1349 Search Results for nick ring

Sep 22, 2015 5:13 am

Liam McGeary vs. Phil Davis Title Fight Expected For Early 2016

This past Saturday the combat sports world watched as kickboxing and MMA collided at Bellator ‘Dynamite.’ On the MMA side of things we were treated to an old school one-night tournament featuring the best light heavyweights the promotion had to offer. In the opening fights, Phil Davis took out former champ Emanuel Newton and ‘King...

Sep 22, 2015 4:56 am

‘King Mo’: ‘I’ll Fight Fedor In Japan’

Bellator’s ‘King Mo’ Lawal was scheduled to fight in the ‘Dynamite’ light heavyweight tournament final this past Saturday, against Phil Davis. That didn’t happen. Mo won his first fight, defeating Linton Vassell, to advance to the final where he would fight for the chance to be the next title challenger. Unfortunately during that first fight...

Sep 22, 2015 12:52 am

Fedor Emelianenko And Cain Velasquez Meet Face-To-Face –– Who Wins In A Fight?

Well, we were all duped. It seemed like the general consensus was that Fedor Emelianenko might actually be signing with the UFC this time around and we’d get to see some of these super fights the MMA community has been talking about forever. However, that is not the case. Announced during Bellator’s ‘Dynamite’ event, Fedor...

Sep 21, 2015 9:42 pm

WSOF 23 Medical Report: 10 fighters forced to sit on the sidelines

World Series of Fighting returned last weekend with “WSOF 23: Gaethje vs. Palomino II” in Phoenix, Arizona! Justin Gaethje headlined the card with another successful WSOF Lightweight Championship defense against Luis Palomino. Palmoino was brutally knocked out and is just one of the many fighters who will be forced to sit on the sidelines due...

Sep 21, 2015 6:18 pm

Frankie Edgar eyeing title fight with win over Chad Mendes

The stage was set at “UFC 189” for Conor McGregor to finally square off with Jose Aldo in their highly anticipated title fight. Plans crumbled, however, when Aldo suffered a rib injury and Dana White was forced to go on the hunt for a last-minute replacement. Former UFC Lightweight Champion Frankie Edgar expected opportunity to...

Sep 21, 2015 1:58 pm

WATCH! Cormier looks at potential challengers in light heavyweight division

Ultimate Fighting Championship’s light heavyweight division has never seen an athlete at the level of Jon Jones. “Bones” walked into every fight looking for a way to finish or dominate his opponent and with the exception of Alexander Gustafsson, he achieved that. It seemed as if the only person who could knock Jones off his...

Sep 21, 2015 9:39 am

Miesha Tate is tired of being ‘pushed around’ by the UFC

No matter what their rank is, every woman in the Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight division wants an opportunity to dethrone Ronda Rousey of her throne. While they will gain the championship, their stock will rise tenfold just for beating the most popular fighter the octagon has to offer now. While women like Holly Holm are...

Sep 21, 2015 9:28 am

Correia fires shots at Tate: ‘UFC has no interest in her anymore!’

Bantamweight queen Ronda Rousey sits atop a division stacked with women clamoring for a shot at the gold. “Rowdy” has defeated each and every opponent the UFC officials put in front of her and she has her sights set on Holly Holm next at UFC 193. If Holm fails to dethrone the champion, Miesha Tate...

Sep 21, 2015 8:01 am

Renzo Gracie: ‘Two days, two championships!’

World Series of Fighting and Bellator both ran major events this weekend and two Renzo Gracie fighters brought some gold back to the gym with them! Liam Mcgeary stepped into the Bellator cage on Saturday evening to defend his light heavyweight championship against the legendary Tito Ortiz. Ortiz was looking to secure gold for the...

Sep 21, 2015 7:05 am

Phoenix Jones stopped a murder one day after fighting for WSOF

“Phoenix Jones” is as close to a real life super-hero as people will see in the world of mixed martial arts. While some fighters are heroes in the sense of charitable work, “Phoenix Jones” actually patrols the streets at night and fights crime. Ben Fodor is used to dawning the gear to transform into his...

Sep 21, 2015 6:49 am

‘We would love to invite Vladimir Putin to the New Year’s Eve show”

Fans can expect some of the biggest names in mixed martial arts to make their way to Japan to see the return of Fedor Emelianenko live, but this potential spectator came out of left field. Former PRIDE FC President Nabuyuki Sakakibara announced the signing on “The Last Emperor” at Bellator’s “DYNAMITE” event on Saturday and...

Sep 21, 2015 5:03 am

WSOF Champion Justin Gaethje is brutally honest about next potential opponent

World Series of Fighting took over the world of mixed martial arts last Friday with another exciting card in the form of “WSOF 23: Gaethje vs. Palomino 2”. Gaethje once again proved he was the most dominant champion in the promotion by sending Palomino down to the mat with a brutal combination, followed up by...

Sep 21, 2015 1:49 am

Titan FC 35 Results: Hawn takes home the lightweight belt

Three championships were on the line at the Clark County Fairgrounds Event Center in Ridgefield, Washington when Titan FC held their thirty-fifth event, aired on UFC Fight Pass. Pat Healy walked into the weigh ins on Friday as the company’s lightweight champion but was stripped of the belt when he failed to make weight for...

