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WSOF 17: SHIELDS VS. FOSTER FOUR NEW FIGHTS ADDED TO FIVE-BOUT MAIN CARD

LAS VEGAS (Jan. 5, 2015) – With a high stakes welterweight (170 pounds) matchup between two of the world’s most decorated Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) superstars and submission experts – Jake Shields (30-7-1, 1 NC) of San Francisco, Calif. and Brian Foster (22-6) of Sallisaw, Okla. – set to headline the World Series of Fighting (www.wsof.com) event on Saturday, January ... Read More »

UFC FIGHT PASS® TO GREATLY EXPAND FIGHT PASS LIBRARY IN 2015

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Las Vegas, Nevada – The world’s largest mixed martial arts fight library is going to get a whole lot bigger in 2015. UFC FIGHT PASS, the UFC’s digital streaming service, has obtained the rights to the fight archives of Cage Rage, Extreme Challenge MMA, the XFO, UCMMA, Hook N Shoot, TKO, King of the Cage and the Pancrase organizations. The ... Read More »

UFC 182 WEIGHTS FROM LAS VEGAS

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Jon Jones 205 – Daniel Cormier 205 (UFC LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE) Donald Cerrone 155.5 – Myles Jury 155.5 Nate Marquardt 185.5 – Brad Tavares 185 Kyoji Horiguchi 125 – Louis Gaudinot 125 Hector Lombard 170.5 – Josh Burkman 171 Danny Castillo 156 – Paul Felder 156 Cody Garbrandtb 135.5 – Marcus Brimage 136 Jared Connonier 235 – Shawn Jordan 261 ... Read More »

NBC To Air ‘WSOF Unstoppable’ This Saturday

LAS VEGAS (Dec. 24, 2014) – Following a spectacular year of world-class Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) action, NBC will recap the paths that seven World Series of Fighting (www.wsof.com) world champions took to capture gold with ‘WSOF Unstoppable: Road To The Championship,’ a special 90-minute program that premieres on the broadcast network on Saturday, Dec. 27 at 2:30 p.m. EST/11:30 ... Read More »

UFC® ANNOUNCES KEN BERGER AS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER OF ASIA

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Singapore – The UFC® today announced the appointment of Kenneth K. Berger as its Executive Vice President and General Manager of Asia. Berger, 49, has a proven track record of business success throughout Asia, having worked across the region for the last 25 years. With an MBA from Thunderbird, American School of International Management, Berger went on to build his ... Read More »

TSN, RDS and Fight Network Become the New Canadian Home for UFC Content in Multi-Year Media Deal

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Toronto (December 22, 2014) – TSN, RDS, Fight Network and UFC® today announced a new multi-year agreement for Canadian media rights to UFC global events. Bell Media’s TSN and RDS will deliver a slate of marquee UFC programming to fans across multiple platforms, including major live events, preliminary fights of UFC Pay-Per-View events, UFC Fight Night™ events, and The Ultimate ... Read More »

Bellator MMA finalizes Spike TV lineup for “Manhoef vs. Shlemenko” With Addition of Chris Honeycutt vs. Clayton MacFarlane

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (December 22, 2014) – The four-fight Spike TV-broadcast main card is now complete for February’s “Bellator: Manhoef vs. Shlemenko” event with a battle of undefeated prospects, as Chris “The Cutt” Honeycutt (5-0) meets Clayton MacFarlane (4-0) in a welterweight contest. Featuring a thrilling middleweight matchup between two of the most dangerous strikers in all of mixed martial ... Read More »

EARLY UFC FIGHT NIGHT RESULTS

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Marcos Rogerio de Lima scored a 1st round stoppage over Igor Pokrajac in a Light Heavyweight bout. de Lima landed a huge right that dropped Pokrajac with a booming right and pounced on him and the fight was stopped at de Lima, 205 lbs of Brazil is 13-3. Pokrajic, 206 lbs of Croatia is now 25-12-1. Renalto Moicano scored a ... Read More »

JI XIAN DEFEATS SONG YA DONG BY UNANIMOUS DECISION PLUS: ADRIAN PANG EMERGES VICTORIOUS OVER VINCENT LATOEL ALSO: LI KAI WEN WINS BEIJING FEATHERWEIGHT TOURNAMENT AND LI WEI BIN WINS BEIJING FLYWEIGHT TOURNAMENT

19 December 2014 – Beijing, China: Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC), kicked off ONE FC: DYNASTY OF CHAMPIONS with an amazing show at the Gymnasium of National Olympic Sports Centre in Beijing, China. In partnership with IMC Live, ONE FC treated fans to a night of world-class mixed martial ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents Enfusion 23 LIVE this Sunday, Dec. 21 at 3 p.m. ET

Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents the final 2014 edition of Enfusion Live this Sunday, Dec. 21 at 3 p.m. ET, as Enfusion 23 emanates from Antwerp, Belgium, headlined by a -67kg world championship clash between Morocco’s Ilias Bulaid and Uzbekistan’s Zahid Zairov. Fight Network’s live broadcast will ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents ONE FC 24: Dynasty of Champions LIVE this Friday, Dec. 19 at 5 a.m. ET

Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents the final ONE Fighting Championship event of 2014, as ONE FC 24: Dynasty of Champions marks the organization’s debut in Beijing, China, headlined by a clash of top Chinese bantamweights with former Pan Pacific champion Ji Xian facing the undefeated Song Ya ... Read More »

ONE FC: DYNASTY OF CHAMPIONS OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN RESULTS

18 December 2014 – Beijing, China: ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC) announced today that all mixed martial artists competing tomorrow have made weight and are ready for ONE FC: DYNASTY OF CHAMPIONS which takes place tomorrow evening, 19 December, at the Gymnasium of National Olympic Sports Centre in Beijing. Anvar Alizhanov has replaced Willy Ni in the lightweight bout against ... Read More »

Tickets for WSOF 17: Shields vs. Foster on Sale Friday

LAS VEGAS (Dec. 17, 2014) — After circling around one another for the last several years, two of the world’s most decorated welterweight (170 pounds) Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) superstars and submission experts – Jake Shields (30-7-1, 1 NC) of San Francisco, Calif. and Brian Foster (22-6) of Sallisaw, Okla. – will finally square off in a high-stakes World Series ... Read More »

REEBOK DELIVERS ONE-TWO PUNCH SIGNING UFC® CHAMPIONS RONDA ROUSEY AND JON JONES

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December 16, 2014 – Canton, MA – Reebok today announced partnerships with two of the top Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) athletes in the world, UFC® World Champions Jon Jones and Ronda Rousey. The signings of Jones and Rousey follow the recent announcement of Reebok’s groundbreaking partnership with UFC, the world’s leading mixed martial arts organization, taking the global fitness brand’s ... Read More »

Pat Curran vs. Daniel Weichel & Julia Budd vs. Talita Nogueira Kick Off Valentine’s Day Weekend at “Bellator: Manhoef vs. Shlemenko”

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (December 15, 2014) – Former Bellator MMA featherweight champion Pat “Paddy Mike” Curran (20-6) starts his pursuit of another title shot when he meets German submission ace Daniel “The Weasel” Weichel (34-8) at “Bellator: Manhoef vs. Shlemenko.” Additionally, Canadian striking sensation Julia “The Jewel” Budd (6-2) faces undefeated Brazilian jiu-jitsu specialist Talita “Treta” Nogueira (6-0). Bellator MMA ... Read More »

Fight Network to air all M-1 Global live events

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (December 15, 2014) — M-1 Global has announced the recent signing of a live broadcast rights agreement with Fight Network to air the Russian promotional company’s MMA events. Fights Network is a North American-based 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports Fight Network will air M-1 Global live events on Cablevision’s Optimum TV, Grande ... Read More »

ONE FC: DYNASTY OF CHAMPIONS NOW COMPLETE

15 December 2014 – Singapore: Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC), has finalized the fight card for ONE FC: DYNASTY OF CHAMPIONS. The event will be held in partnership with leading events organization IMC Live. The event will feature a clash of two top lightweights as Ariel Sexton meets Willy ... Read More »

Julian Erosa KO’s Harrison Bevens to become first Super Fight League America Lightweight Champ

Tacoma, WA (December 14, 2014) Super Fight League America returned to the Pacific Northwest Saturday night, and the results were nothing short of spectacular. The evening saw an explosive fight card mix perfectly with a raucous crowd on hand at the Emerald Queen Casino. With two title fights, a stacked undercard and a healthy dose of controversy, those either in ... Read More »

Weights from Tacoma – SFL America 2

Harrison Bevens 154 Julian Erosa 154.5 Tyson Cunningham 169 Ben Fodor 169 Jason Novelli 155 Jason Gray 155.5 Albert Tadevosyan 171 Taki Uluilakepa 169.5 Josh LaGrange 161.5 Woo Johnson 155.5 Susy Watson 124.5 Jenny Liou 123.5 Trent Tyler 184 Mike Devose 185 Thomas 204.5 Nate Cook 203.5 Alex Eastman 136 Sean Gee 134.5 Read More »

