<![CDATA[All about Mixed Martial Arts - MMA News]]>Fri, 05 Feb 2016 11:21:56 -0800Weebly<![CDATA[UFC Fight Night 82 open workout with the headliners]]>Fri, 05 Feb 2016 18:05:59 GMThttp://combatbear.com/mma-news/ufc-fight-night-82-open-workout-with-the-headliners
Check out UFC Fight Night 82 open workout with the headliners of the upcoming show in Las Vegas.
<![CDATA[UFC Fight Night 82 weigh-in event LIVE from Las Vegas]]>Fri, 05 Feb 2016 18:05:09 GMThttp://combatbear.com/mma-news/ufc-fight-night-82-weigh-in-event-live-from-las-vegas
Watch LIVE from Las Vegas the UFC Fight Night 82 weigh-in event. The fighters will have to make the weight and then do the final staredowns before they'll square off in the Octagon on Saturday night.
<![CDATA[Tim Means out of UFC Fight Night 83, "Cowboy" Cerrone meets "Cowboy" Oliveira]]>Fri, 05 Feb 2016 18:03:57 GMThttp://combatbear.com/mma-news/tim-means-out-of-ufc-fight-night-83-cowboy-cerrone-meets-cowboy-oliveira
Tim Means was pulled from the fight as a result of a violation of the USADA anti-doping policy. He was replaced with Alex Oliveira (14-2-1) who now meets Donald Cerrone (28-7). The UFC officials has confirmed the change in the card, but has for now refused to comment Means' case.

UFC Fight Night 83 will be held on February 21 at Pittsburgh’s CONSOL Energy Center.
Cerrone has since losing to current Lightweight Champion Rafael dos Anjos in 2013 earned eight wins in a row until he met again dos Anjos in December at UFC on FOX 17 losing by early TKO.

Oliviera debuted in the Octagon with a loss against Gilbert Burns, but then won his next three fight in the UFC including a KO victory against Piotr Hallmann at UFC Fight Night 77 in November.
<![CDATA[Bellator signs Russian Top Heavyweight Sergey Kharitonov]]>Thu, 04 Feb 2016 18:19:58 GMThttp://combatbear.com/mma-news/bellator-signs-russian-top-heavyweight-sergey-kharitonov
Bellator heavyweight division gets a nice surprise as Scott Coker managed to sign knockout artist Sergey Kharitonov (23-5). The date for his debut and the opponent of the Russian is yet to be announced.
PRIDE veteran Kharitonov was a Strikeforce Grand Prix participant knocking out Andrei Arlovski in the first fight and was then submitted by Josh Barnett in the semi-finals. His next five fights all came by stoppage including over Kenny Garner in the last one at M-1 Challenge 59 in July. 
<![CDATA[Dana White: Lookin' For a Fight - Episode 2]]>Thu, 04 Feb 2016 18:18:34 GMThttp://combatbear.com/mma-news/dana-white-lookin-for-a-fight-episode-2
UFC President Dana White and his two friends Nick "The Tooth" and Matt Serra continues the journey looking for fight talents in the second episode of Lookin' for a Fight.
<![CDATA[Benson Henderson meets Champion Andrey Koreshkov at Bellator 150 in April]]>Thu, 04 Feb 2016 18:17:35 GMThttp://combatbear.com/mma-news/benson-henderson-meets-champion-andrey-koreshkov-at-bellator-150-in-april
Scott Coker keeps his word as new Bellator signee Benson Henderson (23-5) meets Welterweight Champion Andrey Koreshkov (18-1) on April 22 at the Bellator 153 in Uncasville, Connecticut.
Koreshkov after an unsuccessful title fight in 2013 against Ben Askren who is a current ONE Champion, earned a four fights win-streak before he claimed the belt from Douglas Lima at Bellator 140 in July, 2015.

While for Henderson, 2015 started with a unanimous decision loss against Donald Cerrone, the American submitted in the next fight Brandon Thatch in welterweight debut and scored a split decision win against Jorge Masvidal in November in his last UFC fight.
<![CDATA[UFC Fight Night 82: Nelson vs. Rosholt - preview by Joe Silva]]>Wed, 03 Feb 2016 20:51:09 GMThttp://combatbear.com/mma-news/ufc-fight-night-82-nelson-vs-rosholt-preview-by-joe-silva
Another preview by Joe Silva for UFC Fight Night 82 in Las Vegas. This time the UFC matchmaker talks about the co-main event bout between heavyweights Roy Nelson and Jared Rosholt.
<![CDATA[Spike TV presents: The King and The Emperor]]>Wed, 03 Feb 2016 20:50:03 GMThttp://combatbear.com/mma-news/spike-tv-presents-the-king-and-the-emperor
American channel Spike TV looks back at the first RIZIN FF event in Japan with legendary MMA fighter Fedor Emelianenko and former Strikeforce Champion Muhammed Lawal in a video called "The King and The Emperor".
<![CDATA[CSAC suspends & fines Ronda Rousey's coach Edmond Tarverdyan for falsifying paperwork]]>Wed, 03 Feb 2016 20:48:17 GMThttp://combatbear.com/mma-news/csac-suspends-fines-ronda-rouseys-coach-edmond-tarverdyan-for-falsifying-paperwork
Today after a hearing with California State Athletic Commission, Ronda Rousey's long time coach Edmond Tarverdyan was suspended for three months, fined $5,000 and received three years of probation for falsifying his application as a licensed cornerman.
<![CDATA[Countdown to UFC Fight Night 82: Hendricks vs Thompson]]>Tue, 02 Feb 2016 17:36:05 GMThttp://combatbear.com/mma-news/countdown-to-ufc-fight-night-82-hendricks-vs-thompson
Get a better inside of the upcoming UFC Fight Night 82's main event bout between welterweights Johny Hendricks and Stephen Thompson with UFC Countdown. The show will be held this Saturday night in Las Vegas.