Regional MMA News & Results

Harris Retires, Daley & Saunders Find New Homes

In a roundup of former UFC stars, Gerald Harris has decided to call it a day, announcing his retirement via Facebook earlier this week, Paul Daley has reportedly signed for K-1 and former Bellator tournament finalist Ben Saunders inks with Titan FC.

Shields Not 'Done,' Won't Rule Out UFC Return

Now that he's found a new home with World Series of Fighting (WSOF), Jake Shields intends to show fans -- and UFC officials -- that he is far from "done" in MMA by going on a great run on his way to fighting for the promotion's welterweight title.

WSOF Outbids UFC For Holly Holm

Trainer Mike Winkeljohn claims World Series of Fighting (WSOF) outbid Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) for the services of Holly Holm, but "The Preacher's Daughter" is holding out for a potential Ronda Rousey fight.

Video: Fallon Fox On HBO's Real Sports Preview

HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumble returns tomorrow night (April 22, 2014) featuring one of the biggest noisemakers in mixed martial arts (MMA) of the past year. Fallon Fox sits down for an interview and we've got a video preview for you here.

Shields Pans UFC For 'Slug It Out' Mentality

Not long after getting cut from UFC for being "just another guy" on a career "downswing," WSOF welterweight grappler Jake Shields responds to his "ridiculous" release, and pans the promotion for its "slug it out" mentality.

Jake Shields Signs With WSOF

Jake Shields has signed to fight for World Series of Fighting (WSOF) two weeks after being released by Ultimate Fighting championship (UFC) following his loss to Hector Lombard at UFC 171 on March 15, 2014.

ABC Puts Wyoming On Blast Over RFA Fail

The Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC) has "several concerns" over the mishandling of the unconscious fighter at RFA 14, and will be contacting the Wyoming State Board of Mixed Martial Arts to find out why it failed to take action.

Pic: Xtreme Fighting Championships (XFC) 'XGirl' Alessandra Has A Beautiful, Busty Rack


Looks like the folks over at Xtreme Fighting Championships (XFC) know how to appeal to their target demographic, today tweeting out a pic of Alessandra, the beautiful and busty "XGirl" charged with holding court in between rounds. See what XFC has in store for its next mixed martial arts (MMA) event right here.


Video: Watch 'Horsewoman' Win Pro Debut By Armbar

Video: Best friend and training partner of Ronda Rousey, Marina Shafir, won her pro mixed martial arts (MMA) debut with a first-round submission over Chandra Engel in the main event of "Chaos at the Casino 4" on April 12 in Inglewood, California.


Wyoming Responds To Scary RFA 14 Maranhao Episode

Junior Maranhao passed out on his stool between rounds at RFA 14 last Friday night (April 11, 2014), but was able to continue his fight against Michael Manzanares for the promotion's title. Wyoming State Board of MMA stands by its alarming decision.


WSOF Inks Guillard To Multi-Fight Contract

Melvin Guillard signs multi-fight contract to fight for World Series of Fighting (WSOF) shortly after being cut by UFC, with "Young Assassin" debut likely planned for this summer on NBC Sports Network against a soon-to-be-announced opponent.

Holly Holm Focused On Broken Arm, Not Ronda Rousey

Regardless of whether pundits feel Holly Holm is ready for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), she isn't quite focused on making her debut for the promotion. Instead, she wants to rehabilitate her broken arm and talk about Ronda Rousey later.

Pic: Holly Holm Broken Arm Following TKO Win Over Juliana Werner At Legacy 30


Wondering why one of the best female boxers of all time was throwing so many kicks? Wonder no more. Holly Holm broke her arm during her technical knockout win over Juliana Werner (watch it) in the Legacy Fighting Championship (LFC) 30 headliner on Friday night (April 4, 2014) inside Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque, New Mexico (recap here). How long this injury sidelines "The Preacher's Daughter" remains to be seen, but we can probably go ahead and shelve those plans for a "Cyborg" fight. At least for the time being. Photo courtesy of Facebook (via Southwest Fight News).


