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HARLEY-DAVIDSON AND UFC UP THE ANTE AT UFC 177 AND GIVE ONE LUCKY FAN THE CHANCE TO THROW THE ULTIMATE PARTY OF A LIFETIME

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Las Vegas, Nev. ? Harley-Davidson and the Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC) will launch a new contest at UFC 177 this weekend sure to make one fan an instant hometown hero. The Harley-Davidson Hometown Throwdown III event puts one lucky fan and their city in the spotlight; the two iconic brands will roll into the winner’s home town with the ultimate ... Read More »

SHINYA AOKI REMAINS ONE FC LIGHTWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION AT ONE FC: REIGN OF CHAMPIONS

29 August 2014 – Dubai: ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC), Asia’s largest Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) organization with a 90% market share, held its most successful event at the Dubai World Trade Centre this evening as three ONE FC World Championships were on the line at ONE FC: REIGN OF CHAMPIONS. Shinya Aoki retained his ONE FC Lightweight World Championship ... Read More »

FIRST EVENT IN MEXICO SELLS OUT IN 8 HOURS

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Mexico City – It took just eight hours to sell-out the highly anticipated UFC® 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUM event scheduled for November 15 at the Arena Ciudad de Mexico (Mexico City Arena). Fans made history at the box office, as well as online, to sell out Mexico’s first ever live UFC® event. UFC 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUM is the fastest ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents ONE FC 19: Reign of Champions LIVE Friday, Aug. 29, from Dubai

Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents a live broadcast of ONE Fighting Championship 19: Reign of Champions featuring a trio of highly anticipated championship clashes this Friday, August 29, at 10 a.m. ET. Fight Network’s live broadcast will air exclusively in Canada and Turkey. Emanating from Dubai’s World ... Read More »

EA SPORTS™ UFC® FREE CONTENT UPDATE #2 DELIVERS NEW FIGHTERS AND MORE GAMEPLAY ADDITIONS

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Las Vegas – Today Electronic Arts released the second free* EA SPORTS™ UFC® Content Update featuring three new UFC fighters* including welterweights Matt Brown and Mike Pyle, as well as heavyweight fighter Stipe Miocic. In addition to the roster expansion, the Content Update also contains key gameplay additions and improvements including, but not limited to: · Manual Taunts: Players will ... Read More »

Super Fight League Invades America October 4th – Asia’s Largest MMA Promotion Partners up with CageSport

Seattle, WA (August 27, 2014) — Super Fight League, Asia’s leader in MMA today announced their expansion and accelerated the growth of the Super Fight League brand in North America. The new venture will be named Super Fight League America in partnership with Brian Halquist Productions, Inc. and AEUTV, LLC and will be funded through a partnership created by all ... Read More »

UFC® KICKS OFF TICKET SALES FOR UFC® 180 WITH BLOCKBUSTER PRESS CONFERENCE AT POLYFORUM SIQUEIROS IN MEXICO CITY

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Mexico City – The UFC® was in Mexico today to kickoff ticket sales for UFC® 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUM, and unveil several of the fighters and bouts slated for the Saturday, November 15 event at the Arena Ciudad de México in Mexico City. UFC Chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta, UFC President Dana White, heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, heavyweight title contender, ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents Cage Warriors 71 LIVE this Friday, Aug. 22 at 1 p.m. ET

TORONTO (August 21, 2014) — Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents a live broadcast of Cage Warriors 71 this Friday, August 22, at 1 p.m. ET. Just six days removed from Cage Warriors 70 live on Fight Network, Cage Warriors Fighting Championship will invade King Hussein Boxing Arena in the ... Read More »

2008 Olympic Gold Medalist Satoshi Ishii To fight Nov. 11 on M-1 Challenge in China

T. PETERSBURG (August 18, 2014) – 2008 Olympic gold medal winner in judo, Satoshi Ishii (12-1-1, 1 KO/TKO, 4 SUB), will fight an opponent to be determined November 11 in the ground-breaking M-1 Challenge in China, launching an annual 10-year event agreement for promoter M-1 Global, at Wukesong Arena in Beijing. Russian heavyweight star Sergei Kharitonov (21-5-0, 11 KO/TKO, 9 ... Read More »

UFC® FIGHT NIGHT MACAO: BISPING vs. LE *MEDIA QUOTES*

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Las Vegas, Nevada – Two of the best strikers in the middleweight division collide at UFC® FIGHT NIGHT MACAO on Saturday, August 23, and fans around the world can catch the action live and on-demand on UFCFIGHTPASS.com, the UFC’s digital streaming service. UFC veteran Michael “The Count” Bisping, 25-6, from Manchester, England, looks to regain his top five ranking when ... Read More »

