Saturday, September 18, 2010

KSW 14 VIDEO: Watch World's Strongest Man Mariusz Pudzianowski vs Butterbean in Poland - 9/18/10 Judgment Day Results



KSW 14: JUDGMENT DAY was held Saturday September 18, 2010 at the Atlas Arena in Lodz, Poland. The freakshow main event featured portly American Toughman legend Eric "Butterbean" Esch against 5-time Worlds Strongest Man Mariusz "Pudz" Pudzianowski.

Polish fighter Jan Blachowicz became the inaugural KSW Light Heavyweight Champion in the finals of the 205-pound tournament over Daniel Tabera of Spain. Maciej "Highlander" Gorski will represent Poland in the finals of the KSW Lightweight Tournament against Finland's Niko Puhakka. Both men won two fights to advance to the finale at KSW 15.

KSW 14: JUDGMENT DAY

Mariusz Pudzianowski (3-1) won by SUB over Eric Esch (12-8)
[1:16] - Round 1 - punches

{Light Heavyweight Tournament Championship}
Jan Blachowicz (12-2) won by TKO over Daniel Tabera (16-3)
[9:19] - 4:19 Round 2 - corner stoppage

Krzysztof Kulak (24-12) won by UD over Daniel Dowda (5-4)
[9:00] - 3 Rounds

[Lightweight Tournament Semifinal]
Niko Puhakka (20-10) won by UD over Danny Van Bergen (8-8)
[10:00] - 2 Rounds

[Lightweight Tournament Semifinal]
Maciej Gorski (10-4) won by UD over Michal Mankiewicz (5-1)
[10:00] - 2 Rounds

Przemyslaw Saleta (1-1) won by SUB over Marcin Najman (0-2)
[3:14] - Round 1 - forearm choke

[Lightweight Tournament Quarterfinal]
Niko Puhakka (19-10) won by SUB over Borys Mankowski (9-4)
[8:59] - 3:59 Round 2 - Anaconda choke

[Lightweight Tournament Quarterfinal]
Danny Van Bergen (8-7) won by UD over Artur Sowinski (8-4)
[13:00] - 3 Rounds

[Lightweight Tournament Quarterfinal]
Maciej Gorski (9-4) won by KO over Kazuki Tokudome (5-2)
[3:24] - Round 1 - head kick and punches

[Lightweight Tournament Quarterfinal]
Michal Mankiewicz (5-0) won by UD over Paul Reed (14-7)
[10:00] - 2 Rounds

Complete MMA win-loss records with total fight time in brackets.

UD = Unanimous | SD = Split Decision | SUB = Submission


KING OF THE CAGE: NO MERCY RESULTS - Jimmie Rivera Crowned New Flyweight Champion Over Abel Cullum - 9/17/10

KOTC: NO MERCER - Pic by MMA Mania
KOTC: NO MERCY was held Friday September 17, 2010 at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods in Mashantucket, Connecticut. The main card aired live on HDNet.

Undefeated heavyweight Ron "The Monster" Sparks, who hasn't fought in 15 months, has seen Strikeforce fights with Shane Del Rosario and Bobby Lashley fall through this year, and has tried on multiple occasions to fight "Merciless" Ray Mercer. Sparks was once again left without an opponent, as the Merciless one was forced to withdraw from his scheduled main event with Sparks.

Ray Mercer, an Olympic gold medalist boxer is 1-0 in MMA with a 9-second knockout of former UFC heavyweight champ Tim Sylvia. Unfortunately, Mercer was unable to get medically cleared for this fight with Ron Sparks. HDNet Fights President Guy Mezger Tweeted Mercer was denied a license due to an injury from 13 years ago, which Mercer has been cleared to fight with since. King of the Cage was unable to find a replacement for Mercer on such late notice.

With Ron Sparks and Ray Mercer off the card, Abel "The Silent Assassin" Cullum's KOTC Flyweight Championship defense against Jimmie "El Terror" Rivera was moved to the main event slot. Cullum and Rivera did not disappoint, as the two went to war for 5 championship rounds. In the end, Rivera's hand was raised for the split decision victory and a new KOTC Flyweight Champion was crowned.

In the co-main event, undefeated welterweight prospects squared off. Myles "The Fury" Jury improved his perfect record to 9-0 with a rare neck crank submission win over Philadelphia Fight Factory's Sam Oropeza.

In the night's first championship fight, KOTC Bantamweight Champion Donald Sanchez successfully defended his title against Pat "The Real Deal" McGreal. Sanchez needed just under two and a half minutes to secure a rear-naked choke for the submission victory. King of the Cage does not have a featherweight division. The KOTC bantamweight division is competed at 145-pounds, which would normally be considered featherweight.

