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May 28, 2017 11:10 am

Brandon Vera kicks Angela Magana out of Alliance MMA, issues statement

Earlier this month, the UFC shipped nearly its entire roster out to Las Vegas for a special, weekend-long athletes retreat. Though the hope was that this would be a purely fruitful weekend for the 400+ fighters in attendance, it will probably be remembered most for a heated blowout between UFC featherweight star Cris “Cyborg” Justino...

May 26, 2017 1:48 pm

VIDEO | Diego Sanchez helps train Jackson Wink MMA’s newest fighter

Jackson Wink MMA has a new fighter on their team and has already got some great one-on-one training done with UFC veteran Diego Sanchez. Social media videos from former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm and Jackson Wink MMA showed a little preview of Sanchez training with the new member of the team, Isaac “The...

May 26, 2017 10:51 am

VIDEO | Russian mother slaps son in cage after losing MMA fight

Jesus, that was a brutal beatdown at FNG. Grigoriy Kichigin got his ass kicked, and then his mom slapped the shit out of him afterwards. pic.twitter.com/TJgWyGKDx8 — caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) May 25, 2017 In what could very well be considered one of the strangest post-fight interactions ever, Viktor Kichigin’s mother took to the cage to clean...

May 24, 2017 9:20 am

VIDEO | 12 year old Momo chokes opponent out cold in MMA debut

This is how she took the back. The fight began as the clip began. Momo took the back within five or ten seconds. pic.twitter.com/WCgEbnRdbj — Bestrafer7 (@Bestrafer7) May 22, 2017 Better angle of Momo's finish pic.twitter.com/lRhT74aF56 — MEGATON (@BasedDongeezus) May 22, 2017 12 year old Momo made MMA headlines earlier this year when it was...


May 23, 2017 1:04 pm

VIDEO | Some of the biggest referee mistakes in MMA

Being a referee in any sport is never an easy job. With making extremely close calls as best you can based on your own judgment, it’s nearly impossible to make the right call every time, which is why instant replay is being used in more and more sports these days. However, there are a few...

May 21, 2017 10:53 am

VIDEO | Bruce Lee’s techniques are still applied in modern MMA

Bruce Lee is widely considered to be one of the most influential martial artists of all time. And while some skeptics might suggest that Lee never actually fought, all it takes is a quick look at modern mixed martial arts to see just how sprawling his influence has been. Yes, even today, some 43 years after...

May 20, 2017 10:28 am

Rory MacDonald has his sights set on two MMA legends

Rory MacDonald has his sights set on two MMA legends Former UFC welterweight title challenger Rory MacDonald (19-4 MMA) made his highly anticipated Bellator MMA debut last night in London, England when he squared off with knockout artist Paul Daley in the evening’s featured bout. MacDonald was able to put on a dominant performance against...

May 18, 2017 2:03 pm

VIDEO | MMA fighter shows incredible composure after nasty leg break suffered in fight

Unfortunately, injuries often come as part of the game in sports. In mixed martial arts, it’s more often than not that you’ll see some bloodshed and some bumps and bruises. However, broken bones are quite rare with how many mixed martial arts fights that take place around the world. Perhaps the most recognized leg break...

May 17, 2017 12:39 pm

VIDEO | Indonesian MMA fighter KOs opponent with phenomenal spinning kick

Brando Mamana KO's Adi Paryanto at One Pride MMA #3 in Indonesia. Mental note: Never get hit by something like this. pic.twitter.com/giKbZaafco — caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) May 17, 2017 Throughout MMA history fight fans have seen numerous impressive knockouts that come from spinning kicks. From Vitor Belfort’s wheel kick KO against Luke Rockhold, to Uriah Hall’s...

May 16, 2017 1:25 pm

VIDEO | Insane open-weight WMMA fight between Judoka & MMA figher

While Rizin FF may struggle finding opponents for Gabi Garcia in MMA, one Japanese promotion decided that an open weight fight between a female Judoka and an MMA fighter was a good idea. The fight looks somewhat reminiscent of watching smaller fighters in Pride FC run from much larger opponents in ‘spectacle fights’ back in...

May 15, 2017 5:52 am

Anthony Johnson reveals new venture after retirement from MMA

Last month, in the main event of UFC 210, Anthony Johnson came up short in his second attempt to claim UFC light heavyweight gold, succumbing to a submission dealt by champ Daniel Cormier. Despite this loss, the man nicknamed “Rumble” still stood out as one of the best 205-pound fighters on earth, which is why...

May 11, 2017 12:18 pm

Jorge Masvidal discusses possible title fight with former teammate Tyron Woodley

This weekend, on the main card of UFC 211, Demian Maia will risk the welterweight title shot many fans feel he has already earned when he takes on dangerous contender Jorge Masvidal. In the opinion of welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, Maia’s accepting this fight was not a smart move. The champ has now said on...

