247 Search Results for grudge

Dec 28, 2016 10:15 am

Mike Goldberg will reportedly make last broadcasting appearance at UFC 207

After a period of speculation following reports that the UFC was looking to replace the ‘hype master’ style of commentary delivered by Mike Goldberg and Joe Rogan, reports are now surfacing that longtime UFC commentator Mike Goldberg will be making his last broadcasting appearance with the UFC this Friday at UFC 207. UFC President Dana...

Dec 28, 2016 8:29 am

TJ Dillashaw wonders if involvement with Union will come back to haunt him

Earlier this month, former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw was one of several high-profile UFC fighters who emerged as part of the MMA Athletes Association. In addition to Dillashaw, former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre, former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, and top ranked fighters Donald Cerrone and Tim Kennedy all announced their involvement. Leading...

Dec 23, 2016 11:55 pm

Dominick Cruz taunts “ignorant” Cody Garbrandt

In just under one week, UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will step into the Octagon against #8 ranked bantamweight Cody Garbrandt in a highly anticipated grudge match for the bantamweight title. While Garbrandt is entering the fight undefeated, on a 10 fight win streak that has seen him go 5-0 inside the Octagon, the champ...

Nov 8, 2016 2:36 pm

Dana White weighs-in on effects of Jon Jones taking time off

While former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones is widely believed to be the pound for pound kingpin in MMA, Jones has fought just once in nearly two years. After defeating Daniel Cormier in a highly anticipated grudge match in January of 2015, Jones was booked to defend his title against Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson later...

Oct 25, 2016 6:42 am

Cody Garbrandt Continues War of Words with “Little B*tch” Dominick Cruz

Yesterday afternoon, a long-rumored bantamweight title bout between champion Dominick Cruz and challenger Cody Garbrandt was made official. This hotly-anticipated showdown will serve as the main event of UFC 207, which will occur on December 30 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Garbrandt, of course, was not the only choice for the next crack at Cruz’s title....

Oct 19, 2016 2:49 pm

Gegard Mousasi calls out recently reinstated Nick Diaz

Coming off one of the biggest wins of his UFC career, Gegard Mousasi made an unusual request for his next fight following his second round TKO of Vitor Belfort at UFC 204. Mousasi, in the most polite way possible, called out former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz, who was recently reinstated after a lengthy USADA...

Oct 16, 2016 10:04 am

VIDEO | Check Out this Innovative Workout From Raquel Pennington and Tecia Torres

Partner Workout of the Day #wmma #ufc #teamrocky #teamtiny #strength #conditioning #sexymexy #latinas #girlswholift #kisses #fitness #muscles @jonathan_rayray @raquel_pennington @calibernutritionllc ‍‍‍ A video posted by Tecia Torres (@teciatorres) on Oct 13, 2016 at 12:28pm PDT On November 12, the UFC will make its long-awaited debut in New York City with UFC 205. To celebrate its...

Oct 12, 2016 9:01 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez Warming Up in the Same Locker Room

On November 12, in the main event of the historic UFC 205, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will challenge Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight title. If he wins, he’ll become the first fighter in UFC history to hold two titles simultaneously. Given that McGregor is one of the most iconic trash talkers in MMA history,...

Oct 12, 2016 7:40 am

Dan Henderson’s Top 5 Career Moments

Last Saturday, in the main event of UFC 204, a 46-year-old Dan Henderson fought the final fight of his MMA career. He did so against an old nemesis in Michael Bisping, with the UFC middleweight crown on the line. Despite a spirited effort, Henderson would come up short on the scorecards, failing to win the belt...

Oct 10, 2016 5:09 pm

Bellator president targeting Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva for summer event

Bellator president Scott Coker is looking to put on a grudge match that’s been years in the making. Ever since Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva coached opposite each other on The Ultimate Fighter back in 2013, the two have never had the chance to settle the score in the ring. After a series of blunders...

Oct 9, 2016 3:52 pm

PHOTO | Cody Garbrandt sends Dominick Cruz an image of how he will look following their fight

It’s no secret that UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and surging contender Cody Garbrandt don’t like each other. The two 135-pound fighters have been trading verbal shots for months – so much so, in fact, that it is starting to look like contenders such as TJ Dillashaw, Bryan Caraway and Jimmie Rivera will be skipped over to book the Cruz...

Oct 7, 2016 8:38 am

Will Brooks explains why he thinks Alex Oliveira purposely missed weight

Earlier this month, former Bellator MMA champion Will Brooks stepped into the Octagon in the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Portland’ to square off with Alex ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira in Oliveira’s lightweight debut. The prior day, Oliveira came in five pounds over the lightweight limit of 156 pounds for a non-title fight, forfeiting 20% of...

Oct 5, 2016 2:55 pm

EXCLUSIVE | “Felony” Charles Bennett Discusses His Renewed Beef with Wanderlei Silva

One of the biggest storylines to emerge from Rizin Fighting Federation’s latest card, which went down on September 25 in Saitama, Japan, was the reemergence of an age-old beef between “Felony” Charles Bennett and the much larger Wanderlei Silva. Bennett and Silva’s beef stems from an infamous 2005 locker room brawl. Footage of this brawl,...

