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Feb 20, 2016 8:08 am

Ken Shamrock Delivers Statement on Round 1 Loss to Royce Gracie

I am truly sorry to my fans I worked hard for this fight & was not given a fair opportunity to recover from the low blow — KEN SHAMROCK (@ShamrockKen) February 20, 2016 Bellator 149 main-event fighter Ken Shamrock took to social media to thank the support from his fans and to explain his loss...

Feb 20, 2016 8:08 am

Royce Gracie releases statement on alleged low blow against Shamrock

Last night in the main event of Bellator 149 Royce Gracie and Ken Shamrock faced off for the third time in their MMA careers. The fight was a controversial one that ended with Gracie ultimately getting the TKO win. Immediately Shamrock began complaining to the referee that Shamrock hit him below the belt, and that...

Feb 20, 2016 7:55 am

Footage Behind the Scenes: EA Sports UFC 2 – Ronda “Rowdy” Rousey

One of the most highly anticipated game for MMA fans around the world gaming on PS4 and Xbox One consoles is EA Sports UFC 2 ready to release March 15th. Watch the behind the scenes footage of Ronda Rousey adding life to her UFC 2 virtual Ronda “Rowdy” Rousey gaming character.

Feb 20, 2016 6:48 am

Video: Post Fight Press Conference – Bellator 149

Missed the live post-fight presser? Check out what you missed when the fighters last night got their last words in after the event. Check out what co-main event fighter Kimbo Slice and BJJ legend Royce Gracie had to say about his performances’ last night.

Feb 20, 2016 12:07 am

PHOTO | Tito Ortiz wins big with Bellator 149 bet

Last night in the co-main event of Bellator 149 Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 had their highly anticipated grudge match. Ultimately, Slice was awarded the win after Dada 5000 hit the ground from apparent exhaustion. Dada 5000 was then taken out of the cage via a stretcher. While the reaction from the MMA community wasn’t...

Feb 20, 2016 12:03 am

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov wants title shot with win over Tony Ferguson

It’s been nearly 3 years since Khabib Nurmagomedov fought inside the Octagon. The win came over Rafael dos Anjos who went on to ultimately win the UFC lightweight championship. Nurmagomedov and Ferguson have been scheduled to fight in the past however Nurmagomedov was forced out of the bout due to a rib injury. Now the...

Feb 19, 2016 11:57 pm

Fighters react to controversial Ken Shamrock vs. Royce Gracie fight

In the main event of Bellator 149 Ken Shamrock and Royce Gracie stepped into the cage to fight for a third time. The fight was a short one, that ultimately saw Gracie awarded the TKO win after landing some ground and pound on Shamrock. The controversy however came due to the fact that many noticed...

Feb 19, 2016 11:50 pm

Fighters react to bizarre Kimbo Slice vs. Dada 5000 fight

In the co-main event of Bellator 149 Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 had their highly anticipated grudge match. The fight was a strange one to say the least, with Slice ultimately getting the win after Dada 5000 appeared to hit the ground from exhaustion. Immediately Twitter blew up with reactions from the fight, with many...

Feb 19, 2016 11:42 pm

VIDEO | Eddie Alvarez wants Conor McGregor, talks title shot

Ahead of March 5th’s UFC 196 lightweight title scrap between Conor McGregor and Rafael dos Anjos, Eddie Alvarez is seeking a lightweight title shot. Following his win over Anthony Pettis back in January, Alvarez’s name was thrown into the lightweight title mix. While he is looking to fight the winner of McGregor vs. dos Anjos,...

Feb 19, 2016 11:32 pm

VIDEO | Dada 5000 being taken out on a stretcher at Bellator 149

In the co-main event of Bellator 149, Kimbo Slice defeated Dada 5000 in the 3rd round of their grudge match. The fight was a strange one that saw Dada 5000 hit the ground in strange fashion. You can see the replay of the finish by clicking THIS LINK and see Dada 5000 being taken out...

Feb 19, 2016 10:21 pm

REPLAY! Royce Gracie defeats Ken Shamrock

A triumphant return to the cage for @realroyce! #Bellator149 — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) February 20, 2016 In the main event of Bellator 149 Ken Shamrock had his shot at revenge at Royce gracie 23 years after losing to Royce in their first meeting. In their second fight the pair fought to a draw after over...

Feb 19, 2016 9:05 pm

REPLAY! Kimbo Slice defeats Dada 5000

Tonight in the co-main event of Bellator 149 Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 had their highly anticipated grudge match. While the fight latest barely over a minute into the third, both men were extremely exhausted by the end. Ultimately, Dada 5000 stumbled to the ground and Kimbo Slice was declared the winner of the scrap....

