On February 16 in Nashville, TN, V3Fights will introduce the Women’s Bantamweight Division when Molly Dupertuis (2-1) squares off against Shanna Young (2-0). Both fighters come into this fight with a great deal of hype and momentum and are ready ... Read More »
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The tickets for the UFC on FOX 7: Henderson vs. Melendez event are now on sale. The event is set for April 20 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California and will be headlined by the UFC lightweight title fight between champion Ben Henderson and former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez. The co-main event will consist of a heavyweight bout between top heavyweights Daniel Cormier and former champion Frank Mir. Read More »
ProMMAnow.com's Official World MMA Middleweight Rankings. Anderson Silva is still the king, but Belfort moved up with his KO win over Bisping. Also, there are other changes in the division. Be sure to check them out and drop your opinions in the comments section! Read More »
Interview: Get to know Akop Stepanyan ahead of his featherweight tournament bout at Bellator 88 *VIDEO*
Twenty-six-year-old Russian kickboxer Akop Stepanyan (12-4) returns to the Bellator cage Thursday against Marlon Sandro in the quarterfinal round of the Season 8 featherweight tournament. ProMMAnow.com reporter Daniel Theodore recently sat down with Stepanyan to talk about his background and accomplishments in martial arts and why becoming the best he can in MMA is his ultimate goal. Stepanyan also shared his thoughts on the match-up with Marlon Sandro (23-4) and how he feels about facing such a well-known and accomplished veteran. Read More »
The Bellator MMA promotion will visit Ovation Hall at Revel in Atlantic City, NJ as Pat Curran will put his Bellator Featherweight Title on the line against Daniel Straus live on Spike TV on April 4. Read More »
This Thursday, Bellator MMA returns to Spike TV. The card, which takes place at The Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth, Ga., features the first round of this season's featherweight tournament as well as a middleweight title fight between tournament winners Alexander Shlemenko and Maiquel Falcao. Read More »
The headlines these days are covered with stories about Lance Armstrong’s massive cover up over his extensive performance–enhancing drugs (“PED”) use. MMA has an interesting dilemma when it comes to PEDs. It has had some very high profile fighters, including Chael Sonnen, Dan Henderson, Nate Marquardt and Quinton Jackson, admit to a legal form of steroid use, Testosterone Replacement Therapy (“TRT”). Read More »
An interview with one of the country’s best Strength & Conditioning Coaches: Nate ‘The Great’ Hoffmeister
Nate Hoffmeister lives in Knoxville, Tenn. but the effects of his work are seen all over the country. He is the head Strength & Conditioning Coach for the powerhouse school Christian Academy of Knoxville - which seem to be piling state and national titles on top of each other so quick it would make your head spin. He is also the Strength & Conditioning Coach for UFC fighters Ovince Saint Preux and Rafaello Oliveira. He is a mastermind when it comes to Strength & Conditioning and he is a behind-the-scenes staple for many, many athletes at the highest level (UFC, NFL, NBA, etc.). Read More »
Fighter weigh-ins for Bellator 88 took place this afternoon at The Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth, Ga., the same location that will host Thursday's fight card featuring all four Season 8 featherweight tournament quarterfinal match-ups, as well as a middleweight championship bout between Alexander Shlemenko and Maiquel Falcao for the vacant Bellator 185 pound title. Read More »
Team Sonnen moves ahead 2-0 with massive TKO win by Uriah Hall Series continues next Tuesday on FX at 9 p.m. ET/PT Las Vegas, Nevada –The Ultimate Fighter® returned Tuesday night on FX with the third episode of the season – “Embrace ... Read More »
The courtship didn't last long after Josh Barnett completed his Strikeforce contract last month. UFC President Dana White indicated on multiple occasions that the promotion was interested in signing Barnett, but just that a deal needed to be worked out. However, Ariel Helwani reports that Josh Barnett has declined the latest offer from the UFC and will not sign with the promotion Read More »
UFC walking highlight reel Anthony Pettis is set to take on Jose Aldo on Aug. 3 for the UFC featherweight title. The fighter was originally scheduled to take on the winner of the Ben Henderson/Gilbert Melendez fight that's set for UFC on FOX 7 in April. However, Pettis sent a text to UFC President Dana White after Jose Aldo successfully defended his featherweight title against former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar at UFC 156 on Saturday night. Read More »
UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez was surprised that Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva knocked out Alistair Overeem the way he did at UFC 156. He spoke with FUEL TV reporter Ariel Helwani after the fight went down on Saturday night. Read More »