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Emanuel Newton and Liam McGeary are on a collision course for the light heavyweight title after scoring two of the year's most spectacular finishes on Friday night's Bellator show.Newton (24-7-1) retained his light heavyweight title finishing Joey Beltran (15-11) with a left spinning backfist to the jaw at 3:07 of the third round. The champion had looked sluggish during the second and third rounds of the main event at the Compuware Arena in Plymouth, Mich.McGeary (9-0) scored a rarely seen submi read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Bellator 123: “Curran vs. Pitbull 2” took place last night (Fri., Sept. 5, 2014) from Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., while rivals Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) put on a show several miles away. Check out our recap of Bellator’s Season 11 debut below. The revamped Bellator MMA put on its first show of Season 11 last night (Fri., Sept. 5, 2014), with President Scott Coker assembling quite an entertaining card as the promotion went head-to-head against Ultimate Fighting Championship read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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For the better part of a minute, the new Ailstair Overeem, the one who had just joined Jackson's MMA, looked a whole lot like the vintage striker who was such a fan favorite. The former Strikeforce and Dream champion mixed up swift, efficient strikes and kept Ben Rothwell off-balance. Then things changed fast. Rothwell clobbered Overeem with a right hand above the ear and followed up on the mat with a series of uncontested punches, bringing a halt to their heavyweight showdown at UFC Fight Night read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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LEDYARD, Conn. – Al Iaquinta battered fellow “TUF” vet Rodrigo Damm over two rounds before finishing the fight with authority in the third frame. Filed under: News read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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With a night full of sensational finishes at UFC Fight Night 49, you wondered who was going to be left out of the running for Performance of the Night. Turns out there was little for the night's fantastic finishers to worry about. Rather than hand out a Fight of the Night award and two Performance bonuses, the UFC gave out four Performance of the Night. Rafael dos Anjos, Thales Leites, Jordan Mein, and Ben Saunders are all $50,000 richer after pocketing performance bonuses in Tulsa. Dos Anjos ou read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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The co-main event of tonight's (Sat., Aug. 23, 2014) UFC Fight Night 49: "Henderson vs. Dos Anjos" showcase from the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Fox Sports 1 featured veteran welterweight war monger Mike Pyle banging it out with "Young Gun" Jordan Mein. This just one night after the latter's father was arrested at weigh-ins on a sexual battery charge. If it bothered him, it certainly didn't look that way. That's because he landed a hard left hand just over one minute into the bout that put read news >>

  • a month ago
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The Europe-based Cage Warriors Fighting Championship is offering an interesting take on the traditional post-fight bonus system. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Cage Warriors is awarding $2000 'bounty' bonuses for fighters who can execute any of 10 specific kinds of finishes they listed. Is having a bonus system for specific finishes a good idea? Follow this live roundtable as the BE staff give their answers in real time Cage Warriors have announced a new 'bounty' bonus structure where they award fighters who can perform any of the 10 listed finishes on their cards. Starting with their next event, the European promotion will give $2000 to any of their f read news >>

  • a month ago
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Cage Warriors is upping the ante for fighters on its cards hoping that more of them will go after not just finishes, but unique finishes. Filed under: Cage Warriors, MMA Rumors, News read news >>

  • a month ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Finally back to the Octagon after a long layoff, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira discusses his upcoming bout with Anthony Johnson at UFC on FOX 12’s co-main event in San Jose, California, the injuries that forced him to cancel a fight with Alexander Gustafsson and UFC’s decision to remove him from the light heavyweight rankings. (Editor's note: Hit the CC buttton player to get translations.) read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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To dig into some of the statistics behind all 12 fights scheduled for the UFC’s fourth trip to San Jose, here are 70 pre-fight facts going into Saturday’s UFC on FOX 12 event.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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