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UFC/MMA

Veteran knockout artist Benji “The Razor” Radach returns to the cage to face Ben Reiter at “Bellator MMA: Halsey vs. Grove”

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (May 7, 2015) – One of MMA’s hardest-hitting pioneers will return to action for the first time since 2010, as Benji “The Razor” Radach (21-6) has agreed to replace an injured A.J. Matthews (7-3) in a middleweight preliminary fight against Ben “The Hunter” Reiter (15-0-1). The new addition again finalizes a full nine-bout preliminary card scheduled in ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents RFA vs. LEGACY SUPERFIGHT this Friday, May 8

Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents the historic RFA VS. LEGACY SUPERFIGHT event this Friday, May 8 at 11 p.m. ET, presented via one-hour tape delay from Horseshoe Tunica Hotel & Casino in Robinsonville, Miss, immediately following a live edition of IMPACT WRESTLING at 9 p.m. ET. Fight ... Read More »

M-1 Challenge Champions & Upcoming Events

EAVYWEIGHT: Marcin “Tybur” Tybura (12-1-0, 4 KO/TKO, 6 SUB) M-1: 6-1-0, Uniejow, Poland (United Gym) LIGHT HEAVYEWEIGHT: Stephan “T-800″ Puetz (13-1-0, 6 KO/TKO, 4 SUB), M-1: 4-0-0, Munich, Germany (Team MMA Spirit) MIDDLEWEIGHT: Ramasan Emeev (12-3-0, 2 KO/TKO, 6 SUB), M-1: 5-1-0, Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia (Gorets) WELTERWEIGHT: Vacant LIGHTWEIGHT: Mansour “Tarzan” Barnaoui (12-2-0, 4 KO/TKO, 7 SUB), M-1: 2-1-0, Paris, ... Read More »

DEJDAMRONG SOR AMNUAYSIRICHOKE TO FACE ROY DOLIGUEZ FOR INAUGURAL ONE STRAWWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

06 May 2015 – Singapore: ONE Championship™ (ONE) announced that Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke will face Roy Doliguez for the right to be crowned the inaugural ONE Strawweight World Champion at ONE: WARRIOR’S QUEST which takes place 22 May at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. A bout between flyweights Stephen Langdown and A La Teng Hei Li has also been added to ... Read More »

Former Bellator MMA World Featherweight Champion Daniel Straus looks to work his way back to the belt at “Bellator MMA: Unfinished Business” against undefeated challenger Henry Corrales

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (May 5, 2015) – Former Bellator MMA World Featherweight Champion Daniel Straus (23-6) begins his trek back to a world title when he meets undefeated promotional newcomer and former King of the Cage titlist Henry Corrales (12-0) at June’s blockbuster “Bellator MMA: Unfinished Business” event. The contest serves as the fifth and final Spike TV-broadcast main card ... Read More »

Bellator MMA adds heavyweight sluggers Ewerton Teixeira and Lorenzo Hood

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (May 4, 2015) – Bellator MMA’s heavyweight division will now play host to a pair of the hardest-hitting heavyweights in the game, as promotion officials are proud to announce the addition of Brazilian K-1 champion Ewerton Teixeira (3-0), as well as Blackzilians slugger Lorenzo “The Samoan Silverback” Hood (9-2). Debut dates and opponents will be announced for ... Read More »

BELLATOR MMA INKS LIGHTWEIGHT KNOCKOUT ARTIST MELVIN GUILLARD TO A MULTI-YEAR, MULTI-FIGHT DEAL

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (May 4, 2015) – Bellator MMA officials are proud to announce that they have signed MMA fan-favorite Melvin “The Young Assassin” Guillard (32-14-2) to a multi-year, multi-fight contract. A debut date and opponent will be announced for Guillard in the near future. At only 32 years of age, “The Young Assassin” has amassed 50 professional bouts in ... Read More »

M-1 Challenge 57: Battle in the Heart of the Continent Puetz stops Tybura in Heavyweight Superfight Barnaoui takes Divnich’s title belt

ORENBURG, Russia (May 2, 2015) – M-1 Challenge light heavyweight title holder Stephan “T-800″ Puetz defeated previously undefeated M-1 Challenge heavyweight champion Marcin “Tybur” Tubura in tonight’s heavyweight super fight that headlined M-1 Challenge 57: Battle in the Heart of the Continent in Orenburg, Russia. In the co-feature, challenger Mansour “Tarzan” Barnaoui upset defending champion Max Divnich to capture the ... Read More »

