Category Archives: Promotions

Complete ‘Bellator Kickboxing: Budapest’ Results & Photos

Complete ‘Bellator Kickboxing: Budapest’ Results & Photos A NEW WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPION IS CROWNED AT “BELLATOR KICKBOXING: BUDAPEST” RAYMOND DANIELS & DENISE KIELHOLTZ ALSO VICTORIOUS Complete Event Photos Here SANTA MONICA, CALIF (September 23, 2016) – Bellator Kickboxing returned to Spike TV on Friday night from Budapest, Hungary and by the conclusion of the evening, the promotion had crowned a new welterweight champion. In the main event of “Bellator Kickboxing: Budapest,” Zoltan Laszak (11-2) defeated the immensely more experienced Karim Ghajji (96-13) via unanimous decision, taking away the belt that Ghajji had earned following his performance at “Bellator Kickboxing: Torino.”  In addition to the welterweight world title bout, the always-exciting Raymond Daniels (12-3) returned to action against Zsolt Benedek (15-4) of Hungary. The man many fans refer to as “RD The Goat,” utilized his highlight-reel style of offense to defeat Benedek via unanimous decision in front of his fellow Hungarians, improving to 3-0 under the...

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Highlight Video & Results from AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA 38

Highlight Video & Results from AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA 38 Here is the official highlight video from tonight’s broadcast of AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA 38. The action includes several fantastic submissions and a brutal doctors stoppage TKO in a heavyweight battle: http://bit.ly/CESMMA38 CES MMA 38 took place at the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island and featured live commentary from Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello. Official results from AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA 38 are as follows: Main Event – Featherweight Fight – Levan Makashvili (12-2-1) submitted Sean Soriano (9-5) with a rear-naked choke at 4:05 in round two. Co-Main Event – Featherweight Fight – Calvin Kattar (16-2) scored a unanimous decision victory over Chris Foster (9-5) (29-28, 30-27, 30-27). Middleweight Fight – Mike Rodriguez (5-1) submitted John Poppie (7-4) with a triangle choke at 1:32 in round two. Bantamweight...

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‘Bellator Kickboxing: Budapest’ Airs TONIGHT on SPIKE at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT

‘Bellator Kickboxing: Budapest’ Airs TONIGHT on SPIKE at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT “BELLATOR KICKBOXING: BUDAPEST” AIRS ON SPIKE TV TONIGHT AT 9 P.M. ET/8 P.M. CT WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPION KARIM GHAJJI, RAYMOND DANIELS, DENISE KIELHOLTZ RETURN TO ACTION SANTA MONICA, CALIF (September 23, 2016) – Bellator’s world tour continues TONIGHT when Bellator Kickboxing brings top-flight action to SPIKE TV all the way from Budapest, Hungary. The event is headlined by Bellator Kickboxing’s welterweight champion Karim Ghajji (96-12) defending his belt against Zoltan Laszak (10-2). In addition to this welterweight world title bout, the always-exciting Raymond Daniels (11-3) returns to action against Zsolt Benedek (15-3) of Hungary. Following her controversial defeat at “Bellator: Dynamite 2,” Denise Kielholtz (44-3) is also set to compete, when she takes onRenata Lantos (5-4). The must-see kickboxing event also features the man who upset Melvin Manhoef earlier this year, Alexandru Negrea...

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Liam McGeary to Defend LHW Championship Against Phil Davis Nov. 4 in CT

Liam McGeary to Defend LHW Championship Against Phil Davis Nov. 4 in CT LIAM MCGEARY SET TO DEFEND LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT GOLD IN MAIN EVENT CLASH WITH PHIL “MR. WONDERFUL” DAVIS AT MOHEGAN SUN ARENA IN CONNECTICUT ON NOVEMBER 4 BRENNAN WARD vs. SAAD AWAD & MARLOES COENEN vs. TALITA NOGUEIRA ALSO SET FOR MAIN CARD ACTION   SANTA MONICA, CALIF (September 23, 2016) – A light heavyweight title fight pitting current belt-holder Liam McGeary (11-0) against Phil “Mr. Wonderful” Davis (16-3) will serve as the main event at “Bellator 163: McGeary vs. Davis” on November 4 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The SPIKE-televised main card will also feature a welterweight battle between Saad Awad (19-8) and Connecticut’s own Brennan Ward (13-4), as well as a female featherweight contest pitting Marloes Coenen (23-7) against undefeated Brazilian Talita Nogueira (6-0). Tickets for “Bellator 163: McGeary...

