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ISKA news: January 2010

  • 31 January 2010


    Saturday, Jan. 30, Live on SHOWTIME From BankAtlantic Center, Miami, Florida SUNRISE, Fla. (Jan. 31, 2010) – Nick Diaz (21-7) of Stockton, Calif., won his sixth straight and the first-ever STRIKEFORCE welterweight championship with a 4:38, first-round TKO over Marius Zaromskis (13-4) of London, England, and the first and only STRIKEFORCE Female lightweight champion, Cris Cyborg (9-1) of Curitiba, Brazil, successfully defended her 145-title for the initial time with a third-round TKO over Marloes Coenen (17-4) of Deventer, Holland. Read more

  • 26 January 2010

    EA SPORTS to offer free, live online stream of STRIKEFORCE this Saturday

    NEW YORK (January 26, 2009)– For the first time in history, Electronic Arts Inc., (NASDAQ: ERTS) will offer live mixed martial arts (MMA) fight action online with a free of charge stream of the highly anticipated STRIKEFORCE welterweight (170 pounds) matchup between wrestling powerhouses Joe “Diesel” Riggs (32-10) and Jay “The Thoroughbred” Hieron (18-4) from BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida this Saturday, January 30. Read more

  • 22 January 2010


    It’s back...the critically acclaimed Irish MMA event of the year and the one we have all been looking forward to. If you missed CLAN WARS 2 then you really need to get yourself along to this one......yes you guessed it CLAN WARS 3 is back in town. Read more

  • 21 January 2010

    STRIKEFORCE Challengers

    NEW YORK (Jan 21, 2009)—World championship mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion STRIKEFORCE will return to its roots when it brings its Challengers fight series to The Civic Auditorium in San Jose, California on Friday, February 26. Topping the card will be a middleweight (185 pounds) contest between wrestling powerhouse Trevor Prangley (22-5) and Karl Amoussou (11-2-1). Read more

  • 18 January 2010

    Fight-Stars UK MMA Tour 2010

    Showsport International in association with CZ Sports Ltd two of the most successful fight sport promotion companies in the UK will launch a new MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) brand in 2010. Fight-Stars will kick-off a ten date UK tour on the 28th February 2010 stretching from London to Leeds. Read more

  • 16 January 2010

    ISKA MMA Referee and Judges Courses

    Lee Hasdell ISKA UK Director of MMA will stage two referees and judge’s course on the 31st in Milton Keynes and the 6th March in Manchester. The courses will cover Pro and Amateur MMA. Read more

  • 14 January 2010

    ISKA UK and the ABA agree to share information

    The ABA (Amateur Boxing Association) recently approached ISKA UK with questions regarding the fight records of Kick & Thaiboxers who had entered novice amateur boxing tournaments. Read more

  • 8 January 2010

    EFMA Disneyland Paris

    A Magical Martial Arts Experience!19 - 21 February 2010 Times Square, New York Hotel, Disneyland Paris. As Disneylands European Open and Festival of Martial Arts fast approaches Fighting Arts News breakdown the exciting activity and packages planned for the big weekend! Read more

  • 7 January 2010

    Lawler v Manhoef STRIKEFORCE Miami

    NEW YORK (January 6, 2009)– Knockout artists “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler (16-5) and Melvin “No Mercy” Manhoef (24-6-1) will square off with each other in a middleweight (185 pounds) contest at the STRIKEFORCE: Miami mixed martial arts (MMA) event at BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida on Saturday, January 30. Wrestling powerhouses Joe “Diesel” Riggs (32-10) and Jay “The Thoroughbred” Hieron (18-4) will face off at welterweight (170 pounds). Read more

  • 6 January 2010

    Dennis KO’s Ishikawa

    British Lightweight Standout John Dennis fought on KRUSH 5 at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo on the 4th January 2010. He featured in the main event against Japan’s Noaki Ishikawa under K-1 Rules. The match was arranged by ISKA UK Read more

  • 2 January 2010

    Masato Victorious at DYNAMITE!!

    December 31, 2009 - Saitama Super Arena, Japan ? The final day of 2009 was marked with beautiful sunshine, and an incredible line up of fighters all willing to give the crowd everything they had hoped for and more. There was something on this card for every one of the 45,606 people that attended, with the DREAM x SRC Team Battle, Masato's retirement fight, a handful of superfights and the finals of both the Super Hulk Tournament and the Koshien Grand Prix. Read more

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