Late Breaking

UFC/MMA

O’Neil, Lane defend titles at CES MMA XXVI

LINCOLN, R.I. (Jan. 30th, 2015) – Ultimate Fighter alums Chuck “Cold Steel” O’Neil and Julian “Nitrane” Lane defended their respective CES MMA titles Friday night on the main card of “CES MMA XXVII” on AXS TV, each in much different fashion. Lane (9-3-1), the Mansfield, Ohio, native who captured CES MMA’s vacant lightweight belt in August, needed all five rounds ... Read More »

Spicely, Disciullo impress on preliminary card of “CES MMA XXVII” at Twin River Casino

LINCOLN, R.I. (Jan. 30th, 2015) – Peabody, Mass., featherweight Rico Disciullo and Providence, R.I., middleweight Eric Spicely both remained unbeaten Friday with victories on the preliminary card of “CES MMA XXVII” at Twin River Casino. In the most entertaining bout of the preliminaries, Disciullo (4-0) earned a 30-27, 29-28, 29-28 unanimous decision win over newcomer Mak Kelleher (0-1) of Selden, ... Read More »

VIDEO: Knockout! Matthew Frincu Dominates At Rage In The Cage 174

Matt Frincu is a dangerous man, and he proved that in violent fashion back at Rage In The Cage 174, defeating Kirk Washington in under a minute via TKO! Frincu returns to the cage this weekend (Sat. Jan 31, 2015) in the main event of Rage In The Cage 175, live on GFL.tv! With five finishes to his name, you can expect another outstanding battle from Frincu this weekend. Read More »

WEIGHTS FROM TWIN RIVER

LINCOLN, R.I. (Jan. 29th, 2015) – Listed below are the results from the official weigh-in of “CES MMA XXVII,” scheduled for Friday, Jan. 30th, 2015 at Twin River Casino. The participants of both co-main event title bouts, featuring CES MMA lightweight champion Julian Lane of Mansfield, Ohio and challenger Lucas Cruz of Boston and reigning CES MMA welterweight champion Chuck ... Read More »

ONE FC: AGE OF CHAMPIONS SET FOR KUALA LUMPUR ON 13 MARCH, MAIN EVENT SET TO FEATURE ONE FC FLYWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOUT

28 January 2015 – Singapore: Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC), has announced its return to Kuala Lumpur with another blockbuster event. ONE FC: AGE OF CHAMPIONS is set to take place on 13 March at the iconic Stadium Putra. The main event will feature a ONE FC Flyweight World ... Read More »

CES MMA returns to national spotlight Jan. 30

LINCOLN, R.I. (Jan. 22nd, 2015) — The Chuck O’Neil preparing to enter the cage next Friday is a smarter, savvier version of the raw talent who first stepped foot inside the hexagon eight years ago. “I’d just fight and say, ‘Screw this guy. I’m going to punch him in the face,'” O’Neil said. “That was my logic behind fights.” Nearly ... Read More »

Brokenshire to Face Rival Erosa for 145lb. Championship at Super Fight League America 3

Tacoma, Washington (January 22nd, 2015) Brian Halquist Productions and CageSport MMA are proud to announce Super Fight League America 3, live from the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington on Saturday, February 21st 2015 at 7:00pm. Coming off one of the most talked about shows the northwest has seen in years, Super Fight League America 3 promises fans another thrilling ... Read More »

Bellator’s British Invasion has a new king – King Mo Lawal takes on Cheick Kongo Feb. 27

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (January 21, 2015) – Injury has forced the delay of a heavily anticipated matchup between Bobby Lashley (12-2) and James Thompson (20-14) but Bellator MMA officials have announced a blockbuster fight to replace it in Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal (14-4) vs. Cheick Kongo (22-9-2). Also Andre Santos (37-9) has stepped in for the injured welterweight champion Douglas ... Read More »

M-1 Challenge 55 card getting stacked Fioravanti vs. Kudukhashvili & Vitruk vs. Coga added

