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Sep 12, 2017 11:19 am

The First Combat Jiu Jitsu Worlds Roster is Ridiculous

Back in March, Eddie Bravo added another element to his groundbreaking sub-only grappling tournament. The ruleset for his Eddie Bravo Invitational had already been unanimously agreed upon as the most exciting to grapple under, it was even borrowed by Chael Sonnen’s Submission Underground. If his system of no-points and overtime to force a winner wasn’t...

Sep 12, 2017 9:37 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping follows Georges St-Pierre, pesters him as he gets on an elevator

Bye George A post shared by Mikebisping (@mikebisping) on Sep 12, 2017 at 8:13am PDT On November 4, in the main event of the absurdly stacked UFC 217, ever-entertaining UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping will attempt to defend his strap against former UFC welterweight champ and MMA GOAT contender Georges St-Pierre. Given Bisping’s propensity for...

Sep 12, 2017 9:13 am

Learn, Teach, Heal with Dr. Pete: Rener Gracie – Closed Guard Posture Control

This week, Dr. Pete hit the mats with Rener Gracie at Gracie Academy in sun-soaked Torrance, California. Rener Gracie is the grandson of Brazilian jiu jitsu co founder Helio Gracie, and the son of UFC co creator Rorion Gracie. As the head instructor at the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy, and the co-creator of Gracie University, he...

Sep 12, 2017 7:46 am

Bantamweight contender Raquel Pennington shares her scorecard for Nunes vs. Shevchenko

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 215, women’s bantamweight champ Amanda Nunes stepped into the Octagon to defend her title against dangerous challenger Valentina Shevchenko. The bout was a rematch of a close 2016 fight, and just like that initial 2016 fight, it was incredibly competitive. In the end, the judges gave the...

Sep 11, 2017 9:50 am

Jeremy Stephens wants a fight with Jose Aldo – and a pay boost

Over the weekend, on the main card of UFC 215, long-time featherweight contender Jeremy Stephens picked up one of the best wins of his career, blasting former Strikeforce lightweight champ Gilbert Melendez to a lopsided, unanimous decision win. With this win, Stephens set himself up for more big fights inside the talent-rich UFC featherweight division....

Sep 10, 2017 7:25 am

Tyron Woodley responds to callout from surging Rafael dos Anjos

Shortly after his steamrolling of long-time welterweight contender Neil Magny, former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos began calling for a scrap with reigning welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. “This division’s wide open; all the top-five, top-six guys in this division have lost to the champion or to the last challenger, which was Demian Maia,” dos...

Sep 10, 2017 7:13 am

Classy Neil Magny issues statement on quick submission loss to Rafael dos Anjos

Last night, in the co-main event of UFC 215, long-time welterweight contender Neil Magny moved to slow the welterweight rise of former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos. Regrettably, the fight went disastrously for Magny, as he was taken down and abruptly submitted by his dangerous foe. In the immediate fallout of his submission loss...

Sep 10, 2017 6:59 am

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone has some advice for teammate Ray Borg

If things had gone according to the initial plan, 24-year-old flyweight contender Ray Borg would have taken his crack at the seemingly unstoppable UFC flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson in the main event of UFC 215 last night. Regrettably, Borg was forced out of the fight at the very last minute with an illness. While Borg...

Sep 10, 2017 6:29 am

Valentina Shevchenko demands third fight with Amanda Nunes, is considering filing an appeal

Last night, the UFC touched down in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada with UFC 215. When the card’s originally scheduled Demetrious Johnson vs. Ray Borg main event was nixed at the last minute, its Amanda Nunes vs. Valentina Shevchenko co-main event was elevated to the headlining spot. Nunes and Shevchenko’s headlining women’s bantamweight title showdown was an...

Sep 10, 2017 6:08 am

The MMA community reacts to Rafael dos Anjos’ blowout win over Neil Magny

Last night, the UFC touched down in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada with UFC 215. In the co-main event of this anticipated card, former UFC lightweight champ Rafael dos Anjos took his second fight at welterweight, this time battling long-time contender Neil Magny. Though Magny towered over Dos Anjos, the former lightweight champ made this one look...

Sep 10, 2017 5:49 am

The MMA community reacts to Amanda Nunes’ close decision defeat of Valentina Shevchenko

Last night, in the main event of UFC 215 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes put her belt on the line opposite perhaps her fiercest rival: Kyrgyzstani striker Valentina Shevchenko. The fight registered as an incredibly competitive one, and after five close rounds, pretty much every onlooker was happy not to be...

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 10:17 am

Doo Ho Choi Wants to Return and Fight Jose Aldo

The MMA gods are about to bless us with violence again. Last year, Doo Ho Choi earned a UFC ‘Fight of the Night’ bonus, as well as ESPN’s ‘Fight of the Year’ award, for his war with Cub Swanson. He lost to the top featherweight contender, but it was his first loss since 2010 and...

Sep 8, 2017 6:30 am

PED Expert Believes Jon Jones’ Failed Drug Test ‘Doesn’t Make Sense’

Back before 2008, Angel Heredia was supplying performance enhancing drugs to make sure that the athletes who were on top of their sports, stay on top. We’re talking even Olympic-level athletes. He was eventually forced to cooperate in court by becoming a chief witness for the U.S. Justice Department. All this to say, Heredia knows...

Sep 7, 2017 1:50 pm

Conor McGregor continues to party it up after raking in millions fighting Floyd Mayweather

Conor McGregor is enjoying his time coming off his first professional boxing match and for good reason. The current UFC lightweight champion is expected to make over $100 million for his bout with undefeated boxing great Floyd Mayweather. Immediately after fighting in his biggest prize fight in Las Vegas, “The Notorious” hosted his fight after...

Sep 7, 2017 12:49 pm

VIDEO | Cain Velasquez May Not Return This Year But For a Good Reason

Stipe Miocic has systematically taken out the best of the best: Mark Hunt, Andrei Arlovski, Fabricio Werdum, Alistair Overeem, and Junior dos Santos. That’s a murderer’s row of murderer’s rows. As Miocic enjoys an incredible reign as the UFC heavyweight king, there is one fighter that he hasn’t been tested against. Former heavyweight champ, Cain...

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 7, 2017 10:09 am

Tony Ferguson Goes Completely Off on ‘Fake B*tches’ Nate Diaz and McGregor

Tony Ferguson has never been the kind of guy that holds anything back. He’ll walk into anywhere, shades permanently on his face, and speak his mind to anyone. If you’re not careful, he may start to demonstrate some new hybrid breakdance combat move that he invented right in front of you. He was in rare...

Sep 7, 2017 5:35 am

Ray Borg on how he’ll beat Mighty Mouse: He has no clue what he’s in for

This Saturday night, in the main event of the anticipated UFC 215, 24-year-old flyweight contender Ray Borg will attempt to do the seemingly impossible and derail the historic win-streak of champ Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson. Borg, of course, is not the first man to attempt to end Mighty Mouse’s reign. Ten others have tried and...

Sep 6, 2017 12:03 pm

Strawweight champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk promises imminent fight announcement

It’s now been several months since UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s last fight: a lopsided, five-round beatdown of the highly regarded Jessica Andrade back at UFC 211 in May. Since then, the MMA community has been growing increasingly restless waiting for the announcement of the dominant strawweight champ’s next fight. Luckily, that announcement seems to...

Sep 6, 2017 10:35 am

Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor fight fails to conquer previous gate record

UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor‘s showdown with undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. was expected to shatter all kinds of combat sports records. While the jury is still out on some of those records, we now know that the card did not, despite early optimism, set the all-time record for live gates. Instead, the August...