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RING OF FIRE MMA is one of the longest running Mixed Martial Arts promotions in the world. On Saturday August 20th they return with ROF 41: BRAGGING RIGHTS!

Headlining the event will be a battle of two of the top Welterweight prospects in the country. Current ROF Young Gun Champion, Brandon RUKUS Thatch will be going after the ROF 170 World Title against super striker Chidi "CHIDI BANG BANG" Njokuani.

There is no more dynamic exciting fighter in the welterweight division then Brandon RUKUS Thatch. He is a lifelong martial artist whose father and grandfather were both professional fighters. After a short stint in Kickboxing Thatch set his sights on MMA, and has never looked back. Although being known mostly for his devastating striking ability, he has proved his worth on the ground as well, with exactly half of his victories coming by way of submission.

A neck injury de-railed the young star, and after a 20 month absence he returned at ROF 39, where he finished Danny DEE-1 Davis in a non title bout. Thatch then went on to KO rival Chris Holland at ROF 40 in just 19 seconds of the first round to defend his Young Gun title.

Thatch now has his sights set on Njokuani and the ROF World Title. Knowing that a win here will most likely propel him to the UFC, he realizes this could be the last chance his local fans will get to see him fight live. With that in mind and presented with multiple opponents for this bout Thatch simply stated. "Whoever is the toughest, that's the one I want to fight. I want to be challenged. I want a war. I want the toughest match up possible." But once the fight with Njokuani was agreed to Thatch added "Well now its also about bragging rights, he's from Las Vegas, and everyone knows I fly the 303 flag proudly. Denver is my home town, and I will represent!"

Chidi "CHIDI BANG BANG" Njokuani is known for his hard hitting and aggressive Muay Thai style of fighting. He has amassed a 5- 2 MMA record, with 4 of his wins being a TKO or KO. He is the brother of UFC light weight fighter Anthony Njokuani, and fights in the same manner as his sibling. Chidi also has had a succesful professional Muay Thai career as well. Chidi trains with his brother at One Kick Nick's gym in Las Vegas along with other fighters like Stephen Bonnar and Steve Cantwell. He and Thatch are exactly the same height, and have almost identical backgrounds and similar records. Besides the Bragging Rights that are at stake, and the ROF World Title, this truly could be the war that Thatch is looking for.

Making his return to the RING OF FIRE will be fan favorite Tyler THUNDER Toner. Toner is a former ROF Champion and launched his big league career through the promotion. After debuting in the WEC and then getting absorbed into the UFC, Toner now finds himself climbing his way back up the ladder. Toner has shown Fight Of The Night efforts in almost all of his MMA matches and never disappoints. Excited to be fighting in front of his home crowd again, Toner is training hard for his return. Facing Toner will be Bodog Fights veteran Glibert JR Sims. Sims has an extensive boxing background and a style that should bring out the best in Toner.

No one has had a harder path to ROF then Serbia's Bojan Velickovic. Velickovic was the grand champion of the reality televison show PUT KA VENRONOM RINGU which translate in English to THE ROAD TO RING OF FIRE. The program was braodcast in 6 countries in Europe and the winner was given a chance to come to America and compete in the Ring Of Fire flagship promotion. After surviving a long elimination process of over 100 fighters, Bojan was chosen as one of the finalists. He was then sent through a grueling training program which included Muay Thai, Brazilian JiuJitsu, Wrestling, and even Special Forces Combat training. He then fought two times on the television show, winning both fights by submission and earned a spot in the final 4. On June 19 in the capitol city of Belgrade, Bojan fought two times in one night to be crowned the Champion of the series and earned his right to come to the US to compete.

The fighter chosen by the promotion to welcome Bojan to the US is Jason THE DRAGON Lee. Lee was voted the ATO 2010 Amateur Fighter of the year. Lee debuted at ROF 40 with a decision victory over Hit Squad fighter Coltin Cole. With a 4-1 amateur and 3-0 professional record, Lee looks to be one of the top prospects on the circuit. Lee is training hard at GRUDGE Training center preparing for his clash with Velickovi, and is looking forward to representing America in this International battle.

The newest addition to the RING OF FIRE roster is #1 Ranked heavyweight Ryan Martinez. Martinez is a monster in the cage and sports a 4-0 amateur and 4-1 professional record. Having made his way up the ranks on the smaller regional shows Martinez wanted to step up his game. After seeing other Heavyweights such as Shane Carwin and Brendan Schaub have boosts to their careers from ROF, Martinez saw it as the next progression on his path.

With all of his Ryan's wins coming by way of K.O., ROF president Sven Bean knows talent when he sees it. "I have had Ryan in my sights for quite a while actually and we have had some discussions in the past, but the timing was right now. We are extremely happy to have signed the best heavyweight in the region to a multi fight deal." said Bean

ROF 40 also marks the promotion's return to the 1ST BANK CENTER, formerly known as the Broomfield Event Center. The arena is located just 15 minutes from both Downtown Denver and Boulder. The venue just received a multimillion dollar face lift and has recently hosted UFC FIGHT NIGHT on SPIKE TV.

