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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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Kenny Florian Out; Melvin Guillard in versus Evan Dunham at UFC Fight Night 23

MMA Weekly Reports:

http://mmaweekly.com/report-kenny-florian-injured-melvin-guillard-tapped-as-replacement-to-face-evan-dunham

Melvin Guillard

– 25-8-2 MMA/ 8-4 UFC Record

– 3 Fight Win Streak

– Notable Wins: Jeremy Stephens, Gleison Tibau, Denis Siver

Evan Dunham

– 11-1-0 MMA/ 4-1 UFC Record

– 2 TKO, 6 Sub, 3 Decision Victories

– Notable Wins: Efrain Escudero, Marcus Aurelio, Tyson Griffin

 
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Posted by on December 6, 2010 in News, UFC

 

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Kenny Florian vs Evan Dunham Moved to UFC Fight Night 23 as Main Event

MMA Junkie Reports:

http://mmajunkie.com/news/21242/kenny-florian-vs-evan-dunham-moved-to-ufc-fight-night-23-troops-show.mma

Kenny Florian

– 13-5-0 MMA/ 11-4 UFC Record

– Won 2 of last 3 Fights

– Notable Wins: Clay Guida, Joe Stevenson, Takanori Gomi

Evan Dunham

– 11-1-0 MMA/ 4-1 UFC Record

– 2 TKO, 6 Sub, 3 Decision Victories

– Notable Wins: Efrain Escudero, Marcus Aurelio, Tyson Griffin

 
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Posted by on November 7, 2010 in News, UFC

 

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Evan Dunham vs Kenny Florian Possible for UFC 127

MMA Junkie Reports:

http://mmajunkie.com/news/20937/evan-dunham-vs-kenny-florian-in-the-works-for-ufc-127-in-february.mma

Evan Dunham

– 11-1-0 MMA/ 4-1 UFC Record

– 2 TKO, 6 Sub, 3 Decision Victories

– Notable Wins: Efrain Escudero, Marcus Aurelio, Tyson Griffin

Kenny Florian

– 13-5-0 MMA/ 11-4 UFC Record

– Won 2 of last 3 Fights

– Notable Wins: Clay Guida, Joe Stevenson, Takanori Gomi

 
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Posted by on October 9, 2010 in News, UFC

 

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UFC 118 Quick Results

MAIN CARD

  • Frankie Edgar def. B.J. Penn via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45) to retain lightweight title
  • Randy Couture def. James Toney via submission (arm-triangle choke) – Round 1, 3:19
  • Demian Maia def. Mario Miranda via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Gray Maynard def. Kenny Florian via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
  • Nate Diaz def. Marcus Davis via technical submission (guillotine) – Round 3, 4:02

PRELIMINARY CARD

  • Joe Lauzon def. Gabe Ruediger via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 2:01
  • Nik Lentz def. Andre Winner via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)
  • Dan Miller def. John Salter via submission (anaconda choke) – Round 2, 1:53.
  • Greg Soto def. Nick Osipczak via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Mike Pierce def. Amilcar Alves via submission (cross-body armbar) – Round 3, 3:11
 
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Posted by on August 29, 2010 in Quick Results, UFC

 

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Kenny Florian vs Gray Maynard Expected for August 28th in Boston

MMA Frenzy Reports:

http://mmafrenzy.com/14065/kenny-florian-vs-gray-maynard-expected-for-august-28-ufc-event-in-boston/

Kenny Florian

– 13-4-0 MMA/ 11-3 UFC Record

– 2 Fight Win Streak

– Notable Wins: Clay Guida, Joe Stevenson, Takanori Gomi

Gray Maynard

– 9-0-0 MMA/ 7-0 UFC Record

– 1 TKO, 8 Decision Victories

– Notable Wins: Nate Diaz, Jim Miller, Frank Edgar

 
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Posted by on April 22, 2010 in News, UFC

 

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UFC Fight Night 21 Quick Results

MAIN CARD

  • Kenny Florian def. Takanori Gomi via submission (rear-naked choke) Round 3, 2:52
  • Roy Nelson def. Stefan Struve via KO (strikes) – Round 1, 0:39
  • Jorge Rivera def. Nate Quarry via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 0:29
  • Ross Pearson def. Dennis Siver (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

PRELIMINARY CARD

  • Andre Winner def. Rafaello Oliveira via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)
  • Jacob Volkmann def. Ronys Torres via split decision (28-29, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Nik Lentz def. Rob Emerson via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
  • Gleison Tibau def. Caol Uno via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 4:13
  • Yushin Okami def. Lucio Linhares via TKO (doctor’s stoppage) – Round 2, 2:47
  • Gerald Harris def. Mario Miranda via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 4:49
  • Charlie Brenneman def. Jason High via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
 
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Posted by on April 6, 2010 in Quick Results, UFC

 

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