1602 Search Results for gsp

Mar 18, 2015 2:59 am

MMA Ground and Pound Tutorial – Coach Firas Zahabi

GSP head coach, Firas Zahabi teaches us how to ground and pound. He explains: I’ve been getting a lot of people asking for a ground and pound tutorial, so here is the first of many. There is a lot to know about striking an opponent on the ground but this vide is a great starting...

Mar 4, 2015 9:18 am

Ronda’s Mom Blogs: ‘She’s staying at 135’ — Here’s Why!

Should she, could she, would Ronda fight a man and win? Could she fight a Gorilla? Could she take on a bear? These are all very valid questions Momma Rousey addresses in her latest blog. Enjoy: Why 135 is a good number http://t.co/A7gB1Zfdg0 — DrAnnMaria (@DrAnnMaria) March 4, 2015 “For some people, success is like...

Feb 28, 2015 8:08 pm

UFC 184 Results: Ellenberger Submits Koscheck In Round 2, Ends Three Fight Losing Streak

The third fight of UFC 184’s main card featured the return of welterweight Josh Koscheck and #11 ranked Jake Ellenberger Ellenberger came in with three straight losses just like his opponent. Obviously both men were looking to win and were possibly fighting to keep their jobs. Fighters didn’t touch gloves and came out swinging. Ellenberger...


Feb 18, 2015 2:54 pm

Georges St-Pierre Pleased With UFC’s Testing Plans

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is happy with today’s announcement that the UFC will be implementing a strict drug testing policy. The retired champ took to twitter with his reaction: Very happy to learn about the UFC announcing a new comprehensive random PED testing. — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre) February 18, 2015 Clearly a big...

Feb 9, 2015 8:02 am

Nick Diaz Accused Of Stiffing Coach Of Pay

Nick Diaz boxing coach Richard Perez is accusing his pupil of stiffing him on his cut of his payout from the Georges St. Pierre fight, and refusing to give him a contract for the Anderson Silva fight. Perez has been a staple of the Diaz camp for much of Nick, and Nate’s careers, however he...

Feb 4, 2015 12:15 pm

So… This Happened

Fight fans have long-awaited a super-fight between Georges St-Pierre and Anderson Silva. It’s a fight, that for whatever reason, never materialized. In a close-second place to the super-fight, would be an actual sparring match between the two MMA Legends. Which, according to this new photo, actually happened. Check it: These 2 legends sparred together. Looks...

Jan 10, 2015 1:15 pm

Report: Rory MacDonald vs. Hector Lombard In The Works For UFC 186

A welterweight bout between two of the UFC’s elite is reportedly in the works for the their upcoming return to Montreal in April. Multiple reports are indicating that both Rory MacDonald and Hector Lombard have agreed to fight, however the UFC is stopping short of announcing this bout as official. UFC 186 is set to go...

Jan 8, 2015 5:30 am

Dana White: “This is the biggest January in UFC History!”

“2015 is starting off with amazing fights. It’s the best January in the company’s history. And all these fights lead to bigger fights. If you look at the Cormier vs. Jones, then Gustafsson vs. Rumble, then the winners of those fight and that will be a great fight. You’ve got Vitor vs. Weidman, then Anderson....

Dec 31, 2014 11:24 am

“EMBRACE THE BAD GUY”

UFC President Dana White believes it’s in Jon Jones’ best interest to just embrace his natural persona, as the bad guy. The UFC boss took to FOX Sports Live, last night, to explain: “I think he should embrace it. He’s kind of come off like the bad guy in this thing. All the stuff that...

Dec 20, 2014 8:55 am

TSN Lands UFC Broadcast Deal

While no formal announcement has been made yet, The Sports Network (TSN) in Canada sent out schedule revisions for January to television listings services on Friday which included extensive UFC coverage (via MMAFighting.com). TSN, which is Canada’s equivalent to ESPN, was the leading candidate to get the UFC’s television contract in The Great White North....

Dec 14, 2014 8:37 am

UFC on FOX 13 draws exceptional 15,300 attendance with gate of $1.5 million

Last night the UFC hit Phoenix US Airways Center in Arizona for UFC on FOX 13. The incredible night of fights was capped off by a spectacular 5-round main event war between Junior Dos Santos and Stipe Miocic. At the post-fight press conference it was announced that the attendance for the event was 15,300, while...

Dec 8, 2014 5:07 pm

Hughes: ‘Hendricks was trying to win rounds’

At UFC 181, Johny Hendricks noticeably faded in the 4th and 5th rounds of the fight, clinching Robbie Lawler against the cage and stalling several times. While Hendricks attributed his performance in the final few rounds to a tough weight cut, former welterweight champion Matt Hughes believes it’s because Hendricks was trying to fight to...

Dec 6, 2014 12:13 pm

Coach: Hendricks vs. Lawler II To See A ‘Whole Different Johny’

As fight fans get ready for UFC 181 tonight, Johny Hendricks coach says they will see a “Whole different Johny,” in the rematch with Robbie Lawler. “You can’t really deny Robbie, you know. He iced [Jake] Ellenberger and dominated Matt Brown. I think he deserves that spot. I don’t think there’s anyone more deserving than...

