Pick'em Leagues: THE BIG SHOW CASUAL BEST OF THE REST Single Event PvP: FANTASY POOLS Betting Leagues: THE BIG SHOW BEST OF THE REST
  MMA Playground 4.0 is live!     Returning members: check out the patch notes     New members: visit our getting started guide, read the FAQ's and start playing!
Sign In
Username:

 
Password:

 
Keep me logged in

Other MMA Organizations News - Page 52

Do you have a hot MMA story or news item that you have found and would like to share?
Then read our guidelines then post it to our MMA News Share Forum to have it display here for the community to read on this page.
 
Trigg vs. Watson title fight, Villasenor vs. Mills co-headline BAMMA 7 on Sept. 10
(mmajunkie.com)
The fight card for BAMMA 7 is taking shape, and two solid fights have been tapped co-headliners. The Sept. 10 event features a middleweight title fight between champion Tom Watson (14-4) and UFC vet Frank Trigg (21-8), and Joey Villasenor (27-8-1) drops a weight class to fight welterweight Che Mills (13-4).
Submitted Jul 8, 2011 11:24AM by Budgellism - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Fickett replaces Freire, Mizuno vs. Prangley added to "DREAM: Japan GP Final"
(mmajunkie.com)
The July 16 "DREAM: Japan GP Final" event has undergone a couple changes. UFC vet Drew Fickett (41-14 MMA, 0-0 DREAM) has replaced injured lightweight Willamy "Chiquerim" Freire (17-4 MMA, 0-0 DREAM) in a fight with Tatsuya Kawajiri (27-7-2 MMA, 7-1 DREAM). Additionally, Trevor Prangley (23-7-1 MMA, 0-0 DREAM) and Tatsuya Mizuno (8-7 MMA, 1-3 DREAM) have agreed to a light-heavyweight bout.
Submitted Jul 6, 2011 9:03AM by Budgellism - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Patricio "Pitbull" Freire out of Bellator 47 with broken hand, title fight to be rebooked for fall
(mmajunkie.com)
A broken hand has forced Patricio "Pitbull" Freire (17-1 MMA, 5-1 BFC) to withdraw from a planned fight with Bellator Fighting Championships featherweight champion Joe Warren (7-1 MMA, 5-0 BFC).
Submitted Jul 5, 2011 1:59PM by Budgellism - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Bloodyelbow's Number One Ranked Scouting Report Lightweight Thiago Michel Signs With Bellator
(bloodyelbow.com)
BloodyElbow.com's #1 ranked lightweight on the 2011 World MMA Scouting Report, Thiago Michel, has signed with Bellator. BloodyElbow.com confirmed through a source close to the fighter last Friday. The 2010 WAKO World Cup kickboxing champion is rumored to possibly make his debut in the fall, around September or October in a tune-up bout before attempting to capitalize on an opportunity to fight for the Bellator lightweight crown by fighting in the tournament format. Michel is currently 8-2 in his mixed martial arts career, amassing a 1-1 record since the Scouting Report was released in November. A loss to Alessandro Ferreira soured some fans who were intrigued with our report as Michel's lacking ground game was exploited by a better grappler. He rebounded five months later against Erick Barbosa at Brazil Fight 4 in a highly-entertaining showcase of his diverse striking prowess, utilizing improved takedown defense and a versatile kicking game.
Submitted Jul 5, 2011 1:48PM by Budgellism - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Andrei Arlovski headlines ProElite event slated for Aug. 27 in Hawaii
(mmajunkie.com)
Late this summer, Andrei "The Pitbull" Arlovski looks to prove he's not all bark and no bite. Leo Khorlinsky, the former UFC heavyweight champion's manager, today told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) that the fighter will headline the first offering of the newly revamped ProElite on Aug. 27 at Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu. Broadcast plans for the event have yet to be announced. Khorlinsky said a tentative opponent is in place for the late summer show, though bout agreements have yet to be signed. Arlovski (15-9) begins training early next week at Greg Jackson's academy in Albuquerque, N.M.
Submitted Jul 5, 2011 1:44PM by Budgellism - 11 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
ProElite Announces Return with MMA Event on Aug. 27 in Hawaii
(mmaweekly.com)
ProElite, Inc. on Wednesday announced its return to the mixed martial arts arena with an event on Aug. 27 in Hawaii, confirming an initial report by MMAWeekly.com that the promotion would be resurrected. ProElite will return at the Neal S. Blaisdell Arena in Waikiki on the island of Oahu. The August event is ProElite’s first under the new ownership of Stratus Media Group Inc. The company hasn’t promoted an event since 2008.
Submitted Jun 29, 2011 7:34PM by pmoney - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Ken Shamrock Talks About Modified MMA Match With James Toney
(addictedmma.com)
The promotion that will put on the bout has not been named, no venue or location has been announced, and no date has been set ?? In one of the more side show fights coming out of the MMA world right now is Boxing world champion James Toney Vs long faded, ex-UFC star Ken Shamrock. But this is no normal MMA fight, check out the change in rules for this bout. Following a takedown the fight will be stood up after 30 seconds, regardless of positioning...
Submitted Jun 29, 2011 5:40PM by rockyf - 10 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, General MMA, MMA Personalities
 
