The rebirth of Andrei Arlovski

Former UFC heavyweight champion and current Strikeforce heavyweight fighter Andrei Arlovski (15-7) just went through one of the roughest years of his life. In Jan. 2009, he was knocked unconscious by Fedor Emelianenko (31-1) 3:14 into the first round at “Affliction: Day of Reckoning“. Arlovski started the fight out nicely, looked to be winning, but … Read more

ProMMAnow.com talks with American Top Team’s Ricardo Liborio and Yves Edwards *VIDEO*

American Top Team’s Thiago “Pitbull” Alves and Yves Edwards are just a couple of the exciting and hardworking fighters that keep us anticipating matches featuring Coconut Creek mixed martial artists. American Top Team (ATT) is one of the leading teams in MMA.  ATT’s main academy is in Coconut Creek, Fla., but has 20 franchises throughout … Read more

Arlovski signs new mulit-fight deal with Strikeforce

Former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei “Pitbull” Arlovski (15-7), has signed a new multi-fight 16-month contract with Strikeforce. Arlovski broke the news today on his personal website www.arlovski.com. The Belarusian stated, “I cannot wait to get into the ring and show the world what I have been working on the last few months.” The website also … Read more

Bellator Fighting Championships secures 12-0 Brazilian featherweight phenom Patricio Pitbull

Photo by Sherdog.com - Patricio "Pitbull" Freire

CHICAGO, Ill. (January 13, 2010) Bellator Fighting Championships’ search for its next great featherweight has moved south to Brazil, where it was announced today that undefeated MMA phenom Patricio Pitbull has signed a long-term promotional agreement and will compete in Bellator’s Season 2 tournament.

The 23-year-old Pitbull is a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and is known throughout his home country for his devastating striking ability. He boasts a perfect 12-0 record with all but two of his fights finishing via KO, TKO or submission. Six of these 10 early finishes occurred in Round 1.

“In Bellator Season 1, Joe Soto came from nowhere to win our featherweight tournament and a six-figure check in just 90 days” said Bellator founder and CEO Bjorn Rebney. “I believe Patricio Pitbull has the chance to do the same thing in Season 2. While he may be undiscovered by most U.S. fans, I can tell you that he is the real deal.  I encourage you to go to YouTube and check him out for yourself.”

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Andrei Arlovski and The Donald To Affliction

Andrei Arlovski is finally a part of the new start up promotion Affliction.  It was been rumored for a while now, but Andrei was not aloud to negotiate with other organizations until becoming an unrestricted free agent and out of the UFC’s grip a few days ago.  He will be fighting on The July 19th … Read more