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Melvin Manhoef vs. Chidi Njokuani Set for Bellator 210 Main Event

Melvin Manhoef and Chidi Njokuani will meet in a middleweight main event at the upcoming Bellator 210 in Thackerville, Oklahoma. Recently re-signed Bellator middleweight Melvin Manhoef (30-14-1, 2 NC) has his return date set. In a press release distributed Wednesday,...
Jimi Manuwa Jan Blachowicz UFC Stockholm

Jimi Manuwa Issues Statement on UFC Sao Paulo Withdrawal

Jimi Manuwa was gutted at having to pull out of UFC Sao Paulo, especially since he missed his daughter's 10th birthday preparing for the fight. Jimi Manuwa had been set to face Glover Teixeira Thiago Santos in the main event...
KSW 45

KSW 45 Adds James McSweeney vs. Michal Andryszak

James McSweeney vs. Michal Andryszak is the latest addition to KSW 45 in London, England next month. British heavyweight veteran James McSweeney will take another stab at getting back in the KSW cage. In a press release Tuesday, the promotion...
Johny Hendricks

Johny Hendricks vs. Brennan Ward Set For Bare Knuckle Event

There are three guaranteed things in life: death, taxes, and MMA fighters coming out of retirement. Johny Hendricks and Brennan Ward are the latest — heading to the ring for a bare knuckle fight. Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks announced...
King Mo

King Mo vs. Liam McGeary Added to Bellator Hawaii

A key light heavyweight scrap has been added to Bellator 210 in Hawaii, as Bellator CEO Scott Coker has announced that Liam McGeary will face King Mo at the event. Bellator's debut in Hawaii has added a promising light heavyweight...
Eryk Anders, UFC Belem

Eryk Anders Replaces Jimi Manuwa in UFC Sao Paulo Main Event

'Ya Boi' is stepping up, and stepping in, to salvage the UFC Sao Paulo main event: Eryk Anders will face Thiago Santos on just six days notice. The UFC Sao Paulo main event has undergone another change. Originally set to...
Mark Hunt, among the bonus winners at UFC Auckland

UFC Moscow: Impressive Crowd Turns Out for UFC’s Russia Debut

The UFC drew over 20,000 fans for its debut in Russia, a card that was frankly years in the making. There was no Khabib Nurmagomedov, and of course, no Conor McGregor. The biggest draw on the card, physically and at...
Aleksei Oleinik UFC St. Petersburg

UFC Moscow Bonuses: One Fighter Earns Fight of the Night, Three Performance Bonuses Awarded

Petr Yan shared Fight of the Night honors with South Korea's Jin Soo Son at UFC Moscow, but with Son ineligible to win any bonus money, three fighters picked up Performance bonuses. UFC Moscow is in the books, and while...
Oleksiy Oliynyk (Aleksei Oleinik) UFC

Pros React to Aleksei Oleinik’s Shocking Defeat of Mark Hunt at UFC Moscow

Mark Hunt was the favorite heading into the UFC Moscow main event against Aleksei Oleinik. If Oleinik was to win, a submission was expected — but few saw him rocking Hunt, then taking him down and securing a rear-naked...
Gustavo Lopez and Jose Alday Combate Americas

Combate Americas: Marroquin Out; Gustavo Lopez in Against Alday for 135 Championship

Levy Marroquin is out of his fight with José Alday for the Combate Americas bantamweight championship; former title challenger Gustavo Lopez steps into the main event. Early Thursday morning, it was announced that title challenger Levy Marroquin was out of...

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Bellator 225 Results: Austin Vanderford Dominates Joseph Creer on Ground

Austin Vanderford looked great in his second promotional appearance at Bellator 225, utilizing his wrestling and elbows to win by doctor's stoppage at the...