North American Fighting Championship debuts at Potawatomi Bingo Casino with “Bad Blood”

“Bad Blood’s” main event features WEC veteran Sherron “Rob Roy” Leggett a.k.a. “The Tapout Superhero” vs. James “The Unbreakable Heavy Hitter” Warfield.

MMA branch of leading talent agency launches

For immediate release: September 20th 2010 San Francisco, CA (PRESS RELEASE) – STARS the Agency, a leading model talent agency with an almost 30-year history, is excited to announce the launch of its mixed martial arts branch, STARS MMA.  Based out of San Francisco, California, the agency is committed to building fighter brands by extending … Read more

Shine Fights 3 results, play-by-play, videos

If all goes as planned, then “Shine Fights 3: 2010 Lightweight Grand Prix” will take place this evening at First Council Casino in Newkirk, Okla. Eight fighters will compete in a one night lightweight grand prix.

Shine Fights 3 Breakdown

Tonight, Shine Fights will try for the second time to host their third show. The card features an eight-man one-night tournament in the lightweight division. UFC, WEC and Pride FC veterans will all vie for the tournament title. The event will take place at the First Council Casino in Newkirk, Okla and the card will be broadcast on pay per view.

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American Top Team defeats “The World” Friday night at Shine Fights 2 in Miami

Yves Edwards' fight against James Warfield was "Fight of the Night" at Shine Fights 2.
Yves Edwards' fight against James Warfield was "Fight of the Night" at Shine Fights 2.

More than 3,000 viewers tuned in to the online pay-per-view on the Shine Fights website ( Friday night to watch “Shine Fights 2: American Top Team vs. The World”. American Top Team defeated “The World” 4-0 as Dorian Price and Jorge Gurgel performed commentating duties and Gurgel did the post-fight interviews in the cage and translated for the Brazilians.

Some of the highlights of the night included Micah Miller’s (13-3) arm triangle submission over Anthony Morrison (8-7), Junior Assuncao’s (9-4) split decision win over Peter Grimes (4-5), and “Whisper” Goodman’s (9-7) TKO victory over James Brasco (4-2).

In the  main event Roan Carneiro (13-8) won a unanimous decision over Jorge Patino (21-12-1). Although Carneiro had the reach and height advantage, he chose to continuously take the fight to the ground where he controlled Patino and ultimately got the win.

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Shine Fights to stream weigh-in and pre-fight press conference free on Thursday, September 3, 2009 on

MIAMI, FL (USA) – Shine Fight Promotions (Shine Fights) weigh-in and pre-fight press conference for, Shine 2: American Top Team vs. The World, will now be available to the whole world as a free live online stream. Via, fans worldwide will now have the ability to watch the weigh-in live from the convenience of their computer on Thursday, September 3rd 2009 at 9pm EST/6pm PST.

Held at Finnigan’s on the River in downtown Miami, the venue is an open-air sprawling restaurant/bar that boasts a stage, rooftop deck, pool, numerous open-air bars and boat dock. The weigh-in’s are open to the public and start at 5pm. Immediately following the weigh-in is a pre-fight press conference that will begin for the attending media featuring the Main Card fighters on the stage and Preliminary Card in the audience.

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