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MMA World News Headlines

Friday, July 31, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


World Series of Fighting Appoints Carlos Silva as New CEO

Justin Wren signs with Bellator, meets Josh Burns on Bellator 141 main card

Beyond the Octagon, pt 2: Knockouts abound

UFC Releases Statement After Filing Lawsuit Against Wanderlei Silva

Rickson’s Opinion on the Gracie Academy vs Carlson Gracie Team Rivalry

Andrei Arlovski vs. Frank Mir targeted for UFC 191 in Las Vegas

Don’t be a Douchebag When Rolling With Women

Alistair Overeem elects to wait for Junior dos Santos after UFC 191 talks fall through

Not All MMA Records Are Created Equally

Tito Ortiz on the UFC: 'They're going to crumble from inside'

Renato Laranja’s Street BJJ Fighting Tips

Fight Card for Lion Fight 23

5 Ways To Deal With A Bigger, Stronger Opponent In BJJ

Legacy Fighting Championship 45 Set for Sept. 11 in Tulsa

Effects of Preworkouts, Energy Drinks & Stimulants on Jiu-Jitsu Performance

Future of Womens Strawweight Division Will Be Decided at UFC 190

Changing Seasons of Muay Thai: The Lives of Four Fighters One Year Later

Ufc 193 Event Page And Fight Card Rumors

Essentials of Strength Training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

UFC 190: Rousey vs. Correia video - Embedded, part 2




MMA World News Headlines

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Why you should never have ‘Junior Black Belts’ in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Fedor Wants to Make MMA Return Against Werdum

UFC sues Wanderlei Silva in Nevada court for 'Intentional Misconduct'

Joseph Duffy vs. Dustin Poirier headlines UFC Fight Night 77 in Dublin

Duane Ludwig Apologizes To Team Alpha Male For Recent Comments

ABC elects first new President in 8 years

Dominick Cruz: 'I could be Duane Ludwig's coach, straight up'

UFC on FOX 16 draws best summer ratings to date

360 GAME ROAD FC 025 on 22 August full Main Card now open

Aguilar, Gadelha and Lost Art of the Title Eliminator

LeBron James Was Intimidated By Rousey, Could’t Introduce Himself At ESPYs

Zuffa Loses Bid To Delay Discovery Obligaitons in Anti Trust Lawsuits

WSOF 22's Jake Heun speaks up for Chris Leben, talks about fighting Davin Clark on Saturday night

No Holds Barred: Victor Cui on ONE Championship 2015 and 2016

Some Ways To Help Your Kids Enjoy Summer Break With Jiu-Jitsu!

Watch the complete HBO Real Sports report on domestic violence in MMA

Anatomy of a Choke: Two Common Principles

GSP: I believe IV ban is a good thing

King of the Cage Presents “GRIND” at The Sheraton Uptown in New Mexico on August 15

Video: Buakaw Banchamek vs Khayal Dzhaniev




MMA World News Headlines

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


USA Today responds to UFC payola allegations

Killing the Queen: Ronda Rousey

Bas: Fedor can still make a UFC title run

UFC hires Eric Winter, former Yahoo executive, to help oversee UFC Fight Pass

Chris Leben clarifies felony arrest, says there was no domestic violence

Thiago Silva Denied License, Clifford Starks In Against Mike Kyle at WSOF 22

ADCC Worlds 2015 Competitors List Update

Royce Gracie on Eddie Bravo Feud, Gracie University, Ken Shamrock & More

Countdown To Ufc 190: Ronda Rousey Vs. Bethe Correia

On Georges St-Pierre, the fighter with the uncommon luxury of doing what he wants

ONE Championship Goes to Shanghai, China


Japanese Judo Federation Starts Collaboration with BJJ Confederation (CBJJD): Common Training Sessions

The Most Disgusting Move In Martial Arts

What Is The Grind And How Do I Embrace It?

UFC Fight Night 73 Card Finalized With 13 Bouts

Haymon-Golden Boy file Arbitration Briefs which may decide lawsuit

Portugal First Country to Implement Professional Jiu-Jitsu Level 1 Instructor Course

UFC Rankings Report: Tate Takes Top Spot, 4 Women Ranked Above Correia

PXC 49 Features 9 Premier Fights




MMA World News Headlines

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Donald Trump’s Long, Strange Relationship With MMA

Dolce exclusive on IV ban

Chael Sonnen claims Conor McGregor had backstage altercation over Reebok kit

Duane Ludwig: TJ Dillashaw Can Knock Out Dominick Cruz In First Round

UFC President Dana White on the recent departure of famed cutman Jacob "Stitch" Duran: "Stitch Duran was never my friend."

Angry UFC Fans Troll Reebok Facebook Page

Pedro Rizzo Returns Against 300-Fight Veteran Travis Fulton in September

Legacy Kickboxing 3 Highlights and Results

The inevitable fall of Dana White and how Rich Franklin could replace him as UFC President

Dominick Cruz: Nobody Believes TJ Dillashaw Is A Champion

Ronda Rousey stars in Budweiser commercial in Brazil

Conor McGregor's father used to tell customers stories about his son's 'million dollar left hook'

When Qigong Masters Go Bad

Top King 4 Finals in Hong Kong Featuring Buakaw Banchamek on July 28th

Gokhan Saki's GLORY Light Heavyweight Championship Vacated

Georges St-Pierre: I Shouldve Stopped One Fight Before

Evolve MMA offering free training, accommodations for UFC and Bellator fighters

Rodolfo, Braulio, Buchecha and Leandro Lo Talks About Weight Lifting For Jiu-Jitsu

Welcome to the UFC, Oluwale Bamgbose

British Champ Celebrates with Front Flip: Gets Disqualified in Final of Masters International




MMA World News Headlines

Monday, July 27, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


RFA Returns to Nebraska for 30th Event

T.J. Dillashaw Keeps Bantamweight Title, Obliterates Renan Barao at UFC on Fox 16

UFC on FOX 16 results: Biggest winners, losers from 'Dillashaw vs Barao 2' last night

Miesha Tate on getting next title shot: 'I love punching Ronda in the face'

Association of Boxing Commissions Annual Meeting Underway this Week

SHOOTO preview: World Flyweight Title on the line for Nobita vs Ryuto Sawada

BJJ Training in the Australian Army

VIDEO: Dana White Breaks Down UFC on FOX 16

Reila Gracie Author of Carlos Gracie Biography: ‘Carlos Was a Victim of Historical Manipulation’

Matches to Make After UFC on Fox 16

Bellator News: Coenen vs. Blencowe In August; Signs Kari Ann Melendez

The Women Arrive At BAMMA 22

TJ Dillashaw’s Post Fight In-Octagon Interview (Full)

UFC on FOX bonuses: Dillashaw pockets $50,000 for TKO win against Barao

Warriors Cup XXIII Official Weights, Results, Suspensions and Staff

Jiu-Jitsu For Small Guys

19 Best Pull-Ups for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Grappling

Global Proving Ground 21 Official Weights, Results, Suspensions and Staff

Gabi Garcia Was Invited by ADCC To Compete In The Men’s Absolute Division

Tito Ortiz: Hulk Hogan is a real American, not a racist




MMA World News Headlines

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


UFC on Fox 16 Results: ‘Dillashaw vs. Barao 2’ Play-by-Play & Updates

ROAD FC 24 Young Guns 23 Live results and updates from Tokyo

Joe Lauzon on response to 'Stitch' blog post: 'Attacking Reebok is just dumb'

UFC on FOX 16 start time, TV schedule for T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao 2

Joe Rogan Has Not Aged Well Over The Last 15 Years

Stitch open to returning to the UFC

Palhares and Moraes to defend titles against Shields and Moraes respectively at WSOF 22

Ufc On Fox 16: Dillashaw Vs. Barao 2 Weigh-in Video Replay

Top BJJ Masters Give Great Advice on Making the Most of your Training

Why MMA is bigger than ever – and still growing

Did UFC 189 Really Do 1 Million PPV Buys?

