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Oct 26, 2016 1:03 pm

Report | Fedor Emelianenko is Training for a Fight

Good news for fans of Fedor Emelianenko! According to a report from Russian journalist Alexey Safonov, the heavyweight legend has returned to training in preparation for an upcoming bout – though the date, location and opponent for that bout do not appear to be clear. Contracts have also not yet been signed. Fedor has started training...

Oct 20, 2016 4:20 pm

Michael Bisping responds to Mousasi’s call out on Twitter

Gegard Mousasi has been making his case for a title shot at middleweight since dropping down to the 185 pound weight class back in 2014, but the longtime contender has really stepped it up performance-wise in his last two fights. Shortly after knocking out surging middleweight contender Thiago “Maretta” Santos at UFC 200, Mousasi notched...

Oct 19, 2016 2:49 pm

Gegard Mousasi calls out recently reinstated Nick Diaz

Coming off one of the biggest wins of his UFC career, Gegard Mousasi made an unusual request for his next fight following his second round TKO of Vitor Belfort at UFC 204. Mousasi, in the most polite way possible, called out former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz, who was recently reinstated after a lengthy USADA...

Oct 19, 2016 6:49 am

Wanderlei Silva Says Conor McGregor “Fears” Jose Aldo

On November 12, in the main event of UFC 205, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will challenge Eddie Alvarez for the organization’s lightweight title. If he’s successful in this massive showdown, he’ll become the first fighter in UFC history to hold two titles simultaneously. There are very few fight fans out there who aren’t excited...

Oct 16, 2016 5:43 pm

On This Day in MMA History: Michael Bisping Defeats Yoshihiro Akiyama In Back-and-Forth War

Earlier this year, in the main event of UFC 199, Michael Bisping shocked the world by scoring a beautiful, first-round knockout over middleweight champion Luke Rockhold. Earlier this month, the Brit defended the middleweight title he stole from Rockhold with a hard-fought unanimous decision victory over a former foil in Dan Henderson. Unexpected as it is,...

Oct 13, 2016 9:37 am

VIDEO | Dan “Hendo” Henderson Tribute

Mixed martial arts legend Dan Henderson retired from the sport this past Saturday in Manchester following his controversial decision loss to Michael Bisping in the main event of UFC 204. In the above tribute video (created by BrattMamley MMA), we take a look back at some of the greatest fights and finishes of Dan Henderson’s...

Oct 13, 2016 7:36 am

VIDEOS | Watch Eddie Alvarez’ Battles with Shinya Aoki

In just one month’s time, UFC lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez will attempt to defend his title against the organization’s undisputed featherweight champ, Conor McGregor. The two titleholders will share the main event of UFC 205 on November 12, which will mark the UFC’s long-awaited debut in New York City. In advance of this showdown, Alvarez and...

Oct 12, 2016 11:02 am

Cris Cyborg roasts Ronda Rousey with lengthy post filled with frustration

When Ariel Helwani tweeted on Tuesday that it was looking like Ronda Rousey was going to make her much-anticipated return to the Octagon in December, the world took notice. One fighter, in particular, Cris Cyborg, was deeply frustrated by the UFC’s potential matchmaking and extremely frustrated with the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey....

Oct 12, 2016 7:10 am

10 of the worst weight misses in MMA history

Some fighters are better at weight cutting than others. The art of weight cutting is all a part of the process, with fighters cutting varying degrees in order to make weight. However, some fighters don’t even come close to their contracted weight. Here are ten of the most egregious cases of weight cut-misses in UFC...

Oct 11, 2016 4:44 pm

Report | MMA legend Don Frye hospitalized and not doing well

According to a report, mixed martials arts legend Don “The Predator” Frye is currently in a Los Angeles Hospital and not doing well. MMA.TV member “ocbadapple” took to the popular forum and reported the following news: “Apparently Don has been at Cedars Sinai for about a week and has had some issues , with among...

Oct 5, 2016 2:55 pm

EXCLUSIVE | “Felony” Charles Bennett Discusses His Renewed Beef with Wanderlei Silva

One of the biggest storylines to emerge from Rizin Fighting Federation’s latest card, which went down on September 25 in Saitama, Japan, was the reemergence of an age-old beef between “Felony” Charles Bennett and the much larger Wanderlei Silva. Bennett and Silva’s beef stems from an infamous 2005 locker room brawl. Footage of this brawl,...

