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Bellator Champ Pat Curran Now Meets Shahbulat Shamhalaev On April 4th

After an injury to Season Six Bellator Featherweight Tournament winner Daniel Straus, the Bellator promotion has found a new opponent for it’s 145-lbs champion Pat Curran (18-4) to face come April 4th. Stepping in will be recent Season Seven Tournament winner Shahbulat Shamhalaev (12-1-1) who just earned his title shot last Thursday with a win [...]

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Jeremy Stephens Drops To Featherweight, Faces Estevan Payan At UFC 160

Jeremy Stephens Drops To Featherweight, Faces Estevan Payan At UFC 160

California fighter Jeremy ‘Lil Heathen’ Stephens (20-9) will attempt to end a three fight losing skid fought at 155-lbs by dropping down to the featherweight division when he takes on Estevan ‘El Terrible’ Payan (14-3, 1NC) this May at UFC 160. The announcement was made early this morning (@UFCTonight). – #Breaking: Featherweight Bout between @az_kid2002 [...]

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Sam Sicilia vs. Maximo Blanco Added To TUF 17 Finale Event

Sam Sicilia vs. Maximo Blanco Added To TUF 17 Finale Event

A pair of featherweights were announced as opponents for the TUF 17 Finale on Tuesday in TUF Live alumni Sam Sicilia (11-2) and Venezuela’s Maximo Blanco (8-4-1, 1NC). Officials made the announcement online at UFC.com. The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale is expected to take place on April 13, 2013 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center [...]

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TUF 17 Finale – Johnson vs. Moraga Out, Faber vs. Jorgensen In As Main Event

TUF 17 Finale – Johnson vs. Moraga Out, Faber vs. Jorgensen In As Main Event

A scheduled UFC flyweight title fight between champion Demetrious Johnson and No. 1 contender John Moraga has been pulled from the main event of the TUF 17 Finale after an injury to ‘Mighty Mouse.’ Stepping into the spotlight will be bantamweights Urijah ‘The California Kid’ Faber and Scott ‘Young Guns’ Jorgensen (14-6). The new headliner [...]

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Daniel Straus Forced Out Of Bellator 95 Title Fight With Pat Curran Due To Broken Hand

Daniel Straus Forced Out Of Bellator 95 Title Fight With Pat Curran Due To Broken Hand

Bellator Season Six Featherweight Tournament winner Daniel Straus (21-4) has been forced to withdraw from an upcoming title bout versus champ Pat Curran (18-4) due to a broken hand. News of the injury surfaced on Tuesday with multiple news agencies confirming Straus’ withdrawal. The promotion is looking for a new opponent for Curran. Bellator 95 [...]

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Jose Aldo Accepts Bout With Anthony Pettis, Win Will Earn Him Title Shot At Lightweight

Jose Aldo Accepts Bout With Anthony Pettis, Win Will Earn Him Title Shot At Lightweight

A few days after it was revealed that UFC featherweight champ Jose Aldo (22-1) had refused a fight with Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis (16-2), the Brazilian has relented and has agreed to meet the former WEC lightweight title holder on August 3rd. So what’s changed in the past 48-hours? Well according to Tatame.com, a win for [...]

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UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche Weigh-in Results

UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche Weigh-in Results

The first women’s bout inside the Octagon is official for tomorrow’s UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche event as UFC women’s champ Ronda Rousey (134.6) and opponent Liz ‘Girl-Rilla’ Carmouche (133.6) were both on weight for their match. Today’s live activities went down at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California the same host for Saturday’s pay-per-view [...]

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UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche Weigh-in Video @ 7pm EST

The official weigh-ins for tomorrow’s UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche are about to go down shortly with the first fighter expected to hit the scale at 7pm EST (4pm PST) at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. The same venue hosts the live pay-per-view event with UFC women’s bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey set to debut in the cage versus Liz Carmouche in the very first women’s bout in the Octagon.

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Updated – Bellator 90: Shamhalaev vs. Martinez Weigh-in Results

Updated – Bellator 90: Shamhalaev vs. Martinez Weigh-in Results

The official weigh-ins for Bellator 90: Shamhalaev vs. Martinez went down this evening at The Embassy Suites in West Valley City, Utah. The Season Eight event features a Season Seven Featherweight Tournament Final between Russian fighter Shahbulat Shamhalaev, who came in overweight at 146.8-lbs on his first attempt, and American wrestler Rad Martinez (145.9). Also [...]

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BAMMA 12

BAMMA 12: Wallhead vs. Veach Full Card Announced

The UK based British Academy of Mixed Martial Arts (BAMMA) announced the full lineup for it’s upcoming BAMMA 12: Wallhead vs. Veach event on Tuesday. Headlining the March event is a welterweight showdown between former UFC vet Matt Veach (16-4) and former Bellator tournament fighter Jim ‘Judo’ Wallhead (23-7). BAMMA 12 is expected to take [...]

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Barao vs McDonald weigh-in

UFC on FUEL TV: Barao vs. McDonald Weigh-in Results

(Better late than never!) The official weigh-ins for tomorrow’s UFC on FUEL TV: Barao vs. McDonald event took place this afternoon in London, England at Wembley Arena, the host venue for the television show. An interim bantamweight title fight is official with champ Renan Barao and challenger Michael McDonald both stepping onto the scales at [...]

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Bellator 89: Dantas vs. Galvao ‘Weigh-in’ Results

Bellator 89: Dantas vs. Galvao ‘Weigh-in’ Results

The official weigh-ins for Thursday’s Bellator 89: Dantas vs. Galvao event took place late last night at midnight as a result of North Carolina Boxing Authority regulations. The NCBA requires fighters competing twenty-four hours past the original weigh-in time to hit the scales a second time, with the restriction that they cannot have gained more [...]

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