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ISKA news: December 2011

  • 29 December 2011

    ISKA Sanction over 100 events in the UK in 2011

    The last ISKA Sanctioned card in 2011 was on the 17th December after which ISKA officials totalled the number of events sanctioned for the year, the final number was 108. ISKA UK set the goal of 100 events for the last couple of years and came very close in 2010 with 97 events. With the current economic climate and government cuts starting to bite the goal seemed even harder to reach in 2011 but ISKA UK Directors worked hard not only to reach the target but surpass it. Read more

  • 20 December 2011

    STRIKEFORCE Melendez v Masvisdal

    On a night where promising talent was pitted against established fighters – in four bouts, the favored fighter had more than twice as many fights as his challenger – the old guard stood firm in its refusal to step aside. Two champions convincingly retained their belts, while former champion Gegard Mousasi halted Ovince St. Preux’ eight-fight winning streak. Below are the full results from Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal, which took place at Valley View Casino Center in San Diego. Read more

  • 15 December 2011

    STRIKEFORCE new TV deal with SHOWTIME

    NEW YORK (Dec. 15, 2011)—Showtime Networks Inc. and world championship mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion STRIKEFORCE® have entered into a new broadcast agreement to continue producing live MMA events on the premium television network, SHOWTIME. The agreement was announced jointly today by Stephen Espinoza, Executive Vice President and General Manager, SHOWTIME Sports®, Dana White, UFC® President, and Scott Coker, STRIKEFORCE CEO. Read more

  • 5 December 2011

    INOKI BOM-BA-YE 2011

    ISKA World Heavyweight Kickboxing Champion Jerome Le banner headlined the annual Pro-Wrestling festival INOKI BOM-BA-YE at the Tokyo Ryougoku Sumo Arena in Japan on the 2nd December. Le Banner faced former UFC Champion and the current STRIKEFORCE Heavyweight Grand Prix Finalists Josh Barnett to contest the IGF heavyweight championship. Read more

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