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Top 10 MMA promotions that could be on Showtime soon

Ever since Strikeforce’s last event in January and a little before that, rumors have been circulating as to who will replace the late promotion as Showtime’s MMA partner. The latest news as quoted from Showtime Executive Stephen Espinoza is that at present, they’re exploring their options, but due to the busy boxing schedule, MMA won’t be an option until next year. However, it’s still an intriguing idea and I’d like

Marloes Coenen vs. “Cyborg” Santos title rematch set for Invicta FC 6

Invicta FC 6 is targeted for a late June or early July date and already has a main event in store. Marloes Coenen (21-5) and Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos (11-1) will headline Invicta FC 6 for the featherweight championship. This past weekend at Invicta FC 5 , Santos successfully returned from a 16-month drug suspension and layoff. She was successful over late replacement Fiona Muxlow for a first-round knockout, recording her ninth

Dana White on Women Fighting in the UFC, “It’s absolutely going to happen”

The subject of women in mixed martial arts may be an old hat, yet in the last couple years the discussion has shifted to the conversation of women joining the UFC. Until lately, UFC President Dana White has said there simply aren’t enough women currently competing at the upper levels of the sport to create a weight class within his promotion. “There’s finally money to be made,” said Dana to

“The Karate Hottie” Has Officially Arrived

Gina Carano may have started the trend of beautiful women finding success in the sport of mixed martial arts, but she merely opened the door. Ronda Rousey was the first to cross the threshold and now after her, a new hottie has arrived. Michelle “The Karate Hottie” Waterson handles her business in the cage with vicious flying knees, up kicks, and a pouty lower lip that is best not underestimated

Strikeforce May Fold Soon: What Happens to Ronda Rousey?

With the cancellation of their October fight card and with their November 3rd card in trouble, is Strikeforce on the verge of closing down the UFC’s sister company? Watch the video below to see what Kenny Rice had to say on yesterday’s episode (or read it here) of Inside MMA: “Inside MMA’ has heard from multiple sources that the relationship between Strikeforce and Showtime may be coming to an end.

Invicta FC 3 in Review

Saturday night we witnessed the crowning of the first ever Invicta FC Atomweight Champion as Jessica Penne took out previously unbeaten Japanese star Naho Sugiyama. Penne looked to be the stronger fighter from the get go in this one and displayed that impressive power by catching a kick from “Sugi Rock” and pushing her to the floor. After gaining full mount she looked to have complete control, however the seemingly

October Fights That Will Keep you on the Edge of your Seat

October is a great month for fights with multiple cards to choose from and for those looking to find great action outside the UFC here’s 5 fights that will most likely have you talking. 1. Eddie Alvarez vs. Patricky “Pitbull” Freire – Bellator 76 Alvarez and Freire are 2 of the top 155ers currently outside the UFC. With a win streak that spanned two and a half years, Alvarez finally

Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp talks with MMA Burner about upcoming Invicta FC 3 Event

An MMA Burner Exclusive Interview. Invicta Fighting Championship’s President Shannon Knapp sees the potential in women’s mixed martial arts (WMMA) and plans on helping the sport evolve successfully. Shannon and Janet Martin (Invicta FC Matchmaker) hope to create depth in WMMA by making sure fighters are evenly matched, fight at their proper weight classes, and strike a good balance between taking enough training time between fights and taking enough performance

Video: Hauntingly Beautiful Invicta FC Highlight Compilation

The UFC isn’t the only MMA organization reinventing formulas and breaking trends these days. Watch this hauntingly beautiful video involving fighters from the first event, of the first ever, all female mixed martial arts league known as Invicta FC. I’m not sure how to watch their next event this Saturday, beginning at 6pm, July 28th, at the Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kansas. Fortunately fights from the first event appear