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Oct 22, 2015 7:06 am

WATCH! Jacare KO’s 2 sparring partners ahead of UFC 194 bout

A video posted by Josuel Silva (@jdistak) on Oct 19, 2015 at 5:02pm PDT A video posted by Josuel Silva (@jdistak) on Oct 16, 2015 at 11:37am PDT As Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza prepares for his UFC 194 fight against Yoel Romero, which will likely determine the #1 contender in the middleweight division, ‘Jacare’ is looking...

Oct 21, 2015 9:00 pm

Rousey discusses future in film industry ahead of UFC 193

[ooyala code=”RlanFieDpGEedZTinkQ-Kv3rZWvHZWGc” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true”] Ronda Rousey is currently gearing up for her highly anticipated title defense against Holly Holm at UFC 193 next month at Australia’s Etihad stadium. Ahead of the fight, BJPenn.com’s very own LayzieTheSavage spoke to Rousey about her work in the film industry, her roles in upcoming movies, and her...

Oct 21, 2015 6:08 pm

Exclusive Video: New Main Event Poirier vs Duffy, Hawaii Boy Louis Smolka

[ooyala code=”hzYndieDrKn-QRgs1ZFwSrfgIxdjX7fX” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”640″ height=”360″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Earlier today news broke that Joseph Duffy had been forced out of his ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event bout against Dustin Poirier after sustaining a concussion in training earlier this week. Following Duffy’s withdrawal the UFC offered Norman Parke as a last-minute replacement opponent for Dustin Poirier,...

Oct 21, 2015 12:41 pm

Twerk it like Miley, or twerk it like Angela Magana?! Perhaps NSFW

"Told ya (it was absurd)"Haha when @rowdybec and I were in camp. #scissorsisters #rowdjesty #mma A post shared by Angela Magana (@angelamagana1) on Oct 20, 2015 at 3:11pm PDT UFC strawweight Angela Magana has some major assets, and we’re not talking about her car she is in getting her twerk on in! Magana posted her...

Oct 21, 2015 11:05 am

WATCH! BMF Ranch is back – Building Dorms and Nate Marquardt guitar lessons

Thankfully Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and crew are back with their entertaining BMF Ranch blogs. The eclectic crew shows what life is like on the BMF Ranch with their lifestyle, training and good times. Check this episode out where the guys are seen building dorms and Nate Marquardt gives Cerrone a little guitar lesson.

Oct 21, 2015 9:41 am

UFC 195: Lawler vs. Condit tickets go on sale Friday

UFC 195, which will be headlined by Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit, will kick off the new year for fight fans on January 2nd. Tickets for the event go on sale today to UFC Fight Club members, and tomorrow to UFC Newsletter subscribers. Tickets will then go on sale to the general public on Friday....

Oct 21, 2015 6:56 am

Ratings report: WSOF 24: Fitch vs. Okami viewership drops 16% from WSOF 23

This past Saturday former UFC welterweight title contender Jon Fitch squared off against Yushin Okami under the World Series of Fighting banner on NBC Sports. The fight went the distance, with Fitch ultimately being awarded the unanimous decision win, and another crack at the vacant WSOF welterweight championship. According to MMAFighting, the event drew in...

Oct 20, 2015 10:13 pm

Rousey life and fight: Week 3 champions training for Holly Holm

Ronda Rousey, the UFC bantamweight champion is training for the biggest fight of her life. J. Flo Video Productions was there to capture footage of history in the making. Check out the champion’s training regiment in her third week of fight camp, still sporting a black eye. Champion Ronda Rousey faces Holly Holm at UFC 193 on...

Oct 20, 2015 8:26 pm

McGregor shows off incredible head movement while sparring

Sparring with The Russian Hammer! A video posted by Conor McGregor Official (@thenotoriousmma) on Oct 20, 2015 at 7:35pm PDT Good rounds with the Show Stopper! A video posted by Conor McGregor Official (@thenotoriousmma) on Oct 20, 2015 at 7:59pm PDT Almost! A video posted by Conor McGregor Official (@thenotoriousmma) on Oct 20, 2015 at...

