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Interview with South African WMMA Trailblazer “The Surgeon” Santa-Marie Venter

Witbank, South-Africa-born women’s bantamweight fighter “The Surgeon” Santa-Marie Venter is making history on January 18th. In her U.S. debut at Shooting Star Casino in Full Nelson Promotions’ Ground & Pound: USA vs...
 
 
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Ricardo Lamas on UFC champ Jose Aldo: “The Invincible Man Only Exists in Movies”

Ricardo Lamas can certainly count among his virtues the asset of patience. Amidst the UFC’s broadening roster of possible sub-155 pound stars – many whom joined the premier organization in early 2011 as part of their introd...
 
 
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WSOF 7 – A Rundown of the Main Card

The World Series of Fighting – which made its last stop right down here in South Florida – will be closing out their year with WSOF 7: Karakhanyan vs. Palmer, a card that, though it may have lost its original headlining fig...
 

 
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Interview with Aussie Boxing/MMA hybrid Combat8′s president Nathan Swadling

Combat8, a promotion from Down Under headquartered in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, is the brainchild of Aussie Nathan Swadling, an industrious fight fan who grew wary of what he saw as needless bickering between boxin...
 
 
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Fight Time 17: Undisputed – A Review of the Entire Card

Fight Time Promotions’ Fight Time 17: Undisputed, which occurred this last Friday at the War Memorial Auditorium in Ft. Lauderdale, was an action-packed card from top to bottom, shining a light on several promising South Flor...
 
 
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WSOF 6 Recap: Revelations and Reflections

The (Totally Skip-able) Prelims Recap, Sprinkled Sparingly With Self-Reference f Ray Sefo and company at the World Series of Fighting were looking for an action-packed card to keep their momentum going forward, they certainly g...
 

 
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WSOF 6: Burkman vs. Carl — Preview of the Main Card

here are several narratives going into this weekend’s World Series of Fighting 6: Burkman vs. Carl. There’s the story of Josh Burkman, a phoenix reborn after severing ties with the world’s preeminent mixed martial arts or...
 
 
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WSOF 6 Primer: Josh Burkman – “Everyone will see my best performances in the next three years.”

he last five years have been rather good to Josh Burkman. After being cut from the UFC following a three-fight losing skid, “The People’s Warrior” got back on track and has since gone 8-1 in his following nine fights. He...
 
 
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WSOF 6 Primer: Longtime Fighter Fabio Mello Looking to Make it 8 in a Row This Saturday

abio Mello made his mixed martial arts debut way back in June 9, 2001 in his home country of Brazil, finishing his opponent by first-round TKO. It was the beginning of a storied career that saw him competing  all over the worl...
 

 
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A dejected Fallon Fox is comforted by her trainer following a crushing defeat at the hands of Ashlee Evans-Smith.
A dejected Fallon Fox is comforted by her trainer following a crushing defeat at the hands of Ashlee Evans-Smith.
A dejected Fallon Fox is comforted by her trainer following a crushing defeat at the hands of Ashlee Evans-Smith.

CFA 12 Reflections: The Quashing of Controversy, The Importance of Urgency and The Relevance of Unorthodoxy PLUS A Bonus Interview With CFA CEO/Founder Jorge de la Noval

e are now a few days removed from the fantastic fights put on by the competitors at CFA 12: Sampo vs Thao, where three new champions were given belts, a controversial figure in the sport had her first taste of defeat and, in th...