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UFC strawweight prospect Paige VanZant has signed her own Reebok contract. VanZant joins fellow UFC fighters Anthony Pettis, Johny Hendricks, Ronda Rousey, Jon Jones and Conor McGregor as the only current fighters on the roster with a separate Reebok endorsement deal. This is in addition to the organization-wide uniform that will go into effect in July. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The 20-year-old VanZant (4-1) is scheduled to meet Felice Herrig on the UFC on FOX 15 main card on April 1 read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Friday Night Fights! GLORY 19 takes place later tonight (Fri., Feb. 6, 2015) from Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Virginia. The Spike TV-televised fight card features a heavyweight title fight between Rico Verhoeven and Errol Zimmerman, as well as a one-night, four-man Welterweight tournament. On Thursday evening, MMAFighting.com 's Dave Meltzer reported that the kickboxing promotion reached a three-event deal with CBS Sports Network to air its "Superfight Series" on Friday nights on a one-week tap read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Glory kickboxing, which runs its first show of the year on Friday night on Spike TV, announced a second U.S. television deal. It will be three events with CBS Sports Network to air what they call the "Glory Superfight Series," a two-hour five-fight show that will air on a one-week tape delay.Glory, which features many of the world's top kickboxers, is attempting to recreate the success of the glory days of K-1 in Japan and expand that into the U.S. It has a goal for his year of having a national read news >>

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The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) and UFC announced that the promotion’s subscription service, Fight Pass, would now feature the 2014 IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA on-demand. After announcing the addition of several new libraries last month, the UFC added another one to the collection this week: The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF). In a press release sent out on Wednesday, the promotion revealed that the IMMAF had signed a partnership with the read news >>

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Former Bellator MMA heavyweight tournament finalist Blagoi Ivanov has signed with WSOF.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

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Famed heavyweight striker Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic is once again headed back to the Octagon. read news >>

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The last time we saw Mirko Filipovic inside the Octagon, he was getting KTFO by Roy Nelson at UFC 137. In fact, that was the third straight knockout loss for the Croat, who also went belly up (and face down) against Frank Mir and Brendan Schaub, respectively. It was no surprise then, to hear him announce his retirement in late 2011, which lasted all of six months. Following a brief stint in kickboxing, "Cro Cop" returned to mixed martial arts (MMA) in 2012, where he now stands at 3-1 (30-11-2, 1 read news >>

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Gabi Garcia will finally make her MMA debut. A nine-time jiu-jitsu world champion and ADCC winner, Garcia has signed a deal with Brazilian MMA promotion Jungle Fight and is set to compete for the first time on March 28 in a yet-to-be-announced event in Sao Paulo. Tatame first reported the news, and MMAFighting.com confirmed it with sources close to the situation. Garcia was originally scheduled to make her MMA debut on Dec. 23 in Tokyo, but Japanese promotion Real Fight failed to find an opponen read news >>

  • a month ago
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After nearly five years away from mixed martial arts, Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson has signed with Bellator MMA. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Kimbo Slice is back. The street brawler turned UFC fighter, who hasn’t competed in MMA since 2010, has signed a deal with Bellator. CombatPress.com first reported the news, and sources close to the situation confirmed to MMAFighting.com. Kimbo Slice (4-2), who turns 41 in February, hasn’t fought in mixed martial arts since a second-round TKO loss to Matt Mitrione at UFC 113. His only UFC win came against Houston Alexander at TUF 10 Finale. His other MMA wins came in stoppages over James Thompson read news >>

  • a month ago
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Kimbo Slice has signed with Bellator, and will be returning to Mixed Martial Arts. You read that right. It's 2015, and Kimbo Slice is still making waves in MMA. According to a report from Combat Press, Kevin Ferguson has joined the 2nd largest MMA promotion in the world, with an official announcement from Bellator expected to be made soon. Slice first rose to fame as a YouTube sensation back in 2003, and the popular backyard brawler eventually became an MMA fighter. He managed to make it to the read news >>

  • a month ago
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Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice, has reportedly been signed by Bellator. Neil Rooke of CombatPress.com first had the news, and MMA Junkie's John Morgan confirmed it: According to Rooke, the announcement is expected to be made during Bellator 132 on Friday, Jan. 16. Details about his debut with the MMA promotion are still unclear at this point. Slice, who became an Internet sensation through a series of street fight videos in the early 2000s, currently holds a 4-2 official MMA record. read news >>

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The ultra-popular Irishman is the newest addition to 'Team Reebok' and congratulates the billion dollar company on that on Twitter. When the UFC announced their new sponsorship deal with Reebok, president Dana White explained that champions would have the opportunity to negotiate their own special contracts. Well, it looks like Conor McGregor is an exception to that rule. The Irishman announced his own deal with the sportswear brand on FOX Sports 1 yesterday, joining the likes of UFC light-heavy read news >>

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Matt Hamill, who achieved widespread fame and admiration as a successful hearing-impaired fighter, will return to pro MMA this year after signing with the World Series of Fighting promotion. The news came Wednesday night via Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting. Hamill will compete in a four-man tournament to determine the inaugural WSOF light heavyweight champion. Also in the bracket is Thiago Silva, the controversial fighter who has also signed with WSOF and who defeated Hamill by unanimous decision i read news >>

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