Oct 20, 2015 1:02 pm

WATCH! Glory champion Rico Verhoeven makes impressive MMA debut

Glory WS heavyweight champion Rico Verhoeven tried his hand at MMA recently and delivered a surprisingly impressive performance! Surprisingly, Verhoeven stopped his opponent with ground and pound strikes rather than knocking his opponent out on the feet as many would expect. See for yourself in the video above!

Oct 20, 2015 12:40 pm

Fedor to compete in Sambo tournament next month

Fedor Emelianenko will return to a combat sambo world tournament, which takes place November 25th in Monaco. Emelianenko, a four-time world combat sambo champion looks to get back to competition before making a return to MMA on December 31st. Tass.ru was the first to report that the Former Pride FC heavyweight champion would be entering...

Oct 20, 2015 8:51 am

Nick Newell on retirement: “It was the right decision for me”

Following his unanimous decision win over Tom Marcellino at WSOF 24 this past weekend, ‘Notorious’ Nick Newell announced his retirement. In a backstage interview immediately after the fight, Newell cited numerous injuries as his reason for retiring despite being on a 2-fight win streak. Newell joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour on Monday to...

Oct 20, 2015 7:00 am

Former UFC champ Carla Esparza is back in training and is looking good!

My first day touching a bag/Shadowboxing in 7 months! Feels good #shouldersurgery #RoadToRecovery #ufc pic.twitter.com/UD7Sr5TA4h — Carla Esparza (@CarlaEsparza1) October 18, 2015 Back at UFC 185 Joanna Jędrzejczyk put on an incredibly dominant performance against Carla Esparza, claiming the UFC women’s strawweight championship in the process. Following the bout Esparza underwent shoulder surgery which, according...

Oct 19, 2015 10:09 am

WATCH! Cerrone on McGregor – ‘I would have mauled his a** back there’

Conor McGregor is still under the skin of Donald Cerrone, and “Cowboy” talked about his attitude towards McGregor in a recent interview with the Orlando Sentinel promoting his upcoming lightweight title fight with Rafael Dos Anjos. McGregor stirred the pot with a handful of UFC fighters during the UFC’s “GO BIG” event that happened nearly...

Oct 19, 2015 9:25 am

UFC and Bellator fighters transform into zombies for new movie!

Halloween is one of those holidays that anybody can enjoy no matter what age they are. When you’re young, you get to dawn a costume and personality of someone you idolize and go trick or treating. As you grow up, however, Halloween becomes less about the trick or treating and more about simply buying Halloween...

Oct 18, 2015 5:37 pm

Chael Sonnen stands firm on retirement: ‘I am not coming back’

Chael Sonnen has not stepped foot in the octagon since fighting Rashad Evans at UFC 167 nearly two years ago in November 2013. He was scheduled to clash with Wanderlei Silva at UFC 173, but one of Sonnen’s pre-fight random pre-fight drug tests forced him out of the fight when it came back positive for...

Oct 18, 2015 5:03 pm

WSOF 25’s one-night lightweight tournament brackets set

With “WSOF 24: Fitch vs. Okami” in the books, World Series of Fighting has a major event creeping up on November 20, 2015. The lightweights will take center stage in the decagon at “WSOF 25” when they compete in an eight-man, one-night tournament to determine the next contender for Justin Gaethje’s WSOF Lightweight Championship. Luis...

Oct 18, 2015 3:52 pm

WSOF 24’s Jon Fitch: ‘I respected Yushin Okami’s power too much’

World Series of Fighting hosted UFC veterans Jon Fitch and Yushin Okami’s first meeting at “WSOF 24: Fitch vs. Okami”. With a combined seventy-six professional fights to their name, it is to nobody’s surprise that they fought intelligently and cautiously for fifteen minutes straight. Of course one would catch the other off guard with the...

