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Nov 12, 2015 7:06 pm

MMA Champion Travis Browne: I have a champion’s mindset

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Nov 12, 2015 12:39 pm

Female MMA Champion Ronda Rousey shows off hand speed while prepping for Holm

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Nov 10, 2015 8:56 pm

Kennedy: Belfort deserves to be stricken from MMA history

Tim Kennedy has been quite vocal about his desire to return to the UFC to fight PED users and TRT users. Following Vitor Belfort’s TKO win over Dan Henderson this past Saturday, Kennedy decided to use the opportunity to call out Belfort via Twitter. Now, Kennedy has continued his callouts via Facebook. I am asking...

Nov 10, 2015 7:11 am

Mirko Cro Cop pulls out of UFC FN Seoul co-headliner, retires from MMA

News broke this morning that MMA and kickboxing legend Mirko Cro Cop had withdrawn from his UFC Fight Night Seoul co-main event bout later this month, and subsequently retired from MMA. Cro Cop released a message via his website, revealing that a shoulder injury which he has been training with throughout this entire fight camp...

Nov 6, 2015 6:36 pm

Bellator 145 results: Emmanuel Sanchez vs. Justin Lawrence

It was a back and forth battle between Emmanuel Sanchez and Justin Lawrence to kick off the main card of Bellator 145 on Spike TV this evening. After 3 hard fought rounds of action, we went to the judges scorecards for a razor thin decision that ultimately came down to how the judges scored the...

Nov 6, 2015 9:28 am

10 year study finds boxing more dangerous than MMA

The subject of brain trauma in combat sports has been picking up steam over the last several years. A 10 year study was conducted at the University OF Alberta Glen Sather Sports Medicine Clinic and then subsequently published in the Clinical Journal Of Sports Medicine, revealing that while more injuries occur in MMA fights, they...

Nov 6, 2015 9:08 am

Alan Belcher announced official retirement from MMA

Former UFC middleweight Alan Belcher announced his retirement from MMA on Friday via Periscope (transcribed by MMA Fighting): “I’m done fighting. I’m finished. I’ll never, ever fight again. This is my official retirement,” Belcher said in his live feed. Belcher said that he looks to continue to be involved in the sport with teaching and...

Nov 4, 2015 10:21 pm

Nurmagomedov still noncommittal about MMA return

Last month when Khabib Nurmagomedov injured his rib and was forced out of his TUF 22 finale fight against Tony Ferguson, ‘The Eagle’ also revealed that he may never return to the Octagon. He made a post on Instagram that included “I’m not sure if I will ever come back.” On Wednesday’s UFC Tonight it...

Nov 4, 2015 10:05 pm

GSP to do 6 week camp, then decide on MMA return

Georges St. Pierre has long been rumored to be returning to MMA in the near-future however nothing is set in stone. Recently there have been two major breakthroughs in regards to rumors of a potential GSP return announcement. The first was a clip of GSP training with famed boxing coach Freddie Roach. The second was...

Nov 4, 2015 11:57 am

Ian McCall co-managing marijuana dispensary, could walk away from MMA

UFC flyweight Ian McCall hasn’t fought in the Octagon since he dropped a unanimous decision to John Lineker at UFC 183 in the beginning of this year. McCall recently revealed that after recovering from surgery he would like to begin a Donald Cerrone style schedule of fighting up to 6 times a year. In a...

Nov 4, 2015 11:44 am

Vladimir Putin concerned about Emelianenko’s MMA return

While many are anxiously awaiting the MMA return of Fedor Emelianenko, Russian President Vladimir Putin is a bit worried about his friend’s return to MMA. Emelianenko revealed to RSport.ru that Putin called him about his return fight: “Yes, we talked. He said he would be very worried (with a smile). And he wished me luck.”...

Nov 3, 2015 12:30 pm

MMA fighter sentenced to 6 years in prison for using hands as deadly weapons

27-year-old MMA fighter Jamual Parks of Arlington, Texas was sentenced in a peculiar case in a Texas courtroom on Monday. Authorities charged Parks with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon stemming from a November 2013 incident where he beat up his friend Juan Angel so badly he needed treatment at a hospital. The case is...

Nov 3, 2015 11:26 am

MUST SEE! Meet Russian MMA fighter Anastasia Yankova

Have you heard of Russian MMA fighter Anastasia Yankova yet? The 24-year-old 2011 Muay Thai kickboxing champion in Russia has made a transition to MMA and holds a 2-0 record as a flyweight, finishing both her opponents by submission. The stunning fighter who is currently fighting in Russia has already attracted the likes of Reebok...

Nov 3, 2015 9:09 am

Tim Kennedy returning to MMA, gunning for PED & TRT users

There has been much speculation as to whether or not top ranked UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy would ever return to the UFC. Kennedy hasn’t fought since his controversial TKO loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 178 in September of 2014. Kennedy allegedly was sticking his fingers in Romero’s gloves at the end of the 2nd...

