2310 Search Results for mixed martial arts

Aug 14, 2016 12:28 pm

VIDEO | UFC fighters past and present talk about a Fighters Union

Watch as former and current UFC fighters talk about the need for a Fighters Union. In the above video former UFC heavyweight and light heavyweight champion Randy Couture discusses the need to expand the “Ali Act” to mixed martial arts. Mixed martial arts legends and former champions Cung Le and Ken Shamrock also speak out...

Aug 14, 2016 12:13 pm

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey takes on Ediane Gomes in her first pro fight

Watch former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey score a quick armbar submission victory in her professional mixed martial arts debut against Ediane Gomes at “King Of The Cage – Turning Point” in March of 2011. “Rowdy” would go on to win her next 11 MMA fights, scoring finishes in all eleven contests, before eventually...

Aug 13, 2016 8:43 am

Two-time Judo gold medalist Kayla Harrison has received multiple MMA offers

Two-time Olympic Judo gold medalist Kayla Harrison spoke with reporters on Friday and stated that she has received multiple offers to fight in mixed martial arts promotions. The 26-year-old, who became the first American to win two gold medals in Judo at this years Rio Olympics, says she has no interest in joining the sport...


Aug 11, 2016 9:17 pm

Cung Le calls on fighters to join MMA Fighters Association

This week, it was revealed that the Mixed Martial Arts Fighters Association was officially formed as part of the Professional Fighter’s Association. The news comes on the heels of UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt calling for fighters to unionize after it was revealed that Brock Lesnar had failed a pre-fight and fight night drug test revolving...

Aug 11, 2016 7:19 am

BREAKING! Professional Fighters Association has officially launched

Big news from the world of mixed martial arts. The Professional Fighters Association (PFA) was established today to represent the collective interests of the fighters employed by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). The goal of the “PFA” is to organize the fighters so that they can collectively bargain their terms and conditions of employment. The...

Aug 9, 2016 10:20 am

Will 23-year-old Mackenzie Dern become a bigger star than Ronda Rousey?

23-year-old Mackenzie Dern made her MMA debut at LFC 58 in July. The jiu-jitsu wizard put on a dominating performance for all three rounds of her fight with Kenia Rosas and ended up winning a unanimous decision. Dern is honing her MMA skills with former UFC lightweight champion and current Bellator star Benson Henderson at...

Aug 6, 2016 3:45 pm

Conor McGregor sides with Nate Diaz: ‘They f—ing are all are on steroids’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has been one of the most tested athletes in the UFC by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). With 14 tests done by USADA, “The Notorious” says that it is a good thing for the sport of mixed martial arts. “I’m happy to be tested,” said McGregor on Friday during the...

Aug 6, 2016 1:40 pm

PHOTO | Comedian Joey Diaz gets BJJ promotion at 53-years-old

Stand up comedian Joey Diaz is a big fan of mixed martial arts. The 53-year-old is a good friend of UFC color commentator Joe Rogan as the two often do shows comedy shows together. Diaz is not just a fan, but has also been putting in the work on the mats and recently was promoted...

Aug 6, 2016 12:58 pm

Andre Ward vs. Alexander Brand boxing fight purses are staggeringly eye-opening

Saturday night features a light heavyweight boxing matchup between Andre Ward and Alexander Brand in Oakland, California. Ward, the former WBC, WBA, Ring Magazine and lineal super middleweight champion will take on Brand in what many consider a tune-up fight, as Ward has only fought three times in nearly four years after battling contract disputes....

Aug 6, 2016 12:31 pm

Report: Another MMA promotion within reach of $1 billion valuation

With the recent news of the UFC being sold for $4 billion, it set the bar for the business of mixed martial arts promotional companies. Another MMA promotion company has a big price tag on it. Not quite as big as the UFC’s, but ONE Championship is reportedly “already within reach of a $1 billion...

Aug 6, 2016 10:35 am

New MMA judging criteria finalized, to be implemented in 2017

In addition to rule changes from the Association of Boxing Commissions and Combative Sports’ (ABC’s) Unified Rules of MMA, the wording of the 10-Point Must system for mixed martial arts competition was updated and will be logged in to the Unified Rules and will be implemented on Jan. 1, 2017. Bloody Elbow was able to...