The opening two fights both went to decisions. Jesus "Chavo" Martinez remained unbeaten with a unanimous decision victory over Chip "The Surgeon" Moraza-Pollard, and Noah Weisman outpointed Sean Wilmot to kick off the show.

KING OF THE CAGE: NO MERCY

{Flyweight Championship}
Jimmie Rivera (7-1) won by SD over Abel Cullum (18-4)
[25:00] - 5 Rounds - (49-46, 49-46, 47-48)

Myles Jury (9-0) won by SUB over Sam Oropeza (4-1)
[2:55] - Round 1 - neck crank

{Bantamweight Championship}
Donald Sanchez (21-10) won by SUB over Pat McGreal (5-1)
[2:27] - Round 1 - rear-naked choke

Jesus Martinez (3-0) won by UD over Chip Moraza-Pollard (5-1)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (30-27 all)

Noah Weisman (4-1) won by UD over Sean Wilmot (6-5)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (30-27 all)

Complete MMA win-loss records with total fight time in brackets.

UD = Unanimous | SD = Split Decision | SUB = Submission


MADMAN AWARDS

FIGHT OF THE NIGHT: Jimmie Rivera vs. Abel Cullum

SUB OF THE NIGHT: Myles Jury (neck crank) over Sam Oropeza

QUICKEST WIN: Donald Sanchez over Ryan McGreal in 147 seconds

BIGGEST UPSET: Jimmie Rivera (+255) over Abel Cullum

BIGGEST WINNER:) Jimmie Rivera

BIGGEST LOSER:( Sam Oropeza

Friday, September 17, 2010

VIDEO: UFC 119 Preview for Frank Mir vs Mirko Cro Cop, Lil Nog vs Ryan Bader and Evan Dunham vs Sean Sherk - 9/25/10



UFC 119: MIR VS CRO COP will be held Saturday September 25, 2010 at the Conseco Field House in Indianapolis, Indiana. The headlining fight features former UFC heavyweight champ Frank Mir taking on PRIDE legend Mirko Cro Cop. The co-main event pits The Ultimate Fighter 8 winner Ryan Bader against the twin brother of his TUF 8 Team Nogueira coach, Antonio Rogerio "Lil Nog" Nogueira. Also previewed in this video is an important fight at lightweight between top prospect Evan Dunham and Sean Sherk, an old lion of the division.


COMPLETE UFC 119 FIGHT CARD

BELLATOR 29 RESULTS: Cole Konrad and Neil Grove Advance to Finals of Heavyweight Tournament - 9/16/10

Neil Grove KO's Alexey Oleinik
BELLATOR FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIPS XXIX was held Thursday September 16, 2010 at The Rave in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The main card aired live on Fox Sports Net.

Undefeated heavyweights clashed in the main event, one of two semifinal bouts in the inaugural Bellator Heavyweight Tournament, with NCAA Division I wrestling champion Cole "The Polar Bear" Konrad coming out victorious over Damian "Polish Pitbull" Grabowski via unanimous decision. In the other semifinal bout, former UFC fighter Neil "Goliath" Grove needed just 45 seconds to put away Alexey Oleinik. Konrad and Grove will battle for the Bellator Heavyweight Championship in October.

In non-tournament bouts, Brett Cooper pounded out a victory over Matt Major, and Jameel "The Sergeant" Massouh has now won back-to-back fights after going 0-3 in the WEC. Massouh choked out Nick "Garfield" Mamalis in the first round.

On the undercard, Justin "The Fighting Fireman" Lemke won a split decision over Clay Guida's older brother Jason Guida. Sasa "The Serbian Warrior" Perkic picked up his third win via a more decisive unanimous decision over "Nasty" Nick Dupee, whose last name Bellator lists as Dupees, and most MMA media followed suit. Kyle "Wicked" Weickhardt scored a head kick KO over Luis Ramirez to remain undefeated.

BELLATOR FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIPS 29

Jameel Massouh (23-7) won by SUB over Nick Mamalis (15-6)
[4:27] - Round 1 - guillotine choke

Cole Konrad (6-0) won by UD over Damian Grabowski (13-1)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)

Neil Grove (10-2) won by TKO over Alexey Oleinik (28-6)
[0:45] - Round 1 - punches

Brett Cooper (12-6) won by TKO over Matt Major (6-3)
[6:27] - 1:27 Round 2 - punches

Justin Lemke (7-2) won by SD over Jason Guida (18-24)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)

Sasa Perkic (3-1) won by UD over Nick Dupee (3-3)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Kyle Weickhardt (4-0) won by KO over Luis Ramirez (2-2)
[0:30] - Round 1 - head kick

Complete MMA win-loss records with total fight time in brackets.

