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Paul "Semtex" Daley Defeats John Alessio at MFC 19
Paul Daley defeated John Alessio by TKO in the second round at MFC 19 tonight. Alessio spent the first round trying for takedowns while Daley defended very well. It took over a minute before Alessio was able to get the fight to the ground but Daley stayed active on the bottom not taking any damage before eventually escaping back to his feet. As they stood Alessio appeared a bit winded and Daley closed out the round with a takedown of his own. In the second round it was more of the same as Alessio continued to look for the takedown but Daley was able to defend and get separation. At this point Alessio's mouth was wide open and Semtex took over. A few left hooks, a couple uppercuts and a kick which landed mostly knee to face knocked Alessio to the mat. Two big shots later and the ref jumped in to save Alessio from any further damage. It should be noted that Semtex showed up four pounds overweight and had to sacrifice 25% of his purse as a penalty. After the fight Daley said he wants to fight in January for either Sengoku or Affliction.
MFC Weigh-Ins - Daley Misses Weight For Fight With Alessio
Superfight - Welterweight Paul Daley - 174* John Alessio - 169.5 *Daley forfeits 25% of his purse
DreamFighters.com Donald Trump Interview - Talks Tito and 3rd Affliction Show
We still speak with Tito regularly. While nothing has been finalized, expect to see Tito with Affliction Entertainment in some capacity. Nice!
Joe Riggs vs Nick Diaz 2 - UFS 1
Awesome to see Nick back. In the latest Press Release from Xp3 Promotions, and UFS President Posh Caplan, Nick Diaz will be taking on Joe Riggs at UFS 1.
Wilson Reis and Tara LaRosa to compete at Extreme Challenge event on Jan. 23
The debut of Monte Cox’s Extreme Challenge promotion at the Tropicana Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City on Friday, Jan. 23 is shaping up to have strong drawing power within the Philadelphia and New Jersey markets. Already announced as headlining the show against an opponent yet to be determined is top five ranked lightweight Eddie Alvarez, who was raised in the Kensington section of Philadelphia. Additionally, FiveOuncesOfPain.com can now confirm that both Tara LaRosa and Wilson Reis are scheduled to compete on the show as well. The news was confirmed via text message with Matt Stansell of North County Fight Club Fight Management, which represents both Reis and LaRosa.
Shooto Announces First 2009 Event
The Japanese promotion Shooto yesterday announced it's first event for 2009, "Shooto Tradition 5", to be held at Differ Ariake in Tokyo on January 18. The first bouts announced feature Shooto Pacific Rim welterweight champion Yusuke Endo taking on Dream veteran Koutetsu Boku in a non-title fight and the Shooto returns of Shooto veterans Junya “Kodo” Kudo and Jin Akimoto.
Sylvia Aims at Japan, Ken Shamrock
After losing to Fedor Emelianenko last July, Tim Sylvia plans for a big return. The former UFC heavyweight champion is prepared to fight in Japan in roughly 30 days. Sylvia’s manager, Monte Cox, is actively seeking a fight for “The Maine-iac” on K-1 and Dream’s co-promoted “Premium 2008 Dynamite” card on Dec. 31 or World Victory Road’s Sengoku event on Jan. 4. Cox said Sylvia has been granted a certificate of eligibility to participate in either promotion.
Submitted Dec 2, 2008 1:17AM by Playground_Samurai - 11 comments
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Mike "The Hulk" Easton vs. Chase Beebe for UWC Bantamweight Championship
UWC - Ultimate Warrior Challenge MAN "O" WAR Mike Easton vs. Chase Beebe UWC World Championship Title Fight Washington, DC - East coast regional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) powerhouse the UWC - Ultimate Warrior Challenge announced today the signing of a fight between H.I.T. Squad's Chase Beebe and Team Lloyd Irvin's Mike "The Hulk" Easton. The bantamweight bout (135lbs) will be the Co Main Event for UWC: MAN "O" WAR, which will take place February 21st, 2009 at the George Mason University Patriot Center Arena in Fairfax, VA. The winner will be crowned the UWC Bantamweight Champion of the world.
