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Oct 3, 2014 11:17 pm

“Battlegrounds MMA:” Carneiro Wins 8-Man One Night Tournament

Roan Carneiro outlasted seven other fighters in a one-night tournament at “Battlegrounds MMA: One Night Elimination” and took home an extra $50,000 in the process. His name now sits on the prestigious list of one night tournament winners in mixed martial arts along the likes of Dan Henderson, Takanori Gomi and Don Frye. Carneiro made...

Oct 2, 2014 6:43 pm

Battleground O.N.E. Weigh-In Results

All eight fighters made weight and drew their quarterfinal stage matchups one day before the highly-anticipated, one-night BattleGrounds MMA welterweight (170 pounds) tournament that will award its winner a grand prize of $50,000 live on pay-per-view from the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. on Friday, October 3. The official weigh-in was co-hosted by WWE Hall...

Oct 2, 2014 6:32 pm

Cung Le: “I did not take any performance-enhancing drugs”

“I was completely surprised at the results of my recent drug test. I was informed by the UFC that I passed my pre- and post-fight drug test, as well as the majority of the blood tests with the only abnormality being an elevated level of hGH being determined to be present. I tested negative for...

Sep 29, 2014 6:47 pm

Sean McCorkle Announces Retirement From MMA

Former UFC heavyweight Sean McCorkle (17-7 MMA) was a guest on Monday’s edition of “The MMA Hour,” where he announced his retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts. McCorkle had lost five of his past six outings and cited herniated discs as a cause for retirement: “Believe it or not, despite my current streak, I’m...


Sep 29, 2014 10:27 am

Commission Explains Why Taylor Lapilus Was Denied Licensing To Fight

Earlier today it was reported that Taylor Lapilus had been removed from this Saturday’s UFC Fight Night Stockholm card in his bout against Dennis Siver. The only reason given as to why Lapilus was removed from the card was that the Swedish Mixed Martial Arts Federation felt he wasn’t a suitable opponent for Siver. Charles...

Sep 26, 2014 7:09 am

Dana White: No HOF induction for Wand

Former PRIDE middleweight champion Wanderlei Silva recently retired from the sport of mixed martial arts, this due to apparent grievances he had with both his employer (The UFC) and the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Shortly after announcing his retiremnt, “The Axe Murderer” stated that he would not be interested in receiving a Hall of Fame...

Sep 26, 2014 6:21 am

Wand names his greatest fights

Former PRIDE middleweight champion and MMA legend, Wanderlei Silva, retired from the sport of mixed martial arts just six days ago. “The Axe Murderer” recently did an interview with Brazil’s Combate, where he detailed the greatest fights of his illustrious career. Take a look: Greatest Fight “My great fight was against Liddell,” said Wand. “I...

Sep 25, 2014 11:23 am

UFC International Fight Week Returns to Vegas In 2015

The UFC announced its popular International Fight Week will return to Las Vegas July 7-12, 2015. Since its inception, UFC International Fight Week™ has increased in size and activities, quickly establishing itself as the world’s largest mixed martial arts celebration. The weeklong festival provides high-energy, all-star entertainment that the UFC is known to deliver and...

Sep 24, 2014 11:30 am

Like it or not, Wanderlei Silva should still go down as a legend

Former PRIDE middleweight champion Wanderlei Silva (35-12-1 MMA) recently retired from the sport of mixed martial arts, this due to apparent grievances he had with both his employer (The UFC) and the NSAC (Nevada State Athletic Commission). Yesterday, the NSAC announced that “The Axe Murderer” had been indefinitely suspended, meaning he will never be able to fight in the...

Sep 23, 2014 1:23 pm

UFC’s Kevin Casey Gets 12-Month Suspension For Failed Drug Test

The world of Mixed Martial Arts looked liked a circus today. And while business may press on as usual in the UFC offices, four of their contracted athletes were handed down severe sentences during today’s Nevada Athletic Commission hearing, in Las Vegas. Wanderlei Silva received a lifetime ban and fine (Report Here), while Jon Jones...

Sep 23, 2014 9:13 am

WSOF Announces new PPV Model With Fighter Rev Share

In a radical move that could forever change the earning potential of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighters, World Series of Fighting has announced that it will enter the pay-per-view business in the second half of 2015 with an unprecedented revenue sharing model that will pay 50 percent of all net revenue earned from live pay-per-view...

Sep 22, 2014 4:55 pm

Alexander Shlemenko: ‘I’m Just Trying To Follow In Fedor’s Footsteps’

Bellator MMA middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko has his sights set high when it comes to what he wants to accomplish in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. Shlemenko, who is from Omsk Russia, wants to follow in the footsteps of one of the greatest fighters ever, who just happens to be Russian as well, Fedor...

Sep 19, 2014 7:53 pm

Anthony Johnson Responds To Abuse Allegations

Following a tumultuous day in the world of Mixed Martial Arts, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson, now suspended by his employer, released the following statement to his fans and supporters. Get caught up on “Rumble’s” Woes Right HERE! Post by Anthony Johnson.

Sep 18, 2014 6:17 pm

Tate: ‘The UFC brought me to Japan for a reason’

“I believe the UFC brought me to Japan for a reason. I think the reason is to grow the women’s mixed martial arts fanbase and that makes me feel good about my presence here. I think I have a strong presence and a strong following, even in Japan.” During this week’s media rounds in Japan,...

