Video: Frankie Edgar’s rise up the ranks

This video is a recap of Edgar’s career and his rise through the ranks of the UFC. Commentators Jon Anik and Joe Rogan narrate video footage of Frankie’s entrance into the UFC, his various matchups and the title fight against BJ Penn, where he won the UFC lightweight title back in April 2010.

Alistair Overeem wants the UFC title; a look at the Demolition Man’s career *VIDEO*

Take a trip through the career of Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem. From his beginning in Rings to PRIDE to K-1 and now Strikeforce, Overeem gives us a tour.

Maximum Fighting Championship press release regarding Chris Price

Editor’s note: Pro MMA Now (www.prommanow.com) received the following press release from Maximum Fighting Championship on Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2010. MFC included the picture as well that reads “The Quitter” (which is actually the cover from a comic book). Whether or not Chris Price’s MMA career is actually over because he missed an MFC card … Read more

Dana White says Steve Cantwell may never fight again

Dana White says Cantwell may never fight again.

At today’s UFC 108 pre-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White stated that Steve Cantwell’s (7-3) professional MMA fighting career may be over.

Cantwell, the former WEC light heavyweight champion, came to the UFC in 2008 when Zuffa merged the WEC’s welterweight, middleweight, and light heavyweight divisions into the UFC. Since then, he has gone 1-2 inside the Octagon, defeating Razak Al-Hasan, and losing to Luis Cane and Brian Stann.

Cantwell, who was a guest on ProMMA.info’s Cageside Beat Radio Show last week,¬†was scheduled to fight Vladimir “The Janitor” Matyushenko in his return bout to the organization, this Saturday at “UFC 108: Evans vs. Silva” at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nev. Speculation the bout may be in jeopardy began circulating on Tuesday. However, when ProMMA.info contacted Cantwell’s agent yesterday, they felt like the bout would still take place.

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UFC 92 pay scale: $1,381,000.00

The official numbers have been released for UFC 92: Ultimate 2008 and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson walked away with the biggest paycheck of $325,000 for his efforts against Wanderlei Silva.

While the pay scale does include win bonuses, it does not include the infamous UFC locker room bonuses or Fight of the Night and Knockout bonuses.

Rampage’s purse of $325,000 only includes his base pay and win bonus. In addition, he also walked away with a ‘KO of the Night’ $60,000 for knocking out Silva in the first round.

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