Affliction: Day of Reckoning PPV and HDNet Match-ups Finalized

The colossal Affliction “Day of Reckoning” fight card has now been finalized with explosive bouts set for both Pay-Per-View and HDNet telecasts.

The scheduled 11-fight MMA extravaganza, including the much-anticipated main event battle between two of MMA’s most notorious heavyweights: Fedor “The Last Emperor” Emelianenko and Andrei “The Pitbull” Arlovski, promises to be an entertaining night of raging, all-star fight action.

“Day of Reckoning” takes place on Saturday, January 24 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California and will be televised live on Pay-Per-View at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. The show is stacked with great match-ups and some of the best talent in MMA today. The Emelianenko vs. Arlovski bout will decide who will be the reigning heavyweight champion of the world.

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Ken Shamrock returns to the cage in February

UFC Hall of Famer and MMA legend, Ken Shamrock will return to the cage on Friday, February 13. He will be fighting in the Valentine’s Eve Massacre in Fresno, California.

The event is being co-promoted by Ken Shamrock Productions and War Gods. Ken’s son, Ryan Shamrock will also be a part of the card.  Another young prospect expected to participate is Zoila Frausto.

War Gods heavyweight champion, Lavar “Big” Johnson, Gladiator Challenge Heavyweight Champion Buddy Roberts, Mike Moreno, Tonya Evinger, and Jennifer Tate are also expected to fight on the card.

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The evolution of Junie Browning

Check out this hilarious video of Junie Browning and his brother doing an interview a couple of years ago. You can see the seeds of what Junie has become. It seems he has matured a bit since these days and his time on The Ultimate Fighter now that he is under the tutelage of Shawn … Read more

The “Corey Hill Get Well Fund”

Everybody from the casual fan to the MMA hardcore has either heard about or seen what took place in Corey Hill’s fight last Wednesday during the “Fight for the Troops” event held by the UFC. Corey recently underwent successful surgery on his broken leg, and is now facing a long road to recovery and may be … Read more

UFC Fighter Interviews at the 2008 Video Game Awards

Forrest Griffin was at the 2008 Video Game Awards and spoke to this intelligent young lady about coming from a “no namer” to totally kicking ass and being the champ. You gotta love Forrest as he handles this situation so perfectly.

Here are video interviews with Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Frank Mir, Rashad Evans, and a very special video with Rampage playing the role of a mall cop as he confronts professional skateboarder Mike Vallely all at the 2008 Video Game Awards.

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Dana White & UFC 92 fighters at the Video Game Awards

Spike TV hosted the 2008 Video Game Awards this past Sunday night. In honor of UFC 2009: Undisputed, Dana and the top fighters from UFC 92: The Ultimate 2008 were there to unveil some never-before-seen footage from the highly anticipated game. Dana White and the Champs of UFC | Games & Gadgets | SPIKE.com Please … Read more

Historic MMA Rivalries, part 4: UFC vs. Fighters

Throughout history management and labor have always butted heads. When it comes to the UFC and their fighters, they too hold a history of disagreements.

While no UFC contract dispute may come close to having an impact on society like the Homestead Strike, the contract fighters are asked to sign with ZUFFA, LLC are constantly making the news. “Zuffa” is an Italian word meaning “brawl”, however some of the UFC’s biggest and nastiest brawls have actually been outside the Octagon over their now somewhat infamous contracts.

Randy Couture and Jon Fitch’s quarrels with Dana White and the UFC became front page news this year. Tito Ortiz and Dana’s public war of words appeared in MMA discussion forums as much as UFC commentator, Mike Goldberg uses his “Pedro Rizzo 85 mph baseball bat” reference.

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New CroCop video game just in time for X-mas

Looking for that last minute gift for your MMA fan? Well look no further! According to a news release on
24sata.com.hr, a new Cro-Cop PC game, based on Mirko “CroCop” Filipovic, is now available.

CroCop has some very loyal die hard fans and they will be salivating to get into this game and high kick monsters into oblivion. Priced at a mere 49.90 kuna, it is a bargain indeed.

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Talking with Superman: an exclusive PRO MMA interview with Dennis Hallman

Being from the Northwest, I have always been slightly partial to hometown/NW fighters and Dennis Hallman is no exception. Known to many by his nickname, Superman, Dennis is an exciting and very experienced grappler/submission wrestler with an amazing 30 submissions out of 40 wins; 75%!

Hallman may be most well known as the first man ever to defeat Matt Hughes. The first win was a guillotine submission in just :17 seconds and the second win was an armbar in :20 seconds.  

From his amateur Promotion, CageSport, to his year long suspension for steroids, which until now, he has not discussed publicly, Dennis Hallman opens up and gives us a glimpse at Superman.

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THE INFO episode 4 – PRO MMA podcast

There were many exciting MMA bouts since the last episode of “THE INFO.” Josh Koscheck, Mike Swick and Pat Miletich were victorious this past week and TUF 8 crowned two champions. Matt De La Rosa and “Fast Eddie” Constantine broke down the past week’s events and were joined by promma.info’s editor, Jack Bratcher. The guys … Read more