TUF: LIVE fighters discuss fighting, Cruz’s injury and competition

The UFC and FX hosted a media conference call with four of this season’s The Ultimate Fighter® Live quarterfinalists on Tuesday, May 8, 2012: James Vick (Team Cruz) vs. Joe Proctor (Team Faber) and Justin Lawrence (Team Cruz) vs. Michael Chiesa (Team Faber). The panel of fighters were asked who they thought would come out on top.  Justin Lawrence said that all the fighters were great and that every one of them has an opportunity to make it. Michael Chiesa agreed that they were all there to

Badr Hari and Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic to return at K-1 Rising 2012

  It was announced today that Badr Hari and Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic will both return to the K-1 arena  as part of the May 27 K-1 Rising 2012. Set in Madrid, Spain, Hari will be returning to the ring after besting Gokhan Saki earlier this year in a retirement match. Cro Cop returns after also winning his last kickboxing match against Ray Sefo. Hari will step into the ring with Anderson “Braddock” Silva (the Heavyweight kickboxer) while Filipovic will face the Spaniard

United Glory: Glory World Series 2012 Results: Semmy Schilt outpoints Brice Guidon

Complete with four MMA fights and a stacked kickboxing card, the first event in United Glory's "Glory World Series 2012" took place today, delivering an action-packed line-up from Moscow, Russia. Four-time K-1 World Grand Prix Champion Semmy Schilt made his return, defeating Brice Guidon via unanimous decision in the headlining bout, while Errol Zimmerman scored a fourth-round TKO win over Jerome Le Banner. Sergei Kharitonov picked up his second consecutive knockout victory, dropping Mark Miller with a

Sergei Kharitonov pounds pig carcasses in preparation for Mark Miller

PRIDE FC and Strikeforce veteran Sergei Kharitonov returns to kickboxing this Friday, when he meets Mark Miller in Moscow, Russia. Last seen in kickboxing action at United Glory 14, Kharitonov scored a first-round knockout victory over current UFC Heavyweight Might Mo. Below is footage of Kharitonov's unorthodox preparation for the bout, during which he visits a local meat locker to batter some pig carcasses.

K-1 Global and It’s Showtime sign multi-year deal

K-1 has been purchased by a Mr. Mike Kim and rechristened as K-1 Global. Today It’s Showtime announced that they had signed a deal with the new K-1 Global organization. It’s Showtime issued a press release about the deal, which stated that many fighters from their organization had signed contracts with the company and that they all received signing bonuses of 50 percent of the money that was owed to them from FEG, the former owners of K-1.  It’s Showtime fighters Daniel Ghita, Tyrone

Jon Jones "In the Moment" Full Video

Chronicling the life of rising UFC superstar Jon Jones, this half-hour special called Jon Jones "In the Moment" aired on March 17th, 2011 @ 11 PM EST/10 PM CST/8 PM PST on Spike TV. It showcases the 23-year-old’s journey to a shot at LHW Champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua this Saturday at UFC 128.

Alistair Overeem and the State of Japan

The Heavyweight King of Combat Sports made an appearance on ESPN MMA Live with Jon Anik and announced to the world that he hasn’t seen a dime from winning the K-1 WGP. With the latest rumors of K-1 filing for bankruptcy, will Alistair Overeem or any of the other fighters who haven’t been paid yet ever get the money they worked hard for?

WEC’s best merge with the UFC

With the World Extreme Cagefiighting now officially absorbed by its sister promotion the Ultimate Fighting Championship, I will be reviewing some of the WEC's best prospects, that could make some noise within the UFC ranks. And with the introduction of the lighter weight classes, I will be introducing the less familiar fans with some of the hottest talent to grace these divisions.

Vice guide to Brazilian Vale Tudo

In America (the majority of people whom look at Lowkick.com), not many realize the effort and work put into training, trying to gain stardom,...

In case you missed it: Anthony Pettis’ trademarked "Showtime Kick"

If you want to see the rest of this match, plus all the other bouts, watch the WEC: Henderson vs Pettis replay Tomorrow, Dec. 18th at 11pm ET on Versus.