- 2 years ago
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TORONTO - In a clash of UFC newcomers, the American reigned supreme in hostile territory against his Canadian counterpart.
John Cholish used a slick second-round scramble to set up a TKO victory over fellow lightweight Mitch Clarke.
The curtain-jerker kicked off UFC 140 at Toronto's Air Canada Centre. It streamed on Facebook prior to additional prelims on ION Television and a main card on pay-per-view.
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John Cholish and Mitch Clarke are the latest newcomers headed to the octagon.
The lightweights have been targeted to meet at UFC 140, which takes place Dec. 10 at Air Canada Centre in Toronto.
Sources close to the event today told MMAjunkie.com
that verbal agreements are in place, though bout agreements have yet to
be signed. MMAWeekly.com first reported the bout.
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- 3 years ago
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Two of the best young prospects in the sport have agreed to meet at UFC 140 in Toronto with former Cornell wrestler John Cholish meeting Edmonton Fighter of the Year Mitch Clarke in a lightweight bout on the card. Read More >> read news >>
- 4 months ago
- 63 views
That was nasty. The main card of tonight's (Sat., May 24, 2014) UFC 173: "Barao vs. Dillashaw" pay-per-view (PPV) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, kicked off with a lightweight lowdown pitting veteran banger Jamie Varner opposite former Ultimate Fighter contestant James Krause. The two came out throwing big punches early and, surprisingly, it was Krause who was lighting his opponent up, landing clean and heavy with punches and kicks, most notably a front kick that burned Varne read news >>
- 4 months ago
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LAS VEGAS – After getting dropped by a hard right hand from Al Iaquinta, Mitch Clarke seemed lucky to make it out of the first. But he went to work quickly in the second.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
John Lineker missed at the weigh-ins on Friday, but was dead-on the mark at UFC 163 on Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro, finishing Jose Maria early in the second round. read news >>
Mitch Clarke had his back against the wall a week ago, and he knew it. The Canadian had two straight losses, and they happened to come in his only two UFC fights. Going 0-2 in the UFC these days usually gets you a pink slip. Going 0-3 is pretty much a certainty. read news >>
WINNIPEG – Fighting for the first time as a lightweight, English submission specialist John Maguire found the going difficult against Canadian Mitch Clarke. read news >>
English lightweight John Maguire and Canadian Mitch Clarke both are coming off back-to-back losses inside the octagon. read news >>
WINNIPEG – Mitch Clarke and John Maguire might be backed into a corner, and only one of them is getting out after Saturday. But for Clarke, tell him he's backed in a corner all you want. He's not about to walk into the fight with a bad attitude. read news >>
Mitch Clarke and John Maguire are set to meet at UFC 161 on June 15 at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. read news >>