Categories for MMA News

May 13, 2014 8:12 pm

UFC 172 Medical Suspensions Report: Glover, Benavidez, More Out With Indefinite Terms

Last month’s UFC 172 saw Jon Jones defend his UFC light-heavyweight title for a record seventh time. As a result of that dominance, his latest opponent, Glover Teixeira has been benched by the Maryland State Athletic Commission for an indefinite period for excessive head blows and lacerations. Several other fighter’s on the April 26 fight...

May 13, 2014 8:11 pm

Report: New York State Senate Passes MMA Bill

The New York State Senate held firm to their guns today and passed a bill to legalize Mixed Martial Arts in the State of New York. Today’s vote, at 44-16 in favor, wasn’t even close and marks the fifth-year straight the bill has gone through the state’s Senate. The bill must now pass in the...

May 13, 2014 3:45 pm

Referee and Judges selected for UFC 173 title fight

Herb Dean will once again oversee a UFC bantamweight title fight, as the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) voted unanimously on Tuesday to appoint Dean as the referee for the main event of UFC 173 which features champ Renan Barao taking on challenger T.J. Dillashaw. Herb Dean infamously oversaw Renan Barao’s most recent title fight...

May 13, 2014 3:08 pm

Matt Brown: ‘I Guarantee I Can Knock Johny Hendricks Out’

“I definitely don’t think it would go to decision. Like I’ve said 100 times, I’m not going to hit him that many times and not knock him out. He’s not going to stay on his feet if I hit him as many times as Robbie Lawler did. I’m a really accurate striker.” “I hate to...

May 13, 2014 3:02 pm

UFC Boss Explains Why Arlovski & Not Tim Sylvia

Last week we learned that Tim Sylvia had jump started his campaign to return to the UFC with a Facebook group and a direct and clear call-to-action for his loyal fan following. With Arlovski’s recent signing, it seemed like the former champ may have had a shot at his dream fight in Maine. UFC President...

May 13, 2014 2:27 pm

PHOTO | Gustaffson Aids Hobbit In Scrapping Skills

Beloved actor Dominic Monaghan is probably best known for his role as Meriadoc Brandybuck (AKA, Merry), the Hobbit, in ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogy. I remember him most fondly as Charlie in LOST. At any rate, he trains MMA with Alexander Gustafsson. Pretty Cool! The Caption Reads,  “With Dominic Monaghan at the gym today...

May 13, 2014 2:13 pm

QUICK TWITT | Eddie Alvarez Apologizes For Dissing Bellator’s Interim Strap

Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez didn’t take kindly to the news that Michael Chandler will be fighting for an interim title.  And why should he? However, the Blackzilian lightweight decided to take the high road and issued an apology through twitter about his negative comments. I apologize @BellatorMMA about my comments yesterday about the interm...

May 13, 2014 1:27 pm

Rampage Confirms ‘Mayhem’ Miller’s Return To MMA

“I mean, Mayhem knows King Mo in and out. Mayhem trained with a lot of different people in MMA, and he mimicked King Mo perfectly. Mayhem is a great training partner and sparring partner. He’s very knowledgeable in MMA. And you know, Mayhem saw me make a comeback, and that has motivated him to make...

May 13, 2014 12:36 pm

Ken Shamrock Blames Bodyguard For Jay Z Elevator Assault

Former UFC champion and current celebrity bodyguard, Ken Shamrock took to TMZ to give his professional take on the recent assault on rap mega-star, Jay Z. (Video of assault HERE) “It’s pretty clear that something went off [between Jay Z and Solange] before the fight,” says Shamrock. “The bodyguard should never have put them on...

May 13, 2014 12:09 pm

White: ‘Pettis is such a badass’

“Pettis is such a badass – unbelievably talented fighter. I love his attitude. I love everything about that kid, and it is truly an honor to watch that kid perform. The running off the cage, the bouncing off the cage and the knee to ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone, (he) beats Ben Henderson in the first round when...

