2165 Search Results for mixed martial arts

Oct 13, 2017 8:18 pm

VIDEO | Mackenzie Dern scores a nasty first-round submission victory in flyweight debut

Mackenzie Dern improved her mixed martial arts record to a perfect 4-0 at Friday night’s LFA 24 event, scoring a first-round submission victory over Mandy Polk. After unfortunately missing weight in her last two bouts, a 2016 Submission of the Year contender over TUF 26 competitor Montana Stewart at Legacy FC 61, and a decision...

Oct 13, 2017 10:53 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping gets Georges St-Pierre to react during Toronto staredown

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre are set to meet in the Octagon at UFC 217, which takes place at the Madison Square Garden in New York on November 4. St-Pierre’s November 4th return to the Octagon will be just shy of four years since he last fought. St-Pierre...

Oct 12, 2017 1:43 pm

VIDEO | Former World’s Strongest Man turned MMA fighter shows off his speed

Mariusz Pudzianowski is a former five-time World’s Strongest Man and bodybuilder that has transitioned his training and focus towards mixed martial arts. The fighter still has a massive physique and has shown what he is capable of with defeating game opponents such as Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Rolles Gracie. In this video, we take a...

Oct 12, 2017 7:33 am

Manager outlines the options for Conor McGregor’s next fight

Now that Conor McGregor‘s boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr in in the rear-view mirror, the whole world is waiting to see what the Irishman does next. He certainly has plenty of options. He could stick to boxing, where fights with opponents like Paulie Malignaggi, Manny Pacquiao and others could await. He could return to...

Oct 10, 2017 2:05 pm

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen gives Demetrious Johnson a single suggestion

There are coaches for all aspects of mixed tiatial arts. You have head coaches that bring everything together and others that help on a specific discipline such as wrestling, striking, or jiu-jitsu. Then, for some athletes, they also hire a mental coach to help them through their mental blocks or issues that can hold back...

Oct 9, 2017 5:58 am

Georges St-Pierre has some objections to a potential fight with Conor McGregor

On November 4, in the main event of UFC 217, former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will return from a multi-year hiatus to battle UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. If St-Pierre defeats Bisping, it opens the door to a number of other super fights, such as battles pitting him against Anderson Silva, Tyron Woodley, and...

Oct 8, 2017 4:40 pm

VIDEO | UFC 217: Bisping vs. St-Pierre “Battle Cry” Official Trailer

The octagon will return to Madison Square Garden in New York next month for UFC 217. The pay-per-view fight card, which takes place November 4, will be headlined by a middleweight title fight featuring current champion Michael Bisping taking on former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre. Michael Bisping was last seen in action at October of...

Oct 7, 2017 3:59 pm

Derrick Lewis explains why he pulled out of UFC 216 fight with Fabricio Werdum

UFC heavyweight standout Derrick Lewis was forced to pull out of his highly anticipated fight with Fabricio Werdum just minutes prior to tonight’s UFC 216 event in Las Vegas. “The Black Beast” apparently aggravated a previous back injury and is not barely able to move. Lewis sent the following text message to Ariel Helwani detailing...

Oct 7, 2017 3:40 pm

Breaking! UFC 216’s Fabricio Werdum vs. Derrick Lewis has been cancelled!

A key heavyweight fight between former champ Fabricio Werdum and Derrick Lewis has been removed from tonight’s UFC 216 event in Las Vegas. According to a report from MMAJunkie’s John Morgan, the Werdum vs. Lewis fight was cancelled after “The Black Beast” aggravated an injury to his back. The heavyweight fight was expected to take...

Oct 5, 2017 9:10 pm

TUTORIAL: How to do an Omoplata from rubber guard in BJJ

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. In this video, 10th Planet black belt and Evolve instructor Rick Marshall shows us how to execute an Omoplata from the rubber guard. Rarely seen in competition, the Omoplata is one of the most creative submissions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. It is also one of the most unique...

Oct 5, 2017 1:32 pm

Dustin Poirier Willing To Go Outside the UFC for Fights, Family and Fans

The last time we saw Dustin Poirier, he was in the midst of what looked to be a Fight of the Night against Eddie Alvarez at UFC 211. A fight that ended due to illegal knees Alvarez landed to Poirier’s head. Since then, ‘Diamond’ Dustin Poirier has moved on to another former UFC lightweight champion,...