Tickets also available at:
TicketHorse charge-by-phone (8am - 8pm M-Sat., 9am - 5pm Sun.): 866.461.6556.
TicketHorse Kiosks located at all Dicks Sporting Goods
*price does not include $4.00 facility fee, additional charges may apply

As always if you would like to see the event is style, VIP GOLD and VIP SILVER tables can be purchased. The VIP tables seat 8 people and are catered by Brothers BBQ. Cocktail service is available to the VIP tables. Call 303-521-0966 or e-mail to reserve your table!



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Main Bouts (On Pay-Per-View):
1. Dominick Cruz defeated Uirjah Faber by unanimous decision (50-45, 49-46, 48-47), R5
2. Chris Leben defeated Wanderlei Silva by KO (Punch) at 0:27, R1
3. Dennis Siver defeated Matt Wiman by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28), R3
4. Tito Ortiz defeated Ryan Bader by guillotine choke at 1:56, R1
5. Carlos Condit defeated Dong Hyun Kim by TKO from strikes at 2:58, R1

Preliminary Bouts (
On Spike/Rogers):
6. Melvin Guillard defeated Shane Roller by KO (Punch) at 2:12, R1
7. Rafael dos Anjos defeated George Sotiropoulos by KO (Punch) at 0:59, R1

Preliminary Bouts (On Facebook):
8. Brian Bowles defeated Takeya Mizugaki by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27), R3
9. Aaron Simpson defeated Brad Tavares by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27), R3
10. Anthony Njokuani defeated Andre Winner by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26), R3
11. Jeff Hougland defeated Donny Walker by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27), R3



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UFC 132: CRUZ VS. FABER - Tonight From Las Vegas

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Event date: Saturday, July 2, 6PM/9PM PT/ET

Venue: MGM Grand Arena, Las Vegas


MAIN CARD (Pay-Per-View)
Champion Dominick Cruz (134) vs. Urijah Faber (135)
Wanderlei Silva (186) vs. Chris Leben (185)
Ryan Bader (205) vs. Tito Ortiz (205)
Carlos Condit (170) vs. Dong Hyun Kim (171)
Dennis Siver (156) vs. Matt Wiman (156)

Melvin Guillard (155) vs. Shane Roller (155)
Rafael dos Anjos (155) vs. George Sotiropoulos (156)

Brian Bowles (135) vs. Takeya Mizugaki (136)
Aaron Simpson (185) vs. Brad Tavares (186)
Anthony Njokuani (156) vs. Andre



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PANCRASE MMA - Black Belt Promotion


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The Pancrase Commissioner's Office is pleased to announce the promotion of Mr. James Wright to Black Belt of Pancrase Mixed Martial Arts.


Mr. Wright is a highly accomplished martial artist with over thirty years experience.  He holds several black belts in traditional and combative arts and is brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.  Additionally, he has competed in mma, kickboxing, grappling, and karate competitions.


Mr. Wright is also a successful businessman who owns and operates Wright's Extreme Martial Arts and Wright's Karate.  His Jacksonville, North Carolina based dojo is the areas largest and most respected academy.


Congratulations - W.H. commissioner



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Dana White: Marquardt is Done In the UFC -



MUAY THAI MAYHEM - Tonight in Denver, Colorado

06-25-2011, Pancrase Newswire

Event Date: June 25th, Doors at 6:00, First Bout 6:30, Main Card 7:00

Venue:Fillmore Auditorium
Tickets: $25, $35 and $45 at TICKETMASTER

MUAY THAI MAYHEM Pro-Am series debuts at Denver's historic Fillmore Auditorium on Saturday June 25th. This all Muay Thai rules event is headlined by living legend Thailand's SAKMONGKOL and K-1 USA and Contender Asia star James Martinez.

Sakmongkol is one of the top ten legendary Muay Thai fighters of all time, defeating other internationally well known Muay Thai fighters such as Ramon Dekkers, Danny Bill, Perry Ubeda, John Wayne Parr and more. He has also fought other well-renowned Thai fighters such as Jongsanan, Orono, Cheri, Namkabuan, Methi, and many others. His record stands at 227 wins, 4 draws, and 19 losses. He is a five time world champion, and a Lumpini champion. He is also a two-time Kyokushin World Champion.

Also a women's superfightfeaturing Jen LIL ICE Berg in a rematch against Diana Rael.

The event is being filmed in HD for broadcast on The FIGHT NOW Network

Tickets on sale at Muay Thai Mayhem...STAND UP AND FIGHT!!


