Fight Network Enfusion 22 e1416607976783 Fight Network presents Enfusion 22 LIVE this Sunday, Nov. 23 at 2:30 pm ETFight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents the latest installment of the Enfusion Live kickboxing series, as Enfusion 22 emanates from Groningen, Netherlands, headlined by a blockbuster 70 kg world championship showdown pitting legendary former two-time K-1 MAX champion Andy Souwer against top Iranian prospect Ardalan Sheikholeslami.

Kicking off on Nov. 23 at 2:30 p.m. ET, Fight Network’s live broadcast will air on Cablevision’s Optimum TV, Grande Communications, Shentel Cable and Armstrong Cable in the U.S., nationwide in Canada, Roku devices across North America, and in Turkey on D-Smart.

Another title is on the line in the co-feature, as American standout Tiffany van Soest defends her -57 kg women’s crown against Holland’s own Denise Kielhoultz.

In other featured bouts, Holland’s Tom De Smet battles Serbian Daniel Ciric, Romania’s Andrei Ostrovanu clashes with Curacao’s Cedric Bacuna, Curacao’s Alva Remor meets Moroccan Khalid El Bakouri, plus Suriname’s Marvin Sansaar collides with Morocco’s Mohammed Jaraya.

For a full listing of Fight Network’s broadcast schedule, please visit tv.fightnetwork.com and follow on Twitter @fightnet, become a fan on Facebook and visit us on Instagram @fightnet.

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Battlezone FC works with Safe MMA

by Staff on November 21, 2014


BATTLEZONE FC WORKS WITH SAFE MMA


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attleZone FC works for the first time with Safe MMA for tomorrow’s BattleZone FC 12 in The Regency Hotel in Dublin, Ireland.

Two professional bouts were originally scheduled for the predominantly Amateur show with one now scratched from the card due to injury. The competitors for the remaining professional fight, Mick Brennan vs. Stephen Coll, have been approved as fit for participation by the independent medical organisation.

All other competitors across the card will also undergo Safe MMA pre and post fight medicals; and BattleZone has pledged that on-site medical care will meet Safe MMA stipulations.

Promoter, Andy Ryan, said:

“BattleZone FC is delighted to be working with Safe MMA to promote fighter safety, which should be the cornerstone of the sport. As a promotion we have a duty of care to fighters and it’s great to be able to unify over this important issue with other promoters under the Safe MMA banner.”

SAFE MMA Ireland ambassadors, fighter Aisling Daly and Professor Dan Healy said:

Safe MMA is about reducing avoidable risk. Protecting professional fighters is one fundamental responsibility of all promotions. This weekend BattleZone joins Cage Warriors and Euro Fight Night as another Irish promotion pays this respect to fighters”

To view the complete current Safe MMA fighters’ register visit: http://safemmauk.wordpress.com/safe-mma-fighters-list/

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M-1 Challenge 53: Battle in the Celestial Empire
Finalized with addition of two featherweight fights
Streaming live Nov. 25 from China on M1Global.TV

m1 global logo 2 e1416447634682 M 1 Challenge 53: Battle in the Celestial Empire Finalized for Nov 25 in BeijingThe main card for the blockbuster November 25th M-1 Challenge 53: Battle in the Celestial Empire, airing live on www.M1Global.TV from Wukesong Arena in Beijing, China, has been finalized with the addition of two potentially explosive featherweight fights.

Rijirigala Amu (8-3-0), of China, takes on unbeaten Kazakh fighter Sergey Morozov (4-0-0), while Jianwei “Yangtze Uksw” He (1-1-0) faces Russian Movsar Evloev in his professional debut.

Six of the best heavyweight MMA fighters in the world top the main card in three highly competitive, entertaining matches.

Undefeated M-1 Challenge heavyweight champion Marcin Tybura (11-0-0), of Poland, defends his title against Estonia’s unbeaten challenger Denis Smoldarev (8-0-0) in the main event.

In a Heavyweight Super Fight, Russian star Sergei “The Paratrooper” Kharitonov
(21-5-0) takes on former M-1 Global interim heavyweight champion Kenny “Deuce” Garner (14-7-0), who replaced injured Satoshi Ishii (12-3-1).

Latvian knockout artist Konstantin Gluhov (28-14-0) battles former M-1 Challenge heavyweight champion Damian “Polish Pitbull” Grabowski (19-2-0), of Poland, in a Special Heavyweight Attraction.

