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Apr 9, 2016 8:45 am

VIDEO | BJ Penn talks UFC return on Inside MMA

The UFC world has been anxiously awaiting the return of UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn. Several months ago, Penn announced his intentions to return to the UFC and chase the featherweight championship. ‘The Prodigy’ headed to the JacksonWinkeljohn MMA Academy in Albuquerque New Mexico, and partnered with Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn in order...

Apr 7, 2016 1:16 pm

VIDEO | Urijah Faber thinks Justin Bieber could be a good MMA fighter

Justin Bieber has recently been making headlines surrounding MMA. Being a good friend of Floyd Mayweather Jr., Bieber is a fan of combat sports but recently criticised Nate Diaz after beating Conor McGregor at UFC 196. Diaz and Bieber squashed whatever bad blood they might have had and Urijah Faber says he is glad that...

Apr 5, 2016 1:14 pm

PHOTO | Yoel Romero heads to Albuquerque to train with Jon Jones at JacksonWink MMA

After Yoel Romero’s win over Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza at UFC 194, a simple tweet from a fan likely sparked a new beginning for Romero and former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. Jones replied to a fan tweet that asked, “what do you think about Yoel Romero?” Jones replied that he thought highly of the...

Apr 2, 2016 9:20 am

MMA community reacts to news of Daniel Cormier’s injury

Friday evening news broke that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been injured during training, and would no longer be able to fight Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 197 on April 23rd. Understandably, the MMA community was gutted. Below you can see a compilation of reactions from fighters, and members of...

Mar 29, 2016 2:24 pm

MMA community reacts to Jon Jones’ arrest

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is in trouble with the law once again. However, Jones is claiming this incident is the result of a lying Albuquerque police officer. On Monday, it was revealed in a police officer body cam video that the former champ was given five traffic citations from an Albuquerque police...

Mar 28, 2016 12:34 pm

VIDEO | What would you change about MMA judging?

There are a lot of concerns from fighters, fans, and even UFC President Dana White regarding the judging system in MMA. UFC women’s strawweight Michelle Waterson went around the JacksonWink MMA Academy and spoke with some of her teammates on what they think could be done to improve MMA’s judging system. From the video description:...

Mar 25, 2016 10:29 pm

UFC hoping to bring MMA to the Olympics

While at one point in time MMA was regarded as ‘barbaric’ given the lack of rules, earlier this month New York became the final state to fully legalize MMA. With MMA now legal in all 50 states, the UFC is eyeing the most prestigious platform in all of sports, the Olympic Games. UFC CEO Lorenzo...

Mar 25, 2016 9:05 pm

VIDEO | ‘Moat MMA Fighting’ is the craziest thing you’ll see all day

As if MMA wasn’t dangerous enough, one promotion has decided to put fighters on a platform surrounded by a moat instead of in a cage or in a ring. Check out the fight between Vitail Krat and Andre Dida, the man who sucker punched Chael Sonnen in the back of the head during the TUF...

Mar 25, 2016 1:04 am

VIDEO | 68-year-old MMA fighting grandmother looks to prove age is just a number

This is definitely not something you see on your typical MMA card. 68-year-old Ann Perez de Tejada made her MMA debut in February and has not let the TKO loss against 24-year-old Laura Dettman derail her from future competition (video of their fight above). According to Fox News Latino, Perez is a fourth-degree black belt...

Mar 23, 2016 3:32 pm

VIDEO | Chris Weidman talks MMA in NY, rematch with Luke Rockhold

It was revealed on Tuesday evening that a bill had been passed in New York that moved MMA one step closer to being fully legalized. The bill now moves to the desk of New York governor Andrew Cuomo, who has expressed his interest to sign it in the past. Needless to say, this was a...

Mar 23, 2016 11:43 am

VIDEO | Biggest referee mistakes in MMA

Here is a highlight video of some of the biggest blunders by MMA referees. From illegal strikes to the back of the head that go completely unnoticed to competitors being choked unconscious for an extended period of time, take a look at the video that perhaps should be shown to all referees on what not...

Mar 23, 2016 1:57 am

Thrilled members from the MMA community react to New York’s MMA legalization

Tuesday was a historic day for sports. New York was the last state in the U.S. to have MMA outlawed, and the process to have that changed started on Tuesday when a bill to change the laws and regulate MMA in New York passed with a 113-25 vote. The bill now awaits the governer’s signature...

Mar 22, 2016 8:29 pm

VIDEO | Dave Sholler celebrates legalization of MMA in New York

Early Tuesday afternoon it was revealed that a bill was passed by a New York assembly that moved MMA one step closer towards legalization in New York. While the bill now moves to the desk of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, he has expressed his desire to sign the bill, and make MMA fully legalized...

Mar 22, 2016 4:30 pm

New York assembly passes bill legalizing MMA

News broke early Tuesday afternoon that a New York State Assembly passed a bill that would see MMA legalized in New York. The vote count was 113-25 according to MMAFighting. The bill now moves to the desk of Governor Andrew Cuomo, who will reportedly sign the bill without issues. UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta spoke on...