Categories for MMA News

Apr 2, 2014 9:48 am

UFC Fight Night 38 – All Drug Tests Come Back Clean

All 22 fighters who competed at UFC Fight Night 38 have had their drug tests come back clean. This would obviously include Dan Henderson, a fighter who will be the last of his kind – the last man to be granted a therapeutic use exemption (TUE) for the use of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), both in the...

Apr 1, 2014 2:12 pm

Shayna Baszler Ready To Fight Ronda Rousey “Tomorrow”

“Ronda knows that if they called me tonight to fight her tomorrow, I would do it. I tell her every day. Her and Jessamyn and myself, we all know we would fight each other if it came to it. We also know it would have to mean something. … Ronda and I have even practiced...

Apr 1, 2014 11:33 am

BJ Penn on Frankie Edgar: ‘He’s the Only Reason I’m Coming Back’

BJ Penn is set to make his octagon return when he collides with Frankie Edgar in the culmination of their season as coaches of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’. This will be their third meeting and unlike their first two at lightweight, this contest will take place in the featherweight division. ‘The Prodigy’ has not fought for...

Apr 1, 2014 11:27 am

EXCLUSIVE | Pat Healy: ‘ I want to erase last year from everyone’s mind’

Pat Healy has 49 pro MMA fights under his belt. In those 49 fights, Healy has earned 23 victories by either knockout or submission. So, when Healy hears fans call out fighters – including himself – for not finishing bouts, he gets a little upset. “It bothers me a little bit when I hear that,”...

Apr 1, 2014 11:14 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar: Best of the Beast

“The Best of the Beast” anthology features all seven of former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar’s UFC fights, archive material including footage of the 282lbs beast’s amateur wrestling career and — in addition — exclusive interviews with pro-wrestling legends “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Jim Ross. ONLY ON UFC FIGHT PASS.

Apr 1, 2014 11:10 am

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Forrest Griffin: ‘TRT helps you do your job better’

“Here’s what I don’t understand, What’s wrong with wanting to be better at your job? You only get one life. That’s it. I didn’t mean to have this shitty body with shitty genetics. I wanted a better one. I’ll be honest. I wanted to be much bigger, stronger and faster. If I could do that…...

Apr 1, 2014 10:30 am

VIDEO | Women’s Lingerie Cage Fighting on PPV

I seem to remember a halfwit fighter expressing how he wouldn’t dream of forking out money for a PPV to watch women fight, unless they’re topless. Well, it might just be his lucky day! recently announced that their ‘Lace vs. Leather’  Championship will premier on PPV, Friday April 11that 9pm ET. Click through the...

Apr 1, 2014 10:16 am

Hall Booked Opposite Santos For UFC 175 Bout

TUF runner-up Uriah Hall will be making his return to the cage this summer in a middleweight bout opposite, Thiago Santos. The two fighters will face off at UFC 175. UFC officials announced the contest earlier today. UFC 175 goes down on July 5 from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in LAs Vegas, Nevada. In...

Apr 1, 2014 9:52 am

Cyborg Disappointed With Muay Thai Loss, Still Planning Trip To 135

“She’s a little disappointed of course, but it doesn’t change anything in our plans. Our goal is still get to 135 by summer and fight Ronda Rousey in the fall if the UFC is willing to step up. I don’t see how this fight or this loss puts Cris back at all in the MMA...

Apr 1, 2014 9:00 am

*April Fools* UFC Buys Spike TV, Cancels Bellator Broadcasts Indefinitely

This story is an April Fools Joke. For several months now it seemed as though Bellator had been picking up steam and finally hitting a stride of loyal viewers. A partnership with Spike TV meant ratings were rising, and as a result fighters were being signed. There were even talks that Bellator would eventually surpass...

Apr 1, 2014 7:57 am

Eddie Bravo: “Royce Gracie wants to kick my ass? How cool is that!”

The long-awaited re-match between Jiu-Jitsu legends Royler Gracie, son of renown Helio Gracie, and 10th planet jiu-jitsu’s Eddie Bravo finally took place at Metamoris 3, in Los Angeles, this past weekend (March 29, 2014). Many fans hoped for a repeat of their meeting in 2003 at the Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC) grappling tournament, in...

