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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 126 Quick Results

MAIN CARD

  • Champ Anderson Silva def. Vitor Belfort via KO (strikes) – Round 1, 3:25 (retains middleweight title)
  • Forrest Griffin def. Rich Franklin via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Jon Jones def. Ryan Bader via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 2, 4:20
  • Jake Ellenberger def. Carlos Eduardo Rocha via split decision (27-30, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Miguel Torres def. Antonio Banuelos via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

PRELIMINARY CARD

  • Donald Cerrone def. Paul Kelly via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 3:48
  • Chad Mendes def. Michihiro Omigawa via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Demetrious Johnson def. Norifumi Yamamoto via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Paul Taylor def. Gabe Ruediger via knockout (strikes) – Round 2, 1:42
  • Kyle Kingsbury def. Ricardo Romero via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 0:21
  • Mike Pierce def. Kenny Robertson via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 0:29

 

 
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Posted by on February 6, 2011 in Quick Results, UFC

 

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Ariel Helwani: Michihiro Omigawa Pre-Fight Interview

 
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Posted by on February 5, 2011 in UFC, Videos

 

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Michihiro Omigawa vs Chad Mendes Official for UFC 126

MMA Junkie Reports:

http://mmajunkie.com/news/21828/five-bouts-including-mendes-vs-omigawa-added-to-ufc-126-silva-vs-belfort.mma

Michihiro Omigawa

– 12-8-1 MMA/ 0-2 UFC Record

– 5 Fight Win Streak

– Notable Wins: Hatsu Hioki, Marlon Sandro, LC Davis

Chad Mendes

– 9-0-0 MMA/ UFC Debut

– 2 TKO, 2 Sub, 5 Decision Victories

– Notable Wins: Erik Koch, Javier Vasquez, Cub Swanson

 
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Posted by on December 22, 2010 in News, UFC

 

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UFC Signs Michihiro Omigawa – Expected to Face Chad Mendes in Early 2011

MMA Junkie Reports:

http://mmajunkie.com/news/21702/ufc-inks-featherweight-michihiro-omigawa-books-chad-mendes-for-early-2011.mma

Michihiro Omigawa

– 12-8-1 MMA/ 0-2 UFC Record

– 5 Fight Win Streak

– Notable Wins: Hatsu Hioki, Marlon Sandro, LC Davis

 
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Posted by on December 10, 2010 in News, UFC

 

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DREAM.16 Quick Results

  • Gegard Mousasi def. Tatsuya Mizuno via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 6:10 (to win vacant light heavyweight title)
  • Jason “Mayhem” Miller def. Kazushi Sakuraba via submission (arm-triangle choke) – Round 1, 2:09
  • Shinya Aoki def. Marcus Aurelio via unanimous decision
  • Satoshi Ishii def. Ikuhisa Minowa via unanimous decision
  • Hiroyuki Takaya def. Chase Beebe via knockout (punches) R1, 1:45
  • Michihiro Omigawa def. Cole Escovedo via submission (reverse armbar) – Round 1, 2:29
  • Joachim Hansen def. Hideo Tokoro via submission (triangle choke) – Round 1, 2:48
  • Kazuyuki Miyata def. Takeshi Inoue via unanimous decision
  • Mitsuhiro Ishida def. Akiyo Nishiura via split decision
  • Yusuke Kawaguchi def. James Thompson via split decision
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    Posted by on September 25, 2010 in Dream, Quick Results

     

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    DREAM 16 Adds Michihiro Omigawa vs Cole Escovedo, Hiroyuki Takaya vs Chase Beebe, and Mitsuhiro Ishida vs Akiyo Nishiura

    MMA Junkie Reports:

    http://mmajunkie.com/news/20621/dream-16-adds-omigawa-vs-escovedo-takaya-vs-beebe-ishida-vs-nishiura.mma

    Michihiro Omigawa

    – 11-8-1 MMA/ 2-0 DREAM Record

    – 4 Fight Win Streak

    – Notable Wins: Hatsu Hioki, Marlon Sandro, LC Davis

    Cole Escovedo

    – 16-5-0 MMA/ 1-0 DREAM Record

    – Won 5 of last 6 Fights

    – Notable Wins: Jeff Bedard, Yoshiro Maeda, Bart Palaszewski

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    Hiroyuki Takaya

    – 13-8-1 MMA/ 4-1 DREAM Record

    – Loss 2 of last 3 Fights

    – Notable Wins: Joachim Hansen, Hideo Tokoro, Yoshiro Maeda

    Chase Beebe

    – 14-6-0 MMA/ 0-2 DREAM Record

    – 2 Fight Win Streak

    – Notable Wins: Rani Yahya, Eddie Wineland

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    Mitsuhiro Ishida

    – 18-6-1 MMA/ 2-1 DREAM Record

    – 2 Fight Losing Streak

    – Notable Wins: Daisuke Nakamura, Gilbert Melendez, Marcus Aurelio

    Akiyo “Wicky” Nishiura

    – 11-5-1 MMA/ 1-1 DREAM Record

    – Won 2 of last 3 Fights

    – Notable Wins: Hideo Tokoro

     
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    Posted by on September 17, 2010 in Dream, News

     

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