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Nov 6, 2015 9:38 pm

Bellator 145 results: Patricio Freire vs. Daniel Straus

In the main event of Bellator 145 Daniel Straus put a beating on Bellator champion Patricio Freire. Freire attempted to put on a late-fight comeback where he secured back control and attempted to get a rear naked choke, however Straus showed his heart and survived the remainder of the 5th round. Straus ultimately was awarded...

Nov 6, 2015 5:09 pm

Bellator 145 results: Augusto Sakai vs. Alex Huddleston

Despite a late 3rd round comeback attempt by Alex Huddleston, it wasn’t enough to steal a decision win from Augusto Sakai. Huddleston rocked Sakai hard with just seconds left in the fight, pouring on the ground and pound as the final bell sounded. Ultimately the judges awarded Sakai the win via decision.

Nov 6, 2015 4:27 pm

Bellator 145 results: Jeff Crotty vs. Garrett Gross

It was the professional debut of Jeff Crotty on the preliminary card of Bellator 145. After a close 1st round, Crotty survived the remainder of the fight, taking Garrett Gross to a decision which ultimately saw Garrett Gross awarded the unanimous decision win.

Nov 5, 2015 9:04 am

Rosa vs. Hettes set for ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’

UFC Fight Night: Boston has picked up yet another bout. The UFC revealed via UFC.com that Charles Rosa and Jimy Hettes would be squaring off on the card. Hettes is riding a 2-fight skid into the bout that has seen him drop back to back TKO losses, with his most recent coming to Diego Brandao....


Nov 4, 2015 4:01 pm

Everlast signs 4 fighters including TJ Dillashaw

Everlast is one of the most well-known manufacturers of combat sports equipment and apparel. News broke Wednesday afternoon that ‘#TeamEverlast’ had signed 4 fighters to a sponsorship deal, one of which was TJ Dillashaw. In addition, former UFC champion Benson Henderson, top ranked welterweight Rory MacDonald, and Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks were all signed...

Nov 3, 2015 12:07 pm

WATCH: Did Dan Henderson have to drop the H Bomb on a stranger in his hotel room

An uninvited guest welcomed Dan Henderson to his hotel room Had a visitor waiting in our room when we got back from dinner #hewantedthehbomb A video posted by Dan Henderson (@danhendo) on Nov 3, 2015 at 8:13am PST as the legendary MMA fighter is en route to UFC Fight Night 77, where he faces Vitor...

Oct 30, 2015 11:40 am

With Khabib Nurmagomedov injured, Tony Ferguson gets new opponent at TUF 22 Finale

With the lightweight division rumble of Khabib Nurmagomedov having to pull out of his fight with Tony Ferguson at the TUF 22 Finale, Ferguson has been booked with a new opponent for the Dec. 11 fight. Edson Barboza has stepped in to replace Nurmagomedov, according to an announcement from the UFC on Friday. While Nurmagomedov...

Oct 29, 2015 8:37 am

Pearson vs. Trinaldo booked for ‘UFC FN: Dillashaw vs. Cruz’

‘UFC Fight Night: Dillashaw vs. Cruz’ has picked up an exciting lightweight matchup between Ross ‘The Real Deal’ Pearson and Francisco ‘Massaranduba’ Trinaldo according to The Sun. Pearson has alternated between wins and losses since June of 2014. In his most recent fight Pearson was awarded a split decision win over Paul Felder at UFC...

Oct 21, 2015 6:56 am

Ratings report: WSOF 24: Fitch vs. Okami viewership drops 16% from WSOF 23

This past Saturday former UFC welterweight title contender Jon Fitch squared off against Yushin Okami under the World Series of Fighting banner on NBC Sports. The fight went the distance, with Fitch ultimately being awarded the unanimous decision win, and another crack at the vacant WSOF welterweight championship. According to MMAFighting, the event drew in...

Oct 11, 2015 1:27 am

17 jaw-dropping facts about this UFC champ

UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey is getting ready to make her return to action in less than a month when she goes toe-to-toe with Holly Holm. Rousey was originally expected to face either Miesha “Cupcake” Tate in a third bout, but UFC officials went in a different direction with Holm. There is no doubt...

Oct 5, 2015 3:23 pm

EEK! Fighter Unhappy With Florian’s Bias Commentary

Based on information gathered from some of the greatest fighters of all time, stepping into the octagon can be one of the most nerve-wracking parts of the sport. Chael Sonnen said it best when he stated he felt a wave of “relief” wash over him after a fight concludes. The second toughest job on fight...

Oct 3, 2015 1:34 pm

Return To “Mayhem” — Miller Hits Instagram Heavy, And It’s About Time!

Guess who started blowing up Instagram again? If you guessed ‘Mayhem’ Miller than you win. The former UFC fighter has been rather busy keeping fans up to date on his happenings, posting tons of pictures in the past week. And sticking to true ‘Mayhem’ fashion, no two are alike. Oh and there’s some video in...

Sep 21, 2015 1:30 pm

Gus: I would rather rematch Jon Jones than fight DC for the title

Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson will be stepping into the octagon to challenge Daniel Cormier for his UFC Light Heavyweight Championship on October 3 at UFC 192. While Gustafsson is excited for another opportunity to grab gold in the octagon, if he was given the choice between fighting for Cormier’s title or a rematch with Jon...

