2649 Search Results for mixed martial arts

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

Sep 4, 2014 1:57 pm

HE’S BACK! Sonnen Books New Broadcasting Gig Alongside WWE Legend

Two consummate performers in WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross and recently retired UFC superstar Chael Sonnen have teamed up to form what is bound to be one of the most memorable commentary teams in sports entertainment history, and will call the world-class Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) action on the LIVE pay-per-view telecast of BattleGrounds...

Sep 3, 2014 5:00 am

The Ultimate Fighter: Rose Namajunas

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

Aug 26, 2014 12:01 pm

King Mo: ‘MMA isn’t a true sport like pro-wrestling’

“Pro Wrestling is harder than MMA. Here’s the reason why, in MMA I can avoid damage. I can circle, I can pull guard, I can take you down, I can push you to the cage, hell I can tap, I can verbally give up. In Pro Wrestling I’ve seen guys tear their ACL and continue...

Aug 26, 2014 5:05 am

Soares: Silva Motivated To Be Champion Again

Anderson Silva is set to make his long awaited MMA return against none other than Stockton’s bad boy, Nick Diaz. The bout is scheduled for UFC 183, which takes place next year, giving both men plenty of time to train. The Spider’s manager, Ed Soares spoke about Anderson’s desire to be the world champion again,...

Aug 26, 2014 4:00 am

Lentz: I Was a Complete Waste of Talent Before Joining American Top Team

At UFC Fight Night 50, Nik Lentz is suiting up to square off against Charles Oliveira. This is not the first time these two have squared off in the UFC, however, and Lentz claims he was “wasted talent” the first time they fought in 2011. In a recent interview with MMAJunkie‘s Ben Fowlkes, Lentz professed...

Aug 25, 2014 10:02 am

Exclusive: Shinya Aoki’s loyalty to ONE FC cannot be swayed

ONE FC Lightweight Champion Shinya Aoki (35-6 MMA) will make his first title defense this upcoming weekend in Dubai when he takes on Kamal Shalorus (9-3-2 MMA) in the main event of “ONE FC 19: Reign of Champions.” BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor recently caught up with Aoki to discuss his upcoming fight, as well as his...

Aug 25, 2014 10:02 am

Exclusive: Askren plans to dominate Suzuki on the ground; unsure if he will ever fight for UFC

Former Bellator title holder Ben Askren (13-0 MMA) will attempt to dethrone current ONE FC welterweight champion Nobutatsu Suzuki (11-1-2) at this weekends “ONE FC 19: Reign of Champions” event in Dubai. The welterweight showdown is a true clash of styles, pitting Askren’s elite grappling abilities against Suzuki’s high-level Karate striking. The former US Olympian and undefeated MMA fighter recently spoke with BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor about his...

Aug 21, 2014 5:03 am

Randy Couture: ‘No Bocek, MMA is not rampant with PED users!’

“I think there’s always going to be some guys that try to cut corners, who are looking for that short cut or that loop hole, and are willing to kinda take that risk. I mean the penalty is pretty significant. If you get caught, you’re gonna lose the opportunity for at least a year to...

Aug 21, 2014 4:30 am

Roger Gracie Signs With One FC

ONE Fighting Championship, Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, has bolstered its ranks with the signing of seven of the best mixed martial artists in the world. Grappling superstar Roger Gracie has joined ONE FC on a multi-fight contract, while six other mixed martial artists with impressive records have also...

Aug 18, 2014 5:16 pm

Coker Confirms Contact With Carano Camp

“If you look at our past, we have always believed in female fighting. Whether it was back in the kickboxing days on ESPN, I was the first person to do female fighting in the state of California in mixed martial arts; which was the Gina Carano vs. Elena Maxwell fight. And we did some big...

Aug 15, 2014 2:54 pm

Renato Laranja Gets A House Call By World Renowned Doc

27 time world champion gets adjusted by the greatest chiropractor of all time. Visit SFGoldman.com for more information on Dr. Goldman and what he does for the world’s best Mixed Martial Arts fighters.

