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Feathweight Prospects Collide at ONE FC 21: Roar of Tigers

  ONE FC is set to return to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Friday, October 17th.  ONE FC 21: Roar of Tigers is headlined by a collision of top featherweight prospects looking to move one step closer to a ONE FC Title.  Phuket Top Team’s “Ruthless” Rob Lisita is coming off an incredible fight at ONE […]

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The UFC Signs Masanori Kanehara

  Longtime Japanese MMA Standout Masanori Kanehara has signed to fight in the UFC.  Masanori Kanehara has amassed a Professional MMA record of 23-11-5 (8 KO, 9 SUB).  Masanori Kanehara is well known on the Japanese MMA scene for his run to the first WVR: Sengoku Featherweight Grand Prix Title.  Masanori Kanehara defeated both grizzled […]

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Brackets announced for REBEL FC’s 8-man tourney, Will Chope & Miguel Torres feature

After announcing all eight competitors, REBEL Fighting Championship officials today unveiled the brackets for the opening round of its 145-pound championship tourney set for REBEL FC 2: Battle Royale later this year. The first round of match-ups will be held on August 1st, with the subsequent round and finale taking place just a day after. The winner of […]

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REBEL FC 2: Battle Royale set for August 1st, 8-man 145-lbs tourney featured

Following an impressive debut event in December 2013, REBEL Fighting Championship is going big with its second numbered installment in August later this year. Officials confirmed yesterday with MMASucka.com that an eight-man Featherweight knockout-style championship tournament is set to commence at REBEL FC 2: Battle Royale. The event takes place August 1 at the Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre. The tournament […]

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UFC Fight Night 39: Tatsuya Kawajiri suffers first UFC defeat

‘The Crusher’ entered his bout at UFC Fight Night 39 on Friday night on the heels of fantastic 6-0 run at Featherweight, and was even considered a favorite in the eyes of many after an eye-catching performance in his UFC debut at UFC Fight Night 34. But his opponent, UFC veteran Clay Guida (31-14), had other ideas, spoiling the Japanese fighter’s […]

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ROAD FC 014 Results: Choi Mu-Gyeom tops Bae Yong Kwon in a huge upset, garners 145-lbs gold

ROAD Fighting Championship’s fourteenth instalment took place this past weekend, February 9th, in front of a packed audience at the Seoul Olympic Hall in Seoul, South Korea. The main card streamed LIVE online at http://www.ustream.tv/roadfc for a price of USD $9.99. In the main event, the inaugural Featherweight Championship title strap was contested between tournament finalists Bae Yong Kwon and […]

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ROAD FC 014 Weigh In Results – Fighters on weight for Sunday’s event

South Korea – All scheduled contests for ROAD FC’s fourteenth installment are scheduled to take place, as planned on Sunday, with all fighters raring to go after the official weigh-ins held at the The-K Hotel Grand Ballroom in South Korea today. Main event Featherweight title challengers Bae Yong Kwon and Choi Mu-Gyeom successfully made weight with the […]

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ROAD FC 014 line-up set with eleven fights

The fight card for ROAD FC 014 is now complete. The event is set to go down on February 9th at the Seoul Olympic Hall in Seoul, South Korea, with the main card streaming LIVE online at http://www.ustream.tv/roadfc for a price of USD $9.99. Previously announced match-ups for the main card included Kume Takasuke (15-3-4) vs. Eduardo Simoes (7-2-1, 1 […]

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ROAD FC 014 update: Featherweight Tournament final set for February 9

Hot off the heels from its latest ‘ROAD FC – Korea’ initiative, South Korean outfit ROAD Fighting Championship hasn’t stopped pleasing fans worldwide. In fact, by all accounts, the promotion has perhaps just gotten started for the calendar year. The latest blockbuster announcement from ROAD FC sees the highly touted Bae Yong Kwon (9-3) locking […]

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Newly signed Rob Lisita: “ONE FC showed me they are the best.”

Rob Lisita thinks he made the right decision in joining up with the ONE FC ranks. Lisita, one of six fighters signed by the Singapore-based promotion on Wednesday, said he was honored to ply his trade in the Asian outfit. The decision, though, may surprise some. The Australian admitted to receiving offers from the UFC and […]

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