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Zebaztian Kadestam set to face Ben Askren for ONE Welterweight Championship

Swedish welterweight Zebaztian Kadestam (10-3) looks set to face unbeaten ONE Welterweight Champion Ben Askren (16-0) on September 2nd in Shanghai, China. Kadestam announced the news through his Instagram on Saturday evening after winning his ONE promotional debut with an upset victory over Luis Santos, after stopping the Brazilian with knees in the third round. […]

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Live Viking Results: Niklas Backstrom vs. Andrew Fisher at ACB 65

Swedish featherweight Niklas Backstrom (11-2) returns to action this evening at ACB 65 from the Sheffield Arena as he faces Andrew Fisher (15-8-1) Backstrom has been victorious in all three bouts since leaving the UFC, but faces a tough opponent in Andrew Fisher, who replaced Thiago Tavares on relatively short notice. Fisher has previously competed under […]

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Cage Legacy Headliner Firat Dogan KO’d by Visa Issues

Allstars Training Center fighter Firat Haco Dogan (0-2) was set to finally get a third pro MMA bout after seeking one for over two years.  However, after the training partner to many UFC fighters in Stockholm sat on the plane to Ireland, he was pulled from his seat just prior to takeoff at Arlanda. “I had […]

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Juho Valamaa vs. Aires Benrois set for M-1 Challenge 82 in Helsinki

Juho Valamaa (14-4) will return to action for the third time in four months on August 5th, taking on Aires Benrois at M-1 Challenge 82 at the Hartwall Arena in Helsinki, Finland. The Finnish welterweight will look to build momentum after back-to-back submission victories over Zebaztian Kadestam and Anton Radko so far in 2017. Valamaa has […]

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Reza Madadi Leaves UFC, Becomes Free Agent

Swedish-Iranian lightweight Reza Madadi (14-6) has announced that he has left the UFC, following an ’embarrassing’ contract offer. Madadi revealed the news in an interview with MMABetz stating that he did not accept their offer to remain on the same pay scale as his current contract. “I was not prepared to sign a new contract for the […]

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Pietilä Gets M-1 Debut ‘I want to take title to Finland’

Patrik Pietilä (8-4) will make his M-1 debut on the upcoming M-1 Challenge 82 at the Hartwall Arena in Helsinki. A lot is on the line as the Finn as he faces French fighter Yazid Chouchane (5-1). “M-1 has told that if this fight goes good, they will offer me 6 fight contract” says the streaking […]

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