Bellator 51 hosts tourney with Warren-Villa, Dantas-Beebe, West-Nogueira, Galvao-Beebe
(mmajunkie.com)
Bellator Fighting Championships' season-five bantamweight tournament kicks off Sept. 24 at Bellator 51, officials recently announced. The eight-man tournament determines a No. 1 contender for current 135-pound champ Zack Makovsky. Opening round matchups include Alexis Vila (9-0 MMA, 0-0 BFC) vs. Joe Warren (7-1 MMA, 5-0 BFC), Eduardo Dantas (10-2 MMA, 0-0 BFC) vs. Joe Soto (9-1 MMA, 4-1 BFC), Luiz Nogueira (11-1 MMA, 0-0 BFC) vs. Ed West (16-5 MMA, 2-1 BFC), and Chase Beebe (18-7 MMA, 1-0 BFC) vs. Marcos Galvao (9-4-1 MMA, 0-1 BFC). No host city or venue have been announced for the event, though the four tourney fights comprise the night's MTV2-televised main card.
Submitted Jun 29, 2011 9:30AM by emfleek - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Video: Ken Shamrock vs. James Toney Press Conference
(bloodyelbow.com)
A press conference was held yesterday to formally announce the match up between two aging legends from their respective sports, UFC Hall-of-Famer, Ken Shamrock and Boxing champ, James Toney. The two met with the press, exchanged words, and almost got into an altercation. The date and venue on their match up still hasn't been finalized yet. Though amidst the trash talk between the two, earlier reports that the rules for their bout would be modified a bit have been confirmed. It will be contested at eight rounds of only 3-minutes each, with both fighters only allowed to stay on the ground for 30 seconds before they get stood back up. Rules are adjusted to slightly favor the boxer, and while it probably won't change the outcome of the fight either way, that special rule-set makes this an even bigger freakshow bout than originally expected.
Submitted Jun 26, 2011 11:13AM by Budgellism - 9 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Konrad vs. Buentello, Rodriguez vs. Petruzelli slated for Bellator 48 in August
(mmajunkie.com)
A non-title superfight between heavyweight champion Cole Konrad (7-0 MMA, 2-0 BFC) and Paul Buentello (29-13 MMA, 0-0 BFC) has been added to August's Bellator 48 lineup. A heavyweight fight between UFC vets Ricco Rodriguez (46-11 MMA, 0-0 BFC) and Seth Petruzelli (13-6 MMA, 0-0 BFC) also is set for the event. Bellator officials announced the fights on Saturday.
Submitted Jun 26, 2011 9:39AM by pmoney - 5 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Hector Lombard vs. Jesse Taylor targeted for August AFC event in Australia
(mmajunkie.com)

Hector Lombard (29-2-1) is headed back to his second home. Sources close to negotiations today told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) that the Bellator middleweight champion has received permission to take a fight against "The Ultimate Fighter 7" veteran Jesse Taylor (19-6) late this summer. The bout is targeted for an Australian Fighting Championship event expected for Aug. 27, likely in Melbourne, Australia. The promotion's broadcast plans are unknown at this time. Lombard most recently was seen in the cage this past month at Bellator 44, where he knocked out Falaniko Vitale in a non-title bout. The two got off to a very slow start while circling each other for two rounds without much offense. Lombard, though, eventually landed a crushing right hand. The Cuban native has defended his Bellator belt once with a decision victory over Alexander Shlemenko at Bellator 34. He also holds the middleweight title in the Australia-based Cage Fighting Championship and has defended it seven times during an unbeaten streak that's stretched nearly four years. An emigrant to Australia from his native country, Lombard, a former Olympian in Judo, spends the bulk of his time in Coconut Creek, Fla., where he moved several years ago to train with American Top Team. Taylor, meanwhile, enjoys a five-fight win streak that includes a win under the AFC banner. He most recently dispatched UFC and PRIDE vet Denis Kang at "Battlefield Fight League 8: Island Beatdown" this past month and defeated former UFC middleweight champ Murilo Bustamante 11 months before at "Impact FC 2: The Uprising 2." Since his release from the UFC in 2008, Taylor has gone 13-3 while shuffling between welterweight, middleweight and even light heavyweight.
Submitted Jun 24, 2011 8:19PM by 40ouncetpkid - 7 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, General MMA
 
