• Luis

    February 22, 2014 1:27:16 PM

    UFC 170 weigh-ins results

    Weigh-ins results for UFC 170, which took place Friday at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.

    Main card

    UFC women's bantamweight championship: Ronda Rousey (135) vs. Sara McMann (135)
    Daniel Cormier (205) vs. Patrick Cummins (205)
    Rory MacDonald (171) vs. Demian Maia (170)
    Mike Pyle (171) vs. TJ Waldburger (171)
    Robert Whittaker (170) vs. Stephen Thompson (170.5)

    Preliminary card
    Alexis Davis (135) vs. Jessica Eye (136)
    Raphael Assuncao (136) vs. Pedro Munhoz (135)
    Cody Gibson (135.5) vs. Aljamain Sterling (135.5)
    Zach Makovsky (125) vs. Josh Sampo (126)
    Rafaello Oliveira (155) vs. Erik Koch (155)
    Ernest Chavez (156) vs. Yosdenis Cedeno (155.5)

    Source:  mmadiehards.com
  • Luis

    February 22, 2014 1:23:03 PM

    WSOF Canada: Ford vs. Powell results

    Event results for "WSOF Canada: Ford vs. Powell," which took place Friday in Edmonton, Alberta.

    Main Card:

    • Ryan Ford def. Joel Powell via KO (Kick), Rd 1, 0:53 (to win WSOF Canada welterweight title)
    • Smealinho Rama def. Steve Mocco via decision (29-27, 30-27, 29-28)
    • Michael Hill def. Ryan Dickson via decision (29-28x3)
    • Josh Machan def. Adam Lorenz via split decision (29-28x2, 28-29)
    • Brandt Dewsbery def. Mark Drummond via submission (rear-naked choke), Rd 1, 4:31

    Preliminary Card:

    • Will Romero vs. Lenny Wheeler ends via No Contest (unintentional foul), Rd 1, 4:47
    • Mike Kent def. Matt Baker via split decision (29-28x2, 28-29)
    • Tim Hague def. Lee Mein via TKO (punches), Rd 1, 4:21
    • Owen Carr def. Maged Hammo via decision (30-27x3)
    • Hakeem Dawodu def. Behrang Yousefi via KO (punch) Rd 1, 1:07
    • Roger Alves def. Jemark Brady via decision (30-25, 30-26, 30-27)
    • Stuart Fontaine def. Justin Evans via TKO (punches), Rd 1, 2:11
    Source:  mmadiehards.com
  • Luis

    February 19, 2014 4:48:52 PM

    MMA DieHards Radio: Kevin Randleman, Mike Constantino, Ryan Dickson

    DROID-FRIENDLY AUDIO ARCHIVE HERE: [media id=307 width=480 height=20] APPLE-FRIENDLY audio available for download on iTunes or on Stitcher Radio What happens when you mix an MMA legend with an up-and-comer plus a touch of MMA management?  You get tonight’s edition of MMA DieHards Radio. Hosts Jason Kelly (Twitter: @JayMMADieHards) and Joe Rizzo (@rearnakedchoke) welcome MMA royalty in Kevin Randleman, show promoter and manager Mike Constantino, as well as Canadian propect Ryan Dickson. 0:16  – Dickson (@rydmma) is a Canadian welterweight who is set to compete against TUF 16’s Michael Hill at WSOF Canada on Feb. 21.  Dickson also shared his triumphant battle against cancer and continuing to close in on his UFC goal. 0:48 – Constantino (@AMAFightClub) is the owner of AMA Fight Club, which houses UFC combatants such as Jim Miller, and he recently took over the reins at Cage Fury Fighting Championships. 1:15 – Randleman (@themonstah_) is the epitome of a mixed martial arts legend.  Being a pioneer of the sport that stood toe-to-toe with some of the greatest fighters we’ve ever seen, Randleman will be one of the few guests that can talk about the past, present and future of MMA with a unique insight. Listen to MMA DieHards Radio live every Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT.  Subscribe to all shows on the MMA DieHards Raio Network on iTunes or on Stitcher Radio.  Catch past episodes here, and be sure to follow us on Twitter @MMADIEHARDS." target="ext_news">mmadiehards.com
  • Luis

