Middleweight champ Rafal Moks drops an immediate nine pounds plus

In what would be considered the most exciting upset at M-1 Challenge XXII this past December, Rafal ‘Kulturysta’ Moks overcame his underdog status in epic fashion to capture the first-ever M-1 Challenge middleweight title. Fans who blinked missed the action as it took the talented Polish fighter and Berserkers team member a mere 19 seconds … Read more

Heavy-handed submission technician returns at M-1 Challenge XXIII

M-1 Challenge XXIII marks Yuri ‘Cable Guy’ Ivlev’s return to action after suffering his first loss in seven outings. Over a two year span, the Legion Fight Team warrior was proving to be unstoppable until he collided with Daniel Weichel this past October. Healed up and ready for action, the crafty, heavy-handed striker with exceptional … Read more

MMA’s Greatest Icon Contemplates His Future: Electric, Emotional, Legendary, Inspiring

New York, NY (February 13, 2011) – With ringside physicians electing to halt the start of the third and final round between Fedor Emelianenko and BigFoot Silva, the legendary “Last Emperor’ suffered the second loss of his career and spoke with sincere emotion about the possibility of retirement. With his future to be determined, the … Read more

HDNet to offer comprehensive coverage of “Strikeforce and M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Silva”

“Inside MMA” LIVE at Friday’s Weigh-in beginning at 5:00 p.m. ET; LIVE Undercard Broadcast Saturday at 8:00 p.m. ET DALLAS (February 10, 2011) This weekend, HDNet will present two and a half hours of LIVE coverage of the “Strikeforce ™ World Grand Prix – Heavyweight Tournament” as it kicks off this Friday in East Rutherford, … Read more

BJJ phenom Vinny Magalhaes signs six-fight deal with M-1 Global

Royler Gracie black belt and “The Ultimate Fighter 8” veteran, Vinny “Pezao” Magalhaes has signed a new six-fight/two-year contract with European mixed martial arts promotion M-1 Global.

Weichel vs. Khasbulaev added to M-1 Challenge XXIII

New York, NY (January 17, 2011) – Adding some anticipated lightweight fury into the undercard mix at M-1 Challenge XXIII on Saturday, March 5th, Team MMA Spirit’s Daniel Weichel (25-7) will face the talented Rusfighters propsect Magomedrasul Khasbulaev (16-4); all the evening’s action from the Crocus City Arena in Moscow, Russia can be caught LIVE … Read more

Fedor Emelianenko – a humble star in the cast of great warriors

The deal is done; the stage is set; the time is fast approaching: three clichés that fans around the world have been eagerly waiting to hear. On February 12th, when the first bell sounds to kick off what is being widely considered as the greatest heavyweight tournament in mixed martial arts history, it’s in proper … Read more