Babalu Earns 50k At StrikeForce
Babalu Earns 50k At StrikeForce - Not bad!
Drew Fickett wins, Rick Roufus TKO'd at PFP event in Canada
UFC veteran Drew Fickett (36-8) made an efficient showing this past weekend and picked up just his second victory in his past five fights with a first-round submission win over Jason MacKay (8-2) via triangle choke. However, famed kickboxing legend Rick Roufus (4-5) didn't fare as well during a first-round TKO loss to Ryan Jimmo (9-1).
Is UWC The East Coast's Strikeforce?
Some people learn from success and others through abject failure. Savvy businessmen mix both and add a dash of historical lessons learned by others to make a recipe for success. S. Marcello Foran, the CEO of Ultimate Warrior Sports Development-the parent company of upstart MMA promotion Ultimate Warrior Challenge, seems to be one of those people. He even has a 7-step recipe to make UWC successful.
Mirko Crocop Vs. Overeem Officially Called Off!
In a recenet Press interview with Tanigawa, Head Official of K-1, he has stated that even though both parties wish the fight to happen, they are unable to make this fight happen for the NYE event, Fields Dynamite.
Fields Dynamite to air on TBS
DreamFighters.com has learned that Fields Dynamite will be aired on TBS. News came out last night as sources confirmed meetings and a press conference between both parties, and today with on DREAMOFFICIAL.
MMA pioneer Carlos Newton returns for "W1: Inception"
Former UFC champion and twelve-year MMA veteran Carlos Newton (13-13) will return to action for the first time since October 2007 in the main event of "W1: Inception." The debuting Canadian organization recently released the details of their debut event.
Crocop Calls Out Overeem to Fight In basement!
In a recent interview with Sportal.hr, Mirko Crocop had some very interesting words to say of Overeem, including a possible match in Mirko’s basement…DreamFighters.com has the translation.
Eddie Alvarez Signs With Bellator FC
Former EliteXC lightweight contender Eddie Alvarez has signed on with Bellator Fighting Championships, which will air on ESPN Deportes according to the fighter in an interview with iGuillotine.com.
Tag Team Mixed Martial Arts
From ZST 18 at Differ Ariake in Tokoyo, Japan on Sunday, November 23rd, 2008: 6th Match - GT-F Tag Team Title Bout (total weight 135 kg) Bout 15 min Hideo Tokoro (Japan / Team ZST) & Masakazu Imanari (Japan / Team-ROKEN) vs. Takumi Yano (Japan / Koppou Ugokai Yano Takumi Dojo) & Daisuke Yokoyama (Japan / X-ONE GYM Shonan) Winner: Hideo Tokoro and Masakazu Imanari by Decision (2-1)
Manhoef Coming Out Of Retirement...Sort Of
It seems that Melvin Manhoef's "retirement" was merely a break to recharge after losing to Gegard Mousasi in the DREAM MWGP. After just 2 months Manhoef will return to action, but not MMA yet-he has a kickboxing fight coming up at a K-1 event next month then another one in February.
Andrei Arlovski interview - Talks Crocop and UFC
Really good interview of Arlovski talking about Mirko, fedor, how he wanted to be a cop,a nd the UFC
Eddie Alvarez next fight set for Extreme Challenge on Jan. 23
It’s more than likely not a showdown with Nick Diaz or a rematch against Joachim Hansen … but it’s something. Former Elite XC fighter and 2008 DREAM Lightweight Grand Prix show stealer, Eddie Alvarez (15-1), will make his return to competition at the Tropicana in Atlantic City, N.J., on January 23 under the Extreme Challenge banner. An opponent for the Philadelphia native has not been announced at this time. Here’s a snip from Alvarez discussing the fight during a recent interview with iGuillotine.com:
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