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WSOF locks up champs David Branch, Justin Gaethje and Marlon Moraes longterm

World Series of Fighting announced today that they have re-signed David Branch, Justin Gaethje and Marlon Moraes. All three men are champions in WSOF. Branch holds the middleweight title, Gaethje the lightweight title, and Moraes holds the bantamweight title. According to WSOF President Ray Sefo, “We are thrilled to have these three incredible champions on…

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First Fights Announced for Shinobi War 5

Shinobi MMA Fighting Championships are pleased to announced a trio of additions for its return to Liverpool’s historic Olympia. The fifth instalment of ‘Shinobi War’, arguably the UK’s most talked about amateur promotion of the last year, was originally slated for June 6. However, health issues within the the organising team meant the June date…

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When will Georges St. Pierre fight again?

When will Georges St. Pierre fight again? Maybe the question should be “Will Georges St. Pierre fight again?”. Everywhere you turn someone in MMA has an opinion. Either he will or he won’t. Injuries have taken their toll on the former champ and at 34 years of age he isn’t getting younger. Here’s what we…

Champions of Alabama MMA

YES – Alabama does have 2 of the best college teams in the state. Last years champions – Auburn Tigers and the year before champions – Alabama Crimson Tide. Did you know that they also have a champion fight team? Welcome to Champions Freestyle MMA Fitness in Birmingham, Alabama. MMA Coach Extraordinare – Coach Jon…

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Hardrock MMA 33 Results

It was a great night of MMA action here in Bowling Green, KY at the Sloan Convention Center on Saturday night. Ironically on one side of the Convention Center was a high school prom and on the other side was brutal, hard hitting MMA fights. The following are the results from the beginning to the…

Alabama steps up for Echols

Normally Mixed Martial Arts is not associated with a caring, loving, family friendly environment but AXC – 7 Redemption in Cullman, AL this past Saturday night was just that. In fact, it was more than just that. This show was a fund raising event for Chandler Echols. Chandler suffered a near drowning accident in July…

Keith Green is a true fighter

Anyway you measure it, Mixed Martial Artist Keith Green has had a tough life. His humble roots and hand-me-down clothes brought on bullying that led to aggression in a boy who would have two assault charges before he was even in high school. This same boy, with a genius level IQ, would enter the Navy,…

Worlds Collide Fight Card takes shape

For those who didn’t catch it earlier, Around the Octagon was given exclusive first release for the fight card for Worlds Collide in Denver July 24. Here it is once more. MAIN EVENT 145LBS PRO TITLE ALVIN ROBINSON (11-5) GRUDGE TRAINING CENTER VS JESSE HENLEY (11-1) PROGRESSIVE MMA CO-MAIN EVENT 265LB PRO TITLE RYAN MARTINEZ…

Ring of Fire 38 Recap

Ring of Fire 38, June 5, 2010 at the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield, CO, was billed as being one of the most exciting cards in Colorado history, it lived up to that and surpassed it by so much more. With upsets around every corner, incredible knock outs and terrific submissions, the fights lasted all…

Nick Macias ready for battle at ROH 38

Since many fans out there will be hearing about you for the first time, tell us about your fighting style. My fighting style is pretty well grounded in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and I’ve achieved most of my wins by submission. I’ve been training wrestling and Muay Thai just as long though and the stand up game…