2998 Search Results for mixed martial arts

Aug 19, 2015 6:59 pm

Bellator MMA Signs Olympic Wrestling Hopeful Tyrell Fortune

Bellator MMA just added a highly scouted fighter to their roster in the form of olympic wresting contender Tyrell Fortune. Fortune won’t be making his debut until sometime early in 2016. He’s currently working to try and make the 2016 Olympic games in Rio. He will try to do so during the Olympic trials in...

Aug 19, 2015 5:23 am

AKA’s Killers Gather — Cain, D.C., Rockhold, Khabib, More Training Footage — All Access

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Aug 18, 2015 5:52 am

Henry Cejudo vs. Jussier Formiga set for UFC Fight Night 78

A key flyweight bout between rising contenders Henry Cejudo and Jussier Formiga is the latest addition to November’s UFC Fight Night 78 event in Mexico. UFC officials announced the booking yesterday evening. Former Olympic wrestling gold medal winner, Henry Cejudo (9-0 MMA), will be looking to stretch his undefeated mixed martial arts record to 10-0...

Aug 18, 2015 2:30 am

Danny Castillo bashes the idea of having PEDs being legal in MMA

The day Dana White and Ultimate Fighting Championship started their battle against performance enhancing drugs in mixed martial arts, most fighters rejoiced. While some would eventually get popped for banned substances, it would be for the greater good in making the sport safer for the health of the fighters. MMA is not a non-contact sport...

Aug 18, 2015 2:16 am

“It’s hard not to root against CM Punk as a fighter”

UFC made several decisions toward the end of 2014 that left fans and fighters of the sport scratching their head, one of which being the signing of former WWE Superstar Phil “CM Punk” Brooks. Punk doesn’t have a single professional fight to his name, yet his fame from professional wrestling allowed him to sign with...

Aug 17, 2015 10:00 pm

UFC lightweight Castillo was ‘pissed’ about CM Punk signing until he met him

Phil “CM Punk” Brooks signing with the Ultimate Fighting Championship rubbed a lot of fighters in all the wrong ways. The fact that the octagon would be hosting Punk’s first MMA fight when he had zero experience upon his signing enraged veterans who “paid their dues” to make it to the prestigious promotion. UFC lightweight...

Aug 17, 2015 7:07 am

Bellator heavyweight puts Kimbo Slice on blast for dodging fight

Long before Kimbo Slice signed the dotted lines to face veteran Ken Shamrock at Bellator 138, the heavyweight brawler was originally in talks to face an up and coming Bellator fighter. Lorenzo Hood claims he was supposed to be Slice’s first opponent in Bellator before “Slice/Shamrock” was announced. “I was in discussions to fight him...

Aug 17, 2015 7:06 am

“Ronda ArouseMe” asked Ronda Rousey out on a date!

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Aug 17, 2015 1:04 am

Over 15 fighters turned down this undefeated bantamweight

Perfect record in mixed martial arts? Check. Several Brazilian-jiu-jitsu world championships to his name? Check. Intimidating nickname? Yep. It turns out there are SEVERAL reasons why over fifteen fighters pulled out of their fights after finding out just how bad of a man Augusto Mendes is. The name shouldn’t ring a bell to casual MMA...

Aug 17, 2015 1:00 am

PLAYBOY! Luke Rockhold had a good weekend

[ooyala code=”A4N2pzdjpsLmDW4gZHlii26WWWSnJyGR” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”960″ height=”540″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Luke Rockhold has many reputations in the world of mixed martial arts. Inside the octagon, he is a championship contender who has finished his last four opponents. Outside of the octagon, he is a lady’s man who doesn’t have to work TOO hard to impress the women. Rockhold...

Aug 12, 2015 12:06 am

All Access! — Legends Bas Rutten And BJ Penn Talk Story Backstage! — Epic!

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Aug 11, 2015 12:57 am

Fightless Reebok Detractor Schaub Blames Media For His Ronda Rousey Rant

UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub is not happy with the MMA media for using his exact quotes. Schaub, while on Joe Rogan’s ‘Fighter Companion’ podcast, talked about his former fling Ronda Rousey, saying that: “Believe me, I did her a favor man. I’m not the guy for the job. I’m just not. I’m too much (of...

Aug 10, 2015 7:49 am

‘Alexander Gustafsson’s crowning achievement is losing, he can’t beat me’

Daniel Cormier is set to defend his UFC Light Heavyweight Championship against Alexander Gustafsson in October at UFC 192 and he’s already starting the trash talk. DC was a guest on former pro wrestler Stone Cold Steve Austin’s podcast and laid the verbal smack down on Gustafsson. Austin brought up the fact that Gus almost...

