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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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Patricio “Pitbull” Freire Added to Bellator’s Featherweight Tournament

MMA Junkie Reports:

http://mmajunkie.com/news/22282/patricio-pitbull-freire-added-to-bellators-season-four-featherweight-tourney.mma

Patricio Freire

14-1-0 MMA/ 2-1 Bellator Record

– 4 TKO, 7 Sub, 3 Decision Victories

– Notable Wins: William Romero, Wilson Reis

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Bellator officials announced Patricio “Pitbull” Freire as the seventh entrant into season four’s featherweight Tournament.

Freire will get a second chance at winning a Bellator tournament. He made it to the finals of season two’s tourney after defeating William Romero and Wilson Reis. Freire met wrestling standout Joe Warren in the finals, but ended up losing a controversial split decision.

Friere joins Eric Larkin, Zac George, Kenny Foster, Wilson Reis, Georgi Karakhanyan, and Daniel Straus as confirmed participants.

 

 
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Posted by on January 31, 2011 in Bellator, News

 

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Bellator 23 Quick Results

OFFICIAL RESULTS

  • Joe Warren def. Patricio “Pitbull” Freire (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) – for featherweight tournament title
  • Alexander Shlemenko def. Bryan Baker via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 2:45 – for middleweight tournament title
  • Zoila Frausto def. Rosi Sexton via knockout (strikes) – Round 1, 2:00

PRELIMINARY CARD

  • Brent Weedman def. John Troyer via submission (arm-bar) – Round 1, 4:55*
  • Daniel Straus def. Chad Hinton via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)*
  • Nick Mamalis def. Albert Rios via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 4:30*
  • Stoney Hale def. Mike Fleniken via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 4:20
  • Kurt Kinser def. David Overfield via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 2:30
 
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Posted by on June 24, 2010 in Bellator, Quick Results

 

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Bellator 18 Quick Results

OFFICIAL RESULTS

  • Hector Lombard def. Jay Silva via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 0:06
  • Patricio “Pitbull” Freire def. Wilson Reis via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Joe Warren def. Georgi Karakhanyan via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

PRELIMINARY CARD

  • Shawn Jordan def. Douglas Williams via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 0:19*
  • William Albrecht def. Jason Anderson via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 0:36*
  • Lamont Stafford def. Jules Bruchez via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 0:19*
  • Brock Kerry def. Mike Braswell via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 3:20*
  • Charlie Rader def. Christian Fulgium via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 3:20
 
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Posted by on May 17, 2010 in Bellator, News

 

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Bellator 18 Hosts 145lb. Tourney Semifinals – Karakhanyan vs Warren, Freire vs Reis

MMA Junkie Reports:

http://mmajunkie.com/news/18901/bellator-18-hosts-145-pound-semis-karakhanyan-vs-warren-freire-vs-reis.mma

Georgi Karakhanyan

13-1-1 MMA/ 1-0 Bellator Record

– 9 fight win streak

– Notable Wins:  Albert Rios, James Pettus, Bao Quach

Joe Warren

– 3-1-0 MMA/1-0 Bellator Record

– 1 TKO, 2 Decision Victories

– Notable Wins: Chase Beebe, Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto, John Eric Marriott

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Patricio Freire

13-0-0 MMA/ 1-0 Bellator Record

– 4 TKO, 7 Sub, 2 Decision Victories

– Notable Wins: William Romero

Wilson Reis

– 11-1-0 MMA/ 3-1 Bellator Record

– 3 Fight Win Streak

– Notable Wins: Shad Lierley, Abel Cullum, Bryan Caraway

 
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Posted by on May 1, 2010 in Bellator, News

 

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Bellator 15 Official Results

OFFICIAL RESULTS

  • Steve Carl def. Brett Cooper via split-decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) (welterweight tourney first round)
  • Dan Hornbuckle def. Tyler Stinson via submission (triangle choke) – Round 1, 2:03 (welterweight tourney first round)
  • Ryan Thomas def. Jacob McClintock via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 4:11 (welterweight tourney first round)
  • Patricio “Pitbull” Freire def. William Romero via submission (heel hook) – Round 1, 2:01 (featherweight tourney first round)

PRELIMINARY CARD

  • Dave Branch def. Derrick Mehman via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2
  • Ryan Quinn def. Matt Lee via unanimous decision
  • Dan Cramer def. Dennis Olson by unanimous decision (30,27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Rich de los Reyes def. Brylan Van Artsdalen via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 2:03
 
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Posted by on April 22, 2010 in Bellator, Quick Results

 

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Bellator 15 Weigh-In Results

MAIN CARD

  • Dan Hornbuckle (170) vs. Tyler Stinson (170) – welterweight tourney first round
  • Steve Carl (169.5) vs. Brett Cooper (169) – welterweight tourney first round
  • Patricio “Pitbull” Freire (144.75) vs. William Romero (145) – featherweight tourney first round
  • Jacob McClintock (170) vs. Ryan Thomas (167.5) – welterweight tourney first round

PRELIMINARY CARD

  • Dave Branch (189.5) vs. Derrick Mehman (191.75)
  • Matt Lee (170.25) vs. Ryan Quinn (169.75)
  • Dan Cramer (184.25) vs. Dennis Olson (184.75)
  • Rich de los Reyes (145) vs. Brylan Van Artsdalen (143.75)
 
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Posted by on April 22, 2010 in Bellator, News

 

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