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Quick Hits for Stories Over the Past Week

 

Sorry everyone for the lack of updates over the past week….. My dog got tangled up in my laptop cord pulling it off my desk, breaking the hard drive. Alas, I have bought a new one and am back in business. Sorry again!

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UFC News

  • Kenny Florian  (14-5-0 MMA/ 11-4 UFC Record) vs Diego Nunes (16-1-0 MMA/ 1-0 UFC Record) Set for UFC 131 on June 11th in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Tito Ortiz Out; Phil Davis (8-0-0 MMA/ 4-0 UFC) in versus Antonio Rogerio Nogueira ( 19-4-0 MMA/ 2-1 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 24 on March 26th in Seattle, Washington
  • Dustin Poirier (9-1-0 MMA/ 1-0 UFC) vs Rani Yahya (16-6-0 MMA/ 1-0 UFC) Added to UFC 131
  • Tim Credeur (12-3-0 MMA/ 3-1 UFC) vs Ed Herman (19-7-0 MMA/ 4-5 UFC) Targeted for TUF 13 Finale on June 4th in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jason Brilz (18-3-1 MMA/ 3-2 UFC) vs Vladimir Matyushenko (25-5-0 MMA/ 6-3 UFC Record) Set to meet at UFC 129 on April 29th in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Darren Elkins (12-2-0 MMA/ 1-1 UFC) vs Michihiro Omigawa (12-9-1 MMA/ 0-3 UFC) Targeted for UFC 131
  • Brandon Vera (11-6-0 MMA/ 7-6) returns to UFC roster with last loss against Thiago Silva likely being overturned to a “no contest”
  • Karlos Vemola Out; Eliot Marhall (9-2-0 MMA/ 3-1 UFC) Retruns to Meet Luiz Cane (10-3-0 MMA/ 3-3 UFC Record) at UFC 128 on March 19th in Newark, New Jersey
  • Renan Barao (25-1-0 MMA/ UFC Debut) vs Demetrious Johnson (9-1-0 MMA/ 1-0 UFC) Likely for TUF 13 Finale
  • Cub Swanson Injured; Fight with Erik Koch Scratched from UFC on Versus 3

Strikforce

  • Meisha Tate Out; Liz Carmouche (5-0-0 MMA/ 2-0 Strikeforce) now meets champion Marloes Coenen (18-4-0 MMA/ 2-1 Strikeforce) for women’s 135-pound title at Strikeforce: Columbus on March 5th in Columbus, Ohio

 

Bellator

  • DJ Linderman (8-1-0 MMA/ Bellator Debut) joins season 4’s light heavyweight tournament
  • Middleweight Champ Hector Lombard (27-2-1 MMA/ 6-0 Bellator) meets Falaniko Vitale ( 28-9-0 MMA/ Bellator Debut) in Non-Title Fight at Bellator 44 on May 14th
  • Tim Carpenter (6-0-0 MMA/ 1-0 Bellator) joins season 4’s light heavyweight tournament
  • Bellator signs Marlon Sandro (17-2-0 MMA/ Bellator Debut) to Multi-Fight Deal
  • Patricio Freire (14-1 MMA/ 2-1 Bellator) vs Georgi Karakhanyan (14-2-1 MMA/ 2-1 Bellator) Set for Bellator 37 on March 19th in Concho, Oklahoma
  • Zac George (20-3-0 MMA/ Bellator Debut) vs Wilson Reis (11-2-0 MMA/ 3-2 Bellator) Set for Bellator 37
  • Kenny Foster  (8-2-0 MMA/ 1-0 Bellator) vs Eric Larkin (3-0-0 MMA/ 1-0 Bellat0r) Set for Bellator 37
  • Nazareno Malegarie (19-0-0 MMA/ Bellator Debut) vs Daniel Straus (14-3-0 MMA/ 1-0 Bellator) Set for Bellator 37
  • Richard Hale (15-3-1 MMA/ Bellator Debut) Added to season 4’s light heavyweight tournament
  • Christian M’Pumbu (15-3-1 MMA/ Bellator Debut) Joins season 4’s light heavyweight tournament

 

Local Shows

  • Bobby Lashley (5-1-0) vs James Jack (5-4-1) to headline Titan Fighting Championshps 17 in Kansas City, Kansas on March 25th.
  • Efrain Escudero (15-2-0 MMA) vs Fabricio Camoes (11-5-1) Set for Tachi Palace Fights 9 on May 5th in Lemoore, California
  • Abe Wagner (8-3-0 MMA) vs Aaron Rosa ( 15-3-0 MMA) Added to Titan Fighting Championships 17
  • Houston Alexander (11-6-0 MMA) vs James Irvin (15-8-0) II Added to Shark Fights 14 on March 11th in Lubbock, Texas
  • Vinny Magalhaes (6-5-0 MMA) vs Jake Doerr (6-0-0 MMA) Added to M-1 Challenge on March 25th in Virginia
  • Alan Jouban (1-0-0 MMA) vs Jamie Yager (3-2-0 MMA) Set for Tachi Palace Fights 9

