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Fight Network Presents Cage Warriors 74 LIVE this Saturday, Nov. 15 at 1 p.m. ET

TORONTO (Nov. 13, 2014) — Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents another live Cage Warriors Fighting Championship doubleheader this Saturday, Nov. 15 at 1 p.m. ET, as Cage Warriors 74 emanates from the iconic Copper Box Arena in the Queen Elizabeth II Olympic Park in London, England. Fight Network’s live ... Read More »

FILIPINO FAN FAVORITE EDUARD FOLAYANG RETURNS TO ACTION TO TAKE ON RUSSIA’S TIMOFEY NASTYUKHIN

13 November 2014 – Manila: Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC), has added three bouts to the latest blockbuster event, ONE FC: WARRIOR’S WAY. Eduard Folayang returns to action to take on the streaking Timofey Nastyukhin, who is riding a nine-fight winning streak. Former WBO and IBA boxing champion Ana ... Read More »

GUSTAFSSON AND JOHNSON COLLIDE IN FRONT OF MORE THAN 30,000 FANS TO DETERMINE NEXT UFC® TITLE CHALLENGER

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Las Vegas, Nev. – History will be made when Swedish superstar and No. 1 ranked light heavyweight contender Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson meets No. 3 ranked knockout artist Anthony “Rumble” Johnson on Saturday, Jan. 24 in Stockholm, Sweden to determine the next UFC® light heavyweight title challenger. The bout will take place in front of more than 30,000 fans at ... Read More »

Chael Sonnen Joins ESPN as UFC Analyst

Former UFC Middleweight and Light Heavyweight title contender Chael Sonnen has joined ESPN in a multi-fight agreement as a studio and on-site analyst, providing expert pre- and post-fight insight on SportsCenter’s coverage of major UFC pay-per-view events. Sonnen will make his debut on Friday, Nov. 14, prior to UFC 180, appearing throughout the weekend on SportsCenter and various ESPN platforms. ... Read More »

WSOF Hits Sacramento with Palhares vs. Fitch; Tickets On Sale Now

LAS VEGAS (Nov 10, 2014) — World Series of Fighting (WSOF) announced today that it will bring it’s highly-anticipated world championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event, headlined by a welterweight (170 pounds) title fight between reigning champion Rousimar “Toquinho” Palhares (16-6) of Dores Do Indaia, Minas Gerais Brazil and fellow Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and superstar Jon Fitch (26-6-1, 1 ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents ONE FC 22, GLORY 18 Live this Friday in Canada

Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents Canadian broadcasts of stacked mixed martial arts and kickboxing cards this Friday, Nov. 7, beginning at 6 a.m. ET with ONE Fighting Championship 22: Battle of Lions from Kallang, Singapore, followed later by a 9 p.m. ET broadcast of GLORY 18 from ... Read More »

THE BIGGEST STARS OF THE UFC® TAKE CENTER STAGE IN LAS VEGAS ON NOV. 17

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Las Vegas, Nevada – The stars of the UFC® will converge in Las Vegas alongside UFC President Dana White to launch an incredible slate of upcoming events. THE TIME IS NOW launch will feature the largest compilation of champions, contenders and main event headliners on the same stage. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take ... Read More »

ROCKHOLD vs BISPING media call quote + Rockhold goes FULL BLAST on Bisping’s recent win

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Las Vegas – UFC® FIGHT NIGHT: ROCKHOLD vs BISPING takes place this weekend in Sydney, Australia and is headlined by the culmination of a bitter, two-year feud between top 10 ranked middleweight contenders Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping. The entire card is available live and on-demand on UFCFIGHTPASS.com, the UFC’s digital streaming service. Please note: the event takes place on ... Read More »

“MACACO” PATINO VS. ERIC REYNOLDS LIGHTWEIGHT MATCHUP ADDED TO WSOF 15 MMA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TRIPLEHEADER IN TAMPA, FLA. ON NOV. 15

LAS VEGAS (Nov. 3, 2014) — A lightweight (155 pounds) contest between legendary MMA pioneer and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Judo black belt Jorge “Macaco” Patino (35-15-2) of Houston, Texas and battle-tested finisher Eric “It’s a Wrap” Reynolds (18-8) of Bradenton, Fla. has been added to the live NBCSN televised portion of the highly-anticipated World Series of Fighting (www.wsof.com) Mixed Martial ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents Cage Warriors 73 LIVE this Saturday, Nov. 1 at 2 p.m. ET

Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents the return of Cage Warriors Fighting Championship action with a bang this Saturday, Nov. 1, with two Cage Warriors 73 main cards headlined by world championship fights set to begin at 2 p.m. ET, emanating from Newcastle, England’s Metro Radio Arena. Fight ... Read More »

DirecTV Pulls the Big Punches with New Series

Sport fans of MMA and drama fans alike can rejoice over the premier of the new series Kingdom on DirecTV’s Audience channel. Subscribers to DirecTV already have access to some of the most exclusive sporting events on the planet, including highly publicized MMA match-ups, and now those same subscribers can tune in to a family drama set in the behind-the-scenes world of ... Read More »

UFC® AND GLOBO ANNOUNCE BRAZILIAN ICON ANDERSON SILVA AND “SHOGUN” RUA WILL COACH THE FOURTH SEASON OF THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER® BRAZIL

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Sao Paulo – Two of the greatest Brazilian fighters of all time will lead the search for the next generation of Brazilian mixed martial artists, as the UFC® and Globo announce that Anderson Silva and “Shogun” Rua will coach the fourth season of The Ultimate Fighter® Brazil. The legendary icon Silva (33-6 in professional MMA, fighting out of Curitiba, Brazil), ... Read More »

Instant Replay Returns To MMA In NJ This Saturday LIVE on PPV

NEW YORK, NY (Oct. 29, 2014) – Cage Fury Fighting Championships (www.cffc.tv), the first Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotion in history to adopt instant replay in New Jersey State seven years ago, will also be the first to bring it back to The Garden State, at its world championship quadruple-header event headlined by a welterweight (170 pounds) title showdown between ... Read More »

PALHARES VS. FITCH WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP MMA MEGA-EVENT SET FOR DECEMBER 13

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 28, 2014) — World Series of Fighting (www.wsof.com) announced today a highly-anticipated, welterweight (170 pounds) world championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) main event showdown that Bleacher Report has dubbed a “must see’ fight, between dangerous, reigning champion Rousimar “Toquinho” Palhares (16-6) of Dores Do Indaia, Minas Gerais Brazil and fellow Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and superstar Jon ... Read More »

CAIN VELASQUEZ INJURED, REPLACED BY MARK HUNT FOR INTERIM UFC HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE VERSUS FABRICIO WERDUM AT UFC 180®

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Mexico City, Mexico – The UFC® announced today that UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez suffered a right knee injury during training and was forced to withdraw from his championship fight against No.1 contender Fabricio Werdum in Mexico City on November 15. As a result, No.4 heavyweight Mark Hunt (10-8-1 in professional MMA, fighting out of Auckland, New Zealand), who is ... Read More »

CFFC LIVE on PPV: Lyman Good vs. Undefeated Champ Jonavin Webb

NEW YORK, NY (Oct. 21, 2014) – Superstar Lyman “Cyborg” Good (16-3) of New York, N.Y. will go to war for his second-career Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) world championship when he challenges reigning Cage Fury Fighting Championships (www.cffc.tv) welterweight (170 pounds) kingpin and undefeated Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt Jonavin “The Spider” Webb (7-0) of Marlton, N.J. in the main event ... Read More »

A CHAMPION WILL BE CROWNED AT THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER® FINALE ON DEC. 12 AT PALMS CASINO RESORT IN LAS VEGAS

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Las Vegas – The UFC® announced that the groundbreaking season of The Ultimate Fighter®: A Champion Will Be Crowned will come to an explosive finish in the season finale on Friday, Dec. 12 at Palms Casino Resort. The two finalists will battle it out to become the inaugural UFC 115-pound champion in the five-round main event. As the latest installment ... Read More »

RESULTS from M-1 Challenge 52 in Russia – Buchinger new featherweight champ

INGUSHETIA, RUSSIA (October 17, 2014) — Slovakian MMA technician Ivan “Buki” Buchinger (28-4-0, 7 KO/TKO, 16 SUB) captured the vacant M-1 Challenge featherweight title by stopping Azerbaijan striker Tural Ragimov (9-2-0, 4 KO/TKO, 4 SUB) at his own game in tonight’s M-1 Challenge 52: Battle of Narts main event at Summer Amphiteatre Magas in Ingushetia, Russia. M-1 Challenge 52: Battle ... Read More »

MARAT GAFUROV DEFEATS ROB LISITA BY REAR NAKED CHOKE IN THE MAIN EVENT PLUS: PETER DAVIS BEATS VAUGHN DONAYRE BY GROUND AND POUND ALSO: EV TING VICTORIOUS OVER EDWARD KELLY BY HEAD KICK KNOCKOUT