Sep 15, 2015 7:33 am

Elvis ‘The King’ Mutapcic Is Eager To Take On The Best The UFC Has To Offer

Some fighters are motivated by money, others are motivated by titles and and awards and some do it just for the competition, to prove that they are the best. Elvis Mutapcic fights for that last option. Mutapcic, a middleweight fighter who holds wins over UFC fighters Sam Alvey, Cezar Ferreira and Zak Cummings, spoke with...

Sep 4, 2015 6:57 am

Arlovski still has fire in his eyes, wants to be champion again!

Former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski (24-10 MMA) almost retired from the sport of mixed martial arts back in 2011, this after suffering a knockout loss to Sergei Kharitonov which at the time marked his fourth setback in a row. Since then, “The Pit Bull” has gone 9-1 with 1 no-contest, including back-to-back first-round knockout victories in...

Aug 30, 2015 1:41 am

UFC Fighters react to the MTV VMAs and it isn’t pretty

For better or worse, MTV’s “Video Music Awards” always becomes one of the most talked-about nights in American culture. Whether it’s because it is the only night of the year MTV actually acknowledges music videos or because something crazy happened, mainstream outlets are usually picking up on it and breaking down the best and the...

Aug 19, 2015 9:00 am

Report: Mark Hunt vs. ‘Bigfoot’ Silva 2 To Take Place In November

A heavyweight rematch between Mark Hunt and ‘Bigfoot’ Silva is being targeted for November’s UFC 193 pay-per-view event in Australia. MMAFighting.com was first to report the news, stating that verbal agreements are in place from both parties. “The Super Samoan” and “Bigfoot” first met at UFC Fight Night 33 in Australia in December of 2013....

Aug 11, 2015 5:28 pm

Bellator Signs Josh Thomson To Exclusive Multi-Fight Contract

Former Strikeforce lightweight champion and, now, former UFC lightweight Josh Thomson is now a Bellator MMA lightweight. The promotion announced today that they have reached an exclusive multi-fight contract with Thomson. The UFC choose not to renew the top lightweight’s contract and it looks like Bellator wasted no time grabbing him up. Via press release:...

Aug 7, 2015 2:41 pm

ALL ACCESS — Go Inside BJ Penn’s UFC Hall-Of-Fame Induction

[ooyala code=”w2aHFwdjr22EEGhgac8QJfRqzUOarSwy” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”640″ height=”360″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Following his historic two-division two-time championship UFC career, BJ “The Prodigy” Penn was recently awarded the sports biggest honor, a UFC Hall-Of-Fame induction. On July 11, 2015 Penn was inducted into the UFC’s Modern Era wing for his contributions to the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. Having made...

Jul 29, 2015 4:01 am

Is The NBA’s LeBron James Afraid Of Ronda Rousey?

UFC champion Ronda Rousey is a star in MMA and now out of the sport as well. She’s in movies and has won several awards that span across several sports. Most recently at the ESPYs she picked up two awards, for best fighter and best female athlete. While there it turns out another sport superstar...

Jul 28, 2015 5:39 am

REPLAY! Maurico Rua vs Antonio Rogerio Nogueira

‘Before their anticipated rematch at UFC 190, UFC FIGHT PASS presents the first matchup between Maurico Rua and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira where the two engaged in an epic encounter at PRIDE: Critical Countdown 2005 which won several “fight of the year” awards.’ BJ Penn, Matt Hughes, & Frank Trigg Talk Fighting… Eachother — EPIC! –...

Jul 26, 2015 2:00 am

Luke Rockhold is DWARFED By These Bodybuilders

Luke Rockhold is by no means a small man. The American Kickboxing Academy championship contender trains with the likes of Cain Velasquez and Daniel Cormier, so he’s used to throwing down with bigger guys. It doesn’t get much bigger than Jay Cutler and Akim Williams, though. Cutler has won several body building awards including the...

Jul 20, 2015 4:14 pm

UFC Fight Night 71 Payout Report: Duffee Earns $12,000 for Main Event Bout

Todd Duffee’s first trip into a UFC main event did not end well, to say the least. The heavyweight kept the fight standing and traded shots with long-time veteran Frank Mir and was holding his ground. Duffee fired off a wild shot that left him susceptible to a counter and Mir dropped him like a...

Jul 20, 2015 9:10 am

“Cyborg” to Rousey: ‘This Is What Happens When You Talk Too Much!’

This past weekend, Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino sent out a message to Ronda Rousey congratulating her on winning ESPN’s “ESPY” award. It seemed like a peace offering, but “Cyborg” just dished out another diss to the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion— it seems like all the love is lost! funny!!!look what happens when you talk too much!...

Jul 20, 2015 2:00 am

Rousey Admits ESPYs Jab at Mayweather Was Payback — WATCH!

UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey is preparing to defend her title against Bethe Correia at UFC 190 in August, but she had to take time away from training to accept ANOTHER award. Rousey was presented with the ESPY for “Athlete of the Year” and she took a serious verbal-jab at Floyd Mayweather Jr. She...