December 15th, 2011

The emergence of mixed martial arts and the Ultimate Fighting Championship in the mainstream media has put its president Dana White, who became a central figure in the company’s promotional efforts, under the spotlight. Enjoying glamour almost as much as his employees[1], he created for himself an image of a Vince McMahon-like soap opera character, […]

December 28th, 2010

The World Extreme Cagefighting promotion blew its last breath on December 16th. That night will go down in history as one of the most spectacular, unpredictable and brutal evenings of mixed martial arts. The undercard saw Brazilian veteran Yuri Alcantara, Team Alpha Male Danny Castillo and ex-Bantamweight king Eddie Wineland all get knockouts that would […]

November 19th, 2010

Last month, Brock Lesnar lost his UFC Heavyweight championship in spectacular fashion. It was awesome. The noticeably smaller, but more skilled and better prepared Cain Velasquez defended the early takedown attempts and let the big man tire himself out before landing crisp boxing combos that would end the fight at just over the three minute […]

October 20th, 2010

Oh well, it’s the UFC again! Just a few years ago, the mecca of mixed martial arts held an event every six to eight weeks and competed for televised audience with Japanese extravaganza Pride. One reality show, two Forrest Griffin books and countless smart marketing moves later, we are blessed with a very important evening […]

October 14th, 2010

There is a type of fighter I unconditionally like. Regardless of their style, those who step in the case with the firm intention to kick some ass at all cost usually establish a psychological edge on their opponents that let them get away with shortcomings. That’s why I love watching the likes of Anthony Pettis […]

September 19th, 2010

(Note from Editor – The Gym Dwellers Chronicles is an MMA editorial by Top MMA News‘ Benoit Lelievre. Benoit will take any MMA topic he wishes and put a spin on it in a way that only he can. I believe that you will enjoy Benoit’s columns as much as I do. Here is the […]

September 15th, 2010

I’m sorry, but I’m unable to recap Fight Quest 14. I know I told Keith I could do it, and God be my witness, I tried to sit down and watch every fight. Any match maker/promoter will tell you though, a lot of things happens behind the curtain and when you’re accountable for your show, […]

September 12th, 2010

Cristian Mardari (Zahabi MMA) submits David Bolduc (Spartan Fight Club) by Rear Naked Choke in Round 1 Mustafa El Zanaty (Zahabi MMA) defeats Robin Helou (Team Wolf) by TKO (Punches From Mount) in Round 1 Joey Barnes (Zahabi MMA) defeats Danny Villeneuve (Kanreikai) by Unanimous Decision Olivier Aubin-Mercier (H20 MMA) defeats Dominic Leclerc (Spartan Fight […]

August 25th, 2010

UFC 118 is coming from Boston and BJ Penn will be looking to get back his Lightweight belt. Also on the card is a much-anticipated Boxing vs MMA matchup between James Toney and Randy Couture. In addition to these featured fights, the card is rounded out nicely with appearances by Gray Maynard, Ken Florian, Nate […]

August 6th, 2010

So You Want To Be A F@*&In’ Fighter?  There is a lot more to it than being the toughest kid in your class or winning some bar fight or having a black belt in Kung Fu. before you heading down to your local gym and tell them you want to fight in the UFC, please read […]

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