BELLATOR NYC: SONNEN VS. SILVA and FEDOR vs MITRIONE

MADISON SQUARE GARDEN TO HOST BELLATOR NYC: SONNEN VS. SILVA PAY-PER-VIEW EVENT ON SATURDAY, JUNE 24

 

CHAEL SONNEN & WANDERLEI SILVA TO SETTLE HEATED

LONG-STANDING RIVALRY IN MAIN EVENT

 

DOUBLE MAIN EVENT WILL SEE FEDOR EMELIANENKO AND MATT MITRIONE IN AN EXPLOSIVE HEAVYWEIGHT SHOWDOWN
 
 

PLUS, TWO BELLATOR WORLD TITLE FIGHTS:

 

WELTERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMP DOUGLAS LIMA MEETS THE DEBUTING LORENZ LARKIN & ‘IRON’ MICHAEL CHANDLER DEFENDS HIS LIGHTWEIGHT WORLD TITLE AGAINST UNDEFEATED BRENT PRIMUS 

LOS ANGELES – Bellator MMA is bringing its biggest event ever to the “Big Apple!”

Madison Square Garden, “The World’s Most Famous Arena” and Mecca of combat sports, will host Bellator’s first-ever mixed martial arts event in the state of New York on Saturday, June 24 with Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva. The blockbuster pay-per-view features two of the sport’s most recognizable names in Chael Sonnen (29-15-1) and Wanderlei Silva (35-12-1, 1 NC), who will finally meet in a light heavyweight fight that has been brewing since 2011.

The double main event also features Fedor Emelianenko (36-4, 1 NC), an MMA legend that many consider to be the greatest heavyweight fighter of all-time, taking on Matt Mitrione (11-5) in a bout that will undoubtedly produce fireworks between the heavy-handed strikers.

Additionally, the Viacom-owned promotion is adding two world championship bouts. First, Douglas Lima (28-6) defends his belt against top free agent signing Lorenz Larkin (18-5, 1 NC) and then, current lightweight champ Michael Chandler (16-3) will put his world title on the line against the undefeated Brent Primus (7-0).

“As a fight promoter, my goal is to put together the biggest cards possible for our fans around the world,” Bellator President Scott Coker said. “Bringing an event of this magnitude to a city and arena like New York and Madison Square Garden has been something Bellator, Spike and Viacom have wanted to make happen for quite some time. On June 24, the goal becomes reality, when we put on the biggest event in promotional history, Bellator NYC.

Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva takes place Saturday, June 24 and airs LIVE on pay-per-view beginning at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT.Prior to the pay-per-view event, SPIKE will air Bellator 180 LIVE and FREE on both coasts, beginning at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.Additionally, Bellator 180 prelims will air exclusively on Bellator.com and the Bellator Mobile App at 6 p.m. ET/ 3 p.m. PT. Additional contests will be announced in the coming days.

Tickets for the event starting at $60, not including applicable service charges and taxes, go on sale Friday, March 31 at Ticketmaster, TheGarden.com and Bellator.com. Fans can sign up for Bellator Nation here to participate in a presale that will take place Wednesday, March 29-Thursday, March 30.

Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva will be distributed by G&G Closed Circuit Events to bars, restaurants and other commercial establishments throughout the U.S. and Canada. G&G Events is a leading provider of closed circuit television and has distributed some of the biggest events in sports, including De La Hoya vs. Mayweather, Mayweather vs. “Canelo” Alvarez and Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, as well as Bellator 120: Rampage vs. King Mo. “G&G is thrilled about Bellator being back in the pay-per-view business with this tremendous event. We look forward to handling the distribution nationwide and for Canada,” said G&G President Nicolas Gagliardi. G&G Events can be contacted at www.ggccevents.com or by phone at (888) 258-7115.

Additionally, through Bellator’s global distribution partners, Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva will be available in over 140 countries around the world.

Sonnen spent a majority of his 44-fight career with the UFC, a run that saw him defeat current middleweight champion Michael Bisping, and compete against the likes of Jon Jones, Anderson Silva (twice), Rashad Evans, “Shogun” Rua, Demian Maia and Brian Stann. In addition to his in-ring action, the West Linn, Ore. native has mastered the art of being in front of the camera, doing broadcast work for both ESPN and Fox Sports. Following a three-year hiatus from active MMA competition, Sonnen returned to the cage against Tito Ortiz at Bellator 170 in January.

