2696 Search Results for mixed martial arts

Nov 1, 2014 2:44 pm

Royce Gracie: Diaz bros fights are what this sport should be

Mixed Martial Arts legend Royce Gracie recently stated that he feels the Diaz brothers fights represent what the sport of MMA should be. Check it out: “I like their attitude,” said Gracie, who was at Bellator’s recent media day event promoting Bellator 131 on Nov. 15 at San Diego’s Valley View Casino Center. “Their attitude....

Oct 31, 2014 11:40 am

Beltran Does Good By Disabled Teens

Mixed martial arts fighter Joey Beltran is known as a tenacious fighter who doesn’t give up, so students in his kickboxing classes should expect a punishing workout. But at Wednesday morning’s class — where he teaches moderate to severely disabled teens from Vista High School — giggles, dancing and ear-to-ear smiles were just as prevalent...

Oct 31, 2014 10:54 am

Gator Dog And “Mayhem” Miller Reunited

Popular Mixed Martial Arts veteran, Jason “Mayhem” Miller has been reunited with his dog, “Gator Hot Dog”. “I had to beat up this Iranian guy, the dog was at his house. We are friends now.”, stated Miller to BJPENN.COM. The rest, was said through twitter. Check it: COPS BLEW MY DOOR OPEN. MY DOG RAN...

Oct 31, 2014 5:02 am

“Best Boxer In MMA”

“He said a lot of things. He’s a very, very smart fighter. Behind his image and the character that he is, he’s very smart. My game plan when I fought him was to not fall into this. If I would have fallen into it and got into a slugfest with him, it would have been...


Oct 30, 2014 3:53 pm

U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team Visit The Ultimate Fighter Gym

  As anticipated, this historic season of The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned, the first-ever version of the UFC’s signature reality series to feature an all-female cast, has been full of exciting, competitive battles inside the Octagon, and long-running feuds outside it. In Episode 7, “Risk it All” airingWednesday, Nov. 5 (10:00 PM...

Oct 30, 2014 11:16 am

Brandon Vera’s One FC Debut Now Official For Dec. 5

Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, ONE Fighting Championship (ONE FC), will return to Manila with its largest fight card to date on 5 December. ONE FC: WARRIOR’S WAY is set to take place at the state-of-the-art MOA Arena in Manila. The main event will feature ONE FC Bantamweight World...

Oct 29, 2014 6:05 pm

Anderson Silva, ‘Shogun’ Rua To Coach TUF Brazil 4

Two of the greatest Brazilian fighters of all time will lead the search for the next generation of Brazilian mixed martial artists, as the UFC and Globo announce that Anderson Silva and “Shogun” Rua will coach the fourth season of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil. The legendary icon Silva (33-6 in professional MMA, fighting out of...

Oct 29, 2014 5:00 am

WSOF’s “Mega-Event” Set For Dec. 13

World Series of Fighting announced today a highly-anticipated, welterweight (170 pounds) world championship Mixed Martial Arts main event showdown that has dubbed a “must see’ fight, between dangerous, reigning champion Rousimar “Toquinho” Palhares (16-6) of Dores Do Indaia, Minas Gerais Brazil and fellow Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and superstar Jon Fitch (26-6-1, 1 NC) of...

Oct 28, 2014 1:07 pm

“FREE GATOR DOG”

UT-OH! It looks as if the recent “Mayhem” Miller standoff with Orange County S.W.A.T. had an unfortunate bystander, Gator Dog (Picutred). The State is holding hotdog hostage and threatening to cut his balls off. This is not an America i want! Thanks a lot @Schwarzenegger — Jason Mayhem Miller (@mayhemmiller) October 27, 2014 #FREEGATOR http://t.co/6AoiVHZvU3...

Oct 25, 2014 4:44 pm

UFC 179 Results: Burns Submits Giagos with Armbar in Round 1

Gilbert Burns remains undefeated in his mixed martial arts career! He locked up tonight’s victory with only three seconds remaining in the first round. The UFC Fight Pass Preliminary portion of “UFC 179” concluded with a lightweight bout between jiu-jitsu ace Gilbert Burns and Christo Giagos. The bout was closely contested but once it went...

Oct 23, 2014 6:30 pm

McGregor vs. Siver in the works for January

Top UFC featherweights Conor McGregor and Dennis Siver are reportedly in the works for an upcoming UFC event in January. While yet to be confirmed by the UFC, this bout is expected to go down from Boston, on a yet-to-be-announced event on January 18. The Irish Mixed Martial Arts fighter earned a shot at this...

