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MTV will broadcast a new mixed martial arts-themed program beginning early in 2012, the network announced on Thursday. read news >>
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Bellator MMA may not have signed Gilbert Melendez, but the promotion continues to expand its global reach. read news >>
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If teen moms, Jersey Shore regulars, and Beavis and Butt-head are fair game, why not amateur cage fighters?
MTV apparently thought the same, and the cable station recently announced plans for a new documentary series about amateur MMA fighters titled "Cage."
The show, which focuses on the Louisiana amateur-MMA scene, debuts Jan. 9 on the cable station at 10 p.m. ET/PT. International MTV channel will begin airing the series in May.
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Veteran MMA fighter Brian Bowles reached rarefied air in 2009 when he captured the WEC bantamweight title. Five years later, it seems he's come all the way back down the mountain. Bowles and an associate were reportedly arrested earlier in January in Bowles' Georgia home and charged with multiple drug offenses, including the possession of methamphetamine. The report comes from, of all places, a Jan. 19 post on the Jackson County Sheriff's Office Facebook page (h/t Sherdog). The post stated that read news >>
After 18 pro fights, including six in the UFC, it appears featherweight Akira Corassani has announced his retirement from MMA.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Swedish middleweight Mats Nilsson has elected to call it a career at 31 years old. read news >>
Bellator MMA announced two programs for Spike TV this Friday night (Jan. 9, 2015) as it builds up to the big Bellator 132 card on Jan. 16, featuring Patricio "Pitbull" Freire defending his featherweight title against Daniel Straus. Beginning at 9 p.m. ET/PT, "Bellator MMA's Top 20 Knockouts" will highlight the greatest finishes in the history of the promotion, a special to be hosted by Bellator analyst Jimmy Smith. A sample clip from the show is below. Afterward at 10 p.m. ET/PT, Bellator remixe read news >>
Tim Sylvia has retired from mixed martial arts after 42 professional fights. read news >>
Four-time UFC veteran Isaac Vallie-Flagg today announced he’s no longer employed by the sport’s largest promotion.Filed under: Bellator, News, UFC read news >>
According his management team, Quinton Jackson was promised the world upon signing with Bellator MMA. What was actually delivered was another thing entirely. read news >>
Following six losses in nine fights, former Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight Cody McKenzie has retired from mixed martial arts. read news >>
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will air its final mixed martial arts (MMA) event of the year this weekend (Sat., Dec. 20, 2014) with UFC Fight Night 58 from inside Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Get complete, official "Machida vs. Dollaway"-led event results, live updates, and real-time coverage right here, starting at 7 p.m. ET on fight night! Should old acquaintance be forgot, and never thought uponnnnnn... Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will close out the year by read news >>
The prelims for Saturday’s UFC on FOX 13 event will air on FOX Sports 1, after all.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
Referee Mark Smith, a retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel, still believes his Armed Forces career came to an end through discrimination, and he wants to make sure the same thing doesn't happen to anyone else. MMA referee Mark Smith may be a new face to many UFC fans, but he already has received positive commentary for his job at the third man in the cage at UFC 181. This is not the first time Smith has distinguished himself professionally, the referee and judge comes to the sport of mixed marti read news >>