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BattleGrounds MMA: Jesse Taylor, Joe Ray Enter Eight-Man LIVE PPV Tourney

TULSA, OK (Sept. 16, 2014) – Submission ace Jesse “JT Money” Taylor (27-10) and red-hot finisher Joe Ray (11-3) have entered the highly-anticipated BattleGrounds MMA one-night, eight-man, welterweight (170 pounds) tournament that will award its winner a grand prize of $50,000, live on pay-per-view from BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. on Friday, October 3. Taylor and Ray will replace Dennis ... Read More »

WSOF 13 Weigh-In Results: Moraes vs. Bollinger Official At New Catchweight

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (Sept. 12, 2014) – Reigning bantamweight (135 pounds) champion Marlon Moraes (13-4-1) of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. will square off with fellow superstar Cody “The Cali Cowboy” Bollinger (16-2, 1 NC) of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. at a new catchweight of 147 pounds in the non-title, main event bout at the World Series of Fighting event at Sands Bethlehem ... Read More »

Cory Vom Baur to face Victor Henry at inaugural Super Fight League America event

Tacoma, WA (Sept. 12th 2014) Super Fight League, Asia’s most prominent name in Mixed Martial Arts is looking to make a splash stateside, partnering with CageSport MMA and Brian Halquist Productions to bring you Super Fight League America on October 4th at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, WA. In his highly anticipated return to the cage, Vancouver, Washington native ... Read More »

UFC® Announces Settlement of Piracy Lawsuit Steven Messina Confesses to Illegally Sharing UFC Content

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Las Vegas, Nev. ? Zuffa, LLC, d/b/a Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®) today announced the resolution and settlement of its lawsuit against Steven Messina filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York by Zuffa, LLC’s anti-piracy counsel, Lonstein Law Office, P.C. Steven Messina, through his attorney, Michael Heitmann, confessed to his illegal behavior and apologized ... Read More »

ADRIANO MORAES CROWNED INAUGURAL ONE FC FLYWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION IN MAIN EVENT OF ONE FC: RISE OF THE KINGDOM

12 September 2014 – Phnom Penh, Cambodia: Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC), put on a dazzling display of world-class mixed martial arts action to the delight of a packed crowd at the Koh Pich Theatre in Phnom Penh, Cambodia for ONE FC: RISE OF THE KINGDOM. In the main ... Read More »

Buchinger and Ragimov to fight for M-1 Challenge featherweight title Oct. 17 in M-1 Challenge 52: Battle of Narts

ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA (September 11, 2014) — Red-hot MMA fighters Ivan “Buki” Buchinger (27-4-0, 6 KO/TKO, 16 SUB) and Tural Ragimov (9-1-0, 4 KO/TKO, 4 SUB) will fight October 17 for the coveted M-1 Challenge featherweight title, recently vacated by Marat Gafurov, in M-1 Challenge 52: Battle of Narts, airing live on www.M1Global.TV from Summer Amphitheatre Magas in Ingushetia, Russia. ... Read More »

ONE FC: RISE OF THE KINGDOM OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN RESULTS

11 September 2014 – Phnom Penh, Cambodia: Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC), announced today that all but one of the fighters have made weight and are ready for ONE FC: RISE OF THE KINGDOM which takes place tomorrow evening at the Koh Pich Theatre in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Chan ... Read More »

UFC FIGHT NIGHT BRASILIA: BIGFOOT VS. ARLOVSKI *MEDIA QUOTES WITH FIGHTERS AND JOE ROGAN*

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Las Vegas, Nevada – Two of the biggest punchers in the heavyweight division collide at UFC® FIGHT NIGHT BRASILIA this Saturday, and fans around the world can catch the action live and on-demand on UFCFIGHTPASS.com, the UFC’s digital streaming service. UFC No.4 ranked heavyweight and former title challenger Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva returns to action after his fight of the year ... Read More »

WSOF 14: Inaugural Heavyweight Championship Bout Added To Fight Card

LAS VEGAS (Sept. 10, 2014) — World Series of Fighting’s return to Canadian soil just became more of a must-see event as the organization is excited to announce the entire fight card for the live NBC Sports Network (NBCSN) televised event at the EXPO Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on Saturday, Oct. 11, including the inaugural World Series of Fighting ... Read More »

ONE FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP™, POWERED BY TUNE TALK, RETURNS TO KUALA LUMPUR ON 17 OCTOBER WITH ONE FC: ROAR OF TIGERS

9 September 2014 – Kuala Lumpur: Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC), powered by Tune Talk, returns to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, for another blockbuster event on 17 October 2014 at the historic Stadium Putra. The fight card will feature a main event clash between two top featherweights in Marat Gafurov ... Read More »

Souza makes Mousasi tap out in three

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Jacare Souza made Gegard Mousasi tap out in round three of their scheduled 5-round Middleweight bout which headlines UFC Fight Night 50 at the Foxwoods Casino in Mashentucket, Connecticut. Souza was dominant in taking down and staying on top of Mousasi until he got him in a choke and Mousasi tapped at 4:30 of round three. Souza, 185 lbs is ... Read More »

WSOF 13: Cody Bollinger Replaces Josh Hill In Main Event Title Fight vs. Marlon Moraes

LAS VEGAS (Sept. 5, 2014) – With undefeated Canadian contender Josh Hill forced to withdraw from a planned title fight with reigning World Series of Fighting bantamweight (135 pounds) champion Marlon Moraes (13-4-1) of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. via Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, submission ace Cody Bollinger (16-2) of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. has agreed to step up on ... Read More »

LIVE PPV: WWE’s Jim Ross & Chael Sonnen To Call BattleGrounds MMA Action

TULSA, OK (Sept. 4, 2014) – Two consummate performers in WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross and recently retired UFC superstar Chael Sonnen have teamed up to form what is bound to be one of the most memorable commentary teams in sports entertainment history, and will call the world-class Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) action on the LIVE pay-per-view telecast of ... Read More »

CES vet Matsuda makes UFC debut Friday

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Sept. 4th, 2014) — CES MMA just paved the way for another UFC-bound fighter from the northeast. Tateki Matsuda, the Japanese-born bantamweight who now lives and trains in Boston, will make his Ultimate Fighting Championships debut in place of the injured Dustin Kimura Friday, Sept. 5th at UFC Fight Night 50 live on Fox Sports 1 at Foxwoods ... Read More »

LIVE INVICTA FC CARD KICKS-OFF BIGGEST MONTH YET ON UFCFIGHTPASS.com

The stacked September of exclusively live fights on UFCFIGHTPASS.com begins this Saturday, with the inaugural Invicta FC event live and on-demand from Kansas City. The Invicta FC 8 event is headlined by Invicta atomweight champion Michelle “The Karate Hottie” Waterson defending her title against Japanese challenger Yasuko Tamada, while the fight for the vacant strawweight belt between Stephanie Eggink and ... Read More »

UFC Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

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Las Vegas, NV – The UFC® announced today the launch of a nationwide celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month featuring top Hispanic UFC stars. UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and The Ultimate Fighter® season one winner Diego Sanchez lead more than a dozen UFC fighters and personalities on a month-long celebration in honor of Hispanic heritage and to give fans the ... Read More »

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 »