Roger Gracie confirms May 15 Strikeforce debut against Kevin Randleman

28-year-old Roger Gracie (2-0) will make his Strikeforce debut on May 15 against Kevin “The Monster” Randleman (17-14) according to a report published Monday on Gracie has only had two pro MMA fights. He defeated Ron Waterman with a first round armbar in 2006 in a Bodog fight, and he submitted Yuki Kondo with a … Read more

Still going strong – PROMMA.INFO exclusive interview with Ron “H20” Waterman

Mirko Cro Cop said Ron Waterman was the strongest man he ever fought.
Mirko Cro Cop said Ron Waterman was the strongest man he ever fought.

Having fought since 1999 in such organizations such as UFC, PRIDE, Pancrase, and the WEC, 43-year-old Ron “H2O” Waterman (16-6-2) is a seasoned MMA who has been locked in cages with some of the biggest and toughest men on the planet.

Some of Waterman’s most notable fights include victories over former UFC champions Ricco Rodriguez and Kevin Randleman. Most recently, he defeated Mark “The Bear” Smith via second round arm triangle in Nov. 2008.

In addition to being a BJJ black belt, Waterman is also an ordained minister in the Christian faith, and often travels with Team Impact, a group of strongmen who share their faith by performing impressive feats of strength. Mirko Cro Cop once stated Ron Waterman was the strongest man he ever faced.

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Hawaii’s X-1 World Events signs deal with FightZone TV – first event airs Oct. 19

Honolulu, HI (USA): X-1 World Events, Hawaii’s premier fight promotion, is pleased to announce a broadcast agreement with FightZone TV. The first event to be aired by FightZone TV will be X-1’s “CHAMPIONS” event.

X-1 has built a reputation as a world-class MMA promotional company known for deliv­ering exciting live, arena-based entertainment events to fight fans all over the islands, and “CHAMPIONS” is no exception.

Several X-1 World titles are on the line, and some of the fighters showcased at the event include UFC/Rumble on the Rock veteran Wesley “Cabbage” Correira, The Ultimate Fighter alum Anthony Torres, UFC veteran Falaniko Vitale, former UFC/Pride heavyweight Ron “H2O” Waterman, big-time female boxer Mia St. John, and well-known island fighters Eddie Yagin and “Sugar” Shane Nelson.

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X1: A Year in Review

In their busiest year to date X1 World Events showed why they continue to be Hawaii’s number one event. They put all of their titles on the line and crowned some new and exciting world champions, brought back pro boxing, they also introduced new venue’s like The Cirque and Palolo Hongwanji as well as added new features to their events like a concert, replacing the chairs with tables at the Blaisdell and the amazing aerialists of The Cirque Hawaii entertaining the fans between matches.

To highlight the year we will start off with the “Champions” event at the Blaisdell Arena. Maui product Lolohea Mahe continued his dominance of the HW division with a huge win over Des Miner.

Featherweight Champion Eddie Yagin defended his title with a three wound war against Big Island’s Dirty Dave Moreno. Mia St. John made her appearance in Hawaii short and sweet with a brutal KO win at just 44 seconds of the first round and Ron Waterman defeated Maui boy Analu Brash for the HW Title.

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by: Jack Bratcher Rafael Feijaou vs. Wayne Cole Wayne Cole will not look in Rafael’s eyes during the staredown. Anderson Silva is in Feijaou’s corner. Feijaou gets a takedown but Cole gets up. Clinched against cage with knees by Feijaou. Time-out called due to knee to the groin by Feijaou. Cole gets up to five … Read more