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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...

Feb 21, 2016 7:27 pm

UFN 83 Results: Dennis Bermudez defeats Tatsuya Kawajiri via decision

Featherweights Dennis Bermudez (15-5 MMA) and Tatsuya Kawajiri (35-9-2 MMA) went to war on the ‘UFC Fight Night 83’ main card in Pittsburgh. Round one begins and Bermudez moves forward and throws a front kick to the body of Kawajiri. Good leg kick from Bermudez. Kaajiri just misses with a spinning back fist. Front kick...


Feb 19, 2016 6:40 pm

Wanderlei Silva has “good news” about his return to the ring

MMA veteran Wanderlei Silva has been out of action since his March 2013 KO win over Brian Stann in Saitama Japan. Silva was handed a lifetime suspension from the NSAC after evading a drug test. Silva then accused the UFC of fixing fights which subsequently resulted in them freezing his contract. ‘The Axe Murderer’ eventually...

Feb 9, 2016 9:23 pm

RIZIN’s Sakakibara says Fedor Emelianenko versus Wanderlei Silva is up to you!

Does the match intrigue you at all? Would seeing Fedor Emelianenko take on Wanderlei Silva in Japan be reminiscent of PRIDE that could make you gitty with excitement? If so, you need to make it known and get others to make some noise about the match so that RIZIN’s CEO Nobuyuki Sakakibara will do everything...

Feb 3, 2016 11:06 am

WATCH! Bellator special on Fedor Emelianenko and King Mo hinting on a potential match?

Bellator recently released a highlight of Fedor Emelianenko and Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal’s fights at the RIZIN New Year’s Eve card. Fedor came out of retirement to fight for the first time in over three years against a much bigger opponent, Jaideep Singh. Although Singh was much bigger, the kickboxer was relatively unknown to the...

Jan 28, 2016 10:45 am

MUST SEE #TBT! Tug of War part 1, Alistair Overeem versus Bobb Sapp!

If you haven’t seen this challenge between these MMA veterans, check it out! Watch this classic #TBT clip of UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem taking on MMA veteran Bob Sapp. The two MMA stars who have made themselves known fighting in Japan for promotions such as K-1 and PRIDE were faced against each other in an...

Jan 21, 2016 11:30 am

Rizin hoping to book Wanderlei or Lesnar to fight Fedor

Following the triumphant return of Fedor Emelianenko on New Year’s Eve it was announced that ‘The Last Emperor’ would be looking to fight again under the Rizin banner sometime around April. Immediately there were speculations as to who Emelianenko would fight, however since the announcement we’ve heard no further details regarding the fight. Rizin VP...

Dec 31, 2015 3:20 pm

Fedor’s next opponent to be announced TOMORROW

Earlier today in Japan, MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko made his return to MMA under the Rizin FF banner. Emelianenko put on an impressive performance against Jaideep Singh, to claim his first MMA win in over 3 years. Following the bout, Emelianenko’s coach revealed that The Last Emperor’s next opponent will be revealed tomorrow during a...

Dec 23, 2015 12:47 am

PRIDE and WEC #WCW edition: Kenda Perez

Kenda Perez has been a longtime host of MMA related shows and brings a certain spice that we have been in awe with from day one. From bringing us back to the glorious days in Japan as the host of Best of PRIDE to the early days of some of the UFC’s biggest stars with the...

Dec 20, 2015 3:05 pm

20 Rare MMA Submissions From Real Fights Amazing Video!

Rare submissions are talked about and practiced all over gyms in the world. But when it comes to executing a twister or a Japanese neck-tie with all the lights and cameras on, it’s an achievement and worthy to call rare. These are the 20 rare submissions caught on real contests, which submission deserves the #1...

Dec 18, 2015 2:39 pm

FBF | Bob Sapp slams opponent on his head

Minotauro Nogueira vs Bob Sapp on August 28, 2002 in Tokyo, Japan #DWCOTD A video posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Dec 17, 2015 at 4:56pm PST We may have already posted one ‘Clip of the Day’ today, but this slam from Bob Sapp is worth of it’s own post. Back at Pride Shockwave in...

Dec 17, 2015 10:04 am

Clip Of The Day: Kevin Randleman knocks out Mirko Cro Cop

Kevin Randleman vs Mirko Cro Cop on April 25, 2004 in Saitama, Japan #DWCOTD A video posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Dec 16, 2015 at 11:17am PST Talk about some historic fight footage! For UFC President Dana White’s ‘Clip Of The Day’ today he selected a clip from Pride Total Elimination 2004. It was...

