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Jul 24, 2014 12:30 pm

Karo Parisyan: ‘I brought Judo to MMA, not Ronda’

“Ronda’s like a little sister to me, and I give her all the props. She’s a great fighter, great person, great judoka. But I don’t want people to forget who brought judo to the table in mixed martial arts. No one can deny that I was the one who put judo on the map in...

Jul 22, 2014 1:24 pm

RUMOR: Ronda Rousey’s Ex Training Cat Zingano

Cat Zingano will be making her return to the UFC in September to fight Amanda Nunes. Should Zingano win, she will be given a title shot at bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. A member of the UnderGround stumbled across a picture Zingano had posted on her personal Twitter of herself and her son along with two...

Jul 22, 2014 5:02 am

Bellator Signs Melvin Manhoef

Bellator MMA has announced that they have signed another fighter today, this time Melvin Manhoef got the contract. The MMA and kickboxing veteran is coming off a decision loss to Filip Verlinden at Glory 17 in Los Angeles. Manhoef is still signed to an IFC Kickboxing fight on July 25th, and then to a Glory...

Jul 19, 2014 3:27 pm

Dana White: Tyrone Spong Wants to Fight in Ireland for the UFC

“UFC Fight Night: Dublin” took place today in Ireland and it was one of the most electric events in the history of the sport. The fights were exciting and the crowd was blowing the roof on the arena with chants and cheers all night long. GLORY kickboxing champion Tyrone Spong was at cage-side for the...

Jul 9, 2014 6:28 pm

PHOTO | Pat Miletich Inducted Into UFC Hall-Of-Fame

Last weekend in Las Vegas, an unexpected rivalry was squashed when Dana White inducted former UFC champion and longtime antagonist, Pat Miletich into the UFC’s Hall-Of-Fame. This week in an interview with ‘The MMA Hour’ the former champ touched on his recent induction. Check it: “It’s not something I expected. Dana and I butted heads...

Jul 2, 2014 3:38 pm

Pettis Unveils Plan To Win TUF 20 Against Melendez

Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis spoke to MMAFighting.com about his upcoming coaching stint on TUF 20 against Gilbert Melendez which will ultimately see the winner crowned as the UFC’s inaugural women’s strawweight champion. “These girls, whoever wins the show is going to be the champion of their division, so to get to see that process happen in...

Jun 26, 2014 5:15 am

PHOTO | Nick Diaz Poses With Actor Liev Schrieber

One of MMA’s most popular sidelined fighters, Nick Diaz poses with famous actor, Live Schrieber while enjoying some fights. The Caption Reads, At [email protected]_schilling fight tonight [email protected][email protected]@[email protected]evschreiberFollow

Jun 24, 2014 7:41 am

PHOTO | Which Fighter Covered Their Ferrari In Gold?

Kickboxing world champion Al-Azzawi has covered his Ferrari 458 Spider with a gold finish that reportedly cost approximately $7000. A perfect 47-0 in his career, Al-Azzawi has been the champion since winning the belt in 2008. Check out these unbelievable photos below. Dailymail brought us the story.

Jun 23, 2014 4:33 pm

Lyoto Machida Wants Glory Bout With Artem Levin

UFC middleweight title challenger Lyoto Machida spoke to BloodyElbow.com during Glory 17 about his desire for a one-contract fight with Glory kickboxing to fight Glory Last Man Standing tournament winner and now inaugural middleweight champion Artem Levin. “I’d love to fight that guy (Artem). If I could do a one-fight deal to fight with him...

Jun 23, 2014 9:13 am

Nick Diaz Enters Contract Negotiations, Eyes Return This Year

One of MMA’s biggest personalities, Nick Diaz, who hasn’t fought since dropping a decision loss to Georges St. Pierre at UFC 158 in March of 2013, now wants to make a return to MMA. Sports Illustrated’s Loretta Hunt ran into Diaz at Glory Kickboxing this past weekend and got the story. Ran into Nick Diaz...

Jun 22, 2014 8:46 am

‘Glory 17: Los Angeles’ Full Results

Last night on SPIKE TV, Glory 17 went down with a fantastic card full of kickboxing action. If you missed the live event, here’s the full results:   Main Card: Mirko Cro Cop def. Jarrell Miller via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) Gabriel Varga def. Shane Oblonsky via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) Andy Ristle def. Ky Hollenbeck via...

Jun 22, 2014 8:40 am

Glory ‘Last Man Standing’ Full Results

Glory kickboxing made an extraordinary debut into the world of pay-per-view with an actin packed night of fights. If you missed ‘Glory: Last Man Standing’ here are the full results: Middleweight quarterfinals Artem Levin def. Alex Pereira via unanimous decision (30-27 X 3) Filip Verlinden def. Melvin Manhoef via majority decision (28-28, 30-27, 30-27) Joe Schilling def. Simon...

