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“Sumo vs. Judo” as Kazuhiro Nakamura Faces Henry Miller in Open Weight Fight at Deep 63 Impact
Deep 63 Impact is set for the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo on Aug. 25. It will be headlined by a good old-fashioned “freak show” style match-up, as reigning middleweight champion Kazuhiro Nakamura goes up against heavyweight veteran Henry Miller.
Submitted Aug 16, 2013 12:34AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Invicta FC champ Cris 'Cyborg' books muay Thai bout at Lion Fight 11
With plenty of buzz about MMA fighters such as Anderson Silva and Quinton Jackson crossing over to box against Roy Jones Jr., there's another crossover that will happen first. Former Strikeforce women's featherweight champion and current Invicta Fighting Championships titleholder Cristiane Justino will venture into the world of muay Thai...
Submitted Aug 14, 2013 8:17AM by grappler0000 - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, Other Combat Sports
WSOF draws its biggest ratings on Saturday night
Saturday night's World Series of Fighting show on NBC Sports, headlined by Tyrone Spong's decision win over Angel DeAnda, did the company's best numbers to date with a 0.23 rating and 264,000 viewers. The show, from Ontario, Calif., also pulled an 0.18 in the 18-49 demo and an 0.30 in Males 18-49. The numbers are slightly below the 300,000 viewer level that the lowest rated World Extreme Cagefighting shows did on the same station, when it was known as Versus, and above most Bellator events when they were on MTV 2, which had similar reach...
Submitted Aug 14, 2013 8:15AM by grappler0000 - 6 comments
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Invicta FC signs strawweight Felice Herrig
Felice Herrig, one of MMA's more outgoing personalities, has signed a multi-fight deal with Invicta Fighting Championships, company officials today announced.
Submitted Aug 13, 2013 12:24PM by prophecy033 - 4 comments
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Bibiano Fernandes vs. Soo Chul Kim Unification Bout Headlines ONE FC: Total Domination
A bantamweight unification bout between reigning champion Soo Chul Kim and interim champion Bibiano Fernandes will headline One FC's October event in Singapore.
Submitted Aug 12, 2013 3:15PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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World Series of Fighting 4 salaries: Spong, Sefo and Harris earn top payouts
Winning fighters Tyrone Spong ($31,000) and Gerald Harris ($30,000), as well as losing competitor/company president Ray Sefo ($30,000) were the top earners at this past weekend's World Series of Fighting 4 event.
Submitted Aug 12, 2013 3:13PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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WSOF 4 medical suspensions: Potential six-month terms for 'JZ,' Griffin, Harris
Aside from the mandatory seven-day terms, nine fighters from this past weekend's World Series of Fighting 4 event received medical suspensions ranging from 45 to 180 days.
Submitted Aug 12, 2013 3:12PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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After WSOF weigh-in debacle, Lew Polley heads to heavyweight for Friday's RFA 9
After badly missing weight for World Series of Fighting 4 this past weekend and ultimately being cut from the promotion, Lew Polley will be back in action this week – as a heavyweight. Polley (12-4) didn't officially weigh in for his WSOF 4 bout with Hans Stringer, but an event source told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) he tipped the scale at 237 pounds. He's now replaced James Wilson (2-0), whom RFA officials said broke his hand, and meets NCAA Division I national wrestling champion and Olympian Steve Mocco (2-0) at Friday's RFA 9 event...
Submitted Aug 12, 2013 8:15AM by grappler0000 - 2 comments
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After UFC release, Tim Means to fight Pete Spratt in Legacy FC 23 headliner
Following a pair of losses to notable lightweights and his subsequent UFC release, Tim Means has agreed to fight Pete Spratt next month at Legacy FC 23.
Submitted Aug 11, 2013 11:15AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
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Lew Polley just misses Light Heavyweight limit ... by 32 pounds
Lew Polley is a self-described personal cook and trainer. That didn't help him as he came in 32 pounds overweight for his World Series of Fight 4 bout against Hans Stringer.
