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May 5, 2014 12:13 pm

Thomson Cries Foul In Anti-Diaz Brothers Twitter Tirade, Did Not Call Nick A B!tch

Over the weekend, Josh ‘The Punk’ Thomson’s twitter account posted the following. I knocked out your brother, I’ll knock ur bitch ass out in San Jose July 26th.Let’s do it Bitch, San Jose vs Stockon. Yup, FUCK U NICK DIAZ!—  Josh Thomson (@THEREALPUNK) May 04, 2014 Obviously, the post is out of character for Thomson, and...

May 5, 2014 12:05 pm

VIDEO | Ultimate Insider: Matt “The Immortal” Brown

Welterweight Matt Brown went to Cuba to train with its national team to help specifically with his boxing and wrestling. He called it a humbling experience because he found out there was another level of fighting.

May 5, 2014 11:57 am

Mayweather vs. Maidana Ends In Riot, Gunshots

Last weekend, Boxing returned to center stage in the combat world with Mayweather vs. Maidana at the MGM in Vegas. While entertaining, many thought Mayweather deserved the loss, but that’s not how it went. After a controversial decision to the main event, the crowd, un-pleased, went crazy, firing guns and trampling innocent people in attendance....

May 5, 2014 11:42 am

UFC’s Sarah Kaufman Involved In Car Accident

Top female bantamweight fighter, Sarah Kaufman was involved in a dangerous motor vehicle accident over the weekend. Fortunately for fight fans, she’s OK. Check it: Running red lights is NOT COOL! Now I need a new car….#pissed http://t.co/glfJZSOWBG — Sarah Kaufman (@mmasarah) May 4, 2014 Thanks for the concern. I'm a bit sore but no...


May 5, 2014 11:35 am

Lyoto Machida: ‘I Know How To Beat Chris Weidman’

“As a champion, I know he would never take risks if he really didn’t need it. I don’t think he will be in disadvantage because of the surgeries. He wouldn’t risk his title, so I believe he will be 100 percent ready.bThe extra time to train was good, but at the same time it was...

May 5, 2014 11:32 am

Ellenberger: Woodley Didn’t Really Beat Condit, Doesn’t Deserve Title Shot

“It’s like, you’ve got a guy like Woodley. I mean, Condit getting hurt that’s disappointing, that stuff happens, but it’s like, you can’t give a title shot to a guy who’s, you know. If I’m fighting a guy and he gets hurt in the fight, I mean I didn’t beat him. I wouldn’t feel good....

May 5, 2014 11:09 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Fedor vs. Randleman

A highlight reel-worthy German suplex by opponent Kevin Randleman was not getting in the way of yet another victory for Fedor Emelianenko at PRIDE: Critical Countdown. See all of Fedor’s best fights now live on UFC Fight Pass: http://on.ufc.com/1i2yjMp

May 5, 2014 11:01 am

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov Wrestles A Bear

We recently saw a childhood Khabib wrestling a bear for training. If we are to believe his recent posting on Instagram, that bear is still around. Check it:

May 5, 2014 10:38 am

Glover: Refs Need to Do Something About Eye Pokes

“I don’t think it was intentional, but the referee needs to start putting some pressure on who does that. I was a little afraid to close the distance and get poked in the eye again and maybe stop the fight. The second eye poke really scared me because I thought it could hurt my eye....

May 5, 2014 10:31 am

VIDEO | Spong Already Back Training

18 days after tragically snapping his leg in half, top kickboxing star and Blackzilian, Tyrone Spong is back in the gym. Miracle?

May 5, 2014 10:27 am

Dana White: Fans Overreacting To Jones Eye Pokes

“I mean, people are always going to go overboard with Jon Jones because they don’t like him. “It’s not just taller fighters. Jones has that range and he can do it, but lots of guys do it because that’s how you block punches. So you keep your hands open and you slap punches down. Then...

May 5, 2014 10:23 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Costa Philippou vs. Jared Hamman

Cyprus native Costas Philippou puts on a striking clinic when he earns the explosive first round knockout victory over Jared Hamman at UFC 140. Philippou takes on Lorenz Larkin at Fight Night Cincinnati.

May 5, 2014 10:16 am

Bisping Apologizes For Kennedy Performance, Moves To Reign With Munoz

“Obviously it was disappointing as I didn’t walk away the victor,” said Bisping. “Obviously. But it was more disappointing for me because it was a boring fight. I’m not used to hearing the crowds boo; I don’t like that. People part with their hard-earned money to be entertained, and it wasn’t an entertaining fight. “I...

