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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 click. - #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.

King Mo injured, Ryan Bader now challenges for Bellator LHW title in rematch against champ Phil Davis MMA News 

King Mo injured, Ryan Bader now challenges for Bellator LHW title in rematch against champ Phil Davis

Muhammed Lawal has been sidelined by an undisclosed injury and is out of his Bellator 180 matchup against Bellator MMA newcomer Ryan Bader. With King Mo injured, Bader will now fight for current Bellator MMA light heavyweight champion Phil Davis in the main event of the Bellator 180 preliminary bouts from Madison Square Garden, June 24. The news was first... Read More
Valerie Letourneau signs multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA MMA News 

Valerie Letourneau signs multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA

Former UFC title contender Valerie Letourneau signs with Bellator After losing three fights in a row with the UFC, Valerie Letourneau (8-6) was released from contractual obligations earlier this year. The 33-year old Canadian fighter was at Bellator 178 in Uncasville, Connecticut on Friday and will compete in the organization’s 125-pound division. Letourneau challenged current UFC strawweight champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk... Read More
49-Year Old Combat Wounded Veteran Seeking First MMA Bout MMA News 

49-Year Old Combat Wounded Veteran Seeking First MMA Bout

Combat Wounded Veteran Looking For a Fight Terrence Devine is looking to cross an item off his bucket list.   The 49-year old U.S. Army Veteran is seeking to compete in his first mixed martial arts competition. Because of his age not many states will grant Devine permission to take part in a sanctioned contest. Throw in the fact that... Read More
Former UFC heavyweight champ Maurice Smith to be inducted to Hall of Fame MMA News 

Former UFC heavyweight champ Maurice Smith to be inducted to Hall of Fame

Former UFC heavyweight champion Maurice Smith (12-14) will be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame ‘Pioneer Wing’ during International Fight Week. Smith began his professional mixed martial arts career fighting for Pancrase in Japan in 1994.  He has taken on legends such as Bas Rutten, Ken Shamrock, Tank Abbott, Kevin Randleman, Randy Couture, Renzo Gracie, Marco Ruas, and of... Read More
WATCH:  Mike Perry’s brutal knockout win over Jake Ellenberger MMA News 

WATCH: Mike Perry’s brutal knockout win over Jake Ellenberger

Mike Perry earns ‘Knockout of the Year candidate’ victory Mike Perry moved to 3-1 inside the UFC octagon after scoring a brutal second-round knockout victory over Jake Ellenbeger in the first fight on the UFC Fight Night 108 main card. LIGHTS OUT. Mike Perry knocks out Jake Ellenberger in dramatic fashion! #UFCNashville https://t.co/Ez75UFTFgk — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) April 23,... Read More
USKA Fight Night Results – April 22, 2017 from Econo Lodge in Allentown, PA Event Results MMA News 

USKA Fight Night Results – April 22, 2017 from Econo Lodge in Allentown, PA

U.S.K.A. will hold another exciting night of amateur kickboxing and Muay Thai fights from the Econo Lodge in Allentown, Pennsylvania, tonight.  The event was sponsored by the apparel company Demons Behind Me. Part of the nights proceeds went to the National Eating Disorders Association. Fight promoter Irv Althouse, a seventh-degree black belt, and matchmaker Jen Heffentrager, assembled a 13-bout fight... Read More
Colbey Northcutt, Sage’s sister to make pro MMA debut in June MMA News 

Colbey Northcutt, Sage’s sister to make pro MMA debut in June

Colbey Northcutt, the 24-year old, older sister of UFC star Sage Northcutt will make her professional mixed martial arts debut in June. Northcutt will compete for Legacy Fighting Alliance however it is uncertain which event or who her opponent will be. LFA currently has four events scheduled for the month of June. A report from MMAFighting states, “According to her... Read More
UFC Fight Night 108 Results:  Artem Lobov vs. Cub Swanson Event Results MMA News 

UFC Fight Night 108 Results: Artem Lobov vs. Cub Swanson

UFC Fight Night 108 results from Nashville UFC Fight Night 108 takes place at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee with the fight card featuring preliminary bouts on UFC Fight Pass and FS2, followed by the main card events on FS1 at 10 p.m. EST. In the main event former Ultimate Fighter contestant Artem Lobov took on the equally hard hitting veteran... Read More
Frank Mir suspended two years after positive tests for prohibited substance, eligible to return April 2018 MMA News 

Frank Mir suspended two years after positive tests for prohibited substance, eligible to return April 2018

Former UFC heavyweight champion has accepted a two-year suspension handed down by the United States Ant-Doping Agency.  The following is a statement from USADA: USADA announced today that UFC® athlete, Francisco (Frank) Mir, of Las Vegas, Nev., received a two-year sanction after multiple positive tests for a prohibited substance. Mir, 38, tested positive for a long-term metabolite of dehydrochloromethyltestosterone (DHCMT),... Read More
Patricio Pitbull earns Bellator MMA featherweight title for second time MMA News 

Patricio Pitbull earns Bellator MMA featherweight title for second time

#AndNew Patricio ‘Pitbull’ (26-4) defeated Daniel Straus (24-7) at :37 of round two to capture the Bellator MMA Featherweight World Title in the main event of Bellator 178. Quote from Patricio Pitbull: “It’s a dream come true to win back this title and this belt is for my son. It’s a gift for him,” Pitbull said. “I want him to be... Read More