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Sep 20, 2015 1:55 pm

‘Strikeforce fighters never got the credit they deserved’

Luke Rockhold’s path to the octagon was anything but easy and short. The California native started his professional mixed martial arts career in 2007 when he fought for the regional “Melee on the Mountain” promotion before graduating to Strikeforce in just two fights. He made his debut on the “Strikeforce: Young Guns II” card which...

Sep 20, 2015 1:30 pm

BJ Penn kicks it with Kimbo Slice at Bellator “DYNAMITE”!

Bellator and GLORY put on one hell of a show with “DYNAMITE” on Saturday evening and the biggest names in mixed martial arts were there live to witness history! Everybody from former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez to UFC lightweight Gilbert Melendez were there live to check out the action. Perhaps there was no better...

Sep 20, 2015 12:34 pm

Gegard Mousasi rocking Armani Exchange before UFC: Japan!

UFC and Reebok’s deal may restrict the fighters from wearing their sponsors to the octagon, but before fight week they are allowed to wear anything they want! Some fighters lost their sponsors due to the fact that they will no longer be able to promote brands on television, but others stuck with their sponsors! UFC...

Sep 20, 2015 12:21 pm

WATCH! “Cowboy” Cerrone looking like a killer ahead of title fight

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone’s path to a shot at the UFC Lightweight Championship was anything but quick and easy. Paul Kelly was Cerrone’s first victim in the octagon way back in 2011 and it wasn’t long before the former WEC fighter accrued an impressive win-streak. After picking wins up against Vagner Rocha, Charles Oliveira, and Dennis...


Sep 20, 2015 11:21 am

Jon Fitch: Nick Diaz’s suspension is unifying the fighters

Nick Diaz’s suspension lit the mixed martial arts community on fire last week when it was announced the Nevada State Athletic Commission would be suspending the UFC fighter for five years. One of Diaz’s post fight drug test came back positive for marijuana and they chose to make an example out of the repeated offender...

Sep 20, 2015 10:48 am

Tito Ortiz addresses retirement talk after tough “DYNAMITE” loss

Tito Ortiz is one of the most decorated fighters to step inside a cage, whether it be the UFC’s octagon or Bellator’s cage. He started his professional fighting career in 1997 and is still receiving opportunities at championship gold in 2015— and it’s not just because of his star-power. Ortiz was riding a two fight...

Sep 20, 2015 10:31 am

Dos Anjos fires back and responds to McGregor’s trash talk

Conor McGregor may have his sights set on Jose Aldo for their bout at UFC 194, but you can be guaranteed the interim champion will continue to talk trash about any fighter that can make him some money! Rafael dos Anjos’ path to championship gold was finally realized in Dallas, Texas at UFC 185 when...

Sep 20, 2015 10:22 am

Tito Ortiz has no excuses for loss in title fight at “DYNAMITE”

Bellator and GLORY showcased the best of their promotions on Saturday night with the spectacle that was “DYNAMITE 1”. Tito Ortiz and Liam Mcgeary headlined the event with a Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship fight. For the first time in nearly nine years, “The People’s Champion” Ortiz had the opportunity to capture gold. Unfortunately for him,...

Sep 20, 2015 8:30 am

WATCH! Phil Davis’ reaction to getting a surprise belt is priceless

In April 2015, Phil Davis made the biggest decision of his career when he jumped ship from the Ultimate Fighting Championship to Bellator. Davis surely made an impact on his first fight with his new company as he won two fights in one night to become the next Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship challenger! Davis didn’t...

Sep 20, 2015 8:29 am

REPLAY! Phil Davis Vs. Francis Carmont (Highlights)

The final of the Bellator ‘Dynamite’ light heavyweight tournament wasn’t really what we were expecting, with ‘King Mo’ getting injured and unable to compete. However we still got an exciting match up between Phil Davis and alternate Francis Carmont. The fight started and they each stayed patient and went through a feeling out process. Then...

Sep 20, 2015 8:28 am

REPLAY! Liam McGeary vs. Tito Ortiz (Highlights)

In the night’s main event, at Bellator ‘Dynamite’, undefeated light heavyweight champion Liam McGeary took on MMA vet Tito Ortiz. Early on it was Tito imposing his gameplan, getting McGeary down to the mat and working some ground and pound. Tito looked to advance his position. McGeary tried for an armbar but Tito managed to...

Sep 20, 2015 8:27 am

REPLAY! Josh Thomson Gets The Finish In Bellator Debut

Former UFC lightweight Josh Thomson pulled off a big win in his Bellator debut. He fought Mike Bronzoulis in front of his home crowd and put on quite the performance. Thomson was clearly the better grappler and was able to get the fight to the ground whenever he wanted to. In the third round he...

Sep 20, 2015 8:24 am

WATCH! Mayweather gets emotional in corner before last round

Floyd Mayweather picked up some criticism for how he fought against Manny Pacquiao in May, but there is no denying his most recent performances were anything short of impressive. He walked into the ring looking to secure another win and walked out with his hand raised without so much of a cut on his face....