Gabi Garcia Fires Back at Kim Terra over Sexist Statement on IBJJF Equal Pay

Marloes Coenen returns to meet Arlene Blencowe at Bellator 141

On The Road: Submission Escapes With Coach Bobby Morales

Yodsanklai Fairtex and Giorgio Petrosyan Reportedly Agree to Kickboxing Match in China

Tate: I'm very shocked that I've been demoted on Rousey's hatred list

Learn the Standing Wrist Lock with Pedro Sauer

Video: UFC fighter was ready to 'light up' Floyd Mayweather for trying to steal his girl

Mind & Body: How to Best Recover from Extreme Training Sessions

Bellator Signs Keri Anne Melendez to Fight Kickboxing and MMA for Bellator Starting at Dynamite




MMA World News Headlines

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Can Fedor Be a Success Among UFC's Current Heavyweight Roster?

One Of Boxings Uncommon Treasures: A Q&A with Jim Lampley

UFC on FOX 16 live and official weigh-in results

BJJ + MMA vs Judo: What Can be Done to Help Revive Sport Judo

Video: CM Punk my 'personal goal' is to make UFC debut this December

The Business of Muay Thai Scouting

The curious case of Pedro Munhoz's failed test

Opinion: 'Real Sports,' Hard Truths and Fuzzy Numbers

5 Videos That Demystify And Explain The BJJ Belt System

Gilbert Melendez's wife signs with Bellator, will debut at Dynamite

IBJJF Will Award 10,000$ To Top Ranked Male & Female Black Belt Competitors for 2015/16 Season

WSOF 22 Gets 5 New Bouts Added To Preliminary Card

Jessica Aguilar Told Dana White in 2008 That She Would Eventually Be UFC Champion

The Definitive Guide to Frank Dux

Wanderlei Silva States He Has Proof Of Fixed Fights In The UFC

Martial Arts Legend Kathy Long to Return to MMA in August

A Hero Falls at Legacy 43 in Minnesota

Dillashaw signs deal with Everlast

Studies Published Addressing Boxing Injury Rates and Headgear Effectiveness

Wushu Watch: The Dumbest Ideas in Martial Arts




MMA World News Headlines

Friday, July 24, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Duane Ludwig doesn't regret recent comments about Team Alpha Male

Rodrigo Comprido: ‘Steroid Users Feel Insecure about their Jiu-Jitsu’

Knockout blow by UFC fighters?

Reebok Comments on UFC Firing Popular Cutman Stitch Duran

Lorenzo Hood vs. Raphael Butler on “Bellator MMA: Guillard vs. Girtz” Friday, Aug. 28

Top 10 Hottest Female Fighters In The UFC

"360 GAME" presents ROAD FC 24: public weigh ins information, Lenne Hardt to announce

UFC on FOX 16 Embedded, Episode 1: 'Now you know why I'm evil'

Ray Sefo interested in hiring 'Stitch' Duran, predicts 'great' WSOF 22 match ups

Bizarre Jason Miller bonus interview on HBO 'Real Sports' derails after 'Mayhem' boozes, takes bong hits

When Animals Attack, and People Punch Them

Why Every Parent Should Have Their Children Train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Duane Ludwig on Team Alpha Male: Dillashaw Is the Only One Who Wants to Be a Champion

Jiujitsu; A Universal Language

Jake Shields had plenty to say about 'dirty' Rousimar Palhares on WSOF 22 media call

A Brief History of Dance Fighting

King of the Cage Returns to Chinook Winds Casino Resort on September 5th for "ROGUE WAVE"

Denny Prokopos on if a No Gi Black Belt is also a Black Belt with the Gi

Royce Gracie: ‘People that Walk into a BJJ School Wanting Self Defense are Guided To A Sport with a Point System’

Inside a Burmese Lethwei Gym




MMA World News Headlines

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Legendary cutman 'Stitch' Duran says UFC fired him for comments about Reebok deal

Top Reasons Why 99% of People That Start Jiu-Jitsu Will Never Reach Black Belt

HBO: Rate of domestic violence in MMA is twice that of general population

Infographic: UFC Hall of Famers -- The Fighters

Question: Why My Professor Prioritizes MMA Fights More Than Jiu-Jitsu Tournaments

Randy Couture: If Fedor Emelianenko signs UFC contract, 'more than likely I'm out'

Invita FC Pres Talks Milestone Las Vegas Event, Three More Shows in 2015

ROAD FC 025 announcement: Three Rising Rookies Earn the Spotlight

A Rebellious José Aldo Takes Aim at the IV Ban

Pros react to UFC's firing of 'Stitch' Duran

Ratings Report: Michael Bisping vs. Thales Leites peaks at 731,000 viewers for afternoon slot

Report: Kickboxing Champion Valdet Gashi Was Executed by ISIS

The Fall of Renan Barão

How To Successfully Center Your Game Around The Kimura Trap Setup

Lawlor: Fighters need to borrow from pro wrestling

King of the Cage Presents “BITTER RIVALS” at Citizens Business Bank Arena on August 29

SuperKombat Puts Last Seven Events Up for Free on YouTube

Joseph Duffy Is Forging His Own Path With UFC

Saskatoon's UFC Fight Night 74 lineup finalized with 12 bouts

Baseball player tries to score with Ronda Rousey, but gets thrown out by 'Rowdy's' mom




MMA World News Headlines

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Rony Jason denies diuretic use, but second drug test result comes back positive

Donald Cerrone accuses upcoming opponent, champ Rafael dos Anjos, of drug use

Sumo: The Art of Six Second Fighting

“Cyborg” Interested in Super Fight with Miesha Tate

Fedor Emelianenko’s Ex-Manager Hopes Fighter Signs With UFC

Christy Mack details 'harrowing' War Machine domestic attack on video for first time

Road to UFC: Japan Episode 3: Wicky opens with a KO

UFC Fight Night 71 medical suspensions

UFC Fight Night 71 salaries: Mir gets $200,000 payday

Ufc 190: Rousey Vs. Correia Extended Video Preview

USIBA, NCBA and the Battle for College Boxing

DEEP Cage Impact 2015 results and updates

Watch How Different Jiu-Jitsu is when Sparring with Strikes

MMA gear review: Anthem Athletics MMA gloves

Road To The Octagon: UFC on FOX 16 (Full Video)

Kinberly Novaes vs Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger Announced For RFA 2

Tate and Caraway to corner each other and fight at UFC on FOX 16

Pan Am wrestling recap: Team USA dominates

Top 5 Martial Arts for Law Enforcement

Saya Ito Defeats Yoshimi Hatayama At The Battle Of Muay Thai 9




MMA World News Headlines

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


UFC 190: Rousey vs. Correia Event Page and Fight Card Rumors

Nick Diaz Gets Brief Jail Time In Dui Plea Deal

Bellator creates rendering of Dynamite show with both cage and ring

ROAD FC 25 gets a super fight between champs Lee Yun-Jun and Choi Mu-Gyeom

UFC welterweight flunks drug test, benched one year for testosterone metabolites

Rorion Gracie on how to Use Principles of Jiu-Jitsu in Growing a Business

Randy Couture says he'd consider fighting Fedor Emelianenko 'if the stars align and the right situation' came up

Fight Night Glasgow medical suspensions

Keith Alden Learned From Early Mistakes to Become an Ultimate Beatdown Title Contender

