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Regional and Local MMA News from around the globe

Watch: LFA 14 Weigh-In Video featuring Colbey Northcutt, Courtney King, Jerome Rivera, Roberto Sanchez, Brendan Allen & Eryk Anders

Watch: LFA 14 Weigh-In Video featuring Colbey Northcutt, Courtney King, Jerome Rivera, Roberto Sanchez, Brendan Allen & Eryk Anders Fighters hit the scales today ahead of tomorrow night’s live broadcast of AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE 14 at 9pE/6pP. Headlining the night’s action, Brendan Allen (7-1) will take on Eryk Anders (7-0) for the LFA middleweight belt, while undefeated prospects Jerome Rivera (7-0) and Roberto Sanchez (6-0) face off for the inaugural flyweight title. Also on the televised card, Colbey Northcutt (0-0), sister to UFC fighter and Legacy Fighting Championship/AXS TV Fights alum Sage Northcutt, will make her professional MMA debut against Courtney King (0-0)....

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Alliance MMA Propels Four Fighters to UFC’s New Contender Series

Alliance MMA Propels Four Fighters to UFC’s New Contender Series ALLIANCE MMA PROPELS FOUR FIGHTERS TO UFC’S NEW CONTENDER SERIES   SUCKERPUNCH ENTERTAINMENT & CAGE FURY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIPS SEND TOP PROSPECTS TO THE BIG LEAGUES   NEW YORK, NY – June 22, 2017 – Alliance MMA, Inc. (“Alliance MMA” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: AMMA), a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) company that brings together the best regional productions to build the next generation of MMA champions, announced today that they are sending four prospects to the first weekend of “Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series on UFC Fight Pass”.   On July 11, Cage Fury Fighting Championships heavyweight titleholder Zu Anyanwu, and SuckerPunch athletes Kurt Holobaugh, Boston Salmon and Manny Vasquez will all compete at the UFC training facility in Las Vega, for a chance to make it into the Ultimate Fighting Championship organization.  ...

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Brave News #3: Mlambo trains with McGregor; Jordanian stars campaign for Brave card in their country

Brave News #3: Mlambo trains with McGregor; Jordanian stars campaign for Brave card in their country Brave News #3: Mlambo trains with McGregor; Jordanian stars campaign for Brave card in their country This week’s Brave News brings you up to speed with everything going on around the biggest MMA promotion in the Middle East. Bantamweight Frans Mlambo is the star of the show as he’s helping Conor McGregor prepare for the biggest battle of his life: a superfight against the legendary Floyd Mayweather under boxing rules. Mlambo, who’s a boxer turned MMA fighter, is sparring daily with “The Notorious” and hopes to keep his winning ways with Brave, as he’s coming off a submission win over Jalal Deaja at Brave 4: Unstoppable, last March. Also on the news is Mohammad Fakhreddine. After being repeatedly called out by fellow Welterweights, “The Latest” called the constant challenges...

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Victory Fighting Championship announces VFC58 main event

Victory Fighting Championship announces VFC58 main event Cochrane vs. Pitolo set to top Victory Fighting Championship’s VFC 58 in Omaha Dakota Cochrane (28-12) vs. Maki “Coconut Bombz” Pitolo (10-2) – Welterweight Victory Fighting Championship’s return to Omaha, Nebraska, will featured a hotly anticipated matchup between two of the organization’s leading welterweights. In the main event, fan favorite Dakota Cochrane will make his 11th appearance under the VFC banner as he meets former title hopeful Maki “Coconut Bombz” Pitolo in a 170-pound showdown. VFC 58 will take place on Saturday, July 22nd at the Baxter Arena in Omaha with the main card airing live on UFC FIGHT PASS® beginning at 10 p.m. ET / 9 p.m. CT / 7 p.m. PT.   Tickets for VFC 58 are available at www.ticketmaster.com.   Cochrane (28-12) remains on a tear since the start of a career resurgence as he has...

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ALLIANCE MMA TO SHOWCASE THE BEST MMA FIGHTERS IN THE NORTHWEST

ALLIANCE MMA TO SHOWCASE THE BEST MMA FIGHTERS IN THE NORTHWEST ALLIANCE MMA TO SHOWCASE THE BEST MMA FIGHTERS IN THE NORTHWEST COMBAT GAMES TO PROMOTE AN 8-MAN TOURNAMENT BRACKET TO ESTABLISH THE NUMBER ONE AMATEUR BANTAMWEIGHT NEW YORK, NY – June 22, 2017 – Alliance MMA, Inc. (“Alliance MMA” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: AMMA), a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) company that brings together the best regional productions to build the next generation of MMA champions, announced today that their Pacific Northwest promotion Combat Games (COGA) will hold its inaugural tournament style event on July 15 and July 22.   This tournament will consist of eight bantamweight fighters competing for the COGA amateur 135-pound title over the course of two events on back-to-back weekends. On Saturday July 15, COGA 56 booked the Point Casino & Hotel in Kingston, WA where eight tournament contestants will...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 041 set for August 12, Bruno Miranda vs Ki Won-Bin reserve match

