ProMMAnow.com reporter Dan “The Wolfman” Theodore caught up with the “Lil Bulldog” Felice Herrig, who was in Irvine, Calif., watching her teammate Pat Curran successfully defend his featherweight title at Bellator 85. Herrig talked about the evolution of her game from just a kickboxer to becoming a well-rounded fighter and shared her thoughts on why she thinks some of the MMA fans online criticize her for the way she markets herself.
We have you covered in case you missed the main event of the UFC on FX 7 card on Saturday night that took place in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The main event was a middleweight clash between two highly fighters in Vitor Belfort and Michael Bisping. Bisping was a win away from a title shot against Anderson Silva, but those dreams were crushed with one head kick.
Guess who ProMMAnow.com ran into checking out some fights at Bellator 85? It was none other than kickboxing legend and martial arts movie star Don “The Dragon” Wilson! “The Dragon” was kind enough to take a few minutes to talk with us about his fighting history, his thoughts on MMA and whether or not he would have competed in mixed martial arts had it been around when he was coming up.
Featherweight champion Pat Curran (18-4) spoke with ProMMAnow.com’s Daniel Theodore following his five-round split decision win over Patricio “Pitbull” Freire (17-2) Thursday night at Bellator 85 in Irvine, Calif. Curran discussed his thoughts on the close decision, his performance, Pitbull’s strategy and how soon he would like to face Bellator’s Season 6 tournament winner Daniel Straus in his next title defense.
The ProMMAnow.com staff weighs in with their thoughts and predictions on UFC on FX 7 going down Saturday in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Michael Bisping and Vitor Belfort square off in the main event. A win for Bisping should earn him a title shot with Anderson Silva. CB Dollaway faces TUF Brazil standout Daniel Sarafian in his UFC debut. Gabriel Gonzaga returns against “Big” Ben Rothwell, and Russian Sambo master Khabib Nurmagomedov travels into enemy territory to put his incredible win streak on the line against BJJ black belt Thiago Tavares.
UFC vet Jason Lambert (26-12) spoke with ProMMAnow.com following his first round straight armbar submission win over Hector Ramirez (9-5-1) at Bellator 85 Thursday night in Irvine, Calif. Lambert explained how he set up the submission and whether or not he would like to compete in a future Bellator light heavyweight tournament. Lambert also talked about working as a stuntman and fight choreographer on “Here Comes the Boom” with Kevin James.