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Combate Americas set to become a monthly feature

MMA pioneer Campbell McLaren has announced that his Combate Americas reality show is set to become a monthly live event broadcast on NBC Universo – a Spanish language cable station. NBC Universo is in just under 42 million U.S. homes, roughly the same as AXS (43 million), and more than HBO (36.5 million) or Showtime (28.7 million). Prelims will air in Spanish on Yaveo, DirecTV’s over-the-top service, which will be

UFC TO ‘GO BIG’ WITH NEW SEASONAL CAMPAIGN

UFC will GO BIG on Friday, Sept. 4, with the announcement of its new seasonal campaign, showcasing a series of can’t-miss fights on its upcoming live event schedule. UFC President Dana White will be joined in Las Vegas by many of the top fighters in the world in advance of UFC 191 to preview the upcoming lineup. The event, which is free and open to the public, takes place at the

Three more bouts added to UFC Fight Night: POIRIER vs. DUFFY

Ireland’s Paddy “The Hooligan” Holohan will meet Louis “Da Last Samurai” Smolka in a flyweight bout, which both fighters themselves requested. Holohan, who comes into the fight on the back of a dominant win over England’s Vaughan Lee in July, will be looking to replicate the success he enjoyed in his home country in 2014, when he steps into the Octagon on October 24. Smolka, meanwhile, heads into the fight

Dan Hardy set for toughest ocean race on the planet

Former UFC welterweight and UFC commentator Dan ‘The Outlaw’ Hardy has completed his training, ahead of the Clipper 2015-2016 Round the World Yacht Race. Hardy will swap the Octagon for the Atlantic ocean as a crew member of the GREAT Britain team for the 5,300 mile month-long opening leg of the race, from London to Rio de Janeiro. Speaking upon completion of his training, ahead of the race, Hardy said: “There

UFC FIGHT NIGHT: TEIXERA VS ST.PREUX WEIGH-IN RESULTS

For the first time in over 3 years, the Ultimate Fighting Championship makes it’s return to the Music City; Nashville, Tennessee for Fox sports 1 Fight Night. Fans at the Bridgestone Arena will be be on their feet Saturday, as former Tennessee Vol Linebacker, Ovince Saint Preux, squares off against former top contender Glover Teixeira in the 5 round main event. Both fighters are top 10 elite strikers in a

Around the world of MMA: August 7-8

There were a few fight cards that delivered this weekend and more are coming up this weekend. Here they are: Reviews: World Series of Fighting 22: Palhares vs. Shields World Series of Fighting was bold enough to go head to head with a UFC pay-per-view on August 1st on NBCSN: Welterweight Rousimar Palhares (c) def. Jake Shields Submission (kimura) 3 2:02 Bantamweight Marlon Moraes (c) def. Sheymon Moraes Submission (rear-naked

Rousimar Palhares stripped of title, fighters seek lifetime ban!

All sports have villains, some being worse than others; World Series of Fighting has definitely found theirs. WSOF President Ray Sefo announced on Monday that Welterweight champion, Rousimar Palhares, will not only be suspended indefinitely, he will also be stripped of his Welterweight belt for illegal eye gouging and extending a kimura for too long after his opponent, Jake Shields, tapped at WSOF 22 last Saturday.  The ruling should come as

Poirier vs. Duffy set to headline UFC Dublin

After last year’s highly successful Fight Night: Mcgregor vs Brando, the UFC will make its return to Dublin. The42 reported this morning that Ireland’s own Joseph Duffy will take on 14th ranked lightweight Dustin Poirier. The two are set to headline Dublin’s card, set to take place Saturday, October 23rd at the 3arena. Duffy (14-1), the 27 year old Tristar fighter is widely known for being “The last man to

Around the world of MMA: July 31-August 1

There was a good title fight and now they’ll be another good title fight coming up this weekend. Here’s the preview: Reviews: UFC on Fox: Dillashaw vs. Barao 2 The UFC hosted a great fight at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois this last Saturday, July 25th on basic Fox: Bantamweight T.J. Dillashaw (c) def. Renan Barão TKO (punches) 4 0:35 Women’s Bantamweight Miesha Tate def. Jessica Eye Decision (unanimous)

UFC on Fox 16: Weigh-in results

Video courtesy of (mmafighter.com) UFC On Fox 16 Where: Chicago, Illinois When: JUL 25, 2015 UFC on Fox 16 main event will feature the highly anticipated grudge match between UFC Bantamweight T.J. Dillashaw and former (pound-for pound) best and 9 year champion, Renan Barao. In the co-main event former number one Contender Miesha”Cupcake”Tate will face the deadly up-and coming fighter, Jessica Eye, for what could be a shot at the