While doing an interview on the Larry King Now show, Holly Holm was asked about allegations from Taz, who stated that he felt the championship fight with Ronda Rousey was fixed. Holm was adamant in saying that UFC fights will never be fixed. The new champion also stated that anyone involved in a fixed MMA fight will more than likely be banned for life, so the risk is too high for anyone to even consider it.
November 22, 2015
During a recent interview to promote his upcoming tour of England, Kurt Angle revealed the amount of money that UFC offered him back in 1997. Dana White had an offer on the table which would have included 10 fights and $150,000. At the time, Angle was not as famous as he is now. Plus, the MMA promotion was not the money making juggernaut that it has grown to become today.
November 20, 2015
Well, it looks like WWE has changed up plans for Undertaker and Kane at the Survivor Series. Initially, the Brothers of Destruction were going to find teammates to take on all four members of the Wyatt Family. The story has now been changed. Instead, it will simply be a traditional tag team match. Bray Wyatt will choose the two members of his team, and he will unlikely be one of the choices.
November 11, 2015
During a recent question and answer session with fans, Bobby Lashley was asked about a potential title shot in MMA. He stated that he was probably two more victories away from Bellator giving him a shot at the heavyweight championship. Lashley felt that the current champion might actually be dropping the belt for whatever reasons, so he has no idea who he would be facing when the opportunity comes around.
November 7, 2015
In a rather interesting development, LeiD Tapa might be set to make her professional MMA debut soon. Promoters are putting together a show that will feature the return of the legendary Fedor Emelianenko. Jiu Jitsu phenom Gabbi Garcia is in need of an opponent. Promoters have Tapa under consideration for that bout. The event is taking place in December and will air on Spike TV.
October 29, 2015
During a recent podcast interview, Bob Backlund revealed some details about the backstage heat between he and Bruno Sammartino. Backlund stated that the two of them were not friendly with one another for two years. Sammartino was a bit upset that Backlund was chosen to replace him as the WWE Heavyweight Champion. Backlund and Sammartino eventually became friends.
October 29, 2015
After years of talking about the possibility, Kurt Angle might finally be making his way into the world of MMA. The Olympic gold medalist is teasing a major announcement from Bellator. There are rumors floating around right now that Angle is set to fight Ken Shamrock in a match. Shamrock has been teasing a major announcement as well. The former UFC star has been desperately trying to get booked.
October 28, 2015