2285 Search Results for mixed martial arts

Jun 12, 2016 10:05 am

Spike to air an hour-long tribute special for Kimbo Slice

The mixed martial arts community was left in shock Monday evening when news broke that MMA icon Kimbo Slice had suddenly passed away at the tender age of 42. Today it was announced that SPIKE TV, the network who would have broadcasted his next fight, will be showing an hour-long “Kimbo” special on June 24...

Jun 12, 2016 9:18 am

Video | Kimbo Slice gave, demanded and earned respect

Mixed martial arts icon Kimbo Slice tragically passed away earlier this week in Cleveland. The 42-year-old superstar originally became famous from his backyard fight videos, which went viral on the Internet, and carried on to his big draw in mixed martial arts where he set record numbers. A video was recently posted to Slice’s official...

Jun 11, 2016 10:43 am

Miesha Tate is on a mission to prove she can beat Ronda Rousey

The landscape of the UFC women’s bantamweight division changed greatly on November 15th at UFC 193 as Holly Holm knocked out Ronda Rousey to claim the women’s bantamweight championship. Rousey had reigned as the only women’s bantamweight champion in UFC history until she was knocked out by Holm in Australia. In Holm’s first title defense...

Jun 10, 2016 11:40 pm

Mark Hunt: USADA exemption won’t save Lesnar

During the UFC 199 broadcast this past weekend, it was announced that Brock Lesnar would be returning to the UFC at UFC 200 to fight Mark Hunt in the co-main event of the historic card. In the following days it was revealed that Lesnar had been granted a USADA exemption and missed the first 3...


Jun 10, 2016 12:10 pm

Conor McGregor’s reaction to making Forbes 100 list

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was the only MMA fighter to rank in the Forbes list of top 100 highest paid athletes in the last 12 months. While other combat athletes made the list such as Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Canelo Alvarez, “The Notorious” stands out as the only MMA fighter. With the...

Jun 9, 2016 9:52 am

Here’s how Kimbo Slice wanted to be remembered

Earlier this month, tragic news emerged that famed YouTube brawler and Mixed Martial Artist Kimbo Slice had passed away from heart failure in Florida at the age of 42. Understandably, the combat sports community was devastated about the loss of Slice, and many members of the MMA community began paying tribute to Slice. Interestingly, an...

Jun 9, 2016 8:13 am

Mark Hunt reacts to Brock Lesnar’s USADA exemption

It’s been nearly a week since it was revealed that former UFC champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to the Octagon at UFC 200. Since then, it has also been revealed that Lesnar will be fighting fan-favorite heavyweight Mark Hunt, and that he has been granted an exemption from USADA random drug testing. Ahead of...

Jun 6, 2016 8:33 pm

UFC releases statement on Ariel Helwani and team

MMA journalist Ariel Helwani poured his heart out on “The MMA Hour” on Monday. As one of the most familiar faces reporting about the sport of mixed martial arts, many were shocked to hear that Helwani was kicked out and “banned for life” from the UFC after breaking the news of Brock Lesnar’s return at...

Jun 6, 2016 7:47 pm

Kimbo Slice tragically passes away at age 42

42-year-old Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice passed away late Monday. TMZ initially reported that Ferguson was admitted to a hospital near his home in Coral Springs, Florida on Monday. ESPN’s Billy Corben acknowledged Ferguson’s death late Monday on twitter. RIP @KimboSlice: a 305 original, a true fighter, a one-of-a-kind Miami legend pic.twitter.com/NTvwDf1uTE —...

Jun 6, 2016 5:47 pm

Video | Paul Heyman talks UFC 200 with Brock Lesnar

Earlier today on ESPN’s SportsCenter former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar announced that he would be returning to the octagon to fight Mark Hunt at UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas. “The Beast” sat down with his manager Paul Heyman to discuss what prompted his return to the octagon. Lesnar has not competed...

Jun 6, 2016 12:53 pm

Performance metrics – Brock Lesnar vs Mark Hunt for UFC 200

A juggernaut bout has just been added to UFC 200 as former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar returns to the Octagon to fight Mark Hunt. @Fightnomics Reed just released a detailed breakdown of both Lesnar and Hunt and where each man holds an advantage, according to their fight history. Performance metrics #UFC200Brock Lesnar vs Mark...

Jun 6, 2016 9:18 am

Video | Watch Michael Bisping knock Luke Rockhold out cold at UFC 199

Michael Bisping shocked the mixed martial arts world on Saturday night in Los Angeles when he knocked Luke Rockhold out cold in the very first-round of their UFC 199 main event fight to earn the UFC’s undisputed middleweight championship. Checked out the replay of “The Count’s” epic knockout victory below: Manchester's @bisping wins UFC Middleweight...

