1. Next Elite 1 Promotion Moved to April

    Here is the message from Steven Williams, the promoter for the event: The March 14 MMA card had to be changed because of a new seating by law at the Coliseum in Moncton...

    Gary Whittaker Written by Gary Whittaker about over 5 years ago 45 reads 0 comments

  2. Latest Edition of MMA Authority Now Available ONLINE

    MMA Authority Magazine, which is based out of Montreal, has their latest issue available to all members of FightBook for FREE! There is no charge to be a member of Fight Book either, and by ...

    Gary Whittaker Written by Gary Whittaker about over 5 years ago 444 reads 0 comments

  3. Bob Gainey on Schneider and any Future Moves

    During his conference call regarding the Schneider Transaction, Canadiens general manager Bob Gainey responded to such questions as Why Schneider, Who's next, what about the salary cap, and who else did you consider as well as what else is missing...

    Gary Whittaker Written by Gary Whittaker about over 5 years ago 49 reads 0 comments

  4. Canadiens Acquire Mathieu Schneider—Press Release

    Today, Montreal Canadiens general manager Bob Gainey announced the acquisition of defenseman Mathieu Schneider from the Atlanta Thrashers, as well as a conditional draft pick from the Thrashers at the 2009 NHL Entry Draft...

    Gary Whittaker Written by Gary Whittaker about over 5 years ago 39 reads 0 comments

  5. MMA Receiving Incredible Support for Keeping Rules Legal in Quebec

    The support has been phenomenal and your voices are being heard! Since launching the online petition Saturday morning, there have been 578 signatures...

    Gary Whittaker Written by Gary Whittaker about over 5 years ago 37 reads 0 comments

  6. QMJHL - Montreal Juniors Battle Hard and Overtake the Gatineau Olympiques 4-3

    The game was not even a minute old before Gatineau's leading goal-getter Jean-Philip Chabot put his 31st of the season past Jake Allen...

    Gary Whittaker Written by Gary Whittaker about over 5 years ago 31 reads 0 comments

  7. Latest and Most Controversial Show Podcast Ready

    The Franchise: February 15 Show Only on the FULL SHOW can you get the best commentary on the Montreal Juniors from the QMJHL. The full show includes the Habs Weekly Review, and the MMA Weigh In...

    Gary Whittaker Written by Gary Whittaker about over 5 years ago 161 reads 0 comments

  8. XMMA 7 - INFERNO - Goes to WAR!

    Jon Koppenhaver, AKA WAR MACHINE, is now in as replacement for the New York Bad Ass, Phil Baroni. This change adds new life into XMMA, as two talented young stars do battle to earn their place in the UFC...

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  9. Petition to Keep MMA Alive in Quebec!

    Further to the efforts by several promotions like XMMA, Titans Fighting, and the many MMA fans in North America, The Franchise is organizing an online petition that will be submitted ...

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  10. Petition to Keep MMA Alive in Quebec

    Further to the efforts by several promotions like XMMA, Titans Fighting, and the many MMA fans in North America, The Franchise is organizing an online petition that will be submitted ...

    Gary Whittaker Written by Gary Whittaker about over 5 years ago 76 reads 1 comments

  11. Stephane Patry Speaks Out!

    Former TKO President, and current President of Titans Fighting, Stephane Patry, has been doing the MMA media circuit talking to Sherdog.com and Ultime Fanatic this week...

    Gary Whittaker Written by Gary Whittaker about over 5 years ago 64 reads 0 comments

  12. Stephane Patry Speaks Out!

    Former TKO President, and current President of Titans Fighting, Stephane Patry, has been doing the MMA media circuit talking to Sherdog.com and Ultime Fanatic this week...

    Gary Whittaker Written by Gary Whittaker about over 5 years ago 264 reads 0 comments

  13. QMJHL: Quebec Remparts Defeat Montreal Juniors 2-0

    The Montreal Juniors' two-game winning streak is over. The Juniors welcomed Patrick Roy and the Quebec Remparts, Friday evening, in front of a sold out crowd at the Verdun Auditorium...

