769 Search Results for kickboxing

Aug 30, 2015 1:00 am

Bill Goldberg photobombs Nick Diaz and Urijah Faber’s picture!

The worlds of pro wrestling and MMA often clash in the strangest of ways. UFC’s Urijah Faber and Nick Diaz were at the GLORY fights earlier in the summer and ran into former WWE and WCW world champion Bill Goldberg! Goldberg is a spokesperson for GLORY Kickboxing in North America, but is still down to...

Aug 28, 2015 10:53 pm

Josh Koscheck Set To Make Debut At Bellator 146

Bellator 146 will feature the promotional debut of former UFC welterweight and TUF 1 cast member Josh Koscheck. The news was announced by KOS himself, via his official Twitter account. https://twitter.com/JoshKoscheck/status/637453113058725888 There has been no opponent set for the welterweight yet, so we will keep you posted. A lot of fans would like to see...

Aug 28, 2015 10:30 pm

Bellator ‘Dynamite’ Four-Man Light Heavyweight Tournament Matches Announced

Bellator MMA will be putting on quite a show at their ‘Dynamite’ event coming up next month. There will be a cage for MMA fights and a ring for GLORY kickboxing matches in the same venue, something that really hasn’t been done before. The night will feature GLORY title fights and a Bellator light heavyweight...

Aug 28, 2015 4:42 pm

Bellator ‘Dynamite’ Loses Title Fight

  Looks like the Bellator’s cross promotional event with GLORY kickboxing, ‘Dynamite’, has lost one of its title fights to an injury. The scheduled GLORY featherweight title fight between Gabriel Varga and opponent Serhiy Adamchuk has been canceled, according to MMAMania, who say sources close to the promotion have confirmed the cancellation. Apparently it was...

Aug 25, 2015 2:17 pm

AKA Coach Takes Responsibility For Cain’s Loss: ‘I Failed At My Job’

[ooyala code=”xsazBmdjpnbNG4OCyqDfUvlBM700o40k” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”640″ height=”360″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is well known for being a cardio-machine inside the octagon. The Mexican-American fighter is often able to push a pace that his opponents simply can’t match, which eventually causes them to crumble beneath him. However, that was not the case in Cain’s...

Aug 25, 2015 3:32 am

Mrs. “El Nino” Kerri Anne Melendez Rare Sparring Footage

[ooyala code=”IzdHUxdzrqrBfE9HRKy8KlU9OZr6YXLE” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Kerri Anne Melendez, wife of former Strikeforce lightweight champion and current UFC fighter Gilbert ‘El Nino’ Melendez, is looking to make her move into MMA. She was recently signed to Bellator and is set to make her debut at the promotion’s ‘Dynamite’ event, which will take place on...

Aug 23, 2015 3:56 pm

UFC Fight Night 74 Results: Campbell earns decision win over Silverio

Shane Campbell put a shaky performance against John Makdessi behind him when he secured his first UFC win tonight in front of his fellow Canadians! Even though neither fighter took serious damage in the opening round, Silverio did his best to sap the energy out of Campbell with constant takedown attempts. The kickboxing champion Campbell...

Aug 23, 2015 5:00 am

WATCH! This Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm promo will get you PUMPED

The world was rocked when it was announced that Ronda Rousey would be defending her UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship against Holly Holm at “UFC 195”. “Rowdy” was expected to face Miesha Tate before hand, but UFC officials felt as if fans would be more interested in a bout with the kickboxing champion instead. Regardless of...

Aug 23, 2015 2:00 am

Joe Rogan may be more flexible than anybody in the UFC!

Joe Rogan seems to be incredibly talented at whatever he chooses to do. He has amazed fans with his Taekwondo, informed new fans of MMA as to what is going on in the octagon with his expert commentary and has taken podcasting to a new level. Now, you can add stretching to the list of...

Aug 22, 2015 2:55 pm

Bellator’s Scott Coker Expects Massive Turnout For ‘Dynamite’ Event

  Bellator MMA boss Scott Coker is planning on Bellator 142 being a huge success. The event, called ‘Dynamite’ will feature a cross promotion with GLORY kickboxing and feature both a cage and a ring in one venue. Coker told MMAJunkie that they have already sold 5,500 tickets for the event and by the time...

Aug 20, 2015 5:46 pm

Artem Levin vs. Joe Schilling 3 Set For GLORY 24 In Denver

On October 9 GLORY’ Joe Schilling will take on middleweight champion Artem Levin for a third time. The two have fought twice before, with each holing one victory over the other. Not only will they get to settle their score, but they’ll do so with Artem’s title on the line. The news was announced today...

Aug 19, 2015 10:15 am

DC: ‘There’s No Tension Between AKA And Dana White’

[ooyala code=”A4N2pzdjpsLmDW4gZHlii26WWWSnJyGR” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”960″ height=”540″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is in a little bit of a pickle. He’s apart of American Kickboxing Academy, or AKA for short. That’s his team and those are his training partners. He’s also obviously the UFC champ and works as a UFC analyst on FOX Sports....

