2178 Search Results for mixed martial arts

Aug 14, 2016 12:46 pm

VIDEO | Mackenzie Dern’s mixed martial arts debut (highlights)

Strawweight prospect Mackenzie Dern was unable to finish Kenia Rosas in her mixed martial arts debut at Legacy 58, but the current number one pound-for-pound grappler did put on a dominating performance. Dern spoke to MMAFighting‘s Ariel Helwani about the fight and outlined her future goals in the sport: “I’m always confident in my jiu-jitsu,...

Jan 21, 2016 11:19 am

George Foreman as a mixed martial arts fighter?

How do you think former world heavyweight boxing champion and Olympic gold medalist George Foreman would have fared in the world of mixed martial arts back in his prime? The knockout Hall of Fame legend who won the world heavyweight championship twice is regarded as one of boxing’s greats. Foreman revealed in a tweet that...

Jul 14, 2014 5:59 pm

A Look Back at B.J. Penn’s Amazing Mixed Martial Arts Career

Former UFC lightweight & welterweight champion B.J. Penn retired from the sport of mixed martial arts, this following his third career loss to Frankie Edgar, which he suffered on July 6th at the TUF 19 Finale in Las Vegas. It was a disappointing end to what was an incredible mixed martial arts career for the...

Jul 12, 2014 8:20 pm

GSP Wants Olympic Style Testing In Mixed Martial Arts

“They need to make more like Olympic drug testing – an independent organization that doesn’t have any affiliation with the money of the organization… The only thing I wanted to do is help the sport to raise another level, and I think if you want it to grow worldwide to the next step, it’s the...

Jul 1, 2014 11:53 am

Penn ‘Really Excited’ For Increased Testing In Mixed Martial Arts

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion B.J. Penn (16-9-2 MMA, 12-8-2 UFC) has long campaigned for more stringent drug-testing in the sport of mixed martial arts. Following Chael Sonnen’s second random drug test failure, “The Prodigy” thinks things are starting to look up for the sport, as he stated on the UFC175/TUF19 conference call: “I’m really excited that they...

Jun 11, 2014 5:31 pm

Chael Sonnen Retires From Mixed Martial Arts Following NSAC Drug Test

Details are far-and-few-between, but unfortunately for fight fans Chael Sonnen appears to be retiring following news of a failed drug test and subsequent removal from UFC 175. We will work towards providing more details as they become available, but for now, all we really know is that the UFC’s biggest star, with the biggest arms...

May 8, 2014 7:06 pm

Cyborg Retires From Mixed Martial Arts Following Latest Defeat

Evangelista ‘Cyborg’ Santos, has retired from Mixed Martial Arts. After a seventeen-year career, the Brazilian won 19 of 35 professional bouts, fought around the globe, including stints in Sengoku and Strikeforce. The former-spouse of female champion Chris Cyborg, leaves the sport on the heels of a quick and violent defeat delivered by devastating striker, Melvin...

Apr 17, 2013 7:56 am

Boxing’s #1 Rated Female Leaving Sport To Pursue Mixed Martial Arts

Boxing’s leading lady, Holly Holm, is hanging up her boxing gloves permanently to enter the world of Mixed Martial Arts as a full-time job. She is an 18-time, three-division boxing world champion who has only suffered defeat twice in 37 pro-fights. She also boasts an undefeated 3-0 record as a Mixed Martial Artists. The news...

Dec 12, 2012 11:29 am

Mark Hominick Retires From Mixed Martial Arts Competition | UFC NEWS

“I truly got to live my passion and follow my dreams by competing in mixed martial arts, especially under the Zuffa banner, but UFC 154, that’s the last fight I’ll be in the octagon, as I’m retiring and looking to move on to the next phase of my career. As a family, I have young...

Aug 5, 2017 5:12 pm

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey starts up her own website, teases big announcement

“Rowdy” Ronda Rousey is one of the biggest stars on the face of the planet. The former UFC women’s bantamweight champion of the world, Rousey, has opened a new website (rondarousey.com) and is teasing that she will be dropping some major news for her fans very soon. Check it out. I’m super proud to be...

May 9, 2017 10:43 am

VIDEO | Martial arts kid takes on 5 bullies, leaves them running

👍🏿👍🏿👍🏿 A post shared by Derrick Lewis (@thebeastufc) on May 8, 2017 at 2:12pm PDT One young school boy found himself in arguably the worst possible scenario when he was confronted by five bullies at the same time. While some may have panicked, the school boy stands his ground and quickly leaves all 5 men...

Mar 9, 2017 8:17 am

One Championship CEO Victor Cui on building Asian heroes and promoting the values of the martial arts

Singapore’s One Championship is far and away the biggest mixed martial arts promotion in Asia. They broadcast in millions of homes in dozens of countries, and have taken their live product to relatively untapped markets like Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan, China and even further afield. One Championship’s approach to MMA promotion...

