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Jan 12, 2016 10:04 am

BREAKING: Nick Diaz eligible to fight August 1st

It was expected that the NSAC would give their final ruling on their settlement talks with Nick Diaz today during their hearing, and they delivered! Ariel Helwani is reporting that Diaz’s suspension has been shortened to 18 months, and his fine had been reduced to $100,000. Given the reduced suspension, Diaz is eligible to fight...

Jan 12, 2016 9:42 am

MUST SEE! Muhammad Ali competes in mixed-rules fight

Nearly everyone is familiar with Boxing icon Muhammad Ali, however not many know that Ali competed in a mixed-rules fight with Antonio Inoki back in 1976. The fight was the first of its kind, with Ali opting to wear boxing gloves, while Inoki went into the fight bare-knuckled in order to use his grappling. The...

Jan 12, 2016 9:27 am

Video: Anthony “Showtime” Pettis behind the scenes 2016 – Insane Training

“Showtime” is less than a week away from stepping into the octagon against former Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez.  The co-main event has huge title implications for Anthony Pettis if he wants to see a LW title bout this year. Check out the amazing kicks and technique that the #1 LW in the world has to...

Jan 12, 2016 8:42 am

WATCH! Travis Browne breaks down his favorite techniques

Ahead of Travis Browne’s highly anticipated heavyweight showdown with Matt Mitrione Sunday night in Boston, ‘Hapa’ breaks down his signature techniques. Browne is coming off a tough loss to Andrei Arlovski back at UFC 187 in one of the most memorable fights in heavyweight history. He will be looking to return to the win column...

Jan 12, 2016 8:34 am

WATCH! Warrior Code – TJ Dillashaw

As we prepare ourselves for TJ Dillashaw’s highly anticipated title fight against Dominick Cruz on Sunday night in Boston in less than a week, take a look at this ‘Warrior Code’ video courtesy of the UFC. Dillashaw certainly looks at himself as a martial artist, however his coach Duane Ludwig certainly believes that Dominick Cruz...

Jan 12, 2016 7:37 am

Video: Have a NSAC hearing today? -The Best of Nick Diaz-

Today is the day we find out what the Nevada State Athletic Commission will be giving Nate Diaz for for testing positive for marijuana last year. Will the NSAC be lenient in their decision with Diaz after the #freenickdiaz movement took the fight to the White House? We’ll fill you in the decision when the...

Jan 12, 2016 6:57 am

Video: Mickey Gall talks CM Punk callout and more – Be prepared Punk

The ‘CM Punk Experiment’ looks like it’s ever so slightly creeping toward a fight in the future.  One thing for certain, we have an opponent who’s ready and willing to get in the octagon with the WWE star turned MMA fighter. Check out the interview with Gall and the journey small town cage fighter to...

Jan 11, 2016 5:27 pm

Freak Show Video: TOP 10 Freak Show Fights in MMA

The title pretty much sums it up for this carnival exhibit of a video.   Entertainment overseas has brought some of the craziest MMA fighting around. Check out these wild and curiously entertaining match-ups that have some scratching their head and while others are left begging for more. Enjoy the video.

Jan 11, 2016 4:29 pm

Blast From the Past Video: Before you were famous -Jon Jones-

Jon “Bones” Jones turned pro back in 2008 at the young age of  20 yrs old.   Before that Jones was studying Criminal Justice at Morrisville State College. The video above is footage in 2008 at the Northeastern Grappler’s Challenge.   Not everyone can look like a UFC world champion at all stages of one’s career....

Jan 11, 2016 1:26 pm

NSAC Agenda: The fate of Nick Diaz and Wanderlei Silva hangs on the balance

Wanderlei Silva is first on the hot-seat tomorrow as the Nevada Athletic commission look to re-view Silva’s 2014 incident where he ran from a drug test. The “non-training run” may cost him $70,000 and a lifetime ban. Silva’s defense team has stated that their client wasn’t licensed during the time the test was administered which...

