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11/4/12 4:50 PM
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Germany's no. 10 middleweight Benjamin Brinsa (12-0) scored a victory by unanimous decision against undefeated Italian Simone Tessari. The fight took place during the Abu Dhabi Warriors debut event. Dominant performance by Brinsa!
11/4/12 4:59 PM
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On Saturday, German welterweight Daniel Kimmling (3-4) got knocked out in Moscow, Russia by European Sanda Champion Arsen Aliev. Funny result, because Kimmling, whilst having a pro record of 2-3, publicly complained that German promoters would ignore him. Well, now he knows why, hahaha... forgive me my "schadenfreude", but this is the prime example of a German fighter demanding big fights despite not having achieved anything worth of note. Sadly, there are a lot of other guys in our MMA scene who think they should get big fights or big purses, just because they've won two fights in a row or were invited to fight outside of Germany (in order to be sacrificial lamb for a local fighter). I'd say that about 80% of the German fighters.
11/11/12 6:15 AM
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German UFC veteran Peter Sobotta crushed his competition at yesterday's old school eight men tournament at Casino Fight Night III in Erfurt. The Dean Lister brown belt, who had his mentor in his corner, only needed 6min 21sec to submit his three opponents with three Rear-Naked Chokes.

Sobotta is now 5-0 in 2012 with 5 first round RNC victories. He has improved leaps and bounds since his first run in the UFC. Maybe one win in early 2013 against a top European opponent and the UFC is going to call him again. Let's hope so!
11/11/12 12:16 PM
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Here you can watch all three of Peter Sobotta's fights (they start at the 2:45 mark) and hear special guest star Dean Lister cornering his protégé:

http://vimeo.com/53252488

11/11/12 12:17 PM
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Planet Eater Videoblog - Casino Cage Fight Night from Planet Eater on Vimeo.

11/11/12 12:19 PM
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Damn, don't know how to embed correctly.
11/11/12 3:54 PM
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Oh, almost forgot, Germany's no. 2 light heavyweight Hendrik Oschmann got his ass handed to him at yesterday's Bushido FC HERO*s in Latvia against Lithuanian judoka Teodoras Aukstuolis.
11/11/12 4:07 PM
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Thanks for sharing man!

 

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11/13/12 4:26 AM
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This weekend two Germans are going to fight outside their home country.

Jonas Billstein (10-2), Germany's no. 3 middleweight, is going to face MFS product Perry Filkins (6-1) at Bellator 81 on Friday. Should be an easy victory for Billstein which is going to put him in next year's middleweight tournament.

Dima Goette (3-0), Germany's no. 3 bantamweight (would fight at flyweight if there were any opponents for him) and one of UFC vet Peter Sobotta's top students, is going to face Finnish kickboxer Harri Maatta at Cage 20 in Finland on Saturday. Maatta might have the advantage standing up, but Goette is quick, dynamic and has a great ground game, similar to his coach.
11/13/12 5:01 AM
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Great thread keep updating! I love the various international markets covered this way. Phone Post
11/13/12 5:29 AM
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Today Jonas Billstein said that he signed a six fight contract with Bellator FC. Not a very smart move on his part, considering the UFC is going to return to Germany in 2013 and without the Bellator contract he would've had the chance to get signed by them. Maybe he didn't have enough confidence in himself to be able to get signed by the UFC, I don't know.
11/14/12 9:38 PM
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So Dennis Siver, Germany's pound-for-pound no. 1 fighter, is going to face TUF vet Nam Phan at UFC on Fox 5 on December 8th. Phan is replacing Eddie Yagin (get well soon!).
11/15/12 5:20 AM
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Awesome news: German MMA Championship is coming back - this time with a CAGE! GMC did two absolutely great events in 2010 but then the promoters decided to take a break in order to focus on other stuff. On February 16th, 2013 there's going to be a huge comeback show.

ProElite and Cage Warriors veteran Andreas Kraniotakes, Germany's no. 1 heavyweight, is set to fight Bjorn Schmiedeberg, Germany's no. 2 heavyweight. This is going to be a title fight.

