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Jessica Andrade says beating Tecia Torres is ‘a matter of honor’

The stakes are high for Jessica Andrade’s upcoming bout against Tecia Torres. A win could not only mean another UFC strawweight title shot for the Brazilian, but will also be a chance to redeem her team, Parana Vale-Tudo, after her teammate Priscila Cachoeira’s subpar performance against Valentina Shevchenko, in Belem. So, as Andrade told Combate, when she meets Torres, she’ll… Read More

Shawn Porter confronts Keith Thurman over rematch

SHAWN PORTER CONFRONTS KEITH THURMAN FOR REMATCH, HEATED CONFRONTATION <div class=”player-unavailable”><h1 class=”message”>An error occurred.</h1><div class=”submessage”><a href=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Su7W_oG4w8o” target=”_blank”>Try watching this video on www.youtube.com</a>, or enable JavaScript if it is disabled in your browser.</div></div> Former welterweight champion Shawn Porter has been keeping himself busy, agitating the division’s elite as he seeks to land another notable fight. Porter first crashed Danny Garcia’s post-fight… Read More
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Zhora Hamazaryan wins American debut by unanimous decision

Banner Promotions and Thompson Boxing Promotions are pleased to announce the signing of undefeated lightweight prospect Zhora Hamazaryan to a co-promotional contract. Hamazaryan, 22 years-old of Gyumri, Armenia, improved to 9-0 with 6 knockouts as he won his American debut this past Friday night when he scored a 4-round unanimous decision over previously undefeated Sergio Ramirez in Ontario, California. Hamazaryan… Read More
Boxing 

Heralded prospect Ruben Villa remains undefeated

Heralded prospect Ruben Villa (10-0, 4 KOs) of Salinas, Calif. made it ten straight wins to start his career by outpointing veteran Juan Sandoval (15-18, 5 KOs) of Mexico. Scores: 59-55, 60-54 twice. The bout was the co-feature this past Friday night at the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, California. Villa, 20, capitalized on his southpaw stance by landing a strong jab and countering with… Read More
Fight News MMA 

Matt Mitrione advances as Vadim Nemkov tenderizes Liam McGeary’s leg

We have a new semifinalist in the heavyweight grand prix, but Bellator 194’s buzziest finish likely came from main-card fighter Vadim Nemkov. At Friday’s event, which aired on Paramount from Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., Matt Mitrione (13-5 MMA, 4-0 BMMA) edged fellow vet Roy Nelson (22-15 MMA, 1-1 BMMA) via majority decision to advance to the final four… Read More