Xiaomi ROAD FC 041 set for August 12, Bruno Miranda vs Ki Won-Bin reserve match  XIAOMI ROAD FC 041 ANNOUNCEMENT BRUNO VS KI WON-BIN IN RESERVE MATCH FOR $1 MIL TOURNAMENT For immediate release, June 22, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces that following the focus on the opening round of the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament on Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 on July 15, 2017, the next event Xiaomi ROAD FC 041 will take place on August 12 in Wonju, South Korea. Wonju is the hometown of ROAD FC. The last event held there was ROAD FC 029 in 2016, so this will be a long-anticipated return home. Xiaomi ROAD FC 041 will be held at the 4,600 capacity state-of-the-art Wonju Gymnasium which was completed in 2013.     Bruno Miranda vs Ki Won-Bin Bruno Miranda (9-3, Tiger Muay Thai) has fought six times for...

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King of the Cage Returns to WinnaVegas Casino Resort on July 15 for “MAXIMUM INTENSITY”

King of the Cage Returns to WinnaVegas Casino Resort on July 15 for “MAXIMUM INTENSITY” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE King of the Cage Returns to WinnaVegas Casino Resort on July 15 for “MAXIMUM INTENSITY” RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA. (June 21, 2017) – King of the Cage, the leader in casino mixed martial arts entertainment, returns to WinnaVegas Casino Resort in Sloan, Iowa on Saturday, July 15, 2017 with a nationally broadcast event headlined by a Welterweight showdown between Kyle Angerman against Heath Mammen and a Light Heavyweight battle between Bradan Erdman vs. Erick Murray. Fight card includes: Main Event – Welterweight 170 lbs. Kyle Angerman, Des Moines, Iowa (Porcelli’s Training Center) vs. Heath Mammen, Correctionville, Iowa. Angerman is undefeated and has knocked out his last two opponents in the first round. Mammen is making his professional debut. Co-Main Event – Light Heavyweight 205 lbs. Bradan Erdman, North Platte, Nebraska...

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Bellator NYC Fight Week Events

Bellator NYC Fight Week Events Bellator NYC Fight Week Events Bellator NYC Press Conference on Thursday at 11 a.m EST Bellator 180 and Bellator NYC Weigh-ins on Friday at 6 p.m. EST Bellator 180 Preliminary Card on Saturday at 6 p.m. EST Don’tMiss Bellator NYC: Saturday, 10e/7p, live and only on Pay Per View Bellator 180 and Bellator NYC Post-Fight Press Conference...

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Here comes the 2nd edition of Dojo Fights!

Here comes the 2nd edition of Dojo Fights! A new alternative in martial arts events. Here comes the 2nd edition of Dojo Fights! “Dojo Fights 2: Submission Tournament” is held on July 8 at Coliseo Aldo Chamochumbi Magdalena. With the participation of the best exponents of jiu jitsu, grappling and luta livre national. Will be 16 fighters, two preliminary fights, a homer and an octagonal. After an auspicious debut last April 8 at the Autodromo La Chutana, Dojo Fights Promotions, developer dedicated to producing contact sports events in Peru, it presents its second edition. “Dojo Fights 2: Submission Tournament” is a tournament of submission that will include the participation of the best exponents of jiu jitsu, grappling and luta livre moment, bringing together 14 schools in the capital. This second edition will be held on Saturday 8th July between 3 pm and 8 pm on...

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Rumble 93 is Bursting with Talent – Two Champs Return, Two Superfights and Pro Fight Main Event

Rumble 93 is Bursting with Talent – Two Champs Return, Two Superfights and Pro Fight Main Event FIGHT TALK: eNews from the FCFF Quick Links   • Cascade Tickets Link • The FCFF Homepage • The FCFF’s Facebook         Photo Gallery       Disclaimer All fights are subject to change without notice. FCFF Lights up the Slammer on July 22 at Rumble 93   The FCFF’s “Rumble @ The Roseland 93” event just got bigger – another FCFF Superfight has been added to the fight card. There will be two FCFF Championship Bouts, two FCFF Superfights and a smok’n Pro Fight between Cris “Sunshine” Williams and Dylan “The Bull” Atkinson.Tickets online at Cascade Tickets.   On Saturday, July 22nd the FCFF will welcome back two Champions: Isiaah Garza (Flyweight) and Abdul Kamara (Bantamweight) . The two FCFF Champions will face the Abalos...

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