547 Search Results for UFC 161

Aug 9, 2017 11:06 am

Tony Ferguson accuses Team Nurmagomedov of ducking, Nurmagomedov responds

Yesterday afternoon, top lightweight contenders Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov agreed to a fight this November 4, at UFC 217, inside New York City’s hallowed Madison Square Garden. MSG Sounds Nice To Me. Get Ready For An Ass Whoopin’ @TeamKhabib#TonyFergusonMMA#SnapDownCity — Tony Ferguson (@TonyFergusonXT) August 5, 2017 Let’s go @ufc — khabib nurmagomedov (@TeamKhabib) August...

Aug 8, 2017 6:15 pm

Cris Cyborg wants Holly Holm next, but not at Madison Sqaure Garden

Cris Cyborg captured the UFC’s vacant women’s featherweight title at last month’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, defeating a very game Tonya Evinger via third-round TKO. The most feared women’s fighter on the planet now has her eyes set on former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm. Cyborg took to social media where she challenged...

Aug 8, 2017 5:20 pm

Michael Bisping was robbed and had a near-death experience in Hawaii

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping will defend his title against former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre at UFC 217 this November at Madison Square Garden. Prior to beginning his training camp, “The Count” decided to take his family on a Hawaiian vacation to the beautiful island of Maui. Unfortunately for the British champion, the family vacation...

Aug 8, 2017 1:48 pm

Did Paulie Malignaggi reveal Conor McGregor’s kryptonite?

Paulie Malignaggi says that he got the best of Conor McGregor during their second sparring session and it would have only gotten worse for the UFC lightweight champion if he was still a part of his fight camp as he got back into his groove. While Malignaggi recently retired from boxing, Floyd Mayweather will be...

Aug 8, 2017 1:40 pm

Chuck Liddell comments on rumored matchup with “kind of boring” Chael Sonnen

Over the last few weeks, former UFC title challenger and current Bellator star Chael Sonnen has made several callouts of retired MMA legend Chuck Liddell. Hey SCHMUCK Liddell Some one-syllable words of advice You Sign Bellator Fight Chael DON’T — Chael Sonnen (@ChaelSonnen) June 29, 2017 Called my Manager Said Get Chuck’s Manager on phone....

Aug 8, 2017 11:43 am

Dan Hardy Joins the Commentary Team for Mayweather vs. McGregor

Since stepping away from MMA competition, Dan Hardy has slipped into the shoes of an analyst better than nearly anyone who has followed his footsteps. His Inside the Octagon breakdowns, as well as his work at the desk, solidified himself as a wizard behind the curtain who really knows what he’s talking about. The fruits...

Aug 8, 2017 11:33 am

Paulie Malignaggi: ‘My counter punching was sharper’ sparring Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor is known for his counter punching ability. Just look at how he beat Jose Aldo in 13 seconds to win the undisputed UFC featherweight title. Although as good of a counter puncher McGregor is, recently retired former two division boxing world champion Paulie Malignaggi says that just after two sparring sessions, his counter...

Aug 8, 2017 5:08 am

David Branch goes off on Luke Rockhold in profanity-riddled tirade, Rockhold responds

Yesterday afternoon, former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold appeared on The MMA Hour to discuss his August 16 fight with former two-division World Series of Fighting champ David Branch. During his interview, Rockhold explained that Branch was simply the only option remaining after he tried and failed to lock down a bevy of other fights....

Aug 8, 2017 4:49 am

Floyd Mayweather’s last opponent believes Conor McGregor has a real chance to win

It is difficult to find people who are confident in Conor McGregor‘s chances against boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather. Andre Berto, however, who is the last man to have fought Mayweather in the boxing ring, is one of those people. Berto explained his confidence in McGregor on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour. “When it comes...

Aug 7, 2017 8:05 am

Paulie Malignaggi explains why Conor McGregor is having difficulty progressing as a boxer

Paulie Malignaggi is no longer a part of UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor‘s training for undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather. The former two-division boxing champ made his exit feeling as though he’d been unfairly represented by McGregor and his team. Since his departure from Team McGregor, Malignaggi has repeatedly blasted the Irishman on social media....

Aug 7, 2017 6:00 am

Jose Aldo gives his take on McGregor-Malignaggi beef

In July, we learned that former two-division boxing champ Paulie Malignaggi would be helping UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor prepare for his blockbuster August 26 boxing match with Floyd Mayweather. Unfortunately, things have soured since then, as Malignaggi has abandoned McGregor’s camp, as he feels he’s been portrayed poorly by McGregor and his team. And...

Jul 19, 2017 11:26 am

Jon Jones is willing to squash beef with Cormier, but he has one condition

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier share one of the most visible rivalries in MMA. In fact, it might be the sport’s most intense rivalry outright. The pair’s rivalry will come to a head this July 29, when Cormier attempts to defend his light heavyweight title against Jones – the only man he’s lost to –...

Jul 18, 2017 5:51 am

Daniel Cormier fires back at “limp d*ck” Jon Jones, war of words ensues

Over the weekend, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones blasted his UFC 214 opponent, reigning light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier, with some pretty significant trash talk. This bit of trash talk served as the spark for yet another fiery social media exchange between the two, which occurred on both Twitter and Instagram. See their...

Jul 9, 2017 9:01 am

MMA community reacts to Robert Whittaker’s defeat of Yoel Romero

Last night, in the main event of UFC 213, Australia’s Robert Whittaker collided with Cuba’s Yoel Romero in an interim middleweight title fight. While Romero started strong, Whittaker stole the momentum in round three, and battered his foe to an impressive, unanimous decision win. With this result, Whittaker becomes the UFC interim middleweight champion. He is...

