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Super Fight League—India’s first MMA organization—is headed to Chandigarh, India, on April 7 for SFL 2. Headlining the card will be a motley crew of talent, including Todd Duffee vs. Neil Grove, Paul Kelly vs. Gabe Ruediger, and Alexander Schlemenko vs. Ikuhisa Minowa. Check out superfightleague.com for more info.
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Bellator 67 is headed to Casino Rama in Ontario, Canada, on May 4. Bellator’s fourth event north of the border will be broadcast live on MTV2 and in commercial-free HD on EPIX.
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Former NHL enforcer Steve “The Boss” Bosse is set to square off with Renato “Babalu” Sobral at Instinct 4 in Montreal, Canada, on May 5. Bosse, who trains under Firas Zahabi at the Tristar Gym, hasn’t fought since sustaining a broken hand in his highlight-reel KO of Houston Alexander in October. In addition, Phil Baroni is buzzed to be scrapping with Martin Grandmont in a welterweight tilt.
For members of the U.S. Greco-Roman and Freestyle Wrestling Teams, the road to London, England, for the 2012 Olympics goes through Iowa City, Iowa, on April 21–22. Bellator featherweight Joe Warren will vie for a spot on his first Greco-Roman Olympic Team at 132.25 lbs. Warren—a favorite to win the 2008 Olympics—was forced to serve a two-year suspension for testing positive for THC in 2007.
Maximum Fighting Championship 33 is scheduled for May 4 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Nathan Coy and Ryan McGillivray will vie for the vacant MFC Welterweight Title on HDNet.
The MMA Show Live will be held May 12–13 at The National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, England. The event is an interactive fan experience that consists of five training areas where some of the biggest names in the business—including Rashad Evans, Kenny Florian, Jake Shields, and Rory MacDonald—will host special group training seminars, Q&A sessions, and an autograph zone where fans can meet their favorite fighters. Visit themmashowlive.com for more info.