Petition to keep Jose Canseco out of Strikeforce

If you are concerned about the direction things could be headed at Strikeforce, now is your chance to speak up. If you believe putting Jose Canseco on a Strikeforce card against Herschel Walker, or anyone for that matter, is a huge step in the wrong direction, not only for Strikeforce, but for MMA, then post … Read more

Mann Talk – Who is shocked by Walker vs. Canseco?

Comedian Lewis Black makes his living by driving fans to laughter by overdoing his Type A personality. Up until very recently I found it a bit unbelievable that someone could get so upset by “if it weren’t for my horse, I wouldn’t have spent that year in college.” However, I am now beginning to understand … Read more

Jose Canseco withdraws from Celebrity Boxing Match

The Associated Press has reported that former American League MVP, Jose Canseco pulled out of his celebrity boxing match against competitive eater Bill “El Wingador” Simmons. Former professional wrestling personality Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake replaced Canseco and lost in the first round on Friday night. According to the AP report Canseco withdrew from the fight … Read more

Jose Canseco returns to the ring against a Competitive Eater

This will be a big weekend for all of Jose Canseco’s combat sports fans. Apparerntly he has recovered from a recent knee injury, because this Friday he is set to return to the boxing ring. His opponent is five-time Wing Bowl champion Bill “El Wingador” Simmons.

Canseco, who holds a combined boxing and MMA record of 0-2-1, will be looking for his first ever win. In his most recent bout, Canseco was stopped in only 77 seconds by Hong Man Choi. Before entering MMA, he was stopped in boxing by Vai Sikahema and drew with Danny Bonaduce. Apparently retired football players and child stars were too tough, so let’s see how the former American League MVP fares against a competitive eater.

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Jose Conseco & Brian Bowles talk with Straka

WEC’s number one bantamweight contender Brian Bowles joined former professional baseball player and MMA dabbler Jose Conseco in a special interview with FOX Fight Game host Mike Straka at the UFC Fan Expo. Bowles did not seem impressed by the Hong Man Choi punching bag. The best part is when Straka asks Bowles if he … Read more

DREAM 9 results & play-by-play

DREAM 9 took place Tuesday May 26th at the Yokohama Arena in Yokohama, Japan. Those who are lucky enough to have HDNet will be able to check the fights live at 5 am EST. For the rest of you, PRO MMA (promma.info) will be providing live round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the whole card.

DREAM 9 quick results

Featherweight Grand Prix
Joe Warren def. Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto by split decision
Hideo Tokoro def. Abel Cullum by sub. (rear naked choke) rd2
Hiroyuki Takaya def. Yoshiro Maeda by TKO (Gn’P) rd1
Bibiano Fernandes def. Masakazu Imanari by unanimous decision
Super Hulk Tournament
Gegard Mousasi def. Mark Hunt by sub. (keylock) rd1
Ikuhisa Minowa def. Bob Sapp by sub. (Achilles lock) rd1
Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou def. Jan Nortje by TKO (Gn’P) rd1
Hong Man Choi def. Jose Canseco by TKO (Gn’P) rd1
Non-tournament bout
Tatsuya Kawajiri def. Gesias Cavalcante by unanimous decision
DREAM Middleweight Championship
Jason Miller vs. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (no contest due to cut) rd1

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DREAM.9 weigh-in results and photo gallery

DREAM.9 takes place Tuesday May 26th at the Yokohama Arena in Yokohama, Japan. The event will air live in the U.S. on HDNet beginning at 5:00 AM EST/2:00 AM PST. And because we here at PRO MMA (promma.info) are committed to bringing you the best coverage possible, we will be offering LIVE round-by-round updates throughout the event.

There are a total of ten fights scheduled for DREAM.9 including the second round (quarter-finals) of their Featherweight Grand Prix with such fighters as “Kid” Yamamoto, Joe Warren, Abel Cullum, and Hideo Tokoro taking part. There will be a DREAM Middleweight Championship fight between Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and “Bully Beatdown” star, Jason “Mayhem” Miller.

Also on the card will be the first round of a “Super Hulk Tournament” featuring such names as Bob Sapp, Mark Hunt, Sokoudjou, Hong Man Choi, and uh… Jose Conseco and a special non-tournament feature bout between Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante (14-2-1), who is ranked number five in the world at lightweight and Tatsuya Kawajiri (23-5-2).

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