Alliance MMA continues expansion with acquisition of SuckerPunch Entertainment

It was announced this week that the publicly traded Alliance MMA, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMMA) has acquired longtime MMA fighter management and marketing firm SuckerPunch Entertainment. This is another big boon for Alliance MMA, who continues their growth within the regional MMA market. The company had already acquired notable regional MMA promotions V3 Fights, CFFC, Shogun, Coga and … Read more

What does it really cost to be an MMA fighter? (Part 2)

In the first of this two-part series about what it costs to be a fighter, I discussed things like training camp, food costs, and supplements. Now we’re back for Part 2 to talk about more expenses that come up as the fight gets closer. Every pro fighter is familiar with the medical tests required for … Read more

Former Tachi Palace Fights promoter joins Iridium Sports Agency

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. – Iridium Sports Agency added a different kind of depth to its growing roster today with the addition of former Tachi Palace Fights promoter Jeremy Luchau. Luchau will take over as the Director of Fighter Development for ISA, which services over 50 mixed martial artists worldwide. “Jeremy is a huge addition to … Read more

Inside the Cage Radio: University of Illinois wrestling coach Jim Hefferman, MMA XM’s Stephen Andrews

Stephen Andrews talks about a new online marketplace for fighters, promoters and managers. Also college wrestling coach Jim Hefferman talks wrestling for MMA.