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  • The Ultimate Fighter Season 18 cast announced

    In the 17 seasons prior to the September 4 launch of the Ultimate Fighter 18 men and women have never lived and or trained together as one. Next month television ratings will reveal whether the UFC’s decision to go co-ed has paid off. Coached by two of the most notable women in women’s MMA, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and challenger, Meisha Tate, 16 female and 16 males will look to become the next Ultimate Fighter.
  • ‘Silverback’ Petruzelli announces retirement from MMA

    Less than 48 hours after suffering a devastating knockout loss to Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal at Bellator 96, Seth ‘Silverback’ Petruzelli took to Facebook to announce his retirement from mixed martil arts. “I want to thank my family, friends, fiancé and fans for being by my side these past 13 years plus of my MMA career. Every time I fought it was to please and excite you but most of all make you proud of me. Up until a couple years ago it pleased and excited me as well. That is where I went wrong, for the past couple years I have been fighting for the wrong reasons, I don’t have the desire or drive to fight like I used to and the past couple fights have shown it. So at this point in my life ...
  • Past meets Present to determine Future | Holtzman vs Mahlow - Lightweight Championship XFC24

    Challenge made, challenge accepted. The stage has been set. The XFC’s past meets the present, to determine their future. On June 14th, Live from the USF Sundome in Tampa Florida, Scott “Hotsauce” Holtzman will take on John “The Mulatto Mauler” Mahlow for XFC Lightweight gold. Since hanging up his hockey skates in 2008, University of Tennessee and Knoxville Ice Bears ForwardScott Holtzman(4-0) has only had one thing on his mind, a mixed martial arts title. After an undefeated amateur career, that never saw a 3rd round, and four impressive professional wins, Holtzman finds himself one step closer to reaching his goal, when he faces off against John Mahlow at XFC 24: Collision Course. The ofte...
  • Wrestling Spotlight: Beat The Streets Rumble On the Rails; Obe Blanc (USA) vs. Hassan Rahimi (Iran)

    Beat the Streets Rumble on the Rails stops at Grand Central Terminal in New York City Wednesday, May 15, 2013. Iran and Russia traveled across seas to compete with the United States freestyle wrestling team at the Vanderbilt Hall in Grand Central Terminal. The competition will be held adjacent to the annual Beat the Streets Awards Gala, following wrestling at the Bryant Park Grill. Obe Blanc earned the honors of being invited to wrestle at the event for the United States.
  • Nicolae Cury and Reggie Pena to Co-Main at XFC 24 - June 14th Tampa, FL

    (Tampa, FL) - Summer just got hotter! Xtreme Fighting Championships has announced the co-main event, for their already highly anticipated return to The Sunshine State. Things will surely heat up, when Nicolae Cury faces off against fellow Floridian Reggie Pena, in a middleweight showdown at XFC 24, Live on AXS TV. The event takes place at the USF Sundome, in Tampa, Florida on June 14th. The last time we sawReggie “The Regulator” Pena(10-5), he silenced a rowdy Nashville crowd at XFC 18: Music City Mayhem, when he pulled off an impressive guillotine submission on UFC veteranJohn Salter. Pena has won 8 of his last 10 bouts, and looks to jump right into the XFC Middleweight Title picture with ...
  • NCAA Wrestling Championship - Photo Highlights

    The NCAA Division One Wrestling National Championships at the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa, continues to prove each round is worth the price of admission. The tournament is a three day event starting Thursday March 21 and ending Saturday night March 23. Each match is a must see event experience that only your own eyes can bring to life. Here is a little taste we captured throughout the NCAA tournament.
  • Island Fights return to Pensacola Fairground, Feb. 16

    Island Fights returns to the Pensacola Coast on February 16, 2013 for the all new Island Fights XX. This event will be an ALL professional fight cardthat will take place at The Pensacola Fairgrounds Frinkell Hall Building. Thiscard featuresan incredible stable of fighters thatFlorida fight fans have grown to love and admire. They have followed their rise from the amateur levelto their success as professional fighters. Some notable names; Dillon Cleckler, Aubray Collier, BJ Lawrence, Rance Jones, Jr. Randal Ward Jr., and of course the the crazy goat: El Chivo Loco: Sky Moiseichik from South Florida making his way up to the Florida panhandle wiill all be on this card.
  • Marriage proposal inside the cage, Weaver victorious, Kage Wars Promotion successful in first show

    Kage Wars made theirdebut opening and started off of the new company Kage Wars Promotions, LLC; with a small show in Panama City,Fla., Jan. 26The showheld at the Bay Banquet Hall across from Anytime Fitness, one of the main sponsos for the show. was headlined by two incredible practioners of mixed martial arts: Brok Weaver and Brandon Jenkins. Weaver, who is well know across the Florida Panhandle, Alabama and even in Mississippi held a record 16-7before going into the fight. Weaver isfrom Port City MMA (Mobile, AL) and he had his hands full with fan favoriteJenkins, (24-12), IND. This fight was in the works for several years and Weaver came to settle things once and for all, which was evide...
  • Wrestling Technique Spotlight: Finishing A Cross-Face Cradle

    In wrestling you hear the phrase “work smarter, not harder”, meaning to complete skills with fundamentally sound technique. A wrestler whom completes moves fundamentally sound will be able to accomplish more, and finish opponents quicker using less energy. One particular skill that tends to be commonly used where wrestlers seem to struggle when finishing off foes is the cradle. Cradles are a very effective wrestling technique that often only produces near-fall points. When done properly a cradle is an extremely tough move to escape from, and leads to pin-falls ending the match.
  • New promotion, Kage Wars, Kicks Off 2013 in Florida, Jan. 26

    Florida Kage Wars Promotions will host their first ever fight cardin Panama City, Fla., Jan. 26. Kage Wars willkick off the2013calendar year with some incredible boutson their first showing. A host of great fights will take place between including the long anticipated bout between Brok Weaver (14-7) from Port City MMA in Alabam and incredible stand and bang fighterBrandon Jenkins, a Florida resident with a record of 16-12-1. Weaver, a well rounded south paw boxer and B.J.J.practitioner from Port City MMA in Mobile, Alabama is only 21 yrs of age but has stood in the cage since he was 16 yrs old.He has held the Island Fights Championship belt twice in the 155pound division and will be once ag...

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