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Melvin Manhoef to stay busy in 2009; Possible for Dream 7
Feared Dutch knockout artist Melvin Manhoef has plans to stay extremely busy in 2009 following a brief retirement stint in 2008. The fighter’s management recently confirmed with FiveOuncesOfPain.com that Manhoef has two bouts confirmed for the next two months with the possibility of a third.
Britain's Strongest Man to Make MMA Debut
When Oli Thompson makes his MMA debut at Ultimate Challenge UK (07 Feb 2009) - it will mark an interesting career change. Thompson, who takes on Ashley Pollard at the Troxy in East London, has already been a champion in another field.
Minotouro fights at Jungle Fight in April
After winning at Sengoku, last November, then at Affliction, last Saturday, Rogério “Minotouro” Nogueira already knows when he’ll step on a ring again. After signing a contract with Jungle Fight, Nogueira will fight for the first time ever in Brazil. “Minotouro signed with Jungle and will fight at Fortaleza, Ceará, at April 25th”
Frank Trigg meets Danny Babcock at Feb. 14 XCF event
Veteran fighter Frank Trigg (18-6) will return to competition on Feb. 14 when he meets Danny Babcock (6-1) in the main event of Xtreme Cagefighting Federation's "Rumble in Race Town" event. The show takes place Feb. 14 at the Daytona Beach Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Fla., on the eve of NASCAR's Daytona 500. Trigg, previously announced for the show, today told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) he signed a bout agreement over the weekend.
Tonight's PFC 12 Card Streams Live!
Sherdog.com will offer a free live stream of tonight's PFC "High Stakes" card, which is headlined by four championship bouts. The Sherdog Radio Network's TJ De Santis will broadcast live from ringside tonight at 6 p.m. PST/9 p.m. EST.
Bellator Fighting Championships announces signing of Jorge Masvidal
Bellator Fighting Championships, a first of its kind mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion, officially announced today the exclusive signing of Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal, one of Florida’s top fighters. As the latest addition to the lightweight (155 lb.) division of Bellator’s tournament, premiering on ESPN Deportes April 4, 2009, Masvidal is poised for a breakout performance on the national MMA scene.
Cristiane 'Cyborg' Santos to battle Marloes Coenen at XMMA 7: Inferno
XMMA has announced that EliteXC veteran Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos will battle Marloes Coenen at XMMA 7: Inferno on Friday, February 27 in Montreal, Quebec.
Bellator Fighting Championships announces signing of Wilson Reis
Bellator Fighting Championships, a first of its kind Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotion, officially announced today the exclusive signing of elite grappler Wilson Reis. Reis will enter the inaugural season as a member of the Featherweight (145 lb.) division of Bellator’s tournament style events, premiering on ESPN Deportes April 4, 2009.
Regardless of the Fate of Elite XC, King of the Cage Survives
One of the worst fall outs from the Elite XC implosion was the negative impact on the mid-sized promotions that had been purchased by the doomed organization. One of the orgs effected was Terry Trebilcock's King of the Cage. KOTC provided an early stage for stars such as Rampage Jackson, Rashad Evans, Diego Sanchez, Keith Jardine, Paul Buentello and Mac Danzig. I'm happy to see that they're back up and running.
Despite announcement, Frank Trigg hasn't signed for Feb. 14 XCF headliner
Despite an announcement from the Xtreme Cagefighting Federation that Frank Trigg will headline its Feb. 14 "Rumble In Race Town" event, the UFC and PRIDE veteran said he hasn't signed a contract for the fight. Although expected to compete at the event, Trigg recently told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) nothing is official. XCF announced on Saturday that Trigg would headline the event, which coincides with NASCAR's Daytona 500, against an opponent to be determined. The Feb. 21 event takes place at the Daytona Beach Ocean Center in Daytona, Fla., on the eve of the world-famous Daytona 500. Trigg (18-6) last competed in October 2008 when he scored a unanimous-decision win over Hawaiian striker Falaniko Vitale. The former top UFC welterweight contender has now won three consecutive fights and five of his past six.
Frank Trigg To Headline XCF - February 14
Fighter and broadcaster Frank Trigg is ready to make his 2009 debut with Xtreme Cagefighting Federation at the DynaPep "Rumble In Race Town" Saturday, Feb. 14 at the Daytona Beach Ocean Center. Coming off three straight wins, Trigg is ready to keep his win streak alive in the main event.
Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley vs Nick ‘The Goat’ Thompson MFC fight set Feb. 20
A fantastic match up between two former Elite XC welterweight number one contenders has been announced for the Maximum Fighting Championship (MFC) 20: “Destined For Greatness” card, which takes place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, on February 20. British striker Paul “Semtex” Daley (19-7-2) will square off against Minnesota Martial Arts Academy trainee Nick “The Goat” Thompson (36-10-1).
Affliction 2 - Event of the Year!
Good read on Affliction "Day Of Reckoning"
New Fedor vs. Arlovski Preview Video - Affliction 2
New Fedor vs. Arlovski Preview Video - Affliction 2
* Mirko Crocop Recovery Pictures!!! - and Update!
Mirko is now recovering from his Knee opperation from doctor Hudetza Damir, who has made a complete reconstruction of the right knee.
Submitted Jan 14, 2009 1:25PM by kastro_316 - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC, Other MMA Organizations, Miscellaneous
British Fighting Championship Launched
Following on from many discussions during 2008, an alliance of MMA promoters have come together to help the growth of the sport in the UK and to assist home grown talent to the international stage by creating a unified set of British Belts. Titled the BFC - British Fighting Championship - the aim of this joint venture is to include established and new promotions across the UK regions to grow their fighter talent in a free and unrestricted market and for all to benefit from the media exposure that one group brand will be able to provide.
Fedor Training Secrets (Diet, Routine, everything) And Interview - MUST SEE!
Fedor Training Secrets (Diet, Routine, everything) And Interview. Great Interview where he talks about Family, fight prep and everything!
Submitted Jan 13, 2009 1:32PM by kastro_316 - 7 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, MMA Personalities
Antonio Silva Wants Kimbo, May Fight Aleks Emelianenko Next
Antonio "Big Foot" Silva says he tried hard to get a fight wioth Kimbo Slice while the two were signed to EliteXC. His manager Alex Davis repeatedly asked for the bout, but the matchmakers at the now-defunct organisation turned it down.
Antwain Britt to Face Former IFL Standout Jamal Patterson at UWC 5: Man O' War on February 21st
Bloody Elbow can exclusively confirm with word directly from the UWC that Mid-Atlantic rising star Antwain "The Juggernaut" Britt will lock horns with Team Renzo Gracie and IFL standout Jamal "The Suit" Patterson in a light heavyweight fight as the co-main event on UWC 5: Man O' War on February 21st at the Patriot Center on the George Mason University campus in Fairfax, VA.
Bellator Fighting Championships Signs Former UFC Fighter
Bellator now has a War Machine on their roster. War Machine, aka the former Jon Koppenhaver, has signed with Bellator Fighting Championships and will probably debut for them in April.
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