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Aug 16, 2015 5:44 pm

Booking Roundup: Velasquez gets his rematch with Werdum!

It was still a BIG news week for the men and ladies of the octagon. Several fights were announced including a rematch for the UFC Heavyweight Championship between Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez! Get caught up on all the latest fight announcements in this week’s “Booking Roundup”! UFC Fight Night 74 Rick Story has been...

Aug 16, 2015 4:06 pm

“The Reem” recalls his first big win over Vitor Belfort in PRIDE

Before Alistair Overeem ever became a contender to the UFC heavyweight championship, he was struggling to pick up his first big win that would put him on the map. “The Reem” started out his professional fighting career as a kickboxer before he quickly added “mixed martial artist” to his resume. Overeem balanced the two gigs...

Aug 14, 2015 9:05 am


Episode 1: The ONE Middleweight World ChampionshipWATCH THIS: Get your adrenaline pumping for ONE: DYNASTY OF CHAMPIONS (SHANGHAI) on 1 September! #ONEFightNight Posted by ONE Championship on Thursday, August 13, 2015 Check out the first episode in the lead up series to ONE: Dynasty of Champions (Shanghai). The event goes down on Sept. 1 and...

Aug 14, 2015 7:11 am

ONE Championship 30 lineup complete with nine bouts!

The lineup for next month’s ONE Championship 30 fight card is complete, with a total of nine exciting bouts for fans to look forward to wacthing. “ONE Championship 30: Dynasty of Champions” takes place September 1 live from the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai, China. The event is headlined by a middleweight title fight featuring current...

Aug 12, 2015 8:40 am

Healed Up Pacquiao Wants Mayweather Rematch In 2016

Boxer Manny Pacquiao is healed up and ready for a rematch with rival Floyd Mayweather. He lost a decision in their first, record breaking, match but still insist that he thinks he did enough to win. He’s also sticking to his claim that Mayweahter ran the whole fight, which a lot of fans would probably...

Aug 9, 2015 6:23 pm

Booking Roundup: Over 10 Fights Announced!

This may be one of the most stacked editions of “Booking Roundup” of all time. Robbie Lawler, Carlos Condit, Johny Hendricks, Jessica Eye and several others all received new fights in the past weeks! Catch up on what you’ve missed below! UFC 191: Las Vegas Gets All “Touchy Fili” (Sep. 5, 2015) Team Alpha Male...

Aug 9, 2015 1:38 pm

Jucao And Mitrione Throwdown On Twitter

Roan “Jucao” Carneiro made a thunderous return to the octagon when he choked Mark Munoz out in less than two minutes! While his sights are set on Gegard Mousasi in Japan, he has taken time out of his training to beef with Matt Mitrione on Twitter! Matt “Meathead” Mitrione’s impressive three fight win streak was...

Jul 27, 2015 6:59 am

Bas Rutten: Fedor Emelianenko Would Give Jon Jones Some Problems

Fedor Emelianenko recently announced that he will be coming out of retirement and is no doubt fielding offers from mixed martial arts companies around the world. Whether it be UFC or Bellator, wherever Emelianenko lands his fans will follow. If Emelianenko signs with the UFC, just about any fight he takes could be labeled a...

Jul 3, 2015 8:12 am

Kenny Florian reacts to shocking World Cup mistake

‘Former UFC fighter Kenny Florian reacts to the shocking own-goal that cost England a chance at a Women’s World Cup Final and gives his prediction for the USA vs. Japan match-up in the finals.’ Kings Of Volume — Punches In Bunches With Nate Diaz And Richard Perez

Jun 11, 2015 1:09 pm

Truth! Steven Seagal’s Self-Written Script Made Him Cry When He Read It

“Master” Seagal will go down in history as one of the most mysterious figures of our sport. While it’s clear that pioneers like Bruce Lee and Royce Gracie paved the way for modern day fighters, Steven Seagal still claims to have an impact on the sport. His track record speaks for itself; He has taught...

Jun 7, 2015 8:00 am

“Rampage” Parties with Cerrone: ‘Dude Is Buck Wild!’

Why is it not hard to believe that Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is one of the most fun fighters to party with? If he brings half of the excitement to the dance floor that he brings to the octagon, you’re going to have a good time with “Cowboy”! Quinton “Rampage” Jackson met up with the likes...

Jun 5, 2015 12:37 am

Mousasi Calls Out ‘Old Lion’ Vitor Belfort, Again

Right after Vitor Belfort’s loss to champ Chris Weidman, fellow UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi took to Twitter to announce that he would love a chance to fight the Brazilian in Japan. Now, he has taken another jab at Belfort, asking if any one has seen the “Old Lion”. Does anyone know where the Old Lion...

Jun 1, 2015 11:21 am

Melendez to Alvarez: ‘I Wasn’t Ducking You, I Was Doing You a Favor’

Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez were both held in the highest regard in the eyes of mixed martial arts fans and were viewed as two of the best lightweights in the world. Melendez represented Strikeforce as their dominant lightweight champion while Alvarez represented DREAM and Bellator. Fight fans speculated that the only person who could...

Jun 1, 2015 2:01 am

FREE FIGHT! Tim Boetsch vs. Yushin Okami (Full)

American middleweight Tim Boetsch and Japanese middleweight Yushin Okami exchange blows throughout their bout inside the Octagon. Boetsch battles Dan Henderson in the main event at UFC Fight Night in New Orleans, Louisiana. Championship Mindset — Cain Velasquez Prepares For UFC 188

May 25, 2015 1:26 pm

Anderson Silva Bashes ‘Experts’, ‘I never had a juiced body’

Former UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva wants it to be known that he has never been a cheater and never had a juiced body. “The Spider” failed a pre-fight drug test leading into his UFC 183 bout with Nick Diaz and has since been suspended. Silva took to Instagram and lashed out at the experts...