 
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Posted by on February 25, 2011 in Bellator, Blog News, Local Shows, News, Strikeforce, UFC

 

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Ariel Helwani: Diego Nunes – Post Fight Interview

 
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Posted by on January 2, 2011 in UFC, Videos

 

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UFC 125 Quick Results

MAIN CARD

  • Champion Frankie Edgar vs. Gray Maynard declared a draw (48-46, 46-48, 47-47) – lightweight championship fight
  • Brian Stann def. Chris Leben via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 3:37
  • Thiago Silva def. Brandon Vera via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Dong Hyun Kim def. Nate Diaz via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Clay Guida def. Takanori Gomi via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 2, 4:27

PRELIMINARY CARD

  • Jeremy Stephens def. Marcus Davis via knockout (punch) – Round 3, 2:33
  • Dustin Poirier def. Josh Grispi via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Brad Tavares def. Phil Baroni via knockout (strikes) – Round 1, 4:20
  • Diego Nunes def. Mike Brown via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
  • Daniel Roberts def. Greg Soto via submission (kimura) – Round 1, 3:45
  • Jacob Volkmann def. Antonio McKee via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
 
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Posted by on January 2, 2011 in Quick Results, UFC

 

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Mike Thomas Brown vs Diego Nunes Added to UFC 125

MMA Junkie Reports:

http://mmajunkie.com/news/21334/wec-vets-mike-brown-and-diego-nunes-targeted-for-ufc-125-matchup.mma

Mike Thomas Brown

– 24-6-0 MMA/ 0-1 UFC Record

– Won 2 of last 3 Fights

– Notable Wins: Urijah Faber (x2), Leonard Garcia, Jeff Curran

Diego Nunes

15-1-0 MMA/UFC Debut

– 2 Fight Win Streak

– Notable Wins: Tyler Toner, Cole Province, Rafael Assuncao

 
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Posted by on November 11, 2010 in News, UFC

 

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WEC 51 Quick Results

MAIN CARD

  • Jose Aldo def. Manny Gamburyan via knockout (strikes) – Round 2, 1:32 (retains featherweight title)
  • Donald Cerrone def. Jamie Varner via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Miguel Torres def. Charlie Valencia via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 2:25
  • George Roop def. Chan Sung Jung via KO (head kick) – Round 2, 1:30
  • Mark Hominick def. Leonard Garcia via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

PRELIMINARY CARD

  • Tiequan Zhang def. Pablo Garza via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1, 2:26
  • Mike Brown def. Cole Province via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 1:18
  • Chris Horodecki def. Ed Ratciff via split decision (28-29, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Diego Nunes def. Tyler Toner via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
  • Antonio Banuelos def. Chad George via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
  • Demetrious Johnson def. Nick Pace via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
 
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Posted by on October 5, 2010 in Quick Results, WEC

 

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Tyler Toner vs Diego Nunes Targeted for WEC 51 in September

MMA Junkie Reports:

http://mmajunkie.com/news/20401/tyler-toner-vs-diego-nunes-added-to-wec-51-aldo-vs-gamburyan.mma

Tyler Toner

– 10-1-0 MMA/ 1-0 WEC Record

– 5 Fight Win Streak

– Notable Wins: Brandon Visher

Diego Nunes

14-1-0 MMA/3-1 WEC Record

– 5 TKO, 6 Subs, 3 Decisions

– Notable Wins: Rafael Dias, Cole Province, Rafael Assuncao

 
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Posted by on August 29, 2010 in News, WEC

 

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WEC 49 Quick Results

MAIN CARD

  • Jamie Varner and Kamal Shalorus fight to a split draw (29-27, 27-29, 28-28)
  • Mark Hominick def. Yves Jabouin via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 3:21
  • Josh Grispi def. L.C. Davis via technical submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1, 2:33
  • Chris Horodecki def. Danny Downes via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 3, 1:09
  • Eddie Wineland def. Will Campuzano via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 4:44

PRELIMINARY CARD

  • Will Kerr def. Karen Darabedyan via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 1:20
  • Wagnney Fabiano def. Frank Gomez via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Eric Koch def. Bendy Casimir via submission (triangle choke) – Round 1, 3:01
  • Diego Nunes def. Rafael Assuncao via split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)
  • Chris Cariaso def. Rafael Rebello via unanimous decision (30-26, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Renan Barao def. Anthony Leone via submission (armbar) – Round 3, 2:29
 
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Posted by on June 20, 2010 in Quick Results, WEC

 

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