Categories for MMA News

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...

Mar 31, 2014 6:34 pm

Cris Cyborg: ‘No Other Champs In MMA Would Fight Muay Thai’

Invicta FC champion, Cris ‘Cyborg’, is coming off her first-ever defeat in Muay Thai. Last Friday she fought, Jorina Baars, in one of the most entertaining female fights of all time and came up short on the judges scorecards. Check the video above for her post-fight reaction.

Mar 31, 2014 6:24 pm

VIDEO | Roy Nelson’s 50 Second K.O. Over Dave Herman

Roy “Big Country” Nelson needed just 50 seconds to finish Dave Herman at UFC 146. The win sparked a three-fight streak for Nelson, all of which ended by first-round KO. Check out Nelson next at Fight Night Abu Dhabi on UFC Fight Pass.

Mar 31, 2014 6:13 pm

Cormier vs. Henderson May Be In the Works for UFC 175

The rumor mill has been turning recently about changes to the card for UFC 175. Undefeated Daniel Cormier was originally said to be matched up with Rafael Cavalcante or Ryan Bader, according to an earlier report on BJPENN.COM. However, undisclosed sources have said that the chance to fight Cormier has now been given to veteran...

Mar 31, 2014 6:07 pm

Faber Would Love To Welcome Cruz Back To The UFC

“I would love to have that fight, people have asked me which fights I want. If we can make it happen let’s do it, if not I’m ready for whoever they say. I feel like fighting is so mental. As long as [Cruz] looks into himself he will bring his best performance, but I plan...

Mar 31, 2014 1:32 pm

Royce Gracie Confirms Spat With Bravo, Wants To Fist Fight

  Royce Gracie is ready to throw down with Eddie Bravo. Moments after Bravo and Royler Gracie took part in a thrilling, 20-minute draw at the submission-only Metamoris 3, Royce made it a point to track down Bravo back stage to give his thoughts on Bravo’s post-fight speech. First word appeared on the Underground that...

Mar 31, 2014 12:44 pm

Fitch Not Down For July WSOF Title Shot

Rousimar Palhares is coming off of a victory over Steve Carl after landing a heel hook submission last Saturday (March 29, 2014), to claim the World Series of Fighting (WSOF) Welterweight title. Prior to Palhares’s and Carl’s meeting, it was already decided that the winner of the bout would face former No. 1 UFC Welterweight...

Mar 31, 2014 12:44 pm

Paige VanZant Will Not Compete on TUF 20

By Evan Stoumbelis Team Alpha Male member and WMMA standout Paige VanZant will not be competing on the first ever season of The Ultimate Fighter, featuring all women. The show will crown the inaugural women’s strawweight champion in the UFC as well. Team Alpha Male founder Urijah Faber spoke to about the reason behind...

Mar 31, 2014 12:39 pm

Rampage: ‘There’s a lot of haters’

It should come as no surprise that Quinton “Rampage” Jackson has had his fair share of run-ins with “haters” of all kinds. But, he’s not the type to let them get him down. ‘Rampage’ recently sat with Dave Doyle of MMAFighting to discuss his upcoming bout with ‘King’ Mo Lawal at the Bellator season 10...

Mar 31, 2014 9:44 am

Chuck Liddell’s Trainer John Hackleman Says Jon Jones is Rude and Disrespectful

John Hackleman, renowned coach of current UFC light heavyweight No. 1 contender Glover Teixeira and former UFC light heavyweight king Chuck ‘The Ice-Man’ Liddell, took some time with Submission Radio to discuss the chatter regarding Jon Jones, and his supposed lack of concern toward his next opponent. “I don’t really pay attention to who’s overlooking...

Mar 31, 2014 9:24 am

World Series of Fighting Launches Summer Schedule

  The World Series of Fighting (WSOF), following WSOF 9, which aired last Saturday, has begun preparations for their summer schedule. WSOF 10, scheduled for June 10th, will showcase two title bouts as Georgi Karakhanyan faces Rick Glenn for the featherweight championship. Meanwhile, David Branch will face off against Jesse Taylor for the inaugural middleweight...

