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Harrison Bevens to Face Julian Erosa as Super Fight League Returns to the EQC with SFL America 2

Tacoma, WA (November 25th, 2014) Brian Halquist Productions and CageSport MMA are excited to announce Super Fight League America SFL36, live from the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington on Saturday, December 13th 2014. The Super Fight League, Asia’s largest mixed martial arts promotion hosted their first event stateside on October 4th with great success. Looking to ride that wave ... Read More »

JI XIAN TO FACE SONG YA DONG AT ONE FC: DYNASTY OF CHAMPIONS LIGHTWEIGHT CONTENDERS VINCENT LATOEL AND ADRIAN PANG SET TO BATTLE FOUR FEATHERWEIGHTS ALSO SET TO COMPETE IN ONE-NIGHT TOURNAMENT

21 November 2014 – Beijing, China: Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC), has announced that ONE FC: DYNASTY OF CHAMPIONS is set to take place at the The Gymnasium of National Olympic Sports Centre in Beijing on 19 December. Top Chinese bantamweights will collide as former pan pacific champion Ji ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents Enfusion 22 LIVE this Sunday, Nov. 23 at 2:30 p.m. ET

TORONTO (Nov. 21, 2014) — Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents the latest installment of the Enfusion Live kickboxing series, as Enfusion 22 emanates from Groningen, Netherlands, headlined by a blockbuster 70 kg world championship showdown pitting legendary former two-time K-1 MAX champion Andy Souwer against top Iranian prospect Ardalan ... Read More »

FIGHTOGRAPHY: KEN SHAMROCK NOW LIVE ON UFCFIGHTPASS.com

The latest in UFCFIGHTPASS.com’s well-received Fightography series is now live, and features the legendary UFC Hall of Famer Ken Shamrock. In addition to listing every Shamrock fight currently in the UFC FIGHT PASS library – that’s 20 fights from the UFC, PRIDE and EliteXC spanning 15 years – the collection also features a brand-new, ahem, “no-holds barred” interview with the ... Read More »

SPIKE TV TO RE-BROADCAST BELLATOR 131 ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21 AT 9:00 ET/PT

Spike TV will re-broadcast the record-setting Bellator 131 event on Friday, November 21 at 9:00pm ET/PT where fans who missed last Saturday’s thrilling fight card could check out firsthand Joe Schilling’s scintillating knockout, Will Brooks’ impressive TKO, and Tito Ortiz’s hard-fought win over his arch nemesis, Stephan Bonnar. Bellator 131 was the most watched fight card in franchise history, and ... Read More »

A RECORD 1.8 MILLION VIEWERS TUNE IN TO SEE TITO ORTIZ-STEPHAN BONNAR BOUT AT BELLATOR 131 ON SPIKE TV

New York, NY – November 18, 2014 ­ Bellator 131 knocked out the competition on Saturday, November 15 with record ratings for the emerging MMA franchise under new president Scott Coker. The Bellator 131 main event between Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar (11:50pm-12:16am) drew 1.8 million viewers, peaking at 2 million, making it the most-watched and highest­rated MMA fight on ... Read More »

WSOF 15 Weigh-In Results

TAMPA, Fla. (Nov. 14, 2014) – Reigning World Series of Fighting (www.wsof.com) World Middleweight (185 pounds) Champion David Branch (14-3) of Brooklyn, N.Y. weighed in at an even 184 pounds and his opponent and fellow superstar Yushin Okami (30-8) of Kawasaki, Kanagawa Japan weighed in at an even 183 pounds on Friday, November 14, for their highly-anticipated, WSOF15 main event ... Read More »

M-1 Challenge light heavyweight champ Puetz vs. Myasnikov Dec. 17 in Russia

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (Nov. 13, 2014) – M-1 Challenge light heavyweight champion Stephan “T-800″ Puetz (11-1-0, 4 KO/TKO, 4 SUB) will make his second title defense December 17 against unbeaten challenger Valery “The Russian Hammer” Myasnikov (8-0-0, 5 KO/TKO, 1 SUB), headlining M-1 Challenge 54 & ACB 12 at Palais des Sports Ice in St. Petersburg, Russia. M-1 Global and ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents Cage Warriors 74 LIVE this Saturday, Nov. 15 at 1 p.m. ET

TORONTO (Nov. 13, 2014) — Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents another live Cage Warriors Fighting Championship doubleheader this Saturday, Nov. 15 at 1 p.m. ET, as Cage Warriors 74 emanates from the iconic Copper Box Arena in the Queen Elizabeth II Olympic Park in London, England. Fight Network’s live ... Read More »

