February 5th, 2009

In a transaction signaling the dawn of a new era in the world’s fastest growing sport, world championship mixed martial arts (MMA) organization Strikeforce®, has acquired certain fighter contracts from ProElite, Inc, the parent company of former Strikeforce ® co-promoter, Elite Xtreme Combat (EliteXC).

October 21st, 2008

EliteXC, which has accrued greater than $55 million in debt according to its latest SEC filings, has cancelled its November 8 “Night of Champions” card.  “Night of Champions” was slated to have bouts featuring Nick Diaz vs Eddie Alvarez and Joey Villasenor vs Robbie Lawler.  In fact, the last EliteXC on CBS card was entirely […]

October 11th, 2008

On October 4th, millions of fans turned on CBS to watch former UFC fighter and WWF wrestler Ken Shamrock battle EliteXC’s top draw, Kimbo Slice.  In a shocking twist, the struggling promotion and its viewers were told that Ken Shamrock had received a cut while training hard the day of the fight.  Stitches were required […]

October 6th, 2008

Andrei Arlovski and Kimbo Slice topped the fighter’s payout list from October 4th’s EliteXC: Heat card.  Both made $500,000 from their respective fights.  Kimbo negotiated an increase in his pay following the cancellation of his originally scheduled bout with Ken Shamrock.  Seth Petruzelli also received an increase.  Total disclosed fighter payout from the event was […]

October 4th, 2008

At the last minute, Ken Shamrock was pulled form his main event fight against Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson, in a very hyped fight that had everybody wanting to see what would happen.  At the last minute Seth Petruzelli stepped up and replaced Ken Shamrock in the main event. (Ken got split open by a headbutt […]

September 30th, 2008

EliteXC is putting on their third, and most critical, show on CBS this Saturday October 4th. Entitled “Heat”, this card is coming live from Kimbo Slice’s neck of the woods – Florida.  Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson will be taking on UFC/WWE veteran Ken Shamrock in the main event of the card.  Although that main event […]

September 19th, 2008

EliteXC has announced on its website that KJ Noons has been stripped of his EliteXC Lightweight title for failing to agree to defend his championship against top contender, Nick Diaz. He turned down offers to fight Diaz on the October 4th CBS show or on the following Showtime show. He also turned down previous efforts […]

August 26th, 2008

EliteXC Vice President, Jared Shaw, has confirmed today that Ken Shamrock will be Kimbo Slice’s next opponent in EXC’s October 4th return to CBS.  This bout is exactly what EXC required as it is a weaker opponent for Kimbo as Shamrock has lost his last 5 bouts and 7 of his last 8.  However, Shamrock […]

August 20th, 2008

EliteXC in Trouble? There is concern that ProElite, Inc (PELE.PK) is in danger of folding. ProElite is a public company that owns EliteXC, Cage Rage, ICON, ShoXC, King of the Cage, and is a part owner of the Korean-based SpiritMC. As a public company, ProElite is regulated by the SEC and must file mandatory reports. […]

May 31st, 2008

Live from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, Elite XC made history tonight with the primetime network television debut of MMA on CBS. Only time will tell what this means for the sport of MMA and Elite XC but when UFC debuted The Ultimate Fighter [TUF] on Spike television in 2005, it did the […]