Video: Mike Shipman thinks he won Fabian Edwards bout, open to Birmginham rematch

LONDON — Following Bellator London, Mike Shipman claimed that he felt he had done enough to get a win against Fabian Edwards and highlighted his disbelief at one judge’s 30-27 card. Shipman also gave his take on what happened between James Gallagher and Mike Kimbel at Thursday’s media day. View full post on MMA Fighting […]

Fabian Edwards open to fighting MVP at middleweight after Bellator London win

LONDON — Fabian Edwards explained why he was disappointed with his performance despite believing he did enough to win his grudge match with Mike Shipman at Bellator London. Edwards revealed that he would be open to a fight with Shipman’s teammate Michael ‘Venom’ Page at middleweight and highlighted that he wants the Shipman rematch to […]

Mike Shipman calls out judge after split-decision loss to Fabian Edwards: ‘I want Ben Cartlidge’

LONDON – Despite all of the bad blood and frayed tempers heading into his co-main event fight with Fabian Edwards at Bellator Europe 6, Mike Shipman came out of the fight with his sense of humor still intact. Shipman (13-3 MMA, 4-2 BMMA) came out on the wrong end of a split-decision verdict at the […]

Fabian Edwards chasing improvement after split-decision win at Bellator Europe 6

LONDON – Fabian Edwards got the nod from the judges after a close clash with rival Mike Shipman at Bellator Europe 6, but the Birmingham native wasn’t overly impressed with his own performance. Speaking to the media, including MMA Junkie, backstage at the SSE Arena, Edwards (9-0 MMA, 5-0 BMMA) picked apart his fight and […]

Michael Page ‘looking forward’ to seeing Mike Shipman ‘knock Fabian [Edwards] out’ 

Lee Hamilton-Cooper/Bellator MMA Michael Page thinks those who are writing off Mike Shipman ahead of his Bellator London co-main event clash with Fabian Edwards will be in for a rude awakening this weekend. Shipman is a key training partner of Page’s and the striking virtuoso insisted that he is looking forward to seeing “Seabass” knock […]

Mike Shipman: Social media activity, ‘famous brother’ have built Fabian Edwards’ hype

Mike Shipman | Steve Flynn-USA TODAY Sports Mike Shipman isn’t spending too much time licking his wounds following his first loss under the Bellator banner. Gearing up for his eagerly anticipated all-British Bellator London co-main event clash with fellow middleweight prospect and rival Fabian Edwards, Shipman feel as though a win will catapult him back […]

Fabian Edwards explains ‘little cheeky slap’ of Mike Shipman at Bellator Europe 6 weigh-ins

LONDON – Fabian Edwards and Mike Shipman stole the show at Friday morning’s Bellator Europe 6 official weigh-ins. After they hit their respective marks on the scale, the two bitter rivals squared off face-to-face for the second time during fight week. The first time they met – at Thursday’s media day – things were relatively […]

Tempers flare as Fabian Edwards and Mike Shipman clash at Bellator Europe 6 weigh-ins

LONDON – The simmering tension between British middleweight rivals Fabian Edwards and Mike Shipman finally boiled over at the ceremonial weigh-ins ahead of Saturday night’s fights at Bellator Europe 6. After an early-morning weigh-in session that saw all 36 fighters successfully make weight for their respective matchups, the fighters rehydrated, then returned to the weigh-in […]

Fabian Edwards eager to get his hands on Mike Shipman at Bellator Europe 6

LONDON – There’s nothing fabricated about the rivalry between Bellator middleweights Fabian Edwards and Mike Shipman. The two fighters have beef since their regional scene days, and will finally get to square off against one another Saturday at Bellator Europe 6. For those just tuning into the rivalry, Edwards (8-0 MMA, 4-0 BMMA) wants the […]

Mike Shipman plans to end Fabian Edwards’ ‘promotional push’ at Bellator Europe 6

LONDON – Mike Shipman is glad he didn’t accept Fabian Edwards’ callout two years ago, because now they get to fight on a much bigger platform at Bellator Europe 6. “I think this is the right time,” Shipman told MMA Junkie at Bellator Europe 6 media day. “When he was first opening his mouth I didn’t […]