FILIPINO FAN FAVORITE EDUARD FOLAYANG RETURNS TO ACTION TO TAKE ON RUSSIA’S TIMOFEY NASTYUKHIN

13 November 2014 – Manila: Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC), has added three bouts to the latest blockbuster event, ONE FC: WARRIOR’S WAY. Eduard Folayang returns to action to take on the streaking Timofey Nastyukhin, who is riding a nine-fight winning streak. Former WBO and IBA boxing champion Ana ... Read More »

GUSTAFSSON AND JOHNSON COLLIDE IN FRONT OF MORE THAN 30,000 FANS TO DETERMINE NEXT UFC® TITLE CHALLENGER

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Las Vegas, Nev. – History will be made when Swedish superstar and No. 1 ranked light heavyweight contender Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson meets No. 3 ranked knockout artist Anthony “Rumble” Johnson on Saturday, Jan. 24 in Stockholm, Sweden to determine the next UFC® light heavyweight title challenger. The bout will take place in front of more than 30,000 fans at ... Read More »

Chael Sonnen Joins ESPN as UFC Analyst

Former UFC Middleweight and Light Heavyweight title contender Chael Sonnen has joined ESPN in a multi-fight agreement as a studio and on-site analyst, providing expert pre- and post-fight insight on SportsCenter’s coverage of major UFC pay-per-view events. Sonnen will make his debut on Friday, Nov. 14, prior to UFC 180, appearing throughout the weekend on SportsCenter and various ESPN platforms. ... Read More »

WSOF Hits Sacramento with Palhares vs. Fitch; Tickets On Sale Now

LAS VEGAS (Nov 10, 2014) — World Series of Fighting (WSOF) announced today that it will bring it’s highly-anticipated world championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event, headlined by a welterweight (170 pounds) title fight between reigning champion Rousimar “Toquinho” Palhares (16-6) of Dores Do Indaia, Minas Gerais Brazil and fellow Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and superstar Jon Fitch (26-6-1, 1 ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents ONE FC 22, GLORY 18 Live this Friday in Canada

Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents Canadian broadcasts of stacked mixed martial arts and kickboxing cards this Friday, Nov. 7, beginning at 6 a.m. ET with ONE Fighting Championship 22: Battle of Lions from Kallang, Singapore, followed later by a 9 p.m. ET broadcast of GLORY 18 from ... Read More »

ROCKHOLD vs BISPING media call quote + Rockhold goes FULL BLAST on Bisping’s recent win

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Las Vegas – UFC® FIGHT NIGHT: ROCKHOLD vs BISPING takes place this weekend in Sydney, Australia and is headlined by the culmination of a bitter, two-year feud between top 10 ranked middleweight contenders Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping. The entire card is available live and on-demand on UFCFIGHTPASS.com, the UFC’s digital streaming service. Please note: the event takes place on ... Read More »

“MACACO” PATINO VS. ERIC REYNOLDS LIGHTWEIGHT MATCHUP ADDED TO WSOF 15 MMA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TRIPLEHEADER IN TAMPA, FLA. ON NOV. 15

LAS VEGAS (Nov. 3, 2014) — A lightweight (155 pounds) contest between legendary MMA pioneer and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Judo black belt Jorge “Macaco” Patino (35-15-2) of Houston, Texas and battle-tested finisher Eric “It’s a Wrap” Reynolds (18-8) of Bradenton, Fla. has been added to the live NBCSN televised portion of the highly-anticipated World Series of Fighting (www.wsof.com) Mixed Martial ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents Cage Warriors 73 LIVE this Saturday, Nov. 1 at 2 p.m. ET

Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents the return of Cage Warriors Fighting Championship action with a bang this Saturday, Nov. 1, with two Cage Warriors 73 main cards headlined by world championship fights set to begin at 2 p.m. ET, emanating from Newcastle, England’s Metro Radio Arena. Fight ... Read More »

DirecTV Pulls the Big Punches with New Series

Sport fans of MMA and drama fans alike can rejoice over the premier of the new series Kingdom on DirecTV’s Audience channel. Subscribers to DirecTV already have access to some of the most exclusive sporting events on the planet, including highly publicized MMA match-ups, and now those same subscribers can tune in to a family drama set in the behind-the-scenes world of ... Read More »

UFC® AND GLOBO ANNOUNCE BRAZILIAN ICON ANDERSON SILVA AND “SHOGUN” RUA WILL COACH THE FOURTH SEASON OF THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER® BRAZIL

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Sao Paulo – Two of the greatest Brazilian fighters of all time will lead the search for the next generation of Brazilian mixed martial artists, as the UFC® and Globo announce that Anderson Silva and “Shogun” Rua will coach the fourth season of The Ultimate Fighter® Brazil. The legendary icon Silva (33-6 in professional MMA, fighting out of Curitiba, Brazil), ... Read More »

