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Heavyweight showdown headlines LFA 67 in Branson, Missouri

Legacy Fighting Alliance CEO Ed Soares recently announced that the promotion will feature a heavyweight showdown at the top of LFA 67 when the promotion kicks off Memorial Day weekend in The Ozarks. The main event of LFA 67 will feature a heavyweight showdown between two heavy-handed knockoutartists when Chicago native Daniel “The Predator” James faces Des Moines product Patrick ...

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New Invicta FC strawweight champion to be crowned at Phoenix Rising Series tournament

Invicta Fighting Championships today announced that the winner of the promotion’s inaugural Phoenix Rising Series tournament – taking place on Friday, May 3 – will also be crowned Invicta FC strawweight champion. Invicta’s most recent strawweight champion Virna Jandiroba vacated her title prior to signing with the UFC. Now, the strawweight division’s top contenders will battle during a one-night tournament ...

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Check out the flying knee knockout that capped ONE: Roots of Honor (fight highlights video)

(Subscribe to MMAWeekly.com on YouTube) Martin Nguyen made his name by knocking out Marat Gafurov and Eduard Folayang in spectacular style. The Australian enhanced his reputation even further at ONE: Roots of Honor after finishing Narantungalag Jadambaa with a flying knee in the second round, retaining his ONE featherweight championship. For the crowd at the MOA Arena in Manila, however, ...

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Martin Nguyen scores highlight-reel knockout in ‘ONE: Roots of Honor’ headliner

Martin Nguyen made his name by knocking out Marat Gafurov and Eduard Folayang in spectacular style. The Australian enhanced his reputation even further at ONE: Roots of Honor after finishing Narantungalag Jadambaa with a flying knee in the second round, retaining his ONE featherweight championship. Nguyen’s last fight was at bantamweight and he looked significantly smaller than Jadambaa. However, the ...

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Steven Nguyen focused on himself heading into EFC 11 title defense

Since turning pro in April of 2016, featherweight up and comer Steven Nguyen has performed just about as well as anyone could want to. In five victories, Nguyen has managed to finish all but one his opponents, culminating in picking up an Evolution Fighting Championship 145-pound title. “Every single fight I’ve evolved,” Nguyen told MMAWeekly.com. “I’ve learned a lot. I’m ...

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