New Mixed Martial Arts League, Led by Industry Veterans, Enters Billion-Dollar Industry

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LOS ANGELES, Nov 19, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Bellator Fighting Championships, a new mixed martial arts (MMA) league, officially launched operations today, marking the entry of a new player in the billion-dollar MMA industry. To air on ESPN Deportes beginning April 2009, Bellator’s first-of-its-kind business model is a significant step forward for the fight industry, as the only nationally televised league to apply an objective format to crowning champions and awarding purses today.

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Kim Couture Talks Affliction Lawsuit and UFC 91

ESPN Radio 1100’s Steve Cofield sat down with Kim Couture to discuss the lawsuit against Afflction and how things are shaping up around Xtreme Couture a couple of days away from UFC 91. Kim also comments on how Randy will deal with the size of Lesnar and the importance of the Xtreme Couture family atmosphere. … Read more

ESPN’s MMA Live will be on location at UFC 91

Exactly one week from today the Randy Couture and Brock Lesnar hype will come to an end. No more interviews, no more training and no more advertisements enticing fans to purchase the Pay-Per-View.

However, before these two heavyweights step into the Octagon get ready for one wild and groundbreaking week of media coverage.

It has been reported that ESPN’s MMA Live will air three shows coinciding with UFC 91.  MMA Live will put on a live weigh-in show along with pre-fight and post-fight coverage of the event.

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Brock Lesnar – ESPN interview

Here’s an in depth look at Brock Lesnar. He definitely does not like it when the issue of steroids is brought up. Other than that it’s a good look into his life and his upcoming fight with Randy Couture. Please like & share:

MMA returns to Boston with WCF 5 in November

Boston, Mass. – World Championship Fighting returns to the Boston area for its fourth show of the 2008 season! Come see local MMA superstars John Benoit, Dan Bonnell, Nate Kittredge, Justin Torrey and more! More news about this show to be announced soon. Get your tickets now!

The action comes to you live Friday, November 14, 2008 at the Aleppo Shriners Auditorium in Wilmington, Mass. Mark your calendars now and don’t miss this opportunity to catch the hottest Mixed Martial Arts action on the East Coast! We’ll see you at the fights!

About World Championship Fighting:  World Championship Fighting is a Boston based company specializing in live Mixed Martial Arts events. With major media coverage by ESPN, NBCsports.com and HDNet, World Championship Fighting has established itself as the premiere Mixed Martial Arts organization on the East Coast. Founded in June of 2006, World Championship Fighting continues to raise the bar of excellence in live Mixed Martial Arts events.

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Kimbo Slice on ESPN’s “Pardon the Interruption”

Here is a new interview with Kimbo Slice on ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption. It’s a good interview but coming from a sports organization you may expect a bit more of an informed interviewer but other than that it’s pretty cool. I’m riding the Kimbo train as far as it will go. I think he is … Read more