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July 12th 2014

[Video] Cage Warriors 2014 highlights

Cage Warriors has remained impressively consistent throughout the past few years when other promotions outside of the US have struggled - especially in the UK. Having held well-produced shows on a frequent basis across many different countries including England, Wales, Ireland and even Jordan in western Asia, CWFC is one of the best places to see quality MMA talent...
July 11th 2014

Two title fights added to BAMMA 16

European MMA promotion BAMMA has added two title bouts to the main card for BAMMA 16: Daley vs Fernandes, which is set to take place on Saturday September 13th at the Victoria Warehouse in Manchester, UK. Ashleigh Grimshaw is set to challenge current champ Tom Duquesnoy for featherweight title. Also, Scotland's Shaun Taylor aims to topple BAMMA Lonsdale British...
July 11th 2014

BJ Penn: The Man, The Myth, The Legend

On Sunday night, BJ Penn, one of MMA's true pioneers finally retired from the sport. He left the Octagon, a place he called home for the majority of his stellar, yet strange career, a bloody, battered mess and, frankly, it was difficult to watch. Which is ironic because in a sport where people pay to cheer and applaud fighters for their ability to inflict damage upon...
July 11th 2014

[Video] Caio Terra's BJJ Journey

Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner and eight-time world champion Caio Terra is considered among the world's elite submission grapplers and has also trained with MMA fighters including Jake Shields, Carlos Condit and the Diaz brothers. In this video produced by leading BJJ brand Gameness, Caio tells an inspiring story of how he pushed through adversity to rise through...
July 11th 2014

Cris 'Cyborg' dropping to 135lb in December

Current Invicta FC featherweight champ Cris 'Cyborg' Justino is planning on making a move down to 135lb, according to her manager, George Prajin. Invicta FC president Shannon Knapp revealed Cyborg is being eyed for a fight in December at Invicta FC 10. It has not yet been confirmed whether the 145lb title holder will vacate her belt. There has been much...
July 11th 2014

Cat Zingano set to return at UFC 178

Cat Zingano's return date has been confirmed as it was announced yesterday that the top female bantamweight contender will return at UFC 178 to face Amanda Nunes. Zingano was originally scheduled to challenge current champ Ronda Rousey for her title following a TKO win over Miesha Tate in April last year. However, a knee injury put Cat on the sidelines where she has...
July 11th 2014

[Video] Friday Fight: Waterson vs Schuckman

With yesterday's announcement that women's MMA promotion Invicta FC will be joining the UFC's Fight Pass network, the entire Invicta fight library has already been uploaded to ufcfightpass.com. To honour the coming of Invicta to the Zuffa family, this week's 'Friday Fight' sees the organisation's current 105lb champ Michelle Waterson take on Lacey Schuckman in a...
July 11th 2014

UFC signs Holly Holm

Female fight fans can rejoice today as MMA's top promotion has finally made a deal with undefeated athlete Holly Holm. The signing was revealed by UFC president Dana White via Instagram. "Welcome to the UFC @_HOLLYHOLM," White posted. Holm and her management were in talks with Zuffa executives earlier this year regarding signing with the UFC, but things looked to...
July 11th 2014

Invicta FC to debut on UFC Fight Pass in September

The UFC announced yesterday that mixed martial arts promotion Invicta FC will be joining their Fight Pass network, starting with Invicta FC 8 on September 6th. "We plan on doing quite a few shows," said Invicta president Shannon Knapp on a conference call held yesterday. "We don't have a number that's set in stone. We'll kick off this first show, and we hope to at...
July 11th 2014

EFC coming to Extreme Sports Channel in the UK

Next month top South African MMA promotion Extreme Fighting Championships Africa (EFC Africa) will debut in the UK on Extreme Sports Channel. The network will be bringing the latest season of EFC to UK viewers on week nights from August 25th. Fans will also be able to view replays of the promotion's 2013 season from September 10th at 10pm. EFC's next event is set...