Pro MMA Now Radio returns with Amanda Lavoy and Jake Heun tonight at 9 p.m. ET

Back to the old night and plenty to discuss on this Thursday evening. Bellator returned last night and are they happy with the numbers? Resurrection Fighting Alliance 8 takes place tomorrow night from Milwaukee with a spectacular card featuring Sergio Pettis and Lance Palmer. UFC is on a bit of a break but plenty of news to go over on that front.

Nick Newell to fight Keon Caldwell at WSOF 4

Former Xtreme Fighting Championships lightweight champion “Notorious” Nick Newell (9-0) will make his World Series of Fighting debut against 23-year-old Keon “The Black Assassin” Caldwell (9-1) on Saturday, Aug. 10, at the Citizen’s Business Bank Arena in Ontario, Calif.

Watch King Mo knock out Seth Petruzelli at Bellator MMA 96 *VIDEO*

Bellator Fighting Championships kicked off their Summer Series 2013 in a big way Wednesday night LIVE on Spike TV from the Windstar World Casino in Thackerville, Okla. In the main event Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal silenced the critics with a devastating first round starching of “Kimbo Killa” Seth Petruzelli, who had been taunting and mocking King Mo in the weeks leading up to their light heavyweight tournament semifinal bout.

Renato ‘Babalu’ Sobral retirement ceremony at Bellator 96 *Video*

MMA veteran Renato “Babalu” Sobral officially retired from the sport of of MMA after a third round TKO loss against Jacob Noe at the Bellator 96 event that took place Wednesday night. Sobral retired right in the middle of the cage in a move that no one knew about until he started the process. Check out the heartfelt ceremony as a warrior for many years realizes it’s time to hang up the gloves and does so just minutes after his final fight ended

Bellator MMA 96 LIVE results and play-by-play

bellator 96

Bellator MMA 96 takes place this evening at Windstar World Casino in Thackerville, Okla. The event kicks off Bellator’s 2013 Summer Series and features light heavyweight and heavyweight tournament semifinal bouts. King Mo makes his return against Seth Petruzelli and War Machine makes his Bellator debut against Blas Avena.

Legal issue threatens UFC on Fox Sports 1: 1 in Boston; UFC issues statement

For months now the UFC has been planning for a blockbuster show on Aug. 17 at TD Garden in Boston, Mass. to kick off the launch of the FOX Sports 1 television network. The main event features Brazilian star Mauricio “Shogun” Rua taking on Chael Sonnen, and the co-main event features Dutch kickboxing champion Alistair Overeem vs. Travis Browne.

The Vidonic Chronicles: No Excuses

Patricia Vidonic female MMA fighter

First off, I want to apologize for not being here for the past couple of weeks; I have no excuses, I just had some evaluating to do. I took a short notice fight a lil over a week ago, and unfortunately I got caught in an armbar and lost in the 2nd round.