UFC 209 Full Results


Main Card

[Welterweight Champion Title] Tyron Woodley def. Stephen Thompson via Majority Decision (48-47,47-47,48-47)

[Lightweight] David Teymur def. Lando Vannata via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

[Middleweight] Daniel Kelly def. Rashad Evans via Split Decision (29-28,28-29,29-28)

[Strawweight] Cynthia Calvillo def. Amanda Cooper via Submission (rear naked choke) 3:19 round 1

[Heavyweight] Alistair Overeem def. Mark Hunt via KO 1:44 round 3

Prelims

[Heavyweight] Marcin Tybura def Luis Henrique via TKO 3:46 round 3

[Featherweight] Darren Elkins def. Mirsad Bektic via TKO 3.19 round 3

[Bantamweight] Luri Alcantara def. Luke Sanders via Submission (Kneebar) 3:13 round 2

[Heavyweight] Mark Godbeer def. Daniel Spitz via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

 

ONE Championship 53: Warrior Kingdom Full Results


Earlier this evening ONE Championship held their 53rd event: WARRIOR KINGDOM at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand.

Headlining the event was 20- year- old “Unstoppable” Angela Lee who was defending her Atomweight Belt against Jenny Huang.

 

Full Results

Angela Lee def. Jenny Huang via TKO (strikes) – Round 3, 3:37 – defending the atomweight title

Shannon Wiratchai def. Ricard Corminal via knockout (strikes) – Round 1, 3:37

Joshua Pacio def. Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke via split decision

Yodsanan Sityodtong def. Ramon Gonzales via TKO (verbal submission) – Round 2, 3:21

Rika Ishige def. Audreylaura Boniface via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 4:32

Sagetdao Petpayathai def. Kelvin Ong via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 2:20

Ma Jia Wen def. Yohan Mulia Legowo via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 0:59

Kritsada Kongsrichai def. Adrian Matheis via TKO (submission to strikes) – Round 1, 2:51

Pongsiri Mitsatit def. Rabin Catalan via TKO (strikes0 – Round 1, 4:45

Cage Warriors Academy Wales – Full Results


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Cage Warriors Academy Wales came live from The Newport Centre, Wales tonight March 4th.

Boasting a fight card with 18 fights, including twelve amateur undercard fights and six professional main card fights, it was the fans who were in for a treat this evening.

 

Main Card Professional Results

Aaron Khalid defeated Phil Wells via Submission (Guillotine Choke) :56 round 2
Jack Shore defeated Alexandros Gerolimatos via Submission (Rear-naked Choke) 2:03 round 1
Richard Williams defeated Gracjan Bak via KO :59 round 1
Damo Weeden defeated Joe Orrey via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) :39 round 1
Josh Ellis defeated Daniel Hodor via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) 4:05 round 2
Ethan Charlesworth defeated Nathan Ford via Submission (Triangle) 1:53 round 1

Undercard – Amateur MMA

Josh Hudson defeated Jack Tucker via Unanimous Decision
Michael Corston defeated Christopher Radcliffe via Majority Decision
Pedro Cardosa defeated Tom Karpinski via Unanimous Decision
Rob Bennett defeated Marcus Stevens via Split Decision
James Amos defeated Sami Hashim via Unanimous Decision
Christian Duncan defeated James McClean via TKO 1:25 round 1
Chris Smith defeated Keiron Bennet via Submission (Rear-naked Choke)  2:50  round 2
Oban Elliot defeated Callum Hanman via KO (head kick) :46 round 1

Ben Ellis defeated Franco Tenaglia via TKO 2:05 round 3
Jamie Boyle defeated Ragine White via Submission (head and arm choke) :58  round 2
Alun Yhnell defeated Karl Redding via KO :59 of round 1
Joel Collins defeated Chris Mardon via Split Decision

Cage Warriors 81 – Full Results


Cage Warriors 81 came live from the 3Arena in Dublin tonight, March 4th for the vacant Light-Heavyweight title between Karl Moore who faced Josh Clark.

Also on the card saw the return of Catherine Costigan who faced hard-hitting Wendy McKenna in an Atomweight bout.

