2528 Search Results for mixed martial arts

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...

Apr 17, 2014 3:20 pm

Martin Kampmann’s Take On Training: ‘Spar once a week, maximal’

The sport of mixed martial arts has evolved at neck-snapping speeds over the past two decades, moving from bare-knuckle brawls with “no holds barred”, to technically proficient contests, regulated by athletic commissions. But the evolution isn’t just observed at the events – it’s also happening at the gyms where these martial artists train. In the...

Apr 17, 2014 1:25 pm

Roy Nelson Out Up to 180 days After UFC FN 39

A damaged right finger has UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson on the shelf. Today the UFC released the suspension information directly to mixedmartialarts.com for last weekend’s UFC Fight Night 39 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Nelson defeated Antonio Nogueira with a highlight reel KO. As there is no sanctioning organization in the United Arab Emirates for mixed martial...

Apr 15, 2014 7:48 pm

‘TUF Nations Finale’ Gambling Odds: Is Tim Kennedy a Good Underdog Bet?

Written by Jon Kirschner | Twitter: @MMAKirschner The Odds (Favorite) Michael Bisping: -195 (Underdog) Tim Kennedy: +180 After what seemed like months of trash talk going back-and-forth between the two, Michael Bisping and Tim Kennedy will finally put an end to their feud. The rivalry started back in November 2013 when Kennedy took to Twitter...

Apr 15, 2014 9:54 am

PHOTO | Bandages Off! GSP’s Road To Recovery

Former UFC welterweight champion, Georges ‘Rush’ St-Pierre, was put under the knife once again for his second ACL surgery in California. The former champ, has plenty of time to recover from the surgery following his self-imposed exodus from the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. Yesterday, GSP tweeted out a pic of his bandages coming off....

Apr 15, 2014 6:01 am

VIDEO | Fabricio Werdum: A Day in the Life

MHP spends a day with MMA fighter Fabricio Werdum. We peek behind the scenes to get a look into his training, talk to his coaches and his wife and get an insight into how this grappler is working to become the king of mixed martial arts!

Apr 14, 2014 10:41 am

Montana Brewery Creates MMA-Themed “Submission Ale”

In an effort to bring MMA fans and beer drinkers even closer together, Montana Brewery “Front Brewery” and 221 Industries, the Promoter of “Intense Championship Fighting,” have worked together in order to create a specially crafted MMA-themed beer that they have appropriately named “Submission Ale.” This beer apparently tastes great, and is for a good...

Apr 12, 2014 9:51 am

Tito Ortiz vs. Alexander Shlemenko set for Bellator 120 PPV

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz (16-11 MMA) will once again attempt to make his debut for Bellator Fighting Championships, as it was announced yesterday that he is scheduled to face the promotions current middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko at the Bellator 120 pay-per-view this May. The announcement was made by “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” himself during...

Apr 10, 2014 3:20 pm

Dan Hardy rips U.S health-care system

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Dan “The Outlaw” Hardy has not fought inside the octagon since a September of 2012 win over Amir Sadollah, due to medical reasons. The British star was diagnosed with Wolff-Parkinson syndrome, a heart condition which can lead to an accelerated heart beat for periods at a time. While many thought...

Apr 9, 2014 8:25 pm

Alistair Overeem To Greg Jackson’s?

‘The Reem’, fresh off his Blackzilian exodus and new management deal, is looking at one of the world’s best teams as his new home for Mixed Martial Arts training. If true, he would join the ranks of Jon Jones, Travis Browne, Cerrone, Sanchez and many more. ‘UFC Tonight’ broke the news tonight on FOX Sports...

Apr 9, 2014 8:05 pm

Couture: ‘Dana Put My Son In Bad Fights To Get Back At Me’

“No I don’t think he got a fair shake. I don’t think that any 7-0 fighter was being handled appropriately or properly in putting him in with a Ross Pearson who has 30 plus mixed martial arts fights. That’s not a real fair match up on the experience side of things. Was Ryan capable, technically...

Apr 9, 2014 9:00 am

Holly Holm Offered $250,000 To Return To Boxing – $15K By UFC

While Holly Holm may be currently resting up after her last win due to a broken arm, she is still making very sustaining business moves. Holm has one fight left on her contract with Legacy FC, and plans are already being made for any other possible options. The IFC and WFC welterweight champion made the...

Apr 8, 2014 2:44 pm

Stefan Struve medically cleared for UFC return

After being diagnosed with a leaking aortic valve late last August, most people thought that 26-year old UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve (25-6 MMA, 9-4 UFC) would never fight again. However, according to a report from USA Today Sports, the Dutchman recently received the green light from doctors and can now return to competing in mixed...

Apr 8, 2014 1:47 pm

‘Ultimate Gay Fighter’ Forced To Change Name

Everything about this is real, none of it is fictitious. That being said, it’s certainly an interesting topic. In a report coming out of the computing and video gaming world, a cellphone application titled ‘Ultimate Gay Fighter’ has been forced to change their name by an undisclosed Mixed Martial Arts Promotion. Mcvuk.com breaks it down:...