Affiliating with a Big Name BJJ School: Pros & Cons

Conor McGregor: From Nobody To UFC Champion In Six Fights

Metamoris Founder Robert Zeps on the Future of Jiu-Jitsu & his Non Affiliated BJJ School Studio 540

Smith defends MW title, Anyanwu regains HW belt at CFFC 50

NY Summer No-Gi: Diniz beats Burns for black belt open class title; other results

Octopus Wrestling and the Cephalopod Uprising

Dana White: Jon Jones and Chris Weidman wanted to fight to see who's 'King of New York'

Video: Jahfarr Wilnis vs Hesdy Gerges Kunlun Super Heavyweight Final

Punk: Roufus told me striking is my best facet of MMA

Rolling for Respect: How Brazil's First Parajiujitsu Tournament Levels the Playing Field

Georges St-Pierre Hasnt Decided If Hes Retired Or Not



MMA World News Headlines

Monday, July 20, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Opinion: UFC is standing in the way of its own success

Cris Cyborg: ‘Tito Ortiz is like family… The UFC Makes me sad…’

Real-life fight club: The models, marines and hipsters who illegally do battle on New York's underground

This MMA Legend Just Called Steven Seagal an Embarrassment


Chattanooga Shooter Was A Jiu Jitsu Competitor

Anthony Smith, Zulu Anyanwu Make Statements in Title Wins at CFFC 50

From Shooting Victim to World-Class Competitor: An Interview with James Clingerman

Road to the Octagon for Saturday’s UFC on FOX 16 premieres today at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT on FOX

SFL Champion Justin Harrington Just Starting to Realize His Potential

Michael Bisping Targets Rematches with Cheating Scumbags Vitor Belfort, Dan Henderson

Titan FC 34 Quick Results


Jiu-Jitsu: Different Rolling Methods

Bigfoot Silva: If Fedor signs with the UFC, I dont see any problems with a rematch

Press Release: Mixed Striking Championship Live on on July 25th

UFC Fight Night 72 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media

5 Important Lessons You Learn From Sparring

Frank Mir eyes return to the broadcast booth, reflects on Jose Aldo's WEC debut

Everyone that does Jiu-Jitsu needs to visit & train in Brazil at least once in their lives!




MMA World News Headlines

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


UFC Fight Night 72: Bisping vs Leites Live Play-By-Play & Results

ONE “Kingdom of Warriors”: Bibiano Fernandes Defends Crown With Stoppage Win


Fight Night Glasgow: Post-Fight Press Conference

Michael Bisping vs. Thales Leites full fight video highlights

UFC Fight Night: Evan Dunham vs, Ross Pearson full fight video highlights

UFC Fight Night 72 draws announced attendance of 10,451 for $1.5 million live gate

Is A Jiu-Jitsu Team League The Solution To Make The Sport Grow?

UFC Fight Night 72 bonuses: Joe Duffy earns $50,000 with submission of Ivan Jorge

Krantz KOs Larson, claims vacant welterweight crown at LFC 43

Three Masters Give Useful Tips To Jiu-Jitsu Beginners

Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas: A Comprehensive List Of MMA Drug Busts

Rousey hopes to retire on Cyborg win

IMMAF Silver Medalist Anja Saxmark Sees Growth in Swedish Female Fighting

Ronda Rousey Has Been Planning That Mayweather Burn for a Whole Year

The second installment of “Road to UFC: Japan” aired on TV Tokyo on July 13, 2015.

Gustafsson vs. Cormier at UFC 192 on October 3

Former Bellator champion Zoila Frausto signs with RFA

UFC Fight Night 72 Results: The Real Winners and Losers

Clark Gracie Names His Top 5 Most Important Gracies In History




MMA World News Headlines

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Bellator 140 Results: Lima vs. Koreshkov

ONE Championship Announces Six More Electrifying Events for 2015

Phuket Dreaming Season 2 Episode 5: Top of The World

Conor McGregor and the Great Communal Power of the Spectacle

The Last Emperor is Dead, Long Live Fedor

M-1 Global President Vadim Finkelchtein talks about Fedor's return to MMA

UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Leites weigh-in results and live video stream

Renzo Gracie: ‘With Abu Dhabi’s Backing, Jiu-Jitsu In The Olympics is a Certain Goal’

The Kung Fu-Muay Thai Is Alliance Blooming

"360 GAME presents ROAD FC 024 in Japan" opening press conference statements

Swick announces retirement

Josh Barnett: ‘Starting Your Rolls On The Knees is a Waste Of Time’

Frankie Edgar Blasts Conor McGregor, Says UFC is Protecting Him

Cris Cyborg: ‘I dont hate Ronda Rousey, I’m just promoting the fight’

WSOF: We Can Compete With UFC In The Race For Fedor

New Sports Channel For Jiu-Jitsu

Biggest Winner and Loser from UFC Fight Night 71

Fight Path: Titan FC 34's Vince Eazelle learned resiliency from champion-caliber mom

Sport Science: Examining The Effectiveness Of Arm Locks vs. Leg Locks

New Promo for Next Friday's Legacy Kickboxing 3




MMA World News Headlines

Friday, July 17, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


ONE CEO: Asians want to see Ben Askren get beat up because he fulfills 'loudmouth' American stereotype

Jose Aldo On Reebok Deal: It Sucks, But What Can We Do

Fedor's Return Another Mysterious Move from MMA's Enigmatic Legend

Investor based In Abu Dhabi Is Planning To Sponsor Top Jiu-Jitsu And MMA Talent

Headline Hunting: Is a Fedor Emelianenko return to MMA a good thing?

Falling Through the Cracks: The Uncertain Life of a Young Muay Thai Champion

Ronda Rousey Keeps Fighting For Her Legacy, Not For Money

GLORY 23: Main Card Finalized

UFC's Marion Reneau started MMA at age 32 to save money for son's college fund


UFC Heavyweight Contender Andrei Arlovski Wants Rematch with Fedor Emelianenko

Andrade suggests publicizing sexual orientation could be tougher burden for male fighters

VIDEO: Jean-Claude Van Damme Separates Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez

Lo considers moving up to heavyweight to fulfill his dream of being an open class world champion

Matt Brown is not pleased with the UFC's new drug testing policy

Viacom sued by early investor in Bellator MMA

Bellator 140: Michael Page Has Found a Permanent Home

World Series of Fighting signs Adam Ward and Andreas Spang

Melvin Guillard vs. Brandon Girtz set to headline Bellator 141

WCK Muay Thai: Victoria's Extreme Fight Card




MMA World News Headlines

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


UFC Fight Night 71 Results: Mir vs. Duffee

Fedor Confirms Return To Mma, But Where Will He Land?

Former porn star Jenna Jameson sues her MMA fighter ex-boyfriend over their $2million waterfront mansion

Pec Implants and Fixed Fights: Meet Mexico's Jorge Kahwagi

Does Technique Really Conquer All? 3 BJJ Masters Give their Opinion

History suggests rough future for Rory MacDonald after brutal UFC 189 loss

Coach: Conor did zero wrestling, knee injured

Mike Ricci out of Saturday's main event with injury, Titan FC looking for replacement

Imortal 2 announces one-night tournament, winner signs Invicta FC contract

Veteran cutman Stitch Duran: Reebok should've asked for feedback on cutman gear

We Talked to the Only Woman to Beat Cyborg Since 2009

Minority Bellator Shareholder Sues Viacom Alleging Diverted Income

In Las Vegas with Mike Swick, looking for a past that no longer exists

Fight Time Promotions 26, Price vs. Salmon for WW title headlines

UFC Rankings Update: Conor McGregor Debuts On Pound-For-Pound List

BJJ Documentary- Training with 5th Degree Black Belt Chris Haueter in LA

K-1 World 70kg GP Video: The Quarterfinals

Vacant LFC welterweight title to be filled at LFC 43 as Derrick Krantz faces Brock Larson

UFC 189 preliminary television ratings only at average levels

UFC Fight Night 71's Josh Thomson says UFC made it clear he wasn't going to get top level fights




MMA World News Headlines

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


UFC Fight Night 71 staff picks: Mir-Duffee? Ferguson-Thomson? Holm-Reneau?

Another UFC Set For This Wednesday Night

Road to UFC: Japan Episode 2 recap: Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson pick teams

All UFC San Diego fighters come back clean in out-of-competition drug tests

Wanderlei asks fans if McGregor fight was fixed, makes video bashing 'big liar' Dana White

Lawler's boxing coach resigns on high note

Joe Silva's Shoes: What's next for UFC 189's winners?

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu: The Chameleon

Declaration of Independents for July 2015

Invicta FC 13 payouts: 'Cyborg' Justino earns $100K of $162K total payout

Dana White Says Hes Never Disrespected Champ Jose Aldo in His Life

New main card bout! Intense Irish battle slated for Bellator MMA this Friday at Mohegan Sun

Who was the first female BJJ black belt?

Jiu Jitsu Best Friends Choke Each Other Unconscious At Home

UFC 189 Judo Chop - Weakness and Strength: What We've Learned about Conor McGregor

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu: The Chameleon

12 Warning Signs that Your BJJ Academy is a Cult & How to Save Yourself

Joe Silva's Shoes: What's next for UFC 189's losing fighters?

Bellator MMA and Spike TV name Sean Grande Play-By-Play Announcer For Its Live Fight Coverage

Tyson Fury Will Challenge Wladimir Klitschko for Boxing’s Heavyweight Crown




MMA World News Headlines

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


UFC 189: How McGregor Stole Mendes' Wind

By the Numbers: TUF 21 Finale

UFC 189 salaries: Conor McGregor, Chad Mendes pocket $500,000 paydays

TUF 21 Finale Salaries

Jiu-Jitsu Tournament In Afghanistan With 85 Participants

UAEJJF Launches 4 Worldwide Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu Events with Huge Money Prizes

Rory: This was the best time of my life

McGregor-Faber to coach The Ultimate Fighter 22

TUF 21 Finale Bonuses: Thompson, Usman, Masvidal, Samman Nab $50K

TUF 21 Finale: Ellenberger vs. Thompson Winners and losers

The Tragic Story Of Marcelo Behring

The Good, Bad and the Strange from 'The Ultimate Fighter 21' Finale

Enumclaw’s Harrington, Cunningham Capture Gold at Super Fight League 41

Reebok deal pays $230,000 in debut

UFC Champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk Talks Recover; Polish Superfight

5 Porn Stars That Train Jiu-Jitsu

The Most Unusual Finishes You’ll Ever See In MMA

Yoddha FC Tryouts 4 results from grass-roots amateur event in India

Watch: Keenan Cornelius’ Newest Guard: ‘The Mantis Guard’

Badr Hari vs. Ismael Londt Rumored for August 22nd in Grozny




MMA World News Headlines

Monday, July 13, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


UFC 189 post-fight show

TUF 21 Finale Results: Ellenberger vs. Thompson

UFC 189 Fight Highlights: Chad Mendes vs. Conor McGregor

Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald tear each other to pieces in one of the greatest fights ever

Conor McGregor Never Felt Threatened by Chad Mendes in UFC 189 Main Event

UFC 189: Mendes vs. McGregor Winners & losers

Rory MacDonald Suffered Fractured Nose and Foot in UFC 189 Loss

UFC 189 Bonuses

Mendes’ Big Night Falters, But Respect Is Earned, Given

Hot Tweets: Fighters React To Conor Mcgregor Finishing Chad

UFC Hall of Fame Inductees: Matt Hughes and Frank Trigg

As McGregor proves superstar status, some questions reveal complex answers

Yoddha FC Tryouts 4 results from grass-roots amateur event in India

Dana White Confirms Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor In Las Vegas

Matches to Make After UFC 189

Why Conor McGregor versus Chad Mendes Could be Fixed

IMMAF 2015 Female Champions Crowned

Xande Ribeiro defeats Pé de Pano by refs decision at the 2015 American Nationals

Ninja Turtle founder starting Cage Hero MMA comic

Woman Has Been Practicing Her Martial Arts For 50 Years.




MMA World News Headlines

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


UFC 189 results & discussion

Dana White Says José Aldo's Rib Ain't Broke, Weight-Cut Was the Problem

UFC 189 start time, TV schedule for Conor McGregor vs. Chad Mendes

Rickson Gracie: ‘MMA Sets a Bad Example to the Youth , Only Attracts People who like Barbarism’

The Cut List - UFC 189: Mendes vs. McGregor

The Young Bloods of UFC 189

Doctor Says Jose Aldo’s Ribs Were Fractured, Following New Comments From Dana White

Now a Voice for WSOF, Bas Rutten Talks Crazy Cool Trip into UFC Hall of Fame

UFC 200 slated for July 2, 2016 at the new MGM arena

Roger Gracie Winning Return to BJJ, Submits Comprido; Plans to Reclaim World Title in 2016

Fight Doc – Rib Injuries

The Ultimate BJJ Drills Video Compilation

New Hall of Famers talk PEDs, their careers and who should be inducted next

FCC 4 Official Weights, Results, Suspensions and Staff

Matt Brown: ‘I don't want to be the dead one because a motherf--ker was sticking needles in himself’

Bruce Buffer will be the announcer of ADCC Worlds 2015!

UFC Plans On Spending Even More Money On Aldo McGregor If McGregor Wins At UFC 189

Kung Fu: Walking the Earth Like Caine

Gavin Sterritt released by Bellator after pulling out of fight with Brennan Ward

3 Ways Jiu-Jitsu Differs from Most Other Martial Arts




MMA World News Headlines

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


UFC 189: Mendes vs. McGregor weigh-in results and live video stream

Brandon Thatch born to fight, but childhood made him a UFC rising star

Invicta Fighting Championships 13 Live Play-By-Play & Results

WSOF 23: Gaethje vs. Palomino II Hits Phoenix on Sept. 18

Get To Know The Girl Who Destroyed Guys With Jiu-Jitsu In The Park – Riley Breedlove

Great Workout Motivation Video featuring Joe Rogan

InvictaFC 13 Fallout – What’s Next, Who’s Next, What’s Up, Who’s Up

Manager: Travis Browne denies domestic abuse allegations '1,000 percent'

What to Watch For: The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale

Bruno Fernandes On GSP: “He Is A Legitimate Black Belt”

PXC Laban MMA heads back to Baguio, Philippines on July 11

UFC's Sam Sicilia on Reebok kit, new anti-doping policy, and Mendes vs. McGregor

Frank Mir on Why He Prefers using ‘Small Man Jiu-Jitsu’

How Hayder Hassan got ATT's $200k donated to Wounded Warriors

Emilia’s Golden Rules When Visiting Another BJJ Academy

Coming Soon: Four UFC Cards in Eight Nights

Two Championships on the Line at Super Fight League 41 this Saturday Night

Waterson: The Karate Hottie Begins Again

BJJ Champ Emma Kamaric on Beating her Eating Disorder with the Help of Jiu-Jitsu

Cathal Pendred and the Importance of Being Noticed




MMA World News Headlines

Friday, July 10, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Invicta 13 Weigh-in Results: Cyborg, Van Duin Cleared for Featherweight Title Bout

