18941 Search Results for mma

Aug 16, 2015 5:15 pm

Bas Rutten: Anderson Silva changed his story three times

Anderson Silva’s controversial drug test from UFC 183 is finally behind him, no matter how unfavorable the consequences are. The Nevada State Athletic Commission listened to everything Anderson Silva and his representatives had to say about his UFC 183 drug test failure and still chose to suspend him for a year, as well as fine...

Aug 16, 2015 3:35 pm

Khan: Mayweather is afraid to fight me because he knows I will win

“I really believe Mayweather thinks I will beat him… And he definitely is scared. That’s the reason this fight isn’t happening. I really know how to beat him.” “You need to be physically bigger than Floyd Mayweather as well. And I am. I think Floyd knowing all these advantages I have, he’s probably thinking, ‘I’ve...

Aug 16, 2015 3:15 pm

Chael Sonnen’s gives his take on Anderson Silva’s ‘silly’ defense

Anderson Silva’s hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission has come and gone and it was as bizarre as it could have been. Regardless of what hit Salt-N-Pepa songs played during the conference call, the verdict is in and “The Spider” is officially suspended for a calendar year from his failed drug test. Silva claimed...

Aug 16, 2015 1:59 pm

Big John: ‘The UFC cage is too big and gives fighters room to flee’

‘I think the original UFC cage is a little to big and gives too much room for fighters to flee. The cage that the UFC uses in some of their smaller shows is 25ft and I think that is the perfect size’ Sometimes smaller IS better. The size of the octagon has never been a...


Aug 16, 2015 10:06 am

Nurmagomedov breaks down WSOF 22 brawl with Diaz brothers

Moments before Ronda Rousey took center stage in Brazil at “UFC 190”, chaos was unfolding in Las Vegas, Nevada at “WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields” outside of the decagon. Khabib Nurmagomedov and his crew attended the World Series of Fighting event and eventually ran into Nate Diaz and Nick Diaz who were in attendance to...

Aug 16, 2015 9:24 am

LeBell: Rousey is disappointed she didn’t break Correia’s bones

“I think she was a little disappointed… She wanted to beat this gal up, and she said, ‘I wasn’t through, I wanted to break something, an arm or a leg or neck’. But John McCarthy broke it up because she was unconscious. But she said, ‘well, I proved a point.’ She’s happy, so I’m happy.”...

Aug 16, 2015 8:56 am

Coach: Amanda Nunes’ striking is light years ahead of Ronda Rousey’s

“In my opinion, I think she is. I think her stand-up is light years ahead of Ronda’s. But obviously Ronda is super talented. The best. [Amanda] would have to use good footwork and score and move and try to stay off the ground, because Ronda is a phenom on the ground. But I don’t think Ronda’s...

Aug 16, 2015 2:00 am

WATCH! John Dodson taking his training for ‘Mighty Mouse’ to the next level!

John Dodson will be stepping into the octagon at “UFC 191” to challenge Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson for his UFC Flyweight Championship. Dodson has already met Johnson in the UFC and was the greatest threat to the “Mighty Mouse’s” throne to date; The challenger knocked the champion down several times, but still came up short...

Aug 15, 2015 4:33 pm

Coach: ‘Henderson Wanted Anderson Silva or Vitor Belfort After His Last Fight’

  “Dan came to us and said guys, ‘I want Vitor or Anderson Silva.’ I said, ‘You’re crazy, Dan. You said two more fights, you’re done. Go enjoy your vacation. Don’t worry about that anymore. Just make your money.’ He said, ‘I’ll make my money and I want to ask for Vitor or Anderson Silva.'”...

Aug 15, 2015 4:12 pm

Equal Opportunity? Not In The UFC According To This Report

The Culinary Workers Union Local 226 have a long history of raging war with the UFC. From keeping MMA illegal in New York, to more recently claiming that they intend on ‘organizing fighters’ to form a fighters union. They don’t like the UFC and the UFC isn’t exactly fond of them. In an attempt to...

Aug 15, 2015 3:52 pm

Gunnar Nelson Received A Special B-Day Gift From McGregor And White

UFC welterweight Gunnar Nelson doesn’t get very excited for much, or at least he doesn’t show it. Whether he’s giving an interview or fighting in the cage, Nelson always seems to be on a steady level of calm. Basically, it’s hard to get this guy to smile. So what does it take? Well how about...

Aug 15, 2015 2:28 pm

Donald Cerrone: ‘Five rounds with me is going to be scary’

UFC lightweight and upcoming title challenger Donald Cerrone finally got what he’s been waiting for and will meet the champ, Rafael dos Anjos, at UFC on FOX 17 on Dec. 19, 2015, in Orlando, Florida. Cerrone basically threatened to go up to welterweight and take a fight if the fight wasn’t made official and it...

Aug 15, 2015 2:09 pm

Phil Davis Compares UFC Exit To Breaking Up With A Girlfriend

Former UFC light heavyweight and current Bellator MMA fighter Phil Davis, recently took part in a media day in Los Angeles and of course the topic of leaving the UFC came up. Davis didn’t shy away from talking about it and instead gave a pretty unique analogy for how he felt after leaving the promotion he...

