Canadian MMA Rumour Mill – April 4, 2019

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Some huge news on this edition of the Canadian MMA Rumor Mill. The action is heating up with the MMA scene in Canada with tons of huge fights on the horizon. 

…and now for the rumors! 

  • Toshido MMA fighters currently hold four XFFC titles however due to a dispute between Toshido coach David Lea and XFFC President Darren Cliffe they will be vacating those belts. Champions Matt Dwyer (MW), Justin Doege (HW), Steven MacDonald (LHW) and Blake Sigvaldason (BW) have all vacated their titles. Let’s hope the two sides can get together and sort out their differences and continue to work together in the future
  • Sarah Kaufman has her first opponent set for the PFL Season 2 Lightweight tournament… She’ll take on Morgan Frier in the main event of the May 9 card.
  • Sarnia’s Bobbi Jo Dalziel has also joined the PFL Women’s Lightweight tournament and will face Genah Fabian on May 9th card.
  • Jeremy Kennedy is another new addition to the roster and will make his PFL debut at their May 23 event when he takes on Bellator veteran and returning PFL playoff competitor Alexandre Bezerra.
  • Finally, in the third PFL event of Season 2 Smealinho Rama returns to take on Viktor Nemkov in on June 6

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  • Julia Budd returns to the Bellator Cage on July 12 to defend her Featherweight Title against challenger Olga Rubin
  • Jared Revel will defend his Middleweight Title against Collin Hart at BFL 61 on June 1!
  • Shane Campbell will head back overseas for Russian Cagefighting Championship 6 on May 4 for his next bout against Pavel Gordeev (13-1)
  • MMA will return to Saskatchewan on June 7 with Modern FC 3 in Saskatoon… No names yet but we’ll update you as soon as we know!

4 Responses to “ Canadian MMA Rumour Mill – April 4, 2019 ”

  1. Robby Rob Rob says:

    Anyone know any details on the issue between Toshido and XFFC?

    Whats the issue?

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  2. GOOD GRIEF says:

    Started with XFFC demanding that Sigvaldason have an immediate rematch with Imperato. (3 straight losses)

    Even tho Sigvaldason took it on 2 weeks notice.

    XFFC guy then confused his organization with the UFC and himself with Dana White.

    I’m sure they take consolation in still having Stoute as a champ and at least Imperato will always be the “you peoples” champ lol

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  3. Cody Rempel says:

    Updated with Shane Campbell’s opponent for RCC 6… Campbell will take on Pavel Gordeev (13-1)

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  4. Thoughts says:

    Who’s y’all pick for Bongfeldt vs Brakefield next week?

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