There are a lot of cool stories that come out of mixed martial arts and with the number of promotions around, those impressive appearances are plentiful. Nick Newell's performance at a recent Xtreme Fighting Championship may just take the cake, though.
There are a lot of ways to impress UFC president and mastermind Dana White. The quickest way is to show it in the octagon. At UFC 149 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, newly minted UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo did just that.
We have talked many times here at the WGRD MMA Page about the growing minor organizations for mixed martial arts. The raging debate about hot chicks fighting each other has already taken place. One thing all of us mixed martial arts fans cannot deny, though, is the love of a good knockout.
As the parent company of the UFC continues to buy smaller promotions and fighter's contracts, the roster can seem like a revolving door at some times. Unless you are a big name fighter, there may be a sense of insecurity with all the additions and subtractions. One sure fire way to not lose your job is to become an instant highlight reel, especially in a primetime scenario. Just like Justin Lawren
You can turn around just about anywhere and see a local mixed martial arts promotion trying to stage events in seemingly every nook and cranny in the country nowadays. The UFC has brought the sport into the mainstream and these organizations are trying to capitalize on its growing popularity. With that popularity comes unexpected match ups and even more unexpected knockouts. Something like a 53-ye
Mixed martial arts is known for its brutal knockouts and vicious finishes. Most of the time, they end with one fighter punching or kicking or choking his opponent until the referee has to physically remove him from his unconscious opponent. Except for one fighter.