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MMA Daily News

Friday, April 29, 2016

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Report suggests McGregor would have boost UFC 200 by $45M

Philippines President Aquino says Manny Pacquiao was target of terrorist group Abu Sayyaf

Roger Gracie, Michal Pasternak to Vie for Vacant LHW Belt at One Championship 41

Cormier vs. Jones to headline UFC 200

Being Disrespectful: Top Ten

Ronda Rousey Signs Multi-Film Deal With Lifetime

Who Are The Richest People in Jiu-Jitsu?

King of the Cage Returns to Soboba Casino on June 4 for “Firefight”

Wushu Watch: How to Grapple Without Ever Grappling

Opinion: Demetrious Johnsons Weighty Issues




MMA Daily News

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Nevada to Require All Fighters to Partake in Brain Health Testing

Sensors in body armor will enable safe full contact weapons-based martial art competition

The Savage Truth: Irish Standoff

Three Rules Every Fake BJJ Black Belt Should Know

UFC 197 Medical Suspensions: Jon Jones, OSP Possibly Sidelined for Six Months

Study – Growing Evidence of Psychiatric Consequences Following Sport Concussion in Adults

Former UFC Champ: Dana White Is Throwing A Fit Over McGregor

Watch: 78 yr Red Belt Renato Paquet Rolling With The Vieira Brothers

BAMMA 26: Rany Saadeh to Defend Flyweight Title

The Muay Thai Bee of Pai Valley




MMA Daily News

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Yeah, baby! Paige VanZant crushes Austin Powers rendition on 'Dancing With The Stars'

The Bottom Line: Leaving Conor McGregor Out of UFC 200 Would Be Colossal Mistake

The Curious Case of Anthony Pettis

RFA Champion Devin Clark Faces Alex Nicholson at July 13 UFC Fight Night in Sioux Falls

Harry Potter star is virtually unrecognisable after taking a break from acting to become a CAGE FIGHTER

Shane Mosley: I was asked to throw fights, was set up in steroid scandal


Combate Americas Recap: Sexy Mexy Wins 5th Straight; Kyra Batara Gets Dirty Win

“Enormous Damage” Requests for UFC Piracy Criticized by Court

Longtime MMA fan and Oscar winner Kevin Costner thinks sport should be in Olympics




MMA Daily News

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Issei Tamura drops Juntaro Ushiku to win Pancrase‬ interim featherweight title

Late Replacement Gordon Ryan Takes 16-Man Tournament, $25,000 at Eddie Bravo Invitational 6

Conor McGregor's coach still '51 percent optimistic' about UFC 200

Jones, Johnson and Golovkin: Where Combat Sport Becomes Fighting Art

Dana White says Conor McGregors tweet about being back on UFC 200 not true

Syuri Kondo Wins MMA Debut Against Kanna Asakura At Pancrase 277

Perpetual Power Cycle: Why Russian politicians gift UFC fighters luxury cars

Irish UFC flyweight Patrick Paddy Holohan forced to retire over rare blood condition

The Difference Between Helio & Rickson Gracie’s Style of Jiu-Jitsu

UFC 197 salaries: Jones gets $500K disclosed payout, Saint Preux $55K




MMA Daily News

Monday, April 25, 2016

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Cejudo 'humbled' by loss at UFC 197, 'underestimated' Johnson's clinch

UFC 197 Results: Slightly rusty Jon Jones still scores clean sweep over Ovince Saint Preux in main event

K-1 World GP 2016: 60kg Japan Tournament Stream and Live Results

Ovince Saint Preux Fought Jon Jones with a Broken Arm at UFC 197

Kunlun Fight 43 Results: Kyshenko Bests Groenhart and Sitthichai Wins Big

Lovato defeats Nunes, wins vacant MW title at LFC 54

Secrets Of The John Danaher Leg Lock System

Matches to Make After UFC 197

UFC 197 post-fight bonuses: Johnson, Rodriguez take home $50k for knockouts

Debunking Common Misconceptions About Strength Training For BJJ




MMA Daily News

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


UFC 197 play-by-play and live results

'War Machine' claims he's unable to celebrate Passover behind bars

Bellator 153 Results: Andrey Koreshkov Routes Benson Henderson to Keep the Belt

Olzhas “OLEYDJAN” Coach Released A Statement On Why His Student Competed As A White Belt

