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Oct 20, 2014 8:31 am

Incredible Jones Cormier Promo Trailer

While this is a fan-made trailer for the fight, it is absolutely incredible, and makes us even more anxious to see the pair collide in January.

Oct 20, 2014 8:23 am

PHOTO | Rory MacDonald Going Hunting

Rory MacDonald is a headhunter in the cage, and is also apparently a hunter outside of the cage as well. MacDonald posted the following picture on his Instagram of himself firing a rifle with a new setup. Loading First shots with the new 30-06 setup View on Instagram

Oct 20, 2014 5:05 am

Bobby Green Successfully Hosts ‘The Green Mile’ Walk For Peace

UFC lightweight Bobby Green is making a strong effort to raise awareness for gun and gang violence, and bring peace to Southern California, even if it means putting himself in harms way. ‘King’ hosted an event, which he called ‘The Green Mile’ yesterday, and the turnout for the peace walk was amazing! Check out some...

Oct 20, 2014 5:04 am

Brutal Uppercut KO From Russian MMA Event

It’s no secret that Russian fighters are among the toughest in the world, look at Igor Vovchanchyn, Fedor Emelianenko, and Khabib Nurmagomedov to name a few. So it shouldn’t come as a shock to anyone that one of the nastiest uppercut KO’s we’ve ever seen comes from a Russian MMA event. Check it out:

Oct 20, 2014 5:02 am

Soa Palelei Set To Fight Walt Harris At Fight Night 55

Soa ‘The Hulk’ Palelei is set to step into the Octagon at UFC Fight Night 55 on November 8th which takes place Sydney Australia to face Walt Harris, who will be making his return to the promotion. Walt Harris is a replacement for Daniel Omielanczuk, who was forced off the card. Harris will be making...

Oct 19, 2014 7:29 pm

QUICK TWITT: Eddie Bravo Arrested In UK

Eddie Bravo sent out the following Tweet several hours ago, saying that he would explain why he was arrested and thrown in jail while doing seminars in the United Kingdom. 2nite at 10pmPsT (6am UK time) I will explain in detail why I was put in jail in the UK — Eddie Bravo...

Oct 19, 2014 6:00 pm

Alex Gustafsson’s First Professional MMA Fight

It might not be Thursday, but that doesn’t mean we can’t do a throwback! Take a look back to Finland, in 2007, where Alexander Gustafsson fought his first pro MMA fight against Saku Heikola, and won!

Oct 19, 2014 4:41 pm

UFC Confirms Faber vs. Rivera Set To Headline UFC 181 Prelims

The UFC has confirmed that Urijah Faber vs. Francisco Rivera will headline the FOX Sports 1 prelims for UFC 181 on December 6th. The event will be headlined by Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler as the pair will face off for the second time, and Lawler will attempt to avenge his loss to Hendricks and...

Oct 19, 2014 4:35 pm

Ian McCall Disses Lineker With ‘Step Brothers’ Quote: “I Don’t Like His Face”

It’s no secret that flyweights Ian McCall and John Lineker don’t like one another. Until the pair squares off at UFC Fight Night 56, they will likely continue to trade verbal shots. In an interview with MMAJunkie, McCall quoted the legendary comedy movie ‘Step Brothers’ starring Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly. “I don’t know...

Oct 19, 2014 3:56 pm

Miocic Calls For Title Shot With Win Over JDS

Stipe Miocic and Junior Dos Santos are set to square off at UFC on FOX 13 on December 13th. The bout will be the biggest test of Miocic’s 13 fight professional career that has seen him pick up 12 wins. Miocic, who is ranked #5 on the UFC’s official rankings hopes to fight the winner...

Oct 19, 2014 3:46 pm

Get To Know Julie Kedzie And Her Best Friend Bailey

Julie Kedzie, WMMA pioneer, and now matchmaker for Invicta FC, and her furry best friend Bailey were featured in the second episode of MMAFighting’s series ‘Mixed Martial Arfs’ which takes a look at fighters and their furry best friends. In case you missed the first episode of the series with Andrei Arlovski, you can watch...

Oct 19, 2014 3:32 pm

Royce Gracie Believes Brazilian Fighters Lack Strategy

With UFC 179 coming up this Saturday, Jose Aldo stands alone as the only Brazilian fighter to currently hold a UFC championship. After Anderson Silva lost the middleweight title in 2013, and Renan Barao lost the bantamweight title earlier this year, it was quickly noted that 8 of 9 UFC champions are Americans. Royce Gracie...

Oct 19, 2014 3:16 pm

Joe Warren Eyes Return To Wrestling, Gunning For Olympic Gold Medal

Newly crowned Bellator MMA champion Joe Warren is no stranger to wrestling competition. After winning the Pan American Championships in 2006 as well as the World Championship, a failed drug test cut his Olympic hopes short in 2008. Now, nearly 6 years later, Warren is eyeing an Olympic gold medal at the 2018 games. He...