Frank Trigg: American Hustler

UFC heavyweight Travis Browne target of domestic abuse allegations

Welcome To The UFC, Michelle Waterson

UFC to unveil improved logo and look on Saturday

Sunday's TUF 21 Finale card complete with Hassan-Usman, Graves-Luque

Living, Sleeping And Breathing Shaolin Kung Fu For 2 Weeks Documentary

Costas Philippou informs UFC of retirement from MMA

IMMAF World Tournaments Sees Colonna, Grusander, and Herrington Advance

Mendes doesn't feel reach will be an advantage for McGregor at UFC 189

Marcelo Garcia: “I just want my students to do better than me”

Main Event Set for Shinobi War 5

UFC 189 breaks gate records

Haymon seeks to stay lawsuit filed by Golden Boy

Dana White Believes Jose Aldo Would Have Earned “Close to Four Million” at UFC 189

In the Midst of Economic Meltdown Athens Hosted an MMA Event

Epic Surf & Jiu-Jitsu Competition Organized Last Weekend

Bibiano Fernandes' inspirational journey from the jungle to MMA championship glory

Kung Fu Film Legend Donnie Yen Lands Role in Star Wars

Cris Cyborg: ‘I Hope Bethe KO’s Ronda’




MMA World News Headlines

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Former British Olympic judoka Kerrith Brown appointed as IMMAF president

Bidding Farewell to MMA’s IV Era

Thiago Silva Replaces Injured Tyrone Spong, Faces Mike Kyle at WSOF 22

Metamoris Launches Challenger – Pro Competition Circuit- Open To All Grapplers

ATT owner details trying to buy UFC, twice

UFC Octagon girl Brittney Palmer's husband charged with attempted murder for allegedly trying to kill he

Coming Soon! Dana White And Matt Serra Working On Reality Show

GLORY CEO Talks About Preparing for a Bright Future with GLORY 23 and Dynamite on the Horizon

Mike Dolce: IV ban will be worst possible day for MMA

Brendan Schaub: ‘McGregor is Terrified; The One Fight He Didn’t Want, It Happened’

Jiu-Jitsu Research: “Height Not A Factor In Success Rate Of Triangle Chokes.”

Learn Rafa Mendes’ Unexpected Judo Reverse Triangle Setups (Sankaku Jime)

Tonya Evinger wants to play spoiler against prospect Irene Aldana: 'I just like to disappoint UFC'

Why So Serious, Conor McGregor?

Top 6 Things You Should Know When Facing a Wrestler

The Coolest BJJ & Grappling Medals & Trophies

Conor McGregor wanted to bet the UFC $3M that he'll knock out Chad Mendesr

UFC 189: Mike Swick Outlines Advantages of Training in “The Land of Muay Thai”

Kunlun Fight 28 is Looking Stacked Thus Far

How to Build a Powerful Back for Grappling




MMA World News Headlines

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Muay Thai champion Valdet Gashi who joined ISIS dies in Syria

Gilbert Melendez Pops for Steroids, Suspended One Year

Nutritionist George Lockhart talks IV ban, how to safely cut weight and rehydrate

King of the Cage Presents “FUTURE LEGENDS 30” on August 15 at Eastside Cannery Casino Hotel in Las Vegas

Invicta FC 13: Event Airs On Fight Pass Thursday

UFC 189 Embedded, Episode 5: 'I want to have a right hand that I can sock Conor in the face with'

Roger Gracie vs. Rodrigo Comprido set for July 10

Twitter reacts to Melendez's failed drug test

Hatsu Hioki and Ryan Jimmo among 14 fighters released by the UFC

Jose Aldo’s out-of-competition drug test comes back clean

Pioneers: The First Foreigners To Compete At The 1996 Mundials in Rio

Cristiane Cyborg Justino Returns To Action This Thursday Night

Could Mendes' "Personal" Vendetta Against McGregor Be His Downfall?

Enfusion Live #30 This Weekend in Dublin

Sonnen shoots down comeback rumors

Inside Eddie Bravo's 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu

Gilbert ‘Durinho’ Burns Lists His Top 5 BJJ Fighters in UFC- Some Very Surprising Choices

Comeback: How Bernardo Faria Won 2xGold At the 2015 BJJ Worlds

King of the Cage Returns to Coeur D’Alene Casino Resort Hotel on August 20 for “BAD REPUTATION”

Olympic Boxer Mary Spencer Brings Boxing to the First Nations of Canada




MMA World News Headlines

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Judging the Celtic Tiger: An Honest Look at Conor McGregor vs. Chad Mendes

"360 GAME" presents ROAD FC 024 in Japan

IMMAF World Tournaments Announces Draws

UFC 189 In-Depth Preview

UFC 189's Welterweight Smorgasbord

Mayweather Could be Stripped of Title he Won From Pacquiao

B/R MMA in 2005: A Retrospective Look at the Sport a Decade Later

Finalized Card For Saturdays UFC 189 PPV Event

Coach pulls back curtain on Conor camp

History Of Luta Livre & Reasons For Lack Of “Mainstream” Popularity

Helio & Rorion Gracie On How To Deal With A Devastating Defeat

Michael Bisping Was Once A Teenage Bareknuckle Boxer

M-1 Challenge 59: Fight bonuses

2015 HOF Profile - Jeff Blatnick

Training partner: Jon Jones back to training and acting 'positive'

Chael: Guys in MMA have to be loved too much

6 Exercises For Stronger BJJ Grips

How to Earn a Black Belt in BJJ: Surviving the Injury Onslaught

Edwin Najmi teaches how to avoid pressure at the half guard & finish on the foot lock

BAMMA Featherweight Champion Tom 'Fire Kid' DuQuesnoy Re-Signs Multi-Fight Deal With BAMMA




MMA World News Headlines

Monday, July 06, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Pancrase 268: Japan x Brazil results: Ueda’s dominant win makes the tally 2-2

Originally Targeted For UFC 191, Cormier vs. Gustafsson On Slight Delay

Frank Shamrock vs. Tito Ortiz was one of the UFC's first true classic fights

GSP Coach Firas Zahabi on Which Martial Art is King of the Streets

Invicta 13 Preview and Predictions

Jiu-Jitsu Self Defense And Sports: One way Vs Another

Jesse Brock Grinds Past Joe Murphy, Extends Winning Streak in RFA 27 Main Event

Xande Ribeiro On MMA Fighters Getting Promoted Straight To BJJ Black Belt: ‘It’s A Joke. Respect Jiu-Jitsu’

Should Jose Aldo Be Stripped Of The Title?

Brazilian fighters react to new UFC drug testing program

Jackson? Longo? Cordeiro? Mendez? Roufus explains how to pick right gym, right trainer

Blue Beltitis': Why Some People Quit BJJ at Blue Belt

IMMAF 2015 Tournament Preview – The Strawweights

UFC 190: Joanna Jdrzejczyk Explains Why Shes Cheering For Claudia Gadelha

Plaintiffs file opposition to Zuffa’s Motion to Stay Discovery

Rampage campaigning for Roy Jones Jr. to face Wolfslair teammate in September

“Strength fixes everything” 8 Strength Training Rules For Jiu-Jitsu

UFC 189 'Embedded' video blog (Ep. 3): Conor talks, Chael sleepwalks

American Nationals Next Weekend

B.J. Penn says his greatest career moment didn't come in MMA




M1 Challenge 59 - Pancrase MMA Fighter Fioravanti Takes Gold In Russia

Sunday, July 05, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO



Missouri based Pancrase fighter Luigi Fioravanti traveled all the way to Astana, Kazakhstan for a July 3rd, M1 Challenge 59 bout against Russian fighter Sergei Kovalevfor.  Fioravanti, a UFC veteran and 2nd degree Pancrase black belt, took the win by rear-naked choke at 01:56 of round two.




