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Jul 5, 2017 10:03 am

VIDEO | Before UFC 213, watch Yoel Romero score a ferocious, 48-second TKO in his MMA debut

This Saturday, in the co-main event of UFC 213, surging Cuban contender Yoel Romero will collide with Australia’s Robert Whittaker for the interim UFC middleweight title. Romero will enter this fight with a reputation as one of the best middleweights on earth. He’s on a 10-fight win-streak. This streak has seen him dispatch game opponents...

Jul 4, 2017 1:08 pm

MMA fighters with pro boxing experience talk Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

Most of those coming from the world of boxing are not giving Conor McGregor much of a chance against Floyd Mayweather. Boxing analyst Max Kellerman is claiming that “The Notorious” will not land a single punch on Mayweather in the course of their fight in the ring. However, what are MMA fighters who also have...

Jul 4, 2017 12:42 pm

MMA community celebrates 4th of July

On July 4th, citizens of the United States celebrate American Independence day. The date marks a period of celebration and relaxation for many American citizens. Below is a compilation of how the MMA community spent the 4th of July: Just thinking about freedom. #thesecolorsdontrun🇺🇸 Happy 4th of July!!! https://t.co/4LBiUDkOVg — Ricardo Lamas (@RicardoLamasMMA) July 4,...

Jun 29, 2017 2:01 pm

VIDEO | 10 strange MMA fight endings

Sometimes crazy and strange things happen in fights. Sometimes it’s at the decision of a referee or judge while other times it’s just the strange way things go for the fighters when they’re in the ring or cage. Here, we take a look at 10 of the strangest endings to fights in mixed martial arts....

Jun 28, 2017 1:46 pm

VIDEO | MMA fighter with Down syndrome wins inspiring fight with guillotine choke

It took less than two minutes for Garrett Holeve, also known as “G-Money” to take out his opponent in his last fight. Holeve is an adaptive athlete from South Florida with Down syndrome and is an inspiration to other adaptive athletes looking to compete just like anyone else. According to Local10, this was Holeve’s third...

Jun 27, 2017 1:44 pm

VIDEO | The two takedowns everyone should know for No-Gi & MMA

While all MMA fights and JiuJitsu matches start on the feet, the advantage wrestlers possess is the ability to dictate where a fight takes place, should they be skilled enough to secure takedowns. In the video above, you can see BJJ black belt Stephan Kesting and Pride FC veteran Denis Kang demonstrate two simple takedowns...

Jun 26, 2017 1:40 pm

VIDEO | Rare teepee submission pulled off in MMA fight

Check out the first Teepee submission in MMA history by Suman Mokhtarian at Hex Fight Series 9 on Friday.Suman Mokhtarian – MMA Fighter moves to 6-0 with this win.Tickets to Hex 10 (Perth) are on sale now from www.hexfightseries.com Posted by Hex Fight Series on Saturday, June 24, 2017 Ever heard of the “teepee” submission?...

Jun 24, 2017 8:31 am

VIDEO | Colbey Northcutt loses MMA debut, with brother Sage on commentary

Courtney King TKO's Colbey Northcutt in R2 at #LFA14 pic.twitter.com/gDXkPzBfvp — caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) June 24, 2017 Friday night on the LFA 14 fight card, Colbey Northcutt, the sister of UFC prospect ‘Super’ Sage Northcutt, made her highly anticipated professional MMA debut, where she lost via TKO in the 2nd round due to ground & pound...

Jun 21, 2017 11:28 am

VIDEO | Sumo champion dominates kickboxing legend in MMA fight

In 2015, Estonian Sumo wrestler Baruto Kaito stepped into the ring with Kickboxing legend Peter Aerts for an MMA fight that left many fight fans stunned. While many expected Aerts to dominate the fight despite his age, it was Kaito who managed to pick up the win, in a pretty lopsided affair. To make matters...

Jun 17, 2017 8:07 am

MMA community reacts to Holly Holm’s win over Bethe Correia

Saturday morning, American fight fans tuned into ‘UFC Fight Night: Singapore’ for a very early, but very exciting, morning of fights. In the main event, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm picked up an impressive KO win over Bethe Correia to snap a 3-fight skid going back to March of 2016, when she lost...

Jun 16, 2017 2:32 pm

MMA community sends support to Matt Hughes following car accident

Friday afternoon, unfortunate news surfaced that UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes had been involved in a horrific car accident that saw him airlifted to a hospital after his car was struck by a moving train near his hometown. While details on the situation remained scarce, UFC President Dana White revealed that Hughes was in...

Jun 14, 2017 6:19 am

Joe Rogan reacts to news of Mike Goldberg’s move to Bellator MMA

Late last year, long-time UFC play-by-play man Mike Goldberg was released by the promotion with little in the way of sendoff or fanfare. He simply called UFC 207, put down his commentator’s headset, and that was that. His long run with the promotion was over. After months of rumors, we learned yesterday that the beloved...

