Video of Mark Hunt’s leg reminds us that fighting isn’t for the faint of heart *Graphic*

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We here at ProMMANow.com obviously love all things MMA, but let’s look at this objectively for a moment- fighting of any kind can get gross…very gross. In no other sport is encountering a combination of sweat, blood, vomit, and a cornucopia of excrement such a real possibility on a daily basis.

Photo & video of the day: Kendall Grove’s staph infection

We know how MMA fans love the blood and gore so here’s our absolutely disgusting photo and video of the week. UFC veteran and TUF 3 winner, Kendall Grove shows off his staph infection hole (bet mine’s bigger than yours).

Kenny Florian admitted to hospital for staph infection

One of the UFC’s top lightweight contenders, Kenny “KenFlo” Florian (13-4) has been admitted to the hospital for a staph infection and will have to undergo minor surgery according to the fighter’s Twitter account. On Sunday, April 11, Kenny posted on his Twitter account: “Last 2 days have been brutal. Staph infection has been extremely … Read more

Strikeforce Challengers proves successful for local fighters

The fourth edition of the Strikeforce Challengers series took place Friday night, Nov. 6, in Fresno, Calif. The local MMA scene was represented well with a handful of fighters from the Fresno area on both the under card and main card. Fresno legend and staph infection survivor Cole Escovedo was first up.

Escovedo’s near death experience from a misdiagnosed illness is well documented. Cole came out with fire in his eyes and look possessed from the opening bell. His first offensive attempt came in the form of a flying submission attempt.

Although unsuccessful, he followed that up with an enormous high kick that found the mark. Escovedo followed his stunned opponent to the mat instantly. The referee was right on top of the action but hesitated in stopping the fight, allowing “The Apache Kid” to land several unanswered and unnecessary shots.

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