Mike ‘Joker’ Guymon: Bellator 85 scrum

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Longtime MMA veteran Mike "Joker" Guymon takes on the man they call "Black Superman", Savant Young, Thursday at Bellator 85. Guymon spoke to ProMMAnow.com and a few other media outlets Tuesday about the challenge of dropping to lightweight, returning to the cage after a brief "retirement" and how he feels he matches up with Young. Guymon explained why he chose to come out of retirement and why he thinks some problems with his medications may have affected his performance while in the UFC. Guymon also shared his thoughts on the evolution of MMA and why fighting for Bellator is a great fit for him at this time. Read More »

‘Pitbull’ Freire on Bellator 85 title fight with Curran: ‘If it goes to the ground, I’m going to kill him’

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Patricio "Pitbull" Freire (17-1) will fight Bellator 145 pound champ Pat Curran (17-4) for the title Thursday at Bellator 85 in the promotion's debut on Spike TV. Pitbull spoke with the media at the open workouts Tuesday about the match-up, Curran's style of fighting, ring rust, how he feels about being part of such a big event, his massive weight cut and what he thinks will happen should the fight go to the ground. Read More »

Between Rounds: What’s a guy gotta do?

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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 »

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