“I’m still a little fish in a big pond,” explains Bec “Rowdy” Hyatt on whether she considers herself a household name or superstar in MMA. But that may all change when the new season of TUF 20 begins and the new women of UFC takeover. The former INVICTA fighter, who recently signed with UFC is already a social media Queen in the sport, but realizes she has a lot more work to do and fights to win before she hits the Carano or Rousey status.
As 2013 slowly comes to an end, many of us recall what an incredible year it has been for our beloved sport. From stunning upsets, to timeless wars of attrition and heart, 2013 has delivered countless memories for fight-fans across the globe. Although, one story that hasn’t received the attention it deserves would have to be the remarkable revitalization in the career of a man that some may have all-to-soon have forgotten, Leonard Garcia.
While the main event at UFC 168 casts an enormous shadow over the remainder of the card as fight fans anticipate the biggest rematch in UFC history, one of the many great tilts flying under the radar leading up to December 28th pits welterweight sluggers Siyar Bahadurzada against the resurgent John “Doomsday” Howard.
Following his release from the UFC Joey Beltran was quickly picked by Bellator to replace an injured Tito Ortiz to face Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. The two will meet in the main event Nov. 15 live on Spike TV. ProMMAnow.com caught up with “The Mexicutioner” over the weekend at Bellator 106 in Long Beach, Calif., and discussed these recent developments.