Aug 5, 2016 3:45 pm

Conor McGregor roasts Brock Lesnar and the rest of the WWE ‘puss–s’

Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz were asked questions from the media on a UFC 202 conference call ahead of the August 20 card that the two fighters will headline. When asked about Brock Lesnar’s return to the Octagon at UFC 200, McGregor was blunt with his opinion that blanketed most of professional wrestling. McGregor: @WWE...

Aug 4, 2016 12:05 pm

VIDEO | Gabi Garcia smashes in training with Babalu Sobral

Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion Gabi Garcia has found a new drive competing in mixed martial arts. Garcia is scheduled to make her third professional MMA fight at RIZIN 2 on September 25 in Japan. Garcia’s opponent has yet to be named as the promotion is likely trying to find someone who is actually willing to...

Aug 4, 2016 11:09 am

Cris Cyborg heading into the boxing ring for the biggest payday of her career?

Invicta featherweight champion Cris Cyborg has been hoping for the UFC to open up a featherweight division so she can prove her dominance in the biggest mixed martial arts promotion in the world. With one catchweight fight at 140 pounds in the UFC, Cyborg has not been given any option to fight at 145 pounds...

Aug 4, 2016 2:11 am

UFC fighter Teruto Ishihara hates MMA, boxing, wrestling, and grappling

Teruto Ishihara has surely made it a long way with not having a particular interest in fighting. The UFC featherweight has made it to the biggest mixed martial arts promotion in the world and is quite frank about why he is a fighter. “Yashabo” says that the only reason he fights is to pick up...

Aug 3, 2016 1:29 pm

VIDEO | Randy Couture rips on New Jersey State Athletic Control Board deputy commissioner

UFC Hall of Fame legend Randy Couture is a part of the Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC) MMA rules and regulations committee and was present at the conference on Tuesday that addressed new rule changes to the sport of mixed martial arts. Following New Jersey State Athletic Control Board deputy commissioner Rhonda Uttley-Herring speech about...

Aug 3, 2016 11:36 am

VIDEO | Gabi Garcia open to fighting a man and knocking him out

Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion Gabi Garcia has transitioned to the sport of mixed martial arts and is continuing to learn all aspects of the game. Garcia holds a 2-0 professional MMA record but is having a hard time finding opponents that are willing to go to competition with her. Garcia and her trainer Babalu Sobral...

Jul 28, 2016 11:22 am

VIDEO | WARNING NSFW – Dana White’s Greatest F-bombs

UFC President Dana White has done tremendous things for the sport of mixed martial arts. The man who helped pave the way for the sport turns 47-years-old today. With the recent $4 billion sale of the UFC, White will continue to be working as the President of the company and will take the sport to...

Jul 26, 2016 12:39 pm

VIDEO | Dana White: BJ Penn should have been one of the best ever

With one of the most impressive resumes in the history of mixed martial arts, BJ Penn is undoubtably one of the greatest fighters of all time. The UFC Hall of Famer, who is one of only two men to hold UFC championships in two weight classes, is still widely regarded as one of the top...

Jul 25, 2016 2:38 pm

Stunning BJJ world champion Michelle Nicolini looking to make her name in MMA

Michelle Nicolini has established herself as one of the most decorated female Brazilian jiu-jitsu competitors in the history of the sport. Now, the eight-time world champion and member of the BJJ Hall of Fame is looking to put her stamp down in the world of mixed martial arts. “I just moved to Singapore to train...

Jul 21, 2016 3:06 am

VIDEO | Boxing’s Bob Arum rips on the UFC and MMA

Bob Arum has been around the boxing world for a long time and it seems he still has an issue with everything mixed martial arts. The Top Rank CEO recently spoke with the media on current events including the UFC’s $4 billion sale and talks about the promotion buying off lobbyist to ensure that MMA...

Jul 13, 2016 1:10 pm

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone doesn’t give a f— about Ben Askren or his comments

Fan favorite Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone made a lot of noise with his controversial criticism of Daniel Cormier’s performance against Anderson Silva at UFC 200. After Cerrone’s comment was circulated all over the Internet, “Cowboy” was criticized by ONE Champion’s welterweight champ, Ben Askren. Askren addressed Cerrone directly in his Facebook video post saying, ““It’s disgusting...

Jul 12, 2016 1:12 pm

Chuck Liddell bashes Jon Jones: ‘Don’t be crying, you know you took something’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell didn’t feel any pity for Jon Jones when he began crying at his press conference addressing the media about his potential Anti-Doping Policy violation. Liddell spoke with MMA Mania about how he believes that Jones knowingly took banned substances, which resulted in the failed drug tests. “Don’t be...