“The Axe Murderer” has fought in some of the most memorable feuds and battles the sport has ever seen. His wars with“Rampage” Jackson, Tito Ortiz, Mirko Cro Cop, Vitor Belfort, Dan Henderson, Kazushi Sakuraba, Chuck Liddell and Michael Bisping remain some of the more memorable bouts in MMA history. Silva is far from ready to close the book on his illustrious career, returning to action against a man that he has despised for quite some time. In addition to the PRIDE middleweight title, Silva’s trophy case includes awards for “Fight of the Year” (2003, 2004, 2007), KO of the Year (2008) and multiple “Fight of the Night” awards, including one for each of his last three fights. He now looks to continue entertaining fans inside the Bellator cage and begins with a bout several years in the making.

A former PRIDE champion, “The Last Emperor” is one of the most revered and respected heavyweight fighters the sport has seen. Stone-faced and quiet, Emelianenko boasted one of the most impressive unbeaten streaks in the history of MMA, not losing a bout between 2001 and 2009. A multi-time world champion in MMA and Sambo, Fedor recently returned to the sport after a brief hiatus, accumulating two decisive wins since his return to action.

Matt Mitrione remains poised to make an impact in the Bellator heavyweight division following two emphatic wins since signing with Bellator in 2016. The Illinois native and standout defensive end at Purdue University earned All-Big Ten honors in 2000 and subsequently earned his way into the NFL where he played six seasons as a member of the New York Giants and Minnesota Vikings. Mitrione ultimately found his way into MMA where he became a high-level competitor, defeating the likes of the late Kimbo Slice, Derrick Lewis and Gabriel Gonzaga.

Hailing from Atlanta, Ga. Douglas “The Phenom” Lima has been ruling the roost at 170-pounds in Bellator for the better part of three years. A winner of 16 of his last 18 contests, the American Top Team product remains set on doing away with all viable contenders at welterweight and his first step since reclaiming the strap from Andrey Koreshkov comes against one of Bellator’s newest signees, Lorenz Larkin.

Set to enter the Bellator fray is a “Monsoon” of violent proportions – unanimously ranked on lists compiling the top-ten welterweights on the planet, Larkin is set to continue his career in Bellator, after inking an exclusive, multi-fight contract last week. A known finisher, the pride of Riverside, Calif. will make his promotional debut a winner of four out of five.

Chandler will look to defend his belt for the first time since successfully defending it in a “Fight of the Year” candidate againstBenson Henderson last November. A 16-fight veteran of Bellator MMA, Chandler has consistently proven that he belongs among the world’s elite, riding into his bout on June 24 on a streak of four straight victories.

Also a native of Oregon, the surging Primus remains unbeaten after five consecutive wins to begin his Bellator MMA career. At only 31, Primus has been committed to honing his craft since he was 13, going as far as to sell his landscaping business to keep his hopes of someday becoming a champion alive. On June 24, he finally has the opportunity to make his dreams come to fruition.

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Updated Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva Fight Card:

Light Heavyweight Main Event: Chael Sonnen (29-15-1) vs. Wanderlei Silva (35-12-1, 1 NC)

Heavyweight Main Event: Fedor Emelianenko (36-4, 1 NC) vs. Matt Mitrione (11-5)

Welterweight World Title Bout: Douglas Lima (28-6) vs. Lorenz Larkin (18-5, 1 NC)

Lightweight World Title Bout: Michael Chandler (16-3) vs. Brent Primus (7-0)

 

UFC RETURNS TO DALLAS w/ UFC 211: Miocic vs Dos Santos 2 n Jedrzejczyk vs Andrade

Plus:
(#2) FRANKIE EDGAR vs. (#9) YAIR RODRIGUEZ
(#3) DEMIAN MAIA vs. (#6) JORGE MASVIDAL
(#3) EDDIE ALVAREZ vs. (#10) DUSTIN POIRIER
(#2) HENRY CEJUDO vs. (#5) SERGIO PETTIS

TICKETS FOR UFC® 211: MIOCIC vs. DOS SANTOS 2

AT AMERICAN AIRLINES CENTER IN DALLAS ON SALE FRIDAY, MARCH 24

Las Vegas – UFC® is bringing one of the best cards in mixed martial arts history to American Airlines Center in Dallas on Saturday, May 13 live on Pay-Per-View. The event will feature two world championship bouts, with the main event pitting heavyweight kingpin Stipe Miocic against No. 4-ranked Junior Dos Santos and the co-main event showcasing the battle between strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and No. 3-ranked Jessica Andrade. In total, UFC 211®: MIOCIC vs. DOS SANTOS 2 will see five current or former UFC champions compete, as wellas 10 athletes ranked in the top 10 of their respective divisions.