Sep 20, 2015 7:35 am

UFC and Bellator fighters react to the return of Fedor Emelianenko

Diehard fans of mixed martial arts who have been dreaming of watching Fedor Emelianenko throw down in the octagon let out a collective groan when it was announced he would be fighting in a new Japan-based promotion on New Years Eve. On the bright side, “The Last Emperor” will be returning to the “Land of...

Sep 20, 2015 7:21 am

Ryan Bader on receiving end of ‘inconvenient’ random drug test

The United States Anti-Doping Agency is doing their part to help the Ultimate Fighting Championship clean up the sport of MMA with random drug testing, and Ryan Bader is their latest victim. After Daniel Cormier won the vacated UFC Light Heavyweight Championship at UFC 187, it was expected that Bader would get the next crack...

Sep 20, 2015 5:59 am

Champion Will Brooks trashes Bellator for poor promotion

It was arguably one of the biggest events in Bellator history on Saturday night when the mixed martial arts promotion and GLORY joined forces for the first “DYNAMITE” event in California. The card featured a slew of matches including one night light heavyweight tournament and a light heavyweight championship bout featuring Liam McGeary and Tito...

Sep 20, 2015 5:02 am

‘I’m going to finish Letourneau just like I finished Esparza and Penne’

UFC 193 will host one of the biggest events in Ultimate Fighting Championship history when Ronda Rousey and Joanna Jedrzejczyk defend their titles in the Etihad Stadium, which can house over 50,000 fans. The event is set to take place in Melbourne, Australia and the strawweight champion will be defending her championship against Valerie Letourneau....

Sep 20, 2015 1:57 am

WATCH! Sorry Seagal — Joe Rogan doesn’t think Aikido is the real deal!

Martial arts legend Steven Seagal claims to have helped train some of mixed martial arts most elite champions on their path to gold. The likes of Anderson Silva and Lyoto Machida have thanked Seagal for help in their post-fight speeches and have been seen training with them in various videos, but fans and fighters alike...

Sep 20, 2015 1:41 am

STATS! Get hyped for Fedor Emelianenko’s return

Fedor Emelianenko will not be fighting in the octagon nor will he be duking it out in the Bellator cage; “The Last Emperor” announced his signing with a new Japanese based promotion on Saturday night during “DYNAMITE”. The Japanese promotion has yet to be named but is run by one of the men behind the...

Sep 20, 2015 1:36 am

WATCH! Cups of urine litter the cage after controversial decision

Judges’ inability to properly score fights usually gets a rise out of the crowd, but this is a completely different level. More often than not, when fans disagree with how the judges scores a fight they simply voice their disproval with a parade of boos or “bull s***” chants. Things were handled a little differently...

Sep 20, 2015 1:33 am

Pool Party! Felice Herrig soaks up the sun with her friends

UFC strawweight Felice Herrig has chosen to take some time off from the octagon after a tough loss to Paige VanZant at “UFC on FOX” in April and the fans should thank her for it! “Lil Bulldog” has been soaking up the rays of the sun with her friends by the pool and they are...

Sep 20, 2015 1:31 am

Berto on Mayweather fight: I should have earned Pacquiao’s payday

Andre Berto and Floyd Mayweather met in the boxing ring earlier this month and sent a handful of fans home disappointed with another decision victory. While Mayweather’s style of fighting may not be the most popular for fans who are hungry for a slugfest, nobody can deny he has mastered the science of landing significant...

Sep 20, 2015 1:31 am

WATCH! Fighter gets brutally KOd, head bounces off mat 3 times

Bellator and GLORY Kickboxing weren’t the only promotions with an exciting show taking place this weekend night! The fighters of Xtreme Fighting Championship International put on one hell of a show and supplied us with one of the most brutal knockouts in recent memory. Guilherme Faria nabbed his fifth victory in a row on Saturday...

Sep 20, 2015 1:25 am

FAIL! GLORY fighter falls trying to flip into ring

There are moments in fighters’ careers that they will always remember. For kickboxers, it could be anything from signing with your first major organization to making your walk down to the ring in your first major fight in front of a major audience. Jose Palacios would like a second chance to make a first impression,...

Sep 20, 2015 1:15 am

GSP runs into Couture and Velasquez backstage at “DYNAMITE”!

Georges St. Pierre stepped down as champion and away from the octagon to help clean the sport of mixed martial arts and it looks like it has paid off. The United States Anti-Doping Agency and the Ultimate Fighting Championship paired up to help clean the sport and it could have been the first step to...

Sep 20, 2015 1:11 am

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone shows off the big guns!

Donald Cerrone has officially signed the dotted line and he will be first in line to challenge Rafael dos Anjos for his UFC Lightweight Championship. The fight goes down in December and will headline winter’s “UFC on FOX 17” card in Orlando, Florida. While Cerrone is no doubt already training for his first UFC title...

Sep 20, 2015 1:00 am

Awkward “trainer” explains how to defend a sucker punch — CRINGEWORTHY!

Cheap shots obviously have no place in mixed martial arts or combat sports in general. Whether it’s a fighter striking his opponent long after the bell sounds or right when the fight starts during a glove touch, the crowd will instantly turn on a fighter throwing a cheap shot. This “trainer” claims to have mastered...