What does the future hold for Anderson Silva? Anderson Silva in the Olympics? Both after his bout against Nick Diaz at UFC 183 and at the beginning of the year, Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva failed a standard competitive drugs test. Drostanolone metabolites, which indicates the use of an anabolic steroid, as well as androsterone, a form
In Mexico City this weekend, at UFC 188 – Gilbert Melendez was in a war. As mentioned in a previous blog post, Melendez finally managed to face off against long term and distant rival Eddie Alvarez. The co-main event of the evening saw these two incredible lightweight champion fighters collide. Regardless of the split decision
Venum Karate get gold at Baku This weekend saw Team Venum’s Karate elite finish upon the podium. Enes Erkan gave a phenomenal performance on Sunday at the 1st European Games in Azerbaijan. The Turkish man bought gold both to Team Venum but also Turkey’s 3rd gold medal in Karate. Previously losing a European final against Slobodan Bitevic,
Venum Fighter Gilbert Melendez will face Eddie Alvarez at UFC 188. Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez have been top of their own lightweight divisions for a while now. Alvarez wearing Bellator’s 155lb crown whilst Melendez flying Strikeforce’s flag. As with many top flight athletes, if you are good enough at what you do – you are
Strike-Fight In only a few hours Venum’s Strike-Fight will be underway. An incredible boxing event held in Lyon, France. Boxing and kickboxing athletes Yohan Lidon, Mickael Piscitello,Christophe Pruvost, Yuksel Ayaydin, Yohan Bournier and much more. The stage is set for this prolific event, the athletes ready… are you?
Sitthichai triumphant in France Venum Boxing star Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong has come out on top in the ring once again. Fighting at at Lightweight Contender Tournament at GLORY 22 France on the weekend, Sitthichai has yet again proved himself a vicious force to be reckoned with. Sitthichai’s initial bout of the evening saw Kiria, the former
Gilbert Melendez joins Team Venum We are proud to announce that MMA athlete and UFC Lightweight competitor Gilbert Melendez joins Team Venum. Gilbert is a decorated mixed martial artists with over 26 professional bouts to his name. The two-time Strikeforce Lightweight champion and former WEC Lightweight champion has been competing in the octagon professionally since 2002. Melendez has
Venum has finalized a new TV partnership with DirecTV for MMA based show Kingdom. Kingdom going into it’s second season sees Frank Grillo‘s character Alvey ‘King’ Kulina run an MMA gym in Venice, California. Known as the Navy St. Gym, Venum is on board to provide the highest quality and of course authentic training gear and apparel.
Venum at Baku 2015 European games Team Venum at Baku 2015 European games with athletes Kenji Grillon and Enes Erkhan on their way to 2015 European success. Kenji Grillon of France is set to travel to the Baku 2015 Games in Azerbaijan to compete in the Male 84 kilo Kata event. Enes Erkan of Turkey competing alongside Kenji in the 84+
Jose Aldo continues with Team Venum UFC president Dana White has said major sports brand has aggressive proposal for the best pound for pound fighter in the world. The much discussed agreement between Reebok and the UFC has generated a lot of controversy among athletes and fans as of late. After the final values of