Tag Archives: UFC

  • Amputee Kyle Maynard Will make His MMA Debut

    Amputee Kyle Maynard Will make His MMA Debut

    Total Pro Sports – In 1986 Kyle Maynard was born as a congenital amputee (arms at his elbows and his legs at his knees). “Congenital amputation is the absence of a fetal limb or fetal part at birth. This condition may be the result of the constriction of fibrous bands within the membrane that surrounds […]

  • TapouT Founder Charles ‘Mask’ Lewis Dies In Car Crash

    TapouT Founder Charles ‘Mask’ Lewis Dies In Car Crash

    Total Pro Sports – Rags to riches success story and co-founder of TapouT apparel Charles Lewis Jr. died in the early morning of March 12th after a head on road accident. Lewis was driving his Ferrari in the Newport Beach area of California with an unnamed female passenger, who despite being ejected from the car […]

  • UFC Signs Yoshihiro Akiyama

    UFC Signs Yoshihiro Akiyama

    Total Pro Sports – The MMA fan in me is getting really excited about some of the things the UFC has done recently. A free show that has a total of 9 televised fights, the signing of former lightweight champ Caol Uno, and now the signing of the best middleweight fighter from Japan.

  • Rich Franklin vs. Wanderlei Silva At UFC 99

    Rich Franklin vs. Wanderlei Silva At UFC 99

    Total Pro Sports – Rich Franklin and Wanderlei Silva have agreed to fight each other at UFC 99. “I talk with (UFC matchmaker) Joe Silva and… say no problem, I’m down for 185? He say, no problem,” Silva said in a recent interview with MMAWeekly.com, but adding, “I could fight in both divisions; I could […]

  • Are The UFC And Dana White Going Bankrupt?

    Are The UFC And Dana White Going Bankrupt?

    Total Pro Sports – Station Casinos has proposed to file for pre-packaged bankruptcy. What does this have to do with MMA you ask? Station Casinos is owned by the Fertitta brothers, the owners of the UFC. Station Casinos, owned by private equity firm Colony Capital along with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) owners Frank and Lorenzo […]

  • Fedor Emelianenko Wants To Fight Brock Lesnar

    Fedor Emelianenko Wants To Fight Brock Lesnar

    Total Pro Sports-  Brace yourself MMA fans because WAMMA Heavyweight Champion Fedor Emlianenko, has recently stated that he would like to fight current UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar.  Fedor has indicated that he will meet with the UFC’s Dana White to work out a deal to fight the former WWE star and current champion. “Yes, […]

  • UFC Changes Vaseline Rules

    UFC Changes Vaseline Rules

    Total Pro Sports – Great work by the UFC to respond do a very real problem in the sport. MMA being still very young in general terms must evolve to a polished, well governed product like the NFL. People sometimes have issued with NFL’s policies, and their sometimes harsh disciplinary measures. But from a business […]

  • GSP Camp Responds To Vaseline Controversy

    GSP Camp Responds To Vaseline Controversy

    Total Pro Sports – With the amount of interest being garnered by the UFC 94 GSP Vaseline Controversy, and with BJ Penn’s camp asking the Nevada State Athletic Commission to investigate the matter, GSP has finally spoken out. “First of all what happened is Phil, he put Vaseline in my face, but then after he […]

  • WEC Eliminates Welterweight Division

    WEC Eliminates Welterweight Division

    Total Pro Sports – World Extreme Cagefighting has announced the elimination of its welterweight (170 lbs) division in order to institute the addition of a flyweight (125 lbs) division. The WEC is owned by Zuffa, the company that owns the UFC. Because of this some of the 170-pound fighters from the WEC will make the […]

  • UFC 94 GSP Vaseline Controversy

    UFC 94 GSP Vaseline Controversy

    Total Pro Sports – The camp of BJ Penn has filed a formal complaint with the Nevada State Athletic Commission over his loss to George St. Pierre. The incident in question is when GSP’s corner allegedly applied Vaseline to his back in-between rounds one and two. Applying Vaseline to the body during a fight allows […]

  • UFC 94 Draws $4.3 Million At The Gate

    UFC 94 Draws $4.3 Million At The Gate

    Total Pro Sports – Last nights UFC 94 main event between Georges St. Pierre and B.J. Penn lived up to all the hype surrounding the fight. GSP controlled the match and now can definitely be considered the best Pound for Pound Fighter in history. The fight lasted 4 rounds with the UFC doctor calling the […]