Ben Askren: It’s all about going out there and beat somebody up (Exclusive Interview)

Bellator Welterweight Champion Ben "Funky" Askren will step inside the Bellator cage this Saturday, fighting MMA veteran Nick Thompson at the main event of the night. Askren won the Bellator Season Three Welterweight Tournament (def. Dan Hornbuckle) last year, then capturing the Bellator Welterweight title from the hands of Lyman Good at Bellator 33."Funky" is 7-0 in his Mixed Martial Arts career, and is considered as one of the most decorated Wrestlers in the sport today. Ben Askren is a two-time NCAA

Maximo Blanco: My name is Maxi, and I’ll do my talking in the Octagon...

“The Max Murderer” Maximo Blanco is a star in the world of Japanese Mixed Martial Arts. The 27 year old Venezuelan first made his name in the world of Combat Sports as a freestyle wrestler. He won a bronze medal in the 60kg division at the 2007 Pan American games and earned a scholarship to wrestle at the college level in Japan. After failing to qualify for the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic games, he made the jump into Mixed Martial Arts by being recruited by Sengoku, and began training at the

Eliot Marshall is prepared to let the cards fall where they will at UFC...

Eliot "The Fire" Marshall is not the type of person to just sit back and hope for the best. Following his time on the eighth season of The Ultimate Fighter, he won his first three UFC match-ups before a single loss, against veteran Vladimir Matyushenko, resulted in his release. Determined to make his way back to the promotion, Marshall wasted little time, picking up two consecutive wins with smaller Colorado based organizations, and a third under the now infamous Nemesis...

Brendan Schaub: I’m two fights away from a Title Shot (Exclusive Interview)

TUF 10 finalist Brendan "The Hybrid" Schaub will look to move one step closer to shot at the UFC Heavyweight title, facing Mirko Cro Cop at the main card opener of UFC 128, next week at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.Currently enjoying an impressive three-fight winning streak, 7-1 Brendan Schaub has six first round KO's victories to his record. In his last fight, Schaub dominated the Octagon veteran and former UFC Heavyweight title challenger Gabriel Gonzaga at UFC 121, walking away with a

I’m going to kick his butt – LowKick.com exclusive interview with Jorge Masvidal

Jorge Masvidal is a true veteran in the world of Mixed Martial Arts at only the age of 26. The Miami, Florida native was first seen fighting in the streets, even appearing in a video that saw him fight Kimbo Slice’s protégé at the time. In 2003 he has first professional MMA fight and even ventured into the world of pro boxing with one fight in 2005. In his eight year career, he has beaten the likes of Joe Lauzon, Keith Wisniewski, Yves Edwards, and former Sengoku Champion Satoru

Jorge Rivera: I got under Michael Bisping’s skin (Exclusive Interview)

UFC Middleweight contender Jorge " El Conquistador" will look to extend his three-fight winning streak at UFC 127, facing Michael Bisping at the main event attraction of the night. Thirt-eight years old Rivera was originally scheduled to face Alessio Sakara at UFC 122 in Germany, but the fight was cancelled only hours before its start due to Sakara suffering from a severe flu symptoms. Rivera holds an overall MMA record of 18-7, finishing 13 of his fights via a knockout. Rivera's last bout was against

Daniel Gracie talks Bellator, Georges St. Pierre and Frankie Edgar (Exclusive Interview)

Hey Daniel, it's great to have you back on LowKick.com. Congratulations for signing with Bellator. How are you doing these days?I'm training like a maniac. And I'm so happy to sign with Bellator. I'm not gonna be waiting for UFC to call me. I'm 38 years old, so I can't be fooling around. Bellator are a big promotion. Getting into their tournament is a fantastic opportunity for me. So I took it right away. Yes. They also recently announced a deal with MTV 2. Exactly. That's another reason behind signing

George Sotiropoulos: I’m moving in the right direction (Exclusive Interview)

UFC Welterweight contender George Sotiropoulos made another bold statement last month, after defeating Joe Lauzon via a Kimura at UFC 123. Currently enjoying an impressive 7-0 streak in the UFC, 33 year old Greek-Australian will look to a secure a title shot, facing Dennis Siver at UFC 127 in February.Sotiropoulos's only defeats are against Shinya Aoki in 2006 via a Disqualification, and against Kyle Noke back in 2005 via a Split Decision. His MMA record currently stands at 14 victories and 2 losses.

One Step from Glory: Exclusive Interview with Ben Askren

Speaking exclusively to LowKick.com, Bellator Welterweight Season Two Champ Ben Askren talks about his biggest test to date in Season One winner, Lyman Good.

Comeback “Gracie Style”: Exclusive interview with Daniel Gracie

Fourth Degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Daniel Gracie will make his long-promised return to Mixed Martial Arts on November 9th in Tel Aviv, Israel. Fighting for the last time in November of 2006, Daniel Gracie holds a Mixed Martial Arts record of 4-2, finishing 3 of his fights via Submission. Daniel Gracie is a cousin of Renzo Gracie, Ralph Gracie and Ryan Gracie, currently teaching at Renzo Gracie BJJ Academy in Stamford, Connecticut.You can follow Daniel Gracie through his website