If you could design a perfect UFC debut performance it might look exactly how “Cool Hand” Luke Sanders (11-0) performed when he snapped 32-year-old Maximo Blanco‘s (12-7-1, 1 NC) three-fight winning streak in January. Sanders picked him apart on the feet then submitted the Venezuelan with a rear-naked choke at 3:38 of round one. To top it off … Read more
Thirty-seven-year-old former WWE superstar CM Punk (real name Phil Brooks) will have to undergo back surgery which means his UFC debut has been put on hold for now. Following an impressive 45-second submission of Mike Jackson at UFC Fight Night 82 last weekend, UFC newcomer Mickey Gall (2-0) had been named as Punk’s first opponent. … Read more
Former WWE superstar CM Punk has only been training mixed martial arts under the guidance of Duke Roufus for two months, but everyone wants to know when the straight-edge Chicago native will make his Octagon debut. Reports from his camp on his progression are good and he has some great fighters to spar and work … Read more
Undefeated Missouri Featherweight Alex “The Spartan” White (10-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) made his UFC debut last month with a highly impressive first round stoppage of Estevan Payan (14-6 MMA, 0-3 UFC) at UFC on FOX 11 in Orlando. Although White took the bout on short notice, he performed spectacularly, finishing Payan via TKO in just 1:28. The win earned White a nice … Read more
Team Palooka sponsoring competitor for Facebook bout Every fighter growing has one goal in their sporting life: to make it to the UFC®. Regardless of whom they fight and where, that is the dream that drives them. Brazilian featherweight Felipe “Sarantejo” Arantes (13-3-0-2) is no different. And at UFC® 134 this weekend, not only will … Read more
Dr. Rhadi Ferguson takes us inside the training camp of Mike “The Hulk” Easton as he prepares to make his UFC debut against Jeff Hougland at UFC Live 6 on October 1.
On May 8, 2010, MMA fans will get a chance to see a rematch that was asked for from the moment the first fight ended: Machida vs. Shogun 2. The undercard is stacked with a number of heavy hitters that includes Josh Koscheck vs. Anthony Johnson, Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson vs. Matt Mitrione, and Sam … Read more