526 Search Results for ufc 138

Oct 8, 2015 8:15 am

Ronda Rousey Teaches Armbars, Thinks Kobe Bryant Should Retire… Ouch!

On Wednesday, UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey made history and was the first female athlete ever to co-host ESPN’s SportsCenter. Overall it seemed like Rousey did a pretty good job, aside from a few awkward moments, like the one above. Rousey apparently decided not to do a demonstration of her armbar, so instead anchor Lindsay...

Oct 3, 2015 11:03 pm

REPLAY! Ryan Bader Out-strikes Rashad Evans To Secure Win (highlights)

In the co-main event at UFC 192, UFC light heavyweights Ryan Bader and Rashad Evans met in the octagon. Evans was coming back from nearly two years away from competition and it showed. He seemed hesitant to throw his punches and Bader found a good rhythm early and landed a right hand over and over...

Sep 21, 2015 10:39 am

‘I would come out of retirement to fight Dana White or Donald Trump!’

Bellator has been known to host some questionable fights in their history. Kimbo Slice went toe-to-toe with Ken Shamrock earlier this year in the headliner of Bellator 138 ahead of featherweight champion Patricio Freire. Most believe that there is no place for fights like that in MMA, but as long as there are no title...

Sep 18, 2015 9:08 am

BEEF! Matt Mitrione And Matt Hughes Go At It On Twitter Over Diaz Suspension

UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione didn’t really like what UFC Hall of Famer and former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes had to say about Nick Diaz’s recent controversial five year suspension. Hughes, the Vice President of Athlete Development and Government Relations for the UFC, put out a tweet saying that he felt the five years was...

Sep 12, 2015 3:12 pm

Putin Grants Roy Jones Jr. Russian Citizenship

Back in August, boxer Roy Jones Jr. personally met with Russia’s Vladimir Putin and asked to be granted Russian citizenship. Well, it looks like Putin thought it was a great idea and it was announced on the Kremlin website that Putin had indeed granted the boxer what he asked for. The website, LifeNews.ru, said that...

Sep 11, 2015 12:23 am

WATCH! GSP Gets A Big Surprise

  Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is a spokesperson for the company Royer, who make boots and shoes. In this cool video, posted by GSP, we see him arriving at the companies facility and he thinks he’s there to surprise all the workers. But, what he doesn’t know is that he’s the one in...

Aug 28, 2015 5:49 am

‘Jacare’ Frustrated With Lack Of Title Shot

“It seems I’m always one fight away from the title fight. It’s funny, I fought Mousasi and that was supposed to be a title eliminator. Then I was going to fight Romero and he got hurt, but a month later he was fighting Lyoto, which I thought was weird. But I’ll be ready, I’ll do...

Aug 22, 2015 5:36 am

Holloway: ‘I’m The Best Striker In The World’

  “I go around telling myself I’m the best striker in the world; not in the division, in the world. I could go to GLORY and fight any kickboxer. I don’t care. That’s what I want to do. I want to prove I’m the best striker and that’s just how I feel. It’s confidence. “People...

Aug 19, 2015 8:35 pm

Lesnar: ‘Rousey’s a Super Beast in a Weak Division’

  Former UFC heavyweight champion and current WWE superstar Brock Lesnar recently appeared on ESPN to promote WWE’s Summer Slam. While there he was of course asked about all kinds of MMA/UFC related topics. And theses days, how can you talk about MMA and the UFC without talking about bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Lesnar was...

Aug 19, 2015 3:33 pm

Max Holloway Ready For McGregor Rematch –– ‘Let’s See What Happens’

UFC featherweight Max Holloway came out with a loss when he went up against, now, interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor, but would like to give it another go. Holloway has been on a tear of late and will face off with Charles Oliveira at this weekends’ UFC Fight Night 74. Holloway knows he has business...

Aug 19, 2015 10:22 am

Glover Teixeira vs. Patrick Cummins set as UFN 77 co-headliner

A key light heavyweight bout between Glover Teixeira and Patrick Cummins will serve as the co-main event for November’s UFC Fight Night 77 fight card in Brazil. UFC officials announced the news earlier today. Glover Teixeira (23-4 MMA) snapped the first two-fight losing skid of his career by defeating Ovince St. Preux earlier this month...

Aug 18, 2015 9:27 am

‘Lil Heathen’ Calls Out ‘The Answer’ –– Stephens vs. Edgar?

Could a UFC featherweight fight between Jeremy Stephens and Frankie Edgar be on the horizon? If ‘Lil Heathen’ had his way there would be. The hard hitting featherweight took to social media, as a lot of fighters do these days, and very respectfully issued a call out to top ranked 145er Frankie Edgar. Edgar has...