In a rematch of their December 2014 Fight of the Night performance, champion Miocic (16-2, fighting out of Independence, Ohio) meets Dos Santos (18-4, fighting out of Salvador, Brazil) with the heavyweight world title at stake. Miocic, the No. 6-ranked pound-for-pound fighter in the world, has been on a tear since the pair’s first meeting, recording four knockout victories over a who’s who of the division – Mark Hunt, Andrei Arlovski, Fabricio Werdum and Alistair Overeem. Dos Santos walked out of the first matchup victorious and hopes to pick up where he left off in the second bout. The Brazilian first won the title in 2011 with a first-round knockout of Cain Velasquez. Since then he’s also recorded knockouts over Frank Mir and Mark Hunt. With 26 combined knockouts, this championship bout has Performance of the Night written all over it.

One of the most dominant champions in the UFC, Jedrzejczyk (13-0, fighting out of Olsztyn, Poland) returns to the city where she captured UFC gold. This time around, the champion is looking to score her fifth successful title defense – ranking her as the second longest tenured UFC titleholder behind only Demetrious Johnson. One of the best strikers in the sport, Jedrzejczyk meets arguably her most well-rounded opponent to date in Andrade (16-5, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil). Owner of seven submission victories and five knockouts, Andrade can finish her opponent wherever the fight goes. She’s undefeated at 115 pounds and is riding a three-fight win streak as she heads into Dallas.

Plus, in a battle of old school versus new school, former lightweight champion and current No. 2 featherweight Frankie Edgar (20-5-1, fighting out of Toms River, N.J.) takes on No. 9 Yair Rodriguez (11-1, fighting out of Chicago, Ill.) in what could produce a future challenger for the 145-pound crown. Edgar has long been one of the top athletes in the sport and has wins over BJ Penn, Jeremy Stephens, Chad Mendes and Urijah Faber. The 35-year-old New Jersey native has exceptional wrestling to go along with solid striking and jiu-jitsu and will be gunning for one more shot at the title. Perhaps the brightest prospect in MMA is 24-year-old Rodriguez, who is undefeated inside the Octagon®. Coming off his biggest win to date, a second-round knockout over UFC Hall of Famer Penn, Rodriguez looks to earn his place among the elite at 145 pounds by knocking off another legend in Edgar.

Additional Bouts:

· One of the most feared jiu-jitsu players in MMA, No. 3 Demian Maia (24-6, fighting out of Sao Paulo, Brazil)hopes to keep his title aspirations alive against surging No. 6 Jorge Masvidal (32-11, fighting out of Miami, Fla.) in a welterweight showdown.
· Former lightweight champion, No. 3 Eddie Alvarez (28-5, fighting out of Philadelphia, Penn.) and lethal finisher, No. 10 Dustin Poirier (21-5, fighting out of Coconut Creek, Fla.) collide at 155 pounds.
· In a battle of top five flyweights, Olympic gold medalist, No. 2 Henry Cejudo (10-2, fighting out of Phoenix, Ariz.) meets flashy striker, No. 5 Sergio Pettis (15-2, fighting out of Milwaukee, Wisc.).
· Fort Worth’s James Vick (9-1, fighting out of Fort Worth, Texas) gets a home game against knockout artist Polo Reyes (8-3, fighting out of Tepic, Mexico) in a lightweight duel.
· Arlington-based submission ace Chas Skelly (17-2, fighting out of Arlington, Texas) clashes with fellow jiu-jitsu specialist Jason Knight (19-2, fighting out of D’Iberville, Miss.) in a featherweight bout.
· Exciting up-and-comer Gabriel Benitez (19-6, fighting out of Tijuana, Mexico) takes on The Ultimate Fighter®: Latin America season 2 winner Enrique Barzola (13-3-1, fighting out of Lima, Peru) at 145 pounds.