Weigh-in photos

Official results




MMA World News Headlines

Sunday, July 05, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


ROAD FC 24 in Japan update: Satoko Shinashi gets a new opponent, 16 y.o. Lee Ye-Ji

Photos: UFC Fight Night Japan and “Road to UFC” presser kick off

Ronda Rousey: “I Don’t Lift Any Weights At All”

5 Things You Don’t Know About Jiu-Jitsu Black Belts

Marc Ratner: MMA in New York was so close this time 'I could taste it'

Joanna Jedrzejczyk Undergoes Successful Surgery

Will Anderson Silva's B-samples prove his innocence?

M-1 Challenge 59: Kharitonov vs. Garner 2 - Results

Drug Free Sport issues statement on Jose Aldo drug-test situation in Brazil

Opinion: Eulogy for the UFCs Pre-Soccer Aesthetics

Fans invited to UFC 189 open workouts, press conference and weigh-ins

5 Reasons Why Martial Arts Is The Best Team-Building Activity For Companies

K-1 WGP 2015 70kgs Live Results and Stream

Mariusz Pudzianowski Meets Peter Graham in KSW 32 Road to Wembley Headliner

Ronda Rousey set for new movie with Mark Wahlberg

Lethwei fighters train their sights on the world

GLORY’s Josh Jauncey is Struggling For Mainstream Recognition, Despite Fighting in “NFL or NHL” of Kickboxing

UFCs Uriah Hall Has His Next Opponent

An Ode to Don Frye's American Flag Shorts

Liam Harrison vs. Singdam Kiatmoo9 Scheduled for Yokkao 15




MMA World News Headlines

Saturday, July 04, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Reebok is selling fictitious Norifumi Yakovlev UFC fight kits

UFC exec: Changes may come to Reebok partnership but not in compensation

Full Card for WGP 25 Featuring Alex Pereira vs. Cesar Almeida

ADCC Worlds 2015 Competitors List Update

Reebok Fighter Jersey Flubs Continue In A Big Way

Weights and pictures for M-1 Challenge 59 in Kazakhstan

Andrade: Homophobia is everywhere in Brazil, could learn from US

The Savage Truth: Fractured Plans and Octagon Couture

UFC's Dublin Return Is Relying on Big Irish Performances in July

Top 10 Most Controversial “Team Switchers” In Jiu-Jitsu History

King of the Cage Returns to Socorro Entertainment Center in Texas on August 8 for Live MMA Event

Jiu-Jitsu Coach Found Guilty Of Sexally Abusing A Minor

GSP Spotted at Bangkok Sex Club for 'Kickboxer' Remake

UFC 189: Conor McGregor Makes Case For Why Chad Mendes is a B-Level Fighter

Marketing Specialists: Jiu-Jitsu Not Growing as Fast as Expected

Is Jiu-Jitsu Being Watered Down Or Is It Better Than Ever?

José Aldo: A History of Pulling out of Title Fights

BAMMA 22 Trailer v2

First day at BJJ, From Point of View of Black Belt in Japanese Jiu-Jitsu

Mendes Will Show Us If McGregor Is Legit




MMA World News Headlines

Friday, July 03, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Crazy union fails in bid to block UFC fountain

Reebok is the burning tire in UFC’s growing dumpster fire

Dana White: ‘America Doesn’t Want To Hear About Jesus’

Japan: 4 Child Judo Deaths per Year Alarm Parents (114 in Past 30 years)

UFC Japan adds KID Yamamoto, Kiichi Strasser, and Kyoji Horiguchi

IMMAF 2015 Tournament Preview – The Flyweights

Former middleweight champion and ex-cokehead predicts Jon Jones will go back on the blow

José Aldo Breaks Silence, Calls Interim Belt a Toy for Conor's Drunk Friends

There is no more room for Jesus in the Octagon

Kongo open to fights with Lashley, 'Kimbo Slice,' wants to stay active

TUF 21 Recap: Episode 11

Fertitta On Picking Mendes Over Edgar: ‘It Was A Coin Toss’

Aldo releases X-rays of broken rib

Complete UFC on FOX 16 card announced

Diaz's lawyer not as confident about settlement

Mohegan Sun gets a ton of local talent to complete July 17 Bellator event

Hard Times: When to Expel a Student from a BJJ Academy

Full Card for WGP 25 Featuring Alex Pereira vs. Cesar Almeida

Lonsdale Lightweight Title On The Line In Dublin

Watch the Trailer for the 7th Rocky Film




MMA World News Headlines

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Jose Aldo out of UFC 189; Chad Mendes meets Conor McGregor for interim belt

Will Chad Mendes Show Us More About Conor McGregor?

UFC announces Oct. 24 return to Dublin, Ireland

UFC's Reebok rollout says a lot about both companies in the global marketplace

Keith Owen on Fake Black Belts: “They Are Sociopaths & Compulsive Liars’


Josh Koscheck Is Not Very Fond Of The UFC

Murphy vs. Brock headline RFA 27, first televised MMA event from Idaho

Yoel Romero's win over Lyoto Machida draws 909,000 viewers on Fox Sports 1

Renzo Gracie & Dan Lukehart Denounce Gracie Academy’s Brainwashing of Students

Fabricio Werdum wants Jon Jones reinstated for UFC 'super fight'

B.J. Penn on UFC HOF induction: I'm treated 'better than when I won title'

Myths about female mixed martial artists – BUSTED!

Submission Series Pro - The Takeover

Creativity in Kickboxing; or, K-1's Forgotten Formula to Building the Future

3 Prelim Bouts Announced For BAMMA 22

12 Essential Things To Avoid in Jiu-Jitsu

Amnat Ruenroeng’s Homecoming Descends Into Foul-Filled Extravaganza

Review: Girl Fight: A Muay Thai Story Is a Surprisingly Personal Story of Women Who Kick the Crap Out of Each Other

Confessions of a hobbyist black belt




MMA World News Headlines

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


UFC's new Reebok fight kits have some humorous errors

DA awaiting evidence, but "anticipates" bringing Jon Jones case before grand jury

Schwarzenegger: McGregor one of the 'greatest athletes of all time'

Pancrase 269 sets up Lightweight King ISAO’s drop to 145 vs Will Chope

How does cage size influence MMA fights?

Pancrase Black Belt Luigi Fioravanti: "Fighting is my love, so when I quit it, I will stay in MMA at some other position"

Renzo Gracie injured, match versus Matt Hughes off ADCC 2015

VTJ announces a September return to historic Maihama Ampitheatre

5 Things Nobody Tells You When You Start Training BJJ

Graham Boylan acquires Cage Warriors brand, eyes potential rebrand and two shows in 2015

Watch trailer for “Road to UFC: Japan”, Episode 1 airs July 6th

Don't Fear the Reaper: Learn More About the Dreaded "Knee Reap"

ZST 47 features young guns and an Australian opponent for Champ Go Kashiwazaki

UFC Fight Night 70 salaries: Despite loss, Lyoto Machida earns top payday

Joe Schilling out of GLORY portion of Bellator: Dynamite due to 90 day medical suspension

Rances Barthelemy: Boxing with Sword and Shield

Scientitsts Measure How Body Fat % Increase Affects Athletic Performance

UFC Fight Night 70 Medical Suspensions: Machida, Dias Out Indefinitely

Shlemenko has no plans to fight in Russia, wants suspension overturned with lawsuit

The Biggest KO Punchers In History (Videos)

New Bellator cagegirl Amy Jane is competitive shooter




BELLATOR 138 - Pancrase MMA Fighter Watson Wins Again!

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


photo by John Herrera


Congratulations to Pancrase fighter Enrique Watson for his impressive win last night at  Bellator 138 in St. Louis, MO.  Watson, a first degree black belt, defeated opponent Kain Royer by rear choke at .41 seconds of round one. 




