<![CDATA[All about Mixed Martial Arts - MMA News]]>Wed, 04 May 2016 10:20:20 -0700Weebly<![CDATA[2016 UFC Hall of Fame inductions takes place on July 10 in Las Vegas]]>Wed, 04 May 2016 17:18:25 GMThttp://combatbear.com/mma-news/2016-ufc-hall-of-fame-inductions-takes-place-on-july-10-in-las-vegas
The #1 MMA organization will induct more fighters to the UFC Hall of Fame on July 10 in Las Vegas. The event will be held at the UFC Fan Expo with UFC Fight Pass to stream the show live. Check out the current Hall of Famers below.
Royce Gracie (inducted 2003), Ken Shamrock (2003), Dan Severn (2005), Randy Couture (2006), Mark Coleman (2008), Chuck Liddell (2009), Charles “Mask” Lewis Jr. (2009), Matt Hughes (2010), Tito Ortiz (2012), Forrest Griffin (2013), Stephan Bonnar (2013) , Pat Miletich (2014), Bas Rutten (2015), B.J. Penn (2015) and Jeff Blatnick (2015).
<![CDATA[Breakdown of Alistair Overeem vs Andrei Arlovski]]>Tue, 03 May 2016 17:44:16 GMThttp://combatbear.com/mma-news/breakdown-of-alistair-overeem-vs-andrei-arlovski
Ahead of UFC's debut event in Holland, Dan Hardy with John Gooden take a close look at the heavyweight headliner between Alistair Overeem and Andrei Arlovski. UFC Fight Night 87 will be held this weekend at the Ahoy Rotterdam in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
<![CDATA[Russian MMA star Sergei Kharitonov debuts at Bellator 154 against American Josh Appelt]]>Tue, 03 May 2016 17:41:46 GMThttp://combatbear.com/mma-news/russian-mma-star-sergei-kharitonov-debuts-at-bellator-154-against-american-josh-appelt
Russian MMA star Sergei Kharitonov (23-5) debuts in the #2 promotion against American fighter Josh Appelt (12-5) at Bellator 154 already next week in San Jose, California.
Kharitonov fought everywhere PRIDE, Strikeforce, DREAM, M-1 among other. He has a five-fight win-streak where all fights ended before the final bell including his last fight when he TKO'd Kenny Garner. The Russian also competes in kickboxing from time to time earning a 6-4 record.

Appelt has fought in Bellator previously between 2012-2014 winning three fights and losing one. He was Gladiator Challenge Heavyweight Champion and WFC Heavyweight Champion earning the last title in his last fight in January.
<![CDATA[Heavy-hitters Derrick Lewis & Roy Nelson clash at UFC Fight Night 90 in July]]>Sun, 01 May 2016 11:50:02 GMThttp://combatbear.com/mma-news/heavy-hitters-derrick-lewis-roy-nelson-clash-at-ufc-fight-night-90-in-july
Heavy-hitters Derrick Lewis (15-4) and Roy Nelson (21-12) will clash at UFC Fight Night 90. The event takes place on July 7 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las VegasNevada.
TUF Heavyweights winner Nelson has a record of 8-8 in the UFC with four KO of the Night, one Performance of the Night and one Fight of the Night award. In his last fight in February "Big Country" won (UD) Jared Rosholt.

Lewis is 6-2 in promotion with all six fights ending before the final bell. He has lost two bouts via stoppages to Matt Mitrione and Shawn Jordan. "Black Beast" now rides a three-fight win-streak where in his last match in April Lewis knocked out Gabriel Gonzaga.
<![CDATA[Bellator veteran Alexander Sarnavsky taps Dmitry Bikrev at Fight Nights Global 46]]>Sun, 01 May 2016 11:46:58 GMThttp://combatbear.com/mma-news/bellator-veteran-alexander-sarnavsky-taps-dmitry-bikrev-at-fight-nights-global-46
Bellator Season 9 Lightweight finalist Alexander Sarnavsky earned a submission victory at Fight Nights Global 46 in Russia when he met Dmitry Bikrev.
<![CDATA[WSOF signs UFC veteran Shawn Jordan & finisher Lorenzo Hood]]>Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:29:29 GMThttp://combatbear.com/mma-news/wsof-signs-ufc-veteran-shawn-jordan-finisher-lorenzo-hood
WSOF signs two heavyweights Shawn Jordan (18-7) and Lorenzo Hood (9-3). 
“We are thrilled to welcome Shawn Jordan and Lorenzo Hood to our ever-growing roster of world-class athletes, and look forward to seeing both of them compete in our heavyweight division soon" WSOF President Ray Sefo stated.
Jordan has had 10 fights under the UFC winning 6 by KO/TKO and losing 4 including a decision against tough striker Ruslan Magomedov in his last fight.

Hood never went to the distance, with all wins coming via KO/TKO winning three of his last four fights. 
<![CDATA[Bellator 154: Davis vs. King Mo trailer]]>Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:27:20 GMThttp://combatbear.com/mma-news/bellator-154-davis-vs-king-mo-trailer
Watch the Bellator 154 trailer with headliners Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal and Phil Davis and co-headliners Josh Thomson and Michael Chandler. The show will be held on May 14 at the SAP Center in San Jose, California.
<![CDATA[Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones title rematch headlines UFC 200 in July]]>Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:42:53 GMThttp://combatbear.com/mma-news/daniel-cormier-vs-jon-jones-title-rematch-headlines-ufc-200-in-july
UFC Light-Heavyweight Titleholder Daniel Cormier (17-1) and former Champion Jon Jones (22-1) headlines July's UFC 200 in Las Vegas. The news was confirmed by UFC officials. UFC 200 originally would feature the headliner between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz, but the Irish blew that after some recent nonsense.
Cormier and Jones fought in January 2015 when "Bones" dominated "Black Fedor" and retained his title. Soon after Jones lost his belt after a criminal case against him. Cormier met with Anthony Johnson where he captured the LH title and defended against Alex Gustafsson. The two were supposed to meet again at the recent UFC 197 but Cormier withdraw due to injury and Jones faced Ovince Saint Preux beating the replacer via unanimous decision.
<![CDATA[Full UFC 200 press conference event]]>Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:39:36 GMThttp://combatbear.com/mma-news/full-ufc-200-press-conference-event
Watch the full UFC 200 press conference event from Madison Square Garden in New Your City where important announcements will take place and also questions from the media will be answered. 
<![CDATA[UFC 198: Werdum vs Miocic - Extended Preview]]>Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:37:09 GMThttp://combatbear.com/mma-news/ufc-198-werdum-vs-miocic-extended-preview
The UFC 198 extended preview is here! It's only a couple of weeks until we'll see Fabricio Werdum put his heavyweight belt against challenger Stipe Miocic and well known MMA striker Vitor Belfort meets submission specialist Jacare Souza for a potential middleweight title shot. 

UFC 198 will be held on May 14 at Arena da Baixada in Curitiba, Brazil.