K-1 U.S. Grand Prix in Los Angeles – results

K-1, the professional kickboxing promotion known for assembling the world’s top strikers, held the U.S. leg of their 2012 World Grand Prix Saturday night at the L.A. Sports Arena in Los Angeles, Calif.

How Ryan Bader is preparing for the unorthodox striking of Lyoto Machida

“The Ultimate Fighter” season eight winner Ryan Bader is currently preparing for his upcoming co-main event bout with Lyoto Machida at UFC on FOX 4 which takes place Aug. 4 in Los Angeles. Bader talks about bringing in Shotokan Karate world champion Hiroshi Allen to mimic Machida’s unorthodox style and the danger of getting away from his wrestling base when training so much stand-up.

Mark Coleman, Frank Trigg and Rick Roufus in Kountermove “Fight Legends” Tournament

Kountermove is thrilled to announce that UFC veteran’s Mark Coleman and Frank Trigg and K-1 Legend Rick “The Jet” Roufus have joined the Kountermove Fantasy MMA movement! This weekend MMA fans can enter the “Fight Legends” Kountermove tournament to test their fight prediction skills against three legendary combat sports fighters.

Rick “The Jet” Roufus to face “Mighty Mo” for the WCK World Heavyweight Title

Kickboxing Legend Rick “The Jet” Roufus to Face Top K-1 Contender “Mighty Mo” for the WCK World Heavyweight Title – Oct. 22 Las Vegas, NV Las Vegas, NV – October 13, 2011 – For the third consecutive year, Dennis Warner and In Sync Productions, Inc. has partnered with Henan TV Network and the WulinFeng fight group … Read more

Josh Haynes defeats Sean Salmon at A Night of Combat II

UFC veterans Josh Haynes and Sean Salmon met tonight at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas at “A Night of Combat II”.

Salmon was a late replacement for Steve Byrnes. This was one of the most anticipated fights on the card due to the style match-ups and it turned out to be a great showing by both fighters.

Haynes showed marked improvement since his TUF days and his time with Xtreme Couture is clearly paying off.  Salmon showed great heart and displayed some of the top-level wrestling he is known for.

You will be able to watch this fight and the entire Night of Combat card Saturday Oct.18 on HDNet. Until then here are the night’s results and how the action went down:

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Rick Roufus – Turning the Page – PRO MMA Exclusive Interview

by: Cory Brady

Rick Roufus is turning the page in his martial arts career. This former K-1, Kickboxing and Muay Thai champion made the crossover from a striker to a complete mixed martial artist earlier this year and will be heading into his ninth professional mma bout this Saturday night when he faces off with UFC veteran Hector “Sick Dog” Ramirez at The Night of Combat II event in Las Vegas.

This will undoubtedly be the biggest fight of his mixed martial arts career as Roufus will be headlining a card that features notable mixed martial artists Mike Pyle, Jay Hieron, and Brian Gassaway just to name a few. Roufus has been training hard at The Lions Den in Scottsdale, AZ. to prepare himself to put on an exciting show that will have fans and insiders alike buzzing about the sport’s newest force to be reckoned with, Rick “The Jet” Roufus.

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Kick-boxing legend Rick Roufus vs UFC veteran Hector Ramirez at “A Night of Combat II” in Vegas Oct. 11

Rick "The Jet" Roufus

Superfights MMA and KC Concepts has officially announced the addition of Rick “The Jet” Roufus to “A Night of Combat II.” Roufus, a kick-boxing legend and former K-1 champion recently transitioned into MMA and is ready to make his mark in the sport. Roufus will face UFC Veteran Hector “Sick Dog” Ramirez in the main event at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, October 11, 2008.

Skip Kelp of Superfights MMA had this to say, “We are excited to have Rick Roufus in our main event. Rick’s a phenomenal fighter, he holds titles in both kick-boxing and boxing, has added ground skills to his arsenal and is ready to take it to the cage.”

The main bout between Roufus (4-3-0) and Ramirez (7-3-1) is well matched.  Ramirez last competed for Hardcore Championship Fighting in March, defeating Toronto’s own Rob McDonald by unanimous decision in Gatineau, QC. Roufus, also coming off of a victory, defeated Ryan “The Hunter” Lopez of The Ultimate Fighter 8 by TKO in round 2 at a recent C3 Fight event in Concho, OK.

Read moreKick-boxing legend Rick Roufus vs UFC veteran Hector Ramirez at “A Night of Combat II” in Vegas Oct. 11

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