Video: Watch Holm Wallop Werner At Legacy 30

Holly Holm vs. Juliana Werner full fight video highlights featuring head kick knockout in the Legacy Fighting Championship (LFC) 30 headliner on Friday night (April 4, 2014) inside Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

GIF: Holly Holm Head Kick Knockout Over Juliana Werner At Legacy 30


Click HERE or scroll to comments if GIF does not play. Somewhere in Croatia, Mirko "Cro Cop" is nodding in approval. Holly Holm improved to 7-0 last night (April 4, 2014) with her stunning, fifth-round head kick knockout over Juliana Werner at Legacy FC 30 in Albuquerque (full results and recap here). She's willing to fight Cris Cyborg and beating the imposing Brazilian would almost guarantee her a spot in UFC. Anyone disagree? Thanks to Zombue Prophet for the GIF (follow him here).

Holm Crushes Werner Via Head Kick Knockout

Holly Holm (7-0) kept her perfect record intact by knocking out Juliana Werner (head kick) in the Legacy Fighting Championship (LFC) 30 headliner on Friday night (April 4, 2014) inside Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

WSOF Cuts A Check, Grants Burkman A Title Fight

World Series of Fighting (WSOF) cut a check for disgruntled employee Josh Burkman, who stays put to fight the winner of Jon Fitch vs. Rousimar Palhares, who compete for the promotion's welterweight title this summer.

'People's' Attorney Formally Requests WSOF Release

World Series of Fighting (WSOF) welterweight Josh Burkman told on Friday afternoon that he and his attorney have sent in a formal request for him to be released from WSOF, despite having just one bout remaining on his current deal.

No UFC Deal Could Send Holm Into Cyborg PPV Fight

Holly Holm vs Cris Cyborg pay-per-view (PPV) fight possible if Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) doesn't write "The Preacher's Daughter" a "dumb little paycheck" to fight inside the Octagon following her Julianna Werner fight at Legacy FC.

Twitter War! Magalhaes & WSOF Boss Go Nuts Online

Ugly, profanity-laced Twitter war erupts between Josh Burkman, Vinny Magalhaes and World Series of Fighting (WSOF) Vice President Ali Abdel-Aziz, after "The People's Warrior" asked to be released from his contract.

Newell Focused On WSOF 11 Title Shot, Not Critics

World Series of Fighting (WSOF) undefeated lightweight Nick Newell will get a 155-pound title shot at WSOF 11 against champ Justin Gaethje. "Notorious" is ready and excited to rise up to the occasion, without a care in the world for his critics.

Two Wins Gets Guillard WSOF Title Shot

If top mixed martial arts (MMA) lightweight striker Melvin Guillard wants to sign with World Series of Fighting (WSOF) after his release from Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), he would need just two wins to land himself a lightweight title shot.

MRI Reveals Partial Tears, But No Surgery For Carl

Steve Carl MRI results revealed partial tears, but no surgery required following submission loss to Rousimar Palhares at the WSOF 9: "Carl vs. Palhares" event last Saturday night (March 29, 2014) at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

WSOF Injuries/Medical Suspensions Sit Carl For Six

World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 9 injuries and medical suspensions have been released by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) and Steve Carl draws a six-month-suspension for a submission loss (heel hook) to Rousimar Palhares.

Full WSOF 9 Payouts: Palhares, Moraes Get Paid

WSOF 9 complete payouts and salaries released by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC): Rousimar Palhares earned $50,000 for beating Steve Carl ($20,000), while Marlon Moraes banked the same for toppling Josh Rettinghouse ($4,000). Champions!

Leave Him Alone! Should Fans Be Praising Palhares?

World Series of Fighting (WSOF) vice president Ali Abdel-Aziz thinks new WSOF welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares is facing unnecessary criticism facing his submission win over Steve Carl -- and that the Brazilian should be praised instead.

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