Category Archives: MMA News

Brave News #35: Champ Elias is challenged; Fakhreddine mocks Hadbi

Brave News #35: Champ Elias is challenged; Fakhreddine mocks Hadbi Brave News, the online show that keeps fans updated on everything related to the biggest MMA promotion in the Middle East, comes back this week with a new chapter on the greatest rivalry in Brave Combat Federation's history: Ahead of their much-awaited rematch on March 2nd,…
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Tarek Suleiman dedicates his bout for peace in Syria

Tarek Suleiman dedicates his bout for peace in Syria   ​ ​ (Image caption: Tarek Suleiman at Tiger Muay Thai training facility) Tarek Suleiman became the first athlete to be signed to Brave Combat Federation from Syria. The newly signed Middleweight fighter dedicated the performance in his upcoming bout at Brave 10: The Kingdom Rises…
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A “Superkick” KO and Four First Round Submissions Highlight LFA 33

U.S. Marine Veteran Kyle Stewart (9-0) won a back-and forth battle against previously undefeated welterweight Jaleel Willis (8-1) in the main event to cap off an action-packed broadcast of AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE 33, which featured four first round submissions and a "superkick" KO. Top highlights from tonight include: Kicking off the main…
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Bellator 194 Results & Photos

Bellator 194 Results & Photos   Tywan Claxton (2-0) defeated Jose Perez (0-2) via TKO (elbows) at 3:39 of round two Photos: https://tinyurl.com/ClaxtonPerez   Vadim Nemkov (9-2) defeated Liam McGeary (12-3) via TKO (leg kicks) at 4:02 of round three Photos: https://tinyurl.com/NemkovMcGeary Heather Hardy (2-1) defeated Ana Julaton (2-4) via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) Photos: https://tinyurl.com/HardyJulaton Patricky “Pitbull” Freire (19-8) defeated Derek Campos (19-7) via TKO (punches) at 2:23 of round one Photos: https://tinyurl.com/PitbullCampos Matt Mitrione (13-5)…
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Silvana Gomez Juarez challenges ‘The Violence Queen’ at KSW 42

Silvana Gomez Juarez challenges 'The Violence Queen' at KSW 42 KSW will wite a new chapter in the long rivalry between Brazil and Argentina as women's flyweight champ 'The Violence Queen' Ariane Lipski (10-3) faces the dangerous Silvana Gomez Juarez (6-1) at KSW 42 on March 3 at the Atlas Arena in Lodz, Poland. Lipski, who…
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Leary doubtful local hero Al-Selwady can handle home pressure at Brave 10

Leary doubtful local hero Al-Selwady can handle home pressure at Brave 10   Englishman Charlie Leary is ready to fight in front of a hostile crowd as he takes on local hero Abdul-Kareem Al-Selwady at Brave 10: The Kingdom Rises, set for March 2nd, in Amman, Jordan. Coming off a spectacular third-round Knockout of Daniele Scatizzi…
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ALL FIGHTERS MAKE WEIGH

TICKETS ARE STILL AVAILABLE  TO TONIGHT'S SHOW PLEASE CALL (949) 760-3131 BOUT 6 - BOXING JARRET JETER 132lbs VS ROGER GUITERREZ 130.6lbs BOUT 5 - BOXING FILLY RUBALCAVA 121lbs VS RICKY CUELLAR 122lbs BOUT 4 - MMA OZZY DIAZ 184.7lbs VS SANTIAGO DIAZ 186.2lbs BOUT 3 - BOXING DE'VON ABRAHAM 127lbs VS LUPE ARROYO 127.4lbs BOUT…
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Eternal to set the bar even higher in 2018

Eternal is kicking off 2018 with thier most ambitious and aggressive annual campaign since we kicked new life into the Australian MMA scene back in 2012. A minimum of ten events this calendar year across three states of Australia. Already by far the best attended MMA event series in Australia and closing in on one…
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Gadzhimusa Gaziev set for the showdown against Mohammad Ghorabi

(Image caption: Gadzhimuza Gaziev facing Erik Carlsson at Brave) Gadzhimusa Gaziev made an impact at the first edition of Brave Combat Federation against Thiago Vieira from Brazil on a week's notice. Gadzhimusa knocked out Thiago Viera, who had never faced defeat in his entire mixed martial arts career. The co-main event of the very first…
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Michal Materla vs. Scott Askham Promo

A huge fan favourite in Poland, Materla recently finished UFC veteran Paulo Thiago landing a big right hand at KSW 40 in Dublin this past October. This win marked a triumphant return to the cage for 'Cipao' following a short layoff and it was his third straight stoppage victory following wins over former KSW champ…
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Official Teaser of Fakhreddine vs. Hadbi is taking over the Middle East

