633 Search Results for kickboxing

Apr 4, 2016 10:40 am

Daniel Cormier invites Ovince Saint Preux to train at AKA for bout with Jon Jones

Current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is unfortunately out of his title fight with Jon Jones at UFC 197 in April due to an injury suffered in training. It was announced by the UFC that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping in as a late replacement for Cormier to face Jones in an interim...

Mar 25, 2016 1:04 am

VIDEO | 68-year-old MMA fighting grandmother looks to prove age is just a number

This is definitely not something you see on your typical MMA card. 68-year-old Ann Perez de Tejada made her MMA debut in February and has not let the TKO loss against 24-year-old Laura Dettman derail her from future competition (video of their fight above). According to Fox News Latino, Perez is a fourth-degree black belt...

Mar 14, 2016 2:14 am

Chris Leben opens up on details of his life-threatening heart condition

UFC veteran Chris Leben was just about to make a return to MMA with a new contract with Bellator MMA. In the process of getting ready to return to competition, bad news about his physical health hit the knockout specialist as he went through the process of pre-fight medical exams. The 35-year-old veteran appeared on...


Mar 10, 2016 11:21 am

Michael Bisping wants a title shot but Nick Diaz will do

Michael Bisping’s Manager said that Bisping is intrested in fighting Nick Diaz but would prefer a title shot. Nick went to Instagram after Bisping beat Anderson Silvia even after being Knocked down. It looked to some that Bisping was Knocked out at the end of the third round after getting hit by a Silvia flying...

Mar 3, 2016 11:06 am

VIDEO | #TBT 400 lb. Butterbean KOs James Thompson in MMA bout

Check out this Throwback Thursday clip of Eric “Butterbean” Esch take on James Thompson is an MMA match in Cage Rage back in 2007. Butterbean is a heavyweight fighter that started as a professional boxer, and then moved on to other martial arts including kickboxing, mixed martial arts, and even getting his share of matches...

Feb 18, 2016 9:32 pm

Holly Holm gives Ronda Rousey advice on UFC return

At UFC 193 Holly Holm defeated Ronda Rousey via 2nd round KO to claim the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. While the UFC wanted to book a rematch between the two as soon as possible, preferably at UFC 200 in July, Rousey’s busy Hollywood filming schedule will make it so that she is unable to compete...

Feb 11, 2016 7:42 pm

FREAKY FRIDAY! Arguably the worst leg break in combat sports history

We’ve seen some pretty gruesome leg breaks in MMA over the years. Of course former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva’s leg break was by far the most high-profile, however this one could be the most gruesome. The snap was so loud it could be heard crystal clearly on video, and most likely by everyone in...

Feb 9, 2016 8:39 am

Stephen Thompson makes massive jump up UFC welterweight rankings

This past Saturday at ‘UFC Fight Night: Las Vegas’ Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson shocked the world as he ran right through former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks. Thompson showed that his style of kickboxing works against elite level wrestlers such as Johny Hendricks as he picked up an impressive 1st round TKO win. With the win...

Feb 9, 2016 8:08 am

Coach believes Miesha Tate can outstrike Holly Holm

At UFC 193 Holly Holm proved to MMA fans that her striking is a thing to be feared. While Holm’s credentials in the kickboxing and boxing worlds are nothing to scoff at, many were curious to see how Holm dealt with an experienced grappler such as Rousey. Of course as everyone knows by now, Holm...

Feb 2, 2016 9:57 am

Exclusive | Inside the Mind of a Master Fight Strategist: -Mike Winkeljohn-

We’ve seen it many times in any sport and on all levels. The keys to success require a strong base and foundation in order to achieve any physical or mental goal set out for yourself. Mike Winkeljohn is that foundation that fighters seek for in support of their dreams and aspirations. Winkeljohn is the man...

Jan 27, 2016 10:11 am

WATCH! Kid who ate Mark Hunt’s body shot scores 6-second KO

It looks like the kickboxer studying under kickboxing legend John Wayne Parr not only can take a punch but can dish them out too. Yesterday we seen a video of “Noodles” taking a solid body shot from UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt. If you are familiar with Hunt’s fights in the UFC, PRIDE or K-1, you...

Jan 25, 2016 9:50 am

Bellator 149 Promo Video: When Legends Collide

On February 19th, legends will collide at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Royce Gracie and Ken Shamrock will complete the final chapter of their epic rivalry. Then, Kimbo Slice and DADA 5000 will face-off in a battle years in the making. Want to watch the event live? Tickets are on sale for this Houston...

