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  • 3 years ago
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After nearly seven years as owner of MMA Agents, Ken Pavia has sold the fighter representation firm to serve as vice president of business development for budding MMA media company Takedown Entertainment. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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If you follow the business side of MMA, you've probably heard of Ken Pavia. He's the hustler, the promoter, and the outspoken go-getter. He's the lightning rod for hardcore fans' wrath. He's the savior to many an up-and-comer, a sometime blogger for MMAjunkie.com.  Now, he's moving on to TV. The production side, that is. read news >>

  • a year ago
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The "face of women's MMA" showed she is not gracious or reasonable in defeat throughout this season of The Ultimate Fighter. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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A new player has emerged in the field of mixed martial arts media distribution read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Add another MMA veteran to the growing list of supporters for WWE star turned MMA rookie CM Punk. Ever since Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) brass signed former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) star CM Punk to a multi-fight contract in late 2014, UFC and mixed martial arts (MMA) stars alike have been giving their thoughts on the martial arts neophyte making his Octagon debut later this year. Nate Diaz was not shockingly riled up over the signing, while King Mo, Tyron Woodley, Robbie Lawl read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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A return to MMA? Yeah, right. A return to mixed martial arts (MMA) doesn't seem to be in the near future for Gina Carano. That's because the original face of women's MMA has nabbed her latest acting gig, as The Hollywood Reporter revealed that Gina will appear in the upcoming X-Men Origins: "Wolverine" spin-off titled "Deadpool," as she plays a mutant that possess super strength. From the report: According to the trade, Carano will play Angel Dust, a little known mutant whose ability allows her read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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If Gina Carano wants to return to MMA, she sure does have a funny way of showing it. Carano, who found success and popularity as a cage fighter but left the sport five years ago to focus on her budding show-business career, will reportedly appear alongside Ryan Reynolds in the film adaptation of the Marvel comic series "Deadpool," according to The Hollywood Reporter (h/t Fox Sports). It's just one in a string of new roles for Carano. She also will appear in the reboot of the 1989 action flick Ki read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Don't expect Gina Carano to be back in the cage any time soon. The former women's MMA star said last year that she was considering a return. But that might be a hard thing to pull off now given her jam-packed movie schedule. Carano landed a role opposite Ryan Reynolds in "Deadpool," The Hollywood Reporter reported Friday. The movie is based on the Marvel comic book and is being distributed by 20th Century Fox. Before she begins filming that, Carano will appear opposite Bruce Willis in another ac read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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There is a certain expectation of any fight involving Melvin Manhoef. Someone is going to get knocked out -- whether it be Manhoef or his opponent. Pound-for-pound, the Dutch kickboxer is one of the most exciting MMA fighters around. That doesn't always translate into winning fights, but Manhoef also knows his entertainment value is one of the reasons he is employed by a big organization like Bellator. "I do my show and I hope people enjoy it," Manhoef told MMAFighting.com. "This is what I want read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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CM Punk, former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) superstar, is the newest UFC fighter (read details here). Phil Brooks (his birth name) was introduced during the UFC 181 pay-per-view (PPV) last night (Sat., Dec. 6, 2014) in an interview with ringside announcer Joe Rogan. You can watch that video right here, right now, up above and learn that he is ready to "kick ass" -- or get his ass kicked -- in early 2015 (watch video). To check out UFC President Dana White's initial social reaction click read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC executive Garry Cook discusses his new role as the promotion's chief global officer. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Bellator welterweight and UFC vet Josh Neer didn’t have the best role model growing up, and so he got in with the wrong crowd. He wasn’t pushed, either. Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Grillo talked about returning to the mixed martial arts (MMA) genre for the first time since 2011's "Warrior," working with Greg Jackson and Joe Stevenson, the legitimacy of Nick Jonas being in the series, and the upswing of his career in the last few years. It has been over three years since seasoned actor Frank Grillo played coach Frank Campagna in the 2011 movie "Warrior" alongside Tom Hardy, Joel Edgerton, and Nick Nolte (nominated for a "Best Supporting Actor" Oscar). His character was a de read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Wrestling coach Kenny Monday talks about moving from the Blackzilians to Team Takedown, as well as Friday's Battlegrounds MMA pay-per-view. read news >>

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