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The Seventh Annual World MMA Awards To Be Held at The Venetian in Las Vegas January 30, 2015!

December 17, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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THE SEVENTH ANNUAL WORLD MMA AWARDS!

WILL RETURN TO THE VENETIAN® LAS VEGAS FRIDAY, JAN. 30

The Official Website www.WorldMMAAwards.com is Now Live!

LAS VEGAS – December 11, 2014 – For the seventh consecutive year, Fighters Only Magazine is pleased to announce it will give the most dedicated and loyal fans in all of sports – MMA fans – a night of glamour and surprise that belongs exclusively to them. Fighters Only proudly presents “The Seventh Annual World MMA Awards” Friday, January 30, 2015 live from The Venetian Las Vegas.

“Seven years ago, Fighters Only launched the ‘World MMA Awards’ as a way to honor fighters, fights, personalities and promotions and to celebrate this modern day sports phenomenon called mixed martial arts,” said Rob Hewitt, President and CEO of Fighters Only. “This year we return to The Venetian Theatre and the ‘Fight Capital of the World’ Friday, Jan. 30, for another star-studded, black-tie event dedicated to MMA and all the incredible fans of our sport.”

As with previous events, Fighters Only once again gives fans the power to determine who takes home a World MMA Award. Starting Monday, Dec. 22, fight fans can cast their votes through the official website now live at www.WorldMMAAwards.com. This year, there are 22 Award categories, including Fight of the Year, Knockout of the Year and Fighter of the Year. Fan voting begins precisely at 12:01 AM EST Monday, Dec. 22.

“Always, the biggest moments of the Awards is finding out who the fans voted in as the winners,” said Hewitt. “Starting Monday, Dec. 22, anyone can cast a vote through WorldMMAAwards.com and help their category favorite take home an Award.”

This year, for the first time ever, the MMA Awards reflects a full calendar year of action. Event categories will include everything that transpired from Jan. 1, 2014, to Dec. 20, 2014. This gives the Seventh Annual Awards status as the most accurate and comprehensive event in Fighters Only history.MMA-Awards-5669 - Mario Lopez

Last Year’s MMA Awards played host to the relative ‘who’s who’ of mixed martial arts. One by one, the most popular stars in the sport stepped onto the red carpet under the world media spotlight. Fighters Only expects this year’s Awards show to be even bigger and grander in its second showing at the famed Venetian Theatre.

BodyBuilding.com, as the internet’s most visited health and fitness site and largest online retailer of nutritional supplements, is proud to sponsor this strictly black-tie Seventh Annual World MMA Awards event. RDX, one of the most exciting international fight sports equipment and apparel manufacturers, is also pleased to sponsor the World MMA Awards.

For information regarding advance VIP Tickets, please email: awardsvip@gmail.com.

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Kevin “The Monster” Randleman Kids Summer Wrestling Camp

December 11, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Robby LeBlanc From LasVegasNewsBlog.com With Kevin "TheMonster" RandlemanIf You Have Been Following The UFC For More Than 10 Years, You No Doubt Have Heard of Kevin ” The Monster” Randleman.

Kevin Randleman’s fighting career started in High School, where he was a wrestling State Champion. Randleman then went on to the Ohio State University where he was a 3X All American, 3X Big Ten Champion and 2X NCAA National Champion.

Randleman became the UFC Heavyweight Champion on November 19, 1999, beating Pete Williams at UFC 23. for the title However, he later lost the title to Randy Couture at UFC 28. It’s no secret that Kevin ” The Monster”

Randleman has had his problems in and out of the ring and cage, but as you can see from this interview, he is still trying to help the local Las Vegas community by offering wrestling camps for kids.

You will see in the interview, he was not happy with UFC’s Dana White or the Fertittas for not helping him with this project. Maybe next summer they will have a change of heart.

It was an inspiring day seeing all those little kids hitting the mats. This interview was this past summer in Las Vegas.

Feel free to leave a comment…

Until Next Time – Have a Great Day!!!
Robby LeBlanc

13 yr Old Jiu Jitsu Fighter, Peyton Prussin Aspires To Compete in UFC!

November 26, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Peyton PrussinThe 13 Year Old Jiu Jitsu Practitioner, Peyton Prussin ASPIRES To Compete and Fight in The UFC . She Also LOVES Watching Ronda Rousey Fight!

Mixed Martial Arts has been a male dominated sport for as long as I can remember. However, with the rise of such female fighters as Gina Carano, Ronda Rousey, Miesha Tate and a few others, the ladies have stepped on to the main stage. These athletes have become INSPIRATIONS and HERO’S to the next generation of female fighters.

I’ve been covering sports and specifically MMA for LasVegasNewsBlog.com since 2010. A few years back I covered a TUFF-N-UFF event in Mesquite, Nevada at the Casa Blanca Hotel & Spa Resort. This is where I met Ely Prussin, the marketing director for that property. I’d see him and his kids at the fights, always having a good time. They’d wave, I’d take a photo or two.

