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UFC® FLYWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION DEMETRIOUS JOHNSON MEETS RIVAL JOHN DODSON IN HIGHLY ANTICIPATED REMATCH

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Las Vegas – UFC flyweight champion and No. 3 pound-for-pound fighter Demetrious Johnson collides with rival John Dodson in a highly anticipated rematch Saturday, September 5 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Johnson narrowly defeated Dodson in their first bout in 2013, with the champion surviving several knockdowns from the heavy-handed New Mexico native. Two years later, ... Read More »

WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING RE-SIGNS EXPLOSIVE BANTAMWEIGHT TIMUR VALIEV

LAS VEGAS (July 27, 2015) –World championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotion World Series of Fighting (WSOF.com) announced today that it has re-signed explosive, fast-rising bantamweight (135 pounds) star Timur “Lucky” Valiev to a multi-fight, multi-year agreement. The 25-year-old Valiev’s next WSOF bout, his fourth with the promotion, will be announced soon. “We are thrilled to extend our agreement with ... Read More »

BELLATOR MMA SIGNS KERI ANNE TAYLOR-MELENDEZ TO AN EXCLUSIVE, MULTI-FIGHT KICKBOXING & MMA CONTRACT

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (July 24, 2015) – Bellator MMA is pleased to announce the signing of Keri Anne Taylor-Melendez to an exclusive, multi-fight deal. The 31-year-old has previously competed in kickboxing and muay Thai, but fully intends on transitioning to the sport of mixed martial arts in the future. Taylor-Melendez will debut as a kickboxer in front of her home ... Read More »

Video: UFC Fight Night Chicago Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 4

On Episode 4 of UFC Fight Night Chicago, the stars of the card continue to train both with their camps and in front of fans. Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman stops by to offer support and make a main event prediction. The fighters on the card turn their focus to the scale as they cut the final pounds in preparation for the weigh-ins featuring stare downs between two sets of Bantamweight rivals: Champion TJ Read More »

ONE CHAMPIONSHIP SET TO ELECTRIFY SHANGHAI ON 1 SEPTEMBER

24 JULY 2015 – SINGAPORE: Asia’s largest and the world’s most exciting mixed martial arts organization, ONE Championship™ (ONE) has announced its second event in China this year which takes place in the vibrant city of Shanghai. The stage is set for another blockbuster night of world-class mixed martial arts action on 1 September 2015 as the Mercedes-Benz Arena is ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents Battlefield Fight League 37 LIVE Saturday, July 25 at 11 p.m. ET

TORONTO (July 23, 2015) – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents a live broadcast of Battlefield Fight League 37: Gladiator this Saturday, July 25 at 11 p.m. ET, emanating from the Hardrock Casino in Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada. Fight Network’s live broadcast of BFL 37 will air on Cablevision’s Optimum ... Read More »

“WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields” Adds Five-Bout Preliminary Card Featuring Jake Heun vs. Davin Clark

LAS VEGAS (July 23, 2015) – World Series of Fighting’s blockbuster “WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields” Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event will feature five preliminary contests that will stream live on WSOF.com prior to the live NBCSN telecast of the much-anticipated world championship doubleheader on Saturday, August 1. Featuring a pair of highly anticipated world title fights with reigning WSOF ... Read More »

LORENZO HOOD SET FOR PROMOTIONAL DEBUT AGAINST RAPHAEL BUTLER DURING MAIN CARD OF ‘BELLATOR: GUILLARD VS. GIRTZ’ ON FRIDAY, AUGUST 28 AT PECHANGA RESORT & CASINO

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (July 22, 2015) – The highly anticipated promotional debut of Lorenzo “The Samoan Silverback” Hood (9-2) will come on the main card of “Bellator MMA: Guillard vs. Girtz” against Raphael “The Silencer” Butler (9-1-1) on Friday, Aug. 28 at Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, Calif. The contest will serve as the opening main card bout of ... Read More »

?BIBIANO FERNANDES RETAINS ONE BANTAMWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP WITH A KNOCKOUT OF TONI TAURU ALSO: THWAY THIT AUNG CROWNED THE INAUGURAL ONE MYANMAR LIGHTWEIGHT TOURNAMENT CHAMPION PLUS: THA PYAY NYO WINS THE MYANMAR FEATHERWEIGHT TOURNAMENT

18 July 2015 – Yangon, Myanmar: Asia’s largest and the world’s most exciting mixed martial arts (MMA) organization, ONE Championship™ (ONE) debuted in Yangon, Myanmar with a fantastic show. Bibiano “The Flash” Fernandes successfully defended his ONE Bantamweight World Championship title against Finnish fighter, Toni “Dynamite” Tauru, lighting up the stadium in style with a third round TKO victory. Fernandes ... Read More »

‘THE SPARTAN’ CLAIMS THE GOLD — OFFICIAL ‘BELLATOR MMA: LIMA VS. KORESHKOV’ RESULTS

UNCASVILLE, CONN. (July 17, 2015) – After 15 months of waiting, fans in attendance for “Bellator MMA: Lima vs. Koreshkov” at the Mohegan Sun Arena and those watching live on Spike were treated to a championship clash between Douglas “The Phenom” Lima (26-6) and Andrey “The Spartan” Koreshkov (18-1) for the Bellator MMA Welterweight Title. After five grueling rounds, the ... Read More »

ONE: KINGDOM OF WARRIORS OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN RESULTS

