140 Search Results for celebrity

Feb 14, 2017 11:56 am

Yair Rodriguez says his celebrity increased after BJ Penn win

Last month, Mexican featherweight contender Yair Rodriguez scored a nice win over UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn. Now several weeks removed from this win, the wild striking specialist explained to MMA Junkie that his defeat of Penn has made him a much more visible celebrity. “To be honest, before BJ, of course people recognized...

Jan 24, 2017 9:43 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen fired on ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ for cheating

Episode 4 of The Celebrity Apprentice saw Chael Sonnen fired for tip-toeing in a grey area. While Sonnen had been looking to win the latest season of Celebrity Apprentice hosted by Arnold Schwarzenegger in Donald Trump’s absence, ‘The American Gangster’ found himself fired early in the season. Just two days after Sonnen lost to Tito...

Sep 30, 2016 8:35 am

The UFC Gets New Celebrity Investors Including Ben Affleck, Tom Brady and The Weeknd

Earlier this year, it was announced that the UFC had been sold for more than $4 billion. The organization was purchased by Hollywood talent agency WME-IMG, who would take the reigns from long-time owners Lorenzo and Frank Fertitta. When news of this massive sale first broke, it was unclear what effect it would have on the company....

Jun 15, 2016 10:15 am

PHOTO | Anderson Silva brings in legitimate celebrity trainer

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva has been out of action since his UFC London loss to Michael Bisping earlier this year. ‘The Spider’ was slated to fight Uriah Hall in a highly anticipated matchup at UFC 198, however he was forced out of the bout after it was revealed that he would need his...

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...

Jul 13, 2017 10:13 pm

Floyd Mayweather: ‘Conor McGregor, you cannot disrespect black people’

Thursday evening, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor once again found himself under fire for what many argued were racist remarks made during the third stop of he & Floyd Mayweather’s world tour promoting their August 26th fight. On Tuesday, Conor McGregor told Mayweather to “dance for me boy” during the pair’s first press conference in...

Jul 1, 2017 1:23 pm

Former UFC champion Ronda Rousey is the latest victim of leaked nude photos

Former UFC champion Ronda Rousey is the latest victim of leaked nude photos Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is the latest celebrity to fall victim to leaked nude photos. The completely nude photos of Rousey, which were taken during her shoot with ESPN Magazine’s ‘Body Issue’ in 2015, surfaced on the internet two...

May 16, 2017 12:16 pm

Joanna Jedrzejczyk defends Ronda Rousey ahead of record tying title defense

This past weekend at UFC 211, UFC women’s strawweight kingpin Joanna Jedrzejczyk stepped into the Octagon against Jessica Andrade for a highly anticipated matchup of styles. Joanna Jedrzejczyk stepped into the Octagon in hopes of picking her opponent apart and using her elite level striking to defend her belt for the fourth time, while Andrade...

May 7, 2017 10:55 am

PHOTOS | “Proud and blessed” Conor McGregor shares first pictures of newborn son

Back in November, Conor McGregor delivered a second round knockout of Eddie Alvarez, becoming the UFC lightweight champion in the process. Given that he still owned the promotion’s featherweight title at the time, this made him the first fighter in UFC history to hold titles in two weight classes concurrently. With this accomplishment, McGregor’s stock...

May 1, 2017 12:25 pm

VIDEO | Diaz brothers and Gilbert Melendez join Anthony Bourdain for Parts Unknown

Just when you think Anthony Bourdain and his “Parts Unknown” CNN series couldn’t get any better, think again. Bourdain, who has fallen in love with Brazilian jiu-jitsu, spiced up the recipe for his show by bringing in Nick and Nate Diaz along with their friend and longtime training partner Gilbert Melendez. The UFC stars added...

May 1, 2017 9:53 am

VIDEO | Paige VanZant criticized by fellow fighters for sultry self-made Reebok promo

Over the weekend, fan favorite UFC strawweight Paige VanZant took to Snapchat to share an undeniably sultry self-made promo video for Reebok’s new line of black and white workout apparel. While this video left many of VanZant’s fans drooling, its provocative tone also generated significant criticism from her peers. See below for VanZant’s video (which...

Apr 1, 2017 2:34 pm

Scott Coker weighs-in on Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

Throughout the course of 2017, boxing icon Floyd Mayweather and UFC star Conor McGregor have continued to be linked to a boxing match. While conflicting reports have continued to emerge on the matter, McGregor recently informed media members at a boxing event at the Madison Square Garden that a fight was “very close” to being...

Feb 22, 2017 9:15 am

Manager: Michael Bisping is “absolutely ducking Yoel Romero right now”

Back in November, streaking Cuban contender Yoel Romero knocked out former middleweight champion Chris Weidman with a third-round flying knee, earning himself a shot at the current middleweight champ Michael Bisping in the process. Regrettably, however, Romero’s title shot still hasn’t been booked, and there seems to be increasing reason for him to worry it...

Feb 16, 2017 7:49 am

Conor McGregor warns fans on approaching him while holding his son

In just three months, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor’s girlfriend Dee Devlin will give birth to their firstborn child. With that being said, the champ has been very open about his concerns with bringing a child into his often hectic life as a global superstar. Following his UFC 205 win over Eddie Alvarez, where McGregor...