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Jon Jones

VIDEO: Jon Jones’ Manager Disagrees w...

May 05, 2015Comments off1542 Views

Jon Jones' manager explains why he disagrees with stripping his client of the title and why we may never see Jones in the Octagon again.

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Manager Says Jon Jones May Never Return to ...

May 05, 2015Comments off6807 Views

Jon Jones' longtime manager, Malki Kawa, on Monday said that it's quite possible that we may never see Jones in the UFC Octagon ever again.

Melvin Guillard

Melvin Guillard Granted Release from World ...

Apr 30, 2015Comments off989 Views

Lightweight Melvin Guillard was granted his release from World Series of Fighting on Thursday. His manager, First Round Management CEO Malki Kawa, broke the


Fighters and Industry Insiders React to Cha...

Jun 12, 2014Comments off1063 Views

After testing positive to banned substances, UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen announced his retirement on Wednesday, and fighters and industry insiders took to Twitter to react

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After 22 Fights, UFC Releases Melvin Guilla...

Mar 21, 2014Comments off896 Views

After 22 fights inside the famed UFC Octagon, lightweight Melvin Guillard was released by the promotion on Friday.

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UFC Champ Jon Jones is Healed, 1,000-Percen...

Aug 06, 2013Comments off643 Views

While issues of superfights, moving weight classes, and the like, constantly skirt around the edges, UFC champ Jon Jones is laser-focused on Alexander Gustafsson and

Chris Camozzi

MMA’s Great Debate Podcast: Chris Cam...

May 16, 2013Comments off676 Views

MMA's Great Debate Radio is back for UFC on FX 8 with a complete breakdown of the card, as well as guests including Chris Camozzi,

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Carlos Condit’s Manager Explains Why ...

Nov 16, 2012Comments off578 Views

When Carlos Condit opted to wait for a fight against Georges St-Pierre as opposed to defend his interim welterweight title, he came under some scrutiny

Who’s Next for Jon Jones? That’...

Oct 02, 2012Comments off862 Views

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones may be nursing an ailing arm, but it's giving him some time off as the promotion tries to find


Carlos Condit Happy to Spoil Plans for Geor...

Sep 02, 2012Comments off971 Views

There seems to be a lot of talk about Georges St-Pierre vs. Anderson Silva right now, but there's only one problem – St-Pierre still has

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How the Real Life Ari Gold Helped Open the ...

Aug 09, 2012Comments off1096 Views

Jon Jones' manager Malki Kawa details how the landmark Nike endorsement deal came together along with the help of a powerful friend in Hollywood.

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Alan Belcher Tired of Waiting, Wants Chris ...

Jul 20, 2012Comments off423 Views

Alan Belcher is looking for a fight, but the only problem right now is it seems nobody wants to fight him.


MMAWeekly Radio Tuesday: Junior Dos Santos ...

May 22, 2012Comments off847 Views

MMAWeekly Radio returns for Tuesday's show with UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos as well as manager Malki Kawa.


Jon Jones’ Manager: ‘No OneR...

May 22, 2012Comments off1382 Views

Jon Jones' manager Malki Kawa speaks exclusively to MMAWeekly Radio about his client's recent arrest for DWI and promises the champion isn't running away from

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Derek Brunson Targeted for July Return to S...

May 01, 2012Comments off338 Views

Following the disappointment surrounding a canceled fight in March, Strikeforce middleweight Derek Brunson cannot wait to get back in action.


Frank Mir Could Still Get UFC 146 Main Even...

Apr 12, 2012Comments off588 Views

Frank MIr's manager Malki Kawa explains that his fighter can't get the main event fight against Junior Dos Santos yet, but that doesn't mean he

Greg Jackson

MMAWeekly Radio Wed: Greg Jackson, Chad Gri...

Apr 11, 2012Comments off1100 Views

MMAWeekly Radio returns for Wednesday's show with coach Greg Jackson, UFC 145 fighter Chad Griggs and manager Malki Kawa leading things as well as debate


With Diaz’s Positive Test, Carlos Con...

Feb 09, 2012Comments off923 Views

Carlos Condit's manager Malki Kawa reacts to the news about Nick Diaz's positive drug test, and comments on what's next for the UFC interim welterweight

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Condit’s Manager: Rematch with Diaz C...

Feb 07, 2012Comments off1021 Views

Carlos Condit's manager Malki Kawa says they aren't afraid of rematching Nick Diaz, but right now the fight that makes the most sense is facing

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MMAWeekly Radio Tuesday: Vitor Belfort, Mik...

Jan 10, 2012Comments off655 Views

MMAWeekly Radio on Tuesday features UFC 142 fighters Vitor Belfort and Mike Massenzio and manager Malki Kawa joins the debate during 'The Sixth Round'


The Guy Behind The Guy – Malki Kawa

Dec 13, 2011Comments off629 Views

'The Guy Behind the Guy' goes one on one with the top managers in MMA. Who are they? Where did they come from? What's


What’s Next for Jon Jones after Lyoto...

Oct 26, 2011Comments off368 Views

When 2011 is over, Jon Jones will have had four fights, three of which were title bouts, an almost unheard of rate for anyone in


Diego Sanchez on the Mend; Eyeing 2012 UFC ...

Oct 23, 2011Comments off643 Views

Former 'Ultimate Fighter' 1 winner Diego Sanchez is on the mend and shooting for a return to the Octagon in early 2012.


Alan Belcher May Get Top 10 Opponent in Nex...

Oct 22, 2011Comments off498 Views

It was a long road back to the UFC for middleweight Alan Belcher, but after a victory over Jason MacDonald in Sept. he's looking to

Carlos Condit and Ben Henderson Ink Multi-F...

Aug 31, 2011Comments off501 Views

Two of the UFC's top fighters, Carlos Condit and Ben Henderson, have both inked multi-fight contract extensions with the promotion.

Manager Believes Clay Guida Should Be Next ...

Aug 16, 2011Comments off559 Views

Malki Kawa believes just based on timing that Clay Guida makes the most sense for Ben Henderson to face next, also discusses management problems in

MMAWeekly Radio Thursday: Tito Ortiz, Melvi...

Jul 14, 2011Comments off335 Views

Thursday's edition of MMAWeekly Radio features interviews with new UFC 133 headliner Tito Ortiz, UFC 132 winner Melvin Guillard and MMA manager Malki Kawa.

BJ Penn vs Carlos Condit

Social Networking Pays Off: Carlos Condit v...

Jul 11, 2011Comments off560 Views

It appears Carlos Condit and B.J. Penn are on a collision course for a bout in October.

Welterweight John Howard Released from the ...

Jul 11, 2011Comments off1051 Views

John Howard is the latest casualty from recent losses in the UFC as the Massachusetts' fighter has been released from the promotion.


Rashad Evans: If Jon Jones Was So Great, He...

May 24, 2011Comments off476 Views

Rashad Evans talks about when he was supposed to face Jon Jones, as well as issues he had with his former manager that lent to