Sunday, April 20, 2014
You are here: Home » Exclusive

Category Archives: Exclusive

Feed Subscription<

Between Rounds: Between Extremes

Cutman Maldonado prepping Heather Clark

I'm told often by colleagues in MMA that I like to travel even more than they do. It's true, but let me clarify: I like to help this sport and its fighters wherever I can regardless of stateliness or borders. The locations, the talent, the ethical behavior, the promotion quality, it's been truly interesting to see each what differences the sport brings from extreme to extreme. Read More »

Between Rounds: Olympic goals

MMA cutman David Maldonado

I am very grateful to have been recently associated with multiple organizations trying to create criteria and standardization for a future goal of having MMA as an Olympic sport. It is obviously an exciting opportunity for me and of course for the future fighters that can participate. Read More »

Leo Frincu: What is the definition and purpose of a fitness/athletic trainer/coach?

Coach Leo Frincu with his star pupil, UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey

The purpose of a trainer is to provide the athlete with the necessary tools to improve his/her performance. A trainer’s goal is to create an environment where an athlete acquires effective behavior rapidly. During training, a trainer must make it a priority to create opportunities to expose a particular weakness and enhance physical/mental strength in their athlete. Since you (the athlete) is the one performing, their job (the trainer’s) is to increase your ability to make fast and effective decisions under stress. NOT to make the decisions for you. Read More »

Interview: Meet UFC’s newest bantamweight Aljamain Sterling

aljamain-sterling

After an injury forced Bryan Caraway out of his bout against Lucas Martins scheduled for Feb. 22 at UFC 170, the UFC went in search of a bantamweight that could fill the slot on roughly three weeks notice. In steps undefeated 24-year-old New Yorker and Serra-Longo fighter, Aljamain "Funk Master" Sterling (8-0). Mr. Sterling was kind enough to answer a few of our questions this week so you fight fans could get familiar with the UFC's newest addition to their bantamweight roster. Read More »

UFC on FOX 10: Seven questions with Eddie Wineland

eddie wineland-prommanow

Fresh off a bantamweight title shot against Renan Barao last September Eddie Wineland steps back in the Octagon this Saturday as he faces Yves Jabouin on UFC on FOX 10's preliminary card airing live on FOX Sports 1. Though it's a busy week for Eddie, he was kind enough to speak with ProMMAnow.com about his upcoming fight as well as his thoughts on next week's Renan Barao vs. Urijah Faber main event. Read More »

Exclusive | Justin Gaethje: ‘I guarantee I will knock Rich Patishnock out’

WSOF Belt

The headliner at World Series Of Fighting 8 is to be electric as undefeated Justin Gaethje takes on Rich Patishnock. Gaethje himself is assuring fans that they will deliver, going so far as to bet his life on it. With a card already stacked from top to bottom and all match-ups likely to please even the most difficult fight enthusiasts, it's still hard to imagine an athlete willing to risk his life for our entertainment, but that's until you speak Justin Gaethje Read More »

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Rumble’ Johnson on Mike Kyle, WSOF vs Bellator and much more

anthony johnson-wsof

One of the many 'must-watch' bouts scheduled for WSOF 8 this Saturday features two men that could certainly steal the show, as Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson squares off with Mike Kyle. Both athletes have suffered setbacks in past months that forced this long-awaited tilt to be rescheduled twice. Now with all injuries behind them, Johnson and Kyle are finally set to meet in a fight that is almost six months in the making and sure to be fireworks! Read More »

Exclusive: WSOF 8′s Derrick Mehmen previews fight with Scott Barrett and much more

WSOF 8

World Series of Fighting has put together an incredible card to kickoff 2014 with WSOF 8 Gaethje vs Patishnock. This card features two title bouts, a light heavyweight slug-match and many more promising match-ups. One tilt scheduled for January 18th that is flying under the radar pits heavyweights Derrick Mehmen against Scott Barret in what should be a great battle. Read More »

Exclusive | “Doomsday” Howard recaps victory over Bahadurzada, talks title aspirations for 2014 and more

John Howard makes his return to the UFC on August 17th. (Photo by Joshua Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images)

Following a dominant victory over Siyar Bahadurzada at UFC 168, John "Doomsday" Howard continues to climb the rankings since returning to the UFC back in August of 2013. With a career resurgence and an ever-improving skill set, "Doomsday" is highly focused and motivated on marching towards the title in his second campaign with the worlds biggest MMA promotion Read More »

EXCLUSIVE | WSOF President Ray Sefo outlines 2014 plans for continued growth and global expansion

Courtesy of www.RaySefo.com

The World Series of Fighting has been able to accomplish a great deal in the first year of its existence and this meteoric rise to becoming a premiere MMA league has been nothing but astonishing. From landing a broadcast deal for their first event, to gaining huge momentum worldwide and signing some of MMA's most promising new athletes, the WSOF team has been working hard to build this brand into a promotion that could soon rival the big dogs of this game. While the brilliant minds behind WSOF have achieved consummate growth since the promotions debut in November of 2012, it seems they're just getting started. Read More »

Leonard Garcia recalls 2013 and his career renaissance, explains plans for UFC Return in 2014

leonard garcia-prommanow

As 2013 slowly comes to an end, many of us recall what an incredible year it has been for our beloved sport. From stunning upsets, to timeless wars of attrition and heart, 2013 has delivered countless memories for fight-fans across the globe. Although, one story that hasn't received the attention it deserves would have to be the remarkable revitalization in the career of a man that some may have all-to-soon have forgotten, Leonard Garcia. Read More »

Scroll To Top