UD = Unanimous | SD = Split Decision | SUB = Submission

Thursday, September 16, 2010

UFC FIGHT NIGHT 22 RESULTS: Marquardt Stuns Palhares, Charles Oliveira and Cole Miller Grab Spotlight - 9/15/10



UFC FIGHT NIGHT 22: MARQUARDT VS PALHARES was held Wednesday September 15, 2010 at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. The main card aired live on Spike TV and preceded the season premiere of THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER 12: TEAM GSP VS TEAM KOSCHECK.

Seven of the ten fights at UFC Fight Night 22 resulted in the betting line underdog winning.

In the main event, Nate "The Great" Marquardt took advantage of a brutal error on the part of Rousimar Palhares. As the two fighters were scrambling on the ground, Palhares went for a leg lock, but Marquardt was able to squirm his way out and escape.

In one of the most egregious lapses in concentration I've ever seen in a pro fight, Rousimar Palhares, who was laying on his back, put his hand in the air to mysteriously protest and looked away from his opponent, towards the referee. Nate Marquardt, realizing Palhares was paying no attention at all to the fight he was in, popped him in the mouth and kept hitting him in the face until the referee stopped the fight.

It turns out Rousimar Palhares believed Nate Marquardt's legs were greased, which was proven to not be true upon post-fight inspection by officials. Palhares recanted his claim and apologized to Marquardt in a post-fight interview.

In the co-main event, 20-year-old Charles "do Bronx" Oliveira scored a huge rear-naked choke submission win over TUF 8 winner Efrain Escudero, who tapped out standing up. Since Oliveira can't legally purchase a beer in the United States to celebrate his victory, I had one for him. Oliveira is quickly becoming the next big thing in the UFC lightweight division.

UFC FIGHT NIGHT 22 BONUSES: $40K Bonus Payouts for Kingsbury, Hamman, Foster, Oliveira and Cole Miller - 9/15/10

The UFC awarded bonuses for UFC FIGHT NIGHT 22: MARQUARDT VS PALHARES in the amount of $40,000 each. After every event, the UFC awards performance-based payout bonuses to at least 4 fighters. This time, an additional bonus was given for Submission of the Night, so 5 fighters received bonuses.

Kyle "Kingsbu" Kingsbury and Jared "The Messenger" Hamman earned Fight of the Night honors for their 3-round preliminary bout war. This is the second fight in a row that Hamman has won Fight of the Night.

Brian Foster scored the Knockout of the Night bonus with a 1:07 TKO over veteran fighter Forrest "The Meat Cleaver" Petz in the first undercard fight. Foster beat out main event winner Nate Marquardt for the honor.

Two Submission of the Night bonuses were handed out, with Charles "Do Bronx" Oliveira and Cole "Magrinho" Miller splitting the honor. Oliveira was awarded for his standing rear-naked choke submission over TUF 8 winner Efrain "Hecho en Mexico" Escudero in the co-main event. Miller was also awarded for a rear-naked choke over TUF 9 winner Ross "The Real Deal" Pearson in the opening televised fight. Oliveira and Miller were the only two fighters eligible for the award.

OFFICIAL UFC BONUSES

FIGHT OF THE NIGHT: Kyle Kingsbury vs. Jared Hamman

KNOCKOUT OF THE NIGHT: Brian Foster

SUBMISSION OF THE NIGHT: Charles Oliveira

SUBMISSION OF THE NIGHT: Cole Miller

All 5 of these fighters are $40,000 richer thanks to their UFC Fight Night 22 performances.

BELLATOR FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIPS 30 Betting Odds, Weigh-In Results and Fight Card for 9/23/10 in Louisville

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BELLATOR FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIPS XXX -- September 23, 2010

Season 3, Week 7

Location: Fourth Street Live! in Louisville, Kentucky

Broadcast: FOX Sports Net

MAIN CARD

Bryan The Beast Baker (13-2) vs. Jeremy Gumby Horn (86-19)

[Welterweight Tournament Qualifier]
Jacob Tick Tock McClintock (6-1) vs. Brent Weedman (16-5)

[Bantamweight Tournament Semifinal]
Jose Vega (9-3) vs. Ed Wild West (14-4)

[Bantamweight Tournament Semifinal]
Bryan Goldsby (12-12) vs. Zack Fun Size Makovsky (10-2)

PRELIMINARY BOUTS

Josh Clark (3-0) vs. John Troyer (10-6)

Greg Maynard (2-0) vs. Ron The Monster Sparks (5-0)

Thomas TJ Barber (1-1) vs. BJ Ferguson (1-1)

Jeremiah Mississippi Riggs (2-5) vs. Mike The Crazii Cajun Fleniken (2-2)

Stoney The Skuller Hale (3-1) vs. Mike O'Donnell (2-2)


WEIGH-IN RESULTS (lbs)

Jose Vega (135) vs. Ed West (136) - Bantamweight

Bryan Goldsby (135) vs. Zack Makovsky (135) - Bantamweight

Bryan Baker (184) vs. Jeremy Horn (186) - Middleweight

Jacob McClintock (171) vs. Brent Weedman (170) - Welterweight

Josh Clark (185) vs. John Troyer (186) - Middleweight

Greg Maynard (263) vs. Ron Sparks (258) - Heavyweight

TJ Barber (142) vs. BJ Ferguson (144) - Featherweight

Mike Fleniken (185) vs. Jeremiah Riggs (186) - Middleweight

Stoney Hale (170) vs. Mike O'Donnell (170) - Welterweight

BETTING ODDS

Odds from BetUS current as of 12:00 pm EST on 9/23/10, translated to chances of winning.

