25460 Search Results for mma

Feb 8, 2017 7:53 am

EXCLUSIVE | Tim Boetsch makes his picks for Bisping vs. Romero, Weidman vs. Mousasi

This Saturday, on the main card of UFC 208, Tim Boetsch will take on the incredibly dangerous Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza. If he’s able to spring the upset against this highly regarded foe, he will find himself in the top-end of the middleweight rankings, where fights with foes like Chris Weidman, Gegard Mousasi, Yoel Romero, and...

Feb 8, 2017 7:28 am

Odds! Stipe Miocic opens as big favorite over JDS ahead of title rematch

After several previous reports, the UFC has officially announced that heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic will next defend his title against Junior Dos Santos. The pair will duke it out in the main event of UFC 211, which is scheduled for May 13 in Dallas, Texas. Miocic and Dos Santos, of course, are quite familiar with...

Feb 8, 2017 5:54 am

EXCLUSIVE | Tim Boetsch on Jacare fight: I have a distinct striking advantage

This weekend, on the main card of UFC 208, Tim Boetsch will face one of the biggest tests of his long career in Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza. Given that Jacare stands out as one of the middleweight division’s top contenders, and Boetsch currently sits on the fringes of the divisional top-15, the announcement of this fight...

Feb 7, 2017 12:55 pm

Nate Diaz sharpening his boxing with Amir Khan and Andre Ward

Nate Diaz may still be laughing at Dana White’s latest fight offer but that isn’t stopping the Stockton native from getting his training rounds in. Diaz recently posted a photo with boxing superstar Amir Khan at Khan’s boxing club in San Francisco. Diaz said in his caption, “Here with @amirkingkhan at @andresogward and #virgilhuntergym in...

Feb 7, 2017 12:55 pm

All signs point to this being Sage Northcutt’s girlfriend

As “Super” Sage Northcutt looks to get back to pick up more wins in the lightweight division, it appears that the popular fighter has found a girl to keep him company in his journey in the UFC. On Sunday, Northcutt posted a photo with Erin Slattery, who is tagged in his Super Bowl photo. Northcutt...

Feb 7, 2017 12:54 pm

VIDEO | Full episode of GGN News with Nick Diaz and Snoop Dogg

If you enjoyed the preview of GGN News with Snoop Dogg featuring Stockton scrapper Nick Diaz, you are in luck as the full episode was recently released on YouTube. Both Snoop and Nick are known for their advocacy of marijuana and it definitely shows as they have a huge bag of what surely appears to...

Feb 7, 2017 12:09 pm

Frankie Edgar weighs-in on UFC’s string of interim titles

Recently, the UFC brass has received some mixed reactions from fans regarding interim titles. Over the course of the last year, the UFC has put on several interim title fights where some fans feel they were unnecessary. At UFC 197 in April of 2016, UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones stepped into the Octagon...

Feb 7, 2017 11:34 am

Michael “Venom” Page roasts Paul Daley on social media

In July of 2016, British striker Michael “Venom” Page picked up an incredible flying knee knockout over Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos. Some six months later Paul Daley, another talented British striker, levelled Brennan Ward with a similar flying knee knockout. Having dazzled with these flying knee knockouts, it now sounds like Page and Daley will be...

Feb 7, 2017 11:05 am

UFC Houston medical suspensions

This past weekend, fight fans tuned in for an action packed night of fights capped off by the triumphant return of The Korean Zombie Chan Sung Jung as he knocked out Dennis Bermudez in the very first round. In the co-main event, ‘The Ultimate Fighter: Season 20’ alum Felice Herrig stepped into the Octagon for...

Feb 7, 2017 10:50 am

Ahead of Anthony Johnson rematch, Daniel Cormier ‘loves the doubt’

On April 8th, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will step into the Octagon to fight light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson in a highly anticipated rematch between two light heavyweight superstars. In the pair’s first meeting Cormier secured the vacant light heavyweight title as he submitted Johnson in the third round. Ahead of his Anthony...

Feb 7, 2017 10:31 am

Ahead of UFC 208, Holly Holm determined not to be defined by single Ronda Rousey win

In November of 2015, a largely unheralded Holly Holm shocked the world by clubbing the seemingly unbeatable Ronda Rousey with a second-round head-kick. This massive upset win immediately changed the landscape of the women’s bantamweight division, and really, the landscape of the sport of MMA as a whole. Since this career-changing knockout of Rousey, however,...

Feb 7, 2017 9:41 am

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza trashes Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping

This weekend, on the main card of UFC 208, middleweight star Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza will take on the ever-dangerous Tim Boetsch. Given that Jacare is one of the top contenders in the middleweight division, and Boetsch is on the very fringes of the divisional top-15, the announcement of this matchup was initially a bit of...

Feb 7, 2017 9:16 am

Anderson Silva once again calls for Conor McGregor superfight

While former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva is currently slated to fight top ranked middleweight Derek Brunson this Saturday in New York at UFC 208, the middleweight kingpin couldn’t help but bring up the possibility of a Conor McGregor superfight during a recent interview. “I have a lot of respect for Conor McGregor...