Aug 14, 2014 5:01 pm

Barnett: ‘I would have crushed 100% Lesnar’

Former UFC heavyweight champion, Brock Lesnar didn’t get to leave the sport of Mixed Martial Arts in the same manner that he came in. Many point to his bout with diverticulitis as his reason for decline. Longtime Lesnar rep. Paul Heyman recently came out discussing the potential of what a healthy Lesnar could have been, and...

Aug 14, 2014 10:29 am

Women’s MMA returns to Bellator as Marloes Coenen and Julia Budd sign deals

Women’s MMA has returned to Bellator, as the organization recently announced the signing of two notable featherweights! Bellator officials announced today that they have inked former Strikeforce Champion Marloes Coenen (21-6 MMA) and Invicta FC veteran Julia Budd (6-2 MMA) to deals and that the pair will fight at a Bellator event later this year. Bellator had...

Aug 8, 2014 1:34 pm

Combate Americas Becomes First Fight Program To Win Major TV Award

Combate Americas, the first U.S. Hispanic Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) sports franchise created by Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) co-founder Campbell McLaren to serve the nation’s fastest growing demographic, made history with its competition reality series on Friday, August 1, becoming the first fight-themed program ever to win a major television honor at the 29th annual...

Aug 8, 2014 1:33 pm

Joe Rogan Does Not Approve Of The Jones-Cormier Brawl

“It was ridiculous. This can’t happen. You can’t do that. This is real bad for the sport. It’s real bad. It’s real bad for public perception. It’s a weapon to be used against MMA. It’s unfortunate. “I think it’s ridiculous. It’s ridiculous. Some of it’s gamesmanship, but it’s just so bad for the image of...

Aug 8, 2014 11:20 am

Ben Saunders Back In The UFC

Former UFC welterweight, Ben ‘Killa B’ Saunders is returning to the world’s best Mixed Martial Arts promotion after a four-year, eleven-fight stint outside the promotion. The fighter took to twitter with the announcement: It's Official I am back in the @UFC !!!!   I wanna Thank @JAronsonTitanFC , Lex , & @TitanFighting for letting me...

Aug 6, 2014 5:20 pm

One Month Removed; Penn Breaks his Silence

It’s been exactly one month since we saw The Prodigy “SCRAP” for the last time inside the famed UFC octagon, that same octagon in which he helped build. The fight, Penn’s third battle against fellow former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar, was what many are calling his worst performance to-date. And for the first time...

Aug 6, 2014 10:23 am

UFC Lightweight Mark Bocek Retires From MMA

Canadian UFC lightweight, Mark Bocek has decided to hang-em-up following an impressive career in Mixed Martial Arts. The 13-fight UFC veteran leaves the sport with a 12-5 record overall. Mark himself took to twitter with the announcement: I'm retiring from pro mma.I would like to thank everyone who has helped me and supported me throughout...

Aug 2, 2014 10:00 am

Patrick Cote: 11 Knee Surgeries In 12 Years of MMA

Injuries are common place in Mixed Martial Arts, and so are surgeries to repair them. Which is why it makes sense that a fighter, with the longevity of Patrick Cote, may have had multiple surgeries on the same part of the body. In a recent interview, the former UFC title challenger explained that since his...

Aug 1, 2014 6:29 pm

Aldo Not Against TRT, Thinks Anyone Who Is Is A P***y

“I see no problem (with TRT usage). A lot of people use something and hide, then they criticize people who admittedly use. I think these are a bunch of pu$$ies trying to find an excuse, fearing to lose fights against who’s doing a good job. At one point you have an age that makes it...

Jul 30, 2014 10:38 am

Exclusive: Roger Huerta talks his return to ONE FC and more

One of the most exciting lightweight fighters in mixed martial arts storied history, Roger Huerta (21-7-1 MMA), is set to make his long-awaited return to the ONE FC cage this August in Dubai. The former UFC star and “Sports Illustrated” cover athlete has been out of action for almost 2 years now, this after suffering...