ONE Championship Enters into collaboration with Universal Music Group

Hiromasa Ogikubo, Koshi Matsumoto Take Shooto World Titles at Finish-Filled Fight & Mosh

ADW 4: Buentello vs. Rimbon to Headline May 24 Event

FloGrappling To Live Stream 2016 IBJJF Worlds + 9 Other IBJJF Events

Benson Henderson Set to Join the Military Ranks Despite Bellator Deal

An Academic Analysis of Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier's Trash Talk




MMA Daily News

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


To interim, or not to interim? That is the question, and UFC fighters are torn

Tamura vs. Ushiku for interim FW title, Tokudome vs. Arreola in non-title bout at Pancrase 277

Bellator 153 Results: Koreshkov vs. Henderson

A Blue Belt Competing As A White Belt At Abu Dhabi Pro 2016 And Won Absolute

Inside Chuwattana: A Conversation with the Owner of Bangkok's Hidden Gym

SFL America Begins Team Challenge on May 7 at Emerald Queen Casino with Seattle vs. Portland

9 Best Kept Secrets Of BJJ Black Belts

Badr Hari Once Again Involved in Bar Attack Incident

Did Helio Gracie Cheat in His Match Against Kato?

Unbreakable Jon Jones: The Return of MMA's Prodigal Son




MMA Daily News

Friday, April 22, 2016

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Conor McGregor issues statement after being pulled from UFC 200

Dana White: Conor McGregor retirement would have USADA implications

Thin Nakai? Bulky bug lady drops weight following UFC goose eggs, eyes Tokyo tussle on July 24

WWE Legend ‘Chyna’ Found Dead in Her Redondo Beach Home at Age 45

TUF 23 results, recap for 'Team Joanna vs Team Claudia' on FOX Sports 1 (Ep. 1)

A mysterious Dagestani billionaire wanted to buy a stake in the UFC

Caught On Camera: BJJ Blue Belt Kills Taxi Driver With Choke

UFC Fight Pass streaming service acquires Shooto Japan library, to air live events as well

M-1 Challenge light heavyweight champion Viktor Nemkov to defend title vs. Rashid Yusupov

Technique of the Week: K-1 legend shows slamming leg kick variation




MMA Daily News

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Conor McGregor officially out of UFC 200, fighting future still unclear

ONE Championship and UFC is the story of East and West in the MMA market

Fedor: The 'probability is very high' that I will sign with the UFC

How Death, Money & Mayweather Possibly Influenced Conor McGregors Retirement

MMA community reacts to Conor McGregor's 'retirement,' decision to pull him from UFC 200

Left vs Right Grappling Stance. Who Has The Advantage?

King of the Cage Announces Main Event World Title Fight at the Meadows Casino Resort on May 21st

GLORY 30 SuperFight Series Card is Pretty Crazy

Team Lakay Head Coach Mark Sangiao Reflects on a Triumphant Night at ONE: ‘Global Rivals’

Gracie: UFC gave me consent to be a Bellator brand ambassador




MMA Daily News

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Invicta FC Pres Weighs in on Cris Cyborg’s UFC Debut and Promotion’s Future

Hilo police open investigation into sexual assault allegedly perpetrated by UFC 199s B.J. Penn

Paige VanZant rocks rumba with new partner on 'Dancing With The Stars'

Diego Brandao Arrested on Four Felony Charges for Alleged Strip Club Incident

GLORY Announces Matchups for GLORY 31 Amsterdam

Fixed? Hong Man Choi Stirs Up More Controversy

Study – 61% Concussion Rate for National Boxers in 2 Year Period

UFC on Fox 19 Salaries: Rashad Evans Earns Top Payout with $150,000 in Defeat


Former Sengoku champ among 4 fighters removed from UFC roster




MMA Daily News

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Congressman wants to amend Ali act to include MMA

Declaration of Independents for April 2016

Tom DeBlass On Why He Doesn’t Believe in Testing For Belt Promotions

Christakos defeats Manderson, Bynoe gets past Franchi at Brace 39

Postal Connections: Big Apple Finally Bites

Alexey Oleinik reveals UFC offered Fedor more money than Rizin

UFC Fight Night 91 Headed To South Dakota

Kunlun Fight Announces Plans for Future Stadium Construction, Weekly Shows

Combate Americas’ “30 fights in 30 days” begins April 18th, Sanchez vs. Segura headlines

