War of words intensifies on eve of much-anticipated rematch at Bellator 19 in Dallas GRAND PRARIE, Texas (May 19, 2010) — Bellator Welterweight Tournament semifinalist Ryan Thomas shot back at disparaging comments made Monday by his opponent, Ben Askren, calling ... Read More »
Too much of a UFC thing is a bad thing
I remember back in 2007 talking to a friend about having to wait 2 or 3 months for a UFC show. Last week I was telling the same friend that I there are too many UFC events. In 2007 there were 19 UFC shows including pay per views, Fight Nights and TUF Finales on Spike. …
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira career winding down, retirement in 2015?
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GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas – ProMMAnow.com‘s Billy “24-7″ MacDonald was on the scene at the Verizon Theatre this afternoon for the “Bellator 19″ weigh-ins. All fighters, including the welterweight tournament semi-finalists, made weight successfully. “Bellator 19″ will feature the semi-final round ... Read More »
As ProMMANow.com reported earlier, Robert Drysdale will make his professional MMA debut on July 17. A lot of fans have been excited about Drysdale in MMA, because his grappling is truly transcendent. Back in 2008, everyone got small taste of ... Read More »
Aaron Simpson Takes On “The Ultimate Fighter” Alum Chris Leben And Lightweight Contenders Dennis Siver and Spencer Fisher To Square Off NEW YORK, NY, May 19, 2010 – The live finale of “The Ultimate Fighter: Team Liddell vs Team Ortiz” ... Read More »
T.U.F. Star/UWC veteran Kris “Savage” McCray coming home to UWC 8 Judgement Day May 22 as special guest
T.U.F Teammate Jamie Yager and WEC Stars Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Leonard “Bad Boy” Garcia Also Appearing Washington, D.C. — Kris “Savage” McCray, current star on The Ultimate Fighter (T.U.F.) television show and former Ultimate Warrior Challenge (UWC) fighter, will ... Read More »
IRAQ – UFC fighter Mike Swick is always on adventure. Just a couple of weeks ago he was hanging out with drug dealers in Africa, and now he’s in Iraq shooting guns with the troops. Specifically, Mike says he was ... Read More »
On June 26, Strikeforce heavyweight contender Fabricio Werdum will face consensus number one heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko in the main event of a Strikeforce/M-1 Global co-promoted card in San Jose. Werdum says he has a lot of respect for Fedor, but ... Read More »
Olympic silver-medalist Matt “The Law” Lindland (21-7) prepares for his fight this Saturday night against “King” Kevin Casey (3-1) at Strikeforce Challengers which will air live on Showtime. He talks about some of the different aspects of how he trains, ... Read More »
There is a chance, although a small chance, that Matt Lindland will lose to Spencer Pratt’s homeboy this weekend, so let’s take a little trip down memory lane. Before coming to MMA, Lindland competed extensively in Greco-Roman wrestling. He won ... Read More »
On Wednesday, Armageddon Fighting Championship announced that they have signed grappling star Robert Drysdale to a four-fight contract. He is set to make his promotional and professional debut on July 17. Read More »
The next challenger to Anderson Silva’s title moved a little bit closer to a seat in the Oregon House of Representatives. On Tuesday, he took 99.13 percent of the vote in the Republican primary of Oregon’s 37th district. Read More »
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Fans of UFC have to be excited about the recent announcement made by President Dana White. White announced Tuesday on UFC.com that the UFC Fan Expo will now include grappling superfights involving Caol Uno, Hermes Franca, ... Read More »
Tomorrow/Wednesday, May 19 at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT at www.Strikeforce.com WHO: Undefeated Lightweight Rising Star Lyle “Fancy Pants” Beerbohm World-Ranked Lightweight & Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Specialist Vitor “Shaolin” Ribeiro WHAT: Replay of their STRIKEFORCE St. Louis: Heavy Artillery undercard ... Read More »
Here is one of the most entertaining hour-and-a-halves of MMA talk I’ve seen in some time. Everyone’s favorite interviewer, Ariel Helwanni talks with guests “King” Kevin Casey, Spencer Pratt, and Alistair Overeem on this week’s edition of “The MMA Hour.” ... Read More »
UFC 114 conference call with Rampage Jackson and Rashad Evans gets out of hand – way out of hand (quotes & audio)
ProMMAnow.com and other media outlets joined UFC President Dana White and former UFC light heavyweight champions and opposing coaches on Spike TV’s “The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights”, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and “Suga” Rashad Evans for a conference call today to help ... Read More »
With the “Moosin: God of Martial Arts” event coming up quickly, Mu Bae Choi has been forced off the card for undisclosed reasons. Bellator veteran Josh Barnes will fill the void and face Travis Wiuff. The card goes down on ... Read More »
From SunSentinel.com: In a harried fight to keep one of his fighters from competing in an event put on by a rival promoter, Don King posted a $1 million bond in cash in Broward Court Saturday. The bond was to secure ... Read More »
On Tuesday, World Victory Road announced opponents for both Shigeki Osawa and Ikuo Usuda. Osawa will take on Shooto veteran Katsuya Toida, while Usuda will take on South Korea’s Kyung Ho Kang at SRC 13. The card will take place ... Read More »
If you aren’t totally turned off by Rampage Jackson at this point and can stand to watch this interview, you will basically hear him make excuses and whine for nearly ten minutes about everything from his fight with Forrest Griffin ... Read More »
Former U.S. Olympian sets the stage for Bellator 19 rematch this Thursday night in Dallas GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (May 17, 2010) — The ongoing war of words between Bellator Welterweight Tournament semifinalists Ben Askren and Ryan Thomas continued on Monday ... Read More »
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Although infamous boxing promoter Don King knocked out the Shine Fights “Worlds Collide” main event between Ricardo Mayorga and Din Thomas this past weekend, it was actually the organization’s own fault which ultimately caused the show to ... Read More »
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – To help kick off this year’s UFC Fan Expo, the Ultimate Fighting Championship will host a “Dana White Look-Alike Contest”. White is the outspoken President of the world’s premiere professional mixed martial arts promotion and has ... Read More »