2176 Search Results for mixed martial arts

Oct 2, 2017 2:25 pm

George Foreman calls out Steven Seagal to fight in Las Vegas

What are your thoughts on a fight competition between former heavyweight boxing world champion George Foreman and martial arts movie star Steven Seagal? Well, that was just thrown out there into the world by Foreman himself. Foreman tweeted the following tweets on Monday: Foreman: Steven Seagal, I challenge you One on one, I use boxing...

Oct 2, 2017 12:56 pm

Breaking | Anthony Johnson is meeting with UFC to discuss heavyweight return

Shortly after his UFC 210 disappointing loss to UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, long-time light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson announced his decision to retire from mixed martial arts. Though he did leave the door open for a potential heavyweight showdown with Jon Jones sometime down the road, it really did sound like “Rumble” had...

Oct 1, 2017 1:08 pm

UFC Fighters will be allowed to use CBD in 2018

UFC fighters will be allowed to use CBD in 2018. The news comes after WADA announced their updated list of prohibitive substances, which included the removal of CBD. Cannabidiol (CBD) is an active cannabinoid in marijuana. CBD is used in several different medical applications and does not include the psychoactivity that THC is known for....

Sep 30, 2017 6:45 am

Leslie Smith Comments on UFC’s Possible USADA Tracking App for Athletes

Earlier this month, UFC fighters got a curious survey sent to them about the future of USADA and how the organization and its employers would interact. The purpose of the questionnaire was to gauge interest in an app that would be installed on UFC fighter’s phones to track their whereabouts, making it easier and more...

Sep 29, 2017 1:47 pm

VIDEO | UFC handshake fails

There are just some opponents that are matched up and will never get along. Here, we take a look at some of the handshake fails and snubs that we have seen throughout the years in the UFC and in other fight promotions starring some of the biggest names in mixed martial arts. Some big rivalries...

Sep 27, 2017 2:01 pm

VIDEO | M-1 Global celebrates 20th anniversary with their best KO’s

The M-1 Global promotion is celebrating their 20th anniversary and doing it with a bang by highlighting the best KO’s that have taken place at their events. A likely fan favorite of all the fighters who have competed under the promotion is Fedor Emelianenko, who had a few fights with M-1 along with their co-promoted...

Sep 26, 2017 10:52 am

VIDEO | Freddie Roach to corner Georges St-Pierre for Michael Bisping fight

There will be a quite a few new experiences for Georges St-Pierre when he makes his return to the Octagon after being away from mixed martial arts competition for nearly four years. It will be the first time the former UFC welterweight champion will compete at 185 pounds as he challenges UFC middleweight champion Michael...

Sep 25, 2017 12:47 pm

Report: Arianny Celeste was ‘showing major PDA’ while on date with famous rapper

There are surely some guys that will be heartbroken when they hear that UFC Octagon girl Arianny Celeste was seen recently putting on some public displays of affection while out on a date. According to TMZ, Celeste was seen at Universal Studios Saturday night for Halloween Horror Nights with famous rapper Tyga. Tyga used to...

Sep 23, 2017 2:11 pm

VIDEO | “El Pantera” the Yair Rodriguez documentary

After 13 months of production, the highly anticipated documentary film El Pantera starring Mexican UFC fighter Yair Rodriguez will be making it’s world premiere at the New York Latino Film Festival Presented by HBO. The film’s premiere will take place on Saturday October 14, 2017 at 6pm at the Julia de Burgos Cultural Center in...

Sep 23, 2017 9:27 am

Georges St-Pierre wants to “shock the world” at UFC 217 against Michael Bisping

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre will return to the octagon for this first time in nearly four years when he squares off with Michael Bisping for the promotions middleweight championship at UFC 217 on November 4 in New York. The last time fight fans saw “GSP” in action was at UFC 167 in November...

Sep 20, 2017 5:22 pm

Paige VanZant Shows Off Her Upcoming Book and Reveals Release Date

The latest news about Paige VanZant isn’t just that the strawweight will be moving up into the new flyweight division at UFC 216. Back in January, VanZant announced she had a new book deal in development and it looks like it has all came together. Rise: Surviving the Fight of My Life, is the title...

Sep 20, 2017 2:01 pm

VIDEO | When Dana White trash talks, no one is safe

UFC President Dana White has always been one to speak his mind and doing it his way without a filter is just how he likes to do it. There is no doubt that White has helped push and grow the sport of mixed martial arts to the point it is at today, which included the...

