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Legacy Fighting Championship is now promoting kickboxing cards, and a UFC veteran is scheduled to compete inside the ring. Pat Barry, who returned to the kickboxing earlier this year for the first time since 2007, has agreed to take on Demoreo Dennis on Jan. 16. The card takes place at Bayou Music Center in Houston, and airs live on AXS TV. "We came to a verbal agreement with Pat Barry to fight for us on the Jan. 16th Legacy Kickboxing event," Legacy FC promoter Mick Maynard told MMAFighting.com read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Texas based regional MMA promotion Legacy FC is stretching it's wings into promoting other combat sports. Maybe, just maybe, kickboxing is starting to gain a real foothold in the American sports landscape. Legacy FC has announced that they will be expanding their combat sports promotion to include not only MMA, but kickboxing as well. The bouts will air on AXS TV, the same platform as their classic MMA cards. And, as MMAjunkie reports, they already have their first few bout planned. Their first read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold are in Sydney promoting their Nov. 7 fight, and as expected, things got heated when the two rivals squared off in front of the media. read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Sorry! When promoting the headlining attraction of last night's (Fri., Sept. 5, 2014) UFC Fight Night 50: "Jacare vs. Mousasi" event at the Foxwoods Casino Resort in Ledyard, Connecticut on Fox Sports 1, UFC President Dana White mentioned the winner of the Jacare Souza vs. Gegard Mousasi bout would be in line for a title shot. Well, Souza submitted Mousasi in the third round (watch it here) after a strong performance and was talking title shot afterwards. White, however, is pumping the brakes on read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Jose Aldo's head coach said that he would advise his fighters to do trash talking and other commercial moves to promote fights. Before Jose Aldo shoved Chad Mendes in their staredown to promote UFC 179, Dede Pederneiras kind of knew what was coming. In an interview published by Combate.com on Monday, Aldo's coach and Nova Uniao leader said that he was going to have a conversation with his athletes to explain the importance of promotion in the fight business, even if he was essentially against tr read news >>

  • a month ago
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Jay Z’s sports agency, Roc Nation Sports, has obtained licenses to promote boxing events in New York and Washington, D.C., according to a report from ESPN.com. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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While those in charge of promoting fights at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) were busy calling Demetrious Johnson a top pound-for-pound fighter, Ali Bagautinov was looking for support anywhere he could find it for his quest to win the flyweight title at tonight's (June 14, 2014) UFC 174 pay-per-view (PPV) in Vancouver, Canada. He couldn't. Because there wasn't a well educated soul around who felt strongly that he actually stood a chance against the 125-pound king. And he didn't. In the read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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World Series of Fighting is headed to network television. After promoting nine events in less than two years, WSOF has signed a multi-year agreement extending and broadening its deal with the NBC Sports Group through 2017. The future cards will be televised on NBCSN and NBC and featured on NBC’s digital platforms. The NBC Sports Group will televise 14 live WSOF cards in 2014. WSOF 11, scheduled for July 5, will air on NBC. The card is headlined by lightweight champion Justin Gaethje against unbe read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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Famed Noa Uniao trainer Andre Pederneiras is promoting a fight between a man and a woman next week at Shooto 45 in Brazil.Filed under: News read news >>

  • a year ago
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When I first heard that Bellator MMA was thinking about promoting some crazy, borderline unsanctionable boxing match between former UFC champion Quinton Jackson and boxing legend Roy Jones Jr., I didn't get it. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Do you know what today is? Well, yes, it is the Fourth of July, which is kind of a big deal here in the USofA. But it's also your two-day warning for UFC 162, so this week's Twitter Mailbag is bursting with questions about Saturday night's showdown between UFC middleweight champ Anderson Silva and challenger Chris Weidman read news >>

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