Absolute Championship Berkut makes their North American debut with ACB 51: Silva vs. Torgeson Friday night, Jan. 13 in Irvine, Calif. Former UFC light heavyweight standout Thiago Silva will face Jared Torgeson in the main event. Several other UFC vets are on the card as well including Rodney Wallace, Mike Kyle, Tim Hague, Pat Healy … Read more
Whether it’s Gilbert Yvel and Mike Kyle biting their opponents, Jon Jones’s eye pokes, or Cheick Kongo’s illegal knees, certain professional mixed martial arts fighters have gained a reputation for fighting dirty over the years. These fighters seem to adhere to the motto, “If you aren’t cheating, you aren’t trying,” and won’t hesitate to bend … Read more
It was announced Thursday, former UFC Heavyweight champ Andrei “The Pit Bull” Arlovski had resigned with the UFC. Now it has been made official that “The Pit Bull’s” first fight back will be against No. 14 ranked Heavyweight Brendan Schaub at UFC 174 on June 14. UFC 174 will be held at Rogers Arena in … Read more
WSOF 8 takes place this evening in Hollywood, Fla., and is headlined by Justin Gaethje vs. Rich Patishnock for the inaugural WSOF Lightweight Title. In the co-main event, Anthony Johnson takes on Mike Kyle in a highly-anticipated light heavyweight match that will likely end with someone unconscious. Also on the card is the world No. 1 ranked women’s strawweight, Jessica Aguilar, as she takes on Alida Gray for the inaugural WSOF Women’s Strawweight Title.
One of the many ‘must-watch’ bouts scheduled for WSOF 8 this Saturday features two men that could certainly steal the show, as Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson squares off with Mike Kyle. Both athletes have suffered setbacks in past months that forced this long-awaited tilt to be rescheduled twice. Now with all injuries behind them, Johnson and Kyle are finally set to meet in a fight that is almost six months in the making and sure to be fireworks!
With the first event of the year for World Series of Fighting right around the corner, the promotion held a conference call today that featured athletes from the upper half of the televised card. The WSOF 8 competitors on the line included Justin Gaethje, Rich Patishnock, Anthony Johnson, Mike Kyle, Jessica Aguilar and Alida Gray, along with WSOF President Ray Sefo and Executive VP Ali Abdel-Aziz.
Justin Gaethje (10-0) will face one of MMA’s top prospects in Rich Patishnock (6-1) for the World Series of Fighting’s inaugural lightweight title in the Jan. 18 event titled “World Series of Fighting 8: Gaethje vs. Patishnock,” which takes place at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla.