Rich Franklin vs. Wanderlei Silva II is slated for UFC 147 main event

Rich Franklin (pictured)

Vitor Belfort's replacement has finally been announced as he had to pull out of the UFC 147 main event fight against Wanderlei Silva. Rich Franklin (28-6) will step in to face Wanderlei Silva (34-11-1) at UFC 147 in June. This will be the second time that these two men meet in the octagon with Silva will now getting a chance to avenge his previous loss to Franklin at UFC 99. Read More »

Matt Brown vs. Luis Ramos added to UFC on FX 4 on June 22nd

UFC Welterweight Matt Brown

A new fight has been added to the UFC on FX 4 card, Matt “The Immortal” Brown (14-11) will take on Luis Ramos (19-7) welterweight bout in June. The fight was announced by Matt Brown today on his Facebook and Twitter pages, originally various reports suggested that Ramos would be facing Matt Riddle at the event but he was unable to take the fight due to reasons unknown at this stage. Read More »

UFC 146 medical suspensions: Cain Velasquez could be out for six months

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The UFC 146 medical suspensions have been handed down by the Nevada State Athletic Commission and a couple of fighters could be out for a while if not officially cleared by a doctor beforehand. ProMMAnow (www.prommanow.com) was informed that Cain Velasquez, Antonio Silva, Jason Miller, C.B. Dollaway, Jamie Varner, and Jacob Volkmann could all be out of action for up to six months. Read More »

Invicta FC 2 lineup confirmed for Kansas City in July

Shayna Baszler (left) and Sara McMann

Invicta Fighting Championships executives have released their official fight card for the upcoming Invicta FC 2 event in July. The event is set to take place on July 28th at the Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kan. Ticket's for this 13-fight star-studded women's MMA event go on sale this Friday with prices starting at $25, fans can purchase tickets from either Ticketmaster.com or InvictaFC.com. Read More »

The UFC returns to the U.K. on Sept. 29th at Nottingham’s Capital FM Arena

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This past weekend it was announced that the UFC will be returning to the U.K. on September 29th. No official broadcasting plans have been made yet but various rumours suggest that it may be a UFC on Fuel TV event. The event will take place at the Capital FM Arena in Nottingham, England. If the show is on Fuel TV it will air live internationally, this is a welcome benefit linked to the Fox deal which was made earlier this year. In the past shows held within the U.K. Have aired via tape delay in the U.S. But this would no longer be the case allowing fans to tune into the action as it happens. Read More »

ProMMAnow.com UFC 146 post-fight interview with Stefan Struve

ProMMAnow.com reporter Joe Gugelman caught up with UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve following his first round "submission of the night" win over Lavar Johnson at UFC 146 this past weekend. Struve talked about his strategy of jumping guard in the fight and where he goes from here as he has now won five of his last six bouts. Read More »

The Vidonic Chronicles: Tap me out for $100

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In this week's "Vidonic Chronicles, "Little" Patricia ups her training intensity after healing from a broken toe and she out-shines the men during cardio and conditioning workouts using the Training Mask. Patricia also talks about an MMA event coming up that will give five women from the audience the opportunity to try and tap her out for $100. Read More »

Ask the Ref with Kim Winslow: Knees to the head of a grounded opponent

In this edition of "Ask the Ref with Kim Winslow", the world's first female professional mixed martial arts referee explains the often misunderstood rule regarding knees to the head of a grounded opponent. She explains what exactly constitutes a "grounded opponent" and how the rules apply when a fighter intentionally grounds their self in order to avoid knees to the head from their opponent. Read More »

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