Travis Fulton News
Saturday 05.11.2013 4:30pm ET | View Full Article
Miami Fla. - Jorge de la Noval, CEO and Founder of Championship Fighting Alliance (CFA) today confirmed that Valentijn Overeem injured his rib during training this week and has been pulled from the main event of the organization's May 24 card. Travis Wiuff, who previously battled Mike Kyle to a no-contest in 2010, will replace Overeem and rematch with Kyle as the new main event for CFA 11."Everyo...
Saturday 03.16.2013 8:30am ET | View Full Article
Step up your mixed martial arts (MMA) game, Andrei Arlovski, if you want to step foot back inside the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Octagon.
The former UFC Heavyweight champion left the promotion four years ago for the bigger paydays of Affliction, which lasted all of six months. Since then, "The Pitbull" has made the rounds in Strikeforce, One FC and now World Series of Fighting.
Tuesday 02.05.2013 11:33am ET | View Full Article
The World Series of Fighting (WSOF) not only has a new three-year deal with NBC Sports Network and an announced second event in March, they also have a headliner for that card. Former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski will face one-time UFC welterweight contender turned light heavyweight Anthony Johnson in the main event. That bout is expected to take place at heavyweight, a first for John...
Tuesday 01.15.2013 7:00pm ET | View Full Article
Two extremely heavy hitters will collide this Saturday night (Jan. 19, 2013) as former IFL Champion Ben Rothwell takes on former UFC title challenger Gabriel Gonzaga on the UFC on FX 7 main card in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Rothwell enters the fight on the heels of a vicious first round knockout of Brendan Schaub, although he's been sidelined for several months after suffering a severe ankle injury. H...
Sunday 01.06.2013 1:01pm ET | View Full Article
One of the early memorable moments in UFC history was in the first round of the UFC 4 tournament in Tulsa, Okla., on Dec. 16, 1994, when 36-year-old Dan Severn got behind the much smaller Anthony Macias.
Severn, dressed in black trunks and boots like the pro wrestler that he was, sent Macias flying with three straight belly-to-back suplexes, before choking him out in 1:45.
Severn, who at th...
Wednesday 01.02.2013 11:21am ET | View Full Article
In April 2011, Dan Severn became just the second fighter in MMA history to earn his 100th professional victory, following workaholic journeyman Travis Fulton. The simple fact that Severn was still an active cage-fighter 17 years after his UFC debut was surprising enough — let alone that he was still competing at least four times a year while in his 50s, and regularly whooping dudes half his age...
Tuesday 01.01.2013 5:36pm ET | View Full Article
Dan Severn, one of mixed martial arts' true pioneers, has officially retired.
"The Beast" made the announcement via his Web site on Tuesday.
"Father time is telling me it's time to go," he wrote. "I have learned over time that the only constant factor is change. It will happen, and there is nothing we can do to stop it, so smile, hold on, and embrace it for all that it has to offer and ho...
Friday 11.30.2012 11:00am ET | View Full Article
With only three weeks to go in the current Bellator season, we now move into the exciting world of tournament finals. The finals kick off tonight with Bellator 82 and the Welterweight tournament final of Andrey Koreshkov vs. Lyman Good. The main card airs live on MTV2 starting at 8:00 p.m. ET, with prelims available as a live stream on Spike.com, and here at Bloody Elbow, starting at 6:00 p.m. ET...
Tuesday 09.25.2012 4:00pm ET | View Full Article
The upstart promotion World Series of Fighting now has a main event for their inaugural show on November 3rd in Las Vegas, Nevada. They've added a pretty good mix of veterans, former champions, and prospects to their roster, including Tyrone Spong, Miguel Torres, Roger Huerta, Thales Leites, and Gesias Cavalcante. Originally it looked like Torres would headline the card, but apparently that's not...
Tuesday 09.25.2012 11:33am ET | View Full Article
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Sept. 25, 2012) - Hard-hitting heavyweight KO artists Andrei "The Pitbull" Arlovski (17-9) of Minsk, Belarus and Devin Cole (20-9) of Medford, Ore. will collide on the highly-anticipated, inaugural World Series of Fighting Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fight card, live on NBC Sports Network from Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on Saturday, Nov. 3.
