Red King and Blue Blanket set to square off in April for Bellator

Bellator welterweight champion “Red King” Rory MacDonald, or Ares, will be defending his belt against another 170 pound great in April. “The Blue Blanket” (we kid about his wrestling) Jon Fitch will get a shot at Rory’s belt in the Bellator Grand Prix Tournament. The situation is kind of confusing so we’ll break it down. … Read more

Watch the Bellator 206 weigh ins here live at 5PM ET

Bellator 206 promises to be fireworks with Rampage Jackson and rival Wanderlei Silva fight for a 4th time, the welterweight Grand Prix kicks off, and the main event is a whopper. Welterweight champion Rory MacDonald moves up to middleweight to face the division champ Gegard Mousasi. Tomorrow night the action commences but before then you can watch the weigh-ins for the event right here at 5PM ET.

Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix odds are surprising

The Forum in Inglewood will play host to the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix kick off on January 20, 2018. Chael Sonnen will try to keep hope alive with a win over Rampage Jackson at Bellator 192: Lima vs. MacDonald in the opening bracket of a tournament that will crown a new heavyweight champion. Bovada has … Read more

Shine Fights returns with grand prix format on Friday, Sept. 10 at the Patriot Center and live on Pay-Per-View

Eight MMA Fighters To Compete For One Night in Single Elimination Tournament in Fairfax, VA. NEW YORK, NY (August 12, 2010) – Shine Fights Promotions’ highly-anticipated return to the MMA ring will take place on September 10 at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, VA, it was announced today by Shine Fights COO Jason Chambers.  The … Read more

Titles defended: Kyotaro and Semmy Schilt victorious at FieLDS K-1 World Grand Prix 2010 in Yokohama

By: Stuart Tonkin April 3, 2010 – Yokohama Arena, Yokohama – For the second time in just 2 weeks FEG was back at Yokohama for what turned out to be another exciting night of fights. At the FeiLDS K-1 World Grand Prix in Yokohama veterans were welcomed back to K-1, and others thanked for all … Read more

Gegard Mousasi leaves M-1 Global

According to, Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Gegard Mousasi (28-2-1) has severed ties with his M-1 Global management team, the same company that manages the career of consensus number one heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko. Mousasi stated: “After careful consideration, I have decided that it is in my best interest to part ways with M-1 Global. During … Read more

HDNet to broadcast “FieLDS K-1 World GP 2009 Final 16” on Sept. 26

DALLAS (September 24, 2009) – HDNet will feature LIVE coverage of “HDNet Fights Presents: FieLDS K-1 World GP 2009 Final 16,” at the Olympic Gymnasium Arena in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, September 26 at 12:30 a.m. PT/3:30 a.m. ET. The event will also be replayed that Saturday evening at 11:00 p.m. ET.

The best 16 strikers in the world will meet in the opening round of this prestigious event. And, in one of the most anticipated first round match-ups, Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Alistair Overeem will face K-1 Legend and three-time World GP Champion Peter Aerts. Other featured first round fights include Badr Hari vs. Zabit Samedov, Jerome Le Banner vs. Japanese legend MUSASHI, and defending K-1 World GP Champion Remy Bonjaski vs. Melvin Manhoef.

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Taishin Kohiruimaki wins K-1 WORLD MAX 2009 JAPAN Tournament – complete results

K-1 Champion Taishin Kohiruimaki with a vicious headkick
K-1 Champion Taishin Kohiruimaki with a vicious headkick

Over ten thousand people were in attendance for the FieLDS K-1 WORLD MAX 2009 Tournament in Tokyo, Japan on Monday February 23, 2009. Winning three bouts in one night, Taishin Kohiruimaki won the tournament at Yoyogi Olympic Stadium. It was the veteran kickboxer’s third World Max Japan Championship, having also taken the crown in 2004 and 2005.

The 31 year-old Aomori-born kickboxer was the oldest fighter in the tournament. Having won just twice in his last seven World Max bouts, few people figured on Kohiruimaki coming out on top in the eight-man elimination tournament. Here are the complete results:

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