1. Main Event 154 lbs, 5x3 rounds full Muay Thai
SAKMONGKOL vs James Martinez
Zingano vs Jacksons

2. Super Fight 105 lbs, 5x2 rounds full Muay Thai
Jennifer Berg vs Diana Rael
Grudge vs Serial Boxe

3. Feature Fight 195 lbs
Mike Collins vs Brian Scraper
Kick Fighters vs Trials MMA

4. Feature Fight 160lbs
Rene Beltran vs Jonathon Wyderko
ATT vs Colo Muay Thai

5. Feature Fight 170 lbs
Garrett Culpepper vs Kris Holcum
Fusboxe vs Trials MMA

6. Prelim Fight 160 lbs
Chris Blazer vs Taylor Phillips
RONIN vs BANGMuay Thai

7. Prelim Fight 145 lbs
Maureen Riordin vs Allison Lantz
Fusboxe vs Forza Elite

8. Prelim Fight 160 lbs
E.J. Howe vs Sean Madden
Freedom vs BANG Muay Thai

9. Prelim Fight 130 lbs
Vianne Delgado vs Lauren Styler
Inyodo vsForza Elite

10. Prelim Fight 170 lbs
Michael Matthews vs Steven Walker
Freedom Fighters vsThe GYM

11. Prelim Fight 170 lbs
Bo Yurko vs Louis Sandoval
Fusboxe vs Colo Muay Thai

We still have a couple 8 Seat Ring Side VIP Tables available. These are very limited availability and are the BEST seats in the house. You and your guests will be sitting 8 feet from the Ring, enjoying cocktail service and dinner provided by Denver's hippest new Taco Joint: ODELAY TACOS. To reserve your table today e-mail or call 303-521-0966



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Better judgment -

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TJ Grant - Winning The Little Battles -



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Maldonado: "Americans will dominate MMA" -

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Sergio Pettis, Brother Of UFC Star Anthony Pettis To Make MMA Debut -



UFC 131 - Results


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From the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, BC


1. Junior Dos Santos defeated Shane Carwin by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)


2. Kenny Florian defeated Diego Nunes by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
3. Mark Munoz defeated Demian Maia by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
4. Dave Herman defeated Jon Olav Einemo by TKO (strikes) at 3:19 of rd 2
5. Donald Cerrone defeated Vagner Rocha by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)

6. Sam Stout defeated Yves Edwards by KO (punch) at 3:52 of rd 1
7. Chris Weidman defeated Jesse Bongfeldt by submission (guillotine choke) at 4:54 of rd 1
8. Krzysztof Soszynski defeated Mike Massenzio by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-27)
9. Nick Ring defeated James Head by submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:33 of rd 3
10 Dustin Poirier defeated Jason Young by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
11. Joey Beltran defeated Aaron Rosa by TKO (punches) at 1:26 of rd 3
12. Darren Elkins defeated Michihiro Omigawa by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-2)



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*UFC 131 Results: Shane Carwin's Battered Face Says It All -

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UFC 131 Prelim Results: Stout Thrills Fans With Spectacular KO -

UFC 131 bonuses: Stout, Weidman, Herman and Einemo get $70,000 awards -

Kenny Florian 'More Than Likely' Earned a Title Shot With Win at UFC 131 -

UFC 131 scores 14,685 attendance figure for $2.8 million gate -

Maiju Kujala To Face Simona Soukupova At CWFC 43 -

Video: UFC 131 Postfight Press Conference -

Dana White Discusses UFC 131, Blasts Bob Arum and Gary Shaw -

UFC 131 Fight Card: A Tender Look Back at Awesomeness -

Saffiedine wants Cyborg next at Strikeforce: “It would be a huge step in my career” -

Dana White slams UFC 131 judging, praises Herb Dean as "best in the business" -

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UFC 131 - Tonight From Vancouver

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Event date: Saturday, June 11, live on pay-per-view at 9pm ET/6pm PT

Venue: Rogers Arena in Vancouver, BC


Main Card:
1. Junior Dos Santos (239) vs. Shane Carwin (254)
2. Kenny Florian (146) vs. Diego Nunes (145)
3. Demian Maia (186) vs. Mark Munoz (186)
4. Jon Olav Einemo (261) vs. Dave Herman (233)
5. Donald Cerrone (155) vs. Vagner Rocha (155)

Preliminary Bouts:
6. Yves Edwards (155) vs. Sam Stout (155)
7. Jesse Bongfeldt (185) vs. Chris Weidman (186)
8. Mike Massenzio (201) vs. Krzysztof Soszynski (205)
9. James Head (186) vs. Nick Ring (185)
10. Dustin Poirier (146) vs. Jason Young (145)
11. Joey Beltran (247) vs. Aaron Rosa (261)
12. Darren Elkins (145) vs. Michihiro Omigawa (145)



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MFC 30 results and from Edmonton -

Jordan Mein, Joe Doerksen Win At Score Fighting Series 1 -

Spike TV confirms 32-man "TUF 14" cast; elimination round back, wild-card picks gone -

Ronaldo Jacare expects a BJJ battle against Luke Rockhold at Strikeforce -

Dana White “More Than Happy” to Have Shaquille O’Neal Involved with UFC -

Hatsu Hioki Negotiating With UFC, but Deal Isn't Signed Yet -

Building A Better UFC Fighter: Firas Zahabi Guides Kenny Florian Towards Featherweight Gold -

