When it comes to the new season of The Ultimate Fighter Paige VanZant says she is focused on fighting and nothing else. One might expect her to call out Tecia Torres, who defeated her in their Invicta FC match, or Rose Namajunas who challenged her in the promotion, but nope, only the task at hand - winning the UFC women's strawweight belt. Read More »
Countdown to UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler *Full Episode*
The UFC 171 PPV event is set to take place on Saturday the vacant UFC welterweight title will be on the line when Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler clash in the main event to determine the new welterweight champion with Georges St. Pierre vacating the title a few months ago. Check out the Countdown to UFC 171 full episode previewing the top three welterweight fights on the card.
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Did you wake up early and watch UFC Fight Night 34 on Fight Pass? Yeah well you missed some good scraps, finishes and a solid stream that was welcomed. It was an event void of any knockouts but you can't be perfect right? Read More »
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Sacrifice is huge part of the MMA world. For Resurrection Fighting Alliance's Zac Chavez sleep is a big sacrifice. The 25 year old fighter from Colorado works a grueling schedule to provide for his family and then works just as hard sharpening his skills as a mixed martial artist. Zac joined Pro MMA Now Radio to talk about his upcoming fight and more. Read More »
The main event has taken a turn for World Series of Fighting's first lightweight title fight. Lewis Gonzalez is out due to injury and Richard Patishnock (6-1) is in to fight undefeated Justin Gaethje (10-0) on January 18th at WSOF 8 in Florida. Read More »
Just over a year ago Cung Le and Rich Franklin headlined the first UFC event to be held in China. The return has been set as the TUF: China Finale is slated to take place March 1st at Macau’s CotaiArena. Headlining the event will be welterweights Dong Hyn Kim and John Hathaway. Read More »
If you were one of the dedicated souls to wake up at 5 a.m. to watch the UFC Fight Night 34 weigh-ins, I commend you. It will be an adjustment now as the globalization of MMA will keep many hardcore fans up all hours of the day and night to keep up with the many events going on outside of North America. For those of you that missed it, we have your results. Read More »
John Cena is in the weight loss game now. This press release was circulated earlier this week and posted over at Lordsofpain. It is interesting that well known wrestling stars like John Cena and DDP are tapping in to this market, a place where pro wrestling hasn't really been. Steroid allegations and investigations tend to squash any aspirations there, but with the WWE's publicized "Wellness Policy" it isn't too surprising that this is possible. Read More »
The Gracie brothers are at it again as they take a look at some of the fights that took place at UFC 168 and dissect them in a way only the Gracie's can do. The first thing you see is Ronda Rousey's camp reaction to Anderson Silva breaking his leg against Chris Weidman. They then take a look at Jim Miller's submission win over Fabricio Cameos, Rousey's second armbar win over Tate, and why Rousey refused to shake Tate's hand after the battle was over. Read More »
Time to kick off the new year and what better way to do it than with an all new episode of Pro MMA Now Radio. January is already shaping up to be a huge month as Resurrection Fighting Alliance and Maximum Fighting Championships both return to AXS TV. Read More »
UFC Fight Night 35 was originally set to host Jason High in a welterweight fight against Adlan Amagov. Amagov was forced out due to injury so Beneil Dariush got the call up to face High. Now Dariush, who took the fight on short notice, is getting a short notice replacement in what could be Charlie Brenneman. Read More »
In a recent video posted on Youtube, pro wrestling legend Hulk Hogan cut an old school promo with lots of "Let me tell you something brother" to go around. The video is in support of the New England Patriots and Hogan even goes as far as to promise them a championship belt. Hogan has been alternating back and forth between the TNA and WWE promotions. This video seems to be Hogan just being, well Hogan offering them a piece of...you guessed it, Hulk Hogan. Read More »
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A year ago I wrote about the five biggest questions going into 2013, and you can check it out right here as well as the answers the year provided. However, it's now 2014 and a new year brings new questions and things to be on the lookout for moving forward. That's what we plan to do here in this piece. What are the give biggest MMA questions going into 2014? Read More »
A WWE video has surfaced showing Dave Batista (1-0 MMA) looking in great shape. The video then shows a montage of highlights and ends by advertising his return to the WWE on January 20, 2014. Dave had left the WWE to pursue acting and to actively compete in MMA, but only fought once and found work scarce in Hollywood Read More »
“I think they will continue to produce amazing talent.” “There are still plenty of great 115 lb women to fill that division,” says Tecia Torres about the recent move of several Invicta strawweights; including herself, to the UFC. And though she’s leaving Invicta FC after just four bouts she’ll have to focus on her biggest challenges so far during TUF 20 in the names of of Joanne, Claudia, and Carla, as she calls them. Read More »
We haven't seen Bryan Caraway inside the Octagon since April. He was a coach alongside his girlfriend Miesha Tate on The Ultimate Fighter 18 and then helped her get prepared for her rematch with Ronda Rousey. Now Caraway will resume trying to climb the bantamweight ladder when he meets Lucas Martins at UFC 170 in Vegas. Read More »
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