Bobby Lashley added to Global Warrior Challenge June 29 PPV card

Fresh off a second round submission win over Kevin Asplund at Titan FC 25 earlier this month, former WWE superstar Bobby Lashley (8-2) will return to pro MMA action on June 29th when he faces a soon to be named opponent at Global Warrior Challenge’s “British Invasion” card at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo. LIVE on Pay-Per-View.

Volkmann’s decision to fight irresponsible, selfish, moronic and arrogant

The controversy of Jacob Volkman not telling anyone about his blackout and seizure prior to his WSOF 3 bout with Lyle Beerbohm may be a stigma he will have to live with for some time. It is just one of those things that can’t be ignored; kind of like Kanye West, only more annoying.

Rampage Jackson is a closet fatty

There’s a classic episode of the Sopranos (R.I.P. James Gandolfini) where Johnny Sack catches his dear sweet obese wife Ginny in the basement gorging on a box of candy bars. She’s supposed to be on Weight Watchers but isn’t losing any weight and now her husband knows why. He even forgives Ralph Cifaretto for the joke he told about Ginny having a 40 pound mole removed from her ass, and decides not to kill him.

Seth Petruzelli retires following KO loss to King Mo

After more than a decade of competing as a professional MMA fighter, 33-year-old Seth “The Silverback” Petruzelli (14-8) has announced his retirement. You may remember him most as the Kimbo Killer, but we remember him most here at ProMMAnow.com for the time he told us this…

Pro MMA Now Radio returns with Amanda Lavoy and Jake Heun tonight at 9 p.m. ET

Back to the old night and plenty to discuss on this Thursday evening. Bellator returned last night and are they happy with the numbers? Resurrection Fighting Alliance 8 takes place tomorrow night from Milwaukee with a spectacular card featuring Sergio Pettis and Lance Palmer. UFC is on a bit of a break but plenty of news to go over on that front.

Nick Newell to fight Keon Caldwell at WSOF 4

Former Xtreme Fighting Championships lightweight champion “Notorious” Nick Newell (9-0) will make his World Series of Fighting debut against 23-year-old Keon “The Black Assassin” Caldwell (9-1) on Saturday, Aug. 10, at the Citizen’s Business Bank Arena in Ontario, Calif.

Between Rounds: Rubbing Elbows

MMA cutman David Maldonado

I’m grateful to say I’ve been busy recently, and that trend looks to continue for the rest of the summer. Shows in FL, IN, NE, MO, and WI just this month alone. In that time I’ve had frustrations with inconsistent commission rulings and decisions, few of which make sense, but that is par for the industry. I want to take time to recognize the positives that I encounter with this job.

The Bellator 96 full card

Just when you thought there wasn’t any MMA to watch for the rest of June, Bellator 96 sneaks in your back door and slaps you right in the back of the neck on Wednesday, June 19. This event will mark the beginning of the 2013 Summer Series which will feature light heavyweights and heavyweights.