We regret to inform you that Bellator featherweight Jordan Parsons has passed away. “It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of a dear member of the Bellator family, Jordan Parsons,” stated Bellator President Scott Coker in an email statement sent out Wednesday afternoon. “Jordan was an exceptional athlete and a rising star … Read more
Rising Bellator featherweight Jordan Parsons was the victim of a hit-and-run accident Saturday night in Delray Beach, Fla., that has left him fighting for his life. One of Jordan’s legs had to be amputated and he is in critical condition. The 25-year-old Michigan native trains with the Blackzilians alongside the likes of Rashad Evans and … Read more
Even celebs get pulled over from time to time. Granted, they get away with stuff more often, but hey that’s life. Check out this photo former WWE Champion Randy Orton posted shortly after getting pulled over by Florida Highway Patrol for his tinted windows being out of regulation or something to that effect. The … Read more
Missouri featherweight Alex “The Spartan” White will make his UFC debut on April 19 when he faces Estevan Payan at “UFC on Fox: Werdum vs. Browne” (UFC on Fox 11) at the Amway Center in Orlando, Fla. White vs. Payan will be part of the preliminary card which will air live on Fox Sports 1. … Read more
Remember former welterweight title challenger Thiago “Pitbull” Alves? Of course you do. The 30-year-old American Top Team product has been out of action since his submission loss to Martin Kampmann in March 2012, but will be making his return to the Octagon on April 19 when he faces Seth Baczynski at UFC on FOX 11 in Orlando, Fla.
In 2001, Florida became home to professional sports greatest nickname, when Lakeland’s own Rod “He Hate Me” Smart captivated football audiences in the XFL. On June 14th, Smart will have to concede that title, when Xtreme Fighting Championships presents a showdown between two of the sports best lightweights, Kevin “The Master of Cool” Forant and … Read more
Xtreme Fighting Championships announces two more fighters headed for a June 14th Collision Course. Recent Lightweight Title contender Jason “The Ronin” Hicks is set to collide with, the always dangerous, Shah Bobonis, at the promotions much talked about homecoming show. The XFC’s 24th event takes place at the USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Florida and can be seen Live on “Your Home for MMA”, AXS TV.
Tampa, FL (March 28, 2013) – The final results are in for Bellator MMA live from the USF Sundome in Tampa, Florida. The night showcased the Lightweight Tournament Final with David Rickels finishing Saad Awad via TKO in the second round. The event also featured the Light Heavyweight Tournament Final as Emanuel Newton defeated Mikhail … Read more