FOUR BOUTS ADDED TO ONE FC: RISE OF THE KINGDOM CAROS FODOR AND VUYISILE COLOSSA TO BATTLE AGAIN IN REMATCH SUASDAY CHAU TO TAKE ON ARNAUD LEPONT IN ONE FC DEBUT SINGAPORE’S RADEEM RAHMAN TO FACE TAIWANESE STAR SUNG MING YEN SINGAPOREAN AMIR KHAN TO FACE MALAYSIA’S JIAN KAI CHEE

18 August 2014 – SINGAPORE: ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC), Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, has added two bouts to the card at ONE FC: RISE OF THE KINGDOM. The event is set to take place at the Koh Pich Theatre in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on 12 September. Highly ranked lightweights Caros Fodor and ... Read More »

M-1 Challenge 50 Results: Tybura dethrones Grabowski, Puetz retains title

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (August 16, 2014) – Undefeated challenger Marcin “Tyber” Tybura (11-0-0) dethroned defending M-1 Challenge heavyweight champion Damian “Polish Pitbul” Grabowski (19-2-0) by way of a first-round submission in last night’s main event on theM-1 Challenge 50: Battle of Neva anniversary show held outdoors in the open center area of St. Petersburg, Russia. In the co-feature, Stephan Puetz ... Read More »

M-1 CHALLENGE 50 OFFICIAL WEIGHTS

MAIN EVENT – M-1 CHALLENGE HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP – 3 X 5 DAMIAN GRABOWSKI (19-1-0), Champion, Poland 247 LBS. (112.0 KG.) MARCIN TYBURA (10-0-0), Challenger, Poland 245 LBS. (111.1 KG.) (L-R) Damian Grabowski, M-1 Global promoter Vadim Finkelchtein and Marcin Tybura CO-FEATURE – M-1 CHALLENGE LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP – 5 X 5 STEPHAN PUETZ (10-1-0), Champion, Germany 204 ¼ LBS. (92.7 ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents Cage Warriors 70 LIVE this Saturday, Aug. 16 at 4 p.m. ET

TORONTO (August 14, 2014) – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents a live broadcast of Cage Warriors 70 from The Helix in Dublin, Ireland this Saturday, August 16, at 4 p.m. ET. Fight Network’s live broadcast will air on Cablevision’s Optimum TV in the U.S., nationwide in Canada and internationally ... Read More »

POLISH POWER: M-1 Challenge heavyweight title fight Friday Grabowski vs. Tybura

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (August 13, 2014) – This Friday’s M-1 Challenge 50: Battle on Nev in Russia features a pair of dangerous and skilled Polish heavyweights, M-1 Challenge champion Damian “Polish Pitbull” Grabowski (19-1-0, 6 KO/TKO, 6 SUB) and undefeated No. 1 contender Marcin “Tybur” Tybura (10-0-0, 4 KO/TKO, 4 SUB) in the newly elevated main event. M-1 Challenge 50 ... Read More »

JON JONES INJURED; TITLE DEFENSE POSTPONED TO JAN. 3

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Las Vegas – UFC® officials announced today that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones suffered a leg injury while training for his bout against No. 2 contender Daniel Cormier, forcing the postponement of the title fight. Jones will now battle bitter rival Cormier in their highly anticipated title showdown on Saturday, Jan. 3 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in ... Read More »

M-1 Challenge 50: Puetz hopes to duplicate Germany’s World Cup Soccer success Friday vs. Miranda

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (August XX, 2014) – German mixed-martial arts rising star, Stephan Puetz (10-1-0, 4 KO/TKO, 3 SUB), hopes to duplicate his country’s success against Brazil in the recent FIFA World Cup on August 15, when he defends his M-1 Challenge light heavyweight title for the first time against Brazilian challenger Luis Fernando “Hulk” Miranda (12-1-0, 4 KO/TKO, 7 ... Read More »

Luis Palomino Shines at WSOF 12 With Ferocious KO Over Lewis Gonzalez

LAS VEGAS – (Aug. 9) – Peru’s top mixed-martial-artist may soon find himself fighting for a World Series of Fighting title, as Luis Palomino (23-9) scored a devastating first-round knockout win of a previously undefeated Lewis Gonzalez (9-1). Palomino was looking to trade bombs from the start, and he defended his opponent’s takedowns while using foot sweeps to keep him ... Read More »

Lane stuns Felix in CES MMA title bout

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Aug. 8th, 2014) – Julian Lane appears to have found a second home in the heart of the northeast. Fighting in front of a nationwide audience on AXS TV, Lane (8-3-1) choked out Providence’s Luis Felix (11-8), putting him to the sleep face-first on the canvas, via the guillotine to capture the vacant CES MMA Lightweight Title in ... Read More »

