2917 Search Results for mixed martial arts

Jul 23, 2017 3:44 pm

VIDEO | Watch Roger Gracie submit “Buchecha” in his final jiu-jitsu match

Roger Gracie venceu Buchecha. #GraciePro pic.twitter.com/PRZxiJjJrQ — Bruno (@Bminasi) July 23, 2017 On Sunday morning, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Roger Gracie stepped onto the mats for his final jiu-jitsu match. His opponent was Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida, who he first met years ago under the Metamoris banner. This showdown between Gracie and Buchecha – two men...

Jul 21, 2017 12:12 pm

Jose Aldo to compete outside the UFC

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo’s next competition will interestingly not be in the UFC as “Scarface” is set to compete next weekend. According to the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation, Aldo will be competing in their jiu-jitsu tournament, which takes place July 28-30. IBJJF posted a photo of Aldo and said the following in their...

Jul 20, 2017 1:42 pm

VIDEO | MMA fight caught kick to flying armbar is a thing of beauty

The beauty of mixed martial arts is the many disciplines of combat that all blend together create the sport that has garnered so many fans today. Here, we take a look at this impressive highlight reel performance from back in 2013 where Olivier Fontaine and Sofiane Benchohra met in the ring at Lyon Fighting Championship...

Jul 20, 2017 11:12 am

Demetrious Johnson not happy regarding lack of ESPY speech

This year, UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson won the ESPY award for Fighter of the Year after successfully defending his flyweight championship against Henry Cejudo at UFC 197, and against Tim Elliot at the TUF 24 Finale. Unfortunately for Demetrious Johnson, who beat out UFC superstar Conor McGregor, and boxers Gennady Golovkin, Terence Crawford, and...

Jul 20, 2017 10:41 am

After Nelson-Ponzinibbio controversy, Jorge Masvidal calls for changes to eye-poke rules

Last weekend, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Glasgow, Scotland, Argentina’s Santiago Ponzinibbio authored an epic, first-round knockout of longtime Icelandic contender Gunnar Nelson. Unfortunately, many fans – and Nelson – felt that Ponzinibbio’s win was spurred on by multiple, inadvertent eye-pokes. On the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio, top...

Jul 19, 2017 9:46 am

VIDEO | Unreleased footage of Jon Jones before he was a UFC champion

Jon Jones is one of the most recognizable faces in MMA, and at a time when he is weeks out from the opportunity to reclaim the light heavyweight crown from his fiercest rival, Daniel Cormier, his star is brighter than ever. Long before Jon Jones was a staple of pound-for-pound lists and a pay-per-view hit,...

Jul 18, 2017 1:39 pm

VIDEO | MMA fight ends after brutal vomit combination thrown

Wait for it… • • • • • • #MMA #funnyMMA #liveMMA #watchliveMMA #MMAhighlight #MMAhighlights #puke #vomit #spew #fight #fights #fighting #fighter #fighters #heavyweight #superheavyweight #KOP #KOP57 A post shared by FloCombat (@flocombat) on Jul 17, 2017 at 2:21pm PDT Fouls happen in competition from time to time. There have been some fighters accidentally defecate...

Jul 18, 2017 12:50 pm

Team McGregor responds to claims of Conor being knocked out during sparring session

Rumors can spread like a wildfire. One big rumor that has been buzzing throughout the combat sports community is that Conor McGregor was knocked out during a recent sparring session. Former boxing champion Jessie Vargas claims that he heard McGregor was knocked out in sparring and said that “the boxing world is small, it’s a...

Jul 16, 2017 3:23 pm

Pros react to Santiago Ponzinibbio’s brutal KO victory over Gunnar Nelson

Santiago Ponzinibbio picked up the biggest win of his mixed martial arts career tonight in Glasgow by knocking out perennial division contender Gunnar Nelson in the very first-round. Here is how the pros reacted to Santiago Ponzinibbio’s stunning first-round finish of Gunnar Nelson. Wow!! Amazing knockout. So sick #UFCGlasgow — Felice Herrig (@feliceherrig) July 16,...

