Results for: Visa issues force Antonio McKee DREAM17 bout Shinya Aoki in news

  • 3 years ago
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Antonio McKee was surprised they announced the fight at all. The veteran fighter today told MMAjunkie.com that his announced "DREAM.17: Fight for Japan" bout with Shinya Aoki has fallen through because he was unable to obtain a visa. HDNet first announced his withdrawal via Twitter, though the reason initially wasn't revealed. read news >>

  • a year ago
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A bantamweight bout between Alex Caceres (9-5) and Mitch Gagnon (10-2) has been scratched from Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 33 event in Brisbane, Australia. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Shinya Aoki and Antonio McKee both made weight on the first attempt at Sunday’s official Dream 18 weigh-ins at the Sunroute Plaza Hotel in Tokyo, Japan. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Dream lightweight champion Shinya Aoki will square off with Antonio McKee in a non-title affair at Dream 18, promotion officials announced Friday. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Antonio McKee's loss will apparently be Shane Nelson's gain. MMAjunkie.com today learned from sources close to the event that Nelson has agreed to replace McKee and face Shinya Aoki at "DREAM.17: Fight for Japan." DREAM.17 takes place May 29 at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, and serves as a fundraiser following earthquakes and a tsunami that recently ravaged the country. HDNet is expected to air the show in North America. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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A planned lightweight scrap between Shinya Aoki and Antonio McKee has been scratched from Dream’s “Fight for Japan” card, and the organization is currently seeking a replacement opponent for Dream’s lightweight champion. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Less than two days after Dream announced that former UFC and MFC fighter Antonio McKee had signed on to face Aoki in Japan, he's out. Read More >> read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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The revolving door of opponents for Shinya Aoki for the upcoming Dream 'Fight for Japan' show has finally stopped swinging, and Antonio McKee is the fighter who will step up to the challenge. Read More >> read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Shinya Aoki finally has an opponent for this month's "DREAM.17: Fight for Japan" event. Officials recently announced that the DREAM lightweight champion and former Strikeforce title challenger will meet ex-UFC fighter Antonio McKee at the May 27 event. DREAM.17 takes place at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, and serves as a fundraiser following earthquakes and a tsunami that recently ravaged the country. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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It appears Shinya Aoki is one step closer to having a definitive opponent for Dream 17 “Fight for Japan,” as sources tell Sherdog.com that Antonio McKee has signed a contract to face the lightweight ace at the end of May. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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A proposed fight between Shinya Aoki and Willamy Freire appears to be off for Dream’s “Fight for Japan” event on May 29. The Dream lightweight champion will remain on the card, however, if a fight between he and former MFC lightweight champion Antonio McKee can be finalized. Read More >> read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Rustam Khabilov has been forced to withdraw from next month’s UFC 182 event, and fellow lightweight Danny Castillo is now in need of a new opponent.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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On Saturday Lewis Gonzalez looks to continue his unbeaten run when he headlines WSOF 12. But it hasn’t always a smooth road to the NBCSN-televised main event.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, Videos, WSOF read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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RFA president Ed Soares announced on Tuesday that Brazilian flyweight dynamo Leandro Higo was unable to obtain a work visa in time for his 125-pound title fight with Matt Manzanares that was set to headline RFA 14. read news >>

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