May 5, 2014 8:11 am

Ricardo Lamas vs. Hacran Dias set for UFC Fight Night 44

UFC officials recently announced that a featherweight bout between recent title challenger Ricardo Lamas (13-3 MMA, 4-1 UFC) and Hacran Dias (21-2-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) is the latest addition to next month’s ‘UFC Fight Night 44’ event in San Antonio. Ricardo Lamas will be looking to rebound from his February title loss to longtime featherweight...

May 5, 2014 6:54 am

Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes 2 headlines UFC 176 in L.A.

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo (24-1 MMA, 6-0 UFC) will once again defend his title against #1 contender Chad “Money” Mendes (16-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC), as UFC officials announced yesterday that the 145-pound rematch will serve as the headlining bout of this summer’s UFC 176 event in Los Angeles. Chad Mendes first challenged Jose Aldo...

May 4, 2014 12:31 am

.gif | ‘Glory 16: Denver’: Watch Pat Barry Get Knocked Out Cold

Pat Barry made his kickboxing return on Saturday night and it was an event he would like to forget. Zack Mwekassa did a fantastic job implementing his strategy, which was to constantly pressure Pat Barry. Barry seemed one-dimensional in the ring as he was looking to land the high kick all too often. As the...

May 3, 2014 3:45 pm

Jose Aldo on Conor McGregor: “He’s Only a Talker”

UFC Featherweight Conor McGregor is certainly great at getting attention, despite being on the sidelines for months. After McGregor’s recent spree of calling out contenders , UFC Featherweight champion Jose Aldo, whom the Irishman claimed that he would “annihilate,” isn’t impressed. “That’s normal,” Aldo told MMAFighting.com. “Some fighters like to promote themselves by talking, and he’s...

May 3, 2014 2:54 pm

Bjorn Rebney Offers to Share New Glove Design with the UFC

Bellator MMA has been working on improving the MMA glove design, a piece of  equipment that many have considered long-overdue for an overhaul. According to MMAjunkie, Bellator partnered with fitness equipment producer Everlast in order to make the new glove, which has been branded the “Powerlock MMA fight glove.” The glove is designed to better...

May 3, 2014 2:47 pm

Chael Sonnen: WWE’s Paul Heyman Saved TUF Brazil

“To say [Wanderlei] was ruining the show may be extreme, but the interaction between he and I is an element of the show that’s important. There has to be the interaction of the coaches. It’s an important factor. I didn’t know what to do. I didn’t know how to handle this. This is the same...

May 3, 2014 2:39 pm

Kaufman Wants Miesha Tate for UFC 174

Sarah Kaufman is usually pretty outspoken on Twitter and has made a decent name for herself for being a social media “big talker.” Yesterday, Kaufman used her highly monitored twitter account to call out Miesha Tate for a possible summer bout. The week's about come to a close and I'm wondering, @MieshaTate how much time...

May 3, 2014 2:29 pm

VIDEO | Lyoto Machida’s Bag Work

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Lyoto ‘The Dragon’ Machida, is set to face Chris Weidman on July 5 for the UFC middleweight strap.

May 3, 2014 2:14 pm

PHOTO | Rampage Jackson & King Mo Staredown

In two weeks Bellator will make their highly anticipated pay-per-view debut. In the evening’s co-main event is an equally anticipated light-heavyweight tilt between Rampage Jackson and King Mo.

May 3, 2014 2:04 pm

Guillard vs. Cavalcante Official For July

Recently released UFC lightweight, Melvin ‘The Young Assassin’ Guillard is set to make his WSOF debut in an intriguing  bout against, Strikeforce veteran, Gesias ‘JZ” Cavalcante. The two lightweights will take part in the WSOF 11 main card. WSOF 11 is in the works for a yet to be announced July date. The venue and...

May 3, 2014 12:35 pm

Thiago Silva’s Wife Has Restraining Order Removed

Former UFC light-heavyweight, Thiago Silva, was arrested back in February. Here’s the police report if you want the details. Then, in March he was released from jail on a $25,000.00 bond. Silva is back with the Blackzilians and coaching kickboxing classes and according to his lawyer, who spoke with FOX Sports, Silva’s wife had the restraining...

May 3, 2014 12:34 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov Turned Down A Fight With Donald Cerrone Due to Ramadan

  The MMA world is eagerly awaiting the recently announced match up between UFC lightweights Donald Cerrrone and Jim Miller. The two highly ranked fighters will meet on July 16 in Atlantic City, New Jersey at UFC Fight Night 45. The announcement was of course welcomed by fight fans but it also raised a very...

May 3, 2014 12:29 pm

Shields vs. Fitch Official For WSOF 11 Co-Main Event

Two of the world’s top welterweight fighters will collide in the upcoming WSOF 11 co-main event when Jon Fitch and Jake Shields square off in the cage. Fitch was originally slated to be in the evening’s headliner against Rousimar Palhares prior to his withdrawal from the event. Now, a lightweight title fight between Nick Newell...