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May 4, 2016 11:49 am

Bellator MMA fighter Jordan Parsons passes away after tragic accident

Bellator MMA featherweight Jordan Parsons has passed away after he was hit in a hit-and-run accident in Florida over the weekend. Bellator President Scott Coker released a statement on Wednesday following news of Parson’s death. “It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of a dear member of the Bellator family, Jordan Parsons....

May 4, 2016 11:29 am

PHOTO | Paige VanZant hits the beach in her bikini

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant has been tearing up the dance floor on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” On this week’s episode, VanZant and dance partner Mark Ballas scored a perfect 30 and are looking like the couple to beat this season. While Paige has been busy practicing her dance routines for the show, she found...

May 4, 2016 10:35 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan explains why MMA should have no gloves or wrist taping

UFC color commentator and well-versed martial artist Joe Rogan feels that MMA should not have any gloves or wrist taping for competition. Why? Rogan feels that the sport would actually be safer without them. Rogan spoke about the subject on his podcast recently with guest Steve Maxell who is an American fitness coach, physical educator,...

May 4, 2016 10:02 am

Michael Bisping reveals plans for his next fight

Since Michael Bisping defeated Anderson Silva in the main event of ‘UFC London’ back in February, there has been much speculation as to where Bisping falls in the UFC middleweight title picture. While Yoel Romero became the #1 contender at middleweight after defeating Jacare Souza at UFC 194, a failed drug test has landed Romero...

May 4, 2016 9:45 am

Yoel Romero taunts Michael Bisping on Twitter

While Yoel Romero may currently be suspended by the UFC for taking a supplement which was contaminated with a banned substance, ‘Soldier Of God’ didn’t shy away from an opportunity to bash UFC veteran Michael Bisping. Bisping, who is coming off a unanimous decision win over Anderson Silva in London, is looking to face the...

May 4, 2016 9:35 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones takes the #RunningManChallenge on social media

[ooyala code=”9sNXJhMzE6aU_bWpmdME53g1y3dXVWYj” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”1600″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] The latest challenge to take over the internet has officially made it to the UFC roster. UFC Pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones took the ‘#RunningManChallenge’ recently, and absolutely killed it! Jones is currently preparing for his UFC 200 rematch with Daniel Cormier for the undisputed UFC light...

May 4, 2016 9:19 am

PHOTO | Hilarious ‘UFC 200: Jones vs. Cormier II’ poster

At UFC 200, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will have their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship. While Cormier is going into the bout the champion, Jones has opened as the betting favorite in opening betting lines given his dominance in the past, and in the pair’s first fight. In the photo...

May 4, 2016 9:12 am

Jon Jones’ bold prediction ahead of rematch with Daniel Cormier

On July 9th at UFC 200, fight fans will finally see the long awaited rematch between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier for the UFC light heavyweight championship. This time however, Jones, who currently holds the UFC interim light heavyweight championship, will be coming into the fight as the challenger, while Cormier comes into the fight...

May 4, 2016 9:04 am

VIDEO | Throwback! Antonio Inoki slaps hundreds of Japanese fans

Earlier this week, We posted a video of Antonio Inoki slapping Lyoto Machida Here are some more Inoki Slaps…. pic.twitter.com/wWLGPhYz6w — MMA History Today (@MMAHistoryToday) May 4, 2016 While most fans would rather avoid being hit in any way shape or form by a fighter, fans line up by the hundreds just for the opportunity...

May 4, 2016 8:58 am

VIDEO | Cat Zingano training for UFC return

Its been over a year since Cat Zingano was in the Octagon. In her last Octagon appearance, Zingano infamously lost to Ronda Rousey via 1st round submission in just 14 seconds. Zingano took some time off to recharge, and let some lingering injuries heal, and will now make her return to the Octagon at UFC...

May 4, 2016 8:38 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor, Paddy Holohan, and Aisling Daly roll as brown belts

While Conor McGregor may have started the ‘Irish Invasion’ of MMA, the rest of the SBG Ireland team has also gained widespread popularity in the world of MMA. Former UFC flyweight Paddy Holohan posted the following photo on Instagram of himself, UFC women’s strawweight Aisling Daly, and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, alongside coach John...

May 4, 2016 8:27 am

Miesha Tate “frustrated” with Conor McGregor over UFC 200 situation

While the UFC took the brunt of the blowback for Conor McGregor refusing to fulfill his media obligations for UFC 200, the promotion wasn’t the only one affected by McGregor’s standoff with the UFC. Co-headliner Miesha Tate, who will look to defend her UFC women’s bantamweight championship against Amanda Nunes in the co-main event, had...

May 4, 2016 8:10 am

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold sparring ahead of UFC 199

Luke Rockhold is currently gearing up for his rematch with Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight championship. Rockhold won the belt from Weidman in the co-main event of UFC 194 back in December of 2015 after dominating ‘The All American’ the entire fight en route to a 4th round TKO win. In the video above...