Also fighting on the main-card is unbeaten Ukrainian featherweight Pavel Vitruk (11-0-0) against Jungle Fight champion Rafael Miranda (9-4-0, of Brazil. Four-time Wushu Sanda champion Muslim “King of Wushi Sanda” Salikhov (5-1-0), of Russia, faces Brazilian striker Victor Kratos Sckoteski (5-1-0), and Russian featherweight Nikita “Piranha” Chistyakov (4-1-0) meets Honggang “The Master” Yao (10-4-0) to round-out this loaded card from top to bottom.
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FIGHT NETWORK
MMA & KICKBOXING PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE
(Nov. 17-23, 2014)

Fight Network 24 hours Fight Network weekly MMA & kickboxing programming (Nov. 17 23)

Fight Network, a 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports. It airs programs focused on the entire scope of the combat sports genre, including live fights and up-to-the-minute news and analysis for mixed martial arts, kickboxing, professional wrestling, traditional martial arts, boxing, fight news, as well as fight-themed drama series, documentaries and feature films.

Below find highlights of this week’s programming:

Monday, Nov. 17

5:00 p.m. ET – UFC: The Time is Now Press Conference LIVE- Announcing the UFC’s 2015 calendar in Las Vegas.

6:00 p.m. ET – Elite Muay Thai: Thailand vs. Challenger 20 – The biggest Muay Thai series in the world featuring premium international stand-up fighters taking on the renowned Thai National Team.

7 p.m. ET – 5 Rounds – Hosts John Ramdeen and Robin Black invite special guests to break down the weekend of MMA action.

7:30 p.m. ET – Fight News Now Extra – The top combat sports news of the day, plus interviews, features and more.

Tuesday, Nov. 18

7:00 p.m. ET – Xtreme Fighting Championships – Florida-based professional MMA featuring top Americans prospects, international stars and UFC veterans.

8:30 p.m. ET – Fight News Now Extra – The top combat sports news of the day, plus interviews, features and more.

9:00 p.m. ET – DEEP: Jewels 5 – MMA featuring Mizuki Inoue vs. Emi Tomimatsu and Naho Sugiyama vs. Ayaka Hamasaki from Aug. 9, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan.

Wednesday, Nov. 19

3:00 a.m. ET – Texas Fight Night – MMA action from Texas featuring the Lone Star State’s top prospects in the cage.

4:00 a.m. ET – Rocktagon MMA – Professional and amateur MMA from the Buckeye State featuring the next generation of stars.

6 p.m. ET – Best of Cage Rage – Classic matches from the world-renowned U.K. promotion featuring Anderson Silva, Vitor Belfort and Michael Bisping.

7 p.m. ET – Fight News Now: MMA Edition – Fight Network’s staple news program covering all the big stories in the combat sports world.

7:30 p.m. ET — Fighting Spirit MMA Season 3 – Compilation of fights from across the globe, including SFL, BAMMA, Cage Warriors, EFC Africa, KSW, UCMMA and WFC.

8:30 p.m. ET – Cage Warriors Fight Night – Cage Warriors 74: Nicholas Dalby vs. Mohsen Bahari for the Cage Warriors welterweight title from Noiv. 15, 2014 in London.

11 p.m. ET – MMA Meltdown with Morency – Gabriel Morency reports on all the latest odds, news and rumors from the MMA world, plus exclusive interviews.

11:30 p.m. ET – TakeDown Wrestling – coverage of amateur wrestling events with exclusive footage, interviews, analysis and behind-the-scenes action.

Thursday, Nov. 20

12:30 a.m. ET — Fight News Now Extra – The top combat sports news of the day, plus interviews, features and more.

1:30 a.m. ET – Tuff Girls – Reality series featuring female Muay Thai fighters on their journey to win a championship in Thailand under renowned trainer Master Toddy.

2:00 a.m. ET – Ultimate Challenge MMA Fight Night – UCMMA 22: Warrior Creed- Featuring Alex Reid vs. Jason Barrett from Aug. 6, 2011 in London.

6:00 p.m. ET – Championship Fighting Alliance – Professional MMA from Florida featuring the likes of Josh Sampo, Mike Kyle, John Howard, Sean McCorkle, Luis Palomino and others.

7:30 p.m. ET — Fight News Now Extra – The top combat sports news of the day, plus interviews, features and more.

9:00 p.m. ET – DEEP: Cage Impact 2014 – Featuring Kazuhiro Nakamura vs. Seigo Mizuguchi and Yuya Shirai vs. Yuki Okano from July 21, 2014 from Tokyp.