 

Full Results – Main Card

 

[Light-Heavyweight Title]  Karl Moore* defeated Josh Clark via Unanimous Decision (49-45,50-44,50-42)

*NEW LIGHT-HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION

[Atomweight] Catherine Costigan defeated Wendy McKenna via Split Decision (29-28,29-28,28-29)

[Lightweight]  Arnold Quero defeated Joel McColgan via SD (30-27,29-28,29-28)

[Welterweight] Hakon Foss defeated Martyn Harris via RNC 3:38 round 1

[Bantamweight] Blain O’Driscoll defeated Darren O’Gorman via KO 3:22 round 2

Prelim Card

[Catchweight] Eric Nolan defeated Marcin Zemballa via unanimous decision

[Welterweight] Maciej Gierszewski defeated Romain Bidet via TKO 4:13  round 1

Amateur Prelim Card

[Welterweight] Ivan Blanita defeated Gary Coffey via unanimous decision

[Featherweight] Pawel Politylo defeated Alex Yankov via unanimous decision

[Welterweight] Mark Gallivan defeated Makinde Adeyemi via Submission (Triangle Choke)  1:46  round 2

[Lightweight] Stephen Treacy defeated Francis Treacy via TKO 2:50 round 1

[Bantamweight] Austin Lynch defeated Alex Brophy via TKO 1:04 round 1

[Featherweight] Mateusz Kopyto defeated Colm O’Regan via unanimous decision

[Lightweight] Adam Darby defeated Leon Hill via unanimous decision

[Catchweight] Barry Hanna v Matthew Whyte

JULIA BUDD DEFEATS MARLOES COENEN TO BECOME BELLATOR WOMEN’S INAUGURAL FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPION


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Bellator 174 took place Friday, March 3 at Winstar World Casino in Thackerville, Okla. The main card aired on Spike TV.

Headlining the event was former Strikeforce champion, Marloes Coenen facing Julia Budd for the inaugural women’s featherweight title.  It was, however, to be Julia Budd’s night after stopping Coenen in the fourth round to become the new featherweight champion.

Coenen then took the time to thank Scott Coker and Bellator before announcing her retirement from the sport.

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I have dreamt about this moment forever. When I was 21 and first started kickboxing, I dreamt about being a champion, and I didn’t make it, I lost.” Budd said. “So, this is my dream come true. The moment I signed with Bellator, I saw all the champions up there on the banners, and I said to myself that I want to be up there with them some day. Now it feels like everything has come together.”

“There’s only one message that I want to give out to all the fighters out there, and that is, please listen to your body. I am very proud of all the women in MMA, and I am very grateful for Bellator,” Coenen said. “This company picked me up when I was in a dark place, and Scott Coker has given me so many opportunities throughout my career. Bellator MMA will always be my home.”

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Julia Budd (10-2) defeated Marloes Coenen (23-8) via TKO (punches) at 2:42 of round four to become the new inaugural women’s featherweight champion.

Images courtesy of Bellator

 

 

 

 

Bellator 174 Quick Results


MAIN CARD

Julia Budd (10-2) defeated Marloes Coenen (23-8) via TKO (punches) at 2:42 of round four to become the inaugural Featherweight Champion

 

Fernando Gonzalez (26-14) defeated Brandon Girtz (14-6) via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 30-26)

 

 

Justin Wren (13-2) defeated Roman Pizzolato (8-9) via submission (arm triangle) at 2:35 of round one

 

 

Rafael Lovato Jr. (5-0) defeated Charles Hackman (4-5) via TKO at 0:13 of round one

 

 

 

Prelim Card

 

Justin Patterson (9-1) defeated Jason Witt (7-4) via TKO at 0:13 of round three

Gabrielle Holloway (6-5) defeated Alexis Dufresne (6-3) via TKO at 2:53 of round two

Emily Ducote (5-2) defeated Katy Collins (6-2) via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:53 of round one

Emmanuel Rivera (6-0) defeated Treston Thomison (10-5) via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27 2x)

Cody Pfister (13-6-1) defeated Jonathan Gary (12-8-2) via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:04 of round one

 

ACB 54: Live results and Action from Manchester, England – Mamed Khalidov Knocked Out Luke Barnatt in :21 seconds!


