Cordeiro: I want to train Shogun again
Former Chute Boxe trainer and current owner of Kings MMA Rafael Cordeiro recently conducted an interview with Brazil's Shogun-receberia-como-um-filho.html" target="_blank">Globo. Cordeiro used to teach for Chute Boxe in Mauricio "Shogun" Rua's hometown of Curitiba, Brazil, but moved to Los Angeles to open Kings, not one of the top MMA gyms in the States. Never the less, Cordeiro expressed the wish to train Shogun again.
Fertitta: Why can't Rousey be the biggest athlete in combat sports?
ZUFFA CEO Lorenzo Fertitta spoke recently with Graham Bensinger for Yahoo Sports, and said he can see Ronda Rousey becoming the most popular athlete in combat sports.
"I feel like this is a seminal moment, not just sports, but in culture altogether," said Fertitta. "This movement that's being led by Ronda Rousey - it's female empowerment. Who is to say, why can't a girl be a fighter? Why can't a girl be successful in sports like these other athletes in sports?
Mike Tyson joins GLORY 19 broadcast team
Mike Tyson has joined the broadcast team for GLORY 19 on February 6. He knows a thing or two about the fight game and once nearly fought Bob Sapp in K-1. Yesterday he got acquainted with GLORY 19's heavyweight headliners Rico Verhoeven (44-9, 10 KO's) and his challenger Errol Zimmerman (103-11-1, 44 KO's) via a videolink between Las Vegas and Amsterdam.