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Invicta re-stocks on 115ers and others
Invicta has took the first step to replacing the top tier strawweight talent that will be entering the TUF House.
Submitted Feb 13, 2014 1:37PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Anthony Birchak defends bantamweight title vs. Kevin Croom at MFC 40
Anthony Birchak was awaiting his opponent the first defense of his Maximum Fighting Championship bantamweight title. Now he has one.
Submitted Feb 12, 2014 11:22AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Holly Holm vs. Juliana Werner title fight headlines Legacy FC 30 in Albuquerque
The previously reported Legacy FC title fight between former pro boxer/budding MMA star Holly Holm (6-0) and surging vet Juliana Werner (7-3) now has a date.
Submitted Feb 12, 2014 11:20AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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2 More Fights Added to WSOF 9 Main Card
The March 29 event takes place at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas and will also see Ozzy Dugulubgov face Jonathan Nunez, while Mike Corey battles Shane Kruchten. The evening’s main card airs live on NBC Sports Network and is topped by a welterweight title clash pitting reigning champion Steve Carl against UFC veteran Rousimar Palhares.
Submitted Feb 12, 2014 1:04AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Titan FC Rebuilds and Rebrands as a Launching Pad to the UFC
At one time Titan FC was one of the busiest promotions in MMA, routinely holding multiple events a year and helping develop some of the top young talent in the sport.
Submitted Feb 11, 2014 12:59PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Reza Madadi is out of jail and back in the cage
It looks like Reza Madadi won't be out of action for nearly as long as most people assumed.
Submitted Feb 10, 2014 7:00PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Paulo Filho Loses (Again) At Bitetti Combat 19 In Brazil
I'll say one thing about Paulo Filho: He may not be winning, but unlike Bob Tapp, at least you get your money's worth.
Submitted Feb 10, 2014 2:52PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Nick Newell campaigns for title fight with WSOF champ Justin Gaethje
Undefeated World Series of Fighting lightweight Nick Newell is setting his sights high for 2014, and that means getting more vocal about a title shot against champion Justin Gaethje.
Submitted Feb 10, 2014 2:48PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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UFC veteran Marcus Davis falls to former student Ryan Sanders at NEF XII on Feb. 8 in Lewiston
In addition, Mike Zichelle was crowned new middleweight champion by stopping Jesse Peterson.
Submitted Feb 9, 2014 12:14PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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Josh Burkman vs. Tyler Stinson added to WSOF 9 main card
A welterweight matchup between Josh Burkman (26-10) and Tyler Stinson (27-9) is the latest addition to the World Series of Fighting 9 lineup.
Submitted Feb 9, 2014 12:11AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Heavyweight Fight Between Satoshi Ishii and Philip De Fries Headlines Inoki Genome Fight 1
Antoni Inoki’s IGF promotion signalled its intention to become a major player in the Japanese MMA market by announcing a series of 2014 events. The first is booked for the Ryougoku Sumo Hall on April 5 and will be headlined by a heavyweight match-up between Satoshi Ishii and Philip De Fries.
Submitted Feb 8, 2014 11:26AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Cris Cyborg Vs. Jorina Baars Booked For March 28
In addition, Lion Fight CEO Scott Kent was a guest on MMAmania's "Darce Side Radio" podcast this week (listen) to preview tonight's Lion Fight 13 event on AXS TV from The Joint at The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.
Submitted Feb 8, 2014 12:49AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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UFC Vet Marcus Davis Heads into Saturday’s Grudge Match with Retirement on His Mind
Former UFC welterweight Marcus “Irish Hand Grenade” Davis would like to call a mulligan on 2013. It was just that type of year in his fight career. After starting off the year with a controversial stoppage against Waachiim Spiritwolf in Bellator in March, Davis returned home to Main and got his only win of the year against Darrius Heylinger in May in the NEF, only to see his momentum swiftly halted by one of the worst losses of his career in the first round of last year’s Bellator 155-pound tournament. “2013 started out tough with that no contest versus (Waachiim) Spiritwolf, which became a big thing on the internet with all these people saying this stuff, even after the commission (representative) said he didn’t find any groin contact and that he actually had a panic attack. So I thought it would be overturned and it wasn’t,” said Davis looking back on last year. “That was a rough start, but to come back and get a win over a kid like Darrius Haylinger, who is over six feet tall and having a reach and being as good a striker that he is was a great thing for me. I never had any real luck at 155 pounds and I don’t have that frame, and I really, really wanted it bad, but (my fight against Sarnavskiy) was a really horrible performance and wasn’t there.”
