Between Rounds: What’s a guy gotta do?

MMA cutman David Maldonado

The role of a cutman, though still shrouded in mystery and some confusion, is gaining progressive interest from many out there who want to be involved in the great sport of MMA but avoid getting punched. I must pause and say that last week I worked a show in Lexington, Ky. and almost did get punched trying to subdue a concussed and semi-conscious fighter who clocked the referee thinking he was his opponent. But I digress.. Read More »

The Vidonic Chronicles: Snowballs and Barbells

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The Vidonic Chronicles return as professional MMA fighter Patricia Vidonic checks in. The weather, a birthday and a talk about possibly some big news on the horizon are all covered in this installment. Always training and always active, take a glimpse into what this 115 pound fighter is doing with herself in between fights. Read More »

Pro MMA Now’s guide to Bellator 85

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Bellator Fighting Championships returns for the eighth season. This season marks the promotion's return to Thursday nights and their debut on Spike TV. The highly anticipated move to the former home of the UFC is expected to propel the promotion forward. Bellator 85 features a pair of title fights and the first three bouts for the light heavyweight tournament. Lightweight champion Michael Chandler will defend his title against Rick Hawn. Tournament winner Patricio "Pitbull" Freire will attempt to displace featherweight champion Pat Curran. Read More »

‘Rampage’ Jackson: ‘I want to go somewhere where they take care of their fighters’

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Thirty-four-year-old former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton "Rampage" Jackson is gearing up for what he has said will be his final fight inside the UFC Octagon as he takes on Glover Teixeira Saturday, Jan. 26, in the UFC on FOX 6 co-main event in Chicago. During a media conference call Tuesday, Rampage explained why he's ready to move on from the UFC and turned down their offer of a new contract. Read More »

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