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Nov 2, 2015 12:31 pm

WATCH! How to: Escape the Muay Thai clinch with Firas Zahabi

Check out this tutorial from Tristar Gym head coach Firas Zahabi on escaping the Muay Thai clinch. The video description says that this escape is a crucial thing to know in fighting and also adds that the technique can help you avoid a situation in a street fight as well. “In a street fight, this...

Nov 2, 2015 10:16 am

WATCH! Jon Jones blasting the heavy bag

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has been hitting the gym hard in anticipation of his return to the Octagon after being reinstated by the UFC last month. Videos have continued to emerge of Jones in the gym working on his strength & conditioning as well as his wrestling. In the video above we...

Nov 2, 2015 9:46 am

On This Day: Matt Hughes wins welterweight title with brutal slam

#OnThisDay in 2001: @matthughes9x won the welterweight title with THAT slam! Watch: https://t.co/dVQjmxAhA7 https://t.co/rIqImV2tLB — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) November 2, 2015 On November 2nd 2001, Matt Hughes and Carlos Newton fought for the UFC welterweight title at UFC 34. The fight ended with Newton wrapping Hughes up in a triangle choke, and Hughes lifting Newton up...


Nov 2, 2015 9:44 am

MUST SEE! Conor McGregor spars young teammate “Gotta be quicker!”

Gotta be quicker than that boy, I'm McGregor. The Greatest. A post shared by Conor McGregor Official (@thenotoriousmma) on Nov 1, 2015 at 4:49pm PST Interim UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is looking fluid in training for his upcoming bout at UFC 194 against champion Jose Aldo. McGregor posted a clip of himself training with...

Nov 2, 2015 9:17 am

MUST SEE! Uriah Hall breaking heavy bags with spinning back kick

Yeah….. So about that kick … @MMAStandUpCoach @ufc pic.twitter.com/GFQrBZPSCW — U R I A H H A L L (@UriahHallMMA) November 2, 2015 Uriah Hall boasts some of the most lethal spinning kicks in MMA. On ‘TUF: Jones vs. Sonnen’ Hall landed his notorious wheel kick on Adam Cella in a clip that quickly became...

Nov 2, 2015 7:42 am

On This Day: Wanderlei Silva makes MMA debut, knocks out opponent

Nov1.1996 19 years ago today, "The Axe Murderer" @WandFC made his MMA Debut, & knocked out Dilson Filho pic.twitter.com/IOqSNQMImk — MMA History Today (@MMAHistoryToday) November 1, 2015 Talk about a big day in MMA history! 19 years ago yesterday Wanderlei Silva made his MMA debut and knocked out his opponent, Dilson Filho. See the video above!

Nov 2, 2015 7:32 am

WATCH! GSP doing kicking drills after sparring

“Drilling lead leg mawashi-geri with Hugo Beauchemin after our kickboxing sparring. OSU!!!” Drilling lead leg mawashi-geri with Hugo Beauchemin after our kickboxing sparring. OSU!!! https://t.co/EpjN6ScISF — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre) November 2, 2015 There has been much speculation as to whether or not former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre will return to the Octagon one day....

Nov 2, 2015 6:00 am

Shinya Aoki to face 300+ pound opponent on NYE?

ONE Championship lightweight titleholder Shinya Aoki is scheduled to headline the Rizin Dec. 29 show in Japan, and now is reportedly going to be fighting just two days later on Dec. 31. From Mixed Martial Arts: Now Anotonio Inoki has announced that he will be going head to head with RIZIN on New Years Eve...

Nov 1, 2015 10:18 pm

WATCH! ‘The Mountain’ full contact boxing sparring

Last week a video emerged of Conor McGregor and Thor Bjornsson, better known as ‘The Mountain’ from Game Of Thrones, engaging in a friendly bareknuckle sparring session. That resulted in a video emerging of ‘The Mountain’ full contact boxing sparring. What happens towards the end might shock you.

Nov 1, 2015 8:47 pm

MUST SEE! Greatest spinning elbow KO ever?

This spinning elbow knockout from a Muay Thai fight in Thailand may very well be the best one we’ve ever seen. Where does this rank amongst your favorite spinning elbow knockouts?

Nov 1, 2015 3:58 pm

Exclusive Video: Watch what happens when BJ Penn re-visits Ralph Gracie Jiu-Jitsu school

[ooyala code=”80Y2pqeDoVE9VuYRtv0fHSRkGWlYZNjZ” player_id=”631143aa3982447caf394a185941cb69″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] BJPenn.com’s very own LayzieTheSavage joined our namesake BJ Penn in California to visit the Ralph Gracie Jiu-Jitsu school. The Ralph Gracie Jiu-Jitsu school is where Penn began his storied Jiu-Jitsu career that saw him win the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship, becoming the first non-Brazilian to do so. This will...