Kimbo Slice-James Thompson Rematch Booked for July 16 Bellator Event in London




MMA Daily News

Monday, April 18, 2016

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Rizin 1: Fujita vs. Prochazka Results & Discussion

Bellator 152 Results: Patricky ‘Pitbull’ Freire, Alessio Sakara Pick Up Wins in Italy

Meldonium in the UFC: How Sharapova's drug scandal affects fighters

UFC on Fox 19 bonuses: Glover Teixeira earns $50,000 after first-round knockout of Rashad Evans

After beating Bethe Correia at UFC on FOX 19, Raquel Pennington wants 'big name' fight next

Fedor Emelianenko vs. Fabio Maldonado set for Fight Nights in Russia

GLORY 29 and SuperFight Series Live Results

Cage Warriors Events To Be Streamed Live On Ufc Fight Pass

Ring of Combat 22 Official Weights, Results, Suspensions and Staff

Fedor's return set for June 7th in Russia




MMA Daily News

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


UFC on Fox 19 Teixeira vs. Evans Results: Play-by-Play & Updates

RICKSON GRACIE: Basics Win Fights

Rfa 37 Results And Highlights: Leandro Higo And Devin Clark

CES MMA make debut in MA with Pedro Gonzalez vs. Andres Jeudi headlining

John Wayne Parr Comes to Muay Thai Grand Prix on June 11th

Islam Makhachev reportedly flagged for banned substance, bout with Drew Dober scratched from UFC on Fox 19 card

Trainer: Bethe Correia Enjoyed Amazing Three-Month Camp at American Kickboxing Academy

SHOOTO – 04/23/2016: Saito faces Algeo, Uno takes on 37-yr old striker Childers

UFC Sells Out Ottawa Debut

Ring girl left 14-month-old daughter in a 100-degree car while she auditioned at a strip club




MMA Daily News

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Rizin VP Jerry Millen Talks About Rekindling the Days of Pride in Japanese MMA

How Lyoto Machida May Cut his USADA Doping Ban in Half

The Savage Truth: Ali Act to MMA -- Good or Bad?

Foolproof System for Supplement Verification Is Needed in MMA

ONE Championship Announces Broadcast Deal in Philippines With Multimedia Giant ABS-CBN

Glover Teixeira: Lyoto Machida was 'devastated' by USADA violation

UFC Announces November 12th Card For Madison Square Garden

Ronda Rousey eyes Octagon return at UFC 205 inside New York's Madison Square Garden

The Most Valuable BJJ Technique Every Person Should Know, Even Your Mom

The Stars Are Aligning for a Kimbo Slice vs. Wanderlei Silva Bout




MMA Daily News

Friday, April 15, 2016

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Shinji Nishimura aiming to bring Pancrase to Las Vegas in 2017

ADCC Worlds 2017 Place Confirmed and Date updated

Ufc Issues Statement On Bj Penn Sexual Assault Allegations

Lyoto Machida vs. Dan Henderson canceled after Machida admits taking banned substance

Kennedy: The UFC may not be able to shut me up...and maybe that's why I'm still on the shelf

Joao Carvalho's Death Stirs Up Old Dispute Over What to Do About MMA in Ireland

Claudio Calasans Jr. has 10 tips every white belt should follow

Xiaomi ROAD FC 031 update: “Ryo” Choi Young will face Judoka Yoon Dong-Sik in a Middleweight match

Let’s Talk Bare Knuckle Boxing, Tribal Commissions and Legality

5 Tips For Wrestlers Transitioning To BJJ




MMA Daily News

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


UFC cancels April 25 open tryouts for Season 24 of 'The Ultimate Fighter'

Roy Harris Promotes Online BJJ Students By Email Up To Brown Belt

BJ Penn vs. Dennis Siver set for UFC 199

Zingano: Loss to Rousey 'a really, really good thing'

RIP Joao Carvalho, MMA Fighter Dies Following KO Loss In Dublin

Former champ Georges St-Pierre 'on good terms' with UFC, talking about comeback fight

UFC Fight Night 85 victor Viscardi Andrade flagged for potential USADA violation in out of competition test

Weighing the Options of Ben Rothwell

Draculino On How To Adapt Your Training For A Competition

Monson reveals Taktarov match-up is a parody fight: 'This is like a WWE thing'




MMA Daily News

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Opinion: Pedestals and PEDs

Watch The Famous Chef Anthony Bourdain Compete At New York Open Jiu-Jitsu Tournament