Friday, Nov. 21

12:00 a.m. ET – It’s Showtime Special – Chronicling classic kickboxing battles from Europe featuring Badr Hari, Daniel Ghita and Melvin Manhoef.

2:00 a.m. ET — Pancrase Fight Night – Classic pioneering MMA battles featuring Ken Shamrock, Frank Shamrock, Bas Rutten, Nate Marquardt, Chael Sonnen and others.

4:00 a.m. ET – Best of DEEP: Featuring classic fights from Japanese DEEP promotion including Shinya Aoki, Hayato Sakurai and Gegard Mousasi.

5:00 a.m. ET –Best of Jewels – Fights from the all-female Japanese mixed martial arts league.

6:00 a.m. ET – M-1 Challenge – Professional MMA from Europe featuring top rising prospects and international stars.

7:30 p.m. ET — Fight News Now Extra – The top combat sports news of the day, plus interviews, features and more.

8:00 p.m. ET — Toe 2 Toe – Exclusive sit-down interview with Brazilian MMA legend Wanderlei Silva.

9:00 p.m. ET – KSW 19: Pudzianowski vs. Sapp – Featuring Mariusz Pudzianowski vs. Bob Sapp and Mamed Khalidov vs. Rodney Wallace from May 12, 2012 in Lodz, Poland.

Saturday, Nov. 22

6:00 a.m. ET – Best of TKO – Featuring Urijah Faber vs. Ivan Menjivar from TKO 24.

7:00 a.m. ET – Best of Gladiator Challenge – Featuring Joe Stevenson vs. Casey Balkenbush from Gladiator Challenge 14.

10:00 a.m. ET – Best of SportFight – Top quality MMA from the Pacific Northwest, hosted by UFC veterans Matt Lindland and Chael Sonnen.

6:30 p.m. ET – USA Wrestling Weekly – Scott Casber gives weekly news and analysis centering around USA Wrestling, the sport’s national governing body, including interviews, features and look back at the past.

7:00 p.m. ET –Fighting Spirit MMA Season 4 – Compilation of fights from across the globe, including Legend FC, SFL, BAMMA, Cage Warriors, KSW, UCMMA and WFC.

Sunday, Nov. 23

12:00 p.m. ET — Best of ADCC Submission Fighting – Featuring compilations of the greatest grappling matches ever held, Tito Ortiz, Matt Hughes, Eddie Bravo, Fabricio Werdum, Marcelo Garcia, Ronald Souza and Royler Gracie.

1:00 p.m. ET — Elite Muay Thai: Thailand vs. Challenger 20 – The biggest Muay Thai series in the world featuring premium international stand-up fighters taking on the renowned Thai National Team.

2:00 p.m. ET – Enfusion 22 LIVE- Pro kickboxing from Groningen, Holland, featuring Andy Souwer vs. Ardalan Sheikholeslani for the 70 kg. world championship.

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mma confidential Victory VII MMA to rock Madison Square Garden on Nov. 21stMixed Martial Arts is coming to MSG. Took long enough and it’s goin down Friday, Nov 21st, thanks to Victory Combat Sports. Victory CEO, Kevin Lillis partnered up with Take On Productions to bring in the biggest event ever sanctioned by the WKA in New York. Some of the best Kick Boxers and Muay Thai Fighters will compete alongside the best amateur Mixed Martial Arts Athletes in the tri-state area for this historic event. Title-fights and girl-fights are included.

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Natasha – Victory VII – MMA Confidential

Coming off a nice win over Chris Carmozzi @ UFC FightNight, Renzo Gracie fighter, Rafael “Sapo” Natal, gives his thoughts on Victory VII coming to MSG.

Sapo – Victory VII – MMA Confidential

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Former UCL Champ, Chad Hernandez of Radical MMA is set to take on Anthony Glacchina of Serra/Longo in what looks to be a great fight.

Coach Rene Dreyfus of Radical MMA is well aware of the infamous Serra/Longo camp. Nobody can deny that former UFC WW Champ Matt Serra’s KO of former UFC WW Champ George St Pierre and UFC MW Champ Chris Weidman’s KO and TKO of the former UFC MW Champ Anderson Silva, AKA The GOAT were possibly the biggest upsets in UFC history. According to Coach Rene, Chad is more then ready.

