622 Search Results for kickboxing

Apr 30, 2016 1:43 pm

Luke Rockhold defends AKA training methods despite injuries

Over the last several years, the American Kickboxing Academy has caught quite a bit of criticism for their fighter’s pulling out of fights due to injuries, most specifically Cain Velasquez and Khabib Nurmagomedov. In addition, Daniel Cormier was forced to withdraw from his first UFC fight when he injured his leg prior to his UFC...

Apr 19, 2016 10:09 am

VIDEO | 50 kicks in 22 seconds, how many can you do?

Think you can kick? Check out Muay Thai legend and multiple-time Muay Thai world champion Sam-A showing everyone just what the definition of kicking is. Sam-A unloads an unbelievable 50 kicks in just 22 seconds. Sam-A is regarded as one of the best Muay Thai fighters in the world and has an unbelievable total of...


Apr 4, 2016 1:49 pm

Jon Jones bitterly reacts to Daniel Cormier’s offer to help Ovince Saint Preux

The heated rivalry between former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and the current champion Daniel Cormier will continue on with Cormier having to pull out their title fight at UFC 197 on April 23rd. BJPENN.COM reported on Friday that Cormier had to withdraw from the title fight with Jones due to an injury suffered...

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...