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  1. Brandon Moreno vs. Ryan Benoit added to TUF 24 Finale in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | MMAFighting.com

    After an impressive UFC debut, Brandon Moreno will return to the Octagon to face Ryan Benoit at The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale . The news was announced by UFC Espanol on Wednesday.


  2. Brandon Moreno looks back at upset win over Louis Smolka: 'This doesn't stop here'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | MMAFighting.com

    Brandon Moreno debuted at Saturday's UFC Fight Night 96 like no other Ultimate Fighter contestant has ever debuted in the UFC before. The Mexican flyweight, who was eliminated from The Ultimate Fighter season 24 after losing his first tournament bout, received a call to fight top UFC flyweight contender Louis Smolka , who was on four-fight wining streak, on eight days' notice.


  3. Submission: Watch Brandon Moreno sleep Louis Smolka last night at UFC Fight Night 96Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | MMA Mania

    In a matchup of two aspiring young flyweights looking to make noise as 2017 comes to a close, Hawaiian Louis Smolka welcomed Ultimate Fighting Championship newcomer Brandon Moreno to the Octagon last night at UFC Fight Night 96 live on FOX Sports 1 from Moda Center in Portland, Oregon. Smolka, who was originally scheduled to fight Sergio Pettis, had quietly recorded a 5-1 divisional clip coming into his bout with "The Assassin."


  4. Contenders 16 Norwich preview: Jason Radcliffe warns Pasquale Coluccio 'I'm a savage'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | Evening News

    The explosive fighters set to face-off the main event of Contenders 16 in Norwich have promised to put on a show for mixed martial arts fans in the region. The spectacular fight show, boasting MMA, K1 and boxing bouts, will be headlined by a middleweight clash between Jason Radcliffe and Pasquale Coluccio at the Norfolk Showground on September 17. And the battle looks set to be a fight for the ages - with both combatants planning to stop the other in devastating, violent fashion.


  5. Flying Knee: Contenders Norwich 16, BCMMA 17 and Conor McGregor v Nate Diaz at UFC 202Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | Eastern Daily Press

    One of the most explosive young talents in UK MMA today is coming to Norfolk to headline the next Contenders Norwich show. Jason 'The Assassin' Radcliffe, fresh off a stunning 14-second knockout at Bellator 158 at the O2 in London, meets Pasquale Coluccio at Contenders 16 on September 17. Middleweight Radcliffe is a thrilling fighter to watch, and promises to put on a show of striking for the ever-growing crowd at the Norfolk Showground.


  6. Bellator 159: Melvin Guillard Fails Drug TestRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2016 | Cage Pages

    When Melvin Guillard knocked out Bellator Season Eight tournament winner David Rickels at Bellator 159, it appeared that "The Young Assassin," picked up his first win in the promotion. However that is no longer the case.


  7. Bellator MMA Releases Former Title Challenger Dave Jansen, 6 Other FightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Sherdog

    ... Jansen as well as 12-time Bellator veteran Mike Richman . Additionally, Mikkel Parlo , Raphael Butler , Houston Alexander , Isao Kobayashi and Thiago Jambo Goncalves , who announced his retirement via Facebook , all received their walking papers. ...


  8. Bellator MMA releases 7 fighters, including UFC veteran Houston AlexanderRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2016 | BloodyElbow

    Former Bellator lightweight title challenger Dave Jansen, UFC veteran Houston Alexander, and suspended bantamweight Mike Richman were among the list of fighters confirmed to be gone from the Bellator roster. It's time for some roster cut announcements, not from the UFC, but from Bellator MMA.


  9. Bellator cuts seven fighters including Mike Richman and Houston AlexanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | MMA Mania

    Bellator 159 "Caldwell vs. Taimanglo" takes place July 22, 2016 at Kansas Star Arena in Mulvane, Kansas. The promotion apparently felt it needed a little less baggage before its trip from the O2 Arena in London, England, to the Midwest as seven Bellator fighters have just been cut loose.


  10. Have there really been more celebrity deaths in 2016 than usual?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | Surrey Advertiser

    ... rching for them than usual. This was the case for Kimbo Slice. The mixed martial artist won a bout against Houston Alexander in Las Vegas that month, which probably have caused a surge in interest in his profile.


  11. Video: UFC delivers touching tribute to the late Kimbo SliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | BloodyElbow

    ... 5 million viewers total. Despite the early exit, Kimbo was given a spot on the TUF 10 Finale card against Houston Alexander . Sure, this GIF is etched into the memories of everyone who watched the fight live, but we were treated to the Kimboplex, ...


  12. 'Kimbo Slice' Wanted to Be Remembered as a Family Man and as a Fighter Who EvolvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | MMA Weekly

    ... Ultimate Fighter. He was defeated by Roy Nelson in the preliminary round of the tournament, but defeated Houston Alexander in his official UFC debut during the reality show's season finale. Ferguson fought twice in the UFC Octagon, and was released ...


  13. Report: 'Kimbo Slice' Needed Heart Transplant, Died of Heart FailureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | MMA Weekly

    ... 2008, Ferguson appeared on the tenth season of The Ultimate Fighter. He fought twice in the UFC, defeating Houston Alexander and losing to Matt Mitrione . He was released from the organization after the Mitrione loss. He found a new home in the ...


  14. UFC issues statement on passing of 'transcendent' Kimbo SliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | BloodyElbow

    ... 5.3 million viewers on Spike TV, and Kimbo was still offered a spot on the season finale. Kimbo defeated Houston Alexander by unanimous decision in December 2009, with his fight peaking at 5.2 million viewers. Following a loss to Matt Mitrione at ...


  15. Kimbo Slice Dies Of Apparent Heart Attack At 42Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | StarPulse.com

    ... first UFC fight by Roy Nelson via decision. Slice returned for the season finale of the show and defeated Houston Alexander by knockout, but was defeated in his final UFC Fight via the knockout by Matt Mitrione at UFC 113. After leaving the UFC, ...


  16. Kimbo Slice's Greatest Fights - Watch His Best Street & MMA MomentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | HollywoodLife

    ... spending years as an underground street fighter , and from there his career just skyrocketed. He defeated Houston Alexander in his UFC debut, and was signed to Bellator MMA from January 2015 until his death on June 6. You can relive some of his best ...


  17. Kimbo Slice dead, aged 42Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Yahoo!

    ... He was eliminated by Roy Nelson in the opening round, but appeared on the season finale and defeated Houston Alexander. He fought once more in the UFC and was knocked out in the second round of UFC 113 by Matt Mitrione. Slice fought his last two ...


  18. Quijano: Ali's durability, RIP KimboRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Sun-Star

    ... XC and then later on with the UFC. Against MMA elite fighters, Kimbo didn't perform as well. He defeated Houston Alexander and a faded Ken Shamrock, but lost to Seth Petrucelli in one round and was stopped in two rounds by Matt Mitrione. In his last ...


  19. Street Fighting Legend Kimbo Slice Dead at 42Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Breitbart.com

    ... including an over-the-hill Tank Abbott, a way-over-the-hill Ken Shamrock, a legitimate UFC fighter in Houston Alexander, and a prime James Thompson. He also defeated Olympic gold medalist Ray Mercer in an MMA bout later ruled an exhibition. Earlier ...


  20. 6/7/16 OT - peepeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Lone Star Ball

    ... , [3] where he lost in his first fight to series winner Roy Nelson . In his UFC debut, Slice defeated Houston Alexander in the The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights finale. From January 2015 until his death in June 2016, Slice was under contract to ...