Two championship fights to headline Super Fight League America 2 this Saturday

Tacoma, WA (December 11, 2014) After a massively successful inaugural event in October, The Super Fight League makes their return to the Emerald Queen Casino for Super Fight League America 2, this Saturday night at 7:00PM. With two title fights headlining a stacked card, SFL America 2 is shaping up to be one of the best fight cards of the ... Read More »

Olympic Champions and MMA Superstars to Wrestle in the 3rd annual Grapple at The Garden, presented by MusclePharm

New York, NY (December 11, 2014) – A collection of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) icons, including Gray Maynard, Joe Warren and “King Mo” Lawal will join Olympic Gold Medalist and five-time world champion Khadjimurad Gatsalov of Russia, Olympic hopeful Kyle Dake of the U.S. and world champion Arsen Julfalakyan of Armenia in the much-anticipated Grapple at The Garden, presented by ... Read More »

WSOF 16: Two Matchups Added To Saturday’s NBCSN Live Telecast

LAS VEGAS (Dec. 9, 2014) — Already featuring a star-studded lineup with two championship fights, including welterweight kingpin Rousimar Palhares vs. Jon Fitch and featherweight title holder Rick Glenn vs. Lance Palmer, “World Series of Fighting 16: Palhares vs. Fitch” now has two more action-packed matchups. The two new main-card contests include featherweights Brenson Hansen (7-2) vs. Josh Berkovic (5-0) ... Read More »

BIBIANO FERNANDES DEFEATS DAE HWAN KIM AND RETAINS ONE FC BANTAMWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BRANDON VERA SUCCESSFUL IN ONE FC DEBUT AGAINST IGOR SUBORA PLUS:TIMOFEY NASTYUKHIN DEFEATS EDUARD FOLAYANG BY KNOCKOUT

05 December 2014 – MANILA, Philippines: Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC), returned to Manila in spectacular fashion, showcasing another night of world-class mixed martial arts action in front of a packed crowd at the MOA Arena. In the main event of the evening, Bibiano “The Flash” Fernandes submitted Dae ... Read More »

Fight Network Signs Multi-Year Deal with RFA; RFA 21 Airs LIVE Tonight, Friday, Dec. 5 at 10 p.m. ET

Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, has signed a multi-year broadcast deal with Resurrection Fighting Alliance to air its existing 20-event catalogue, as well as upcoming live events beginning with RFA 21: Juusola vs. Baghdad tonight, Friday, Dec. 5 at 10 p.m. ET. Fight Network’s broadcast will air live ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents ONE FC 23: Warrior’s Way LIVE this Friday, Dec. 5 at 6 a.m. ET

Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents a stacked line-up of fights this Friday, Dec. 5 at 6 a.m. ET, as ONE FC 23: Warrior’s Way emanates from the state-of-the-art Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines. Fight Network’s broadcast will air live exclusively in Canada and Turkey. In ... Read More »

ONE FC: WARRIOR’S WAY OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN RESULTS

04 December 2014 – MANILA, Philippines: ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC) announced today that all but one of the mixed martial artists competing tomorrow have made weight and are ready for ONE FC: WARRIOR’S WAY which takes place tomorrow evening at the state-of-the-art MOA Arena. Herbert Burns came in over the featherweight limit and his bout against Honorio Banario will ... Read More »

TOP 10 WELTERWEIGHTS MATT BROWN AND TAREC SAFFIEDINE COLLIDE ON SATURDAY, FEB. 14 IN BROOMFIELD

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Las Vegas, Nevada – The UFC® will bring a stacked card to Broomfield on Saturday, February 14 as two top 10 welterweights jockey for position in the talent-rich division. Fifth-ranked Matt Brown clashes with No. 9 Tarec Saffiedine in a Valentine’s Day special that is sure to bring the action. Brown (21-12, fighting out of Columbus, Ohio) has finished all ... Read More »

Seattle Superhero Phoenix Jones to fight for 170lb. championship at Super Fight League America #2

Tacoma, Washington (December 3, 2014) Ben Fodor (4-0) is not your typical MMA fighter. For most mixed martial artists, days are spent training, cutting weight and preparing themselves for one night of combat. For Fodor, every night is a fight. Better known throughout the Pacific Northwest as Phoenix Jones, Fodor spends his evenings patrolling the streets of western Washington, aiming ... Read More »

REEBOK STEPS INTO THE OCTAGON®

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December 2, 2014 – Canton, MA – Global fitness leader Reebok today announced a groundbreaking partnership with UFC®, the world’s leading mixed martial arts organization. Under the long-term deal, Reebok will become the exclusive authentic global outfitter of UFC, creating for the first time ever UFC ‘Fight Week gear’ and a ‘Fight Night kit’ for all UFC athletes. Reebok will ... Read More »