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
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.
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.
Stephen Espinoza, Showtime Sports Vice President and General Manager, talks about the demise of Strikeforce and the future of MMA programming on Showtime.
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.