Strikeforce Looks To Replace Gina Carano On June 18 Card -

Cage Fury Fighting Championships 9: Beach Brawl -

The Forgotten Man -

DREAM made a highlight video of the Bantamweight Tournament, and it's pretty solid -

UFC shares stage with NHL -

UFC on Versus 5 gets 12th fight with Paul Taylor vs. John Makdessi -

The beef between Josh Koscheck and Stephan Bonnar is strong, and it may be settled at 185 lbs -

Sagetdao beats Saenchai, Kongsak defeats Nong-O at Lumpini -

Howard earns controversial win over Karalexis -

Rafaello Oliveira gets another chance in the UFC and drops to 145lbs -



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UFC 131 Weigh-in Live Video Stream Friday at 5 p.m. ET -

Dana White: UFC adding 125-pound flyweight division "like, really soon" -

All UFC Main Events To Be Contested Over Five Rounds -

Pros Pick: Dos Santos vs. Carwin -

Koscheck takes Stephan Bonnar to court -

UFC boss confirms UFC 135 for Denver, Jones vs. Jackson expected to headline -

Glover Teixeira says Lyoto Machida can beat Jon Jones -

Nick Diaz has vacated his Strikeforce title -

Shine On, "Diamond" Poirier -

My Argument Against Five Rounds -

Dana White: UFC Is 'Talking to Everybody,' but No New TV Deal Yet -

Dana White Waiting on Injuries to Heal To Make Fights for Shields, Fitch, and Penn -

The UFC Channel: Pros And Cons For Striking Out On Their Own -

5 female bouts highlight Blackeye Promotions event -

NBC Universal’s G4 Channel May Fetch Fetch $600 Million in Sale to UFC -

Manager says he, not fighter Russ Miura, is behind Tachi Palace 9 appeal -



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Congratulations to Alliance Jiu-Jitsu, 2011 BJJ World Champions Again! -

UFC Looking to Buy G4 Cable Channel, Spike Execs Prepare to Move On -

UFC 131′s Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone: Since Danzig and Miller Didn’t Want to Fight, Maybe Vagner Rocha Will -

Junior dos Santos Looking to Exploit Shane Carwin's Lack of Cardio at UFC 131 -

Munoz Ready For Biggest Challenge of His Career -

Hughes-Sanchez Assigned to UFC 135 in Denver -

UFC 131: Cerrone on Rocha: “He’s monster on the ground (…) but he has to get me to the ground first” -

Controversial Pang-Corbbrey Decision Overturned -

Barnett denies licensing problems for June 18th Strikeforce fight -

Pros Pick: Dos Santos vs. Carwin -

Lesson Learned, Herman's Ready for UFC Heavies -

Shane Carwin Discusses Leaner Diet, Plan of Attack Against Junior dos Santos -

Fans invited to today's UFC 131 press conference at Vancouver's Robson Square -

UFC 131 Preview: The Main Card -

Countdown to UFC 131 – Full Episode (Video) -

Kenny Florian on Cut to Featherweight: 'I've Never Felt Better' -

The Hat Don't Matter - Cerrone Looks for Another Fight of The Night -

Leo Vieira wants rematch with Eddie Bravo; Bravo not interested -



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Gina Carano Out Of June 18th Strikeforce Return Bout -

The Science Behind Kenny Florian’s Move to Featherweight for UFC 131 -

Bellator 47 Comes To Canada For the Summer Series on July 23rd -

Vancouver Commission Enlists Anti-Doping Body for UFC 131 -

Friday's "UFC 131: Dos Santos vs. Carwin" weigh-ins moved to Jack Poole Plaza -

Sarah Kaufman vs Liz Carmouche Planned For July 22nd -

Batista to Open New Ass-Kicking MMA Facility -

Sam Stout, The Drama King -

Russ Miura Files Protest with Commission Over TKO Loss to Isaac DeJesus in Tachi Palace Fights -

Rumors Surge Regarding an FTC Investigation of Zuffa/UFC -

Xande Ribeiro compliments Rodolfo Vieira and sights ADCC 2011 -

Tuff-N-Uff Names Heavyweight Title in Honor of MMA legend Randy Couture -

How to fix The Ultimate Fighter, 2011 edition -

According to Zuffa, All UFC 129 Drug Tests Came Back Clean -

UFC Octagon Nation in Vancouver! -

Jacksons MMA Series returns to Albuquerque -

Renzo Gracie Says He Was Planning on Competing at UFC 134 -

UFC 131's Vagner Rocha on Donald Cerrone: "It's a lose-lose fight for him" -

Jeremy Stephens Pays Respect to Danny Downes, Wants To Face Takanori Gomi Next -



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Marcelo Garcia celebrates fifth World title, credits Steven Seagal -

