The proposed Strikeforce bout between lightweights Josh Thomson and Lyle Beerbohm is now off. Beerbohm suffered an elbow injury in his victory over Vitor Ribeiro and wil not be able to compete on the promotion’s June card.
While most of the grappling world focused on this weekend’s superfights, Joao Assis took the 2010 Grapplers Quest at UFC Fan Expo Vegas Pro Absolute Championship. He took home a cool $1,000 for his efforts.
For the second summer in a row, Grapplers Quest hosted a grappling tournament in conjunction with the UFC Fan Expo. The event spanned over two days. Headlining the event were several superfights between established grapplers and MMA fighters.
KLAMATH, Calif. – Mixed martial arts occasionally gets some bad press, but this story takes the cake. If you have yet to hear about it, on March 21, professional MMA fighter Jarrod Wyatt (1-0) cut open the chest, ripped out the heart, and cut off the tongue of his training partner, Taylor Powell, after becoming … Read more
Dana White takes viewers inside the UFC Fan Expo 2010 and to the “Rampage vs. Evans” weigh-ins in what is his third video blog for UFC 114. We get an up close and personal view of the stare down between main event fighters Rashad Evans and Rampage Jackson. UFC commentator/comedian Joe Rogan cracks a few … Read more
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Sin City was flooded with everything MMA this Memorial Day weekend. Everywhere there were Tapout, Xtreme Couture, and Affliction T-Shirts, and special UFC Fan Expo passes hung proudly on the necks of dedicated MMA fans. Fans, fighters, promoters, and sponsors of mixed martial arts showed up in numbers totaling approximately 125,000 … Read more
It seems Chael Sonnen and UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva had a little run in at the UFC Fan Expo. Sonnen explains what happened. Sonnen also talks about his upcoming fight with Silva and how he was the only one in the middleweight division who wanted to fight him. Sonnen goes on to say, “One guy … Read more
Projekt Label fighter Chad “Savage” George (11-5) is back in Japan once again to train with the camp of Japanese Shooto legend Rumina Sato. The first time around, George had an amazing experience and found a huge following with his popular blog, and has decided to make Part 2 of “Road to Japan” to document … Read more
LAS VEGAS – Mike Russow, Ryan Jensen, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira and Jason Brilz each earned $65k fight-night bonuses for their performances at Saturday’s “UFC 114: Rampage vs. Evans” event. Russow was awarded the “Knockout of the Night” award for his stunning KO of Duffee, Jensen earned the “Submission of the Night” bonus, while Nogueira and … Read more
LAS VEGAS – The build up to the main event tonight was filled with threats, trash talk, and unprecedented hype, but in the end it came down to two critical points in the bout. The first one came quickly as Rashad Evans staggered “Rampage” early in the first round, with a right hand that sent … Read more