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Desert Brawl's JT Taylor Wants Final Run
(mmaweekly.com)
Having made waves in Oregon for his long standing rivalry with Team Quest leader Matt Lindland, Taylor recently returned to fighting after a five-year absence, intent on making one last run in the sport.
Submitted Feb 18, 2010 11:05AM by RhythmAndStyle - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Tim Sylvia: I can't fight Wes Sims at Adrenaline MMA because the commission said 'he sucks'
(mmamania.com)
The former UFC Heavyweight Champion tweeted the update earlier this morning. "Damm u guys know more about me then I do they said he sucks. So I can't fight him cause it's a mismatch." Ohio Athletic Commission executive director Bernie Profato today confirmed with MMAmania.com that Sims was indeed shot down for the proposed bout -- but that former UFC heavyweight Brandon Lee Hinkle was given the green light to compete.
Submitted Feb 17, 2010 11:53AM by RhythmAndStyle - 21 comments
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Shonie Carter Picks Up A Win At CFX Fight Night
(mmaweekly.com)
-Nate Schut def. Derrick Abrahms – Submission (Strikes) 1:43 Rd 1 -Chaz Haag def. Andy “The Bandit” Selvig – Submission (Strikes) 1:44 Rd 1 -Shonie “Mr. International” Carter def. Derek Smith – Submission (Front Choke) 2:32 Rd 1 -Jeremy “The Landlord” Lang def. Gabe Wallbridge – Submission (Strikes) 1:15 Rd 1
Submitted Feb 17, 2010 11:50AM by RhythmAndStyle - 0 comments
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Ohio commission turns down Sims vs. Sylvia at "Adrenaline MMA IV" (Updated)
(mmajunkie.com)
"The commission felt the fight was not going to be competitive at this time after comparing [Sims' and Sylvia's] records and the opponents both fighters had faced," Profato stated in an email response. "And even though it was 2004, Sylvia previously stopped Sims at 1:36 of the first round."
Submitted Feb 17, 2010 2:25AM by jae_1833 - 7 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez meets Josh Neer in May "Super Fight" at 160 pounds
(mmajunkie.com)
Bellator Fighting Championships lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez (19-2 MMA, 3-0 BFC) returns to action for the first time since an October win under the DREAM banner when he meets 10-time UFC veteran Josh Neer (27-9-1 MMA, 0-0 BFC) in May.Bellator officials announced the new matchup today, though specifics on the date of the bout have to be released.
Submitted Feb 16, 2010 6:21PM by RhythmAndStyle - 11 comments
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Bitetti Combat 6: Paulo Filho vs Yuki Sasaki booked for Feb. 25
(mmamania.com)
The Bitetti Combat 6 fight card continues to take shape with former WEC Middleweight Champion Paulo Filho (19-1) agreeing to meet Japanese stalwart Yuki Sasaki (22-16-1) on Feb. 25 in Brazil according to GracieMag.com.
Submitted Feb 16, 2010 1:48PM by RhythmAndStyle - 0 comments
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Din Thomas Plans MMA Welcome For Mayorga
(mmaweekly.com)
Former UFC lightweight contender Din Thomas has been on a roll. Since bidding farewell to the UFC and the 155-pound class in early 2008, the American Top Team product has gone 3-0 as a featherweight, most recently earning a second-round TKO over Dustin Pague on Jan. 8 of this year.
Submitted Feb 15, 2010 2:31PM by RhythmAndStyle - 7 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
UCMMA To Implement Blood Testing In U.K.
(mmaweekly.com)
“As the U.K.’s biggest promotion, we are proud to lead the way in fighter safety. Fighters will have to produce their blood test results at the weigh-in, with test results being no older than one month,” said UCMMA founder Dave O’Donnell.
Submitted Feb 15, 2010 10:49AM by RhythmAndStyle - 0 comments
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Alistair Overeem scheduled to face Sasa Milanovic at Glory 12 in Sarajevo
(mmamania.com)
AWOL Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Alistair Overeem continues his overseas exploits as "Demolition Man" will likely face Sasa Milanovic at Glory 12 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina on April 24 according to sarajevo-x.com (via Bloody Elbow).
Submitted Feb 13, 2010 12:12PM by RhythmAndStyle - 14 comments
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Bellator Fighting Championships announces Canadian broadcast deal, signs Sean Pierson
(mmajunkie.com)
Bellator Fighting Championships CEO and founder Bjorn Rebney today announced that Canadian broadcaster The Score Television Network will air the upcoming seasons two and three of Bellator's tournament-based MMA.
Submitted Feb 13, 2010 12:04PM by RhythmAndStyle - 0 comments
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Power Ranger Past, Jason Frank Up For Next Fight
(mmaweekly.com)
"He came in talking trash and stuff and we kind of got into a shoving match," Frank told MMAWeekly.com in an exclusive interview. "We took it out in the ring, kind of fell out of my game plan to be honest with you."
