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Warrior Video Clip- MMA based Movie-Stars Tom Hardy, Joel Edgerton, Nick Nolte and Jennifer Morrison

Warrior, distributed by Lionsgate Films, stars Tom Hardy, Joel Edgerton, Nick Nolte and Jennifer Morrison. It is directed by Gavin OConnor (Miracle, producer of the popular MMA documentary The Smashing Machine) and has gotten great response from the sports and MMA community.

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WORLD GRAND PRIX SEMI-FINALS: JOSH BARNETT vs. SERGEI KHARITONOV

STRIKEFORCE WORLD GRAND PRIX: HEAVYWEIGHT TOURNAMENTSEMI-FINALS HEADS TO

U.S. BANK ARENA IN CINCINNATI ON SEPT. 10

WORLD GRAND PRIX SEMI-FINALS:

JOSH BARNETT vs. SERGEI KHARITONOV

ANTONIO ‘BIGFOOT’ SILVA vs. DANIEL CORMIER

MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT:

RONALDO ‘JACARE’ SOUZA DEFENDS AGAINST LUKE ROCKHOLD

PLUS:

‘KING MO’ LAWAL vs. ROGER GRACIE

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

Live on SHOWTIME® at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT (Delayed on West Coast)

TICKETS ON SALE THIS FRIDAY, JULY 29 at 12 p.m. ET

SAN JOSE, Calif.– STRIKEFORCE will make its second trip to the Buckeye State this year when it brings the STRIKEFORCE WORLD GRAND PRIX: HEAVYWEIGHT TOURNAMENT semi-finals to U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati on Saturday, Sept. 10., live on SHOWTIME at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast).  The World Heavyweight Grand Prix finalists will be determined when former UFC® heavyweight champion “The Baby Faced Assassin” Josh Barnett takes on Russian sensation Sergei Kharitonov, and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva battles tournament alternate Daniel “DC” Cormier.

The card will also feature STRIKEFORCE middleweight champ Ronald “Jacare” Souza defending his title against top contender Luke Rockhold, as well as a light heavyweight collision between Muhammad “King Mo” Lawal and Roger Gracie. A fifth yet-to-be announced fight will air on the SHOWTIME portion of the event.

The main card action will air live on SHOWTIME at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast).

“Cincinnati is an incredible sports town and we’re excited to bring the World Grand Prix: Heavyweight Tournament to the great fans here,” said STRIKEFORCE CEO Scott Coker.  “We’re going to see who advances to the tournament finals. Barnett vs. Kharitonov pits two incredible finishers against one another, and ‘Big Foot’ is looking to keep the momentum rolling after his big win over Fedor when he meets unbeaten Daniel Cormier. When you add in the middleweight title fight and the other great bouts, you can see that we’ve pulled out all the stops for our return to Ohio.”

Having defeated seven straight opponents, including a slick submission win over Brett Rogers in the previous round of the Grand Prix, Josh Barnett (30-5) feels he is the only man that has what it takes to win this tournament.  The Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt, who holds career victories over legends Randy Couture, Dan Severn and Minotauro Nogueira, looks to advance and book a spot in the finals when he takes on Golden Glory product, Sergei Kharitonov (18-4).  Born in Plesetsk, Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russia, Kharitonov still serves active duty for the Russian Airborne Troops while training full time.  Though he most recently defeated Andrei Arlovski to earn this fight, he also holds notable wins over Alistair Overeem and Fabricio Werdum.

Brazilian-born heavyweight Antonio “Big Foot” Silva (16-2) is on a tear through the division thanks to recent wins over Fedor Emelianenko, Arlovski and Mike Kyle.  Silva, who holds black belts in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, judo and karate, will need everything he’s got when he matches up with American Kickboxing Academy’s top heavyweight prospect, Daniel Cormier(8-0).  The former Oklahoma State University wrestler, who was also a member of the 2004 U.S. Olympic wrestling team, steps in as an alternate for the injured Alistair Overeem, and hopes to make the most of this massive opportunity.

Team Black House fighter and current STRIKEFORCE middleweight champ Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (14-2, 1 NC) is currently riding a four-fight win streak that includes victories over Tim Kennedy and Robbie Lawler.  The Brazilian jiu-jitsu and judo black belt looks to successfully defend his belt for the second time when he takes on Santa Cruz’s Luke Rockhold (7-1).  An American Kickboxing Academy standout and Brazilian jiu-jitsu brown belt, Rockhold seeks his seventh consecutive victory and the STRIKEFORCE 185-pound crown.

Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal (7-1) is looking to make his way back up the light heavyweight ladder and reclaim his throne.  The former champ had won seven straight before running into Rafael Cavalcante last August, but he’s now back hungrier than ever to return to the win column.  Having wrestled at Oklahoma State University, Lawal will have to rely on his takedowns and heavy hands when he squares off against second-degree Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Roger Gracie (4-0).  A member of the famed Gracie family, Roger is undefeated and recently scored a victory over former UFC and PRIDE® star Kevin Randleman.

