Coker wants it, "Semtex" does not, but what about Melvin? Scott Coker said he wanted to put on big fights, and this one could be a doozy.
Coker, the recently-appointed president of Bellator MMA, is eyeing a potential match-up between two of the heaviest hitters in the history of mixed martial arts (MMA), as he is looking to pit Paul Daley against Melvin Manhoef later this year.
They were both recently inked to multi-fight deals with the promotion, so why not let them bang it out inside the cage read news >>
Melvin Manhoef and Paul Daley are two of Bellator MMA’s newest signings. read news >>
If all goes well, two of Bellator's newest signed sluggers are going to square off against each other later this year.
Bellator president Scott Coker revealed on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour that if Paul Daley and Melvin Manhoef can get through their upcoming respective bouts unscathed, the promotion is eyeing a match-up between the two welterweights for late-2014.
"Paul, pending his September 12th fight in London, if he's okay, we're going to be fighting him in November here in America," Co read news >>
Aside from maybe Brock Lesnar's physician, WWE performer Paul Heyman likely knows the former UFC heavyweight champion better than anyone. Retired from MMA and back to professional wrestling, Lesnar is apparently enjoying a return to form.
"He feels great," Heyman told FOX Sports. "He's healthy. His body is not spending so much energy fighting off diverticulitis. He's healthy for the first time in years and I think his potential is limitless. He's a once-in-a-lifetime athlete. This is Jim Thorpe, read news >>
Few had the privilege of witnessing the extraordinary rise and fall of Brock Lesnar firsthand in the UFC.
One of the lucky few, Paul Heyman—a longtime friend and manager of Lesnar—claims the former UFC heavyweight champ would still be holding the belt if not for his chronic health issues.
In a recent interview with Damon Martin of Fox Sports, Heyman put it bluntly in stating his case regarding Lesnar's potential.
"If Brock Lesnar ever fought healthy in the UFC, I don't see any fighter that could read news >>
Three new faces on the UFC radar as CFFC lightweight champion Paul Felder joins MFC champ Anthony Birchak and former Bellator champ Joe Soto in the UFC.
The UFC is giving a lot of love to current and former title holders in outside organizations of late. Half of their ten signings so far this month have been past or current champions in smaller organizations. Of course, the bulk of that is right here with three new fighters added, and every one of them having held a belt in the not too distant p read news >>
Paul Felder’s last act as Cage Fury Fighting Championships lightweight titleholder was a spinning-heel kick knockout on Saturday in the main event of CFFC 38. read news >>
After six months, do we know what Performance of the Night is? Paul Gift examines the data to see how the UFC is using its newest bonus award.
When the UFC announced the switch from Knockout of the Night (KOTN) and Submission of the Night (SOTN) to Performance of the Night (POTN) back in February, there was much speculation about how POTN would be used. Some suggested it might be used to reward individual fighters who put on amazing performances but don't finish their opponent. Others speculated read news >>
Two of WWE's leading officials, Paul "HHH" Levesque and wife Stephanie McMahon, promoted their product as superior to legitimate fighting sports claiming they guarantee you good matches and a good show, and have superior replay value.
Two of World Wrestling Entertainment's major executives and part of the company's ruling family, Paul "HHH" Levesque and wife Stephanie McMahon, spoke this past week about the Ultimate Fighting Championship at a fireside chat during the Needham Interconnect Confere read news >>
Just over three years ago, Cage Fury Fighting Championships put on a seven-fight card with Jameel Massouh taking on John Cholish in the main event. Almost 30 events later, with a TV deal with local power SNY in tow, CFFC 38's title tripleheader was topped by Paul Felder's spinning-heel kick knockout of Craig Johnson to take the CFFC lightweight crown. read news >>
WWE wrestler turned executive Paul Levesque aka Triple H explains why he doesn't consider the UFC and WWE to be competitors. It shouldn't be a surprise by now: Triple H is not much of a fan of the UFC.
Irregardless, the WWE wrestler turned executive took the time of divulge into the details as to why he does not see the top MMA promotion as a competitive threat. When contrasting the two categories of entertainment in a "fireside chat" with senior business analyst Laura Martin at the Needham Inte read news >>