Monthly Archives: June 2012

BAMMA sign Channel 5 TV deal

Europe’s leading mixed martial arts promotion, BAMMA, has announced a ground-breaking TV deal with Channel 5 in the UK. BAMMA’s debut on Channel 5 with ‘Kong v Ninja’ drew aproximately 500,000 viewers, making it one of the most-watched MMA events … Continue reading

Mitchell gets Burns title shot

Ricky Burns will defend his WBO lightweight title against Kevin Mitchell in Glasgow on September 22. A fight that has been in the making for several months, Burns v Mitchell is a domestic clash that will have British fans excited. … Continue reading

Fedor announces retirement following Rizzo knockout

One of the greatest mixed martial artists in the history of the sport is hanging up his gloves. It’s been announced that Fedor Emelianenko is retiring following a knockout of Pedro Rizzo at “M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Rizzo,” which took … Continue reading

WBC uphold Chisora ban

The World Boxing Council has upheld their indefinite ban of Dereck Chisora following a meeting of the organisation’s Supreme Board of Governors in Mexico City. After his infamous February brawl with David Haye in Munich, the WBC announced that they … Continue reading

Pacquiao to get Bradley rematch

Manny Pacquiao looks set to face Timothy Bradley for a second time after five independent judges ruled the Filipino should have won their original bout earlier this month. Bradley was awarded a controversial split decision following the WBO welterweight title … Continue reading

Hardy to face Sadollah at UFC: Nottingham

A welterweight bout between Dan Hardy (24-10 MMA, 5-4 UFC) and Amir Sadollah (6-3 MMA, 6-3 UFC) has been added to the card for UFC: Nottingham. The bout will see Hardy competing in his home country for the first time … Continue reading

Overeem planning December return

Alistair Overeem is keen to fight as soon as his current suspension ends. The UFC heavyweight has taken to Twitter to promise fans he’ll be back in the cage before the year’s end. “I’ll be fighting again in December, and … Continue reading

Price set to cash-in Stateside

British and Commonwealth heavyweight champion David Price will have his first fight in America next month. Price, the first Liverpudlian to win the British heavyweight title, will fight in Atlantic City on July 27 after revealing the news on his … Continue reading

UFC says ‘TUF: Australia v UK’ to air on FX

Try-outs have begub for the second international edition of the UFC’s popular reality series “The Ultimate Fighter” and some broadcast plans also have been revealed. “The Ultimate Fighter: Australia v UK” will get a broadcast on FX this autumn, UFC … Continue reading

UFC: Nottingham confirmed for September 29

The UFC officially is headed to Nottingham after the organisation confirmed the event for September 29. Announced bouts include bantamweights Brad Pickett (21-6 MMA, 1-1 UFC) v Yves Jabouin (16-7 MMA, 3-1 UFC) and “The Ultimate Fighter: Live” cast member … Continue reading



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