22423 Search Results for mmA

Jun 9, 2016 10:09 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan reacts to Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor II

During the UFC 199 broadcast this past weekend, the UFC finally announced the date for the Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz rematch would take place at UFC 202 on August 20th in Las Vegas. Immediately the MMA world went wild with reactions about the fight. UFC commentator Joe Rogan wasted no time in discussing the...

Jun 9, 2016 9:52 am

Here’s how Kimbo Slice wanted to be remembered

Earlier this month, tragic news emerged that famed YouTube brawler and Mixed Martial Artist Kimbo Slice had passed away from heart failure in Florida at the age of 42. Understandably, the combat sports community was devastated about the loss of Slice, and many members of the MMA community began paying tribute to Slice. Interestingly, an...

Jun 9, 2016 9:26 am

Cody Garbrandt blasts Dominick Cruz

This past weekend at UFC 199, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber had their highly anticipated trilogy fight nearly a decade after their first meeting in the WEC banner. Cruz ended up dominating the fight from start to finish, securing numerous takedowns, and even dropping Faber several times. After the fight Faber revealed that while he...

Jun 9, 2016 9:07 am

Dan Henderson reportedly wants rematch with Michael Bisping

At UFC 199, Michael Bisping stepped in to fight then-UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold on short notice after Chris Weidman pulled out of the fight with a neck injury just 2-weeks before fight night. Bisping went out and won the fight in the very first round to claim the middleweight championship. Earlier on the card,...


Jun 9, 2016 8:41 am

Chris Weidman undergoes successful neck surgery

Good news for former middleweight champion Chris Weidman! After being forced to withdraw from his UFC 199 rematch with Luke Rockhold just two weeks before fight-night, Weidman has now undergone successful neck surgery and is resting at home. MMAFighting broke the news, which revealed that Weidman will begin physical therapy and strength training on Thursday,...

Jun 9, 2016 8:24 am

Michael Bisping shuts down Luke Rockhold: Go earn a rematch

At UFC 199, Michael Bisping finally got his UFC title shot after nearly a decade in the promotion. Bisping capitalized on the opportunity, despite stepping in on just 2 weeks notice, and knocked out middleweight champion Luke Rockhold in the very first round. With both men at one win each, Rockhold believes that an immediate...

Jun 9, 2016 8:13 am

Mark Hunt reacts to Brock Lesnar’s USADA exemption

It’s been nearly a week since it was revealed that former UFC champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to the Octagon at UFC 200. Since then, it has also been revealed that Lesnar will be fighting fan-favorite heavyweight Mark Hunt, and that he has been granted an exemption from USADA random drug testing. Ahead of...

Jun 9, 2016 3:05 am

VIDEO | Robbie Lawler says he would have taken Conor McGregor’s soul if they fought

LIVE talking UFC 201 in Atlanta with Robbie Lawler and Tyron W… Atlanta UFC fans – WHO'S READY FOR UFC 201? Sports Director Zach Klein is LIVE right now with the champ Robbie Lawler and the challenger Tyron "The Chosen One" Woodley talking about their upcoming welterweight title fight Posted by WSB-TV on Wednesday, June...

Jun 8, 2016 4:10 pm

VIDEO | Controversial sparring session between Muay Thai champ and Sage Northcutt

Wednesday afternoon Muay Thai champion Ilya Grad posted on his Instagram about a recent training session he had with UFC welterweight star Sage Northcutt ahead of Northcutt’s UFC 200 fight. The recollection was not a good one, with Grad describing issues with Northcutt’s father, who is also his coach. Grad explained that Northcutt’s father accused...

Jun 8, 2016 3:13 pm

Frank Mir gives his prediction for Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt

This past weekend it was revealed during the UFC 199 broadcast that Brock Lesnar would be returning to the UFC to fight Mark Hunt in the co-main event of UFC 200 on July 9th. The fight will be Lesnar’s first in nearly 5 years, and while there are many who believe Lesnar will make a...

Jun 8, 2016 3:07 pm

Conor McGregor ranked on ‘Forbes 100 highest paid athletes’ list

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor never shies away from showing off the ‘fruits of his labor’ on social media, in the form of designer clothes, luxury vehicles, and expensive shopping sprees. The featherweight champion banked his largest payday earlier this year when he fought Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 196 at welterweight....

Jun 8, 2016 1:22 pm

VIDEO | Ken Shamrock says Kimbo Slice never got the respect he deserved

The news of Kevin Ferguson’s death caught everyone off guard. Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice was just 42-years-old and had a scheduled Bellator MMA bout with James Thompson set for July. Ferguson’s past Bellator MMA opponent Ken Shamrock spoke with TMZ on the untimely death of the brawling Interset sensation turned MMA star. Shamrock...

Jun 8, 2016 12:52 pm

Brock Lesnar comments on Conor McGregor’s rise in the UFC

According to most reports, Brock Lesnar is still the king of UFC pay-per-view. Most reports indicate that UFC 100, which was headlined by Brock Lesnar vs. Frank Mir in their rematch, came in at 1.6 million buys. However, Conor McGregor claims to hold the records for PPV, Gate, TV, Fightpass, Embedded record, as well as...

