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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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Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 Press Conference notes and photos

Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 Press Conference notes and photos    Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 Press Conference notes and photos For immediate release: 20 September, 2016 – Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 will take place on 24 September, 2016 at the Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul, South Korea. The fight week press conference was held on 20 September at the ROAD FC official Apgujeong Gym. In attendance were Main Eventers Mighty Mo and Choi Hong-Man, Hong Young-Ki, Lim Hae-In, and ROAD Girls Lim Ji-Wu and Wang Ji-Yun. ROAD FC CEO President Jung Mun-Hong stated the reason for the move from 10 September in China to 24 September in Korea was at the fans’ and sponsors’ requests to have the Openweight Tournament Final between Choi Hong-Man and Mighty Mo in South Korea. There is no change to the broadcast agreement with CCTV, and ROAD FC will continue to hold...

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AXS TV ANNOUNCES LONG-TERM AGREEMENT WITH LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE AS PART OF EXPANDED MMA LINEUP

AXS TV ANNOUNCES LONG-TERM AGREEMENT WITH LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE AS PART OF EXPANDED MMA LINEUP AXS TV ANNOUNCES LONG-TERM AGREEMENT WITH LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE AS PART OF EXPANDED MMA LINEUP Newly Formed Promotion Will Air 30 Live Events as Part of AXS TV FIGHTS’ Expanded 2017 Schedule Los Angeles – Monday, Sept. 19, 2016 – AXS TV FIGHTS and the LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE (LFA) today announced an exclusive, long-term broadcasting agreement. The multi-year pact will see AXS TV FIGHTS broadcast 30 live LFA events in 2017. The newly formed LFA is the result of a merger between Legacy Fighting Championship and Resurrection Fighting Alliance, both of which rose to national prominence on AXS TV FIGHTS. The merger and new broadcast agreement now set the stage for the LFA and AXS TV FIGHTS to expand on their reputations as the proving ground for the next generation...

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Inside MMA Interview with Dan Henderson, Plus RFA 43 Highlights

Inside MMA Interview with Dan Henderson, Plus RFA 43 Highlights   DAN HENDERSON DISCUSSES TITLE SHOT VERSUS MICHAEL BISPING, RETIREMENT AND MORE ON AXS TV’S ‘INSIDE MMA’ Brian Camozzi Submits Nick Barns to Win the Welterweight Title on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: RESURRECTION FIGHTING ALLIANCE 43’ Los Angeles – Sept. 9, 2016 – UFC middleweight contender Dan Henderson sat down with INSIDE MMA host Bas Rutten and guest host Ron Kruck, who filled in for Mauro Ranallo tonight, to discuss his headlining title fight against champion Michael Bisping at UFC 204 next month. During their in-depth conversation, the 46-year-old fighter detailed how his unexpected title shot came to be, reflected on his 19-year MMA career, and discussed his plans to likely retire following his upcoming fight: http://bit.ly/IMMA_Henderson In a battle for the Resurrection Fighting Alliance welterweight title, Brian Camozzi (7-2) landed a first-round guillotine choke to finish...

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OKC ‘Little Person” Slated to Accomplish GIANT Dream

 OKC ‘Little Person” Slated to Accomplish GIANT Dream Some may label him according to his short stature, but Tommy Dee would prefer the label MMA Cage Fighter.  At 4’10” he is legally defined a “dwarf”, “little person” or Dee is even okay with the term “midget” which some may considered derogatory.   His ultimate dream to become an MMA cage fighter, a dream that just weeks ago seemed far out of his reach is close to becoming reality.  “I always wanted to test my skills, I excelled in amateur wrestling and Karate but I never thought it was going to be possible until now,” Dee said.  “I’m really excited Rage in the Cage is giving me this chance of a lifetime.”   This is a dream more than 2 decades in the making.   “I was doing MMA before there was MMA,” Dee said.  “I started when...

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Official Weigh-In Results for ‘AXS TV Fights: Resurrection Fighting Alliance 43’

  Official Weigh-In Results for ‘AXS TV Fights: Resurrection Fighting Alliance 43’ ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: RESURRECTION FIGHTING ALLIANCE 43’ OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN RESULTS Los Angeles – Sept. 8, 2016 – Here are the official weigh in results for tomorrow night’s live broadcast of AXS TV FIGHTS: RESURRECTION FIGHTING ALLIANCE 43. The main card airs live on AXS TV at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT with commentary from Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello from the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield, Colorado. Official weigh-in results for RFA 43 are as follows, fighters’ record and official weight (in pounds) are listed in parenthesis. Televised Main Card: Main Event – Welterweight Title Fight – Nick Barnes (11-1, 168.2) vs. Brian Camozzi (6-2, 169) Co-Main Event – Middleweight Fight – Gabriel Checco (9-2, 185) vs. Adam Stroup (10-3, 185) Bantamweight Fight – Boston Salmon (5-0, 135.8) vs. Zac Riley (4-3, 135.6) Featherweight Fight –...

