Castle Williams Wants KO At Tachi Palace 30

Before Castle Williams tries to earn his fourth stoppage win when he takes on Sergio Quinones at Tachi Palace Fights 30 in Lemoore, Calif., on Thursday night, the top featherweight prospect spoke with Pro MMA Now. If someone told you when you were growing up that you’d someday be fighting for a living, would you have believed … Read more

THE INFO episode 34 – featuring Scott Lighty and Ryan Bader

Scott Lighty and Ryan “Darth” Bader stopped by to shoot the breeze with Matt De La Rosa and “Fast Eddie” Constantine on this week’s edition of THE INFO. Lighty discussed his kick boxing career, The Pit, taking a year off in 2007, K-1 and the level of striking in MMA. Bader will square off against … Read more

THE INFO: exclusive interview with Casey “The Underdog” Olson – PRO MMA podcast

PFC and Strikeforce veteran Casey “The Underdog” Olson (11-3), joined PRO MMA’s ( Matt De La Rosa for a special edition of ‘THE INFO’. Olson came on the air to discuss his bout last Friday against Eddie Yagin (13-3-1) at PFC-13. Yagin defeated Olson at 1:16 in the first round via Guillotine choke. “The Underdog” … Read more

A True California Fighter: PRO MMA exclusive interview – Casey “The Underdog” Olson

Casey “The Underdog” Olson made his presence felt in the California mixed martial arts community by reeling off four straight decisive victories to wrap up 2008. Olson (11-2), a former Fresno State wrestling product, found his way into mixed martial arts with the help of Chuck Liddell and members of The Pit.

The 28-year old Fresno native returns to action for the first time in 2009 at PFC-13 on May 8th, in Lemoore, California. A win next Friday continue to show why Casey Olson is one of the top prospects in the state of California.

PRO MMA: Casey you will be fighting on the Palace Fighting Championship-13 card on May eighth, but you recently made the cover of California Fighter’s debut edition. What was that experience like?
OLSON: Well I’m really thankful to be on the cover, but as far as the experience, it was nothing really new from what I have been doing with other magazines and local things here in Fresno. I guess being that it’s based out of Fresno, it seemed kind of the norm for me. But the fact that it’s all over the state is pretty awesome.

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Interview with Chuck Liddell’s boxing coach, Howard Davis Jr.

Chuck Liddell brought in legendary boxing trainer Howard Davis Jr. to help him work on his hands for his UFC 97 fight against Mauricio “Shogun” Rua. Davis Jr. talks about the disappointing loss and Chuck’s training for the fight. Basically, Davis concludes it’s hard to teach an old dog new tricks. This is a very … Read more

Finally… Liddell climbs out of The Pit

Fans of Chuck Liddell have had it rough the past few years. For a long time the Iceman got by on dropping his opponents with a couple of bombs padded with leather.

Inevitably the time arrived when fighters and coaches caught on to his methods of destruction and the blueprint was set.

It was never a secret what Liddell’s plan or intention was inside the Octagon and that worked for a time, but those days are gone. When you rely on one method of victory over and over again you are viewed as a one-dimensional fighter.

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