Feb 7, 2017 8:59 am

Frankie Edgar wants new UFC contract, fights with Lamas, Holloway

In November of 2016, on the main card of UFC 205, Frankie Edgar defeated Jeremy Stephens by unanimous decision. This victory marked the second last obligation on Edgar’s current UFC contract. With one fight now remaining on his current UFC deal, the former lightweight champ and two-time featherweight title challenger is now looking to the future....

Feb 7, 2017 8:19 am

Street Fighter wants to reward Angela Hill for her Sagat weigh-in outfit

Last weekend, on the main card of the UFC’s latest trip to Houston, strawweight striker Angela Hill returned to the UFC after a short stint in the Invicta FC cage. She made this return against streaking contender Jessica Andrade. Though Hill put up a valiant effort in this comeback fight, she ultimately came up short,...

Feb 7, 2017 6:55 am

Daniel Cormier to Anthony “Rumble” Johnson: you ain’t knocking me out!

On April 8, the UFC will touch down in Buffalo, New York with UFC 210. The card will be headlined by a light heavyweight title rematch between champion Daniel Cormier and challenger Anthony “Rumble” Johnson, who were originally expected to fight at UFC 206 in December. In advance of this fight, Rumble has assured that...

Feb 7, 2017 6:22 am

Former two-division WSOF champ David Branch is officially a free agent

Having completed the last fight of his latest contract with World Series of Fighting, David Branch is now a free agent. Branch, who held both the promotion’s middleweight and light heavyweight titles, confirmed his free agency on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour. “I’m definitely a free agent now, I’m officially a free agent,” he...

Feb 7, 2017 5:52 am

New women’s featherweight division will not coax Miesha Tate out of retirement

In November of 2016, on the main card of the landmark UFC 205, former women’s bantamweight champion and veritable WMMA pioneer Miesha Tate gave up a decision to Raquel Pennington. Without any intention of taking away from Pennington’s win, it’s safe to say that the version of Tate we watched that night was far from...

Feb 6, 2017 1:00 pm

Conor McGregor says he would fight Anderson Silva, Georges St-Pierre and Tyron Woodley

Who wants to see Conor McGregor take on Anderson Silva in the Octagon? The former UFC middleweight kingpin has recently been talking about his desire to fight the Irish superstar simply because he wants to test his own skills as a martial artist. “I’d like to test myself against Conor because he’s an interesting martial...

Feb 6, 2017 12:40 pm

Daniel Cormier: Unless McGregor is on the card, Jones rematch will be PPV main event

When Jon Jones withdrew from his scheduled UFC 200 main event title fight with Daniel Cormier, UFC President Dana White assured that he would never trust him with headlining honors again. And while White has certainly gone back on similar assurances in the past, it’s easy to see him sticking with this one, given Jones’...

Feb 6, 2017 12:13 pm

One Championship fighter Casey Suire passes away after tragic accident in Bali

Tragic news hit the MMA community on Sunday when news broke that 40-year-old, One Championship fighter Casey Suire passed away after being involved in a tragic accident in Bali, Indonesia. One Championship CEO Victor Cui released the following statement, which was posted on the ONE Championship Facebook Page: A message from our CEO Victor Cui:...

Feb 6, 2017 11:48 am

Despite multiple fight offers, Demian Maia will wait “no matter what” for next title shot

In November of 2016, Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson battled for the UFC welterweight title. The winner was then expected to defend the title against streaking welterweight contender Demian Maia sometime in the new year. Unfortunately for Maia, who is arguably the best grappler in MMA, Woodley and Thompson fought to a frequently-debated majority draw....

Feb 6, 2017 11:30 am

Trio of commentators set for UFC 208 PPV event now without Mike Goldberg

With Mike Goldberg no longer a part of the UFC commentating team, Joe Rogan will have some different company for the UFC 208 pay-per-view event taking place on February 11, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Goldberg commentated his last UFC event with Rogan at UFC 207 in December where Amanda Nunes beat...

Feb 6, 2017 10:29 am

Stipe Miocic vs. Junior Dos Santos 2 confirmed for UFC 211

Late last month, reports began to surface that Stipe Miocic would next defend the UFC heavyweight title against an old foe in Junior Dos Santos, who he lost to back in December of 2014. Now, the ever-reliable Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting.com has confirmed these previous reports. The two heavyweights will do battle for gold at...

Feb 6, 2017 9:56 am

Dennis Bermudez feels fight with Chan Sung Jung was stopped ‘a little bit early’

After a three-and-a-half-year layoff from fighting, Chan Sung Jung did not skip a beat in his return to the Octagon on Saturday. Unranked after the long layoff with doing his mandatory military service for South Korea, Jung took on Dennis Bermudez, who stepped into the Octagon ranked #9 in the official UFC featherweight rankings. “The...