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Mar 12, 2016 11:38 am

Stephen Thompson wanted title shot against Robbie Lawler

Last month, Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson picked up the biggest win of his professional MMA career as he became the first man to stop former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks. Thompson showcased his elite level striking skills as he picked Hendricks apart and ultimately rocked the champ before finishing with a flurry of strikes that forced...

Mar 9, 2016 8:37 am

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre: “I don’t know if I’m retired”

Since Georges St-Pierre took his indefinite hiatus from the UFC after his UFC 167 win over Johny Hendricks back in 2013, there has been much speculation as to when ‘Rush’ would return to the Octagon. Throughout the past several months, there have been hints as to St-Pierre coming out of retirement. First, St-Pierre’s Tristar teammate...

Mar 5, 2016 10:35 am

VIDEO | ‘UFC Unstoppable’ press conference highlights

Yesterday the UFC previewed several of their upcoming events, and announced several new fights including Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber III, Rory MacDonald vs. Stephen Thompson, and more. Of course, things got heated between several fighters, specifically Jon Jones & Daniel Cormier, Luke Rockhold & Chris Weidman, and Dominick Cruz & Urijah Faber. You can...

Mar 2, 2016 1:40 pm

What happens if another megastar loses- Conor McGregor v Nate Diaz

Fighting up a weight class or two seems impossible for most MMA fighters but not for Conor McGregor.  It’s not that he wasn’t training for a fight, he was, but it was supposed to be a 155 lbs. title fight instead of 145 lbs. where he is the champ. With the 155 lbs. champ pulling...

Feb 20, 2016 10:35 am

VIDEO | This kid is the future of striking

[fbvideo link=LINK_TO_FB_VIDEO] DAMN! Look at those kicks! Posted by Muay Thai Guy on Saturday, February 13, 2016 UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald is often hailed as the first of the ‘next generation’ of fighters who grew up practicing martial arts from a very young age, and specialize in MMA rather than one specific discipline. In the...

Feb 18, 2016 9:16 am

WATCH! Robbie Lawler discusses brain trauma from 5-round wars

UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler has been involved in several 5-round wars inside the Octagon. Due to Lawler’s aggressive ‘in your face’ style of fighting he has become a fan favorite fighter. With that being said, Lawler has taken a tremendous amount of damage in his last few fights, specifically his fights with Rory MacDonald...

Feb 12, 2016 9:20 am

WATCH! Georges St. Pierre shows off gymnastics skills in new video

[ooyala code=”VteTF2MDE6qtkuJAsnVlph29lVF16YXJ” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”1600″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] While Georges St. Pierre revealed that the UFC has tried to bring him out of retirement recently, the former champ also revealed that if he returns to the Octagon, it will be when he wants. There’s been much speculation as to when or if St. Pierre will ever...

Feb 10, 2016 8:40 am

Tyron Woodley: Stephen Thompson “didn’t earn a title shot”

UFC President Dana White stated previously that Tyron Woodley is the rightful #1 contender at welterweight due to Johny Hendricks weight-cut mishap leading up to their UFC 191 scrap last year. With that being said, Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson’s impressive 1st round TKO win over Hendricks this past Saturday in Las Vegas has everyone talking. While...

Feb 9, 2016 2:09 pm

Georges St. Pierre sheds new light on departure from the UFC, talks return

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre has never confirmed that he will in fact return to the UFC, however that hasn’t stopped everyone from speculating as to whether or not ‘Rush’ will return. In addition to his coach stating that GSP could be preparing to ‘make a splash’ soon, Rory MacDonald slipped up and...

Feb 9, 2016 11:08 am

MUST SEE! How to fight a bigger opponent with Tristar head coach Firas Zahabi

Check out this informative video from Tristar head coach Firas Zahabi. In this video, Zahabi goes into detail on the gameplan going into a fight against a bigger and stronger opponent. The caption for the instructional video reads: “How do you fight a bigger stronger opponent is maybe the number one question I keep getting...

Feb 9, 2016 8:39 am

Stephen Thompson makes massive jump up UFC welterweight rankings

This past Saturday at ‘UFC Fight Night: Las Vegas’ Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson shocked the world as he ran right through former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks. Thompson showed that his style of kickboxing works against elite level wrestlers such as Johny Hendricks as he picked up an impressive 1st round TKO win. With the win...

Feb 6, 2016 8:02 am

Results from ‘2016 World MMA Awards’

Last night the 2016 World MMA Awards went down in Las Vegas at The Venetian. The event, which was hosted by MMA veteran Urijah Faber, was a memorable one that even saw Conor McGregor throw some verbal jabs at UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum. The event was also a big one for UFC women’s bantamweight...

Jan 4, 2016 6:06 pm

Robbie Lawler has absorbed the most significant strikes in the UFC

Robbie Lawler has been in crazy wars since stepping back into the Octagon in 2013. Lawler’s title defense against Rory MacDonald in 2015 was marked the “Fight of the Year” and is up there for one of the greatest battles in the UFC.  Just two days into 2016 with another strong campaign in a war with...

