Monday means it’s Independent MMA Link Club day and our friends from around the way have a few things to say. ONE FC has new bouts announced for ‘Kings and Champions’. BAMMA 12 gets a headliner. Could Jessica “Evil” Eye become Bellator’s female face? Mr. Fertitta has high hopes for Ms. Ronda Rousey. Strikeforce crossovers cleaned up at UFC 156. And what is the MMA future for AXStv?
Mike Goldberg says he’s no drug abuser, FX to stop broadcasting sports, we’ve got the UFC 156 media call with Aldo, Edgar, Evans, Lil’ Nog, Overeem and Silva. The new episode of The REEM is finally out, The new season of The Ultimate Fighter with Chael Sonnen and Jon Jones premieres on Tuesday and we’ve got a new sneak peek preview. There’s a brand new all-women’s MMA radio show on the airwaves and Ariel Helwani talks to the stars — all on this evening news report.
It’s Monday folks, you know what that means — that’s right, it’s time for a collection of top articles from our Independent MMA Link Club brothers from over the past week. Find out about ONE FC’s big plans for 2013 and the XFC 22’s upcoming main event in Charlotte, N.C.. Also, WMMA icon Rosi Sexton discusses SAFE MMA, martial arts film star Don “The Dragon” Wilson talks MMA and calls out JVD, RFA’s James Krause is looking for that UFC shot, and we’ve got a photo gallery from RFA 6. Get on it…
This week’s Independent MMA Link Club includes a preview of Saturday’s UFC on FX 7 card, Michael Bisping’s thoughts on Vitor Belfort being a nice tune-up fight for Anderson Silva, photos from the Strikeforce finale, the top Asian MMA fighters to follow on Twitter, Bluegrass Brawl 5 results, a profile of combat sports photographer Tom Barnes and a look at a product for those who want to sweat more during workouts.
Check out some of the week’s top stories from some of the leading independent mixed martial arts news sources.
Pro MMA Now Radio returns tonight at 10 p.m. ET (7 p.m. PT) with former Tennessee Volunteer linebacker and current rising Strikeforce light heavyweight star Ovince St-Preux. Jack and Gary will talk with OSP about his upcoming fight against T.J. Cook on this weekend’s “Rousey vs. Kaufman” card. Also, ProMMAnow.com O.G. Denny “The Mad One” Hodge will join us to preview the full “Rousey vs. Kaufman” card and talk about the current news in MMA.
We’ve got U.K. MMA news, post-fight analysis of the Henderson-Edgar rematch, why you shouldn’t get too excited about the possibility of seeing MMA in the Olympics, interviews with Eduard Folayang and Daron Cruickshank, and a Ronda Rousey impression you won’t soon forget, all in this week’s Independent MMA Link Club.