FieLDS Dynamitte!! 2009 results & play-by-play commentary

New Years is Japan’s biggest holiday and they have put together a fitting fight card to celebrate that fact. Japan’s two largest MMA organizations, DREAM and Sengoku, along with K-1, have joined forces for one amazing 18-fight event.

Whether you have HDNet or not, join us right here at ProMMA.info (www.promma.info) beginning at 12am PT/3am ET tonight, for complete play-by-play coverage of “FieLDS Dynamite!! 2009″.

18. Main Event: K-1 (5×3 minutes, 1×3 ext.): Masato vs. Andy Souwer
Round 1
Body kick lands for Masato. Souwer lands a pair of hard leg kicks. Masato throws a hard straight right down the middle. He lands a three punch combination and finishes with a body shot. The fighters trade leg kicks. Another hard leg kick from Masato. Souwer goes to the head with a kick. Masato put a pretty one-two right on the money. Masato back Souwer up with a triple jab and lands a hard leg kick. Souwer responds with a leg kick of his own. Masato lands another power shot the ignites the crowd. Souwer catches a kick as the bell rings.
ProMMA.info score Masato 10-9

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Bellator’s Toby Imada receives 2009 World MMA Award: Submission of the Year

Imada’s Inverted Triangle Choke of Jorge Masvidal at Bellator V Takes Top Honors

Las Vegas, NV – Dec. 30, 2009 –Tonight, at the Hard Rock Casino and Hotel in Las Vegas, Bellator Fighting Championships’ Toby Imada won a 2009 World Mixed Martial Arts Award for “Submission of the Year” for his astonishing inverted triangle choke submission of Jorge Masvidal at Bellator V.

Coined as the “backpack of doom” by Sherdog’s and ESPN.com’s Jake Rossen, Imada submitted striking artist Masvidal in the third round of Bellator’s season 1 lightweight tournament semi-final in Dayton, Ohio on May 1, 2009.

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Fighters Only World MMA Awards 2009 live tonight on Versus.com

Fighters Only Magazine is holding their World Mixed Martial Arts Awards 2009 tonight at the Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. MMA fans can watch the event LIVE tonight on the VERSUS website (www.versus.com) beginning at 10:30pm ET/7:30pm PT. The biggest names in the world of MMA will be there to accept their awards. … Read more

FieLDS Dynamite!! 2009 preview & fight order

UFC 108 is this Saturday here in America, but before we get to that card, we have a major major fight card going down at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, tonight. If you have HDNet, you will be able to watch “FieLDS Dynamite!! 2009” starting at midnight tonight (12am PT / 3am ET).

New Years is Japan’s biggest holiday and they have put together a fitting fight card to celebrate that fact. Japan’s two largest MMA organizations, DREAM and Sengoku, along with K-1, have joined forces for one amazing 18-fight event.

Whether you have HDNet or not, join us right here at ProMMA.info (www.promma.info) beginning at 12am PT/3am ET tonight, for complete play-by-play coverage of “FieLDS Dynamite!! 2009”.

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HDNet to broadcast FieLDS Dynamite!! 2009 on December 31

DALLAS (December 28, 2009) – HDNet will feature exclusive coverage of “HDNet Fights Presents: FieLDS Dynamite!! 2009,” from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan on Thursday, December 31 at 3:00 a.m. ET. Replays of the event will air on Thursday, December 31 at 8:00 p.m. ET and Friday, January 1, 2010 at 10:00 pm ET.

The combat sports world’s signature event makes its North American television debut on HDNet with 17 fights featuring the brightest stars of DREAM, Sengoku Raiden Championship, K-1, and K-1 MAX.  War has been declared between HDNet’s Japanese MMA Partners – DREAM and Sengoku Raiden Championship.

“One of the greatest annual traditions in mixed martial arts is fights from Japan on New Year’s Eve, and there is a reason Dynamite!! is the most watched MMA event in the world,” said Andrew Simon, CEO of HDNet Fights. “Fight fans have been asking to see this event for years and as ‘Your Home of MMA,’ HDNet will deliver this event for the first time in North America!  You can expect lots of surprises throughout the night in what is guaranteed to be the most unbelievable night in MMA.”

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Maximum Fighting Championship’s “Top 10 Knockouts of the Year”

The Year 2009 is in the books for the Maximum Fighting Championship so it is time once again to review the very best of the campaign gone by with the Z-Files’ annual look at the Top 10 finishes and fights.

Last week, the Top 10 Submissions of ’09 were presented with Ryan Machan taking home the honor for his rear-naked choke victory over Kajan Johnson at MFC 23. Up next it’s the Top 10 Knockouts, and just before the New Year, we’ll do the final rundown – the list of the Top 10 Fights of the Year. As with the Top 10 Submissions, the Top 10 Knockouts and Top 10 Fights of the Year will include not just the MFC but also Heat XC, the top developmental organization for the Maximum Fighting Championship.

A year ago, Aron Lofton captured the KO of the Year title for his one-punch conclusion to a showdown with Dwayne Lewis. Who takes the crown in 2009? Let’s take a look:

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Watch ADCC 2009 live on pay-per-view – full roster of competitors

The most prestigious Submission Grappling event in the world, the ADCC 2009, will have a live, pay-per-view webcast from Barcelona, Spain, to potentially 10,000 computers connected to the internet anywhere in the world, on Sept. 26 and 27.

The package price, that includes the live Webcast and also Video on Demand, is US$19.95 (After Sept. 19, the package price will be $24.95).

The live Webcast will start at the beginning of the tournament and it will go throughout the day until the last match, on both days. The company is expecting anywhere from 6 to 8 hours of live stream per day.

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HDNet to broadcast this Friday “HDNet Fights Presents: K-1 World Grand Prix 2009, in Seoul”

WHAT: HDNet will air “HDNet Fights Presents: K-1 World Grand Prix 2009, in Seoul” on Friday, August 21 at 10:00 p.m. ET. The event took place at the Jangchung Gymnasium in South Korea and featured the K-1 Asia Grand Prix. The 8-man, one-night tournament features rising K-1 stars from Japan, Korea, China, and India – … Read more

Kid Yamamoto vs. Jae Hee Cheon at K-1 World Max 2009

Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto took on South Korean Muay Thai fighter Jae Hee Cheon at Monday’s K-1 World Max 2009 Tournament in Tokyo, Japan. Kid has long been considered one of the top sub-155 pounders in the world. However, he lost his last MMA bout via split decision and now he gets brutally dropped in this … Read more

WEC makes Ohio debut on September 2 with Cerrone vs. Henderson

PRO MMA (promma.info) was notified by the WEC on Tuesday that Zuffa’s World Extreme Cagefighting organization will be coming to the Covelli Centre in Youngstown, Ohio on Wed., Sept. 2, 2009.

“WEC 43: Cerrone vs. Henderson” will air live on Versus beginning at 9pm ET/6pm PT. Tickets for the event will go on sale starting Thurs., July 9 at 10am ET.

With lightweight champion Jamie Varner unable to defend his title due to a hand injury, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone will face feared striker Ben Henderson for the interim lightweight title in the main event. The show will mark the WEC’s first visit to the state of Ohio.

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