Results for: Kanehara in news

  • 2 months ago
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SAITAMA, Japan – UFC newcomer and Japanese vet Masanori Kanehara took an early lead against Alex Caceres and held on to secure a unanimous decision.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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A lingering injury has pushed Urijah Faber from his planned fight against Masanori Kanehara, but Alex Caceres is stepping up to take the fight. Urijah Faber's September 20th bout against Masanori Kanehara never made sense. Kanehara is the kind of solid, well traveled vet with a well rounded but unexciting arsenal, who is made to hang out in the middle of the division and be a tough out for seasoned vets and rising prospects. That's not a knock on him, it's a pretty solid place to be eleven years read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Urijah Faber has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled bantamweight clash against Masenori Kanehara at UFC Fight Night 52. As a result, Alex Cacares, the TUF 12 veteran who saw his five-fight unbeaten streak snapped by Faber in July, has been slotted as a replacement. UFC officials recently updated the promotion's Japanese website to reflect the change, as first noticed by Sherdog.com. Despite his loss to Faber, Cacares (10-6, 1 NC) appears to have turned a corner in his career of late. The read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Just directa yo feetsa, to Saitama Super Arena. What started as Urijah Faber vs. Norifumi Yamamoto has now become Alex Caceres vs. Masenori Kanehara, thanks to a pair of injuries to both "Kids." That means a new bantamweight addition to the UFC Fight Night 52: "Hunt vs. Nelson" mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Fight Pass, which is scheduled for Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, on Sept. 20, 2014, according to Sherdog.com. Caceres (10-6) saw his five-fight winning streak come to a screechin read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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One of his recent opponents has replaced Urijah Faber at next month’s UFC Fight Night 52 event in Japan.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Urijah Faber has suffered an undisclosed injury and will no longer face Masanori Kanehara when the UFC heads to Japan on Sept. 20. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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A bantamweight bout between division standout Urijah Faber and promotional newcomer Masanori Kanehara has been added to UFC Fight Night Japan, MMAWeekly.com confirmed with sources on Monday. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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In a surprise booking, Urijah Faber welcomes Masanori Kanehara to the UFC this September in Japan. In February, Urijah Faber fought Renan Barao in the main event of UFC 169 in New Jersey. His next fight against Alex Caceres was placed on the televised prelims of UFC 175, which marked the first time Faber had ever been on a preliminary card in his Zuffa career. "The California Kid" will now travel to Japan, where he'll be part of what looks to be the UFC's biggest Fight Pass card to date. Fight S read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Urijah Faber will compete outside of America for the first time in his 39th MMA fight, and he will be welcoming a longtime MMA veteran to the Octagon. Masanori Kanehara, a former Sengoku featherweight champion, has signed with the UFC and is set to make his Octagon debut against "The California Kid" at the UFC Fight Night 52 card in Saitama, Japan, on Sept. 20. FightSportAsia first reported the bout. Kanehara (23-11-5) enters the UFC coming off a DQ loss in Japan, which snapped a six-fight winni read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Golf clap. Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight contender Urijah Faber will take on international veteran Masenori Kanehara at the UFC Fight Night 52: "Hunt vs. Nelson" mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Fight Pass, which is scheduled for Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, on Sept. 20, 2014, according to Fight Sport Asia (via FOX Sports). It would have been Faber vs. Norifumi Yamamoto, but "Kid" was ruled ineligible following an injury. Faber (31-7) is fresh off a submission read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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A bantamweight matchup between Urijah Faber and promotional newcomer Masenori Kanehara has been added to September’s UFC Fight Night 52 event in Japan.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Urijah Faber will welcome onetime Sengoku champion Masanori Kanehara to the Ultimate Fighting Championship on Sept. 20. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The UFC has signed longtime Japanese regional veteran and bantamweight star, Masanori Kanehara. Not everyone's journey to the UFC is the same and for Masanori Kanehara, that journey was an especially long one. Although no official debut date has been announced (it could be assumed he'll be fighting on the Saitama card) and no opponent has been lined up, the UFC made his signing official last week with the addition of Kanehara to their bantamweight roster. Who is Masanori Kanehara? When I mention read news >>

  • a year ago
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With wins in five of his last six fights, former Sengoku featherweight champion Masanori Kanehara is on a roll, and he's hoping to roll right on into the UFC in 2013. read news >>

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