BANGOR, Maine – Thiago Tavares broke a string of decisions to open UFC Fight Night 47’s card with a first-round finish. Tavares swarmed Robbie Peralta on the mat, refusing to let him escape and seizing an opportunity to sink a rear-naked choke. The featherweight (...) read news >>
Surging grappling promotion Metamoris held its fourth event this past weekend, and it was a star-studded affair that featured some notable names from the MMA world.
The evening's festivities kicked off with a dominant showing from Garry Tonon against one of Australia's top grapplers, Kit Dale. Tonon secured a nice guillotine choke in the midst of a scramble that secured the tapout in a matter of minutes.
Saulo Ribeiro and Rodrigo "Comprido" Medeiros put on an entertaining showcase of gi grapplin read news >>
After a few anxious days of waiting to see if the Nevada Athletic Commission would actually step in and prevent their match from happening, elite jiu-jitsu player Andre Galvao climbed onto the mat to square off against Chael Sonnen in the Metamoris 4 headliner on Saturday night at the Peterson Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. read news >>
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It was a main event and night that may have not happened had the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) had their way (and they still might), but Metamoris 4 went full steam ahead, anyway. In the main event, former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight Chael Sonnen was submitted by Andre Galvao with a rear naked choke while in the unofficial co-main event, UFC heavyweight Josh Barnett tapped Dean Lister with a scarf hold with just 10 seconds left in the match.
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It took two tries and a pair of armbars, but Mizuki Inoue is now a Jewels champion. read news >>
Legacy Fighting Championship (LFC) 33 results: UFC veteran Leonard Garcia lost his featherweight title to Damon Jackson last Friday night (July 18, 2014) inside the Allen Event Center in Allen, Texas, live on AXS TV. Watch the video highlights here. read news >>
DUBLIN – It took the implacably calm Gunnar Nelson almost two rounds to get moving against Zak Cummings, but when he did, a finish was a walk in the park.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
LAS VEGAS – Leandro Issa probably had to be in desperation mode in the third round to win the fight, and with one masterful armbar, he got it done.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
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SAN ANTONIO – It’s a good thing Carlos Diego Ferreira doesn’t get paid by the minute, or he’d be going home with a relatively meager paycheck.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
SAN ANTONIO – Ray Borg vowed that he wouldn’t be hindered by the octagon jitters in his second UFC fight like he was in the first, and it didn’t take long for him to deliver on that promise.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
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SAN ANTONIO – After 58 fights during a 17-year pro career and recent wins over the likes of Jeff Monson and Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic, Oleksiy Oliynyk finally added a UFC victory to his resume.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>