507 Search Results for fight master

Aug 13, 2013 9:52 am

Bellator’s Fight Master Series Gets New Time Slot Following Ratings Slide

Bellator’s reality TV series, Fight Master, has failed to live up to the hype. Unlike the UFC’s ‘Ultimate Fighter’ Bellator’s version of MMA reality on SPIKE TV is not garnering any interest from viewers at home and as a result is getting backed down on their Thursday night lineup. SPIKE TV broke the news: Programming...

May 15, 2017 1:45 pm

VIDEO | ‘Drunken boxing’ master vs. Muay Thai fighter ends with brutal KO

If you’re a fan of the older martial arts movies, you have got to love the drunken master style of fighting. Jackie Chan starred in the 1978 Hong Kong martial arts comedy, Drunken Master and many variations have been made throughout the years. Here, we take a look at this insane video of a brutal...

May 3, 2017 12:28 pm

VIDEO | Chinese MMA coach vs. Tai Chi master fight ends in seconds

Styles make fights, right? Well, in this case, two styles that clashed in a challenge didn’t make for much of a fight. According to Daily Mail, 38-tear-old Xu Xiaodong is a former Chinese MMA fighter turned MMA coach and wanted to prove a point to 41-year-old Wei Lei, a self-proclaimed Tai Chi master. Xiaodong started...

Mar 28, 2017 1:18 pm

VIDEO | Kiai master bets $5,000 against MMA fighter

Here is a viral video that has been out for quite some time but for those who haven’t seen it yet, it usually sparks an interesting reaction. According to an article from Craziest Sports Fights, Yanagi Ryuken is apparently an expert in the art of kiai. In the video above, you see Ryuken taking out...

Feb 2, 2016 9:57 am

Exclusive | Inside the Mind of a Master Fight Strategist: -Mike Winkeljohn-

We’ve seen it many times in any sport and on all levels. The keys to success require a strong base and foundation in order to achieve any physical or mental goal set out for yourself. Mike Winkeljohn is that foundation that fighters seek for in support of their dreams and aspirations. Winkeljohn is the man...

Jan 8, 2016 7:43 am

WATCH! Karate master vs. Muay Thai fighter in bareknuckle fight

It’s an old school style vs. style matchup as we see this Karate master take on a Muay Thai fighter in a bareknuckle scrap! While the outcome of our last style vs. style video in which a Muay Thai fighter fought a Judoka surprised many, the outcome of this bout was a little less surprising.

May 22, 2013 9:53 am

Josh “The Warmaster” Barnett Returns To UFC With Multi-Fight Deal

Josh Barnett’s fight career has been in a sort of limbo after the demise of Strikeforce. After initial negotiations with the Ultimate Fighting Championship couldn’t be agreed upon, the MMA world was left wondering what’s next for “The Warmaster”. However, USA Today Sports/MMA Junkie has confirmed Tuesday with promotion officials that the former UFC heavyweight...

Sep 22, 2017 7:59 pm

UFC Fight Night 117 Results: Teruto Ishihara defeats Rolando Dy

A featherweight scrap between Rolando Dy and Teruto Ishihara took place during tonight’s UFC Fight Night 117 card in Japan. Round one begins and Ishihara presses forward quickly. Both men exchange kicks to start. Ishihara lands a huge left that drops Dy. He jumps on him with some ground and pound. Dy is scrambling but...

Sep 18, 2017 9:23 am

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua issues lengthy statement explaining withdrawal from OSP fight

Over the weekend, we learned that former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua was out of his planned UFC Fight Night 117 scrap with Ovince St. Preux. Surprisingly, he’ll be replaced by former UFC middleweight, and recent World Series of Fighting welterweight Yushin Okami. On Monday morning, the PRIDE legend took to Instagram with...

Aug 12, 2017 11:47 am

Fighters React to Conor McGregor’s ‘Knockdown’ of Paul Malignaggi

When a nuclear explosion goes off on planet MMA, ground zero is Twitter. Everyone scrambles to the crater of impact to lob their sarcasm, GIFs, or the rare well-thought out analysis. All colors and creeds of society are brought together, at least as many exist within the UFC’s key male demographics of 18 to 49. Perhaps...

Jul 17, 2017 2:11 pm

VIDEO | Canadian Wing Chun fighter knocks out Vietnamese karate black belt

The martial arts style debate continues to heat up, especially after the challenge between the Chinese MMA coach and Tai Chi master recently went viral. A new matchup of styles is seen here as Canadian Wing Chun fighter Pierre Francois Flores went over to Hanoi, Vietnam to challenge Vietnamese karate black belt, Doan Bao Chau....

Jul 7, 2017 9:23 pm

Fighters react to tonight’s insane TUF 25 Finale Main Event

Fighters react to tonight’s insane TUF 25 Finale Main Event A key lightweight scrap between Michael Johnson and Justin Gaethje headlined tonight’s TUF 25 Finale event in Las Vegas. After a wild opening round, which saw Michael Johnson badly hurt Gaethje, Justin was able to rally late in round two and come away with the...

