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Sep 25, 2015 10:57 am

Josh Barnett: ‘I Gave Up Chasing Championships A Long Time Ago’

Ex-UFC champ Josh Barnett is set to collide with Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night: Japan event. Barnett is coming off of a loss to Travis Browne, all the way back in Dec. of 2013, where he was stopped with brutal elbows. Before that he was on a two fight win steak....

Sep 25, 2015 10:01 am

Confident Gegard Mousasi: ‘I Don’t See Myself Losing Again’

UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi says he never plans on losing again, ever. The top 185 pound fighter will face Uriah Hall at this Saturday’s UFC Fight Night Japan event, in the night’s co-main event. Ahead of that fight Mousasi talked to MMAJunkie and said that his loss to Jacare Souza was a really bad loss...

Sep 25, 2015 7:44 am

Weekly Dana White Instagram Roundup

Here’s your weekly Dana White Instagram roundup. The UFC president didn’t post a ton this week, aside from the ‘clip of the days.’ He also posted a few promotional things for this Saturday’s UFC Fight Night Japan, featuring a heavyweight main event between Roy Nelson and Josh Barnett. In the co-main it will be flashy...


Sep 23, 2015 5:02 pm

Former Pride Boss: ‘Fedor’s Opponent Will Mean Something For Future Of MMA’

At this past Saturday’s Bellator ‘Dynamite’ event it was announced that Fedor Emelianenko will be headlining an event in Japan, put one by the former boss of PRIDE FC, Nobuyuki Sakakibara, on New Years Eve. The card will air on Spike TV. It seemed like the popular thought was that he’d finally sign with the...

Sep 23, 2015 3:42 am

Josh Barnett’s Favorite Pride Fight –– WATCH!

UFC heavyweight contender Josh Barnett (33-7 MMA) will fight in Japan for the first time since 2010 this weekend, when he squares off with Roy Nelson (20-11 MMA) in the headlining bout of UFC Fight Night 75. Barnett became a superstar in Japan while fighting under the PRIDE banner, posting a record of 6-3 with...

Sep 22, 2015 7:01 am

Joe Rogan Breaks Down Barnett vs Nelson

UFC Fight Night Japan: Josh Barnett vs. Roy Nelson goes down this Saturday and will showcase a pretty exciting heavyweight in the main event, between Barnett and Nelson. It’s sure to be an exciting one and one that has a good chance of ending quickly. Gegard Mousasi and Uriah Hall will also meet in the...

Sep 22, 2015 12:52 am

Fedor Emelianenko And Cain Velasquez Meet Face-To-Face –– Who Wins In A Fight?

Well, we were all duped. It seemed like the general consensus was that Fedor Emelianenko might actually be signing with the UFC this time around and we’d get to see some of these super fights the MMA community has been talking about forever. However, that is not the case. Announced during Bellator’s ‘Dynamite’ event, Fedor...

Sep 20, 2015 7:57 pm

Scott Coker: ‘Fedor Emelianenko could fight for 5 more years’

Fedor Emelianenko broke social media when he announced he would be returning to action, not with the UFC or Bellator, but with a brand new Japanese based promotion. The announcement was made at “DYNAMITE” on Saturday and “The Last Emperor” has a two fight deal with the new company. His first bout will take place...

Sep 20, 2015 1:41 am

STATS! Get hyped for Fedor Emelianenko’s return

Fedor Emelianenko will not be fighting in the octagon nor will he be duking it out in the Bellator cage; “The Last Emperor” announced his signing with a new Japanese based promotion on Saturday night during “DYNAMITE”. The Japanese promotion has yet to be named but is run by one of the men behind the...

Sep 18, 2015 8:57 am

REPLAY! ‘Big Country’ Uncorks Massive Right Hand On Kongo

Back at UFC 159 ‘Big Country’ Roy Nelson took on fellow heavyweight Cheick Kongo. The fight never made it out of the first round as Nelson managed to land one of his brutal right hands with less than two minutes left. Kongo had his back to the cage and made the mistake of standing right...

Sep 17, 2015 1:51 pm

Scott Coker Wants Bellator To Be Like Pride –– But Better!

Bellator MMA president Scott Coker just wants his promotion to be better than Pride FC, is that too much to ask? Coker spoke with media earlier this week, ahead of this Saturday’s ‘Dynamite’ event. When asked about his plans and expectations for the future of Bellator, he said simply: “I want it to be like...

Sep 16, 2015 7:41 pm

Josh Barnett Has No Plans To Compete At Metamoris Ever Again

UFC heavyweight Josh Barnett made headlines earlier this week when he was said to be competing against Chael Sonnen at the next Metamoris event. Who said that? Sonnen himself. Unfortunately, Barnett had no idea what he was talking about and said that he was not scheduled to go against Sonnen. Now, Barnett’s manager is taking...

