UFC Fight Night 131 is in the books. Like clockwork the suspension list has become available for public consumption and it’s not that bad surprisingly. Lots of 14 and 7 day suspensions compared to recent events that sported some pretty lengthy ones. Check the full list out courtesy of MMAFighting… Jimmie Rivera: 90 Day Medical … Read more
UFC Utica goes down tonight and although there aren’t any names that casual fans would recognize it still looks solid. The betting odds (via LowKick) are very close in the main event but the rest of the card is pretty cut and dry as to who the favorites are. MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1/10PM ET) … Read more
Brian Ortega defeated Cub Swanson at Fight Night Fresno and opened the eyes of many. He did it to the tune of a solid $58,000 with Swanson bringing in $76K for his losing effort. The rest of the pack was on the low end but Marlon Moraes cleaned up. He pulled in a whopping $146K … Read more
Before Canadian standout Josh “Gentleman” Hill (14-1) returns to action in a rematch with Marlon Moraes (16-4-1) for the World Series of Fighting championship July 30 in Washington, he caught up with ProMMANow.com to answer Three Burning Questions. How badly have you wanted this rematch? I really wanted this rematch. It’s the only loss of my … Read more
Reigning World Series of Fighting (www.WSOF.com) world bantamweight (135 pounds) champion Marlon Moraes (13-4-1) of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. via Nova Friburgo, Brazil will put his coveted Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) title on the line for the first time against undefeated rival Josh Hill (10-0) of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada in the main event of a stacked, four-fight, live NBC … Read more
Reigning bantamweight (135 pounds) champion Marlon Moraes (14-4-1) of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. continued his tear, notching his eighth consecutive victory with a second round submission (rear-naked choke) of fellow superstar Cody Bollinger (16-3-1) of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. in the 147-pound catchweight main event and non-title affair at the World Series of Fighting Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event at … Read more
You can indeed find competitive money or at least what I assume is competitive compensation outside of the UFC. That was made clear with the disclosed salaries of the cast at World Series of Fighting 9. There are some huge differences though. The two highest paid fighters both brought home a cool $50,000 while the low man on the bottom of the totem pole brought home a mere $1000.
World Series of Fighting puts on their ninth event this evening with “WSOF 9: Carl vs. Palhares” from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Headlining the event is a welterweight title bout between reigning champ Steve Carl and dangerous challenger Rousimar Palhares. In the co-headliner, Marlon Moraes and Josh Rettinghouse battle it out for the inaugural bantamweight title.