PANCRASE MMA - Belt Rank Promotions

Saturday, June 13 2015

Pancrase Newswire, Denver, Broomfield, CO

By Professor Jerry Roeder


Jared McCraw Patrick Leonard Jessi Kennedy


The Pancrase Promotions Committee would like to congratulate the following martial artists promotion to Blue Belt in Pancrase MMA. These gentlemen are all Marines stationed in Okinawa, are training under Pancrase Brown Belt Chase Owen, and have proven themselves in rigorous competition on the island. Congratulations to Jared McCraw, Patrick Leonard, and Jessi Kennedy!





PANCRASE MMA - Blue Belt Rank Promotions

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

By Will Hendricks

Commissioner's Office

Broomfield, CO


Four Springville, New York martial artists where recently promoted to the rank of blue belt of Pancrase MMA.   The students train in a affiliate program under Jacksonville, North Carolina, black belt James Wright of Martial Arts & More. 


Aaron Klein

Blue Belt

Frankie Heinen

Blue Belt

Jamie Tharnish

Blue Belt

Kyle Oden

Blue Belt

James Wright

Black Belt ll







PANCRASE MMA Brown Belt Promotion

Saturday, April 04, 2015

Pancrase Newswire, Denver, Broomfield, CO

By Jerry Roeder


Pancrase MMA Brown Belt Chase Owen


Some of you remember a few months back when Chase Owen celebrated his reenlistment in the Marine Corps by grappling with 50 Marines in a row. After careful review of Chase's skill, experience, and commitment to the art, the Pancrase Promotions Committee has awarded Chase his Brown Belt in Pancrase Jiu-Jitsu. Even better, Chase and his bride (well, mostly his bride) have recently given birth to a baby boy! This is definitely a great time of celebration for the Owen family.


Congratulations, Chase and Airin!


Here's the video series of Chase in action for his reenlistment




Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO

by1Wrestling News Team

Ladies and Gentleman. My name is Brian Heffron and I am here to tell you that I am……a Phyllis Lee Guy. Yes I am Brian Heffron. Yes I am The Blue Meanie. Yes I was trained by the man who went on to not only be my trainer but my big brother and best friend in Al Snow. Yes I have been wrestling for the better part of 20 going on 21 years. Yes I got to wrestle for ECW during their hottest period. Yes I got to be a part of ECW’s best known factions in the BLUE World Order. Yes I got to wrestle in the WWE during the Attitude Era. Yes I got to be in a WrestleMania. Yes I am one of the coaches at the WORLD FAMOUS Monster Factory. Yes I got to do SO MANY great and wonderful things in the wrestling business. BUT…….BUT…..there is no way I get to do these things if not for the help, guidance and love of Phyllis Lee.

Unfortunately the world lost Phyllis January 18, 2015 on a Sunday afternoon from a severe case of pneumonia. Her family has told me that her last days were peaceful. Though her last days were peaceful it’s still hard to fathom how many lives may have been if not for this wonderful woman. Phyllis Lee in many ways has been an unsung hero to many in the world of professional wrestling. Phyllis who was a tough female wrestler went onto work closely with Boris Malenko and his wrestling camp in Florida. She went on to help and guide many aspiring wrestlers and seasoned wrestlers who needed advice over the past several decades. She even made the cross over to MMA to advice and guide several Mix Martial Artists. Wrestlers and MMA fighters she has helped like Sean Waltman, Bobby Blaze, Willie Wilkins, Scott Levy, Al Snow, Sabu,
Shane Carwin, Nate Marquardt, Carlos Condit, Ron Waterman, Geza Kalman, Dan Severn and myself. That is just a small percentage of people she has helped. To those names I missed I apologize.

I grew up wanting to be a professional wrestler. I NEEDED to be a professional wrestler. All my life I watched wrestling. Lived wrestling. Breathed wrestling. Ate wrestling. I was wrestling junkie. I would scour the tv dial for ANYTHING pro wrestling. Anything from WWF. To NWA.To AWA. To World Class. To UWF. I even found and watch pro wrestling from Hawaii in Polynesian Pro Wrestling. I bought all the magazines. Later I would add on to Dave Meltzer’s “Wrestling Observer” and Wade Keller’s “Pro Wrestling Torch” News Letters. It’s in that era I started learning and finding the world of pro wrestling schools. I mean I KNEW of The Monster Factory an hour away in New Jersey but I wasn’t well informed in anything other than there.

Through Dave Meltzer I learned of of A) The Monster Factory try outs and B) Boris Malenko had a wrestling school. To be honest those would have been my choices. I tried out at the Monster Factory the day after WrestleMania 8 and was put through the try out by none other Glenn Ruth of the Headbangers. Larry Sharpe and legendary New Jersey promoter Dennis Coraluzzo oversaw the tryouts as well. I would have loved to gone to the Monster Factory. How could I not? They produced (and still do) some of the best BIG men in the business. Guys from King Kong Bundy and Bam Bam Bigelow were his best know “Big Men” at that time and being a big guy myself that would be the obvious choice. After the try out Larry Sharpe brought myself and only 2 others of the 8-9 people that tried out. Larry went over all the particulars of what would entail training there. We shook hands and I went home seriously considering going to The Monster Factory.

Now there was also the Malenko wrestling school based out of Tampa, Florida. I had recently discovered Joe and Dean Malenko through tape trading and saw a spectacular match they had with one of my ALL TIME favorite tag teams in The British Bulldogs from All Japan Pro Wrestling. Through the Observer Newsletter I got the mailing address for the Malenko school and sent off a letter asking for whatever info they could give me. Now just as much as Bam Bam Bigelow was a factor in me possibly choosing The Monster Factory. I considered the Malenko camp because of my admiration of not only Joe and Dean Malenko but I also know that’s where The Lightening Kid (Sean Waltman) had trained. I had become a HUGE fan of Sean’s work through his work in The Global Wrestling Federation and again through tape trading. I loved his matches with Jerry Lynn, in Minnesota with Sabu and strong style match I saw him have with Willie Wilkins (Beef Wellington).

I sent out a letter of inquiry to the Malenko school and with in a month to a month and a half I get a letter from……….W. Unity, Ohio? Who do I know in WEST Unity Ohio?! The name above the address written in beautifully written script read Phyllis Lee. Who is Phyllis Lee? I opened the letter to read a letter from Phyllis telling me that the Malekno’s had received my letter and had her correspond with me. The letter put 2 and 2 together on why someone from Ohio was corresponding with a kid who sent a letter of inquiry from New Jersey to Tampa, Florida as she told me she worked with the Malenko’s for a VERY LONG time.

This was 1993 with month unknown but I do remember Phyllis and I corresponding via letter a lot. This was before the days before email, text, Myspace, Facebook and Twitter. In this day and age if you wanted to talk to someone you had to pick up a phone and call or hand write your thoughts to paper, buy an envelope, buy a stamp (which were 24 cents at THAT time) put the letter IN the envelope, WALK to a mailbox and drop the letter in. Phyllis talked to me about the cost of Malenko’s camp, the cost of living in Tampa and all the students that had gone through there. She would talk GLOWINGLY of Sean Waltman and you could tell how proud she had been of him. Very motherly in a way. It was in the way I heard her not only talk about the wrestlers at Malenko’s but the way she seemed to genuinely care about the wrestlers that sold me on going to Tampa.

So I worked and worked and worked at a job as a security guard at Trump Plaza in Atlantic City. Thankfully my grandparents who had raised me along with my mother allowed me to save and save and save all the money I needed to for not only the tuition for wrestling school but seed money for living expenses once I got moved and got settled in. Phyllis and I had gone from writing to talking on the phone. If her letters had come across as warm and motherly then talking to her on the phone was even more so. We talked about life. We talked about family. We talked about wrestling. I learned so much from simply talking to Phyllis on the phone that I felt like I had a mental jump start for wrestling before I put in mile one and took my first bump in the ring.