Jul 15, 2017 1:55 pm

Demetrious Johnson is hoping to see another super fight after McGregor defeats Mayweather

UFC flyweight champion believes that current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will be able to upset undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather when the megastars square off on August 26 in Las Vegas. The pound-for-pound best fighter in mixed martial arts, Johnson, recently spoke to TMZ Sports where he stated the following prediction for Mayweather vs....

Jul 15, 2017 1:22 pm

Conor McGregor reveals two opponents that he has in mind for his UFC return

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will take his talents to the boxing ring on August 26 in Las Vegas where he will square off with undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather. His bout with “Money” could potentially earn “The Notorious” over $100 million dollars, a payday which has made many fans and analysts question if “Mystic...

Jul 14, 2017 2:06 pm

Floyd Mayweather: Somebody get Nate Diaz on the phone!

The fourth and last stop of the Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor world tour press conference landed in London, England on Friday. The two fighters conducted their promotion for the fight in a boxing ring and took their best verbal shots at each other. McGregor on the B side took to the microphone first and...

Jul 14, 2017 2:05 pm

VIDEO | Bad Lip Reading meets Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor and it is hilarious

With all the buzz that Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor have been getting surrounding their world tour press conference promoting their mega money boxing match coming up on August 26, you know there were going to be a massive amount of GIFs, Memes, and highlights on the way. The funny folks from Bad Lip Reading...

Jul 14, 2017 12:17 pm

Gokhan Saki announces his UFC debut date and gets an opponent

The highly anticipated UFC debut of kickboxing star Gokhan Saki has been announced. Saki, who is considered one of the best kickboxers in the world announced on social media that he will be making his UFC debut in Japan at the UFC Fight Night 117 event at Saitama Super Arena, which takes place on September...

Jul 13, 2017 1:36 pm

VIDEO | Drake takes a side in Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor fight

Music megastar Drake was in attendance for the second stop of the Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor world tour in Toronto, Canada on Wednesday. The Candian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor appeared on stage in front of nearly 15,000 fans in attendance for the press conference to hype up the money fight between...

Jul 12, 2017 10:01 am

Michael Page signs with reputable boxing promotion, puts MMA career on hold

Earlier this month, Bellator welterweight star Paul Daley began angling for a fight with former UFC contender and recent Bellator welterweight title challenger Lorenz Larkin. Shortly thereafter, Larkin replied to Daley’s callout, accepting the fight for later this year. This of course, raised immediate questions about the status of a long-discussed scrap between Daley and...

Jul 12, 2017 8:10 am

Dana White says Donald Trump wants to attend Mayweather vs. McGregor

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor‘s August 26 showdown is now less than a month and half away. To help build the hype for this monumental battle, the pair are participating in a four-stop, multi-city press tour. The first stop of this tour occurred last night, when the undefeated boxer and the mixed martial arts superstar...

Jul 11, 2017 4:01 pm

Floyd Mayweather: On August 26, I’m gonna knock this b*tch out!

The Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor world tour press conference kicked off at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California on Tuesday. Both Mayweather and McGregor were present for the first stop of the world tour with McGregor taking to the mic first. “The Notorious” fired off his shots at Mayweather during his opening speech....

Jul 11, 2017 2:28 pm

PHOTO | Sage Northcutt looking bigger and more shredded in new post

“Super” Sage Northcutt is looking like he is terrific shape ahead of his fight coming up against John Makdessi. The two are set to meet in the center of the Octagon at UFC 214, which takes place on July 29 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Ahead of his fight, Northcutt posted some photos...

Jul 11, 2017 9:02 am

Max Holloway wants Frankie Edgar, fans want Conor McGregor rematch

Earlier this year, interim UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway stepped into the Octagon with Jose Aldo to fight for the undisputed featherweight championship. After weathering an early storm, Holloway managed to defeat Aldo via 3rd round TKO to cement his place as the king of the UFC’s 145 pound division. Following the fight, all signs...

Jul 10, 2017 1:53 pm

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather skating through fight camp on Sunday Funday

The mega money fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor is less than two months away and the world tour press conference kicks off the first of four stops on Tuesday. However, on Sunday, the undefeated boxing great didn’t let the fight or any promotion get in the way of his family time as he...