Category Archives: Texas MMA News

Mark Hunt Talks Brock Lesnar on ‘Inside MMA,’ Plus Legacy 56 Highlights

Mark Hunt Talks Brock Lesnar on ‘Inside MMA,’ Plus Legacy 56 Highlights   MARK HUNT WEIGHS IN ON HIS FIGHT WITH BROCK LESNAR ON AXS TV’S ‘INSIDE MMA’ Plus, Bas Rutten and Josh Barnett Don Wigs and Hit the Mat; and Don’t Miss Interviews with Bellator’s Michael Chandler and Matt Mitrione Right After Their Victories Tonight Steven Peterson Submits Champ Manny Vazquez to Claim the Legacy Fighting Championship Bantamweight Title on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY 56’ Los Angeles – June 24, 2016 – Just two weeks out of his anticipated bout with combat sports superstar Brock Lesnar, UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt took a short break from training tonight to speak with INSIDE MMA series host Bas Rutten and guest host and former UFC Heavyweight Champion Josh Barnett, who filled in for regular host Mauro Ranallo, about his upcoming fight at UFC 200: http://bit.ly/IMMA_Hunt INSIDE MMA took advantage of Rutten...

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Statement from the Harris Family regarding Dada 5000

Statement from the Harris Family regarding Dada 5000 Statement from the Harris Family:   The Harris Family would like to inform Dada’s friends and fans that Dada is ok and resting comfortably in a Houston area Hospital under the care of an incredible staff of doctors and nurses. The doctors have now informed us that Dada had accumulated extremely high levels of potassium in his blood which led to severe dehydration, fatigue and renal failure. The high potassium levels were likely caused by his 40lbs weight loss in preparation for the fight. Thanks to the EMTs and doctors, Dada is now recovering nicely. Dada showed the heart of a lion in the cage- not backing down throughout. He worked extremely hard preparing for the fight and stepped forward for 3 rounds against a tough veteran. He kept digging through the adversity- leaving it all in...

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Official ‘Bellator 149: Shamrock vs. Gracie’ Weigh-In Results & Photos

Official ‘Bellator 149: Shamrock vs. Gracie’ Weigh-In Results & Photos   MMA LEGENDS KEN SHAMROCK & ROYCE GRACIE SET FOR ‘BELLATOR 149’ SHOWDOWN TOMORROW      Complete Weigh-In Photos Here HOUSTON, TEXAS (February 18, 2016) – After weigh-ins on Thursday inside the Toyota Center, the main card competitors of “Bellator 149: Shamrock vs. Gracie” are set to enter the cage and fight tomorrow night LIVE and FREE on Spike.   The big night features a double main event that pits Ken Shamrock (28-16-2) against Royce Gracie (14-2-3) for a third time and Kimbo Slice (5-2) fights the man who has been calling him out since their friendship ended years ago, Dhafir Harris, better known as “Dada 5000.” Also fin action is former light heavyweight champion Emanuel Newton (25-9-1) and Linton Vassell (15-5, 1 NC), who will look to top their epic 2014 slugfest. In catchweight action,Emmanuel Sanchez (12-2) looks to build on his impressive young career, when he takes on Daniel Pineda (21-11). And, Melvin Guillard (35-15-2) returns to the...

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Wanderlei Silva to join Bellator Fan Fest in Houston on Feb. 18

Wanderlei Silva to join Bellator Fan Fest in Houston on Feb. 18 WANDERLEI SILVA TO JOIN THE BELLATOR MMA FAN FEST IN PLACE OF RANDY COUTURE AT DAVE & BUSTER’S IN HOUSTON ON FEB. 18 Silva joins Bellator MMA Light Heavyweight Kingpin Liam McGeary will be joined by his divisions no. 1 contender, Phil Davis and The Peoples Champion, Tito Ortiz Also: Former WWE & TNA star and Olympic Gold Medalist Kurt Angle will all participate at the Bellator MMA Fan Fest Prior to Friday’s ‘Bellator 149: Shamrock vs. Gracie’ Event at Houston’s Toyota Center Event is exclusively for Bellator Nation members – Join Bellator Nation now WHAT: Bellator Fan Fest at Dave & Buster’s Fans of all ages are invited to Dave and Buster’s in Houston, TX to meet and receive autographs from some of the greatest and most popular combat sports fighters of...

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Official Weigh-In Results for ‘AXS TV Fights: Legacy Fighting Championship 51’

Official Weigh-In Results for ‘AXS TV Fights: Legacy Fighting Championship 51’ OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN RESULTS FOR ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 51’ TOMORROW NIGHT AT 10 P.M. ET/7 P.M. PT ON AXS TV LOS ANGELES – Feb. 4, 2016 – With the vacant Legacy Fighting Championship bantamweight title on the line tomorrow night, top prospects Ricardo Ramos (8-0) and Manny Vazquez (8-1) took to the scales at today’s weigh-in event for AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 51. The main-event broadcast begins live on Friday, Feb. 5 at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT on AXS TV FIGHTS as commentators Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello call the action from the Grand Casino in Hinckley, Minnesota. Legacy 51 Main Card – Begins at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT on AXS TV Main Event – Bantamweight Title Fight – Ricardo Ramos (134.8) vs. Manny Vazquez (134.2) Catchweight (175 pound) Fight – Travis Coyle...

