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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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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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Jose Aldo Out; Dustin Poirier in versus Josh Grispi at UFC 125

MMA Junkie Reports:

http://mmajunkie.com/news/21528/with-jose-aldo-out-dustin-poirier-faces-josh-grispi-at-ufc-125.mma

Dustin Poirier

– 8-1-0 MMA/ UFC Debut

– 5 TKO, 3 Sub Victories

– Notable Wins: Derrick Krantz, Zack Micklewright

Josh Grispi

– 14-1-0 MMA/ UFC Debut

– 10 Fight Win Streak

– Notable Wins: LC Davis, Micah Miller, Mark Homnick

 
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Posted by on November 29, 2010 in News, UFC

 

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WEC 52 Quick Results

MAIN CARD

  • Urijah Faber def. Takeya Mizugaki via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 4:50
  • Chad Mendes def. Javier Vazquez via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Erik Koch def. Francisco Rivera via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 1:36
  • Joseph Benavidez def. Wagnney Fabiano via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 2, 2:45
  • Demetrious Johnson def. Damacio Page via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 3, 2:27

PRELIMINARY CARD

  • Raphael Assuncao def. L.C. Davis via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Anthony Njokuani def. Edward Faaloloto via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 4:54
  • Dustin Poirier def. Zack Micklewright via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 0:53
  • Michael McDonald def. Clint Godfrey via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 2:42
  • Cub Swanson def. Mackens Semerzier via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
  • Yves Jabouin def. Brandon Visher via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
 
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Posted by on November 11, 2010 in Quick Results, WEC

 

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Zack Micklewright vs Dustin Poirier Set for WEC 52

MMA Junkie Reports:

http://mmajunkie.com/news/20708/zack-micklewright-vs-dustin-poirier-targeted-for-wec-52-in-november.mma

Zack Micklewright

– 7-1-0 MMA/1-1 WEC Record

– 2 TKO’s,1 Sub, 2 Decision, 2 Unknown Victories

– Notable Wins: Muhsin Corbbery

Dustin Poirier

– 7-1-0 MMA/ 0-1 WEC Record

– 4 TKO, 3 Sub Victories

– Notable Wins: Derrick Krantz

 
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Posted by on September 22, 2010 in News, WEC

 

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WEC-Newcomer Dustin Poirier vs Danny Castillo Added to WEC 50

MMA Junkie Reports:

http://mmajunkie.com/news/20055/danny-castillo-vs-newcomer-dustin-poirier-a-late-addition-to-wec-50-fight-card.mma

Dustin Poirier

– 7-0-0 MMA/ WEC Debut

– 4 TKO, 3 Sub Victories

– Notable Wins: Derrick Krantz

Danny Castillo

– 8-3-0 MMA/ 3-3 WEC Record

– 2 Fight Losing Streak

– Notable Wins: Ricardo Lamas, Phil Cardella, Rafael Dias

 
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Posted by on August 15, 2010 in News, WEC

 

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