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Rolando Velasco Retains Tachi Palace BW Crown with Decision Over Joe Neal in TPF 26 Headliner

Sherdog News - Fri, 2016-02-19 02:52
Rolando Velasco Retains Tachi Palace BW Crown with Decision Over Joe Neal in TPF 26 Headliner
For a moment, it looked like Tachi Palace Fights 26 was going to end abruptly with a new bantamweight champion being crowned, but Rolando Velasco recovered his composure and retained his crown for 25 minutes against Joe Neal in Lemoore, Calif.
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Victory FC 48 Weigh-in Results: Jackson, Moreno Make Weight

Sherdog News - Thu, 2016-02-18 20:42
Victory FC 48 Weigh-in Results: Jackson, Moreno Make Weight
Victory Fighting Championship 48 will be held Friday night at the Buccaneer Arena in Urbandale, Iowa, and on Thursday, all but one of the main card fighters made weight.
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Bellator 149 Weigh-in Results: Ken Shamrock-Royce Gracie Trilogy Bout Gets Go-Ahead

Sherdog News - Thu, 2016-02-18 19:39
Bellator 149 Weigh-in Results: Ken Shamrock-Royce Gracie Trilogy Bout Gets Go-Ahead
More than 22 years after their first encounter and nearly two decades since their first rematch, Ultimate Fighting Championship hall of famers Ken Shamrock and Royce Gracie will meet again.
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Gleison Tibau Receives 2-Year Suspension from USADA After Testing Positive for EPO

Sherdog News - Thu, 2016-02-18 18:40
Gleison Tibau Receives 2-Year Suspension from USADA After Testing Positive for EPO
UFC lightweight Gleison Tibau has received a two-year suspension from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency after failing both in- and out-of-competition drug tests in a two-week span late last year.
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Bellator Announces Plans to Promote Kickboxing Events in 2016

Sherdog News - Thu, 2016-02-18 17:52
Bellator Announces Plans to Promote Kickboxing Events in 2016
Bellator will be returning to Scott Coker’s original promoter roots by getting into the kickboxing business.
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M-1 Challenge 64 Weigh-in Results: US-Suspended Shlemenko, Vaselevsky Cleared

Sherdog News - Thu, 2016-02-18 17:12
M-1 Challenge 64 Weigh-in Results: US-Suspended Shlemenko, Vaselevsky Cleared
Russia’s leading MMA promotion M-1 Global is officially set for its next event, which takes place Friday night at Olympic Stadium in Moscow.
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UFC Issues Statement on Alleged B.J. Penn Situation

Sherdog News - Thu, 2016-02-18 12:55
UFC Issues Statement on Alleged B.J. Penn Situation
The Ultimate Fighting Championship has released a statement after a police report was filed in regards to an alleged incident involving B.J. Penn.
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Bellator MMA Special Announcement (4 p.m. ET)

Sherdog News - Thu, 2016-02-18 04:54
Bellator MMA Special Announcement (4 p.m. ET)
Watch Thursday's Bellator MMA special announcement here:
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Tachi Palace Fights 26 Weigh-in Results: Velasco, Neal on Point

Sherdog News - Wed, 2016-02-17 20:31
Tachi Palace Fights 26 Weigh-in Results: Velasco, Neal on Point
Tachi Palace Fights returns on Thursday with another edition of MMA action inside the Tachi Palace in Lemoore, California. At Wednesday’s weigh-ins, all but one combatant made weight.
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Boxing: Nike Drops Manny Pacquiao After Anti-Gay Slurs

Sherdog News - Wed, 2016-02-17 15:57
Boxing: Nike Drops Manny Pacquiao After Anti-Gay Slurs
The rumors were swirling all morning but on Wednesday afternoon, apparel monolith Nike officially dropped boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao from its roster.
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Axed: Nevada Athletic Commission Suspends Wanderlei Silva for Three Years

Sherdog News - Wed, 2016-02-17 15:55
Axed: Nevada Athletic Commission Suspends Wanderlei Silva for Three Years
It looks like former Pride Fighting Championships ace Wanderlei Silva will have to wait quite a bit longer if he is to make a return to the combat sports as a competitor.
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Holm on Rousey’s Suicide Remark: ‘It’s Something You Have to Dig Through on Your Own’

Sherdog News - Wed, 2016-02-17 15:46
Holm on Rousey’s Suicide Remark: ‘It’s Something You Have to Dig Through on Your Own’
Before Holly Holm was formally introduced at a press conference in Albuquerque, N.M., on Tuesday afternoon, her UFC 193 triumph over Ronda Rousey was replayed on a pair of projection screens inside Legends Theater at Route 66 Casino.
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‘Big’ John McCarthy Elected as Boxing Judge by Nevada Athletic Commission

Sherdog News - Wed, 2016-02-17 15:44
‘Big’ John McCarthy Elected as Boxing Judge by Nevada Athletic Commission
John McCarthy, the most recognizable and longest-tenured referee in all of American mixed martial arts, will take the next step in his professional career in the coming weeks
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