Jun 6, 2016 8:59 am

Pros react to the Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt fight announcement

Earlier today on ESPN’s SportsCenter former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar announced that he would be returning to the octagon to fight Mark Hunt at UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas. Lesnar has not competed in mixed martial arts since his 2011 TKO loss to Alistair Overeem at UFC 141. The former champions...

Jun 5, 2016 5:21 pm

Photo | Michael Bisping taunts Luke Rockhold on social media

Michael Bisping (30-7 MMA) shocked the mixed martial arts world last night in Los Angeles by earning a stunning first-round knockout victory over Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199. Bisping and Rockhold engaged in a heated conversation at the UFC 199 post fight press conference and that bad blood carried over in...

Jun 5, 2016 10:04 am

Pros react to Michael Bisping’s KO victory over Luke Rockhold

Michael Bisping was able to shock the mixed martial arts world yesterday in Los Angeles by scoring a first-round knockout victory over Luke Rockhold to claim the UFC’s middleweight championship. “The Count”, who took yesterday’s title fight on just two weeks notice, was able to catch Luke Rockhold with a couple of big left hands...

Jun 4, 2016 10:01 pm

Video | Dan Henderson says that he may be done with fighting

Former Strikeforce title holder Dan Henderson earned a second-round knockout victory over Hector Lombard on the main card of UFC 199 in Los Angeles. The 45-year-old connected with a head kick and then an elbow that sent “Lightning” crashing to the canvas. In his post-fight interview, Dan Henderson admitted that he may be walking out...

Jun 4, 2016 6:14 pm

Report: Brock Lesnar will return to fight at UFC 200

According to a report from MMAFighting‘s Ariel Helwani, UFC officials are currently in serious talks with former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar about returning to fight at July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. The report states that both sides are close to finalizing the deal and that Lesnar’s return to mixed martial arts could...

Jun 2, 2016 12:49 pm

VIDEO | #TBT battle of the 16-year-olds – Rory MacDonald vs. Jordan Mein

Here’s a trip down memory lane to Rory MacDonald’s third professional fight at the young age of 16! Fellow Canadian Jordan Mein made his professional debut against MacDonald at Rumble in the Cage 17, back on June 17, 2006. MacDonald has matured to be one of the greatest welterweight fighters in the world. MacDonald’s last...

Jun 1, 2016 11:32 am

VIDEO | ’10 Most Dangerous Boxers Of All Time’

Boxing is just one of the many disciplines mixed martial arts fighters learn to become successful in the cage. While the talk about a Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor bout is buzzing, everyone seems to agree that MMA fighters will make boxers look helpless in the cage and boxers will make MMA fighters look silly...

May 26, 2016 9:41 am

Odds open for Stipe Miocic vs. Alistair Overeem at UFC 203

The UFC announced on Wednesday that newly crowned heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic will defend his title for the first time against Alistair Overeem in the main event of UFC 203. The event takes place in Miocic’s hometown of Cleveland, Ohio in the Q Arena. Nick Kalikas of MMAOddsBreaker.com opened up the betting lines with the...

May 26, 2016 3:58 am

VIDEO | Nick Diaz snapchats random drug test

According to Nick Diaz's snapchat it appears he's had a random drug test. pic.twitter.com/eS944PumAI — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) May 25, 2016 Nick Diaz will be eligible to compete in mixed martial arts again in August after his suspension for testing positive for marijuana is up. If he is intending to fight soon, he will likely...

May 26, 2016 3:36 am

Let’s talk Nate Diaz vs. Floyd Mayweather

Nate Diaz has got some great boxing skills and made Conor McGregor crumble in their fight at UFC 196 with, yes, his boxing. While Diaz thinks the McGregor vs. Mayweather talk is all just a publicity stunt to build their respective fanbases, Diaz says he would beat down both McGregor and Mayweather on the same...

May 25, 2016 2:32 pm

Nate Diaz: ‘F*** you, pay me motherf*****’

Nate Diaz sounds like he has figured out the business side to fighting in the UFC. After winning the biggest fight of his career against UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor in a non-title welterweight fight bout at UFC 196, Diaz received the biggest payday of his career. Diaz spoke with Ariel Helwani on a special...

May 25, 2016 2:28 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor sends a message to the haters

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is living the most lavish lifestyle of any mixed martial arts fighter we have seen. From his expensive cars to the mansions he stays in, “The Notorious” is doing very well for himself. With the talks of a fight with Floyd Mayweather reportedly set, McGregor will look to bring in...