(Image caption: Hadbi and Fakhreddine face off at Brave 9: The Kingdom of Champions in Bahrain) Brave Combat Federation has released the latest teaser of what it is called the biggest rivalry in the history of mixed martial arts in the Middle East. Tahar Hadbi and Mohammed Fakhreddine will be having the much anticipated rematch…
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Big KSW 43 Announcements

Last week it was confirmed that KSW 43 would take place at the historic Hala Stulecia venue in Wroclaw, Poland on April 14th. Today it was revealed that the event will be headlined by Wroclaw's very own Olympic hero Damian Janikowski (2-0), Roberto Soldic (13-2) will face Dricus Du Plessis (11-1), and Michal Andryzak (20-6) will compete…
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Pitpitunge becomes the first from Philippines to fight in Jordan

Pitpitunge becomes the first from Philippines to fight in Jordan ​ Jordan is set to host the tenth edition of Brave Combat Federation after the immense success of the 2017 Brave International Combat Week hosted in Bahrain. The promotion is set to create new milestones in Jordan as a massive lineup of nations will be…
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ONE CHAMPIONSHIP LAUNCHES GLOBAL KICKBOXING LEAGUE

ONE CHAMPIONSHIP LAUNCHES GLOBAL KICKBOXING LEAGUE ONE CHAMPIONSHIP KICKBOXING TO PREMIERE IN APRIL AT ONE: HEROES OF HONOR 12 February 2018 – Singapore: The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced that it has established a professional kickboxing league that features the absolute best in local and international striking talent…
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Abdul Kareem trains children as he prepares for Brave 10

Abdul Kareem trains children as he prepares for Brave 10 (Image caption: Abdul Kareem Al-Selwady with children he trains at his gym)   Abdul Kareem Al-Selwady is set to face multi-time champion from the United Kingdom, Charlie Leary in the first edition of Brave in Jordan. The event is of high importance as the results…
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M-1 Challenge 87 Results & Pictures from Saint Petersburg, Russia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE M-1 Arena Grand Opening Arman Ashimov new Interim M-1 Challenge flyweight champion M-1 CHALLENGE 87 RESULTS & PICTURES  A full house celebrated the Grand Opening of M-1 Arena in St. Petersburg, Russia SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (February 10, 2018) -- Kazakhstan fighter Arman Ashimov upset Mikael "Hulk" Silander to capture the Interim M-1 Challenge flyweight title last…
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SBG Ireland prepares big for return to Jordan at Brave 10

SBG Ireland prepares big for return to Jordan at Brave 10   (Image caption: Head Coach of SBG Ireland, John Kavanagh)   Straight Blast Gym Ireland will feature three key athletes at Brave 10: The Kingdom Rises to be hosted in Jordan on 2nd March, 2018. SBG Ireland has Frans Mlambo, Will Fleury and Dylan Tuke…
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Ahead of rematch, Fakhreddine mocks rival Hadbi in Instagram video

Mohammad Fakhreddine is set to take on arch-rival Tahar Hadbi in a rematch at Brave 10: The Kingdom Rises, on March 2nd, in Amman, Jordan. After their controversial No Contest, the Welterweight phenom has been taunting his former and future foe through social media and took things to the next level with an Instagram video…
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James Gallagher-Adam Borics Headlines Bellator 196 in Budapest, Hungary on April 6

UNDEFEATED PROSPECTS JAMES GALLAGHER & ADAM BORICS HEADLINE BELLATOR 196IN BUDAPEST, HUNGARY ON APRIL 6     BOK HALL TO HOST BELLATOR MMA AND KICKBOXING EVENTS LOS ANGELES – Bellator will hold its third event in Budapest, Hungary on Friday, April 6, bringing along a battle of young guns looking to remain undefeated early in their mixed martial arts careers.…
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M-1 Challenge 87 Weights & Pictures from Saint Petersburg, Russia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE M-1 CHALLENGE 87 WEIGHTS & PICTURES  SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (February 8, 2018) -- The official weigh in was held todau fpor tomorrow's M-1 Challenge 87, highlighted by the grand opening of M1 Arena in Saint Petersburg, Russia.   MAIN CARD MAIN EVENT - M-1 CHALLENGE INTERIM FLYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP - 5 X 5…
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Efrain responds to Mlambo’s trash talk, wants to “run through him”

Efrain responds to Mlambo's trash talk, wants to "run through him" Knockout artist Felipe Efrain will return to the cage on March 2nd, in Amman, Jordan, looking to guarantee a title shot against SBG Ireland's Frans Mlambo at Brave 10: The Kingdom Rises. The Brazilian Bantamweight is full of confidence after his win against Nawras…
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Xiaomi ROAD FC 046 on March 10: All matches now open

