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  • 11 days ago
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TEMECULA, Calif. -- It took a couple of fight-turning low blows, an eye poke, and a stunning finish, but Patricio Freire remained champion. "Pitbull" submitted Daniel Straus with a rear-naked choke at 4:49 of the fourth round Friday night in the main event to retain his featherweight title at Bellator 132 here at Pechanga Resort & Casino. For the second straight title fight, Straus tapped to that submission as time ran down in a round. Straus (23-6) was winning the bout, just like he was last Ma read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Jon Jones retains his UFC light heavyweight championship by unanimous decision, outworking Daniel Cormier. Daniel Cormier's corner told him that he needs to get a stoppage against Jon Jones in the last round of the UFC 182 main event. Cormier came out and landed a nice punch, went for a takedown but couldn't get it. Jones pushed him into the cage and started landing big shots to the body. Jones was looking for a takedown against the cage again, Cormier was defending, but defending meant that he read news >>

  • a month ago
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This time, it took just 90 seconds for Rousimar Palhares to leave his calling card. In the headliner of World Series of Fighting 16 from the McClellan Conference Center in Sacramento, Calif., the WSOF welterweight champion made a successful first defense, forcing longtime welterweight standout Jon Fitch to scream out in pain, tapping to a kneebar at just 1:30 of the very first round. read news >>

  • a month ago
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LAS VEGAS - Gilbert Melendez showed Anthony Pettis no fear in their UFC lightweight title bout on Saturday night. Melendez pressed forward for the bulk of the fight and won the first round. But he walked right into a big right hand early in the second round. Before you could blink, Pettis caught Melendez in a guillotine choke and became the first person ever to submit the former Strikeforce champion. Pettis, defending his title for the first time 15 months after winning it, got the tap at 1:33 o read news >>

  • a month ago
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Bibiano Fernandes sent a strong message to the rest of the One Fighting Championship bantamweight division: The title belongs to him. read news >>

  • a month ago
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More than a year ago, Raymundo Beltran was in total control of and hammering away at Ricky Burns in Scotland, only to be robbed high and dry. read news >>

  • a month ago
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More than a year ago, Raymundo Beltran was in total control of and hammering away at Ricky Burns in Scotland, only to be robbed high and dry. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Chinese fighters may have come away winless at M-1 Challenge 53, but there was no shortage of stoppages for the crowd at MasterCard Center to enjoy during M-1 Global’s inaugural visit to Beijing on Tuesday. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Dave Branch knocked out Yushin Okami in the WSOF 15 main event. Jessica Aguilar went out to defend her spot as the world's top 115 pound female mixed martial artist, taking on Kalindra Faria at World Series of Fighting 15. it was a fairly entertaining five round fight that saw Faria arguably take two of the five rounds. Aguilar was the better fighter for the duration of the fight, but Faria was able to score with some nice strikes, including some sharp elbows. In the rounds that Aguilar won, she read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Barb Honchak defended her flyweight title for the second straight time in the main event of Invicta FC 9 at River Center in Davenport, Iowa, last night (Sat., Nov. 1, 2014). Karolina Kowalkiewicz defeated Mizuki Inoue via split decision in the Fight Pass co-main event to remain undefeated. That's not all! Invicta FC moved away from Kansas City, Mo., for the first time last night (Sat., Nov. 1, 2014) and headed into Davenport, Iowa, to host Invicta FC 9 at River Center. The nine-fight main card w read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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At some point, Barb Honchak is probably going to have to make a decision about which UFC division might be better for he future: Bantamweight or strawweight. Until then, she's untouchable at 125 pounds. Honchak made her second successful defense of her Invicta flyweight title on Saturday night, scoring a unanimous decision victory over the game-but-overmatched Takayo Hashi. The judges' scores were 49-46 and a pair of 50-45s as Honchak retained her title in the main event of Invicta FC 9 at the R read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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A quick look at the action from Invicta FC 9, headlined by Barb Honchak successfully defending her flyweight title against Takayo Hashi. Tonight's Invicta 9 card was arguably the worst in the young history of the promotion. The action was extremely limited and the crowd was small enough that they rarely came through on the broadcast, which does help cement the idea of a lack of excitement for a viewer. The main takeaway may be that the UFC's poaching of the top talent across multiple divisions h read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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When Steven Raylast squared off with Curt Warburton in June, he needed the full five rounds to eke out a split-decision triumph. His victory on Saturday was much more decisive. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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When Steven Raylast squared off with Curt Warburton in June, he needed the full five rounds to eke out a split-decision triumph. His victory on Saturday was much more decisive. read news >>

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