Oct 20, 2014 11:37 am

Daniel Cormier Named Permanant Co-Host Of UFC Tonight

UFC light heavyweight #1 contender Daniel Cormier has officially been named the permanent co-host of UFC Tonight on Fox Sports 1. Cormier has been a co-host on the show already for some time now, and has been a staple alongside UFC legend Kenny Florian on the program. Cormier said in a statement released by the...

Oct 19, 2014 10:03 am

Swedish MMA Federation Looks To Improve Matchmaking Process

Earlier this month the UFC held UFC Fight Night Stockholm, in Sweden, which was headlined by a welterweight bout between Gunnar Nelson and Rick Story. The bout saw Nelson pick up the first loss of his professional career after 5 grueling rounds. Ahead of the card however, fight fans criticized the commission for several matchup...

Oct 16, 2014 12:57 pm

QUICK TWITT | Contenders Respond To McGregor Callout

Yesterday, Irish Mixed Martial Arts Mega-Star, Conor McGregor put the entire UFC featherweight division on notice, and called for his 145-pound fighting peers to give up their women and kiss his feet. Two worthy adversaries responded: Am I the only one that thinks a fighter wanting another fighter to kiss all of his toes is...

Oct 14, 2014 5:49 pm

Ronda: ‘I’d rather die than lose a fight’

“There have been times during a fight when I thought I was going to die. I thought to myself, ‘I would rather break my neck than lose this fight. I will never tap out of a fight because I know the feeling of losing. I know that I would rather die than lose a fight.”...

Oct 13, 2014 7:49 am

EXCLUSIVE | Sgt. Ruben Perez, From Rags to Jabs

Over the past eight months I have gotten to know Ruben Perez (6-0) and his family fairly well. I have had the chance to meet and talk to some great fighters over the past few years but I can’t say that I have ever met a better person than Ruben. I continue to call him...

Oct 9, 2014 8:18 pm

Helicopter Footage Of ‘Mayhem’s’ Swat Arrest

Mixed Martial Arts fighter Jason “Mayhem” Miller was taken into custody Oct. 9 after a standoff with SWAT officers at his Mission Viejo home. Miller live-tweeted from inside his home during the standoff.

Oct 8, 2014 4:09 pm

Sportsnet Cancels UFC Central With Showdown Joe

R.I.P. UFC Central – April 20, 2009 – October 01, 2014 After being on the air for over 5 1/2 years, my pride and joy, “UFC Central”, is no more. The final airing on October 01st, was a heart breaking one to record, but I am proud of the work that the Team was able...

Oct 8, 2014 3:15 pm

Royce Gracie Jumps Ship, Enlists With Bellator

Known simply as the pioneer of mixed martial arts, Royce Gracie is widely considered the most influential and important figure the sport has seen. Engaging in some of the most memorable fights in MMA history during his time with the UFC and PRIDE Fighting Championships, Gracie has now joined Bellator as an official brand ambassador...

Oct 8, 2014 11:30 am

Invicta & Tuff-N-Uff Team Up – Two To Win Multi-Fight Invicta Contracts

Jeff Meyer and Shannon Knapp, leaders of two highly respected, nationally recognized mixed martial arts organizations, Tuff-N-Uff and Invicta Fighting Championship, respectively, today announced that they are joining forces to award two female “Future Stars of MMA” a coveted multi-fight Invicta FC contract. Meyer and Knapp confirmed that four female featherweights and four female lightweights...

Oct 8, 2014 10:59 am

Hardy Eyeing UFC Return As Lightweight Against Diego Sanchez

“I’m looking at getting cleared the beginning of next year. I’ve spoken to a few doctors and it’s looking positive. I don’t see a reason why I wouldn’t get cleared to fight, so now, really, it’s just about getting back into training camp. Getting back into the groove of preparing for a fight.” “When I...

Oct 7, 2014 4:17 pm

Forbes Values UFC At $1.65 Billion

Popular money publication, Forbes Magazine, has just introduced the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) into their Fab 40 club (sporting edition) with an estimated company worth of around $1.65 Billion. From their report: UFC is a new member of the Fab 40. The estimated value of the mixed martial arts promotion company is $1.65 billion (15...

Oct 4, 2014 9:07 pm

UFC Fight Night 54 Results: Laprise dominates Cedeno to earn unanimous decision win

TUF Nations welterweight winner Chad Laprise (9-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) made it look easy tonight, scoring a unanimous decision win over Yosdenis Cedeno in Halifax. Laprise started off quickly, engaging Cedeno in the clinch position. After the fighters separated, Laprise began stalking Cedeno while landing a couple of solid shots. The constant forward pressure allowed Laprise...

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...