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Jul 26, 2017 12:12 pm

ABC approves 4 new weight classes for MMA

Wednesday morning, surprising news surfaced that the Association of Boxing Commissions had unanimously approved the introduction of four new weight classes to Mixed Martial Arts. In addition to the nine weight classes that were already sanctioned, there are now four new weight classes being added to the mix! 165 pound super lightweight division 175 pound...

Jul 22, 2017 12:46 pm

VIDEO | Controversial kick in MMA fight leads to massive in-ring brawl in Serbia

The main event of ‘Megdan Fighting’ in Serbia this year resulted in an extremely unexpected ending as Vaso Bakocevic capitalized on his opponent’s slip and landed a brutal soccer kick that put the previously undefeated Stefan Zviljer to sleep. As the referee rushed in to stop the fight, Bakocevic landed some clean ground and pound...

Jul 20, 2017 1:42 pm

VIDEO | MMA fight caught kick to flying armbar is a thing of beauty

The beauty of mixed martial arts is the many disciplines of combat that all blend together create the sport that has garnered so many fans today. Here, we take a look at this impressive highlight reel performance from back in 2013 where Olivier Fontaine and Sofiane Benchohra met in the ring at Lyon Fighting Championship...

Jul 18, 2017 1:39 pm

VIDEO | MMA fight ends after brutal vomit combination thrown

Wait for it… • • • • • • #MMA #funnyMMA #liveMMA #watchliveMMA #MMAhighlight #MMAhighlights #puke #vomit #spew #fight #fights #fighting #fighter #fighters #heavyweight #superheavyweight #KOP #KOP57 A post shared by FloCombat (@flocombat) on Jul 17, 2017 at 2:21pm PDT Fouls happen in competition from time to time. There have been some fighters accidentally defecate...

Jul 17, 2017 2:06 pm

Report: MMA fighter dies after collapsing backstage following TKO loss in Kentucky

Horrible news struck the MMA community over the weekend as reports surfaced that a fighter died in Kentucky following an amateur bout. 37-year-old Donshay White was pronounced dead on Saturday after he was taken to a hospital after collapsing backstage following his fight against Ricky Muse at the Hardrock MMA 90 event. White suffered a...

Jul 13, 2017 8:53 am

MMA community reacts to Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor stop in Toronto

Wednesday in Toronto, Canada, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and undefeated prizefighter Floyd Mayweather appeared onstage together for the second time following the first press conference stop in Los Angeles on Tuesday. The Toronto stop was a much more intense one, with McGregor seemingly getting the feel for the boxing style press conference after admittedly...

Jul 12, 2017 10:01 am

Michael Page signs with reputable boxing promotion, puts MMA career on hold

Earlier this month, Bellator welterweight star Paul Daley began angling for a fight with former UFC contender and recent Bellator welterweight title challenger Lorenz Larkin. Shortly thereafter, Larkin replied to Daley’s callout, accepting the fight for later this year. This of course, raised immediate questions about the status of a long-discussed scrap between Daley and...

Jul 11, 2017 8:33 am

MMA community reacts to Gegard Mousasi signing with Bellator

Monday afternoon, the MMA community was shocked to learn that top ranked UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi had signed with Bellator MMA after being unable to reach a deal with the UFC. Mousasi broke the news, which immediately hit social media, setting off a chain of reactions from members in the MMA community. Mousasi was of...

Jul 9, 2017 9:01 am

MMA community reacts to Robert Whittaker’s defeat of Yoel Romero

Last night, in the main event of UFC 213, Australia’s Robert Whittaker collided with Cuba’s Yoel Romero in an interim middleweight title fight. While Romero started strong, Whittaker stole the momentum in round three, and battered his foe to an impressive, unanimous decision win. With this result, Whittaker becomes the UFC interim middleweight champion. He is...

Jul 5, 2017 10:03 am

VIDEO | Before UFC 213, watch Yoel Romero score a ferocious, 48-second TKO in his MMA debut

This Saturday, in the co-main event of UFC 213, surging Cuban contender Yoel Romero will collide with Australia’s Robert Whittaker for the interim UFC middleweight title. Romero will enter this fight with a reputation as one of the best middleweights on earth. He’s on a 10-fight win-streak. This streak has seen him dispatch game opponents...

Jul 4, 2017 1:08 pm

MMA fighters with pro boxing experience talk Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

Most of those coming from the world of boxing are not giving Conor McGregor much of a chance against Floyd Mayweather. Boxing analyst Max Kellerman is claiming that “The Notorious” will not land a single punch on Mayweather in the course of their fight in the ring. However, what are MMA fighters who also have...

