ONE Fighting Championship™, Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, has signed seven top prospects to a growing stable of world class athletes. Russian Featherweight Champion Marat Gafurov, Saipan Heavyweight Champion Kelvin Fitial, Australian champion Rob Lisita and BRACE Featherweight champion Martin Nguyen have all signed with ONE FC following successful stints with their regional promotions. They are joined by top free agents Kultar Gill and Kentoro Watanabe, who have also joined the promotion.
The Bellator Featherweight Title will once again be on the line in one of the biggest rematches of 2014 as reigning Bellator Featherweight Champion Daniel Straus defends his crown against former Bellator Champion and Crystal Lake, Illinois native Pat Curran on Friday, March 14th from Chicago’s Horseshoe Casino live on Spike TV at Bellator 112.
Friday February 21st will mark the promotions first event in the countries biggest MMA market Edmonton, Alberta. Playing host to this stacked card, which features arguably the deepest Canadian MMA event in history, will be the Edmonton Expo Centre. Headlined by Edmonton’s own Ryan “The Real Deal” Ford (21-4) taking on top contender Hamilton Ontario’s Joel Powell (7-3).
You only get one shot at a first impression, so, when Michigan’s own Dom O’Grady (16-6) decided he would introduce himself to the XFC, and it’s legion of fans, he planned to make an impression they won’t soon forget; and tapped out top contender Eric Reynolds. O’Grady is a true veteran of the sport. With a professional career dating back to 2007, O’Grady has been competing domestically and internationally for over six years. Between 2010 and 2012, O’Grady fought eight times for King of the Cage, with an unprecedented six of those eight bouts for promotional titles. From September to December of 2010, Dom held both the Lightweight and Welterweight KOTC title belts simultaneously.
For Immediate Release: Coach, Judo Olympian, BJJ Black Belt And Former Mixed Martial Arts Fighter Dr. Rhadi Ferguson Launches New Book “Enhance or Destroy Your Athletic Career” Tampa, FL – January 7th, 2014 How You Can Enhance Or Destroy Your Athletic Career The personal life of a top athlete is just different. Athletes and those … Read more
World Series of Fighting has been honored with six nominations in the latest edition of the Fighters Only World MMA Awards. World Series of Fighting was one of five organizations nominated for “Best Promotion,” World Series of Fighting President Ray Sefo was named in the “Leading Man” category, lightweight contender Nick Newell was nominated for “Breakthrough Fighter of the Year,” Josh Burkman’s choke-out of Jon Fitch was nominated for “Submission of the Year,” World Series of Fighting broadcaster Bas Rutten was named in the “Personality of the Year” category and Kat Kelley was named in the “Ringcard Girl of the Year”