Video: Fabian Edwards won’t be satisfied unless he knocks Mike Shipman out: ‘I want to curl him up’

LONDON — Ahead of their co-main event clash, Fabian Edwards insisted that he has been motivated by peoples’ high opinions of Mike Shipman and explained how the Londoner has a “punchable face”. Edwards also revealed his believes Shipman is lying when he says his fame is reliant on his brother’s stock in the UFC and […]

After ‘wiping out’ Mike Shipman, Fabian Edwards wants Costello van Steenis before testing Bellator elite

Fabian Edwards | www.instagram.com/fabian_edwardsmma Fabian Edwards believes his co-main event clash with Mike Shipman at Bellator London is the biggest fight of his career. But as far as he’s concerned, his opponent has nothing to do with that. Edwards believes that beating Shipman on Nov. 23 will prove that he’s the best middleweight in the […]

Fabian Edwards: Tyron Woodley ‘off doing show business,’ won’t accept fight with Leon Edwards 

www.instagram.com/fabian_edwardsmma Leon Edwards’ declaration that the UFC tried to make a bout between he and Tyron Woodley as co-main event for Conor McGregor’s Jan. 18 return picked up some serious traction. But Leon’s younger brother, Fabian Edwards, doesn’t think former champion Woodley will sign on the dotted line. Speaking to MMA Fighting ahead of his […]

Jai Herbert: Leon Edwards can ‘open the door’ to UFC for Birmingham like Conor McGregor did for Irish

https://www.instagram.com/jai_herbert_mma Jai Herbert highlighted his status as one of the hottest U.K. prospects with a violent, viral knockout of ex-UFC fighter Cain Carrizosa this past weekend. Now, “The Black Country Badger” believes he’s ready to take his place among the UFC’s lightweight elite. The Cage Warriors champion was endorsed by none other than UFC welterweight […]

Video: Christian Edwards improves to 2-0 with 16-second head kick KO

Christian Edwards connects with a head kick against Cesar Bennett at Bellator 233 on Friday in Thackerville, Okla. | @ScottCoker Christian Edwards isn’t allowing himself to get much in-cage experience. The 21-year-old Jackson-Wink product improved to 2-0 on Friday at Bellator 233, connecting with a powerful head kick that finished his fight with Cesar Bennett […]

Leon Edwards Says He Was Offered Tyron Woodley Bout for UFC Event on Jan. 18

Leon Edwards is looking to fight a top-ranked opponent, and it appears that he is close to getting what he desires. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Fabian Edwards on Mike Shipman: ‘He’s going to get finished again’ 

Bellator Fabian Edwards never thought his date with fellow highly touted English middleweight Mike Shipman would ever come to fruition. Yet, at Bellator Dublin’s media day, the promotion announced that the middleweight duo will clash at November Bellator London. “I never thought this fight was going to happen,” Edwards told MMA Fighting’s Eurobash podcast. “It […]

Jon Jones training partner Christian Edwards meets Cesar Gutierrez at Bellator 233

After a quick win in his pro debut, one of Jon Jones’ proteges and training partners has his next assignment queued up. Christian Edwards (1-0 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) will take on Cesar Gutierrez (1-2 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) at Bellator 233 in November, a promotion official told MMA Junkie. The light heavyweight bout is expected to […]

Leon Edwards wants Jorge Masvidal but willing to entertain Tyron Woodley fight for ‘good money’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Leon Edwards has made it clear that he wants to face Jorge Masvidal next but that option may be slowly slipping away. This past Saturday night at UFC 241, Nate Diaz earned a unanimous decision win over Anthony Pettis and then immediately called Masvidal’s name as an opponent he would like […]

VIDEO: Jorge Masvidal has heated message for ‘bug’ Leon Edwards

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay – Jorge Masvidal speaks to the media at UFC Uruguay about his recent knockout win over Ben Askren, the welterweight title picture, Leon Edwards’ recent callout, what’s next for his career, and much more. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

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