2964 Search Results for mixed martial arts

Aug 6, 2017 3:39 pm

Josh Thomson details how Dana White prevented him from commentating for FOX Sports

At 38-years-old, former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson (22-9 MMA) remains one of the very best 155-pound fighters in the sport of mixed martial arts. The product of American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) was most recently seen in action this past February in San Jose, where he had his two-fight win streak snapped by Patricky Freire...

Aug 6, 2017 2:18 pm

Vitor Belfort responds to Sam Alvey and it is great!

UFC middleweight standout “Smiling” Sam Alvey picked up this biggest win of his mixed martial arts career at last night’s UFC Fight Night 114 event in Mexico City, defeating former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans via split-decision. Following his victory over “Suga”, Alvey proceeded to callout another former UFC champion in Vitor Belfort. Today, “The...

Aug 5, 2017 6:29 pm

Multiple champions are requesting to get a spot on November’s UFC 217 event

The octagon will return to Madison Square Garden on November 4 for UFC 217. The card is expected to showcase multiple championship fights including a middleweight title fight between current champ Michael Bisping and former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre. While the UFC has not officially announced the Bisping vs. St-Pierre fight as official for UFC...

Aug 4, 2017 9:01 am

TUTORIAL: Rick Marshall shows how to do a Gogoplata from rubber guard

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. In this video, 10th Planet black belt and Evolve instructor Rick Marshall shows us how to execute a Gogoplata from the rubber guard. The Gogoplata is one of the most creative submissions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. And also one of the most unique submissions in mixed martial arts....

Aug 3, 2017 1:52 pm

Michael Bisping vs Georges St-Pierre fight odds released

Now that the UFC middleweight title fight between Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre is back on the radar, odds makers have released the opening betting lines for the highly anticipated return of the former UFC welterweight champion. Bovada opened up the betting lines between Bisping and St-Pierre with St-Pierre coming out as the favorite after...

Aug 3, 2017 11:56 am

VIDEO | UFC 214: The Thrill and the Agony – Preview – ‘You are the best’

It has been said time and time again that in the sport of mixed martial arts, you experience the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. UFC 214 displayed just that, especially in the main event light heavyweight title fight between Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones. Cormier went into the title fight rematch as...

Aug 1, 2017 7:33 am

Brendan Schaub bets “d*ck pic” on Mayweather vs. McGregor fight

In 26 days, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will step into the boxing ring for the first time. His opponent in this professional debut will not be another green fighter, however, it will be undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. While McGregor is a tremendously talented mixed martial artist, he’s not being given much chance in this boxing...

Jul 31, 2017 7:08 pm

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar could be leaving the WWE in less than three weeks

Jon Jones (23-1 MMA) was able to reclaim his UFC light heavyweight championship this past weekend in Anaheim, scoring a third-round knockout victory over Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 214. In his post-fight interview, “Bones” would proceed to callout former UFC heavyweight champion and current WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar by issuing...

Jul 30, 2017 7:20 am

Brock Lesnar responds to Jon Jones callout at UFC 214

Jon Jones picked up arguably the greatest win of his professional mixed martial arts career last night in Anaheim when he scored a third-round TKO victory over Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 214. After two very closely contested rounds with “DC”, Jones was able to land a beautiful head kick which left...

Jul 30, 2017 6:57 am

Confirmed! Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre have agreed to fight this November

Following last night’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, California, UFC President Dana White revealed that the promotion was back on board with putting together a middleweight title fight between current champ Michael Bisping and former welterweight title holder Georges St-Pierre. According to White, the UFC’s decision to book Bisping vs. St-Pierre came while watching round...

Jul 28, 2017 1:04 pm

VIDEO | Fighters predictions for UFC 214 Cormier vs Jones match

UFC 214 is just one day away as one of the greatest cards of the year is set to take place at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California on Saturday. The stacked card will end with the UFC light heavyweight title fight between current champion Daniel Cormier and former champion Jon Jones. This will be...