May 4, 2016 8:02 am

VIDEO | Derrick Lewis sends pad holder flying during training session

Derrick ‘The Black Beast’ Lewis has earned the reputation as one of the most powerful heavyweights on the UFC roster. With all 6 of his UFC wins coming by way of KO/TKO, including all of the wins in his recent 3 fight win streak. Lewis is currently gearing up for the biggest fight of his...

May 3, 2016 8:24 pm

Nick Diaz wants you to see one of his new “JCVD” kicks

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Nick Diaz has been busy training “ninja shit” with his younger brother Nate and mixed martial arts legend Jean-Claude Van Damme. Diaz, who is eligible to return to the UFC octagon this August, took to Instagram to show off one of his new kicks. #wannaseeoneofmykicks #jcvd #kick #kicks #mma #poolside #poolsidechillin...

May 3, 2016 3:30 pm

Conor McGregor blasts “big lurch” Nate Diaz

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is extremely confident that he will be able to “school” Nate Diaz if the two meet in a rematch later this summer. The brash Irish superstar took to Instagram to post the following photo while taking some serious shots at the “Stockton Slugger”. Working the rear hand uppercut with Roddy...

May 3, 2016 2:30 pm

VIDEO | Thiago Alves is looking to drop down to lightweight

At one point in time, Thiago Alves was regarded as one of the top welterweights in the UFC. With explosive knockout power to go along with elite level Muay Thai technique, Alves went on a 7-fight win streak that saw him finish 5 of those opponents. The win streak earned Alves a crack at Georges...

May 3, 2016 2:23 pm

Gunnar Nelson opens up on Conor McGregor’s future in the UFC

While UFC President Dana White may maintain that there is no dispute between Conor McGregor and the UFC, the tension between the two is undeniable. After refusing to fulfill his media obligations for arguably the biggest event in UFC history, McGregor was pulled from his UFC 200 rematch with Nate Diaz on July 9th. McGregor...

May 3, 2016 2:18 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor Ashes comeback tribute

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is currently the biggest draw in the UFC and is now without a scheduled fight. McGregor was set to fight Nate Diaz in an immediate non-title welterweight rematch in the main event of UFC 200 but was pulled from the card after refusing to take part in media obligations to...

May 3, 2016 1:50 pm

WSOF books sibling rivalry match as brothers set to fight in the cage

Two brothers are set to fight against each other in the cage at WSOF 32. To make this fight even more intriguing, one of the brothers is a masked self-made crime-fighter based in Seattle. Yes, this is real. Former UFC and Strikeforce fighter Caros Fodor and brother Ben Fodor who also goes by his alter...

May 3, 2016 12:44 pm

Cris Cyborg razzes Ronda Rousey and her boxing on Power 106 radio

Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino is still looking for her fight with former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Fans have been calling for the superfight between the two for a long time, but the demand for the fight dwindled a bit when Rousey lost the belt to Holly Holm back in November. “Cyborg” is still the...

May 3, 2016 11:16 am

Kimbo Slice vs. Dada 5000 overturned to a no-contest, Dada 5000 remains undefeated

The result of Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson and Dhafir “Dada 5000” Harris has been overturned to a no-contest, according to MMA Junkie. This comes as a result following Kimbo’s settlement with Texas’ athletic commission after testing positive for steroids in a post-fight drug test from their controversial fight at Bellator 149. Slice was fined $2,500...

May 3, 2016 10:29 am

VIDEO | Gold medal Olympic wrestler Vyacheslav Oliynyk has bloody fight with police

Ukranian gold medal Olympic wrestler Vyacheslav Oliynyk made headlines recently, but not for any new accolades. Oliynyk, who just turned 50-years-old last week was pulled over by police in Kiev recently on suspicion of drunk driving. After being pulled over, Oliynyk questioned the police for pulling him over, according to Sports Illustrated. From what is...

May 3, 2016 9:56 am

VIDEO | Paige VanZant gets a perfect score on Dancing With The Stars

Top ranked UFC women’s strawweight Paige VanZant has been competing on ABC’s ‘Dancing With The Stars’ alongside partner Mark Ballas. The pair performed the Jive Monday night, and earned themselves a perfect score from the judges! So far there has been no word yet on when VanZant will return to the Octagon when her run...

May 3, 2016 9:55 am

Amir Khan likes his odds against Conor McGregor ahead of potential jump to MMA

Former boxing champion Amir Khan is currently gearing up for his fight with ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on Saturday in Las Vegas. Ahead of that fight, the idea of a potential jump to MMA appears to be on Khan’s mind. The 29 year old English boxer currently owns a MMA promotion that puts on events in Dubai,...