New York MMA Bill has seven days left to succeed -

MMA Regulation Passes Another Hurdle In New York Vote -

Edwards Readies for Sandbox Showdown with Stout -

John Alessio vs. Josh Neer headlines Superior Cage Combat 2 on Aug. 20 in Vegas -

2011 BJJ World's Results -

Souza vs Rockhold Planned For Strikeforce In September -

Martin Kampmann Injured; Matt Brown Now Faces John Howard, Roberts In Vs. Attonito -

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Body Shots, Broken Orbital Sent Kingsbury into Survival Mode -

Renzo Says a Gracie Should Fight in Rio, but It Won't Be Him -

Medical suspensions follow TUF 13 Finale -

On the UFC’s Radar, Jordan Mein Focused on Marius Zaromskis -

Aggression MMA and Armageddon Fighting Championship announce pact -

UFC Vet Kurt Pellegrino Insists Retirement 'the Right Choice' -

Nicolini celebrates the gold medal on a new weight division -

Massenzio Tapped for Soszynski Bout on Saturday -



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In UFC Lightweight Division, Many Contenders but No Clear Next After Maynard -

Three Big Fights Announced For Jewels: 15th Ring Card -

Ufc 131: Shane Carwin 2.0, Back And Feeling Better Than Ever -

Royler-Bravo rematch debacle drags on -

Miller ready to take the UFC – and The Ultimate Fighter – by storm -

Al Bundy talks about his BJJ beginnings *VIDEO* -

Marquardt: The Next Chapter Of Welterweight Contenders -

Modafferi-Akano, V.V Mei Join Jewels 15th Ring Lineup -

UFC 131 Fight Card: Is Junior Dos Santos Destined to Be Heavyweight Champion? -

Bas: 'Lay n Pray' should count against a fighter -

Opinion: A Drive for Five -

Brashear wins first professional fight -

Horodecki Draws ‘Bonesaw’ as September Opponent in Ontario -

John Makdessi vs. Paul Taylor Planned for UFC on Versus 5 -

UFC Undisputed 3 video game trailer for January 2012 release date -

Mosab Amrani vs. Chi Bin Lim Added to REBELS X -

Strikeforce: September 10 Fight Card Rumors -



UFC: TUF 13 Finale - Results


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From Las Vegas, Nevada.

Main Event:
1. Tony Ferguson def. Ramsey Nijem by KO (Punch) at 3:54 of rd 3

Main Card:
2. Clay Guida def. Anthony Pettis by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
3. Ed Herman def. Tim Creduer by TKO (Strikes) at 0:48 of rd 1
4. Kyle Kingsbury def. Fabio Maldonado by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
5. Chris Cope def. Chuck O’Neil by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Preliminary Bouts:
6. Jeremy Stephens def. Danny Downes by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)
7. George Roop def. Josh Grispi by TKO (Strikes) at 3:14 of rd 3
8. Shamar Bailey def. Ryan McGillivray by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
9. Clay Harvison def. Justin Edwards by Split Decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
10. Scott Jorgensen def. Ken Stone by KO (Punch) at 4:01, R1
11. Reuben Duran def. Francisco Rivera by Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 1:57 of rd 3



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Guida Spoils Pettis’ UFC Arrival -

TUF 13 Finale recap: Ferguson blasts Nijem out in the first to become TUF 13 winner -

TUF 13 Finale Bonuses: 4 Fighters Bank $40,000 Apiece -

Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson Card Adds Coenen vs. Tate, King Mo vs. Gracie -

Ultimate Fighter Finale Morning After: Future Still Bright for Pettis -

Strikeforce champ, Cris Cyborg wins gold medal at BJJ Worlds -

NAAFS: Fight Night In The Flats 7 Play-By-Play & Results -

BJJ Worlds: Rodolfo Vieira and Bernardo Faria battle for the absolute title -

TUF 13 Finale reaction: Thoughts and analysis from the event -

TUF 13 Finale Post-Fight Press Conference -

Royler Gracie Addresses His Fight Against Eddie Bravo at the 2011 ADCC -

BJJ Worlds Photo Album Saturday - 2011 Saturday/

Enomoto, Ivlev Outpoint Foes at M-1 Ukraine European Battle -

WWE Tough Enough Episode 9: 2.4 million -

2011 BJJ Worlds  - Pay Per View (9 am)-

Leonard Garcia back to the roots against Alex Caceres -

Phillipe Nover – A Muay Thai detour -

Rise of Dos Santos No Surprise for ‘Minotauro’ -

The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale: The 10 Best Participants Not to Win Their Season -

TUF 13 Finale Stock Report -

Jeremiah Riggs talks about his time on WWE’s Tough Enough and his future in pro wrestling -



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TUF 13 Finale Lineup -

Yahoo! Sports Special: Ufc Cannot Condone Sexual Harassment -

Ultimate Fighter Finale Predictions -

TUF 13 Finale: Clay Guida Looks Show Anthony Pettis Who the Real No. 1 Contender Is -