Nov 1, 2015 3:46 pm

MUST SEE! Wild Irish crowd from ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’

What a night that was! Look back at the incredible #UFCDublin from the Fans' POV. https://t.co/eXdp19mpvt — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) November 1, 2015 Ireland has earned the reputation of having the wildest and most passionate fans in MMA. Earlier this month at ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ the Irish pride was on full display!

Nov 1, 2015 3:34 pm

Ray Sefo: “I would love to fight one more time”

Ray Sefo may be 44 years old, but that hasn’t slowed down the fighter in him. The WSOF President hasn’t fought since an early WSOF event in 2013, and hasn’t won a fight since 2010, but he would still like to fight one more time in either MMA or kickboxing. He spoke to Sherdog: “I...

Nov 1, 2015 3:23 pm

Askren on ‘eye poking’ Louis Santos: “I don’t respect him”

Ben Askren is undefeated in his professional MMA career however in his last fight versus Louis Santos, Askren was poked in the eye and the fight was ruled a no-contest. On November 13th Askren will get a chance to rematch Santos, however that doesn’t mean Askren has forgiven Santos for the first incident. When asked...

Nov 1, 2015 2:45 pm

MUST SEE! Miesha Tate submits internet pranksters

When the popular internet prankster group ‘Janoskians’ visited Xtreme Couture to roll with Miesha Tate, things didn’t go too well for the group. See the video of Tate bulldozing the guys one by one.

Nov 1, 2015 8:56 am

Bellator 146 picks up 6 new bouts

Bellator 146 has picked up yet another exciting matchup for its November 20th card. Houston Alexander vs. Guilherme Viana has been added to the main card of the event in addition to several other fights which we have listed below. Ben Reiter vs. Francisco France – middleweight Israel Giron vs. Mark Dickman – featherweight Arlene...

Nov 1, 2015 8:19 am

Girtz vs. Campos added to Bellator 146

The main card of Bellator 146 has received an exciting lightweight matchup between Brandon Girtz and Derek Campos. Girtz is coming off a huge split decision win over former top ranked UFC fighter Melvin Guillard at Bellator 141 back in August. The win gave Girtz a 2-fight win streak which he will be looking to...

Nov 1, 2015 7:40 am

MUST SEE! Horrific, gruesome arm injury

GRAPHIC – Buck Pineau vs. Pat McCrohan Broken Arm #ces31 https://t.co/rWje2RuVLF — ZombieProphet (@ZProphet_MMA) October 31, 2015 At CES 31 Friday night Buck Pineau suffered a gruesome broken arm that left him flailing around on the canvas. See it above, if you’re brave enough to stomach it.

Nov 1, 2015 7:33 am

MUST SEE! Fighter kicks down banana tree

It’s no secret that Muay Thai fighters have unbelievably strong kicks. This guy takes it one step further to prove the brutality of his kicks by kicking down a banana tree.

Nov 1, 2015 7:31 am

WATCH! Kids dress up as Ronda Rousey for Halloween

Amazing photos from fans in their @rondarousey inspired Halloween costumes! #UFCHalloween pic.twitter.com/WdZ0CsNOG0 — UFC (@ufc) November 1, 2015 Yesterday was Halloween, and unsurprisingly UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was a popular costume for young girls. The UFC put up a short slideshow on their Twitter, which you can see above.

Oct 31, 2015 9:55 pm

MUST SEE! Strongman gets TKO’d in MMA fight

We’ve heard people say before that technique bests size when it comes to fighting, and this video is no exception. In the video above, we see strongman Mariusz Pudzianowski get destroyed by an uppercut and then hit with numerous ground and pound elbows.

Oct 31, 2015 9:47 pm

WATCH! Jon Jones going beast mode during workouts

Recently, videos have emerged of arguable pound for pound king Jon Jones going beast mode while working out. In a new video, we see the former UFC light heavyweight champ going beast mode while wrestling and lifting weights. Check it out above.

Oct 31, 2015 7:44 pm

Bellator releases 5 fighters, including a former champion

Bellator MMA has released 5 fighters from its roster, including a former champion surprisingly. Jason Floyd of The MMA Report broke the news via Twitter, revealing that Alexander Sarnavskiy, Alexander Volkov, Mike Mucitelli, Fabricio Guerreiro, and Joe Duarte have all been released by the promotion. The most surprising fighter on the list is former Bellator...

Oct 31, 2015 10:48 am

MUST SEE! McGregor releases bare-knuckle fight video

Conor McGregor posted a photo on Instagram Friday evening showing him appearing to fight ‘The Mountain’ from Game of Thrones who weighs approximately 400 pounds. Many doubted that McGregor actually fought The Mountain, however McGregor posted the video to prove the doubters wrong! Surprisingly, as the match goes on, both men land some solid body...