The Cageside Beat February 11, 2010: UFC fighter Eliot “The Fire” Marshall

Join Brian and Mike Thursday, February 11, at 10:00 PM ET for the newest episode of The Cageside Beat, the official radio show of Pro MMA Now. Brian and Mike will be joined by UFC fighter Eliot “The Fire” Marshall to discuss Marshall’s fight career as well as his upcoming match against Vladimir “The Janitor” … Read more

MMA critic says sport is bad for Wisconsin

There are still people out there who have a skewed view of what mixed martial arts is all about. Read how one critic of the new Wisconsin legislation to legalize MMA describes the sport: Think for a moment about the sublime grace and dignity of baseball. Or the discipline and controlled force of football. Then … Read more

Pro MMA Now UFC 109 pick ’em contest winners

For the recent UFC 109 event, Pro MMA Now and Silver Star teamed up yet again to bring you another great contest. The five mini-contests were once again close, and two of them came down to tie-breakers. Thanks again to Silver Star for sponsoring this great contest. Each of the five winners will receive a … Read more

The Cageside Beat February 4 Recap

In the latest episode of The Cageside Beat, the official radio show of Pro MMA Now, Brian and Mike were joined by veteran sportswriter Kevin Iole of Yahoo! Sports. Iole offered his thoughts on UFC 109 as well some great insight into the backstage scene of a UFC event. This episode was sponsored by Silver … Read more

The Human Cockfighter Blog – The mixed martial arts revolution

AJ Fronce, the son of a mechanic, won his second amateur MMA bout at “Fight to the Finish 5” in Grain Valley, Missouri this weekend. It took just over a minute for AJ to finish his opponent by rear-naked choke and raise his record to 2-0. Todd Brooker, a restaurant server and custom gun manufacturer’s … Read more

Pro MMA Now UFC 109 pick ’em contest sponsored by Silver Star

Pro MMA Now and Silver Star are teaming up again to bring you the first contest since the move to Pro MMA Now. This one will follow the same format as our prior contests, comprised of five mini-contests. Silver Star has once again generously provided prizes for five winners, with each winner receiving his or … Read more

Pictures: “G-Force Fights – Bad Blood 3” weigh-ins

Pro MMA Now ( reporter/fighter Tami Love Carswell hung around the Miami area after Saturday’s Strikeforce so she could cover “G-Force Fights: Bad Blood 3” taking place tonight at the American Airlines Arena. It’s a stacked card, headlined with a match up between Hector Lombard vs. Joey Gorczynski. Other notable names on the card include UFC … Read more

Asashoryu retired from sumo, could MMA be next?

Sumo grand champion Asashoryu retired Thursday amidst speculation that he got into a drunken brawl outside of a nightclub on Jan. 16. The announcement was made at a news conference and reported on by a variety of media outlets. has also reported that the sumo wrestler is appealing to both major Japanese MMA promotions, … Read more

Former U.S. Olympic Judoka and BJJ black belt, Rhadi Ferguson making the move to MMA

Speaking exclusively to on Wednesday, Rhadi Ferguson,  Judo Olympic alternate for the U.S. in 2000, and an Olympian in 2004, announced he will be entering the world of professional mixed martial arts. Ferguson is also a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under American Top Team’s Ricardo Liborio and an Abu Dhabi veteran. Also, if it … Read more

Pro MMA Now Product Review: The “Chokes” app for the iPhone

One of my favorite things to do since I started blogging has been product reviews. Thanks to the great people at Victory Belt and BudoVideos, I have had an opportunity to review some of the best MMA instructional products out there, and thanks to great guys like E. Jon Wertheim, I’ve had the chance to … Read more