UFC 109 official ticket sales report

The Nevada State Athletic Commission notified Pro MMA Now (www.prommanow.com) on Tuesday of the official ticket sales for “UFC 109: Relentless,” which was headlined by Randy Couture vs. Mark Coleman, and took place on Feb. 6, 2010, at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nev. Gate $2,273,000 Sold tickets: 7,432 Unsold tickets: 84 Complimentary tickets: 3,321

Add Rolles Gracie, Phillipe Nover to list of fighters released following UFC 109

Since our initial “Firing Line” report on Wednesday that the UFC had cut UFC 109 participants Mark Coleman, Frank Trigg, and Tim Hague, we have learned two more fighters from that same card have also been cut: Phillipe Nover (5-3-1), and Rolles Gracie(3-1). UFC fans will remember Nover as a finalist on The Ultimate Fighter: Team Nogueira vs. Team … Read more

All fighters test clean for UFC 109

Chalk another win up for the good guys! The following UFC 109 fighters were randomly tested for illegal and banned substances: Randy Couture, Mark Coleman, Nate Marquart, Chael Sonnen, Paulo Thiago, Demian Maia, Matt Serra, Mac Danzig, Phil Davis, Chris Tuchsherer, Joey Beltran, Melvin Guillard, and Rob Emerson. All test results were negative. ProMMAnow.com was … Read more

The firing line – Trigg, Coleman, Hague go bye bye

“Relentless” now, more than ever, seems an appropriate name for UFC 109. Multiple sources are reporting that Frank Trigg, Mark Coleman, and Tim Hague have all been cut by the UFC, following their losses at “UFC 109: Relentless” this past weekend. Most people, most of all Frank “Twinkle Toes” Trigg, knew it was do or … Read more

Pro MMA Now UFC 109 pick ’em contest winners

For the recent UFC 109 event, Pro MMA Now and Silver Star teamed up yet again to bring you another great contest. The five mini-contests were once again close, and two of them came down to tie-breakers. Thanks again to Silver Star for sponsoring this great contest. Each of the five winners will receive a … Read more

The Cageside Beat February 4 Recap

In the latest episode of The Cageside Beat, the official radio show of Pro MMA Now, Brian and Mike were joined by veteran sportswriter Kevin Iole of Yahoo! Sports. Iole offered his thoughts on UFC 109 as well some great insight into the backstage scene of a UFC event. This episode was sponsored by Silver … Read more

UFC 109 medical suspensions report

Pro MMA Now (www.prommanow.com) requested the “UFC 109: Relentless” medical suspensions from the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Sunday, Feb. 7, and received the report today. Fighter safety is of utmost importance in MMA, and medical suspensions are issued to help protect the athletes. UFC 109 official medical suspensions report: Rolles Gracie, who suffered a … Read more

Couture earns quarter million – UFC 109 official fighter salaries

LAS VEGAS – On Saturday, Feb. 6, 2009, “UFC 109: Relentless” took place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nev. On Sunday, Pro MMA Now (www.prommanow.com) requested the UFC 109 official fighter salaries from the Nevada State Athletic Commission, and recieved the information today. Earning over $40,000 per minute inside the Octagon, main … Read more