At long last, Phil Baroni will make his Bellator debut later this month at Bellator 122. The fight marks "The New York Badass'" first time back since suffering a disastrous mid-fight ankle injury in mid-2013, the same injury that left him with a year of painful physical therapy and crushed his dreams of vying for the ONE FC welterweight title.
But now Baroni is healthy, and as a throwback to a bygone era, Bellator matchmakers have paired the 38-year-old up against 31-year-old Karo Parisyan, hims more
A hungrier and leaner Phil Baroni blogs on BloodyElbow about his Bellator 122 bout against Karo Parisyan, the remaining fighters from the forgotten untelevised generation in MMA, and a future drop down to lightweight.
The following is Phil Baroni's guest blog, as he writes about his upcoming Bellator 122 bout against Karo Parisyan.
My camp has gone great. I'm back at OKG, One Kicks Gym. I don't even know what the f*ck made me leave in the first place. I f*cking feel at home now. I was homeless f more
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Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens earned "Fight of the Night" honours for their five-round main event battle, while Carlos Diego Ferreira and Ray Borg both won performance bonuses for their submission wins on the prelims. The UFC's second fight card of the day may not have had as many stoppages as it's predecessor, but overall it was an entertaining night of fights that featured some entertaining scraps and a few slick submissions to boot.
While most fans and pundits did not expect the main event more
AUCKLAND, New Zealand – A big upset by Nate Marquardt over New Zealand native son James Te Huna was the clear standout from UFC Fight Night 43 in New Zealand.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos more
Cub Swanson likely punched his ticket to a UFC featherweight championship fight on Saturday night. See how Twitter reacted to his win over Jeremy Stephens. Filed under: News, UFC more
Marquardt confirms what most of us already knew: Dieting sucks.
Who says you can't go home again?
Longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veteran Nate Marquardt is back in the middleweight division and not coincidentally, back in the win column as well, following a "Great" performance over James Te Huna last Saturday (June 28, 2014) in New Zealand.
Watch him get the job done right here.
Marquardt (34-13-2) came into their Auckland affair on a three-fight skid, but later blamed the difficul more
Recently crowned Legacy Fighting Championships bantamweight king Thomas Almeida is taking his talents to the Octagon. more
UFC veterans Ben Saunders and Matt Riddle are both set to face off for the vacant Titan FC welterweight belt. Check out what 'Killa B' had to say about the opportunity.
As announced by Titan FC officials, Ben Saunders and Matt Riddle are set to clash for the vacant welterweight title on August 22.
Although he technically won his last four fights with Zuffa, Riddle was released after testing positive for Marijuana, and has continued his streak by defeating fellow UFC veteran Michael Kuiper at Tit more