Submitted Feb 12, 2010 4:10PM by RhythmAndStyle - 0 comments
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Two-time UFC vet Ryan Thomas joins Bellator's season-two welterweight tourney
(mmajunkie.com)
A source close to the tournament on Thursday told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) that Thomas has signed an exclusive deal to compete in the promotion's season-two tournament.
Submitted Feb 11, 2010 4:07PM by RhythmAndStyle - 0 comments
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WCF Announces Full Card For Next Show Feb. 26
(mmaweekly.com)
On Wednesday, World Championship Fighting announced the co-main event for their upcoming card set for Feb 26 in Wilmington, MA as undefeated former Olympian, Rick Hawn, takes on veteran fighter, Tom Gallicchio, to add onto an already impressive card.
Submitted Feb 10, 2010 1:54PM by RhythmAndStyle - 0 comments
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ADCC champ Braulio Estima talks MMA debut, says Rolles Gracie was hurt at UFC 109
(mmajunkie.com)
The 29-year-old grappler, whose full name is Braulio de Oliveira Estima, long considered a move into fighting but finally signed a contract with the upsart Shine Fights organization after reaching the top of the competitive grappling circuit.
Submitted Feb 10, 2010 11:35AM by RhythmAndStyle - 3 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, General MMA
 
Matt Major joins Bellator's eight-man season-two middleweight tourney
(mmajunkie.com)
Middleweight fighter and fashion designer Matt Major has signed a deal with Bellator Fighting Championships and will compete in the organization's season-two eight-man middleweight tournament.The promotion today announced the signing.Major (6-1) is currently riding a three-fight win streak, which included decision victories over UFC veteran Shonie Carter and former EliteXC fighter Jamie Fletcher.
Submitted Feb 9, 2010 1:12PM by RhythmAndStyle - 2 comments
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Ex-UFC fighter Jake Rosholt meets Rudy Lindsey at March 6 XFL event
(mmajunkie.com)
In his first fight since a surprising release from the Ultimate Fighter Championship, Jake Rosholt (6-2) takes on one-time Bellator Fighting Championships fighter Rudy Lindsey (11-9) at a March 6 X-treme Fighting League in Tulsa, Okla. Rosholt's camp today alerted MMAjunkie.com of the booking. Rosholt, a three-time NCAA Division I national wrestling champion and four-time All-American at Oklahoma State, received his UFC walking papers following a November submission loss to Kendall Grove at UFC 106.
Submitted Feb 9, 2010 1:52AM by xdanish020 - 2 comments
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Mina Defeats Amasinger To Retain British Title
(mmaweekly.com)
LONDON – Ultimate Challenge held it’s latest event at the Troxy. Alberto Mina retained his British welterweight title on Saturday with a victory over Dean Amasinger by way of rear naked choke midway through the third round.
Submitted Feb 8, 2010 2:21PM by RhythmAndStyle - 0 comments
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Reis Back To Bellator, Wants To Face Soto Again
(mmaweekly.com)
Bellator Fighting Championships on Monday announced that 9-1 featherweight standout Wilson Reis will return for Bellator’s Season 2 featherweight tournament looking to avenge his Season 1 loss to current Bellator champion Joe Soto.
Submitted Feb 8, 2010 2:18PM by RhythmAndStyle - 0 comments
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Japanese star Hidehiko Yoshida announces final MMA bout set for April 25
(mmajunkie.com)
Former PRIDE fighter and Japanese star Hidehiko Yoshida will fight for the final time on April 25. Yoshida, a 1992 Olympic gold medalist in judo who turned pro in MMA in 2002, will help organize an event called "ASTRA," though no opponent has been announced. The event takes place at the 15,000-seat Nippon Budokan in Tokyo, Japan, and features fellow Yoshida Dojo fighters Kazuhiro Nakamura, Tatsunao Nagakura, Michihiro Omigawa and Makoto Takimoto. Opponents also have not been named for those fighters.
Submitted Feb 8, 2010 12:13PM by karn501 - 1 comment
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Shark Fights 8 results and quick recap: Josh Neer captures welterweight gold in Lubbock
(mmamania.com)
A sold out crowd of 5,000 MMA fans in Lubbock, Texas was treated with an exciting night of action courtesy of Shark Fights 8. Seven of the card's eight bouts ended via submission, KO, or TKO in the first round. The night's main event featured former UFC fighter Josh Neer (27-9-1) battling Anselmo Martinez (7-2) for the promotion's interim welterweight title.
Submitted Feb 6, 2010 1:49PM by RhythmAndStyle - 3 comments
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