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Jan 21, 2012 10:09 pm

MMA NEWS – ProElite 3 Results: Grove, McMann Victorious Over Japanese Imports

ProElite made their return to Hawaii tonight with “ProElite 3: Da Spyder vs. Minowaman.” In the main event Kendall Grove was able to notch his second straight post-UFC victory in a hard fought three-round affair over Japanese legend, Ikuhisa Minowa. Minowa started out with several low kicks to the lengthy Groves legs, but Kendall’s intensity...

Jan 18, 2012 4:30 am

MMA NEWS – ProElite And Dream Ink Fighter Exchange Partnership

ProElite MMA and Dream, the largest Japanese MMA organization, have initiated a promotional partnership and fighter exchange program, they jointly announced on Tuesday. The alliance will foster co-promoted events, both in the United States and in Japan with fighter exchanges featured on the cards of both fight promotions, respectively. “Our partnership with Dream forms a...

Jan 10, 2012 10:24 pm

CONTEST: “ProElite: Jan. 21 – Grove vs. Minowaman” Ticket Giveaway

If you are a Hawaii resident or visitor, than you are in luck. The good folks over at ProElite have given BJPENN.COM two-pair of tickets to give away for this month’s “Grove vs. Minowa” event. ProElite is coming back to the islands of Hawaii on January 21, 2012 at the Neal Blaisdell Center. In the...

Jan 4, 2012 12:44 pm

MMA NEWS – ProElite standout McMann stays patient … for now

When Sara McMann decides to do something, there’s no stopping her. With a relentless training regimen and desire to succeed, McMann pushed herself to become the nation’s best female wrestler. In 2004 she became the first American woman to win an Olympic silver medal in freestyle wrestling. Throw in a silver and two bronzes at...

Dec 21, 2011 12:33 pm

MMA NEWS – Tickets For "ProElite: Grove vs. Minowaman" On Sale Now

ProElite is coming back to the islands of Hawaii on January 21, 2012 at the Neal Blaisdell Center. The main card will be televised live on HDNet at 10 P.M. EST. Returning to the ProElite cage after breaking into the world top ten rankings, 9th ranked Olympic silver medalist Sara McMann (4-0) will be facing...

Dec 12, 2011 8:16 am

MMA NEWS – ProElite Officially Announces Grove vs. Minowa Fight Card For Jan. 21

ProElite makes its return to the MMA-centric islands of Hawaii, featuring a fight card loaded with world class talent on January 21, 2012 at the Neal Blaisdell Center in Honolulu. The main event matches Kendall “Da Spyder” Grove against Ikuhisa “The PUNK” Minowa, and includes the semifinals of the ProElite Heavyweight Grand Prix. Tickets for...

Nov 23, 2011 5:20 am

MMA NEWS – Grove vs. Minowa In The Works For ProElite III On January 21

The UFC isn’t the only promotion making plans for the 2012 MMA season. ProElite version 2.0 is finalizing plans for their third MMA show scheduled for January 21, 2012 and they are headed back to where it all started at the Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii. The event is expected to feature a main event...

Nov 5, 2011 9:52 pm

ProElite II Results and Recap

The second event for the reemerging ProElite promotion has come and gone and I am met with mixed emotions. The first round of the heavyweight Grand Prix and the return of budding welterweight fighter, Reagan Penn where both on the evenings docket as well as the return of Andrei Arlovski in the co-main event and...

Nov 4, 2011 5:03 pm

EXCLUSIVE – ProElite II: Reagan Penn Pre-Fight Interview

Reagan Penn will take the next step in his MMA career tomorrow night, as he returns to action for his second professional fight against Dallas’s Evan “The Butcher” Cutts. Reagan made a successful MMA debut this past August, when he quickly dispatched Paul Gardiner via rear naked choke in just over a minute of round...

Nov 4, 2011 3:03 pm

ProElite II Weigh-In Results

265 lbs.: Andreas Kraniotakes (244) vs. Tim Sylvia (266) 265 lbs.: Andrei Arlovski (250) vs. Travis Fulton (230) 170 lbs.: Evan Cutts (169) vs. Reagan Penn (169.5) 265 lbs.: Mark Ellis (242) vs. Ryan Martinez (260) 265 lbs.: Ed Carpenter ( 247) vs. Jake Heun (236) 265 lbs.: Cody Griffin (258) vs. Justyn Riley (260)...

Nov 3, 2011 12:51 pm

11 Fights Set For ProElite II Live on HDNet This Saturday

The second event for the reemerging ProElite promotion is upon us and it comes with a stacked heavyweight Grand Prix and the return of budding welterweight fighter, Reagan Penn. A seven fight main card is set to air on HDNet this weekend that includes headlining bouts between Tim Sylvia and Andres Kraniotakes as well as...

Oct 24, 2011 1:57 pm

ProElite MMA Heavyweight Grand Prix Bracket 1 Released

ProElite Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is proud to present the first round of their Heavyweight Grand Prix Tournament on November 5, 2011 from Moline, Il. This tournament consists of some of the best up and coming heavyweights in the world and the winner will be pushed into the upper tier of the heavyweight division. Tickets...

Oct 18, 2011 7:24 am

ProElite HW Tourny Participants Announced

ProElite has announced the field for its eight-man heavyweight tournament. The bracket, filled with fighters ready for a wider audience, is highlighted by 2009 NCAA wrestling champion Mark Ellis of the University of Missouri. Ellis (1-0) will take on Ryan Martinez (5-1). In another opening-round battle, Richard Odoms of Texas faces Jason Bosler of Illinois....

Oct 18, 2011 7:17 am

PROELITE, INC. ANNOUNCES MULTI-FIGHT DEAL WITH HDNET

ProElite, Inc., a subsidiary of Stratus Media Group, Inc. today announced it has signed a new, multi-fight, multi-year television deal, unveiled on last night’s LIVE broadcast of “Inside MMA”. The fight promotions company will air LIVE coverage of “HDNet Fights: ProElite – Big Guns” on November 5 at the iWireless Center in Moline, IL. “After...

Oct 17, 2011 3:23 pm

Tim Sylvia Books Andreas Kraniotakes as Rizzo Replacement in ProElite II

As we announced earlier today, Pedro Rizzo was forced to withdraw from his scheduled meeting with Tim Sylvia due to an arm injury suffered while training. ProElite officials took little time to book the replacement and have none other than German import Andreas Kraniotakes to fill the main event void. ProElite II is set to...

Oct 17, 2011 1:00 pm

Pedro Rizzo Out Of ProElite II Bout With Tim Sylvia

With just three weeks until fight night, ProElite’s headlining bout has suffered a change. In the scheduled main event, Tim Sylvia was expected to face off with fellow MMA veteran, Pedro Rizzo; however, Rizzo has been forced off the card with an Arm injury. ProElite officials are actively seeking a replacement opponent and hope to...