Nov 2, 2015 12:04 pm

Tim Kennedy discusses ‘Hunting Hitler’ and his future in MMA

Tim Kennedy hasn’t fought in the UFC since losing to Yoel Romero at UFC 178 via controversial TKO. Since then Kennedy has been extremely outspoken in regards to the UFC’s uniform deal with Reebok, and has stated several times that he won’t return to fighting unless the opportunity is right. In addition Kennedy has found...

Nov 2, 2015 9:44 am

MUST SEE! Conor McGregor spars young teammate “Gotta be quicker!”

Gotta be quicker than that boy, I'm McGregor. The Greatest. A post shared by Conor McGregor Official (@thenotoriousmma) on Nov 1, 2015 at 4:49pm PST Interim UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is looking fluid in training for his upcoming bout at UFC 194 against champion Jose Aldo. McGregor posted a clip of himself training with...

Nov 2, 2015 7:42 am

On This Day: Wanderlei Silva makes MMA debut, knocks out opponent

Nov1.1996 19 years ago today, "The Axe Murderer" @WandFC made his MMA Debut, & knocked out Dilson Filho pic.twitter.com/IOqSNQMImk — MMA History Today (@MMAHistoryToday) November 1, 2015 Talk about a big day in MMA history! 19 years ago yesterday Wanderlei Silva made his MMA debut and knocked out his opponent, Dilson Filho. See the video above!

Nov 1, 2015 10:10 am

PHOTOS | MMA community celebrates Halloween – Part 2!

Yesterday the MMA community celebrated Halloween, which resulted in many fighters dressing up in Halloween costumes. The result was many scary and many hysterical costumes. There were so many good ones, that we had to compile a second list of the best costumes from the MMA community. In addition, see more fighter’s Halloween costumes by...

Nov 1, 2015 8:50 am

PHOTOS | MMA community celebrates halloween

Yesterday the MMA community celebrated Halloween, and as can be expected, the result was pretty great. Below is a compilation of fighter’s rocking their halloween costumes on social media. Awesome turn out for Halloween sparring today @syndicatemma!! Even had a guest appearance by the real @FlavorFlav! pic.twitter.com/2R7vbiniiE — John Wood (@bigwoodmma) October 31, 2015 Halloween...

Oct 31, 2015 9:55 pm

MUST SEE! Strongman gets TKO’d in MMA fight

We’ve heard people say before that technique bests size when it comes to fighting, and this video is no exception. In the video above, we see strongman Mariusz Pudzianowski get destroyed by an uppercut and then hit with numerous ground and pound elbows.

Oct 29, 2015 10:33 pm

Caio Magalhães suspended 6 months for spitting on Josh Samman

During the NSAC’s meeting on Thursday UFC fighter Caio Magalhaes appeared in front of the commission for spitting blood on Josh Samman after Samman scored a 1st round submission victory. Referee ‘Big’ John McCarthy recounted the incident to the commission: “Josh Samman told me, still inside the locker room, that he was concerned because Caio...

Oct 27, 2015 10:14 am

WATCH! This NBA all-star cross trains MMA with Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin linked up with UFC lightweight Donald Cerrone for some cross training. The two stars mixed up Griffin’s typical NBA workout regiment with “Cowboy” introducing the 6-foot-10 all-star to some grappling and striking. “In basketball, there’s a lot of pushing, grabbing and shoving going on that nobody else sees,” Griffin...

Oct 27, 2015 7:16 am

Rousey lands Ring Magazine Cover: ‘She’s conquered MMA, is boxing next?’

Recently, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey landed a spot on the cover of ‘Ring’ magazine, which is a boxing magazine. While UFC fans were impressed by Rousey gracing the cover of the famed boxing magazine, boxing fans were split down the middle. Some said that it was wrong of the magazine to feature a...

Oct 27, 2015 7:00 am

Myles Jury breaks down the expenses of an MMA fighter

Show up and fight for 15 minutes, and go home with $20,000. You have heard your couch potato friend claim that it sounds like an easy payday, but UFC veteran Myles “The Fury” Jury puts things into perspective on his Team Fury Blog. Jury breaks down what really goes into fighting professionally and some of...

Oct 22, 2015 10:46 am

Bill regulating Michigan MMA could go to Government

Although MMA is regulated throughout the majority of the United States, in 13 states it isn’t. Michigan is one of those states, however a new bill that would regulate MMA has been approved and could make it to Michigan Governor Rick Snyder. MMA.tv broke the story, which stated that the bill calls for several things:...

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 19, 2015 3:08 pm

Titan FC champ Rick Hawn announces retirement from MMA

Bellator veteran and current Titan FC Lightweight Champion Rick Hawn has decided to hang up his gloves for good and retire from the sport of mixed martial arts. The thirty-nine year old retires with gold slung over his shoulder having just won the title in September. “After giving a lot of thought, I probably just...

Oct 19, 2015 9:49 am

Wanderlei Silva: ‘I never tested positive but they want to ban me from MMA’

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has been receiving criticism from all angles ever since they decided to suspend Nick Diaz for five years as a result of a failed drug test for marijuana. Everybody from Ronda Rousey to musical and fashion icon Cher spoke out in support of Diaz, and now Wanderlei Silva is giving...