For more information or the latest STRIKEFORCE news, visit www.strikeforce.com. All bouts live and subject to change.

Tito Ortiz Involved in Car Accident

Tito Ortiz I Smashed Up My Rolls Royce Phantom

7/25/2011 2:25 PM PDT by TMZ Staff

UFC fighter Tito Ortiz and his super-expensive Rolls Royce Phantom were involved in a 3-car collision in Costa Mesa, CA this weekend and while no one was hurt, Tito says he cried anyway.

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It all went down near a Dennys restaurant Sunday afternoon. Its unclear who was at fault, but Tito was seen shaking hands with one of the people involved in the wreck moments after the collision.

A short time later, Tito tweeted about the crash and when asked if insurance would cover the damages, he replied, Nope, it will come out of my pocket. Sucks.

He added, I cried a little because its my favorite car but it will be new in no time.

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MMA Fight Pit’s debut event on Saturday, August 13th, “MMA FIGHT PIT: GENESIS

MMA FIGHT PIT: “GENESIS”

TO BE BROADCAST LIVE ON PAY PER VIEW

Albuquerque, New Mexico (USA): MMA Fight Pit’s highly-anticipated debut event on Saturday, August 13th, “MMA FIGHT PIT: GENESIS,” will be offered to fight fans via Pay-Per-View, as was announced today by Fight Pit Co-Owner/Founder Torry Crooks. The fight card is stacked with UFC® and WEC® veterans, and is set to take place at “The Pit,” a world-renowned New Mexico sporting venue that has put on fights with top boxers such as Bob Foster and Johnny Tapia. The MMA showdown will be distributed live on Pay-Per-View beginning at 9 PM EST/6 PM PST by MultiVision Media, Inc. The suggested retail price is $29.95.

The “MMA FIGHT PIT: GENESIS” PPV broadcast will feature six electrifying bouts, including a highly-anticipated light heavyweight war between former UFC® competitors Houston “The Assassin” Alexander and “Razor” Razak Al-Hassan. In the co-feature, MMA pioneer and former UFC® Lightweight Champion Jens “Lil’ Evil” Pulver tangles with Jackson’s MMA star Coty “Ox” Wheeler at featherweight.

Four other exciting bouts will also be featured on the PPV-broadcast, including a lightweight battle between The Ultimate Fighter® (TUF®) season eight alum Junie “Lunatik” Browning and Albuquerque native Lenny Lovato; a middleweight clash between TUF® season 11 competitor Jamie Yager and undefeated Jackson MMA product “Slick” Willie Parks; and a heavyweight collision between 14-year MMA veteran Chris Guillen and knockout machine Tyler “The Beast” East. In addition, an exciting women’s bout between Angelica Diaz and Diana Rael will take place on the PPV portion of the card.

“MMA FIGHT PIT: GENESIS” will take place Saturday, August 13th at “The Pit” in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The undercard starts at 6:30 PM EST, and the main card starts at 9 PM EST. Ticket information is available through www.mmafightpit.com. “MMA FIGHT PIT: GENESIS” will be beamed on PPV via cable and satellite in the United States and Canada. The event will be in High Definition, and it will be broadcasted in both English and Spanish (where available).

MMA Fight Pit is recognized as one of the premiere mixed martial arts (MMA) promoters in the Western United States. “Were excited to be the first MMA promotion to be given the honor of holding our event at ‘The Pit,’” stated Crooks. “Albuquerque is world-famous for MMA, and on August 13th, we’ll see this town and ‘The Pit’ in an uproar. Catching the excitement live and broadcasting it to the world on Pay-Per-View is going to be a monumental event.”

“Thanks to the embracement of our broadcast partners, we are very excited to bring this inaugural MMA event to over 80 million households via cable and satellite,” stated Executive Producer, Brian Ricco. “We plan to blaze the same trail as our predecessors through marketing and our partners’ aggressive placement of this awesome event.”

Houston “The Assassin” Alexander (12-62) made a massive splash on the national MMA scene in his first UFC® bout, as he dispatched Jackson’s MMA fighter Keith Jardine in under at minute for a signature win at UFC® 71. He quickly garnered a reputation for his “kill or be killed” mentality in the cage, and garnered a lot of fans and media attention as a result. After a rough stretch that saw him released from the promotion, Alexander has rebounded, winning his last three bouts, with two coming via TKO. At “MMA FIGHT PIT: Genesis,” he will face a fellow UFC® vet in “Razor” Razak Al-Hassan (11-3). A submission specialist and Roufusport fighter, Al-Hassan has competed in the UFC® twice, and is looking to come back from a recent loss that snapped a five-fight win streak.