Aug 15, 2015 12:56 pm

Edgar’s Tired Of Waiting, Wants Fight Before Years End

  Former UFC lightweight champion and current featherweight Frankie ‘The Answer’ Edgar is tired of waiting for that elusive title shot and now wants to fight before the years over, no matter who it is. The former champ talked to MMAJunkie and told them he wants to stay active instead of sitting on the sidelines...

Aug 15, 2015 11:38 am

Top UFC Bantamweight Signs New 5-Fight Deal

Rising UFC bantamweight Thomas Almeida reportedly just inked a new 5-fight extension with the promotion. Almeida is coming off of a win over the tough veteran Brad Pickett at UFC 189. A win that was impressive and exciting to say the least and that could really be said about most of his career so far....

Aug 15, 2015 8:35 am

UFC Middleweight Suspended For Spitting On Opponent

On Thursday, UFC middleweight Caio Magalhaes was issued a temporary suspension pending a hearing on Sept. 14. He will then appear before the commission to answer for a complaint of unsportsmanlike conduct. The event in question is from after his loss to Josh Samman at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 21 Finale on July 12, 2015....

Aug 15, 2015 7:26 am

‘Bellator 145: Vengeance’ Headlined By Two Title Fights

The next ‘tentpole’ event for Bellator MMA will go down on Nov. 6, with ‘Bellator 145: Vengeance.’ The event will feature two title fights, in the co-main and main event. Will Brooks will defend his lightweight title against Marcin Held before bantamweight champ Patricio Freire takes on challenger Daniel Straus for the third time. The...

Aug 14, 2015 10:36 am

They’re Baaack! — More Story Time With BJ Penn And Matt Hughes

Back by popular demand, BJ Penn and Matt Hughes give us more candid back and forth banter about the duo’s historic rivalry while backstage at a UFC event. Their first video went viral, and BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage has done it again. The two former UFC champions, and thrice over opponents, share never before heard...

Aug 14, 2015 10:36 am

Werdum Strikes Back At The Critics

Imagine beating who many people considered the greatest heavyweight fighter and one of the best PP fighters in the world, then being told it was just because of the thin air. That’s UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum’s world. He dispatched Cain Velasquez in Mexico at UFC 188 in brutal fashion, busting him up with big...

Aug 14, 2015 9:33 am

AKA Has Three Title Fights Coming Up — Who you got?

  One gym, three upcoming title fights, things are looking pretty good for American Kickboxing Academy right now. UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will defend his belt for the first time at UFC 192 against Alexander Gustafsson. That fight’s scheduled for Oct. 3 in Houston, TX. Although he suffered a tough loss in his...

Aug 14, 2015 9:05 am

ONE: DYNASTY OF CHAMPIONS (SHANGHAI) Ep. 1––WATCH NOW!

Episode 1: The ONE Middleweight World ChampionshipWATCH THIS: Get your adrenaline pumping for ONE: DYNASTY OF CHAMPIONS (SHANGHAI) on 1 September! #ONEFightNight Posted by ONE Championship on Thursday, August 13, 2015 Check out the first episode in the lead up series to ONE: Dynasty of Champions (Shanghai). The event goes down on Sept. 1 and...

Aug 14, 2015 7:11 am

ONE Championship 30 lineup complete with nine bouts!

The lineup for next month’s ONE Championship 30 fight card is complete, with a total of nine exciting bouts for fans to look forward to wacthing. “ONE Championship 30: Dynasty of Champions” takes place September 1 live from the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai, China. The event is headlined by a middleweight title fight featuring current...

Aug 14, 2015 6:12 am

Top 20 Knockouts In UFC History — Must WATCH!

Knockouts, one of the most exciting aspects of MMA. Whether it’s from a headkick, punch, elbow, knee, it doesn’t matter, KO’s are what everyone’s waiting for. Check out the UFC’s top 20 KO’s. There’s some really amazing finishes here!! UFC Fighters Give Us Their Favorite BJ Penn Moment! What’s Yours? — Must Watch!

Aug 14, 2015 1:07 am

Fedor Started Training Today––Check It Out!

From the looks of it Fedor Emelianenko has begun training for his return to MMA. Fedor announced that he will stepping back into the sport after a brief stint in retirement. There is no word on where or who he will fight first, although there are apparently negotiations going on with the UFC. While we...

Aug 13, 2015 8:51 pm

UFC Releases Statement On Anderson Silva’s Suspension For PEDs

Former UFC middleweight champion and a fighter many consider to be the G.O.A.T, was beat down by the Nevada State Athletic Commission during Thursday’s disciplinary hearing. After giving his strange and at times confusing defense the commission decided to bring down the hammer and gave him a one year suspension, along with fines and a...

Aug 13, 2015 5:24 pm

Thomson Clarifies — With Reebok And Fox, UFC Couldn’t Match Bellator Deal

Former UFC lightweight and Strikeforce lightweight champion, Josh Thomson, just recently jumped ship and signed with Bellator MMA. The UFC quickly put out statements saying that they had released Thomson, but the fighter says that’s not the case. In a press release he stated that it was him who wasn’t interested in working out a...