Anthony Ruiz's crooked face brought forth a smile and some timely advice from Vladimir Putin.Eighteen months before the world visited Sochi for a slushy Olympic march inside the ring of steel, the Russian president joined friends at the seaside resort for a sports festival featuring one of his favorites: mixed martial arts.The longtime judo player, a black belt who penned a book and starred in a DVD touting the grappling art, is said to be especially enamored with combat sports because of what t read news >>
Angel DeAnda calls himself “The Dream.” For Anthony Ruiz, he was more of a nightmare. read news >>
A headlining light heavyweight title tilt between Angel DeAnda and Anthony Ruiz is now official for Tachi Palace Fights 15, as both fighters hit their marks at Wednesday’s pre-fight weigh-ins. read news >>
Strikeforce's November "Challengers Series" event is beginning to take shape, and the organization today announced four fighters that will be participating in the event.
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Strikeforce today announced a light-heavyweight bout between former Strikeforce top contender Anthony Ruiz (21-12) and Aaron Rosa (11-2) that will take place at the organization's May 15 "SHO MMA: Strikeforce Challengers" event. read news >>
Event organizers for Saturday's "March Badness" hybrid MMA/boxing card have secured a late addition for the card; former UFC fighter Dennis Hallman (39-12-2) will meet Danny Ruiz (5-3) on the MMA portion of the card. read news >>
Strikeforce vice president Mike Afromowitz on Friday confirmed to MMAWeekly.com that Bobby Southworth will defend his light heavyweight championship at the promotion’s June 27 event in San Jose. He will face Anthony Ruiz. read news >>