“It’s definitely frustrating. I was upset, of course. But I’m going to keep on fighting. It could be a blessing in disguise with the other organizations out there. It’s like a three-year deal with the ['The Ultimate Fighter'] and all. I think they can release you whenever they want. So yeah, they kind of let [...]
UFC middleweight contender Patrick Cote appears to be wielding an almost inordinate amount of confidence toward his match up with much considered best in the world, Anderson Silva.
â€œI do this sport to be No. 1, so I canâ€™t ask for more. To fight the best guy pound-for-pound in the world and to have a [...]
In a recent SI.com article, Josh Gross reports that the rumored split between Quinton â€œRampageâ€ Jackson and long time trainer/manager Juanito Ibarra is in fact a reality:
â€œRampage’s seismic shift from an idolized mixed martial artist began after he relinquished his title on points to Forrest Griffin UFC 86 on July 5. The decision to fire [...]
It seems the always temperamental California State Athletic Commission has struck yet again. While it was widely speculated that a case of Hepatitis kept Aleksander Emelianenko out of his scheduled bout at Affliction “Banned”, it now appears that it was merely a matter of paperwork:
“I passed the medical board and my license to fight was [...]
The California State Athletic Commission has released the official fighter salaries for EliteXC “Unfinished Business”.
The eleven-bout event took place on Saturday, July 26th, at the Stockton Arena in Stockton, California.
Newly-crowned EliteXC heavyweight champion Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva was the highest paid fighter of the event, taking home $200,000 for his second-round TKO victory which aired on [...]
FSN and ProElite, the parent company of EliteXC, announce today that FSN will telecast four one-hour special MMA cards Sunday nights at 9:00 PM local throughout mid-September and into early October.
EliteXC, the only MMA organization to be broadcast live in primetime on network television, has developed a stacked lineup of some of MMAâ€™s top stars. [...]
In a recent interview with FIGHT! Magazine, lightweight contender Roger Huerta spoke out against the less than fair treatment he claims to receive from the UFC, and leaves few details to the imagination:
“Huertaâ€™s disillusionment with the UFC began when he did press tours for his employer in Miami, Houston, Los Angeles, and London and received [...]