Apr 1, 2014 7:44 am

Will Campuzano released from UFC roster

It’s a dog eat dog world in the UFC, and there is no space in the organization for lack luster performances in a sport full of up-and-comers. However, it was commonly thought that a fighter had at least a three fight chance to prove his or her worthiness. Apparently, that’s not the case. With only...

Apr 1, 2014 7:41 am

WSOF 9 Salaries: Newly crowned Rousimar Palhares makes $75k payday

The top earners from last Saturday’s World Series of Fighting’s WSOF 9 event are new welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares and bantamweight Marlon Moraes, who both walked away with a cool $50,000 and a $25,000 win bonus. Palhares, who was released from the UFC last October, was able to secure his signature leg lock on former...

Apr 1, 2014 7:40 am

Salary Report: Cyborg Earns 5-Times More in Defeat Than Latest Kickboxing Opponent

Cris Cyborg may have lost her recent Muay Thai match last Friday night in Vegas, but she’s laughing all the way to the bank. The former Strikeforce champ and current Invicta FC champion, earned a whopping $25,000.00 for her five-round decision loss to Jorina Baars. Baars earned $5,000.00. Salary figures come from the Nevada State...

Apr 1, 2014 7:30 am

Maldonado Wants OSP or Feijao Next

“I asked to fight Dan Henderson with all respect because he is the man, it would be a dream for me. I think his style would be good for me. But there are a lot of people wanting to fight me. There is Ovince St. Preux who challenged me on twitter. I would fight you...

Apr 1, 2014 7:24 am

VIDEO | Roy Nelson Talks Rousey vs. Cyborg

Immediately following Cyborgs most recent Muay Thai match in Vegas, ‘Big Country’ Roy Nelson, shared his reaction to their bout and what he thinks about the proposed Rousey vs. Cyborg matchup.

Apr 1, 2014 6:51 am

Anderson Taking Up Silva Family Trade, Training To Be A Cop In Los Angeles

Men in the Silva family are police officers. Anderson’s brothers, uncles, nephews, all cops. “I train every morning, take my kids to school and go to the police school,” Silva told the Brazilian media. “I’m studying at the Los Angeles School Police Department. I’m studying to become a police officer.” “It’s a personal wish, something...

Apr 1, 2014 6:44 am

UFC Fight Pass Presents Brock Lesnar Career Anthology

Former UFC heavyweight champion and pro-wrestling superstar Brock Lesnar is back in the public consciousness this week, and the Ultimate Fighting Championship organization’s digital subscription service UFC FIGHT PASS is premiering a retrospective on the 280-pound beast’s unique legacy as a mixed martial arts fighter. Available immediately on UFC FIGHT PASS, “The Best of the...

Mar 31, 2014 8:53 pm

Ralek Gracie Not Interested In The Royce/Bravo Drama, Not Mad Either

Metamoris boss, Ralek Gracie, has been a busy man as of late. After all, bringing Jiu Jitsu to the masses, is no easy task. Earlier today, Metamoris 3 headliner, Eddie Bravo, stated that he thought Ralek may be mad at him and that he likely wouldn’t be welcomed back to a Metamoris card. To that,...

Mar 31, 2014 8:36 pm

Royce Gracie : ‘Royler dominated Bravo so much’

Royce Gracie believes Royler Gracie dominated Eddie Bravo in the Metamoris 3 main event last weekend. “I wanted to talk to him for years, but never had the chance to meet him. I met him after the fight and he was there, throwing up. Royler dominated him so much, he did so much strength, that...

Mar 31, 2014 8:28 pm

Matt Brown: ‘I perform better than all those UFC 171 welterweights’

Matt Brown is a certified killer inside the cage. Riding high on a six-fight win streak, he’s already made the noise, now he just wants people to notice. In a recent interview with Ariel Helwani, he compared himself to the fighters on the welterweight heavy card that was UFC 171. “That’s how I feel. Everything...

Mar 31, 2014 8:12 pm

Bravo Says No Word From Metamoris Boss, Doesn’t Think He’s Welcome Back

Last weekend in Los Angeles, Eddie Bravo, headlined Metamoris 3 opposite Royler Gracie and performed very well. The world is still buzzing about it, but despite his remarkable performance, Eddie has yet to hear from the Metamoris Boss, Ralek Gracie. In his interview with ‘The MMA Hour’ he explained: “No, you know what, I don’t...