47 Search Results for international scene

Sep 19, 2012 11:12 am

International Scene | Dutch MMA fighter Hyram Rodriguez becomes first European MMA champion | MMA NEWS

This past Saturday September 15th, 2012. The Dutch fighter Hyram Rodriguez successfully captured the first ever European MMA lightweight title with his Unanimous Decision win over the Danish fighter Kenneth Rosfort-Nees. The Holland based fighter had met his adversary once before, losing in his opponent’s hometown in Copenhagen through a highly controversial decision. In this...

May 31, 2012 10:21 am

INTERNATIONAL SCENE | Linderman: Hayes can't hang with the DJ | MMA NEWS

MOST wouldn’t have given it a second thought, but stepping in as a late, late replacement to face Bobby Brents in the main event at CWFC Fight Night 5 in Amman made perfect sense for DJ Linderman. Brents had been due to fight Chris Barnett in the Jordanian capital on April 12, but injury forced...

May 15, 2012 6:42 am

International Scene | CWFC Fight Night 6: Ling v Carlos Booked

THE card for CWFC Fight Night 6 in Manama, Bahrain on Thursday, May 24 is now complete, with the addition of the middleweight clash of Mike Ling (pictured) and Alan Carlos. Ling (9-3-0), of Gym 01 in Portsmouth, will be making his third Cage Warriors appearance and will aim to build on his impressive second-round...

May 2, 2012 8:07 am

International Scene | CWFC 47: Seery v Platts Added | MMA NEWS

CAGE WARRIORS have today added another one of Ireland’s top fighters to the card for CWFC 47 at The Helix in Dublin on Saturday, June 2. It will be another Anglo-Irish clash as Neil Seery (9-9-0) will take on Mark Platts (10-7-0) in a meeting of two of Europe’s top five flyweights. Seery (pictured) will...

Apr 9, 2012 2:58 pm

International Scene | Barnett out, Linderman in At CWFC Fight Night 5

CHRIS BARNETT has been forced to withdraw from his main event clash with Bobby Brents at CWFC Fight Night 5 in Amman due to a foot injury, but Cage Warriors is pleased to announce that it has secured a high-caliber replacement. Brents (12-2-0) will now take on former Bellator heavyweight DJ Linderman (pictured) in the...

Apr 5, 2012 7:45 am

INTERNATIONAL SCENE | THE LARGEST MMA ORGANIZATION IN CANADA HAS ARRIVED WITH THE MERGER OF AGGRESSION MMA, ARMAGEDDON FC, AND AX COMBAT

The landscape of MMA in Canada has just shifted course with three dominant MMA organizations in Western Canada merging to create the single largest MMA organization in Canada, which will know be known as Aggression Fighting Championships. Aggression MMA, Armageddon Fighting Championships, and AX Combat have now pooled their efforts in providing the best shows...

Apr 3, 2012 8:13 am

International Scene | Fields Out, Kusch In | CWFC Fight Night 5 in Amman

There’s been an enforced change to the semi-final line-up for the Cage Warriors middleweight title tournament. Both semi-finals take place at CWFC Fight Night 5 in Amman, Jordan on Thursday, April 12, but John Phillips will now face Pavel Kusch, after Chris Fields withdrew due to a back injury. Fields (9-3-0) booked his place in...

Mar 30, 2012 7:50 am

International Scene | CWFC Fight Night 5: Bobby Brents Vs. Chris Barnett

FOR the fourth consecutive show, a Cage Warriors event will be headlined by an exciting heavyweight tussle. Bobby ‘Zombie’ Brents will take on Chris ‘Beast Boy’ Barnett in an all-American main event at CWFC Fight Night 5 in Jordan on Thursday, April 12. 29-year-old Brents (12-2-0), who trains out of the MMA Clinic/Fiore MMA in...

Mar 29, 2012 11:00 am

International Scene | CWFC Fight Night 5: James Brum vs. Thomas Back Booked

JAMES BRUM (pictured) will aim to continue his ascent through the bantamweight division when he takes on Thomas Back (pictured) at CWFC Fight Night 5 in Amman, Jordan on April 12. Brum (8-2-0), who fights out of Gym 01 in Portsmouth, impressed many with his performance against Leandro Gontijo at CWFC 46 in Kiev last...

Mar 28, 2012 10:52 am

International Scene | CWFC Fight Night 5: Jean N’Doye vs. Liam James Booked

JEAN N’DOYE will return to Cage Warriors action next month to take on Liam James in a featherweight bout at CWFC Fight Night 5 in Amman. N’Doye (5-0-0) has had a lengthy lay-off since his last bout. The unbeaten Frenchman impressively defeated Dan Hope at Fight Night 1 and was scheduled to face James Saville...

