The UFC Stars Kicking Chinese Martial Arts Into a New Era
Li Jingliang has spent more than a decade establishing himself as an elite fighter in the world of mixed martial arts, with an explosive style and vice-like choke holds that earned him the nickname “The Leech.” But outside the cage is where the 32-year-old makes his biggest impact. “As well as fighting, what I’m trying…Read More
GAMMA Headed for Toward IOC Approval?
The Global Association Of Mixed Martial Arts (GAMMA) on Thursday, 19 December, announced that it formally submitted its application for Observer Status with the Global Association Of International Sports Federations (GAISF). Observer Status allows GAMMA to continue improving and strengthening governance, rules, policies, and global representation for mixed martial arts. This represents the first step GAMMA needs to…Read More
Valerie Loureda Impresses in MMA Debut
In women’s MMA on Saturday night, Valerie Loureda impressed in her debut win at Bellator 216, becoming an instant crowd favorite with fight fans. The 20-year-old Florida native’s 1st professional bout did not disappoint as she scored a first-round TKO win over Colby Fletcher in their flyweight bout at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville,…Read More
Houston Alexander; Giving Back To The Community
Houston Alexander is a unique competitor. He is from Omaha, Nebraska, and has competed in the UFC®, Primus Fighting Championship, Bellator’s Light Heavyweight division, Shark Fights, the RFS, KSW, and Adrenaline MMA. He has been a professional competitor since 2001 is known for his punchining ability. Alexander began his career with a 6-1-0-1 record, including…Read More