Kayla Harrison: The Best Female Grappler On The Planet

It is without question that Kayla Harrison is one of the best female grapplers on the planet. The question is, “Is Kayla Harrison The Best Female Grappler On The Planet?” There are many who will make the argument that, as a 2-Time Olympic Gold Medalist, she most certainly is.  There are many grappling sports that … Read more

Interview: Knoxville MMA’s Evgeny Zotov on fighting in Road to Glory tournament

Professional kickboxing’s biggest promotion GLORY is looking for the best kickboxing talent in the US and they’ve created a tournament series format to find that talent – the Road to Glory. The series includes six big tournaments in six different weight classes all happening within the first five months of 2013 in cities throughout the United States.

Bellator signs undefeated world sambo champion Blagoi Ivanov to heavyweight roster

Chicago, Ill. – (March 15, 2011) — Bellator Fighting Championships today announced the signing of undefeated Bulgarian Heavyweight and world-class Sambo competitor Blagoi Ivanov. Ivanov won the 2008 Combat Sambo World Championships, notably defeating Fedor Emelianenko in the semifinals, reportedly ending an eight-year undefeated streak for Emelianenko in Combat Sambo. Ivanov has also competed in … Read more

Fedor’s pro debut: Fedor Emelianenko vs. Martin Lazarov *VIDEO*

This is Fedor Emelianenko’s first professional fight. The fight took place at “Rings Russia: Russia vs. Bulgaria” on May 21, 2000. Fedor’s opponent is Martin Lazarov. It was both fighter’s pro debut. Lazarov had one more fight in Rings a year later, and that was his last recorded fight. For some reason the camera man … Read more

A talk with Human Weapon’s Jason Chambers – a ProMMAnow.com interview

Jason Chambers is probably best known as co-host of Human Weapon on the History Channel, but he is also an actor, has been a professional mixed martial arts fighter for ten years, and most recently, has performed commentating duties for Bellator Fighting Championships. During Human Weapon, he and former pro football player Bill Duff traveled … Read more

Fedor Emelianenko vs. Brett Rogers fight video

Here it is, the fight between Fedor Emelianenko and Brett Rogers, which took place Nov. 7, 2009, and aired live on CBS network television. Few people were giving Rogers a chance, many saying he did not even deserve to fight Fedor. However, Rogers proved those wrong who thought he would be no match for Fedor, … Read more

Know your Abu Dhabi: In-depth with ADCC Regionals promoter Brett Boyce

Bringing more attention to grappling and BJJ is one of our objectives here at PRO MMA (promma.info). That being said, we recently spoke with the promoter for ADCC Regional Tournaments Brett Boyce who explained how their new competition series works.

“If you are a kid, teen, beginner or an intermediate, you will be able to grapple in a no-gi tournament that has different rules than most other tournaments,” Boyce said. He also explained how ADCC Regionals is the place to be if you want to move on to the big leagues, “You can start to learn how to compete in an ADCC tournament if you have bigger and better plans, like Worlds. ADCC officials will be at every tournament scouting talent.”

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Do not rush Blagoi Ivanov

Blagoi Ivanov, the man who defeated Fedor Emelianenko in combat sabmo, has turned to MMA

In the Neil Wain ridden world of heavyweight MMA, any prospect or new comer will create a stir amongst the rabid fan base.

Shane Carwin, Cain Velasquez, and Rex Richards have all gained the attention of the MMA populous due to their size, athletic ability, and prowess in a previous athletic endeavor.

Yesterday, it was reported that another top level heavyweight athlete will cross over into MMA, and this guy has already beaten Fedor Emelianenko.

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