After his first loss in nine fights, Hacran Dias spent 13 months on the shelf dealing with various ailments. His return to the cage came tonight (Sat., June 28, 2014) on the main card of UFC Fight Night 44 in San Antonio, Texas, in a 145-pound showcase against Ricardo Lamas, himself coming off a loss to Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo.
Quite the welcome back, no?
Dias certainly didn't seem to be suffering from ring rust, walking through some early leg kicks to box Lamas up while landing power s more
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Tito Ortiz submitted Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko in a light heavyweight bout in May, and he’s targeting a return to the cage in November, according to his muay thai coach Rafael Cordeiro.
"He did an excellent fight against Shlemenko," Cordeiro told MMAFighting.com. "He will fight again in November. We don’t know the opponent yet, but he’s already training."
The former UFC light heavyweight champion snapped a more
At times, it can seem like even Karo Parisyan isn’t quite sure what to make of himself. more
Three quick stoppage wins and a prolonged beating make up the action from the main card of Bellator 122.
The main card for Bellator 122 kicked off on Spike TV with a battle between MMA vets Karo Parisyan and Phil Baroni.
After weeks of trash talk between the two, it took barely more than two minutes for Parisyan to earn his second straight TKO victory. Baroni tried a classic rush-in but was clinched and caught with a thudding uppercut that stunned him and dropped him to a knee. Parisyan took adv more
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After two consecutive wins with regional promotion BattleGrounds MMA, Ryan Couture has signed a contract with Bellator. more
The main card of tonight's (Sat., June 28, 2014) UFC Fight Night 44: "Swanson vs. Stephens" event at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas, kicked off with a lightweight battle pitting Joe Ellenberger against James Moontasri in their respective Octagon debuts.
Joe, of course, being the younger brother of Jake.
The action was fast and furious to start, both eager to impress in their first appearance on the big stage. Moontasri was throwing flying knees and landing hard shots. To his credit, Ellen more
Swedish prospect Zebaztian Kadestam claimed the PXC welterweight title by defeating Guam's Josh Calvo at PXC 44.
Sweden has a new MMA champion, as Zebaztian Kadestam took the vacant PXC welterweight title with a win over Guam's Josh Calvo. Training out of Ole Laursen's Legacy Gym in the Philippines, Kadestam once again showcased his striking as he picked apart the BJJ blackbelt en route to a comfortable decision win.
With the victory, the Swedish prospect improves to 6-1, going a perfect 4-0 wit more
SAN ANTONIO – After dropping a title fight to champ Jose Aldo in February, Ricardo Lamas needed a big bounce-back win. He got one. See the highlights inside. Filed under: News, UFC, Videos more