Hernandez – Victory VII – MMA Confidential

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Also on the card are 2012 Olympian Ibrahim Faraq, UFC Gym’s NJ Mac, Renzo Gracie’s Max McGarr, NY Combat Sambo’s Hassan Hope and Thomas Doyle, Take On Muay Thai Champ Jason ahim faraqVan Oijen and the ever exciting Bernard Cano who always brings it. Victory VII’s card is stacked. Max McGarr’s submissions are off the hook and who can forget Hassan Hope’s great back and forth match against Brad Bateman? Sambo Steve says his athletes are ready.

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Limo Bob Talks VICTORY VII:

Limo Bob Victory VII – MMA Confidential

Speaking of stacked, did somebody say GIRL-FIGHT?

The 2013 Female Fighter of the Year, Gianna Smith, Women’s Muay Thai and MMA Phenom Prairie Rugilo, Long Island’s Jessica Cavagnaro, Katalina Morales and Krav Maga Academy’s Viktoria Makarova will hilite this history making event. Just look back on previous Victory and Take On events. Is the next Ronda Rousey fighting on this card?

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Cage Warriors 74 is Safe MMA Clear

by Staff on November 15, 2014

CAGE WARRIORS 74
SAFE MMA CLEAR
FOR TONIGHT – 15th NOVEMBER 2014

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Cage Warriors continues to be sanctioned by Safe MMA, as it brings Cage Warriors 74 to the Copper Box in London. All professional fighters competing at tonight’s show have been approved as fit for participation by the independent medical organisation.

Cage Warriors’ matchmaker, Ian Dean, said: “I’m really pleased that for the second time in 14 days Cage Warriors is able to present a full professional card which has met all the requirements of Safe MMA. As always I would like to thank the fighters for their professionalism as well as the staff at 76 Harley Street, Yoni and the Safe MMA team.”

See below for the full list of competitors cleared to compete at Cage Warriors 74:

Andrei Manzolo
Anna Elmose
Bola Omoyele
Brad Wheeler
Carl Kinslow
Darren Stewart
Eeva Siiskonen
Emma Delaney
James Hurrell
John Maguire
Joseph Duffy
Julien Boussuge
Michael Sinclair
Mohsen Bahari
Nathaniel Wood
Nicolas Dalby
Pannie Kianzaid
Paul Marin
Pelu Adetola
Saul Rogers
Scott Pooley
Sean Carter
Steve McCombe
Thibaud Larchet
Tim Wilde
Tom Breese

To view the complete current Safe MMA fighters’ register visit: http://safemmauk.wordpress.com/safe-mma-fighters-list/

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Global Wrestling Championships 262x300 Global Wrestling Championships Set To Debut With November 22 Pay Per View WebcastThe Global Wrestling Championships, a first-of-its-kind elite wrestling event, is set to debut on November 22 live from Ithaca, NY, the promoters announced today. The unique format will feature a host of Olympic and Collegiate wrestling stars pared together with a chance to win $10,000 per match. The event will be streamed live and is available for fans of wrestling around the world for a nominal $6.95 fee in advance and $14.95 day of show. The Global Wrestling Championships will feature a best-of-five series with three minute bouts and freestyle rules.

“We’re trying to create an audience for the sport that hasn’t been there up to this point,” Global Wrestling Championships producer Wayne Boyd said. “When you put money in the mix, a prize and you put a belt that has some prestige, you get a wider audience base.”

NCAA Champion and three time All-American Tony “T-Ram” Ramos is slated to wrestle four time All-American and 2012 Olympian Sam “The Hammer” Hazewinkel for the flyweight title, Four-time NCAA champion Kyle “Dynamite” Dake is scheduled to take on Andrew “Stud”Howe, NCAA champion and twice runner up from The University of Oklahoma for the welterweight crown and World University Gold Medalist and All-American Tyrell “The Destroyer” Fortune is set to tangle with 2012 Olympian and two-time NCAA Champion Tervel “The Force” Dlagnev for the heavyweight belt.

The Global Wrestling Championships is backed by the Titan Mercury Wrestling Club, a group that lists 43 wrestlers on its senior freestyle roster, including former Iowa stars Ramos, Matt McDonough, Phil Keddy, Montell Marion, as well as Deron Winn and Jarod Trice of the Cyclone Wrestling Club.

Boyd, a 1969 NCAA champion for Temple, is using the event as a launching point for a new competition with 11 club teams competing in a dual league that could fund nearly 90 wrestlers with Olympic aspirations. The league could begin in 2015, a year in advance of the Olympic Games in 2016 in Rio.

Those wishing to purchase can visit http://www.gfl.tv/event/Fight/Wrestling/Global-Wrestling-Championship/2663 for more details
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