17 July 2015 – Yangon, Myanmar: Asia’s largest and the world’s most exciting mixed martial arts organization, ONE Championship™ (ONE) announced today that all mixed martial artists competing at ONE: KINGDOM OF WARRIORS have made weight and are ready for all the action which takes place tomorrow evening at Thuwanna Stadium. Visit the official ONE: KINGDOM OF WARRIORS face-off photo ... Read More »

OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN RESULTS, AND INFORMATION FROM ‘BELLATOR 140: LIMA VS. KORESHKOV’

Uncasville, CT. (July 16, 2015) – The official weigh-ins for “Bellator 140: Lima vs. Koreshkov” concluded today from The Mohegan Sun Arena, with both Welterweight Champion Douglas Lima (26-5) and his opponent Andrey Koreshkov (17-1) hitting their 170-pound marks. In addition to the aforementioned headliner, Bellator 140, which airs live and free on Spike at 9 p.m. ET / 8 ... Read More »

ABUBAKAR NURMAGOMEDOV TO FACE UNDEFEATED JORGE MORENO ON LIVE NBCSN TELECAST OF “WSOF 22: PALHARES VS. SHIELDS” FROM LAS VEGAS ON SATURDAY, AUG. 1

LAS VEGAS (July 16, 2015) – Abubakar Nurgamedov will square off with undefeated finisher Jorge Moreno in a featured welterweight (170 pounds) matchup at the highly-anticipated World Series of Fighting (WSOF.com) world championship doubleheader event at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on Saturday, Aug. 1, live on NBCSN. The younger brother of undefeated superstar Khabib Nurmagomedov and ... Read More »

ONE CHAMPIONSHIP™ ANNOUNCES SIX MORE ELECTRIFYING EVENTS FOR 2015

16 July 2015 – Singapore: Asia’s largest and the world’s most exciting mixed martial arts organization, ONE Championship™ (ONE) is thrilled to announce the dates for six upcoming events in six different cities this year, headlined by our roster of elite international champions and local mixed martial arts heroes. ONE: DYNASTY OF CHAMPIONS (SHANGHAI), 1 September in Shanghai, China ONE: ... Read More »

Mir stops Duffee in wild 1st round

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Former two-time Heavyweight champion knocked Todd Duffee out cold in the first round of their scheduled 5-round Heavyweight bout in San Diego. The fight was fun and wild while it lasted as the two traded huge shots from the opening bout. Both landed and were staggered until a short left caught Duffee right on the jaw and he plummeted face ... Read More »

Light heavyweight contenders Maro Perak & Viktor Nemkov To headline M-1 Challenge 60

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (July 15, 2015) – A pair of past M-1 Challenge championship contenders, Maro “Mean Machine” Perak and Viktor Nemkov, will battle August 5 in the main event at M-1 Challenge 60 in Orel, Russia with the winner positioning himself for a potential title shot against M-1 Challenge light heavyweight champion Stephan Puetz.. Perak (R) unsuccesfuly fought Denis ... Read More »

WSOF Signs Adam Ward and Andreas Spang

LAS VEGAS (July 15, 2015) –World championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotion World Series of Fighting (WSOF.com) announced today that it has expanded its roster again with the signing of two new athletes – red-hot featherweight (145 pounds) Adam Ward and battle-tested, light heavyweight (205 pounds) finisher Andreas “Sweet Swede” Spang– to exclusive, multi-fight agreements. “We are thrilled to welcome ... Read More »

MELVIN ‘THE YOUNG ASSASSIN’ GUILLARD SET FOR PROMOTIONAL DEBUT IN THE MAIN EVENT OF BELLATOR 141 AGAINST BRANDON ‘COLD ROLL’ GIRTZ

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (July 15, 2015) – Melvin “The Young Assassin” Guillard’s (32-14-2 2 NC) first bout under the Bellator MMA banner will come in lightweight action against Brandon “Cold Roll” Girtz (11-4) on Friday, Aug. 28 at Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, Calif. The contest serves as the headlining bout of “Bellator MMA: Guillard vs. Girtz,” which airs ... Read More »

FULL LINE-UP ANNOUNCED FOR ONE: KINGDOM OF WARRIORS

15 July 2015 – Yangon, Myanmar: Asia’s largest and the world’s most exciting mixed martial arts organization, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has announced the full line-up for ONE: KINGDOM OF WARRIORS — the first ever event in Yangon, Myanmar. Russian fighter Elena Pashnina will make her MMA debut in the ONE cage against Taiwanese fighter Jenny Huang in a female atomweight ... Read More »

ROGER ‘THE LEPRECHAUN’ CARROLL STEPS UP ON SHORT NOTICE TO FACE ‘IRISH’ BRENNAN WARD AT BELLATOR 140 THIS FRIDAY

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (July 13, 2015) – Connecticut’s own “Irish” Brennan Ward (10-3) will compete against a new opponent at “Bellator: Lima vs. Koreshkov,” which takes place this Friday, July 17 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT. Roger “The Leprechaun” Carroll (16-11) has agreed to face the dangerous welterweight on seven days’ notice, in the place of Gavin ... Read More »

INTERIM UFC® FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPION CONOR MCGREGOR TO LEAD EUROPE AGAINST URIJAH FABER AND THE AMERICANS ON THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER®

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Las Vegas – The next season of The Ultimate Fighter ® will feature no shortage of star power as interim UFC® featherweight champion “The Notorious” Conor McGregor coaches opposite Team Alpha Male’s Urijah Faber on the 22nd edition of the UFC’s storied reality television series. The Ultimate Fighter®: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber will feature 16 competitors in the lightweight ... Read More »