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M-1 Challenge 71 Pavel Vitruk vs. Vitali Branchuk for Inaugural M-1 Challenge Bantamweight Championship

M-1 Challenge 71 Pavel Vitruk vs. Vitali Branchuk for Inaugural M-1 Challenge Bantamweight Championship FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE M-1 Challenge 71  Pavel Vitruk vs. Vitali Branchuk for Inaugural M-1 Challenge Bantamweight Championship October 21 in Saint Petersburg, Russia ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (September 26, 2016) – The inaugural M-1 Challenge bantamweight championship will be at stake Friday, October 21, at M-1 Challenge 71 asPavel Vitruk battles Vitali Branchuk in Saint Petersburg, Russia. M-1 Challenge 71 will be streamed live from Russia in high definition onwww.M1Global.TV. Viewers will be able to watch the preliminary fights and main card by logging on to register at www.M1Global.TV. Fans may watch all of the action on their computers, as well as on Android and Apple smart phones and tablets.   Vitruk (13-2-0, M-1: 7-2-0), fighting out of Saint Petersburgh by way of Ukraine, was riding a 12-fight undefeated streak to start his...

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Additions of ‘Baby Slice,’ Julia Budd, Chase Gormley, Dan Charles & More Complete ‘Bellator 162’ on Oct. 21

Additions of ‘Baby Slice,’ Julia Budd, Chase Gormley, Dan Charles & More Complete ‘Bellator 162’ on Oct. 21 PROFESSIONAL DEBUT OF ‘BABY SLICE’ SET TO ANCHOR PRELIMINARY PORTION OF ‘BELLATOR 162’ IN MEMPHIS ON OCT. 21 CHASE GORMLEY, JULIA BUDD, DAN CHARLES, & VIRGIL ZWICKER ALSO BACK IN ACTION   COMPLETE ‘BELLATOR 162’ CARD BELOW   SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (September 26, 2016) – The preliminary portion of “Bellator 162: Shlemenko vs. Grove” at FedExForum in Memphis, Tenn., on Oct. 21 is official and amongst the 12 new additions, there is plenty of action to be consumed during the Bellator.com-streamed card. Notably, the professional mixed martial arts debut of “Baby Slice” will finally take place, when the 24-year-old returns from injury to meet Rick Bing, who also will be lacing up the gloves for the first time as a pro. In addition, Steve Garcia (6-1) will face...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 full results, recap and Photos

Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 full results, recap and Photos   Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 Official results: Mighty Mo wins first Openweight Championship in tie-breaker with Choi Hong-Man For immediate release: 27 September, 2016 – Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 on 24 September, 2016 showcased 7 fights on the Young Guns 29 preliminary card, and 8 fights on the Main Card, culminating in Mighty Mo knocking out Choi Hong-Man to win the Tournament final and become the ROAD FC Openweight Champion. Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 Recap The main card launched into immediate action with middleweight sluggers Kim Nae-Chul and Park Jung-Kyo trying to take each other’s heads off. Kim looked in excellent form and began loading up on his combos, but for all of his technique, he couldn’t fell the tough and taunting “Special Force” Park. Park deliberately ate punch after pinch and just when it seemed he...

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Tuff-N-Uff: The Future Stars of MMA comes to Downtown Henderson Sept. 30th

Tuff-N-Uff: The Future Stars of MMA comes to Downtown Henderson Sept. 30th THIS FRIDAY – September 30th at 7pm Tuff-N-Uff: The Future Stars of MMA comes to Downtown Henderson Sept. 30th Bouts to take place in open air hexagon at Henderson Events Plaza Henderson, Nev. – Downtown Henderson will host Tuff-N-Uff’s Future Stars of MMA with 12 bouts to be held in an open air hexagon set up at the Henderson Events Plaza on Water Street (next to the Convention Center) on Sept. 30. The action-packed lineup includes a bout between Josh Kim (8-1), one half of the “Twin Dragons,” and Bryce Edminister from the Garage in Layton, UT (8-2) for the men’s 145 lb. featherweight title. The co-main event features Xtreme Couture’s Bryce “Wu-Tang” Harley who, after a controversial title loss, again competes for the championship in the men’s 115 lb. flyweight division — Tuff-N-Uff’s newest...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 Official results: Mighty Mo wins first Openweight Championship in tie-breaker with Choi Hong-Man

Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 Official results: Mighty Mo wins first Openweight Championship in tie-breaker with Choi Hong-Man Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 Official results: Mighty Mo wins first Openweight Championship in tie-breaker with Choi Hong-Man For immediate release: 25 September, 2016 – Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 on 24 September, 2016 was an outstanding success for ROAD Fighting Championship and ROAD FC fans. Eight fights on the Main Card thrilled with non-stop action and shoked with unpredictable finishes and super fast KOs.  A full house and international broadcasts scored record numbers. In the Main Event, an historic match between behemoths of the sport ushered in the first ROAD FC Openweight Champion. Choi Hong-Man and Mighty Mo met for the third time in their respective careers in a tie-breaker bout after punching their way through the ROAD FC Openweight Tournament. The men cautiously approached each other as the...

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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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