Earlier this week our girl Ronda Rousey, UFC women’s bantamweight champion, made Maxim’s “HOT 100” list at No. 29. Now the UFC has three more ladies on Maxim’s fan-voted HOT 100 list of the sexiest women on the planet. Octagon girls Brittney Palmer and the honorary queen of ring girls everywhere, Arianny Celeste made the list, as did Fuel TV host Kenda Perez.
Fighter weigh-ins for “MFC 37: True Grit” took place today in preparation for Friday’s fight card at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
The event, which will broadcast LIVE on AXStv, with prelims streaming on Facebook, features Ryan Benoit (6-1) vs. Anthony Birchak (9-1) in the main event. The two bantamweights made weight without issue with Benoit coming in at 135.2 pounds and Birchak weighing in at 135.8 pounds.
Next month, OMMAC is set to become the 5th promotion to register with Safe MMA, in the run up to its September 7th event at the Liverpool Olympia. The promotion’s breaking news deal with LOADED TV, which extends to the end of 2013, will see OMMAC 18 present Safe MMA to an extended television audience.
Former UFC welterweight contender Dan “The Outlaw” Hardy was a guest on The Joe Rogan Experience podcast on Wednesday. The Brit discussed his Wolff–Parkinson–White syndrome (Wolf’s heart) which took him out of his recent scheduled fight with Matt Brown at UFC on Fox 7 and what his MMA and UFC fighting future is looking like.
Victory Combat Sports (www.VictoryCombatSports.com) has arrived. In an era where Mixed Martial Arts has become the fastest growing sport in North America, Victory Combat Sports co-founders Kevin Lillis and Justin Blair have launched a new organization exclusively dedicated to producing MMA events throughout the Northeast.
Today New England Fights! (NEF) announced that siblings Jeremy and Jarrod Tyler of Winterport, Maine will compete alongside each other on the same fight card when each steps into the cage to make their respective amateur mixed martial arts debuts on May 18 at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston, Maine.