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Nov 20, 2015 7:41 am

WATCH! Holly Holm reveals what she said to Rousey post-fight

After Holly Holm knocked out Ronda Rousey in the main event of UFC 193, she only took a brief moment to celebrate before sitting next to Rousey on the canvas to make sure she was okay. After UFC President Dana White put the belt around Holm’s waist, she hugged Rousey and said something to the...

Nov 20, 2015 6:00 am

Must Watch! #FBF 15-year-old Mike Tyson brutally knocks out opponent

With the Canelo Alvarez versus Miguel Cotto fight coming this weekend, we salute boxing with this Flashback Friday post of a young 15-year-old Mike Tyson making quick work of Joe Cortez back in 1981. Fight fans jump out of their seats with knockout fights, and Tyson’s highlight history of knockouts is what made the former...

Nov 20, 2015 6:00 am

Holly Holm rides shotgun with Jamie Foxx to Warriors Clippers NBA game

It looks like the new UFC women’s bantamweight champion is well on her way to stardom. On Thursday, Holly Holm rode with Jamie Foxx to the Warriors versus Clippers NBA game at the Staples Center. With Foxx driving and Holm riding shotgun, the two appear in Foxx’s Periscope video and talk about her big win...

Nov 19, 2015 7:42 pm

MUST SEE! UFC 193 ‘The thrill and the agony’ preview

UFC 193 was an emotional evening for both Holly Holm and Ronda Rousey. While the night was a rough one for Rousey, it was a huge one for Holm, who put on a spectacular performance en route to capturing the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. The UFC has released a preview of an extended video they...

Nov 19, 2015 6:50 pm

Gorgeous Ladies of the UFC Strip Off the Gloves

By Joe “JD” David Haven’t seen enough of the beautiful women in the UFC?  We’ve got your fix!  With star studded names like Paige Vanzant, Holly Holm, Miesha Tate, Felice Herrig and Gina Carano, you’ll sure be entertained. It’s not just what these women do in the octagon, but what goes on when the “gloves...

Nov 19, 2015 1:44 pm

WATCH! TV anchors in disbelief of Holly Holm’s championship character

Newly crowned UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm has been in the spotlight ever since her shocking win over Ronda Rousey at UFC 193. Holm made an appearance on FOX 11 Los Angeles and won over the TV personalities, Maria Sansone and Araksya Karapetyan who were a part of the interview along with Steve Edwards...

Nov 19, 2015 11:11 am

WATCH! Fedor competes against his brother in Sambo tournament

[fbvideo link=LINK_TO_FB_VIDEO] Emelianenko vs. Emelianenko The UnderGround Sambo SeriesThe Last Emperor Fedor Emelianenko vs. his brother Alexander Posted by The Underground on Sunday, November 15, 2015 Wow! Talk about an fascinating throwback. In this clip from the 2012 Russian Sambo finales we can see Fedor Emelianenko and his brother Aleksander Emelianenko competing against each other....

Nov 19, 2015 11:03 am

MUST WATCH! On this day: Shogun and Henderson go to WAR

#OnThisDay in 2011: @ShogunRua & @danhendo went to war! One of the best fights of all time! https://t.co/TSaDsDgP19 https://t.co/HeQRz5n07P — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) November 19, 2015 Relive one of the greatest battles in UFC history with the epic fight that went down on this day, back in 2011. Watch highlights from the first match between...

Nov 19, 2015 8:43 am

WATCH! Sage Northcutt bends frying pan on Fox News

So @fox26houston brought in one of the toughest pans for me to bend at Gracie Barra Katy… I did it @UFCFightPass pic.twitter.com/u9cX2UoXHB — Sage Northcutt (@sagenorthcutt) November 18, 2015 UFC prospect Sage Northcutt is coming off an impressive TKO win over Francisco Trevino in his UFC debut last month. As Northcutt prepares for his fight...

Nov 19, 2015 8:37 am

WATCH! Ricardo Lamas ‘Toe to Toe with Frank Trigg’

Ahead of Ricardo Lamas’ UFC Fight Night 78 co-main event fight with Diego Sanchez this Saturday in Monterrey Mexico, he spoke with UFC Hall of Fame member Frank Trigg to discuss the bout, as well as his training camp. Lamas is coming off of a TKO loss to Chad Mendes earlier this year that snapped...

Nov 19, 2015 8:16 am

REPLAY! McGregor vs. Faber in TUF 22 Coaches Challenge

Last night on TUF 22 interim UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor competed against Urijah Faber in the coaches challenge. While McGregor has stated previously that he would defeat Faber in a fight inside the Octagon, he was unable to defeat Faber in the watermelon toss coaches challenge. See it above!

Nov 19, 2015 7:31 am

TBT! Most heated MMA staredowns of all time

[fbvideo link=LINK_TO_FB_VIDEO] For today’s ‘TBT’ we decided to use a video highlighting some of the most intense MMA staredowns in MMA history. Many of which, turned into more than just a staredown. Enjoy!

Nov 19, 2015 7:25 am

MUST SEE! Grappler chokes out opponent with FIRST EVER ‘Diamond Choke’

[fbvideo link=LINK_TO_FB_VIDEO] Baron Lloyd Hits Diamond Choke This is super awesome. Baron Lloyd lands the first ever "Diamond Choke" in a tournament. It happened at the Gracie Worlds. Thoughts? Posted by BJJ Video Vault on Monday, August 31, 2015 This has to be one of the coolest chokes we’ve ever seen. In the video above...

