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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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Bellator Announces Eric Larkin as the First Participant in Season 4 Featherweight Tournament

MMA Weekly Reports:

http://mmaweekly.com/bellator-announces-featherweight-tournament-for-season-4-eric-larkin-first-participant

Eric Larkin

– 3-0-0 MMA/ 1-0 Bellator Record

– 1 TKO, 2 Sub Victories

– Notable Wins: Marcus Andrusia

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Bellator Fighting Championships announced today that there will be a featherweight tournament this year for season four. They also announced the first participant in the event will be Eric Larkin.

Eric Larkin entered the MMA world with a lot of buzz surrounding him. He was the 2003 National Champion in collegiate wrestling while competing at Arizona State University. Larkin made his professional MMA debut in April of last year, defeating Bob Tuttle with a first round rear naked choke. He was signed by Bellator in August and made his debut for the promotion in September, earning a first round submission victory over Marcus Andrusia.

 

 
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Posted by on January 24, 2011 in Bellator, News

 

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Bellator 28 Quick Results

MAIN CARD RESULTS

  • Eric Larkin def. Marcus Andrusia via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1, 2:46
  • Carey Vanier def. Rich Clementi via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
  • Eric Schambari def. Matt Horwich via split decision (30-27, 30-27, 28-29)
  • Georgi Karakhanyan def. Anthony Leone via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

PRELIMINARY CARD RESULTS

  • Tony Roberts def. Kelvin Doss via submission (punches) – Round 1*
  • Jonathan Mackles def. Brock Kerry via split decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)*
  • Charlie Rader def. Josh Rafferty via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 1:14
  • Scott O’Shaughnessy def. Gabe Woods via submission (armbar) – Round 3, 2:11
 
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Posted by on September 10, 2010 in Bellator, Quick Results

 

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Bellator Signs Four-Time All-American Wrestler Eric Larkin to Lightweight Roster

MMA Junkie Reports:

http://mmajunkie.com/news/20220/bellator-signs-four-time-all-american-eric-larkin-to-lightweight-roster.mma

Eric Larkin

– 2-0-0 MMA/ Bellator Debut

– 1 TKO, 1 Sub Victory

– Notable Wins:

 
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Posted by on August 15, 2010 in Bellator, News

 

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