May 13, 2014 9:34 am

VIDEO | ‘UFC Fight Night 40’ Phantom Cam Highlights

Experience the wildest moments from Cincinnati, Ohio in slow motion. Featuring Chris Cariaso vs. Louis Smolka, Costas Philippou vs. Lorenz Larkin, Erik Koch vs. Daron Cruickshank, Matt Brown vs. Erick Silva and more.

May 13, 2014 9:30 am

Alvarez Speaks Out Against Bellator’s Desperate Attempt To Give Chandler A Belt

After Bellator Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez was forced to pull out of a trilogy fight with Michael Chandler this Saturday, Bellator announced that the replacement fight between Michael Chandler and Will Brooks will be for an interim title. However, in an interview with MMAjunkie, Alvarez stated that he wasn’t a fan of the decision, saying:...

May 13, 2014 9:22 am

Lil Nog On The Injuries That Kept Him Out Of Training For The Last Year

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira has been gone for quite a long time. In fact, Nogueira has only fought once in the last two years, winning a close decision against top Light-Heavyweight Rashad Evans. Unfortunately, “Little Nog” has been plagued with injuries over the time period, which has forced him to pull out of or decline fights...

May 12, 2014 8:22 pm

Browne: ‘Overeem Will Learn To Be A Team Player Or Be Out At Jackson’s’

“I think everybody’s due a chance. Just because he wasn’t the best teammate there, doesn’t mean he can’t be a good teammate here. When he comes to Jackson’s, the stuff that all his other teammates were saying he did, is not going to fly at Jackson’s. He will not have the opportunity to even let...

May 12, 2014 6:19 pm

Silva Coming To America: “I need to learn new stuff”

“I was good in the first round. I did what was planned, which was explore the kicks in the beginning. I hit him with a good kick, we trained a lot to do that. It was a flaw of Brown’s where I knew I could catch him. He was very hurt and I tried to...

May 12, 2014 6:13 pm

UFC Fight Night 40 Fighter Suspended For Unsportsmanlike Conduct

Last Saturday night, Johnny Edwardo shocked fans when he laid a barrage of punches on #4 ranked Eddie Wineland (pictured) at UFC Fight Night 40 in Cincinnati, Ohio. At about 4:37 of the first round, Edwardo laid a bunch of heavy punches on Wineland, to finally put him away in a surprising KO upset. And...

May 12, 2014 6:09 pm

Matt Brown Admits To Using His Face To Defend Silva’s Body Shots

“After the first body shot I was actually thankful that he was punching my face. I was leaving my face open to get punched so that my body could recover. Which was a risk/reward thing and you only have a split second to think about it. And I know that if I get hit in...

May 12, 2014 4:24 pm

PHOTO | Joe Rogan Throwback From 1993

It’s a little early in the week for ‘#Throwbacks’ but we didn’t want to let this gem from Joe Rogan pass us up. The Caption reads, “Me way back in 1993 skinny and scared of the future.”

May 12, 2014 3:26 pm

Diaz Rep: ‘All We Want Is A Conversation With The UFC And They Said No’

“We asked to sit down and have a conversation about our contract and they said no. So we said OK, then we’ll sit out and wait until you know, something changes. We’re just kinda all in limbo. Hopefully we’ll sit down and have a productive conversation. So far, all of our interaction has been through...

May 12, 2014 3:25 pm

Lion Fight Joins ‘UFC Fight Week 2014’ Festivities

Scott Kent made the biggest and boldest move yet for the sport of Muay Thai and his LION FIGHT organization in joining with the UFC, for the first time ever, to present a world class full Muay Thai rules event, LION FIGHT 16, as part of the UFC’s International Fight Week taking place in Las...

May 12, 2014 3:20 pm

GSP To Star In Jean-Claude Van Damme Remake

Brian O’Shea, CEO of The Exchange, has announced a deal to sell the big budget reboot of the 1989 classic KICKBOXER. The Exchange will begin selling this action packed remake at this year Cannes market. KICKBOXER will be directed by Chinese phenomenon Stephen Fung (TAI CHI ZERO, TAI CHI HERO) and produced hit maker Ted...