Jan 19, 2016 2:21 pm

Randy Couture explains decision to turn down Emelianenko fight

Heading into Fedor Emelianenko’s MMA return on New Year’s Eve at Rizin FF there was much speculation as to who Fedor Emelianenko’s opponent would be.. Ultimately, Emelianenko fought and defeated Jaideep Singh, in the very first round of their main event scrap. Following the bout it was revealed that WSOF President and kickboxing legend Ray...

Jan 13, 2016 10:28 am

THROWBACK! Anthony Pettis dislocates shoulder, KO’s opponent

#Repost @mma_anonymous ・・・ 💀 @showtimepettis 💀 March 29, 2008, GFS: Fight Club. Seconds after Pettis had his shoulder dislocated he was done with the bull shit and decided to decapitate Mike Lambrecht at 1:49 of the first round. As @dukeroufus said on the jre "that was the hood rat Anthony"! #UFC #mma #mixedmartialarts #anthonypettis #showtime...

Jan 5, 2016 3:22 pm

Ray Sefo says he turned down fight with Fedor

For quite some time leading up to Fedor Emelianenko’s MMA return on New Year’s Eve there was speculation as to who ‘The Last Emperor’ would be fighting. While he ultimately ended up fighting and defeating Jaideep Singh, the first man who was named as Emelianenko’s opponent, apparently the fight was offered to retired kickboxing legend...

Jan 1, 2016 11:17 am

Vote for your favorites! 2016 World MMA Award nominees announced

On Thursday, the nominees for the Fighters Only 2016 World MMA Awards were announced. Fans can vote for their favorite nominees at WorldMMAAwards.com. Voting is now open and will run through Friday, Jan. 31, 2016 at 12 Midnight PT. This marks the eighth annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards ceremony and will take place on...

Dec 27, 2015 1:39 pm

Move over movement coaches: Fabricio Werdum shows his Chi training Video

Watch the elegant grace of the Chi Back Spin?   Well heavyweight champ hasn’t quite yet created his own martial arts but he gives a pretty good visual on what that would look like. Fabricio Werdum will be defending his title at UFC 196 in Las Vegas against former champ Cain Velasquez.  With a win...

Dec 18, 2015 8:14 am

WATCH NOW! Glory champion nearly finishes Michael Johnson

This clip may be an older one, but it’s still extremely interesting. Glory Kickboxing welterweight champion Nieky Holzken visited the Blackzilians gym earlier this year to share some knowledge. He taught former UFC champion Vitor Belfort some things, and sparred with UFC lightweight Michael Johnson, nearly finishing Johnson. Check out the clip above!

Dec 17, 2015 11:15 pm

Fedor’s ‘surprise’ opponent officially announced

Two weeks out from the RIZIN New Year’s Eve card, the promotion finally announced the opponent for Fedor Emelianenko. The previous talk of Fedor facing Jaideep Singh (1-0 MMA) fizzled out after initial reports, but it was announced that Singh is, in fact, Fedor’s opponent. RIZIN announced the match late Thursday at a news conference....

Dec 8, 2015 9:50 am

Newly minted heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury in talks with Bellator MMA

Just a little more than a week has passed since Tyson Fury upset Wladimir Klitschko to take the WBA, WBO and IBF titles. The outspoken boxing champion who previously called out Cain Velasquez when he held the UFC heavyweight championship belt has again sparked interest in fighting MMA’s best. Fury was a guest on the...

Nov 27, 2015 11:09 am

Jose Aldo’s past opponents betting the house on him?

Jose Aldo has tasted defeat just once in his professional MMA career. The UFC featherweight champion has been on a ten-year winning streak and will put that along with his title on the line against Conor McGregor on Dec. 12 in Las Vegas Nevada in the main event of UFC 194. MMA Fighting’s Shaun Al-Shatti...

Nov 25, 2015 11:43 am

OUCH! Fighter gets knocked out & headgear kicked off by wheel kick

The UnderGround Kickboxing Series: Fighter in Brazil gets his headgear and his lights kicked out on SPIN KICK SUNDAY. Posted by The Underground on Sunday, November 8, 2015 We’ve seen some pretty brutal wheel kick knockouts over the course of the years. Uriah Hall and Edson Barboza are generally credited with having the two most...