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Next week’s star-packed final event Bellator MMA event of 2014 has landed the promotion’s first TV deal on the 5* network in the United Kingdom. Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

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The very first Strikeforce show, in hindsight one of the most significant MMA events in U.S. history, from 2006, aired on Showtime Extreme on Thursday night. It was the first MMA event ever sanctioned in California, And it proved to be one of the most significant MMA events in history. A piece of MMA history aired out of the blue on Thursday night, when Showtime Extreme, with little if any advanced publicity, broadcast the first-ever Strikeforce MMA show from March 10, 2006.Not only was it the d read news >>

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The UFC hopes to do hold a MMA event in a soccer stadium in Brazil one day, but it won’t be the first promotion to do it. Shooto Brazil 52 is expected to take place at the Joaquim Americo Guimaraes stadium, also known as Arena da Baixada, on Dec. 5. Shooto officials have yet to officially announce the deal, but G3 United, responsible for sponsorships and events at the stadium, already is advertising the MMA event on its official website. Arena da Baixada was one of the stadiums to host games dur read news >>

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Look ahead to tonight's World Series of Fighting 14 MMA event with predictions for Jake Shields vs. Ryan Ford and more. There's no UFC this weekend but that doesn't mean there isn't big time MMA action on your television. If you've got NBC Sports on your cable channel you can catch World Series of Fighting 14: Ford vs. Shields tonight at 9 p.m. ET live from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It's a four fight main card so without further hoo-ra here are quick previews & predictions. For more in-depth an read news >>

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When the Tulsa-based Battleground group decided to try pay-per-view based on the concept of going back in time with an eight-man one-night tournament, it was an interesting concept, but former UFC owner Bob Meyrowitz had done the same thing years ago with the one-and-done YAMMA promotion, using fighters with more name value.So the hook for selling the show, for the first time in the history of MMA, was the announcers. It was the meeting of the minds between Jim Ross, the voice of the heyday of p read news >>

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This week’s Battlegrounds MMA event in Oklahoma has seen some late changes and additions.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News read news >>

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Make your pick for the best MMA event from the first half of 2014 in Bloody Elbow's Half Year Awards. Technically, we're about a month over the half-year mark, but with live MMA on TV every other minute, it's hard to fit something like this in when you have to cover the non-stop facepunching. Tim Burke used to run the Bloody Elbow half-year and year-end MMA awards, but he stepped down from the site to focus on selling expensive real estate in New York City. The Bloody Elbow staff compiled a mass read news >>

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South Dakota’s first sanctioned MMA event is set for Aug. 22 at Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D., with “RFA 17: Cochrane vs. Giagos.”Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Watch (or don't) this gruesome video from an MMA event in Brazil where a fighter breaks his leg much like how Anderson Silva did. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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File this one under "close call." It's not uncommon to hear the phrase "dropping bombs" at a mixed martial arts (MMA) event. But it's not supposed to be taken literally. Unfortunately, a deranged lunatic had more than just ground-and-pound on his mind when he planned a suicide bombing at the upcoming M-1 Challenge 49: "Battle in the Mountains 3" event, which is expected to take place on June 7, 2014, in Dzheirakh, Ingushetia. That's according to a report from SovSport.ru (via RG.ru), helpfully t read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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NBC Sports Group and World Series of Fighting (WSOF) have reached a multi-year agreement that includes WSOF 11 becoming the first MMA event to air live on NBC. read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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It's pretty rare to find a non-UFC pay-per-view MMA event these days, but that's what we have in Saturday night's Bellator 120. Originally slated to featured the rubber match between lightweight stars Michael Chandler and Eddie Alvarez, the card will instead be headlined by a light heavyweight clash between Quinton "Rampage" Jackson and Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal. So how big a splash will Bellator make by putting on a pay-to-watch card featuring Rampage and Tito Ortiz? Well, you're probably in no read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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It wouldn't be a MMA event if something unusual didn't happen. In the second bout of the main card at UFC Fight Night 38 in Natal, Brazil, Michel Prazeres defeated Mairbek Taisumov, but did so as the Tiger Muay Thai team member earned not one, but two point deductions from referee Mario Yamasaki. Prazeres began the bout by getting the takedown and moving to mount, but Taisumov was able to push the Brazilian into side control. Prazerus went for the north-south choke as he moved around, but couldn read news >>

  • a year ago
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After the biggest Bellator MMA event to date, two of the organization's new champions have gotten a boost in this week's USA TODAY Sports and MMAjunkie.com MMA rankings. read news >>

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