in 2010 and has promoted 10 events in total, with six taking place in Hong Kong and four more in Macau. The new broadcast deal begins with the promotion's upcoming Legend Fighting Championship 11 event.
Submitted Nov 13, 2012 5:05PM by prophecy033 - 2 comments
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Vale Tudo Japan 2012 Adds Kuniyoshi Hironaka vs. Carlo Prater, Hideo Tokoro vs. Rumina Sato
(sherdog.com)
Recently released UFC lightweight Carlo Prater will try to halt a two-fight skid in Tokyo on Christmas Eve when he takes on Shooto 154-pound world champ and fellow Octagon vet Kuniyoshi Hironaka. The non-title matchup, which will be part of Vale Tudo Japan 2012, was announced Sunday during Shooto “12th Round.” Also confirmed for the card was a bantamweight bout between Japanese fan favorites Hideo Tokoro and Rumina Sato. Prater entered the UFC in January on a four-fight winning streak and earned a controversial disqualification victory over welterweight prospect Erick Silva at UFC 142. The 31-year-old subsequently moved down to lightweight, where decision losses to T.J. Grant and Marcus LeVesseur spelled the end of his Octagon tenure. A Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt, Prater has scored 16 of his 30 career victories by way of submission. Hironaka, 36, will make his second appearance on the year and enters the bout after four consecutive wins. The leader of team Master Japan captured Shooto’s vacant 154-pound title last July with a win over Kotetsu Boku and successfully defended the belt in May with a first-round stoppage of Nova Uniao product Giovani Diniz. Since being released by the UFC in 2008 after a 1-3 run at welterweight, Hironaka has racked up nine wins with only three defeats. Vale Tudo Japan 2012 marks the eighth iteration of the 18-year-old series and the first since its revival in 2009. It will be the first VTJ event to take place in a cage under MMA’s unified rules.
Submitted Nov 13, 2012 8:46AM by Biggavelli - 1 comment
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Will Romero Vs Tristan Johnson Officially Announced; Josh Hill Off Score Nov 23 Card
(topmmanews.com)
Two familiar faces from The Score Fighting Series (SFS) are set to renew acquaintances on Friday, November 23rd in Hamilton, Ontario. Top ranked Canadian featherweights Tristan Johnson and Will Romero have agreed to a highly-anticipated rematch which will be aired live as part of the main card on The Score Television Network in Canada and on AXS TV in the U.S. Meanwhile, undefeated bantamweight prospect Josh Hill has been forced to pull-out of his match-up with WEC veteran Rafael Rebello due to an ankle injury sustained in training. The injury will prevent Hill from working-out for about four weeks with a return to the SFS cage planned for early in the new year.
Submitted Nov 7, 2012 6:45PM by sparky - 2 comments
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World Series of Fighting 1 Medical Suspensions: Arlovski and Johnson Escape Unscathed
(mmaweekly.com)
The MMA World Series of Fighting 1: Arlovski vs. Cole medical suspensions were released Tuesday by the Nevada Athletic Commission.
Submitted Nov 6, 2012 3:26PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Cage Warriors 50 takes shape with Wilkinson-Johnston, Whiteford-Fishgold
(mmajunkie.com)
The fight card is taking shape for next month's Cage Warriors 50 event. Officials today announced a welterweight bout between "The Ultimate Fighter 12" quarterfinalist Aaron Wilkinson (10-5) and Scottish prospect Alan Johnston (6-1-1). It joins a previously announced featherweight bout of Robert Whiteford (9-1) vs. Chris Fishgold (7-0). Cage Warriors 50 takes place Dec. 8 at Kelvin Hall in Glasgow, Scotland. The main card streams on MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) following prelims on Facebook. The latest Cage Warriors 50 card includes: •Chris Fishgold vs. Robert Whiteford •Alan Johnston vs. Aaron Wilkinson •Paul McVeigh vs. TBA •Graham Turner vs. TBA
Submitted Nov 6, 2012 2:28PM by Biggavelli - 0 comments
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World Series of Fighting 1 ratings for NBC Sports Network debut
( mmajunkie.com)
World Series of Fighting has some work to do before it draws the types of ratings the UFC formerly did. WSOF 1 took place this past weekend on NBC Sports Network cable channel previously known as Versus during the UFC's six-event run from 2010-2011. WSOF 1, the upstart organization's debut event, averaged 197,000 viewers, MMAjunkie.com today confirmed with industry sources
Submitted Nov 6, 2012 12:41PM by prophecy033 - 6 comments
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Lightweights Saggo-Hadin, Assenza-Cote added to Score Fighting Series 7 on Nov. 23
(mmajunkie.com)
A pair of lightweight bouts have been added to Score Fighting Series' event later this month. Jason Saggo (7-1) meets Iraj Hadin (6-4), while Score Fighting Series veteran Adam Assenza (2-1) faces off with promotional newcomer Tommy Cote (3-3). Promotion officials recently announced the two fights. Score Fighting Series 7 takes place Nov. 23 at Hamilton Place Theatre in Ontario, Canada. The latest card for Score Fighting Series 7 now includes: Jordan Mein vs. Forrest Petz Josh Hill vs. Rafael Rebello Ryan Healy vs. Jesse Ronson Kevin Morin vs. Alex Ricci Brandt Dewsbery vs. Ryan Dickson Iraj Hadin vs. Jason Saggo Adam Assenza vs. Tommy Cote Will Romero vs. TBA
Submitted Nov 6, 2012 9:34AM by Budgellism - 2 comments
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Anthony Johnson Open to Heavyweight Super Fight Against Andrei Arlovski
(mmaweekly.com)
Anthony Johnson is a man who enjoys challenges. Just days after his highlight reel knockout over D.J. Linderman at World Series of Fighting 1 in Las Vegas, he’s already got a few ideas for what he’d like to do next. Throughout his career, Johnson has tested the limits of his body and skill set bouncing from welterweight all the way to light heavyweight, and now he has a new weight class in mind.
Submitted Nov 5, 2012 4:10PM by Poor_Franklin - 23 comments
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