Dec 2, 2014 10:34 am

UFC and Reebok Enter Long Term Partnership For Fighter Uniforms

Global fitness leader Reebok today announced a groundbreaking partnership with UFC®, the world’s leading mixed martial arts organization. Under the long-term deal, Reebok will become the exclusive authentic global outfitter of UFC, creating for the first time ever UFC ‘Fight Week gear’ and a ‘Fight Night kit’ for all UFC athletes. Reebok will also be...

Dec 1, 2014 5:04 am

REPORT: UFC will hold event at 50,000 seat Melbourne stadium in November 2015

Big news for the UFC! With the Labor Party’s candidate in office, and the ban of MMA events in a caged enclosure likely to be revoked, the UFC has set a date for their Melbourne debut, which will reportedly be held in the 50,000 plus seat Etihad Stadium. The original report came from The Daily...

Nov 30, 2014 3:27 pm

Firas Zahabi considers Gi “The Achilles heel of Jiu-Jitsu”

One of the oldest traditions in Jiu-Jitsu is the Gi. Royce Gracie wore it in every UFC appearance, and the Gracie Family stands by the use of the Gi in Jiu-Jitsu. Eddie Bravo on the other hand, who pioneered 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu trains practitioners strictly in no-gi Jiu-Jitsu, which has brought him criticism from the...

Nov 30, 2014 2:49 pm

Hendricks on injury: “Being inactive doesn’t bother me”

Johny Hendricks is currently gearing up for his UFC 181 rematch against Robbie Lawler this coming Saturday. Since capturing the vacant welterweight championship nearly a year ago, Hendricks hasn’t fought in the UFC, whereas Robbie Lawler has fought twice, going 2-0 in the past 9 months. Hendricks spoke to MMAJunkie about the rematch, and what...

Nov 26, 2014 11:54 am

Matt Brown: ‘What The F*ck Has Conor McGregor Done?’

“I can’t even believe this is an argument. What the fuck has Conor [McGregor] done compared to what Frankie’s done? Frankie deserves [the title shot]. Period.” “I don’t hate that (he made himself famous). More props to him. But when you are talking about title shots – the opportunity of a man’s life – you...

Nov 25, 2014 2:22 pm

BUCKET LIST! White Fulfills UFC Dream

When you’re the UFC boss, little can impress your never-ending desire for combat-sports firsts. Sometimes though… For 13 years I have wanted to watch the @ufc in a bar. Tonight is finally that night!!! Cub vs Frankie… http://t.co/GDGibv2scn — Dana White (@danawhite) November 23, 2014 For 13 years I have wanted to watch the @ufc...

Nov 23, 2014 3:36 pm

Diaz: “I’m the right guy for the job”

Stockton bad boy Nick Diaz is currently gearing up for his UFC 183 bout against Anderson Silva on January 31st. It will be Diaz’s first bout in the cage since losing to GSP in a welterweight title fight in March of 2013, and it will be Anderson Silva’s first fight since snapping his shin in...

Nov 23, 2014 9:12 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros react to Edgar’s late submission win over Swanson

Last night in the main event of UFC Fight Night 57, Frankie Edgar scored a late 5th round submission win over Cub Swanson, earning himself a Performance of the Night bonus in the process. As always, the Twitter-verse erupted with reactions from fighters, fans, and celebrities. Below is a compilation of the best reactions. Here...

Nov 22, 2014 2:56 pm

Metamoris 5 Results: Magalhaes Controls Diniz In a Draw

Switching gears from the previous bout, Magalhaes and Diniz had a slower paced fight with a long feeling out process. Neither man was in an offensive position until Magalhaes pulled guard ten minutes in. Before Magalhaes pulled guard, he was purely playing the defensive game while Diniz tried to get into a position where he...

Nov 22, 2014 7:58 am

Nick Diaz on DUI: ‘I’m not Lodi PD’s favorite’

Earlier this year, Nick Diaz was charged with DUI, and obstruction of justice for attempting to make himself throw up after the Lodi PD asked him to take a breathalyzer test. While fans feared Diaz bout with Anderson Silva at UFC 184 may be in jeopardy, the bout wasn’t cancelled, and will go down January...

Nov 18, 2014 12:16 pm

White: ‘Brock Lesnar Interested In Fighting Again’

UFC President Dana White confirmed, during yesterday’s UFC media event, that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is indeed interested in a return to the Octagon. He told the press, “Brock Lesnar’s under contract with the WWE. We have a great relationship with him. He’s healthy, and he’s said that he’s interested in fighting again. We’ll...

Nov 17, 2014 3:59 pm

Brown vs. Saffiedine set for February 14th

Matt Brown and Tarec Saffiedine will square off February 14th as the main event for UFC Fight Night Colorado. The UFC announced the bout earlier today during their special ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ press conference. Brown is coming off a 5-round war against Robbie Lawler that saw ‘The Immortal’ lose a unanimous decision, and...

Nov 16, 2014 11:26 am

UFC 180 Attendance Sets 2014 Record

Last night after an action-packed night of fights at UFC 180, UFC President Dana White announced at the post-fight press conference that 21,000 people attended the event. The event, which was held at the Mexico City Arena, marked the UFC’s first trip to Mexico, and also broke the UFC’s attendance record for this year. According...