Archive | January, 2011

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News Bites for 1.19.2011

Posted on 19 January 2011 by Raphael Garcia

Wednesday brought about a few news items that were released to the mixed martial arts communities. These stories covered the three largest promotions in the United States: the UFC, Bellator and Strikeforce.

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Could Brock Lesnar’s fight with Junior Dos Santos be his last in the UFC?

Posted on 18 January 2011 by Hobson Lopes

Last week, it was announced that former UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar & #1 contender Junior Dos Santos, would be coaches on The Ultimate Fighter 13.  At the conclusion of the show, Dos Santos will put his title shot on the line against Lesnar, instead of waiting until UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez recovers from injury.  Win, lose, or draw, this could be the last time we see Lesnar step inside the Octagon.

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Could MMA become an Olympic Sport?

Posted on 17 January 2011 by Raphael Garcia

Mixed martial arts as a sport that is continuing to grow and expand. Looking around the world, more and more locations are legalizing the sport. While MMA still has its opponents and those that stand in its way, promotions such as the UFC, Strikeforce, Bellator and DREAM continue to look for ways to further its change and development.

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New Year’s News Review

Posted on 17 January 2011 by Raphael Garcia

We are a little more than two weeks into the New Year and the mixed martial arts community already has a lot to look forward to in this year. With one major show that had a main event worth the money in the books, we can all only hope that the year gets better as each day passes for fight fans. Here is a look at some of the biggest stories to jump start this year.

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UFC Fight for the Troops 2 Main Event Preview

Posted on 17 January 2011 by Hobson Lopes

UFC President Dana White hopes to put on great show for troops.

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UFC Pushes for New York

Posted on 13 January 2011 by Raphael Garcia

During a live streaming press conference, the Ultimate Fighting Championship pledged to continue the trek to help mixed martial arts become legalized in the state of New York. Led by UFC CEO and Co-Owner Lorenzo Fertitta, UFC President Dana White and current UFC Lightweight champion Frankie Edgar, the organization held a press conference today to update the MMA community on the goal to bring the sport to the Big Apple.

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Does Hendo Deserve Title Shot?

Posted on 12 January 2011 by Hobson Lopes

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Bellator Annouces Another Season 4 Competitor

Posted on 12 January 2011 by Raphael Garcia

Bellator’s season 4 welterweight tournament is continuing to take shape. On Wednesday another contestant was announced and this fighter knows what it is like to be on top. Former champion, Lyman Good, will take part in the tournament with the hopes to get another shot at the only man to defeat him, Ben Askern.

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Guida versus Pettis matchup considered

Posted on 12 January 2011 by Raphael Garcia

A potential opponent for the last World Extreme Cagefighting champion, Anthony Pettis, has been revealed by UFC President Dana White. That potential opponent is UFC lightweight and workman, Clay Guida.

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The Ultimate Fighter Season 13 Coaches Revealed

Posted on 11 January 2011 by Raphael Garcia

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has announced the two coaches who will lead the 13th season of the hit reality show, The Ultimate Fighter. This season the two teams will be coached by current number one contender to the UFC Heavyweight title Junior dos Santos and the former champion, Brock Lesnar.

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