Jens “Lil’ Evil” Pulver (24-15-1) is a bona fide legend in MMA, and is a pioneer amongst the lighter weight classes. His battles with the likes of Joe “Daddy” Stevenson, Din Thomas, John Lewis, Caol Uno, Dennis “Superman” Hallman, and B.J. Penn, who he beat for the UFC® lightweight strap, helped put the lightweight class on the map. With 19 combined appearances in the UFC®, WEC®, and PRIDE, “Lil’ Evil” has secured his place as one of the most popular lightweight fighters of all time. He’s gone through a rough stretch in recent years, but has won two of his last three bouts, and is looking to continue his winning ways against New Mexico favorite Coty “Ox” Wheeler (14-3). Another veteran of WEC®, Wheeler has finished 13 of his 14 victims, and has only been stopped once in his career. After two losses in the WEC®, Wheeler has come back to win two straight bouts. At “Genesis,” he will look to get the biggest win of his career in his tilt with a legend.

Also populating the PPV main card of “MMA FIGHT PIT: GENESIS,” will be several other notable fights, including a bout between a veteran of TUF®, the always controversial Junie “Lunatik” Browning (4-4), and one of the top-ranked fighters in New Mexico, Lenny Lovato (8-1). Browning has developed a reputation as a wild card, and as someone whose actions you can just never predict. His time on The Ultimate Fighter® was marked by zany actions that drew the young fighter a lot of attention. After the show, he split two bouts in the UFC® before being released due to his actions outside of the cage. “Lunatik” will now face a very stiff test in Lovato. The Albuquerque native hasn’t competed in the last year, but has won eight of nine bouts to start his career. Now, Lovato will look to add a very famous notch to his belt at “MMA FIGHT PIT: GENESIS.”

Also part of the televised main card will be a middleweight bout between another notorious TUF® alum in Jamie Yager (3-2) and unbeaten Jackson’s MMA fighter “Slick” Willie Parks (4-0), as well as a heavyweight scrap between noted finisher Tyler “The Beast” East (9-3) and Chris Guillen (13-12), a fighter who has been competing in MMA since 1997, and has faced notables such as Heath Herring, Shane Carwin, Wes Sims, Ricco Rodriguez, Justin Wren, Brad Imes, Dave Herman, and Ben Rothwell. Rounding out the televised card is the beautiful and dangerous Angelica Diaz (4-0 with four submissions), a respected specialist in Kajukenbo who trains out of the famed Chavez Dojo in the South Valley, who will be facing Colorado Muay Thai specialist Diana Rael (2-1).

The full fight card for MMA FIGHT PIT: “GENESIS” includes:

Main card (PPV)

205 lbs. – Houston Alexander (12-6-0-2) vs. Razak Al-Hassan (11-3)
145 lbs. – Coty Wheeler (14-3) vs. Jens Pulver (24-15-1)
155 lbs. – Junie Browning (4-4) vs. Lenny Lovato (8-1)
185 lbs. – Jamie Yager (3-2) vs. Willie Parks (4-0)
205+ lbs. – Tyler East (9-3) vs. Chris Guillen (13-12)
105 lbs. – Angelica Chavez (4-0) vs. Diana Rael (2-1)

Undercard

145 lbs. – Conrad Padilla (2-0) vs. Guy Youell (1-1)
145 lbs. – Josh Montoya (6-6) vs. Jason Sampson (7-0)
170 lbs. – TBD vs. Sean Spencer (6-0)
185 lbs. – Rocky Ramirez (3-1-1) vs. Mark Lujan (0-0)

About MMA Fight Pit

A fledgling promotion headed by respected Albuquerque-area businessmen Torry Crooks and Nick Montoya, MMA Fight Pit is focused on bringing a new level of MMA to fans in New Mexico. The region is known for producing some of the very best fighters in the world, and as a result, the demand for high-quality fight action is high. MMA Fight Pit will put on its first event at “The Pit,” a world-famous sports venue, when it presents MMA FIGHT PIT: “GENESIS.” The event will feature many UFC® and WEC® veterans, as well as local stars. The lineup includes Houston “The Assassin” Alexander, “Razor” Razak Al-Hassan, Jens “Lil’ Evil” Pulver, Coty “Ox” Wheeler, Junie Browning, Lenny Lovato, Jamie Yager, Angelica Diaz, Diana Rael, and others. This incredible fight event will be available on Pay-Per-View. For more info on MMA Fight Pit, please head to http://www.mmafightpit.com/

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Fight Time 6 Pride & Glory

Pro  MMA Action..Fight Time 6 Pride & Glory

Friday August 19th, 2011 at the War Memorial Auditorium Ft.  Lauderdale,  FL.

