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With Bellator season 9 in full swing, it’s still easy to forget there are other events going on worldwide. So with that, here’s what’s up this weekend:

Legacy Fighting Championships 23

Taking place at the Cowboys Dance Hall in San Antonio, Texas this coming Friday the 13th, Legacy FC 23 features a great night of nights with this stacked fight card:

Pete Spratt vs Tim ‘The Dirty Bird’ Means
Leonard ‘Bad Boy’ Garcia vs Nick ‘The Ghost’ Gonzalez
Richard ‘The Black Eagle’ Odoms vs Sammy ‘Crash’ Smith
Joseph Daily vs Rodrigo Pinheiro
Roger ‘The Silverback’ Narvaez vs Chris Spicer
Ray ‘El Torito’ Rodriguez vs Patrick ‘The Juggernaut’ Ybarra
Paulina ‘Firefox’ Granados vs Tessa Simpson
Billy Buch vs Raymond Moreno

ONE Fighting Championship: Champions & Warriors

ONE FC continues its’ meteoric rise in Southeastern Asia this Friday with a stacked fight card at theĀ Istora Senayan in Jakarta, Indonesia. Fight card is as follows:

Lightweight Kotetsu Boku vs. Vuyisile Colossa
Welterweight Vincent Latoel vs. Willy Ni
Light Heavyweight Jake Butler vs. James Kouame
Featherweight Bashir Ahmad vs. Bruno Pucci
Light Heavyweight Eugenio Tan vs. Vincent Majid
Featherweight Long Sophy vs. Max Metino
Bantamweight Raymond Tan vs. Brianata Roshadi
Heavyweight Mahmoud Hassan vs. Alain Ngalani
Lightweight Caros Fodor vs. Yang Seung Ho
Featherweights Max Metino vs. Long Sophy
Flyweights Almiro Barros vs. Kian Phan

SFL 26-27

The Indian based Super Fight League continues it’s unique format of filming a fight card then broadcasting the fights over the next two weeks with these two fight cards this Saturday the 14th in Mumbai, India:

SFL 26

Lightweight Suraj Bahadur vs. Sameer Shaikh
Lightweight Charanjit Singh vs. Arun Singh Charak
Featherweight Abdul Muneer vs. Harish Kumar
Featherweight Masaya Doi vs. Ashleigh Grimshaw

SFL 27

Flyweight Rakesh Dagar vs. Mahesh Kumar Baliyan
Bantamweight Kuldeep Singh Sekhon vs. Aadil Bashir
Flyweight Anup Kumar vs. Kapil Kumar
Bantamweight Narender Grewal vs. Amr Abdel Malek Mahmoud

BAMMA 13: Night of Champions

BAMMA comes from a six month layoff for a title night aptly named because of the three title fights on the line. The fight card is as follows:

Lightweight Poland Mariusz Marzec vs. England Jefferson George
Lightweight England Tim Wilde vs. England Stephen Martin
Middleweight England Harry McLeman vs. England Matt Hallam
Flyweight England Danny Missin vs. Germany Rany Saadeh
Flyweight England Mahmood Besharate vs. England Joe Laurence
Welterweight England Adam Boussif vs. England Leon Roberts
Welterweight England Wayne Murrie vs. Iran Ali Arish
Middleweight Wales Jack Marshman vs. Romania Ion Pascu
Middleweight Eliminator Jorge Luis Bezerra vs. Scott Askham
Lightweight Colin Fletcher vs. Wales Tim Newman
Lightweight Championship Curt Warburton vs. Mansour Barnaoui
Welterweight Championship Jim Wallhead vs. Eddy Ellis
Light Heavyweight Championship Jason Jones vs. Max Nunes

World Series of Fighting 5: Arlovski vs. Kyle

With a heavyweight main event and the semifinals of the middleweight tournament, this fight card promises to be exciting. The fight card is as follows and will be broadcast on NBC Sports Network:

Heavyweight Andrei Arlovski vs. Mike Kyle
Middleweight Dave Branch vs. Danillo Villefort
Middleweight Elvis Mutapcic vs. Jesse Taylor
Heavyweight Rolles Gracie, Jr. vs. Derrick Mehmen
Featherweight Georgi Karakhanyan vs. Waylon Lowe
Featherweight Rick Glenn vs. Artur Rofi
Cathweight (160lbs.) Ozzy Dugulubgov vs. Andrew Osbourne
Welterweight Gregor Gracie vs. Richard Patishnock
Bantamweight Sidemar Honorio vs. Jimmie Rivera
Middleweight Darren Costa vs. Neiman Gracie

Cage Warriors 59: Alers vs. Svensson

Cage Warriors continues its’ exciting fight cards at the Motorsport Arena in Cardiff, Wales. The September 14th fight card is as follows:

Jim Alers vs. Martin Svensson – for featherweight title
TBA vs. TBA – bantamweight-tourney final
Mats Nilsson vs. Denniston Sutherland
Lewis Long vs. Tommy Maguire
Dave Hill vs. Brian Moore
Lee Caers vs. Aaron Thomas
Kris Edwards vs. James Pennington BWT-tourney opening round
David Haggstrom vs. Brett Johns BWT-tourney opening round
Sam Gilbert vs. Jamie Rogers
Jordan Desborough vs. Timur Mercanoglu
Brett Caswell vs. Paul Rogers

K-1 World MAX 2013 World Championship Tournament Final 16

In the realm of kickboxing, the K-1 promotion kicks off its’ World Max weight class Grand Prix with it’s final sixteen round. Fight card is as follows:

Andy Souwer (NLD) vs. Yasuhiro Kido (JAP)
Buakaw Banchamek (THA) vs. David Calvo (SPA)
Shane Campbell (CAN) vs. Wallace Lopez (BRA)
Lee Sung-Hyun (KOR) vs. Francois Alexande (FRA)
Zhou Zhi-Peng (CHN) vs. Joey Pagliuso (USA)
Maximo Suarez (ESP) vs. Miodrag Olar (ROU)
Henri Van Opstal (NLD) vs. Enriko Kehl (DEU)
Mike Zambidis (GRC) vs. Elam Ngor (ESP)

All fight cards can be viewed either online or on AXS TV. Check your local listings. Also feel free to please leave a comment.