BRYAN BAKER (-190) = 63% chance of winning

JEREMY HORN (+155) = 37% chance of winning

JACOB McCLINTOCK (-135) = 54% chance of winning

BRENT WEEDMAN (+105) = 46% chance of winning

ED WEST (-175) = 61% chance of winning

JOSE VEGA (+145) = 39% chance of winning

ZACK MAKOVSKY (-220) = 65% chance of winning

BRYAN GOLDSBY (+175) = 35% chance of winning

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

UFC FIGHT NIGHT 22 PREVIEW: Predictions, Betting Odds, Weigh-In Results for 9/15/10


by MMAmadman Randy Rowles with Joshua King and Johnny Nguyen

UFC FIGHT NIGHT 22: MARQUARDT VS PALHARES will be held Wednesday September 15, 2010 at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. The main card will air live on Spike TV at 8:00 pm EST.

This Insane Preview includes betting odds, win-loss records with stat breakdowns, Madness Levels and Madman Predictions. Betting lines are translated into chance-of-winning percentages.

Along with the MMAmadman's picks and Madness Levels, Joshua King and Johnny Nguyen join the fray to give their thoughts and predictions for the fights.

Betting lines are for entertainment purposes only and are included here to illustrate bookmaker projections.

Madness Levels indicate the amount of insanity inspired in anticipation of a fight on a scale of 1 to 10, a numerical translation of just how excited I am for each fight.

Striving to be the most analytically astute fight preview column possible. Let the madness begin...

UD = Unanimous | SD = Split | MD = Majority Decision | SUB = Submission | (T)KO = (Technical)Knockout
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UFC FIGHT NIGHT 22

MAIN CARD

Middleweight Bout

NATE MARQUARDT (-240) = 67% chance of winning

ROUSIMAR PALHARES (+190) = 33% chance of winning

NATE “THE GREAT” MARQUARDT (29-9) (8-3 UFC)

AGE: 31   HEIGHT: 6’0”   WEIGHT: 186

FIGHTING OUT OF: Denver, Colorado by way of Lander, Wyoming (AMERICAN)

15 wins by Submission | 7 wins by (T)KO | 7 wins by Decision

6 losses by Decision | 2 losses by Submission | 1 loss by TKO

LAST 5 FIGHTS (3-2)

LOSS to Chael Sonnen by UD at UFC 109 (2/10)

WIN over Demian Maia by KO at UFC 102 (8/09)

WIN over Wilson Gouveia by TKO at UFC 95 (2/09)

WIN over Martin Kampmann by TKO at UFC 88 (8/08)

LOSS to Thales Leites by SD at UFC 85 (6/08)

ROUSIMAR “TOQUINHO” PALHARES (11-2) (4-1 UFC)

AGE: 30   HEIGHT: 5’8”   WEIGHT: 186

FIGHTING OUT OF: Brazilian Top Team / Dores do Indaia, Minas Gerais, Brazil (BRAZILIAN)

8 wins by Submission | 2 wins by Decision | 1 win by TKO

2 losses by Decision

LAST 5 FIGHTS (4-1)

WIN over Tomasz Drwal by SUB at UFC 111 (3/10)

WIN over Lucio Linhares by SUB at UFC 107 (12/09)

WIN over Jeremy Horn by UD at UFC 93 (1/09)

LOSS to Dan Henderson by UD at UFC 88 (9/08)

WIN over Ivan Salaverry by SUB at UFC 84 (5/08)

MADNESS LEVEL (1-10): 9

This fight was moved from UFC 118 after Alan Belcher had to pull out of the original main event against Demian Maia due to a detached retina. Maia vs Mario Miranda was traded to UFC 118 for this fight to main event.

The man simply known as Paul Harris, Rousimar Palhares, gets the highest profile fight of his career coming off a 3-month suspension for dangerously holding onto a heel hook too long after Tomasz Drwal had tapped. Palhares is a compact submission machine, but both Jeremy Horn and Dan Henderson were able to fend him off for the duration of 3 rounds, albeit to different results as Horn lost to Palhares and Henderson beat him. I expect Nate Marquardt to use his wrestling and stand-up advantage to avoid Palhares’ submissions and outpoint him on the feet.

