States passing resolutions to assist wrestling return to Olympics

The Committee to Preserve Olympic Wrestling (CPOW) and USA Wrestling are working with no less than 20 state governments in the United States to pass a series of resolutions asking the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to reconsider its recommendation to drop wrestling from the 2020 Olympic Games. This is the latest in a series of unprecedented moves by officials around the world to voice support for the re-institution of the sport to The Games.

New England Fights! Releases ‘Summer Vacationland Fight Tour’ Event Schedule

Rumford, Maine (April 16, 2013) — Today New England Fights! (NEF) posted its event listings for the 2013 summer season. The premiere full-contact mixed martial arts (MMA) promotions brand set forward a regionally-unprecedented schedule of three shows in three months by releasing dates of fights scheduled for Northern, Southern and Central Maine. “We polled the … Read more

Marcus Davis headlines historic 35-bout New England Fights card

Popular UFC veteran Marcus “The Irish Hand Grenade” Daivs (21-9, 1 NC) and Team Bombsquad rising welterweight Darrius Heyliger (4-1, 1 NC) will square off in the main event of a historic 35-bout New England Fights 7 fight card on Saturday, May 18, at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston, Maine.

Transgender MMA fighter Fallon Fox to make national television debut on AXStv at CFA 11

Fallon Fox - CFA

With AXStv’s signing of Championship Fighting Alliance to their roster of regional MMA programming, transgender MMA fighter Fallon Fox (2-0) will make her national television debut next month when she takes on Allanna Jones (2-1) at CFA 11 in Coral Gables, Fla.

Shinya Aoki vs. Kron Gracie headline Metamoris II

Metamoris 2

Last year’s Metamoris event was a huge success. ProMMAnow.com (www.prommanow.com) was on the scene and brought back interviews with all the stars. As promised, the pro Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu invitational is returning with another stacked card.

Fuel TV tune-in alert: UFC on FOX 7 preview, interviews with Jon Jones, Gilbert Melendez and more

UFC on Fuel TV

Ultimate Fighting Championship fans will want to tune into FUEL TV for tonight’s episode of UFC Tonight. Back in the host seat this week alongside Kenny Florian is UFC bantamweight champ Dominick Cruz. The two will break down Saturday’s UFC on FOX 7 card headlined by Benson Henderson vs. Gilbert Melendez in a battle for the lightweight title.