Saturday, June 30, 2012, I made an announcement during the IT’S SHOWTIME event in Brussels that we have sold the company IT’S SHOWTIME to Glory Sports International. Glory Sports International is the holding company of Glory. There were different reasons for us for this sale. First of all, for a long time we had been regretting the fact that not all good kickboxers were in 1 league, and for that reason, the kickboxing fans didn’t get to see a lot of potential great fights. At IT’S SHOWTIME, we were also deeply impressed by the positive plans of Glory Sports …Read More»
ORDER NOW: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008CES8Y6 Fight Game and Full Circle Press, Inc. have released Tank Abbott’s “Bar Brawler”, the first novel in Tank’s trilogy about the early days of MMA and cagefighting which also includes “Street Warrior” and “Cage Fighter.” Available as a Kindle download the print version will be ready in a few days. The book follows the adventures of fictional character Walter Foxx, Happening Beach, California’s most feared street fighter, who works at Sea Lion Beach Liquor at night, attends college in the day, and dishes out street justice in his spare time to the scumbags, posers, wannabes, and bullies …Read More»
”The Phenom” Vitor Belfort set to release highly anticipated inspirational book Scheduled for release in late June, Vitor Belfort: Lessons of Heart, Faith and Success is not a biography but a motivational manuscript. The intent of “The Phenom” and TUF Brasil Coach is to inspire readers through details of his remarkable life experiences both inside and outside the octagon. Despite being a motivational book, this publication promises to recount never before discussed personal details in the merciless kidnapping of his sister, who remains missing since 2004. Vitor was ages ahead of his time in Mixed Martial Arts, thwarting the competition …Read More»
UFC 146 stirred up as many critics as it did excitement for months simply by being the first all heavyweight main card in the promotions history. Even with the Main Event loss of the highly scrutinized Alistair Overeem to a failed drug test, UFC 146 delivered. Five fights, 10 men, amassing more than a ton of technique and talent. This card was stacked with some of the most skilled big men in the world, exhibiting brut strength and imposing physics. Aside of course from the belly bouncing bearded beast Big Country Roy Nelson who makes Santa Claus look chiseled. …Read More»
Interview with Bas Boon from Golden Glory what is really happening with K-1 and new “owner” Mr. Kim from EMCOM.
The following quotes from Tadashi are from www.fightopinion.com‘s reference to Gendai Magazine’s reports. As far as the future of K-1 (according to Tadashi): He brought up Kazuyoshi Ishii saying that in court during his tax evasion scandal, under oath, that he had nothing to do with the fight business any more and now here he is wanting to promote K-1 under a new banner. Network TV executives don’t want anything to do with Ishii or Tanigawa. “So far, they’re done. They’re broke. Everybody is crazy.” “Promotions come and go. Eventually, who’s going to survive? I don’t know. Nobody knows.” …Read More»