Mar 26, 2012 10:31 am

International Scene | Cage Warriors Signs Former UFC Champ Jens Pulver

THE CAGE WARRIORS roster continues to expand, with the organisation pleased to announce that it has secured the services of former UFC lightweight champion Jens Pulver. Pulver has signed a deal which will see him fight exclusively for CWFC outside of the USA. The 37-year-old will also travel to Cage Warriors events to host seminars...

Mar 24, 2012 6:52 am

International Scene | Cage Warriors snaps up Wilkinson

CAGE WARRIORS is pleased to announce that Aaron Wilkinson has committed his future to the organisation. Wilkinson (8-5-0) has signed a fight-five deal with Cage Warriors, which will begin when he makes his CWFC debut in London in July. The Manchester lightweight was a contestant on Season 12 of The Ultimate Fighter but was defeated...

Mar 15, 2012 8:53 am

International Scene | Big Daddy's Big Day

AFTER three consecutive Cage Warriors victories in the last year, Andreas ‘Big Daddy’ Kraniotakes (13-5-0) finally gets a shot at the vacant CWFC heavyweight title tomorrow night. Kraniotakes takes on Mike ‘300’ Hayes (16-4-1) at Fight Night 4 in Dubai and the 30-year-old German is determined to make the most of an opportunity he’s certainly...

Mar 14, 2012 9:41 am

International Scene | Hayes Predicts First Round KO At Cage Warriors 4

MIKE ‘300’ HAYES believes he’ll stop Andreas Kraniotakes in the first round of their bout at Fight Night 4 on Friday to take the vacant CWFC heavyweight title. The pair clash in the main event at the Dubai World Trade Centre on another stacked card that features eight professional bouts, which will be preceded by...

Mar 9, 2012 12:37 pm

International Scene | Bisping's Back – Seni 2012, 2nd/3rd June, Excel London!

The UKs leading UFC athlete Michael Bisping is back at the world’s leading combat sports expo, Seni 2012, 2/3 June at Excel London. Now based in the states, Bisping will make his return to Seni (Japanese for fighting spirit) as part of The MMA Weekender in association with Fighters Only & Rockstar Energy Drink. “The...

Mar 9, 2012 10:29 am

International Scene | Amman,Jordan To Host Cage Warriors Fight Night 5

CAGE WARRIORS Fight Night 5, the organization’s fifth event of 2012, will take place at the New Boxing Arena in Amman, Jordan on Thursday, April 12. The show was originally scheduled for the city of Jeddah in Saudi Arabia, but CWFC officials have opted for a change of destination due to logistical reasons. “The Cage...

Feb 29, 2012 1:34 pm

International Scene | Magnificent seven sign with Cage Warriors

CAGE WARRIORS has added seven more top class fighters to its roster on multi-fight deals. Mats Nilsson, Matteus Lahdesmaki, Diego Gonzalez, Brett Bassett, John Michael Sheil, Pavel Kusch and Vladimir Katyhin have all committed to fighting exclusively for the organisation for the foreseeable future. Nilsson (8-1-1), a 28-year-old Swedish middleweight, impressed by defeating ex-UFC fighter...

Feb 29, 2012 9:06 am

International Scene | CWFC Fight Night 4: Harris v Dyer Booked For Dubai

PHIL ‘BILLY’ HARRIS will make a swift return to Cage Warriors action when he takes on Casey Dyer (pictured) at CWFC Fight Night 4 in Dubai on March 16. Harris (20-9-0-1nc), of Gym 01 in Portsmouth, had an impressive first round win against Canadian flyweight Remi Morvan at Cage Warriors 46 in Kiev last Thursday,...

Jul 19, 2015 2:45 pm

CONGRATS! Cub Swanson, BJ Penn Behind-The-Scenes UFC Fight Week

While we make you guys wait for our full UFC International fight-week feature, here’s another clip of UFC Hall-Of-Famer BJ Penn backstage during his highly-anticipated HOF induction weekend. Keep locked to BJPENN.COM as we continue to release epic outtakes and features on your favorite fighters. Video shot by BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage. Cris Cyborg: ‘I...

Jul 11, 2012 7:09 am

EDITORIAL | In Depth: The Dynamic past of Amateur MMA part 2; KICK International

Amateur MMA finally has someone who truly cares about it. His name is Don Clift and he is the driving force behind one of the biggest attempts to organize and track it – KICK International. Behind the scenes is a network that administers, governs and regulates many of the various aspects of martial arts and...

Apr 3, 2012 8:51 am

Interntational Scene | Cage Warriors confirm ESPN deal

CAGE WARRIORS Fighting Championship is pleased to confirm that it has signed a 12-month deal with sports broadcasting giant ESPN International. The agreement will see Cage Warriors events over the next year televised by ESPN in Latin America, the Pacific Rim, Africa and the Middle East. In addition to CWFC’s existing television partners, which include...