PREDICTION: Nate Marquardt by Decision

KING'S TAKE

MADNESS LEVEL (1-10): 9

Palhares is one of the more underrated fighters in the world. I'll take him to win with one of his patented nasty leglocks.

PREDICTION: Rousimar Palhares by Submission

JOHNNY'S TAKE

MADNESS LEVEL (1-10): 6

Gonna be interesting to see Nate back in the ring after getting owned by Chael, and to see if Palhares learned his lesson by not being a dumbass and holding onto a submission after someone is tapping. I hope Nate kicks the shit out of him!

PREDICTION: Nate Marquardt by Decision
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Tuesday, September 14, 2010

BELLATOR FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIPS 32 - Complete 10/14/10 Fight Card with 2 Tournament Championship Finals

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BELLATOR FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIPS XXXII -- October 14, 2010

Season 3, Week 9

Location: Kansas City Power and Light District in Kansas City, MO

Broadcast: FOX Sports Net

MAIN CARD

{Heavyweight Tournament Championship Final}
Neil Goliath Grove (10-2) vs. Cole The Polar Bear Konrad (6-0)

{Bantamweight Tournament Championship Final}
Zack Fun Size Makovsky (11-2) vs. Ed Wild West (15-4)

Ryan The Tank Engine Thomas (11-5) vs. Jim Judo Wallhead (19-5)

Michael Chandler (4-0) vs. Chris Page (0-0)

PRELIMINARY BOUTS

Eric The Machine Marriott (18-5) vs. Ryan Are You Ready? Roberts (13-8)

Rudy Bad News Bears (11-6) vs. Chad The Grinder Reiner (26-12)

Jared Demon Eyes Downing (3-0) vs. Danny Tims (9-3)

Brian Davidson (5-3) vs. Shane The Devil Hutchison (2-8)

VIDEO: Michael 'The Voice' Schiavello DREAM 16 Preview - 9/25/10 Fight Card with Betting Odds and Weigh-In Results

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DREAM 16 -- September 25, 2010

Location: Nippon Gaishi Hall in Nagoya, Japan

Broadcast: HDNet

{Light Heavyweight Championship} - Vacant
Tatsuya Mizuno (8-5) vs. Gegard The Dreamcatcher Mousasi (29-3)

Jason Mayhem Miller (23-7) vs. Kazushi Sakuraba (26-13)

Shinya Aoki (24-5) vs. Marcus Maximus Aurelio (20-8)

Satoshi Ishii (1-1) vs. Ikuhisa Minowaman Minowa (46-30)

Chase The Rage Beebe (13-6) vs. Hiroyuki Streetfight Bancho Takaya (13-8)

Cole Apache Kid Escovedo (16-5) vs. Michihiro Omigawa (11-8)

Joachim Hellboy Hansen (19-10) vs. Hideo Tokoro (26-22)

Lion Takeshi Inoue (18-4) vs. Kazuyuki Little Hercules Miyata (9-7)

Mitsuhiro Endless Fighter Ishida (19-6) vs. Akiyo Wicky Nishiura (11-5)

Yusuke Kawaguchi (11-2) vs. James The Colossus Thompson (15-13)


WEIGH-IN RESULTS (lbs)

Tatsuya Mizuno (203.5) vs. Gegard Mousasi (204.6) - Light Heavyweight

Jason Miller (184.8) vs. Kazushi Sakuraba (182.6) - Middleweight

Shinya Aoki (153.3) vs. Marcus Aurelio (153.3) - Lightweight

Satoshi Ishii (235.4) vs. Ikuhisa Minowa (193.6) - Openweight

Chase Beebe (140.8) vs. Hiroyuki Takaya (140.8) - Featherweight

Cole Escovedo (143) vs. Michihiro Omigawa (143) - Featherweight

Joachim Hansen (138.6) vs. Hideo Tokoro (138.6) - Featherweight

Takeshi Inoue (143) vs. Kazuyuki Miyata (143) - Featherweight

Mitsuhiro Ishida (143) vs. Akiyo Nishiura (142.6) - Featherweight

Yusuke Kawaguchi (253) vs. James Thompson (290.4) - Heavyweight

BETTING ODDS

Odds from Bodog current as of 10:00 am EST on 9/24/10, translated to chances of winning.

