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“Stateside, Tennessee is a hotbed for MMA.” --Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, Marc Ratner. If a commission is not generating any revenue, then it cannot justify its existence. The Tennessee Athletic Commission, established in 2008 to accommodate mixed martial arts (MMA) events from Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and the now-defunct Strikeforce promotion, is dying on the vine as the world's largest combat sports promotion concentrates on international territories. Nashville Sports Mix read news >>

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GLORY CEO Jon J. Franklin spoke to MMAmania.com about the renewal of European television deals with Fight Network and Kombat Sports and also about an imminent deal with a U.S. network, expected to be announced soon that will air the SuperFight Series cards, starting with GLORY 19 on February 6, 2015. GLORY has great news for its fan base in the United States as well as abroad, with the announcement of its renewal of two European television deals (Fight Channel, Kombat Sport) and plans to bring t read news >>

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For Stateside fans who tuned into UFC Fight Night 58 before the night’s co-main event, it appeared the world had entered a time warp.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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In case you were wondering why soccer kicks were banned in stateside competition, just imagine a knockout like this in one of the UFC on FOX telecasts. Yikes. And to save you the trouble of looking at the toe tag, that's top international star Eduard Folayang getting stretchered by Timofey Nastyukhin at ONE FC 23 (full results and play-by-play here). Thanks to Zombie Prophet for the snuff film GIF. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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WSOF returns for their twelfth stateside event with a card that doesn't feature many notable names. It's headlined by a lightweight bout between rising contender Lewis Gonzalez and established veteran Luis Palomino. The card also has a number of noteworthy prospects and veterans from Elvis Mutapcic to Alexis Vila. Will Gonzalez stay undefeated or is Palomino going to make it two wins in a row? I answer these questions and more with my predictions for Saturday's fights. What: WSOF 12: Gonzalez vs read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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MMAmania.com caught up with combat sports legend Melvin Manhoef this week to discuss his upcoming fight vs. Filip Verlinden in the opening round of the GLORY Last Man Standing one night, eight-man tournament that takes place this Saturday at The Forum in Inglewood, California and live on pay-per-view Los Angeles, Calif.: Melvin Manhoef is lounging on one of the couches inside the Sheraton Gateway Hotel awaiting his turn to speak with Ron Kruck and Duke Roufus for the standard television pre-prod read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Perhaps a change of scenery will do him some good. Erick Silva is leaving his comfort zone. He's not changing fight camps, something that happens to even the best fighters these days, but he knows that he's going to have to broaden his horizons if he hopes to fix the "flaws" that have plagued him in recent fights, like the UFC Fight Night 40 beating he took at the hands of Matt Brown last weekend in Cincinnati (watch it). From his conversation with Combate (via Bloody Elbow): "I'm contacting som read news >>

  • a year ago
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Decorated submission grappler Roger Gracie plans to move from the U.K. to the U.S. to train full-time at Blackhouse MMA in Southern California.  read news >>

  • a year ago
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Just when he'll be able to return Stateside to fight again under the Bellator banner is unclear. But Paul Daley is staying busy in the meantime. Daley on Friday took out Rodrigo Ribeiro at Dubai Fighting Championship 4. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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When he arrived stateside, those around Brazilian fighter Marlon Moraes billed him as the next Edson Barboza, the dynamic UFC striker who began his career with a 10-0 mark. Against veteran bantamweight Jarrod Card, Moraes looked to prove the comparisons were justified. In the latest installment of HDNet Fights Video Vault - our fight-of-the-week feature - we look back at their XFC 17 fight. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Bantamweight Rafael "Morcego" Silva will bring a nine-fight winning streak Stateside after signing with Bellator. The promotion on Thursday announced the acquisition of Silva for its 135-pound division. The seven-year pro trains with the Renovacao Fight Team in Brazil that includes fellow Bellator fighters Maiquel Falcao, Luis Nogueira, Genair da Silva and Ricardo Tirloni. "Signing with Bellator is by far the best thing that ever happened to me," Silva stated. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Onetime UFC talent Maiquel Falcao will make his stateside return this spring when he takes part in Bellator Fighting Championships’ sixth-season middleweight tournament. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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After much anticipation, super-prospect Guram Gugenishvili finally came to America. Well, sort of. The 25-year-old M-1 Global heavyweight champion did fly to Las Vegas to train at Xtreme Couture three weeks prior to his stateside MMA debut and was planning on putting his title on the line in a rematch against Kenny Garner at M-1 Challenge 27. That was until he got hurt in training and had to pull out of the fight. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Bruno “Carioca” Santos will soon bring his talents and unblemished record stateside, as the Brazilian middleweight recently inked an exclusive contract with Bellator Fighting Championships. read news >>

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