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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.

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
Ilima-Lei Macfarlane submits Jessica Middleton at Bellator 178 MMA News 

Ilima-Lei Macfarlane submits Jessica Middleton at Bellator 178

Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (6-0) defeated Jessica Middleton (2-1) via submission (arm-bar) at 2:15 of round one at Bellator 178 tonight from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. Quote from Ilima-Lei Macfarlane: “I went in there and did everything that I wanted to do. I did everything that I needed to do and as I said in the cage, I really wanted to make... Read More
A.J. McKee scores first round head kick knockout at Bellator 178 MMA News 

A.J. McKee scores first round head kick knockout at Bellator 178

A.J. McKee (8-0) defeated Dominic Mazzotta (12-2) via knockout (head kick) at 1:15 of round one in the first fight on Spike TV tonight during the Bellator 178 broadcast. Quote from A.J. McKee:  “The ‘Mercenary’s’ back. I was getting bored when I didn’t have a fight, partying a little you know, I am only 22, dropped out of college. You know, that... Read More
Split Decision MMA Podcast:  Professional Fighters League, Tim Kennedy reenlists to fight ISIS MMA News Split Decision MMA Podcast Video 

Split Decision MMA Podcast: Professional Fighters League, Tim Kennedy reenlists to fight ISIS

On this episode of the Split Decision MMA Podcast: WSOF done and Professional Fighters League to take its place … McTapper vs Mayrunner money is discussed by Dana … Tim Kennedy re-enlists to fight ISIS .. One Champioship “Dynasty of Heroes” announced .. Torres is calling it a carreer .. Who is fighting Cormier? … Possible fight fixing in overseas... Read More
23 years after UFC 1 fight, Royce Gracie and Art Jimmerson face off for first time, while at Bellator 178 MMA News 

23 years after UFC 1 fight, Royce Gracie and Art Jimmerson face off for first time, while at Bellator 178

UFC 1 competitors face off at Bellator 178 Royce Gracie and Art Jimmerson met inside the UFC octagon 23 years, 5 months, and 9 days ago at the very first Ultimate Fighting Championship event. Jimmerson, a boxer, chose to wear one glove into the cage, not knowing that to this day he would aptly be nicknamed ‘One Glove’ by mixed... Read More
WATCH:  Bellator 178 – Straus vs. ‘Pitbull’ 4 – preliminary bouts – 7 p.m. EST Events MMA News 

WATCH: Bellator 178 – Straus vs. ‘Pitbull’ 4 – preliminary bouts – 7 p.m. EST

Watch Bellator 178 prelims Watch the Bellator 178 preliminary bouts from the Mohegan Sun Arena at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut beginning at 7 p.m. EST. Don’t Miss Bellator 178: Straus vs. Pitbull 4 – Live Friday, 9/8c on Spike Preliminary Card: (Bellator.com – 7:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. CT) Welterweight Bout:Ed Ruth vs. David Mundell Heavyweight Bout: Tyrell... Read More