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Jason Wilnis Vs Simon Marcus Trilogy Fight Headlines

AMSTERDAM – Following a sold out show last April, the world’s premier kickboxing league touches down at Denmark’s Forum Copenhagen once again for GLORY 40 Copenhagen and GLORY 40 SuperFight Series on Saturday, April 29. Middleweight world champion Jason “Psycho” Wilnis (30-6-1, 8 KO) headlines GLORY 40 Copenhagen, returning to the ring quickly after a back-and-forth…

Rory MacDonald to Make Bellator Debut Against Paul Daley

LONDON — (Feb. 9, 2017) – Paul “Semtex” Daley (39-14-2) is getting what he asked for. On May 19, the explosive fighter from Nottingham, England will meet Rory MacDonald (18-4) in the main event of Bellator 179: Daley vs. MacDonald at The SSE Arena, Wembley. Rising undefeated British sensation, Michael “Venom” Page (12-0), better known…

Bellator Returns to Torino Italy

TORINO (Feb. 7, 2017) – Bellator President Scott Coker today announced that his fast-rising promotion will be revisiting Torino, Italy for Bellator 176, which will be immediately followed by Bellator Kickboxing 5 at the Pala Alpitour on Saturday, April 8. Less than one year ago, Bellator hosted it’s first-ever international event at the Pala Alpitour…

MMA fighters and fans of rival Russian soccer teams added to M-1 Challenge 74

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (February 2, 2017) – The February 18th M-1 Challenge 74 card in St. Petersburg got even more interesting with M-1Global’s announcement that a fight between fans of arch-rival Russian soccer (non-American football) teams will square-off in full team colors. In the main event, undefeated M-1 Challenge light heavyweight champion Rashid Yusupov (6-0-0,…

Josh Koscheck Set For Bellator MMA Debut

HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (January 31, 2017) – A welterweight bout pitting Josh Koscheck (17-10) against Mauricio Alonso(12-7, 1 NC) has been added to the Spike-televised main card of Bellator 172: Fedor vs. Mitrione at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif. on February 18, 2017. In addition, recently signed Russian star Anatoly Tokov (24-2) is set to…

Josh Thomson-Patricky Added to Bellator 172

HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (January 27, 2017) – A lightweight feature bout pitting Josh Thomson (22-8, 1 NC) against Patricky “Pitbull” (16-8) will serve as the co-main event of Bellator 172 at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif. on Feb. 18. The contest joins a stacked main card that includes a pair of heavyweight competitors featuring Fedor…

Paul Bradley Steps up to challenge Alexander Shlemenko

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (January 27, 2017) – American MMA veteran Paul “The Gentleman” Bradley has stepped up to meet the awesome challenge presented by 2016 M-1 Grand Prix middleweight champion Alexander “Storm” Shlemenko in the March 3rd M-1 Challenge 75 main event in Moscow. M-1 Challenge 75 will be streamed live from Moscow in high…

Rampage and King Mo Run it Back on March 31

HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. – (January 21, 2017) When MMA superstars “Rampage” Jackson (37-11) and “King Mo” (20-6, 1 NC) first met during the main event of Bellator 120, “Rampage” emerged with a heavily-disputed victory. Now, nearly three years later, the two Bellator veterans will meet again, this time fighting at heavyweight during the main event of…

Alexander Shlemenko to headline

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (January 19, 2017) – M-1 Global has announced that 2016 M-1 Grand Prix middleweight champion Alexander “Storm” Shlemenko will headline M-1 Challenge 75 in Moscow. It has also been announced that American lightweight Keon “The Black Assassin” Caldwell will make his M-1 Global debut versus former M-1 Challenge lightweight champion Maxim Divnich.…