Vitor Belfort takes a break from his Xtreme Couture training to talk about his upcoming title fight with Anderson Silva at UFC 126 on Feb. 5. Belfort also dispels some rumors regarding he and Mike Tyson.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Legendary boxing trainer Freddie Roach thinks the UFC is using James Toney to prove MMA fighters are better than boxers. At least that is what he said in a recent interview with Crave Online: I think they’re using James as a way to say MMA fighters are better than boxers. If he … Read more
Dana made up for not releasing a blog on the 22nd by releasing a whopping four-part video blog for May 23rd. In Part 1 Dana gives away four cage side seats via Twitter. We get a “Cribs” tour of his suite at the MGM Grand that you won’t believe and he wraps it up by meeting one of the “Girl’s Next Door.”
Superfights MMA and KC Concepts has officially announced the addition of Rick “The Jet” Roufus to “A Night of Combat II.” Roufus, a kick-boxing legend and former K-1 champion recently transitioned into MMA and is ready to make his mark in the sport. Roufus will face UFC Veteran Hector “Sick Dog” Ramirez in the main event at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, October 11, 2008.
Skip Kelp of Superfights MMA had this to say, “We are excited to have Rick Roufus in our main event. Rick’s a phenomenal fighter, he holds titles in both kick-boxing and boxing, has added ground skills to his arsenal and is ready to take it to the cage.”
The main bout between Roufus (4-3-0) and Ramirez (7-3-1) is well matched. Ramirez last competed for Hardcore Championship Fighting in March, defeating Toronto’s own Rob McDonald by unanimous decision in Gatineau, QC. Roufus, also coming off of a victory, defeated Ryan “The Hunter” Lopez of The Ultimate Fighter 8 by TKO in round 2 at a recent C3 Fight event in Concho, OK.
Even if you’re not a boxing fan, you’ve probably seen the man in this picture. His name is Freddie Roach and he’s been the trainer of some of the greatest boxers of the past century including Manny Pacquiao, James Toney, Mike Tyson, and Oscar De La Hoya just to name a few. On July 19th … Read more