 

ACB 54 is live from Manchester, England tonight where it will be a European Middleweight showdown as Luke Barnatt takes on Mamed Khalidov in the main event.

With 23 fights to get through, the action started at 5 pm (BST) with the main event around 10.30pm (BST).

For the live stream of the event, click on the above live link.

Full Results:

Mamed Khalidov def. Luke Barnett   –  KO  : 21    R1
Brendan Loughnane def. Mike Wilkinson – KO 2:30 R1
Asambek Saidov def. Ion Pascu – unanimous decision (30-27, 30-28, 29-28)
Aurel Pirtea def. Saul Rogers  – Sub (guillotine) 0:53 R2
Ali Bagov def. Bubba Jenkins – Sub (Triangle choke) 4:01 R2
Joshua Aveles def. Amirkhan Adaev – Split decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-29)
Batraz Agnaev def. Max Nunes –  KO 2:57 R1
Rakhman Dzhanaev def. Adam Zajac – TKO (Dr Stoppage) 2:15 R2
Andrew DeVent def. Danny Mitchell – KO :31 R1
Murad Kalamov def. Niko Gjoka – Sub (Triangle Choke):50 R2
Kane Mousah def. Lewis Monarch – unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Dean Garnett def. Michael Tobin – TKO  (strikes) :31 R2
Ibrahim Chuzhigaev def. David Mitchell – TKO :55 R3
Rob Whiteford def. Nam Phan FW  – Sub :21 (Guillotine Choke) R1
Mukhumat Vakhaev def. Tanner Boser – Split decision (29-28, 30-29, 28-29)
Shoaib Yousaf def. Javonne Morrison – TKO 3:24 R1
Ashley Reece def. James Lewis – TKO 2:43 (Punches) R2
Chris Bungard def. Iain Feenan – Sub 2:41 (Triangle-choke) R1
Azi Thomas def. Eden Newton – TKO  4:46 (Punches) R1
Aaron Aby def. Coner Hignet – split decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-29)
Gaz Corran def. Shaun Hampton – unanimous decision
Jenaid Ebanks def. Marcin Prostko – Sub  1:22 (Rear-naked choke) R2
Cal Ellenor def. Declan Williams – Sub 4:16 (Rear-naked choke) R2

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Raged UK MMA 5 returns Saturday December 3rd at Swindon M.E.C.A


Raged UK MMA will be taking place this Saturday,  December 3rd at M.E.C.A in Swindon, for their fifth event which will showcase professional and amateur mixed martial arts.

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Swindon based promoter Gary Turland and match maker/trainer Michael Osbourne will be bringing mixed martial arts back to the town of Swindon after the success of the first four events over the last 18 months.

The event is headlined by Kenton Kauppinen who makes his first defence of the Heavyweight title against Krystian Gowik.  Also on the card is Welsh welterweight Lew ‘The Foot’ Long who takes on Kes Mamba.

Full fight card

Pro fights 3 x 5 mins

(C) Kenton Kauppinen vs Krystian Gowik  Heavyweight Title

Kes Mamba vs Lew Long

Luke Morton vs Dante Hawkins

Jamie Reynolds vs Antanas Jazbutis

Wesley O’Neil vs Lawrence Jordan Tracey

Amateur fights 3 x 3 mins

Daniel Hunter vs Craig Rawlins

Ben Robsen vs Dale Thompson

Chris Stirling vs Dean Hart

Lee Harvey vs Robert Kasprzak

Nomi Baig vs Tom Enstone

Dan Richards vs Bernie Gomm

Russell Mason vs Jack Chinnery

Aaron Blakemore vs Nikolay Ryzhkov

TBC vs Cameron Clarke

 

Standard Tickets £20 & VIP tickets £45 available from all of the fighters or alternatively you can buy online at www.swindontickets.co.uk (booking fee applies).

Children may attend as long as they are accompanied by an adult over 18 years old.

Limited tickets on the door and will be £5 more.

Tables £550.

Doors Open: 6.15pm
Venue: M.E.C.A Swindon, Regent Circus, Swindon, SN1 1PR

 

 

Nate Diaz: Road 2 War UFC 202


On Saturday, August 20, UFC® lightweight Nate Diaz will headline what is set to be one of the biggest events in UFC history, as he meets Conor McGregor for the second time in a five-round welterweight rematch inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Ahead of UFC 202®: DIAZ vs. McGREGOR 2. 

Represent LTD. & Gracie Fighter 209 proudly present:  Road 2 War which follows Nate Diaz on his day-to-day journey for the main event at UFC 202® on August 20th.

Directed & Filmed by Nick McDermott with a host of guest appearances such as Kron Gracie, Richard Perez, Victor Galdon, Chris Avila and Frank Cesen to name a few. You can watch the following six episodes below.

Check out the Nate Diaz t-shirt collection by Represent Ltd here

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Conor McGregor: The story so far…


On Saturday, August 20, UFC® featherweight champion “The Notorious” Conor McGregor will headline what is set to be one of the biggest events in UFC history, as he meets Nate Diaz in a five-round welterweight rematch inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Ahead of UFC 202®: DIAZ vs. McGREGOR 2, we look back at McGregor’s career so far and re-live some of the Irishman’s most memorable moments.

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The early days

McGregor began boxing at the age of 12. Training at Crumlin Boxing Gym, he won a variety of amateur boxing titles. At the age of 18, McGregor’s long-time friend, Tom Egan – the first Irish athlete ever to sign with UFC – brought McGregor along to a mixed martial arts class at Straight Blast Gym (SBG) in Dublin. It didn’t take long for SBG owner and head coach, John Kavanagh, to recognise the stopping power that the young Dubliner boasted.

The amateur scene

February 2007 saw McGregor contest his first amateur MMA bout. Finishing his opponent Ciaran Campbell with a striking showcase in the first round, McGregor’s spirited celebration post-fight pointed to the showman he would later go on to become.

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McGregor quickly earned a name for himself as a knockout artist on the professional scene. In March 2008 he made his professional MMA debut in the Cage of Truth organisation. He faced fellow Irishman Gary Morris, who succumbed to strikes from McGregor in the second round.

 

The Point Depot

McGregor’s second pro bout in May 2008 lasted just one round, as he defeated Mo Taylor via TKO at Cage Rage: Contenders – Ireland vs. Belgium. This would be McGregor’s first outing in The Point Depot (now the 3Arena) in Dublin, which would go on to host all three of UFC’s trips to the Irish capital.

A stumbling block

In June 2008, a loss to Lithuanian Artemj Sitenkov proved to be a serious stumbling block for McGregor. Although he later bounced back with a win over Stephen Bailey six months later, the young Dubliner drifted away from the sport. In response, McGregor’s mother, Mags, took it upon herself to call John Kavanagh to seek his help in encouraging her son to return to the gym. Kavanagh later visited McGregor in his Lucan home and encouraged him to commit to his fighting career.

A new found dedication

In November 2010, and with another win under his belt, McGregor moved up to lightweight to take on fellow surging Irish prospect Joe Duffy. When McGregor was submitted in little more than 30 seconds, many feared that the defeat would trigger another exodus from the sport. But, on the Monday after the loss, McGregor was back in the gym with a new found dedication to training.

A winning streak

The loss to Duffy would trigger a phenomenal 15-fight win streak for McGregor. After defeating Hugh Brady in one round in February 2011, McGregor’s outings against Mike Wood and Paddy Doherty lasted a combined 20 seconds, as he scored two devastatingly fast knockouts.

 

A warrior in the cage

In June 2011, a second round win over Artur Sowinski saw McGregor signed by the European promotion Cage Warriors, a key moment in the young fighter’s career. He quickly proved to be a stellar addition to the roster.

Falling to featherweight

After a lightweight bout with Aaron Jahnsen was stopped inside one round in September 2011, McGregor announced his intentions for the featherweight division. McGregor elbowed his way to another first-round victory over Steven O’Keefe, which positioned him perfectly for a title shot.

