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M-1 Global hosts a pair of UFC veterans, plus Mighty Mo travels to Romania to take on PRIDE vet Alexandru Lungu. Mid-week fights? Mid-week fights! This past Monday, in the main event of Romanian XF 15, Siala Mou SIliga, aka Mighty Mo, sought to rebound from his knockout at the hands of Alexander Volkov in April. Standing in his way back to the win column was super-sized PRIDE veteran Alexandru Lungu. Siliga made a comeback to MMA in 2013, going on an unlikely three fight win streak in Bellator b read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Having become a top prospect at featherweight, Julian Erosa steps up to 155 pounds for a shot at SFL America's lightweight championship on Saturday. read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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LAS VEGAS – Phil Brooks, the UFC’s hottest new signee, is 36, has no MMA bouts to his credit, and is best known by a stage name – “CM Punk” – that he used while working as a professional wrestler.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Watch the highlights of the RFA 21 fight card, including the main event between Mehdi Baghdad and Zach Juusola. Resurrection Fighting Alliance held its 21st event on Friday evening in California and showcased a variety of enthralling match-ups, including a headlining contest for the vacant lightweight title. Arguably the top Arab MMA prospect in the entire sport, Mehdi Baghdad, was victorious in the main event against wrestling-based Zach Juusola. His vicious fourth round TKO finish of Juusola e read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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The UFC has picked up an interesting featherweight prospect out of Finland. The UFC's featherweight division is very quietly becoming it's deepest and toughest to navigate. From an established old guard at the top to a thick run of tough, skilled fighters in the middle, down to a pack of rising young prospects at the bottom, there's an argument to be made that no division offers as much promise of action fights every time out than featherweight. With that in mind, FightSport.fi reports that the read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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T.P. Grant and Zane Simon unveil their #1 Light Heavyweight Prospect in MMA for 2015. We've come to our final Light Heavyweight prospect, and to the surprise of very few that he hails from Russia. The Sambo programs have turned their efforts towards producing MMA fighters and the work is really starting to pay dividends. Both the Welterweight and Light Heavyweight divisions were full of Russian fighters, and while that is looking like it is going to change in our next weightclass, it is a certai read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Japanese UFC prospect Michinori Tanaka failed his post-fight drug test after taking over-the-counter allergy meds. Michinori Tanaka fought a fellow star from the Asian circuit in Kyung Ho Kang last September, it was a thrilling bout that stole the show that event. Unfortunately for the Japanese prospect, not only did he lose a close split decision that handed him the first loss of his career, a regrettable decision to take over-the-counter allergy medication prior have now cost him his $50,000 b read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Thomas Almeida has taken time to bask in the glory of his triumphant UFC debut. Now he’s ready for the next challenge.Filed under: News read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Top prospect Mark Striegl is fresh off a first-round submission win in his bantamweight debut, and announced he is moving to Evolve MMA in Singapore. read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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T.P. Grant and Zane Simon bring you another young light heavyweight on the rise. If you've been following the 2015 Scouting Report then it is known to you that Russia is putting their shoulder into developing MMA fighters. The state sponsored Sambo and Combat Sambo gyms have opened new MMA programs and young athletes Considering Russia's lofty place in nearly all other combat sports from wrestling to fencing, it shouldn't be surprising they are having a great deal of success in producing MMA fig read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Following a rocky start to his year, lightweight prospect Adam Townsend is back on track and riding high into his V3 Fights return Saturday night. read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Last weekend at Bellator's "Tito vs. Bonnar" event on Spike TV, it was revealed that an 18-year-old wrestling standout named Aaron Pico, styled by Bellator as "MMA's Greatest Prospect," had signed an exclusive contract with the Viacom-owned promotion. Just who exactly is Aaron Pico and why should the MMA community be on notice? Hyperbole aside, here are a few actual facts about Pico: The youngster is a former Junior Golden Gloves Champion and already has a FILA World Championship under his belt. read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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MMA prospect Aaron Pico spoke to BloodyElbow.com’s John Nash about his recent signing with Bellator, as well as his plans for the coming years. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Aaron Pico of California, barely 18 and already a world-class wrestler and stand out in both boxing and Pankration, has made his MMA future official. Bellator signed the teenager this past weekend. At the tender the age of 18, Aaron Pico has already established himself as one of the world's great young talents in the world of freestyle wrestling (he's also hell on wheels in Greco-Roman and folkstyle). This year he placed second at the FILA Junior (20 and under) World Championships, and last year read news >>

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