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Iowa’s US Cellular Center to host Bellator Live weigh-in

Jimmy Smith at Bellator 86 Weigh-ins. Pic by SHERDOG.COM -click for source- Credit: Jeff Sherwood The weigh-in and pre-fight press conference for Bellator MMA will take place Thursday at 5:00 p.m. CST at Exhibit Hall A & C inside US Cellular Center (370 1st Ave E, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401). Bellator MMA will take place from the US Cellular Center on Friday, October 18th with the first fight taking place

Mike Richman vs. Akop Stepanyan added to Nov 2 PPV

The highly anticipated Bellator Pay-Per-View “Rampage vs. Tito” has seen another addition as featherweights Mike “The Marine” Richman and Akop Stepanyan have been added to the November 2nd fight card and will be featured on Spike TV.  The night currently features a Featherweight Title fight between Pat Curran and Daniel Straus, an interim Light Heavyweight Title fight between Emanuel Newton and King Mo, a Lightweight Title fight between Michael Chandler

Cheick Kongo vs. Vinicius Spartan added to Bellator PPV

After knockout victories for both Cheick Kongo and Vinicius Spartan in the Bellator Heavyweight Semifinals, the two giants will meet inside the Bellator cage on November 2nd live on Pay-Per-View from the Long Beach Arena, which is headlined by MMA icons Rampage Jackson and Tito Ortiz. “To be able to put on a card of this caliber for our first Pay-Per-View is something really special,” Bellator CEO & Chairman Bjorn

Cortney Casey VS Pearl Gonzalez for XFC Flyweight Championship

It was released by Xtreme Fighting Championship that there will be a flyweight championship title fight for their “Night Of Champions 3” event October 18, 2013. Cortney Casey will match-up against Pearl Gonzalez. Below is the official release: “Why put off the Inevitable?”  Those were the words of XFC President John Prisco; moments after Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten announced on Inside MMA, that the promotions Inaugural Flyweight Championship match

WSOF adds Yushin Okami to roster

Recently it was reported by the World Series Of fighting that they had signed Japanese MMA veteran Yushin Okami. The long time UFC middleweight was released by the UFC last week and was in no mood to wait around as the deal with WSOF came rather quickly. Below is the official press release regarding the new acquisition. World Series of Fighting officials are happy to announce the addition of perennial

WSOF 6: Josh Burkman vs Steve Carl lineup complete

With a stellar lineup already in place for the promotion’s first-ever trip to Florida, World Series of Fighting executives have added a 10th and final bout to the company’s upcoming event. WSOF 6: Burkman vs. Carl now hosts a newly announced featherweight match-up between 13-year professional Pablo “The Hurricane” Alfonso (8-5) and former World Extreme Cagefighting champion Miguel Torres (40-6), on the evening’s preliminary lineup. Featuring the first title fight

A stacked Invicta FC card returns December 7th

It was announced today that Invicta Fighting Championships will return to Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City with a stacked, nine-bout event featuring three world title fights, including a main event showdown between reigning flyweight champion Barb Honchak (8-2) and three-time “Fight of the Night” winner Leslie “The Peacemaker” Smith (6-3-1). The 34-year-old Honchak, a protégé of former world champion Pat Miletich, dominated Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt Vanessa Porto to become

The pro’s weigh-in on Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson & Renan Barao vs. Eddie Wineland

As UFC 165 quickly approaches, and after giving my own personal predictions, I had to wonder what other UFC and mma fighters thought of the two title fights being featured on the card. As we know, Renan Barao will be defending his interim bantamweight championship against tough contender Eddie Wineland and light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones will be squaring off with possibly his toughest challenge to date in Alexander Gustafsson in

UFC 166: Jessica Eye looking straight ahead against the odds vs Sarah Kaufman

To some, Jessica Eye (10-1) might be considered the underdog coming into her UFC debut against a tough opponent in Sarah Kaufman (16-2). Kaufman who has challenged the best 135er in the world has also had two previous fights with the UFC prior to the scheduled bout with Eye at UFC 166 in Houston, Texas on October 19, 2013. Jessica Eye is more familiar with competing in the 125lb divisions

UFC 165 preview ~ Main card predictions

Jones Jones vs Alexander Gustafsson If it wasn’t from a previous loss on the challenger’s career, Alexander Gustafsson would in my opinion be more of a mystery and threat to anyone he faces. With both Jones and Gustafsson only having one loss on their record, it is safe to say only one of them deserves it. If you recall back to December 5, 2009, Jones(18-1) was dominating a highly talented Matt