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Tyler brothers set to debut at NEF 7 on May 18

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Today New England Fights! (NEF) announced that siblings Jeremy and Jarrod Tyler of Winterport, Maine will compete alongside each other on the same fight card when each steps into the cage to make their respective amateur mixed martial arts debuts on May 18 at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston, Maine. Read More »

Connecticut close to legalizing MMA bill

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Lorenzo Fertitta, The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Chairman & CEO, applauded the Connecticut General Assembly’s House of Representatives for passing HB-5277 today by an overwhelming 117-26 vote. The bill would legalize mixed martial arts (MMA) and add Connecticut to the list of 48 states where MMA is currently legal. He said MMA fans must now turn their attention to the Senate and urge the leadership to allow a vote on the bill. Read More »

Tito Ortiz: Bader looked like a feared animal in the cage with a lion

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On this week’s UFC TONIGHT SPECIAL EDITION: TITO ORTIZ FIGHTER’S CUT, the UFC Hall of Famerrelivestwo of his biggest fights. First, The People’s Champ talks through his fight at UFC 51 where he faced Vitor Belfort. “This was one of the most memorable fights for me. Everything was on the line. I knew I had to push the pressure as much as possible and wait for him to make a small mistake.” Read More »

Tim Hague vs. Kalib Starnes set for AFC 19

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The Aggression Fighting Championships has added more star power to an already stacked card that will showcase Edmonton’s prodigal son Ryan “The Real Deal” Ford fighting the winner of TUF season 16 semi-finalist Michael Hill versus top 10 Welterweight Joel Powell in a bout taking place May 19 in Victoria at AFC 18. Read More »

States passing resolutions to assist wrestling return to Olympics

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The Committee to Preserve Olympic Wrestling (CPOW) and USA Wrestling are working with no less than 20 state governments in the United States to pass a series of resolutions asking the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to reconsider its recommendation to drop wrestling from the 2020 Olympic Games. This is the latest in a series of unprecedented moves by officials around the world to voice support for the re-institution of the sport to The Games. Read More »

UFC on FOX 7: ‘Road to the Octagon’ to air on Sunday

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Following its January event that drew well over 5 million viewers, UFC on FOX returns Saturday, April 20 (8:00 PM ET), with four exciting matchups, highlighted by a battle for the lightweight title as defending UFC champion Benson Henderson takes on top contender Gilbert Melendez live from the HP Pavilion in San Jose, CA. Read More »

New England Fights signs Jarod Lawton long term, returns May 18

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New England Fights! (NEF) is pleased to announce the return to the cage of Jarod Lawton (2-1) at the Mixed-Martial Arts (MMA) promotion's next event scheduled for May 18, 2013 in Lewiston, Maine. The event will take place at the historic Androscoggin Bank Colisee. The fight will be the first of a long-term, multi-fight, promotional contract signed between Lawton and NEF. Read More »

FUEL TV UFC Tonight show quotes – 4/9/13

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On this week’s UFC TONIGHT, UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz guest hosts and interviews his archrival Urijah Faber about his upcoming main card fight at THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER 17 FINALE. Plus, Cruz and Kenny Florian breakdown the fight, and UFC women’s champ Ronda Rousey weighs in on Miesha Tate vs. Cat Zingano. Plus news on Hector Lombard, Conor McGregor and more on this week’s UFC TONIGHT. Read More »

UFC confident that MMA Bill will pass in New York this year

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Lorenzo Fertitta, The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Chairman & CEO, applauded the introduction of legislation – A.6506 – in the New York State Assembly to authorize the New York State Athletic Commission to add Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) to the list of contact sports that may hold matches and exhibitions in New York. Fertitta thanked Assembly Majority Leader Joseph Morelle for his leadership on the issue. Read More »

FUEL TV opens 2013 with record viewership

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Powered by the growing popularity of Ultimate Fighting Championship® programming, FUEL TV continues the strong audience growth exhibited in 2012, opening this year with its most-watched quarter ever, a span that featured five of the network’s top-10 most-watched days, according to Nielsen Media Research. Read More »

UFC on FUEL TV 9 post-fight show quotes – 4/6/13

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The following quotes are from tonight’s UFC POSTFIGHT SHOW ON FUEL TV for UFC ON FUEL TV 9: MOUSASI VS. LATIFI. The show was hosted by Jay Glazer, with former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans and UFC middleweight Brian Stann offering analysis. Gareth A Davies conducted fighter interviews on-site. Read More »

FUEL TV UFC Tonight Show Quotes – 4/2/13

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On this week’s UFC TONIGHT, we’ve got the latest updates on the UFC ON FUEL TV 9 changes. Plus, Rashad Evans is a guest in the studio and talks about his upcoming fight, the curse of the Blackzilians, and possible retirement. All that, plus a lot more on this week’s UFC TONIGHT. Read More »

GLORY 8 Tokyo fight card finalized

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GLORY, the world’s new premier kickboxing league, today announced the addition of three Superfights, including a heavyweight showdown between legendary champion Peter Aerts (102-30-1, 77 KOs) of The Netherlands and fast-rising star Jamal Ben Saddik (24-2, 20 KOs) of Belgium, to the much-anticipated GLORY 8 Tokyo event that will be headlined by a one-night, eight-man ‘Slam’ tournament in the GLORY featherweight (65 kilograms/143 pounds) division, at Ariake Coliseum on Friday, May 3. Read More »

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