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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...

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

ONE: DYNASTY OF CHAMPIONS (SHANGHAI) Ep. 1––WATCH NOW!

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