Tag: meets

Mario Barrios Meets Undefeated Batyr Akhmedov for WBA Super Lightweight Title

Anthony Dirrell Defends Against Undefeated Former Champion David Benavídez, Josesito López Clashes with Hard-Hitting John Molina, Jr. LOS ANGELES (August 13, 2019) – An incredible night of boxing just got even more spectacular as unbeaten rising star Mario “El Azteca” Barrios will meet fellow unbeaten Batyr Akhmedov for the WBA Super Lightweight Title and rugged…

Andrey Koreshkov Meets Lorenz Larkin In Main

LOS ANGELES (July 13, 2109) – Bellator officials announced today that the eagerly anticipated matchup between welterweight standouts Andrey Koreshkov (22-3) and Lorenz Larkin (20-7, 1 NC) has been re-booked for Friday, October 4, when the promotion returns to Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula, Calif. for Bellator 229. The two were originally slated to headline…

Andrey Koreshkov Meets Lorenz Larkin In Bellator Main Event

LOS ANGELES (December 13, 2018) – Bellator returns to Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula, Calif. on Friday, March 29 with an exciting welterweight clash, as former 170-pound world champion Andrey Koreshkov (21-3) squares off against Southern California native Lorenz Larkin (20-7, 1 NC) in the headliner. Tickets for the event go on sale this Friday,…

Massaro Glunder Meets Quade Taranaki at GLORY 56 Denver

DENVER (July 31, 2018) – GLORY, the world’s premier stand-up combat league, today announced additional match-ups for GLORY 56 Denver, GLORY 56 SuperFight Series and the GLORY 56 prelims, scheduled to take place at 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colo., on Friday, Aug. 10. Featherweight Massaro “The Project” Glunder (31-12-4, 20 KO, fighting out of the Netherlands)…

Fedor Emelianenko Meets Chael Sonnen

LOS ANGELES (July 23, 2018) – The greatest heavyweight of all time Fedor Emelianenko (37-5, 1 NC) will battle the trash-talking Chael Sonnen (31-15-1) in the second semifinal of Bellator’s Heavyweight World Grand Prix. The highly anticipated matchup will emanate from NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y., a mere 24…

Kevin Vannostrand Meets Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao at GLORY 55

DENVER (July 6, 2018) – Robin van Roosmalen will not be defending his featherweight world title at GLORY 55 New York. The reigning featherweight champion – and former lightweight champion – suffered a shoulder injury during training. “I tried to work through it, but it became too difficult,” said Van Roosmalen. “I’m disappointed to have…