10 Professional MMA fights in one night.

 

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MMA2DAY Show Special Guests Sunday July 24: Strikeforce female star- Miesha Tate & Kim Couture

MMA2DAY Show Special Guests Sunday July 24:   Strikeforce female star- Miesha Tate & Kim Couture.

Miesha is the current Freestyle Cage Fighting Women’s Bantamweight Champion. Also she is currently the #5-ranked 135-pound female fighter according to the Unified Women’s MMA Rankings.Tate is also ranked as the #5 pound-for-pound female fighter according to Yahoo Sports.

She is fighting for the Strikeforce women’s bantamweight title against the current champion Marloes Coenen at STRIKEFORCE and M-1 GLOBAL PRESENT: FEDOR vs. HENDERSON card scheduled for Saturday, July 30 at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Ill.

Kim Couture, one of the most prominent female figures in combat sports, has been added as a special attraction women’s bout on the nationally and internationally televised world championship Kickboxing Empire card Saturday, July 30, at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

Promoted by Martial Arts Association of Las Vegas, the eight-bout event also includes five current and former world kickboxing champions, headlined by Alain “The Panther” Ngalani of Hong Kong against Dzevad “BH Machine” Poturak of Sarajevo, Bosnia, in a clash for the International Kickboxing Association super heavyweight championship.

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MMA2DAY Show airs on WSBR 740 AM So. Florida as well as live on the internet. Sundays @ 7pm eastern time -4pm pacific time

MMA2DAY Show is a Sweet Sports & Entertainment Production

Show Hosts Jim Sweet, Tom Caprio & Rusty Mallett

Executive Producer: Penny Buffington

Next week we have Special Guest:  former UFC Middleweight Champion Rich Franklin

Some Past Guests: Jessica Aguilar, Shonie Carter, Travis Browne, Cung Le, Matt Hughes, Clay Guida, Jake Shields, Lacey Schuckman, Angela Magana, Sarah Kaufman, Chael Sonnen, Jacob “Stitch” Duran, Brian Stann, Shane Del Rasario, Vladimir Matyushenko,Steve Mazzagatti, Joe Soto, David Mitchell, Jeff Monson, Spencer Paige, Mark Stevens, Rich Attonito, Josh Thompson, Mike Guymon, Billy Evangelista, Igor Almeida , KJ Noons, Donovan Craig, Diego Sanchez, Jorge Rivera, Fight Time Promotion’s CEO/Founder- Howard Davis Jr, Miesha Tate, Mike Bruno, Tim Kennedy, Dan Henderson, Mike Miller, Owner/Promoter of X-1 World Events, Gilbert Melendez, Erik Paulson, Danny Downes, Fabricio Werdum, Justin Wilcox, Gray Maynard, Jeremy Stephens, Jimmy Ninja Chaikong, Anthony Pettis,  Nick  Hinchliffe, Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney, Mike Van Arsdale, Michael Shoffner,

MMA2DAY Show a Sweet Sports and Entertainment Production began airing June 6, 2010. Check out this video from our very first show! In studio guest Jessica Aguilar

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STRIKEFORCE and M-1 GLOBAL PRESENT: FEDOR vs. HENDERSON MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL WITH FEDOR, HENDERSON, COENEN AND TATE

Written by Penny Buffington

STRIKEFORCE and M-1 Global, in advance of the upcoming STRIKEFORCE and M-1 GLOBAL PRESENT: FEDOR vs. HENDERSON card scheduled for Saturday, July 30 at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Ill held a media call with main event heavyweights Fedor Emelianenko and Dan Henderson, as well as women’s bantamweight champion Marloes Coenen and number one women’s bantamweight contender Miesha Tate. The conference call took place Thursday, July 21.

With the UFC’s purchase of Strikeforce the females must be feeling added pressure to impress UFC president Dana White. In an interview with the MMA2DAY Show right before the announced purchase Miesha Tate stated Dana White was ignorant. She was not using the word in a derogatory way but rather in its true form. She explained as far as her knowledge White does not watch female fights at all. Indicating he had only watched one, ever.

During the conference call Penny Buffington executive producer of MMA2DAY Show asked Miesha to explain? “In saying that Dana is ignorant, I don’t mean it as an insult; I mean it as he is not informed. He doesn’t really know enough about women’s mma to really make a judgment call about us at this point. I feel with the purchase of Strikeforce he is going to being paying more closer attention to it. So with that in the back of my mind it is not really added pressure. To me it is actual motivation. It is exciting. Now I am going to have that opportunity to say, hey you know what? This is what mma is all about. I hope Marloes and I go out there and give a very exciting performance.”

