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Bellator to host open tryouts in Latin America

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Newport Beach, CA. (November 30, 2013) – Bellator will host open tryouts for aspiring fighters on Sunday, December 1st and Saturday, December 7th from Latin America. The first tryout will take place Sunday, December 1st at Candecom MMA in Mexico and continue Saturday, December ... Read More »

Welterweights Dom Steele and Ryan Thomas kick off XFC 27 main card in Michigan

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The XFC will crank the heat up in the L.C. Walker Arena, when they kick off Frozen Fury with a Welterweight showdown between Dominique Steel and Ryan Thomas. The Steele/Thomas match-up kicks off the televised portion of XFC 27: Frozen Fury, LIVE on AXS TV from Muskegon, Michigan. “The Tank Engine” Thomas looks to add to his current five fight win streak, while his opponent, Dom Steele, looks to raise his MMA stock with a win over the talented and dangerous XFC standout. Read More »

Esparza vs. Gadelha potential women’s MMA war

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Invicta FC strawweight (115 lbs.) champion Carla “Cookie Monster” Esparza (9-2) defends her belt against undefeated Brazilian superstar Claudia Gadelha (11-0) in one of three world title fights on Invicta Fighting Championships 7, airing live Saturday night,December 7 on pay-per-view from Ameristar Casino Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri. Read More »

Bellator 109 weigh-in results

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Bethlehem, PA. (November 21, 2013) – The Bellator weigh-ins have been completed from Pennsylvania’s Sands Casino in preparation for Bellator MMA’s November 22nd event, which will showcase the Bellator Middleweight World Title Fight and the Bellator Lightweight and Middleweight Tournament Finals. Read More »

FOX Sports 1 UFC TONIGHT Show Quotes – 11/20/13

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On this week’s edition of UFC TONIGHT, hosts Kenny Florian and Chael Sonnenwere joined by Johny Hendricks, Rashad Evans, Michael Bisping and UFC President Dana White to recap the controversial ending to the Welterweight Title bout between Hendricks vs. George St. Pierre last Saturday night at UFC 167. Plus, Evans joins via satellite to breakdown his battle Saturday night with Sonnen and Bisping looks forward to getting back in the cage. Read More »

Featherweight title on the line at XFC 27

On December 13th, Xtreme Fighting Championships will crown its 4th title holder, when Frank Sharipov and Deivison Ribeiro battle for the company’s 145 pound championship. After years of intense scouting and building a solid roster of fighters, the XFC started 2013 with the promise of establishing champions in several of its weight classes. Now that the men’s Lightweight, women’s Strawweight, and women’s Flyweight title holders have been established, the Featherweights will have their moment; as Sharipov and Ribeiro square off for their chance to join the elite group of champions in the industry’s fastest growing promotio Read More »

Bellator releases welterweight Matt Riddle

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Newport Beach, CA. (November 19, 2013) – A welterweight feature fight between Matt Riddle and Nathan Coy has been removed from the November 22nd card after Riddle has withdrawn from the fight. Originally scheduled to compete in the Season 9 Welterweight Tournament, ... Read More »

TUF 18 Finale set for November 30th on FOX Sports 1

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The exciting and historic conclusion of The Ultimate Fighter®: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate, the 18th season of the Ultimate Fighting Championship®‘s reality series, takes place Saturday, Nov. 30 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nev. For the first time ever, the Finale crowns both a man and a woman winner, live on FOX Sports 1. Both The Ultimate Fighter®winners receive a six-figure contract with the UFC® and a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. Read More »

UFC 169 tickets on sale November 22

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Two world title fights headline UFC’s return to Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014. In the night’s main event, the undisputed UFC bantamweight champion will be crowned when reigning champion Dominick Cruz (19-1, fighting out of San Diego, Calif.) returns to action after two years away from competition due to injury to meet red-hot interim champion Renan Barao (33-1, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil). Read More »

UFC stars make bold predictions on tonight’s title fight

The fight is the most eagerly-anticipated UFC welterweight title fight in years, with Las Vegas oddsmakers giving the Ada, Oklahoma-born Hendricks the best shot to take the title away from “GSP” in years. The No.1 ranked challenger is currently listed as +205 (or a little over 2-1) to snatch the title away, the narrowest odds offered on any GSP opponent since BJ Penn challenged the Canadian half a decade ago at UFC 94. Read More »

Bellator MMA releases welterweight champion Ben Askren

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Ben Askren is now an unrestricted free agent after Bellator released the undefeated welterweight. The Bellator Welterweight World Title will be vacant until Douglas Lima faces the winner of the Season 9 Welterweight Tournament later this winter when the new Bellator Welterweight Champion will be crowned. Read More »

Three preliminary fights added to WSOF 7: Johnson vs. Kyle event

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World Series of Fighting's first-ever Canadian fight continues to fill out, as three new preliminary contests have been booked for World Series of Fighting 7, including a light heavyweight matchup of Dwayne "D-Bomb" Lewis (13-8) vs. Kalib Starnes (15-8-1), a featherweight contest of Shawn Albrecht (9-5) vs. Josh Machan (11-4) and welterweights Michael "The Messenger" Hill (5-2) vs. Jordan Knippelberg (8-2). Read More »

UFC heads to Singapore on January 4

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship® debuts in Singapore at the Marina Bay Sands on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 with UFC® FIGHT NIGHT SINGAPORE: ELLENBERGER vs. SAFFIEDINE. Tickets will go on sale on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 10 a.m. Read More »

Bellator 106 weigh-in results

Chandler vs. Alvarez II

The Bellator MMA weigh-ins have been completed from California’s Long Beach Arena in preparation from Bellator MMA’s November 2nd event, which will be headlined with the Lightweight World Championship II between current Bellator Lightweight Champion Michael Chandler and Eddie Alvarez. Read More »

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