(article) COMBATE AMERICAS BECOMES FIRST FIGHT PROGRAM IN HISTORY TO WIN A MAJOR TV AWARD


BEATS MARK BURNETT’S THE VOICE FOR “BEST VARIETY OR REALITY SHOW” AT 29TH ANNUAL IMAGEN AWARDS NEW YORK, NY (August 7, 2014) – Combate Americas, the first U.S. Hispanic Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) sports franchise created by Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) co-founder Campbell McLaren to serve the nation’s fastest growing demographic, made history with its competition reality series on Friday, August…

Ronda Rousey Highlights the Good, Bad and Ugly of WMMA


by Cory Braiterman – http://www.galsguidetomma.com JaJayne Kamin-Oncea-US PRESSWIRE – Presswire Sarah Kaufman (blue shirt) and Ronda Rousey (black shirt) during their Strikeforce MMA women’s bantamweight title bout at the Valley View Casino Center. Rousey won in 54 seconds of the first round. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-US PRESSWIRE Before people start busting out the pitchforks and…

Three Gracies confirmed for ONE FC Manila event


written by John Joe O’Regan ONE Fighting Championship has confirmed that the legendary Gracie family will be represented in a big way at ‘ONE FC: Pride of a Nation’ on 31 August.  Rolles Gracie, Igor Gracie and Gregor Gracie have all been added to the card, which takes place in the Philippine capital city of…

Fertitta on most important fights in UFC history


by Dave Deibert | source: thestarphoenix.com Before Saturday night’s sold-out debut in Calgary, reporter Dave Deibert highlights the most important battles in UFC history, plus what UFC chairman Lorenzo Fertitta had to say about each one. 10. FRANK SHAMROCK VS. TITO ORTIZ, UFC 22 (9/24/1999) The beginning of highly conditioned, multi-discipline MMA fighters. Lorenzo Fertitta: “Anybody…

Anderson Silva: I plan to fight for 10 more years


by sportv.globo.com In a recent interview with the Brazilian language SporTV, UFC Middleweight champion Anderson Silva covered  a wide variety of topics. SportTV: The opening of his film shows a scene where Bruce Lee explains that the fighter has to behave like water, shaping up to the fence. He had great influence on his professional and personal life?…