    Gary Whittaker Written by Gary Whittaker about over 5 years ago 39 reads 0 comments

  14. QMJHL - Quebec Remparts Defeat Montreal Juniors, 2-0

    The Montreal Juniors' two game winning streak is over. The juniors welcomed Patrick Roy and the Quebec Remparts Friday evening in front of a sold out crowd at the Verdun Auditorium...

    Gary Whittaker Written by Gary Whittaker about over 5 years ago 17 reads 0 comments

  15. XMMA Fights Back!

    In addition to The Franchise's own call for MMA fans to file a complaint directly with the QAC to protest their intention to start to ban MMA events in Quebec unless rule changes are made, XMMA officials will be joining the fight on February 27th, 2009.

    Gary Whittaker Written by Gary Whittaker about over 5 years ago 67 reads 0 comments

  16. Official Montreal Juniors Update on Angelo Esposito's Knee Injury

    According to the Montreal Juniors in a press release: "The Montreal Juniors would like to give an update on Angelo Esposito who injured himself last Wednesday night, February 11th 2009, against the Victoriaville Tigers...

    Gary Whittaker Written by Gary Whittaker about over 5 years ago 134 reads 0 comments

  17. Official Montreal Juniors Update on Angelo Esposito's Knee Injury

    According to the Montreal Juniors in a press release: "The Montreal Juniors would like to give an update on Angelo Esposito who injured himself last Wednesday night, February 11th 2009, against the Victoriaville Tigers...

    Gary Whittaker Written by Gary Whittaker about over 5 years ago 236 reads 0 comments

  18. Canadiens recall Kyle Chipchura from the Hamilton Bulldogs

    Looking for that ever missing spark, the Montreal Canadiens have announced that Kyle Chipchura will be making the flight from Hamilton to Colorado in order to join the big team in the midst of a road swing that could use some new blood...

    Gary Whittaker Written by Gary Whittaker about over 5 years ago 92 reads 0 comments

  19. Montreal Canadiens recall Kyle Chipchura from the Hamilton Bulldogs

    Looking for that ever missing spark, the Montreal Canadiens have announced that Kyle Chipchura will be making the flight from Hamilton to Colorado in order to join the big team in the midst of a road swing that could use some new blood...

    Gary Whittaker Written by Gary Whittaker about over 5 years ago 42 reads 0 comments

  20. Will UFC 97: "Redemption" Be Removed???

    Rumors are running rampant as to the cancellation of UFC 97: Redemption, that is scheduled to be taking place on Apr. 18 at the Bell Center in Montreal...

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  21. Strikebox Forced To Tap Out

    First it was the name, and now it's the unique set of rules. Strikebox is apparently no more. Only days before the first event on Feb...

    Gary Whittaker Written by Gary Whittaker about over 5 years ago 189 reads 0 comments

  22. Might As Well Go For A Soda... Or Bowling. Montreal Canadiens need to Reboot

    How Prophetic the words of Kim Mitchell. A simple solution for when things look their bleakest. The decision by coach Carbonneau yesterday to cancel practice and allow the team to head over ...

    Gary Whittaker Written by Gary Whittaker about over 5 years ago 113 reads 0 comments

  23. Anthony Calvillo Back With The Als For 2009

    Great news on all fronts for the Calvillo family, the Montreal Alouettes and Montreal Football fans! At a press conference yesterday, Anthony Calvillo announced that his wife Alexia, ...

    Gary Whittaker Written by Gary Whittaker about over 5 years ago 62 reads 0 comments

  24. The Franchise Exclusive Interview: Matt Hamill

    By: Jordan Small - MMA HANGOVER "We still have unfinished business..."Those are the words from the man who has been a fighter his whole life...

    Gary Whittaker Written by Gary Whittaker about over 5 years ago 297 reads 0 comments

  25. UFC: Ultimate Fight Night 17—Payout Numbers

    Courtesy of The Fight Network – Joe Lauzon $20,000 (includes win bonus of $10,000) def. Jeremy Stephens $10,000 (win bonus would have been $10,000) – Cain Velasquez $30,000 (includes win bonus of $15,000) def...

    Gary Whittaker Written by Gary Whittaker about over 5 years ago 60 reads 0 comments