Oct 1, 2016 8:32 am

Mark Henry apologizes to Conor McGregor & John Kavanagh for trash talk

With Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez currently slated to fight in the main event of UFC 205 in New York on November 12th, it’s understandable that the pair have begun to engage in heated verbal exchanges, with insults being lobbed between both men. It came as a surprise to many however, when Alvarez’ coach, Mark...

Sep 21, 2016 7:28 am

Cody Garbrandt Says He’ll Have the Belt by 2017

Over the last few weeks, there’s been plenty of discussion as to who should get the next crack at Dominick Cruz’s UFC bantamweight title. TJ Dillashaw, who surrendered the title to Cruz earlier this year, certainly has a strong case for the title shot. Jimmie Rivera, who recently scored a career-best win over long time...

Sep 14, 2016 12:59 pm

Cody Garbrandt on Dominick Cruz: His Fighting Style is Really What Made Me Not Like Him

It’s no secret that UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and streaking contender Cody Garbrandt don’t like each other. The two fighters have been swapping barbs for months – so much so, in fact, that it’s starting to look like contenders like TJ Dillashaw, Bryan Caraway and Jimmie Rivera will be skipped over to book a...

Sep 13, 2016 5:12 pm

Report: CM Punk More Than Doubled UFC 203’s PPV Revenue

Last Saturday, on the main card of UFC 203, CM Punk fell short in his long-awaited UFC debut, tapping out to Mickey Gall rear-naked choke just 2:14 into the first round. From a competitive vantage point his MMA foray was a pretty significant failure. From a fiscal perspective, however, Punk’s UFC debut is looking like...

Sep 13, 2016 9:39 am

Demetrious Johnson is Ready to Start Calling for “Money Fights”

Over the last few months, several UFC champions have caught flack for calling for money fights – that is, the fights that they believe will make them the most money, rather than the ones that make the most sense from a rankings standpoint. The most high-profile fighter to chase these fights is, of course, UFC...

Aug 5, 2016 12:12 pm

VIDEO | Fighters just can’t wait, go at each other during weigh-in!

The rivalry reaches an all-time high at weigh-in!Place your bets at Supabets-SouthAfrica now.Watch EFC 52 LIVE and FREE on Kwesé Sports, Friday at 20:00 (CAT). Posted by EFC Worldwide – Extreme Fighting Championship on Thursday, August 4, 2016 Things got heated during the Extreme Fighting Championship weigh-ins on Thursday. An interesting grudge match will be...

Jul 9, 2016 9:21 am

Claudia Gadelha’s message to fans following loss to Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Friday evening in the main event of the TUF 23 Finale, Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha had their highly anticipated grudge match for the women’s strawweight title. Gadelha came out of the gate strong, putting the pressure on the champ through the first two rounds. Ultimately however, Jedrzejczyk’s cardio and striking throughout the second half...

Jun 9, 2016 11:22 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar has a big problem with Colin Cowherd

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is returning to fight in the Octagon once again at UFC 200. The big news was announced on Saturday and the preview for UFC 200 had people going nuts. For a reminder of the former champ’s intimidation factor and sense of humor, here is a little Throwback Thursday clip...

May 15, 2016 2:04 pm

Matt Brown was attacked at his hotel after UFC 198

UFC welterweight contender Matt Brown suffered a third-round submission loss to Demian Maia in the headlining bout of yesterday’s UFC 198 prelims in Curitiba, Brazil. During his walkout to the octagon, Brown was grabbed and hit by fans in attendance which understandably caused him to get angry. According to a report from former UFC fighter...

Apr 7, 2016 9:07 am

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman go at it AGAIN in face-to-face interview

This @LukeRockhold @ChrisWeidmanUFC rivalry is really starting to heat up. The beef is REAL, people.https://t.co/II0tueQvi8 — UFC Tonight (@UFCTonight) April 7, 2016 Earlier this week, Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman appeared on SportsCenter for an interview that quickly became heated. During a recent appearance on UFC Tonight, Rockhold and Weidman appeared with Kenny Florian for...

Mar 23, 2016 8:10 am

EA Sports Apologizes to Khabib Nurmagomedov for post-fight celebration

Earlier this week top ranked UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov took to Twitter to inform EA Sports that they got his post-fight celebration wrong in EA Sports UFC 2, and that the company needed to change his celebration as a sign of respect to himself and his fans. Nurmagomedov posted a photo on Instagram showing a...

Mar 11, 2016 2:07 pm

Kimbo Slice, Ken Shamrock fail Bellator 149 drug tests

Back in February Bellator headed to Houston Texas for Bellator 149. The event was an interesting one to say the least. In the co-main event Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 squared off in a highly anticipated grudge match, while in the main event Ken Shamrock and Royce Gracie had their trilogy fight nearly 25 years...

Mar 1, 2016 9:18 pm

VIDEO | Countdown to UFC 196: Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz

We are now just days away from UFC 196 on March 5th. In the main event of the card Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz will square off in their highly anticipated grudge match, while in the co-main event Holly Holm will look to defend her UFC women’s bantamweight championship against Miesha Tate. Ahead of the...