Swick Returns in Brazil Against Newcomer Silva -

6 Fights Official for UFC 134 Silva vs. Okami - TUF 13 Finale staff picks -

Dream: Fight For Japan - 'Live' Results and Commentary -

UFC Returns to Facebook With Six TUF 13 Prelim Bouts -

Cris Cyborg sends George Lucas daughter into near Earth orbit -

Here We Go: Camp Carwin - The Punch -

Tito Ortiz: The 29 UFC Title Reigns Since the End of His Relevancy -

Gladiator Challenge Newsletter -

You must not know Joe Rogan very well -

Scott Jorgensen: I feel like I'm stronger, faster, more explosive and more dynamic than Ken Stone -

NCAA champ Bubba Jenkins signs with American Top Team, headed to MMA -

Really tall fighter next to really short fighter -

Weekend picks from the USA TODAY network -

Kyle Kingsbury - Answering The Tough Questions -



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Bellator to hold open tryouts June 18 at Hard Rock in Hollywood, Florida -

TUF 13 Finale Preview & Predictions -

Anthony Johnson out, Rick Story steps in to face Nate Marquardt at UFC on Versus 4 -

Does the Future of the Sport Depend on the UFC's Image Not "Growing Up"? -

52 Things I Love About MMA: Anthony Pettis And A Striking Renaissance -

Kyle Kingsbury - Answering The Tough Questions -

Trainer says Henderson “might finish” Fedor “at any minute” -

"Hard white trash" Credeur respects Herman, but wants to see his road end at TUF 13 Finale -

Bas is back this Friday on HDNet’s “Inside MMA” -

Will this guy be the next Ultimate Fighter? -

TUF 12 Winner Jonathan Brookins Healthy Again; Returns at UFC Battle on the Bayou in September -

Tuff-N-Uff Returns to COX Pavillion July 1st -

Ramsey Nijem - Producing His Own Brand of Reality TV -

Dan Hardy and 10 UFC Fighters Who Are Hanging on By a Thread -

Training injury forces Cub Swanson out of UFC 132, Erik Koch awaits new foe -

Sponsorship Spotlight: Toyo Tires -



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Episode No. 10 recap: "The Ultimate Fighter 13: Team Lesnar vs. Team Dos Santos" -

No Holds Barred: Pat Miletich, Ken Hershman, Lou DiBella -

UFC: St. Pierre vs. Diaz set for Oct. 29 -

Cesar Gracie Discusses Nick Diaz's New UFC Contract, Upcoming GSP Fight -

UFC Star Jon Fitch Rejects Idea Of Fighting Virtual Unknowns -

Top 10 Fighter Rankings Update For June 2011 -

Ramsey Nijem Meets Tony Ferguson at ‘Ultimate Fighter’ Finale for Season 13 -

Noke-Lawlor Targeted for UFC Live 5 -

RENA and Ai Takahashi Rematch in ShootBoxing -

Lightweight prospect Joseph Duffy headlines Cage Warriors FCs return to Ireland -

Carlos Condit Thinks Its Unfair For Nick Diaz To Get A Title Shot -

Maximo Blanco vs Josh Thomson Targeted For September -

Dan Henderson: It will take more than one H-Bomb to KO Fedor -

Mir Poised To Make Third Run -

Phil Davis 'honored' and 'excited' to fight Rashad Evans at UFC 133 (Video) -

Armen Petrosyan vs. Warren Stevelmans on June 11 in Rome -

All Eyes on ‘Showtime’ -

UFC Undisputed 3 will include PRIDE FC Mode -

CES adds muscle to star-studded June 10th show -

International Connection: Surrounded By War, Shamil Zavurov Is A Product Of His People  -

Kyle Noke vs. Filthy Tom in Milwaukee -



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UFC 130 Medial Suspensions: Jackson, Mir, Stann Among Possible Long Layoffs -

Hatsu Hioki Vacates Shooto Featherweight Title -

Jon Fitch Not Interested in Rick Story Fight, Would Wait for BJ Penn or Georges St-Pierre -

Joe Rogan and the Leg Kick -

Report: Roy Nelson Had Walking Pneumonia Prior to UFC 130 Loss to Frank Mir -

It's Showtime updates the K-1 situation -

Jorgensen Packing the Old Young Guns -

“Little” Patricia Vidonic’s Road to the Championship Blog: Diet and Training -

MMA Knockout of the Day: Tom Watson Kicks Travis Galbraith into Next Tuesday -

Imanari Drops Deep Belt; Nakamura-Otsuka Booked for June 24 -

UFC 131: Lesnar vs. Dos Santos Fight Card Rumors -

Takafumi Otsuka To Face Hiroshi Nakamura At DEEP 54 -

Shane Carwin, Junior dos Santos Both Looking for the KO at UFC 131 -

Ray Sefo talks his next MMA bout, Wants Cro-Cop, Barry or Kongo -

Jake Rosholt appeals disqualification loss at Titan Fighting Championships 18 -

Ekapop Sor Klinmme vs Frederic Berbichon 2011 -

Tito Ortiz on Matt Mitrione: I was going to slap him, but I don't want to get sued -

