- 3 years ago
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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 >>
Bellator MMA may not have signed Gilbert Melendez, but the promotion continues to expand its global reach. read news >>
- 3 years ago
- 183 views
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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ONE Championship has announced a trio of upcoming shows that will take place in China.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News read news >>
The MMA Road Trip Project covered a lot of miles in 2014, and there were many memorable moments logged along the way. The 15,000-mile adventure drove across this great country, going coast to coast and stopping at every MMA gym that could be found along the way. While many of those moments were captured in the running journals that accompanied the different legs of the project, there are still gems in the vault that have yet to see the light of day. One of those particular magical stops occurred read news >>
ONE Championship (as Asia’s biggest MMA organization now wants to be known) announced eight new signings on Friday, including undefeated BJJ black belt Christian Uflacker, who has previously enjoyed success with both Bellator and Strikeforce. Uflacker (5-0) has not fought since 2012, but is a decorated grappler who has won numerous tournaments and competitions. He is set to compete in ONE Championship’s welterweight division where he will be a potential challenger for the belt currently held by read news >>
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 >>
- 2 months ago
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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 >>