40 year old Dan “Hendo” Henderson has a sherdog fight record: 27 8 – 0.  34 year old Fedor “The Last Emperor” Emelianenko: 31 3 – 0.
24 year old Miesha “Takedown” Tate has a sherdog fight record: 11 2 – 0.  30 year old Marloes “Rumina” Coenen:  19 4 0

In hopes that Fedors previous retirement announcement was nothing more than a NOT well thought out plan. Buffington pushed the fighter to please now admit to plans of fighting for years to come. “It’s Gods will if I will keep fighting for years to come. Right now I feel great. My health is great.”

Watch FEDOR VS HENDERSON JULY 30 at the Sears Centre Arena in Chicago, IL. LIVE on SHOWTIME 10PM ET/PT. More info may be found at http://www.strikeforce.com/.

Tate will be a guest on the MMA2DAY Show airing this Sunday at 7pm eastern time 4 pm pacific. MMA2DAY Show airs on WSBR 740 AM So. Florida and may be heard live anywhere in the United States and  around the world @ /

Strikeforce and M-1 Global Present: Fedor vs. Henderson MAIN CARD:

JZ Cavalcante (17-4-1-2) vs. Bobby Green (15-4)
Eduardo Pamplona (15-2) vs. Tyler Stinson (20-7)
Julie Kedzie (16-8) vs. Alexis Davis (9-4)
Derek Brunson (7-0) vs. Lumumba Sayers (4-1)
Bryan Humes (6-1) vs. Gabriel Salinas-Jones (4-0)

 

If you woud like to hear the audio from the conference call use the following link: http://www.mmasucka.com/articles/strikeforce-fedor-henderson-conference-call-highlights-audio/

Brittney Palmer Released by the UFC

 

Today it was noted that there is no longer any mention of Brittney Palmer on the official UFC website.

Looking on Twitter, Brittney herself has indicated that it may indeed be true:

Thanks for all the good luck wishes! Im figuring it all out. Life is full of surprises. This will definitely keep me grounded.

 

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Brittney Palmer talks move to UFC

 

by the mma underground

New Womens MMA Amateur World Rankings

MMA2DAY Show Special Guests Sunday July 17 : Bellator Fighter Ronnie Mann & Former UFC Middleweight Champion Rich Ace Franklin.

MMA2DAY Show Special Guests Sunday July 17 : Bellator Fighter Ronnie Mann,  Former UFC Middleweight Champion Rich Ace Franklin & Bellator Announcer Sean Wheelock. 

 

UFC 133 : Evans vs. Ortiz on  Aug 6. the main event. On the same fight card Rich Franklin will take on Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in the co main event.

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The  fight card is below:

Pay-Per-View Bouts
Rashad Evans vs. Tito Ortiz
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs. Rich Franklin
Yoshihiro Akiyama vs. Vitor Belfort
Jorge Rivera vs. Alessio Sakara
Mike Pyle vs. Rory MacDonald

Spike TV Preliminary Bouts
Vladimir Matyushenko vs. Alexander Gustafsson
Chad Mendes vs. Rani Yahya

Preliminary Bouts
Dennis Hallman vs. Brian Ebersole
Johny Hendricks vs. Mike Pierce
Ivan Menjivar vs. Nick Pace
Costantinos Phillippou vs. Rafael Natal
Mike Brown vs. Nam Phan  

Ronnie Mann is fighting Bellator 47 Saturday, July 23, at Casino Rama in Rama, Ontario, Canada

Bellator 47 Fight Card:

  • Nazareno Malegarie vs. Marlon Sandro (featherweight-tourney semifinals)
  • Pat Curran vs. Ronnie Mann (featherweight-tourney semifinals)
  • Neil Grove vs. Zak Jensen
  • Chris Horodecki vs. Chris Saunders

PRELIMINARY CARD

  • Daniel Langbeen vs. Will Romero
  • Bryan Goldsby vs. Bo Harris
  • Daron Cruickshank vs. Sergej Juskevic
  • Syd Barnier vs. Denis Puric

Sean Wheelock:

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Sean “The Big Wheel” Wheelock is a football (soccer) and mixed martial arts commentator, who is based in Kansas in the United States. He currently serves as the play-by-play television commentator for the M-1 Challenge, as well as current play by play man for Bellator Fighting Championships and reports on North American football (soccer) for the BBC.

Among his most popular programs is “The World Football Phone-In,” which airs weekly as part of “Up All Night” on BBC Radio 5. (In the USA, the program airs between 9:30-11:00 PM Eastern time on Friday nights.) He has worked as a commentator for XM Radio at the 2006 World Cup, as well as for ESPN and Fox Soccer Channel.

On January 24, 2009, Wheelock served as the play-by-play commentator for the pay per view broadcast of Affliction M-1 Global Day of Reckoning.

