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Oct 9, 2017 10:01 am

This week with Dr. Pete: Clark Gracie

This week with Dr. Pete – Clark Gracie – BJJ Watch Clark Gracie show one of his famous omoplata set ups and finishes. Clark is the son of 9th degree red belt and undefeated vale tudo and jiu jitsu legend Carley Gracie (carleygracie.com) He is the grandson of Carlos Gracie, the founder of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu....

Sep 26, 2017 11:47 am

Luke Rockhold has a grim outlook on the middleweight title situation

On November 4, in the main event of the absurdly stacked UFC 217, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping will defend his title against returning former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre. The expectation is that the winner of this fight will then battle interim middleweight champion Robert Whittaker to unify the titles. In the opinion of Luke...

Sep 24, 2017 6:02 am

MMA community reacts to Patricky Freire’s controversial decision defeat of Benson Henderson

Last night, Bellator MMA returned to San Jose, California with the stacked Bellator 183. In the card’s main event, we watched former UFC and WEC lightweight champion Benson Henderson collide with long-time Bellator lightweight contender Patricky “Pitbull” Freire. As is so often the case when it comes to Benson Henderson fights, this one was incredibly...

Sep 23, 2017 7:49 am

Pros react to Jessica Andrade’s impressive victory over Claudia Gadelha

Former UFC strawweight title challengers Jessica Andrade and Claudia Gadelha squared off in the co-main event of last night’s UFC Fight Night 117 card in Japan. The scrap ended up stealing the show as Andrade and Gadelha engaged in a bloody war that lasted the full fifteen minutes. Claudia Gadelha got off to a quick...

Sep 17, 2017 12:28 pm

UFC President Dana White was not happy about the Canelo vs. GGG result

UFC President Dana White was not happy when he heard the result of Saturday’s boxing match between Canelo Alvarez and Glennady Golovkin. Dana White was in attendance for the highly anticipated boxing match which took place under the bright lights of T-Mobile Arena. The fight lived up to the hype as Canelo and ‘GGG’ went...

Sep 15, 2017 10:39 am

Total Gross of Mayweather vs McGregor Could Make it the ‘Biggest Event of Its Kind’

Even though the numbers from Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather’s boxing match didn’t reach as high as Dana White predicted, everyone walked away with a ridiculous amount of money. The tattooed Irishman is Vince McMahon-strutting around Ibiza, meanwhile Mayweather is building a strip club empire. The event even broke its first record earlier this month,...

Sep 13, 2017 6:04 am

Valentina Shevchenko issues statement on UFC 215 loss, says she is “very upset”

Last Saturday, in the main event of UFC 215, women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes and challenger Valentina Shevchenko battled for five rounds. In the end, the judges awarded the victory to the champ Nunes by split decision – but that result did not jive with Shevchenko. From the moment the decision was announced, Shevchenko shared...

Sep 10, 2017 7:58 am

UFC 215 post-fight bonus report: four main card fighters snag an extra $50K

Last night, the UFC touched down in the Canadian combat sports mecca of Edmonton, Alberta with the action-packed UFC 215. In the UFC 215 main event, we saw UFC women’s bantamweight queen Amanda Nunes score a razor-close win over surging challenger Valentina Shevchenko. In the co-main event, meanwhile we saw former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos...

Sep 10, 2017 6:29 am

Valentina Shevchenko demands third fight with Amanda Nunes, is considering filing an appeal

Last night, the UFC touched down in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada with UFC 215. When the card’s originally scheduled Demetrious Johnson vs. Ray Borg main event was nixed at the last minute, its Amanda Nunes vs. Valentina Shevchenko co-main event was elevated to the headlining spot. Nunes and Shevchenko’s headlining women’s bantamweight title showdown was an...

Sep 8, 2017 10:17 am

Doo Ho Choi Wants to Return and Fight Jose Aldo

The MMA gods are about to bless us with violence again. Last year, Doo Ho Choi earned a UFC ‘Fight of the Night’ bonus, as well as ESPN’s ‘Fight of the Year’ award, for his war with Cub Swanson. He lost to the top featherweight contender, but it was his first loss since 2010 and...

Sep 7, 2017 5:01 pm

Wild Flyweights Tim Elliott and Justin Scoggins to UFC Winnipeg

Back for the first time since 2015, the UFC will return to Winnipeg to bring the fights to Canada on December 16th. The free card on big FOX doesn’t have much scheduled yet, but it just got a some heat in a flyweight bout. Wildman Tim Elliott will square off with Justin Scoggins in a...

Sep 2, 2017 3:08 pm

UFC Rotterdam Bonus Report

Today’s ‘UFC Fight Night 115’ event in Rotterdam, Netherlands delivered with some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, the UFC handed out three “Performance of the night” awards at this afternoon’s UFC Fight Night 115 post-fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC Fight Night 115’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the...