Pellegrino to Take Break from MMA -



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Professor Wally Jay dies aged 93 -

Anderson Silva Rails on Chael Sonnen as a ‘Loser,’ Surprised Okami Trained With Him -

Ten Things We Learned From UFC 130 -

Philippines now likely to host first international "TUF," UFC eyeing future world grand prix -

Lyoto Machida welcomes title fight against Jon Jones: “I’m ready” -

Alves unhappy with decision, Story wants Fitch -

Nutritionist Mike Dolce Would Like to Work with Roy Nelson -

UFC Should Reconsider Jon Jones vs. Rashad Evans, Quinton Jackson a Bad Choice -

FORM, Toyo and MMA Warehouse introduce “Go Time with Showtime” promotion -

UFC 130's Johnson says advantages in striking, wrestling earned nod over Torres -

It's Showtime Updates the K-1 Situation -

Trainer Benkei Drops Anchor at Finneys HIT Squad -

Dana White Wants UFC vs. Strikeforce Fights ‘As Soon As Possible,’ but Roadblocks Exist -

Maiquel Falcao Signs With Promotion That Intends to Use Pride Rules -

Arianny Celeste: The biggest misconception is that all Ring Girls are dumb bimbos -

Jamie Varner to face local talent Jeremy Carper at Gruesome MMA 4 on June 11 -

Tavares Replaces Mayhem vs. Simpson -

Brockwatch 2011 Continues as Lesnar Recovers From Surgery -

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Carina Damm Wins, Luis Santos Draws At Amazon Fight 8 -

Mousasi vs. Izumi, Takaya vs. Miyata Title Bouts Booked for DREAM.17 -

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Despite initial frustration, White says Mir's UFC 130 performance admirable -

Strikeforce: 'Overeem vs Werdum' preliminary fights to air live on HDNet  -

Olympian Sara McMann Wins Long-Awaited Pro MMA Debut -

Lesnar Undergoes Succesfull Colon Surgey -

DREAM Fight for Japan- Imanari and Tokoro make it to the final/ Aoki face-locks Clementi -

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From Humble Athletic Beginnings, Rick Story an Unlikely UFC Contender -

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K-1's Lull in Action, A New Outlook on Weight Classes in Kickboxing -

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Dana White Says UFC Will Honor Chael Sonnen's Suspension No Matter What -

Nogueira’s master tells him to use his Jiu-Jistu at UFC Rio -

DREAM 17 to be Broadcast on HDNet on June 3rd -



UFC 130 Results


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From the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.


MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view)
1. Quinton Jackson def. Matt Hamill by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Rd 3
2. Frank Mir def. Roy Nelson by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26) Rd 3 (5:00)
3. Travis Browne def. Stefan Struve by knockout (punch) Rd 1 (4:11)
4. Rick Story def. Thiago Alves by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Rd 3 (5:00)
5. Brian Stann def. Jorge Santiago by TKO (punches) Rd 2 (4:29)

6. Demetrious Johnson def. Miguel Torres by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Rd 3 (5:00)
7. Tim Boetsch def. Kendall Grove by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Rd 3 (5:00)

8. Gleison Tibau def. Rafael Oliveira by submission (rear-naked choke) Rd 2 (3:38)
9. Michael McDonald def. Chris Cariaso by split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28) Rd 3 (5:00)
10. Renan Barao def. Cole Escovedo by unanimous decision Rd 3 (5:00)




No Holds Barred: Our First Video Show!05-29-2011


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On this edition of No Holds Barred, host Eddie Goldman presents our first video show. As with any maiden voyage, there are still some kinks to work out, but we thank our colleague Ian Carpenter for being the video producer of this episode of No Holds Barred, which was recorded May 26 at the Magic Pumpkin Studios in Astoria, Queens, New York.

On the show, we begin by discussing the historic victory by Bernard Hopkins over Jean Pascal to become the top light heavyweight boxer in the world. Hopkins, at age 46, also becomes the oldest boxer ever to win a major world title. But we also discuss some other aging fighters who have not done so well of late, including boxer Roy Jones Jr. and mixed martial arts fighters Randy Couture and Dan Severn.

We next discuss the growing awareness of the severity of injuries in sports, including the incredible number of deaths in auto racing and American football, especially in high school and college football. We also note the growing number of injuries of different types for main event mixed martial arts fighters today.

And we conclude by discussing grappling and how some MMA fighters even today emphasize their submission skills. These include the unbeaten heavyweight Guram Gugenishivili, who headlines the M-1 Challenge XXVI card on July 8 in the main event against Pat Bennett.

While we do plan to do more video shows, we will also continue our audio shows as well.

