An article in the UK’s Independent newspaper, orginally about wives and girlfriends of fighters, has spawned a heated debate between readers and fighters. One reader commented on the story, calling MMA “uncivilized” and its fighters “uneducated.” Dan has responded with quite the explanation for the sport, citing its ancient foundations and historical importance, and illustrating its sanctioned and organized state.
Article in the UK’s Telegraph commenting on the online debate» Continue Reading...
“After Korea’s Dong Hyun Kim was forced to withdraw from his UFC 105 bout with Dan Hardy in Manchester, England on November 14th, 170-pound contender Mike ‘Quick’ Swick has answered the call to face ‘The Outlaw’ in what promises to be a welterweight war at the MEN Arena.” Read the full story at UFC.com.
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With a month and some change to go, the buzz on UFC 105′s Hardy vs. Kim fight is beginning.
The UFC ran posted a story this morning: “Dan Hardy and the Art of War.”
“You could call Dan Hardy mixed martial arts’ first true viral marketer. How else do you explain his ability to take a bout that was intriguing, but without title implications in the welterweight division, and turn it into a fight that may have stolen the thunder from the main event at UFC 99 in terms of fan anticipation?”
Please stay tuned for more updates leading up to the fight.» Continue Reading...
Due to professional differences, Dan Hardy and Warrior Promotions have decided to part company. Warrior Promotions will continue to support its stable of fighters, whilst Dan will now be under Outlaw Sports Management. The separation was amicable, and both parties wish each other well in future exploits.
When asked about the change in direction, Hardy replied “I appreciate everything that Warrior Promotions have done for me, up to this stage in my career. I just felt that we were heading in different directions and it was time to explore other opportunities. Warrior Promotions is a well established company with a strong group of fighters under its management. I am confident they will continue to have success supporting fighters, from low level shows, right through to the major promotions.”» Continue Reading...
Just wanted to throw a big thank you to Mikey and the guys at Indierockmedia. I felt the time had come for a new site. I‘ll still be updating everyone with news, pictures, and events, but I’m also going to be sharing a video blog about my life. In addition, I’m going to be posting the progress of my projects and work outside of the MMA world, the most recent project being my car. So, stay tuned for lots of updates and fun videos featuring, well, me!
One more thing, I know a lot of you have been writing in with inquires about shirts, bandanas, and autographed pictures. Well, you are finally going to have the chance to order them! Soon, we’ll be updating the site with an e-store where you can get all things “Outlaw”!» Continue Reading...