Sep 17, 2014 4:33 pm

Jim Ross Prepares For MMA Broadcasting Debut

Longtime WWE commentator Jim Ross, known as J.R. for short, is gearing up for his debut into the world of Mixed Martial Arts commentating. JR was released from his contract by the WWE over a year ago, and has made public his desire to call MMA fights. BattleGrounds MMA gave Ross the opportunity, and invited...

Sep 17, 2014 3:30 pm

Fedor Shuts Down Comeback Talk: “I’m Done Fighting”

Fedor Emelianenko is widely considered to be one of, if not the greatest MMA fighter of all time. Over the course of his 12 year Mixed Martial Arts career, Fedor fought many of the world’s top fighters while under the Pride banner. Recently Bellator MMA President Scott Coker spoke about the possibility of a superfight...

Sep 16, 2014 6:35 pm

UFC Fight Night 50 & 51 medical suspensions

The medical suspensions from both UFC Fight Night 50 and UFC Fight Night 51 were obtained by MMAJUNKIE earlier today. According to the report, UFC Fight Night 50 headliner Ronaldo Souza has been suspended indefinitely, pending medical clearance for the injured right hand he sustained in his win over Gegard Mousasi. Here is the full...

Sep 16, 2014 5:53 pm

Roy Nelson: ‘A Heavyweight GOAT Doesn’t Exist’

There is a large number of people in the mixed martial arts community who would answer “Fedor” if asked the question “who is the greatest MMA heavyweight of all time?”. Current UFC heavyweight contender Roy “Big Country” Nelson is not one of those people. The former TUF Season 10 winner recently explained to FOX Sports why he doesn’t believe a...

Sep 12, 2014 8:09 pm

“Bellator 124” Results: Newton Does It Again! KOs Beltran with Spinning Backfist

At Bellator 106, Emanuel Newton shocked the world of mixed martial arts when he knocked King Mo out with a spinning back fist in the first round. Tonight, Newton sent Beltran crashing to the mat with ANOTHER spinning back fist. Emanuel Newton has retained his Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship. The fight was moving at a...

Sep 12, 2014 6:59 pm

“Bellator 124” Results: Davis Smothers Rodrigues, Picks Up Decision Win

The casual mixed martial arts fan may not have appreciated this bout, but a diehard would have noticed the skill it took from LC Davis to shut Zeilton Rodrigues down the entire fight. Rodrigues had nothing for Davis throughout their fifteen minutes of fighting. Davis took him down at will and transitioned to side control...

Sep 10, 2014 4:01 pm

Kimbo Slice vs. James Thompson 2 almost happened at Bellator 123

Former Bellator matchmaker, Sam Caplan was recently interviewed by Sherdog and shared some interesting stories regarding his time with the promotion. Among these, was a story from just months ago, on how Bellator almost had Kimbo Slice convinced to make a return to Mixed Martial Arts: “I wanted Kimbo Slice vs. James Thompson for Bellator 123. That was...

Sep 10, 2014 5:30 am

Invicta FC 8 Main Event Loser Was 47 Years Old

Age isn’t always a factor in a sport like Mixed Martial Arts, but Invicta FC is finding themselves amidst a bit of controversy following Satuday night’s lopsided main event on UFC Fight Pass. Invicta champion Michelle Waterson, at 28-years old, successfully defended her strap against an obviously outmatched Yasuko Tamada. Following the bout it was...

Sep 10, 2014 5:00 am

The Ultimate Fighter: Carla Esparza

Learn more about Ultimate Fighter competitor Carla Esparza and how mixed martial arts has impacted her life. The new season starts tonight, Wednesday, September 10th at 10pm ET on FOX Sports 1.

Sep 10, 2014 5:00 am

Abbott: ‘UFC #6 Was The Real UFC #1’

“That was the first real UFC – 6. The Gracies, they actually started the whole show. But they had no longer had anything to do with it (at UFC 6). “It was not a conflict of interest for them anymore. That’s why they didn’t fight in UFC 6. “That’s why all the fighters weighed 100...

Sep 8, 2014 5:03 am

PHOTO | Politician Sarah Palin Is An MMA Fan

Post by The Funky Monkey (MMA) Mixed Martial Arts News. WSOF fighter Chad Robichaux posted his story of giving politician Sarah Palin a tour of the Gracie Barra gym where he trains on his Facebook Page.

Sep 7, 2014 9:32 am

Askren Kicked Off Air For Dissing UFC

Ben Askren was a guest on “Inside MMA” which airs on AXS TV and began to talk about how he believes the UFC is monopolizing the mixed martial arts industry. He ranted, “The UFC has had quite the monopoly the last handful of years but really, if they don’t change their tune they’re going to...

Sep 6, 2014 11:23 pm

Coker & Chou Bring Magic Back To Friday Night Fights with Bellator 123

Friday September 5th was an amazing night to be a fan of mixed martial arts. On an evening that played host to over twenty MMA fights between the Ultimate Fighting Championship and Bellator, the biggest winners were backstage at Bellator in Connecticut. Bellator President Scott Coker and matchmaker Rich Chou brought an amazing night of...

Sep 5, 2014 9:50 am

Nick Diaz: ‘No Fun, No Chance, No Steriods’

Popular Mixed Martial Arts fighter, Nick Diaz, rarely speaks to the public, and when he does it’s often a cryptic and/or  a very vague message. Regardless, when Stockton’s son speaks, fans want to listen. Here’s the latest: Caption: #Nosteroids #noselfie #nofun #nofood #nosleep #nochance #no100 #nowomannocry