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September 9th 2014

UFC Fight Night 50 peaks with 1.1 million viewers

This past weekend's UFC Fight Night 50 event, which saw Ronaldo 'Jacare' Mousasi pull off an impressive submission win over fellow top middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi, received a peak audience of 1,068,000 total viewers. The main card (10pm-12am ET) posted a .73 household rating, averaging 911,000 total viewers, which is an increase of 12% compared to the...
September 8th 2014

Twitter Review: UFC & Bellator

This past weekend was among the most packed of the year thus far for MMA fans, with the UFC and Bellator among the events taking place. In the state of Connecticut on Friday night, UFC Fight Night 50 took place at the Foxwoods Resort Casino while Bellator 123 was held at the Mohegan Sun Arena. See below for our pick of the highlights from Twitter. UFC Fight Night...
September 8th 2014

Gustafsson joins Bisping & Pickett at Seni 2014 in London

Last week Fighters Inc. confirmed Michael Bisping’s attendance to Seni 2014, The Combat and Strength Show, fresh off his latest win. UFC talents Bisping and London’s very own Brad Pickett will now be joined by Sweden’s Alexander Guftafsson. Gustafsson said, “It doesn’t seem like yesterday I was competing at The 02 Arena, London, the UK fans were great and...
September 8th 2014

Results: M-1 Challenge 51

M-1 Challenge 51 took place at Izhorets Stadium in Kolpino, Moscow, Russia on Sunday September 7th. In the main event Russia's own Vyacheslav Vasilevsky and Ramazam Emeev fought for the promotion's middleweight title. After three rounds of action, the challenger Vasilevsky was able to stop the defending champ Emeev in the fourth to become the new champ. Also...
September 7th 2014

Results: Invicta FC 8

Invicta FC held their first event to be broadcast on the UFC Fight Pass network on Saturday September 6th with Invicta FC 8, featuring two title fights. In the main event, atomweight champ Michelle Waterson successfully defended her belt by putting a beat-down on Japanese veteran Yasuko Tamada. 'The Karate Hottie' became the first ever woman to stop Tamada, ending...
September 6th 2014

Results: Bellator 123

Bellator went head-to-head with the UFC on Friday September 5th with Bellator 123 in Connecticut while UFC Fight Night 50 was going on in the same state - managing to outdo their usually dominant rivals regarding live attendance with a reported 7,000 compared to the UFC's 4K. In the main event, featherweight champ Pat Curran put his title on the line in a rematch...
September 6th 2014

Results: UFC Fight Night 50

The UFC visited Connecticut last night with what turned out to be an entertaining Fight Night card. In the main event, former Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo 'Jacare' Souza established himself as one of the division's top contenders against fellow former Strikeforce champ Gegard Mousasi with a third-round guillotine choke submission. Also on the night,...
September 5th 2014

Invicta FC 8 weigh-in video and results

Tomorrow night sees the debut of female MMA promotion Invicta FC on the UFC Fight Pass network, with Michelle Waterson set to defend her atomweight championship against Yasuko Tamada in the main event. The card will also feature a fight for the vacant strawweight title between Stephanie Eggink and Katja Kankaanpaa, along with a rubber match between veterans Tara...
September 5th 2014

Mousasi thinks win over 'Jacare' puts him in top-three

A UFC middleweight title shot could possibly be on the line tonight for UFC Fight Night 50 headliners Gegard Mousasi and Ronaldo 'Jacare' Souza.  Both fighters are dangerous in all areas of mixed martial arts, making this main event rematch of their 2008 meeting (which Mousasi won via upkick KO) very interesting from a stylistic standpoint. “Jacare came into MMA...
September 5th 2014

[Video] Modafferi gets all 'Star Wars' in face-off with LaRosa

MMA veterans Tara LaRosa and Roxanne Modafferi are set to fight for the third time at Invicta FC 8 on Saturday September 6th. In a special pre-fight face-to-face interview, Invicta matchmaker Julie Kedzie speaks to both women about their history together and what this weekend's bout means to both of them. The atmosphere is unusually relaxed, and even jovial,...