Feb 19, 2016 6:40 pm

Wanderlei Silva has “good news” about his return to the ring

MMA veteran Wanderlei Silva has been out of action since his March 2013 KO win over Brian Stann in Saitama Japan. Silva was handed a lifetime suspension from the NSAC after evading a drug test. Silva then accused the UFC of fixing fights which subsequently resulted in them freezing his contract. ‘The Axe Murderer’ eventually...

Feb 19, 2016 6:26 pm

Matt Brown points out the flaw in Ronda Rousey’s psychology

Ronda Rousey’s UFC 193 KO loss` to Holly Holm was arguably the biggest fall from grace for a champion in the history of MMA. Rousey’s dominance over the UFC women’s bantamweight division made ‘Rowdy’ appear invincible for several fights until she stepped into the Octagon with Holly Holm. Last week, nearly 4 months after the...

Feb 19, 2016 5:56 pm

VIDEO | ‘UFC Fight Night: Pittsburgh’ open workout highlights

Sunday night in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, ‘UFC Fight Night: Pittsburgh’ will go down. The event will be headlined by a welterweight scrap between Donald Cerrone and Alex Oliveira. Ahead of the bout, the fighters headed to the local UFC gym for open workouts. Catch the highlights from the event above!

Feb 19, 2016 3:35 pm

Urijah Faber has title belt stolen from California gym

Urijah Faber is the latest victim of title belt theft. After Jackson-Winkeljohn head coach Mike Winkeljohn had a title belt stolen from the Jackson-Wink MMA gym in New Mexico, now Urijah Faber has had a title belt stolen from a gym in California. KCRA broke the news, which stated that it was one of Faber’s...

Feb 19, 2016 3:12 pm

Cat Zingano reportedly close to returning to the UFC

It has been almost exactly a year since Cat Zingano lost her UFC 184 women’s bantamweight title fight to Ronda Rousey. Since then Zingano has been on an indefinite leave of absence, even going to Thailand to work on her striking. While there’s been no official word yet on when Zingano will return to the...

Feb 19, 2016 2:13 pm

Audio released from Jon Jones traffic stop after going 75 mph in a 35 mph zone

Apparently former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was given a “huge break” from Albuquerque, New Mexico police. Police clocked Jones going 75 mph in a 35 mph zone and the former champ didn’t have any proof of insurance, registration for the vehicle, or his driver’s license at the time of the stop. TMZ obtained...

Feb 19, 2016 1:13 pm

Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva and Stefan Struve booked for UFC Fight Night Netherlands card

An exciting heavyweight match has been announced for the UFC Fight Night Netherlands card. MMA Fighting reports that Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva and Stefan Struve are set to go to battle against one another. Dutch heavyweight Stefan Struve is looking to get back in the winner’s bracket after winning just one of his four last bouts....

Feb 19, 2016 12:39 pm

VIDEO: Rafael dos Anjos bests Lyoto Machida in training ahead of Conor McGregor bout

[ooyala code=”BwNmQzMTE6MhNnCBj2exuUiIz-aqbpvq” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”1280″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Check out this video of UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos training for his upcoming fight with featherweight champion Conor McGregor. The two are set to fight in a historic bout as McGregor looks to become the first fighter in UFC history to hold two different weight class’...

Feb 19, 2016 11:00 am

Holly Holm previews her appearance in Cosmopolitan magazine

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm has gained an immediate amount of attention following the biggest win of her career at UFC 193 back in November. Holm shocked the world when she knocked out former champion Ronda Rousey out cold in the second round of their fight in front of a UFC record-setting audience. Since...

Feb 19, 2016 9:29 am

Greg Jackson talks Donald Cerrone’s future at welterweight

After Donald Cerrone’s UFC on FOX 17 loss to Rafael dos Anjos, it was revealed that Cerrone would be moving up to welterweight to face Tim Means in Pittsburgh. Ultimately, Means was pulled from the event after it was revealed that he potentially failed a USADA drug test. The UFC replaced Means with Alex ‘Cowboy’...

Feb 19, 2016 9:17 am

PHOTO | French sculptor creating incredible bust of Conor McGregor

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has everyone talking. The brash Irishman has not only broken UFC records, but brought many new eyes to the sport of Mixed Martial Arts with his impressive promotional abilities. In the wake of McGregor’s 13 second KO win over Jose Aldo back at UFC 194, we saw one fan go...

Feb 19, 2016 8:21 am

Randy Couture discusses importance of expanding Ali Act to MMA

There has been increased talk recently of fighters banding together to create a fighters union. However with that being said, there has also been talk of seeing the Muhammed Ali Act expanded to cover MMA. Former UFC champion Randy Couture believes that the decision is a “no brainer”. He spoke to BloodyElbow to discuss the...