Laila Ali on Rousey loss: ‘You can’t train somebody’s chin to take a punch’

Laila Ali said it was sad to see Ronda Rousey‘s fall from grace and how the fans turned on her, but it was because they bought into the hype and it was a big letdown for them. Laila feels Rousey’s chin got exposed against Amanda Nunes, she really can’t take a punch, and if she comes … Read more

Mixed Martial Arts – Recent Destination for Gamblers

It has been figured that calling MMA is “the world’s fastest-growing sport” is not just a promotional slogan; actually it is based on allegorical evidence more than actual numbers. In the US, MMA is very popular as compared to the NHL or NASCAR. Just like some other sports, boxing always get the attention of gamblers … Read more

Conor McGregor Is The ‘Floyd Mayweather’ Of MMA

I was of the opinion that it was and is a mistake when the UFC started making “superfights” such as champion vs. champion or allowing a division champion to move up in weight and fight in other weight classes. Why? Because it devalues the belt and the pseudo-ranking system that they have.  What happens is … Read more

Dana White makes the case for MMA as an Olympic sport

Ahead of this weekend’s epic UFC 202 Nate Diaz-Conor McGregor rematch, UFC President Dana White shares his thoughts on MMA becoming an Olympic sport in the near future. The leading man of the mixed martial arts revolution tells SportsCenter it’s something they’ve been working on for several years now. “We’ve been working on that probably like three … Read more

What next for Anthony Joshua?

When Anthony Joshua beat Charles Martin to claim the IBF World Heavyweight title in April, it propelled him into the upper echelons of boxing. A couple of months later, when the Englishman defended the title for the first time against another American, Dominic Breazeale, Joshua became a global superstar. While the 2012 Olympic gold medallist … Read more

India’s Bharat Kandare has his eyes on the big stage

MMA in India is at its very inception, it is a very new concept and a very new sport to the Indian masses. The sport is however developing with great speed and has hence seen many superstars on the rise. One such pioneer of the sport in India is Maharashtra’s Bharat “Daring” Kandare. Bharat is a … Read more

From the Cage to the Stage: A visit with Greg Jackson, Frank Grillo & Joe ‘Daddy’ Stevenson on the set of KINGDOM

“In societies where modern conditions of production prevail, all of life presents itself as an immense accumulation of staged spectacles.” -Guy Debord, The Society of the Spectacle Pro MMA Now contributor and friend Phantom Street Artist recently got the chance to visit the set of KINGDOM which just entered its newest season on Audience Network (exclusive to DIRECTV … Read more

Pacquiao-Bradley III PPV live stream info and start time

Watch a live stream of today’s Pacquiao vs. Bradley 3 non-televised undercard today starting at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT right here on ProMMAnow.com. If you want to watch the main card and main event trilogy fight between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley online you can get all the live stream info at … Read more

Why a Mayweather vs Pacquiao Rematch would be a Disappointment

It was billed as the “Fight of the Century”, when Mayweather and Pacquiao squared off for the first time in Las Vegas on May 2nd2015. For many, it came a little too late in both fighters careers, but it still conjured up a tremendous amount of hype during the build-up and from the impressive stats … Read more

Gypsy King: Tyson Fury HBO Real Sports (full segment)

Twenty-seven-year-old Tyson Fury shocked the boxing world when he defeated Wladimir Klitschko this past November. It’s hard to believe the 6’9″ heavyweight only weighed one pound when he was born. Born to a family of Gypsies, Tyson’s father was a bareknuckle prizefighter and he named his son after boxing legend Mike Tyson. Take a look … Read more