Jan 2, 2016 7:31 am

WATCH! Robbie Lawler’s rise to the top

Robbie Lawler has been in the fight game for nearly 15 years. With a total of almost 40 professional fights, Robbie Lawler’s climb to the top has been quite the journey! Given his aggressive ‘in your face’ style that made his welterweight showdown with Rory MacDonald a ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate, it’s no secret...

Jan 1, 2016 11:17 am

Vote for your favorites! 2016 World MMA Award nominees announced

On Thursday, the nominees for the Fighters Only 2016 World MMA Awards were announced. Fans can vote for their favorite nominees at WorldMMAAwards.com. Voting is now open and will run through Friday, Jan. 31, 2016 at 12 Midnight PT. This marks the eighth annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards ceremony and will take place on...

Dec 31, 2015 6:07 pm

Carlos Condit claims Robbie Lawler is ‘more dangerous’ than Georges St-Pierre

Carlos Condit has already gone up against Georges St-Pierre who is arguably one of the greatest champions to fight in the Octagon. Despite losing a unanimous decision in a title unification bout with St-Pierre at UFC 154, Condit said in an open workout ahead of UFC 195 that the current welterweight champion Robbie Lawler is...

Dec 30, 2015 2:00 pm

WATCH! Top 5 UFC moments of 2015

As 2015 draws to a close, Michael Bisping and Kenny Florian broke down their top 5 UFC moments of 2015. We’ve seen some spectacular moments this year that included seeing Jon Jones defend his UFC light heavyweight strap against Daniel Cormier, Holly Holm knocking out Ronda Rousey, Conor McGregor defeating both Chad Mendes and Jose...

Dec 30, 2015 7:07 am

Robbie Lawler Video: “Predicts a KO Over Condit & Would KO GSP If He Comes”

Champ Robbie Lawler sounds like the man that goes by the saying, “hope for the best, plan for the worst.”  Lawler is set to face Carlos Condit this weekend at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas. Lawler went through a brutal war with Rory MacDonald at UFC 189.  Ruthless defeataed MacDonald via TKO earning...

Dec 24, 2015 8:39 am

MUST SEE! Here’s how Robbie Lawler sets up his knockouts

Robbie Lawler has quickly become a fan favorite fighter for his aggressive ‘in your face’ style that most recently saw him battle it out with Rory MacDonald in a ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate at UFC 189. Ahead of Lawler’s UFC 195 title defense against Carlos Condit, famed boxing coach Jason Parillo breaks down how...

Dec 23, 2015 11:39 am

Best of armBAR Video: Robin Black’s Funniest Moments of 2015 – Lighter side of the UFC

It’s that time of the year to recap the funnier moments on Fight Network’s – armBAR-  series.    The funniest moments in armBAR Robin Black interviewed  Robbie Lawler, Chris Weidman, Chuck Liddell, Rory MacDonald, Forrest Griffin, Valerie Letourneau, Stipe Miocic, Patrick Cote and Olivier Aubin-Mercier.    Here are some of the funniest bits of 2015...

Dec 22, 2015 8:11 pm

MUST SEE! Robbie Lawler ‘Ultimate 8’

Since returning to the UFC, Robbie Lawler has quickly become a fan favorite fighter because of his aggressive ‘in your face’ style. In his last fight, Lawler and Rory MacDonald put on a ‘Fight of the Year’ performance that ultimately saw Lawler KO MacDonald in the 5th round. Ahead of his UFC 195 title defense...

Dec 20, 2015 5:53 pm

Must See Video! UFC 195: Lawler vs Condit – Terrifying

Just when you thought the UFC was running out of steam after a record breaking UFC 194 event, you get smacked in the face with a huge welterweight fight with Carlos “The Natural Born Killer” Condit against “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler to set off your New Year. The former WEC champ at one point was set...

Dec 19, 2015 8:44 am

Full Fight: Robbie Lawler vs. Josh Koscheck

Ahead of UFC 195, where Robbie Lawler looks to defend his UFC welterweight championship against Carlos Condit, take a look back at Lawler’s 2013 TKO win over Josh Koscheck. The win sparked Lawler’s title run, and put him on a path that lead to a UFC 171 showdown with Johny Hendricks for the vacant UFC...

Dec 4, 2015 9:20 pm

WATCH! Firas Zahabi discusses what it takes to successfully learn a martial art

Firas Zahabi is widely believed to be one of the greatest MMA coaches in the world. Zahabi has trained numerous high-profile fighters, most notably Georges St. Pierre and Rory MacDonald. In a 6-part interview with Zahabi, KillingBuddha spoke to Zahabi about a variety of topics. The segment above is Zahabi discussing what it takes to...