A shoulder injury has taken Mirko Cro Cop (31-11-2, 1 NC) out of a scheduled bout against Anthony Hamilton at UFC Fight Night 79 in Seoul, Korea. And the 41-year-old Croatian legend subsequently announced his retirement. A statement posted on www.mirkofilipovic.com reads: Dear friends, unfortunately I had to cancel the fight in Seoul. In the beginning of … Read more
Immediately following tonight’s Bellator MMA & Glory: Dynamite 1 event from the SAP Center in San Jose, a live stream of the post-fight press conference can be viewed right here. The on-demand replay will be available once the live stream has ended. Hear from the night’s big winners including the Bellator light heavyweight champion and … Read more
Bellator and Glory’s hybrid MMA / Kickboxing event “Dynamite 1” goes down tonight in San Jose and PMN will provide live results of the entire card and round-by-round updates of the main card. The prelims kick off at 6:30 p.m. ET (3:30 p.m. PT) on Spike.com and the main card starts at 9 p.m. ET … Read more
A while ago I got the chance to interview Josh McRoberts. McRoberts a golden gloves champion who fights out of B-town boxing in Bloomington, IN. I got to catch up with him recently and talk to him about his newly started training camp and a few other things. Enjoy! PMN: So you just started your … Read more
Everybody likes one-night tournaments right, especially when it involves heavyweights. Glory 16 takes place this evening from 1stBank Center in Denver, Colo., and will feature the Heavyweight Contender Tournament semifinals. Also on the card is a battle for the Welterweight title between Karapet Karapetyan and Marc de Bonte. Former UFC Heavyweight Pat Barry makes his … Read more
After 10 straight wins Tyrone Spong suffered a TKO loss due-to-leg-break against Gokhan Saki in the Light Heavyweight World Championship Tournament Final at Glory 15 Saturday in Istanbul, Turkey. The leg break injury occurred in the first round when Saki checked a low kick. This immediately brings to mind the same injury suffered by Anderson … Read more
Former women’s Strikeforce featherweight MMA champion Cris Cyborg ventured over into the land of muay thai where she had a career record of (2-0) to take on undefeated muay thai fighter Jorina Baars (35-0-3). Cyborg weathered a very difficult first round in which she was repeatedly rocked to make the fight very competitive in the later rounds.