'Phoenix Jones' vs. Emmanuel Walo set for WSOF 20
Ben Fodor (a.k.a Phoenix Jones) will meet Emmanuel Walo in his World Series of Fighting debut next month, according to WSOF executive vice president Ali Abdel-Aziz.
The welterweight fight will take place on the main card of WSOF 20, which is scheduled to take place at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, CT.
Now a free man, former UFC fighter Reza Madadi details past ‘two years of hell’ in Swedish prison
On a lazy afternoon in May 2013, three masked men parked a black Audi outside of a Bottega Veneta in Stockholm, Sweden, smashed the front door with a sledgehammer, then looted the luxury handbag store before peeling off to a garage in nearby Akersberga. Three months later, then-UFC lightweight Reza Madadi received an 18-month prison sentence for his alleged role in the aggravated burglary, losing his freedom, his career, and his status as a beloved national figure overnight.
Madadi was the only person imprisoned for the crime.
Dana White on Johny Hendricks’ win over Matt Brown: ‘I didn't love it’
DALLAS -- Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks used a steady diet of takedowns and ground and pound to drown Matt Brown for three rounds and score a much-needed decision win on Saturday night at UFC 185. But despite the lopsided nature of the fight, Hendricks' first reaction was to criticize his own performance as lackluster, and in that, UFC President Dana White seemed to agree.