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Dana White will try to convince Frankie Edgar to move to featherweight, Eddie Alvarez will rematch Shinya Aoki and Demian Maia considers a drop to the welterweight division
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The Bellator Fighting Championship announced that Eddie Alvarez will rematch former DREAM lightweight champion Shinya Aoki in the main event of Bellator 66 on Friday, April 20th. Bellator revealed the match-up earlier today via Twitter and on Cleveland.com.
Alvarez (22-3) was previously submitted by Aoki in the first round of the initial meeting in December 2008. He would go on to...
Nine “UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson” contestants have been issued medical suspensions for various injuries sustained in their respective scraps, including featured fighters Benson Henderson (Pictured) and Frankie Edgar.
Although Edgar left Saitama Super Arena with a severely swollen left eye, he will only have to ride the pine for 45 days. Henderson, who appeared no worse for...
CHICAGO, Ill. (March 2, 2012) — One of the most talked about rematches in MMA is finally taking place as former Bellator Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez looks to avenge his 2008 loss against DREAM Lightweight Champion Shinya Aoki on Friday, April 20 LIVE from the I-X Center in Cleveland, Ohio on MTV2 and in commercial-free HD on EPIX. Tickets for the event are on sale now and...
Terez Owens caught Frankie Edgar Filming a commercial for FOX and asked him a bunch of “Pop Culture” related questions. Check it out. Read More: UFC 144, Frankie Edgar (News), Benson Henderson (News)
Two of the most decorated Lightweights of our time are headed for Cleveland, Ohio to celebrate what some folks are now calling a "counterculture" holiday. Regardless, fans of cannabis and/or mixed martial arts around the world will likely agree that Alvarez vs. Aoki II may be the biggest headliner Bellator has offered us to date. The bout will be broadcast...
Every fighter dreams of wearing UFC gold. Whenever there is a belt at stake, the importance of a fight immediately intensifies. This past Saturday, Frankie Edgar put his Lightweight championship belt on the line against top contender Ben Henderson. In a very exciting back-and-fourth bout, Henderson was the one who walked out of the cage with the belt around his waist. Frankie...
Even off the heels of losing his title, Bellator promotional favorite Eddie Alvarez still gets to face one of the world’s best lightweights, Shinya Aoki, in a shot to earn redemption from his 2008 loss to the Japanese superstar. The bout is now confirmed to go down at Bellator 66 on April 20th. Three and [...]
“I have a lot of mixed feelings about a rematch. Frankie Edgar absolutely deserves one, seeing as how every fight this guy has fought, he’s given everybody else a rematch. Yet, I don’t want him to fight at 155 pounds. I want him to go to 145 and fight for that title… If I’m gonna [...]
The Ultimate Fighter Live is set to kick off on March 9th on FX and filming is underway in Brazil for the first international edition of the show. UFC President Dana White announced during the pre-fight press conference for UFC on FX 2 that India, the Phillipines and Australia are up next for their version of The Ultimate Figther. According to Dana, it is just a matter of getting...
Bellator 66: Alvarez vs. Aoki II
When: April 20th, 2012
Where: Indoor Exposition Center in Cleveland, Ohio
How: MTV2 (8PM ET/PT)
Eddie Alvarez vs. Shinya Aoki
UFC 144 took place last Saturday night from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. In the main event the UFC’s lightweight title changed hands when Benson Henderson outpointed Frankie Edgar over the course of five-rounds to earn a unanimous decision victory on the judges’ scorecards. According to a report on Mixedmartialarts.com the UFC department [...]
Newly crowned UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson made his way to his native country of Korea after capturing UFC gold last weekend at UFC 144 in Japan. Read More: Benson Henderson (News), Frankie Edgar (News), UFC
Watch tonight’s (Mar.2) UFC on FX 2: Alves vs. Kampmann post-fight press conference live on MMASucka.com. UFC President Dana White will be joined by the nights biggest winners and some losers following the nights main event between Thiago Alves and Martin Kampmann.
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Some fights are hard to score in any country. The UFC’s first Japanese card in over a decade was filled with flash knockouts, a manic comeback, and of course the standard amount of controversy. The lightweight title changed hands as Benson Henderson was awarded a decision over Champ Frankie Edgar after their five-round clash at Saitama Super Arena. Hatsu Hioki and Anthony Pettis...