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Jan 18, 2018 6:00 pm

Heather Hardy is Set to Return…in MMA AND Boxing!

Early last month, “the Heat” Heather Hardy teased us with some fight news and now we know what it is. After the suspicious timing of Hardy’s fellow boxer turned Bellator MMA fighter, Ana Julaton teasing fight news of her own, MMAFighting has confirmed that they were indeed referring to each other as each’s next opponents....

Jan 16, 2018 12:12 pm

Wanderlei Silva hints at rematch with a fellow MMA legend

Back in June of 2017, PRIDE legend Wanderlei Silva came up short in his long-awaited Bellator debut, losing a decision to his nemesis Chael Sonnen. Since then, Silva fans have been wondering what – if anything – will come next for the aging legend. While nothing is certain just yet, it seems Silva himself is...

Jan 15, 2018 6:41 am

The MMA community reacts to Matt Hughes’ emotional walk to the Octagon

Last night, between Darren Elkins’ epic comeback win over Michael Johnson, and Kamaru Usman’s domination of Emil Meek, MMA legend Matt Hughes returned to the limelight after his truck collided with a train in a near-fatal accident, and walked out to the Octagon once again. It was as emotional a moment as we get in...

Jan 14, 2018 9:44 pm

The MMA community reacts to Jeremy Stephens’ TKO of Doo Ho Choi

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated debut in St. Louis, long-time featherweight contender Jeremy Stephens authored yet another impressive win, this time at the expense of fan favorite South Korean prospect Doo Ho Choi. Here’s how the MMA community reacted to Jeremy Stephen’s crushing TKO victory: I really could see this...

Jan 11, 2018 8:36 am

Former UFC Champion Josh Barnett is Not Finished With MMA Just Yet

Andrei Arlovski, Roy Nelson, Frank Mir, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Mark Hunt. These are some of the names that Josh Barnett have taken out in his staggering 21 year stay in the world of combat sports. He even beat Randy Couture back at UFC 36 to become the UFC heavyweight champion. While he’s been out of...

Jan 2, 2018 5:23 pm

Ex-Dallas Cowboy, Greg Hardy Booked For His Third MMA Fight

We’ve seen it on a few occasions where NFL players have made the transition from the top American football league to the world of MMA, for better and for worse results. Most recently, former defensive end for the Carolina Panthers and Dallas Cowboys, Greg Hardy has made the leap over and quickly found success. Hardy...

Jan 1, 2018 3:52 pm

JacksonWink MMA explains why there will be no apology for Cris Cyborg

JacksonWink MMA explains why there will be no apology for Cris Cyborg A photographer from JacksonWink MMA made headlines shortly following the conclusion of Saturday’s UFC 219 event, this after he posted a photo on social media while referring to Cris Cyborg as a “dude” and a “man”. Cris Cyborg had defeated JacksonWink MMA’s Holly...

Dec 26, 2017 9:55 am

VIDEO | Carlos Condit May Retire From MMA for the Love of Coffee

When Carlos Condit lost to Demian Maia back at UFC Vancouver last August, the ‘Natural Born Killer’ contemplated walking away from the sport. After a sabbatical and starting a new coffee business along with partners Ryan and Kaitlin Hoskinson, he’s ready to get back and brew up more violence. Although we may not see Condit...

Dec 26, 2017 6:04 am

Here’s how the MMA community celebrated Christmas

Yesterday, many members of the MMA community gathered together with their family and friends to celebrate Christmas. Across the fighting world, there was food aplenty; there were gifts, drinks, and Christmas pyjamas; there were even a few appearances by Santa Claus himself. See how the MMA community celebrated Christmas below: Juniors first Christmas Eve ❤️...

Dec 18, 2017 10:13 am

Coroner: death of renowned MMA coach Robert Follis due to suicide

Yesterday afternoon, the MMA community was rocked by the news of coach Robert Follis’ passing. The long-time Xtreme Couture coach was just 48 years old. In a heartbreaking twist, MMAFighting.com has confirmed with a spokesperson from the Clark County Coroner in Nevada that the cause of Follis’ death was suicide.  While this is new information, this...

