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Lightweight Champion Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong Meets Challenger Christian Baya

DENVER – GLORY, the world’s premier kickboxing league, today announced a second championship bout for the promotion’s return to Chicago on Friday, Feb. 16, the night when UIC Pavillion plays host to GLORY 50 Chicago and GLORY 50 SuperFight Series. Earlier this month, GLORY announced that rivals Murthel “The Predator” Groenhart (67-22-3, 38 KO, fighting…

Khamzat Dalgiev stops defending champion Ivan Buchinger in opening round

INGUSHETIA, Russia (November 25, 2017) — Russian challenge Khamzat Dalgiev ended the three-year plus reign of Ivan “Buki” Bunchinger as M-1 Challenge featherweight champion, knocking the Slovakian in the opening round in last night’s M-1 Challenge 86: Battle of the Narts” main event, in Ingushetia, Russia. M-1 Challenge 86 showcased MMA fighters from a dozen…

David Benavidez Becomes Boxing’s Youngest World Champion

Devastating Accidental Head-Butt Ends J’Leon Love-Abie Han Fight in Technical Majority Draw; Caleb Plant Stays Unbeaten With Shutout Decision Over Andrew Hernandez LAS VEGAS (Sept. 8, 2017) – At 20 years, 9 months old, David Benavidez became boxing’s youngest world champion – and the youngest ever in the super middleweight division – with a split…

A New Welterweight Champion Is Crowned

Complete ‘Bellator Kickboxing: Budapest’ Results SANTA MONICA, CALIF (September 23, 2016) – Bellator Kickboxing returned to Spike TV on Friday night from Budapest, Hungary and by the conclusion of the evening, the promotion had crowned a new welterweight champion. In the main event of “Bellator Kickboxing: Budapest,” Zoltan Laszak (11-2) defeated the immensely more experienced Karim Ghajji (96-13) via unanimous decision, taking away…

Aussie Champion Carr makes U.S. debut

TACOMA, Wash. – One year and half a world away, Jake Carr is stepping back into the ring. The undefeated super middleweight will make his United States debut at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Wash. on Sept. 10 in the main event at Battle at the Boat 107. Carr, who captured the Australian super…