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.

Interview: Ryan Bader well-prepared for the Karate Kid *VIDEO*

ProMMAnow.com’s Dan “The Wolfman” Theodore talks with UFC light heavyweight Ryan Bader about his upcoming bout with former UFC 205 pound champ Lyoto Machida. The two will face off Saturday night in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 4 taking place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

How Ryan Bader is preparing for the unorthodox striking of Lyoto Machida

“The Ultimate Fighter” season eight winner Ryan Bader is currently preparing for his upcoming co-main event bout with Lyoto Machida at UFC on FOX 4 which takes place Aug. 4 in Los Angeles. Bader talks about bringing in Shotokan Karate world champion Hiroshi Allen to mimic Machida’s unorthodox style and the danger of getting away from his wrestling base when training so much stand-up.

Why Lyoto Machida is so special

Yoshizo Machida laid the foundation

Following UFC 98 this past Saturday night, UFC President Dana White said, “This could be the Lyoto Machida era;” meaning the newly-crowned light heavyweight champion may hold the title for a considerable amount of time.

We here at PRO MMA (promma.info) were touting the praises of Machida’s style a year ago. This was after he dominated Tito Ortiz and so-called “experts” had the nerve to compare Machida’s style of fighting to Kalib Starnes running from Nate Quarry.

For the most part it seems as though his way of fighting has been misunderstood by a large portion of MMA fans because he does not simply stand in front of opponents like a “Bonnar vs. Griffin 1” and slug it out to see who is left on on their feet. Machida’s fighting strategy is practically the diametrical opposite of someone like Wanderlei Silva.

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