MMA News

Rashad Evans vs. Alexander Gustafsson Rumoured For January

Monday 20th October 2014

Rumours are circulating that Rashad Evans could be welcomed back to the octagon by Alexander Gustafsson. If the bout is made official, then the two top five ranked light heavyweights would headline the next event to take place in Sweden, which is on Saturday, January 24th, 2015. 27 year old Alexander "The Mauler" Gustafsson (16-2) had been hoping to get his rematch against Jon Jones fo...

UFC 179: Extended Video Preview

Monday 20th October 2014

After a two week break from action, the UFC returns this weekend with a solid card that will be headlined by a blockbuster rematch between Chad "Money" Mendes and long time featherweight champion Jose "Scarface" Aldo. The first fight between the two ended with Aldo scoring a first round knockout. However, since that loss, Mendes has torn through the division, knocking out four ...

Bisping and Rockhold Get Heated On UFC Counterpunch (Video)

Monday 20th October 2014

One of the biggest fights coming up in November is the long awaited meeting of controversial veteran Englishman Michael "The Count" Bisping (25-6) and former Strikeforce champion Luke Rockhold (12-2). The two top ten ranked middleweights will headline UFC Fight Night 55 in Sydney, Australia, on Saturday, November 8th, 2014. Before the two do battle, they both appeared on UFC Counterpun...

Ryan White Gets Rematch With Brad Conway: Shock N Awe 18

Monday 20th October 2014

After a controversial finish to their September 6th bout at Shock N Awe 17, Ryan `The Great' White will get a rematch with Brad Conway after what many felt was a premature finish due to a strike or strikes to the back of the head. In the original bout, White started to take control of the fight early and after bringing his opponent to the mat landed a blow or blows adjudged to be to the back of t...

FCC 11 : Title wins for Loughnane, Ashley Reece and Robbie Fallon

In terms of raising stars, FCC could do little more than bring down the sky to improve on what they already doing. A superb pro/am card with five titles on the line and saw some of the UK's top mixed martial artists leave it all in the cage in front of a packed house. The main event delivered in spectacular fashion, Brendan Loughnane putting on a much improved performance stopping Ali Maclean ear...

Phil Buster Collins Now Set To Face Alec Connelly At Shock N Awe 18

Friday 17th October 2014

Sadly the injury bug has struck again and Ippon Gym's Kane Charig has had to pull out of his amateur title fight against Genesis Gym's Phil Collins. Luckily a fantastic opponent has stepped up in the shape of Mad Hatters Alec Connelly, a young fighter with a habit of getting himself into exciting wars. Alec is coming off an armbar victory against Steve Wise earlier this year at Killicam Fight Ni...

Jordan Mein Vs. Thiago Alves Looked At For UFC 183

Thursday 16th October 2014

2 months after it was originally set to take place, a Welterweight clash appears set for UFC 183, which takes place January 31, 2015. 13th ranked Jordan Mein is close to being matched with his original UFC Fight Night 49 opponent, Thiago Alves. Mein (29-9) has been one the brightest prospects in the Welterweight division for many years, yet has yet to truly break through from prospect to true co...

Urijah Faber vs. Francisco Rivera Set For UFC 181

Thursday 16th October 2014

UFC 181, which already features two huge title fights, has added even more star power. The promotion have announced that former WEC champion Urijah Faber will appear on the main card in a 135lb against Francisco Rivera. The event takes place Saturday, December 6th, 2014 inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. 35 year old Urijah "The California Kid" Faber (31-7) is a genuine...

Renan Barao Vs. Mitch Gagnon Set For UFC Fight Night 58

Wednesday 15th October 2014

A former champion and a rising star will meet in December on the UFC Fight Night 58 card in Barueri, Brazil. Renan Barao is scheduled to face off against Mitch Gagnon in a battle of top 15 UFC Bantamweights, with the bout holding two separate, yet meaningful, reasons for each to earn the victory. Barao (32-2-1 NC) had his 33 fight unbeaten streak snapped in dominating fashion at UFC 173 against ...

Michael Daguiar Vs. Samee Razvi Set For Shock N Awe 18 Amateur Gold

Friday 10th October 2014

Shock N Awe 18: Night of Champions keeps unleashing the surprises, and few will be as exciting as Gym01's Michael Daguiar versus Pro System's Samee Razvi for the U125lbs amateur title. Michael Daguiar is a re-born fighter, after finding his confidence he has unlocked the dangerous tool box that he has had in his possession since he started training. A new found dedication has had him sharpening ...