Paige VanZant ties for first with 'Toy Story' rendition on 'Dancing With The Stars'

Renzo: ‘Bourdain Risked Looking Like a Fool For The Adventure’

Rizin 1 Bout Order Announced; Prochazka vs. Fujita Gets Top Billing Over Wanderlei, Sakuraba

Chuck Liddell, Forrest Griffin to coach The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America 3'

One Night in Thailand: Gamblers, Child Fighters, and Muay Thai


The Comeback: 'Rumble' not happy, new 'TUF' coaches, greasing-allegation fallout

Jon Jones Accuses New Mexico Police Officer Of Racial Profiling




MMA Daily News

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Brazilian fighter reportedly in critical condition in Ireland

M1 Challenge Results

After besting Ben Rothwell, Junior dos Santos says he'll 'be champion again'

Kevin Souza replaces Derek Campos in Saturday's Bellator 152 headliner

Xiaomi ROAD FC 031 update: Lee Yun-Jun faces George Roop at Featherweight

UFC Fight Night Zagreb Bonuses: Lewis, Taisumov, Perez, Cannonier Pocket $50K

UFC on FOX 19: Road to Octagon video

Kimbo Slice: Fighters should be allowed a little extra vitamins to perform

Complete Guide To Judo & BJJ Shoulder Injury Prevention

Eddie Bravo Invitational 6 athlete profile: Matheus Diniz




MMA Daily News

Monday, April 11, 2016

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Ufc Fight Night 86: Rothwell Vs. Dos Santos Full Results

Lima defeats Trocoli, Vitkay bests Wilson at LFC 53

Manny Pacquiao Shows Vintage Form in Dominant Performance Against Tim Bradley

Watch UFC Fight Night 86's post-fight press conference

Frank Mir Reacts To Failed Drug Test With Strange Explanation

Manager: Sponsors who left UFC after Reebok Deal left MMA

Kunlun Fight 42 Results: Kanters Wins Tournament

Carlos Gracie: ‘Jiu-Jitsu Without The Gi Is Not Jiu-Jitsu’

Photos: BJJ blue belt Anthony Bourdain wins gold at New York Open

6 Valuable Life Lessons From Renzo Gracie




MMA Daily News

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


UFC Fight Night: Dos Santos vs. Rothwell results, play-by-play, analysis, video highlights, and more

UFC legend and two-time heavyweight champion Frank Mir flagged over potential anti-doping violation

PANCRASE 277 – 04/24/2016: Tokudome talks about upcoming fight vs Arreola

Real American Wrestling: The Rise and Fall of the RAW Team

Cruz's Absence Amplified His Championship Awareness

Tate explains decision to fight Nunes

Kunlun Fight 41: Wu Xuesong Stops Tayfun Ozcan, Wins 4-Man Qualifying Tournament

M-1 Challenge 65 Official Weights & Pictures from St. Petersburg, Russia

Manager: Miesha Tate vs. Holly Holm 2 Was Never Discussed For UFC 200

Rickson Gracie Secrets: Cross Side ‘Heavy As A Dead Whale’




MMA Daily News

Saturday, April 09, 2016

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


UFC legend Georges St-Pierre hosts new TV show about his true passion, Dinosaurs

Cat Zingano vs. Julianna Pena official for UFC 200

UFC on FOX 19 lineup shuffled; Dodson-Gamburyan now closes out Fight Pass prelims

How Freddie Roach is coping with Parkinson's in the twilight of his career

NY Times op-ed asks Governor Cuomo to veto MMA Bill

Opinion: The Problem With Accepting Short-Notice Fights

The Mental and Physical Dangers of Nostalgia in MMA

Politician whines about SEAL MMA training

Two World Championship Title Bouts Set For ONE: Kingdom Of Champions

Rickson Gracie Secrets: Importance of Positional Training in Jiu-Jitsu




MMA Daily News

Friday, April 08, 2016

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


'The Ultimate Fighter' 23 cast revealed

Miesha Tate To Defend Title Against Amanda Nunes At Ufc 200

Lookin For A Fight, Episode 4

Rothwell versus Dos Santos: The Craft of Fighting Ugly and the Flaws of 'Perfect' Boxing

Most Intimidating Grapplers in History: BJJ, Judo, Wrestling & Sambo

18 yr Old Defeats 3x World Judo Champion Ebinuma


Dada 5000 Says He Suffered Two Heart Attacks During Bellator 149 Bout

Moment an 'energy shield master' dares martial arts expert to hit him in the face

Unwritten BJJ Rule: Whatever Happens on the Mats, Stays on the Mats




MMA Daily News

Thursday, April 07, 2016

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Judo Olympian: BJJ Not Enough To Help Your Judo Ground Game

Speed Bag: Are most UFC fighters, in fact, replaceable?

