1. Exclusive: Football Writer Andy Mitten Talks Barcelona, Man Utd and U.S. Soccer

    Editor of “United We Stand," one of the most respected independent football fanzines in the UK, Andy Mitten is a man who needs little introduction to any savvy football aficionado...

    Jonathan Shrager Written by Jonathan Shrager about almost 3 years ago 2,776 reads 2 comments

  2. BR Exclusive Interview with UFC 139 Debutant Alex Soto

    JS: Hi Alex, thanks for taking the time to talk today. I couldn’t seem to locate a nickname for you online...

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  3. The UK MMA Community Unites to Positively Portray the Noble Martial Arts

    This week I sat down with BAMMA Middleweight champion Tom "Kong" Watson, who has established a UK MMA charity account for Children in Need, one of the most high-profile and prestigious annual TV charity events across the pond...

    Jonathan Shrager Written by Jonathan Shrager about 3 years ago 238 reads 0 comments

  4. UFC 138: Retrospective Analysis and English Witticisms from Cageside

    Unfortunately, one of the principal lessons I've learnt from my first live UFC experience as a reporter is that the internet connection in England is shocking. Anyway, ladies and gentleman, without further ado here is the belated full 138 report...

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  5. UFC Newcomer Che Mills Talks Exclusively to B/R Ahead of 138 Bout with "Woo Man"

    Che Mills, former Cage Rage British welterweight champion and short-lived contestant on TUF 9, enters the UFC having accrued an impressive 13-4 professional MMA record, holding ...

    Jonathan Shrager Written by Jonathan Shrager about 3 years ago 707 reads 0 comments

  6. B/R Filmed Exclusive: Catching Up with Rashad Evans

    Good day ladies and gentlemen, I was recently afforded the opportunity by WHOATV's Michael Morgan to sit down for an exclusive one-on-one interview with former UFC light-heavyweight champion—and current No...

    Jonathan Shrager Written by Jonathan Shrager about 3 years ago 3,132 reads 13 comments

  7. B/R Exclusive: Lex McMahon Says "I'd Pit My Boy MC Hammer Against Jay-Z Any Day"

    “Alchemist” MMA is an auspicious appellation on several levels. To fully appreciate the essence of the business, one must look no further than the proud brand name per se...

    Jonathan Shrager Written by Jonathan Shrager about 3 years ago 582 reads 2 comments

  8. B/R MMA Exclusive: Matt Lindland "Takedown Media Is the Next Big Concept in MMA"

    JS: First off, thanks for taking the time to talk today. Now, “Sport Fight, The ultimate evolution of one-on-one combat,” that’s an intriguing strapline...

    Jonathan Shrager Written by Jonathan Shrager about 3 years ago 1,199 reads 3 comments

  9. Ariel Helwani and His Top 30 MMA Interviews

    A name now synonymous with MMA , Ariel Helwani has becomes one of the industry’s most widely-recognisable figures...

    Jonathan Shrager Written by Jonathan Shrager about 3 years ago 5,468 reads 17 comments

  10. B/R Exclusive: Matt Lindland Says "Chael Would Finish Anderson Before Round 4"

    JS: Hi Matt, cheers for taking the time to talk today. Ok, so your promotion “Sport Fight” is hosting its 30 th show this coming weekend, an organisation which you co-founded with Randy Couture ...

    Jonathan Shrager Written by Jonathan Shrager about 3 years ago 6,830 reads 98 comments

  11. MMA Exclusive: Jorge Masvidal "I'm Gonna Smash Gilbert Melendez"

    Following frenzied speculation and prolonged deliberation, the Strikeforce Lightweight title bout has officially been confirmed for 17th December, with Gilbert Melendez aiming ...

    Jonathan Shrager Written by Jonathan Shrager about 3 years ago 108 reads 9 comments

  12. B/R MMA Exclusive: Paul Daley Discusses His Desire to Return to the UFC

    JS: Hi Paul, cheers for taking the time to chat today. Post-BA MMA 7 news emerged that you’d had a disagreement with the promotion...

    Jonathan Shrager Written by Jonathan Shrager about 3 years ago 3,848 reads 2 comments

  13. MMA Cult Documentarist Genghis Con: "Jorge Masvidal Is Quite the Ladies Man"

    JS: Right, so you mentioned that Raphael Assuncao was your first MMA muse. How did you go about initially approaching him with the offer? GC: I shot a few small commercials for American Top Team out here in Atlanta, which is ran by Roan Jucao...

