Valentijn Overeem is injured and out of his scheduled CFA 11 main event bout with UFC and Strikeforce veteran Mike Kyle. Travis Wiuff has agreed to take his place. read news >>
Valentijn Overeem has suffered an injury and will be unable to compete against Mike Kyle as expected at CFA 11. read news >>
A rib injury has knocked Valentijn Overeem from a main event heavyweight fight later this month against Mike Kyle, and Travis Wiuff will step up in his place at Championship Fighting Alliance 11 in Florida. read news >>
Championship Fighting Alliance (CFA) on Wednesday officially announced that his Miami-based MMA organization has closed a deal with AXS TV that includes its May 24 event “CFA 11.” read news >>
UFC and StrikeForce veteran Mike Kyle (19-9-1 MMA) will fight Valentijn Overeem (32-30 MMA) at Championship Fighting Alliance's 11th event on May 24 at BankUnited Center in Coral Gables, Florida.
Kyle is the King of the Cage Light Heavyweight champion. He holds notable wins over James Irvin, Rafael Cavalcante and Tsuyoshi Kohsaka. However Kyle lost his last fight against Gegard Mousasi by submission (rear naked choke) at the end of round one at final StrikeForce event on January 12, 2013 in read news >>
A heavyweight bout between former Strikeforce fighters Mike Kyle and Valentijn Overeem is set for Championship Fighting Alliance's 11th event, which is slated for May 24 at BankUnited Center in Coral Gables, Fla. read news >>
Mike Kyle KO'd Travis Wiuff for the CFA 11 main event win, but all the focus was on controversial transgender fighter Fallon Fox, who submitted Allanna Jones. read news >>
Transgender fighter Fallon Fox improved her professional record to a perfect 3-0, as she submitted Allanna Jones with a third-round shin choke and advanced to the Championship Fighting Alliance women’s featherweight tournament at CFA 11 on Friday at the BankUnited Center in Coral Gables, Fla. read news >>
As expected AXS TV will air next month's Championship Fighting Alliance 11 event, which includes Fallon Fox's next fight and a heavyweight headliner between Mike Kyle and Valentijn Overeem. read news >>
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Mike Kyle has stepped in as an injury replacement for Valentijn Overeem and now meets heavyweight Antonio Silva at Saturday's "Strikeforce: Henderson vs. Babalu" event.
MMAjunkie.com today confirmed the switch with multiple sources close to the show, including a Strikeforce official.
The fight is part of the Showtime-televised main card of the show, which takes place at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.
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Resurgent American Kickboxing Academy representative Mike Kyle will lock horns with former EliteXC heavyweight champion Antonio Silva in a featured matchup at Strikeforce “Henderson vs. Babalu 2” this Saturday at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis read news >>
Todd Duffee sees a very simple reason for facing higher-ranked fighters moving forward: Reebok.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
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Alistair Overeem is back ... but is he better than ever? "Demolition Man" dropped bombs on fellow Dutchman Stefan Struve last Saturday night (Dec. 13, 2014), registering a technical knockout finish on the televised main card of UFC on FOX 13 from inside the US Airways Arena in Phoenix, Arizona. See the video replay here. The victory moved Overeem (38-14, 1 NC) back into the win column after he laid an egg last September, in what amounted to his third appearance inside the Octagon for 2014. As a read news >>
Frank Mir did not take his decision to come back lightly. After a unanimous decision loss to Alistair Overeem in February, the former UFC heavyweight champion gave himself plenty of time before he came to the conclusion that he would return to fighting. Mir, who has lost four straight, told Ariel Helwani on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour that he did consider retirement for a time. "I did if I wasn't able to have a proper offseason and see where I could get my body's level of fitness up to," Mi read news >>