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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...

Oct 6, 2015 2:19 pm

Rampage: ‘If Bellator Tries To Keep Holding Me Up, I’ll Just Retire’

Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson hasn’t fought since April of this year, when he defeated Fábio Maldonado via unanimous decision. Jackson is actually on a four-fight win streak, dating back to his three fights under the Bellator banner. However, according to the MMA legend, we might never see him fight again. His issue with Bellator is still...

Oct 5, 2015 2:40 pm

Tito: Fedor Is Not The GOAT, But Jones Could Be

Fedor Emelianenko was on the verge of helping the mixed martial arts community resolve one of the greatest debates of our sport: Is he the greatest fighter of all time? When Emelianenko announced his return to the sport of mixed martial arts, fans were excited for the possibility of seeing “The Last Emperor” step inside...

Oct 5, 2015 11:09 am

Shogun Rua eyeing March return against ‘Rampage’ Jackson

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua has been forced to sit on the sidelines after undergoing shoulder injury earlier in the year. The former PRIDE and UFC champion is already planning his return to the octagon, though, and he has his sights set on Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. The callouts from “Rampage” and Shogun were not disrespectful by any...

Oct 5, 2015 10:29 am

Tito Ortiz is a no-go for Fedor Emelianenko on New Year’s Eve

Fedor Emelianenko shocked the world when he announced his return to mixed martial arts earlier this year. Unfortunately for fans who wanted to see him in the octagon, “The Last Emperor” chose not to sign with an American based company like the UFC or Bellator. Instead, Emelianenko chose to ink a deal with an upstart...

Sep 30, 2015 6:21 am

Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson Shows Off Severely Broken Hand

UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson fought for five full rounds at this past Saturday’s UFC Fight Night: Japan, where he took on Josh Barnett in the night’s main event. The two shocked a lot of fans by going the distance, but it was clear by the end of the fight that Barnett had done enough to...

Sep 30, 2015 12:06 am

Joe Rogan’s Live Reaction To Uriah Hall’s Finish Of Mousasi –– WATCH NOW!

UFC commentator Joe Rogan held one of his ‘Fight Companion’ podcast this past weekend during UFC Fight Night: Japan and boy was it a good one. The fights were all pretty exciting, although there seemed to be a shortage of finishes. One of the fights that didn’t make it all three rounds was the co-main...

Sep 29, 2015 12:01 am

That Time Ronda Rousey Submitted Uriah Hall –– WATCH NOW!

UFC middleweight Uriah Hall is coming off of what is 100 percent the biggest win of his career and probably could be one of the biggest upsets in UFC history, or at least recent memory. This past Saturday, at UFC Fight Night: Japan, Hall shocked everyone when he took out Gegard Mousasi in the second...

Sep 28, 2015 3:13 pm

Scott Coker addresses the future of Kimbo Slice in Bellator

Fedor Emelianenko caught the mixed martial arts world off guard when he announced he would be making his return to the sport in a new Japanese based promotion rather than UFC or Bellator. While details surrounding his fight have yet to be revealed, fans have been clamoring about who “The Last Emperor” will be stepping...

Sep 28, 2015 1:10 pm

UH OH! Randy Couture avoids being asked about Fedor fight during Q&A

Randy Couture has not dawned a pair of gloves inside the cage since his last fight in the octagon with Lyoto Machida at UFC 129. The UFC Hall of Famer has since made his transition to a career in Hollywood along with partnering up with Bellator several times. Couture also helps his son train and...

Sep 27, 2015 7:08 pm

Ryan Couture: ‘I’d be surprised if my dad came out of retirement’

Fedor Emelianenko shocked the world when he announced his return to mixed martial arts at Bellator and GLORY’s “Dynamite” event earlier this month. “The Last Emperor” will not be fighting for Bellator, but rather a new Japanese promotion that will likely borrow Bellator’s talent for their first few shows. Emelianenko’s opponent remains unnamed, but fans...

Sep 27, 2015 8:30 am

Uriah Hall: ‘I’m back to being me: smooth and cool’

“UFC Fight Night 75” was an event built around the head coaches and students of “Road to UFC: Japan”. While Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson both dished out some punishment in the card’s main event, it was Uriah Hall who stole the show at the Saitama Super Arena. Gegard Mousasi was originally supposed to square...

Sep 27, 2015 6:46 am

REPLAY! Josh Barnett Beats Up Roy Nelson For Five Rounds (Highlights)

In the main event of UFC Fight Night: Japan heavyweights Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson surprised everyone by going the full five rounds. Barnett dominated in the clinch, landing brutal knees, elbows and punches often. He simply outworked Nelson, landing way more and doing more damage. Nelson was of course game the whole fight and...

Sep 27, 2015 1:39 am

WATCH! Which Uriah Hall knockout was more brutal?

Uriah Hall got the attention of the mixed martial arts community in 2013 when he produced one of the most vicious knockouts in the history of “The Ultimate Fighter”. Team Sonnen’s Hall sent Team Jones’ Adam Cella to the mat with a spinning heel kick that Dana White said was the best knockout in the...

Sep 26, 2015 9:06 pm

UFN 75 Results: Kyoji Horiguchi Looks Great, Picks Camus Apart To Earn UD Win

Chico Camus and Kyoji Horiguchi faced off at UFC Fight Night: Japan. In the first round Camus continually landed nice punches. Camus also found a home for his leg kicks though out the round. The story was really that Camus was doing well, finding his timing, but the speed of Horiguchi still seemed to maybe...

Sep 26, 2015 8:29 pm

UFN 75 Results: Takeya Mizugaki Does Enough To Earn The UD Over George Roop

Takeya Mizugaki and George Roop met in the octagon at UFC Fight Night: Japan. They both came out and were’t afraid to exchange. After throwing some big shots Mizugaki clinched Roop on the cage, then they broke away moments later. They were both swinging big punches. Roop came in, looked to put Mizugaki on the...