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McBride set for Bellator debut against Morris on Friday

WEBSTER CITY - Webster City resident and Midwest Cage Championship lightweight champion Michael McBride will make his Bellator debut at Friday's show in Council Bluffs.   Click here to read the story as it originally appeared in the Daily Freeman Journal.

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McBride wastes no time in winning his first MMA pro title

WEBSTER CITY - Michael McBride got into another fist fight Friday night, and like so many of his other tussles the Webster City mixed martial artist walked out of the cage without a scratch on his body. Click here to read the story as it appeared in its original format in ...

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McBride will fight twice in span of 28 days

WEBSTER CITY - Michael McBride's master plan is all coming to fruition. It he going to be busy? Absolutely. Are there risks involved? Without a doubt. Article Photos Webster City mixed martial artist Michael McBride, pictured above in his gym, will fight for the MCC lightweight title against Paul Hunhoff on Friday, Sept. 19 ...

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Michael McBride Signs With Bellator, Set For October Debut

Michael McBride, who will be competing for the Midwest Cage Championship lightweight title later this month, has signed to make his debut with Bellator MMA in October. McBride, a native of Webster City, Iowa, will be competing on the October 17 Bellator card set for Council Bluffs. No opponent has been ...

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McBride shows no signs of rust following lay-off, turns out lights on foe in first round

By Troy Banning DES MOINES - Nerves churned through Michael McBride as he got set to end a 168-day lay-off Friday night at Hy-Vee Hall, but once he stepped into the cage is was simply back to business. Quick business. McBride left MCC 53: Full Force with his fifth lightweight victory in six ...

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Webster City MMA Fighter Michael McBride – Gym Rat

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McBride suffers first loss by unanimous decision

By Troy Banning - Daily Freeman Journal DES MOINES - Michael McBride endured a lot of firsts inside the cage Friday night at Hy-Vee Hall. Most of them didn't work in his favor either. The Webster City native and mixed martial arts professional lightweight saw his perfect record go by the wayside in ...

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McBride goes national Oct. 25 – Unbeaten MMA fighter to face Emmanuel Sanchez; televised by AXS TV

By Troy Banning - Daily Freeman Journal Michael McBride's ascent in mixed martial arts is about to go national. Webster City's homegrown talent will put his unbeaten professional record in the cage on the line against once-beaten Emmanuel Sanchez in a 155-pound lightweight fight on Friday, Oct. 25 at Hy-Vee Hall in ...

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Standing Up Speaking Out – Anti-bullying assembly at WCHS features MMA athletes

By Jim Krajewski Students were asked to stand, speak and stop bullies at an assembly Wednesday morning which featured mixed martial art fighters Michael McBride and John Halverson as speakers. Webster City High School Principal John Elkin opened the presentation which outlined his "Fight Without Fists" program which aims to prevent bullying and ...

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McBride main event winner at MCC 48 – WC fighter puts Jenkins to sleep in 2nd round, runs pro record to 4-0

By Troy Banning DES MOINES - In the days leading up to his brawl with Michael McBride, Doug Jenkins made it clear that he would rather die than tap out. A bit dramatic? Perhaps, but Jenkins lived up to his pre-fight statement Friday night at Hy-Vee Hall during the Midwest Cage Championship's ...

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