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Dec 31, 2015 7:24 am

WATCH! Gabi Garcia picks up first MMA win at Rizin FF

Early this morning Jiu-Jitsu ace Gabi Garcia competed in her first pro MMA fight at Rizin FF Day 2. Garcia fought Lei’d Tapa, who was also competing in her first pro MMA fight. Ultimately, despite being rocked early on in the fight, Garcia was able to get the TKO win after some nasty ground and...

Dec 31, 2015 7:14 am

WATCH! ‘King Mo’ Lawal lands one-punch knockout to take RIZIN tournament

Bellator light heavyweight Muhammed “King Mo” Laval proved why he was chosen to represent the Bellator promotion by winning the RIZIN heavyweight tournament by knocking out Jiri Prochazka in the final. Lawal also won a first round knockout on day 1 of RIZIN’s tournament, just two days before on the 12/29 card against Brett McDermott which...

Dec 31, 2015 6:23 am

MUST SEE! Fedor mauls Singh in his return to MMA

The result was what many fans of Fedor Emelianenko expected in his return to MMA. Although the unknown of having over three years off from fighting, fights fans were lured into what could possibly happen at RIZIN’s New Year’s Eve event in day 2. Emelianenko made quick work of Jaideep Singh via TKO by strikes...


Dec 30, 2015 11:07 pm

On This Day: Conor McGregor becomes 2 division Cage Warriors champion

On this day 3 years ago ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor defeated Ivan Buchinger via KO in the 1st round of their lightweight title fight to claim the Cage Warriors lightweight championship, making him a 2-division Cage Warriors champion. You can catch the footage of the fight above! 3 years ago today I made history by...

Dec 30, 2015 11:06 pm

MUST SEE! The incredible journey of Josh Samman

Many fight fans may remember Josh Samman from his stint on season 17 of The Ultimate Fighter, however many don’t know Samman’s incredible journey. After watching this 6 minute video, it’s safe to say Samman’s journey has been an emotional one that is a true story of overcoming numerous setbacks, but still showing tremendous perseverance.

Dec 30, 2015 10:57 pm

WATCH! Andrei Arlovski lets John Dodson kick and punch him at open workouts

Yesterday at the UFC 195 open workouts, Andrei Arlovski let teammate John Dodson land some strikes on him. Of course at just 5 foot 3 John Dodson is much smaller than Arlovski, who stands at 6 foot 4 and weighs in at over 230 pounds. Arlovski will fight Stipe Miocic on Saturday at UFC 195...

Dec 30, 2015 6:19 pm

MUST SEE! Carlos Condit shows off insane elbow combinations

#NBK throwing bows @MGMGrand for #UFC195 Open Workouts 😳 https://t.co/1qRHZG2k1M — #UFC195 (@ufc) December 30, 2015 There’s a reason elbow strikes were not allowed in Pride FC, they generally tend to be devastating and open up massive cuts on the faces of opponents. With that being said, these elbow striking combinations that Carlos Condit was...

Dec 30, 2015 6:10 pm

On This Day: Alistair Overeem makes UFC debut, retires Lesnar

Dec30.2011 @AlistairOvereem makes his UFC debut, & sends Brock Lesnar into retirement with a kick to the body pic.twitter.com/nsgBiNUFEI — MMA History Today (@MMAHistoryToday) December 31, 2015 On this day 4 years ago the highly touted prospect Alistair Overeem made his UFC debut against Brock Lesnar. Overeem’s debut was in fact an emphatic one, in the very...

Dec 30, 2015 2:08 pm

Nick Diaz makes his case for why he’s the GOAT

Nick Diaz’s MMA career has certainly been a historic one. Over the course of his nearly 15 year professional career, Diaz has fought some of the best fighters to ever compete in Mixed Martial Arts. Along the way Diaz has also fought for some of the best MMA promotions in the world, including the WEC,...

Dec 30, 2015 2:00 pm

WATCH! Top 5 UFC moments of 2015

As 2015 draws to a close, Michael Bisping and Kenny Florian broke down their top 5 UFC moments of 2015. We’ve seen some spectacular moments this year that included seeing Jon Jones defend his UFC light heavyweight strap against Daniel Cormier, Holly Holm knocking out Ronda Rousey, Conor McGregor defeating both Chad Mendes and Jose...

Dec 30, 2015 1:53 pm

WATCH! Rafael Dos Anjos back training after Cowboy fight

Rafael Dos Anjos is fresh off of his UFC on FOX 17 win over Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone, where he defended his UFC lightweight title for the first time. Since then there has been much speculation as to whether or not Dos Anjos would fight Conor McGregor next in McGregor’s first lightweight bout. A report has...

Dec 30, 2015 1:27 pm

Flashback Friday Video: Joe Rogan called a fan what?

If your Joe Rogan and you travel all over the world and do media obligations for the UFC, your bound to have a few moments. Rogan has many moments but the reason why this stands out is not just his quickness to the question but the look on Rogan’s face and the ever so slight...

Dec 30, 2015 11:13 am

Paige VanZant Highlights 2015: “12 Gauge” – Reloaded

With this year of fights in the books for Paige VanZant going 2-1 in 2015 isn’t a bad way to look at her year, gutsy performances with grueling pressure and a few minor tweaks and VanZant will be locked and reloaded for a new year of action. VanZant’s loss to “Thug” Rose Namajunas will only...