Aug 19, 2015 5:23 am

AKA’s Killers Gather — Cain, D.C., Rockhold, Khabib, More Training Footage — All Access

[ooyala code=”J5c3UxdzpDWlYbuxxRyJVVXCUwnYxE3R” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] It takes a lot to be considered a world class team in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, but American Kickboxing Academy is just that. With three title fights coming up and a hungry Russian nursing injuries, the stable in San Jose is about as rich as they...

Aug 18, 2015 8:26 am

State Approves 2-vs-2 MMA Fights

People continue to look for new and inventive ways to evolve the sport of MMA. Bringing back tournaments, and doing things like Bellator’s Dynamite event which will feature a cage and a Glory kickboxing ring in one arena seem like fun ideas that could breathe some life into the sometimes stale Saturday fight cards. Having...

Aug 14, 2015 9:33 am

AKA Has Three Title Fights Coming Up — Who you got?

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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 9, 2015 2:06 am

GSP is looking better than ever drilling the pads — WATCH!

Georges St. Pierre may be taking time away from the octagon, but that doesn’t mean he’s been sitting on his couch doing nothing all day! The former UFC Welterweight Champion is looking as sharp as ever drilling the pads and mitts at the Hayabusa GLORY glove launch! Check out the former champion’s speed and accuracy...

Aug 9, 2015 2:00 am

Pro Wrestler Bill Goldberg lifts Urijah Faber AND Nick Diaz over his head!

The worlds of professional wrestling and mixed martial arts often clash in the strangest of ways. UFC’s Urijah Faber and Nick Diaz were at the GLORY fights this past weekend and ran into former WWE and WCW pro wrestler Bill Goldberg! Goldberg is a spokesperson for GLORY Kickboxing in North America, but is still as...

Aug 6, 2015 10:13 am

Alistair Overeem Puts GLORY On Blast For Financial Issues

“No. And I will explain why: Because there are no good big promotions. The only big promotion is Glory, and Glory is struggling financially. It’s not what it once used to be with K-1.” “The problem is: there is no heavyweight division”, he says. “It’s only Rico. Because everybody else quit or is retired or...

Jul 27, 2015 9:06 am

GLORY fighter calls out Paul Daley for “Dynamite”

Bellator and GLORY Kickboxing are joining forces to put together one of the biggest combat sports cards of the year in September. “DYNAMITE” will take place in San Jose, California and will feature a one night, four man light heavyweight tournament as well as a Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship match. Paul Daley will also be...

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 24, 2015 9:26 am

Gilbert Melendez’s Wife Signs With Bellator MMA

Gilbert Melendez’s wife, Keri Anne Melendez, has signed with Bellator MMA. Melendez is a muay thai fighter and has yet to make her professional MMA debut but will compete at the upcoming ‘Dynamite’ event in a kickboxing match. After that she will make her move to MMA. The news was confirmed by MMAFighting. Melendez’s opponent...

Jul 21, 2015 3:28 am

Report! Former Muay Thai Champ Was Executed By ISIS

A report came out not to long ago that former Muay Thai champion Valdet Gashi, who decided to leave Germany to go join the terrorist group ISIS, was killed in an airstrike. Now, another report, from Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, states that he was actually executed by ISIS for trying to escape. Check out...

Jul 20, 2015 11:41 am

Bellator/GLORY Release Rendering of “DYNAMITE” Arena

The arena has been decided and Bellator officials released the first rendering of what the arena will look like when Dynamite goes live. Bellator and GLORY’s Dynamite event is set to take place at the SAP Center in San Jose, California on September 19th with a main card that will air on SPIKE. The event...

Jul 20, 2015 2:00 am

WATCH! Textbook Front Kick Sends Fighter Staggering Back

Anderson Silva’s and Lyoto Machida’s front kicks were devastating enough to put their opponents to sleep. Even though this kick did not finish the fight, it still has to be one of the most beautiful front kicks in the history of kickboxing. Check it out for yourself! Cris Cyborg: ‘I dont hate Ronda Rousey, I’m...

Jul 16, 2015 10:31 am

Coker Officially Pulls Joe Schilling From ‘Dynamite’ Event

Bellator MMA president Scott Coker confirms that Bellator and GLORY fighter Joe Schilling will not be able to go for the upcoming Bellator ‘Dynamite’ event. Schilling was scheduled to participate in a kickboxing match on Sept. 19, but because of his devastating KO loss to Hisaki Kato at Bellator 139 Schilling won’t be medically cleared...

Jul 12, 2015 2:01 am

WATCH! Joe Rogan Packs some Serious Power in His Kicks

Joe Rogan may be known to most as just a UFC commentator and a comedian, but he actually possesses some crazy kickboxing skills! Rogan won a major taekwondo championship when he was just nineteen years old and continues to train to this day. Check him out drilling the pads with Mark Dellagrotte! Always a pleasure...