Dec 17, 2017 7:46 pm

A tragic death leaves the MMA community in mourning

A tragic death leaves the MMA community in mourning. The MMA community was left in a state of shock today as news surfaced that beloved coach Robert Follis had passed away. The former head coach at Xtreme Couture, Follis was beloved by many fighters and members of the mixed martial arts community. With that said,...

Dec 16, 2017 7:03 am

Jim Ross Doesn’t See Brock Lesnar Returning to MMA Again

The UFC heavyweight division is still populated with monsters. Stipe Miocic, Alistair Overeem, Junior dos Santos —these men are all beasts, but they’re not stars. Brock Lesnar was a star. He rampaged through the division unlike any other. He even was a huge draw after returning from years of being out to earn a win...

Dec 15, 2017 6:00 pm

VIDEO | Not Even MMA’s Scariest Man is Safe Around Daniel Cormier!

Everybody loves a good prank. Even the UFC Light Heavyweight champion of the world, Daniel Cormier. Cormier is set to defend his title at UFC 220 next month on January 20 against the streaking Swissman, Volkan Oezdemir. The event also features another title fight, that being in Cormier’s former weight class of Heavyweight. UFC 220 fighters...

Dec 12, 2017 10:32 am

VIDEO | “Best athlete ever” Floyd Mayweather trashes MMA in Instagram rant

There are two things Floyd Mayweather Jr. is extremely good at. The first, of course, is boxing. He is arguably the best boxer ever. The second is boasting about his accomplishments, skill, and wealth. In a recent rant on Instagram Live, Mayweather flaunted this second skill, calling himself not just the greatest boxer ever, but...

Dec 12, 2017 8:19 am

Edson Barboza believes it doesn’t matter if Conor McGregor returns to MMA

The fighting future of UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is currently shrouded in mystery. There is a chance, of course, that he’ll return to MMA, where is career began, where fights with interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson, lightweight contender Nate Diaz, welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, and welterweight legend Georges St-Pierre could await. He might also...

Dec 7, 2017 6:58 am

EXCLUSIVE | After possible early stoppage, Angela Magana challenges sexism in MMA

Last weekend, on the undercard of UFC 218, Angela Magana came up short against Amanda Bobby Cooper, succumbing to second-round punches. Unfortunately, Magana feels as though the fight might have been stopped a little early by referee Keith Peterson. “I feel like the fight was stopped early,” Magana explained on the latest episode of BJ...

Dec 7, 2017 6:00 am

Francis Ngannou and the Hunt for MMA’s First Homegrown Heavyweight Superstar

Dana White’s thoughts on Francis Ngannou could not be clearer. When the UFC President talks about the hulking French-Cameroonian heavyweight contender, his eyes might as well light up with dollar signs. In Ngannou, he believes he has found a future superstar. “Once we keep this guy active, and you see him doing this to all...

Nov 29, 2017 4:30 pm

Shane Carwin Retires Amid Talks of a Return to MMA Under the Bellator Banner

  It looks like Shane Carwin won’t be returning to MMA after all. Despite on-going talks with Bellator regarding a return, potentially as a replacement or alternate in their upcoming heavyweight tournament, Carwin announced via Reddit that he will be retiring from MMA competition. He cites terms of a potential contract with Bellator as his...

Nov 29, 2017 11:43 am

Diego Sanchez to Make His Friend’s MMA Dream Come True on Friday

If you follow Diego Sanchez on social media, you may have seen him working with his friend [Isaac “The Shermanator” Marquez. Whether it’s working the pads, teaching some new secret moves, or practicing some ground and pound, Sanchez has been by Marquez’s side ever since he graced the doors of Jackson Wink. However, it was always more...

Nov 22, 2017 7:30 am

EXCLUSIVE | BJ Penn updates on his future in MMA

Back in June of this year, former UFC lightweight champion and all-around MMA legend BJ Penn made his latest return to cage opposite Germany’s Dennis Siver. While Penn nearly finished Siver in the second round, he ultimately came up short in this comeback bout, losing a majority decision. Now several months removed from this loss,...