UFC Fight Night 49: Henderson vs. dos Anjos post-fight press conference | VIDEO

Following Saturday night’s UFC Fight Night 49 event in Tulsa, Okla., and the main event showdown between top lightweights Benson Henderson and Rafael dos Anjos, tune into the post-fight press conference live stream right here. The on-demand replay will also be available if you miss the live feed. View full UFC Fight Night 49 results and … Read more

Daniel “Ninja” Roberts steps in to face John Howard on March 21

UFC newcomer Daniel “Ninja” Roberts (9-0) will replace the injured Anthony “Rumble” Johnson to fight John “Doomsday” Howard (13-4) at “UFC on Versus 1,” set for March 21 at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Col. Pro MMA Now (www.prommanow.com) broke the news yesterday that Johnson would have to pull out due to injury, and was … Read more

Human Cock Fighter Blog – Thumpin’ in Tulsa

Photo courtesy of www.okfightnews.com - Cris Davis vs. Brian Imes at "New Year's Revolution" on Jan. 16, 2010, in Tulsa, Okla.

Hunger breeds aggression breeds success breeds confidence breeds a champion.  At Hillbilly Fight Wear we print a shirt that says “Thump A Stranger.” Well there was a whole lot of thumpin’ goin on in Tulsa on Saturday night.

In a stacked card of 20 fights that included 7 UFC veterans and countless skilled journeymen, very few went the distance. 5150 and XFL put together the deepest mid-level show I have ever seen. The greatest part was that I got to watch the show from backstage.

I cut weight with Victor Moreno and Kevin Burns on Friday after driving the four hours from Kansas City in my ‘93 Chevy Silverado. Seven pounds I shed in two hours at the Aspen Fitness Center. I took this fight Wednesday morning following another last minute offer from matchmaker Cris Powell.

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Joey Beltran turns Houston Alexander into a stepping stone at “New Year’s Revolution”

Photo by Dave Mandel / Sherdog.com - When Kimbo Slice is a better grappler than you, that could be a hint you need some work on the ground game. Kimbo suplexes Houston Alexander at the TUF 10 Finale.

Houston “The Assassin” Alexander (9-6), the once-upon-a-time-brawler who has seemingly fallen in love with leg kicks and evasion, proved once again the ground game is his Achilles heel last night in Tulsa, Okla.

Coming off a unanimous decision loss to Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson at “UFC: The Ultimate Fighter 10 Finale” in December, Alexander was pitted against a much heavier* Joey “The Mexicutioner” Beltran (10-3) at “New Year’s Revolution”, a 5150/XFL co-promoted event held at the Spirit Bank Event Center.

It was a scene we have witnessed countless times before; wrestler takes striker to the ground and pounds him out. Alexander did his best in round one to land leg kicks and move side-to-side to avoid the takedown. However, it was not long before the Nebraska DJ ended up on his back eating elbows and punches.

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Houston Alexander, Jeff Monson, and Jeremy Horn fight this weekend at 5150 Combat League in Tulsa, Oklahoma – watch online

TULSA, Okla. – 5150 Combat League is bringing a host of UFC veterans including Houston Alexander, Jeff Monson, Jeremy Horn, Jason Lambert, Tim Boetsch, and Rich Clementi to Tulsa, Okla. this weekend for a “New Year’s Revolution”. The action takes place Sat., Jan. 16, at the Spirit Bank Event Center, and will broadcast a live online pay-per-view stream for $9.99 on www.gofightlive.com beginning at 8:00 p.m. ET.

Houston Alexander (9-5) returns to the cage against Joey Beltran (9-3) after suffering a loss to Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson in his last fight, which took place on Dec. 5 in the UFC’s TUF 10 Finale. Joey Beltran knocked out five straight opponents until he most recently lost a unanimous decision against Tony Lopez in a King of the Cage title bout this past October.

Heavyweight fighter Scott Barrett (9-1) gets the opportunity of a lifetime as he gets to square off with MMA legend and grappling phenom Jeff “Snowman” Monson (31-9). One of Monson’s best qualities is his love of competition and apparent willingness to fight anyone, anywhere, anytime, in shows big or small.

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The Human Cockfighter Blog – This one’s for you Rano Papini

Submission victory over a TUF alum on Friday night. I had a real interesting week for a 31-year-old guy. I worked out hard Sunday night with a couple training partners. After some refreshing sleep I went to the gym Monday morning for some circuit training. When I got back to my beautiful ‘93 Chevy Silverado … Read more

Tim Kennedy chokes out Zak Cummings in Strikeforce Challengers main event – photo gallery

Photo by: Esther Lin/STRIKEFORCE - Tim Kennedy, a former sniper for the Seventh Special Forces, submitted Cummings with a north-south choke in the second round.

United States Army veteran and rising middleweight mixed martial arts (MMA) star Tim Kennedy (11-2) dominated a previously unbeaten Zak Cummings (10-1), submitting Cummings with a north-south choke in the second round (2:43) of their STRIKEFORCE Challengers main event battle live on SHOWTIME from Tulsa, Oklahoma’s SpiritBank Event Center on Friday, September 25.

In his highly-anticipated MMA debut, two-time U.S. Olympic wrestling team member Daniel Cormier (1-0) displayed signs of a bright future in the sport, stopping Gary Frazier (0-1) with a ground and pound offensive in the second round (3:39) of battle.

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“Strikeforce Challengers: Cummings vs. Kennedy” weigh-in results & photos

Photo credit: Esther Lin / Strikeforce - Zak Cummings (186 pounds), left, and Tim Kennedy (186) enjoy a lighter moment right after they weighed in for their main-event fight Friday night in Tulsa, Okla.
Photo credit: Esther Lin / Strikeforce - Zak Cummings (186 pounds), left, and Tim Kennedy (186) enjoy a lighter moment right after they weighed in for their main-event fight Friday night in Tulsa, Okla.
TULSA, Okla., (Sept. 24, 2009) — All 22 fighters who will compete in the Strikeforce Challengers mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Friday, Sept. 25, weighed in on Thursday at the SpiritBank Event Center.

In the main event on SHOWTIME, American military hero Tim Kennedy (10-2) of Fayetteville, N.C., will face unbeaten Zak Cummings (10-0) of Springfield, Missouri in a middleweight (185 pounds) scrap. Both weighed in at exactly 186 pounds on Thursday.

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Thomas Longacre and Travis Calanoc ready to settle local rivalry at Strikeforce Challengers on Sept. 25

Thomas Longacre and Travis Calanoc are two undefeated local favorites who will face each other at Strikeforce Challengers.
Thomas Longacre and Travis Calanoc are two undefeated local favorites who will face each other at Strikeforce Challengers.

A mixed martial arts (MMA) fight that area fans have been clamoring for will finally transpire on Friday, Sept. 25, when promising, unbeaten local favorites Thomas Longacre and Travis “The Dark Knight” Calanoc clash in one of the top fights on the Strikeforce Challengers card at SpiritBank Event Center in Tulsa, Okla. (SHOWTIME, 11 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the west coast).

Longacre and Calanoc, both 4-0, are no strangers to each other. They may not be the best of friends, but the talented prospects have trained at the same gym and known each other for years.

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