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ONE Championship postpones all May events due to COVID-19

ONE Championship on Tuesday announced the postponement of all of its May events because of the COVID-19 developments. Company CEO Chatri Sityodtong announced the move via his Facebook page, referencing border closings and lockdowns across most Asian countries. Based in Singapore, ONE Championship events are typically hosted throughout Asia, although the promotion has been looking to an eventual expansion into ...

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The impact of World Vale Tudo Championships and Frederico Lapenda

“The Smashing Machine” was released in 2002. This documentary gave great insight on the life of fighter Mark Kerr, his struggles with addiction, relationships and conditioning, all while fighting in some of the greatest promotions of the time. The associate producer of this film was Brazilian movie producer Frederico Lapenda. The year prior, Lapenda also co-produced “Rites of Passage: The ...

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Bellator: Gegard Mousasi vs. Rafael Lovato Jr. full event replay

While the UFC is forging ahead with events beginning on May 9, Bellator is taking a more measured approach in returning to live events. With that in mind, Bellator has been releasing full event videos, including this Bellator EuroSeries 3 event featuring Gegard Mousasi putting the Bellator middleweight championship on the line opposite Rafael Lovato Jr. Lovato Jr. has since ...

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Bellator cancels Bellator 244: Chandler vs. Henderson 2 slated for June 6

Bellator MMA on Tuesday canceled its upcoming event slated for June 6 in Chicago. Officials for the promotion had been planning a rather significant event for its return to Chicago. Former lightweight champion Michael Chandler was set to rematch former UFC and WEC lightweight titleholder Benson Henderson in the main event. Chandler defeated Henderson in their first meeting at Bellator ...

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Bellator to begin airing events on CBS Sports Network

LOS ANGELES – Bellator MMA today announced that the promotion’s most historic events and marquee matchups will be showcased on CBS Sports Network starting Saturday, April 25 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT in a new series titled Bellator MMA Recharged. Following the premiere, the series will find a home on Wednesdays with episodes starting April 29 at 8 p.m. ...

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