Archive for March 2010

When WIll New York Legalize MMA?

Matt Serra was the special guest at Fight Club Q&A at the Prudential Center in Newark on Friday before UFC 111. (For those of you who’ve never been to a live event, UFC always does a question-and-answer session with a fighter for an hour or so before the weigh-ins). About half of the people who... Read more »

GSP Top of the MMA Chain, Shane Carwin WIll Meet Brock Lesnar

“I wanted to finish the fight…I’m very sorry.”  The devoted MMA fighter George St.Pierre said after his win last night against Dan Hardy.  The judges scored the unanimous decision as 50-43,50-44,50-45.  The British Brawler was not able to do much with GSP’s takedowns, and his striking power seemed cursed by the natural fighting wit and... Read more »

Andrei Arlovski - Chicago Resident, MMA Pro - Great to See Him Back At It!

Are the fangs of Andrei “The PItbull” Arlovski (http://www.arlovksi.com ) resurrected with his new Strikeforce (http://www.Strikeforce.com) contract?  I would say absolutely!  With focus on MMA and not wasting time with Freddie Roach in the boxing world, The Pitbull seems to remember where his fangs were actually earned.  Dino Costeas (http://www.dinocosteas.tv), his long time MMA and BJJ coach... Read more »
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Strikeforce Fight Night Results

Lavar Johnson Returns In Style With TKO Victory Over Lolohea Mahe  Friday At STRIKEFORCE Challengers ______________________________________________________________________   Humphrey, Galvao, Tate & Wilcox all winners on SHOWTIME® from Save Mart Center in  Fresno, Calif. Complete STRIKEFORCE Challengers Results:   Main Card:Lavar Johnson def. Lolohea Mahe – TKO (Punches) – Round 2 (3:28) Abongo Humphrey def. George Bush III – Submission (guillotine choke) –... Read more »

Update on MMA Approval in New York City

If you have been following the progress of this issue and see NY as a key venue for MMA, click on the links below for an update. http://www.usatoday.com/sports/mma/2010-03-25-new-york-mma_N.htm http://www.usatoday.com/sports/mma/2010-03-25-680250892_x.htm

Tonight's MMA Line Up: Strikeforce on Showtime

STRIKEFORCE Challengers, Friday, March 26, from Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif.; Five-Fight Telecast Live on SHOWTIME® at 11:45 p.m. ET/ http://www.strikeforce.com This evening of fights will be available to a record 54.4 million households as part of the SHOWTIME ALL ACCESS Free Preview Weekend on SHOWTIME, SHOWTIME HD™ and SHOWTIME On Demand.  From Thursday, March 25 through Sunday,... Read more »
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UFC 111 - Looking for a Place to Watch Fights - Find a Theatre in Illinois

    NCM Fathom and Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®) are making history by teaming up for the first time to present UFC 111: St-Pierre vs. Hardy LIVE in over 300 movie theaters nationwide on Saturday, March 27 when UFC welterweight champion Georges “Rush” St-Pierre takes on Dan “The Outlaw” Hardy, and former heavyweight champion Frank... Read more »

UFC 111 Dan Hardy Earns George St. Pierre This Saturday on PPV

Newark , NJ seems to be the closest Dana White is going to get to Madison Square Gardens for now.  As many wait in a holding pattern for New York to approve MMA, the UFC will have to settle for the Prudential Center.  This Saturday a great bout will take place off the NJ Turnpike.... Read more »

Training Martial Arts While Pregnant: Exercising Pregnant Part II

Being pregnant presents a lot of new challenges if you want to keep up the same lifestyle from your pre-pregnancy days.  Whether it is working out, working, traveling, seeing your friends or socializing, your body will dictate to what degree you can maintain the same level of business.  I will say that having determination to... Read more »
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MMA Fans Have Long Night of Fights Tonight

Tired of basketball and golf?  Try tuning into the UFC on Versus and Dream 13 Tonight.  It is  a long night beginning at 8 PM/ EST.  After UFC in Versus there will be 5 hours of DREAM 13.  WOW! UFC will be headlined by Brandon Vera (11-4) who will take on Jon Jones (9-1).  ... Read more »