May 14, 2015 10:00 am

BEEF! “Big Country” and Barnett Go At It On Twitter

The heavyweight bout between Roy Nelson and Josh Barnett is already starting to heat up! The bout was made official late Wednesday night and Nelson has taken to social media to create some hype: I HOPE @UFC DRUG TESTING IS IN EFFECT by then 😉 Right @GeorgesStPierre @arielhelwani pic.twitter.com/nW0haVT4Yy — Roy Nelson (@roynelsonmma) May 14,...

May 13, 2015 9:00 am

Shamrock: ‘Kimbo Slice Isn’t Even In My League’

UFC legend Ken Shamrock will be going head-to-head with Kimbo Slice at Bellator 138 and he can’t wait to put Slice in his place. Fans questioned Bellator’s strategy after signing both men to a main-event fight for their “Bellator 138″ card, but both men have been talking trash and people are listening. The card will...

Apr 29, 2015 4:09 pm

1ST OF HIS KIND! Jon Jones Sets New Precedent For Title Strippings.

Tuesday evening was not the first time a fighter has been stripped of his title and it won’t be the last. However, Jon Jones became the first champion to be stripped for violating the fighter’s code of conduct policy after his hit and run incident! MMA.TV compiled a list that highlights UFC fighters’ title vacancies!...

Apr 23, 2015 5:08 pm

Joe Lauzon Returns, Faces Takanori Gomi In July

The already-stacked “UFC on FOX 16” card just got another amazing lightweight fight! Bonus extraordinaire Joe Lauzon will be stepping into the octagon to face PRIDE legend Takanori Gomi! Lauzon is looking to bounce back from his loss to Al Iaquinta with an impressive performance against the Japanese sensation. Before his loss, Lauzon dished out...

Apr 13, 2015 1:42 pm

Watch! Phil Baroni Has Officially Hit the Pro Wrestling Scene!

Former UFC and Pride veteran, Phil “The New York Bad Ass” Baroni, has officially hit the professional wrestling scene. The former Strikeforce title challenger is currently working with the Future Stars of Wrestling promotion in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hit play on the video below and watch Baroni get in to it with former WCW wrestler...

Mar 19, 2015 4:04 am

Beach Kata With Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida

Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida utilized a traditional Karate background to attain the UFC light-heavyweight title, on an epic unbeaten run back in 2009. CAPTION: “Doing some Kata just To relax!Fazendo um Kata somente para relaxar!!” A video posted by Lyoto Machida (@lyotomachidafw) on Mar 18, 2015 at 8:32pm PDT From Wiki: Kata (形, or more...

Mar 10, 2015 8:57 am

Exclusive: Phil Baroni talks his Pro Wrestling debut

Former UFC and PRIDE veteran, Phil Baroni, recently made his pro wrestling debut for Inoki Genome Federation (IGF) in Tokyo, Japan. The “New York Bad Ass” sat down with BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor to talk about his first experience in pro wrestling (see his match HERE) and how this new endeavour will impact his mixed martial...

Mar 8, 2015 10:14 am

Ronda Rousey Takes On 3 Men In Judo Competition

Before she was UFC champion, Ronda Rousey was an international Judo competitor, who’s reputation preceded her, and on this hit Japanese show she took out 3 men. Enjoy!

Feb 6, 2015 4:00 am

Pioneers of MMA: Kazushi Sakuraba

Considered by UFC President Dana White to be one of the greatest talents of all time, the legend of Kazushi Sakuraba began at UFC Ultimate Japan in 1997, where the 183 lbs puroresu (traditional Japanese pro-wrestler) entered the heavyweight tournament on short notice only to win the four man event outright. Fighting almost exclusively in...

Jan 29, 2015 4:20 am

Diaz Has Wanted To Fight Silva Since “Rumble On The Rock”

“I’ve been in this sport a long time. My friend Jake Shields fought in Rumble on The Rock. He, Carlos Condit, Yushin Okami, Anderson Silva and other fighters. In the same period I was fighting in the UFC and in Japan. I think that we all were fighting at the 175-pound limit and I wanted...

Jan 23, 2015 12:29 pm

Riddle Wants To Fight CM Punk & Dana White At The Same Time

“Dana White’s a b-tch. He knows he’s a b-tch. He was born a b-tch. That’s why his mom named him Dana. It really don’t matter. I know he ain’t going to hire me back-I don’t want that job. I’m going to run sh-t in the WWE. If they don’t hire me, I’m going to run sh-t...

Jan 23, 2015 11:29 am

Frank Mir: “I can’t be defeated anymore”

“My training is going well, I have no injuries. I have to be faster than him. Normally, I fight at the striking range against my opponents but I can try to take him down. Bigfoot’s wrestling isn’t as good as his striking and his grappling, which are good. If I take him down, I can...

Jan 22, 2015 10:45 am

Bellator: ‘There isn’t a fighter out there we can’t afford’

“It’s not just us going after them (the UFC’s fighters). Believe me, they’re calling us. This is not a one-way street where we’re just going after fighters. We’re going to win some. We’re going to lose some. That’s just how the nature of this beast is going to be.” “If you’re a free agent out...