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Jon Jones splits from longtime management t...

Apr 27, 2021NoNo Comments996 Views

Former UFC light heavyweight champion and top pound-for-pound fighter, Jon Jones, has split with his longtime management team at First Round Management.

UFC and Yoel Romero part ways

Dec 05, 2020NoNo Comments1253 Views

Middleweight contender Yoeo Romero is no longer a UFC fighter. The 43-year-old Cuban and the fight promotion have parted ways.

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Manager Malki Kawa rips on Ali Abdelaziz fo...

Oct 12, 2019NoNo Comments3079 Views

Prominent MMA manager Malki Kawa ripped into Ali Abdelaziz following news that Abdelaziz got into a 'physical altercation' with his brother at the PFL Playoffs.

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Jon Jones Manager Expects an Anti-Doping Se...

Feb 15, 2018NoNo Comments2817 Views

When Jon Jones goes before the California State Athletic Commission on Feb. 27, his manager expects a decision of no further punishment.

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Jon Jones’ Manager Gives Him 95-Perce...

Feb 13, 2018NoNo Comments3617 Views

Manager Malki Kawa believes is fairly certain that his client, Jon Jones, will fight in the UFC by the end of 2018.

VIDEO: Jon Jones’ Manager Disagrees w...

May 05, 2015NoNo Comments3051 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, 2015NoNo Comments11283 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, 2015NoNo Comments2378 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, 2014NoNo Comments984 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

After 22 Fights, UFC Releases Melvin Guilla...

Mar 21, 2014NoNo Comments2189 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, 2013NoNo Comments2111 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

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

May 16, 2013NoNo Comments2134 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, 2012NoNo Comments1958 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, 2012NoNo Comments2254 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, 2012NoNo Comments2821 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, 2012NoNo Comments3478 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.

Alan Belcher Tired of Waiting, Wants Chris ...

Jul 20, 2012NoNo Comments1652 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, 2012NoNo Comments2160 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, 2012NoNo Comments4283 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

Derek Brunson Targeted for July Return to S...

May 01, 2012NoNo Comments1447 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, 2012NoNo Comments1871 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, 2012NoNo Comments3089 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, 2012NoNo Comments3280 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

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

Feb 07, 2012NoNo Comments3830 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, 2012NoNo Comments1990 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, 2011NoNo Comments2476 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, 2011NoNo Comments1291 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, 2011NoNo Comments3182 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, 2011NoNo Comments1642 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, 2011NoNo Comments1901 Views

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