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Xiaomi ROAD FC 037 update: Fujino vs Denisova, 2 more matches complete ROAD FC XX

Xiaomi ROAD FC 037 update: Fujino vs Denisova, 2 more matches complete ROAD FC XX Xiaomi ROAD FC 037 update: Fujino vs Denisova, 2 more matches complete ROAD FC XX For immediate release: February 23, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship is proud to announce the three final matches to complete ROAD FC XX on Xiaomi ROAD FC 037 on March 11, 2017 at the Grand Hilton Convention Center in Seoul, South Korea. Fujino Emi vs Natalya Denisova Fujino Emi (18-10, Fight Farm) returns for her fourth fight in ROAD FC after a thrilling battle with Yan Xiaonan was cut short by an accidental head butt. Fujino has 12 years in the sport of MMA and is still going strong, being one of the most exciting female fighters on the planet. She has been a title challenger in WSOF and DEEP Jewels, and has fought the...

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Drako Sports IMPACT HOUR with Cris Williams and Eddie Grant

Drako Sports IMPACT HOUR with Cris Williams and Eddie Grant Drako Sports IMPACT HOUR with Cris Williams and Eddie Grant The Drako Sports IMPACT HOUR will be heading to the PAC NW this week. We will break down CageSport 44 which hits the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Wash this Saturday.  CageSport 44 is set  with a great card and a main that is set to be a historic battle between Justin “Ruckus’ Harrington and Julian “Juicy J” Erosa  for the lightweight title. One of the fighters stepping into the CageSport cage that night is Cris Williams. Cris will be taking on Wyatt Gonzalez in his Pro Debut. With an impressive run in his amateur career and never tasting defeat he felt it was time to step up to the Pros. Next up is a good friend and a fan favorite Eddie Grant out of Catalyst Fight House to give us the inside...

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Harrington, Erosa Set for CageSport 44 Title Fight

Harrington, Erosa Set for CageSport 44 Title Fight Harrington, Erosa Set for CageSport 44 Title Fight Emerald Queen Casino to Host Clash of Top Northwest MMA Fighters   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb. 21, 2017 TACOMA, Wash. – One of the most anticipated fights in the history of Pacific Northwest MMA will take place Saturday in the main event of CageSport 44 when Justin “Ruckus’ Harrington faces Julian “Juicy J” Erosa at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Wash. The five-round bout will be for the CageSport Lightweight championship and is one of nine fights on the card. Tickets are available through the EQC box office and all Ticketmaster outlets. Preliminary bouts start at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. The title fight will feature a clash between two of the top MMA fighters currently in the Northwest. Both are two-time local champions. Harrington brings a...

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Priscila Cachoeira “Pedrita” puts her unbeaten record to the test against Laisa Coimbra

Priscila Cachoeira “Pedrita” puts her unbeaten record to the test against Laisa Coimbra Press Office: PRVT – Paraná Vale Tudo Credit of photos:  Renato Nogueira / MMA4Ever PRISCILLA Pedrita PUTS HER INVINCIBILITY PROOF IN CTF 10   The warrior team of female Army Paraná Vale Tudo (PRVT), Priscila “Pebbles” Waterfall, puts his unbeaten record to the test against the athlete Laisa Coimbra of Gentilini Fighters team. The fight is scheduled for February 24 (Friday) and will take place in Curitiba Top Fight 10. The tournament will be held at the Academy Striker House, located at Av. Marechal Floriano Peixoto in. 2780, in Parolin, Curitiba. The event is scheduled to start at 19hs. Priscila Pedrita follows unconquered and his record is 4 wins and no losses. She is known for providing great battles, demonstrating physical strength, disposition and heart. His last fight was in CUFA Fight...

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Eternal: The rise and rise of Australian MMA

Eternal: The rise and rise of Australian MMA Eternal: The rise and rise of Australian MMA With both hands on the wheel, Eternal MMA and Reign fighting are steering the shape of Australian MMA into a future that defies the stereotypical paper card that manipulates fight fans expectations. Again and again the duo of promotions has served up steaming bowls of MMA action that test the fighters and the preconceptions of the fans in attendance. New shows, new states, and new cities only furthers the growth and the reach of promoter Cam O’Neill’s brand of martial arts exhibitions, with his vision selling out shows back to back, and less than 50 tickets left for Eternal MMA 23 & 24 combined. The opportunities for domestic fighters doesn’t end there, with the ceiling being raised in the form of international broadcast partners that will parade every jab...

