21969 Search Results for mma

Oct 29, 2015 7:53 am

Sergio Moraes in against Omari Akhmedov at UFC FN 80

News broke Wednesday evening that Lyman Good was forced out of his UFC FN 80 bout against Omari Akhmedov for reasons that were not disclosed. As a result Sergio Moraes has stepped in on short notice to fight Akhmedov on December 10th in Las Vegas. Moraes is currently riding a 3-fight win streak that saw...

Oct 29, 2015 7:33 am

DWCOTD: Rose Namajunas wins submission of the year with slick armbar

Rose Namajunas with the flying armbar and 2013 submission of the year #DWCOTD For today’s Dana White Clip Of The Day the UFC President selected a clip of TUF 20 runner up Rose Namajunas landing a slick flying armbar at Invicta FC 5. The submission also won Namajunas submission of the year for 2013. Namajunas...

Oct 29, 2015 7:00 am

Ronda Rousey enters the world of rap

First it was just a drop of her name in a pop song. Now, UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has an entire rap song made just for her. YNIQ, an artist out of Miami released this song that is based entirely on the “Rowdy” UFC champion. Take a listen to the track, “Ronda Rousey” and...


Oct 29, 2015 6:59 am

Michael Bisping is “permanently disfigured” from Belfort fight

Back in 2013 Michael Bisping was on the wrong end of a brutal head kick from Vitor Belfort. Bisping suffered a detached retina as a result of the knockout, and has since stated that he won’t fight another person who has a past of failing drug tests. Earlier this week Bisping stated that he no...

Oct 28, 2015 10:12 pm

Evans eyeing bout with Gustafsson: ‘We both need a win’

Rashad Evans is coming off a loss to Ryan Bader at UFC 192 earlier this month. The bout was Evans first in the Octagon in nearly 2 years after recovering from an ACL tear. Alexander Gustafsson is on a 2-fight skid that most recently saw him drop a split decision to Daniel Cormier at UFC...

Oct 28, 2015 8:36 pm

UFC champ backs Donald Trump for President

Politics are generally a slippery slope, and many athletes tend to shy away from giving their opinions on candidates for fear of backlash from fans. That isn’t the case with UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, who revealed during a recent Periscope broadcast that he is a supporter of republican candidate Donald Trump. “I like Donald...

Oct 28, 2015 7:52 pm

Miocic on Arlovski fight: “It is what it is”

Last week Ben Rothwell stated that he believed it would take divine intervention for him to get a fight booked against a top ranked heavyweight after Stipe Miocic was forced out of their ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ bout with an injured back and Andrei Arlovski declined to step in on short notice. Miocic planned on...

Oct 28, 2015 7:40 pm

Rory MacDonald divulges more info on potential GSP return

At the ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ Q&A event leading up to Saturday’s fight, Rory MacDonald was asked about the status of Georges St. Pierre’s return. MacDonald stated that GSP returning wouldn’t affect his run at welterweight because ‘Rush’ wasn’t planning on returning to fight for the title, but rather for super-fights. The crowd immediately went...

Oct 28, 2015 7:31 pm

Poirier vs. Duffy rebooked for UFC 195

Dustin Poirier’s strategy to shoulder criticism and wait for the UFC to rebook a fight with Joseph Duffy worked. Poirier vs. Duffy has been rebooked for UFC 195 on January 2nd according to MMAJunkie. The fight was initially scheduled to go down at ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ this past Saturday, however a concussion forced Duffy...

Oct 28, 2015 4:21 pm

Ronda Rousey eyes future world titles in WWE, Boxing and Jiu-Jitsu!

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey (12-0 MMA) is the most dominant fighter in the sport today. The 28-year-old has absolutely crushed her competition, earning her past five title defenses in an astonishing combined time of 3 minutes and 8 seconds. “Rowdy” will now meet fellow undefeated fighter and former Boxing champion Holly Holm (9-0 MMA) in...

Oct 28, 2015 3:54 pm

NSAC confirms they are in settlement talks with Nick Diaz

UFC welterweight contender Nick Diaz took to instagram on Tuesday night to inform his fans that ‘talks’ with the NSAC were going well. Today, the Nevada State Athletic Commission confirmed the news by releasing the following statement: “As a reminder to the general public, the Nick Diaz disciplinary matter will not be on the agenda at...

Oct 28, 2015 1:27 pm

Take a wild guess at who just bought this $3.5M 2015 Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse

Welcome back in Molsheim @dutchbugs #dutchbugs #bugatti #veyron #vitesse #wrcedition A photo posted by Bugatti Official (@bugatti) on Oct 7, 2015 at 8:25am PDT None other than Floyd Mayweather Jr. purchased the last brand new 2015 Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse. With a hefty price tag of $3,498,000, Mayweather is one of those fortunate enough...

Oct 28, 2015 12:32 pm

MUST SEE! Chael Sonnen gives CM Punk valuable advice in hilarious meme

We have yet to find out when CM Punk will be making his highly anticipated MMA debut, however that hasn’t stopped the internet from theorizing about how his first fight will go. An unknown Twitter user created this meme, which was then posted and sent to ‘The American Gangster’ Chael Sonnen. Punk is currently still...