Mar 31, 2014 9:15 am

Norman Parke Wants to Fight Joe Lauzon or Michael Johnson Type Opponent

Leonardo Santos’ and Norman Parke’s bout came to a majority draw at UFC Fight Night 38, earlier this week. The event took place at Ginasiao Nelio Dias in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. Santos and Parke headlined the card that aired on FOX Sports 1. The fight could have easily gone to Parke if...

Mar 31, 2014 6:18 am

WSOF Execs Talk On Palhares’ Latest Heel Hook

Rousimar Palhares may never shake his nasty reputation. Prior to, and even before,  his release from the UFC following a heel hook victory over Mike Pierce that many believed was “dirty,” Palhares, a leg lock expert, has had a dark cloud surrounding him as someone who doesn’t fight fair. Fans and media lit up once again, feeling that...

Mar 31, 2014 5:50 am

Cyborg: ‘Weight Cut For Friday’s Fight Easiest Of My Career’

Last Friday, Jorina Baars handed Cris Cyborg the first loss of her young Muay Thai career (Full replay HERE), in what is being touted as the greatest women’s MMA fight ever. While that is usually a pretty disappointing moment in a fighter’s career, Cyborg has found a silver lining in that cloud. As always, she still...

Mar 31, 2014 5:47 am

QUICK TWITT | Condit’s Miraculous Post-Surgery View

During his fight against Tyron Woodley, former UFC interim-welterweight champion, Carlos Condit, tore his ACL. It’s a common injury in Mixed Martial Arts, but at least Carlos has a great view after his surgery to repair the knee. Check it: All laid up… But the view ain't bad — Carlos Condit (@CarlosCondit) March 30,...

Mar 31, 2014 5:35 am

QUICK TWITT | Gina Carano’s Under Armour Ad

Gina Carano may be on an extended-leave from Mixed Martial Arts, but don’t rule her out entirely. She recently told us that she hasn’t given up the thought of returning to the cage. While she isn’t fighting, she’s making movies, staring in TV shows and shooting ads for popular sporting brands. Like this one: “@robertliefeld:...

Mar 31, 2014 4:49 am

Edgar To Refs: ‘Let Me Be Limp Before You Stop It’

“If it’s me, let me be limp before you stop it. It’s tough to be a ref, especially in that situation when they’ve got to protect the fighters. But I want every chance I can get. Let me go out on my shield… I’m a fighter; I can’t help it. I’m a competitor. I want...

Mar 31, 2014 4:48 am

Bisping Responds To Ranger Up Video’s

“They do seem to have a hard on for me. There’s the fact that their product is obviously so s–t that they have to latch onto me, a fighter that’s got nothing to do with their company, but they’ve got to latch onto me and take a bit of my star, a bit of my...

Mar 31, 2014 4:47 am

PHOTO | Machida’s Run For Cover During Cali Earthquake

There was an earthquake in Southern California, last Friday. It was a 5.3 centered in Los Angeles. That’s where the Machida’s live and they hit the deck! Check it: “My wife’s response to yesterday’s earthquake. Thanks for protecting us under the table.”

Mar 31, 2014 4:46 am

PHOTO | Vinny Magalhaes’ Nasty Staph Infection, Not For The Weak *Graphic*

Last night, 30-minutes prior to his scheduled match at Metamoris 3, UFC veteran, Vinny Magalhaes, withdrew from the contest with a nasty staph infection. Keenan Cornelious, Vinny’s original opponent, was put into a last-minute bout against Kevin Casey. Keenan won. Vinny’s bout-cancelling staph infection is gruesome. Check it: It looks a lot better today. Thoughts?...

Mar 31, 2014 4:45 am

Glover Coach: Getting Hit Is Normal

“I think his ace in the hole is his unbelievable one-punch knockout power. He got caught once or twice. I mean it’s a fight. It’s like telling a football team ‘oh your guy got tackled once or twice.’ I mean he got hit once or twice, exactly, so he really has good defense, but it’s...