Sep 20, 2017 12:36 pm

Charles Bennett Says He Needs to Fight to Pay Rent and a Former UFC Fighter Steps Up

You may have not heard much from Charles “Felony” Bennett, better known as the now-dead nickname, Krazy Horse. A cult favorite of early 2000’s MMA and his few PRIDE appearances, Bennett blasted back into fight fan’s lives with a lightning quick, seven-second finish of Minoru Kimura in RIZIN in September of last year. He was...

Sep 19, 2017 12:04 pm

Coach Edmond Tarverdyan on his critics: ‘I know I know how to coach’

You often hear in the sport of mixed martial arts that fighters experience the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. In most cases, it isn’t just the fighters competing in the bout that experience the rollercoaster of emotions but their team is also on the ride with them. Coaches and training partners who...

Sep 18, 2017 12:12 pm

Report: Jose Aldo being targeted for a rematch in December

Jose Aldo has dreamed of fighting in New York at Madison Square Garden and was hoping to get on the UFC 217 card taking place there in November. However, it sounds like the former UFC featherweight champion will have to wait a bit longer for his chance to step into the Octagon or perhaps a...

Sep 18, 2017 7:07 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz goes out for coffee, gets swarmed by fans

When Nate Diaz goes for coffee. (Via his Instagram story). pic.twitter.com/OXzrYFnhCE — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) September 18, 2017 Nate Diaz has been fighting for a very long time. Over the last few years, however, he has evolved into one of the biggest stars in mixed martial arts. Diaz’s star has grown so bright that he...

Sep 14, 2017 8:27 am

Odds released for potential Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz trilogy fight

Now that UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor‘s anticipated boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr. is in the rear-view, the world is eagerly awaiting the details of his next fight. The most likely option for McGregor’s next fight seems to be a trilogy fight with Nate Diaz, who he is 1-1 against across two unforgettable 2016...

Sep 14, 2017 8:00 am

Another notable MMA fighter is headed to the boxing ring

UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor‘s headline-dominating August 26 boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr. seems to have sparked a mass exodus of MMA fighters to the boxing ring. MMA fighters testing their hands in the ring is not a new phenomenon, of course, but the trend seems to have been thrust into overdrive in the...

Sep 12, 2017 11:06 am

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather does first tv interview since Conor McGregor fight

Floyd Mayweather added a good chunk of cash to his fortunes with what the now 50-0 boxing great said would be his last fight ever. Mayweather pocketed a guaranteed $100 million purse for his boxing match against Conor McGregor and “Money” has stated he could make over $300 million when everything including pay-per-view is added...

Sep 8, 2017 1:47 pm

VIDEO | Insane display of athleticism shown in this training routine

Humans are capable of some amazing things. Take this training video of Ryan Klarenbach for example. Klarenbach puts on an insane display of athleticism in this training video that even the most athletic fighters in mixed martial arts would probably tip their hat to. Although a lot of the flashy flips and hops may not...

Sep 8, 2017 7:05 am

The Fertitta Brothers Sell The Rest of Their UFC Shares at a $5 Billion Valuation

  The “Fertitta Era” is over. Billionaires Lorenzo and Frank Fertitta bought the UFC in 2001 and have been running it ever since. After a long and arduous road losing money and dealing with the legal complications of trying to monopolize the bloodsport industry, the Fertitta’s made the UFC extremely profitable and eventually sold most...

Sep 7, 2017 4:21 pm

Georges St-Pierre Gives Demetrious Johnson Praise Before UFC 215

Demetrious Johnson is one win away from breaking Anderson Silva’s title defense record, the only man who stands in his way is Ray Borg. What “Mighty” Johnson has accomplished so far is unheard of in a sport where it’s usually very difficult to win consistently. For instance, in the heavyweight division, no champion in the...

Sep 7, 2017 11:20 am

VIDEO | Diego Brandao explains chaotic fight in Russia against Akhmed Aliev

The Fight Nights Global 73 main event in Russia between Diego Brandao and Akhmed Aliev had one of the strangest endings in mixed martial arts. Brandao lost by TKO after jumping out of the cage in the second round after both opponents threw illegal strikes. Brandao spoke with MMA Fighting about the controversial contest with...

Sep 5, 2017 1:24 pm

Nate Diaz blasts Conor McGregor and the UFC on social media

How many fans have been thinking about the trilogy fight between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz now that the Mayweather boxing match is out of the way? Diaz was the last to defeat McGregor in mixed martial arts as he submitted the Irish superstar at UFC 196 back in March of last year. The two...