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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...

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 1:01 am

WATCH! Conor McGregor’s teammate KOs fighter with spinning backfist

Lee Hammond, Conor McGregor’s training partner, brought the crowd in Neptune Stadium to their feet with his exciting knockout win over Guillaume Litko at “Cage Kings 3”! McGregor was live in attendance at “Cage Kings 3” to see his teammate Hammond dominate the cage in his amateur mixed martial arts bout. Hammond mentioned he came...

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 15, 2015 11:09 am

This Detroit Piston Could Have Been An MMA Champion

It seems like the trend this Summer was for NBA teams to work out with UFC fighters, to get in shape for the upcoming season. The Detroit Pistons stopped by the UFC’s facilities and got the chance to workout with UFC Hall Of Fame fighter Forrest Griffin, heavyweight Stefan Struve, Alexander Gustafsson and more. In...

Oct 15, 2015 11:06 am

A New Committee Is Born — Rule Changes Coming To MMA?

Sean Wheelock, who used to do play-by-play for Bellator, is now the chairman of a brand new MMA rules and regulations committee. Wheelock, who’s a certified boxing referee, was recently given the position by ABC president Mike Mazzulli. The new committee will discuss and take a look at some of the bigger issues in the...

Oct 13, 2015 6:57 am

This MMA fighter with Down’s syndrome battling for the right to fight

Check out the video above, showing the story of Garrett Holeve, who has been training MMA for a while and just wants to fight. Unfortunately, some people have an issue with it. Check out the feature and see what you think. ‘Garrett Holeve (aka G Money) has always dreamt of being a Mixed Martial Arts...

Oct 12, 2015 11:38 am

Bas Rutten Explains Ludwig’s Dislike For Women’s MMA

Team Alpha Male’s split with former head coach Duane “Bang” Ludwig seemed like an amicable one when it first happened. All was not as it seemed, though, and trouble was brewing beneath the surface. Urijah Faber recently revealed some dirty details behind Ludwig’s stint as head coach at Team Alpha Male including the Denver native’s...

Oct 12, 2015 11:38 am

Lashley Open To Teammate Match Against King Mo

Champion wrestler and mixed martial arts heavyweight contender Bobby Lashley (13-2 MMA) recently talked about the differences between his two current professions. During the interview, “The Dominator” took a jab at teammate “King Mo”, who he says has been ducking him: “I think so man,” Lashley responded when asked if Mo Lawal had been ducking him in the...

Oct 11, 2015 6:21 pm

WATCH! Vitor Belfort DOMINATES in pro MMA debut 19 years ago

Regardless of what opinions fans have of Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort, there is no doubt that he is worthy of a spot in the UFC’s Hall of Fame when he decides to hang up his gloves. The Brazilian made his dive into the professional world of mixed martial arts nineteen years ago on October 11,...

Oct 9, 2015 8:08 am

Ronda Sends Heartfelt Message To Paralyzed MMA Fighter

In the clip above you can see UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey sending a video message to Steve Watts, an MMA fighter who suffered an injury during a fight that caused him to be paralyzed from the neck down. Rousey saw the story and decided to reach out to Watts, who then answered back. Check...

Oct 8, 2015 1:25 pm

TBT! Sage Northcutt’s MMA Fighting Sister Calls Out Rousey And Cyborg

Sure Sage Northcutt is the one making headlines now, but it was his sister, Colbey Northcutt who called out both Ronda Rousey and Cris Cyborg all the way back in 2012. Colbey, who has an amateur MMA record of 4-1, last fought in July of 2014, where she took out Amy Coleman via submission in...

Oct 8, 2015 10:44 am

On The Road — BJ Penn Visits Kings MMA

On The Road With BJ Penn is a new BJPENN.COM feature, which follows former UFC two-division champion BJ Penn around the world on adventure. There’s much more to come, so stay tuned to BJPENN.COM.

Oct 8, 2015 10:41 am

Brian Stann: MMA fighters Are Over Training

I think it’s pretty clear, the less times you get hit in the head the better. I don’t think anyone can argue that. But the debate over MMA training and how hard or not hard you should train continues. The main issue seems to be with sparring. There are those who say that sparring really...

Oct 7, 2015 7:52 pm

Uh-Oh! Longtime MMA Manager Likely to Serve Prison Time

Longtime MMA manager Monte Cox could possibly face 3 years in federal prison and a $100,000 fine after he plead guilty to one count of filing a false tax return. Cox, who has worked with Matt Hughes and Tim Sylvia, along with other fighters, did not report as much as he was supposed to when...

Oct 7, 2015 4:09 pm

Joanna Makes History As Largest Betting Odds Favorite In MMA

When you have the kind of dominating performances like UFC strawweight champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk has had in her last few fights than it’s not surprising that few give her upcoming opponent, Valerie Letourneau, much of a chance. However, I don’t think anyone expected Joanna to open as a -2000 favorite over the Canadian striker, according...

Oct 6, 2015 8:18 am

Report: Fedor Will Face 1-0 MMA Fighter Jaideep Singh

The new Japanese promotion that will be holding an event on New Years Eve and will feature the return of Fedor Emelianenko is planning on holding a press conference on Thursday and the word on the street is that they’ll be officially announcing who Fedor will be fighting. But, since the MMA media and fan...

Oct 5, 2015 12:06 pm

BEEF! Angela Hill And Popular MMA Brand Go At It On Twitter

“Thug” Rose Namajunas made her triumphant return to the octagon at “UFC 192” and dealt fellow strawweight Angela Hill another tough loss. Hill is now riding a two fight losing streak in the octagon and will have to rebound in a major way if she wants to remain in the UFC rankings. A bitter past...

Oct 3, 2015 2:26 pm

It’s Over — MMA Has Officially Hit Romance Novel Status

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but it’s official, the world is over. Well not exactly, but it is a dark day for MMA because we have learned that the sport has been used in a series of romance novels. Yes, romance novels, the worst of all genres of literature. You know...

Oct 3, 2015 12:55 pm

HILARIOUS! MMA Fans Take To Yelp, Diss Johny’s Texas Steakhouse

Man, some fans are really taking the news of UFC 192’s co-main event being canceled pretty hard. As I’m sure you’ve heard by now, the welterweight fight between Johny Hendricks and Tyron Woodley, scheduled for UFC 192 on Saturday night, was canceled after Hendricks had an issue with his weight cut. That issue was an...

Oct 2, 2015 7:50 pm

Chris Mintz, Oregon Shooting Hero, Is An Amateur MMA Fighter

Chris Mintz is an amateur MMA fighter with a background in wrestling and is now being hailed as a hero. Mintz was present for the shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon, that took place on Thursday and witnesses say he acted as a hero, possibly saving a whole classroom of students while putting his...