Tears and a title shot

Jiu-jitsu ace Dave Hill was McGregor’s opponent for the vacant Cage Warriors title bout in June 2012. The event took place in The Helix, a venue located inside Dublin City University Campus. The intensity that McGregor displayed at the event’s weigh-in had such an impact on his English opponent that fans claimed Hill began to cry after going nose to nose with ‘The Notorious’.

The lightweight title

McGregor’s popularity spread to new heights following his win over Hill. Cage Warriors wasted no time in booking a New Year’s Eve show, where ‘The Notorious’ was initially slated to defend his title against American Jim Alers. He instead went on to face Ivan Buchinger for the lightweight title on December 31st, 2012. A crisp left hook ended the show in the first round and sent McGregor’s star on the ascent.

The hype train

When UFC President Dana White visited Trinity College in Dublin to be presented with a gold medal for Honorary Patronage by the Philosophical Society in February 2013, he was inundated with requests from fans for him to sign a young fighter named Conor McGregor.

The world stage

It was revealed that McGregor would face The Ultimate Fighter alumnus Marcus Brimage in his UFC debut on April 6, 2013, in Stockholm, Sweden. A stunning left uppercut separated Brimage from his senses and, with that, a star was born. McGregor’s now infamous call for a bonus after the fight, “Hey Dana, 50 G’s baby!” – endeared him to the sport’s international fan base.

Sitting on the sidelines

In August 2013 McGregor suffered an injury to his knee midway through his bout with young featherweight Max Holloway. Holloway became the only man to last the distance with McGregor. Post-fight, a scan revealed that McGregor had suffered a torn ACL, which would mean eleven months before he could take to the Octagon once again.

A night to remember

UFC’s return to Dublin in July 2014 coincided with McGregor’s return to action, and his first main event slot. McGregor’s first-round KO of Brazil’s Diego Brandao finished a perfect 6-0 night for the Irish contingent, at an event which broke viewing records for UFC’s streaming platform, UFC FIGHT PASS.

The toughest of tests

Having been sidelined for almost a year, McGregor went on to face two of his toughest tests to date in Dustin Poirier and Dennis Siver. A first round TKO over Poirier in September 2014 was followed by a second round TKO win over Germany’s Siver in January 2015, as Boston turned green for McGregor’s second trip to the TD Garden. A sold-out crowd erupted with the win, and McGregor made a beeline for champion Jose Aldo, who sat Octagonside.

 

The World Tour

In March 2015, McGregor joined Aldo for UFC’s very first world press tour. The tour spanned eight cities in five countries, over the course of 12 days in order to promote UFC 189: Aldo vs. McGregor. But, just 12 days out from the event, Aldo was forced to withdraw from the fight citing a rib injury, and McGregor instead went on to defeat late replacement Chad Mendes to secure the interim UFC featherweight title.

Unification

On December 12th, 2015, McGregor ended the 10-year undefeated reign of champion Jose Aldo within just 13 seconds. UFC 194: Aldo vs. McGregor broke UFC gate and attendance records at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. McGregor, meanwhile, underlined his status as one of the biggest draws in the history of UFC.

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McGregor immediately announced his intention to move up to lightweight. But when an injury ruled out a scheduled bout with lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos in February 2016, a polarizing opponent stepped up to the mark.

A whole different ball game

In the absence of his usual relentless weight cut, McGregor was jovial and energized throughout the week leading up to UFC 196, as he prepared to meet Nate Diaz at welterweight. On March 5th, 2016, the pair faced off in one of the most highly anticipated match-ups in UFC history. Caught on the end of a jab-cross combination by Diaz, McGregor looked for the takedown and was pounced on by the jiu-jitsu black belt. A rear-naked choke from Diaz followed to bring McGregor’s 15-fight win streak to an end.

Losing the battle, winning the war?

On August 20, 2016, Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz will meet once again, as McGregor vows to return to greatness and prove to the world that he is, indeed, the greatest of all time.

Watch UFC 202®: DIAZ vs. McGREGOR 2 live on BT Sport from 1am BST on the morning of Sunday, August 21st and catch the Early Prelims from 11:30pm on Saturday 20th, live on UFC FIGHT PASS.

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