Instant Replay Returns To MMA In NJ This Saturday LIVE on PPV

NEW YORK, NY (Oct. 29, 2014) – Cage Fury Fighting Championships (www.cffc.tv), the first Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotion in history to adopt instant replay in New Jersey State seven years ago, will also be the first to bring it back to The Garden State, at its world championship quadruple-header event headlined by a welterweight (170 pounds) title showdown between ... Read More »

PALHARES VS. FITCH WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP MMA MEGA-EVENT SET FOR DECEMBER 13

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 28, 2014) — World Series of Fighting (www.wsof.com) announced today a highly-anticipated, welterweight (170 pounds) world championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) main event showdown that Bleacher Report has dubbed a “must see’ fight, between dangerous, reigning champion Rousimar “Toquinho” Palhares (16-6) of Dores Do Indaia, Minas Gerais Brazil and fellow Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and superstar Jon ... Read More »

CAIN VELASQUEZ INJURED, REPLACED BY MARK HUNT FOR INTERIM UFC HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE VERSUS FABRICIO WERDUM AT UFC 180®

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Mexico City, Mexico – The UFC® announced today that UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez suffered a right knee injury during training and was forced to withdraw from his championship fight against No.1 contender Fabricio Werdum in Mexico City on November 15. As a result, No.4 heavyweight Mark Hunt (10-8-1 in professional MMA, fighting out of Auckland, New Zealand), who is ... Read More »

CFFC LIVE on PPV: Lyman Good vs. Undefeated Champ Jonavin Webb

NEW YORK, NY (Oct. 21, 2014) – Superstar Lyman “Cyborg” Good (16-3) of New York, N.Y. will go to war for his second-career Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) world championship when he challenges reigning Cage Fury Fighting Championships (www.cffc.tv) welterweight (170 pounds) kingpin and undefeated Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt Jonavin “The Spider” Webb (7-0) of Marlton, N.J. in the main event ... Read More »

A CHAMPION WILL BE CROWNED AT THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER® FINALE ON DEC. 12 AT PALMS CASINO RESORT IN LAS VEGAS

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Las Vegas – The UFC® announced that the groundbreaking season of The Ultimate Fighter®: A Champion Will Be Crowned will come to an explosive finish in the season finale on Friday, Dec. 12 at Palms Casino Resort. The two finalists will battle it out to become the inaugural UFC 115-pound champion in the five-round main event. As the latest installment ... Read More »

RESULTS from M-1 Challenge 52 in Russia – Buchinger new featherweight champ

INGUSHETIA, RUSSIA (October 17, 2014) — Slovakian MMA technician Ivan “Buki” Buchinger (28-4-0, 7 KO/TKO, 16 SUB) captured the vacant M-1 Challenge featherweight title by stopping Azerbaijan striker Tural Ragimov (9-2-0, 4 KO/TKO, 4 SUB) at his own game in tonight’s M-1 Challenge 52: Battle of Narts main event at Summer Amphiteatre Magas in Ingushetia, Russia. M-1 Challenge 52: Battle ... Read More »

MARAT GAFUROV DEFEATS ROB LISITA BY REAR NAKED CHOKE IN THE MAIN EVENT PLUS: PETER DAVIS BEATS VAUGHN DONAYRE BY GROUND AND POUND ALSO: EV TING VICTORIOUS OVER EDWARD KELLY BY HEAD KICK KNOCKOUT

17 October 2014 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC), proved once again to be the undisputed king of mixed martial arts in Asia by showcasing nine exciting bouts of world-class mixed martial arts action in front of a capacity crowd at the iconic Stadium Putra in ... Read More »

FATHOM EVENTS AND UFC® BRING SOLD-OUT UFC® 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUM TO U.S. CINEMAS LIVE FROM MEXICO CITY ON NOV. 15

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DENVER, CO – UFC® returns to movie theaters nationwide on Sat., Nov. 15 at 10:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. PT, as Fathom Events and UFC bring UFC® 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUM, the UFC’s first-ever event in Mexico, to the big screen. Fans will have a front-row Octagon® view of all the action when heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez collides with ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents GFC 4: Hari vs. Quarteron LIVE Oct. 16 at 12 p.m. ET

Toronto | New York – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents a live international broadcast of the Global Fighting Championship 4: Hari vs. Quarteron kickboxing megashow from Dubai, United Arab Emirates on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 12 p.m. ET, featuring “The Bad Boy” Badr Hari against reigning IKF Muay Thai ... Read More »