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2013-08-16 23:03:21

Future Hall of Fame Fighter, 9x UFC Champ Matt Hughes will be conducting two workshops and signing autographs at Leading Edge Martial Arts in Allentown PA on Oct 5th 2013. Allentown, PA (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 Future Hall of Fame fighter, Matt Hughes returns to Leading Edge Martial Arts on Saturday Oct 5th 2013. In April 2012, Matt Hughes conducted an amazing day of workshops at Leading Edge Martial Arts in Allentown PA. By popular demand, he will be returning again this Oct. to conduct...

2013-01-02 08:22:35

SALT RIVER PIMA-MARICOPA INDIAN COMMUNITY, Ariz., Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Talking Stick Resort, an enterprise of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, proudly announces its partnership with King of the Cage (KOTC), one of the largest Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotional institutes in the United States. Beginning Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, the resort will host its first match in the Salt River Grand Ballroom. The event will feature fighters battling for the KOTC Bantamweight World...

2011-12-20 08:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Respect Your Universe, Inc. (RYU), announced signing top UFC Welterweight Fighter Jon Fitch to their first athlete endorsement deal. Fitch, who is widely recognized as one of the highest ranked pound-for-pound Mixed Martial Artists in all Mixed Martial Arts, was carefully selected by RYU after extensive research on today's Mixed Martial Artists who encompass the Warrior Ethic lifestyle both in, and out of, the octagon. ( Photo:...

2011-11-03 16:25:00

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pop Culture Vault Entertainment Fine Art Gallery today announced "Beyond the Cage - The Fine Art of MMA (www.beyondthecageMMA.com) the FIRST FINE ART Exhibit dedicated to the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, giving fine art and sports enthusiasts alike a rare, visual experience into the lives of these athletes. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111103/LA99834) The grand opening will take place at the Pop Culture Vault Gallery...

2011-07-31 00:02:09

MMA fans around the world are waiting patiently for one of the biggest showdowns in combat sport history. A fight that has been a decade in the making is finally upon us. Fedor "The Last Emperor" Emelianenko will fight the current Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion Dan "Hendo" Henderson in what will be an action packed night. MMA fans can watch Fedor vs Henderson online at http://MMAonlineTv.com Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 30, 2011 MMA fans around the world are waiting patiently for one of...

2011-05-12 15:05:00

DALLAS, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Strikeforce(TM) Lightweight Champion Josh Thomson joins Kenny Rice as the guest host on this week's "Inside MMA." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) With the UFC's purchase of Strikeforce(TM), big dream fights are once again on the mind of every MMA fan. Former Strikeforce(TM) Light Heavyweight Champion "King" Mo Lawal tells Kenny and Josh that he's got an inter-promotional dream fight of his own in mind: getting a...

2011-02-02 07:00:00

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- California Sports Company K-Swiss (Nasdaq: KSWS) has announced a multi-year endorsement with Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Jon "Bones" Jones for both the K-Swiss and FORM Athletics brands. Under the terms of the deal, K-Swiss will add Jones to its stable of performance training footwear ambassadors, and FORM Athletics, a wholly-owned subsidiary of K-Swiss, will expand its current relationship with Jones for both lifestyle and...

2010-07-30 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Three-time Grammy Award-winner MC Hammer has launched Alchemist Management (www.alchemistmgmt.com), a management, promotion, marketing and brand-building firm for MMA fighters. Hammer serves as the new company's CEO and has named Lex McMahon as President and Nima Safapour as Vice President of Business Affairs and General Counsel. Alchemist Management is based in Los Angeles. Hammer brings significant experience in top-tier sports and entertainment...

2009-10-02 16:16:47

Spike TV says 5.3 million viewers watched its U.S. broadcast of the Kimbo Slice-Roy Nelson fight this week. The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights episode aired Wednesday night and was the most-watched episode of an original series in the six-year history of the channel. The program features former UFC light heavyweight champions Suga Rashad Evans and Quinton Rampage Jackson as coaches and is the only installment in the show's history to include only the heavyweight weight class, 206 or more...

2009-01-06 09:44:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Bellator Fighting Championships, a first of its kind Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotion, officially announced today the exclusive signing of undefeated MMA fighter Lyman Good. As the newest addition to the Welterweight (170 lb.) division of Bellator's tournament style events, which premiere on ESPN Deportes April 4, 2009, Good may be the division's wildcard. Training at a New Jersey branch of the world-renowned Tiger Schulmann gym, Good brings...