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Invicta Women’s MMA Fighting Championships Weigh-In Results

Published: May 14, 2012

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All 11 bouts, including the featherweight (145 pounds) main event rematch between superstar Marloes Coenen (19-5) of The Netherlands and 22-year-old armbar wizard Romy Ruyssen (5-1) of France, were made official at today’s weigh-in at Hotel Phillips for the inaugural Invicta Fighting Championships all-women’s Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event tomorrow/Saturday, April 28 at Memorial Hall, […]

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WBC Names Lion Fight Promotions Muay Thai “Promoter of the Year 2011″

Published: May 4, 2012

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The World Boxing Council (WBC) has named Lion Fight Promotions its Muay Thai “Promoter of the Year 2011,” following a year in which the upstart Las Vegas-based fight series made significant strides to putting full-rules Muay Thai competition on a big stage in The United States. WBC Vice President Gen. Kovid Bhakdibhumi will present the […]

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Six New Bouts Complete Lion Fight Muay Thai VI: Schilling vs. Marcus II Main Card On May 12

Published: April 9, 2012

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Lion Fight Promotions announced today that it has completed its Lion Fight Muay Thai VI: Schilling vs. Marcus II main fight card at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. on Saturday, May 12 with six additional full-rules Muay Thai bouts, which will lead up to the highly-anticipated main event […]

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Two New Matchups Complete Fight Card for The Score MMA Fighting Series March 16th Event In Hamilton

Published: March 1, 2012

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The Score Fighting Series has announced two additional bouts for its Friday, March 16th event at Hamilton Place Theatre in Hamilton, Ontario. Undefeated grappling wizard Ryan Dickson of Hamilton, On. will take on Brandon Johnson of Grand Ledge, Mich. at welterweight (170 pounds) and unbeaten prospect Elias Theodorou of Mississauga, On. will face off with […]

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Fedor Emelianenko Caps Off 2011 With An Impressive KO of Satoshi Ishii

Published: December 31, 2011

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After a four year absence, Fedor Emelianenko made his return to Japan on New Year’s Eve as he knocked out Olympic judo gold medalist Satoshi Ishii in the main event of FIELDS presents FIGHT FOR JAPAN “Genkidesuka!! Oomisoka!! 2011! Supported by M-1 Global.  The event took place at the famed Satama Super Arena in front […]

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Strikeforce Challengers Rocked The Music City

Published: January 9, 2011

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Tyron “T-Wood” Woodley (8-0) continued his streak of perfection, earning a unanimous decision over Tarec “The Sponge” Saffiedine (10-3) in a highly-anticipated showdown of rising welterweight (170 pounds) stars and the STRIKEFORCE Challengers main event Friday night, live on SHOWTIME from Nashville Municipal Auditorium. The 28-year-old Woodley, a two-time All-American NCAA wrestler for the University […]

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Cain Velasquez Earned UFC Title, But Brock Lesnar is a Bigger Draw

Published: November 14, 2010

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From a marketing standpoint, having Brock Lesnar drop the strap to Cain Velasquez was not the best case scenario for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The former WWF superstar may not have been the quintessential mixed martial artist, but he attracted a mainstream sports audience and gave the UFC more coverage in the media. Perhaps it’s […]

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StrikeForce MMA: Dan Henderson To Rematch Babalu, Herschel Walker Returns, Dec. 4

Published: September 28, 2010

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Mixed martial arts (MMA) legend Dan Henderson will face former STRIKEFORCE World Champion Renato “Babalu” Sobral when STRIKEFORCE returns to St. Louis on Saturday, Dec. 4, at Scottrade Center, LIVE on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the west coast) Football legend and unbeaten MMA fighter Herschel Walker will return to the cage in a […]

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Historic First Strikeforce Women’s Tournament 8/13

Published: August 2, 2010

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Four women, three fights, one night! With a world title shot on the line, STRIKEFORCE Women’s welterweight prospects Miesha “Takedown” Tate, Carina “Beauty But The Beast” Damm, Hitomi “Girlfight Monster” Akano and Maiju Kujala will compete in the first-ever STRIKEFORCE Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) women’s single-elimination tournament at STRIKEFORCE Challengers on Friday, Aug. 13, from […]

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Fedor Returns: Will Face Fabricio Werdum Live On Showtime From San Jose, Calif. June 26

Published: June 24, 2010

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After months of anticipation, the world’s No. 1 heavyweight and pound-for-pound Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter, Fedor “The Last Emperor” Emelianenko (31-1), will make his eagerly awaited return to the cage to face two-time Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world champion and top-ranked superstar Fabricio “Vai Cavalo” Werdum (13-4) in a STRIKEFORCE and M-1 GLOBAL co-promoted event at […]

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