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The vacant bantamweight title was on the line in Cage Warriors ' most recent action-packed show from the Newport Centre in Newport, Wales. Here's our round-up of all the major events from another cracking show... In the night's main event, Finnish fighter Toni Tauru captured the vacant Cage Warriors World Bantamweight Championship with a win over Cory Tait.
Yves Edwards will enter the Octagon against Akbarh Arreola in a lightweight bout when the UFC heads to Austin, Texas, on Nov. 22. Ultimate Fighting Championship officials on Tuesday announced the pairing. The UFC Fight Night card takes place at the Frank Erwin Center and includes a flyweight contest between Joseph Benavidez and Dustin Ortiz as well as a women's strawweight tilt pitting Paige VanZant against Kailin Curran .
The first rule of Fight Church is that if god-fearing Christians beat each other into a bloody pulp, they still praise the Lord in Sunday mass. The pastor and his congregants sat around the TV and watched as fists began to fly and blood began to splatter.
Yeah, it's nowhere near as cool as what Dana White has in his UFC lair, which he calls "the most testosterone-filled office on earth." The leader of the mixed martial arts world granted access to the gang at Jetset Magazine, who give fight fans a rare glimpse of what goes on behind the scenes at the ZUFFA headquarters in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Fight Pass this Saturday in the wee hours of the morning with UFC Fight Night 52: "Hunt vs. Nelson" from Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Get complete, official results, live updates and real-time coverage starting at 12:30 a.m. ET on fight night below.
Despite allegations that he abused his position in Victory Church to curry sexual favors from his parishioners, a feature-length documentary about controversial "Fight Church" pastor Paul Burress was released on Tuesday, according to Hemant Mehta . Earlier this year, former members of his Rochester, New York congregation accused Pastor Burress of abusing his power in the community to entice people into his swinger lifestyle.
Tommy Marcellino doesn't like losing, far from it, but in the topsy-turvy world of combat sports, he understands that a setback now and then is pretty much inevitable. "All my favorite fighters -- Muhammad Ali, Mike Tyson -- they've all lost, and in my sport, the odds of going long without losing are actually worse," Marcellino said.
The latest Sherdog.com Top 10 list continues to highlight some of the limb casualties that come along with a sport like mixed martial arts. After covering the lower extremities , our panel of writers and editors decided to continue with this series by focusing on gruesome damage to the hand, elbow, shoulder and various other parts of the human arm.
After all, the mixed martial arts champion made a name for himself in the ring, where he won dozens of fights in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. But the New Palestine resident thinks frequently about the problem of bullying.
" Fight Church " is a new documentary about the counterintuitive subculture of Christian mixed martial arts fighting. The clip above gives you a taste of what a full contact Muay Thai fight night in a Christian church looks like.
Anthem Media Group Inc. announced today that the world's premier combat sports television channel Fight Network and the first-ever channel dedicated to fantasy sports FNTSY Sports Network are now available in the Roku Channel Store. Fight Network is available to Roku users in North America, while FNTSY Sports Network can be purchased by Roku users in North America, the U.K. and Republic of Ireland.
There's a chance UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey could join the ranks of mixed martial arts fighters who have dabbled in Metamoris. But there are a couple hitches.
Fighting star Jimi Manuwa is set to return to the UFC in November since suffering his first defeat in March. The previously undefeated 34-year-old, who grew up in Croydon and learn his mixed martial arts trade at Keddle's Gym in St Mary Cray, was beaten by the World's second-best light heavyweight fighter when the UFC came to Greenwich in March.
"I just want to come back with a vengeance. My ideal is just to make a statement and get people talking, 'Not only is she back, but she's back powerfully.
Ultimate Fighting Championship is feeling charitable ahead of its upcoming UFC Fight Night 52: "Hunt vs. Nelson" mixed martial arts event, which takes place this Saturday night on UFC Fight Pass from inside Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Oh, and I guess now is a good time to mention the main card starts at 3:30 a.m. ET.
If you mention the name Conor McGregor , you get a reaction. The reaction might be good or it might be bad, but in mixed martial arts, a reaction like that is better than money.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 04:52 am
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