102 Search Results for celebrity

May 7, 2016 9:59 am

Tim Kennedy gains support from unlikely celebrity in fight against ISIS

UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy is a certified badass. In addition to being one of the UFC’s top ranked middleweights, Kennedy is a is U.S. Army Special Forces member who has received the Army’s Bronze Star Medal with ‘V device’ for his valor shown while under enemy fire. Kennedy, who has yet to return to the...

Feb 27, 2016 8:12 am

Unlikely celebrity flying to Las Vegas to support Conor McGregor at UFC 196

On March 5th in Las Vegas Conor McGregor will now fight Nate Diaz in a highly anticipated welterweight showdown in the main event of UFC 196. Given the ability of both men to hype fights with trash talk, McGregor vs. Diaz has everyone talking. It was revealed on Twitter yesterday that famed chef Gordon Ramsay,...

Jan 28, 2016 8:57 am

Chael Sonnen to compete on ‘The Celebrity Apprentice’

Chael Sonnen’s ventures outside of the world of MMA continue! It was announced recently via Sherdog that Chael Sonnen has officially been cast as a competitor on the upcoming 8th season of NBC’s ‘The Celebrity Apprentice’. The season will be hosted by Arnold Schwarzenegger, and will see Sonnen in addition to another 15 celebrities competing...

May 20, 2015 9:05 am

UFC Champ Chris Weidman Talks Punching Celebrity Faces

Chris Weidman steps into the octagon this Saturday against Vitor Belfort, but by the looks of things he wants his next opponent to be Justin Bieber! The UFC Middleweight Champion sits down with FOX Sports 1’s Katie Nolan and discusses a handful of topics including the story of why he dropped his nickname. Check out...

Sep 15, 2014 3:24 pm

PHOTO | Frankie Edgar Participates In Celebrity Dodgeball Tournament

UFC featherweight Frankie Edgar joined NBA All Star Deron Williams celebrity dodgeball team today in New York. He paid homage to the legendary movie Dodgeball with his shirt, and captured the moment on Instagram. @deronwilliams #celebritydodgebarrage at Pier 36 in NYC. dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge let’s get it.

Jan 31, 2014 8:28 pm

George Zimmerman Will Fight in ‘Celebrity’ Boxing Match

According to a report from TMZ, some lucky individual is going to have the opportunity to kick George Zimmerman’s ass inside of a boxing ring. Yes, you ready correctly, and Zimmerman is claiming he will fight anyone, even an individual of African American descent. After being acquitted in the death of Trayvon Martin last July,...

Dec 12, 2013 7:50 am

Celebrity Chef Anthony Bourdain Earns First BJJ Promotion

Anthony Bourdain, the celebrity chef and host of his No Reservations, The Layover and Parts Unknown television shows, just received his first Brazilian Jiu Jitsu promotion. Bourdain trains out of the Renzo Gracie Academy along with his wife Ottavia, who is a blue belt herself, and actively competes. Bourdain received his first stripe from one...

May 22, 2013 10:30 am

VIDEO | Uriah Hall Not A Celebrity, ‘Just a regular guy’

“A lot of people ask me, ‘Did you gain anything from this (TUF experience) or any of that stuff?’ For me, personally, I think generally I am the same person. The publicity is there. The fame is somewhat there. But, I don’t think I’m anywhere close to that. People call me a celebrity and I’m...

Nov 11, 2011 6:15 am

Celebrity Line Up Announced for UFC on FOX 1 Red Carpet Event

In the lead up to the UFC’s debut on network television, Fox Executives have promised to roll out the red carpet and get their long list of celebrity employees to attend the event as if it was a big breakthrough television occasion. Yesterday they distributed a list of confirmed celebrities ready to put on their...

May 16, 2016 11:29 am

Conor McGregor working on his jiu-jitsu

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor got some training in with BJJ black belt pioneer Chris Haueter recently. Haueter is one of the first American black belt jiu-jitsu practitioners and is a part of the “BJJ Dirty Dozen”, which is a group of 12 practitioners outside Brazil to achieve the rank of black belt in BJJ....

May 10, 2016 11:13 am

VIDEO | Comedian Gabriel Iglesias predicted Nate Diaz would beat Conor McGregor

Back in March, Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor had their highly anticipated welterweight scrap in the main event oF UFC 196. Ultimately, Diaz rocked and then submitted McGregor in the 2nd round of their fight. The event shattered UFC records, and set the stage for a rematch at UFC 200 on July 9th. While many...

Apr 26, 2016 8:21 pm

‘Harry Potter’ actor to pursue MMA

It’s not every day that an actor takes their talents from the big screen to the cage, however that’s exactly what ‘Harry Potter’ actor Josh Herdman plans to do. Herdman, who played Gregory Goyle in all 8 of the Harry Potter movies had his first MMA fight recently, which he won. Herdman, who is 28...

Apr 7, 2016 10:00 am

Jon Jones talks about low point: “I wanted to retire”

Jon Jones has undoubtably battled his demons in his personal life as he overcame addiction to make his return to the Octagon at UFC 197 on April 23rd. While Jones is in a good place now, after his hit-and-run accident a year ago that lead to him being stripped of the UFC light heavyweight championship,...

Mar 30, 2016 11:11 am

Jon Jones jailed in a segregated cell ‘for his own protection’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was arrested on Tuesday after turning himself into police in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Jones was recently issued five traffic citations by an Albuquerque police officer, which included one for drag racing. A judge ruled the drag racing ticket was a violation of his probation terms. Jones spent Tuesday...