Rampage Jackson vs. Satoshi Ishii to headline Bellator: Dynamite 2

TUF 24 Winner Will Earn Flyweight Title Shot

'The Grass Is Greener': UFC-to-Bellator Signees Speak Out

RIZIN.1 – 04/17/2016: Q & A with Kanako Murata

Matt Mitrione on the UFC: ‘They Steal from Your Left and Right Pockets’

A Historic Hall Welcomes the Latest Crop of Irish MMA Charges

Top 10 Most Loved People in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

TUF 24 announced, season winner gets UFC flyweight title shot




MMA Daily News

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Owner/Promoter of Texas MMA promotion indicted for drug trafficking

UFC on Fox 20 Update: 4 Bouts Confirmed for July 23 Card in Chicago

Faulty gun spares GLORY contender Zack Mwekassa's life in car-jacking incident

video: Watch Paige VanZant return to the Octagon with a Paso Doble

Wanderlei Silva Issues Challenge To Kimbo Slice

Wanderlei Silva to Partner with Kiyoshi Tamura for Rizin Tag Match Against Sakuraba, Tokoro

WFL Results: Souwer and Groenhart Win Big

UFC releases statement on Julianna Pena following legal resolution after December arrest

How Pro Wrestling Helped Establish Women's MMA, and How WMMA Returned the Favor

Classic Ground Judo legends Match: Flavio Canto vs Travis Stevens




MMA Daily News

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


1st ONE female champion to be crowned May 6

Why Garry Tonon Is the Most Exciting Man In Grappling

Monson vs. Taktarov on 4/16 in Russia

Yoel Romero, USADA reach settlement on shorter suspension

Dan Henderson Says End of Storied Career is “Definitely Close”

Opinion: The Intrigue of Newness

Ray Sefo on Jon Fitch's first WSOF title defense: 'Jake Shields is next for sure'

M-1 champ Ramazan Emeev discusses Shlemenkos doping suspension, Russias meldonium scandal

Debate: Submission Only Events, Guarantee for Exciting Matches & More Submissions?

Former cop: Jones' five tickets for drag racing was 'overkill'




MMA Daily News

Monday, April 04, 2016

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Study – Mileage (More-so Than Concussions) Predict Long Term Brain Risk in Contact Sports

WSOF 30 results: David Branch retains the middleweight title, Jon Fitch captures welterweight gold

Ronda Rousey Comeback Revealed

First Quarter of 2016 Sees 36 Countries Hold #WMMA Bouts

Victory FC 49 Highlight Video and Fight Results

7 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Training Martial Arts

Lawsuit: UFC inadvertently produced e-mail from PRIDE acquisition

Xiaomi ROAD FC 030 update: Kim Seung-Yeon injured, bout with Baoshe Riguleng postponed

Savage Entertainment: March Badness 2 – Live Results – Veal Wins Featherweight Title

WCKC 6 Official Weights, Results, Suspensions and Staff




MMA Daily News

Sunday, April 03, 2016

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


World Series of Fighting 30 live stream, results and discussion

Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux set for UFC 197 with Daniel Cormier out

Polaris Pro 3 ‘Rousimar Palhares vs. Garry Tonon’ Play-by-Play & Results

Daniel Cormier Injury Reportedly Sidelines Him For 4 To 6

WLF Glory of Heroes Results: Jauncey Victorious with Headkick KO

The Brutal Catch Wrestling of Minoru Suzuki

World Series of Fighting Announces Intent To Acquire MMA World Expo

Legendary boxing coach Freddie Roach discusses Georges St-Pierre return

Jake Shields hits opponent with Stockton Slap, calls him a 'bitch' after grappling match

Opinion: The Man, His Myths and the Devil Inside Him




MMA Daily News

Saturday, April 02, 2016

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


"Teflon" Jon Jones Released From Jail, Will Fight Cormier in April

PANCRASE 277 – 04/24/2016: 18-Year Old undefeated Kanna Asakura to face Syuri

Inaugural female champ to be crowned at 'ONE Championship 42: Ascent to Power'