Listen to MMA2DAY Show

MMA2DAY Show airs on WSBR 740 AM So. Florida as well as live on the internet. Sundays @ 7pm eastern time -4pm pacific time

MMA2DAY Show is a Sweet Sports & Entertainment Production

Show Hosts Jim Sweet, Tom Caprio & Rusty Mallett

Executive Producer: Penny Buffington

Some Past Guests: Jessica Aguilar, Shonie Carter, Travis Browne, Cung Le, Matt Hughes, Clay Guida, Jake Shields, Lacey Schuckman, Angela Magana, Sarah Kaufman, Chael Sonnen, Jacob “Stitch” Duran, Brian Stann, Shane Del Rasario, Vladimir Matyushenko,Steve Mazzagatti, Joe Soto, David Mitchell, Jeff Monson, Spencer Paige, Mark Stevens, Rich Attonito, Josh Thompson, Mike Guymon, Billy Evangelista, Igor Almeida , KJ Noons, Donovan Craig, Diego Sanchez, Jorge Rivera, Fight Time Promotion’s CEO/Founder- Howard Davis Jr, Miesha Tate, Mike Bruno, Tim Kennedy, Dan Henderson, Mike Miller, Owner/Promoter of X-1 World Events, Gilbert Melendez, Erik Paulson, Danny Downes, Fabricio Werdum, Justin Wilcox, Gray Maynard, Jeremy Stephens, Jimmy Ninja Chaikong, Anthony Pettis,  Nick  Hinchliffe, Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney, Mike Van Arsdale, Michael Shoffner,

MMA2DAY Show a Sweet Sports and Entertainment Production began airing June 6, 2010. Check out this video from our very first show! In studio guest Jessica Aguilar

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Next week we have Rashad Evans, Miesha Tate and Kim Couture

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UFC AND WEC VET KAMAL SHALOROUS SIGNS MANAGEMENT CONTRACT WITH ALCHEMIST MMA & MILTON VIEIRA SIGNS WITH STRIKEFORCE

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Shalorous is a decorated grappler and only recently turned to mixed martial arts. Vieira is a longtime student of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and invented the anaconda choke.

Pompano Beach, FL

July 14th, 2011

Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight and former World Extreme Cagefighting veteran Kamal “The Prince of Persia” Shalorous is now a member of Alchemist MMA, a formidable stable that includes Brendan Schaub, Vladimir Matyushenko, and Nate Marquardt.

Another Alchemist fighter working his way up the MMA ladder is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu specialist and inventor of the Anaconda Choke, Milton Vieira, who recently signed with Zuffa promotion Strikeforce. Vieira has long been a regular on the international fight scene with most of his bouts taking place in Brazil and Japan.

MMA is a global movement, and we have made a concerted effort to work with the best fighters on national and international levels,”says Alchemist VP of Business Affairs and General Counsel Nima Safapour. “We are very proud to bring Milton to the United States and to enter into a partnership with Kamal.”

Kamal Shalorous was born in Iran, but emigrated to the United States in 2006 and now lives in Los Angeles where he trains at Antoni Hardonk’s Dynamix gym. Shalorous is a partner in (and official grappling instructor for) the American Combat Association and he certifies MMA schools in his fighting system SICS and conducts seminars focused on catch wrestling through the ACA. Shalorous was an undefeated amateur MMA fighter and entered the World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) promotion in 2008 where he racked up a record of 7-0-2 before tasting his first defeat at UFC 128.

Milton Vieira

Milton Vieira

Milton Vieira lives and trains in Rio de Janeiro with Brazilian Top Team (BTT). Vieira’s first coach, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu master Murilo Bustamente, is also a founder of BTT and one of the elites of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. It was while at BTT with Bustamante that Vieira created and perfected the now widely used “Anaconda Choke.”

“Kamal Shalorus and Milton Vieira are outstanding competitors that represent their respective countries in the most prestigious MMA organizations,” adds Safapour. “They are sportsmen with exciting fighting styles. Alchemist is excited to represent them and expand their brands through their respective careers with Zuffa. The fans are in for a big treat.

Phil Davis forced out of UFC 133 Headliner due to Injury Davis

(Updated)

                Posted By                                                Joey Santosus UFC News

Light Heavyweight contender Phil Davis has reportedly been forced to pull out of his upcoming UFC 133 match-up with Rashad Evans after suffering a knee injury.

Sources tell MMAFighting.com that the promotion is expected to announce both the injury, as well as the events new headlining bout shortly.

Davis (9-0) was looking to position himself for a shot at the division title with what would have been his sixth straight UFC win if victorious.  In his latest outing, the Alliance MMA fighter scored his biggest victory to date, outworking veteran Antonio Rogerio Nogueira en-route to a unanimous decision win at UFC Fight Night 24.