For the latest information on additional bouts for this event, please visit www.ufc.com. All bouts live and subject to change.

Visit the UFC® Press Portal for information and content to support your UFC coverage.

Tickets for UFC® 211: MIOCIC vs. DOS SANTOS 2 go on sale Friday, March 24 at 10 a.m. CT and are priced at $400, $225, $150, $100, $75 and $50 (prices do not include applicable service charges or fees). Tickets are available for purchase online at www.ticketmaster.com, by phone at (800) 745-3000 and will be available at the American Airlines Center box office. Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person.

UFC Fight Club® members will have the opportunity to purchase tickets Wednesday, March 22 at 10 a.m. CT via the website www.ufcfightclub.com. A special Internet ticket pre-sale will be available to UFC newsletter subscribers Thursday, March 23 starting at 10 a.m. CT. To access this presale, users must register for the UFC newsletter through UFC.com.

UFC
® 211: MIOCIC vs. DOS SANTOS 2
will be available live on Pay-Per-View on Saturday, May 13 at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT on UFC.TV, iN DEMAND, DirecTV, DISH Network, Vubiquity, and in Canada on BellTV, Rogers, Shaw Communications, Sasktel, and Canal Indigo for a suggested retail price of $49.99 US/CAN for Standard Definition and $59.99 US/CAN for High-Definition.

About UFC®

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MMA Fight Radio Thurs March 9

Guests: UFC Fighters Desmond Green and Charles Rosa

MMA Fight Radio airs live Thurs nights 6-8 pm Here in Phoenix / East Coast 8-10 pm / Pacific Time 5-7 pm

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MMA FIGHT RADIO Arizona’s original expert source for MMA, our host “Big Jay Bowski” Jay Pagliaro, co-hosts:  Shawn “Dallas” Hall an MMA Judge.  Airing on NBC Sports Radio Phoenix 1060AM

Produced by Penny Buffington. Sponsored by Nationwide Warranties

Joshua Boyd: Las Vegas Correspondent
Paal Eide: East Coast Correspondent w/  Yadlynd as photographer

Southeast Coast Correspondent Scott Lewis

MMA Fight Radio Main Photographers include Bill Merritt, Eddie Buffington, Penny Buffington

News, Reviews and Interviews with today’s hottest national and local fighters, including expert analysis of all things MMA: including the UFC, Bellator, Legacy Fighting Alliance, WSOF, Titan FC. Invicata FC, LFA ,  Bounded Fist Muay Thai and more.

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UFC 210 APRIL 08, 2017 / KEYBANK CENTER, BUFFALO, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES

Charles Rosa 11 – 2 – 0 vs Shane Burgos 8 – 0 – 0

Desmond Green 19 – 5 – 0 vs Josh Emmett 11 – 0 – 0

UFC 210 Cormiewe vs Johnson 2 n Josh Emmett vs Desmond Green

MMA AT IT’S FINEST

 

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MMA Fight Radio Thurs March 2

Guests: Shonie Carter, Eryk Anders and Kyle Stewart

MMA Fight Radio airs live Thurs nights 6-8 pm Here in Phoenix / East Coast 8-10 pm / Pacific Time 5-7 pm

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MMA FIGHT RADIO Arizona’s original expert source for MMA, our host “Big Jay Bowski” Jay Pagliaro, co-hosts:  Shawn “Dallas” Hall an MMA Judge.  Airing on NBC Sports Radio Phoenix 1060AM

Produced by Penny Buffington. Sponsored by Nationwide Warranties

Joshua Boyd: Las Vegas Correspondent
Paal Eide: East Coast Correspondent w/  Yadlynd as photographer

Southeast Coast Correspondent Scott Lewis

MMA Fight Radio Main Photographers include Bill Merritt, Eddie Buffington, Penny Buffington

News, Reviews and Interviews with today’s hottest national and local fighters, including expert analysis of all things MMA: including the UFC, Bellator, WSOF, Titan FC. Invicata FC, LFA ,  Bounded Fist Muay Thai and more.

