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Ringside Featherweight champ Mitch Gagnon set for January UFC debut

Fresh off a submission win in his October Bantamweight debut,  Ringside Featherweight champion Mitch Gagnon (8-1) has signed a five-fight UFC contract. He’ll make his debut January 28, replacing the injured Eddie Wineland in a Bantamweight bout against Johnny Bedford … Continue reading

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Ringside champ Steph Pelletier talks injury, facing Mitch Gagnon (interview)

After being forced out of his Ringside 12 bout by an injury, Stéphane Pelletier (5-1) is on the mend. I caught up with the bantamweight champ recently to discuss how he got hurt, what he thought of future opponent Mitch … Continue reading

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Pat ‘the Predator’ Côté’s hunger to get back to the UFC (interview)

After scoring his third straight post-UFC win at Instinct MMA, Pat Côté (16-7) is still waiting to hear from Dana White and co. I caught up with the free-agent Predator recently to discuss his latest win, why he won’t face … Continue reading

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Ringside 12 weigh-in results: Daley hits his mark

Weigh-ins for Ringside 12 took place earlier this afternoon at the Cage aux Sports restaurant located within the Bell Centre, where Friday’s ten-fight event will take place. British headliner Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley, a former UFC Welterweight who has missed weight … Continue reading

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Highlights from the Ringside 12 teleconference Part 2: Headliner Paul Daley

Returning to Montreal 17 months after his infamous UFC 113 post-fight ‘sucker punch’ of Josh Koscheck, Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley faces fellow UFC vet Luigi ‘the Italian Tank’ Fioravanti October 21st in Ringside 12’s main event. He spoke to members of … Continue reading

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Highlights from the Ringside 12 teleconference Part 1: President Eric Champoux

Breaking what has been a relative silence since Ringside 11 in June, promoter Eric Champoux took questions from the MMA media this morning, addressing his event (see full card here), signing Paul Daley, having GSP‘s suport, and the return of … Continue reading

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Christ ‘the Beast’ Franck Ringside 12 pre-fight interview

In ten days, Christ Franck (1-1) steps into the cage to face Francis Charbonneau (0-0) at Ringside 12. I spoke to the Montrealer at Victory MMA 3 about his opponent, getting through a knee injury during training, making his Bell … Continue reading

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Injury forces Stephane Pelletier out of Ringside 12 title defense

Just three weeks out from Ringside 12, bantamweight champion Stéphane Pelletier (5-1) has pulled out of his scheduled bout due to injury. He was set to defend his title October 21st at the Bell Centre against Michel Gagnon (7-1). According … Continue reading

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Ringside 12 fight card and event info

Date: Friday, October 21st Location: Bell Centre, Montreal Tickets: via Evenko.ca TV: Bell TV PPV Promoter: Eric Champoux Previous Results: RS 11, RS 10, Rising Star 1, 2, 3 (hyperlinked names lead to old interviews) Main Card (weight divisions in … Continue reading

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Côté earns decisions, Pelletier crowned champion at Ringside 11

Quebec, Qc – Former UFC middleweight title contender Patrick ‘the Predator’ Côté ’s (15-7) journey back to the big leagues hit a muddled note Saturday, as Ringside MMA returned to Quebec city. Fighting in a second main event for the … Continue reading

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