Oct 19, 2014 3:01 pm

PHOTO | Chad Mendes Bloodies Training Partner Ahead Of UFC 179

UFC featherweight #1 contender Chad Mendes is gearing up for his UFC 179 rematch with Jose Aldo this Saturday. The week of the bout, most fighters would take it easy so as not to get injured, and focus solely on cutting weight, however it appears ‘Money’ is not one of those fighters. Team Alpha Male...

Oct 19, 2014 2:54 pm

QUICK TWITT: McGregor Heading To Brazil To “Boost Ticket Sales For UFC 179”

Conor McGregor has been stating for some time that he would be attending UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II in Brazil, and would even place banana peels around the ring, many laughed the statements off. McGregor is going through with his decision however, and will be attending UFC 179 this Saturday, no doubt keeping a...

Oct 19, 2014 2:49 pm

QUICK TWITT: Conor McGregor Trolling On Twitter

Conor McGregor doesn’t call himself ‘Notorious’ for nothing. The featherweight contender has earned a reputation as not only a finisher, but a brash trash talker, who just happens to back it up on fight night. In an effort to most likely get a rise out of Twitter users, McGregor posted the following picture on his...

Oct 19, 2014 11:11 am

Ronda Rousey Amazed By GGG’s Dominant KO Win

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey attended HBO’s Championship Boxing last night and witnessed GGG dominate Marco Rubio and pick up a KO win in the 2nd round. The champ posted the following ‘stolen’ video from UFC commentator Bruce Buffer. Loading GGG is even more amazing to watch live – video shamelessly stolen from @brucebufferufc...

Oct 19, 2014 11:02 am

PHOTO | Alistair Overeem’s Daring Alligator Catch

UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem is gearing up for his UFC on FOX 13 on December 13th bout against Stefan Struve. Ahead of his bout, he caught a baby Alligator with his daughter, and posted the moment on Instagram. Loading I tend to keep mixing alligators with crocodiles! But to set the record straight.. Alligators are...

Oct 19, 2014 10:47 am

Brutal Knee Crank From Full Mount

In this brutal submission tutorial, we see a devastating knee crank from full mount. This submission varies from a traditional knee bar in the sense that the knee is not being hyper-extended backwards at the joint, but rather torqued to the side. Shoutout to Submission Radio for the tutorial.

Oct 19, 2014 10:29 am

Mike Pierce Ready To Return To The UFC

UFC veteran Mike Pierce hasn’t seen action in the Octagon since UFC Fight Night 29, almost a year ago to date. The bout ended in the first round when Rousimar Palhares infamously secured a heel hook, but refused to let go of the submission after Pierce tapped, and subsequently was released by the promotion. Pierce...

Oct 19, 2014 10:03 am

Swedish MMA Federation Looks To Improve Matchmaking Process

Earlier this month the UFC held UFC Fight Night Stockholm, in Sweden, which was headlined by a welterweight bout between Gunnar Nelson and Rick Story. The bout saw Nelson pick up the first loss of his professional career after 5 grueling rounds. Ahead of the card however, fight fans criticized the commission for several matchup...

Oct 19, 2014 9:45 am

‘5 Rounds’ With Michael Chandler Ahead Of Bellator 131

Go ‘5 rounds’ with former Bellator MMA champion Michael Chandler as he answers 5 questions on various topics ahead of his Bellator 131 bout against Will Brooks for the vacant Bellator lightweight championship. The Bellator MMA lightweight strap was vacated by Eddie Alvarez earlier this year when he left Bellator and signed with the UFC,...

Oct 19, 2014 9:40 am

Countdown To UFC 179 Aldo vs. Mendes II Debuts Tonight On FS1

To get fight fans ready for UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II, the UFC will be running ‘Countdown To UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes 2’ on Fox Sports 1 tonight at 3 p.m. CT. The card will be headlined by a highly anticipated matchup between longtime UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, and Chad Mendes, who...

Oct 19, 2014 9:29 am

UFC Signs Two New Fighters

The UFC has added two new fighters to their roster. Jared Cannonier and Jake Collier have been called up to the biggest MMA stage in the world to showcase their skills. Cannonier, a 7-0 heavyweight, stands at 6’3, this Gracie Barra Alaska fighter will be looking to make a big statement in his UFC debut...

Oct 19, 2014 9:19 am

Adrien Broner’s Priceless ‘Marriage Proposal’ In Boxing Ring

When boxer Adrien Broner defeated Vicente Escobedo in the 5th round of their boxing match and he dropped down to one knee in the middle of the ring, many, including his girlfriend, thought he was going to propose. What actually happened, was priceless.