Infant Son of Professional MMA Fighter Marcus Kowal Dies After Being Hit By Drunk Driver

We are sad to report the infant son of professional mixed martial artist Marcus Kowal has passed away during Labor Day weekend after being struck by a suspected drunk driver in a hit-and-run Sunday afternoon in Hawthorne, Calif. Marcus personally announced his sons departure on his Facebook page in sharing his gratitude to his combative art community … Read more

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones Enters Rehab

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones Enters Rehab It was recently revealed that MMA fighter and UFC legend Jon Jones has entered rehab after testing positive for benzoylecgonine, a cocaine metabolite. Jones is regularly cited by pundits as the best light heavyweight champion of all time and he has managed to defend his belt on eight … Read more

Josh Neer’s manager releases official statement

In reference to Josh Neer’s arrest this morning in Des Moines, Iowa, Mickey Dubberly, manager of Josh Neer and C.E.O. of KO Dynasty Sports Management, gave the following statement to PRO MMA (http://promma.info) this evening:

“We are still looking into the matter as a lot of the facts are still unclear. We back Josh 100% in resolving this issue as quickly as possible, and putting this matter behind us and moving forward. I know Josh on a personal and business level, and he is a great person, fighter, and loving father.”

“We apologize to Josh’s fans, family, friends, and the UFC while we have to deal with this incident. We are very grateful that the UFC has supported Josh throughout his career and has given him the opportunity to be a co–main event. In no way do we ever want to bring any negativity towards the UFC as they have been nothing but great to Josh.”

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Josh Neer arrested in Des Moines, Iowa

UFC lightweight, Josh “The Dentist” Neer rang in the new year by celebrating in a Polk County jail cell. Neer was arrested early this morning in Des Moines, Iowa on charges of operating a vehicle while Intoxicated, eluding police, hit and run and other traffic violations.

“The Dentist” was released at 8:26 central time after two separate bonds of $2,000 and $5,000 for OWI and eluding police.

The incident began after Neer allegedly rear ended a car stopped at a red light. The car, after being hit by Neer, struck a police car that had been stopped ahead of it. The Miletich product then drove out into on coming traffic and the chase was on from there.

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UFC fighter Hermes Franca arrested for D.U.I.

UFC lightweight fighter, Hermes Franca was arrested early this morning in Jupiter, Florida on D.U.I. charges. Earliar in the evening he had attended the WEC: Faber vs. Brown event and it is speculated Franca may have been at one of the fighter’s after-parties. This is reportedly his first offense and there was no vehicle accident … Read more