Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Bellator 114 Fight Card Finalized From Utah’s Maverik Center On March 28
A “Storm” is coming to Salt Lake as the always dangerous Alexander Shlemenko will put his middleweight world title and twelve-fight win streak on the line against tournament winner Brennan Ward live on Spike TV Friday, March 28 from Utah’s Maverik Center at Bellator 114.
Yushin Okami vs. Svetlozar Savov Added To World Series of Fighting 9
Perennially top-ranked middleweight Yushin "Thunder" Okami makes his World Series of Fighting debut on March 29, as he battles Svetlozar Savov on the NBCSN-broadcast main card of "World Series of Fighting 9: Carl vs. Palhares." Additionally, a featherweight matchup between Brenson Hansen and Boostayre "Bullit" Nefarios has also been added to the night's WSOF.com-streamed preliminary card.
Sunday, March 02, 2014
Alvarez vs. Chandler III Headlines Bellator’s First Pay-Per-View May 17
MMA’s greatest trilogy will occur on Saturday, May 17 as Bellator Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez will defend his title against Michael Chandler in the most highly anticipated fight of 2014, live on pay-per-view. Location and ticket information will be made available shortly. The main event is the third installment in this epic MMA trilogy that has featured a spectacular submission victory for Chandler at Bellator 58 and a dramatic five-round split decision victory for Alvarez at Bellator 106 this past November.
Friday, February 28, 2014
Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida Steps Up To Face Champion Chris Weidman
The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced tonight that former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida will face off against UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman in the main event of UFC 173 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 24.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Bellator Middleweight Tournament Set: Marshall, Cramer, Cooper And Grove
Bellator will host its first four-man middleweight tournament beginning March 28 from Utah’s Maverik Center as Brett Cooper will battle Kendall “Da Spyder” Grove in the semifinal round, while Doug “The Rhino” Marshall will clash with American Top Team’s Dan “Cosmo” Cramer April 4 from the Reno Events Center. Both fights will be featured on the main card of Bellator 114 and 115 respectively.
Monday, February 24, 2014
Middleweight Champion Alexander Shlemenko Signs Multi-Year Extension With Bellator
When reigning Bellator Middleweight Champion Alexander Shlemenko steps into the cage on March 28, the 29-year-old Russian finisher will not only be looking for his incredible 50th win, but will also be fighting with a new contract in hand as Bellator has announced a long term extension for the man known simply as “Storm”. Shlemenko will defend his crown against season 9 tournament winner Brennan Ward live on Spike.
Sunday, February 23, 2014
Melendez Signs With UFC, Set To Coach “The Ultimate Fighter”
The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced tonight that No. 2 ranked lightweight contender Gilbert Melendez has agreed to a new contract with the organization. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Melendez will now coach against UFC Lightweight Champion Anthony Pettis on season 20 of "The Ultimate Fighter." The two will then meet for the UFC lightweight title later this year.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
World Series Of Fighting 9 Lineup Complete
With a stacked main card already in place that includes two championship contests, World Series of Fighting 9's full lineup is now complete with the addition of six preliminary bouts. The intriguing contests include no less than 10 of Las Vegas' finest mixed martial artists, as the "Fight Capital of the World" will be well represented on the card.
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Fighter Call For “The Ultimate Fighter” Latin America Edition
The seventh international edition of the UFC’s reality series, "The Ultimate Fighter," is set to feature a cast of 16 undiscovered professional mixed martial arts fighters from across Latin America. The show features them living together in the "The Ultimate Fighter" house, and follows them as they train and compete against each other for a prized contract with the UFC.
Saturday, February 08, 2014
Bellator 113 Fight Card Finalized From Kansas Star Arena
The Bellator light heavyweight world title will be settled on Friday, March 21 from the Kansas Star Arena, live on Spike TV. The event is headlined by the title fight when Champion Attila Vegh defends his belt against “The Hardcore Kid” Emmanuel Newton as well as the opening rounds of the Bellator lightweight tournament, including Kansas’s own David “The Caveman” Rickels facing Brazilian Knockout artist Patricy Pitbull, and full card of local talent.
Friday, February 07, 2014
“World Series of Fighting Canada: Ford vs. Powell” Set For February 21
World Series of Fighting Canada will crown its first Canadian welterweight champion, as one of Canada's best, Edmonton, Alberta's own Ryan "The Real Deal" Ford takes on the KO artist Joel Powell of Hamilton, Ontario. The bout headlines "World Series of Fighting Canada: Ford vs. Powell," which takes place Friday, February 21 at Alberta's Edmonton Expo Centre. Tickets for the event, which start at just $60 and include cageside seats for just $180, are on sale now at Ticketmaster.com.
UFC Celebrates Black History Month With Events In Cities Nationwide
The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that it will celebrate Black History Month by taking part in a series of events and appearances nationwide throughout the month of February. UFC stars such as Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson, Uriah Hall, Rashad Evans, Anthony Johnson, Tyron Woodley and Phil Davis will visit multiple cities across the United States to take part in community and charitable events, media tours and other appearances. The tour will visit New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and Atlanta.