Jan 11, 2016 1:21 pm

Ronda Rousey fighting with ‘the greatest test of courage on earth’

Ronda Rousey looks to be collecting more motivation and is still in her “#quotephase” after losing her championship title to Holly Holm at UFC 193. Rousey posted a quote to her Instagram account from Robert Green Ingersoll who once said, “The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.” Rousey...

Jan 11, 2016 12:34 pm

Holly Holm’s coach says Miesha Tate is more dangerous of an opponent than Ronda Rousey

Styles make fights, and that is what makes mixed martial arts such an intriguing sport. With UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm putting on such a dominant performance over the once thought unbeatable Ronda Rousey back at UFC 193, many might think Holm will easily continue to dominate the division. Holm’s striking coach Mike Winklejohn...

Jan 11, 2016 10:55 am

Muhammed Lawal Interview Video: I will never be a UFC fighter

Muhammed Lawal had a “King Mo” type of year winning all five of his contests, two by KO and three via unanimous decision. Lawal (19-4-1 MMA) is coming off his KO victory at Rizin FF Heavyweight Grand Prix finals.   The first round knockout concluded “King Mo’s” year, check out the quote below. Lawal spoke...

Jan 11, 2016 10:29 am

Highlight Video: Superman punches & punches off the cage in MMA

Break out your capes and get ready for a compilation that would make Superman himself proud. These are the fighters that utilized a technical strike with much success as they seek big rewards out of big moves in combat sports. With names like GSP, Travis “Hapa” Browne and more! Enjoy the video.

Jan 11, 2016 10:01 am

Royce Gracie facing $1.15 million tax underpayment to the IRS

MMA legend Royce Gracie is facing a tough opponent that he cannot beat physically. The man who won UFC 1 is facing a battle with the IRS that claims they have a case with Gracie underpaying his taxes dating back to 2007, according to Bloody Elbow. IRS agent Gloria Ybarra filed a legal petition to...

Jan 11, 2016 9:27 am

Manic Monday Madness Video: Top 10 MMA Fighters Who Went Crazy

The sport of MMA can have a ‘roller-coaster’ effect to your mood depending on the outcome of the fight any given night. The amount of dedication and commitment to succeed in any career can create a level of anxiety that could lead to uncharacteristic behavior if success isn’t met. These are the fighters that acted out...

Jan 11, 2016 7:02 am

The Training Day – Video: Old Legend Is Back! Anderson Silva shows Nasty Kicks!

Anderson Silva is looking on-point in this training video of the former champ ‘doing work’ as he prepares for his middleweight contest against Michael Bisping. Silva (33-6-1 MMA)  is wanting to get back into title contention but first he must get passed “The Count” (27-7 MMA) who has solidified himself as a top ten fighter...

Jan 10, 2016 6:00 pm

Music Video: UFC’s Smile’N Sam Alvey lip syncing LunchMoney Lewis’s Bills.

“Smile N” Sam Alvey’s been a busy guy.  Alvey logged in four fights in 2014 and three fights last year.   In his last octagon appearance against Derek Brunson Alvey suffered a TKO loss in the first round. The loss hasn’t slowed down or damper the spirits of the middleweight,  who looks to get back...

Jan 10, 2016 5:31 pm

Video: Jose Aldo Playing Brazilian Beach Soccer Volleyball

What’s the best thing you can do when your Jose Aldo?   Take some time off, keep in shape and have a little competitive fun in the sun. Aldo has stayed out of the public eye for the most part and will need to start looking for options being that Conor McGregor is ‘moving on...

Jan 10, 2016 4:27 pm

Rare Video: Jon Jones vs Guy at a Bar/Restaurant/School Cafeteria

This video of Jon Jones showing some random guy the finer points of grappling.   No information on exactly when this footage was shot but judging by his much leaner physique, I’m guessing “Bones” might be in his teens when this was filmed. The man formally known as “Sexual Chocolate” looks to get back in...