MFC signs Canadian prospect Graham Spencer for new featherweight division

The Maximum Fighting Championship continues to add top talent to its roster with their latest addition of Canadian prospect Graham Spencer (8-1). This is the first fighter they have brought in to be part of their newly launched featherweight division which will debut at MFC 35 taking place on October 26 LIVE on AXS TV.

ProMMAnow.com’s Jack Bratcher will be a guest on WJZM 1400 AM’s ‘From the Sideline’ today

ProMMAnow.com Editor and Founder Jack Bratcher will be a guest today on Clarksville Sports Network’s “From the Sideline” hosted by James D. Horne and Wade Neely. “From the Sideline” aires 3-6 p.m. CT Monday-Friday on WJZM 1400 AM in the Clarksville, Tenn., and Fort Campbell area. The show can also be listened to live daily online at www.wjzm.com. Tune in today at 5:15 p.m. CT to hear the guys discuss this weekend’s upcoming UFC 148 card as well as what is going on in the local MMA scene.

Watch today’s UFC 148 weigh-ins LIVE on ProMMANow.com at 7p.m. ET

Today‚Äôs “UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II” weigh-ins will take place at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas and will stream LIVE on ProMMAnow.com at 4 p.m. PT (local time) / 7 p.m. ET. UFC 148 is headlined with the much anticipated rematch between middleweight champion Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen, and will also feature Tito Ortiz in his final bout as he takes on fellow former light heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin in the co-main event.

Dakota Cochrane talks submitting Joe Stevenson and desire for UFC second chance

Dakota Cochrane talked with ProMMAnow.com about his submission win over UFC veteran Joe “Daddy” Stevenson in the main event of RFA 3 and his hopes for a UFC second chance following his failed attempt to make it into “The Ultimate Fighter Live” house this past March.

The U.K.’s Simona Soukupova faces Felice Herrig in XFC 19 co-main event on Aug. 3

XFC 19 is shaping up to be an exciting event with the U.K.’s Simona Soukupova (2-1) slated to meet Felice Herrig (6-4) in the co-main event on August 3. The event will be held at the Grady Cole Center where XFC will make their first ever appearance in Charlotte, N.C.

Ben Saunders vs. Brian Warren added to Bellator 72 on July 20

As Bellator Fighting Championships continues its Summer Series UFC veteran Ben Saunders (13-5-2) will meet longtime journeyman Brian Warren (18-15-1) in a catchweight bout of 178 pounds at Bellator 72. The event will be held at the USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Fla. on July 20.

It’s official, the best lightweight in Asia, Shinya Aoki, has signed with ONE FC

Asia’s largest mixed martial arts promotion, ONE Fighting Championship has confirmed they have officially signed the best lightweight in Asia, Shinya Aoki (30-6-1), to a multi-fight deal. Aoki is scheduled to make his debut with the promotion in the main event at “ONE FC: Pride of a Nation” in Manila on August 31.