Evans (15-1-1), meanwhile, finds himself without an opponent once again following a string of canceled bouts and delayed title fights.  The former champ has been inactive since May of last year, when he defeated Quinton Rampage Jackson at UFC 114.

UFC 133 is set to take place August 6th from the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  While there has not yet been word on the cards new headlining bout, the co-main event will feature a Light Heavyweight scrap between Rich Franklin and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira.

Update:

Reports indicating that former Light Heavyweight Champion Lyoto Machida is being targeted as a replacement opponent for Rashad Evans have, in fact, been confirmed.  However, according to Mike Chiappetta of MMAFighting.com, Tito Ortiz was offered and has refused the fight, while Machida has yet to give a definitive answer.

Keep it locked on LowKick.com for more information as it becomes available.

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Upcoming MMA2DAY Show Special Guests Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Suga Rashad Evans & former UFC Middleweight Champion Rich Franklin. Also Bellator Announcer- Sean Wheelock, Kim Couture, & Strikeforce Female Star- Miesha Tate

MMA2DAY Show Special Guests Sunday July 17 & 24:We have a jam packed 2 shows coming up for you! Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Suga Rashad Evansformer UFC Middleweight Champion Rich Franklin. Also Bellator Announcer- Sean Wheelock, Kim Couture, & Strikeforce female star- Miesha Tate.

Rashad Evans

Rashad Evans is fighting UFC 133 : Evans vs. Davis on  Aug 6. the main event. On the same fight card Rich Franklin will take on Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in the co main event.

Rich Franklin

The  fight card is below:

Pay-Per-View Bouts
Rashad Evans vs. Phil Davis
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs. Rich Franklin
Yoshihiro Akiyama vs. Vitor Belfort
Jorge Rivera vs. Alessio Sakara
Mike Pyle vs. Rory MacDonald

Spike TV Preliminary Bouts
Vladimir Matyushenko vs. Alexander Gustafsson
Chad Mendes vs. Rani Yahya

Preliminary Bouts
Dennis Hallman vs. Brian Ebersole
Johny Hendricks vs. Mike Pierce
Ivan Menjivar vs. Nick Pace
Costantinos Phillippou vs. Rafael Natal
Mike Brown vs. Nam Phan 

The beautiful yet very dangerous Miesha Tate is going to be fighting for the  Strikeforce Welterweight Championship Title being held by Marloes Coenen during Strikeforce and M-1 Global: Fedor vs Henderson Event.  SAT JULY 30.  Sears Centre Arena in Chicago, IL
LIVE on SHOWTIME 10PM ET/PT.

Miesha is the current Freestyle Cage Fighting Womens Bantamweight Champion. Also she is currently the #5-ranked 135-pound female fighter according to the Unified Womens MMA Rankings.Tate is also ranked as the #5 pound-for-pound female fighter according to Yahoo Sports

Miesha Tate

Sean Wheelock:

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Sean The Big Wheel Wheelock is a football (soccer) and mixed martial arts commentator, who is based in Kansas in the United States. He currently serves as the play-by-play television commentator for the M-1 Challenge, as well as current play by play man for Bellator Fighting Championships and reports on North American football (soccer) for the BBC.

Among his most popular programs is The World Football Phone-In, which airs weekly as part of Up All Night on BBC Radio 5. (In the USA, the program airs between 9:30-11:00 PM Eastern time on Friday nights.) He has worked as a commentator for XM Radio at the 2006 World Cup, as well as for ESPN and Fox Soccer Channel.

On January 24, 2009, Wheelock served as the play-by-play commentator for the pay per view broadcast of Affliction M-1 Global Day of Reckoning.

Sean Wheelock


Kim Couture, one of the most prominent female figures in combat sports, has been added as a special attraction womens bout on the nationally and internationally televised world championship Kickboxing Empire card Saturday, July 30, at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

Promoted by Martial Arts Association of Las Vegas, the eight-bout event also includes five current and former world kickboxing champions, headlined by Alain The Panther Ngalani of Hong Kong against Dzevad BH Machine Poturak of Sarajevo, Bosnia, in a clash for the International Kickboxing Association super heavyweight championship.

