Article by: James Gregg Mixed Martial Arts Insider Welcome to MMA Insider, a new, weekly sports column on mixed martial arts in San Diego. The need for this beat has been clear to the fan and fighter community in this city for years. For those who are unfamiliar with MMA, allow me to make a [...]
Article by Jesse Holland I don't think ratings will be an issue when ZUFFA returns to network television later this year. That's because Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has assembled a stacked fight card and line up for its next UFC on FOX 5 event on Dec. 8, 2012 at a location to be named, according [...]
ProMMAnow.com reporter Joe Gugelman caught up with UFC bantamweight champion and coach on this seasonâ€™s The Ultimate Fighter Live, Dominick Cruz (19-1), during a special TUF luncheon last week. Cruz talked about his overall experience as a coach on the show and some of the challenges he faced in that role. Cruz shared his thoughts [...]
Article by Oron Larocke Crawford Chad â€œGrave diggerâ€ Griggs (11-2) will be making the move to the light heavyweight division after getting steamrolled by Travis Browne in his UFC debut last month. The Strikeforce Heavyweight veteran was on a six fight win streak at heavyweight until being stopped by Travis Browne at UFC 145 in [...]
Article by Jesse Holland "Forrest Griffin told us that (Alexander Gustafsson) has been out here [in Las Vegas] and he's been beating the living shit out of everybody. Forrest Griffin said this guy's the real deal and he's been out here in Vegas kicking everyone's ass. He said people don't even want to spar with [...]
Article by Kevin Haggerty Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz is expected to face number one contender Urijah Faber at UFC 148 in Las Vegas, Nevada, on July 7, 2012, in a rubber match that will pit the coaches from The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 15 up against each other for a third -- [...]
Isaac Guzman, reporting for ProMMAnow.com caught up with The Ultimate Fighter season nine lightweight winner Ross â€œThe Real Dealâ€ Pearson (12-5 MMA, 4-2 UFC) over the weekend at Bellator 55 in Yuma, Ariz. Pearson was at the event cornering friend and training partner Erin Beach, who ended up scoring a first round submission win over [...]
Isaac Guzman,reporting on location at Alliance Training Center for Fist-ta-Cuff Radio and ProMMAnow.com, recently caught up with UFC light heavyweight Phil Davis who has been recovering from a knee injury that forced him to withdraw from a UFC 133 bout with Rashad Evans back in July. Davis talks about the significance of the UFC-FOX partnership [...]
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Mike "The Hulk" Easton, a native of Anacostia, was born a fighter as a premature baby at two pounds, three ounces. On Oct. 1, the mixed martial arts fighter will make his debut in the Ultimate Fighting Championship at the Verizon Center -- the sport's first pay-per-view event in the D.C. area. "I'm fighting for [...]
Alexander Gustafsson, a hulking Swede known as â€œThe Maulerâ€ has risen to be one of the toughest fighters in mixed martial arts (MMA), contributor Ryan Oâ€™Leary discovers. Despite his humble roots in central Sweden, Gustafsson, who measures a towering 196 cm (6â€™5â€) and weighs a 93 kilos (205 lbs.), is an imposing figure whether heâ€™s [...]
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UFC: Ultimate Fighting Championship Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz To Throw 1st Pitch At San Diego Padres vs Astros
UFC: Ultimate Fighting Championship Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz to throw out the 1st pitch at San Diego Padres vs Astros on Friday June 3rd, 2011 at 7:05pm.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship returned to Las Vegas on Saturday night for UFC 130: Rampage vs. Hamill. The fight card suffered the loss of its original main event a couple weeks ago when Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard both had to withdraw with injuries, but there were several fighters on the card that tried to step up and fill the gap, earning $70,000 postfight award bonuses. Travis Browne left no doubts, scoring the â€œKnockout of the Nightâ€ with a perfectly timed hand. The Hawaiian was having difficulty from the onset with the six-foot-11-inch tall Stefan Struve. Late into the opening round, however, as Struve appeared to be launching a knee, Browne threw a counter right hand that sent â€œSkyscraperâ€ to the mat, out cold. American Top Teamâ€™s Gleison Tibau, fighting Rafaello Oliveira on the Facebook prelims, scored the â€œSubmission of the Night.â€ He tried throwing down with Oliveira, rocking him several times, but he couldnâ€™t lock down the knockout bonus. Instead, after softening Oliveira up with ground and pound midway through the second round, he finished with a rear naked choke. It was the only submission on Saturday night, making Tibau the easy choice for the bonus. […]