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ROAD FC opens Young Guns 29 undercard with 7 fights

ROAD FC opens Young Guns 29 undercard with 7 fights  Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 undercard Young Guns 29 now open   For immediate release:     2 September, 2016 – ROAD Fighting Championship is excited to announce the full card for Young Guns 29, the preliminaries for Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 on 24 September, 2016.   Young powerhouses Cho Young-Seung (5-0, Apgujeong Gym) and Jang Dae-Young (2-1, Von Jiujitsu) will face each other in the Main Event. Cho has been away from the cage and focusing on honing his skills, while Jang was recovering from a broken hand.   Yang Junkai (2-1, Guangdong Rong Yue Boji Lei Yu)? and Jang Ik-Hwan (3-1, Team Posse) will meet in a catchweight match. Both are riding 2-fight win streaks, so expect these up and comers to bring their striking A games.   Lee Hoo-Sun (3-1, Von Jiujitsu) and Kim Se-Yeong (1-0, Team...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 adds Shinji Sasaki vs Bruno Miranda, 3 other bouts

Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 adds Shinji Sasaki vs Bruno Miranda, 3 other bouts Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 adds Shinji Sasaki vs Bruno Miranda, 3 other bouts For immediate release: 31 August, 2016 – ROAD Fighting Championship is excited to announce additional matches for Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 on 24 September, 2016. The Openweight Tournament Championship Final between Choi Hong-Man and Mighty Mo will be the Main Event. Several previously announced matches will now take place on Xiaomi ROAD FC 034 in China, and four more matches have been added to this event.   Shinji Sasaki (16-9-3, Burst) and Bruno Miranda (8-1, Tiger Muay Thai) are both 3-0 in ROAD FC and rank at the top of the Lightweight division. Sasaki is considered one of Japan’s best grapplers in MMA, but his 40 second KO of Park Won-Sik proved he’s just as dangerous standing. Miranda is one of...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 returns to Korea on 24 September with Openweight Final: Choi Hong-Man vs Mighty Mo

Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 returns to Korea on 24 September with Openweight Final: Choi Hong-Man vs Mighty Mo  Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 returns to Korea on 24 September with Openweight Final Choi Hong-Man vs Mighty Mo For immediate release: 25 August, 2016 – ROAD Fighting Championship is excited to announce a return home to South Korea for Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 on 24 September, 2016. The Openweight Tournament Championship Final between Choi Hong-Man and Mighty Mo will be the Main Event. Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 was originally set to take place on 10 September in China. Due to overwhelming demand from our home Korean fan base, the entire card has ben moved to the 6,000-seat Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul. The first Openweight Tournament is coming to a close with K-1 champ “Mighty Mo” Siliga versus K-1 and PRIDE veteran Choi Hong-Man. Both men succeeded to the final Championship bout by overcoming a division of...

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Rumble on the Ridge 35 Results

Rumble on the Ridge 35 Results Peter Artman will be cage side reporting on the action for Team MMAmadhouse Rumble on the Ridge 35 ROTR 35 Full Fight Results: Reported by Peter Artman (@Petetorious) 1.) Quarter-Finals: Brandon Todd defeats Ardany Mora via Unanimous Decision (20-18 x3) 2.) Quarter-Finals: Eduardo Torres defeats Dustin Winter via Submission (Guillotine Choke) at 1:41 of Round 1 3.) Quarter-Finals: Jadon Johnson defeats Omar Avelar via Unanimous Decision in overtime round. Previous two rounds were ruled Majority Draw (20-18, 19-19, 19-19) forcing an overtime round. 4.) Quarter-Finals: Eric Kronkhite defeats Rico Rough via Submission (Guillotine Choke) at 3:11 of Round 1 5.) Exhibition MMA bout: Adlan Benson defeats Josh Rose via TKO (Strikes) at 2:40 of Round 1 6.) Muay-Thai Kickboxing Bout: Charon Spain defeats Jared Teer via Unanimous Decision (29-28 x3) 7.) Semi-Finals: Brandon Todd defeats Eduardo Torres via Unanimous...

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