Nov 19, 2015 7:21 am

MUST SEE! 20 most gruesome moments in boxing – *GRAPHIC*

We’ve seen plenty of gruesome cuts, knockouts, and injuries in the Octagon, however we decided to switch it up and take a look at some of the most gruesome moments in boxing with this video! Shout out to OfficeHanchoBoxing for the video! Sound off below with your most gruesome boxing moments!

Nov 19, 2015 7:13 am

WATCH! Luke Rockhold reveals favorite signature strikes ahead of UFC 194

Luke Rockhold is currently gearing up for his UFC 194 title fight against Chris Weidman on December 12th. Ahead of the fight, Rockhold took some time to break down his 5 signature moves that he likes to use inside the Octagon. Rockhold is currently riding a 4-fight win streak into his bout with Weidman, and...

Nov 19, 2015 7:05 am

FAIL! Top 5 ‘bad choices’ inside the Octagon

We’ve seen plenty of fighters make poor decisions while in the Octagon over the course of the UFC’s 22 year existence. On UFC Now Kenny Florian and Brendan Schaub break down the top 5 poor decisions in the Octagon.

Nov 19, 2015 6:58 am

MUST SEE! Unbelievable rolling knee-bar

[fbvideo link=LINK_TO_FB_VIDEO] 'Imanari' Roll to Knee Bar Very impressive 'Imanari' roll to knee bar by Chris Sodbinow. Uploaded with permission of content owner (fb.me/chris.pacx). Do you want to see your video featured on our page? E-mail it to mmastaff@mixedmartialarts.com Posted by MixedMartialArts.com on Saturday, October 17, 2015 It’s not very often that we see a...

Nov 19, 2015 6:00 am

WATCH! Firas Zahabi breaks down Holm vs. Rousey

Take a look at Tristar Gym head coach Firas Zahabi’s breakdown of what happened in the historic fight between Ronda Rousey and new UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm. Zahabi breaks down the movements, issues and successes that both Holm and Rousey went through in their fight at UFC 193. The video description reads: In this...

Nov 18, 2015 5:10 pm

Royce Gracie speaks on MMA return

Last month it was announced that Royce Gracie would be returning to MMA for a trilogy fight against Ken Shamrock under the Bellator MMA banner in February. While Gracie has been away from MMA competition since 2007, he’s ready to show that at 48 years old he still has what it takes to compete professionally....

Nov 18, 2015 12:19 pm

WATCH! Intense trailer for tonight’s TUF 22 episode

TONIGHT | A fighter who didn't lose is ELIMINATED from competition on an all-new episode of #TUF | 10p ET @FS1 https://t.co/DJoE9xoTmC — The Ultimate Fighter (@UltimateFighter) November 18, 2015 This all new trailer for tonight’s episode of TUF 22 looks to be one of the most intense of the season. As the trailer reveals, for...

Nov 18, 2015 10:05 am

MUST SEE! Fighter knocks out opponent with ‘goliath kick’

Here is a video from back in 2014, but definitely worth a watch with this crazy knockout kick. Jonathan “Jungle Doctor” Tuhu took to the air to deliver this spinning knockout kick to his much larger opponent. The epic kick from Tuhu is timed and landed in a way that makes his opponent go down...

Nov 18, 2015 9:39 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk breaks two records at UFC 193

👑🇵🇱❤️‼️👊🏻 @ufc ・ @joannajedrzejczyk breaks two records at #UFC193. She connected with 220 significant strikes making that the 2nd most ever landed in a single UFC fight and MOST ever in a championship fight. JJ also connected 70 leg kicks, a new UFC record. 👊🏽💪🏽 🎥: @alex_merriman_ A post shared by Joanna Jedrzejczyk (@joannajedrzejczyk) on...

Nov 18, 2015 9:23 am

On this day: GSP dethrones Matt Hughes

#OnThisDay in 2006: @GeorgesStPierre finally got his title shot & dethroned Matt Hughes! https://t.co/AUP7BA2pAB https://t.co/2AW9V2HFDb — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) November 18, 2015 Talk about a memory! On this day 9 years ago Georges St. Pierre got his rematch against Matt Hughes for the UFC welterweight championship. St. Pierre was able to stop Hughes with strikes in...

Nov 18, 2015 8:24 am

WATCH! Old man knocks out two drunken thieves

[fbvideo link=LINK_TO_FB_VIDEO] VIRAL VIDEO: Drunken thugs try to rob this old man, but little do they know he's a former boxer.. Posted by Sunday World on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 When these two drunk guys attempted to rob an old man, they had no idea that their mark was in fact a retired boxer. Needless...

Nov 17, 2015 8:50 pm

Rich Franklin detained at LAX

Former UFC champion Rich ‘Ace’ Franklin had quite the interesting layover at LAX airport earlier this week. While going through immigration Franklin was detained by immigration officials and reportedly handcuffed and thrown in an isolation cell according to MMAMania. Franklin’s publicist Daphne Ortiz revealed the MMAWeekly that Franklin was not made aware of why he...

Nov 17, 2015 12:04 pm

WATCH! Wanderlei Silva campaigning for all fighters to vote for Bernie Sanders

It looks like Bernie Sanders is a hit amongst some iconic players in the fight game. Ronda Rousey has gone on record to say that she is rooting for Bernie Sanders in his run for the Democratic nomination for President. Now, Wanderlei Silva is campaigning for all fighters to get behind Sanders and #FeelTheBern. Silva...

Nov 17, 2015 11:46 am

Tough Guy Tuesday: Jordin Tootoo

In today’s segment of “Tough Guy Tuesday” we feature National Hockey League enforcer Jordin Tootoo. Jordin Tootoo, who is of Inuit and Ukrainian descent, became both the first Inuk player and the first player to grow up in Nunavut to ever participate in an National Hockey League game when he suited up for the Nashville...