Injury forces Georgi Karakhanyan out of featherweight title fight – Champion Patricio Pitbull now faces Daniel Weichel at “Bellator: Unfinished Business”

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (April 28, 2015) – Due to a knee injury sustained by title challenger Georgi Karakhanyan, Bellator MMA Featherweight World Champion Patricio Pitbull (23-2) will now face German submission ace Daniel “The Weasel” Weichel (35-8) in the co-main event of “Bellator: Unfinished Business,” which takes place Friday, June 19 at St. Louis’ Scottrade Center. Featuring one of the ... Read More »

“Bellator: Unfinished Business” gets touch of local flavor with Malcolm Smith vs. Luke Nelson and Kain Royer vs. Enrique Watson

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (April 27, 2015) – June’s blockbuster “Bellator: Unfinished Business” event is getting a little local flavor, as two new preliminary contests feature fighters from “The Show Me State.” The new all-Missouri contests include lightweights Malcolm Smith (4-4) vs. Luke Nelson (2-1) and middleweights Kain Royer (1-1) vs. Enrique Watson (1-0). Featuring one of the most anticipated fights ... Read More »

SFL 40 Quick Results

MAIN EVENT Drew Brokenshire def. Jason Gray via 3rd RD TKO It’s hard to believe the two men in tonight’s Super Fight League 40 main event were even in the same weight class. Drew Brokenshire looked unimpressed standing across the cage from the much larger Jason Gray. The action came fast and furious with Gray using his elite wrestling to ... Read More »

Welterweight clash pitting undefeated Michael “Venom” Page against Rudy “Bad News” Bears added to “Bellator MMA: Lima vs. Koreshkov”

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (April 24, 2015) – Michael “Venom” Page (7-0) will look to keep his unbeaten streak alive when he meets 29-fight veteran Rudy “Bad News” Bears (16-13) in a welterweight tilt at “Bellator: Lima vs. Koreshkov,” which takes place Friday, July 17, at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The July 17 event is shaping up to be ... Read More »

ONE WELTERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOUT RULED A NO CONTEST AT ONE: VALOR OF CHAMPIONS PLUS: MARK STRIEGL VICTORIOUS IN BANTAMWEIGHT BOUT OVER CASEY SUIRE

24 April 2015 – Manila, Philippines: Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, ONE Championship™ (ONE), returned to the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila in exciting fashion with another world-class mixed martial arts event. Fans were treated to an electrifying night of fights at ONE: VALOR OF CHAMPIONS. The main event was ruled a No ... Read More »

ONE: VALOR OF CHAMPIONS OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN RESULTS

23 April 2015 – Manila, Philippines: ONE Championship™ (ONE) announced that the mixed martial artists competing at ONE: VALOR OF CHAMPIONS have completed the weigh-ins and are ready for the event, which takes place tomorrow evening at the state-of-the-art Mall of Asia Arena in Manila. Bashir Ahmad has stepped in on short-notice to replace Shannon Wiratchai, and will face Amir ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents ONE Championship 26, Enfusion 28 & UFC 186 Coverage LIVE this Weekend

TORONTO | NEW YORK (April 22, 2015) — Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents a blockbuster card from ONE Championship live this Friday, April 24 at 7:30 a.m. ET, as ONE Championship 26: Valor of Champions emanates from SM MOA Arena in Manila, Philippines, headlined by polarizing welterweight champion Ben ... Read More »

International knockout artists Cheick Kongo and Alexander Volkov clash on June 26 in headlining bout of “Bellator MMA: Kongo vs. Volkov”

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (April 21, 2015) – French striking specialist Cheick Kongo (22-10-2) and former Bellator MMA Heavyweight World Champion Alexander “Drago” Volkov (24-5) will stand toe-to-toe in the Bellator MMA cage on June 26. The two sluggers clash in the five-round main event of “Bellator MMA: Kongo vs. Volkov,” which takes place at Kansas Star Event Center Arena in ... Read More »

FORMER UNITED STATES SOLICITOR GENERAL PAUL CLEMENT TO REPRESENT UFC® IN APPEAL OF NEW YORK’S MMA BAN

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Las Vegas ? UFC® has retained Paul Clement, former United States Solicitor General, to spearhead the organization’s appeals process after Judge Kimba Wood of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed a lawsuit challenging the legality of New York’s ban on professional mixed martial arts (MMA) matches and exhibitions. The judge’s dismissal of the ... Read More »

Bellator MMA Welterweight World Champion Douglas Lima meets Russian knockout artist Andrey Koreshkov on July 17 at Mohegan Sun Arena

