Results for: charity in news

  • 4 months ago
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It may be born out of a bad situation, but Cathal Pendred is putting Mike King's lost bonus money to good use. Sometimes the best things can come from bad decisions. Little did Mike King know when he decided to juice going into his fight with Cathal Pendred, that at least some of the bonus money he'd end up losing would go to charity. That's what Pendred himself is saying after he successfully campaigned to receive King's half of their FOTN bonus from UFC Fight Night Dublin. Thank you @danawhite read news >>

  • 11 months ago
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UFC announcer Bruce Buffer is offering up a set of his “fight cards,” including the one he used for Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva’s first meeting, in a charity auction.Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: UFC 162 read news >>

  • a year ago
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Bull riding enthusiast Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone will be involved in this week's Professional Bull Riders World Finals whether UFC President Dana White wants him to or not. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Carlos Hernandez and Michael Pizzi are mayors of neighboring South Florida cities. After trading rhetorical jabs, they've decided to trade real ones this summer in an MMA bout for charity. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Two South Florida mayors plan to square off in a mixed martial arts bout to benefit charity, according to a report from the Miami Herald. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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UFC light heavyweight Ryan Bader will hold a charity event this Saturday in Arizona to benefit the Wounded Warriors Project. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Tyson Griffin is holding a fundraiser in advance of his headliner against Efrain Escudero at RFA 4. The 28-year-old UFC vet is holding a raffle at the House of Ryu Athletic Center in Las Vegas to benefit Boys Town of Nevada. The raffle winner will get two tickets to the Nov. 2 event and an afterparty hosted by Griffin at Planet Hollywood's Gallery Nightclub in Las Vegas. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Even the most blackhearted MMA fan surely got a bit emotional when watching ESPN's "Outside the Lines" feature on MMA fighter Rad Martinez this past year.  The top featherweight prospect balances a burgeoning fight career with the full-time care of his brain-damaged father.  But he's determined to prove his entry in Bellator's Season 7 featherweight tournament isn't simply a matter of charity. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Bantamweight slugger Michael McDonald is offering up a unique piece of fight-worn memorabilia in effort to raise funds for one of his favorite charities. "Mayday" recently placed up for auction the actual shorts he wore during his UFC 145 knockout of former WEC champ Miguel Torres. Interested buyers can bid on the shorts at ebay.com, and McDonald has committed to giving 100 percent of the proceeds to Crossover International, Inc., a 501.3c organization "that promotes using sports to s read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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SAN JOSE, Calif. - The Cinnabar Hills Golf Club is a place a champion such as Cain Velasquez can afford to be off his game - a luxury he won't have come Nov. 12, when the UFC debuts on network TV on FOX. Before Velasquez meets Junior Dos Santos for the UFC heavyweight crown, he arrives on the links for a recent charity golf tournament in between morning and nighttime training sessions. Velasquez was one of 15 fighters donating his time and auction items to benefit Turning Wheels for Kids read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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A bevy of UFC and Strikeforce fighters will lend support to a charity that gives bikes to underprivileged children. "TurningWheels for Kids" is holding a golf tournament on Oct. 28 in San Jose, Calif., where proceeds will go to the organization. The event takes place at Cinnabar Hills Golf Club and begins at 11 a.m. PT. "It's an amazing non-profit that we've supported for years, and it's great to see the mixed martial arts community come out for a worthy cause," Strikeforce CEO Scott C read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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In keeping with tradition, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is auctioning off a few fight-night items to benefit his team's Nova Uniao Community Program. Aldo has autographed his UFC 136 corner banner, as well as a Nova Uniao T-shirt, and is offering both of them in individual auctions on eBay.com. Aldo has done the same for previous UFC and WEC title fights and has used the proceeds to purchase mats and gis for underprivileged jiu-jitsu students in his native Brazil. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Looking to secure a private training session with UFC Hall of Famer Royce Gracie? Interested in a pair of combat boots autographed by all seven current UFC champions? How about a pair of VIP tickets to an upcoming UFC event? The UFC has you covered, and it's all for a good cause. UFC brass recently announced a massive charity auction featuring more than 100 items to benefit the Lone Survivor Foundation, an organization founded by retired Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell that is designed to read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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Andrei Arlovski will finally try his hands at boxing in a four-round heavyweight exhibition match against Fres Oquendo on Feb. 27 at the Fountainbleau Miami Beach Hotel and Resort in Miami. read news >>