Jun 19, 2014 1:00 pm

A Look Back: Strikeforce’s Last Days And Scott Coker’s Return

With all this Scott Coker talk, let’s take a walk down memory lane and revisit the days of Strikeforce past. Strikeforce of course was the promotion that Coker founded and ran for its entire existence until Zuffa bought and eventually closed it down. March 12, 2011 is when Dana White announced the purchase, but explained...

Jun 11, 2014 12:38 pm

Paul Daley Eyeing UFC Return

“I’m seeing so many opportunities, and guys are getting a lot of hype,” Daley said. “I think I stand a great chance with them [to] knock them out. Matt Brown – great fighter, great standup fighter, always putting on a great fight. Seems like a nice guy. But put him in there with me, and...

Jun 10, 2014 5:49 pm

Rafael Lovato Jr. Looking To Make MMA Debut

Rafael Lovato Jr., arguably the greatest American born BJJ grappler in history, is now looking to make his MMA debut in 2014. Lovato made the announcement on the third episode of the Save Jiu Jitsu Podcast. Check out the full podcast below, Rafael’s segment about MMA starts around the 58:30 mark. Rafael is more than...

Jun 4, 2014 6:55 am

Paul Daley Says He Has Matured, Wants Back Into the UFC

Paul Daley is back in contact with the UFC since his unsportmanlike incident nearly four years ago. Daley was immediately cut from the UFC after his decision loss to Josh Koscheck back at UFC 113 for delivering a sucker punch to Kos for taking home the victory. Since his sudden departure, Daley has been adding...

Jun 2, 2014 3:55 pm

Benson Henderson: Russians are very tough

Benson Henderson joined Submission Radio to talk about his upcoming match against Rustam Khabilov at UFC Fight Night 42: Henderson vs. Khabilov. “Rustam’s very tough man,” Henderson told Submission Radio. “We all know those Russians, they’re very tough, you know they’re known as a people as being tough, the stereotype so to speak. But he...

May 29, 2014 6:30 am

Ryan Couture Latest UFC Vet To Join Battleground O.N.E. Card

BattleGrounds MMA announced today that it has confirmed two Superfights – a lightweight (155 pounds) showdown between Ryan Couture (7-3) of Las Vegas, Nev. and Jonny “The King of Late Night” Carson (11-6) of San Francisco, Calif., and a women’s atomweight (105 pounds) scrap between Nicdali “The Night Queen” Rivera-Calanoc (8-7) of Tulsa, Okla. and...

May 28, 2014 5:05 am

WSOF Extends NBC Deal, Will Put Fights On ‘Big NBC’

NBC Sports Group and World Series of Fighting (WSOF) have reached a multi-year agreement extending and broadening NBCSG’s exclusive rights to televise the Las Vegas-based mixed martial arts promotion’s events through 2017, it was announced today. The multi-year renewal extends the partnership, which began with World Series of Fighting’s debut in November 2012, and includes...

May 24, 2014 11:00 am

UFC 173 “Barao Vs. Dillashaw” Ramblings

Who else is looking forward to Chris Weidman defending his UFC middleweight championship this weekend against Vitor Belfort? Wait, I mean Lyoto Machida? What? Weidman and Machida are no longer fighting at UFC 173 this Memorial Day weekend? Ok, how about seeing former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos against up-and-coming contender Stipe Miocic? That...

May 21, 2014 12:34 pm

FACT – Fighter’s with HIV, Hep C & More Are Competing In New York

In some disturbing news, New Jersey commissioner Nick Lembo is discussing one of the scary sideffects of the ban on MMA in New York. Without a commission, there is no sanctioning, no licensing, no way of keeping guys safe. It’s a scary reality athletes looking to come up shouldn’t have to worry about. Check it:...

May 15, 2014 6:38 am

Maynard Leaves AKA, Seeks New Start In Arizona

Former UFC lightweight title challenger, Gray ‘The Bully’ Maynard has spent his last several fight camps at American Kickboxing Academy in San Jose. AKA’s lightweight roster consists of several top 155lb fighters including, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Josh Thomson. On last night’s edition of UFC Tonight, the crew confirmed that Gray wanted to not stay so...

May 8, 2014 6:29 pm

Miguel Torres Signs with GLORY, June Debut Set

Miguel Torres is throwing his hat into the kickboxing ring. Torres has signed a one-night contract with GLORY, according to MMA Fighting. Torres is scheduled to make his debut at GLORY 17 Los Angeles on June 21. Torres’ fight will be on the GLORY 17 Spike TV undercard. The main card will be the promotion’s...