Jun 27, 2017 2:42 pm

Clay Guida feeling good, but doesn’t want to be fighting at 40

UFC veteran Clay Guida returned to the win column this Sunday with a rather impressive win over Erik Koch, which snapped a 2-year skid that saw Guida drop back to back losses. The win was a particularly impressive one for Guida, who not only snapped a 2-fight skid, but also returned to the Octagon after...

Jun 26, 2017 6:29 am

Pros react to controversial UFC Fight Night 112 main event stoppage

Last night, in the main event of UFC Fight Night 112, rising lightweight contender Kevin Lee picked up an impressive submission win over the division’s sixth-ranked fighter, Michael Chiesa. Unfortunately, Lee’s win is shadowed in controversy, as referee Mario Yamasaki stopped the fight before Chiesa actually tapped. Unsurprisingly, this early stoppage generated quite a range...

Jun 24, 2017 9:24 pm

Fighters react to tonight’s crazy Matt Mitrione vs Fedor Emelianenko fight

Fighters react to tonight’s crazy Matt Mitrione vs Fedor Emelianenko fight Heavyweight fighter Matt Mitrione picked up the biggest win of his mixed martial arts career tonight at Madison Square Garden in New York, defeating mixed martial arts legend Fedor Emelianenko via first-round knockout. Just prior to finishing Fedor with ground and pound, Matt and...

Jun 20, 2017 2:38 pm

Oscar De La Hoya once again rips “irrelevant” McGregor vs. Mayweather fight

On August 26th, Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather will compete in what many consider the biggest fight in combat sports history. With that being said however, not everyone shares the same enthusiasm regarding the fight. Boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya even went as far as to pen a lengthy letter in an attempt to...

May 29, 2017 1:11 pm

SI Swimsuit model and Muay Thai fighter Mia Kang eyeing MMA competition

Don’t let the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model job description fool you because Mia Kang is a fighter, too. After spending a good part of her life in the modeling industry and going through every eating disorder in the book, one experience in a Muay Thai fight camp in 2016 changed Kang’s outlook on life and...

May 25, 2017 1:46 pm

VIDEO | Wing Chun vs. Muay Thai gym fight ends with a crash

The battle of styles is always a hot topic for debate but when it comes down to it, there is nothing like backing up your talk. Here, we take a look at a video of a Wing Chun and a Muay Thai practitioner putting their respective styles and skills to the test in a gym....

May 23, 2017 10:39 am

Fighters rip Anheuser-Busch rep for allegedly being drunk during retreat presentation

This past weekend, during the UFC Athlete Retreat in Las Vegas, fighters sat through quite a few presentations regarding success, building their own brand, and sponsors. While Kajan Johnson may have stolen the show with his confrontation of a Reebok rep which paved the way for an open discussion between fighters and the UFC brass,...

May 16, 2017 12:55 pm

VIDEO | Kung Fu vs. Taekwondo bare knuckle street fight ends in surprising fashion

Combat battles that pit a certain style against another opposing style always make for an interesting matchup. This is what made the UFC in its early days so interesting. Here, we take a look at this crazy bare knuckle street fight competition between a Kung Fu and a Taekwondo practitioner. The two start off with...

Apr 27, 2017 9:18 pm

Tutorial: ONE Atomweight World Champion Angela Lee from the EVOLVE Fight Team Demonstrates How to do an Anaconda Choke

This article/video was first published on Evolve Vacation. At the tender young age of 19, Singapore’s “Unstoppable” Angela Lee became the youngest world champion in mixed martial arts history. She captured the inaugural ONE Atomweight World Championship in 2016. Lee accomplished the feat by defeating Japanese MMA veteran Mei Yamaguchi, powering through a back and...

Apr 27, 2017 10:25 am

Mike Perry breaks down his “master plan to take over the world”

Mike Perry entered mainstream MMA consciousness in a rather strange way. Though diehard fans had been aware of him for some time, his first steps into the limelight occurred at the UFC 202 weigh ins, when he faked a handshake with his opponent Hyun Gyu Lim, then pulled his hand away at the last minute,...

Apr 15, 2017 8:31 am

Georges St-Pierre has master plan for comeback

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is currently set to return to the Octagon sometime this year when he will fight Michael Bisping for the welterweight strap. While the fight doesn’t have an official date at the present time, St-Pierre spoke to RT to discuss his return, as well as his master plan. St-Pierre’s return...

Mar 31, 2017 8:29 am

Michael Bisping unveils Georges St-Pierre’s master plan

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre is currently gearing up for his 2017 middleweight title fight against Michael Bisping. While the fight was already officially announced by the UFC, and the pair have already done a press conference for the fight, no official date has been set. That hasn’t rubbed the middleweight champ very well,...