UFC Hall of Famer Ken Shamrock admits to using steroids

It may not come as a big surprise to many people that UFC Hall of Famer and “World’s Most Dangerous Man” Ken Shamrock (27-13-2) has used steroids. In fact, he was suspended last year for that very reason. However, it may come as a shock that he now finally admits it and is talking about it. … Read more

War Gods / Ken Shamrock – a friendly parting of the ways

PRO MMA (promma.info) has been informed by Ken Shamrock Promotions they will no longer be co-promoting and putting on cage fighting events together with the War Gods Promotion.

Each company has decided they need to focus their attention on other projects they have in the works according to a KSP press release.

Ken Shamrock Promotions is in negotiations with a reality television show and they are also in talks with an entertainment company interested in filming a docu/drama about the life of “The World’s Most Dangerous Man”.

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Bobby Lashley gives his thoughts on Ken Shamrock’s steroid suspension

As PRO MMA (promma.info) reported on Wednesday, “The World’s Most Dangerous Man,” Ken Shamrock (27-13-2) tested positive for steroids following a drug screen administered prior to his February 13th ‘War Gods’ fight with Ross Clifton.

Due to the year-long suspension from professional MMA competition resulting from the positive steroid test, forty-five year-old Ken Shamrock was forced to withdraw from his March 21st scheduled bout with former pro wrestler, Bobby Lashley (1-0). The fight would have been Lashley’s highest profile fight to date and a chance for Shamrock to show critics he still belongs in the cage.

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‘Tank’ was out, now back in at ‘WAR GODS’ – results & round by round summary

Ken Shamrock (26-13-2) at 205 pounds will be fighting the 345 behemoth, Ross Clifton, in the main event tonight at ‘WAR GODS: VALENTINE’S EVE MASSACRE’ in Fresno, California. MMA fans can watch the event in a LIVE streaming webcast starting at 6:30pm PT / 8:30pm CT at Sherdog.

David “Tank” Abbott (9-14) was slated to fight Mike “The Rhino” Bourke (8-11-1) in the co-main event, the fight was scrapped as of earlier today but the promtion worked it out and the fight is back on! Abbott weighed in at 265 pounds, while Bourke was 293 pounds.

We here at PRO MMA (http://promma.info) are providing live real-time round by round updates on the action so stay tuned.

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Ross Clifton needs to channel his inner Kevin McBride

Ross Clifton to fight Ken Shamrock Feb.13
Ross Clifton to fight Ken Shamrock at WAR GODS on Feb.13

Whether it is fair or not, some names just become synonymous with certain sports. In combat sports it seems as if both promoters and fans need these names in order to drum up interest in events. For example, in boxing the Mohammed Ali void was filled by Mike Tyson, and as far as MMA goes Ken Shamrock has been the torch bearer. Despite the fact that younger and more exciting stars emerge, these men remain in their sport’s spotlight well beyond their athletic prime.

Stars in combat sports get old, that is just a fact of life. As their talents and physical abilities wane, promoters’ interest in featuring the same names remains. Since the fighters are not what they once were, they are matched against continually lower and lower levels of competition.

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