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David Loiseau returns to Canada, meets Mike Kent at AFC 20 in Calgary

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It has been three years since Loiseau has fought on Canadian soil, his last being June 12, 2010, at UFC 115 in Vancouver BC. Coming off of 2 wins “The Crow” will be looking to keep that streak going when he flies into the Telus Convention Centre in Calgary, AB., July 12, 2013.

When the Tri-Star product and Montreal QC product, Loiseau was asked about signing for this fight he replied with, “AFC is a solid Canadian organization and I’m excited to be fighting on their show. Fans can expect excitement and fireworks from the Crow on July 12th!”

Mike Kent comes into this fight with a stellar 9-2 record. When the opportunity was brought up to Kent about the possible match up, he was ecstatic and immediately jumped at the chance to take on a legend in Loiseau.

Kent was asked about the fight and relied with, “I was thinking about taking the summer off but when the opportunity came up to headline an AFC event there was no way I was going to turn that down. Fighting a legend like Loiseau is going to be a memory I’ll have for the rest of my life and that’s the reason I will be 100% ready. That’s the reason I will train the hardest I ever have. I want to keep this fight on the feet and make it an exiting fight that myself and my fans will remember for forever. When I retire I want to be able to sit around with my buddies, have a couple pops, and say, “Remember the night I fought THE CROW in the AFC main event” I can’t wait!”

AFC matchmaker Darren Owen on the fight, “Loiseau has been that elusive fighter that I’ve always wanted to sign. Now with the growth of our organization we’ve made this a reality and we are extremely excited that we can bring this Canadian icon to our fans. As for Mike Kent we absolutely love this kid, he wants the big fights, he wants to test himself against the best. It seems like fewer guys these days really want to fight the best out there. I guarantee you he will come out guns blazing and will be looking to finish this fight.”

AFC 20 “Stampede Fight Night” Takes place Friday July 12 at the Telus Convention Centre in Calgary Alberta Canada.

Tickets are available online at www.AggressionFC.com

AFC 20: Stampede – Calgary – July 12 Fight Card

Pro Fights:
195lbs- David Loiseau (21-10) vs. Mike Kent (9-2)
135lbs- Noah Ali (3-1) vs. Mike O’Neill (3-2)
135lbs- Owen Carr (3-2-1) vs. Brent Fryia
(6-3)
155lbs- Trent House (1-0) vs. Brandon Shorter (0-0)
145lbs- Nathan Wilkins (1-2) vs. Cory Houston (4-3)
175lbs- Elliott Duff (3-4) vs. Mariusz Ksiazkiewicz (3-0)
155lbs- Terry Nichol (2-2) vs. Dia Grant (7-9)
135lbs- Jesse Arnett (2-3) vs. Daniel Mark (2-1)
185lbs- Zach Manywounds (0-0) vs. Travis Cloud (3-2-1)
125lbs- Keegan Oliver (0-0)
vs. Kyle Oliveira (1-1)
145lbs- Hakeem Dawodu (0-0) vs. TBA

Amateur Fights:
185lbs- Dusty Kramps (2-0) vs. Carter Dumont (0-0)
135lbs- Louie Grover (2-1) vs. Will Monzon (1-2)

*Subject to change

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Mike Brown cuts retirement short to fight Akira Corassani

Exiting the game on a win-streak is no easy task to follow through on. Not even a year into retirement and Mike Brown is ready to step back in the cage to attempt to extend his two fight win-streak, and … Read More

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Mike Brown decides against retirement, meets Akira Corassani at UFC on FOX Sports 1 inaugural event

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Mike Brown isn’t retiring just yet after all.

After flirting with the idea last year and undergoing his second neck surgery months later, a healthy Brown has decided to return to action against Akira Corassani at the UFC on FOX Sports 1 inaugural event on Aug. 17.

The promotion announced the fight on Friday.

