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Shooto 7th Round: Nobita Hits Last Second Submission to Win Title

  On Saturday, Shooto closed the curtains on another exciting event at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan.  Shooto 7th Round 2014 featured a world title fight, a pacific rim title fight and three Infinity League fights. “Nobita” Naito was able to finish the fight in the final seconds of the fifth round to wrangle the Shooto […]

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MMA Fight of the Week: Championship Showdown in Russia

  In this week’s video of the week, we look back at Sunday’s M-1 Challenge 51 card in St. Petersburg, Russia.  The M-1 Middlweight Title was on the line, as Champion Ramazan Emeev (11-2) faced off with former Bellator fighter, Vyacheslav Vasilevsky (24-2).  Vasilevsky was considered as the favorite to upset the Champion, bringing a […]

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ONE FC 20: Rise of the Kingdoms

One FC makes the trip to Cambodia’s capital city of Phnom Penh for the first time on Friday, September 12th.  The Koh Pich Theatre doors open at 7pm local time (8am EDT).  There are three ways to purchase tickets, through myTV’s office at 012999434, NagaWorld Weekend at 087870203 or through ONE FC in an email […]

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MMA’s Future: 神部建斗 Kento Kambe

  In the first of a series of articles on possible future MMA prospects, we examine one of Pancrase’s best prospects at Strawweight, Kento Kambe (神部建斗).  At just 17 years old, Kento is 3-0 in Professional MMA and 3-0 as an amateur.  Kento is an aggressive submission grappler that looks to finish the fight as […]

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ONE FC: Reign of Champions Fight Card

  On Friday August 29th, ONE FC takes the circular cage to the Middle East for the first time.  The Dubai World Trade Centre in the United Arab Emirates will be home to ONE FC: Reign of Champions.  The Fight card features three World Title Fights with a World Lightweight Championship bout between ONE FC […]

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Pancrase 260 Highlights and Results

    Pancrase has continued the trend of posting highlights of their recent events to the Pancrase Youtube Channel.  The most recent event, Pancrase 260, took place on August 10th in Tokyo, Japan.  The card was headlined by a Welterweight Title Fight between Pancrase’s #7 ranked Gota Yamashita (9-2) and #1 ranked Akihiro Muriyama (15-6-9).  […]

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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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Zebaztian Kadestam locks horns with Josh Calvo for the 170-lbs title at PXC 44

A scintillating title match-up between two 170-lbs prospects has been confirmed for PXC 44 later this year. PXC officials announced this week that a vacant Welterweight championship title bout is in order between Legacy Gym’s Zebaztian Kadestam (6-1) and American, Josh Calvo (8-3). PXC 44 takes place June 27. A venue hasn’t been formerly announced but […]

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AFC 9 to feature promotion’s first caged event, and two title fights

With the state of Victoria still in the midst of facing Mixed Martial Arts cage ban laws, Australian Fighting Championship will venture into new territory for the very first time with its inaugural caged event at AFC 9, which takes May 17th at the North Albury Football Club in Albury, New South Wales. AFC 9 is set to […]

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Loreto defies odds, pockets IBO title

A few boxing pundits had advised Rey Loreto to quit boxing halfway through his ring career, when his record losses had already surpassed his number of victories. But the sturdy Davaoeano never thought of hanging his gloves and plodded on, winning nine of his 11 fights which earned him a world title fight on Saturday […]

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