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Shine Fight III takes shape with Rua, Vitale, Thompson, Pamplona, Estima, others
(mmajunkie.com)
While the details regarding Shine Fight Promotions' long-rumored third event have been hard to come by in recent months, the upcoming event is quickly taking shape. Promotion officials today announced that Ricardo Mayorga and Din Thomas would headline the pay-per-view event, known as "Worlds Collide: Mayorga vs. Thomas," on May 15 in Fayetteville, N.C. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) has since been able to pin down the evening's main card along with a handful of preliminary participants.
Submitted Feb 25, 2010 1:36AM by xdanish020 - 3 comments
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With Dream contract obligations fulfilled, Alvarez focuses on Bellator
(mmaweekly.com)
As Bellator Fighting Championships readies to make its Season 2 debut in 2010, one of the marquee names on its roster happens to be lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez. The Philadelphia native was just announced as a headliner for an upcoming super fight in May against former UFC slugger Josh Neer at a catchweight of 160 pounds. For the last few years, Alvarez has been splitting time living in the U.S. and fighting in Japan, but now it looks like his eyes are focused on fighting closer to home and promoting Bellator. Speaking with MMAWeekly Radio recently, Alvarez talked about his deal with Dream and his future with Bellator.
Submitted Feb 24, 2010 10:12AM by emfleek - 0 comments
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Adrenaline 3/20 Event Cancelled
(mmajunkie.com)
And no, it has nothing to do with Tim Sylvia. Monte Cox has cancelled his planned Adrenaline MMA event on 3/20, but the reson is a concert scheduled in conjunction with the event was cancelled over an apparent conflict with a local labor union. Cox asked for the event to be moved to a date TBA in April.
Submitted Feb 23, 2010 4:08PM by DCRage - 0 comments
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Bellator sets brackets for season-two featherweight tournament's opening round
(mmajunkie.com)
After announcing all eight competitors for their upcoming season-two featherweight tournament, Bellator Fighting Championship officials today unveiled the brackets for the opening round of the 145-pound tourney.
Submitted Feb 23, 2010 11:33AM by RhythmAndStyle - 0 comments
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Paulo Filho back to Bitetti Combat 6
(tatame.com)
In one week Bitetti Combat changes its main event for the second time. After revealing that Thales Leites would replace Paulo Filho in the fight against Yuki Sasaki, the promoters now confirm that the former Pride fighter is back to fight the Japanese.
Submitted Feb 23, 2010 11:28AM by RhythmAndStyle - 1 comment
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Villante & LaFlare Win At Ring Of Combat
(mmaweekly.com)
Atlantic City, NJ — It was a good night if you were from the Bellmore Kickboxing Academy in Bellmore, New York. First, Ryan LaFlare was able to remain undefeated after knocking out Kurt Pellegrino protégé, Justin Haskins in the second round of their welterweight title bout.
Submitted Feb 20, 2010 2:55PM by RhythmAndStyle - 0 comments
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Rick Hawn meets Braulio Estima in catchweight contest at Shine Fights III
(mmajunkie.com)
Brazilian jiu-jitsu ace Braulio Estima (0-0), the 2009 Abu Dhabi Combat Club 88-kilogram and Absolute division champion, is likely to make his mixed martial arts debut at Shine Fights III against Judo practitioner Rick Hawn (3-0).
Submitted Feb 20, 2010 2:50PM by RhythmAndStyle - 0 comments
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Team Grindhouse's Eric Marriott completes Bellator's season-two 145-pound tourney
(mmajunkie.com)
Former Midwest Cage Championship featherweight champion Eric Marriott (17-2) is the eighth and final fighter to join Bellator Fighting Championships' season-two featherweight tournament.MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) first reported the likelihood of Marriott's involvement this past November, and Bellator officials today made an official announcement.
Submitted Feb 19, 2010 4:57PM by RhythmAndStyle - 0 comments
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IFL vet and NCAA champ Shad Lierley takes slot No. 7 in Bellator's 145-pound tourney
(mmajunkie.com)
Seven of the eight slots in Bellator Fighting Championship's season-two eight-man featherweight tournament are now filled with the organization's signing of former IFL fighter and NCAA Division III national wrestling champion Shad Lierley.
Submitted Feb 18, 2010 1:08PM by RhythmAndStyle - 2 comments
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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
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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
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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
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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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