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Around the world of MMA: September 25-27

It was a busy weekend for MMA and brought about some great fight announcements. With that here are the results: Review: Bellator MMA & Glory: Dynamite 1 The co-promotion between Bellator MMA and Glory was a blast with an announcement of upcoming events: Light Heavyweight (MMA) Liam McGeary (c) def. Tito Ortiz Submission (inverted-triangle choke) 1 4:41 Light Heavyweight (MMA) Phil Davis def. Francis Carmont KO (punches) 1 2:15 Light

Around the world of MMA: September 17-19

This last weekend was an easier one for major MMA events but there will be several secondary fights this weekend: Reviews: Invicta FC 14: Evinger vs. Kianzad Invicta FC returned to their stomping grounds this weekend at the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri: Bantamweight United States Tonya Evinger def. Sweden Pannie Kianzad TKO (punches) 2 3:34 Strawweight United States DeAnna Bennett def. Finland Katja Kankaanpää Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28,

Around the world of MMA: May 22-23

It’s been an exciting few weeks of fights and it will continue with Memorial Day weekend for a few fight cards: Reviews UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Faber The UFC made it’s long awaited debut at in the Philippines on May 16th at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay: Featherweight Frankie Edgar def. Urijah Faber Decision (unanimous) (50-45, 50-45, 50-45) 5 5:00 Middleweight Gegard Mousasi def. Costas Philippou Decision

Around the world of MMA: March 12-14

It was an off weekend for MMA but the start of the four year college wrestling championship season. Here they are: Reviews: 2015 NJCAA Wrestling Championships The NJCAA Wrestling Championship Tournament took place February 27-28th with host Iowa Central taking the team title. The NJCAA tournament has produced MMA notables like champ Jon Jones and Anthony Johnson. 2015 NAIA Wrestling Championships Grand View University won its fourth straight NAIA National Championship at the

Around the world of MMA: December 19-20

So there are a few promotions that will be wrapping up their 2014 this week, namely the UFC. So with that here are the reviews and previews: Reviews: The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned Finale Women’s Strawweight Carla Esparza def. Rose Namajunas Submission (rear-naked choke) Catchweight (146.5 lbs) Charles Oliveira def. Jeremy Stephens Decision (unanimous) Lightweight K.J. Noons vs. Daron Cruickshank No Contest (accidental eye poke Lightweight Yancy

Around the world of MMA: July 11-13

So we have another off week with literally no major American MMA promotions fighting but there is still some local and international shows: ONE Fighting Championship: War of Dragons One FC is making history by hosting its’ first event on the island of Taiwan in the capital of Taipai at the NTU Sports Center on July 11: Featherweight Eric Kelly vs. Rob Lisita Lightweight Koji Ando vs. Rafael Nunes Light

Around the world of MMA: June 13-14

There maybe a UFC pay per view going on this weekend but that doesn’t mean there aren’t other bouts. With that let’s take a look at it all: Legacy Fighting Championship 31 The Texas based Legacy FC promotion holds an event at the Arena Theatre this coming Friday June 13th to be broadcast on AXS TV: (Middleweight Title) Alfonso Gonzales VS Bubba Bush #10 (Flyweight) Damacio Page VS Elias Garcia

Around the world of MMA: May 30-June 1

Despite the UFC Fight Night double up there will still be some notable fights to watch this weekend. So let’s take a look around the world: ONE Fighting Championship: Honor and Glory The premier promotion in Asia holds an event at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore this coming Friday, May 30th, 2014: Welterweight Ben Askren vs. Bakhtiyar Abbasov Lightweight Eddie Ng vs. Vincent Latoel Featherweight Honorio Banario vs.

Around the world of MMA: May 2-3

At present we are getting some one fight card breathers for major promotions but regional fight cards always keep coming. Here they are: ONE Fighting Championship: Rise of Heroes The premier MMA promotion in Asia holds an event at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay, Philippines on May 2 broadcast on pay per view: Bantamweight Bibiano Fernandes (c) vs. Masakatsu Ueda Lightweight Kotetsu Boku vs. Eduard Folayang Flyweight

Around the world of MMA: March 14-16

The monthly UFC PPV is this weekend but that doesn’t mean the smaller shows stops. So enough being said let’s go around the world: M-1 GLOBAL – M-1 CHALLENGE 46 M-1 Global continues their M-1 Challenge series Friday March 14 at the Yubileyny Sports Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia on MMA Global: Viktor Nemkov vs Stephan Puetz Konstantin ‘Lacplesis’ Gluhov vs Kenny ‘Deuce’ Garner Anatoly Tokov vs Albert Duraev Pavel