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (Jan. 21, 2015) – M-1 Global’s 2015 season-opening event, M-1 Challenge 55: Guram Gugenishvili Memorial Show, is gradually developing into an exciting, stacked event on February 21 in Tbilisi, Georgia. The latest fights to be added to M-1 Challenge 55, dedicated to the memory of the first M-1 Challenge heavyweight champion, Guran Gugenishvili, is an intriguing middleweight ... Read More »

THE UFC® RETURNS TO DALLAS ON MARCH 14 WITH TWO TITLE FIGHTS AS PETTIS MEETS DOS ANJOS AND ESPARZA TAKES ON JEDRZEJCZYK AT UFC® 185

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Las Vegas, Nevada – Two world titles are on the line when the UFC® returns to the American Airlines Center in Dallas on Saturday, March 14 as lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis defends his title for the second time when he meets No. 1 contender Rafael dos Anjos and newly-crowned women’s strawweight champion Carla Esparza makes her first title defense ... Read More »

PATRICIO “PITBULL” FRIERE SINKS IN A REAR NAKED CHOKE ON DANIEL STRAUS TO RETAIN FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP

TEMECULA, CALIF. (Jan. 16, 2015) – Bellator MMA Featherweight World Champion Patricio Pitbull (23-2) was pushed to the limit by tenacious challenger Daniel Straus (22-6), but in the end, the Brazilian showed a ton of heart and retained his title with a gutsy fourth-round submission win. The contest headlined Friday’s “Bellator: Pitbull vs. Straus” at Pechanga Resort & Casino in ... Read More »

He’s Back! Bellator MMA signs the unmistakable Kimbo Slice to a multi-fight contract

SANTA MONICA – (January 16, 2015) The legend of Kimbo is back on Spike. One of MMA’s most recognizable names, the wildly popular former internet sensation Kimbo Slice has signed an exclusive, multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA and will make his promotional debut later this year. Bellator officially announced the signing moments ago on Spike TV during the “Bellator: Pitbull ... Read More »

WSOF 17 Weigh-In Results

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Jan. 16, 2015) – The highly-anticipated World Series of Fighting (www.wsof.com) welterweight (170 pounds) main event between superstars Jake Shields (30-7) of San Francisco, Calif. and Brian Foster (22-6) of Sallisaw, Okla. was made official after Shields weighed in at 170 pounds and Foster clocked in at 169.8 pounds one day before the live, five bout NBC ... Read More »

UFC® ANNOUNCES DAVID ALLEN AS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER OF EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA

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LONDON – The UFC® today announced the appointment of David Allen as its Senior Vice President and General Manager of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Allen first joined the UFC in December of 2013 as Director of Events, Marketing and Communications for EMEA. Throughout his 13 months with the organization, Allen has helped grow and develop the organization’s London ... Read More »

No More Weighting – Bellator MMA Weigh-In Results from Pechanga Resort & Casino

ANTA MONICA, Calif. (January 15, 2015) – Its game time! Bellator athletes participating in tomorrows nights highly anticipated “Bellator: Pitbull vs. Straus” took to the scales and all made weight today at the Cabaret Theater inside Pechanga Resort & Casino. “Bellator: Pitbull vs. Straus” will take place from Pechanga Resort & Casino with the first fight taking place at 4 ... Read More »

Brian Halquist Productions Announces 2015 Schedule

Tacoma, Washington (January 13, 2015) After an incredible 2014, Brian Halquist Productions started off the new year with an incredible night of fights at Battle at the Boat 99 with Mike Gavronski stealing the show, defeating Dashon Johnson in an energetic 10 round main event this past weekend. The Pacific Northwest ‘s premier combat sports promoter, is primed and ready ... Read More »

Denis Smoldarev vs. Maro Perak added to M-1 Challenge 55 card Feb 21 in Georgia

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (Jan. 15, 2015) – A potentially explosive heavyweight match between past M-1 Challenge title challenger Denis Smoldarev and veteran Maro “Man Machine” Perak has been added to M-1 Global’s 2015 season-opening event, February 21, at M-1 Challenge 55: Guram Gugenishvili Memorial Show in Tbilisi, Georgia. Former M-1 Challenge heavyweight champion Kenny “Deuce” Garner (14-8-0, 7 KO/TKO) versus ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents Live UFC Fight Night™ from Boston Prelims, Pre & Post-Fight Coverage

Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, today announced extensive live programming for UFC Fight Night™: McGregor vs. Siver this Sunday, Jan. 18 in Boston, Mass. Fight Network will televise the live prelims exclusively in Canada from 7 to 10 p.m. ET. The main card is scheduled to air live ... Read More »

REEBOK PARTNERS WITH ONE OF THE MOST INSPIRING ATHLETES IN THE UFC® FEATHERWEIGHT CONTENDER CONOR MCGREGOR

Continuing to empower fitness enthusiasts around the world through its tough fitness approach, Reebok announces today its partnership with UFC featherweight contender, Conor McGregor. The signing follows the recent announcement of Reebok’s groundbreaking partnership with the UFC, the world’s leading mixed martial arts organization, and builds upon the global fitness brand’s impressive roster of UFC athletes which includes UFC women’s ... Read More »

Garner vs. Musaev announced for Feb. 21 M-1 Challenge 55 in Tbilisi, Georgia

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (Jan. 13, 2015) – Former M-1 Challenge heavyweight champion Kenny “Deuce” Garner will take on powerful Chechen prospect Aslambek “Titan” Musaev in the initial fight announced by M-1 Global for its 2015 season-opening event, M-1 Challenge 55, on Saturday night, February 21, in Tbilisi, Georgia. M-1 Challenge 55: Guram Gugenishvili Memorial Show will be streamed live in ... Read More »

LIVE on PPV Jan. 23: “American Idol of MMA,” Ring of Combat Hits 50

NEW YORK, NY (January 12, 2015) – GoFight Live (www.gfl.tv), the world’s premier online destination for live combat sports, announced today that it has partnered with legendary world champion Lou Neglia’s Ring of Combat, which has sent over 90 professional fighters to the UFC, to bring the promotion’s historic, 50th Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event featuring seven championship bouts, to ... Read More »

iN DEMAND RENEWS AGREEMENT FOR DISTRIBUTION OF UFC® EVENTS TO CABLE AND TELCO PROVIDERS

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New York, Jan. 9 – – On the heels of UFC® 182, one of the biggest UFC PPV events ever, iN DEMAND, the leading distributor of transactional entertainment to cable and telcos, and Zuffa LLC, the owner of UFC®, the world’s leading mixed martial arts sports organization, have announced a multi-year renewal of their agreement to deliver UFC Pay-Per-View (PPV) ... Read More »

WSOF 18: Moraes vs. Hill set for February 12; Tickets on Sale Tuesday

LAS VEGAS (Jan. 8, 2015) — Reigning World Series of Fighting (www.WSOF.com) world bantamweight (135 pounds) champion Marlon Moraes (13-4-1) of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. via Nova Friburgo, Brazil will put his coveted Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) title on the line for the first time against undefeated rival Josh Hill (10-0) of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada in the main event of ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents RFA 22: Smith vs. Njokuani LIVE this Friday, Jan. 9 at 10 p.m. ET

Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, kicks off its jam-packed 2015 live event schedule with a live broadcast of RFA 22: Smith vs. Njokuani from Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs, Colorado on Friday, January 9 at 10 p.m. ET. Fight Network’s live broadcast will air nationwide in Canada ... Read More »

Bellator MMA announces seven-bout preliminary card for “Pitbull vs. Straus” featuring Dustin Jacoby vs. John Salter, as well as Fabricio Guerreiro, Derek Anderson and more

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (January 7, 2015) – A seven-bout preliminary card for Bellator MMA’s first event of 2015, “Bellator: Pitbull vs. Straus,” is now official with the middleweights Dustin Jacoby (10-4) vs. John Salter (10-3), a 220-pound catchweight contest of Hector Carillo (5-6) vs. Everett Cummings (8-0), lightweights Steve Kozola (4-0) vs. Jonathan Rivera (4-0), lightweights Derek “The Barbaric” Anderson ... Read More »