On October 19, Sarnia played host to the Score Fighting Series for the second time with a star-studded card that featured a meeting of Canadian veterans as former WEC, IFL and Bellator competitor Chris Horodecki faced off with tough as nails Brad Cardinal in the main-event. All in all the night would consist of twelve bouts across four weight classes, plus a 150-pound catch weight in the main event.
The RBC Centre and its’ electric crowd would see the preliminary card open with welterweight action as highly-touted Kyle Post (0-1) made his professional debut in a loosing effort against Scott Hudson (1-1) who gained the win by TKO with a series of unanswered strikes on the mat. Next to the cage were featherweights as “The Monster” Kyle Nelson (2-0) lived up to his nickname steamrolling Joe Petahtegoose (0-1) defeating the Michigan … Read More »
MMAOntario’s Jay Peacock and Reed Duthie Host Hamilton’s first and only MMA show dedicated to educating the general public on the fastest growing sport in the world. This episode feature Lyndon Whitlock and a breakdown of Sarnis’s Score Fighting Series 6!
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On August 25, The Score Fighting Series brought their 5th promotional offering to Hamilton Place where the promotion has had plenty of success before. This time the show had much more excitement about it locally as one of Hamilton’s own “Gentleman” Josh Hill (9-0) would take one half of the main-event slot against long time Canadian veteran John “Haggis Basher” Fraser (10-4) to decide who is the best Canadian bantamweight outside of the UFC.
It had been a fight a long time in the making and with Nick Denis (11-3), Mitch Gagnon (8-2) and Roland Delorme (8-2) all signing on with the UFC leaving Hill and Fraser as the last remaining top talents at 135 in Canada. With so much riding on the fight the seats at Hamilton Place were packed in hopes they would see the hometown kid make good … Read More »
MACHIDA TURNS DOWN CHANCE AT LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT
TITLE BOUT — BELFORT STEPS IN
Toronto, Ontario, Canada – In another turn of events, the Ultimate Fighting Championship® confirmed today thatLyoto Machida turned down the opportunity to faceJon Jones for the light heavyweight title at UFC® 152 in Toronto and that BrazilianVitor Belfort has agreed to step into his place.UFC® 152: JONES vs. BELFORT is set to take place at Air Canada Centre, in Toronto, Canada, on Sept. 22.
In other UFC® 152 news, Dan Miller has been forced out of his fight with Toronto’s Sean Pierson due to a medical issue with his son. The UFC® will look for a replacement for Miller. Also, added to the card is a welterweight bout betweenCharlie Brenneman andKyle Noke, which was originally scheduled for UFC® 151.
Tickets forUFC® 152 are on sale nowand available at the … Read More »
- First event to be broadcast live on Friday October 19th from Sarnia, Ontario
TORONTO, August 20, 2012 – The Score Fighting Series (SFS) today announced a deal which sees US-based television network AXS TV become a broadcast partner for its live MMA events.
AXS TV, the largest independently owned and operated network, is the premier television destination with the best events in pop culture, biggest acts in music, and hottest breaking news and trends in entertainment. The network’s AXS TV Fights is renowned for its Friday Night Mixed Martial Arts and Kickboxing LIVE events.
The Score Fighting Series is a live MMA promotion owned and run by Score Media, which also operates theScore Television Network, a national sports specialty service providing news, information, highlights and live events to more than 6.6 million homes across Canada.
The new deal will see SFS … Read More »
12 fights confirmed for August 25th event in Hamilton, Ontario
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TORONTO, August 14th 2012 – The final fight for the upcoming The Score Fighting Series (SFS) event in Hamilton, Ontario has been confirmed. Hamilton native Lyndon Whitlock will face his toughest test to date in a featherweight match-up against BJJ blackbelt Fernando Vieira.
Vieira (7-2) is a three-time BJJ world champion and recently moved to Toronto from Brazil in order to teach at the Evolucao Thai MMA School. He currently works out under Mauricio “Veio” Amado and has trained with many of Brazil’s top fighters, including Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, Anderson Silva, Wanderlei Silva and the Nogueira brothers. Vieira has four finishes via submission and his only two losses have come against very high level competition in Ultimate Fighter winner Diego Brandao and top ranked Bellator featherweight Patricio “Pitbull” … Read More »
When the UFC visited Atlantic City for UFC on FX 4, the main event between Gray Maynard and Clay Guida drew much of the media attention and the promotional hype. However to long time fans of the sport, it was the co-main event that seemed to take top billing in many discussions as Sam Stout and Spencer Fisher were set to square off for their trilogy fight, with fans expecting the same kind of fireworks the first two fights had provided.
The rivalry began on March 4th, 2006 at UFC 58 when Stout and Fisher first faced off in what was the first Lightweight division fight since 2004 when the division was suspended. The return of the 155ers was met with rave reviews from fans as Stout and Fisher went the distance in a back and forth striking war that had … Read More »
Three other fights confirmed for August 25th card
TORONTO, Aug 3, 2012 — The Score Fighting Series (SFS) has announced four additional bouts for its Saturday, August 25th event in Hamilton, Ontario. On the main card, explosive featherweight, Will “Leon” Romero (9-3) of Brampton, Ontario will face Strikeforce veteran David “Tarzan” Douglas (8-4) of Antioch, California. Other confirmed fights include Ryan Dickson vs Chris St. Jean, Elias Theodorou vs Simon Marini and Jason Saggo vs Eric Attard.
Romero, 29, is a Bellator and SFS veteran. A fan favourite, Romero’s fights rarely go to decision and with seven of his victories coming via stoppage. In his last two performances, Romero posted a highlight KO victory over Stephane Bernadel at the SFS October event and finished Matt Veal with a flurry of strikes at Bellator’s most recent Casino Rama card. Romero trains out … Read More »
On August 25th, The Score Fighting Series returns to Hamilton Place for their fifth promotional installment; Score Fighting Series 5: Hill vs. Fraser. The main event between Hamilton’s own undefeated “Gentleman” Josh Hill and Sarnia’s veteran wrecking machine John “Haggis Basher” Fraser stands out as one of the biggest fights to ever take place on Canadian soil and perhaps the biggest ever in Ontario. Both Hill (8-0) and Fraser (10-3) sport sparkling records and both carry championship recognition into the fight. For Josh Hill his championship triumph came in a dominating performance against a previously undefeated Diego Wilson at Aggression MMA 6, giving him the Aggression MMA Bantamweight Championship via unanimous decision. Meanwhile John Fraser saw his championship opportunity come while still fighting at Featherweight, taking a rematch against another Canadian rival, Thierry Quenneville. The fight took place on June … Read More »
MIKE SWICK RETURNS
‘It is great to be back!’
On the same card as four light heavyweight warriors compete to be next in line for a UFC®title shot, one athlete has already overcome enormous obstacles to simply be competing on the UFC On FOX card (live at 8pm ET/5pm PT) live from Los Angeles.
By the time he steps into the Octagon at the STAPLES Center it will have been been two years, five months and 30 days – 911 days in total – since welterweight contender Mike ‘Quick’ Swick, 14-4, last fought. A seven year veteran of the UFC and one of the original ‘Ultimate Fighter’ cast members, the popular Texan has battled a series of health issues including a condition called esophageal spasm which threatened his career.
Swick on his illness : “I would wake in … Read More »