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Shonie Carter – Title Fight: The World Bareknuckle Boxing Association (WBBA) vs Jimmy Sweeny April 22 – Croft Rd, Coventry CV1 3AZ, UK

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Estevan “El Terrible” Payan vs Kyle “Gunz Up” Stewart Iron Boy MMA 5. March 10th at the Celebrity Theater

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Eryk Anders – LFA 6 on March 10 in San Antonio, live on AXS TV –  6-0 as a pro fighter and one of the sport’s top prospects at 185 pounds. But before that he was a starting player for the Alabama Crimson Tide, and played a key role in one of their national championships. Eryk took up MMA after his football career ended.

Eryk Anders LFA

MMA AT IT’S FINEST

 

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MMA Fight Radio Thurs Feb 23

Guests: Max Griffin, Albert Morales and Ed Soares

MMA Fight Radio airs live Thurs nights 6-8 pm Here in Phoenix / East Coast 8-10 pm / Pacific Time 5-7 pm

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MMA-Fight-Radio

MMA FIGHT RADIO Arizona’s original expert source for MMA, our host “Big Jay Bowski” Jay Pagliaro, co-hosts:  Shawn “Dallas” Hall an MMA Judge.  Airing on NBC Sports Radio Phoenix 1060AM

Produced by Penny Buffington. Sponsored by Nationwide Warranties

Joshua Boyd: Las Vegas Correspondent
Paal Eide: East Coast Correspondent w/  Yadlynd as photographer

Southeast Coast Correspondent Scott Lewis

MMA Fight Radio Main Photographers include Bill Merritt, Eddie Buffington, Penny Buffington

News, Reviews and Interviews with today’s hottest national and local fighters, including expert analysis of all things MMA: including the UFC, Bellator, WSOF, Titan FC. Invicata FC, LFA ,  Bounded Fist Muay Thai and more.

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 UFC Fight Night 106 MARCH 11, 2017 / FORTALEZA, BRAZIL, BRAZIL

Max Griffin 13 – 3 – 0 vs Sergio Moraes 11 – 2 – 1

Ed Soares – CEO of Legacy Fighting Alliance http://www.axs.tv/programs/fights/  and long time manager to Anderson Silva, the Nogueira brothers, Cat Zingano, Lyoto Machida and more…. http://www.blackhousemma.com/

Legacy Fighting Alliance 5 - Edwards vs Townsend - MMA Fight Radio

 Albert Morales UFC Bantamweight vs Andre Soukhamthath

UFC 209 – Woodley vs Thompson 2 T-Mobile Arena

March 04, 2017 Las Vegas, Nevada

MMA AT IT’S FINEST

 

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Airing Tonight AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 4

MadMimi Banner LFA4

Legacy Fighting Alliance is back for the second week in a row, bringing top MMA prospects to the cage for war!

The main event features two Legacy Fighting Championship veterans. At the end of 2016, former LFC Featherweight champ, Damon “The Leech” Jackson (11-1-1), called out Kevin “The Angel of Death” Aguilar (11-1). Their fight is finally happening and it’s for the inaugural LFA Featherweight belt!

The co-main event boasts another inaugural title fight. Legacy Fighting Championship vet, Andrea “KGB” Lee (5-2) takes on Resurrection Fighting Alliance veteran, Heather “Handguns” Bassett (4-2) for the LFA Flyweight strap.

Get ready for epic knockouts, submissions and all out brawls tonight, only on AXS TV!

The action starts at 9/8c on AXS TV with commentators Michael Schiavello, UFC Hall of Famer Pat Miletich & Ron Kruck

Main Card Match-ups and Weigh-in Results for LFA 4 are Below:

MadMimi Jackson-v-Aguilar

Featherweight Title: Damon Jackson 11-1-1, 1 NC (144.8) vs. Kevin Aguilar 11-1 (142.9)

MadMimi Lee-v-Bassett-MM

Flyweight Title: Heather Bassett 4-2 (124.7) vs. Andrea Lee 5-2 (125)

MadMimi Charles-v-Krantz

Welterweight: Hayward Charles 14-8 (169.9) vs. Derrick Krantz 18-9 (170)

Lightweight – Bryan Billiot 3-0 (155.9) vs. David Bosnick 7-4 (153.5)

Welterweight – Chauncey Foxworth 5-2 (169.9) vs. Nick Jackson 4-3 (169)

Lightweight – Mike Murphy 1-0 (155.6) vs. Brandon Shavers 2-0 (154)

Tweet along with the action using #LFA4

AXS TV, your home for MMA.

