A shoulder injury has taken Mirko Cro Cop (31-11-2, 1 NC) out of a scheduled bout against Anthony Hamilton at UFC Fight Night 79 in Seoul, Korea. And the 41-year-old Croatian legend subsequently announced his retirement. A statement posted on www.mirkofilipovic.com reads: Dear friends, unfortunately I had to cancel the fight in Seoul. In the beginning of … Read more
Bellator and Glory’s DYNAMITE 1 main card opened with a bang on Spike last weekend when Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal took on Linton Vassell in the light heavyweight tournament semifinals. Mo looked as though he was going to put Vassell away pretty quick, using that Jeff Mayweather-influenced boxing to rock Vassell and drop him multiple times … Read more
Immediately following tonight’s Bellator MMA & Glory: Dynamite 1 event from the SAP Center in San Jose, a live stream of the post-fight press conference can be viewed right here. The on-demand replay will be available once the live stream has ended. Hear from the night’s big winners including the Bellator light heavyweight champion and … Read more
Former UFC champion Tito Ortiz will look to turn back the clock on Saturday night when he takes on Liam McGeary for the Bellator MMA light heavyweight championship. Ortiz (18-11-1) has won back-to-back fights since joining the Bellator promotion, the first time he has done that since 2006. Ironically, that was the last time he … Read more
MMA legend Tito Ortiz is scheduled to face Liam McGeary for the Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship at Bellator MMA & Glory: Dynamite 1 on Sept. 19 in San Jose, Calif. During Spike TV’s broadcast of Bellator 141 Friday night, Tito responded to McGeary saying he was going to shut Tito up and it was pretty … Read more
Nick Diaz was on Inside MMA this week to talk about his return to the Octagon against former longtime middleweight champ Anderson Silva taking place at UFC 183 on Jan. 31 in Vegas. Diaz talked about bringing in rangy Glory middleweight kickboxing champ Artem Levin to mimic Anderson’s style and why it took him so long to return to … Read more
Pat Barry never really cared for the grappling aspect of Mixed Martial Arts and after spending five years and going 5-7 inside the UFC Octagon, he went back to his first love — kickboxing. Saturday night at Combat Sports Challenge 39 in Richmond, Va., Barry laid a shellacking on Ed Burris scoring this brutal KO at the 30-second mark of round 2. Take a look.
New York, NY – GLORY, the world’s premier kickboxing league, today announced the finalized fight card for its year-end event. GLORY 13 TOKYO features a one-night, four-man Welterweight World Championship Tournament and is headlined by the final match of a kickboxing icon, from Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo, Japan on Saturday, December 21st. The world’s top-ranked Welterweights square … Read more