In case you missed my Incredibly Fake True Story on Ashida Kim click the link before you watch this. This “ninja master” is a liar, a fraud, and a cheat, and I stand by that 100%. My opinion is not that of this site or its editor and is mine and mine alone. In this video our pal Radford Davis aka Ashida Kim attempts to pass off sitting on an object as levitating. I am an accomplished magician and this “feat” is far worse than the bad magic acts I have seen over the years. So here it is ProMMAniacs – your Friday Fix. As always we apologize in advance and YOU’RE WELCOME!
Following last night’s Bellator 120 Pay-Per-View, I came back to the hotel with a headache after getting way too loud music blasted in my ear (and flashing lights) for six straight hours in the arena. As I sat down to eat my double bacon cheeseburger from Steak n’ Shake, I flipped on the telly and … Read more
A neighbor’s dog got out and attacked 4-year-old Jeremy Triantatilo in his driveway in Bakersfield, Calif. Jeremy’s best friend, however, is a family cat named Tara who heard his cries and sprung to his rescue, giving the bully dog a flying ninja kick that put him on the run. Jeremy ended up needing stitches but … Read more
UFC newcomer Daniel “Ninja” Roberts (9-0) will replace the injured Anthony “Rumble” Johnson to fight John “Doomsday” Howard (13-4) at “UFC on Versus 1,” set for March 21 at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Col. Pro MMA Now (www.prommanow.com) broke the news yesterday that Johnson would have to pull out due to injury, and was … Read more
Miami, FL (USA): Shine Fights is pleased to announce the official signing of a bout between former world champion Murilo “Ninja” Rua (17-10-1) and tough Hawaiian fighter Falaniko “Niko” Vitale (26-9). The bout will take place at a yet-to-be announced Shine Fights III event, which is tentatively scheduled for spring 2010.
Ninja and Niko are both well-known to casual and hardcore MMA fans. Rua was a PRIDE mainstay, fighting in Japan’s premier MMA organization a total of 13 times, and his brother is UFC light heavyweight contender Mauricio “Shogun” Rua. Vitale is noted for his time in the UFC, where he defeated Matt “The Law” Lindland, as well as his experience in StrikeForce.
In addition, both fighters share a common opponent in “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler, and both have battled top MMA competition. This will be a huge fight for the combatants, as a victory will help propel the winner towards bigger and better fights, while the loser will head back to the drawing board.
Alex “The Brazilian Killa” Stiebling failed to live up to his nickname Saturday night as he took on Murilo “Ninja” Rua, the brother of UFC fighter “Shogun” Rua. The fight starts at about the 2:20 mark and the beginning of the end starts at 2:54 with Ninja’s head kick. Here are the full fight results … Read more
DREAM 8 will take place Sunday, April 5, at Nippon Gaishi Hall in Nagoya, Japan. The event will feature eight fighters competing in the first round of a welterweight (75.9kg/166.9lbs) tournament, one featherweight tournament match, and five non-tournament bouts.
Headlining the card as part of the welterweight tournament will be fan favorite, Shinya Aoki, taking on one of the sport’s legends, Hayato “Mach” Sakurai. Also part of the welterweight grand prix will be Xtreme Couture’s John Alessio taking on two-time world BJJ champion, Andre Galvao.
Pride FC veteran and former Elite XC Middleweight Champion, Murilo “Ninja” Rua (16-9-1) will reportedly be fighting on the upcoming DREAM 8 card on April 5th in Nagoya, Japan.
“Ninja’s” last bout was at Elite XC: Heat and was broadcast live on CBS in October ’08. His opponent was Benji Radach. “Ninja” ended up losing the bout by TKO due to punches in round two. Also appearing on the card was the infamous Kimbo Slice vs. Seth Petruzelli fight.
Incidentally, “Ninja’s” last bout with Elite XC was the last time they ever aired on network television and a little over two weeks later the promotion ceased operations.
The third and youngest Rua brother is set to follow in the footsteps of his siblings. Twenty-two year old Marcos Rua, the younger brother of Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua and Murilo ‘Ninja’ Rua, is set to make his MMA debut in Brazil sometime in the near future.
Although youngest, he is the tallest of the three light heavyweights. Marcos, who currently has no nickname, was set to fight in ‘The Glory’ (a Brazilian MMA promotion) this month, but the event has been postponed until March.
“He’s well, training tough and very focused,” Mauricio Rua told Tatame. “He was due to fight at The Glory in January, but it was delayed to March. But we want to see him fighting before then.”
In this new exclusive video interview by the MMA Analyst, Shogun talks about his recovery from injury, his new training facility and his departure from Chute Box. Shogun also talks about his brother, Murillo “Ninja” Rua, and how he thinks he would do in the UFC. He said that Murillo used to get beat up a lot in the streets and his parents encouraged him to learn to defend himself and this is how they got started with fighting. Shogun talks about his toughest and most important fights, cage vs. ring, and adjusting to the UFC rules.
Shogun says there is only one person he would never fight. Shogun thinks Forrest was the correct winner in his fight against Rampage. He lets us in on who he thinks is the top pound for pound fighter in the world and also who he thinks would win between Randy and Fedor. The MMA Analyst also asks Shogun some non-MMA topics that shed some light on Shogun the person and he’s very honest and funny in his assessment of the MMA Analyst’s interviewing skills.