With a lightweight title bid on the line, Eric Reynolds earned a
submission win over Bellator and EliteXC veteran Lorenzo Borgomeo.
The bout served as the featured contest of Friday's "XFC 20: High
Octane" event, which took place at Tennessee's Knoxville Civic Coliseum.
The evening's main card aired on AXS TV.
With the win, Reynolds earned a shot at undefeated prospect Nick Newell with the vacant XFC lightweight belt on the line.
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Melvin Manhoef's been at this game nearly 20 years. Between an MMA career which dates back to 1995 and a decorated kickboxing career starting in 1996, the Surinamese Dutch resident has more than 90 documented fights on his resume. And the 38-year-old still has lightning in his fists. Manhoef knocked former WEC champion Doug Marshall cold Friday night in the main event of Bellator 125. A big right hook to the sweet spot behind the ear caused Marshall to go crashing face fist to to the mat at Fres read news >>
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Brazilian jiu-jitsu ace Jonatas Novaes appeared well on his way to a
first-round submission win over three-time Bellator Fighting
Championships veteran Eric Reynolds.
The the wheels fell off.
Reynolds' gas tank failed him over the final 10 minutes of the fight,
and "It's a Wrap" earned a hard-fought unanimous-decision win over
Novaes in the featured contest on Friday night's "XFC 15: Tribute"
event, which took place at St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. The
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Jake Shields was impressive in his WSOF debut, winning via submission and earning a title shot. read news >>
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Here she comes. The main card of tonight's (Sat., Sept. 27, 2014) UFC 178: "Johnson vs. Cariaso" pay-per-view (PPV) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, kicked off with Cat Zingano making her return to the Octagon to square off against Amanda Nunes. A win for Zingano, 8-0 as a professional coming into this fight, would mean challenging Ronda Rousey for the women's bantamweight championship. After an early speed bump, Zingano earned a stoppage victory in the third and final frame. read news >>
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Bellator's final stretch of weekly shows continues plugging on, this time with Bellator 125. The main event featured Doug Marshall and Melvin Manhoef in an intriguing middleweight tilt. Both fighters are renowned for their savage knockout skills and when the two came together, the fight ended as one would expect; shortly after it began and in devastating fashion. Manhoef stalked Marshall right from the get-go, peppering him with punches and landing his signature devastating leg kicks. A kick to read news >>
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RFA 13 took place Friday night at the Pershing Center in Lincoln, Neb., with two Ultimate Fighter alums headlining the card, trying to earn a berth back into the UFC Octagon. read news >>
Douglas Lima knocked out Ben Saunders at Bellator 100 on Friday night, earning a shot at the Bellator welterweight championship. read news >>
Bellator 97 took place Wednesday night at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, N.M., just outside of Albuquerque. It proved to be one of the biggest nights in the company's history. read news >>
Scott Holtzman seized the night at XFC 24 on Friday night at the Sun Dome in Tampa, Fla., capturing the vacant XFC lightweight title. read news >>
Anthony Birchak on Friday night won the first MFC bantamweight battle, earning his slot in the first-ever MFC 135-pound title fight. read news >>
?Dave Jensen captured the Bellator MMA Lightweight Tournament title on Thursday, banking $100,000 and a shot at lightweight champion Michael Chandler when he defeated Marcin Held. read news >>
His title shot already earned this past month, Scott Holtzman now has the time table for his crack at the belt. Holtzman will meet unbeaten champion Nick Newell for Newell's lightweight title June 14 at XFC 24 in Tampa, Fla. read news >>
Shahbulat Shamhalaev earned a shot at the Bellator featherweight title and Emanuel Newton dethoned King Mo Lawal at Bellator 90 on Thursday night in Utah. read news >>