2195 Search Results for mixed martial arts

Apr 29, 2014 1:16 pm

Brian Stann Says Drug Testing In MMA Is ‘Inadequate’

“I think the time when you retire coming off a loss and then you say that, what I didn’t want to do was discredit any of my former opponents. You know, specifically seeing that Wanderlei (Silva) was my last fight, I didn’t want to come off like, ‘Hey, I’m making excuses. The only people that...

Apr 29, 2014 10:45 am

Karo Parisyan: Ronda’s Head Coach Is ‘Eating Her Brains’

“You can’t even compare that gym to our gym, bro. We’re an established MMA gym and a judo gym for over 20 years. [Glendale Fighting Club] is a college gym that became an MMA gym somehow because Roman Mitichyan, one of our guys, one of my best training partners and friends, was taking judo over...

Apr 28, 2014 5:05 pm

Country Legend Willie Nelson Earns 5th Degree Black Belt

After such a busy weekend in the world of mixed martial arts, the last person we expected to report on was country music legend Willie Nelson. ‘The Highwayman’ has apparently been a student of the art of Gongkwon Yusul for quite some time now as he has been awarded his fifth-degree black belt! Nelson may...

Apr 28, 2014 1:04 pm

Jon Jones’ Brother Arthur Almost Started An MMA Career In 2011

Whether you love him or hate him, Jon Jones is one-of-a-kind in the world of  mixed martial arts. But he was almost two of a kind, back in 2011. The NFL lockout was in full effect, and Jones’ older brother Arthur decided that he would give another sport a try while he was in athletic purgatory....

Apr 28, 2014 11:17 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Jones’ Win Over Glover Teixeira

Last Saturday in the UFC 172 main event, Jon Jones proved why he is one of the most feared men in Mixed Martial Arts. With his dominant win, UFC President Dana White is calling him the new pound-for-pound king and his fighting peers, aren’t arguing. Here’s the post-fight reactions: Haha never in my life would...

Apr 24, 2014 5:00 pm

Myles Jury vs. Abel Trujillo Set for UFC Fight Night in Texas

Lightweights Myles Jury and Abel Trujillo are set to duke it out at ‘UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens’ on June 28th in San Antonio, Texas. The bout was made official when UFC.COM announced it on Thursday afternoon. Myles Jury turned some heads when he debuted at ‘The Ultimate Fighter 15 Finale’ in 2012. He...

Apr 24, 2014 1:22 pm

Dana White: ‘Rousey Hurts Floyd Mayweather Really Bad In A Real Fight’

“You put Ronda Rousey in any fight situation – a street fight, a mixed martial arts fight. Not only does she beat Floyd, she’ll hurt Floyd really bad.” “But you take Ronda Rousey and you put her in a boxing match, obviously we know what’s going to happen there. But a real fight, Ronda Rousey...

Apr 23, 2014 4:50 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Salary Report: Fabricio Werdum Top Earner

Fabricio Werdum was the top earner at this past weekend’s UFC on FOX 11 event, as he collected a cool $175,000 in disclosed pay for his main event victory over Travis Browne. MMAjunkie obtained the list of disclosed payouts from the Florida State Boxing Commission earlier today. The total disclosed payroll for the event was...

Apr 23, 2014 8:59 am

UFC Vet Gerald Harris Retires From MMA

After 27 MMA fights, UFC Veteran, Gerald Harris announced his retirement yesterday afternoon on Facebook. “Thanks so much for the opportunity but I have a family to take care of so I’m going to have to walk away. I am retiring from Mixed Martial Arts today. @AliAbdelaziz00 @SugarRaySefo @MMAWorldSeries”

Apr 22, 2014 12:14 pm

Khabib Puts 155 On Notice: ‘Learn Wrestling If You Want To Compete With Me’

Russian born Khabib Nurmagomedov hasn’t slowed down since his start in the sport of MMA. After mastering the Russian art of Combat Sambo, he transitioned into the world of Mixed Martial Arts and has gone on a rarely matched 22-0 run against the world’s best fighters. Many believe he’s the biggest threat to UFC champion,...

Apr 22, 2014 11:27 am

Rousey Thinks The UFC Should Have A Zero Tolerance Policy For PED Users

You use, you’re out! That’s what UFC bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey would like to see from the governing bodies who sanction the sport of Mixed Martial Arts and her employer, the UFC. In a recent interview with YahooSports!, Rousey compared her experience as an Olympic medalist and wants to see the UFC elevate themselves to...

Apr 21, 2014 6:05 pm

PHOTO | UFC’s Kyle Noke Spars With Steve Irwin

‘The Crocodile Hunter’, Steve Irwin, was reportedly a big martial arts fan and perhaps an even bigger ‘Mixed Martial Arts’ fan. While on this earth, the beloved Irwin, had a friendship with Kyle Noke, the TUF Nations Team Australia Coach, and through this friendship they trained and sparred MMA. Pretty cool! (photo via Kyle Noke)

Apr 21, 2014 4:53 pm

Liddell on Sonnen: I can’t stand the way he promotes fights.

In a recent interview with MMAJunkie‘s Steven Marrocco, UFC Hall of Famer Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell stated that he doesn’t appreciate the way Chael Sonnen promotes fights: “Chael’s a nice guy,” said Liddell. “I’ve met him and hung out with him. I like him, and he’s a nice guy. I can’t stand the way he promotes fights. I understand...

Apr 20, 2014 9:06 pm

Brian Stann: Lack Of Drug Testing ‘Major Part’ Of Retirement Decision

Performance Enhancing Drugs has been a sensitive topic in Mixed Martial Arts for several years now. FOX analyst and retired UFC middleweight, Brian Stann recently explained why the sport’s lack of testing ultimately led to his retirement. “It was a major part of me walking away from the sport. Knowing that I wasn’t getting a...

Apr 20, 2014 1:47 pm

Fun Fact of the day: Liddell/Kennedy share same baby momma

Former Strikeforce title challenger Tim Kennedy and UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell have more in common than just a career in mixed martial arts, they also share the same baby momma. Yes it’s true, and the mother is none other than female MMA fighter Casey Noland (4-6 MMA, pictured). Noland met “The Iceman” when she was seventeen...

Apr 20, 2014 12:50 pm

VIDEO | Shaquile O’Neal UFC on FOX 11 Interview

NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal and UFC correspondent Megan Olivi chat it up before UFC on FOX 11. Hear how the big man helped pull off the pre-fight press conference and how he was introduced to mixed martial arts.

Apr 17, 2014 3:32 pm

VIDEO | UFC Boss: ‘I’m ‘very confident’ Carano will come back’

Following last night’s TUF Finale event, UFC President Dana White told FOX Sports that he believes Gina Carano will return to Mixed Martial Arts. “Gina [Carano] and I had a good meeting. I’m very confident that she does want to come back and she does want to fight. We do not have a deal but...

Apr 17, 2014 3:25 pm

Gina Carano’s Strikeforce contract expires in June, UFC still interested

UFC President Dana White met with former Strikeforce title challenger Gina Carano last week to discuss her potential return to mixed martial arts. The meeting did not produce a future bout or a new contract, but the Zuffa fight boss told reporters at the ‘TUF Nations Finale’ that “Conviction” could still be octagon bound: “She wants to...