GEGARD MOUSASI (-1500) = 89% chance of winning

TATSUYA MIZUNO (+750) = 11% chance of winning

JASON MILLER (-500) = 77% chance of winning

KAZUSHI SAKURABA (+300) = 23% chance of winning

SHINYA AOKI (-360) = 75% chance of winning

MARCUS AURELIO (+280) = 25% chance of winning

SATOSHI ISHII (-180) = 62% chance of winning

IKUHISA MINOWA (+150) = 38% chance of winning

HIROYUKI TAKAYA (-220) = 66% chance of winning

CHASE BEEBE (+180) = 34% chance of winning

MICHIHIRO OMIGAWA (-500) = 77% chance of winning

COLE ESCOVEDO (+300) = 23% chance of winning

JOACHIM HANSEN (-360) = 75% chance of winning

HIDEO TOKORO (+280) = 25% chance of winning

TAKESHI INOUE (-185) = 62% chance of winning

KAZUYUKI MIYATA (+155) = 38% chance of winning

MITSUHIRO ISHIDA (-500) = 77% chance of winning

AKIYO NISHIURA (+300) = 23% chance of winning


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AGGRESSION MMA 5: UPRISING Poster and Fight Card for 10/1/10 in Edmonton

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AGGRESSION MMA 5: UPRISING -- October 1, 2010

Location: Edmonton Expo Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Broadcast: Internet PPV

Tim The Thrashing Machine Hague (11-4) vs. Travis Diesel Wiuff (62-13)

Mukai Maromo (3-0) vs. Kurt Southern (6-3)

Luke Harris (4-1) vs. Siarhei Misialik (1-1)

Jason Ares Gorny (3-3) vs. Simon The Mutant Marini (8-3)

Zach Blaber (4-2) vs. Devon Neis (3-2)

Cody Krahn (8-2) vs. Tim Mad Dog Skidmore (3-16)

Adam Bodwell (1-0) vs. Corey Lautischer (3-1)

Mike Davis (4-3) vs. Cory Pequeno Knapp (4-14)

Monday, September 13, 2010

X-1: HEROES RESULTS - Falaniko Vitale Defends, Poai Suganuma and Sang Soo Lee Advance to Tournament Finale - 9/11/10

X-1: HEROES was held Saturday September 11, 2010 at the Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii. The event featured 3 X-1 championship fights and the semifinals of the X-1 Light Heavyweight Tournament.

In the main event, Falaniko "Niko" Vitale used an Ezekiel choke to submit Kala "Kolohe" Hose in the fourth round to successfully defend his X-1 Middleweight Championship.

Poai Suganuma and Sang Soo Lee advanced to the finals of the X-1 Light Heavyweight Tournament and will fight each other for the vacant 205-pound title at the next X-1 event. Vitaly "The Dancing Russian" Shemetov and previously unbeaten Brit Roy Boughton were eliminated from the tournament.

Ricky "Hoku" Wallace defended his X-1 Featherweight Championship with a rear-naked choke over veteran fighter Alvin Cacdac. Russell Doane became the new X-1 Bantamweight Champion with a triangle choke victory over Bryson Hansen.

Max "Lil Evil" Holloway made a successful MMA debut with a decision win over Duke Saragosa. MMA couple Raquel Paaluhi and Dustin Kimura achieved opposite results, with Paaluhi losing by armbar to undefeated Sarah "The Monster" D'Alelio, and Kimura winning by triangle choke over Chris "Red Bull" Willems.

X-1: HEROES

{Middleweight Championship}
Falaniko Vitale (28-9) won by SUB over Kala Hose (7-4)
[17:26] - 2:26 Round 4 - Ezekiel choke

Poai Suganuma (11-3) won by KO over Vitalius Shemetov (7-8)
[1:08] - Round 1 - punch

Sang Soo Lee (15-9) won by UD over Roy Boughton (4-1)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds

{Featherweight Championship}
Ricky Wallace (10-3) won by SUB over Alvin Cacdac (9-7)
[14:40] - 4:40 Round 3 - rear-naked choke

{Bantamweight Championship}
Russell Doane (5-0) won by SUB over Bryson Hansen (5-1)
[2:59] - Round 1 - triangle choke

Max Holloway (1-0) won by UD over Duke Saragosa (3-4)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds

Sarah D'Alelio (4-0) won by SUB over Raquel Paaluhi (2-1)
[2:13] - Round 1 - armbar

{Hawaii State Bantamweight Championship}
Mark Tajon (4-2) won by SUB over Eddie Perrells (5-4)
[3:22] - Round 1 - armbar

Dustin Kimura (3-0) won by SUB over Chris Willems (3-4)
[2:55] - Round 1 - triangle choke

Collin Mansanas (2-0) won by SD over Caleb Price (0-1)
[9:00] - 3 Rounds

Timothy Meeks (2-1) won by UD over Van Shiroma (1-1)
[9:00] - 3 Rounds

Complete MMA win-loss records with total fight time in brackets.

