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TOUGH GUYS

NEW YORK – September 8, 2017 – Today, SHOWTIME announced the premiere of TOUGH GUYS, a feature-length documentary that explores origins and the development of the mixed martial arts (MMA) movement. Executive produced by critically acclaimed filmmaker Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me) and Academy Award winner Ross Kauffman (Born Into Brothels), the film will premiere…

Bellator 182: Koreshkov Vs Njokuani Results

Andrey Koreshkov (20-2) defeated Chidi Njokuani (17-5) via TKO (punches) at 4:08 of round one Fernando Gonzalez (27-14) defeated Brennan Ward (14-6) via submission (guillotine) at 1:02 of round three Bruna Ellen (4-1) defeated Veta Arteaga (3-1) via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) A.J. McKee (9-0) defeated Blair Tugman (10-7) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26,…

Ragozin Vs Halsey Headline

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (August 22, 2017) – M-1 Global will promote the first international mixed-martial-arts event in Republic of Tatarstan history, September 23, as Kazan, Russia hosts M-1 Challenge 83: Tatfight 5. The main event of the evening will be a light heavyweight bout between American invader Brandon “Bull” Halsey (9-3-0, M-1: 0-1-0), the two-time…

Zayats defeats Vanttinen by decision Plus Official Results

HELSINKI, Finland (August 6, 2017) – Russian light heavyweight Mikhail Zayats defeated Marcus “Caveman” Vanttinen by unanimous decision in last night’s M-1 Challenge 82 main event, which headlined the first M-1 Global event held in Finland during the last nine years. Zayats (23-8-0, M-1: 13-5-0) returned to an M-1 Global-promoted event for the first time…

Rico Verhoeven and Challenger Jamal Ben Saddik Headlines

AMSTERDAM – GLORY, the world’s premier kickboxing league, today announced the headline bout for its year-end show, expected to be held in the Netherlands in December. Regularly featuring a stacked fight card to close out the calendar year, GLORY’s final event of 2017 will continue that tradition, pitting the biggest name in kickboxing against the…

M-1 Global returns to Finland

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (June 28, 2017) – M-1 Global, one of the largest mixed-martial-arts organizations in the world, has announced its return to Finland for the first time in nine years, August 5, as top fighters from Finland, Russia, America and across Europe will compete in M-1 Challenge 82. M-1 Challenge 82 will be streamed…

Josh Jauncey vs. Elvis Gashi Added to GLORY 43

DENVER – The GLORY 43 New York fight card is now complete with the addition of Elvis “Super” Gashi (18-0, 9 KO, fighting out of the United States), who meets lightweight dynamo Josh Jauncey (26-8, 15 KO, fighting out of Canada) at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Friday, July…

Alexander Shlemenko avenges 2 ½-year-old loss

Alexander Shlemenko avenges 2 ½-year-old lossSAINT PETERSBURG; Russia (June 2, 2017) — MMA star Alexander “Storm” Shlemenko needed only 25 seconds to avenge a loss to middleweight Brandon “Bull” Halsey in last night’s M-1 Challenge 79 headliner at Saint Petersburg, Russia. M-1 Challenge 79 was a part of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum’s Cultural…