Why MMA Should Be An Olympic Sport

The MMA has made a major leap forward in the public consciousness, and now is the time to start thinking about including it as an Olympic sport. There is a long tradition of combat sports in the Olympic Games, including events like boxing, judo, wrestling, fencing and Taekwondo. MMA has emerged over the last decade … Read more

Frank Shamrock: ‘You’re going to see Strikeforce talent do exceptionally well in the UFC’ *VIDEO*

ProMMAnow.com ecently spoke with mixed martial arts (MMA) legend Frank Shamrock about the close of Strikeforce and how it may or may not affect his relationship with Showtime should they choose to stay in the MMA business. Shamrock also shared his thoughts on how he thinks the Strikeforce fighters who made the move to the UFC will perform inside the Octagon.

West Coast Amateur Spotlight: Millennia MMA’s Jamar Ocampo

This edition of PRO MMA’s Amateur Spotlight shines upon a young 22-year-old up-and-coming fighter out of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. named Jamar Ocampo. He is a morning BJJ instructor at Millennia MMA and an accomplished grappler under Javier Vazquez.

Since there is no amateur MMA in the Golden State, Jamar gained the majority of his combat experience in grappling competitions and Pankration tournaments all over Southern California. His current Pankration record is 10-1. Jamar had one full-fledged amateur MMA bout in Idaho and choked out his opponent in 52 seconds. His professional debut is set for September in King of the Cage.

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