David Mitchell awarded show money after Hyun Gyu Lim pulled from UFC on FUEL TV 6 by John Morgan on Nov 08, 2012 at 9:35 pm ET Looking to fight for the first time in 15 months, David Mitchell (11-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has instead been reduced to a tourist. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) has learned that […]
cagepassion.com At Invicta FC’s first event Leslie Smith faced Katlin Young. Both women fought their hearts out in a bout that not only ended in a draw, But also earned Fight of the Night honors. It was a fight that made many people take notice of Invicta FC.
Gilbert Melendez has been forced to withdraw from next Saturday’s Strikeforce Championship title defense versus Pat Healy, due to a shoulder injury he sustained last week in practice. Melendez decided to forgo training for a few days to let the injury heal but it became apparent that the injury was too serious and would not […]
mmafighting.com Andy Samuelson Sep 14, 2012 – LAS VEGAS — The fallout from UFC 151’s cancellation isn’t going away anytime soon as UFC president Dana White talked again on Thursday about his displeasure for comments made by light heavyweight champ Jon Jones and his camp. “The Jon Jones piece of meat (expletive) thing.
Lucas Gamaza defeated AKA fighter, Wayne Phillips, in the main event of Red Canvas’ inaugural show in San Jose, CA. Gamaza easily outstruck and out grappled Phillips in the first round but lost the second when Phillips rallied with the San Jose fans rooting for the hometown product. The third round was mostly on the […]
By Mike Whitman Sep 1, 2012 Unbeaten Kim Connor-Hamby will replace Cat Zingano at Invicta Invicta Fighting Championships 3 against Leslie Smith, promotion officials announced Saturday. Zingano was recently removed from her booking against Smith in favor of a Sept. 29 Strikeforce meeting with Amanda Nunes. Invicta FC 3 takes place Oct. 6 at Memorial […]
5thround.com Another fight, another 1st Round armbar submission victory for Strikeforce bantamweight queen Ronda Rousey (Pictured). Everyone knew what the “Rowdy” one’s bread and butter move was, yet just 54 ticks into Saturday’s scrap against Sarah Kaufman, the division’s former champion, Kaufman was crying uncle from the same maneuver that Rousey forced her other five […]
After an injury forced her out of a planned bout at Invicta FC 2, Leslie “The Peacemaker” Smith returns to the promotion to face Cat “Alpha” Zingano at Invicta Fighting Championships 3 on October 6th in Kansas City, Kansas. MMARising.com confirmed plans for the bantamweight matchup today. Smith engaged in a Fight of the Night-winning […]
“I know the reason why Rory [MacDonald] pulled out on September 22nd. The cut is a detail but I know the reason why he pulled out is because he knew he wasn’t gonna win. If he let that cut heal, tried to train, whatever it was, whether he should have been in shape already… I’ve […]
USA TODAY Sports and MMAjunkie.com confirmed with UFC officials that lightweight champion Benson Henderson (17-2 mixed martial arts, 5-0 UFC) will face Nate Diaz (14-3-1, 9-3-1) at UFC on Fox 5 on Dec. 8 at a host site to be announced. A light heavyweight matchup between former champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (21-6, 5-4) and […]