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Eric Kowal

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Founder of MyMMANews.com - After writing for Ultimate MMA magazine and serving as the editor for U.S. Combat Sports, both of which went on hiatus, I decided to venture out on my own and enlist a staff of writers and photographers that could help me achieve my goal of telling stories that would otherwise go untold. We pride ourselves in taking a deeper look into the fighter, and understanding what makes them tick. - #1 Dad, Marine Corps Veteran, 80's and 90's Pro Wrestling Fan, MMA Commentator, Beer Lover, and avid movie watcher. Seriously..... I watch a lot of movies.

Azamat Murzakanov informed of potential anti-doping policy violation MMA News 

Azamat Murzakanov informed of potential anti-doping policy violation

UFC newcomer Azamat Murzakanov’s debut with the organization will be put on hold temporarily as news developed earlier today that the undefeated Russian fighter was hit with a potential anti-doping policy violation. Murzakanov (7-0), known as “The Professional” was supposed to debut in June at UFC Fight Night 112 but was pulled from the card and replaced by Dominick Reyes. UFC... Read More
Intervertebral disc injury forces Paige VanZant vs Jessica Eye cancellation for UFC 216 MMA News 

Intervertebral disc injury forces Paige VanZant vs Jessica Eye cancellation for UFC 216

The highly anticipated flyweight matchup between Jessica Eye and Paige VanZant at UFC 216 next weekend is now cancelled.  MMA Fighting reports that VanZant suffered a intervertebral disc injury while training jiu-jitsu.  She will not need to undergo surgery. The fight would have been a first at 125-pounds for both women while with the UFC. Eye was supposed to take on... Read More
Tahar Hadbi to meet Mohammad Fakhreddine in clash of top Welterweights at Brave 9 MMA News 

Tahar Hadbi to meet Mohammad Fakhreddine in clash of top Welterweights at Brave 9

Tahar Hadbi looks to go into title contention at Welterweight as he takes on Lebanon’s Mohammad Fakhreddine in a main card bout scheduled for Brave 9: The Kingdom of Champions. The event is set for November 17th at Khalifa Sports City as Brave Combat Federation makes its much-awaited return to the Kingdom of Bahrain. Frenchman Hadbi started off his Brave... Read More
Scott Heckman addresses, embraces new life role that led to born again fighter Interviews MMA News 

Scott Heckman addresses, embraces new life role that led to born again fighter

When Scott Heckman (23-8) retired from mixed martial arts in 2016 there was a feeling of uncertainty in the air. I sat in media row as his retirement fight unfolded in June of 2016. After victory was claimed, I along with the other thousand or so in attendance, stood and cheered while a tribute video played on the arena’s jumbo-tron. I remember looking up... Read More
Bellator 183 Results & Bellator Kickboxing 7 Results Event Results MMA News 

Bellator 183 Results & Bellator Kickboxing 7 Results

Complete Bellator 183 results from the SAP Center in San Jose, California. The event takes place alongside Bellator Kickboxing 7. Two fight cards, one night. In the main event Benson Henderson takes on Patricky Freire.  Henderson defeated brother Patricio last year. In the evening’s co-main event hard-hitting Paul Daley met Lorenz Larkin.  WOW!!!!!! See results below. Roy Nelson competed in... Read More
WATCH:  Bellator 183 preliminary bouts – 7 p.m. EST / 4p.m. PST MMA News 

WATCH: Bellator 183 preliminary bouts – 7 p.m. EST / 4p.m. PST

Watch the Bellator 183 preliminary card live from the SAP Center in San Jose, California beginning at 6:30 p.m. EST. WATCH BELOW: Don’t Miss Bellator MMA: Henderson vs. Pitbull – Live Tonight 9/8c, only on Spike PRELIMINARY CARD (MyMMANews.com, 6:30 pm. ET) Brooke Mayo vs. Kaytlin Neil Fernando Gonzalez vs. Alex Lopez Gaston Bolanos vs. Brandon Laroco Tony Johnson vs.... Read More
Split Decision MMA Podcast – Matt Brown announces retirement, 1 more fight for Rousey? MMA News Split Decision MMA Podcast 

Split Decision MMA Podcast – Matt Brown announces retirement, 1 more fight for Rousey?

Watch this week’s episode of the Split Decision MMA Podcast On this episode of the Split Decision MMA Podcast: Matt Brown announces retirement after next fight .. Edmond wants Rousey to fight one more time against Cyborg .. MyMMANews radio launched … OneFC announces tournament .. Flying cage unvailed by Bellator for 183 … Hirota cut from Japan card for... Read More
M-1 Challenge 83 weigh-in results from Kazan, Russia Event Results MMA News 

M-1 Challenge 83 weigh-in results from Kazan, Russia

KAZAN, Russia (September 22, 2017) – The official weigh in was held today for tomorrow’s M-1 Challenge 83 in Kazan, Russia. See weights below. M-1 Challenge 83 will be streamed live from Kazan in high definition on www.M1Global.TV. Viewers will be able to watch the preliminary fights and main card by logging on to register at www.M1Global.TV. Fans may watch... Read More
PA Cage Fight 29 Results – Sean Santella vs. Nathan Williams Event Results MMA News 

PA Cage Fight 29 Results – Sean Santella vs. Nathan Williams

PA Cage Fight 29 took place at the Woodlands in Wilkes-Barre, PA, September 22.  In the main event, Sean “Shorty Rock” Santella set out to earn a third flyweight title as he took on Nathan “Teddy Bear” Williams.  Santella already holds the Cage Fury Fighting Champions and the V3 Fights flyweight titles. In the evening’s co-main event, bantamweight champion Jordan... Read More
UFC Fight Night 117 results – Okami vs. Saint Preux Event Results MMA News 

UFC Fight Night 117 results – Okami vs. Saint Preux

UFC Fight Night 117 results from the Saitama Super Arena in Japan The event will air on Friday night here in the United States, a rarity for the UFC.  The event will air on FXX, another unusual item of note, not the regularly scheduled FS 1. The main event was to be rematch between former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio... Read More