Jun 13, 2017 12:19 pm

Mike Goldberg finds new home as MMA commentator and is joined by another familiar face

Mike Goldberg is returning to work in the world of broadcasting for mixed martial arts. The former voice from the Octagon hinted a return back in February saying, “You’ll see me around soon.” On Tuesday, Bellator released a statement announcing that Goldberg and former voice of PRIDE and Strikeforce, Mauro Ranallo, have been signed to...

Jun 13, 2017 7:44 am

Michael Bisping gives timetable for his retirement from MMA

Having made his MMA debut all the way back in April of 2014, reigning UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has been fighting for a long time. And given that the champ is now 38 years old, it’s hard not to wonder when he might opt to hang up the gloves and call it a career....

Jun 12, 2017 2:07 pm

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The ongoing saga of scheduling a Michael Bisping vs. Georges St-Pierre fight took another unexpected turn this week when middleweight champion Michael Bisping revealed that he too is unable to fight in the near future, and as a result is more than okay with waiting on Georges St-Pierre to be ready to fight later this...

Jun 7, 2017 10:17 am

Scott Coker on Bellator NYC: this is the best MMA PPV that’s been offered in 2017

On June 24, Bellator MMA will host just the second pay-per-view of its already illustrious history. This pay-per-view, which will broadcast live from Madison Square Garden in New York City, is aptly named “Bellator NYC.” Bellator NYC will be headlined by a light heavyweight grudge match between three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen and Pride...

Jun 6, 2017 2:38 pm

Brazilian MMA community shows appreciation for Jose Aldo post-UFC 212

This past weekend at UFC 212, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo was handed a devastating TKO loss at the hands of Max Holloway in his home country of Brazil. Following the loss, Aldo was noticeably devastated, however the Brazilian MMA community was quick to express their support for the former champion: Jose Aldo Best Featherweight...

Jun 6, 2017 1:40 pm

VIDEO | Melvin Manhoef brutalizes Japanese boxing champion in MMA fight

Back in 2007, accomplished kickboxer turned MMA fighter Melvin Manhoef stepped into the ring against Japanese boxing champion Yosuke Nishijima for what served as Nishijima’s 5th professional MMA fight. The fight was an extremely lopsided one in Manhoef’s favor, as he not only landed a flurry of punches on Nishijima, but ultimately picked up a...

Jun 6, 2017 11:27 am

Bellator MMA hints at one-night welterweight tournament

The roster of Bellator MMA – the world’s second biggest MMA promotion – has improved a great deal over the last year or two. The promotion has injected a tremendous amount of talent into its heavyweight division, picking up free agents like Matt Mitrione, Fedor Emelianenko, Sergei Kharitonov, and most recently, Roy Nelson. The promotion...

Jun 3, 2017 1:21 pm

VIDEO | Top 10 Muhammad Ali knockouts

On this day in combat sports history one year ago, the world lost not only the man who many consider to be the greatest boxer of all time, but also one of the most influential athletes in the history of sports, Muhammad Ali. Ali passed away on June 3rd 2016 at the age of 74,...

May 31, 2017 10:34 am

VIDEO | MMA fighter vs. much bigger Olympic Judoka in MMA fight

Several weeks ago we featured a video of an MMA fight between a female mixed martial artist, and a female Judoka. The fight was a rather lopsided one as the female Judoka outweighed her opponent by quite a bit, resulting in an early submission for the much bigger Judoka. In this fight however, two men...

May 30, 2017 12:20 pm

Three MMA fighters make ESPN’s World Fame 100 list

When you think of the most famous athletes in the entire world, who automatically comes to your mind and ranks at the top? The list of the most famous athletes on the planet will certainly depend on your background and interest in sports. If you are reading this, mixed martial arts is likely one of...

May 29, 2017 1:22 pm

VIDEO | 18-year-old Kyokushin karate fighter possibly the next big MMA superstar

There are certain characteristics coupled with physical skills that make for a superstar in mixed martial arts. 18-year-old Tenshin Masukawa seems to possess all of those traits at a very early age. Here, we take a look at the Japanese Kyokushin karate fighter with his highlights and breakdown of martial arts skills and fighting IQ....

May 29, 2017 1:11 pm

SI Swimsuit model and Muay Thai fighter Mia Kang eyeing MMA competition

Don’t let the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model job description fool you because Mia Kang is a fighter, too. After spending a good part of her life in the modeling industry and going through every eating disorder in the book, one experience in a Muay Thai fight camp in 2016 changed Kang’s outlook on life and...

May 28, 2017 11:10 am

Brandon Vera kicks Angela Magana out of Alliance MMA, issues statement

Earlier this month, the UFC shipped nearly its entire roster out to Las Vegas for a special, weekend-long athletes retreat. Though the hope was that this would be a purely fruitful weekend for the 400+ fighters in attendance, it will probably be remembered most for a heated blowout between UFC featherweight star Cris “Cyborg” Justino...

May 26, 2017 1:48 pm

VIDEO | Diego Sanchez helps train Jackson Wink MMA’s newest fighter

Jackson Wink MMA has a new fighter on their team and has already got some great one-on-one training done with UFC veteran Diego Sanchez. Social media videos from former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm and Jackson Wink MMA showed a little preview of Sanchez training with the new member of the team, Isaac “The...