UFC owners reportedly looking to sell company

The owners of the UFC are looking to cash out on their extremely successful investment, according to a report. ESPN says the UFC’s owners are in advanced talks about selling the UFC at a valuation of between $3.5-$4 billion. Two Chinese groups, including China Media Capital and Dalian Wanda Group, are involved in the bidding, with Dalian Wanda said to be in the lead. American...
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May 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Kimbo Slice, Ken Shamrock failed pre-fight drug tests

There were all sorts of issues with the Bellator 149 card in Houston last month, and now we can add two other problems to the list. MMA Fighting reports that Kimbo Slice and Ken Shamrock failed pre-right drug tests for their contests at Bellator 149 on Feb. 19 and have been suspended accordingly. Fighters submitted urine tests before their fights, with Slice and Shamrock testing...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Ken Shamrock Files Formal Complain Over Illegal Groin Strike

As much as fans would like for it to, this whole Ken Shamrock (pictured) vs. Royce Gracie thing just won’t go away. Two days after suffering a TKO loss to go down 0-2-1 against Gracie, Shamrock filed a complaint with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, the governing body who sanctioned Friday’s Bellator 149 event where the trilogy between Shamrock and Gracie served...
February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Bellator 149: Shamrock vs. Gracie III full event results

Last night in Houston, Bellator MMA held one of its flagship shows at Toyota Center. The event, Bellator 149, was headlined by a trilogy fight between mixed martial arts legends Ken Shamrock and Royce Gracie. In the co-main event, street fighting pioneers Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson and Dhafir “Dada 5000” Harris settled their bad blood in the cage. The event was, well, interesting...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Bellator 149: Gracie Vs Shamrock III Results

Bellator 149 went down last night and we’ve got all the results for you below. The main event trilogy fight between old school stars Royce Gracie and Ken Shamrock ended quickly and controversially. In the early stages Shamrock appeared hesitant to engage, while Gracie was maintaining his distance while flicking out an assortment of kicks, […]
Via Fight Of The Night
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Bellator 149: Shamrock vs. Gracie (Video Highlights)

When a skinny Royce Gracie submitted a buff Ken Shamrock at UFC 1 in 1993, it went down as one of the most significant fights in MMA history. The rematch two years later resulted in a draw. Part III wasn’t something anyone expected, or wanted, to see when Shamrocks is 52 and Gracie is 49, but it happened Friday at Bellator 149. The trilogy didn’t last long, but did end controversially...
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

‘Bellator 149: Shamrock vs. Gracie’ Weigh-In Results

The official weigh-ins for “Bellator 149: Shamrock vs. Gracie” took place Thursday in Houston. Friday’s show features a pair of UFC Hall of Famers in Ken Shamrock (pictured) and Royce Gracie. A heavyweight grudge match between Kevin “Kimbo slice” Ferguson and Dhafir “Dada 5000” Harris serves as the co-main event. Stream tomorrow’s preliminary card live right here...
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Royce Gracie vs. Ken Shamrock III Set For Bellator 149

Wait up, is it 1993 again? Or even 1995? Twenty years after Royce Gracie and Ken Shamrock (pictured) met in their highly-anticipated rematch at UFC 5, it was announced Friday that the MMA icons will tango for a third time. The unexpected trilogy goes down February 19 at Bellator 149. Toyota Center in Houston, Texas serves as host. The matchup was announced during last night’s...
November 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Bellator Books Royce Gracie Vs Ken Shamrock 3; Kimbo Vs Dada 5000

Bellator has announced the latest of their ‘tentpole’ events set for Friday, February 19th in Houston, Texas and they are wheeling out some grizzled ‘Hall Of Famers’ of the sport for the occasion with a trilogy fight between Royce Gracie and Ken Shamrock set to headline Bellator 149. Gracie is of course a true legend of legends in the sport as the winner of the UFC 1 tournament...
Via Fight Of The Night
November 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Legends of M.M.A: Royce Gracie

Similar to the “Fighter-Profile” series, the “Legends of M.M.A” series will analyze and give a historical perspective on each fighters.  This is the first of the series and who better to start it than Royce Gracie. Royce Gracie won three out of the first four UFC tournaments.  In the beginning, the UFC was design to be a tournament with a style vs. style format.  Gracie’s...
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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