Joey Pierotti: “Cutting another man’s face open with elbows? I enjoy” Interviews MMA News 

Joey Pierotti: “Cutting another man’s face open with elbows? I enjoy”

Photos by Ernie Sapiro Photography www.erniesapiro.com Joey Pierotti is a lightweight prospect out of Enumclaw, Washington with a professional record of 8-0. Pierotti the product out of the Combat Sport & Fitness is looking to move to 9-0 Saturday of this week. “Mama’s Boy” Pierotti is set to take on Canadian, Tristan Connelly for the CageSport 50 promotion. First of all,... Read More
Tahar Hadbi confident in victory over Al-Selawe ‘wherever the fight goes’ MMA News 

Tahar Hadbi confident in victory over Al-Selawe ‘wherever the fight goes’

Tahar Hadbi is on the verge of fighting for Brave Combat Federation’s Welterweight title. But before he can make plans to face champion Carlston Harris, “Fast Hands” must beat Jarrah Al-Selawe in the co-main event of Brave 12: KHK Legacy, set for May 11th, in Jakarta, Indonesia. Al-Selawe was victorious at Brave 10 when he submitted David Bear, Hadbi’s personal... Read More
Alex Silva eyes encore performance in rematch against Japanese rival MMA News 

Alex Silva eyes encore performance in rematch against Japanese rival

After fireworks erupted at the state-of-the-art SM Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines nearly a week ago, ONE Championship shifts focus immediately to its next blockbuster event in Jakarta, Indonesia on 12 May. Taking place at the Jakarta Convention Center, ONE: GRIT AND GLORY features a highly-anticipated strawweight championship rematch between newly-minted division kingpin Alex Silva and Yoshitaka Naito... Read More
Two Title Fights Headline UFC International Fight Week Events MMA News 

Two Title Fights Headline UFC International Fight Week

UFC 226: MIOCIC vs. CORMIER FEATURED BOUTS: (C) STIPE MIOCIC vs. (C – LHW) DANIEL CORMIER (C) MAX HOLLOWAY vs. (#1) BRIAN ORTEGA TICKETS FOR UFC 226: MIOCIC vs. CORMIER AT T-MOBILE ARENA AND THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER FINALE AT THE PEARL AT PALMS CASINO RESORT GO ON SALE FRIDAY, APRIL 27 Las Vegas – The seventh annual UFC International Fight... Read More
Bellator 198 Headliner Frank Mir on The Fightlete Report talks leaving UFC, Criticism of WME-IMG, Returning to MMA after USADA, Women’s MMA and More! Interviews MMA News 

Bellator 198 Headliner Frank Mir on The Fightlete Report talks leaving UFC, Criticism of WME-IMG, Returning to MMA after USADA, Women’s MMA and More!

Bellator 198 Frank Mir Fightlete Report Interview Sean Lennon: We got a special guest Frank Mir former UFC two time heavyweight champion talk to me about his upcoming fight against Fedor Emelianenko at Bellator 198. Now you’re in Bellator, have they welcomed you with open arms, it seems like at this point? Frank Mir: “Oh yes. You know what it... Read More
Fedor Emelianenko to join Russian delegation for national sports exhibition MMA News 

Fedor Emelianenko to join Russian delegation for national sports exhibition

Per a report from TASS Russian News Agency, Russia’s legendary mixed martial arts (MMA) heavyweight fighter Fedor Emelianenko will be participating as delegation member to Japan this autumn for an exhibition program of national sports, a senior Russian sports official said on Tuesday. Following their bilateral summit meeting in December 2016, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo... Read More
Professional Fighters League Hosts Pre-Season Fighter Summit MMA News 

Professional Fighters League Hosts Pre-Season Fighter Summit

Professional Fighters League is looking to change the face of MMA as we know it. In most other sports there is a season. If you do well in the regular season you continue on. This could be on to the Superbowl playoffs, World Series, World Cup and the like. With the exception of a few occasional tournaments, MMA has typically... Read More
MMA fighter, Olympic medalist, Alexis Vila arrested on second-degree murder charge MMA News 

MMA fighter, Olympic medalist, Alexis Vila arrested on second-degree murder charge

Alexis Vila (15-7) was arrested on a second-degree murder charge on April 17 according to Miami-Dade Police records. According to MMA Fighting, a warrant for Vila’s arrest was issued on March 29. The professional mixed martial artist was taken into custody last week in Miami on a second-degree murder charge involving a conspiracy and weapon. Vila, 47, a native of... Read More
“Storm” Warning! – Alexander Shlemenko to headline M-1 Challenge 93 Events MMA News 

“Storm” Warning! – Alexander Shlemenko to headline M-1 Challenge 93

Plus, Artem Frolov vs. Joe Riggs title fight June 1 in Chelyabinsk, Russia One of the greatest middleweights in mix martial arts history, Alexander Shlemenko, returns to The Rage on June 1 to headline M-1 Challenge 93 versus Brazilian power-puncher Bruno Silva (17-6-0, M-1: 0-0-0), at Chelyabinsk, Russia. A hand-to-hand combat sports and kickboxing specialist, “Storm” Shlemenko (56-10-0, 1 NC,... Read More