    Jonathan Shrager Written by Jonathan Shrager about over 3 years ago 1,451 reads 3 comments

  14. BAMMA 7: Live Play-by-Play Analysis and Results Report

    BA MMA 7 Here we go: Main Event 185 lbs.: Frank Trigg vs. Jim Wallhead Main Card: 176 lbs.: Paul Daley vs. Jordan Radev 155 lbs.: Diego Vital vs. Rob Sinclair 185 lbs...

    Jonathan Shrager Written by Jonathan Shrager about over 3 years ago 890 reads 5 comments

  15. MMA Interview: Paul Daley on Radev, UKMMA, BAMMA, Marquardt, Zuffa, Dana and Kos

    Breaking News: Simply become a fan of the BAMMA Facebook fanpage and catch the BAMMA 7 prelims and main card for free this Saturday, 10th September Today I was afforded the chance ...

    Jonathan Shrager Written by Jonathan Shrager about over 3 years ago 1,627 reads 7 comments

  16. MMA Gold: Interviewer Skippy, AKA Ed Bassmaster, Discusses UFC 133 Experience

    Introduction: Mind the oxymoron, but Ed Bassmaster is a “seriously funny” human being...

    Jonathan Shrager Written by Jonathan Shrager about over 3 years ago 2,742 reads 4 comments

  17. MMA Exclusive Interview: Stann Believes He Could Be the First Man to KO Sonnen

    JS: Hi Brian, many thanks for affording me the opportunity to conduct this interview. Y ou seem to have a new lease of life at middleweight. Do you now feel in retrospect that MW has always been your natural fighting weight? BS: Yes...

    Jonathan Shrager Written by Jonathan Shrager about over 3 years ago 2,919 reads 20 comments

  18. MMA: Exclusive Interview with Cult MMA Documentarist Genghis Con

    Foreword: Since our friends over at CagePotato procured a rare exclusive interview with Genghis Con (real name Isaac Kesington) back in late 2008, this maverick has evolved from ...

    Jonathan Shrager Written by Jonathan Shrager about over 3 years ago 1,032 reads 1 comments

  19. 10 Reasons Why BAMMA Could, and Should, Be On Spike TV

    BA MMA and SPIKE...A match made in Heaven? Since the UFC’s game-changing announcement that they have joined forces with Fox, speculation is rife within MMA circles as to who’s the prime candidate to fill the void on Spike...

    Jonathan Shrager Written by Jonathan Shrager about over 3 years ago 1,714 reads 9 comments

  20. Exclusive B/R Interview with Nate Marquardt: "Cry Baby J Is an Idiot"

    JS: Hi Nate. I wanted to kick off by asking you about your recent decision to sign with BA MMA ...what are your thoughts on potential opponents? What free agents out there at the ...

    Jonathan Shrager Written by Jonathan Shrager about over 3 years ago 13,388 reads 6 comments

  21. Fedor Emelianenko, Josh Barnett and the Pudgiest Fighters in MMA Today

    Follow me on Twitter @jonathanshrager "I don't think you're ready for this BJJelly" This title purports to enumerate and discuss the pudgiest (or “chubbiest” as ...

    Jonathan Shrager Written by Jonathan Shrager about over 3 years ago 6,530 reads 15 comments

  22. Bud Light and the Top 11 Sponsors in the UFC Today

    Follow me on Twitter @jonathanshrager The UFC constitutes prime sponsorship real estate for any mainstream brand that seeks to target the specific, yet broad demographic of males aged between 18 and 35...

    Jonathan Shrager Written by Jonathan Shrager about over 3 years ago 6,622 reads 16 comments

  23. B/R Exclusive: Will Frank Trigg Be the 3rd Fighter in a Row Retired by Watson?

    Follow me on Twitter @jonathanshrager Exclusive Interview with Tom “Kong” Watson ahead of Middleweight Title Bout With Frank Trigg Following considerable ...

    Jonathan Shrager Written by Jonathan Shrager about over 3 years ago 1,098 reads 2 comments

  24. MMA News: Europe's Leading MMA Promotion BAMMA Appoints Global Media Company

    From their London offices, BA MMA has today proudly announced its new exclusive distribution deal with Content Media Corporation (CMC), signifying that BAMMA broadcasts will potentially be able to reach up to half a billion homes within the next year...

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  25. UFC 132 Through the Timeline of MMA's Favorite Social Network

    Follow me on Twitter @jonathanshrager UFC cards have become macro-events that are now chronicled through the lens of a micro-blogging site. Perennially encouraged by the broadcast itself, #ufc is constantly trending pre-, mid- and post-event...

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