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Melvin Guillard has a new opponent at ‘Bellator 149: Shamrock vs. Gracie’ in Houston

Melvin Guillard has a new opponent at ‘Bellator 149: Shamrock vs. Gracie’ in Houston   MELVIN GUILLARD NOW FACES DEREK CAMPOS AT ‘BELLATOR 149: SHAMROCK VS. GRACIE’   JUSTIN ‘THE BIG PYGMY’ WREN RETURNS TO ACTION IN EVENT’S FEATURED PRELIMINARY BOUT   SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (February 2, 2015) –An injury to Mike Bronzoulis has shifted things during the SPIKE-televised main card of “Bellator 149: Shamrock vs. Gracie” on Feb. 19 at Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Now, the lightweight contest will pit Melvin Guillard (32-15-2) against Derek Campos (15-6).   In addition, Justin “The Big Pygmy Viking” Wren (11-2) returns to action in what will be his second appearance under the Bellator MMA banner, when he meets Juan Torres (4-4) in heavyweight fisticuffs.   The fights join a card that already features a double main event — Ken Shamrock (28-16-2) meets Royce Gracie (14-2-3) for a third time and Kimbo Slice (5-2) will fight the man who has been calling him out since their friendship ended years ago, Dhafir...

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Official Weigh-In Results for ‘AXS TV Fights: Legacy Fighting Championship 50

Official Weigh-In Results for ‘AXS TV Fights: Legacy Fighting Championship 50 OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN RESULTS FOR ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 50’ TOMORROW NIGHT AT 10 P.M. ET/7 P.M. PT ON AXS TV LOS ANGELES – Jan. 21, 2016 – Legacy Fighting Championship held their weigh-in event today for tomorrow night’s live broadcast of AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 50. Coverage begins at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT on AXS TV with commentators Pat Miletich and Ron Kruck calling the action live from the Arena Theatre in Houston, Texas. Legacy Fighting Championship 50 Main Card – Begins at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT on AXS TV Main Event – Welterweight Fight – Evangelista Dos Santos (170) vs. Artenas Young (168.8) Lightweight Fight – Jared Chaffee (155.4) vs. Ray Blodget (155.9) Lightweight Fight – Jonathan Harris (155.2) vs. Justin Reiswerg (155.5) Catchweight (150 pounds) Fight – Charles Cheeks III (147) vs. Rey...

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Main Card of ‘Bellator 149’ Finalized With Light Heavyweight Rematch

Main Card of ‘Bellator 149’ Finalized With Light Heavyweight Rematch  LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT REMATCH PITTING FORMER CHAMPION EMANUEL NEWTON AGAINST LINTON VASSELL COMPLETES MAIN CARD OF ‘BELLATOR 149: SHAMROCK VS. GRACIE’   SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (January 5, 2016) –The SPIKE-televised main card of “Bellator 149: Shamrock vs. Gracie” on Feb. 19 at Toyota Center in Houston, Texas is now complete, with the addition of a light heavyweight rematch featuring former Bellator MMA Light Heavyweight ChampionEmanuel Newton (25-9-1) meeting Linton Vassell (15-5, 1 NC).   The fight joins a card that already features a double main event — Ken Shamrock (28-16-2) meets Royce Gracie (14-2-3) for a third time and Kimbo Slice(5-2) will fight the man who has been calling him out since their friendship ended years ago, Dhafir Harris, better known as “Dada 5000.” In featherweight action, Emmanuel Sanchez (12-2) will look to continue his torrid pace when he meets Daniel Pineda (21-11) and a pair of lightweight assassins go to battle, when Melvin...

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CE-3 TEXAS BATTLEGROUNDS RESULTS

CHASM ELITE 3 TEXAS BATTLEGROUNDS  Christian Anderson defeats Chris Berry via 1st Rd Submission Jeremie Oliver defeats Brody DeForest via 1st Rd KO Derrick Ferguson defeats Marcus Still via UD Naji Vernon defeats Ahmed Shabazz via 3rd Rd TKO Brandon Jimenez defeats Christian Hawkins via 2nd Rd Triangle Choke Fabian Mendex vs. Rob Butler Joshua Easterly defeats Chaz Reed via 1st Rd GNP  ...

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Results and Video Highlights from AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 37

Results and Video Highlights from AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 37 Two former Legacy FC featherweight champions squared off, as Daniel Pineda (19-11) defeated Leonard Garcia (18-13-1) via submission (kimura) AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 37. After the fight, Garcia announced his official retirement from mixed martial arts. AXS TV FIGHTS commentators Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello break down the action in the official highlight video Official results from AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 37 are as follows: Featherweight fight: Daniel Pineda (19-11) defeated Leonard Garcia (18-13-1) via submission (kimura) at 1:54 minutes in the first round. Lightweight fight: Mike Bronzoulis (16-8) defeats Justin Reiswerg (8-4) via submission (rear naked choke) at 4:51 minutes in the second round. Middleweight fight: Larry Crow (9-3) defeats Quentin Henry (6-2) via TKO at 1:06 minutes in the first round. Welterweight fight: Geoff Neal (5-1) defeats Charlie Ontiveros (5-3) via...

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