James Toney vs. Ken Shamrock September 23
(bjpenn.com)
BJPENN.COM was the first to learn that James Toney and Ken Shamrock have agreed to face off in an MMA match on Sept. 23 in El Paso, Texas. While details are still emerging about the venue and fight card, the former UFC fighters are going to face off in a heavyweight attraction in what will be James Toney’s second professional MMA bout. BJPENN.COM confirmed this with both Toney’s manager and Mr. Toney himself this evening via telephone. Not 100% sure if this is real but it's all over twitter so figured I'd post it.
Submitted Jun 24, 2011 12:13AM by Budgellism - 26 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
MFC For Sale?
(mmasucka.com)
Earlier this morning Mark Pavelich tweeted this statement. "MFC FOR SALE 3.2 Million"
Submitted Jun 23, 2011 11:26PM by Budgellism - 10 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Shark Fights 16 lineup official with 10 bouts, airs via tape delay on FUEL TV
(mmajunkie.com)
"Shark Fights 16: Neer vs. Juarez" is slated for June 25, and the night's 10-bout lineup is now official. The main event pits UFC veteran and current interim Shark Fights welterweight champ Josh Neer (29-10-1) against Jesse Juarez (15-7), and Elvis Mutapcic (8-1) meets fellow middleweight Arteneas Young (6-3) in the night's co-feature. Shark Fights 16 takes place at Ector County Coliseum in Odessa, Texas. The event will be filmed by FUEL TV and air later this year as part of FUEL TV's "Friday Fight Night." "We at Shark Fights are excited to bring our show back to West Texas," Shark Fights executive Wes Nolen stated. "We love our fans in West Texas, and West Texas loves us. We have put together a sensational card for this event with an intriguing mix of exciting veterans and some very impressive young fighters starting to make a little noise within the industry. "We are also thrilled to have our stellar commentating team back for this event, with WWE and WCW great Bill Goldberg providing the color alongside Erik Apple as the lead commentator. These two are a real asset to our programming."
Submitted Jun 23, 2011 3:02PM by emfleek - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Shark Fights 16 fight card finalized for 'Neer vs Juarez' on June 25 in Odessa
(mmamania.com)
Amarillo, Texas -- Hard charging, Texas-based mixed martial arts fight promotion company, Shark Fight Promotions, is set to deliver another exceptional night of MMA excitement in Odessa, Texas on Saturday, June 25th at the Ector County Coliseum. Fresh off their successful debut outside of their home state of Texas in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the promotion is excited to bring their fans in West Texas another action-packed combat experience. Shark Fights 16 in Odessa will feature the hard-hitting Shark Fights Interim Welterweight Champ Josh Neer and California native Jesse Juarez in a non-title bout. This match up will display two opposing styles between two seasoned veterans. Neer (29-10-1), preferring the standup game that demonstrates his superb striking skills, will face the tough ground game of Juarez (15-6-0) who is not afraid to stand toe-to-toe or take it to the mat to finish off an opponent.
Submitted Jun 22, 2011 6:23PM by pmoney - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
‘Mega Megu’ Returns, Rematches Nagano at Jewels ‘15th Ring’
(sherdog.com)
After one of the most active stretches of her seven-year career, women’s pound-for-pounder Megumi Fujii has thus far remained dormant in 2011. That will change on July 9, officials from Japanese all-female organization Jewels announced Wednesday, when “Mega Megu” rematches promotional poster girl Mika Nagano at Shinjuku Face in Tokyo. Speaking with Sherdog.com, Fujii confirmed that she recently received the go-ahead to compete at Jewels’ “15th Ring” from Bellator Fighting Championships, the Chicago-based promotion for whom she fought four times in 2010 and remains under contract. War Mega Megu!!!
Submitted Jun 21, 2011 9:04PM by pmoney - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, MMA Personalities
 
Court Denies Summary Judgment Motions in Affliction M-1/Fedor Litigation
(mmapayout.com)
On June 7, 2011, Judge Margaret M. Morrow denied the parties cross-motions for summary judgment in the Affliction v. M-1/Fedor litigation. I have previously posted about the litigation — most recently here. The 55 page decision is a VERY interesting read especially with respect to the facts surrounding the “Trilogy” non-event — in particular the discussions and ultimate agreement between Affliction and the UFC. Below are some of the interesting points — note the chronology. As set forth in the Court’s decision, at a “July 13, 2009 meeting, Bassiri and Lawrence Epstein, UFC’s general counsel, discussed the possibility that UFC would assume responsibility for the Trilogy show and postpone it to September 19, 2009, in Dallas. Bassiri told Epstein that Affliction Promotions wanted to leave the MMA promotion business and re-establish its relationship with the UFC.” ...
Submitted Jun 17, 2011 12:14PM by grappler0000 - 0 comments
Filed under: M-1 Global, Other MMA Organizations
 
