MMA fighter Sergio Salcido killed, friend says MMA industry partially to blame


  • Share on Tumblr
  • submit to reddit

(This story first ran at PressConnects.com) BALTIMORE — At 26 years old, UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones admits it is difficult even for him to realize he could soon be considered the best fighter in the history of mixed martial arts. But it’s a reality (…)

view original article >>

Related News

  • 27 days ago
  • 73 views

Thiago Silva has found a landing spot for his post-UFC career, and it's a familiar one for the Brazilian. According to a press release from Fight Time Promotions, Silva will compete on the promotion's Aug. 29 card. The promotion is run by Howard Davis Jr., Silva's old boxing coach while the two were at American Top Team. "I'm gonna put on a good fight and the audience will be very pleased as I'm looking to knock my opponent out," Silva said. "I'm very happy to be fighting for my former coach." I more

  • 26 days ago
  • 68 views

Howard Davis' Fight Time Promotions in Florida has picked up former UFC light heavyweight Thiago Silva. The next chapter in Thiago Silva's MMA career is set to be in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Yesterday, Fight Time Promotions announced that they've signed the ex-UFC fighter for a late August card. In the below photo, you can see Silva signing his contract alongside CEO and co-founder Howard Davis Jr. Fight Time Promotions also put out this official press release regarding their latest acquisition: more

  • 14 days ago
  • 66 views

Now that the dust has settled on Chris Weidman's second successful title defence, Kyle McLachlan assesses his ranking against the rest of the UFC champions. Ah, the old 'pound-for-pound' discussion. Surely no other argument in combat sports provokes as much heated debate whilst being so meaningless. The notion of who is the best fighter regardless of size has been debated in pugilism for nigh on a century. For most of this time, the debate has been who would come out on top if everyone was the s more

  • 14 days ago
  • 95 views

Dave Legeno, 50, better known in MMA circles as “The Enforcer,” was found dead this past Sunday in Death Valley, Calif. more

  • 14 days ago
  • 62 views

Dave Legeno, 50, better known in MMA circles as “The Enforcer,” was found dead this past Sunday in Death Valley, Calif. more

  • 11 days ago
  • 39 views

Mixed martial arts has transformed into one of the most highly contested sports in the world. With countless numbers of disciplines and backgrounds, MMA incorporates an endless supply of talent, technique, skill and personality. But just like any other athletic entity, the cream always rises to the top. Whether it's natural power or blazing quickness, an iron chin or a voice for the masses, MMA's elite weapons of choice are truly a cut above the rest. So what if we we're able to sift through the more

  • 9 days ago
  • 26 views

From Yahoo Sports: Five years ago, Irishman Tom Egan brought a new level of excitement to Dublin, helping to pave the way for promising UFC fighter Conor McGregor. more

  • 8 days ago
  • 128 views

Note to prospective challengers: Do not fight Takuya Eizumi unless you're prepared to face this face.Yusei Shimokawa found this out the hard way after losing a unanimous decision to Eizumi on June 29. The GIF surfaced more recently and is simultaneously hilarious and more than a little creepy.[Metro]Read more MMA news on BleacherReport.com more

  • 3 days ago
  • 2 views

Tom Egan, the first Irish fighter to compete in the UFC, looks back at the magical UFC Dublin show on Saturday. more