Aug 28, 2017 9:01 am

Joe Lauzon returns at UFC Fight Night 120 in Norfolk

According to a release from the UFC, all-action lightweight veteran Joe Lauzon will return to the Octagon when the UFC touches down in Norfolk, VA on November 11. His opponent will be a grizzled veteran of a similar vintage – and with a similar propensity for wild fights – Clay “The Carpenter” Guida. Given that...

Aug 6, 2017 12:32 pm

Disappointed Randa Markos calls close Alexa Grasso loss “discouraging sh*t”

Last night, in the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Mexico City, Mexico, Randa Markos attempted to build on the momentum of a career-best defeat of former strawweight champion Carla Esparza with a win over highly regarded Mexican prospect Alexa Grasso. Though Markos was forced to take Grasso on in her home country,...

Jul 30, 2017 8:55 am

Alexander Gustafsson sent Jon Jones a message following UFC 214

Jon Jones became the first man to finish Daniel Cormier at last night’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, reclaiming his UFC light heavyweight title in the process. Jones and Cormier went back and forth during the opening two rounds of their highly anticipated UFC 214 main event scrap, with many fans and analysts scoring the...

Jul 23, 2017 4:18 pm

Jimmie Rivera sounds off on Dominick Cruz: Defend your spot or get out of the way

Last night, in the first bout of the UFC Long Island main card, streaking bantamweight contender Jimmie Rivera stepped into the cage with venomous Brazilian striker Thomas Almeida. After three fun rounds of fighting, Rivera was awarded a unanimous decision win. With this outcome, he improved to an incredible 21-1, and further cemented himself as...

Jul 20, 2017 11:12 am

Demetrious Johnson not happy regarding lack of ESPY speech

This year, UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson won the ESPY award for Fighter of the Year after successfully defending his flyweight championship against Henry Cejudo at UFC 197, and against Tim Elliot at the TUF 24 Finale. Unfortunately for Demetrious Johnson, who beat out UFC superstar Conor McGregor, and boxers Gennady Golovkin, Terence Crawford, and...

Jul 16, 2017 4:48 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping roasts Team Alpha Male following UFC Glasgow

Team Alpha Male product Cynthia Calvillo took on Joanne Calderwood in the co-main event of today’s UFC fight night card in Glasgow, Scotland. The scrap between Calvillo and Calderwood went the full fifteen minutes and in the end the judges sided with Cynthia who was awarded the unanimous decision victory. Following the conclusion of UFC...

Jul 13, 2017 7:39 am

Sorry Conor McGregor, Demetrious Johnson wins the ESPY for “Fighter of the Year”

Though Conor McGregor is dominating combat sports headlines in the buildup to his blockbuster boxing match with undefeated legend Floyd Mayweather Jr., he came up short in his bid for the ESPY for Fighter of the Year. Though he won the award last year, this year, the honor goes to UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson....

Jul 11, 2017 1:25 pm

TUF 25 salary report: Justin Gaethje tops payroll in UFC debut

This past Friday in Las Vegas, fight fans tuned in to an action packed night of fights in Las Vegas for the ‘Ultimate Fighter: Redemption’ Finale, where TUF 25’s Jesse Taylor was crowned the winner of TUF nine years after earning his way to the Finale for the first time. In addition, the main event...

Jul 5, 2017 9:00 am

Holly Holm weighs-in on Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

To date, Holly Holm remains the only fighter, male or female, to fine both a boxing world championship, as well as an MMA world championship. Holm was awarded a Guinness World Record for the accomplishment back in 2016 after her defeat of Ronda Rousey to capture the women’s bantamweight title. This of course arguably makes...

Jul 2, 2017 11:22 am

Fighters react to Manny Pacquio’s controversial loss to Jeff Horn

Fighters react to Manny Pacquio’s controversial loss to Jeff Horn Manny Pacquiao (58-7-2) lost his WBO welterweight title to Jeff Horn (17-0-1) last night in Brisbane, Australia. The bout was scored 117-111, 115-113, and 115-113 all in favor of Jeff Horn, who statistically landed far fewer punches than Pacquiao. The judges scoring fell under instant...

Jun 28, 2017 8:38 am

UFC Fight Night Oklahoma City salary report

This Sunday, fight fans tuned in to an action packed night of fights in Oklahoma City, headlined by a highly anticipated grudge match between two of the lightweight division’s most promising fighters. When Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee fought however, it was a rather controversial affair, which many felt didn’t do the matchup justice. Ultimately,...

Jun 25, 2017 10:21 am

Wanderlei Silva releases a statement following loss to Chael Sonnen

Wanderlei Silva releases a statement following loss to Chael Sonnen Mixed martial arts legend Wanderlei Silva returned to the cage for the first time in four years last night at Madison Square Garden where he took on bitter rival Chael Sonnen in the evenings main event. Unfortunately for fans of “The Axe Murderer”, Sonnen was...