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TOP FEATHERWEIGHTS BATTLE @ KANSAS CITY FIGHTING ALLIANCE: 22

TOP FEATHERWEIGHTS BATTLE @ KANSAS CITY FIGHTING ALLIANCE: 22 TOP FEATHERWEIGHTS BATTLE @ KANSAS CITY FIGHTING ALLIANCE: 22 CHUKA WILLIS (8-3) American Top Team HD/E:24/7 VS GRANT DAWSON (11-1) Glory MMA & Fitness IT’S FIGHT WEEK!!! Top Featherweights in the Midwest will determine who’s the number one Featherweight. Grant ‘The Prophet’ Dawson will defend his KC Fighting Alliance Title versus Chuka ‘The Lion King’ Willis, February 25 at the Truman Memorial Building in Independence, Mo. Both of these fighter’s are no strangers to the KC Fighting Alliance (Presented by McCarthy Auto Group). In 2014 ‘The Lion King’ won the first ever KCFA Harley Davidson (Courtesy of Gail’s HD) bike tournament and 2015 ‘The Prophet’ won the second KCFA Harley Davidson bike tournament. Folks this will be a sold out event so you better get your tickets while you still have time. Team MMAmadhouse HR Baker...

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KOP53 March 11th at the Criterion in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

KOP53 March 11th at the Criterion in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma KOP53 March 11th at the Criterion in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma On March 11th, downtown Oklahoma City will be buzzing as one of the most anticipated fight cards in the history of Oklahoma will invade the prestigious Criterion for an action packed night. Bricktown, the illustrious heart of the city, will be packed as the city’s professional basketball team, the Thunder play a 2 p.m. day game vs the Utah Jazz directly leading into the night’s cage fighting super event starting at 6 just a few blocks away. Aptly named Rumble (KOP 53: Vanguard PI® Bricktown Rumble), like the OKC Thunder mascot, this prolific fight card embodies the heart, spirit, and grit of this thriving city. Fans will be able to experience downtown in it’s entirety, with a day and evening full of high level professional...

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ROAD FC Russia Trials: MFP announces the match ups for the single night tournament

ROAD FC Russia Trials: MFP announces the match ups for the single night tournament ROAD FC Russia Trials: MFP announces the match ups for the single night tournament February 21, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship is proud to share the official match ups for the Russia Trials in MFP for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol”. Modern Fighting Pankration (MFP) will host the Russia Trials for the ROAD FC $1 Million Tournament during MFP 207 “Nord Fight” on February 25 in Yakutsk, Russia. The four fighters who will be vying for seeded entry in the 16-man tournament are four Pavel Gordeev, Elnur Agaev, Herman Beryozkin, and Evgeny Lakhin. Video preview: https://youtu.be/enMvHLIVYU0 Match 1: Pavel Gordeev vs Elnur Agaev Pavel Gordeev (6-0, New Stream Team) is a 23-year old prospect who is undefeated in his 3 years of professional MMA. He throws big punches...

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ROAD FC Official Statement on contracted Competitor Song Ga-Yeon

ROAD FC Official Statement on contracted Competitor Song Ga-Yeon February 20, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship issues an Official Statement on contracted Competitor Song Ga-Yeon regarding her recent slanderous allegations to the media.   Song Ga-Yeon, a Mixed Martial Arts Competitor contracted to ROAD Fighting Championship, has sought to stimulate negative public opinion of ROAD FC through an interview with Maxim Korea. Song Ga-Yeon’s statements regarding unfair treatment, sexual harassment and intimidation by ROAD CEO Jung Mun-Hong are false, serious, and slanderous. ROAD firmly believes that Song Ga-Yeon’s abandonment of her contractual obligations as an MMA Competitor which led to these false allegations against ROAD were caused solely by her personal situation. ROAD provided her full support financially, promotionally and for training. Song Ga-Yeon’s vicious backlash against the company is a dangerous act that can disrupt the reputation of ROAD, as well as the Competitors...

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Former Bellator Fighter Julio Cesar Neves to face Nate Landwehr in Brave 3: Battle in Brazil

Former Bellator Fighter Julio Cesar Neves to face Nate Landwehr in Brave 3: Battle in Brazil Former Bellator Fighter Julio Cesar Neves to face Nate Landwehr in Brave 3: Battle in Brazil Brave Combat Federation has announced that 22-year-old Julio Cesar Neves will face Nate Landwehr in the main card of Brave 3: Battle in Brazil on 18th March at Curitiba. In a formal announcement at Curitiba, Brave Combat Federation has announced that one of the most promising young names of Brazilian MMA, 22-year-old Julio Cesar Neves, or “Morceguinho”, is set to make his long-awaited debut for Brave Combat Federation. Morceguinho has a professional record of 32 wins, with 28 of them coming by the way of knockout or submission, and only one loss. The Astra Fight Team’s athlete signed a multi-fight deal with Brave in February, after leaving Bellator with a positive record and beating Ranieri Bueno...

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