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (April 20, 2015) – Bellator MMA Welterweight World Champion Douglas “The Phenom” Lima (26-5), one of the most talented and well-rounded 170-pound fighters on the planet today, puts his title on the line against Russian knockout artist Andrey “Spartan” Koreshkov (17-1) on Friday, July 16, at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. “Douglas Lima is an incredible ... Read More »

BELLATOR MMA CONTINUES SIGNING TOP ATHLETES WITH ACQUISITION OF RFA FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPION JUSTIN LAWRENCE

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (April 17, 2015) – Bellator MMA is pleased to announce the signing of featherweight, Justin “The American Kid” Lawrence (7-2), to an exclusive, multi-fight deal. Born and raised in Missouri, Justin has been engrossed in combat sports from a young age, training in kickboxing as early as six-years-old. Lawrence ultimately parlayed this into over 150 wins on ... Read More »

Maro Perak to make light heavyweight debut Against Rashid Yusupov in M-1 Challenge 57

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (Apr. 16, 2015) – Another exciting match has been announced for the May 2nd M-1 Challenge 57: Battle in the Heart of the Continent, in Orenburg, Russia as veteran heavyweight Maro “Mean Machine” Perak drops down one weight class to fight Russian light heavyweight Rashid Yusupov. The historic M-1 Challenge 57: Battle in the Heart of the ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents Global Fighting Championship 3 LIVE Tomorrow, Friday, April 17 at 11 a.m. ET

Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents a live broadcast of Global Fighting Championship 3 from Dubai, United Arab Emirates this Friday, April 17 at 11 a.m. ET, headlined by an explosive kickboxing showdown pitting Dutch-Turkish legend Gokhan Saki against Romanian veteran Sebastian Ciobanu. Fight Network’s live broadcast will ... Read More »

“Bellator MMA: Halsey vs. Grove” finalizes action-packed 13-fight lineup with additions of A.J. Jenkins vs. Arlene Blencowe, Shawn Bunch vs. Rolando Perez and John Yoo vs. Albert Morales

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (April 16, 2015) – A thrilling 13-bout lineup for May’s “Bellator MMA: Halsey vs. Grove” is now complete with the addition of women’s featherweights A.J. Jenkins (17-5) vs. Arlene “Angerfist” Blencowe (5-4), bantamweights Shawn “Bunch the Great” Bunch (3-1) vs. Rolando Perez (7-4) and John Yoo (0-0) vs. Albert “The Warrior” Morales (1-0) to the evening’s preliminary ... Read More »

“Bellator MMA: Halsey vs. Grove” adds top bantamweights Darrion “The Wolf” Caldwell vs. Rafael “Morcego” Silva to evening’s Spike-televised main card

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (April 15, 2015) – A four-fight Spike-broadcast main card for May’s “Bellator MMA: Halsey vs. Grove” has received another thrilling contest, as undefeated bantamweight prospect Darrion “The Wolf” Caldwell (6-0) takes on Rafael “Morcego” Silva (22-4). The new addition finalizes the four-bout main card for “Bellator MMA: Halsey vs. Grove,” which includes undefeated Bellator MMA World Middleweight ... Read More »

No. 6 Light Heavyweight in the World Phil Davis joins Bellator MMA

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (April 15, 2015) – Bellator MMA is pleased to announce the signing of the sixth* ranked Light Heavyweight in the world, Phil “Mr. Wonderful” Davis (13-3, 1 NC), to an exclusive, multi-fight deal. “I can’t wait to be fighting in Bellator and wreck shop on everyone,” said Davis. “I am the absolute best and most dominant grappler ... Read More »

A “fury” of a featherweight addition to the Bellator roster

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (April 14, 2015) – Bellator MMA officials are proud to announce the addition of exciting Brazilian featherweight prospect Gleristone “Toninho Furia” Santos (27-4), who has signed an exclusive, multi-fight deal. Santos’s debut date and opponent will be announced in the near future. Long considered one of Brazil’s top prospects, the 26-year-old Santos debuted in 2005, when he ... Read More »

“Bellator: Unfinished Business” gets a monster rematch with heavyweights James “The Colossus” Thompson vs. Bobby “The Dominator” Lashley

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (April 13, 2015) – The most-watched MMA fight of all time was between Kimbo Slice and James Thompson, and on June 19, both men will be competing against different opponents at “Bellator: Unfinished Business” at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Mo. Former WWE superstar Bobby “The Dominator” Lashley looks to avenge a 2012 split decision loss ... Read More »