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The upstart Titan FC has been busy as of late. Below is a news rundown, confirmed by promotion COO Lex McMahon: * The new co-main event for Titan FC 30 on Sept. 26 is Walel Watson vs. Anthony Gutierrez. That event, headlined by Vinny Magalhaes vs. Jason Brilz for the promotion's light heavyweight title, will be held at the Cedar Park Center in Cedar Park, TX. * Titan FC 31 will take place on Oct. 31 at the USF Sun Dome in Tampa Bay, and it will be headlined by Mike Ricci vs. Yoshiyuki Yoshida fo read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. - For two years, Joe Soto and Jon Jones were both roommates and wrestling teammates at Iowa Central Community College. Jones, of course, has gone on to become UFC light heavyweight champion and the world's best pound-for-pound mixed martial artist. Soto has a respectable MMA career in his own right, as the former Bellator featherweight and current Tachi Palace Fights bantamweight champion. And now that he unexpectedly had an opportunity to win UFC gold dumped into his lap, Sot read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Years ago, when the Drexel Dragon blue-and-gold meant the world to Zach Makovsky, the young wrestler was never far off from his singlet. Here was the quintessential underdog, a 5-foot-4 walk-on who implausibly rose to the rank of team captain, and yet the sport's greatest stage became his White Whale. Makovsky got close once. One match away from qualifying for amateur wrestling's post-season in his junior year, a storybook run collapsed at the most untimely of moments, and Makovsky fell short. B read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Combate Americas, the upstart MMA promotion started by UFC co-creator Campbell McLaren, will be featured on Friday’s edition of Forbes’ “SportsMoney.”Filed under: News, Videos read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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After his release from the UFC, Melvin Guillard sees his role in the upstart WSOF very clearly.Filed under: Featured Videos, MMAjunkie Radio, News, Radio Highlight, Videos, WSOF read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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After some initial confusion regarding the terms of the upstart World Series of Fighting's broadcast arrangement with NBC Sports Network, Ray Sefo stands firmly behind his fight promotion's one-year deal. However, he admits he may have misspoken in terms of what that deal actually calls for at this time. The World Series of Fighting President today said that his company does hold a one-year contract with the cable network, but his goal of eventually hosting eight-to-10 events per year read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Another veteran lightweight has joined the ranks of the upstart Resurrection Fighting Alliance. A promotion official today told MMAjunkie.com that John Gunderson has inked a three-fight deal with the promotion. Gunderson is expected to fight in the next RFA event, which is targeted for October in Las Vegas and will stream live on Fight Now TV. A date and venue have yet to be finalized. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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The UFC's upstart flyweight division has a new addition. Following a pair of high-profile victories on the regional circuit, Tim Elliott has signed with the world's biggest fight promotion. Elliott's team at GrindHouse MMA recently announced the deal, though terms of the contract - as well as a debut date and opponent - weren't disclosed. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Following a strong 2011, Canadian bantamweight prospect Josh Hill plans to continue the momentum, beginning with Score Fighting Series 4 on Friday night. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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At Bellator 60 on Friday night, the upstart promotion crowned a new featherweight champion as Pat Curran knocked out Joe Warren to capture the belt. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Indian's upstart Super Fight League today announced the signings of former UFC fighters Todd Duffee and Trevor Prangley, as well as Russian light-heavyweight vet Baga Agaev. All three have signed exclusive four-fight deals, officials announced. Opponents and debut dates are expected to be revealed shortly. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Super Fight League is heading to YouTube to reach fight fans. The upstart India-based promotion today announced a three-year exclusive deal that will put all of its live event streams on YouTube. The first is slated for March 11, which features a headliner between veteran fighters Bob Sapp and James Thompson. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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TOKYO -- It took three grueling rounds, but Yuya Shirai retained his Deep welterweight title in the main event of Deep 56 Impact at Korakuen Hall on Friday evening with a unanimous verdict over heavy-punching Taisuke Okuno. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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The Japanese-based DREAM organization and the upstart ONE Fighting Championship promotion today announced a partnership. As part of the deal, the organizations will co-promote events and have agreed to exchange fighters for their respective shows. The deal goes into affect immediately, and the first co-promoted show is tentatively slated for March 31. read news >>

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