Submitted Feb 7, 2014 10:56PM by JLS - 2 comments
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Poppies Martinez, Joe Soto Strike Tachi Palace Fights Gold at TPF 18
Poppies Martinez became the first man to hold two Tachi Palace Fights titles simultaneously on Thursday night, when he won featherweight gold in the main event of TPF 18.
Submitted Feb 7, 2014 11:35AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Norwegian UFC veteran Simeon Thoresen returns to Cage Warriors
After more than a year off from competition, Simeon Thoresen is set to return.
Submitted Feb 7, 2014 11:27AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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WSOF Canada: Ford vs. Powell set for Feb. 2, Rama vs. Mocco Completes Main Card
EDMONTON (Feb. 6, 2014) – World Series of Fighting Canada will crown its first Canadian welterweight champion, as one of Canada’s best, Edmonton, Alberta’s own Ryan “The Real Deal” Ford (21-4) takes on the KO artist Joel Powell (7-3) of Hamilton, Ontario. Main Card: 170lbs- Ryan Ford (21-4) vs. Joel Powell (7-3) **Canadian Welterweight Title Fight** 265lbs- Steve Mocco (4-0) vs. Smealinho Rama (6-1) 170lbs- Michael Hill (6-2) vs. Ryan Dickson (6-1) 145lbs- Josh Machan (11-4) vs. Adam Lorenz (7-3) 170lbs- Brandt Dewsbery (10-3-1) vs. Mark Drummond (5-1) Preliminary Card: 145lbs- Lenny Wheeler (6-3) vs. Will Romero (9-4) 200lbs- Matt Baker (9-5) vs. Mike Kent (9-4) 265lbs- Tim Hague (15-8) vs. Lee Mein (6-12) 135lbs- Owen Carr (4-2-1) vs. Maged Hammo (5-3) 145lbs- Behrang Yousefi (5-3) vs. Hakeem Dawodu (0-0) 155lbs- Roger Alves (1-1) vs. Jemark Brady (2-2) 170lbs- Justin Evans (0-0) vs. Stuart Fontaine (0-0)
Submitted Feb 7, 2014 12:59AM by JLS - 0 comments
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Titan FC pushes back start time from 10PM Eastern to 11:30PM for Ricci vs. Gurgel event
Titan FC has released an official statement to Bloody Elbow that they will be moving back the start time by one-and-a-half hours for their upcoming event, Titan FC 27: Ricci vs. Gurgel. The card is set to feature a bevy of former UFC and Strikeforce fighters, beyond it's main event, including Matt Riddle, Michael Kuiper, Kurt Holobaugh, and Pedro Nobre. Titan FC executive Bryan Levick explained that the move was due to what they felt were counter programming efforts by competing MMA organizations. The card is now set to broadcast on February 28th at 11:30 PM on CBS Sports.
Submitted Feb 7, 2014 12:54AM by JLS - 0 comments
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Ben Askren makes ONE FC debut in May for welterweight title
Ben Askren was hoping his first fight for ONE FC would be for a title. It will be. Askren (12-0) will make his promotional debut in May, and he’ll be fighting for the ONE FC welterweight title. The former Bellator MMA champion made the announcement Thursday on MMAjunkie Radio. Askren will fight the winner of next month’s title fight between former UFC fighter Brock Larson and Nobutatsu Suzuki. That fight takes place at “ONE FC 14: War of Nations” on March 14 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Submitted Feb 6, 2014 3:02PM by JLS - 0 comments
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Poppies Martinez, Chris Culley Cleared for Featherweight Title Headliner at TPF 18
Poppies Martinez and Chris Culley will square off as expected in the main event of TPF 18 , as both featherweight title contenders hit their marks at Wednesday’s pre-fight weigh-ins.
Submitted Feb 6, 2014 12:07PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Corey-Kruchten, Dugulubgov-Nunez added to WSOF 9 in Las Vegas
A pair of fights have been added to World Series of Fighting’s March event in Las Vegas.
Submitted Feb 5, 2014 11:43AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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