2134 Search Results for mixed martial arts

Mar 11, 2014 10:02 am

Chael Sonnen Credits Two Brazilians For His Desire To Start Fighting

It doesn’t come as a big surprise that Chael Sonnen isn’t the most popular personality in Brazil. However, it seems that the “American Gangster” has been admiring Brazilian fighters since the beginning of his career. Sonnen took to Brazilian media organization Globo to discuss two Brazilian fighters that had a big influence on the sport and...

Mar 11, 2014 9:44 am

Pablo Popovitch Claims Ex-Wife Provoked Thiago Silva’s Crazy Violence Spree

More news to add to the Thiago Silva scandal as someone new has been added into the circle of events. Apparently, Fabianna Popovitch, ex-wife of Pablo Popovitch, has been manipulating both sides of the twisted events. Pablo Popovitch of course being the aim of Silva’s anger and frustration as Pablo and Thiasa Silva (Thiago’s separated...

Mar 10, 2014 3:48 pm

Sonnen on Wand: There’s never been a guy that terrible in UFC

Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva really don’t like each other, thus making ‘The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3’ one of the most highly anticipated ‘TUF’ seasons in recent memory. “The American Gangster” recently sat down with MMAFighting.com to both promote the show and of course talk trash about his opposing coach on the UFC Fight Pass...

Mar 8, 2014 8:54 am

Oklahoma State AC Brings Back Tournament Style Fighting

Today in Unexpected News: the return of eight-man, tournament-style MMA fights has been approved by the Oklahoma State Athletic Commission. Mixed martial arts was born on one nigh tournaments where a fighter would perform 3-4 times a night to secure their place among the world’s best. The rules were a little more lax than we...

Mar 7, 2014 9:21 pm

Rampage Jackson and Tito Ortiz to Headline Court Case against Former Trainer

The ‘People’s Champion’ and ‘Rampage’ characters may have to wait a bit longer to make their next public appearances as Tito Ortiz and Quinton Jackson prepare for a different kind of fight than they are used to: Legal Battle. The two former UFC fighters are being sued by ex-trainer Juanito Ibarra because he felt like...

Mar 7, 2014 9:10 am

First Ever Ring Girl vs. Ring Girl MMA Fight Booked

And just when you think you’ve seen it all… A new bout has been added to the upcoming RFA 13 event and it’s putting two ring card girls against each other in a matchup the likes of nothing we have yet to see in Mixed Martial Arts. On one end we have Alyce Roen. She...

Mar 7, 2014 7:01 am

Daniel Cormier Named Honorary Team U.S.A. Wrestling Captain

UFC light-heavyweight fighter, Daniel Cormier, received a new honor and designation recently by being dubbed an official team caption of the Team U.S.A. world cup wrestling team. UFC.Com has the scoop: “It will be great to be part of the World Cup team. As an athlete, I wrestled on a few World Cup teams. To...

Mar 7, 2014 6:00 am

UFC Fight Pass Goes Global

The Ultimate Fighting Championship organization announced that UFC FIGHT PASS, the UFC’s new digital subscription service, is now available around the world. Following a hugely successful initial launch in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand in December, fans in 178 countries and territories across the globe will now be able to enjoy UFC FIGHT...

Mar 6, 2014 12:22 pm

California Latest To Announce ‘Total Ban of TRT’

Nevada, Brazil and now the wonderful state of California have all decided to take a firm stance and ban the use of Testosterone Replacement Therapy in combat sports. We learned of this latest development in a release from the commission: “The California State Athletic Commission fully supports the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s decision to eliminate...

Mar 6, 2014 12:11 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Prospect Watch: Sanchez to Showcase in RFA 13 Co-Main

A blue chip wrestler with wicked submission skills meshed with a thirst to learn more and more. A certain UFC middleweight champion from Long Island has already shown this as a blueprint to the ultimate in success in mixed martial arts. Andrew Sanchez is building similar blocks necessary to just get a whiff of such...

Mar 6, 2014 7:31 am

South African Fighter Booto Guylain Passes Away From Injuries Caused In Cage

Another death has unfortunately occurred as a result of an MMA fight, this time in Africa. Booto Guylain (pictured), a South African fighter who fought for the Extreme Fighting Championship promotion, passed away today. The official statement on the EFC website reads: Johannesburg (South Africa) – DRC born Booto Guylain, the veteran of two MMA...

Mar 5, 2014 7:25 am

TUF Winner Mac Danzig Retires From MMA

Mac Danzig has retired from the sport of mixed martial arts. The 34-year-old (former) UFC lightweight began his UFC career by winning “The Ultimate Fighter 6”, and will finish up his career with an MMA record of 21-12-1 (5-8 in the UFC). Mac Danzig spoke with MMAJunkie.com about his plans for the future, as well as how...

Mar 3, 2014 6:15 pm

Cro Cop: ‘It’s not Fedor’s Concern to act like my mother’

“I like Fedor and I respect him a lot, but it’s not his job, it’s not his concern to act like my mother and to give any kind of advice, especially to me. I think I’m old and I believe wise enough that I will know when it’s time to go. What happened to me...

Mar 3, 2014 10:22 am

Nick Jonas Of ‘The Jonas Brothers’ Cast As UFC Fighter In MMA Drama

Now, I know what you’re thinking. Because it was the same thing I was thinking, when I read about the Disney pop star brother being cast in an MMA television drama. But perhaps we should look on the bright side of things. … yes, there’s a bright side to a Jonas brother pretending to be...

Feb 27, 2014 10:06 am

Aldo Coach: Brazil Has The Best Fighters

“The Brazilian athletes are the best in the world, I have no doubt about that. With few condition of work that we have, we get these champions, this is something that you don’t see in any other place in the world. You watch a person fed poorly in his younger life, some who never took...

Feb 26, 2014 12:57 pm

Nick Diaz: “I’m a better stand-up fighter than Anderson Silva.”

“A lot of the fan base can conceive why I’d be a good fight for either guy (Lawler or Hendricks). Either one of these fights would be a good fight for me. I’m the No. 1 draw in this weight division, that’s just the way it is. I win by submissions, knockouts. There’s guys ranked...

Feb 26, 2014 8:14 am

Dana White: ‘I Want Every Dime Of That [Bonus Money] To Go Out The Door.’

Dana White is quite the polarizing figure, in the world of mixed martial arts. You either like his style, or you hate his attitude. He can be brash. He can be rude. He can be vulgar, bluntly honest, and vitriolic with his statements, if you get him upset. But this is a man who spent the last decade,...

Feb 25, 2014 6:42 pm

Monster Energy Becomes Bellator’s Official Energy Drink Partner

Bellator MMA, the world’s largest global tournament based mixed martial arts promotion and Monster Energy, the world’s leading energy drink company, announced today a new multi-year relationship making Monster Energy the “Official Energy Drink Partner” of Bellator. On Friday, February 28th, live on Spike TV, the alliance formally kicks off during Bellator’s Season 10 Premiere...

Feb 24, 2014 3:25 pm

Melendez lands blockbuster deal as UFC matches Bellator

If the reported facts and figures are true, Gilbert Melendez finds himself in a whole new tax bracket. According to MMAFighting.com, the UFC has matched Bellator’s offer sheet to retain the lightweight. Though not officially confirmed, it’s being reported that Melendez’s deal guarantees that at least 75 percent of his fights will be contested on...