Pinnacle Fighting Championships returns to Pittsburgh on March 29, 2014 with its biggest show to date, Pittsburgh Challenge Series 6. And for the first time in organizational history, the event will be available via Internet Pay-Per-View. The event will be broadcast on StandThemUp.org for a price of $14.99.
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.
Australian Fighting Championship CEO Adam Milankovic is proud to announce that on 17 May 2014 the AFC will travel to Albury in New South Wales and make its promotional debut inside a cage. Due to the government MMA cage ban laws in Victoria the AFC has ventured interstate to stage their first show in the more commonly used mixed martial arts fighting arena.
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.
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.
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.
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).