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Luis Palomino Shines at WSOF 12 With Ferocious KO Over Lewis Gonzalez

LAS VEGAS – (Aug. 9) – Peru’s top mixed-martial-artist may soon find himself fighting for a World Series of Fighting title, as Luis Palomino (23-9) scored a devastating first-round knockout win of a previously undefeated Lewis Gonzalez (9-1). Palomino was looking to trade bombs from the start, and he defended his opponent’s takedowns while using…

‘World Series of Fighting 12: Palomino vs. Gonzalez’ adds Bryson Hansen vs. Matt Sayles

LAS VEGAS (July 22) – World Series of Fighting’s return to Las Vegas now features five main-card matchups, as bantamweights Bryson Hansen (7-1) and Matt “Robo” Sayles (2-0) will kick off World Series of Fighting’s NBCSN-televised main card. Featuring a lightweight headliner between exciting Peruvian veteran Luis “Baboon” Palomino (22-9) and undefeated Californian “Lethal” Lewis…

$25,000 Grapplers Quest U.S. Nationals Returns to Morristown, N.J.

MORRISTOWN, NEW JERSEY (July 21, 2014) – Grapplers Quest® is proud to announce the 14th annual U.S. National Championships of Grappling and Jiu Jitsu Tournament this Saturday (July 26) at the William G. Mennen Sports Arena, located at 161 East Hanover Avenue in Morristown, New Jersey. Grappling and Jiu Jitsu are the action packed ground…

Recap of 2014 WMMAA Congress

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (July 21, 2014) – Eighteen different countries were represented at the annual World MMA Association (WMMAA) Congress held July 3-5 in St. Petersburg, Russia. Confirmation of WMMAA President Vadim Finkelchtein, also the president of M-1 Global, was the largest MMA group in Russia and Europe, was unanimously passed. WMMAA’s honorary president is…

MMA Star, CJ Marsh, to Fight Will Noland

July 17th, 2014 (Tacoma, WA) – Local favorite, CJ Marsh (5-5), has stepped up to fight Will Noland (8-4) in the main event of CageSport 31, this Saturday night at the Emerald Queen Casino. Earlier this week, Noland’s opponent, Alfonso Gonzales, injured his rotator cuff while training and had no choice, but to being pulled…

Puetz Vs Nemkov II, Grabowski Vs Tybura

M-1 Challenge 50, Battle of Neva, Aug. 15 in St. Petersburg, RussiaST. PETERSBURG, Russia (July 9, 2014) – A pair of M-1 Challenge title fights highlight a special M-1 Global anniversary show, M-1 Challenge 50: Battle on the Neva,” outdoors Friday, August 15 in the St. Petersburg city center open area, Mitninskaya emb 6, near…

Gaethje Defends WSOF World Lightweight Title Belt With 2nd Round Tko Over Newell

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (July 5, 2014) — World Series of Fighting 155-pound champion Justin Gaethje (12-0) kept his perfect career record intact by stopping previously undefeated and inspirational lightweight Nick Newell (11-1). That bout served as the headlining bout of Saturday’s “World Series of Fighting 11: Gaethje vs. Newell” event, which took place at Ocean…

Optimum TV Expands Sports Lineup

BETHPAGE, NY, June 26, 2014 – Cablevision Systems Corp. (NYSE: CVC) today announced that it has expanded its Optimum TV lineup with the addition of Fight Network, the world’s premier combat sports channel, and FNTSY Sports Network, the first-ever channel dedicated to fantasy sports. Cablevision is the first major U.S. cable TV provider to offer…

Cool, calm Paiva approaches 10th career bout

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (June 25th, 2014) — If you were taken aback when you first heard Dinis Paiva was fighting for the 10th time under the guidance of CES MMA Friday night at Twin River Casino, you weren’t alone. Even Paiva himself can’t believe it. “It’s been a phenomenal three years since I made my pro debut and…