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Apr 8, 2013 11:19 am

Cyborg Santos vs Marlos Coenen To Headline Invicta FC 6 | MMA NEWS

The recently announced Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos (11-1) vs Marlos Coenen (21-5) title rematch will headline Invicta FC 6. The event is targeted for a mid-summer date, near the end of June or beginning of July. Location, venue, and broadcasting details have yet to be revealed. The first match was in the Strikeforce organization in January...

Apr 6, 2013 10:11 am

GLORY 6: Daniel Ghita vs. Gokhan Saki Live Results | MMA News

Welcome to BJPENN.com’s coverage of GLORY 6: Istanbul! The card is completed and below you can check out the results, as well as summaries of each fight. Dong Su Kim vs. Naoki Yasuda Dong Su Kim defeated Naoki Yasuda by way of unanimous decision. – This was a bit of a slow fight with not...

Apr 5, 2013 4:12 pm

Invicta FC 5: Penne vs. Waterson Live Results | MMA NEWS

  Live from Kansas City, Missouri, Invicta FC 5: Penne vs. Waterson   Main Card Michelle Waterson defeats Jessica Pennevia sub. (Armbar) at 2:31 of round 4 to take the Invicta Atomweight Championship. Barb Honchak defeats Vanessa Porto via Unanimous Decision to claim the Invicta Flyweight Championship. Cris Cyborg defeats Fiona Muxlow via TKO at 3:46...

Apr 4, 2013 11:08 am

Transgender Fox cleared to fight by Florida Commission for CFA | MMA NEWS

  Transgender mixed martial artist Fallon Fox has been cleared to fight. A Florida regulatory agency that oversees the state’s athletic commission found insufficient evidence to prove that Fox committed fraud prior to her most recent bout. An investigation into Fox’s fight license is now closed, according to a ruling today by the Department of...

Apr 3, 2013 10:42 am

Opponent commits to May bout with transgendered Fallon Fox | MMA News

Fallon Fox (2-0 MMA) may be the most talked about woman in Mixed Martial Arts, at least over the past month. Fox, a transgendered athlete who was born a male, won her first bout in the CFA tournament last month before the entire situation was revealed. Since then, her story has become national news and...

Mar 28, 2013 10:08 am

Jon Fitch vs. Josh Burkman to Headline World Series of Fighting 3 | MMA NEWS

Jon Fitch will be making his entrance into the World Series of Fighting in a few months. Fitch (24-5-1) will meet Josh Burkman (25-9) on June 14 to headline WSOF 3 in Las Vegas, Nev. for the second time. The event will be televised live on NBC Sports Network, but no venue has been announced...

Mar 28, 2013 10:07 am

VIDEO | Ortiz Coaching Cyborg on Ground And Pound | MMA NEWS

Tito Ortiz takes the credit for creating the ground-and-pound style of fighting in Mixed Martial Arts. Now that he is retired from competition he has taken on the role of managing Cris Cyborg. Apparently management also entails teaching his fighter some vicious elbow strikes from top position.

Mar 26, 2013 12:00 pm

BJPENN.COM LAUNCHES “LATE NIGHT CAGESIDE” RADIO SHOW NEXT MONDAY | MMA NEWS

BJPENN.COM is happy to announce the launch of a brand new live MMA radio show, “Late Night Cageside” hosted by Tony Kamps and Chase Raymond. The show will air on Monday nights starting at 10/9CT, with the first show airing on April 1, 2013. The focus of the show will be on the major issues...

Mar 26, 2013 11:48 am

GSP Cast in ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ | MMA NEWS

Georges St-Pierre has a new opponent and it isn’t anyone in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. His new opponent will be Captain America. St-Pierre was just cast in “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” which is the sequel to “Captain America: The First Avenger.” The first film grossed more than $176 million to date. The news of...

Mar 26, 2013 11:38 am

VIDEO | ESPN Profiles MMA Fighter With Down Syndrome | MMA NEWS

One of the wonders and powers of sport is the inclusion. We’ve often seen stories of special needs athletes who participate in games, and enjoy moments of belonging, of connection, of triumph. But what if a special needs athlete’s chosen sport revolves around violence — a sport where there’s no team protection, and the goal...

Mar 26, 2013 11:10 am

WSOF Officials Approved UFC Gloves For Arlovski Prior To Bout | MMA NEWS

Much was made about former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski wearing UFC gloves in his fight against Anthony Johnson last weekend at WSOF 2. However, now that the dust has settled, WSOF officials revealed to Ariel Helwani that because of Arlovski’s large hands the UFC gloves were the only available to fit him properly. “We...

Mar 25, 2013 9:41 am

Championship Consistency: Good or Bad for the Sport of MMA? | MMA NEWS

Mixed martial arts fans have been accustomed to seeing remarkably repetitive contests over the past several years, particularly in the UFC it seems. The “major leagues of MMA” are where all up-and-coming fighters aspire to compete one day, where their dreams of reaching a national audience, seeing bigger paydays and attaining championship gold can all...

Mar 23, 2013 9:12 pm

WSOF 2 Results: Anthony Johnson Defeats Andrei Arlovski | MMA NEWS

In his heavyweight debut, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson took out former UFC champion Andrei Arlovski and notched a much-needed win for his camp, The Blackzilians, in the process. The bout culminated NBC Sports, World Series Of Fighting 2 event which took place tonight from Atlantic City, New Jersey. In the first frame of action Johnson nearly...

Mar 23, 2013 7:56 pm

WSOF 2 Results: Branch Uses Wrestling to Dominate Filho, Calls for Title Shot | MMA News

  David Branch picked up his second World Series of Fighting win with a workman-like unanimous decision against Paulo Filho at WSOF 2 on Saturday. Branch, who defeated Dustin Jacoby by decision at the inaugural WSOF event in November, used superior wrestling to control and dominate Filho. Two of the judges scored the fight 30-27,...

Mar 23, 2013 7:26 pm

WSOF 2 Results: Burkman Wants Title Shot After KO of Simpson | MMA News

Josh Burkman is now two-for-two with the World Series of Fighting and he hopes that leads to something special in his next fight. Burkman (25-9) used a right knee to knock out Aaron Simpson (14-5) in the first round in a battle of veteran lightweights at World Series of Fighting 2 on Saturday. Burkman, fighting...

Mar 23, 2013 7:02 pm

WSOF 2 Results: Cut Propels Gaethje to First WSOF Victory | MMA News

Justin Gaethje’s first fight for the World Series of Fighting did not take long. Gaethje, a former NCAA All-American wrestler, let his striking do all the work in a first-round stoppage of JZ Cavalcante in the opening bout of the main card at WSOF 2 on Saturday. Gaethje (8-0, 6 KOs) used an array of...

Mar 23, 2013 6:03 pm

WSOF 2 Results: Glenn KO Completes Comeback Against Pimentel | MMA News

Rick Glenn made the most of his second chance. After being twisted like a pretzel and nearly seeing the fight stopped late in the first round, Glenn came back to score a stunning knockout of Brazilian submission specialist Alexandre Pimentel at World Series of Fighting 2 on Saturday. The end of the 145-pound bout came...