    February 19, 2014 12:26:05 PM

    "In The Blood" featuring Gina Carano slated for theaters on April 4

    Anchor Bay Films, in a joint distribution with Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, will unleash IN THE BLOOD simultaneously in theaters, On Demand and on iTunes on April 4th, 2014. IN THE BLOOD stars former MMA Fighter/Action Star Gina Carano (Fast and the Furious 6, Haywire) along with an ensemble cast, Cam Gigandet (Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2), Luis Guzmán (We’re the Millers, The Taking of Pelham 1, 2, 3), Amaury Nolasco (Rum Diaries, TV’s “Prison Break”), Ismael Cruz Cordoba (TV’s “The Good Wife”), Treat Williams (TV’s “Chicago Fire”), Stephen Lang (Avatar) and Danny Trejo (Machete).  The film was directed by John Stockwell (Blue Crush, Into the Blue) and was written by Bennett Yellin and James Robert Johnston. Gina Carano stars as Ava, a trained fighter with a dark past. When her new husband (Cam Gigandet) vanishes during their Caribbean honeymoon, Ava uncovers a violent underworld of conspiracy in the middle of an island paradise. Armed with a deadly set of skills, Ava sets out to discover the truth – and to take down the men she thinks are responsible for his abduction, one by one. IN THE BLOOD was produced by Raymond Mansfield and Shaun Redick, of Movie Package Co., and Cash Warren, and executive produced by Lee Portnoi, David R. Arnold, Nicola Horlick, Andrew Mann, Glenn M Stewart, Stefan Sonnenfeld, Luillo Ruiz, James Gibb and Belly Torres.  The film was financed by The Way We Roll Productions and MICA Entertainment" target="ext_news">mmadiehards.com
  • Luis

    February 19, 2014 11:58:12 AM

    Three bouts added to MFC 40

    The Maximum Fighting Championship has added three action-packed bouts to the lineup for MFC 40: Crowned Kings including a pair of pivotal matchups in the lightweight division. With the MFC lightweight crown on the line in the rematch between Kurt Southern and Tom Gallicchio, these two top-contender bouts will go long way in determining the next challenger for the new champion. The lightweight championship encounter is one of three title fights slated for MFC 40 which takes place on Friday, May 9 live on AXS TV Fights emanating from the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton, Alberta. In one of the lightweight tilts, world champion jiu-jitsu ace Jonatas "Peixe Frito" Novaes (11-5) aims to get back in the title picture against rising star and fellow jiu-jitsu practitioner Andrew "Andrewconda" McInnes (4-1). The other bout in the 155-pound division will see a pair of highly explosive strikers do battle as Marcus "Bad Intentions" Edwards (6-2) meets MFC record-holder Aaron "Gorilla" Gallant (6-5). "These two fights are tremendous. All four of them have a burning desire to get a shot at the title and I expect them to leave it all on the line," said Mark Pavelich, the Owner/President of the Maximum Fighting Championship. "There is no point to holding back anything when there's a title opportunity at stake. These fighters know that, and I sense they'll dig deep within themselves to find an extra gear. That can only mean great things for the fans in the seats and those watching live on AXS TV Fights." Novaes vs. McInnes Originally from Conceicao de Barra, Brazil, Novaes (Twitter: @jonatasnovaes) has an incredible resume in jiu-jitsu and has parlayed those submission skills into mixed martial arts with eight of his 11 wins coming via tapout. Novaes has won six of his last eight fights including the lone knockout win of his career coming against former MFC contender Drew Fickett. Under the Maximum Fighting Championship banner, Novaes, who now lives in Chicago, Illinois, scored a third-round submission win over Southern at MFC 36, but then suffered a first-round TKO against in the rematch against Southern at MFC 38. With hometown crowd support fighting in Edmonton, McInnes (Twitter: @andrewconda) made his hotly anticipated organizational debut at MFC 39 and earned Submission of the Night honors with a standing rear-naked choke finish in the second round against Dan Ring. All four of McInnes's wins have come via submission and three of those have ended inside the opening round. Edwards vs. Gallant Edwards (Twitter: @BadIntentions91) also made his organizational debut at MFC 39 and dominated Sean Powers with striking and ground-and-pound en route to a rear-naked choke submission at 4:50 of the first round. The Littleton, Colorado, product has won six of his last seven with five finishes coming inside the first round. Gallant's foray into MFC 40 (Twitter: @gallantgorilla) marks the return of the MFC record-holder for fastest knockout - an accomplishment the Calgary, Alberta, product set at MFC 38. Gallant executed a devastating three-punch combination that floored Matt Jelly a mere seven seconds into their bout back in October. The electrifying finish earned Gallant his fourth straight win. O'Connell vs. Valimaki back on schedule The other bout announced for MFC 40 is the previously scheduled matchup pitting Sean "The Real OC" O'Connell (15-4) against Victor "The Matrix" Valimaki (17-8). The light-heavyweight contest was pulled from MFC 39 when Valimaki came up ill, though O'Connell stayed on the card and earned a quick submission victory over late replacement Markhaile Wedderburn. Valimaki, who will have the home-town advantage of fighting in Edmonton, became one of the original MFC stars when he upset legendary veteran Dan “The Beast” Severn at MFC 8 in September 2005. After claiming the MFC title with a win over Jason Day one year later, Valimaki (Twitter: @V2MMA) defended the belt in February 2007 with a startling, come-from-behind knockout win over Jared Kilkenny at MFC 11. But in August 2007 at MFC 13, Valimaki had the title snatched away from him in a TKO loss to Roger Hollett. Fighting out of Walnut Creek, California, O’Connell (Twitter: @realOCsports) has won eight of his last nine bouts and notched seven victories via knockout. A final main-card matchup along with a roster of preliminary fights will be announced shortly." target="ext_news">mmadiehards.com