Lyoto Machida discusses UFC 104 performance

Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida discusses his UFC 104 performance against Mauricio “Shogun” Rua. Machida believes he won the first three rounds, he thinks the fourth round was very close, and feels Shogun won the last round. Although the judges awarded Machida the victory, the majority of people thought Shogun won the fight. Machida admits Shogun … Read more

Still going strong – PROMMA.INFO exclusive interview with Ron “H20” Waterman

Mirko Cro Cop said Ron Waterman was the strongest man he ever fought.
Mirko Cro Cop said Ron Waterman was the strongest man he ever fought.

Having fought since 1999 in such organizations such as UFC, PRIDE, Pancrase, and the WEC, 43-year-old Ron “H2O” Waterman (16-6-2) is a seasoned MMA who has been locked in cages with some of the biggest and toughest men on the planet.

Some of Waterman’s most notable fights include victories over former UFC champions Ricco Rodriguez and Kevin Randleman. Most recently, he defeated Mark “The Bear” Smith via second round arm triangle in Nov. 2008.

In addition to being a BJJ black belt, Waterman is also an ordained minister in the Christian faith, and often travels with Team Impact, a group of strongmen who share their faith by performing impressive feats of strength. Mirko Cro Cop once stated Ron Waterman was the strongest man he ever faced.

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Dream welterweight champ Zaromskis signs with Strikeforce

Photo by: Sherdog - Marius Zaromskis is now part of the Strikeforce stable.
Photo by: Sherdog - Marius "Whitemare" Zaromskis is now part of the Strikeforce stable.

(PRESS RELEASE) – DREAM Welterweight Grand Prix Champion Marius “Whitemare” Zaromskis (13-3) of Lithuania has signed a multi-fight agreement with world championship mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion STRIKEFORCE.

Known for his explosive, highlight reel kicks, the 29-year-old, world-ranked Zaromskis has been his opponents’ worst “Whitemare” the last three years. The 2009 DREAM Welterweight Grand Prix Champion has won five fights in a row and nine of his last 10.

Zaromskis is coming off an utter destruction of Myeon Ho Bae, winning by 0:19, first-round KO on Oct 25. The victory earned Zaromskis the 2009 DREAM Welterweight Grand Prix crown.

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Halloween treat – Neil “Goliath” Grove KO’s Martin Thompson (video)

Last weekend at Ultimate Challenge UK – Dynamite in London, Neil “Goliath” Grove (UFC 95 vet) took on Martin Thompson in the main event. Grove is a very large heavyweight at 6’6″ and 265 lbs. All eight of Goliath’s wins have come by knockout and Thompson was no exception. As a special Halloween treat we … Read more

Josh Neer released from UFC contract following loss at UFC 104

This isn't the first time Josh Neer has been released from his UFC contract.
This isn't the first time Josh Neer has been released by the UFC.

Lightweight MMA fighter Josh “The Dentist” Neer (25-9-1) has been released from his UFC contract following a unanimous decision loss to Gleison Tibau (20-6) at UFC 104 on Oct. 24. Neer has lost his last three out of four fights, for a total of six out of ten times inside the Octagon.

Neer’s first UFC appearance was against Drew Fickett (36-13) at the very first Ultimate Fight Night back in August 2005. Fickett submitted Neer in the first round via rear-naked choke. However, Neer bounced back with wins over Melvin Guillard and Joe Stevenson in his next two UFC bouts.

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Tito Ortiz talks UFC 106 main event fight with Forrest Griffin

I have to admit, it’s pretty cool to see Tito Ortiz back in front of the camera getting ready for a fight. It hearkens back to the glory days when Tito, Chuck, Randy, and Hughes were all kicking ass and controlling those top spots. It was a great time for the UFC and seeing Tito … Read more

Forrest Griffin reveals real reason he took UFC 106 fight with Ortiz

Mr. Forrest Griffin seems to have his head back in the game after it got decapitated by Anderson Silva at UFC 101 back in August. Griffin recently returned from his honeymoon and seems to be in good spirits. He will be fighting Tito Ortiz in the main event at UFC 106 on Nov. 21, and … Read more

Wes Sims auctioning off Ultimate Fighter 10 items

Now if Wes was auctioning off those panties he wore at weigh ins, that might be worth buying!

The Ultimate Fighter 10: The Heavyweights contestant, Wes Sims, is auctioning off “authentic” items from his stint on the Spike TV reality series. Bidders on Ebay have the chance to own a piece, or pieces, of the highly popular MMA reality show. Auction winners will also recieve a Wes Sims autographed TUF 10 photo.

Sims, it seems, is not only selling off his own items. Among the six items up for up auction include autographed posters, a t-shirt, a jersey, and a skullcap worn by Kimbo Slice.

“This is an Official skull cap worn on The Ultimate Fighter 10 by Kimbo Slice now in possession of Wes “A-Hole Show” Sims! Was it theft or just a token of friendship? I don’t know but this is your opportunity to own a piece of gear worn by one of the hottest MMA sensations, Kimbo Slice!” is the description Sims lists in the skullcap auction.

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Brett Rogers: video profile

Brett “The Grim” Rogers is profiled as the hard-hitting power puncher who used to change tires getting his one shot at glory against the number one heavyweight in the world. Very few are giving Rogers anything resembling a chance, but Rogers believes he can win, and in the end, that’s all that matters. Where will … Read more

The Ultimate Fighter 11: The Middleweights?

The Ultimate Fighter reality show has produced quite a few stars for the UFC in the past. Forrest Griffin, Rashad Evans, Kenny Florian, Deigo Sanchez, Nate Diaz, Michael Bisping, and Josh Koscheck are all a product of the uber-popular Spike TV show. Up until The Ultimate Fighter 10: The Heavyweights, the show featured fighters from … Read more