“King of the Cage: Honor” – results and full event video

MESCALERO, N.M. – “King of the Cage: Honor” took place Friday night, May 14, at the Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort & Casino in Mescalero, N.M. The card featured three title fights and some exciting match-ups including Nick Gaston vs. Darrill Schoonover, Tony Lopez vs. Mike Kyle, and Abel Cullum vs. Josh Montoya. Michael “The … Read more

Alistair Overeem vs Brett Rogers – “Strikeforce: Heavy Artillery” fight video

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Alistair “The Demolition Man” Overeem lived up to his moniker Saturday night by demolishing Strikeforce heavyweight contender Brett “The Grim” Rogers with a first round assault that would make Jeffrey Dhamer cringe. “Strikeforce: Heavy Artillery” took place Saturday, May 15, at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Mo. The main event … Read more

KSW 13: Mariusz Pudzianowski vs. Yusuke Kawaguchi

On May 7, 2010, five-time World’s Strongest Man Mariusz Pudzianowski from Poland had his second professional mixed martial arts fight. Pudazianowski faced Japanese DEEP veteran Yusuke Kawaguchi at “KSW 13 – Kumite”. The much more experienced Kawaguchi was 11-1 coming into the bout and although he lost a majority decision against Pudzianowski, his defense allowed … Read more

MMA Flashback 2004: Sean Sherk makes his PRIDE debut against Ryuki Ueyama

Part 1: Sean Sherk vs. Ryuki Ueyama

The year was 2004. At this point, Japan’s PRIDE Fighting Championships had been putting on several events a year for over six years, and they had began a new series of shows entitled “PRIDE – Bushido.”

On Feb. 15, 2004, “PRIDE – Bushido 2” took place at the Yokohama Arena in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan. Wanderlei Silva was on his legendary win streak in PRIDE and was fighting Ikuhisa Minowa in the main event. Also fighting on the card was Shogun, Gomi, Sakurai, Cro Cop, Mario Sperry, and Yushin Okami.

Along with the some of the biggest names in PRIDE history on the card, was a 30-year-old American by the name of Sean Sherk, who was making his PRIDE debut. By this time, Sherk had already been fighting professionally for nearly five years and was on an incredible run of 21-1-1.

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DREAM.12 fight video – Eddie Alvarez vs. Katsunori Kikuno

Here’s another one of the better fights from DREAM.12 (featuring their new cage). The match starts out with Eddie Alvarez getting put in a very tight standing crucifix neck crank. He finally escapes but it takes him awhile to regain his senses. In the mean time he eats some big shots. It’s a great back … Read more

DREAM.12 fight video – Kazushi Sakuraba vs. Zelg Galesic

If you missed the fight between Japanese demigod Kazushi Sakuraba and Zelg Galesic at DREAM.12’s “Cage of the Rising Sun” event on Sunday, you are in luck because we have the video for you right here. Although a relatively short fight, it was the most exciting fight of the night. Sakuraba shoots in for a … Read more

Submission of the month: Toby Imada vs. Jorge Masvidal (video)

You have heard about it, now is your chance to see it. Toby Imada took on Jorge Masvidal at the “Bellator V” lightweight tournament semi-finals in Dayton, Ohio on May 1st. The ending of this fight has been talked about ever since. Enjoy. Here is the Eddie Alvarez vs. Eric Reynolds fight, which was the … Read more

MMA Flashback: 2002 – Frank Trigg vs Jason Medina

In 2001 a new Las Vegas-based MMA promotion by the name of the WFA (World Fighting Alliance) was formed under the leadership of MMA trainer/fighter, John Lewis and nightclub promoter, John Huntington. The Nevada State Athletic Commission had opened the doors for MMA and it was on. PRIDE and SHOOTO veteran, Frank Trigg had trained under Lewis, so naturally he would be one of their first stars. At this point in his career Trigg was 7-1 and was coming off his first loss, which was to Hayato Sakurai a year earlier in Dec. 2000.

The WFA held their first event in Nov. of 2001 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Vegas and Trigg, fighting at welterweight was looking to get back on track and ended up ground and pounding the very experienced Laverne Clark into a third round submission. Eight months later the WFA was back at the Hard Rock with their second show and this time Trigg was facing 10-2 Jason Medina. Here is that fight. Keep in mind this is the weight (170lbs.) Trigg has announced he will return to.

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