Sep 15, 2015 9:23 pm

Josh Barnett Says Nothing Is Official For Chael Sonnen Match

UFC heavyweight Josh Barnett was apparently scheduled to face off against former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen at the next Metamoris event, according to Sonnen. Well, Barnett isn’t sure what he’s talking about and says there is no contract at this time. But, he did say he wouldn’t mind giving Sonnen a free grappling lesson. Here’s...

Sep 14, 2015 11:39 am

Chael Sonnen puts ‘terrible’ Fedor Emelianenko on blast

Chael Sonnen is never one to hold back his thoughts on any topic, and he just unleashed a can of audio whoop-a** on PRIDE legend Fedor Emelianenko. Emelianenko recently announced he will be returning to the ring earlier this year and is rumored to announce where he will be fighting next. Fans are clamoring for...

Sep 14, 2015 8:13 am

Chael Sonnen returns to action against Josh Barnett at Metamoris!

When fans think of the premier fight promotions of the world, names like the Ultimate Fighting Championship and Bellator MMA come spring to mind. In the grappling world, however, the choices are slim for professional jiu-jitsu players. Lucky for fans of the sport, that is changing now that Metamoris events and Eddie Bravo Invitational tournaments...

Sep 12, 2015 4:22 pm

‘Big Country’ Planning ‘Revenge Tour’ Following Josh Barnett Fight

UFC heavyweight and fan favorite Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson will be stepping back into the octagon when he faces off with Josh Barnett at UFC Fight Night 75 in Saitama, Japan inside Saitama Super Arena on Sept. 27, 2015. Ahead of that fight Nelson stopped by AXS TV and said that after he takes on...

Sep 11, 2015 12:46 am

Pic of The Day! Arianny Chokes Out Sexyama

  UFC fighter Yoshihiro Akiyama aka ‘Sexyama’ is returning to action after more than a year since his last fight, at UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson, where he beat Amir Sadollah via unanimous decision. Before that win, the South Korean-Japanese fighter had dropped four straight to the likes of Chris Leben, Jake Shields, Vitor...

Sep 7, 2015 8:20 am

Fedor Set To Make A Major Announcement

  Fedor. It’s a name that keeps floating around. Of course, Fedor Emelianenko is planning his return to MMA, we all know that, but that’s about it. We know nothing else. Ever sine he announced that he would be coming out of retirement it’s been a wait a see as far as who and where...

Sep 2, 2015 3:22 am

REPLAY! Josh Barnett Makes Quick Work Of Mark Hunt In Pride

Check out the video below, released by the UFC, showing the fight between current UFC heavyweights Josh Barnett and Mark Hunt as they battled it out in Pride FC. As soon as the fight hit the mat it was basically a wrap for the submission grappling ace Barnett who forced Hunt to tap out with...

Aug 28, 2015 10:54 am

REPLAY! Gegard Mousasi vs Mark Munoz (Full Fight)

‘Watch again as Gegard Mousasi and Mark Munoz step into The Octagon as two of the middleweight divisions tops stars go to war. Gegard Mousasi next takes on Roan Carneiro in the co-main event at Fight Night Japan on FOX Sports 1.’ The Best Training Room You’ll Probably Ever See — D.C., Rockhold, Khabib, Velasquez...

Aug 25, 2015 12:01 am

Relive Roy Nelson’s Walk-Off KO Over Big Nog

‘Relive again as Roy Nelson and Minotauro Nogueira step into The Octagon as two of the heavyweight divisions legends go to war. Roy Nelson next takes on Josh Barnett in the main event at Fight Night Japan on FOX Sports 1.’ The Best Training Room You’ll Probably Ever See — D.C., Rockhold, Khabib, Velasquez All...

Aug 24, 2015 5:52 pm

Booking Roundup: Rousey, Benavidez, and Makdessi all land BIG fights!

This could possibly be the biggest edition of the “Booking Roundup” ever. Over ten fights spanning across seven events have been added in the recent week. There’s no way you caught every single one, so catch up with the “Booking Roundup” below! UFC Fight Night 75: Japan’s Mousasi Gets New Opponent When one great fight...

Aug 19, 2015 11:44 am

Josh Barnett: ‘The WWE Doesn’t Want Me To Upend Their Show’

UFC heavyweight Josh Barnett will return to the octagon in Sept. and take on Roy Nelson in Japan. Barnett has spent some time away from the octagon, wrestling and doing commentary for New Japan Pro Wrestling. The man Joe Rogan calls the greatest catch wrestler is an avid fan of pro wrestling but has never...

Aug 18, 2015 6:36 am

Bellator MMA Announces Two New Signings –– Including Former King Of Pancrase

Bellator MMA has announced the signing of two new fighters to their already impressive roster. In a press release, they revealed that they have signed Isao Kobayashi and Thiago Jambo Goncalves to multi-year, multi-fight contracts. There have not been any debut dates set for either of the fighters but we will keep you updated. Kabayashi...

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...