Sep 21, 2015 1:15 am

WATCH! Cyborg’s guard game is on point

Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino has started her path down to bantamweight and Ronda Rousey! It was recently announced that “Cyborg” would be dropping down to 140 in November for a future Invicta FC card. While her opponent and the date of her fight has yet to be announced, it should be a good warm up fight...

Sep 20, 2015 5:30 pm

Everything there is to know about Fedor Emelianenko’s return to MMA

Fedor Emelianenko dropped a bombshell on the mixed martial arts community at “DYNAMITE” on Saturday evening when it was announced he would NOT be fighting for either Bellator or the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Instead, “The Last Emperor” will be squaring off in the main-event of brand new Japan based MMA promotion! The card is set...

Sep 20, 2015 1:30 pm

BJ Penn kicks it with Kimbo Slice at Bellator “DYNAMITE”!

Bellator and GLORY put on one hell of a show with “DYNAMITE” on Saturday evening and the biggest names in mixed martial arts were there live to witness history! Everybody from former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez to UFC lightweight Gilbert Melendez were there live to check out the action. Perhaps there was no better...

Sep 20, 2015 12:34 pm

Gegard Mousasi rocking Armani Exchange before UFC: Japan!

UFC and Reebok’s deal may restrict the fighters from wearing their sponsors to the octagon, but before fight week they are allowed to wear anything they want! Some fighters lost their sponsors due to the fact that they will no longer be able to promote brands on television, but others stuck with their sponsors! UFC...

Sep 20, 2015 12:21 pm

WATCH! “Cowboy” Cerrone looking like a killer ahead of title fight

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone’s path to a shot at the UFC Lightweight Championship was anything but quick and easy. Paul Kelly was Cerrone’s first victim in the octagon way back in 2011 and it wasn’t long before the former WEC fighter accrued an impressive win-streak. After picking wins up against Vagner Rocha, Charles Oliveira, and Dennis...

Sep 20, 2015 10:48 am

Tito Ortiz addresses retirement talk after tough “DYNAMITE” loss

Tito Ortiz is one of the most decorated fighters to step inside a cage, whether it be the UFC’s octagon or Bellator’s cage. He started his professional fighting career in 1997 and is still receiving opportunities at championship gold in 2015— and it’s not just because of his star-power. Ortiz was riding a two fight...

Sep 20, 2015 10:22 am

Tito Ortiz has no excuses for loss in title fight at “DYNAMITE”

Bellator and GLORY showcased the best of their promotions on Saturday night with the spectacle that was “DYNAMITE 1”. Tito Ortiz and Liam Mcgeary headlined the event with a Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship fight. For the first time in nearly nine years, “The People’s Champion” Ortiz had the opportunity to capture gold. Unfortunately for him,...

Sep 20, 2015 8:24 am

WATCH! Mayweather gets emotional in corner before last round

Floyd Mayweather picked up some criticism for how he fought against Manny Pacquiao in May, but there is no denying his most recent performances were anything short of impressive. He walked into the ring looking to secure another win and walked out with his hand raised without so much of a cut on his face....

Sep 20, 2015 5:59 am

Champion Will Brooks trashes Bellator for poor promotion

It was arguably one of the biggest events in Bellator history on Saturday night when the mixed martial arts promotion and GLORY joined forces for the first “DYNAMITE” event in California. The card featured a slew of matches including one night light heavyweight tournament and a light heavyweight championship bout featuring Liam McGeary and Tito...

Sep 20, 2015 5:02 am

‘I’m going to finish Letourneau just like I finished Esparza and Penne’

UFC 193 will host one of the biggest events in Ultimate Fighting Championship history when Ronda Rousey and Joanna Jedrzejczyk defend their titles in the Etihad Stadium, which can house over 50,000 fans. The event is set to take place in Melbourne, Australia and the strawweight champion will be defending her championship against Valerie Letourneau....

Sep 20, 2015 1:41 am

STATS! Get hyped for Fedor Emelianenko’s return

Fedor Emelianenko will not be fighting in the octagon nor will he be duking it out in the Bellator cage; “The Last Emperor” announced his signing with a new Japanese based promotion on Saturday night during “DYNAMITE”. The Japanese promotion has yet to be named but is run by one of the men behind the...

Sep 20, 2015 1:31 am

Berto on Mayweather fight: I should have earned Pacquiao’s payday

Andre Berto and Floyd Mayweather met in the boxing ring earlier this month and sent a handful of fans home disappointed with another decision victory. While Mayweather’s style of fighting may not be the most popular for fans who are hungry for a slugfest, nobody can deny he has mastered the science of landing significant...

Sep 19, 2015 3:50 pm

BJ Penn Returns To Where It All Started

BJ Penn, two-division UFC champion and Hall of Famer, recently had the chance to return to where it all began for him. Penn, while in California, was able to stop by Ralph Gracie Academy, in Mountain View, the place where he started training at the age of 17 years old. We all know the rest...

Sep 19, 2015 2:49 pm

Bellator ‘Dynamite’ Results

Bellator’s massive cross-promotional event ‘Dynamite’ goes down tonight in San Jose, California and will feature both MMA fights in the cage and GLORY kickboxing matches in the ring, which will be right next to each other. For the most part the fights will take place one after the other, but for a few on the...