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August 2017 MMA News Archive - Page 5

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ONE Championship 58 Results
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MMA Fighting has ONE Championship 58 results for the “Kings and Conquerors” show at the Cotai Arena in Macau, China on Saturday.
Submitted Aug 5, 2017 2:08PM by JLS - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, Asian MMA
 
Joanna Jedrzejczyk Meets Rose Namajunas At UFC 217
(lowkickmma.com)
Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s Octagon return is set. The UFC strawweight champ is set to defend her title for a sixth time against the No. 3-ranked Rose Namajunas at UFC 217 live on pay-per-view (PPV) from Madison Square Garden in New York City on November 4, 2017. It joins a UFC middleweight championship bout between Georges St-Pierre and Michael Bisping as well:
Submitted Aug 5, 2017 9:16AM by JLS - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Christian Colombo meets UFC newcomer Carlos Felipe in Sao Paulo
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Christian Colombo will meet an undefeated newcomer in his third UFC bout. The 37-year-old heavyweight will take on Carlos Felipe at an upcoming UFC Fight Night event in Sao Paulo, Brazil that’s scheduled to go down on Oct. 28. Multiple sources confirmed the news to MMA Fighting following a report by Combate. The event is set to take place at the Iburapuera gymnasium. No bouts have been officially announced by the promotion.
Submitted Aug 4, 2017 12:16AM by grappler0000 - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Canadian and Singaporean funds to invest $1.1 billion into WME-IMG
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The UFC’s owners are staying large and in charge. WME-IMG is expected to receive a $1.1 billion investment primarily involving a Canadian pension plan fund and a Singaporean wealth fund, with the deal expected to be negotiated by mid-August, according to entertainment news site The Wrap.
Submitted Aug 4, 2017 12:14AM by grappler0000 - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Bellator announces second Monster Energy card at Aug. 19 NASCAR race
(https:)
Bellator MMA announced Wednesday that it will make its second visit to the tracks when the promotion hosts an event at the Earhart Campground by the Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tenn., on Aug. 19. The upcoming show is part of a recent arrangement between Bellator and Monster Energy to attach a series of four-fight cards to high-profile stock car events. In this case, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race. Fans can watch the fights free of charge prior to the races.
Submitted Aug 4, 2017 12:11AM by grappler0000 - 0 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Teruto Ishihara to face Rolando DY at UFC Japan
(mma-in-asia.com)
Rolando DY will return to the Octagon on 23 September when meets seasoned Japanese featherweight Teruto Ishihara (9-4-2) at UFC Fight Night 117 on 23 Sept. One of the most highly-rated MMA fighters in the Philippines and Southeast Asia, Dy signed with UFC earlier this year and made his UFC debut in Singapore against veteran featherweight Alex Caceres. His UFC debut had all the makings of a barn burner, but in the end, Caceres served up a barrage of strikes and leg kicks to slow DY’s momentum. The bout was eventually stopped by the referee after an accidental eye poke left the Filipino unable to continue.
Submitted Aug 3, 2017 8:18AM by JLS - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Chael Sonnen Believes Chuck Liddell Will Be His Next Bellator Bout
(mmaweekly.com)
There have been rumors that UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell is ready to make a return to the cage. Those rumors received a heavy dose of fuel on Tuesday, as Bellator fighter Chael Sonnen stoked the flames. Sonnen, also a former UFC fighter, said that his next likely opponent in the Bellator cage is Liddell. “I think the most likely opponent is going to end up being Chuck Liddell,” Sonnen told FloCombat. “We’ll see what happens there, but that’s what I think is going to happen.”
Submitted Aug 2, 2017 5:48PM by JLS - 4 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Seven bouts added to UFC 216
(https:)
On Tuesday, seven fights were announced for the upcoming UFC 216 pay-per-view event at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nev., on Oct. 7. Several intriguing lightweight contests were added to the card, including a battle between striking specialists Lando Vannata and Abel Trujillo. “Groovy” is just 1-2 in the Octagon so far, but he’s earned performance bonuses in each of his UFC appearances including his most recent Fight of the Night outing against David Teymur that ended in Vannata taking a unanimous decision loss. See the full list of announced bouts below: Lando Vannata vs. Abel Trujillo Beneil Dariush vs. Evan Dunham Will Brooks vs. Nik Lentz Thales Leites vs. Brad Tavares John Moraga vs. Magomed Bibulatov Matt Schnell vs. Marco Beltran Walt Harris vs. Mark Godbeer
Submitted Aug 1, 2017 11:23PM by JLS - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dana White's Contender Series 4 results, video highlights: Crazy head kick KO closes show
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Check out what happened at Dana White's Contender Series episode 4, as the action packed night saw two contracts get issued out.
Submitted Aug 1, 2017 11:18PM by JLS - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Norman Parke gets Lightweight title rematch against Mateusz Gamrot at KSW 40
(mmaplus.co.uk)
Northern Ireland’s Norman Parke will get exactly what he has asked for as KSW have officially announced his title rematch with KSW Lightweight champion Mateusz Gamrot will take place on their first ever Irish show, KSW 40, later this year and possibly feature as the evening’s main event. KSW 40 will take place on Sunday, October 22 inside the 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland and will mark the major Polish promotion’s first ever Irish show and only their second ever outside of Poland. Previously KSW 32 was held in London, England back in October 2015.
Submitted Aug 1, 2017 11:17PM by JLS - 0 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports
 
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