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Rebel FC 2: Battle Royale – All but one hit their mark ahead of tomorrow’s event in Singapore

Rebel Fighting Championship (Rebel FC) returns tomorrow from Singapore’s Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre. Where the event will see the opening round of an eight-man Featherweight Tournament kick-off. Among its competitors looking to advance are Will Chope, Mauricio dos Santos Jr, Reydon Romero, Yojiro Uchimura, Takahiro Ashida and Miguel Torres. [Michael Tobin and Pat Promrangka were scheduled to compete at the show, but as Promrangka […]

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Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz set for UFC 183 on January 31st

After a number of rumors and much speculation. Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz has now been signed for Super Bowl Weekend at UFC 183 on January 31st. UFC’s President Dana White yesterday broke the news on ESPN’s Sportscenter. I back. Trust me, I back. Anderson Silva (33-6), who’s arguably the greatest MMA fighter to ever grace the sport returns to […]

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Dave Branch to defend Middleweight crown against Yushin Okami at WSOF 15

Japan’s Yushin Okami returns for a second outing under the World Series of Fighting (WSOF) banner later this year against Dave Branch, in an intriguing tilt for the 185-lb gold. WSOF announced the bout during a conference call ahead of WSOF 12, which takes place this weekend at Las Vegas’ Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. President Ray Sefo said the match-up is scheduled for October […]

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Bellator inks long-time Asian MMA staple Hideo Tokoro

Bellator crosses the pond to add long-time Asian MMA staple Hideo Tokoro to its roster. Fight Sport Asia learned of the signing early last week, and can now reveal the deal as official. Hideo Tokoro (32-27-2), a veteran of the sport who honed his craft overseas pitting his submission prowess against such names as the legendary Rumina Sato, Yoshiro […]

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Masanori Kanehara set to face Urijah Faber at UFC Fight Night 52

A Bantamweight bout between Urijah Faber and Norifumi Yamamoto was in the works for UFC’s return trip to Japan later this year. However, after ‘KID’ Yamamoto sustained an injury whilst in training—plans for the match-up were put on hold. UFC’s latest Japanese import [Masanori Kanehara] will now step up to the plate, and take on top ranked Bantamweight Urijah Faber in his promotional […]

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Flawless performance sees Rittewada Sittigun land Ch7 Super Lightweight gold

THAILAND — Week in week out, Channel 7 Stadium is renowned for delivering some of the best fights in the world of Muay Thai. And this past Sunday was no exception as Thestar Chengsimiwgym took on Rittewada Sittigun for the Ch7 Super Lightweight (140-lb) gold. Two fighters known for their aggressive styles and technical prowess met in the ring to see who […]

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Full Results: ROAD FC 016

Road Fighting Championship, 7/26/14 “ROAD FC 016” Park Chung Hee Gymnasium Gumi, South Korea Flyweight Championship Nam Jin Jo def. Min Jong Song by Split Decision Middleweight Bout Riki Fukuda def. Dong Sik Yoon by TKO at 3:36 in Round 1 Lightweight Bout Bruno Miranda def. Kwang Hee Lee by KO at 4:29 in Round 1 Catchweight Bout Hyo Kyung Song def. Hazuki Kimura by TKO […]

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Golovkin vs. Geale results: GGG continues winning ways, dismantles Geale in just three rounds

NEW YORK — Madison Square Garden played host to a Middleweight contest between Gennady Golovkin and Daniel Geale on Saturday night. Bruising 160-pounder Gennady Golovkin (30-0, 27 KO) stepped into the ring against Daniel Geale (30-3, 16 KO), who many thought had the skill set to push the hard-hitting phenom into deep waters. However, that proved not to […]

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Full Results – DEEP: 67 Impact

DEEP, 6/22/14 “DEEP: 67 Impact” Korakuen Hall Tokyo, Japan Flyweight Bout Yuki Motoya def. Yoshiro Maeda by Submission (Armbar) at 4:59 in Round 1 Flyweight Bout Haruo Ochi def. Masakazu Imanari by TKO (Doctor’s Stoppage) at :51 in Round 2 Welterweight Bout Keita Nakamura def. Keiichiro Yamamiya by TKO at 4:13 in Round 1 Lightweight Bout Shigetoshi Iwase def. Juri Ohara by Unanimous Decision Lightweight Bout Luiz […]

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Jumabieke Tuerxun returns to Bantamweight, faces Leandro Issa at TUF 19 Finale in Las Vegas

A Bantamweight clash between Jumabieke Tuerxun and Leandro Issa is now set for next months “TUF 19 Finale” in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sources close to the situation confirmed the match-up with Fight Sport Asia in the early hours of Friday morning. Jumabieke Tuerxun (14-1) began his Mixed Martial Arts career back in February of 2009, following […]

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