UD = Unanimous | SD = Split Decision | SUB = Submission

MFC 26 RESULTS: Antonio McKee Makes a Statement with His Elbow, Douglas Lima Shocks the Canadian Crowd - 9/10/10

MAXIMUM FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 26: RETRIBUTION was held Friday September 10, 2010 at the Westman Place at The Keystone Centre in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada. The main card aired live in North America on HDNet.

In the main event, Douglas "The Phenom" Lima caught hometown favorite Ryan "The Real Deal" Ford with an armbar less than a minute into the second round. Before this loss, Ford was thought to be a strong contender for an eventual spot in the UFC. Instead, the American Lima captured the spotlight from the Canadian sensation.

In the co-main event, MFC Lightweight Champion Antonio "Mandingo" McKee, who vowed to retire from MMA if he didn't finish challenger Luciano Azevedo, caught Azevedo with a nasty elbow that opened up a cut. In a weird sequence, Azevedo, whose head and shoulders were outside of the ring ropes, turned to his stomach after being cut with the elbow, and the ref stepped in. But the ref didn't stop the fight. Instead he asked the ringside doctor to check the cut. Although Azevedo had clearly given up, the ref instead bizarrely allowed him to have a timeout. This ended up being irrelevant, however, as Azevedo had already established he was done, and McKee was awarded the fight by doctor stoppage.

American wrestler Jesse "JT Money" Taylor applied his grappling craft against Brit Tom "Kong" Watson for three rounds and won a clear unanimous decision victory. Watson will return to the United Kingdom for a big main event fight with Big Brother reality superstar Alex Reid at BAMMA 4 in less than two weeks.

TUF 3 participant Mike Nickels looked downright awful against Dwayne Lewis, who finished off the former UFC fighter in just a minute and a half. Nickels sloppily charged at Lewis for a takedown and was promptly put down. Lewis has an aggressive and entertaining style that would suit him well for a run in the UFC.

In a battle of UFC castoffs, David Heath used a Kyukushin karate variation of the Superman punch, called a "balk right hand" by announcer Michael "The Voice" Schiavello, to take the crown of "King" Solomon Hutcherson with a knockout. Heath has put together 3 straight wins in 2010 and has reinvented himself as a badass fighter. Strikeforce would be wise to bring in Heath and set up a rematch with Renato "Babalu" Sobral, who was fired from the UFC for holding onto an Anaconda choke for too long after submitting Heath.

In the opening televised fight, veteran fighter Curtis "The Demon" Demarce used a triangle choke to put the first blemish on the record of Tyson "The Man of" Steele.

MFC 26: RETRIBUTION

Douglas Lima (15-4) won by SUB over Ryan Ford (12-3)
[5:48] - 0:48 Round 2 - armbar

{Lightweight Championship}
Antonio McKee (25-3) won by TKO over Luciano Azevedo (16-9)
[3:11] - Round 1 - doctor stoppage

Jesse Taylor (16-6) won by UD over Tom Watson (12-4)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (30-26 all)

Dwayne Lewis (12-5) won by TKO over Mike Nickels (8-4)
[1:30] - Round 1 - punches

David Heath (16-6) won by KO over Solomon Hutcherson (11-7)
[8:46] - 3:46 Round 2 - balk right hand

Curtis Demarce (9-7) won by SUB over Tyson Steele (3-1)
[9:09] - 4:09 Round 2 - triangle choke

Ford Robertson (4-0) won by UD over Andrew Buckland (11-8)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds

Aaron Berke (5-2) won by SUB over Ryan Ballingall (3-4)
[5:35] - 0:35 Round 2 - rear-naked choke

Chad Freeman (6-3) won by SUB over Theo Brisley (3-3)
[3:04] - Round 1 - armbar

Complete MMA win-loss records with total fight time in brackets.

UD = Unanimous Decision | SUB = Submission


MADMAN AWARDS

FIGHT OF THE NIGHT: David Heath vs. Solomon Hutcherson

KO OF THE NIGHT: David Heath over Solomon Hutcherson

SUB OF THE NIGHT: Douglas Lima (armbar) over Ryan Ford

QUICKEST WIN: Dwayne Lewis over Mike Nickels in 90 seconds

BIGGEST UPSET: Douglas Lima (+185) over Ryan Ford

BIGGEST WINNER:) Antonio McKee

BIGGEST LOSER:( Mike Nickels

SHARK FIGHTS 13 RESULTS: Keith Jardine Loses Again, Houston Alexander TKO's Sokoudjou in Texas - 9/11/10

SHARK FIGHTS 13: JARDINE VS PRANGLEY was held Saturday September 11, 2010 at the Amarillo Civic Center Coliseum in Amarillo, Texas. The main card aired live on PPV, while the undercard streamed live for free on Sherdog.com.

Keith "The Dean of Mean" Machine has now lost 5 straight fights. After being ousted from the UFC for 4 consecutive losses, Jardine was unable to rebound on his first try outside of the Octagon. Shark Fights Light Heavyweight Champion Trevor Prangley scored the biggest win of his career and has made a case for his own return to the UFC.