Submitted Aug 9, 2013 11:10PM by FastKnockout - 17 comments
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Andrei Arlovski in for injured Anthony Johnson vs. Mike Kyle at WSOF 5
A training injury has forced Anthony Johnson (15-4) to withdraw from World Series of Fighting 5. Johnson's scheduled opponent, Mike Kyle (20-9-1), will now meet ex-UFC champ Andrei Arlovski (30-10) at heavyweight in the headliner of the Sept. 14 event. WSOF 5 takes place at Revel Atlantic City in Atlantic City, N.J. Its main card airs live on NBC Sports Network. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) confirmed the switch with the promotion following a report from MMAFighting.com. WIth the change, the WSOF 5 card now includes: Andrei Arlovski vs. Mike Kyle Dave Branch vs. Danillo Villefort - middleweight tournament semifinals Elvis Mutapcic vs. Jesse Taylor - middleweight tournament semifinals
Submitted Aug 9, 2013 2:19PM by Budgellism - 14 comments
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WSOF plans next foe for Fitch
WSOF matchmaker Ali Abdel-Aziz says Jon Fitch is likely to face the winner of Saturday's Jorge Santiago-Gerald Harris fight.
Submitted Aug 7, 2013 1:20PM by prophecy033 - 6 comments
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Concerned by dull fights, promoter offers finish bonuses at CFA 12
Championship Fighting Alliance is giving fighters an extra check to finish their bouts at his next event. Promoter Jorge de la Noval believes MMA has gotten too safe and said fighters who finish will get a bonus on top of their "show" and "win" money.
Submitted Aug 5, 2013 7:07PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Keon Caldwell camp worried WSOF favoring Nick Newell for spot in tournament
A press release issued this past week by World Series of Fighting announced an upcoming lightweight tournament to crown its first champion at 155 pounds. Nick Newell's name was mentioned. Keon Caldwell's was not.
Submitted Aug 5, 2013 7:07PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Paul Daley Signs A multifight Deal with BAMMA
Paul Daley will be fighting for a familiar promotion in the near future, but it won't be the UFC. "Semtex" has signed a new three-fight contract with the European-based BAMMA, Daley's manager Wad Alameddine confirmed with MMAFighting.com. BAMMA officials also confirmed the deal, which is a 12-month United Kingdom exclusive.
Submitted Aug 5, 2013 6:18PM by snakeplissken - 9 comments
Filed under: MMA Personalities, Other MMA Organizations, UFC
Mills-Petrescu, Long-Maguire, among additions to Cage Warriors 59
Cage Warriors continues to fill out the card for its September return to Wales with the addition of four fights, including UFC vet Che Mills vs. Valentino Petrescu and Lewis Long vs. "TUF" vet Tommy Maguire.
Submitted Aug 5, 2013 11:28AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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ONE FC 10 lineup finalized with Caros Fodor vs. Yang Seung Ho
The fight card is set for next month's "ONE FC 10: Champions and Warriors" event, and a former Strikeforce contender has joined the lineup.
Submitted Aug 2, 2013 11:24AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Flyweight Chad Robichaux signs with WSOF
Former Bellator and Strikeforce fighter Chad Robichaux has signed a multi-fight deal with World Series of Fighting.
Submitted Jul 30, 2013 12:31PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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'ONE FC 10: Kojima vs. Leone' adds Vincent Latoel vs. Willy Ni, other bouts
Next month's "ONE FC 10: Kojima vs. Leone" event has three new additions.
Submitted Jul 25, 2013 11:28AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Marlon Sandro Returns for Stacked Pancrase 20th Anniversary Fight Card
Japanese promotion Pancrase celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. To celebrate, a star-studded fight card is being put together, which will feature two title fights and the return of Marlon Sandro.
Submitted Jul 22, 2013 3:22PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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