They fought before at Respect.FC 4 in September 2010. Schmiedeberg won by unanimous, but controversial decision. Kraniotakes is in San Diego right now, preparing to get his revenge. And I'm 99% sure that he'll get it.
11/15/12 7:19 AM
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Good read op, always good to hear about the international mma scene. Phone Post
11/15/12 7:54 AM
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Thanks OP.Huge Siver fan, looking forward to the Phan fight! Phone Post
11/17/12 9:29 AM
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Well, that didn't go according to plan. At Bellator 81 Jonas Billstein got decisioned by Perry Filkins and is now 1-3 in his last four fights. His game plan was stupid, he tried to stand and bang even though he is a much better grappler than striker. I think he will spend 2013 in the Bellator prelims.
11/17/12 9:37 AM
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Yes disappointing loss to Billstein. Has he trained in the US recently?
11/17/12 10:34 AM
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Yes, he has spent the last few weeks in San Diego, alongside his German compatriots Ruben Crawford and Andreas Kraniotakes. He has trained at Alliance MMA last year, but I don't know if he trained there this year also.
11/17/12 2:15 PM
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Well, the second mission abroad this weekend didn't go according to plan either. Dimitri Goette (3-1) lost to local hero Harri Maatta by unanimous decision. First fight in the cage, first fight outside of Germany, the whole arena against him - a lot to cope for a 20-year-old. He didn't fight like he usually fights, probably "octagon jitters".
11/21/12 6:10 AM
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Some German MMA fighters wanted to promote a charity MMA event for a program of the local Caritas Internationalis (Roman catholic social service organisation) group. They wanted to raise money for children whose parents are drug addicts so that they can get christmas gifts. Now the German "head group" threatened them with a lawsuit because they don't want anything to do with "blood fights"... sometimes I despise this country.
11/21/12 6:17 AM
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Funny video found on Middle Easy about Jonas Billstein's takedown attempts against Perry Felkins at Bellator 81. Sad thing is, he actually trains at a big German wrestling club (first division).
11/21/12 1:44 PM
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funkjoker - Some German MMA fighters wanted to promote a charity MMA event for a program of the local Caritas Internationalis (Roman catholic social service organisation) group. They wanted to raise money for children whose parents are drug addicts so that they can get christmas gifts. Now the German "head group" threatened them with a lawsuit because they don't want anything to do with "blood fights"... sometimes I despise this country.
Are you talking about Alan Omer's event??? Oh man...I got no words for that. Phone Post
11/22/12 3:13 AM
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Yes, indeed.
11/25/12 6:40 AM
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Yesterday Superior FC, one of Germany's bigger organizations, held their last event in 2012 in Mainz.

Martin Buschkamp, a 21-year-old featherweight prospect, improved his perfect record to 6-0 by submitting experienced Czech allrounder Filip Macek with his trademark RNC after two minutes. He's now 6-0 with 6 RNC victories in round 1 and is currently ranked no. 3 in Germany. Expect big things from the Peter Sobotta student in 2013.

Jessin Ayari (9-2), Germany's no. 7 welterweight, captured the Superior FC welterweight title by submitting tough boxer Kerim Engizek with a RNC in round 2.

Unbeaten Azdren Thaqi (5-0-1), one of Switzerland's most promising prospects, won the vacant Superior FC featherweight title by submitting Marcel Jedidi with a Guillotine Choke.

Unbeaten Stephan Puetz (4-0), Germany's no. 4 light heavyweight, beat local hero Nils Wernersbach by TKO in round 4 in a match for the vacant Superior FC light heavyweight belt. It was a pretty boring affair with lots of clinching aka Wall'n'Stall.

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In East Germany, 19-year-old featherweight Konstantin Goette, another top student of UFC vet Peter Sobotta, built his pro MMA record to 3-0 (6-0 as an amateur) by submitting a local hero with a RNC after 55 seconds.
11/25/12 7:13 AM
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thanks for the news funkjoker

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