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UFC on Fuel TV 2 adds Johnson vs. Maguire

Posted by Staff on December 22, 2011 at 5:30 PM Comments comments (0)

UFC Sweden has it's first fight booked.

DaMarques Jonson is expected to fight John Maguire on the main card of UFC on Fuel TV 2. The card is planned for April 14, 2012 in Stockholm, Sweden.

Johnson tweeted news of the bout, stating:
"Tried to call... April 14 in Sweden... John Maguire... On main card of Fuel TV MAN DANCE TIME AND DATE!"

UFC coming to Sweden in April 2012

Posted by Staff on December 22, 2011 at 5:10 PM Comments comments (0)


MMANytt and Kimura.se are reporting that the UFC will make it's long awaited debut in Sweden on April 14, 2012. The event will take place at the famous Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm. The event will broadcast as the second event for UFC on Fuel TV. It is unknown if the card will take place live or if it will be shown via tape-delay.


Rad Martinez's debut set for Bellator 50

Posted by Staff on August 12, 2011 at 2:45 AM Comments comments (0)


Bellator 50's undercard has come together quite nicely. The night will feature inspirational lightweight Rad Martinez taking on former Marine Sergeant Brian Van Hoven. Martinez made headlines with his feature piece on ESPN's "Outside the Lines" and will be looking for victory in his Bellator debut.

Featherweights Luis "Baboon" Palomino and Edson "Little Tiger" Berto will go toe-to-toe, as this is the Baboon's seventh Bellator apperance. Also on the card will be Florida tryout winner Ailton Barbosa making his Bellator debut taking on Strikeforce veteran Ryan Keenan in a welterweight battle.

Undefeated welterweight Cristiano “Soldier” Souza fights the ultra tough Florida fireman, John Kelly. Marcos da Matta meets Shah Babonis in an exciting featherweight battle that will surely be an intense grappling battle.

Middleweights Valdir Araujo meets Ryan Hodge in a Miami-Gainesville grudge match. Lightweights Dietter Navarro (0-1) takes on Marcelo Goncalves (1-1). Rounding out the card will be another set of lightweights as J.P. Reese (3-1) battles R.J. Goodridge (4-1).  Reese is also an American Top Team product and was a standout wrestler at the University of Missouri, which produced Bellator Welterweight World Champion Ben Askren.

Also announced was the fights set to take place for Bellator 48, 49, 50, and 54 which will be posted soon.

The Ultimate Fighter 14 Lands Top Prospects

Posted by Staff on July 19, 2011 at 1:45 AM Comments comments (0)


TrueFighting.com has learned a handful of fighters set to appear on TUF 14 from several sources close the show. (more to come later; as well as info)

Cast of 32:

Featherweights:
1. Diego "Ceara" Brandao
2. Bryan "Kid Lighting" Caraway
3. Hamid "Akira" Corassani
4. Steven "Super" Siler
5. Marcus "Brim" Brimage
6. T.J. "The Viper" Dillashaw
7. Dennis "The Menace" Bermudez
8. Dustin "The Beast" Neace
9. John "Prince" Albert
10. Stephen "Bigfish" Bass
11. Eric "The Machine" Marriott

 

Bantamweights:
1. John "The Magician" Dodson
2. Dustin "The Disciple" Pague
3. Louis "Good Night" Gaudinot
4. Josh "Taz" Ferguson
5. Johnny "The Tyrant" Bedford
6. Roland "Stunning" Delorme
7. Paul "Metabolic" McVeigh
8. Carson Beebe
9. Matt Brown

Bellator snags Lima; Joins Ben Saunders in Season 5 tournament

Posted by Staff on May 9, 2011 at 5:58 PM Comments comments (0)


Today MMAJunkie first reported the signing of  Douglas Lima to Bellator's welterweight roster. Lima (18-4) is the regining MFC champ, and is set to take place in their Season Five Welterweight tournament.

Joining him will be UFC veteran, Ben Saunders. Saunders made his debut for Bellator at Bellator 39, dominating the tough, and durable Matt Lee. Also, expected is Dan Hornbuckle, if he can get past his opponent on the upcoming Bellator 45 card.


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