“World Series of Fighting 12: Palomino vs. Gonzalez” Official Weights

LAS VEGAS – (Aug. 8) – “World Series of Fighting 12: Palomino vs. Gonzalez” fighters weighed in a day before the highly anticipated night of fights, headlined by a lightweight main event between hard-hitting Peruvian veteran Luis Palomino (22-9) and undefeated Californian wrestling champion Lewis Gonzalez (9-0). The Saturday five-fight main card airs live on NBCSN at 10 p.m. ET ... Read More »

WEIGHTS FROM TWIN RIVER

LINCOLN, R.I. (Aug. 7th, 2014) – Listed below are the final weights for all of the participants for “CES MMA XXV,” live mixed martial arts scheduled for Friday, Aug. 8th, 2014 live on AXS TV from Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I. The first bout is scheduled for 7 p.m. JULIAN LANE Mansfield, Ohio 7-3-1, 1 KO 155 LUIS FELIX ... Read More »

GUNNAR NELSON vs RICKY STORY HEADLINES UFC FIGHT PASS EVENT

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Las Vegas, Nevada – The Ultimate Fighting Championship® has confirmed that top 15 welterweight contenders Gunnar Nelson and Rick Story will collide in the five round main event of UFC FIGHT NIGHT STOCKHOLM on October 4. The entire card will stream live and on-demand on UFCFIGHTPASS.com, the UFC’s digital streaming service, to subscribers in 167 countries and counting. The main ... Read More »

“World Series of Fighting 12: Palomino vs. Gonzalez” Will Stream Live Worldwide on NBCSports.com and WSOF.com

LAS VEGAS – (August 5) – “World Series of Fighting 12: Palomino vs. Gonzalez” Features a key lightweight matchup between hard-hitting Peruvian veteran Luis Palomino (22-9) and undefeated Californian wrestling champion Lewis Gonzalez (9-0). The evening’s five-fight main card airs live on NBCSN at 10 p.m. ET (7 p.m. PT local time) and all international viewers will be able to ... Read More »

ONE FC: REIGN OF CHAMPIONS NOW COMPLETE WITH NINE BOUTS

6 August 2014 – SINGAPORE: ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC), Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, has confirmed all nine bouts set to take place at ONE FC: REIGN OF CHAMPIONS. The event, which will take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre on 29 August, is set to be the largest in mixed martial ... Read More »

CHAMPION JON JONES COLLIDES WITH DANIEL CORMIER AT UFC® 178 SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 AT MGM GRAND IN LAS VEGAS

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Las Vegas, Nevada – UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones looks to extend his historic reign over the talented 205-pound division Saturday, Sept. 27 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas when he takes on bitter rival and No. 2 contender Daniel Cormier. Jones will look to make his record eighth light heavyweight title defense against the ... Read More »

“World Series of Fighting 12: Palomino vs. Gonzalez” Adds Four Undercard Bouts to Compliment Five-Fight Main Card

LAS VEGAS – (July 30) – The lineup for next week’s “World Series of Fighting 12: Palomino vs. Gonzalez” is now complete with the addition of a four-bout preliminary card. The new additions to the event include lightweights Lucas Montoya (6-3) vs. Jimmy Spicuzza (4-0), welterweights Danny “Dee1″ Davis Jr. (9-8-1) vs. Jorge “Lil’ Monster” Lopez (11-4), bantamweights Adam Acquaviva ... Read More »

WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING 12 CONFERENCE CALL HIGHLIGHTS

LAS VEGAS (July 29, 2014) – World Series of Fighting hosted a media conference call on Tuesday, a week and a half before “World Series of Fighting 12: Palomino vs. Gonzalez” is set to take place on Saturday, Aug. 9, at Las Vegas’ Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Featuring a lightweight headliner between exciting Peruvian veteran Luis “Baboon” Palomino (22-9) ... Read More »

GUSTAFSSON INJURED; CORMIER TO FIGHT JONES IN MAIN EVENT OF UFC 178

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Las Vegas – No. 1 light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson has suffered a knee injury that has forced him to withdraw from his UFC 178 bout with champion Jon Jones. As a result, No. 2 contender Daniel Cormier will challenge Jones for the UFC light heavyweight title on Saturday, Sept. 27 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. ... Read More »

M-1 Challenge in China deal announced 10-year agreement starting Nov. 11 Star heavyweight Sergei Kharitonev to headline

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (July 23, 2014) — M-1 Global CEO & Founder Vadim Finkelchtein has announced a 10-year agreement to promote M-1 Challenge in China on an annual basis, starting this November 11 at Wukesong Arena in Beijing, in conjunction with the International Economic Forum. Russian heavyweight star Sergei Kharitonov is scheduled to headline against an opponent to be determined. ... Read More »