Watch Here: Bellator 172 Fedor vs Mitrione Weigh-Ins, An Announcement and Bellator 172 Pre Fight Card

Here you will find : Friday’s Bellator 178 main event announcement, as well as the Bellator 172 weigh-ins

Saturday’s preliminary card and  the official post-fight press conference.  (ALL TIMES PACIFIC)

Bellator MMA Fedor vs Mitrione Feb 18

Bellator 178 Main Event Announcement (3:30 pm PST):

Weigh-In  (5:00 pm PST):

Preliminary Card  (4:00 pm PST):

Post-Fight Press Conference (Following Bellator 172 on Spike):

MMA Fight Radio Thurs Feb 16

Guests: Travis Browne, Chris Honeycutt, Ed Herman, Adam Townsend and Marcus Edwards

MMA Fight Radio airs live Thurs nights 6-8 pm Here in Phoenix / East Coast 8-10 pm / Pacific Time 5-7 pm

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MMA FIGHT RADIO Arizona’s original expert source for MMA, our host “Big Jay Bowski” Jay Pagliaro, co-hosts:  Shawn “Dallas” Hall an MMA Judge.  Airing on NBC Sports Radio Phoenix 1060AM

Produced by Penny Buffington. Sponsored by Nationwide Warranties

Joshua Boyd: Las Vegas Correspondent
Paal Eide: East Coast Correspondent w/  Yadlynd as photographer

Southeast Coast Correspondent Scott Lewis

MMA Fight Radio Main Photographers include Bill Merritt, Eddie Buffington, Penny Buffington

News, Reviews and Interviews with today’s hottest national and local fighters, including expert analysis of all things MMA: including the UFC, Bellator, WSOF, Titan FC. Invicata FC, LFA ,  Bounded Fist Muay Thai and more.

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UFC exclusive interview with Travis “Hapa” Browne UFC FIGHT NIGHT 105 FEBRUARY 19, 2017 / SCOTIABANK CENTRE, HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA

Travis Browne 18 – 5 – 1 vs Derrick Lewis 17 – 4 – 0

UFC Fight Night Lewis vs Browne

 

 

 Bellator 174 MARCH 03, 2017 / WINSTAR CASINO, THACKERVILLE, OKLAHOMA

Chris Honeycutt 9 – 1 – 0 vs Kendall Grove 23 – 16 – 0

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 Ed Herman –  out of his UFC March 4 fight due to injury: right after they changed his opponent

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AXS TV Fights – Legacy Fighting Alliance 5 MAIN EVENT lightweight’s:

Adam Townsend vs Marcus Edwards

Legacy Fighting Alliance 5 - Edwards vs Townsend - MMA Fight Radio


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“Countdown To Bellator 172: The G.O.A.T” Premieres Tonight On Spike

“Countdown To Bellator 172 Fedor vs Mitrione

At 12:00 Midnight ET/PT

 Faceoff Fedor vs Mitrione

In the sport of mixed martial arts, Fedor Emelianenko is considered by many the greatest of all time or The G.O.A.T.

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The Russian mixed martial arts icon cemented his legendary status over the last two decades as the most dominant heavyweight in the history of the sport.  In a remarkable 8-year span, fighting mostly with PRIDE in Japan, Fedor went undefeated, winning 26 fights (1 no contest), beating many of the most skilled combatants in the world. His combination of kickboxing and judo skills is unparalleled in his weight class.  Fedor returns to fight on American soil after a 4-year absence against hard-hitting heavyweight Matt Mitrione at Bellator 172 on Saturday, February 18 from the SAP Center in San Jose, airing at 9:00 pm on Spike.

Before Fedor steps in the cage,  Bellator and Spike TV give viewers a rare, inside look at “The Last Emperor”  in an original 30-minute documentary, “Countdown to Bellator 172: The G.O.A.T,” premiering on Tuesday, February 14 at 12:00 Midnight ET/PT. From rarely seen PRIDE fight footage to a revealing sit-down interview to video of Fedor and Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation, “The G.O.A.T” provides a unique glimpse into MMA’s most reclusive superstar. The MMA personalities featured include Randy Couture, Royce Gracie, King Mo, Stitch Duran, Big John McCarthy, and more.