After last night's incredible Invicta FC 3 fight card, Jessica Penne was crowned the first Invicta 105 pound champion but also has the distinction of being Invicta's first ever champion. This was one of their better cards not only in terms of talent and matchmaking but also in terms of production.
A new MMA reality series produced by James Jefferson and directed by Hollywood veteran Ben Perry called "Warrior Island" is looking to make waves by putting 16 elite fighters on an island in the Pacific Ocean. The reality series, which begins filming on location Feb. 1 of 2013, is being produced by Global Proving Ground who have partnered with former Cage Rage Presenter and current UCMMA Promoter Dave O'Donnell. Each week, the fighters will battle one another to stay on the island and compete for international stardom, as well as a half a million dollar grand prize.
Score Fighting Series 5 was the fifth event as a promotion held this past Saturday night and it did not disappoint. Knockouts, submissions, vicious cuts and a nut shot that hurt just watching it pretty much sums things up for this event.
Thirty-two men started off the season looking to be this season’s Ultimate Fighter as well as the winner of a Harley Davidson and a one year sponsorship deal with Tapout. Twelve weeks and twenty-eight fights later, we are down to only four: James Vick taking on Mike Chiesa and Vinc Pichel taking on Al Iaquinta.
It's that time of the week again and no I'm not just talking about the weekend. It's fight day! This week Bellator presents Bellator 67 from Casino Rama in Rama, Ontario. With four cards to go until the season six finale, Bellator seems to be putting on better and better fight cards as the weeks go by.
With the talk of what could possibly happen to the women's division in Strikeforce due to what looks like Strikeforce's eventual closing, its left everyone wondering if it would mean the end of WMMA in North America with the exception of the occasional fight from Bellator. Enter Invicta FC, where former Strikeforce matchmaker Shannon Knapp decided that an all-female promotion could be exactly what is needed to keep WMMA alive and well.
Two former Bellator welterweight tournament contenders are making the drop to 155 lbs. to compete in this season's lightweight tournament that starts at tonight Bellator 62. As if the new weight cut wasn't enough, both fighters will also be facing Bellator newcomers, which should make for some great quarterfinal round action.
The main card of tonight's Bellator 60 in Hammond, Indiana at The Venue inside The Horseshoe Casino brings you night of featherweight action as current Bellator featherweight king Joe Warren defends his title against Pat Curran. The night will also feature the first round in the featherweight tournament to determine who will get the next title shot against the winner of the main event.