Jul 27, 2017 3:48 pm

Daniel Cormier’s nutritionist discusses DC’s weight-cut ahead of UFC 214

In UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier’s most recent fight, the champ caught quite a bit of criticism when he weighed in 1.2 pounds over the light heavyweight title fight limit of 205 pounds for his title defense with Anthony Johnson. Cormier then reemerged just moments later and pressed down on the privacy towel to...

Jul 26, 2017 12:12 pm

ABC approves 4 new weight classes for MMA

Wednesday morning, surprising news surfaced that the Association of Boxing Commissions had unanimously approved the introduction of four new weight classes to Mixed Martial Arts. In addition to the nine weight classes that were already sanctioned, there are now four new weight classes being added to the mix! 165 pound super lightweight division 175 pound...

Jul 23, 2017 3:44 pm

VIDEO | Watch Roger Gracie submit “Buchecha” in his final jiu-jitsu match

Roger Gracie venceu Buchecha. #GraciePro pic.twitter.com/PRZxiJjJrQ — Bruno (@Bminasi) July 23, 2017 On Sunday morning, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Roger Gracie stepped onto the mats for his final jiu-jitsu match. His opponent was Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida, who he first met years ago under the Metamoris banner. This showdown between Gracie and Buchecha – two men...

Jul 21, 2017 12:12 pm

Jose Aldo to compete outside the UFC

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo’s next competition will interestingly not be in the UFC as “Scarface” is set to compete next weekend. According to the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation, Aldo will be competing in their jiu-jitsu tournament, which takes place July 28-30. IBJJF posted a photo of Aldo and said the following in their...

Jul 20, 2017 1:42 pm

VIDEO | MMA fight caught kick to flying armbar is a thing of beauty

The beauty of mixed martial arts is the many disciplines of combat that all blend together create the sport that has garnered so many fans today. Here, we take a look at this impressive highlight reel performance from back in 2013 where Olivier Fontaine and Sofiane Benchohra met in the ring at Lyon Fighting Championship...

Jul 20, 2017 11:12 am

Demetrious Johnson not happy regarding lack of ESPY speech

This year, UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson won the ESPY award for Fighter of the Year after successfully defending his flyweight championship against Henry Cejudo at UFC 197, and against Tim Elliot at the TUF 24 Finale. Unfortunately for Demetrious Johnson, who beat out UFC superstar Conor McGregor, and boxers Gennady Golovkin, Terence Crawford, and...

Jul 20, 2017 10:41 am

After Nelson-Ponzinibbio controversy, Jorge Masvidal calls for changes to eye-poke rules

Last weekend, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Glasgow, Scotland, Argentina’s Santiago Ponzinibbio authored an epic, first-round knockout of longtime Icelandic contender Gunnar Nelson. Unfortunately, many fans – and Nelson – felt that Ponzinibbio’s win was spurred on by multiple, inadvertent eye-pokes. On the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio, top...

Jul 19, 2017 9:46 am

VIDEO | Unreleased footage of Jon Jones before he was a UFC champion

Jon Jones is one of the most recognizable faces in MMA, and at a time when he is weeks out from the opportunity to reclaim the light heavyweight crown from his fiercest rival, Daniel Cormier, his star is brighter than ever. Long before Jon Jones was a staple of pound-for-pound lists and a pay-per-view hit,...

Jul 18, 2017 1:39 pm

VIDEO | MMA fight ends after brutal vomit combination thrown

Wait for it… • • • • • • #MMA #funnyMMA #liveMMA #watchliveMMA #MMAhighlight #MMAhighlights #puke #vomit #spew #fight #fights #fighting #fighter #fighters #heavyweight #superheavyweight #KOP #KOP57 A post shared by FloCombat (@flocombat) on Jul 17, 2017 at 2:21pm PDT Fouls happen in competition from time to time. There have been some fighters accidentally defecate...