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Lion Fight 32 announced for Oct 21 at Tropicana in Las Vegas

Lion Fight 32 announced for Oct 21 at Tropicana in Las Vegas Lion Fight 32 hits the Las Vegas Strip at the Tropicana The much-anticipated return has finally come. Lion Fight Promotions is headed back to its original hotbed of world-class Muay Thai action as Lion Fight 32 is set for Friday, October 21st at the legendary Tropicana Casino Hotel Resort on the iconic Las Vegas Strip. Lion Fight’s return to the Mecca of Fighting is topped by a showdown for the super welterweight crown pitting American standout Ky Hollenbeck (20-5-1) against renowned Thai veteran Malaipet Sasiprapa (145-30-6). “This is a fight worthy of being a headliner on the famous Las Vegas Strip,” said Lion Fight CEO Scott Kent. “Muay Thai fans around the world have been wanting to see Malaipet in action again. His status is legendary. There is no better opponent for him than...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 Official weigh in results

Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 Official weigh in results Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 Official weigh in results For immediate release: 23 September, 2016 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces the Official weigh in results for Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 and Young Guns 29 which will be held on 24 September. As expected, the Openweight Tournament Championship Finalists weighed in large. Choi Hong-Man tipped the scales at 161.5kg, and Mighty Mo logged an impressive 132.5kg.   Choi Hong-Man said, “I focused really hard on training mentally and physically for this match. Compared to my hayday at 100%, I guess I’m about 80%? But I am satisfied with myself. Tomorrow, the belt goes home with me.”   Mighty Mo said, “I’m at 100%. Hong-Man is a big person. I’m going to get inside and use my strength there. This is our third match. I’m going to put him down...

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King of the Cage Returns to Fort Hall Casino on November 19 for “WARP SPEED”

King of the Cage Returns to Fort Hall Casino on November 19 for “WARP SPEED” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE King of the Cage Returns to Fort Hall Casino on November 19 for “WARP SPEED” RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA. (September 22, 2016) – King of the Cage, the leader in casino mixed martial arts entertainment, returns to Fort Hall Casino in Fort Hall, Idaho with another world-class mega-event headlined by a 155 lb. lightweight fight between Storm Anderson and Andrew Kauppila and also featuring some of the sport’s most ferocious competitors on Saturday, November 19, 2016. The main event in the 155 lb. Lightweight Division, will feature Storm “The Irish Mexican” Anderson from Bellevue, Idaho (USA Grappling Academy) fighting Andrew “High Hips” Kauppila from Rawlings, Wyoming (Raw Town MMA). Both fighters are coming off impressive victories. One of the co-main events in the Women’s 125 lb. Jr. Flyweight Division will...

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World Series of Fighting Returns To Everett, Washington on December 3

World Series of Fighting Returns To Everett, Washington on December 3 WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING: RETURNS TO EVERETT, WASHINGTON WITH HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP BLOCKBUSTER EVENT ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3, LIVE ON NBCSN Blagoy Ivanov makes his third heavyweight title defense Jared Rosholt faces Caio Alencar in a featured heavyweight scrap Tickets for WSOF35 go on sale tomorrow  LAS VEGAS (September 22, 2016) – World Series of Fighting (www.WSOF.com) announced today that it will return to Everett, Wash. with a heavyweight championship blockbuster Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event at XFINITY Arena at Everett, on Saturday, Dec. 3, live on NBCSN at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT. In the main-event, reigning world champion Blagoy Ivanov (14-1) will put his title on the line for the third time against the victor of the WSOF33 bout between knockout artists and contenders Shawn Jordan (18-7) and Ashley Gooch (10-4) on Friday,...

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Champions Chris Fishgold and Paddy Pimblett sign deals to stay with Cage Warriors

Champions Chris Fishgold and Paddy Pimblett sign deals to stay with Cage Warriors Champions Chris Fishgold and Paddy Pimblett sign deals to stay with Cage Warriors FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 Chris Fishgold, the Cage Warriors lightweight champion and his teammate, the newly crowned featherweight champion Paddy Pimblett have both signed an extension deal with Cage Warriors, which will keep them with the promotion into 2017. It was only two weeks ago that they both became hometown heroes at the Echo Arena in Liverpool and now Cage Warriors has made it financially viable for them to continue ruling Europe in their divisions.  Both men are on the road to the very top of the sport and the city of Liverpool is 100% behind both Chris & Paddy.  They have a plan to put Liverpool on the MMA map and to represent their people and their town in...

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AFL 10 “ROAD TO PANCRASE” LIVE on WSOFGC.COM This Friday

AFL 10 “ROAD TO PANCRASE” LIVE on WSOFGC.COM This Friday WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING – GLOBAL CHAMPIONSHIP AFL 10 “ROAD TO PANCRASE” STREAMING LIVE ON WSOFGC.COM THIS FRIDAY                 LAS VEGAS, NV  September 21, 2016  World Series of Fighting – Global Championship (WSOF-GC) is pleased to announce that it’s Spanish affiliate, Ansgar Fight League (AFL) will air live from Barcelona this Friday, September 23 at 9pm (GMT +2) with AFL 10 “Road To Pancrase”. American fight fans can watch this event at 3pm EST and 12pm PST.   The main event will feature Spain’s Gerardo Nunez Lima (7-1) and Portugal’s Joao Bonfim (6-3) for the AFL Welterweight Championship. Lima enters the cage on a seven-fight win streak, and makes his fifth appearance in the Spanish league. Bonfim will attempt a second victory in as many appearances at AFL. Of their thirteen combined wins, only one victory has went...

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