Richard Mann breaks down the main card for Bellator’s sixth season premiere which airs tonight LIVE on MTV 2 and features Joe Warren defending his featherweight title against Pat Curran in the main event.
A lot can change in a few weeks in the world of MMA. After Carlos Condit defeated Nick Diaz to claim the interim UFC welterweight title, it seemed like a great time to update the ProMMANow.com World Rankings. Find out where everyone stands and let the controversy begin.
I’ve already made fun of him on Twitter, but it is worth repeating…..Richard Anderson Mann has picked Michael Bisping to beat Chael Sonnen. Seriously. That “hail mary” selection aside, we do our best to break down the UFC on FOX 2 fight card. Now let’s just hope that the grappling/wrestling-heavy three fights on the network portion of the show deliver some action and don’t bore FOX officials into going back to one-hour specials with only one broadcast fight.
Top Canadian welterweight Ryan Ford expects to make his Bellator Fighting Championships debut in April, the fighter recently told the MMA Outsider podcast.
In this episode we spoke with two top Canadian fighters: Ryan Ford — a soon-to-be Bellator fighter looking to prove he can beat the best in the world — and top prospect Tyson Steele. The two will square off in the main event at Aggression MMA 9 in Edmonton.
TJ Thompson, the smartest man with the smallest say in Elite XC, will try to get back on the right track with ProElite 3 in Honolulu. The main event is odd matchmaking at its best, but this round of the heavyweight tournament should be a little bit more interesting. Plus, undefeated former Olympian Sara McMann takes on Strikeforce veteran Hitomi Akano. The main card airs live on HDNet on Saturday night at 10 p.m. ET.
With ProElite’s third show coming up on January 21 in Honolulu, Hawaii, the Outsider was lucky enough to land an interview with rising female 135-pound contender Sara McMann.
Richard and I were so impressed with the professional, even-handed judging and officiating of the Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine event, we decided to skip it and focus this week’s show on breaking down UFC 142. No offense to Rockhold and the rest of the Strikeforce crew who put on a solid show … but…
If you watched UFC 141, you know Richard crapped the bed with his picks and I did OK overall, even though Nate Diaz and Johny Hendricks made me look like a moron.
Find out where everyone sits in the ProMMANow.com World Rankings after an eventful New Year’s weekend in MMA. The list of big winners include Alistair Overeem, Shinya Aoki and Johny Hendricks.