Jun 8, 2016 11:52 am

Muay Thai champion brought to help train Sage Northcutt, leaves in disgust

Sage Northcutt is set to fight at UFC 200 against Enrique Marin. Northcutt will step into the Octagon for the first time since being handed his only professional loss, where he was submitted by Bryan Barberena back in January. Israeli Muay Thai champion Ilya Grad was brought in to help train with Northcutt for his...

Jun 8, 2016 10:47 am

VIDEO | Mark Hunt: ‘In case Brock Lesnar forgot, I’m the king’

in case brock forgot, i'm the king.thanks to One Island for making this Posted by Mark "Super Samoan" Hunt on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is set to return to the Octagon at UFC 200 against the powerful striker Mark Hunt. Hunt took to Facebook to send Brock a little...

Jun 8, 2016 10:20 am

Ariel Helwani disputes Joe Rogan’s explanation of the UFC vs. Helwani

MMA journalist Ariel Helwani made the headlines himself after he made it known that he was kicked out of UFC 199 and “banned for life” after breaking the news of Brock Lesnar’s return at UFC 200 before the promotion could make their big announcement. UFC color commentator Joe Rogan reacted to the news of the...

Jun 8, 2016 10:13 am

Anthony Pettis planning drop to featherweight

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis has gone through a rough patch in the Octagon. After losing his UFC lightweight championship to Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 185, Pettis dropped back to back decisions to Eddie Alvarez and most recently Edson Barboza. Given the 3-fight losing streak, Pettis feels as though it’s time for...

Jun 8, 2016 9:58 am

Junior dos Santos sounds off on Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt

The MMA world was taken by surprise during the UFC 199 broadcast when it was revealed that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to the Octagon for a fight at UFC 200. After a brief period of uncertainty, it was revealed that Lesnar would be fighting fan-favorite heavyweight Mark Hunt in a...

Jun 8, 2016 9:17 am

Fedor Emelianenko comments on the return of Brock Lesnar

When it was announced that Brock Lesnar would be returning to MMA for UFC 200, no opponent was immediately listed for the bout, however it was revealed that Lesnar’s fight would be the co-main event of UFC 200. Given that no opponent was listed, and that Lesnar’s fight was listed as the co-main event, many...

Jun 8, 2016 8:54 am

Wanderlei Silva pays tribute to Kimbo Slice, sheds light on brain trauma

Tragic news surfaced earlier this week that YouTube star and MMA fighter Kimbo Slice had passed away from heart failure in Florida. Unbeknownst to the MMA community, Slice had been hospitalized since June 3rd, at which point he learned that he had a mass on his liver, and would need a heart transplant. Since his...

Jun 8, 2016 8:37 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping bashes Luke Rockhold, talks retirement

This past weekend at UFC 199, Michael Bisping defeated Luke Rockhold and claimed the middleweight championship with a 1st round knockout. At the post-fight press conference after the bout, the pair continued their heated rivalry as Rockhold threatened to kill Bisping. In the wake of the action packed event, Bisping spoke to TMZ to discuss...

Jun 8, 2016 1:54 am

Brock Lesnar waived from mandatory four-month USADA drug testing

A lot has changed in the UFC since Brock Lesnar last fought at UFC 141 back in 2011. For one, the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) in now a part of the UFC Anti-Doping Policy for competition. For eligibility to compete, fighters must notify the UFC of their intent to fight four months ahead of...

Jun 8, 2016 1:25 am

Medical Examiner reveals why no autopsy needed in death of Kimbo Slice

People are still stunned that Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice had died at the age of 42 on Monday. The backyard Internet fighting sensation turned professional MMA star was admitted to a hospital on June 3, suffering from nausea, shortness of breath, and severe abdominal pain, according to a report from the Sun...

Jun 7, 2016 7:27 pm

Dada5000 pays tribute to Kimbo Slice

Back in February, Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 fought under the Bellator MMA banner at Bellator 149. The bout was a highly anticipated matchup between two men who earned their stripes through bareknuckle boxing. Leading up to the fight there was no shortage of trash talk between the two enemies. While their fight ended up...

Jun 7, 2016 3:54 pm

Nate Diaz gets into “huge fight” with Clay Guida and his team at UFC 199

UFC 199 was a major night for not only fights, but news regarding upcoming UFC events as well. In addition to Michael Bisping knocking out Luke Rockhold, and Dominick Cruz dominating Urijah Faber, it was announced that Brock Lesnar would be returning at UFC 200, and Diaz vs. McGregor II would go down at UFC...

Jun 7, 2016 2:47 pm

New details emerge regarding Kimbo Slice’s death

Monday night, tragedy struck the MMA community as it was revealed that YouTube sensation and Bellator MMA fighter Kimbo Slice had passed away at the age of 42. While no cause of death was immediately given, a followup report emerged revealing that the preliminary cause of death was listed as heart failure. Now, according to...

Jun 7, 2016 2:23 pm

PHOTO | Jose Aldo reacts to injury rumors

Tuesday morning the MMA world was caught off guard as rumors began surfacing that former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo had injured himself in training, and would be unable to compete in his scheduled UFC 200 matchup against Frankie Edgar for the interim featherweight championship on July 9th. Following the rumors, updates then began emerging...