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Kentucky’s ‘The Knockout Hour’ teams up with LiveSportscaster.com for iPPV event

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Louisville’s top combat sports program will air live in a special episode prior to the Louisville debut of Kentucky mixed martial arts promotion Turf Wars on April 5th. Carlo Kellem and Kelly Patrick will welcome in Juan Valle of BluegrassMMA.com for a preview of the big event that is set to take place at The Triple Crown Pavillion. The specialpre-fight episode will air from 6-7 p.m. ET on 1450 AM “The Sports Buzz” and will also be available online through LiveSportscaster.com Read More »

Bellator 117 set as Rick Hawn meet Douglas Lima for welterweight title

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Douglas Lima and Rick Hawn will headline a packed night of fights from Iowa’s Mid-American Center on April 18th as the two clash in a Bellator Welterweight Title fight live on Spike TV. The event will also feature the Bellator Lightweight Semifinals with Brazilian knockout artist Patricky Pitbull facing Derek Campos and the undefeated Derek Anderson will fight polish phenom Marcin Held, along with a full card of local talen Read More »

UFC comes to Puerto Rico

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UFC president Dana White announced today in Puerto Rico the organization’s expansion plans for the island, noting Puerto Rico’s rich history in combat sports. The expansion includes the appointment of local sports entrepreneur Peter Rivera as the UFC’s representative in the region. Read More »

The Ultimate Fighter 19 cast revealed

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In the 19th edition of the series, 16 middleweight (185 lbs.) and 16 light heavyweight (205 lbs.) fighters will square off in the most challenging sports tournament on television. The premiere episode will determine the eight men from each division who will successfully move into The Ultimate Fighter house and compete for a Harley-Davidson motorcycle and a six-figure contract with the UFC. Read More »

Minakov vs. Kongo headlines Bellator 115 in Reno

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At 13-0 and the undefeated Bellator Heavyweight World Champion, Russian knockout connoisseur Vitaly Minakov is ready to extend his reign as “The New Emperor” and defend his world title against Cheick Kongo live on Spike TV Friday, April 4th from Nevada’s Reno Events Center. The night will also feature the Bellator Middleweight and Welterweight Semifinals, along with a full card of local talent. Read More »

UFC announces TUF 20 tryouts

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In the aftermath of the Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®) organization’s 20th anniversary, the UFC is kicking off its next two decades with a fresh twist on its storied reality television series, The Ultimate Fighter®. For the first time ever, the series’ 20th season will feature an all women cast in the UFC’s newest weight division and a new title for the winner – that of UFC champion. Read More »

‘WSOF 9: Carl vs. Palhares’ conference call highlights

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World Series of Fighting hosted a media conference call on Tuesday with "World Series of Fighting 9: Carl vs. Palhares" headliners Steve Carl and Rousimar Palhares, as well as main-card competitors Marlon Moraes,Josh Rettinghouse, Josh Burkman and Tyler Stinson. Joining the fighters on the call was WSOF President Ray Sefo and WSOF Executive Vice President Ali Abdelaziz. Read More »

Lou Neglia’s ‘Ring of Combat’ returns to Atlantic City on May 16th with six title fights

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Lou Neglia’s professional mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion, Ring of Combat, returns to the world-famous Tropicana Resort & Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey on Friday, May 16th with a stacked 15-bout fight card, featuring 6 title fights, including the highly anticipated showdown between newly crowned lightweight champion Chris Wade (6-1) and undefeated Frankie Perez (8-0). Read More »

Terry Etim injures ACL, Tim Welch replaces him in Bellator Lightweight Tourney

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The Bellator Light Heavyweight World Title will be settled on Friday, March 21st from the Kansas Star Arena, live on Spike TV as Attila Vegh will fight “The Hardcore Kid” Emmanuel Newton in a highly anticipated clash at 205 pounds. The night will also feature the start of the Bellator Lightweight Tournament. Liverpool native Terry Etim was originally scheduled to compete in his first Bellator Tournament, but Etim has suffered an ACL injury and tournament alternate Tim Welch will now take his place. Read More »

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