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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 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.

UFC cancels August 19 pay-per-view, moves UFC 215 to September 9 MMA News 

UFC cancels August 19 pay-per-view, moves UFC 215 to September 9

UFC announced Monday that UFC 215 will take place on September 9 at Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The event marks the promotion’s first visit to Edmonton. An originally planned August Pay-Per-View event has been removed from the schedule. The August 19 event was supposed to take place one week prior to the mega boxing event between Conor McGregor... Read More
Alliance MMA stock hits lowest point since public trading began, closes at 95 cents a share MMA News 

Alliance MMA stock hits lowest point since public trading began, closes at 95 cents a share

Alliance MMA’s publicly traded stock (NASDAQ: AMMA) closed at the lowest point it has seen since trading began in October 2016.  AMMA’s last trade was at just 95 cents today, eight months after opening at $4.50 a share. Each day sees highs and lows but the day does not necessarily end at those points.  Today’s high was at $1.05, just... Read More
Cris Cyborg pleads not guilty to battery charges for Angela Magana punch MMA News 

Cris Cyborg pleads not guilty to battery charges for Angela Magana punch

Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino has pleaded not guilty to a battery charge that was brought against her last month after an incident at the UFC Athlete Retreat in Las Vegas. ‘Justino,’ a featherweight fighter, punched Angela Magana who fights in the strawweight division, May 21, after she confronted Magana about comments on social media. Video of the incident can be seen... Read More
Michelle Waterson to appear nude in ESPN’s ‘The Body Issue’ MMA News 

Michelle Waterson to appear nude in ESPN’s ‘The Body Issue’

UFC strawweight Michelle Waterson (14-5) will return back to her modeling roots as she will appear in the upcoming annual ESPN ‘The Body Issue’ magazine which hits newstands July 7. The Body Issue is an edition of ESPN The Magazine that features dozens of athletes in nude and semi-nude photographs, which is intended to rival the annual Swimsuit Issue from... Read More
Felice Herrig: I’m not young and beautiful enough for the UFC to want to promote me Interviews MMA News Video 

Felice Herrig: I’m not young and beautiful enough for the UFC to want to promote me

After defeating Justin Kish on the main card at UFC Fight Night 112 in Oklahoma City last night, strawweight Felice Herrig had a very emotional conversation with media. Herrig discusses why she feels the UFC is not giving her opponents she is asking for, and why she feels she is not getting respect of the push she deserves. “I think... Read More
Justine Kish makes best of a “Sh*tty” situation at UFC Oklahoma City MMA News 

Justine Kish makes best of a “Sh*tty” situation at UFC Oklahoma City

UFC strawweight Justine Kish experienced one of those moments that every fighter thinks about but hopes never happens while in competition.  Last night while fighting Felice Herrig on the main card of UFC Fight Night 112 from Oklahoma City, Kish was working to escape a very tight submission attempt by Herrig when she accidentally relieved herself. HOW DID @JustineKish GET... Read More
UFC Fight Night 112 Results from Oklahoma City – Chiesa vs. Lee Event Results MMA News 

UFC Fight Night 112 Results from Oklahoma City – Chiesa vs. Lee

UFC Fight Night 112 take place at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City. The card is a rare Sunday evening UFC event and airs on FS1 following prelims on FS2 and UFC Fight Pass. The main event was between rising UFC lightweights, Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee.  Lee found an early advantage and pounced on Chiesa, and continued throughout... Read More
Bellator 180 and Bellator NYC Results from Madison Square Garden Event Results MMA News 

Bellator 180 and Bellator NYC Results from Madison Square Garden

The day is finally upon us.  June 24, live from Madison Square Garden in New York, New York, Bellator MMA holds their second pay-per-view event in the organization’s near 10-year existence. The jam-packed two card ordeal, Bellator 180 and Bellator NYC has been talked about for months.  You can watch the preliminary portion of the card by clicking here. Tonight’s... Read More
Watch Bellator 180 preliminary bouts LIVE – 6 p.m. EST MMA News Video 

Watch Bellator 180 preliminary bouts LIVE – 6 p.m. EST

Watch Bellator 180 preliminary bouts LIVE – 6 p.m. EST from Madison Square Garden in New York, New York. Bellator 180: Davis vs. Bader Preliminary Card (MyMMANews.com): Ryan Couture (168.8) vs. Haim Gozali (169.2) Jerome Mickle (155.8) vs. Anthony Giacchina (157.4) John Salgado (168.2) vs. Hugh McKenna (168.8) Matt Rizzo (133.6) vs. Sergio da Silva (137.6) Nate Grebb (155.4) vs.... Read More