Oct 5, 2017 11:58 am

Daniel Cormier gives transparent shoutout to his pick for MMA GOAT

UFC 216 is set to take place this weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee are featured in the main event of the evening as they will fight for the UFC interim lightweight title. In the co-main event of the evening, there is a chance history will be made by the current...

Oct 5, 2017 11:43 am

VIDEO | Watch the Trailer for Conor McGregor’s Official Film ‘Notorious’

Conor McGregor is a veritable money-making juggernaut. When he’s not laying out champions in the UFC, he’s strutting on yachts with silky opened-button shirts flapping in the wind like he stole the wardrobe from Baz” Luhrmann‘s ‘Romeo + Juliet’. He works when he’s not working, even suffering a rare loss, he makes more money than...

Oct 3, 2017 2:00 pm

VIDEO | Fighter suffers nasty broken leg after throwing low kick at opponent

Broken bones in mixed martial arts happen from time to time. However, it’s rare to see a fighter break an opponent’s limb when holding a submission like when Frank Mir broke Tim Silvia’s arm at UFC 48 with an armbar. In the case of a broken arm or leg, it usually happens in a freak...

Oct 2, 2017 7:30 pm

A “devastated” Conor McGregor sends love to his adopted hometown of Las Vegas

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor was “devastated” after hearing of the massacre that left at least 59 people dead and hundreds injured in his adopted hometown of Las Vegas, Nevada. The Irish superstar took to Instagram where he issued the following message sending love and prayers to the victims, families and everyone affected by the...

Oct 2, 2017 2:25 pm

George Foreman calls out Steven Seagal to fight in Las Vegas

What are your thoughts on a fight competition between former heavyweight boxing world champion George Foreman and martial arts movie star Steven Seagal? Well, that was just thrown out there into the world by Foreman himself. Foreman tweeted the following tweets on Monday: Foreman: Steven Seagal, I challenge you One on one, I use boxing...

Oct 2, 2017 12:56 pm

Breaking | Anthony Johnson is meeting with UFC to discuss heavyweight return

Shortly after his UFC 210 disappointing loss to UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, long-time light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson announced his decision to retire from mixed martial arts. Though he did leave the door open for a potential heavyweight showdown with Jon Jones sometime down the road, it really did sound like “Rumble” had...

Oct 1, 2017 1:08 pm

UFC Fighters will be allowed to use CBD in 2018

UFC fighters will be allowed to use CBD in 2018. The news comes after WADA announced their updated list of prohibitive substances, which included the removal of CBD. Cannabidiol (CBD) is an active cannabinoid in marijuana. CBD is used in several different medical applications and does not include the psychoactivity that THC is known for....

Sep 30, 2017 6:45 am

Leslie Smith Comments on UFC’s Possible USADA Tracking App for Athletes

Earlier this month, UFC fighters got a curious survey sent to them about the future of USADA and how the organization and its employers would interact. The purpose of the questionnaire was to gauge interest in an app that would be installed on UFC fighter’s phones to track their whereabouts, making it easier and more...

Sep 29, 2017 1:47 pm

VIDEO | UFC handshake fails

There are just some opponents that are matched up and will never get along. Here, we take a look at some of the handshake fails and snubs that we have seen throughout the years in the UFC and in other fight promotions starring some of the biggest names in mixed martial arts. Some big rivalries...

Sep 27, 2017 2:01 pm

VIDEO | M-1 Global celebrates 20th anniversary with their best KO’s

The M-1 Global promotion is celebrating their 20th anniversary and doing it with a bang by highlighting the best KO’s that have taken place at their events. A likely fan favorite of all the fighters who have competed under the promotion is Fedor Emelianenko, who had a few fights with M-1 along with their co-promoted...

Sep 26, 2017 10:52 am

VIDEO | Freddie Roach to corner Georges St-Pierre for Michael Bisping fight

There will be a quite a few new experiences for Georges St-Pierre when he makes his return to the Octagon after being away from mixed martial arts competition for nearly four years. It will be the first time the former UFC welterweight champion will compete at 185 pounds as he challenges UFC middleweight champion Michael...

Sep 25, 2017 12:47 pm

Report: Arianny Celeste was ‘showing major PDA’ while on date with famous rapper

There are surely some guys that will be heartbroken when they hear that UFC Octagon girl Arianny Celeste was seen recently putting on some public displays of affection while out on a date. According to TMZ, Celeste was seen at Universal Studios Saturday night for Halloween Horror Nights with famous rapper Tyga. Tyga used to...