Spike TV President Kevin Kay has a little message for UFC fanboys heading into the Bellator 133 mixed martial arts (MMA) event this Friday night (Feb. 13, 2015) inside the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California. Bellator is NOT the minor leagues, despite the frequent reference point by attorneys during the preliminary stages of the recent UFC lawsuit (more on that here). "That's just lawyers talking," Kay told MMA Fighting. "They have to position stuff a certain way. We're right on an even footi read news >>
When news came of the lawsuit against the UFC, Scott Coker took exception with the idea that Bellator MMA was being considered as a minor league organization. Coker addressed the issue with MMAfighting.com's Marc Raimondi), saying: “Do I think Bellator is a minor league? The answer is no.” As a relatively new figure in the promotion, it is not surprising that Coker would come to the defense of his employer; he managed to keep Strikeforce going in the MMA scene for many years before the UFC final read news >>
"My friends and family didn't want to say it, but it was like a major league baseball player going to the minor leagues. They were like, 'Man, what the hell are you doing?' I guess I made a big boo boo. I want to get in [the Octagon] as soon as possible, get back to work, man-up and do my thing. I'm flying my team in from the UK now, Wolfslair, now that the holidays are over." Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson was on the scene for last Saturda read news >>
It could be wrong place, wrong time for World Series of Fighting lightweight champ Justin Gaethje, who finds himself in the cross hairs of a motivated Melvin Guillard. The former UFC contender will vie for his first-ever major MMA title on Saturday night in the co-main event of WSOF 15. Standing across the cage from him will be Gaethje, an undefeated lightweight eager to add a major feather to his cap. The WSOF lightweight champ understands the stakes, and he isn't pulling any punches in the pre read news >>
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From his second-floor office, almost five miles from the UFC’s show at MGM Grand Garden Arena recently, Clint Cox chased digital pirates – computer hackers who steal the UFC’s PPV signal and rebroadcast it for free rather than the $54.99 the UFC charges.Filed (...) read news >>
In the second part of the "Strikes and Serves" comparative feature, Karim Zidan attempts to scrutinize the respective business models of tennis and MMA. He will also attempt to analyze whether unions will potential play a role in the future of the sports. While feuds between players help sports flourish, it is the heated rivalries between leagues that leads to truly groundbreaking changes in the structures of sports. This is particularly true for both tennis and Mixed Martial Arts; over the past read news >>
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Undefeated King of the Cage champ Henry Corrales looks to take another step up the ladder to the big leagues at Thursday night's KOTC in Highland, Calif. read news >>
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BERLIN – Sports psychologists are nothing new in the big leagues, but they’re still a relatively rare occurrence in the still-growing world of MMA. That’s not stopping Mark Munoz, though. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
CageSport champion Drew Brokenshire doesn't doubt that he'll one day be under brighter lights, but he still has goals to accomplish where he's at, and that includes CageSport 25 on Saturday night. read news >>
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Three of the Super Fight League’s newest roster additions now have debut dates. read news >>
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Ultimate Fighter season 9 alum Cameron Dollar believes his recent drop to 145 and victory over Tyler Toner is propelling him to the big leagues.
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Two hulking heavyweights will square off in Super Fight League’s next main event, promotion officials announced Wednesday, as James Thompson will face Bobby Lashley on May 6. read news >>
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Fresh off a seven-second drubbing of Brock Larson, Eric Davila told TJ De Santis that he feels he's earned a look by the UFC or Strikeforce. read news >>
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"The Whitemare" is back to the minor leagues in a quest to right his North American career.
One-time Strikeforce welterweight contender and DREAM welterweight champion Marius Zaromskis meets Waachim Spiritwolf at Strikeforce Challengers 12, which takes place Nov. 19 at the Jackson Convention Complex in Jackson, Miss.
Strikeforce officials today announced the news. The event airs live on Showtime.
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