- 5 years ago
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Strikeforce today announced a light-heavyweight bout between former Strikeforce top contender Anthony Ruiz (21-12) and Aaron Rosa (11-2) that will take place at the organization's May 15 "SHO MMA: Strikeforce Challengers" event. read news >>
- 8 months ago
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Anthony Ruiz's crooked face brought forth a smile and some timely advice from Vladimir Putin.Eighteen months before the world visited Sochi for a slushy Olympic march inside the ring of steel, the Russian president joined friends at the seaside resort for a sports festival featuring one of his favorites: mixed martial arts.The longtime judo player, a black belt who penned a book and starred in a DVD touting the grappling art, is said to be especially enamored with combat sports because of what t read news >>
- 2 years ago
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UFC, Strikeforce and Bellator veteran Aaron Rosa
is scheduled to make his professional boxing debut on Nov. 30.
Rosa is slated to meet Dominique Smith, who also makes his professional
debut in the four-round heavyweight (more than 200 pounds) matchup.
The bout takes place on the undercard of Standing 8 Promotions'
"Mid-Cities Mayhem" event, which takes place at Hurst Conference Center
in Hurst, Texas.
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Although the MMA industry is taking a break for the holiday, it returns with a vengeance in a week, and the crown jewel of the big weekend is UFC 181’s championship doubleheader. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>
Last weekend at Bellator's "Tito vs. Bonnar" event on Spike TV, it was revealed that an 18-year-old wrestling standout named Aaron Pico, styled by Bellator as "MMA's Greatest Prospect," had signed an exclusive contract with the Viacom-owned promotion. Just who exactly is Aaron Pico and why should the MMA community be on notice? Hyperbole aside, here are a few actual facts about Pico: The youngster is a former Junior Golden Gloves Champion and already has a FILA World Championship under his belt. read news >>
MMA prospect Aaron Pico spoke to BloodyElbow.com’s John Nash about his recent signing with Bellator, as well as his plans for the coming years. read news >>
Anthony Johnson talks about his UFC on FOX 14 fight against Alexander Gustafsson in Sweden. read news >>
The MMA Hour is back in your life. Below is a rundown of Monday's show: 1:00 p.m. ET -- MMAFighting.com's Chuck Mindenhall will recap a very busy weekend in mixed martial arts. 1:25 p.m. -- Metamoris founder Ralek Gracie will break some news regarding this weekend's Metamoris V event. 1:45 p.m. -- Veteran Yves Edwards will discuss Saturday's fight against Akbarh Arreola at UFN 57. 2:05 p.m. -- Nick Diaz will preview his UFC 183 showdown against Anderson Silva. 2:25 p.m. -- Anthony Johnson will t read news >>
Bellator MMA signs 18-year old promising prospect Aaron Pico to longterm contract. read news >>
Bellator MMA has added one of the sport’s most promising prospects to its roster.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>
The very first Strikeforce show, in hindsight one of the most significant MMA events in U.S. history, from 2006, aired on Showtime Extreme on Thursday night. It was the first MMA event ever sanctioned in California, And it proved to be one of the most significant MMA events in history. A piece of MMA history aired out of the blue on Thursday night, when Showtime Extreme, with little if any advanced publicity, broadcast the first-ever Strikeforce MMA show from March 10, 2006.Not only was it the d read news >>