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Interview: Get to know Bellator’s Alexander ‘The Tiger’ Sarnavskiy *VIDEO*

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Alexander "The Tiger" Sarnavskiy (21-1) enters the Bellator Season 8 lightweight tournament Thursday as he takes on Thiago Michel (10-3) at Bellator 87 airing LIVE on Spike TV from Mount Pleasant, Mich. ProMMAnow.com recently spoke with "The Tiger" about his thoughts on Michel and how he sees the fight playing out. He also gave us some insight into his background, how he got started in MMA and much more. Read More »

Ian McCall UFC 156 pre-fight interview *VIDEO*

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Top-ranked flyweights Ian McCall a.k.a. "Uncle Creepy" and Joseph Benavidez face-off this Saturday in Las Vegas as part of the UFC 156 main card live on Pay-Per-View. ProMMAnow.com recently spoke with McCall about the upcoming fight, how his preparations were coming along, his weight and how he sees the fight with Benavidez playing out. Read More »

Interview: Francisco Rivera talks ahead of UFC 156

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UFC bantamweight fighter Francisco Rivera (8-2-1) is scheduled to face Edwin Figueroa at UFC 156 on Feb.2. After recording a no contest in his last bout against Roland Delorme, Rivera will now look to bounce back into the win column and start his 2013 campaign off with a bang. Pro MMA Now (www.prommanow.com) reporter Jay Cee recently got the chance to speak with Francisco about his upcoming bout against Edwin Figueroa, fight camp, his fighting style and failing the post-fight drug test for his last matchup. Read More »

Frank Shamrock: ‘You’re going to see Strikeforce talent do exceptionally well in the UFC’ *VIDEO*

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ProMMAnow.com ecently spoke with mixed martial arts (MMA) legend Frank Shamrock about the close of Strikeforce and how it may or may not affect his relationship with Showtime should they choose to stay in the MMA business. Shamrock also shared his thoughts on how he thinks the Strikeforce fighters who made the move to the UFC will perform inside the Octagon. Read More »

MMA Tonight: Interview with UFC on FOX 6’s Shawn Jordan

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Former LSU fullback Shawn Jordan (13-4) was one of the Strikeforce heavyweights who made the the transition to the UFC last year. Since competing inside the Octagon, the 28-year-old Jordan has gone 1-1, knocking out Oli Thompson at UFC on FX 2, and most recently, dropping a decision to Cheick Kongo at UFC 149. Jordan will return to action on Saturday when he faces Chicago lawman Mike Russow on the UFC on FOX 6 preliminary card live on FX. Jordan was a guest on MMA Tonight on 102.5 FM The Game this week with Darren McFarland and the boys and discussed the upcoming fight and how he thinks it's going to play out. Read More »

Jessica Eye on her submission win over Zoila Gurgel: ‘It was the greatest moment of my life’

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It took Jessica "Evil" Eye (9-1) just :58 seconds to submit Bellator strawweight women's champ Zoila Frausto Gurgel (12-2) with a standing arm triangle choke at Bellator 83 back in December. Speaking with ProMMAnow.com (www.prommanow.com), Jessica explained what the win meant to her: "It was the greatest moment of my life. I feel like people finally gave me the respect that I deserve after I got that. And I think that people think that I didn't have a submission game, so it kind of shut them up. Zoila kind of fell right into it too, and the height advantage that I had over her really made it a lot easier for me to get it." Read More »

Interview: Brian Rogers ready for Bellator season eight middleweight tournament *VIDEO*

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ProMMAnow.com caught up with Bellator Fighting Championships middleweight Brian Rogers in Irvine, Calif., last week where he was checking out Bellator 85, the promotion's debut card on Spike TV. Rogers shared his thoughts on the move to Spike and talked about his upcoming fight at Bellator 89 where he will compete in the season eight middleweight (185 pounds) tournament quarterfinal round February 14 in Charlotte, N.C. Read More »

Interview: King Mo on Bellator debut, TNA wrestling, potential bout with Rampage, boxing vs. Kimbo Slice

"King Mo" Lawal (left) and his boxing coach Jeff Mayweather (right) talk with ProMMAnow.com reporter Daniel Theodore at Bellator 85 in Irvine, Calif.

ProMMAnow.com's Dan "The Wolfman" caught up King Mo Lawal and his boxing coach Jeff Mayweather last week at Bellator 85 in Irvine, Calif. Mo talked about his upcoming Bellator debut which takes place this Thursday on Spike TV. He also discussed his pro wrestling training for TNA Impact, which he calls "harder than MMA", and he and his boxing coach Jeff Mayweather shared their opinion on the idea of a boxing match between Mo and Kimbo Slice, and fighting Rampage Jackson in the Bellator cage. Read More »

Interview: ‘Sugar’ Shane Mosley on his appreciation for the ‘art’ of MMA and upcoming bout with Paulie Malignaggi *VIDEO*

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ProMMAnow.com caught up with boxing icon "Sugar" Shane Mosley at Bellator 85 this past week in Irvine, Calif. Mosley talked about some of the fights he was impressed with on the card and his familiarity with mixed martial arts. Mosley discussed his appreciation for the various disciplines of mixed martial arts, and although he said he has tried grappling, we probably shouldn't expect the 41-year-old three-division world champ to start following UFC President Dana White around the country and stalking him at press conferences asking for a shot in the UFC like our old friend James Toney did. Read More »

Interview: The evolution and sensuality of Felice Herrig *VIDEO*

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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. Read More »

Interview: Don ‘The Dragon’ Wilson talks MMA, brain injury and fighting ‘Jean Fraud Van Dumb’ for charity *VIDEO*

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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. Read More »

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