Dec 30, 2015 9:31 am

WATCH! Lorenzo Fertitta says UFC will bring in over half a billion dollars in 2015

The world’s premiere mixed martial arts promotion has had a record year in 2015. Check out this video featuring UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta talking about how the company will rake in “about” $600 million in 2015 alone. Fertitta talks about fighter pay, which always has been a hot topic amongst both fighters and fans (transcribed...

Dec 30, 2015 9:26 am

TOP 10 craziest boxing upsets ever! : – Place your bets –

{Fighting Chance} – Definition – a slight chance of success dependent on a struggle.   This term is best used when describing some of the largest upsets in boxing history. In some boxing scenarios the underdog on paper may not appear to be the fighter that looks to win, but there’s always a “fighters chance.”...

Dec 30, 2015 9:05 am

MUST SEE! This pad session will leave you speechless

Buakaw is without a doubt one of the greatest Muay Thai fighters on the planet. In this video you can see why. Boakaw goes straight beast mode on these pads, and just watching him makes us exhausted. Check out the footage above, and see Boakaw kicking down a banana tree by clicking THIS LINK.

Dec 30, 2015 8:56 am

New Audio Interview: Chael Sonnen on Nick Diaz – Conor Mcgregor vs Nate Diaz

Just because Stockton CA native Nick Diaz hasn’t been highly active on the UFC fight cards the last four years, don’t fool yourself Diaz is battle-tested and fan approved.   Diaz (26-9-2 MMA) fought Anderson Silva almost a year ago with the fight being  overturned after Silva tested positive for drostanolone and androsterone, while Diaz tested...

Dec 30, 2015 8:45 am

FAIL! Kickboxer breaks arm BEFORE fight even starts

[fbvideo link=LINK_TO_FB_VIDEO] Not a great way to start a fight The UnderGround Muay Thai SeriesFight ends before it even begins. Ouch! Posted by The Underground on Monday, December 14, 2015 We’ve seen fighters injure themselves after their fights with their post-fight celebrations, but this Muay Thai fighter broke his arm before the fight even started,...

Dec 30, 2015 8:33 am

WATCH! Anderson Silva preparing for Bisping fight

Bom dia meu povo🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾 Agradecimento a todos vocês Sou muito grato às adversidades que apareceram na minha vida, pois elas me ensinaram a superar muita coisa, a controlar minha mente e a reconhecer muitas outras qualidades que não seriam possíveis se não fossem essas adversidades. Além disso, consegui superar tudo que passei graças ao amor...

Dec 30, 2015 8:08 am

On This Day: Chuck Liddell cements legacy with iconic win

#OnThisDay in 2006: @ChuckLiddell cemented his legendary status at UFC 66 ➡ https://t.co/7zcFykIaaC https://t.co/vvowKmaM4m — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) December 30, 2015 On this day in UFC history, Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz squared off for the second time for the UFC championship. While there was no highlight reel KO like in the first fight, the highlight...

Dec 30, 2015 7:58 am

Ronda Rousey’s sister says the fighter had her ‘soul crushed’ after loss

It was unthinkable for nearly all of Ronda Rousey’s fans. For the dominant champion to fall at the hands of any opponent, let alone by a devastating KO, could never happen. All that changed when Holly Holm shocked the world in a dominating fight that ended the realm of invincibility of Ronda Rousey. One person who hasn’t...

Dec 30, 2015 7:41 am

Rare Video: Mirko Cro Cop Filipovic Training with his Son?

Retired former  UFC fighter and K-1 Grand-Prix champion Mirko Filipovic fought his final fight at UFC Fight Night 64.   The contest with Gabriel Gonzaga ended in classic “Cro Cop” fashion with a finish extending his win streak to three before calling it quits. Filipovic (31-11-2-1 MMA) at 41 looks like he can easily go...

Dec 30, 2015 7:07 am

Robbie Lawler Video: “Predicts a KO Over Condit & Would KO GSP If He Comes”

Champ Robbie Lawler sounds like the man that goes by the saying, “hope for the best, plan for the worst.”  Lawler is set to face Carlos Condit this weekend at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas. Lawler went through a brutal war with Rory MacDonald at UFC 189.  Ruthless defeataed MacDonald via TKO earning...

Dec 30, 2015 12:41 am

WATCH! RIZIN FF Day 2 weigh-ins: Sapp and Akebono nearly beef, Fedor and Singh face off

Check out the exciting weigh-in highlights from RIZIN FF day 2 featuring Fedor Emelianenko versus Jaideep Singh in the main event. Also on the New Year’s Eve card will feature the heavyweight semi-finals and final round of the World Grand Prix tournament. Check out the video where Bob Sapp and Akebono get uncomfortably close during...

Dec 29, 2015 10:39 pm

WATCH! UFC 195 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 2 – Jon Jones spars with young Condit

Catch up with the fighters being featured on the UFC 195 card and get a glimpse of their lives outside of the Octagon. From the UFC video description: On Episode 2 of UFC 195 Embedded, unlikely training partners square off in the Jackson-Wink gym as welterweight title challenger Carlos Condit’s son spars with merciless Jon Jones, and...

Dec 29, 2015 4:22 pm

Clip of the Day: Robbie Lawler vs. Tiki Ghosn

Robbie Lawler vs Tiki Ghosn at UFC 40 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV on November 22, 2002. #DWCOTD A video posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Dec 29, 2015 at 2:29pm PST Ahead of Robbie Lawler’s UFC 195 title defense against Carlos Condit this Saturday in Las Vegas, UFC President Dana...