In the co-main event, Houston "The Assassin" Alexander survived a first round beatdown from fellow hitman handle Rameau Thierry "The African Assassin" Sokoudjou. After starting the second round with wobbly legs, Alexander managed to catch Sokoudjou and pounded out a victory over the fatigued Team Quest fighter. This was a much-needed win for Alexander, who has definitely found a new home in the Shark Tank. The Amarillo crowd was chanting Alexander's name after his highly impressive come-from-behind victory.

In his first fight in America since suckerpunching Josh Koscheck and getting booted from the UFC, Paul "Semtex" Daley outpointed Jorge "Gamebred" Masvidal, who moved up from lightweight for this fight. Daley failed to make weight for this fight and was docked twenty-percent of his fight purse.

Danillo "Indio" Villefort and Tarec "Sponge" Saffiedine scored upset decision wins over "Smokin'" Joey Villasenor and Brock Larson, respectively. Paul Bradley kicked off the PPV card with an impressive victory over Johnny "The Hater Hurter" Rees.

Ronnie Mann captured the Shark Fights Featherweight Championship in the featured fight of the undercard. Although Doug Evans successfully used his wrestling to take down the British fighter often, Mann did enough on his feet to win the fight on two judges' scorecards.

Former light heavyweight Aaron Rosa scored a unanimous decision win over Devin Cole in a heavyweight bout. Daniel Straus and Eric "Big Head" Davila both scored impressive upset wins over Karen Darabedyan and Pete Spratt, respectively.

SHARK FIGHTS 13: JARDINE VS PRANGLEY

Trevor Prangley (23-6) won by SD over Keith Jardine (15-9)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)

Houston Alexander (11-6) won by TKO over Rameau Sokoudjou (9-7)
[6:31] - 1:31 Round 2 - punches

Paul Daley (25-9) won by UD over Jorge Masvidal (20-6)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Danillo Villefort (12-3) won by UD over Joey Villasenor (27-8)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (30-27 all)

Tarec Saffiedine (10-2) won by UD over Brock Larson (28-5)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (30-27 all)

Paul Bradley (13-2) won by SUB over Johnny Rees (12-3)
[4:28] - Round 1 - rear-naked choke

{Featherweight Championship}
Ronnie Mann (18-2) won by SD over Doug Evans (10-7)
[25:00] - 5 Rounds - (48-47, 48-47, 47-48)

Aaron Rosa (15-3) won by UD over Devin Cole (14-8)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (29-28 all)

Daniel Straus (13-3) won by UD over Karen Darabedyan (9-4)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (30-27 all)

Eric Davila (18-10) won by SUB over Pete Spratt (21-18)
[8:49] - 3:49 Round 2 - guillotine choke

Complete MMA win-loss records with total fight time in brackets.

UD = Unanimous | SD = Split Decision | SUB = Submission


MADMAN AWARDS

FIGHT OF THE NIGHT: Houston Alexander vs. Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou

KO OF THE NIGHT: Houston Alexander over Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou

SUB OF THE NIGHT: Paul Bradley (rear-naked choke) over Johnny Rees

QUICKEST WIN: Paul Bradley over Johnny Rees in 268 seconds

BIGGEST UPSET: Houston Alexander (+340) over Sokoudjou

BIGGEST WINNER:) Houston Alexander

BIGGEST LOSER:( Keith Jardine

UFC 120: BISPING VS AKIYAMA - 10/16/10 United Kingdom Fight Card on Spike TV


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UFC 120: BISPING VS AKIYAMA -- October 16, 2010

Location: The O2 Arena in London, England, United Kingdom

Broadcast: Spike TV

MAIN CARD

Yoshihiro Akiyama (13-2) vs. Michael The Count Bisping (19-3)

Carlos Natural Born Killer Condit (25-5) vs. Dan The Outlaw Hardy (23-7)

John The Hitman Hathaway (14-0) vs. Mike Quicksand Pyle (19-7)

Travis Hapa Browne (10-0) vs. Cheick Kongo (15-6)

Claude The Prince Patrick (12-1) vs. James Lightning Wilks (7-3)

PRELIMINARY BOUTS

Cyrille Snake Diabate (16-6) vs. Alexander The Mauler Gustafsson (9-1)

Rob Broughton (14-5) vs. Vinicius Spartan Queiroz (5-1)

Steve The Robot Cantwell (7-3) vs. Stanislav Nedkov (11-0)

Mark Boots Holst (8-2) vs. Paul Sassangle Sass (10-0)

Spencer The King Fisher (23-6) vs. Curt Warburton (6-1)

Fabio Maldonado (17-3) vs. James The Hammer McSweeney (4-5)