UFC Fight Night 29 – Maia vs. Shields breakdown

On October 9th, 2013 the UFC comes back to Fox Sports 1 with a great free card headlined by a welterweight bout with title implications between Demian Maia and Jake Shields. Both men have contended for the UFC title with Shields at welterweight and Maia a tmiddleweight Both did so unsuccessfully. That’s not where the comparisons endthough. Both men are fantastic black belts in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and have demonstrated such in their MMA careers. So ready or not, here comes the breakdown for this battle between these top contenders.

ProWMMA Now! returns tonight with Roxanne Modafferi, Pearl Gonzalez and more at 9:30 p.m. ET

Gina Begley and Emily Bartee return tonight with another full lineup of women from our sport. Up first will be Pearl Gonzalez.Pearl makes her way to Nashville for XFC 26 on October 18th. Pearl will face Cortney Casey in the XFC flyweight title bout. One woman will leave the champion. Pearl has recently gotten married, switched camps and is ready for her return.

UFC Fight Night 29 open workouts *Video*

Demian Maia and Jake Shields headline this Wednesday’s UFC Fight Night 29 in Brazil. Today they worked out in front of fans and media in preparation for their five round engagement. Both men highly respect each others jiu jitsu. Jake Shields feels that it is the best American versus the best Brazilian when it comes to the art.

‘It’s Personal’ Grudge Match Added to Lewiston NEF Fight Card

Lewiston, Maine (October 7, 2013) – New England Fights Mixed Martial Arts (NEF MMA) today announced a grudge match between Bruce “Pretty Boy” Boyington (3-6) and Josh Parker (4-7) at a catchweight of 150-pounds at “NEF XI” on November 9th at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston, Maine. NEF MMA signed athlete “Pretty Boy” Boyington … Read more

Surging Luis ‘Sapo” Santos to meet Mauricio Alonso at XFC 26

He’s back!  Just when you thought it was safe to compete in the XFC Welterweight Division, Luis “Sapo” Santos is selected as your opponent, and he is looking to extend his impressive streak of wins.  This time, however, his challenge doesn’t come from stateside, it comes straight from his own back yard.  October 18th, LIVE on AXS … Read more

ONE FC and Catalyst Media Group team up to reach the largest TV audience in MMA history


07 October 2013 – Singapore: ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC), the world’s most exciting Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotion, is proud to announce that Catalyst Media Group, one of the world’s top sports program distribution companies, will be the exclusive content distribution partner for ONE FC starting in January 2014. The partnership entitles Catalyst Media … Read more

Top three questions heading into UFC Fight Night 29: Maia vs. Shields

The Ultimate Fight Night 29 event is set for Wednesday, October 9, with the preliminary card airing on FOX Sports 1 at 5 p.m. ET. The main card will begin at 7 p.m. ET with the main event featuring a welterweight scrap between former middleweight title challenger Demian Maia and former welterweight title challenger Jake Shields.