Jul 7, 2017 9:23 pm

Fighters react to tonight’s insane TUF 25 Finale Main Event

Fighters react to tonight’s insane TUF 25 Finale Main Event A key lightweight scrap between Michael Johnson and Justin Gaethje headlined tonight’s TUF 25 Finale event in Las Vegas. After a wild opening round, which saw Michael Johnson badly hurt Gaethje, Justin was able to rally late in round two and come away with the...

Jul 4, 2017 12:42 pm

MMA community celebrates 4th of July

On July 4th, citizens of the United States celebrate American Independence day. The date marks a period of celebration and relaxation for many American citizens. Below is a compilation of how the MMA community spent the 4th of July: Just thinking about freedom. #thesecolorsdontrun🇺🇸 Happy 4th of July!!! https://t.co/4LBiUDkOVg — Ricardo Lamas (@RicardoLamasMMA) July 4,...

Jun 26, 2017 9:53 am

TUTORIAL: 5 ways to set up an armbar

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. The armbar is one of the most classic finishing submissions in all of mixed martial arts. The world’s most elite grapplers have all used this move at some point in their careers. It is a common move that pretty much everyone should have in their arsenal. Perhaps...

Jun 16, 2017 2:32 pm

MMA community sends support to Matt Hughes following car accident

Friday afternoon, unfortunate news surfaced that UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes had been involved in a horrific car accident that saw him airlifted to a hospital after his car was struck by a moving train near his hometown. While details on the situation remained scarce, UFC President Dana White revealed that Hughes was in...

Jun 11, 2017 6:30 am

Pros react to Mark Hunt’s TKO defeat of Derrick Lewis, Lewis’ possible retirement

Last night, in the main event of UFC Fight Night 110, streaking heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis stepped into the cage with a verifiable MMA legend in Mark Hunt. Lewis’ goal was to extend his win-streak to a division-best seven-straight, and just maybe, earn himself the next crack at UFC heavyweight champ Stipe Miocic. Regrettably for...

Jun 4, 2017 6:05 pm

Cub Swanson demands rematch with Max Holloway, promises he’ll be victorious

Last night, in the main event of UFC 212, streaking Hawaiian star Max Holloway sent a shockwave through the UFC featherweight division by defeating once-dominant featherweight king Jose Aldo with third-round strikes. With this impressive win, Holloway begins what could well be a very dominant reign as UFC featherweight champion. Though nothing is certain just...

Jun 3, 2017 8:20 am

Mike Perry and Al Iaquinta trade shots on Twitter

UFC welterweight Mike Perry, and UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta have continued to trade shots on social media for quite some time. This week, the pair’s beef escalated once again when Perry mentioned Iaquinta in a tweet while calling out Thiago Alves for a welterweight showdown: @ALIAQUINTA is just tryin to get paid for fightin a...

Jun 1, 2017 9:27 am

VIDEO | Melvin Guillard starched by spinning kick in China

KunLunFigh MMA 12,Melvin Guillard pic.twitter.com/ItGhswL8j4 — Wang Lei (@nbwanglei) June 1, 2017 Former UFC lightweight Melvin Guillard has hit a bit of a rough patch in recent years. After being released from the UFC in 2014, Guillard signed with WSOF, where he picked up a TKO win over Gesais Cavalcante. Unfortunately for Guillard, the win...

May 17, 2017 12:39 pm

VIDEO | Indonesian MMA fighter KOs opponent with phenomenal spinning kick

Brando Mamana KO's Adi Paryanto at One Pride MMA #3 in Indonesia. Mental note: Never get hit by something like this. pic.twitter.com/giKbZaafco — caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) May 17, 2017 Throughout MMA history fight fans have seen numerous impressive knockouts that come from spinning kicks. From Vitor Belfort’s wheel kick KO against Luke Rockhold, to Uriah Hall’s...

May 14, 2017 6:00 am

Pros react to Demian Maia’s defeat of Jorge Masvidal

Last night, on the main card of a stacked UFC 211, Jorge Masvidal met Demian Maia in what appeared to be a welterweight number one contender fight. In advance of this fight, Masvidal exuded confidence. He also stepped onto the canvas as a slight betting favorite. In the end, however, the Cuban-American became the latest...

May 8, 2017 2:14 pm

Nate Diaz: ‘Can I get promoted and marketed in a positive way?’

Nate Diaz is one of the brightest stars in the UFC, especially after his pair of fights against current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor. The product of Stockton, California along with older brother Nick are known for their attitudes of keeping things real, paired with their elite fighting abilities. However, even with their loyal fan...

May 8, 2017 9:48 am

VIDEO | Arianny Celeste makes breakfast in her underwear, Jhenny Andrade practices her dance moves

https://www.facebook.com/therealarianny/videos/1553767394657113/ Arianny Celeste is a very busy woman. When she’s not fulfilling her duties as a UFC Octagon girl, she works as a professional model and a television host. She’s even got a burgeoning music career. Despite her busy schedule, however, Celeste still finds plenty of time for fun – such as her recent trip...

May 7, 2017 7:05 pm

Pros react to Canelo Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and GGG announcement

Pros react to Canelo Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and GGG announcement Canelo Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr squared off last night in a grudge match to prove who is the current pride of Mexican boxing. Canelo Alvarez was able to put on a boxing clinic, schooling Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. with an...