Jan 18, 2017 9:15 am

Tim Kennedy updates on retirement decision, MMAAA, and his future in the martial arts

Earlier this week, UFC middleweight contender Tim Kennedy announced his retirement from mixed martial arts with a heartfelt post to his Facebook page. This retirement announcement followed a lopsided knockout loss to Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 206. Shortly thereafter, Kennedy spoke with MMAFighting.com to elaborate on his decision to retire, and give updates on his...

Apr 3, 2015 11:45 am

Dan Hardy Doesn’t Like Mixed Gender P4P Rankings

Dan Hardy shared his thoughts on having mixed gender rankings in the world of mixed martial arts. Do you agree with his point of view? I know flyweights won't fight heavyweights. P4P ranking is based on accomplishment. But can you think of another sport with mixed rankings? — Dan Hardy (@danhardymma) April 2, 2015 If...

Aug 12, 2013 3:03 pm

Uriah Hall Ready For ‘Next Chapter’ And It Starts This Weekend In Boston

“I absolutely think this next chapter is where it starts in Boston. I’m coming off the fight with Kelvin, a lot of people had their opinions and views, but that happens with every fight. You take what happens and you learn from it. I feel I have improved drastically since then and I can’t wait...

Oct 22, 2017 12:13 pm

Darren Till responds to fan accusations of steroid use

Surging UFC welterweight contender Darren Till picked up arguably the biggest win of his mixed martial arts career in the main event of UFC Gdansk yesterday in Poland. Till defeated former UFC lightweight title challenger Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone via first-round TKO in what was almost a flawless performance. Following Till’s remarkable performance, the Liverpool native...

Oct 21, 2017 3:04 pm

Pros react to Darren Till’s first-round finish of Donald Cerrone

UFC welterweight Darren Till (16-0-1 MMA) was able to keep his perfect record intact at today’s UFC Fight Night 118 event in Gdansk, Poland. The Liverpool native, Till, picked up arguably the biggest victory of his mixed martial arts career by defeating MMA veteran Donald Cerrone via first-round TKO in the fight cards main event....

Oct 21, 2017 2:45 pm

VIDEO | Mike Perry responds to Darren Till in classic “Platinum” fashion

UFC welterweight contender Mike Perry was sitting cage side for today’s UFC Fight Night 118 event in Gdansk, Poland. “Platinum” watched on as Darren Till improved his record to a perfect 16-0-1 by defeating veteran Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone via first-round TKO in the fight cards main event. When Till took to the mic for his...

Oct 21, 2017 2:24 pm

VIDEO | Mike Perry charges the cage after being called out by Darren Till

Surging UFC welterweight contender Darren Till picked up the biggest win of his mixed martial arts career today in Poland defeating Donald Cerrone via first-round TKO in the main event of UFC Fight Night 118. Shortly following his dominant win over “Cowboy”, Darren Till took to the mic where he proceed to callout fellow welterweight...

Oct 21, 2017 12:56 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor uses some choice words while attempting to console Artem Lobov

Current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor may be in some hot water after using some choice words to describe Artem Lobov’s UFC Gdansk opponent Andre Fili. Shortly following Lobov’s unanimous decision loss to Andre Fili at today’s UFC Fight Night 118 event, cameras caught “Mystic Mac” using some gay slurs while attempting to console his...

Oct 21, 2017 12:31 pm

Artem Lobov hints at retirement following loss at UFC Gdansk

Artem Lobov issued a brief statement shortly following his loss to Andre Fili at today’s UFC Fight Night 118 event in Gdansk, Poland. “The Russian Hammer” says he is not sure if he will continue fighting following his second-straight setback, which dropped his mixed martial arts record to 13-14-1 overall. Check it out: Not sure...

Oct 20, 2017 8:34 pm

Bellator 185 Results: Gegard Mousasi defeats Alexander Shlemenko

A key middleweight scrap between mixed martial arts veterans Gegard Mousasi (42-6-2 MMA) and Alexander Shlemenko (56-9 MMA) served as the headliner of tonight’s Bellator 185 event. Despite handily winning the fights opening round after landing a barrage of punches, Gegard Mousasi walked back to his corner with a closed right eye. Alexander Shlemenko was...

Oct 20, 2017 7:35 pm

Bellator 185 Results: Kristina Williams smashes Heather Hardy’s nose (VIDEO)

Kristina Williams handed Heather Hardy the first loss of her professional career at tonight’s Bellator 185 event. Williams caught Hardy with a huge head kick that smashed Heather’s nose. Check it out: Hardy's nose is fucked. #Bellator185 pic.twitter.com/ZIbgd05kyZ — Jonnyboy (@Jonnyboy_6969) October 21, 2017 NO-CAU-TE! Olha o golpe da Wiilams que terminou em intervenção médica...

Oct 20, 2017 7:15 am

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley Breaks Down Rafael dos Anjos and Robbie Lawler’s Fight

Say what you will about Tyron Woodley, but you can’t deny the man his due. He took the welterweight title away from Robbie Lawler in just over two minutes. Since then, he’s defended it three times against the very best in the division. He eyed a superfight with Georges St-Pierre, but was overlooked for Michael...