TEDx Talk with Rich Franklin: How to be a Loser

“Losing is inevitable. Make sure you have the tools in your toolbox to deal with it.” Speaking at TEDxUChicago last month, former UFC Middleweight champion Rich “Ace” Franklin explains how to be an effective loser. Who has ever done something great without suffering setbacks and losing at some point? Franklin was on top of the … Read more

Chael Sonnen lowlights *VIDEO*

The next UFC title fight will take place on Aug. 7, 2010 when UFC middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva (26-4) defends his belt for what will be the SEVENTH time (should be eighth time if it wasn’t for fatty Lutter). “The Spider” has been champion for nearly FOUR YEARS! At UFC 117, in Oakland, … Read more

“Moosin: God of Martial Arts” results and play-by-play

WORCESTER, Mass. – “Moosin: God of Martial Arts” takes place tonight at the DCU Center in Worcester. Headlining the card is the much anticipated bout between former UFC Heavyweight Champion Tim Sylvia (25-6) and five-time World’s Strongest Man Mariusz Pudzianowski (2-0), who is making his North America MMA debut. Also appearing on the card is … Read more

Tim Sylvia weighs in at over 300 lbs. for “Moosin: God of Martial Arts”

WORCESTER, Mass. – 6′ ft. 8″ in. former UFC Heavyweight Champion Tim Sylvia weighed in at a whopping 305 lbs. for his fight tonight against five-time World’s Strongest Man champion Mariusz Pudzianowski. Pudzianowski who is 6′ ft. 1″ in. tall weighed in at 273 lbs. The Polish strong man will have a size, height, and … Read more

“Moosin: God of Martial Arts” PPV card stacked from top to bottom

Sylvia-Pudzianowski headlines May 21 at DCU Center in Worcester WORCESTER, Mass. (May 14, 2010) – The first major mixed-martial-arts show in Massachusetts history, the May 21st “Moosin: God of Martial Arts” pay-per-view event, offers much more than the much-anticipated super heavyweight showdown between 2-time UFC heavyweight champion Tim “Maine-iac” Sylvia and 5-time World’s Strong Man, … Read more

Poster and fight card for Moosin’s May 21 “Sylvia vs. Pudzianowski” event

WORCESTER, Mass. – On May 21, 2010, former UFC Heavyweight Champion Tim Sylvia (25-6) will return to professional MMA action against five-time World’s Strongest Man Mariusz Pudzianowski (1-0). Sylvia vs. Pudzianowski will serve as the main event for Moosin MMA‘s live pay-per-view broadcast from the DCU Center. MAIN CARD (pay-per-view) Tim Sylvia vs. Mariusz Pudzianowski … Read more

Sylvia vs. Pudzianowski headlines “Moosin: God of Martial Arts” PPV event May 21

First major MMA show in Massachusetts at DCU Center in Worcester WORCESTER, Mass. (April 27, 2010) – The first 5-time World’s Strongest Man, Polish icon Mariusz “Dominator” Pudzianowski, makes his United States debut May 21 against 2-time UFC heavyweight champion Tim “Maine-iac” Sylvia (25-6-0) in the super heavyweight main event, headlining the first major mixed-martial-arts … Read more

MFC 22 play-by-play commentary and results

Maximum Fighting Championships presents “MFC 22: Payoff” Friday night, Oct. 2, 2009 from the River Cree Resort and Casino in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and airing LIVE on HDNet. PROMMA.INFO will be providing live play-by-play commentary and results of all the action.

Quick Results

  • Travis Lutter def. Jason MacDonald by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Antonio McKee def. Carlo Prater by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • John Alessio def. Luigi Fioravanti by knockout (punch) Round 3 (1:34)
  • Mike Nickels def. David Heath by submission (rear-naked choke) Round 3 (4:02)
  • Ryan Jimmo def. Marvin Eastman by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
  • Pete Spratt def. Nathan Gunn by Knockout (uppercut) Round 2 (4:19)
  • Dwayne Lewis def. Jared Kilkenny by TKO
  • Jason Heit def. Paapa Inkumusha by TKO
  • Andrew Buckland def. Joe Christopher by submission (guillotine choke)
  • Nick Hrynchsh def. Jesse MacDougal by TKO

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HOOKnSHOOT looking for real amateur fighters

How about a $2,900 belt you get to keep as an amateur champion.
How about a $2,900 belt you get to keep as an amateur champion.

HOOKnSHOOT established in 1994, running MMA since 1995 (second only to the UFC) – It seems the MMA scene has been overtaken with a plague of more shows than fighters.

It’s seemingly impossible to put together even 10 fights anymore.   No one wants to fight out of their own show or comfort zone.  And new promoters (some of whom have never set foot on a mat or trained a day) don’t seem to be doing anything to compensate amateurs for their hard work or even care about anything other than making money.

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Maximum Fighting Championship press conference for MFC 22: Payoff

Return of superstar Jason “The Athlete” MacDonald and lightweight title fight highlight stellar lineup

The Maximum Fighting Championship will introduce the key competitors in the stacked lineup for its most power-packed fight cards ever as the organization invites the media to attend the official press conference for MFC 22: Payoff.

The press conference will take place on Monday, September 28 at 3 p.m. at Centre Bar inside the River Cree Resort and Casino.

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