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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 »

ONE FC: ‘Rise of Heroes’ set for May 2 in Philippines

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ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC), Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, returns to the Philippines for another blockbuster event on 2 May 2014 at the world-renowned SM Mall of Asia Arena. The main event will feature reigning ONE FC Bantamweight World Champion Bibiano Fernandes defending his title against Japanese sensation Masakatsu Ueda. Read More »

FOX Sports 1 UFC Tonight Show Quotes – 3/5/14

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On this week’s UFC TONIGHT, UFC lightweight Gilbert Melendez joins the show as a guest host. Melendez, Kenny Florian and Chael Sonnen interview Alexander Gustafsson and Jimi Manuwa going into their UFC FIGHT NIGHT headliner bout this weekend. Karyn Bryant and Ariel Helwani provide reports. Read More »

Yushin Okami set to make WSOF debut

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Perennially top-ranked middleweight Yushin "Thunder" Okami (29-8) makes his World Series of Fighting debut on March 29, as he battles Svetlozar Savov (12-4) on the NBCSN-broadcast main card of "World Series of Fighting 9: Carl vs. Palhares." Read More »

Bellator MMA inks broadcast alliance with OSN

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Bellator is continuing its global expansion with a broadcast alliance with OSN, the leading pay-TV network in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region. OSN will begin airing Bellator events immediately, starting with this Friday’s Season 10 premiere featuring Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, “King” Mo Lawal, and many others. The Multi-year agreement begins with this Friday night as Bellator debuts it’s 10th season. Read More »

Bellator premieres on FOX Latin America in 2014

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FOX Sports Latin America and Bellator MMA announced today that fans will now have a chance to watch many of the world’s greatest fighters as they tune in live throughout Latin America on Fox Sports beginning Friday, February 28th. While the partnership originally called for all live Bellator content to begin airing in 2015, now fans across the region will be able to see Bellator’s highly anticipated 10th Season and beyond, on FOX Sports. Read More »

AXS TV Fights acquires Russian MMA ‘Hip Show: Arena Combat’ for a special airing

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The world of mixed martial arts officially gets bigger, as AXS TV FIGHTS acquires the Russian two-on-two arena fighting show HIP SHOW: ARENA COMBAT for a “best of” special. The two-hour program makes its North American TV debut on Friday, March 14 at 10 p.m. ET (7 p.m. PT) and will include the best fights from the show’s season one lightweight and middleweight tournaments and championship finals. Read More »

UFC selects Future US to oversee its media brand

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®) organization today announced it has selected Future US, a leading digital media group, to oversee its UFC 360, the official magazine of the UFC. Through the partnership, Future US will publish the UFC 360 Magazine in the US, UK and Australia; as well as the worldwide digital property. The first Future US managed issue will launch in April (#28), which will hit stands on April 1, 2014. Read More »

Does a change in wording mean anything for UFC ‘of the night’ winners

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UFC officials announced a change in the way fight night bonuses are labeled. Is this a move to be more politically correct? Gone are the standard "submission and knockout of the night" tags. In a press release we learned that there would still be a "fight of the night" bonus for the winner and loser of the most spectacular fight at a given event. Replacing the finishing bonuses will be "performance of the night". Here is how it has been explained. Read More »

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