XIAOMI ROAD FC 046 ANNOUNCEMENT ALL MATCHES NOW OPEN For immediate release, February 7, 2018 - ROAD Fighting Championship announces the remaining matches for Xiaomi ROAD FC 046 on March 10, 2018 in Seoul, South Korea at the Jangchung Arena. Opening up Part 2 with a bantamweight flash grenade, Alatengheili (10-7-1, Team Alt) is fully recovered and back to…
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Nawras Abzakh hopes to make a statement in Jordan

Nawras Abzakh announced to redeem his career at Brave 10: The Kingdom Rises to be hosted in Amman, Jordan. Abzakh signed with Brave Combat Federation during the ninth edition of the event hosted at Bahrain on short notice to face veteran fighter from Brazil, Felipe Efrain. Abzakh went toe to toe against a well prepared…
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Dalby, Bergh and Bak among first announced for Cage Warriors’ Sweden debut

DALBY, BERGH AND BAK AMONG FIRST ANNOUNCED FOR CAGE WARRIORS' SWEDEN DEBUT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, Feb 6th, 2018 CW93 will see many of Scandinavia’s finest fighters, including Kenneth Bergh, Nicolas Dalby, Soren Bak and Alan Carlos, descend on Gothenburg’s Lisebergshallen for a history-making event on April 28th. Cage Warriors is Europe’s leading and longest-running MMA promotion,…
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SEASON TWO OF MTV SUPER FIGHT LEAGUE KICKS OFF ON FEBRUARY 9 IN MUMBAI

SEASON TWO OF MTV SUPER FIGHT LEAGUE KICKS OFF ON FEBRUARY 9 IN MUMBAI Post a successful debut edition, the premier mixed martial arts organization, Super Fight League is gearing up for its second edition to be hosted at MTV SFL Arena, Famous Studios from 9th February 2018 to 17th March 2018. Promoted by British business tycoon…
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Rivalry brewing between Al-Selawe and Bear ahead of Brave 10

Rivalry brewing between Al-Selawe and Bear ahead of Brave 10 Brave 10: The Kingdom Rises, set for Amman, Jordan, on March 2nd, will have a co-main event for the ages as Welterweight Jarrah Al-Selawe looks to stay undefeated inside the promotion when he takes on promising newcomer David Bear, from France. And to make sure…
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M-1 Challenge 87 Fact Sheet

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE M-1 CHALLENGE 87 FACT SHEET MAIN CARD MAIN EVENT - M-1 CHALLENGE INTERIM FLYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP - 5 X 5 Mikael "Hulk" Silander (17-5-0, M-1: 1-0-0), Finland vs. Arman Ashimov (7-2-1, M-1: 2-0-0), Kazakhstan CO-FEATURE - LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHTS - 3 X 5 Kleber Raimundo "Orgulho" Silva (14-7-0, M-1: 1-0-0), Brazil vs. Dimitry Mikutsa (7-3-1, M-1: 1-1-0), Ukraine FEATHERWEIGHTS…
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IMMAF WELCOMES THE INDONESIA COMMITTEE FOR MARTIAL ARTS SPORTS (KOBI)

IMMAF WELCOMES THE INDONESIA COMMITTEE FOR MARTIAL ARTS SPORTS (KOBI) "It is a great enabler for KOBI that it is recognised and empowered by Indonesia’s Ministry of Youth and Sports." (5 February 2018. Lausanne) The International Mixed Martial Arts Association (IMMAF) is proud to accept the membership of the Indonesia Committee for Martial Art Sports,…
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Featherweight Title Fight Highlights CageSport 49

Featherweight Title Fight Highlights CageSport 49 While it sounds like a comic book title –“Superman versus Agent Orange” – the CageSport title fight between Nathan Stolen and Daniel Swain could prove to be one of the hardest-hitting fights in the organization’s 10-year history given the reputation of both athletes. “Superman” Stolen will face off against…
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Juiz de Fora tem edição histórica do Favela Kombat

Assessoria de Imprensa: Favela Kombat Crédito das Fotos: Renato Nogueira/FotoNaLuta Juiz de Fora tem edição histórica do Favela Kombat Combates de MMA, Muay thai e Submission agitaram o público que lotou o Clube Olímpico. O Favela Kombat realizou todas as suas edições no estado do Rio de Janeiro, mas no último sábado (03) a organização presidida por Claudinho…
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En su tercera edición, Dojo Fights reúne lo mejor del jiu jitsu local

En su tercera edición, Dojo Fights reúne lo mejor del jiu jitsu local “Dojo Fights 3: Submission Tournament” presenta la mejor cartelera que se ha visto en el Perú en un evento de sumisión y grappling. 4 cintas negras, más de 10 peleas (incluyendo 2 internacionales) y 20 de los mejores jiujiteros del momento. El evento…
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