Also, No Holds Barred is available through iTunes at



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Michael Bisping, Mayhem Miller to Headline TUF 14 Finale Card -

UFC 130 Draws 12,816 Spectators For a $2.57 Million Gate -

UFC boss unhappy with Nelson, will meet with "Big Country" to determine next move -

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Warrior's Cup XII: PRO Muay Thai in New Jersey, July 23! -

Rampage Ready To Crack On Jon Jones, Fractured Hand Or Not -

Gamblers favor MMA over boxing -

Sergei Kharitonov vs Mighty Mo Fight Video - United Glory Moscow Kickboxing -

UFC 130 GIF: Travis Browne KO’s Stefan Struve Via Superman Punch, Earns $70,000 Bonus -

Demetrious Johnson Talks Controversial Win Over Miguel Torres -

Zoila & Jorge Gurgel talk MMA & Marriage -

Roy Nelson blames Dan Hardy for getting outwrestled by Frank Mir -

Bowling vs. Voelker III headlines Strikeforce Challengers 17 in new Las Vegas home -



UFC 130 - Tonight From Las Vegas

05-28-2011, Pancrase Newswire

Event Date: Saturday, May 28, 8:00PM EDT/5:00PM PDT

Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, NV


MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view)
1. Matt Hamill (205) vs. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (205)
2. Frank Mir (260) vs. Roy Nelson (260)
3. Travis Browne (247) vs. Stefan Struve (255)
4. Jorge Santiago (185) vs. Brian Stann (186)
5. Thiago Alves (170) vs. Rick Story (170)

6. Demetrious Johnson (135.5) vs. Miguel Torres (135.5)
7. Tim Boetsch (186) vs. Kendall Grove (185)

8. Rafael Oliveira (155) vs. Gleison Tibau (155)
9. Chris Cariaso (135) vs. Michael McDonald (136)
10. Renan Barao (135) vs. Cole Escovedo (135)



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Titan Fighting 18 Results: Despite Loss, Jens Pulver Decries Detractors -

UFC 130 Weigh-In Photo Gallery -

UFC 130 Fight Card: Is Kendall Grove the Worst TUF Winner of All Time? -

Bout Agreements Issued for Fedor vs. Henderson in Strikeforce on July 30 in Chicago -

It's Showtime and K-1 Go to War: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly -

Rich Clementi Misses Weight Ahead of DREAM Fight for Japan -

Exclusive with UFC legend Royce Gracie -

Due to "TUF 14," Jason Miller vs. Aaron Simpson scratched from UFC 132 -

UFC launches Octagon Nation tour -

9 Questions for Frank Mir -

No Need For Loyalty -

Introducing Joe Henley, teacher turned fighter -

MMA Memorial Day weekend memories: Mega main events -

IBJJF Gi Requirements -

Michigan MMA Divides in Half East vs West Collision at the Emerald Theater! -

Isaac De Jesus loses spot at Tachi Palace Fights 10 due to marijuana suspension -

Mike Zambidis vs. John Wayne Parr 3 Video -



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UFC 130 official weigh-in results -

Rampage and the Struggle Within -

Nelson Sees Pace as Critical Against Mir at UFC 130 -

Following Quick UFC Exit, Chris Camozzi Highly Motivated for Shark Fights Debut -

Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 13 ratings tie series low with 1 million viewers for episode nine on Spike TV -

Can Olympic Gold Medalist Henry Cejudo Jumpstart MMA's Flyweight Class? -

Off Yearlong Vegan Diet Experiment, Frank Mir Feels Stronger for UFC 130 -

Tuff-N-Uff makes Cox Pavilion debut; Farra and's Morgan broadcast -

UFC 130 preview: Will Matt Hamill become a highlight reel knockout for Rampage Jackson? -

52 Things I Love About MMA: Ikuhisa Minowa In The Land Of The Giants -

United Glory World Series: 2010-2011 Tournament Finals from Moscow, Russia -

UFC Discretionary Bonuses and Revenue vs. Fighter Payouts -

Matt Hamill - From Competitor to Fighter -

Rosi Sexton vs Sheila Gaff Planned For Cage Warriors 43 -

Details on the G2 Women's Fight Summit -

UFC 130: Rafaello Oliveira ready to go to war in his UFC return vs. Gleison Tibau -

June 4th Salt Lake City, UT Hosts WCFC “Last Man Standing” Championship Tournament -

Alan Belcher set to return against Jason MacDonald at UFC Fight Night 25 -

Miguel Torres Looking to Form MMA's 'Super Friends' -



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TUF 13 - Episode Nine Recap -

Brock Lesnar returns to UFC in January 2012 ... hopefully -

Bravo wants "respect" from Royler and Gracie clan -

DREAM Japan Bantamweight Grand Prix Preview -

Alistair Overeem: My main focus is on winning the Strikeforce Heavyweight Tournament -

Sonnen's attorney takes aim at inaccurate reporting -

Exclusive Interview: Brock Lesnar Discusses ‘Death Clutch’, Part 1 -

Leonard Garcia gets August 14 date with Alex Caceres in Milwaukee -

Dana White Debunks GSP vs. Diaz Rumors -

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