Infant Son of Professional MMA Fighter Marcus Kowal Dies After Being Hit By Drunk Driver

We are sad to report the infant son of professional mixed martial artist Marcus Kowal has passed away during Labor Day weekend after being struck by a suspected drunk driver in a hit-and-run Sunday afternoon in Hawthorne, Calif. Marcus personally announced his sons departure on his Facebook page in sharing his gratitude to his combative art community … Read more

Bellator 160: Bendo earns TKO over ‘Pitbull’ for lightweight title shot

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Benson Henderson (24-6) finally earned his first victory since joining the Bellator MMA fray at Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., Friday night. The victory was listed as a TKO due to Pitbull’s inability to continue from a broken tibia, as a result Henson was immediately declared the winner. The victory was awarded by … Read more

Pro MMA Now’s Bellator 160: Henderson vs. Pitbull weigh-in report and photo gallery

The Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., was the scene for Thursday’s Bellator 160 weigh-ins and every fighter on the main card arrived on weight. Bellator 160 will feature an epic lightweight match up between former Bellator featherweight champion Patricio “Pitbull” Freire and former WEC and UFC 155-pound king Benson “Smooth” Henderson in the main event. This match is … Read more

In-depth with ‘Black Ice’: NCAA wrestling phenom Joey Davis ready for pro MMA debut

“Those who know how to win are much less numerous than those who know how to make proper use of their victories.” -Polybius (200-118 BC), History, and Bk X, 36 At the Bellator 160 Open Workouts this past Friday at Metro Flex Gym in Long Beach, Pro MMA Now’s Phantom Street Artist had the opportunity to selectively … Read more

Pro MMA Now photo gallery: Bellator 160 open workouts

Pro MMA Now photographer Phantom Street Artist was on scene at the Bellator 160 open workouts at Metro Flex Gym in Long Beach, Calif., on Friday where he was able to capture the Team Body Shop fighters preparing for the Aug. 26 event. Those participating in the open workout included Baby Slice, the son of … Read more

From the Cage to the Stage: A visit with Greg Jackson, Frank Grillo & Joe ‘Daddy’ Stevenson on the set of KINGDOM

“In societies where modern conditions of production prevail, all of life presents itself as an immense accumulation of staged spectacles.” -Guy Debord, The Society of the Spectacle Pro MMA Now contributor and friend Phantom Street Artist recently got the chance to visit the set of KINGDOM which just entered its newest season on Audience Network (exclusive to DIRECTV … Read more

Invicta FC 15 results and changes

It was “Changes” authored by the legendary departed Pop Star David Bowie, which became Invicta FC 15 theme’s of the night. The evening’s fight featured Champion Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino who would defend her title against Russian M-1 Champion Daria Ibragimova.

Invicta FC 15: Cyborg vs. Ibragimova weigh-in report and photo gallery

Invicta FC 15 is set to go into full swing Saturday January 16, 2016 at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT at The Hangar in the OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa, Calif. Headlining the event’s main fight card, featherweight champion Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino prepares to defend her belt against the formidable Russian grappler Daria … Read more

Epic Video: Holly Holm serenaded by Irish fan at UFC Q&A

An Irish fan at the UFC 194 Q&A with Holly Holm on Friday took the occasion to serenade the UFC women’s bantamweight champion with Franki Valli’s classic ‘Can’t Take My Eyes Off You’ whose original was released in 1967 and finally sung as a stadium anthem in 2015, at this Holly Holm Q&A nonetheless. “You’re … Read more

ESPN finally corrects Foxcatcher film and its lies

ESPN classic 30 for 30 sports documentary titled The Prince of Pennsylvania which is based on the murder of Olympian Dave Schultz by crazed millionaire John du Pont is set to air on Oct 20th 2015 at 9 p.m. ET (6 p.m. PT). The ESPN documentary will correctly address the many inaccuracies depicted by Sony and Annapurna’s … Read more