Nov 28, 2015 5:58 am

Alberto Mina defeats Yoshihiro Akiyama via controversial split-decision

The second bout of the UFC Fight Night 79 main card featured a welterweight tilt between Yoshihiro Akiyama (14-6 MMA) and Alberto Mina (12-0 MMA). The bell sounded and both men rushed forward to get things started in round 1. Akiyama and Mina traded some devastating leg kicks in the opening round, but it was...

Nov 7, 2015 8:13 am

Report: Emelianenko to have rubber match on New Year’s Eve

A report has surfaced from a source close to Inside MMA and MMA legend Bas Rutten that Fedor Emelianenko will have a rubber match on New Year’s Eve when he makes his MMA return at Rizin Fighting Federation. According to the report, Tsuyoshi Kohsaka will be Emelianenko’s opponent for the event. Back in 2000 under...

Nov 2, 2015 12:25 pm

Fedor details contract negotiations with Rizin

When it was announced that Fedor Emelianenko would be returning to MMA competition for a fight on New Year’s Eve many questions were raised. Over time more details emerged regarding the return of ‘The Last Emperor’ and it was finally made official when it was announced that Emelianenko had signed a deal to fight for...

Oct 23, 2015 10:04 am

More details emerge on Fedor’s NYE return

New details have emerged regarding Fedor Emelianenko’s return to mixed martial arts on New Year’s Eve. According to a report from Bloodyelbow, “The Last Emperor” is expected to fly over to Amsterdam on November 1st and begin training with the likes of Kirill Sidelnikov, Anatoly Tokov, Vadim German, Victor German, and Alexander Kosarev. The news...

Oct 19, 2015 7:49 am

WATCH! “Rampage” Jackson prank calls “Cowboy” Cerrone!

Stepping into the octagon with Quinton “Rampage” Jackson could be one of the scariest decisions a human being could make in life. His highlight-reel proves that he not only packs power in his punches, but he has the ability to slam you into unconsciousness. It’s bizarre to see “Rampage” outside of the octagon, however, as...

Oct 18, 2015 12:21 pm

‘I’m beating Vitor regardless of him being on drugs or not’

Dan Henderson is expected to meet Vitor Belfort for the third time in their careers in Brazil at “UFC Fight Night 77”. The fight is set to take place on November 7th and each fighter possess a victory over their opponent. “Hendo” thinks he has what it takes to handily defeat “The Phenom” this time...

Oct 15, 2015 11:08 am

Mark Coleman Thanks Every Single Person Who Donated To His Go Fund ME

MMA legend Mark Coleman explains his current state and thanks all the fans who donated to his GoFundMe account, helping with his health issues. Check it out! “Thanks to everybody at the Go Fund Me page who helped, donated, and helped me get through this. I can’t thank you all personally, but hopefully you somehow get...

Oct 13, 2015 1:10 pm

Werdum Teases Fedor With Hilarious Photoshop

UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum is taking shots at Fedor Emelianenko and it’s pretty hilarious. The champ has a win over the MMA legend, back in Strikeforce, and was hoping to get the chance to fight him again in the UFC. Fedor also expressed interest in fighting Werdum, which led many to assume he was...

Oct 11, 2015 1:05 pm

Sonnen on Fedor: ‘He’s Just Fighting The Easiest Guy For The Biggest Check’

Fedor Emelianenko piqued diehard fans’ interest when he announced he would be coming out of retirement for a MMA return. Rumors circulated whether or not “The Last Emperor” would be making his way to the UFC, but it seems as if the image of Fedor in an octagon just wasn’t meant to be; The Russian...

Oct 11, 2015 6:38 am

Gabi Garcia’s Trimmed Down, Still Massive Next To Werdum

Gabi Garcia is one of the most physically intimidating women in combat sports and is a grappling world champion to boot. Towering over her fellow female opponents in-competition is one thing, but to looks massive next to a UFC heavyweight champion is completely different! Fabricio Werdum checks in at six feet and four inches tall—...

Oct 9, 2015 7:52 am

The Fedor

Fedor Emelianenko, the man, the myth, the legend. Many are a little disappointed that he’ll likely be fighting a 1-0 fighter in Japan, for the new organization ‘Rizin Fighting Federation.’ Fans have been wanting to see him fight in the UFC for a long time, but it again looks like it won’t be happening. The...