Oct 28, 2015 12:18 pm

MUST SEE! ‘UFC Fight Night: Namajunas vs. VanZant’ Trailer

HOLY SHIT!! @PaigeVanzantUFC vs @rosenamajunas Dec 10th in Vegas @UFCFightPass pic.twitter.com/qRJZ1zAcaH — Dana White (@danawhite) October 28, 2015 Earlier today it was announced that Joanne Calderwood was forced to withdraw from her December 10th main-event bout against Paige VanZant. In addition it was revealed that TUF 20 runner-up Rose Namajunas would be stepping in to...

Oct 28, 2015 12:05 pm

Poirier: I’d be “broke and brain dead” if I listened to fan’s advice

Dustin Poirier caught criticism from fans recently when he declined to fight Norman Parke on short notice after Joseph Duffy withdrew from their ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event bout. Despite many fans saying that by declining the fight he essentially allowed the card to suffer a massive blow, Poirier stated that the UFC isn’t...

Oct 28, 2015 11:51 am

UFC fighters react to latest roster cuts with more rumored to come

The latest roster of fighters to be cut from the UFC has had many in the elite MMA promotion on edge. MMA Junkie caught up with several UFC fighters at UFC Fight Night in Dublin and got their thoughts on the latest shakeup. “It’s a stressful thing for us as fighters because we don’t get...

Oct 28, 2015 11:03 am

Mark Hunt slimming down with AKA Thailand for UFC 193!

Mark Hunt has been training with AKA Thailand and has been slimming down for his fight with Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva at UFC 193. An epic clash is bound to happen with the two already having one of the greatest fights in heavyweight history already go down at UFC Fight Night 33 where the two fought...

Oct 28, 2015 10:05 am

Tim Kennedy would rather fight for Scott Coker than in the UFC

Outspoken UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy was a guest on Submission Radio talking about a variety of topics including potential matchups for him in the division to the thought of fighting in Bellator under Scott Coker. Kennedy’s last fight was over a year ago, and it seems like the opinionated fighter has been on the sidelines...

Oct 28, 2015 9:59 am

Rousey’s coach doesn’t care about criticism from Rousey’s mother

Ronda Rousey’s mom, Dr. Ann Maria, recently had some very harsh things to say in regards to her daughter’s head coach Edmond Tarverdyan. She stated that “she’s around some people that I think are really bad for her… People who do not have her best interests at heart” after stating that Edmond is a “terrible...

Oct 28, 2015 9:50 am

REPLAY! UFC 193 Ronda Rousey media day scrum

At the UFC 193 Ronda Rousey media day scrum Rousey fielded questions from reporters about a variety of topics from her training for UFC 193, to Nick Diaz’s suspension, to her mother’s comments about coach Edmond Tarverdyan. Above you can see the full media day scrum. UFC 193 goes down November 14th from the Etihad...

Oct 28, 2015 9:38 am

Rizin officials searching for new opponent for Emelianenko

Recently it was announced that Fedor Emelianenko would be making his return to MMA on New Year’s Eve under the Rizin Fighting Federation banner. There was much speculation as to who Emelianenko would be fighting in his highly anticipated return to MMA. When news broke that Jaideep Singh, who was just 1-0 in professional MMA...

Oct 28, 2015 9:28 am

Valerie ‘The Underdog’ Letourneau: I have nothing to lose

Ahead of her UFC 193 title shot against Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Valerie Letourneau has been dismissed by many fans who believe she doesn’t stand a chance against the undefeated Jedrzejczyk. When preparing for a fight against one of the most dangerous athletes on the planet, most fighters would feel an immense amount of pressure. However, Letourneau...

Oct 28, 2015 9:03 am

Weidman predicting finish in first 3 rounds of Rockhold bout

Luke Rockhold may have recently stated that he will have no problem stopping ‘slow’ Chris Weidman but he hasn’t done anything to slow down the confidence of the champ. Weidman recently used the Periscope app to field questions from fans regarding his training for the bout. One fan asked the champ about how he sees...

Oct 28, 2015 8:53 am

Rousey: Holm will ‘enjoy her life a lot more if she loses’

The life of a champion isn’t an easy one. After losing his UFC middleweight champion to Chris Weidman, Anderson Silva infamously said that he was tired of all the pressure that had been on his shoulders over the years. Ahead of her UFC 193 fight against Holly Holm, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey stated...

Oct 28, 2015 8:44 am

Tate contemplating retirement after recent title snub?

Leading up to her ‘UFC on Fox: Dillashaw vs. Barao II’ fight against Jessica Eye, Miesha Tate was under the impression that she would receive a title shot upon winning the bout given that she was riding a 3-fight win streak that was ultimately extended with her win over Eye. After Ronda Rousey’s UFC 190...

Oct 28, 2015 8:37 am

Ruslan Magomedov receives heartwarming message from young fan

This message from a young fan that was sent to UFC heavyweight Ruslan Magomedov will warm your heart. It’s always nice to see fighters positively impacting the lives of young fans. Magomedov is 14-1 in his professional MMA career, and is 3-0 in his UFC career, with his most recent win being a dominant decision...

Oct 28, 2015 8:29 am

UFC could obtain naming rights for UFC 200 arena

While there’s still plenty of time before UFC 200, talks of potential super-fights for the event are already becoming more and more common among MMA fans. As if there wasn’t enough hype behind UFC 200, now there’s a chance that the UFC could obtain the naming rights for the new Las Vegas arena that allegedly...