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ONE FC 9: Rise to Power card finalized for May 31 in Manila

ONE FC

ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC), presented by Casino Filipino and in association with Universal Reality Combat Championship (URCC), announced three undercard bouts for ONE FC: RISE TO POWER. Up and coming Lowen Tynanes will battle the seasoned Felipe Enomoto while MMA veteran Tim Sylvia is back in action against Tony Johnson and fan favorite Ryan Diaz will take on Russian ace Yusup Saadulaev. All the action takes place live on 31 May from the MOA Arena in Manila, Philippines. Read More »

Connecticut close to legalizing MMA bill

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Lorenzo Fertitta, The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Chairman & CEO, applauded the Connecticut General Assembly’s House of Representatives for passing HB-5277 today by an overwhelming 117-26 vote. The bill would legalize mixed martial arts (MMA) and add Connecticut to the list of 48 states where MMA is currently legal. He said MMA fans must now turn their attention to the Senate and urge the leadership to allow a vote on the bill. Read More »

Video: What it takes to be a UFC commentator

Mike Goldberg - Joe Rogan

UFC commentators Mike Goldberg and Joe Rogan are a large part of the UFC Pay-Per-View experience. With their combined knowledge and chemistry they often make what they do seem easy. They are generally perceived as the best in the business and that's why they have been calling the biggest fights in the world's premiere MMA organization for many years. What UFC fans normally don't get to see is all the preparation and behind-the-scenes work that is required of Goldy and Rogan leading up to the fights. Read More »

UFC inks three-year TV deal with BT Sport

BT and UFC

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that they have just signed a broadcast agreement with BT for its UK and Ireland television rights. Originally produced UFC programming will be shown on the new BT Sport channels, which are due to be launched very soon. Read More »

Ovince Saint Preux: The anatomy of a UFC debut

Ovince Saint Preux

ProMMAnow.com talks with Ovince Saint Preux following his win at UFC 159 to get his take on how the fight played out, his nerves going in, those first time "UFC jitters" and generally just how it felt to finally step inside that special cage that every MMA fighter dreams about, the UFC Octagon. Read More »

Does having a beard make you a better MMA fighter?

MMA Beards

We take a look at whether or not having a beard helps to make you a better MMA fighter. Some of you may be reading this thinking “no way, having a beard has absolutely no bearing on your ability as a fighter” and some of you may be thinking “Hmm, I wonder if having a beard does help in any way?”. Read More »

Erik Paulson sees dead people

Erik Paulson

In addition to being one of the most knowledgeable and truly well-rounded martial arts instructors in the world today, Erik Paulson has another very unique quality about him. He sees dead people. That's right, ghosts. Read More »

Cage Warriors 54: Weigh-in results

CWFC 54 Weigh-in

Jesse Taylor and John Phillips are both on weight for tomorrow’s Cage Warriors 54 headliner at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff, Wales. Both champion and challenger tipped the scales at 185lbs-even ahead of Taylor’s first defence of his CWFC middleweight title. Read More »

Rocktagon XXVI Full Fight Card Announced

rocktagon mma

May 1, 2013 Mixed Martial Artists from all over North America will come, see, and conquer on Saturday night when Rocktagon MMA returns to Cleveland for Rocktagon XXVI “Veni, Vidi, Vici.” The main event features the highly anticipated debut of former World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) star Micah “Maverick” Miller, who will be looking to derail gritty MMA veteran Tyler “Superman” Combs. Read More »

April was FUEL TV’s most-watched month ever

UFC on Fuel TV

Thanks to a whole slew of live UFC events in April, FUEL TV had its highest-rated and most-watched month in the network's 10 year history. During the month of April FUEL TV aired four live UFC Weigh-In and Postfight shows, one live UFC Prelim show and one UFC main card, in addition to shoulder programming such as Countdown shows, etc. Read More »

Jason Hicks & Shah Bobonis look to conquer XFC Featherweight Division

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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. Read More »

MMA will send you to hell

Heaven or Hell

Now members of the clergy are getting involved to try and prevent the legalization of mixed martial arts in New York. Seriously? Clergy visited lawmakers Tuesday in Albany to lobby against MMA, calling professional fights public displays of "hate". Read More »

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