17 October 2014 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC), proved once again to be the undisputed king of mixed martial arts in Asia by showcasing nine exciting bouts of world-class mixed martial arts action in front of a capacity crowd at the iconic Stadium Putra in ... Read More »

FATHOM EVENTS AND UFC® BRING SOLD-OUT UFC® 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUM TO U.S. CINEMAS LIVE FROM MEXICO CITY ON NOV. 15

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DENVER, CO – UFC® returns to movie theaters nationwide on Sat., Nov. 15 at 10:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. PT, as Fathom Events and UFC bring UFC® 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUM, the UFC’s first-ever event in Mexico, to the big screen. Fans will have a front-row Octagon® view of all the action when heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez collides with ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents GFC 4: Hari vs. Quarteron LIVE Oct. 16 at 12 p.m. ET

Toronto | New York – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents a live international broadcast of the Global Fighting Championship 4: Hari vs. Quarteron kickboxing megashow from Dubai, United Arab Emirates on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 12 p.m. ET, featuring “The Bad Boy” Badr Hari against reigning IKF Muay Thai ... Read More »

O’Neil submits Funch to win CES MMA crown

LINCOLN, R.I. (Oct. 10th, 2014) – Chuck O’Neil rebounded from a near devastating blow to the spine Friday night at Twin River Casino and turned the tables on Ricardo Funch to capture CES MMA’s vacant Welterweight Title. O’Neil (14-6), a Bridgewater, Mass., native and former contestant on The Ultimate Fighter reality series, submitted Funch (8-5) with the arm bar at ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents K-1 World MAX Final LIVE Saturday, Oct. 11 at 11:30 a.m. ET

Toronto | New York – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents a live international broadcast of the K-1 World MAX Final live this Saturday, Oct. 11 at 11:30 a.m. ET. Fight Network’s live broadcast will air on Cablevision’s Optimum TV, Grande Communications, Shentel Cable and Armstrong Cable in the U.S., ... Read More »

Design a UFC Walkout T-shirt to be Worn by Ronda Rousey

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Las Vegas, Nev. – The UFC® is calling all fans, artists and designers to show off their creativity and submit a design that will be worn by UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey as her Walkout T-shirt at her next fight. The UFC and Rousey are looking for a creative, unique design that showcases her personality. There is no cost ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents K-1 World MAX Final LIVE Saturday,Oct. 11 at 11:30 a.m. ET

TORONTO | NEW YORK – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents a live international broadcast of the K-1 World MAX Final live this Saturday, Oct. 11 at 11:30 a.m. ET. Fight Network’s live broadcast will air on Cablevision’s Optimum TV, Grande Communications, Shentel Cable and Armstrong Cable in the U.S., ... Read More »

WEIGHTS FROM TWIN RIVER

LINCOLN, R.I. (Oct. 9th, 2014) – Listed below are the final weights for all of the participants for “CES MMA XXVI,” live mixed martial arts scheduled for Friday, Oct. 10th, 2014 at Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I. The first bout is scheduled for 7 p.m. CHUCK O’NEIL Bridgewater, Mass. 13-6, 4 KOs 171 RICARDO FUNCH Springfield, Mass. 8-4, 4 ... Read More »

Tickets on Sale Friday for WSOF Championship Tripleheader in Tampa, Fla.

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 9, 2014) — Tickets for the highly-anticipated, live NBC Sports Network (NBCSN)-televised World Series of Fighting (www.wsof.com) Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) championship tripleheader event at the USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Fla. go on sale tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 10 at 10 a.m. EST. Priced from $20 (Additional fees may apply), tickets will be available for purchase at ... Read More »

Top Heavyweight Bout and MMA Title Shot on Fight Club OC Show

OK fight fans get ready and make plans to attend next Thursday’s October 16th edition of Fight Club OC in The Hangar at the OC Fair & Event Center where you will get to witness six outstanding, action packed pro boxing and mixed martial arts bouts and they will sizzle! Plus the Fight Club OC Cigar Lounge will be open, ... Read More »

FULL CONTACT MUAY THAI/ K-1 KICKBOXING BOUTS

RESULTS Red Corner vs Blue Corner James McCaffrey – TKO RD 1 vs Daniel Diwysoekie 172 lbs K1 Mike Gallagher vs Anthony Del-Cid – UD 132 lbs MT Dejour Bailey – UD vs Daniel Stribling 147 lbs MT Niki Lorinczy – UD vs Sami Rice 127 lbs MT Daniel Champa – MD vs Paul Carbary 159 lbs MT Jason Stephens ... Read More »