Roufusport hints at CM Punk fighting again soon?

Duke Roufus is currently the coach of CM Punk at Roufusport and he started some pretty big buzz about the possible return of Punk to The Octagon. He released this photo on Instagram yesterday (July 31) and it appears he may be announcing that Phil Brooks aka CM Punk is returning sooner than later to … Read more

Raufeon Stots ready to show Rob Emerson is ‘past his prime’ at VFC 56

Undefeated Roufusport talent “Supa” Raufeon Stots (7-0) will return to the Victory FC cage on April 14 when he challenges UFC veteran Rob Emerson (19-11) for his bantamweight title at VFC 56 live on UFC Fight Pass. We heard Rob’s thoughts on the fight yesterday, and now Pro MMA Now talks with Raufeon about the matchup and what this … Read more

Valor 41’s Christopher Wright: ‘Let’s Go!’

Before Christopher Wright headlines Valor Fights 41 against rising bantamweight prospect Dylan Cala on March 18 in Elizabethton, Tenn., LIVE on FloCombat, the former University of Tennessee cross-country runner sat down with ProMMANow. How did you find MMA to begin with? I didn’t find mixed martial arts; mixed martial arts found me. One day I was … Read more

Dustin Ortiz vs. Ian McCall rematch booked for UFC Nashville

Twenty-six-year-old Dustin Ortiz (14-4) will get his shot at redemption against number four ranked UFC flyweight Ian McCall (13-5-1) when the two meet on Aug. 8 at UFC Fight Night 73: Teixeira vs. Saint Preux in Nashville, Tenn. Ortiz, a Nashville native, lost a unanimous decision to McCall in 2011 in the Tachi Palace organization prior … Read more

CM Punk shows off MMA skills in new music video

He hasn’t actually made his MMA debut yet, but here’s CM Punk (real name Phil Brooks) looking the part of a fighter in the new Frank Turner music video, “The Next Storm”. The former WWE superstar walked away from pro wrestling to try his hand at real fighting inside the UFC octagon. Punk trains mixed … Read more

CM Punk looking to make UFC debut by end of year; no longer watches pro wrestling

Former WWE superstar CM Punk has only been training mixed martial arts under the guidance of Duke Roufus for two months, but everyone wants to know when the straight-edge Chicago native will make his Octagon debut. Reports from his camp on his progression are good and he has some great fighters to spar and work … Read more

Will this be the closest Ben Askren ever comes to fighting in the UFC?

http://youtu.be/w_K3D-uvcsU A recent video posted to the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Youtube account shows ONE FC welterweight champ (and former Bellator champ) Ben Askren at what appears to be a PR event answering questions about how CM Punk is looking in the gym. Askren is the wrestling coach at Roufusport in Milwaukee where former WWE superstar … Read more

Rising phenom Sergio Pettis returns to his roots in main event at the NAFC’s ‘Battleground’

(Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA): The North American Fighting Championship (NAFC) today announced the main event for its next electrifying fight event, “Battleground,” which takes place Friday, March 29, 2013 inside the newly remodeled Potawatomi Bingo Casino-Expo Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Originally, the main event was to feature UFC veteran Marcus LeVesseur, who unfortunately suffered an injury … Read more