 

Listen to MMA2DAY Show

MMA2DAY Show airs on WSBR 740 AM So. Florida as well as live on the internet. Sundays @ 7pm eastern time -4pm pacific time

MMA2DAY Show is a Sweet Sports & Entertainment Production

Show Hosts Jim Sweet, Tom Caprio & Rusty Mallett

Executive Producer: Penny Buffington

Some Past Guests: Jessica Aguilar, Shonie Carter, Travis Browne, Cung Le, Matt Hughes, Clay Guida, Jake Shields, Lacey Schuckman, Angela Magana, Sarah Kaufman, Chael Sonnen, Jacob “Stitch” Duran, Brian Stann, Shane Del Rasario, Vladimir Matyushenko,Steve Mazzagatti, Joe Soto, David Mitchell, Jeff Monson, Spencer Paige, Mark Stevens, Rich Attonito, Josh Thompson, Mike Guymon, Billy Evangelista, Igor Almeida , KJ Noons, Donovan Craig, Diego Sanchez, Jorge Rivera, Fight Time Promotion’s CEO/Founder- Howard Davis Jr, Miesha Tate, Mike Bruno, Tim Kennedy, Dan Henderson, Mike Miller, Owner/Promoter of X-1 World Events, Gilbert Melendez, Erik Paulson, Danny Downes, Fabricio Werdum, Justin Wilcox, Gray Maynard, Jeremy Stephens, Jimmy Ninja Chaikong, Anthony Pettis,  Nick  Hinchliffe, Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney, Mike Van Arsdale, Michael Shoffner,

MMA2DAY Show a Sweet Sports and Entertainment Production began airing June 6, 2010. Check out this video from our very first show! In studio guest Jessica Aguilar

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AGGRESSION MMA BRINGING BACK TOP CANADIAN STARS FOR NEXT FIGHT CARD

AGGRESSION MMA BRINGING BACK TOP CANADIAN STARS FOR NEXT FIGHT CARD

Event to feature Ryan Ford, Tim Hague, and Ryan McGillivray

Ryan Ford,

Ryan Ford,

Edmonton, Alberta (Canada): Mixed martial arts is all about overcoming obstacles. Whether it’s training, weight-cutting, and defeats, or scheduling conflicts, equipment issues, and venue changes, adversity is very much part of the life of anyone involved in MMA.

Aggression MMA is not exempt from this. At its last event, some cage issues caused some problems at the event. However, the house was near-capacity, and the crowd was hot. Several great performances were given, including a bout many called “Fight of the Night” between Steve Beaumont and James Haddad. Jason Gorny and Elmer Waterhen engaged in an eye-pleasing slugfest, and former Edmonton Eskimo Rio Wells got the submission victory after suffering his first career loss recently. In short, the fights just kept getting better and better.

Building on this momentum, the Edmonton-based promotion has announced that it is bringing back some of the top Canadian stars out there for its September fight event. Ryan “The Real Deal” Ford, Tim “The Thrashing Machine” Hague, and Ryan “The Kid” McGillivray have all been signed to compete on this star-studded fight card. Canadian fight fans won’t want to miss it!

Ryan “The Real Deal” Ford (16-3) has clearly established himself as one of the top stars in Canada. He has won four straight, and eight of his last night, finishing all his victims on either punches or submissions. Just this year, he’s conquered Johnny Davis, former UFC welterweight contender Karo Parisyan, and fellow top Canadian Nick Hinchliffe in succession. Now, he will headline another Aggression MMA event, but this time, it will be with the vacant Aggression Welterweight Championship on the line.

Tim “The Thrashing Machine” Hague (12-5), at only 28 years old, is a five-time UFC veteran who has proven his talent and mettle over and over again. A brutally strong competitor, he has finished his opponent in ten of his twelve victories. After three separate stints with the UFC, he returns to his native Canada to get back on the winning track. And he’s hungry to prove he belongs amongst the best heavyweights in the sport.

Ryan “The Kid” McGillivray (11-5-1) returns to his native Canada coming off a run on The Ultimate Fighter: Team Lesnar vs. Team dos Santos. As a member of Team dos Santos, McGillivray defeated Len Bentley in his first bout of the competition, thereby earning a spot in the quarterfinals. He lost his next bout against the eventual winner of the competition, Tony Ferguson, a loss which took “The Kid” out of the competition. Yet, he showed enough to be signed by the UFC, and competed at the TUF finals against fellow cast-member Shamar Bailey. He suffered a decision loss, and is now looking to right the ship. One of the most exciting competitors to come out of Canada, the future is bright for “The Kid.”

Stay tuned for more details on this exciting upcoming Aggression MMA fight event!

For more information, please visit our website at http://www.aggressionmma.com/

 

The Bruce Lee Story- 14 Episode Mini-Series

Episode 7 features UFC Matchmaker Joe Silva and Head Trainer at Tapout Training Centre Shawn Tompkins.

What words come to mind when you hear Bruce Lee?
How has Bruce Lee influenced you?
If Bruce Lee was alive today, what would you say to him?

Tell us your very own Bruce Lee story. Upload a video response and be a part of the upcoming feature length film. Dont forget to make it HD.

This 14 episode mini-series captures the influence of Bruce Lee in the sports and entertainment world and celebrates the life of the dragon

Big names such as Anderson Silva, BJ Penn, Randy Couture, Frank Mir and many more discuss how Bruce Lee has paved the way and inspired them with his techniques, philosophy and lifestyle.