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 17, 2015 7:07 am

Bellator heavyweight puts Kimbo Slice on blast for dodging fight

Long before Kimbo Slice signed the dotted lines to face veteran Ken Shamrock at Bellator 138, the heavyweight brawler was originally in talks to face an up and coming Bellator fighter. Lorenzo Hood claims he was supposed to be Slice’s first opponent in Bellator before “Slice/Shamrock” was announced. “I was in discussions to fight him...

Aug 13, 2015 11:40 am

NSAC Comments On Referee Steve Mazzagatti’s Role In ‘Palhares vs. Shields’ Situation

Just as much as people talked about Jake Shields and Rousimar Palhares’ actions after WSOF 22, they also talked about referee Steve Mazzagatti. Mazzagatti has been called out for spotty referring in the past, perhaps most notable, the instance from the Brock Lesnar vs. Frank Mir fight. Lesnar was furious with Mazzagatti for failing to...

Aug 11, 2015 7:00 am

‘Jacare’ Would Fight For 205 Title But Expects Yoel Romero

“I will always be ready to become the champion. I work for the UFC, and some fighters like to do the matchmaker’s job. I’m a fighter. If the UFC sets a date with any opponent at 185 or 205 pounds, I will be ready to become the champion.” “There’s no other opponent that makes sense...

Aug 10, 2015 2:00 am

BEEF! Rashad Evans and Ryan Bader go at it on Twitter

Rashad Evans and Ryan Bader are set to duke it out at “UFC 192”, but that doesn’t mean they have to wait until then to get in each other’s faces! Bader recently took to Twitter to show what he was doing to prepare for the fight, and Evans was quick to dismiss its impact on...

Jul 24, 2015 12:01 am

Mayhem’s Gonna Be Mayhem––Miller Comments On HBO Interview

Former UFC fighter Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller recently appeared on HBO ‘Real Sports’ and did an ‘interview’. The video showed Mayhem drinking and smoking weed while the journalist tried to ask him questions. Well, Mayhem took to Twitter and shared his thoughts on the whole thing. You can grill mayhem for 9 hours and he still...

Jul 23, 2015 3:06 am

Dana White Did A Q&A On Twitter––It Did Not Go Well

Perhaps it wasn’t the best time for UFC president Dana White to hold a late night Q&A with fans on Twitter. With the recent firing of veteran cutman a lot of fans have been very vocal about their displeasure with how the promotion is handling a lot of issues and a lot have claimed to...

Jul 10, 2015 4:43 am

McGregor’s Former Manager Speaks Out

“I was always sure that Conor would be a star when he got into the UFC. That’s what I told Joe Silva and Sean Shelby when I was writing them. Everybody was predicting this. But if course it’s been very fast. He has embraced the opportunity and put in the work.” That’s what Conor McGregor’s...

Jul 8, 2015 8:26 am

Paige VanZant Lands Another Major Sponsorship Deal

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant just scored another major sponsorship deal. The rising Team Alpha Male star took to Instagram to share the news with fans. VanZant already has an exclusive deal with Reebok, who will be taking over the UFC with their new uniforms and now she will be working with MusclePharm as well. https://instagram.com/p/44j5ezwIDw/...

Jul 8, 2015 6:30 am

Matt Hughes And Frank Trigg Talk About Cheaters From Their Era

Former UFC welterweights and Hall of Fame inducted fighters spoke about their era of MMA and the issue of drug use. Here’s what they had to say to MMAJunkie: Former UFC welterweight Frank Trigg on steroid use during his era: “I come from a background where we wrestled guys who were on drugs. It was...

Jun 29, 2015 7:14 am

‘Joe Rogan Could Have Ruined My Career & Life with Fake Fight Comments’

Joe Rogan recently came out and stated that he thought the fight between Ken Shamrock and Kimbo Slice at Bellator 138 earlier in June looked “fake as f***“. While the fight did look quite bizarre, Shamrock vowed on his life that the fight was far from staged. “I swear on everything that I love, my...

Jun 27, 2015 7:24 am

Luke Rockhold Is Not The Only Reason Machida Wanted A Quick Turnaround

“I like to stay active as much as possible, and sometimes in MMA, you have a lot of time between fights. So I didn’t really get hurt in my last fight, and I wanted to get back in there as soon as I can.” “Of course, when you lose, you want to get back in...

Jun 26, 2015 7:29 am

Machida Thinks A Win Over Romero Keeps Him In Title Picture

“Even though he’s a wrestler, he knows how to fight standing up. He knows how to keep the distance. But I believe in myself and my background in karate. I have a better chance than him and will be prepared on Saturday.” “I have to win this fight because I want to get back in...

Jun 25, 2015 12:12 pm

Diego Sanchez: ‘Kawajiri Is A Nobody, And He’s Scared’

  Diego Sanchez doesn’t like being told no. The UFC vet took to Twitter, because that’s what fighters do now, and expressed interest in fighting Tatuya Kawajiri. Kawajiri just beat up on Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night: Berlin, this past Saturday and is now looking for a top 10 opponent. Unfortunately, Sanchez is not...