"We are thrilled to we...
Thursday 09.20.2012 2:00pm ET | View Full Article
As of two days ago Frank Mir became the latest Zuffa fighter to suffer an injury, the Strikeforce superfight between him and Daniel Cormier was off the cards. There's no replacement yet, but Fabricio Werdum has put his hat in the ring as a potential challenger for the SF Grand Prix winner. Yesterday, former UFC heavyweight champion and Strikeforce fighter Andrei Arlovski also offered to step in o...
Friday 08.03.2012 9:31am ET | View Full Article
(* Sylvia's physique subject to change.)
Well, it had to happen sooner or later. News broke this morning that heavyweight arch-rivals Andrei Arlovski and Tim Sylvia — who previously faced each other in three UFC title fights in 2005-2006, with Sylvia winning the last two — will fight for the fourth time at ONE FC: Pride of a Nation, August 31st in Manila. Arlovski was originally slated to figh...
Thursday 06.21.2012 11:00am ET | View Full Article
At this Saturday's UFC 147 PPV, live from Brazil, Rich Franklin takes on Wanderlei Silva in a main event clash between two MMA veterans. Franklin steps into this fight on late notice, replacing the injured Vitor Belfort and setting up a rematch from UFC 99 in 2009 - an exciting fight that saw Franklin defeat Wanderlei by unanimous decision.
There's no denying that both of these men have a place ...
Friday 04.20.2012 8:00pm ET | View Full Article
Two powerful heavyweights in need of a victory will meet tomorrow night (April 21, 2012) as The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 10 finalist Brendan Schaub battles International Fight League (IFL) veteran Ben Rothwell on the UFC 145 main card in Atlanta, Georgia.
Schaub was hoping to turn himself into a "legend-killer" after his victory over Mirko Cro Cop, but a big right hand from Antonio Rodrigo Nogueir...
Monday 11.07.2011 2:00pm ET | View Full Article
It's difficult to remember a time when former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski wasn't the butt of a joke or considered a walking punchline. After suffering four consecutive losses, three of them by way of knockout, the adjectives "fierce" and "dangerous" quickly exited our mental definition of the Belarussian, replaced by phrases like "glass-jawed" or "chinny".
Despite the prevalent soci...
Monday 11.07.2011 7:27am ET | View Full Article
Though ProElite's heavyweight-laden card from Moline, Ill. on Saturday didn't exactly receive rave reviews, former UFC champ Andrei Arlovski provided fireworks with his last minute head-kick KO of Travis Fulton.
The official time for that KO was 4:59 in the third round. Fulton's name may ring a bell because he is the fighter who would fight you if the price was right. His record fell to 247-49-1...
Monday 11.07.2011 7:01am ET | View Full Article
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held its final event on Spike TV last Saturday night (Nov. 5, 2011) with UFC 138: "Leben vs. Munoz," featuring Mark Munoz staking his claim as the next potential challenger to Anderson Silva's middleweight title with a stoppage victory over Chris Leben.
But that's not all.
Renan Barao put himself on the 135-pound map by destroying Brad Pickett with a tiger ...
Sunday 11.06.2011 2:30pm ET | View Full Article
Remember Andrei Arlovski? You know, he's the guy who used to be the UFC heavyweight champion before bouncing around and losing four fights in a row, three by brutal knockout. Every third fan called him washed up and pleaded with him to retire.
Well, he didn't, instead going on to sign with the reincarnated ProElite to compete in its admittedly talent deprived heavyweight division. This was ev...
Sunday 11.06.2011 10:23am ET | View Full Article
Video: UFC Veteran Andrei Arlovski KO's Travis Fulton with a head kick
Sunday 11.06.2011 10:15am ET | View Full Article
Saturday's ProElite 2 co-headliner between Andrei Arlovski and Travis Fulton appeared as though it'd end with a whimper.
But after nearly 15 minutes of plodding action with the heavyweight fighters, Arlovski concluded the bout in violent fashion.
A video of the finish is now available that shows Arlovski's stunning late-fight knockout.