May 11, 2017 7:37 am

Jorge Masvidal on Demian Maia: I think I’m better than him in MMA grappling

This weekend, on the main card of the stacked UFC 211, welterweight star Jorge Masvidal will face one of the trickiest tests of his career in Demian Maia, a man widely considered the welterweight division’s number one contender. Maia’s strengths, of course, are no secret. The Brazilian is one of the best grapplers in MMA,...

May 10, 2017 2:04 pm

VIDEO | YouTube dudes fight professional MMA fighter

What would you do for the views? YouTubers from VIEWZTV got up to the challenge of fighting professional MMA fighter Christian Gonzalez for the views on their YouTube channel. The fight/sparring match was recorded and it went pretty much as expected with the pro fighter laying a pretty good beatdown on the boys. From the...

May 9, 2017 9:28 am

VIDEO | Boxer destroys much older MMA fighter

While ordinarily, single discipline fighters tend to be at a disadvantage when stepping into the cage to fight an MMA fighter, boxer Mark Potter was able to prove that not every boxer is at a disadvantage when stepping into the cage to fight an MMA fighter. In the video above you can see boxer Mark...

May 6, 2017 10:53 am

VIDEO | Aikido black belt tests himself against MMA fighter

When the UFC was created, the intended purpose was for fighters of various martial arts disciplines to test themselves in order to prove truly which martial art was the best. While nearly every fighter competing today is well versed in various martial art backgrounds, occasionally fight fans will still see footage from sparring sessions and...

May 5, 2017 1:56 pm

VIDEO | MMA stars play the slapping game and it’s hilarious

Let’s go take a little flashback to this hilarious video of some MMA stars challenging each other to a funny slapping game. We see current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, Jason “Mayhem” Miller, Bellator’s Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal, and MMA trainer Ryan Parsons all take part in the funny challenge. Interestingly, Parsons shows that...

May 5, 2017 11:28 am

Floyd Mayweather’s teammate, Kevin Lee, gives prediction for potential McGregor fight

While Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather may not be officially set to fight one another, talks of a potential boxing match between the two have dominated combat sports headlines since McGregor’s UFC 205 win over Eddie Alvarez. In 2017, with talks of a potential McGregor-Mayweather fight heating up, Floyd Mayweather enlisted the help of UFC...

May 5, 2017 9:39 am

VIDEO | Bas Rutten stars in ‘What not to say to an MMA fighter’

What Not To Say To An MMA Fighter Most fighters are happy to meet fans. Just don't be a douchebag about it. Posted by Champions on Thursday, May 4, 2017 Every once in a while, fans will have the opportunity to meet their favorite fighters. What the interactions occur, sometimes fans default to the same...

May 4, 2017 4:17 pm

VIDEO | 12 year old destroys adults in MMA contests

When the UFC was first created, it was initially promoted as the tournament to prove which Martial Art was truly the most effective. Now, in 2017, with nearly every professional fighter well versed in various martial art disciplines, discussions of ‘could a female fighter compete with a male fighter?’ have begun to emerge, such as...

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...

May 2, 2017 10:21 am

‘Big’ John McCarthy discusses the best in-fight trash talkers in MMA

Veteran referee ‘Big’ John McCarthy has been refereeing MMA fights for nearly the entire existence of the UFC. With that being said, McCarthy has served as a referee for some of the biggest fights in the history of the UFC, and has served as a referee for nearly all UFC superstars at one point or...

Apr 30, 2017 8:48 am

Three extremely underrated fights on the May MMA calendar

There a lot of big fights on the MMA horizon. Stipe Miocic and Junior Dos Santos will rematch for heavyweight gold in the main event of UFC 211 this May 13. On the same night, Joanna Jedrzejczyk will attempt to defend her UFC strawweight title for a fifth time against the dangerous Jessica Andrade, while...

Apr 30, 2017 8:42 am

5 of the most tattooed fighters in MMA

Recently, we learned that heavyweight legend Mark Hunt had painted his chest with a new and beautifully done tattoo. With this new ink, which joins to half-sleeves, Hunt enters the books as one of the most heavily tattooed fighters in the UFC, if not in all of MMA. MMA, of course, is chock full of...

Apr 26, 2017 2:35 pm

PHOTO | Joe Rogan discusses TaeKwonDo techniques in MMA

It’s no secret that UFC commentator Joe Rogan has a very extensive background in traditional martial arts. The long standing UFC commentator holds national TaeKwonDo championships in addition to a 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu black belt under Eddie Bravo. In addition, Rogan has been seen on camera teaching moves from 10th Planet JiuJitsu techniques to...