Aug 10, 2015 7:30 am

All Access! — Hanging Backstage With Cuban, Fertitta, And Penn

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Aug 9, 2015 2:00 am

Pro Wrestler Bill Goldberg lifts Urijah Faber AND Nick Diaz over his head!

The worlds of professional wrestling and mixed martial arts often clash in the strangest of ways. UFC’s Urijah Faber and Nick Diaz were at the GLORY fights this past weekend and ran into former WWE and WCW pro wrestler Bill Goldberg! Goldberg is a spokesperson for GLORY Kickboxing in North America, but is still as...

Aug 8, 2015 5:48 am

UFC Responds To Unions Trying To Organize Fighters

  On Thursday, two large unions, The Teamsters and The Culinary Workers Union , joined together and issued a statement saying that they will be working to help organize UFC fighters into their own union. Behind all this is possible ulterior motives. The Culinary Workers Union has been doing battle with the Fertitta brothers for...

Aug 7, 2015 2:41 pm

ALL ACCESS — Go Inside BJ Penn’s UFC Hall-Of-Fame Induction

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Aug 6, 2015 5:35 pm

Fighters Union Coming? Teamsters Announce Plan To Help Organize

  The Teamsters and UNITE HERE have announced that they are going to work together to help organize UFC fighters. Fighters like Wanderlei Silva have been calling for the creation of a fighters union for a long time and it looks like we could be one step closer to seeing that happen. The news came...

Aug 6, 2015 12:42 pm

Alienware Signs On As WSOF Sponsor

The logo could be seen in this past Saturdays cage at WSOF 22, but now it’s official, Alienware has partnered with the World Series of Fighting and serve as a sponsor. Alienware is a poopular Dell computer subsidiary, known for their high performance gaming PCs. via press release: Dell computer subsidiary giant Alienware has signed...

Aug 3, 2015 4:32 pm

Flashback! Ronda Rousey’s Trip to the 209 with Nick and Nate Diaz

Ronda Rousey proved this weekend that she is one of the biggest, if not the biggest, stars UFC has to offer. Her performance at “UFC 190” set the internet ablaze and received mainstream coverage. Before she was the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion, however, she was the queen of Strikeforce on Showtime. Long before it was...

Aug 3, 2015 8:08 am

Ronda Rousey Blasts Cyborg: Drop the steroids and make weight

Ronda Rousey has quickly become one of the top stars in mixed martial arts today. Her thirty four second knockout of Bethe Correia at “UFC 190” on Saturday night caused diehard and casual fans of MMA to go into a frenzy, and we probably haven’t seen the best of her yet! Before Miesha Tate and...

Aug 3, 2015 7:43 am

Cyborg: ‘I’m The Mike Tyson of Women’s MMA’

When it comes to women’s mixed martial arts, there are two women who need to clash to decide who is the best of the best: Ronda Rousey and Cris “Cyborg”. There is no doubt that the talent pool in which Rousey’s competition lies is better than Cyborg’s, but both have been on a tear as...

Aug 2, 2015 8:19 pm

Gracie Wants Palhares Stripped, Banned from MMA

Rousimar Palhares was once viewed as one of the most dangerous welterweights in the world with the potential to become a UFC champion. Now, he’s viewed as flat-out “dangerous”. Another Palhares bout has come and gone and to the surprise of nobody, it ended in controversy. Shields challenged Palhares for his welterweight championship at “WSOF...

Aug 2, 2015 12:55 pm

‘That was the first time I almost cried while interviewing a fighter’

Emotions were running high in Brazil last night after the main-event of “UFC 190” concluded. Ronda Rousey had dished out another highlight-reel victory and proceeded to tear up after her win. During her post fight interview, she revealed she was going to dedicate her victory to the late “Rowdy” Roddy Piper and her father. Joe...

Aug 2, 2015 6:23 am

WSOF 22 Results: Palhares Taps Shields In ANOTHER Controversial Finish

Rousimar Palhares had yet another opportunity to show the world that he is not the dirty fighter Jake Shields accused him of being leading up to their championship bout at “WSOF 22” this past Saturday. The card took place at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada and rivaled “UFC 190”. The main...

Jul 29, 2015 4:29 pm

WSOF Appoints New CEO Effective Immediately

The World Series of Fighting announced today, via press release, that they have appointed a new CEO. Carlos Silva will step up and take the position effective immediately. Check out the press release: World championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) sports franchise World Series of Fighting (WSOF.com) announced today that it has appointed sports media executive...

Jul 29, 2015 12:02 am

In-Depth Look At Openly Transgender Fighter Fallon Fox

‘Fallon Fox is a groundbreaking woman in the history of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). She is the first of her kind in a plethora of ways.’ BJ Penn, Matt Hughes, & Frank Trigg Talk Fighting… Eachother — EPIC! – AMAZING! – MUST WATCH!