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Dec 16, 2011 4:52 pm

MMA NEWS – "Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal" Weigh-In Results

MAIN CARD:(Showtime) Champ Gilbert Melendez (155) vs. Jorge Masvidal (155) – for lightweight title Champ Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos (145) vs. Hiroko Yamanaka (145) – for women’s featherweight title Gegard Mousasi (206) vs. Ovince St. Preux (206) Billy Evangelista (156) vs. K.J. Noons (156) PRELIMINARY CARD: Caros Fodor (156) vs. Justin Wilcox (156) Roger Bowling (170)...

Dec 16, 2011 9:34 am

MMA NEWS – Tim Sylvia vs. Brett Rogers Off DREAM Year End Show

Brett Rogers’ inability to obtain a travel Visa for this month’s DREAM year end show has caused the removal of the heavyweight clash between himself and former UFC champion Tim Sylvia from the evening’s card. “DREAM: Fight for Japan. How are you! New Year 2011.” is set to take place on Dec. 31 from the...

Dec 15, 2011 12:07 pm

MMA NEWS – Strikeforce Lives: Showtime And Strikeforce Announce Closing Of Broadcast Deal Renewal

Showtime Networks Inc. and world championship mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion STRIKEFORCE have entered into a new broadcast agreement to continue producing live MMA events on the premium television network, SHOWTIME. The agreement was announced jointly today by Stephen Espinoza, Executive Vice President and General Manager, SHOWTIME Sports®, Dana White, UFC President, and Scott Coker,...

Dec 9, 2011 8:45 am

MMA NEWS – Four Bouts Official For "STRIKEFORCE: ROCKHOLD vs. JARDINE" In January

STRIKEFORCE announced yesterday that it will host an exciting middleweight championship bout in the fight capital of the world, Las Vegas, Nev., on Saturday, Jan. 7, when champion Luke Rockhold battles UFC veteran Keith Jardine in the night’s main event, live from The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. STRIKEFORCE®: ROCKHOLD vs. JARDINE will...

Dec 8, 2011 6:20 am

MMA NEWS – War Machine Inks Deal With Bellator

The Viacom owned Bellator Fighting Championship has signed UFC veteran and recent parolee, War Machine to a multi-fight deal. The 29-year-old California resident is fresh off a victory over Roger Huerta on the regional circuit and apparently the win was enough to get his signed to the upstart promotion. After being released by the UFC,...

Dec 5, 2011 9:29 am

MMA NEWS- Bellator Makes Move To Friday Night Programming

After mixed results with relatively low ratings, Viacom owned, Bellator Fighting Championship is set to abandon their Saturday night fighting events and move to Friday nights in an attempt to no longer be clouded by UFC programming. 2011 was a huge year for the UFC. With more events than ever and a new major network...

Dec 1, 2011 8:50 am

MMA NEWS – Report: Tim Sylvia vs. Brett Rogers In The Works For DREAM Year End Show

A heavyweight attraction is reportedly in the works for DREAM’s year end show between former UFC champion, Tim Sylvia and Brett “The Grimm” Rogers. HEAVY.com is reporting the matchup; however BJPENN.COM has been unable to confirm the bout as finalized. “DREAM: Fight for Japan. How are you! New Year 2011.” is set to take place...

Nov 25, 2011 9:11 am

MMA NEWS – M-1 Global Lobbying For Emelianenko vs. Velasquez In Russia

In an almost laughable scenario, the brass behind Russian based fight promotion M-1 Global (who also manage Fedor Emelianenko) have gone on record to try and lobby the UFC to give “The Last Emperor” a fight with former UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez. Apparently they think that win over Jeff Monson last weekend has given...

Nov 23, 2011 5:20 am

MMA NEWS – Grove vs. Minowa In The Works For ProElite III On January 21

The UFC isn’t the only promotion making plans for the 2012 MMA season. ProElite version 2.0 is finalizing plans for their third MMA show scheduled for January 21, 2012 and they are headed back to where it all started at the Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii. The event is expected to feature a main event...

Nov 18, 2011 9:01 am

MMA NEWS – Dream Adds Three Bouts To Year End Show

If you are a Japanese MMA fan, the New Years Eve show is the biggest event of the year. As such, DREAM officials are filling up the card fast and as of today have added three additional bouts to the special event. “DREAM: Fight for Japan. How are you! New Year 2011.” is set to...

Nov 17, 2011 9:19 am

MMA NEWS – DREAM Adds Takaya vs. Inoue & Kawajiri vs. Miyata To Year End Card

Dream officials have announced two additions to its annual New Year’s Eve show titled “DREAM: Fight for Japan. How are you! New Year 2011.” Added to the ever growing night of fights are two featherweight matchups in the form of Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Kazuyuki Miyata and for the featherweight title we have champ, Hiroyuki Takaya...

Nov 15, 2011 12:33 pm

MMA NEWS – Russian Phenom Vyacheslav Vasilevsky Join's Bellator Middleweight Division

In a continuing effort to scout and sign the world’s best talent, Bellator Fighting Championships has signed highly-touted Russian striker Vyacheslav Vasilevsky. Vasilevsky joins Bellator after an incredibly successful career in Russia where “Slava” compiled a dominating 15-1 record. Currently riding a 14-fight win streak, the 23-year-old prodigy will be fighting at middleweight in the...

Nov 8, 2011 6:30 pm

Rory MacDonald Injured, Ebersole Now Faces Patrick At UFC 140

Top welterweight prospect Rory MacDonald has been forced out of his UFC 140 meeting with Brian Ebersole due to an undisclosed injury suffered in training. UFC officials broke the news this evening. In his place comes his Tri-Star teammate Claude Patrick who was shifted from his spot on the card against Rich Attonito to fill...