Posts Tagged ‘International Fight League’

Bas Rutten Interview

Bas Rutten has had an interesting career – first as a former King of Pancrase and Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight champion, then a storied career with the International Fight League – first as a head coach with the Los Angeles Anacondas, then commentator then eventually ending up as Vice President of Fighter Operations.  Unfortunately for […]

Nelson, White To Fight At Second Affliction Event

The second Affliction event is slowly taking shape as according to Chris Howie of MMA News, International Fight League heavyweight champion Roy Nelson will take on up-and-comer Jay White; White confirmed the fight with MMA News during the International MMA Expo in Long Beach, CA this weekend.  As previously stated, Nelson is the IFL heavyweight […]

Schultz Signs With Sengoku

What is the former International Fight League‘s loss is certainly another MMA promotion’s gain; according to, former IFL lightweight champion Ryan Schultz has been signed by Sengoku.  Schultz’s first bout will be in the 8-man lightweight grand prix, which will take place on August 24 at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.  Schultz […]

IFL Sold To Zuffa?

Yesterday, I reported that the International Fight League was on the verge of either ceasing operations or being sold; as of this morning, according to Alan Kirk of, the IFL Senior Vice President of Communications Joe Favorito, announced that the promotion has been rumored to have been sold to Zuffa LLC (parent company of […]

IFL Near Extinction

For the longest time, it has been rumored that the International Fight League was either going to cease operations or be bought by a rival MMA promotion (namely the UFC); according to Chris Howie of, it is looking increasingly likely that those rumors are in fact.  Below is an email sent to MMANews by […]

Dan, Jim Miller Sign With UFC

             A pair of siblings have made an upward career climb as according to Dan Stupp of, International Fight League fighters Dan and Jim Miller have both signed multi-fight contracts with the UFC; Mike Constantino, manager for both fighters (and brothers) today confirmed the signing.  Specifically, both signed four-fight exclusive contracts.  Dan Miller recently […]

Chris Hordecki Interview

Adam Jones of The Fight Network managed to get an interview with Chris Hordecki; Hordecki discusses several topics, including a possible fight with Takanori Gomi, kickboxing overseas, Shawn Tompkins and his relationship with the International Fight League; below are some excerpts: TFN: What is the status of the rumored fight between you and Pride Lightweight […]

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