►Invicta fighter pops for diuretics, suspended by Nevada Athletic Commission

Air Force Halts Boxing Program

Stand Up Mistakes: 5 Reasons Why Your Opponent Takes You Down

Dana White: Jon Jones did the dumbest thing you can ever do

Araujo faces Cochrane at VFC 49

What are GOOD & BAD Reasons for Competing in Jiu-Jitsu

Cyborg Praises Conor McGregor For Helping Her Get Her First UFC Fight




MMA Daily News

Friday, April 01, 2016

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


Jon Jones Admits to Probation Violation, Accepts Plea Deal (Full Court Video)

Dana White Outlines Decision to Give Conor McGregor Another Crack at Nate Diaz

Olympian and UFC signee Bilyal Makhov talks Meldonium doping scandal in Russia

Cody Garbrandt: Ive Cut My Ties with Ex-Team Alpha Male Training Partner T.J. Dillashaw

All of the Feels: Ken Shamrock and the Agony of Heartbreak

DEEP CAGE IMPACT 2016 – 04/23/2016: Nam Phan vs Masakazu Imanari confirmed

MMA fighter charged with violently beating defenseless New Jersey teen

King of the Cage Debuts at Fort Hall Casino on May 21 for “Counter Punch”

Brazilian jiu jitsu: Grips

RIZIN FF: Women’s Wrestling Sensation Kanako Murata Takes On Russian Rising Star Natalya Denisova




PANCRASE NEWS -  Black Belt Watson Wins Shamrock FC Main Event - Receives Promotion

Monday, February 01, 2016

Pancrase Newswire - By Jerry Roeder and Will Hendricks

Shamrock Fighting Championship, Lumiere Casino, St. Louis, MO.




Jan 30, 2016 - Pancrase black belt Enrique Watson improved his professional record to 5 - 0, with a first round TKO win over opponent Michael Gaston at Shamrock FC in St. Louis, MO.


Following his main event victory, Enrique Watson was promoted to second degree black belt by Professors Jerry Roeder and James Wright. 


Enrique is the owner of Combate Xtreme MMA Academy based in St. Robert, MO.  He is a Bellator MMA veteran, a former US Marine and is about to accompany his wife, still on active duty, to Iwakuni, Japan where he will continue to train Marines in Pancrase.


In this photo, Enrique (second from left) is joined by Pancrase black belts (left to right) James Wright, Luigi Fioravanti, and Jerry Roeder.



PANCRASE MMA - Belt Rank Promotions

Friday, December 25, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO



The Pancrase Promotions Committee is pleased to announce the promotion of Chaz Valentine to Brown Belt of Pancrase MMA.  His rank is effective July 01, 2015.  Mr. Valentine trains under black belt James Wright in Jacksonville, NC.







PANCRASE MMA - Belt Rank Promotions

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


The Pancrase Promotions Committee announces the following belt rank promotions.


Black Belt 1st Dan Jeff Morris




Purple Belt Derick Lambert



Blue Belt Richard Caruso

Blue Belt Shane Hazelwood

Blue Belt Kyle Davis




Will Hendricks - Commissioner




PANCRASE MMA - Belt Rank Promotions

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO



The Pancrase Promotions Committee is pleased to announce the promotion of Andren Bellamy to Blue Belt of Pancrase MMA.  His rank is effective September 10, 2015.  Andren trains under black belt James Wright in Myrtle Beach, NC.



Will Hendricks - Commissioner




PANCRASE MMA - Belt Rank Promotions

Monday, October 05, 2015

Pancrase Newswire

Denver, Broomfield, CO


The Pancrase Promotions Committee announces the following promotions to Blue Belt of Pancrase MMA.


Nohelia Guillot

Nohelia is a Certified Black Belt in Kempo Karate and a Blue Belt in BJJ. She as competed and won Karate and grappling tournaments. She has competed in empty hand forms, weapons forms, and point sparring. In addition to her success in karate tournaments she has placed and won grappling tournaments in both gi and no gi divisions. Recently, she had her first amateur MMA fight where she beat her opponent in the first round by referee stoppage due to strikes. Congratulations to Sensei Nohelia.


Nohelia was promoted by Black Belt James Wright.


Willian Ramos


Willian is the first Blue Belt at our Myrtle Beach School - Martial Arts 360.  He was promoted last Saturday by Professors Jerry Roeder and James Wright.



Will Hendricks - Commissioner




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




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.