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Local Scene Spotlight – 4/25/2010

Pictured: Hidehiko Yoshida

ASTRA – Yoshida’s Farewell

Kazuhiro Nakamura def Hidehiko Yoshida by UD

Michihiro Omigawa def Micah Miller by UD

Enson Inoue def Antz Nansen by Armbar – Rd. 1

Jung Hwan Cha def Ryo Chonan by KO – Rd. 2

Jorge Masvidal def Naoyuki Kotani by Split Decision

Daisuke Nakamura def Ganjo Tentsuku by UD

Yuya Shirai def Che Mills by Armbar – Rd. 1

CFX – Mayhem in Minneapolis

Travis Wiuff def Jeff Monson by Split Decision

Dave Menne def Adrian Miles by UD

Drew Fickett def Derrick Noble by Rear Naked Choke – Rd. 2

Brock Larson def Brian Green by Rear Naked Choke – Rd .1

LGIO – MMA 1

Jason MacDonald def Matt Horwich by UD

ProFC Commonwealth Cup

Aleksander Emelianenko def Eddy Bengtsson by TKO – Rd. 1

 
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Posted by on April 25, 2010 in Uncategorized

 

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Karen Darabedyan vs Will Kerr Added to WEC 49

Five Ounces Of Pain Reports:

http://fiveouncesofpain.com/2010/04/24/exclusive-will-kerr-vs-karen-darabedyan-added-to-wec-49/

Karen Darabedyan

– 9-2-0 MMA/ 1-1 WEC Record

– Won 7 of last 8 Fights

– Notable Wins: Rob McCullough, Estevan Payan, Saad Awad

Will Kerr

– 8-2-0 MMA/ 0-1 WEC

– Won 5 of last 6 Fights

– Notable Wins:

 
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Posted by on April 25, 2010 in News, WEC

 

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Nate Marquardt vs Alessio Sakara and Brendan Schaub vs Chris Tuchscherer Likely for UFC 116

MMA Frenzy Reports:

http://mmafrenzy.com/14224/ufc-116-marquardt-vs-sakara-schaub-vs-tuchscher-likely-for-july-3-in-las-vegas/

Nate Marquardt

– 29-9-2 MMA/ 8-3 UFC Record

– Won 3 of last 4 Fights

– Notable Wins: Demian Maia, Wilson Gouveia, Martin Kampmann

Alessio Sakara

15-7-0 MMA/ 6-4 UFC Record

– 3 Fight Win Streak

– Notable Wins: James Lee, Thales Leites, James Irvin

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Brendan Schaub

5-1-0 MMA/ 1-1 UFC Record

– 5 TKO Victories

– Notable Wins: Chase Gormley

Chris Tuchscherer

– 18-2-0 MMA/ 1-1 UFC Record

– Won 4 of last 5 Fights

– Notable Wins: Tim Hague, Krzysztof Soszynski, Brandon Lee Hinkle

 
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Posted by on April 25, 2010 in News, UFC

 

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Roy Nelson vs Cheick Kongo Expected for UFC 116

MMA Junkie Reports:

http://mmajunkie.com/news/18880/heavyweight-roy-nelson-says-cheick-kongo-is-next-bout-likely-for-ufc-116.mma

Roy Nelson

15-4-0 MMA/ 2-0 UFC Record

– 2 Fight Win Streak

– Notable Wins: Brendan Schaub, Brad Imes, Stefan Struve

Cheick Kongo

– 15-6-1 MMA/ 8-4 UFC Record

– Loss 2 of last 3 Fights

– Notable Wins: Antoni Hardonk, Paul Buentello, Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic

 
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Posted by on April 25, 2010 in News, UFC

 

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WEC 48 Quick Results

MAIN CARD

  • Jose Aldo def. Urijah Faber via unanimous decision (49-45, 49-45, 50-45) (to retain featherweight title)
  • Benson Henderson def. Donald Cerrone via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1, 1:57 (to retain lightweight title)
  • Manny Gamburyan def. Mike Brown via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 2:22
  • Shane Roller def. Anthony Njokuani via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 3:07
  • Scott Jorgensen def. Antonio Banuelos via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

PRELIMINARY CARD

  • Leonard Garcia def. Chan Sung Jung via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
  • Anthony Pettis def. Alex Karalexis via submission (triangle choke) – Round 2, 1:35
  • Brad Pickett def. Demetrious Johnson via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
  • Chad Mendes def. Anthony Morrison via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1, 2:13
  • Takeya Mizugaki def. Rani Yahya via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
  • Tyler Toner def. Brandon Visher via TKO (elbows) – Round 1, 2:36
 
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Posted by on April 25, 2010 in Quick Results, WEC

 

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Ricardo Almeida vs Matt Hughes in the Works for UFC 117

MMA Weekly Reports:

http://www.mmaweekly.com/absolutenm/templates/dailynews.asp?articleid=11324&zoneid=13

Ricardo Almeida

12-3-0 MMA/4-1 UFC Record

– 3 fight win streak

– Notable Wins: Nate Marquardt, Matt Brown, Kendall Grove

Matt Hughes

– 44-7-0 MMA/ 17-5 UFC Record

– 2 Fight Win Streak

– Notable Wins: Georges St. Pierre, Renzo Gracie, Royce Gracie

 
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Posted by on April 23, 2010 in News, UFC

 

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Nick Catone Out; David Loiseau in versus John Salter at UFC 113

MMA Junkie Reports:

http://mmajunkie.com/news/18866/ufc-vet-david-loiseau-replaces-injured-nick-catone-faces-john-salter-at-ufc-113.mma

David Loiseau

– 19-9-0 MMA/ 4-4 UFC Record

– Won 4 of last 5 Fights

– Notable Wins: Evan Tanner, Solomon Hutcherson, Charles McCarthy

John Salter

– 4-1-0 MMA/ 0-1 UFC Record

– 2 TKO, 2 Sub Victories

– Notable Wins: Jeremiah Riggs, James Hammortree

 
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Posted by on April 23, 2010 in News, UFC

 

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Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza vs Joey Villasenor and Roger Gracie vs Kevin Randleman Added to May 15th Strikeforce Card

MMA Weekly Reports:

http://www.mmaweekly.com/absolutenm/templates/dailynews.asp?articleid=11319&zoneid=13

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza

– 11-2-0 MMA/ 1-0 Strikeforce Record

– 10 Sub, 1 Decision Victories

– Notable Wins: Matt Lindland, Zelg Gaelsic, Jason “Mayhem” Miller

Joey Villasenor

– 27-6-0 MMA/ 2-1 Strikeforce Record

– 4 Fight Win Streak

– Notable Wins: Evangalista Santos, Phil Baroni, Ryan Jensen

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Roger Gracie

– 2-0-0 MMA Record/ Strikeforce Debut

– 2 Sub Victories

– Notable Wins: Yuki Kondo, Ron Waterman

Kevin Randleman

– 17-14-0 MMA/ 0-1 Strikeforce Record

– Lost 3 of last 4 Fights

– Notable Wins: Mirko Filipovic, Murilo “Ninja” Rua, Renato “Babalu” Sobral

 
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Posted by on April 22, 2010 in News, Strikeforce

 

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Bellator 15 Official Results

OFFICIAL RESULTS

  • Steve Carl def. Brett Cooper via split-decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) (welterweight tourney first round)
  • Dan Hornbuckle def. Tyler Stinson via submission (triangle choke) – Round 1, 2:03 (welterweight tourney first round)
  • Ryan Thomas def. Jacob McClintock via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 4:11 (welterweight tourney first round)
  • Patricio “Pitbull” Freire def. William Romero via submission (heel hook) – Round 1, 2:01 (featherweight tourney first round)

PRELIMINARY CARD

  • Dave Branch def. Derrick Mehman via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2
  • Ryan Quinn def. Matt Lee via unanimous decision
  • Dan Cramer def. Dennis Olson by unanimous decision (30,27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Rich de los Reyes def. Brylan Van Artsdalen via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 2:03
 
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Posted by on April 22, 2010 in Bellator, Quick Results

 

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Randy Couture vs James Toney Targeted for UFC 118 in Boston

MMA Junkie Reports:

http://mmajunkie.com/news/18852/randy-couture-vs-james-toney-targeted-for-augusts-ufc-118-in-boston.mma

Randy Couture

– 18-10-0 MMA/ 15-7 UFC Record

– 2 Fight Win Streak

– Notable Wins: Mark Coleman, Brandon Vera, Gabriel Gonzaga

James Toney

– 72-6-0 Boxing Record/ 0-0-0 MMA Record

– Former WBO, NABO, and IBA Heavyweight Champion

– 41 Years Old

– Will train MMA under Juanit0 Ibarra (Rampage Jackson’s Former Trainer)

 
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Posted by on April 22, 2010 in News, UFC

 

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