Jens Pulver has heard it all. He’s lost six of his last seven, and the MMA community is whispering that “Lil’ Evil” should retire and walk away as one of the greatest lighter weight fighters to ever exist.
“Card subject to change” -Traditional combat sport caveat At long last, in the final week leading up to Strikeforce’s January 30 event in Miami, Bobby Lashley (4-0-0) learned who he would be fighting.
Hello all. Welcome to Heavy MMA’s first roundtable discussion of 2010. The topic at hand – Strikeforce: Miami. We’ve brought in the experts to break down the real issues surrounding Strikeforce’s first major card of the year.
Bellator Fighting Championships announced on Friday morning the signing of Eric Schambari (11-1). Schambari, a former fighter for World Extreme Cagefighting, will take part in the upcoming Season 2 middleweight tournament.
EA Sports added five more fighters to the roster of the upcoming “EA Sports: MMA” video game. The five fighters joining the game on Thursday were Bobby Lashley, Nick Diaz, Marius Zaromskis, Joe Riggs and Melvin Manhoef.
Few fighters are as dangerous on the ground as Demian Maia (11-1). Quite possibly the best pure grappler in the UFC, Maia has proven that the only way to battle the 2nd degree black belt is to keeping the fight standing for as long as possible.
Heavyweight sluggers Pat “HD” Barry and Gilbert Yvel will face off at UFC 115 in Vancouver. Bout agreements have been signed and returned, according to a report from MMA Junkie.
Chris Tuchscherer is tired of talking about his UFC debut. What might have been a coming out party for the heavyweight from North Dakota was cut short by a brutal low blow from Gabriel Gonzaga that ultimately led to a TKO loss.
Carlos Condit and Rory MacDonald have verbally agreed to a welterweight bout at UFC 115 in June. MMA Junkie issued the report this afternoon. UFC 115 isn’t even close to being officially announced, but it is expected to take place on June 12 at the GM Place in Vancouver.
Bellator Fighting Championships today announced that they’ll return to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. for the premieres of Bellator’s upcoming Seasons 2 and 3. In addition, the venue will host the finale event for each season.
Brock Lesnar and Fedor Emelianenko were recently included on Businessweek’s list of the 100 Most Powerful Athletes in sports. The magazine ranked athletes based on both actual sports talent and their appeal to advertisers, sponsors and fans off the field.