The 37-year-old Brown (26-8), a former WEC featherweight champion, enters the bout riding a two-fight winning streak. He considered walking away from the sport last May when he defeated Daniel Pineda at UFC 146. An emotional Brown spoke to MMAFighting.com about his undecided future after the fight and said he was “getting near the end.”

Corassani (11-3-1) also enters the bout on a two-fight winning streak. He most recently defeated Robbie Peralta via unanimous decision in April at UFC on FUEL TV 9 in his native Sweden.

The event will take place at the TD Garden in Boston.

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UFC Vet David Loiseau Meets Mike Kent in Aggression Fighting Championship 20 Headliner

UFC veteran David Loiseau will fight on Canadian soil for the first time in three years when he squares off with Mike Kent in the Aggression Fighting Championship headliner on July 12.
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The MMA Hour with Matt Serra, Benson Henderson, Pat Healy, Mike Dolce, Cathal Pendred, James Head, Dave Meltzer

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Another Monday, another episode of The MMA Hour is yours for the taking. Here’s a rundown of who will be stopping by and when:

1 p.m. ET — MMAFighting.com’s Dave Meltzer will look back at UFC 160.

1:25 p.m. — UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson will discuss T.J. Grant’s title eliminator win at UFC 160.

1:45 p.m. — UFC’s James Head will discuss being a part of the relief effort in Oklahoma following last week’s devastating tornado.

2:05 p.m — Former UFC welterweight champion Matt Serra will discuss why he retired last week.

2:25 p.m. — Irish rising star Cathal Pendred will preview his Cage Warriors 55 welterweight title fight against Che Mills, and his desire to join the UFC.

2:45 p.m. — MMA nutritionist and trainer Mike Dolce will discuss the launch of UFC FIT.

3:05 p.m. — Pat Healy will talk about testing positive for marijuana following his UFC 159 and the ensuing drama.

3:25 p.m. — We’ll answer your #themmahour questions on anything and everything going on in the MMA world. Hit us up on Twitter using that hash tag, leave a question in the comments section below, or give us a call. The best submissions of the day will receive a prize. Contest rules can be found here and here.

3:45 p.m. — We’ll recap the second round of the Ric’s Picks Invitational and look ahead to round 3.

Plus, we’ll be taking your calls on anything and everything. Got a question or comment? Give us a call at 1-888-418-4074.

Watch the show live below beginning at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 6 p.m. GMT. Subscribe to The MMA Hour on iTunes: audio feed here; video feed here. Download previous episodes here. Listen to the show via Stitcher here or via TuneIn here.

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Video: Mike Goldberg and Joe Rogan preview ‘Nogueira vs. Werdum” at UFC on FUEL TV 10

UFC on FUEL TV 10: “Nogueira vs. Werdum” goes down June 8, 2013 from the Paulo Sarasate Arena in Fortaleza, Brazil. UFC commentators Joe Rogan and Mike Goldberg recently broke down the night’s main event between veteran heavyweights Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Fabricio Werdum, who clash in a contest scheduled for five rounds.

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UFC 160 Prelims: Mike Pyle Survives Rick Story Onslaught, Grabs Split Decision

Rick Story was perhaps one punch away from stopping Mike Pyle, but his inability to finish the job came back to haunt him.
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Transgender Fighter Fallon Fox, Strikeforce Veteran Mike Kyle Victorious at CFA 11

Transgender fighter Fallon Fox improved her professional record to a perfect 3-0, as she submitted Allanna Jones with a third-round shin choke and advanced to the Championship Fighting Alliance women’s featherweight tournament at CFA 11 on Friday at the BankUnited Center in Coral Gables, Fla.
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UFC 160 – Mike Pyle On Fighting Rick Story This Weekend

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Welterweight Mike ‘Quicksand’ Pyle will square off with Rick ‘Horror’ Story this weekend in the final preliminary bout of UFC 160 on FX. Pyle carries a three fight win streak into the match and is 6-1 in his last seven fights. In this video Pyle shows off some of his preparations for ‘Horror’ as well as how he matches up with his opponent.

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The MMA Hour – Episode 181 – Mike Kogan

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