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Prior to last night's Bellator 131, the promotion announced their 2015 plans as well as their first set of fights for the new year. Last night marked the season 11 finale of Bellator MMA, and with it the end of the "weekly events" era that was the staple of the promotion under Bjorn Rebney. Scott Coker is undertaking a new direction for Bellator that means a decrease in events and an emphasis on quality, "stacked", monthly shows. The schedule for 2015 calls for one Friday event per month, in add read news >>

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Just before the start of the final Bellator MMA event of 2014, the promotion announced dates and main events of the first three cards of 2015. read news >>

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Chael Sonnen ignored Nevada Athletic Commission’s fine threats and went on with his grappling match with Andre Galvao at Metamoris 4, and the night didn’t end well for the UFC veteran. Galvao, a two-time ADCC winner and two-time jiu-jitsu world champion, showed why he’s the world’s best grappler and tapped the wrestler with a rear-naked choke 14 minutes into the no-gi match on Saturday night in Los Angeles. "It was exactly as I expected it to be," Galvao told MMAFighting.com. "I knew he would be read news >>

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Disgraced fighter Chael Sonnen bucked possible further sanctions from the Nevada Athletic Commission by competing at Saturday's Metamoris 4 grappling event, losing to fellow UFC veteran Andre Galvao. read news >>

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In the end, Chael Sonnen’s match at Metamoris 4 on Saturday may have been as much about what was going on away from the mat as what was happening on it – where he was tapped out by Andre Galvao.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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In addition, fellow UFC veteran Vinny Magalhaes battled jiu-jitsu wunderkind Keenan Cornelius to a draw. He lasted a praiseworthy amount of time against the best in the world, but 20 minutes is a long time. In the main event of last night's (Aug. 9, 2014) entertaining Metamoris 4 grappling event, Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC) absolute champion and all-around Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) legend Andre Galvao defeated former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) title contender Chael Sonnen, tapping the read news >>

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After a few anxious days of waiting to see if the Nevada Athletic Commission would actually step in and prevent their match from happening, elite jiu-jitsu player Andre Galvao climbed onto the mat to square off against Chael Sonnen in the Metamoris 4 headliner on Saturday night at the Peterson Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. read news >>

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It was a main event and night that may have not happened had the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) had their way (and they still might), but Metamoris 4 went full steam ahead, anyway. In the main event, former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight Chael Sonnen was submitted by Andre Galvao with a rear naked choke while in the unofficial co-main event, UFC heavyweight Josh Barnett tapped Dean Lister with a scarf hold with just 10 seconds left in the match. In the main event, Sonnen battled Galvao read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Check out gifs and full results from Metamoris 4 Metamoris 4 just ended, and during the headlining bout, Andre Galvao finished Chael Sonnen with a rear naked choke, while Josh Barnett managed to submit Dean Lister with less than 10 seconds remaining in the contest. The 'secret match' was between Baret Yoshida and Jeff Glover, who surprised everyone by stepping out of the commentary booth, stripping down to the grappling spats he had under his suit and onto the mat. Check out a few gifs of the ma read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Saturday night fans and fighters alike were treated to six exciting grappling matches at Metamoris 4 from the Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles, California. in the main event, Andre Galvao managed to cinch Chael Sonnen in a body triangle before sinking in a rear-naked choke, while Josh Barnett ended Dean Lister's 16-year streak of not being submitted with just seconds left in their match. Check out how the MMA world reacted to the action. GALVAO CHOKES CHAEL Eternal learning curve. @Metamo read news >>

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Retired mixed martial arts (MMA) attraction Chael Sonnen has officially crossed over to the world of submission grappling, partaking in his first jiu-jitsu tournament under the Metamoris banner. How did he fare against mat master Andre Galvao? I'm glad you asked... The fourth Metamoris Pro Brazilian jiu-jitsu invitational went down last Sat. night (Aug. 9, 2014), live from Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, Calif., featuring renowned jiu-jitsu practitioners and mixed martial arts (MMA) f read news >>

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Chael Sonnen will face Andre Galvao Saturday at Metamoris 4. Sherdog.com has live play-by-play of the action below starting at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT. Also, a “surprise match” will be announced at the event. read news >>

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Join us starting at 8 p.m. ET for Metamoris 4, headlined by Chael Sonnen and Andre Galvao, along with a co-headlining Heavyweight Title Match between Josh Barnett and Dean Lister Metamoris 4 is upon and and we've got you covered for live results on the highly anticipated submission-only grappling event. Headlining the card is the controversial former UFC contender Chael Sonnen taking on decorated grappler Andre Galvao, in a match that was trying to be blocked by the Nevada Athletic Commission. R read news >>

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Metamoris will stream its fourth professional jiu-jitsu tournament effort via online pay-per-view (PPV) this evening (Sat., Aug. 9, 2014) from inside Peterson Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, California, with a blockbuster card of grappling super fights. Find out below how you can watch all the action live online later tonight and much more. Metamoris returns with its latest and greatest professional jiu-jitsu invitational tournament TONIGHT (Sat., Aug. 9, 2014), beginning at 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. read news >>

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