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Muay Thai legend John Wayne Parr, who is a multiple time muay thai world champion and former contestant of the original Challenger, has started his own muay thai promotion called the Caged Muay Thai series in his homeland of Australia. The promotion is a hybrid of muay thai and MMA in the sense that rules adopted are standard muay thai rules but fighters will be fighting in a cage and with four ounce gloves. Read More »
ProMMAnow.com reporter Dr. Rhadi Ferguson was on the scene this past weekend in Tampa, Fla., for Bellator 72. The good Doctor caught up with fellow judo black belt Karl "Psycho" Amoussou following his devastating 56-second inverted heel hook submission win over Bryan Baker in the welterweight tournament finals. Read More »
July is a super busy month… We got home about midnight on Sunday/Monday morning, I took an ice bath during the day Monday, then hit the gym that night to help Ferg finish getting ready for his big fight Title fight on the 27th. He will be facing Duran Flaget for the Fight Force 135lb Title, on July 27th in Kalispell, Mont., at the Majestic Valley Arena! Read More »
The UFC announced that Ulysses "Useless" Gomez has signed with the promotion and will make his debut at UFC on FOX 4 against John Moraga. Gomez will be replacing Ian McCall who had to withdraw from the bout with an injury. Read More »
We're approximately six weeks away from ONE FC's biggest event, Pride of a Nation, which will be making history in the Philippines. While you get psyched up for that event which will feature some of the best mixed martial artists in Asia and the world, including Shinya Aoki, Bibiano Fernandes, Eric "The Natural" Kelly, Gustavo Falciroli, and five URCC Champions. Read More »
The Maximum Fighting Championship promotion will ditch the cage in favor of a ring according to MFC President Mark Pavelich. Pavelich believes the ring is better for fans in attendance in regards to viewership while producing a better image of the sport. Read More »
Happy Monday MMA fans! From leg breaks to upcoming Asian MMA events, Invicta FC returns, Ryan Jimmo and Matt Riddle shine brilliantly at UFC 149 and how young is too young for kids to compete in MMA? All this and more in this week's Independent MMA Link Club: Read More »
Strikeforce women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey isn't one to hold her tongue, and that's especially been the case over the past couple of weeks. The 2008 Olyumpic Bronze medalist in judo has has openly talked about her dislike of Kim Kardashian and why she would want to fight her recently. However, in a interview with Elie Seckbach, Rousey turned her attention to Olympian Michael Phelps who rubbed Rousey the wrong way with his 'snobbish' attitude at a gathering for Olympians in 2008. Read More »
News emerged today that GLORY Sports International has partnered with Tokyo based events producer G-Entertainment to bring an event named “GLORY Grand Slam - Heavyweight” to Tokyo in December. The event will feature some of GLORY's top heavyweight fighters, who will face off in a truly world-class kickboxing event. Read More »
Invicta Fighting Championships will stream its much-anticipated Baszler vs. McMann, 14-fight women’s professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event, live in its entirety and free of charge to a worldwide audience on the promotion’s website, InvictaFC.com, from Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kan. on Saturday, July 28. Read More »
UFC 149 has come and gone with the event being heavily criticized by UFC President Dana White and fans alike. The event was a bit underwhelming and the displeasure of the crowd echoing throughout the broadcast didn't help things much either. However, the show must go on and there will be future matchups based on the outcomes of the fights that took place on Saturday night. Read More »
UFC President Dana White fielded questions on a variety of topics during the UFC 149 post-fight media scrum on Saturday night. He touched on topics such as MMA judging and referees hurting the sport of MMA because of incompetence . He talked about the UFC middleweight division and what's potentially next for UFC champ Anderson Silva. He talks about the future of UFC interim bantamweight champion Renan Barao, and much much more. Read More »
Ryan Jimmo took home the "Knockout of the Night" award, Matt Riddle took home the "Submission of the Night award, and Bryan Caraway and Mitch Gagnon took home "Fight of the Night" honors. Read More »
Kelvin Hunt highlights some of the best posts and top articles from the Pro MMA Now (www.prommanow.com) staff this week. We know people are busy, so here are a few things you may have overlooked. Read More »
Tune into Fisttacuff Radio tonight for Episode 148 as we talk Invicta FC with guests Michele Gutierrez, Alexis Davis, Liz Carmouche, & Carla Esparza at 10:30 p.m. ET / 7:30 p.m. PT. Read More »