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Aug 30, 2017 11:08 am

Coach claims Jose Aldo’s days in MMA are numbered

Over the last few months, a seemingly endless list of MMA fighters have expressed interest in testing their hands in the professional boxing ring. Fighters from Stipe Miocic to Jimi Manuwa to Artem Lobov to Anderson Silva have all done so, and now, Jose Aldo is doing the same. Aldo, of course, has shared interest...

Aug 29, 2017 9:18 am

Showtime to Air New ‘Tough Guys’ Documentary on Early Days of MMA

MMA has experienced a growth over the years that has been meteoric. The sport reached such a fever pitch, that the UFC was able to sell for over $4 billion. Whether you are new or even an old fan, it’s hard to believe mixed martial arts once struggled to try and get on pay-per-view. The...

Aug 26, 2017 10:23 pm

MMA Fighters react to tonight’s Mayweather vs. McGregor result

Current UFC lightweight champion of the world Conor McGregor took his talents to the squared circle tonight in Las Vegas where he battled undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather at T-Mobile Arena. After a very few competitive rounds, Floyd Mayweather was able to pull away and finish Conor McGregor in round ten. Here is how MMA...

Aug 24, 2017 9:13 am

MMA Legend Bas Rutten Predicts McGregor Upsets Mayweather

Bas Rutten is like that really cool uncle of MMA. He’s been everywhere, he’s done everything, and when you catch up with them, rest assured it’s going to be a blast and he’s going to have an awesome story to tell you. With Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather fighting in mere days, the guys over...

Aug 24, 2017 6:52 am

Conor McGregor hints at plans for future boxing-MMA hybrid sport

This Saturday, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will take his first steps into the professional boxing arena. His opponent for this boxing debut will be Floyd Mayweather, the greatest boxer of this generation and one of the greatest ever period. Win or lose, McGregor will make more money for this blockbuster battle than he ever...

Aug 22, 2017 9:15 pm

Teammate on Jon Jones failed USADA test: “This is a set up, straight up!”

Terrible news struck the mixed martial arts world earlier this evening when TMZ Sports reported that current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones had been flagged by USADA for a potential anti-doping violation. That news was later confirmed UFC officials, which prompted the promotions president to issue a statement of his own. (Read that...

Aug 22, 2017 6:17 pm

MMA community reacts to news of Jon Jones’ failed drug test

It sucks, but it’s true. Jon Jones failed a drug test in the buildup to UFC 214, and all signs point to his being stripped of the UFC light heavyweight title in the coming hours. “The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Jon Jones of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation...

Aug 21, 2017 11:41 am

NAC director Bob Bennett updates on possible future boxing-MMA crossover fights

This Saturday, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will battle undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr., and it’s all anybody can talk about. The fight is expected to shatter all combat sports pay-per-view records, and go down as one of the most lucrative events in combat sports history. Given this, it’s hard not to wonder about...

Aug 16, 2017 11:05 am

Floyd Mayweather Talks Bets With Jimmy Kimmel and Teases MMA Fight with Conor McGregor

As the spectacle of Conor McGregor boxing Floyd Mayweather draws near, the media parade heats up. Mayweather is fresh from his appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live to talk about the fight and said some interesting things. Despite talks of the fight not selling as well as people thought, Mayweather says it’s on track to beat...

Aug 15, 2017 5:11 pm

IMMAF Wants MMA in the Olympics by 2028

The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation wants to push and develop MMA as a sport all across the world. While most of us may still look at cage fighting as some sort of niche and bizarre spectacle, the IMMAF pictures a future where MMA is looked at as a legit sport. The UFC has tried to...

Aug 15, 2017 2:31 pm

Josh Thomson makes MMA history with commission ruling of controversial fight result

A first in MMA history was made today after the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) had a hearing with MMA veteran Josh Thomson. Thomson met with the commission on Tuesday regarding his controversial loss, which took place back in February against Patricky “Pitbull” Freire. Freire won by KO in the second round moments after an...

Aug 13, 2017 6:02 am

VIDEO | Is this the worst MMA referee of all time?

Wild R2 between Marcio Lyoto and Fabio Aguiar. Ref completely ignores illegal strikes, then follows up w/ non-stoppage at the end of the rd. pic.twitter.com/CEVrhoeuYb — caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) August 13, 2017 One of the most common and dangerous problems in mixed martial arts is poor officiating. For every good referee – such Big John McCarthy...

Aug 2, 2017 10:05 am

Chael Sonnen says he’ll probably battle another MMA legend in his next fight

Though he is no longer the UFC superstar he once was, Chael Sonnen has carved out some real success under the Bellator MMA banner. His first fight, of course, was a disappointing loss to the retiring legend Tito Ortiz. In his next fight, however, he rebounded with a dominant decision win over long-time rival and...

Jul 26, 2017 12:12 pm

ABC approves 4 new weight classes for MMA

Wednesday morning, surprising news surfaced that the Association of Boxing Commissions had unanimously approved the introduction of four new weight classes to Mixed Martial Arts. In addition to the nine weight classes that were already sanctioned, there are now four new weight classes being added to the mix! 165 pound super lightweight division 175 pound...

Jul 22, 2017 12:46 pm

VIDEO | Controversial kick in MMA fight leads to massive in-ring brawl in Serbia

The main event of ‘Megdan Fighting’ in Serbia this year resulted in an extremely unexpected ending as Vaso Bakocevic capitalized on his opponent’s slip and landed a brutal soccer kick that put the previously undefeated Stefan Zviljer to sleep. As the referee rushed in to stop the fight, Bakocevic landed some clean ground and pound...

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 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 17, 2017 2:06 pm

Report: MMA fighter dies after collapsing backstage following TKO loss in Kentucky

Horrible news struck the MMA community over the weekend as reports surfaced that a fighter died in Kentucky following an amateur bout. 37-year-old Donshay White was pronounced dead on Saturday after he was taken to a hospital after collapsing backstage following his fight against Ricky Muse at the Hardrock MMA 90 event. White suffered a...

Jul 13, 2017 8:53 am

MMA community reacts to Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor stop in Toronto

Wednesday in Toronto, Canada, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and undefeated prizefighter Floyd Mayweather appeared onstage together for the second time following the first press conference stop in Los Angeles on Tuesday. The Toronto stop was a much more intense one, with McGregor seemingly getting the feel for the boxing style press conference after admittedly...

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 11, 2017 8:33 am

MMA community reacts to Gegard Mousasi signing with Bellator

Monday afternoon, the MMA community was shocked to learn that top ranked UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi had signed with Bellator MMA after being unable to reach a deal with the UFC. Mousasi broke the news, which immediately hit social media, setting off a chain of reactions from members in the MMA community. Mousasi was of...

Jul 9, 2017 9:01 am

MMA community reacts to Robert Whittaker’s defeat of Yoel Romero

Last night, in the main event of UFC 213, Australia’s Robert Whittaker collided with Cuba’s Yoel Romero in an interim middleweight title fight. While Romero started strong, Whittaker stole the momentum in round three, and battered his foe to an impressive, unanimous decision win. With this result, Whittaker becomes the UFC interim middleweight champion. He is...