Oct 3, 2016 3:20 pm

Charles Bennett Details Hotel Run-In with Wanderlei Silva During Rizin FF Fight Week

If the legends are to b believed, Charles Bennett knocked out Wanderlei Silva in the un-filmed portion of an infamous 2005 backstage brawl. Unfortunately, the lack of footage of this alleged incident rendered this legend impossible to verify. What is possible to verify, however, is that Bennett and Silva’s beef, whatever truth or untruths it’s based upon,...

Sep 29, 2016 10:43 am

Rizin FF interested in signing Bigfoot Silva

UFC heavyweight Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva is undoubtably one of the most recognizable heavyweights in MMA. With over 11 years of experience as a professional, and notable wins over MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko, former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski, and MMA veteran Alistair Overeem to name just a few, Bigfoot is a very well known fighter...

Sep 29, 2016 9:18 am

Wanderlei Silva invites Jose Aldo to fight in Rizin

While interim UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is currently still under contract with the UFC, the offers have begun to pour in for the former featherweight kingpin to jump to other promotions. After it was revealed that Conor McGregor would hold onto his UFC featherweight championship despite moving up to lightweight to fight Eddie Alvarez...

Sep 26, 2016 10:03 am

VIDEO: Watch Gabi Garcia dominate and submit Destanie Yarbrough at RIZIN 2

Gabi Garcia remained undefeated on Saturday and moved to 3-0 after submitting Destanie Yarbrough with an Americana shoulder lock. Fighting under the Japanese RIZIN banner for the third time, the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt took Yarbrough to the mat three minutes into the opening round and dominated her opponent from there. Garcia got top control...

Sep 25, 2016 12:04 pm

Krazy Horse and Wanderlei Silva go at it again backstage at RIZIN

Earlier this week bitter rivals Charles ‘Krazy Horse’ Bennett and former PRIDE champion Wanderlei Silva got into a war of words at a hotel in Japan. (Watch that video here). Well, it appears that the bad blood between Wanderlei Silva and Krazy Horse is still boiling as the two went at it again, this time backstage following Bennet’s seven-second...

Sep 23, 2016 11:38 am

The Folly of Doubting Eddie Alvarez

UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has been the subject of many headlines over the last few days—and very few of them have painted a positive picture of him. Our news feeds have been flooded with reports that the champ’s hardball negotiation tactics are the reason his long-rumored fight with Irish superstar Conor McGregor fell through....

Sep 19, 2016 1:54 pm

King Mo Lawal wants to welcome Shane Carwin to Bellator

King Mo Lawal has been a ‘moneyweight’ fighter ever since his humble beginnings back in Strikeforce. The brash light heavyweight has competed several times at heavyweight throughout his career, and appears to be interested in yet another with recently unretired Shane Carwin. King Mo spoke about a potential match-up with the heavy handed former UFC...

Aug 31, 2016 6:21 am

Teruto Ishihara Says USADA stared at “Yashabo Jr.” During Urine Sample Collection

USADA came in and took my urine and blood today to add to their collection! It took me 40 minutes to piss since they were staring right at Yashabo Jr. #urinemania A video posted by Teruto"YASHABOU"Ishihara (@teru145) on Aug 30, 2016 at 8:49pm PDT UFC featherweight Teruto “Yashabo” Ishihara is quickly becoming a fan favorite–not...

Jul 16, 2016 1:34 pm

Rizin returns with 16 man tournament, Mirko Cro Cop & Wanderlei Silva to participate

Rizin FF returns September 25th in Japan with a 16-man heavyweight tournament. According to MMAFighting, the event will feature 16 heavyweight fighters, including MMA legends Mirko Cro Cop and Wanderlei Silva, with the quarterfinal round going down on December 29th, followed by the semifinal on New Year’s Eve, one year after Fedor Emelianenko made his...

May 8, 2016 8:53 am

UFN 87 Results: Kyoji Horiguchi defeats Neil Seery via decision

A flyweight tilt between former title challenger Kyoji Horiguchi (17-2 MMA) and veteran Neil Seery (16-12 MMA) served as the featured bout of today’s UFC Fight Pass prelims in Rotterdam. Round one begins and Horiguchi throws a body kick and then a big right hand that lands on Seery. Huge left hand scores for Horiguchi...

Mar 19, 2016 6:05 pm

UFN 85 Results: Leslie Smith defeats Rin Nakai via decision

A women’s bantamweight bout between Leslie Smith (8-6-1 MMA) and Rin Nakai (16-2-1 MMA) took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 85 prelims on FOX Sports 1. Leslie Smith was able to hand Rin Nakai just the second loss of her career at tonight’s UFC Brisbane event. Smith utilized some her reach to land some...