If the Makeno school was going to be my wrestling school then Phyllis Lee was my preparatory school teacher. She was knowledgeable and more importantly brutally honest. As time went on she started pushing for me to get the ball rolling. Crap or get off the pot so to speak. I had already sent her my tuition for Malenko’s and if I was going to do this I had to SOON. Every call started with “So when are you leaving?”. “I know. I know” would be my retort. I wanted to be a wrestler. I know wanted to go to the Great Malenko’s wrestling school. The one thing that kept me stutter stepping out the door to follow through was the then cost of living down in Tampa. I was fairly young and wasn’t wise to what was/wasn’t reasonable to rent a place to live but at that time and for what it cost to live in what was essentially a efficiency seemed like a lot.

To put it into perspective I now live in a 3 bedroom house and the rent for my house is only a few dollars more then what they wanted for a broom closet in Tampa. I addressed this as a concern to Phyllis and she understood. To Phyllis’ credit she gave it much thought and helped come up with an alternative. This is how awesome Phyllis Lee is. I was 19 when she started talking to me. I was 20 when I sent her THOUSANDS of dollars to pursue my dream of being a professional wrestler. Here I was talking about my concern about moving because of the cost of living. Some people would have kept my money and told me to take off or kept my money and totally no sold me and left me hanging.

Phyllis Lee didn’t. Phyllis was an honest and trusting person. Phyllis had MY best interest at heart. So knowing my concerns Phyllis came back to me and said “Well there’s Al Snow’s school here in Ohio….”. Those words were not only SO out of no where but in hind site would turn out to be one of the best decision I would ultimately make. She told me Al Snow had a school in Lima, Ohio. Al’s school was the same price as Malenko’s but not only was the cost of living a fraction of what it was in Tampa but I could live IN the actual school in Lima. Plus, I could finally get to meet Phyllis who I had only known through email and phone calls.

At that time I had sparingly heard of Al through reading the newsletters and reading results. At the time his feud with Sabu had started heating up. Having only heard Al Snow’s name and having Phyllis endorse Al. I had never seen Al wrestle nor did I know anyone who he had trained at that time. I knew the Monster Factory because of guys like King Kong Bundy and Bam Bam Bigelow. I knew the Malenko school because of Joe and Dean Malenko and Sean Waltman. I knew who they were and what wrestler produced.

Today ironically I am a coach at the same Monster Factory I tried out at in Paulsboro, NJ. The now owner Danny Cage asked me “why didn’t you train at the Monster Factory?”. Which is a great question. I lived in NJ. I lived an hour away. Why not? It has nothing to do with what I saw and experienced at The Monster Factory that was the deciding factor of going elsewhere. It was the fact that I really need to fly away from the nest. If I had stayed in NJ and trained NJ. Once my mother and grandmother would have seen the bruises. Seen the lumps. Heard my moans of pain. They would have tried their hardest to get me to quit. I was their blond haired, blue eyed baby boy. In hind site I was leaving my actual mom and grand mom who didn’t under stand wrestling and pursuing my dream under the guidance of the woman who essentially became my wrestling mom. A “mom” who understood and knew the wrestling business.

On the word of a woman who I had never met. A woman I had only talked to through letter and email. A woman I trustingly sent thousands of dollars. A woman who did not take advantage of my naivety like most others would. On the word of Phyllis Lee I chose to go to Al Snow’s Bodyslammer’s Wrestling Gym in Lima, Ohio. On March 4, 1994 I walked with my mother as we walked to work at the casinos. On the corner of Morris and Arctic Avenue I had the epiphany to turn to mom and say. “I have to start wrestling. I’m gonna leave in 2 weeks”. I later told my grandparents and then put in my 2 weeks notice at work. On Monday morning March 21, 1994. The day after Wrestlemania 10 I drove from Atlantic City, NJ to Lima, Ohio. All on the blind faith I put into Phyllis Lee.

Once I met Phyllis that blind faith I put into Phyllis simply became “FAITH”. I would not have made it if not for Phyllis Lee. As many wrestler’s would tell you they owe THEIR careers and success to Phyllis Lee. All those letters, all those phone calls, all those countless car rides, all those countless shows I did with Al Snow and Phyllis would turn out to be a huge learning experience and worth their weight in not only gold….but platinum. Thank you Phyllis Lee. I love you. I will miss you. And like most others. I owe you.

Rest In Peace,
A Phyllis Lee Guy



MMA World News Headlines

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Rest in Peace Phyllis Lee

Former pro wrestling, key MMA figure Phyllis Lee passes away

No Holds Barred: A Tribute to Phyllis Lee, the First Lady of NHB




PANCRASE News - Phyllis Lee "The first Lady of MMA"  is GONE!

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Phyllis with some of her fighters


I am sad to report that my good friend and business associate of nearly 20 years, Mrs. Phyllis Lee, has died last Sunday from pneumonia. 


Phyllis was one of the true pioneers of MMA.  During her long career as a manager and booking agent she helped many of world's top mma fighters achieve their dreams of stardom and success.  Her only regret was that many of those stars forgot the woman who helped them to the top.


Phyllis, please rest in peace.  We will never forget you.


Your friend always

Will Hendricks

Pancrase USA MMA




PANCRASE MMA Purple Belt Takes On 50 Marines!

Saturday, January 03, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Pancrase Purple Belt, Chase Owen is seen here reenlisting in the Marine Corps in spectacular fashion. This may well be the first time a Marine has reenlisted in grappling gear and flip flops. Additionally, Chase followed the ceremony by grappling against 50 Marines in a row!


Congratulations, Chase!




PANCRASE BLACK BELT Luigi Fioravanti Wins At M-1 Challenge In Russia

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO



Congratulations to Pancrase Black Belt Luigi Fioravanti for his round one, TKO victory at the M-1 Challenge 54 in Russia.


M-1 Challenge & ACB 12 results & pictures from Russia


Fight video




PANCRASE MMA - Purple Belt Rank Promotions

Monday, December 01, 2014

Pancrase Commissioner's Office

Broomfield, CO




*Ben Guillot (left) was promoted to Purple Belt effective 9/27/2014, with a Red Tab Coaching certification effective 11/9/2014.

*Nate Feldman was promoted to Purple Belt with a Red Tab Coaching certification effective11/9/2014.


Mr. Guillot and Mr. Feldman train under black belt James Wright at the Martial Arts and More academy located in Jacksonville, NC..


Congratulations to our newest Pancrase purple belts - Commissioner Will Hendricks




PANCRASE MMA - Purple Belt Rank Promotion

Tuesday, Aug 06, 2014

Pancrase Commissioner's Office

Broomfield, CO



Congratulations to our newest Pancrase purple belt James Jordan.  Jordan is a student and professional MMA fighter training under black belt James Wright of Martial Arts and More academy located in Jacksonville, NC..


Professor Wright reports that he promoted Jordan after winning his most recent fight at Battle of the South.  Jordan was 6-1 as amateur and this was his first pro fight.  He has trained MMA for a several years before moving to Jacksonville and training at Wright's academy.


According to sensei Wright, "James’s judo and wrestling ability are at black belt level. His striking is beyond his rank and his submissions are good."



Congratulations to Mr. Jordan and Professor Wright - Commissioner Will Hendricks




PANCRASE Black Belt Enrique Watson Wins At Shamrock FC

Monday, July 28, 2014

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Congratulations to Comate Xtreme's Enrique Watson for his TKO victory at Shamrock FC last Saturday.  Check out the video: