Archive | February, 2011

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Bellator Lightweight Tournament Dates and Matchups

Posted on 12 February 2011 by Raphael Garcia

The Bellator Fighting Championships season 4 lightweight tournament is now official. Information released by the organization states that the competition will begin on March 12th and the opening round draws were revealed.

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UFC 129 Sells Out

Posted on 12 February 2011 by Raphael Garcia

UFC 129

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has set Toronto ablaze.  The promotion’s international growth can be witnessed as the organization sold out the UFC 129 event in under an hour. Tickets were made available for UFC 129 this past Saturday and were completely gone before the end of the day.

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UFC signs Jorge Santiago, will fight Stann

Posted on 12 February 2011 by Hobson Lopes

As reported by Heavy.com, the UFC signed former Sengoku Middleweight Champion, Jorge Santiago.  Santiago, the owner of a 23 – 8 record, 1 – 2 UFC, will step into the Octagon to face fan favorite Brian Stann at UFC 130 in May.  Santiago is 11 – 1 over his last 12 fights, which for the most part have taken place in Sengoku and Strikeforce.

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Matt Hamill set to face Rampage

Posted on 11 February 2011 by Hobson Lopes

Hamill will have the biggest fight of his career.

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Bellator Tournament Adds One

Posted on 09 February 2011 by Raphael Garcia

Bellator Fighting Championship has added another undefeated fighter to the season four lightweight tournament. The organization officially announced that Lloyd “Cupcake” Woodard will be taking part in the challenge during the fourth season which is set to start in March.

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Shari Spencer and Frankie Edgar Split

Posted on 09 February 2011 by Raphael Garcia

Shari Spencer has lost the representation rights of her second mixed martial artist this month. The one time manager of UFC Welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre, Spencer has also lost the contract with UFC Lightweight Champion Frankie Edgar.

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Drug Test Forces Silva Out

Posted on 09 February 2011 by Raphael Garcia

Thiago Silva has been forced out of his May 28th matchup with Quinton “Rampage” Jackson at UFC 130. This is due to a drug test from his victory over Brandon Vera that has not completed its processing at this point.

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Achieve Your Ultimate Fitness level, Silat Style!

Posted on 09 February 2011 by Tony Hackerott

The martial arts known as Silat is not very well known in the U.S. but it is very popular internationally!  This arts has now spread from Java, Singapore, and Thailand and Silat is said to have influenced the most popular martial arts in the US which is Okinawan karate.  Although you may never have heard of it or seen it performed check out this art and you will see for yourself that it is right up there with the best.  This art is also known for it’s intense training and hard workouts, so it is perfect for those who want to get into shape and lose some pounds!

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Rampage Turns Down Title Shot

Posted on 08 February 2011 by Raphael Garcia

Turning down a title shot is something that many fighters believe they would not do, however former Light Heavyweight Champion, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson did just that. He confirmed the rumors today through his official Twitter account with the following statement:

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MMA News Bites 2.8.11

Posted on 08 February 2011 by Raphael Garcia

MMA is a growing community and as with any growing community, news stories are occurring every day. Here are a few news bites from early in the second week of February.

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