World Series of Fighting has been honored with six nominations in the latest edition of the Fighters Only World MMA Awards. World Series of Fighting was one of five organizations nominated for "Best Promotion," World Series of Fighting President Ray Sefo was named in the "Leading Man" category, lightweight contender Nick Newell was nominated for "Breakthrough Fighter of the Year," Josh Burkman's choke-out of Jon Fitch was nominated for "Submission of the Year," World Series of Fighting broadcaster Bas Rutten was named in the "Personality of the Year" category and Kat Kelley was named in the "Ringcard Girl of the Year" Read More »
Mark Hunt’s real opponent at UFC 180 is his weight, gas tank
Mark Hunt is one of the most beloved heavyweights of all time among hardcore MMA fans. Charismatic, professional, strong, and technically sound are just some of the traits that endear him to fans. When it was announced Cain Velasquez would have to have knee surgery it was a no-brainer that Dana would not call off …
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Joanne Calderwood aka "JoJo" has no preference to who's on her team or opposing squad for The Ultimate Fighter 20 as she is looking forward to training with and fighting any of the 15 girls. "I know that I'm in there as an individual and the whole team thing doesn't mean anything...," she explains. Read More »
The first episode of ProWMMA Now! of 2014 is loaded with great guests and tonight Gina and Emily return for their 49th installment. Roxanne Modafferi will return to the program to discuss her new book that is out, "Memoirs of a Happy Warrior". Gina and Emily are reading it and they will discuss the first few chapter in a planned series of shows to go over Modafferi's work. Read More »
As the sport of MMA continues to evolve, one thing has remained constant…. Wrestlers seem to dominate the sport and make elite MMA fighters. On January 18, fight fans are in for a treat when former collegiate wrestler “Relentless” Craig Johnson steps into the V3 cage to face Wade Johnson in the main event. Read More »
Happy New Year! I was able to finally lock down Ronda Rousey’s 2004 Olympic Teammate and fellow Pro MMA Now Staff Writer Dr. Rhadi Ferguson to ask him some questions about Ronda Rousey and here’s what he had to say. ... Read More »
World Series of Fighting willing to match their fighters against Bellator’s to claim #2 spot behind UFC
The challenge has been thrown down by World Series of Fighting. They are willing to put their fighters up against Bellator fighters to see who is the number two promotion on the planet. They want to do it live on pay per view. Read More »
Reports are surfacing about the arrest of former UFC champ and Bellator signed light heavyweight Tito Ortiz. It appears Ortiz crashed his 2012 Porsche Panamera into a concrete barrier on I-405 freeway near Sepulveda and Santa Monica boulevards. Officials have stated that Ortiz had two passengers in his vehicle at the time of the accident. The incident is said to have happened around 4 a.m. this morning. Read More »
The World Series of Fighting has been able to accomplish a great deal in the first year of its existence and this meteoric rise to becoming a premiere MMA league has been nothing but astonishing. From landing a broadcast deal for their first event, to gaining huge momentum worldwide and signing some of MMA's most promising new athletes, the WSOF team has been working hard to build this brand into a promotion that could soon rival the big dogs of this game. While the brilliant minds behind WSOF have achieved consummate growth since the promotions debut in November of 2012, it seems they're just getting started. Read More »
Fighter turned analyst, Brian Stann, was called in to replace Kenny Florian this past Saturday at UFC Fight Night 34 in Singapore. He commentated for all ten of the fights that took place at the event alongside resident “Fight Night” analyst Jon Anik. Read More »
Is the UFC missing someone from the list of ladies signed to The Ulitmate Fighter 20. Maybe Jessica Aguilar? It only seems fitting that the top MMA promotion in the world would sign the top ranked female strawweight in the world. And that may be the only unanswered questions of her career now as she prepares to take reign in the World Series of Fighting. Read More »
The next UFC event will take place in Duluth, Georgia, on January 15, and will be headlined by the five round middleweight bout between Luke Rockhold and Costa Philippou. The event will take place at The Arena at Gwinnet Center, and will be the first time the UFC has returned to the Atlanta area since UFC 145. Read More »
MMA saw some strange moments in 2013... From sensei Steven Seagal's impromptu dance-off in Russia -- to clueless ring card girls -- to crazy Japanese television featuring Josh Barnett, the bizarreness that often surrounds the MMA world never ceases to entertain. And courtesy of the good folks at Inside MMA, they have provided this highlight reel of some of 2013's whackiest moments. Read More »
February's UFC 170 card gets two new fights as the event takes shape for the Las Vegas return. Flyweights Josh Sampo and Zach Makovsky as well as lightweights Erik Koch and Rafaello Oliveira will now square of at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on February 22nd. Read More »
PWInsider reports that TNA is not scheduled to return to Universal Studios to tape Impact Wrestling episodes any time soon. Read More »
When it comes to the new season of The Ultimate Fighter Paige VanZant says she is focused on fighting and nothing else. One might expect her to call out Tecia Torres, who defeated her in their Invicta FC match, or Rose Namajunas who challenged her in the promotion, but nope, only the task at hand - winning the UFC women's strawweight belt. Read More »
It was a great year for all of the promotions featured on AXS TV. Friday night's became a must watch if you want to see rising stars like Holly Holm, Anthony Birchak, Scott Holtzman, and so many more. Read More »
Chris Weidman has now beaten Anderson Silva, the man universally regarded as the greatest of all time, twice. First, to win the UFC middleweight title and then to retain it. So one week on, Weidman has been soaking up the plaudits. Right? Well, not quite Read More »
Did you wake up early and watch UFC Fight Night 34 on Fight Pass? Yeah well you missed some good scraps, finishes and a solid stream that was welcomed. It was an event void of any knockouts but you can't be perfect right? Read More »
UFC officials have announced that TUF winner Kelvin Gastelum will take on UFC veteran Rick Story in a welterweight matchup that will take place at UFC 171 on March 15 in Dallas, Texas. Read More »
Sacrifice is huge part of the MMA world. For Resurrection Fighting Alliance's Zac Chavez sleep is a big sacrifice. The 25 year old fighter from Colorado works a grueling schedule to provide for his family and then works just as hard sharpening his skills as a mixed martial artist. Zac joined Pro MMA Now Radio to talk about his upcoming fight and more. Read More »
The main event has taken a turn for World Series of Fighting's first lightweight title fight. Lewis Gonzalez is out due to injury and Richard Patishnock (6-1) is in to fight undefeated Justin Gaethje (10-0) on January 18th at WSOF 8 in Florida. Read More »
Just over a year ago Cung Le and Rich Franklin headlined the first UFC event to be held in China. The return has been set as the TUF: China Finale is slated to take place March 1st at Macau’s CotaiArena. Headlining the event will be welterweights Dong Hyn Kim and John Hathaway. Read More »