Jul 4, 2017 12:42 pm

MMA community celebrates 4th of July

On July 4th, citizens of the United States celebrate American Independence day. The date marks a period of celebration and relaxation for many American citizens. Below is a compilation of how the MMA community spent the 4th of July: Just thinking about freedom. #thesecolorsdontrun🇺🇸 Happy 4th of July!!! https://t.co/4LBiUDkOVg — Ricardo Lamas (@RicardoLamasMMA) July 4,...

Jun 29, 2017 2:01 pm

VIDEO | 10 strange MMA fight endings

Sometimes crazy and strange things happen in fights. Sometimes it’s at the decision of a referee or judge while other times it’s just the strange way things go for the fighters when they’re in the ring or cage. Here, we take a look at 10 of the strangest endings to fights in mixed martial arts....

Jun 28, 2017 1:46 pm

VIDEO | MMA fighter with Down syndrome wins inspiring fight with guillotine choke

It took less than two minutes for Garrett Holeve, also known as “G-Money” to take out his opponent in his last fight. Holeve is an adaptive athlete from South Florida with Down syndrome and is an inspiration to other adaptive athletes looking to compete just like anyone else. According to Local10, this was Holeve’s third...

Jun 27, 2017 1:44 pm

VIDEO | The two takedowns everyone should know for No-Gi & MMA

While all MMA fights and JiuJitsu matches start on the feet, the advantage wrestlers possess is the ability to dictate where a fight takes place, should they be skilled enough to secure takedowns. In the video above, you can see BJJ black belt Stephan Kesting and Pride FC veteran Denis Kang demonstrate two simple takedowns...

Jun 26, 2017 1:40 pm

VIDEO | Rare teepee submission pulled off in MMA fight

Check out the first Teepee submission in MMA history by Suman Mokhtarian at Hex Fight Series 9 on Friday.Suman Mokhtarian – MMA Fighter moves to 6-0 with this win.Tickets to Hex 10 (Perth) are on sale now from www.hexfightseries.com Posted by Hex Fight Series on Saturday, June 24, 2017 Ever heard of the “teepee” submission?...

Jun 24, 2017 8:31 am

VIDEO | Colbey Northcutt loses MMA debut, with brother Sage on commentary

Courtney King TKO's Colbey Northcutt in R2 at #LFA14 pic.twitter.com/gDXkPzBfvp — caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) June 24, 2017 Friday night on the LFA 14 fight card, Colbey Northcutt, the sister of UFC prospect ‘Super’ Sage Northcutt, made her highly anticipated professional MMA debut, where she lost via TKO in the 2nd round due to ground & pound...

Jun 21, 2017 11:28 am

VIDEO | Sumo champion dominates kickboxing legend in MMA fight

In 2015, Estonian Sumo wrestler Baruto Kaito stepped into the ring with Kickboxing legend Peter Aerts for an MMA fight that left many fight fans stunned. While many expected Aerts to dominate the fight despite his age, it was Kaito who managed to pick up the win, in a pretty lopsided affair. To make matters...

Jun 17, 2017 8:07 am

MMA community reacts to Holly Holm’s win over Bethe Correia

Saturday morning, American fight fans tuned into ‘UFC Fight Night: Singapore’ for a very early, but very exciting, morning of fights. In the main event, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm picked up an impressive KO win over Bethe Correia to snap a 3-fight skid going back to March of 2016, when she lost...

Jun 16, 2017 2:32 pm

MMA community sends support to Matt Hughes following car accident

Friday afternoon, unfortunate news surfaced that UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes had been involved in a horrific car accident that saw him airlifted to a hospital after his car was struck by a moving train near his hometown. While details on the situation remained scarce, UFC President Dana White revealed that Hughes was in...

Jun 14, 2017 6:19 am

Joe Rogan reacts to news of Mike Goldberg’s move to Bellator MMA

Late last year, long-time UFC play-by-play man Mike Goldberg was released by the promotion with little in the way of sendoff or fanfare. He simply called UFC 207, put down his commentator’s headset, and that was that. His long run with the promotion was over. After months of rumors, we learned yesterday that the beloved...

Jun 13, 2017 12:19 pm

Mike Goldberg finds new home as MMA commentator and is joined by another familiar face

Mike Goldberg is returning to work in the world of broadcasting for mixed martial arts. The former voice from the Octagon hinted a return back in February saying, “You’ll see me around soon.” On Tuesday, Bellator released a statement announcing that Goldberg and former voice of PRIDE and Strikeforce, Mauro Ranallo, have been signed to...

Jun 13, 2017 7:44 am

Michael Bisping gives timetable for his retirement from MMA

Having made his MMA debut all the way back in April of 2014, reigning UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has been fighting for a long time. And given that the champ is now 38 years old, it’s hard not to wonder when he might opt to hang up the gloves and call it a career....