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It might have come while he was riding a Segway through a mall, or absorbing another scene's worth of fresh lip from Ben Stiller's dad. Kevin James isn't sure of the precise time, but at some point, the proverbial lightbulb turned on and he knew he had to combine his love of MMA with his other passion and day job - acting. "I don't know when the exact moment came - I know it was always a building thing that I always wanted to do," James told MMAjunkie.com. "Not just about MMA, but kind read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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It might have come while he was riding a Segway through a mall, or absorbing another scene's worth of fresh lip from Ben Stiller's dad. Kevin James isn't sure of the precise time, but at some point, the proverbial lightbulb turned on and he knew he had to combine his love of MMA with his other passion and day job - acting. "I don't know when the exact moment came - I know it was always a building thing that I always wanted to do," James told MMAjunkie.com. "Not just about MMA, but kind read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Kevin James wasn't messing around when it came to getting into character for his latest film. James, best known for playing the lead on "King of Queens" for nine seasons, had his latest big-screen star turn premiere earlier this month - the MMA- and UFC-themed "Here Comes the Boom." And for it, James took getting into fight shape - or at least reasonable fight shape - fairly seriously. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Kevin James and Bas Rutten sat down recently with MMAWeekly.com Reporter Conner Cordova to talk about the movie, the UFC, and how it all came together. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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When you think of MMA-based movies, comedy might not come immediately to mind. However, longtime MMA fan Kevin James has mixed the sport and the genre in his upcoming film “Here Comes the Boom,” which opens nationwide Friday. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Mark DellaGrotte's relationship with Kevin James began in 2006 during a coaching stint on "The Ultimate Fighter 4." After a day on set, he and guest coach/UFC welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre went to one of James' comedy shows on the Las Vegas strip, and he chatted backstage with the actor and comedian. The encounter would prove fruitful.  read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Bas Rutten and Kevin James have worked together for years on the mats, and a few times in front of the camera. But when it came to putting Rutten in James' upcoming movie "Here Comes the Boom," studio executives needed some convincing. "I'm not a fighter in this movie, so that's why they were more scared," Rutten told MMAjunkie.com. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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"Here Comes The Boom," starring Kevin James, Salma Hayek, Bas Rutten, Joe Rogan, and other notables, take the UFC to Hollywood. The first movie to get the promotion's blessing. Retweet this Share on Facebook read news >>

  • a year ago
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To borrow from the Beatles, Edward James Olmos hopes his latest project can get by with a little help from his friends. And right now, those friends include the likes of Anderson Silva, Frank Shamrock – and the potential for thousands of others. read news >>

  • a year ago
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After his UFC 160 victory over James Te Huna, UFC light heavyweight Glover Teixeira talked about meeting his idol Mike Tyson, his future plans in the 205-pound division, and more. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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The beard is back, and now he has an opponent. Kevin "Kimbo Slice" Ferguson returns to competition in August, though this time with boxing gloves on rather than the four-ounce variety. Gary Shaw Productions and Tony Holden Promotions today announced Slice will box James Wade in a four-round main event at Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, Okla. read news >>

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