Reminder: The Ultimate Fighter returns tonight with American Top Team vs. Blackzilians

It’s crazy to think that The Ultimate Fighter reality television series turned 10-years-old this year. First airing on Spike TV from 2005-2011, then on FX in 2012-2013, and on Fox Sports 1 from 2014-present, the show enters its 21st installment this season (although there have been numerous international seasons as well). The Ultimate Fighter: American … Read more

Spike TV and Randy Couture ink multi-year partnership

Deal Between Network and Mixed Martial Arts Legend Includes Upcoming “Fight Master: Bellator MMA” Reality Show and “MMA Rescue” New York, NY, February 5, 2013 – Randy Couture, a legend in the sport of mixed martial arts and rising film star, has agreed to a multi-year creative partnership with Spike TV. The deal includes multiple non-scripted … Read more

Roufusport named America’s top MMA gym by Versus.com

(Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA): Roufusport is proud to announce that it has been named America’s Top MMA Gym by Versus.com. Chosen by the fans, Roufusport beat out the well-respected Cesar Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy in the finals for the honor. The Milwaukee-based fight gym also topped Grudge Training Center and American Top Team en route to capturing … Read more

PRO MMA Gym Spotlight: Guardian MMA Pt. 1

One of PRO MMA’s missions is to take the reader behind the scenes to get a better look at what has made MMA into the fastest growing sport in the world. Fans often get just a glimpse behind the scenes of an MMA fight with shows like the UFC Countdown series, The Ultimate Fighter series, and the Tapout reality shows.  

We read or hear about the training camps and gym affiliations that guys are associated with, and learn that there are many people involved in preparing these athletes to do battle.  An MMA fighter relies on coaches, trainers, managers, agents, training partners, and promoters but the base of operations is a home gym.  

Many guys cross train at multiple gyms, but their home gym is often where it all started.  Whether it is a tiny MMA gym in a small town in Anywhere USA, or a large franchise of gyms like Xtreme Couture, the gym is like a second home to many fighters both amateur and professional.

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