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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.

Undefeated rising CFFC star, Joe Solecki attributes early MMA successes to familiarity of losing in BJJ Interviews MMA News 

Undefeated rising CFFC star, Joe Solecki attributes early MMA successes to familiarity of losing in BJJ

The Nicest Guy in MMA Out to Prove He’s A Title Contender I’ve had the pleasure of witnessing Joe Solecki perform twice an amateur mixed martial artist, but never spoke with or interviewed him until today.  The 23-year old New Jersey native is either putting on an act and should win some sort of performance award OR he genuinely is the... Read More
Combate Americas Announces Cinco De Mayo Fight Card For Ventura, Calif. Events MMA News 

Combate Americas Announces Cinco De Mayo Fight Card For Ventura, Calif.

COMBATE AMERICAS ANNOUNCES NINE-BOUT LINEUP FOR CINCO DE MAYO MMA EVENT IN VENTURA, CALIFORNIA LIVE FROM VENTURA COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS ON FRIDAY, MAY 5 LIGHTWEIGHT MAIN EVENT: JOSE “FROGGY” ESTRADA VS. EMILIO CHAVEZ Lightweight Co-Main Event: Danny “The Realist” Ramirez vs. Chris “Taco” Padilla Plus: John “Sexy Mexy” Castaneda vs. Chris Beal Alyssa Garcia vs. Sheila Padilla Heinrich Wassmer vs. Freddie... Read More
‘Big Kansas’ Daniel Gallemore gets new opponent in VFC 57 headliner Events MMA News 

‘Big Kansas’ Daniel Gallemore gets new opponent in VFC 57 headliner

Second title bout added to full lineup for Victory Fighting Championship 57 Daniel “Big Kansas” Gallemore (6-3) vs. Daniel “The Predator” James (6-2-1) – VFC heavyweight title Nick “Garfield” Mamalis (18-10) vs. Kevin “Pocket Herc” Gray (8-3) – VFC flyweight title Darrick Minner (17-6) vs. Justin “O-Town” Overton (4-3) – featherweight Josh “Slipknot” Pfeifer (5-2) vs. Cody Carillo (11-14) –... Read More
History in the making: Team USA to compete for first time in WMMAA Pan-American Championships & World MMA Championships Events MMA News 

History in the making: Team USA to compete for first time in WMMAA Pan-American Championships & World MMA Championships

For Team USA to effectively prepare to compete in the 2017 WMMAA Pan-American Championships and World MMA Championships for the first time, WMMAA USA has announced its partnership with promoter RMN (Rocky Mountain Nationals Events) to host the USA National Open Tournament, June 17-18, in Denver, Colorado. Earning a position on USA Team is an extremely demanding process. Many athletes... Read More
Spike in ONE Championship television ratings, social media engagement MMA News 

Spike in ONE Championship television ratings, social media engagement

ONE CHAMPIONSHIP TELEVISION RATINGS SHOW INCREDIBLE GROWTH IN LAST THREE YEARS Over the past three years, ONE Championship, the largest sports media property in Asian history, has seen incredible growth rates in both television viewership and social media engagement — a testament to the rapid rise of the promotion in worldwide households and the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA)... Read More
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