Archive: Pro Elite

Apr 28, 2012 12:04 pm

The Modern Relevance of "The Ultimate Fighter" | UFC NEWS

By Jake Chastain: So, at this point it is no secret that MMA is the world’s fastest growing sport, popularity-wise as well as competition-wise. Everywhere you turn there is a new MMA gym opening up with prospective fighters moving through its ranks, a new television program that wants to host an MMA promotion, and fans...

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...

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 20, 2011 3:00 pm

MMA NEWS – Mousasi Wants Rematch With "King Mo"

“My only loss in a couple years has been to King Mo, so I would definitely like that fight, especially if it’s a title fight. Light heavyweight isn’t that bad in Strikeforce you have Mike Kyle, Feijao, King Mo, me, there’s some upcoming guys so it’s getting stacked even more. It’s getting better. I think...

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 7, 2011 5:45 am

Tim Sylvia Wants Lesnar And Overeem Fights In The UFC

“I want to get up there. I want to get on the big stage again and prove myself. It’s not about winning titles. I’ve won five of them in the UFC, I’ve won other ones in other organizations; I don’t care about fighting for the UFC title again if it never happens. But I do...

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 5, 2011 8:53 pm

UFC 138 Attendance Figures and Bonus Winners

“UFC 138: Munoz vs. Leben” went down tonight at the LG Arena at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham England. The Spike TV card aired stateside via tape-delay and featured a main event between middleweights, Mark Munoz and Chris Leben in the UFC’s first ever 5-round non-title fight. While the main event was scheduled for...

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...

Oct 23, 2011 2:14 pm

Reagan Penn Books Evan Cutts For Pro Elite 2 on November 5th

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