Another UK WMMA Bout Added To Shock N Awe 18

Friday 10th October 2014

The much loved GYM01 martial artist Jade Barker will make her MMA debut on SnA 18 against another debutant in Chris Rees Academy fighters Ffion Davies. With a strong reputation for supporting women's martial arts, Shock N Awe and its fans will be more than pleased to have these two young talents added to the already stacked roster. And with WMMA having a habit of stealing fight of the night honour...

New Shock N Awe 18 Opponent Found For Arthur Frost

Friday 10th October 2014

Sadly due to a serious injury and time spent in hospital, Gym01's Alan Tallis has had to withdraw from his highly anticipated amateur title rematch with Exile Gym's Arthur Frost. Stepping up to take his place will be Pro Systems Ryan Roe Barnett, another undefeated South Coast hot prospect. Both men have vicious strikes and strong ground games, both are undefeated but most importantly both want t...

Holly Holm To Debut At UFC 181 December 6th

Thursday 9th October 2014

Former 18 time world boxing champion Holly Holm finally has a date for her much anticipated UFC debut. Earlier today, UFC officials announced that Holm will step into the Octagon against Raquel Pennington on December 6th as part of the UFC 181 card. UFC 181 will be headlined by not one, but two world title bouts, with both the Welterweight and Lightweight crowns on the line. Holm (7-0) made her ...

Alex Box Vs Ethan Charlesworthy Set For Shock N Awe 18

Wednesday 8th October 2014

U145lbs Amateur MMA After making the decision to drop a weight division, Vectis MMA's Alex Box will be making the short trip across the Solent to fight on Shock N Awe once again. Stepping up to face Box will be Oxford Shootfighter Ethan Charlesworthy who has impressed in his amateur career so far. Light on his feet and fast with his hands, Ethan will look to avoid the dangerous ground game of Ale...

Rousimar Palhares vs. Jon Fitch Set For WSOF 16

Tuesday 7th October 2014

After failing to make the fight happen the first time around, it looks as though second time will be the charm for World Series Of Fighting. It was announced today by executive vice president Ali Abdel-Aziz that welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares will defend his title for the first time when he faces fellow veteran Jon Fitch in the main event of WSOF 16, which is scheduled for Saturday, Decem...

Bellator 130 Set For October 24 In Wichita, Kansas

Tuesday 7th October 2014

Newport Beach, Calif. (September 30, 2014) - Bellator MMA will put an end to its weekly season schedule on Friday, October 24th as the promotion will return to Wichita, Kan., for Bellator 130 live on Spike TV. The night will feature "The Hardcore Kid" Emanuel Newton once again putting his title on the line against English native Linton Vassell, while Bobby Lashley faces Karl Etherington in a heavy...

FCC 11: Martin Stapleton & Kane Mousah Return

Tuesday 7th October 2014

Bolton, Greater Manchester - England - October 4th, 2014 - The North West's hottest Pro/Am Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event, Full Contact Contender (FCC), is proud to confirm the final card for FCC 11: Loughnane vs Maclean, including the return of Bellator and Ultimate Fighter veteran Martin Stapleton. The previously announced lightweight title fight between Brendan Loughnane and Ali Maclean - along...

Cleverson Da Silva Set To Return To Shock N Awe 18

Tuesday 7th October 2014

Andy Roberts fighter and submission wizard Cleverson Da Silva returns to Shock N Awe this November and waiting for him will be CDMA Gym's Simon Squires. Cleverson's pro debut against Chay Ingram was a highly anticipated bout after steaming his way through his amateur career, but all did not go to plan. After dominating his opponent for six minutes the frustration and exhaustion from his submissio...

Two More Amateur Bouts Added To Shock N Awe 18: Night Of Champions

Monday 6th October 2014

The fights are still coming thick and fast for the already stacked with talent Shock N Awe 18, a truly exceptional fight card that is set to go down this November. A night that is really putting the spotlight on their well cultivated and established amateur pool and rewarding the best of the best with amateur championship gold, a huge milestone in the deep and treacherous educational period of a ...

Too Much Talent 5 Main Card Revealed

Sunday 5th October 2014

The long awaited return of Surrey's Too Much Talent fight promotion is almost here, and as usual the charismatic show promises a full night of high class and entertaining martial arts action. The Dome in Thorpe Park will once again be stuffed top to bottom with local martial arts fans as they look to cheer on their favourite fighters, friends and family. The atmosphere is truly an experience at a...

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