Scott Coker Named Bellator President: What It Means

Former Strikeforce Founder & CEO, Scott Coker, has been named President of Bellator MMA effective immediately. It was announced earlier today that Bjorn Rebney had been removed from his post and there were rumors of Coker filling the void — that rumor has now been confirmed. Coker will report directly to Spike TV President, Kevin … Read more

Seth Petruzelli retires following KO loss to King Mo

After more than a decade of competing as a professional MMA fighter, 33-year-old Seth “The Silverback” Petruzelli (14-8) has announced his retirement. You may remember him most as the Kimbo Killer, but we remember him most here at ProMMAnow.com for the time he told us this…

Forty-seven-year-old UFC legend Tank Abbott returns to action in King of the Cage

After four years on the sidelines, 47-year-old UFC legend David “Tank” Abbott will make his return to mixed martial arts against Ruben “Warpath” Villareal on April 13 at King of the Cage at Gold Country Casino in Oroville, Calif.

London Real: James ‘The Colossus’ Thompson

Our friends over at the London Real podcast sat down with pro mixed martial arts veteran James “The Colossus” Thompson this week. “The Colossus” discusses some of his epic bouts in Pride Fighting Championship, his legendary fight with Kimbo Slice in EliteXC on CBS, his struggles with gambling addiction, how his blog and podcast have reinvigorated his spirit and much more.

Interview: King Mo on Bellator debut, TNA wrestling, potential bout with Rampage, boxing vs. Kimbo Slice

ProMMAnow.com’s Dan “The Wolfman” caught up King Mo Lawal and his boxing coach Jeff Mayweather last week at Bellator 85 in Irvine, Calif. Mo talked about his upcoming Bellator debut which takes place this Thursday on Spike TV. He also discussed his pro wrestling training for TNA Impact, which he calls “harder than MMA”, and he and his boxing coach Jeff Mayweather shared their opinion on the idea of a boxing match between Mo and Kimbo Slice, and fighting Rampage Jackson in the Bellator cage.

Fight video: Kimbo Slice improves to 5-0 as pro boxer with KO of Jesse Porter

Former street-fighter-turned-MMA-fighter-turned-professional boxer, Kimbo Slice (5-0) , under the guidance of legendary promoter Gary Shaw, returned to the ring Saturday night for his fifth pro boxing match. The 38-year-old Slice (a.k.a. Kevin Ferguson) took on Arkansas heavyweight Jesse Porter (3-4) at Lucky Star Casino in Concho, Okla.