Karo Parisyan and Drew Fickett added to Amazon Forest Combat Sept. 14 in Brazil

Olympic gold medalist Satoshi Ishii will face former WEC middleweight champ Paulo Filho in the Amazon Forest Combat 1 main event. Royler Gracie, Karo Parisyan and Drew Fickett will also be on the card.

Bellator signs Giva “The Arm Collector” Santana to middleweight division

Fresh off a 29-second rear-naked choke submission of Doug “The Rhino” Marshall earlier this month, BJJ black belt Giva “The Arm Collector” Santana has signed on with Bellator Fighting Championships.

MMA Flashback 2002: Chael Sonnen vs. Jason “Mayhem” Miller

In March 2002, a promotion called Hitman Fighting Productions held an event entitled “Rumble on the Reservation” at Cahuilla Creek Casino in Anza, California, featuring two young middleweights.

Harley-Davidson renews UFC sponsorship; vote for your city to host a UFC event in 2012

Harley-Davidson has renewed their sponsorship with the UFC and is helping launch “Hometown Throwdown”, a campaign that will give fans the opportunity to bring a UFC event to their city in 2012.

MMA trainer Shawn Tompkins dead at 37 (Updated)

Thirty-seven-year-old Canadian mixed martial arts striking coach Shawn Tompkins passed away Sunday morning. Exact details surrounding his passing have not yet been released but reports indicate he was in Canada at the time.