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With two title fights, Brave CF confirms events in Mexico and Brazil

With two title fights, Brave CF confirms events in Mexico and Brazil With two title fights, Brave CF confirms events in Mexico and Brazil Brave CF president Mohammed Shahid announced today that Brave Combat Federation will go back to Latin America for a doubleheader in Mexico and Brazil. After the success of Brave 3: Battle in Brazil, which took place in March, the promotion will look to further establish itself in the country with Brave 8, scheduled for August 12th, also in Curitiba.   And Brazil’s second Brave Combat Federation will feature two titles on the line. The deep Welterweight division at the promotion will finally have a king, as Lebanon’s Mohammad Fakhreddine and England’s Carl Booth will fight on the co-main event for the inaugural 77 kg. belt.   The main event will feature yet another title on the line, as Light Heavyweights Klidson...

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PIECHOTA STUNS RADCLIFFE IN 32 SECONDS TO CLAIM MIDDLEWEIGHT GOLD AT CAGE WARRIORS 85

PIECHOTA STUNS RADCLIFFE IN 32 SECONDS TO CLAIM MIDDLEWEIGHT GOLD AT CAGE WARRIORS 85 PIECHOTA STUNS RADCLIFFE IN 32 SECONDS TO CLAIM MIDDLEWEIGHT GOLD AT CAGE WARRIORS 85 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saturday, June 24th, 2017 Undefeated Pole claims quickfire victory to capture vacant Cage Warriors middleweight title in Bournemouth Undefeated Pole Oskar Piechota stunned Jason Radcliffe in the main event of Cage Warriors 85, stopping the Brit in just 32 seconds to capture the vacant Cage Warriors middleweight world title in Bournemouth. The fight started with Radcliffe stalking Piechota around the cage, but when he stepped in to land his first serious strikes of the bout, the Pole struck, connecting with a perfectly-timed short left hook shot that dropped Radcliffe to his knees. A flurry of ground strikes from Piechota was enough to force referee Marc Goddard to stop the fight. The night’s co-main event...

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‘THE BADDY’ IS BACK: PADDY PIMBLETT TO FIGHT AT CW88 IN OCTOBER

‘THE BADDY’ IS BACK: PADDY PIMBLETT TO FIGHT AT CW88 IN OCTOBER ‘THE BADDY’ IS BACK: PADDY PIMBLETT TO FIGHT AT CW88 IN OCTOBER  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saturday, June 24th, 2017 Liverpudlian star and former Cage Warriors featherweight champion inks new deal with Europe’s top promotion Cage Warriors star Paddy ‘The Baddy’ Pimblett is back and with a point to prove. Pimblett, who rose to fame with a string of impressive victories and an infectious, larger-than-life personality, captured Cage Warriors featherweight gold in 2016 with a first-round TKO of Johnny Frachey at Cage Warriors 78. He made a successful first defence of his belt at Cage Warriors Unplugged with a unanimous decision victory over former TUF finalist Julian Erosa, but lost his title to Bristol’s Nad Narimani at Cage Warriors 82. But now Pimblett is back and has his sights set on championship gold once...

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Eryk Anders and Roberto Sanchez Crowned LFA Champions on AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 14

Eryk Anders and Roberto Sanchez Crowned LFA Champions on AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 14 Here are the highlights from tonight’s live broadcast of AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE 14 where two new LFA champions were crowned. In the main event, Eryk Anders (8-0) and Brendan Allen (7-2) delivered a five-round slug-fest, with Anders, a former Alabama football star, winning the inaugural LFA middleweight title by unanimous decision.   In the co-main event, Roberto Sanchez (7-0) caught fellow undefeated prospect Jerome Rivera (7-1) in an armbar in the third round to win the inaugural LFA flyweight belt.   Full highlights from tonight’s broadcast are available to embed here: http://bit.ly/LFA14_Highlights   Photos for media use are available to download here (credit Mike Jackson/Legacy Fighting Alliance): http://bit.ly/LFA14_Photos   Other highlights include:   Colbey Northcutt (0-1), sister of UFC fighter and Legacy Fighting Championship alum Sage Northcutt, and Courtney King...

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President Mohammed Shahid to announce next two Brave CF events

President Mohammed Shahid to announce next two Brave CF events President Mohammed Shahid to announce next two Brave CF events This Saturday, June 24th, Brave Combat Federation president Mohammed Shahid will host a Live Video Streaming on Facebook to deliver big announcements on the future of the biggest MMA promotion in the Middle East. The executive will take time off his busy schedule to announce, exclusively to Brave fans around the world, the next two events in the company’s calendar, which are due to take the organisation’s quest to become a global brand closer to reality. Visits to Latin America are expected to be revealed this Saturday and fight fans will be wanting to see the surprises Mohammed Shahid has in store for the next couple of months. In order to see what the executive has to say about the promotion’s second semester calendar, log...

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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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