Former Sengoku featherweight champion Marlon Sandro ready to impress at Bellator 46
(mmamania.com)
s Bellator's Summer Series Featherweight Tournament moves closer to its June 25th kick off date from the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, the buzz continues to grow around Top 10 featherweight Marlon Sandro, who will be making his Bellator and United States debut LIVE on MTV2. Sandro, a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt who trains alongside UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo and Bellator bantamweight Eduardo Dantas at Team Nova Uniao brings an impressive 17-2 record into the tournament, and has made stops with Sengoku, Pancrase, and Shooto throughout his professional career. Known for his devastating knockout power, Sandro has recently put together a string of impressive knockouts, as his last four victories have come via first round KO for a total fight time of just 3:39.
Submitted Jun 14, 2011 5:45PM by Budgellism - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
With UFC bringing in flyweights, will Tachi Palace suffer? Luchau doesn't think so
(mmajunkie.com)
A unique selling point of Tachi Palace Fights in recent years has been its flyweight division. The California-based promotion has recruited talent aggressively and built a roster that includes several of the world's top-ranked 125-pound fighters. With recent news that the UFC is soon to add the sport's lightest class to its roster, you'd think Tachi would be bracing itself for a exodus of talent, and naturally not be too happy about it.
Submitted Jun 13, 2011 4:15PM by pmoney - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC, Other MMA Organizations
 
MFC 30 results and review
(addictedmma.com)
MFC 30: Cobb catches Fickett with first-round finish, Davis, Westcott, Lima among other winners at M Brian Cobb survived a series of serious submission threats, turned the tide of his fight in a quick flash, and scored a surprising TKO victory over Drew Fickett in the co-main event of the Maximum Fighting Championship’s MFC 30: Up Close & Personal on Friday night. The event aired live on HDNet Fights before a packed house at the Mayfield Convention Centre in Edmonton, Alberta. Cobb (19-6), who was making his MFC debut, was in deep trouble after being taken down in the corner with Fickett eyeing a fast submission victory. Fickett (41-14) looked to have the win sewn up as he took Cobb’s back, secured a body lock, and went for a rear-naked choke followed by a neck crank. But “The Bandit” eventually slithered out of harm’s way and turned into Fickett’s guard to begin raining down right hands. When Fickett’s head bounced off the mat for the second time, referee Vern Gorman stepped in to halt Cobb’s attack with just 16 seconds left in the first round. “Without a doubt, the biggest win of my career,” said Cobb, the Bakersfield, California, product who racked up his fourth straight victory. “It was a true honor to fight Drew Fickett and I am extremely happy with this win.”
Submitted Jun 11, 2011 8:58AM by rockyf - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, General MMA, Miscellaneous
 
RSS
Archive  
 
  » August 2014
  » July 2014
  » June 2014
  » May 2014
  » April 2014
  » March 2014
  » February 2014
  » January 2014
  » December 2013
  » November 2013
  » October 2013
  » September 2013
  » August 2013
  » July 2013
  » June 2013
  » May 2013
  » April 2013
  » March 2013
  » February 2013
  » January 2013
  » December 2012
  » November 2012
  » October 2012
  » September 2012
  » August 2012
  » July 2012
  » June 2012
  » May 2012
  » April 2012
  » March 2012
  » February 2012
  » January 2012
  » December 2011
  » November 2011
  » October 2011
  » September 2011
  » August 2011
  » July 2011
  » June 2011
  » May 2011
  » April 2011
  » March 2011
  » February 2011
  » January 2011
  » December 2010
  » November 2010
  » October 2010
  » September 2010
  » August 2010
  » July 2010
  » June 2010
  » May 2010
  » April 2010
  » March 2010
  » February 2010
  » January 2010
  » December 2009
  » November 2009
  » October 2009
  » September 2009
  » August 2009
  » July 2009
  » June 2009
  » May 2009
  » April 2009
  » March 2009
  » February 2009
  » January 2009
  » December 2008
  » November 2008
  » October 2008
  » September 2008
  » August 2008
  » July 2008
  » June 2008
  » May 2008
  » April 2008
  » March 2008
  » February 2008
  » January 2008
  » December 2007
  » November 2007
  » October 2007
  » September 2007
  » August 2007
  » July 2007
  » June 2007
Categories