Oct 18, 2015 11:27 am

UFC & MMA Fighters react to “Notorious” Nick Newell’s retirement

“Notorious” Nick Newell stepped into the World Series of Fighting decagon for the final time at “WSOF 24: Fitch vs. Okami” as the lightweight decided to retire after picking up his final win. Newell amassed an impressive record of 13-1 throughout his six year mixed martial arts career. Just three years into his professional career,...

Oct 18, 2015 9:30 am

An emotional Nick Newell breaks down why he’s retiring after WSOF 24 win

World Series of Fighting returned to the airwaves with “WSOF 24: Fitch vs. Okami” and it was a night filled with emotions after the inspirational Nick Newell announced his retirement after his fight. The lightweight started gaining momentum while fighting for XFC where he won their lightweight championship while putting together an impressive undefeated record,...

Oct 18, 2015 1:16 am

WSOF’s Colton Smith mocks his opponent moments before getting the win

Colton Smith and Washington Nunes Da Silva clashed on Saturday evening in the World Series of Fighting decagon at “WSOF 24: Fitch vs. Okami. The fight aired on the preliminary card, but it still managed to turn some heads after several controversial moments were scattered throughout their fifteen minute fight. Neither men could get the...

Oct 18, 2015 1:07 am

Fighter gets knocked out cold after brutal ground and pound at WSOF 24 — WATCH!

It has been a slow month for mixed martial arts fans, but World Series of Fighting came to the rescue with some exciting fights! “WSOF 24: Fitch vs. Okami” brought former UFC fighters to the decagon for an important night of fights, but it was Rick Glenn that turned the most heads with his ridiculous...

Oct 17, 2015 10:07 pm

Vinny Magalhaes RKO’d by cornerman after WSOF 24 win

RKO RKO RKO!!! @VinnyMMA #WSOF24 pic.twitter.com/BDVB9b96RS — ZombieProphet (@ZProphet_MMA) October 18, 2015 Last night at WSOF 24 Vinny Magalhaes picked up a 1st round knee bar win over Matt Hamill in just over 1 minute. Following the win, Magalhaes’ corner man hit his fighter with WWE wrestler Randy Orton’s signature finishing move, the RKO.

Oct 17, 2015 9:15 pm

Nick Newell announces retirement from MMA following win over Tom Marcellino

Following his impressive win over Tom Marcellino at WSOF 24, Nick Newell announced his retirement from MMA. Newell spoke to MMAJunkie to explain more about his retirement, saying: “Never say never, but this is not like I’m going to change my mind on Monday. This is something serious. I think this is it. I think...

Oct 17, 2015 8:10 pm

WSOF 24 Results: Jon Fitch Defeats Yushin Okami by decision

Tonight in the main event of World Series of Fighting 24, Jon Fitch defeated Yushin Okami via unanimous decision. With tonight’s win, Fitch returned to the win column, and as he stated prior to the fight, will seek another title shot under the WSOF banner. Tonight’s win marks the 27th in Fitch’s career, and his...

Oct 17, 2015 7:43 pm

WSOF 24 Results: Blagoy Ivanov retains heavyweight title

In the co-main event of WSOF 24, World Series Of Fighting heavyweight champion Blagoy Ivanov defeated Derrick Mehmen by KO in the 2nd round. The win is Ivanov’s second in a row, and was his first successful title defense. …AND STILL CHAMPION! Congrats to Blagoy Ivanov on successfully defending his Heavyweight Title! #WSOF24 pic.twitter.com/CykTvnKq0c —...

Oct 17, 2015 7:18 pm

WSOF 24 Results: Nick Newell defeats Tom Marcellino

On the main card of WSOF 24 tonight, Nick Newell defeated Tom Marcellino via unanimous decision. The win kept Newell in the win column, giving him a 2-fight win streak, and extending his promotional record to 4-1, with his only loss coming to Justin Gaethje. #WSOF24: @NotoriousNewell defeats Tom Marcellino by UD! pic.twitter.com/86D1HbqZR7 — WSOF...