About 2 months ago I saw a YOUTUBE video of his 13 year old daughter, Peyton tapping out a competitor with an arm bar! Then saw a few other videos and was just blown away. This young, attractive, 13 year old girl is taking on the guys and WINNING!

Peyton Prussin, just 13 years old, already has 46 fights under her belt with a record or 40-6! Yes, thats 40 WINS with only 6 losses. AND 4 of those losses were against EXPERT BOYS!  This is incredible for any Martial Artist, Wrestler, Jiu Jitsu Practitioner or Boxer.Screen Shot 2014-11-26 at 12.09.54 PM

I called her dad, Ely Prussin shortly after and said, I’d like to interview Peyton and he said that would be great. I also asked him to ask her COACH, Robert Drysdale if it would be ok. I know some coaches can be funny that way, if it’s not about them, they don’t want to know anything. Drysdale was ok with it too.

This was the first time I had the opportunity to meet the World Champion Brazilian Jui Jitsu Coach and UFC Fighter, Robert Drysdale. This is what he said:

“Peyton is one of our most consistent students. She has a lot of potential”

Then later Drysdale shared;
“ I’m not trying to make CHAMPIONS out of 9 year olds. I don’t believe in that. I’ve seen it back fire. I teach competitive Jiu Jitsu and I do push them hard. There is no social pressure on them. I want them to have a good time and enjoy the sport.  ”

Peyton and I had a nice chat. She’s a regular kid that’s smart, has a great attitude, is energetic and likes to have  fun.  AND then there is the competitive side of her which she DIRECTS on the mats in the form of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and attending MMA events like TUFF-N-UFF and UFC. She LOVES Ronda Rousey and hopes one day to compete in the UFC!

After spending over an hour at the Drysdale Training Center, watching her and the TEAM workout, it was clear to me Drysdale Jiu Jitsu is the perfect place for her to train and Robert Drysdale is GREAT with his TEAm and the younger kids.

WATCH THE VIDEO NOW:

For More Information About Robert Drysdale and His Training Center:

www.DrysdaleJiuJitsu.com
2000 S Rainbow Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89146
(702) 258-0048

FOR UPCOMING MMA EVENTS:

UFC.com

TUFF-N-UFF.com

WSOF.com

Bellator.com

See Ya RINGSIDE!
Robby LeBlanc

Victoria’s Secret “ANGELS” Display The $2Million Dollar Fantasy Bra in Las Vegas!

November 14, 2014 by · 1 Comment
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Victoria Secret ANGELS Display The $2Mi Fantasy Bra in Las VegasVictoria’s Secret “ANGELS” Alessandra Ambrosia and Adriana Lima Are The Chosen Ones To Elegantly Display The BEAUTIFUL and SEXY $2 Million Dollar Fantasy Bra Created By The Great Pascal Mouawad.

Today, at the Victoria’s Secret inside the Fashion Show Mall in Las Vegas, I had the WONDERFUL and RARE opportunity to interview Pascal Mouawad, who heads up the retail division for the MOUAWAD group. MOUAWAD is one of the most Internationally Respected, Well Known and Most Sought after JEWELRY, TIMEPIECE and DIAMOND Designers in the World.

The MOUAWAD group, a family owned business, has been Charming, Captivating and providing customers with their Elegant, Luxurious and Enchanted Jewelry since 1891. They have been featured in the Guiness World Records four times, once for the most valuable necklace (55 Million Dollars) and another for the Largest Internally Flawless Diamond in the world, at 407.48 carats!

Their celebrity clients include, Amy Adams, Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Janet Jackson, Kate Winslet and many others…

I went to Victoria Secret in the Fashion Show Mall to take photos of the most famous models on the planet at this time! Turns out I had the incorrect media time and got there late. The media presentation had already finished. Initially I was a little disappointed, but then I kept asking if I could interview anyone, and sure enough, I got to interview one of the BIGGEST Designers in the World, Pascal Mouawad.

Take a look…

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Victoria’s Secret – Fashion Show
3200 S Las Vegas Blvd,
 Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: (702) 369-0110

www.VictoriasSecret.com

Pascal Mouawad
www.Mouawad.com

www.PascalMouawad.com

 

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Keep Being Brilliant,
Robby LeBlanc

TUFF-N-UFF Fight Highlights From 10-17-14

November 7, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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The Video Below Are Some Highlights From the TUFF-N-UFF Fight Event on October 17, 2014.

WATCH THE TUFF-N-UFF VIDEO HIGHTLIGHTS

Next TUFF-N-UFF Fight is:
FRIDAY Night – November 7, 2014
Cox Pavilion
Doors Open at 6
Fight Starts at 7PM

FOR FUTURE TUFF-N-UFF Fights Go To:
www.TuffNuff.com

See Ya Ringside!
Robby LeBlanc

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