Sunday, December 08, 2013
Georgi Karakhanyan Wins WSOF Inaugural Featherweight Title
With a nine-fight winning streak to his credit, Georgi Karakhanyan is the World Series of Fighting's first-ever feather- weight champion. Karakhanyan earned the belt with a slick, third-round submission of previously undefeated contender Lance Palmer in the main event of Saturday's "World Series of Fighting 7: Karakhanyan vs. Palmer" event, which took place at PNE Agrodome in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Honchak Retains Flyweight Title
Barb Honchak won a hard-fought, unanimous decision victory to retain the Invicta FC flyweight world championship over challenger Leslie Smith in Saturday’s Invicta Fighting Championships 7 at the Ameristar Casino Hotel in Kansas City, Mo. Honchak and Smith traded blows in the all-action bout, but it was Honchak’s technical striking and ability to take Smith to the ground and inflict damage that was the difference.
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Rockhold vs. Philippou Tops UFC Fight Night Card In Georgia
Top 10 UFC middleweights take center stage when the Ultimate Fighting Championship heads to The Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth, Ga. on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. In the night’s main event, former Strikeforce middleweight champ and current No. 6 contender Luke Rockhold (10-2, fighting out of San Jose, Calif.) meets the ninth-ranked Costa Philippou (12-3, 1 NC, fighting out of Long Island, N.Y.) in a five-round bout.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Bellator Adds Undefeated, Former NCAA Champion Darrion Caldwell To Roster
Bellator has once again signed one of the hottest prospects in MMA as former NCAA champion and two-time all American Darrion Caldwell has signed a long term promotional agreement with Bellator. Only 25, the 3-0 featherweight will be featured throughout 2014 before entering "The Toughest Tournament In Sports." “Everything just really fell into place for me to sign with a prestigious organization like Bellator. I’m really embracing this opportunity,” Caldwell said.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Rousimar Palhares Signs Multi-Fight Deal With WSOF
World Series of Fighting is happy to announce the addition of Brazilian jiu-jitsu ace Rousimar Palhares to the company's welterweight roster. The submission master signed a multi-fight deal with the promotion and is expected to debut in the World Series of Fighting decagon in early 2014. "Rousimar is one of the most talented athletes in mixed martial arts, and we're excited to have him as a part of our organization," World Series of Fighting President Ray Sefo said.
Monday, November 25, 2013
Esparza vs. Gadelha Strawweight War Set For Invicta FC 7
Invicta FC strawweight champion Carla “Cookie Monster” Esparza defends her belt against undefeated Brazilian superstar Claudia Gadelha in one of three world title fights on Invicta Fighting Championships 7, airing live Saturday night, December 7 on pay-per-view from Ameristar Casino Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri. The stacked, nine-bout event is headlined by a potential instant classic, showcasing Inficta FC flyweight champion, Barb Honchak and her challenger, three-time “Fight of the Night” winner Leslie “The Peacemaker” Smith.
Thursday, November 21, 2013
WSOF 7: Kyle Injured, Karakhanyan vs. Palmer To Headline
The World Series of Fighting 7 light heavyweight showdown between Anthony "Rumble" Johnson and Mike "MAK" Kyle has been canceled after Kyle suffered a broken toe in training and was forced to withdraw from the contest. The new main event will be a previously announced five-round bout for World Series of Fighting's inaugural featherweight title between Georgi "Insane" Karakhanyan and Lance "Unstoppable" Palmer.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
World Series Of Fighting Adds Two To Heavyweight Roster
World Series of Fighting is happy to announce the addition of two more fighters to its rapidly growing roster, as both Scott "The Bear" Barrett and Valdir Araujo have agreed to exclusive, multi-fight deals with the Las Vegas-based promotion. Both fighters are expected to debut in the World Series of Fighting decagon in early 2014.
Sunday, November 17, 2013
Fight Lab 34 Round-By-Round Results
This Saturday night Fight Lab, one of the southeast’s top promotions, returned to Charlotte’s Grady Cole Center, site of UFC 3, for Fight Lab 34. The card featured a bevy of rising stars and regional favorites. The main event pitted Kevin Forant against Bellator veteran Ronnie Rogers, a bout that was decided quickly and decisively. The card, loaded with ten bouts. had action from the opening minutes of the opening bout through the very end.
Saturday, November 16, 2013
“Rampage” Victorious In Bellator Debut
The final results are in for Bellator MMA’s event live from Atlantic City’s Revel. The event featured the Bellator debut of "Rampage" Jackson, a Bellator Heavyweight world title fight with Vitaly Minakov defeating Alexander Volkov to claim the heavyweight world title and Patricio Pitbull finishing Justin Wilcox in the Bellator featherweight final.
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Fight Lab 34 Preview
While the UFC celebrates their twentieth anniversary this week another organ- ization comes back to a venue that helped to start it all. This Saturday night Fight Lab, one of the southeast’s top promotions, will return to Charlotte’s Grady Cole Center, site of UFC 3, for Fight Lab 34. The card features rising star Kevin Forant against Bellator veteran Ronnie Rogers, along with 12 other bouts.
Bellator Releases Undefeated Welterweight Champion Ben Askren
Ben Askren is now an unrestricted free agent after Bellator released the undefeated welterweight. The Bellator welterweight world title will be vacant until Douglas Lima faces the winner of the season nine welterweight tournament later this winter when the new Bellator welterweight champion will be crowned.