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Apr 7, 2016 8:49 am

Dan Henderson talks retirement plans ahead of UFC on FOX 19

At 45 years old, it’s no secret that Dan Henderson’s time inside the Octagon will be coming to a close in the near future. The former PRIDE champion will step into the Octagon for the 16th time on April 16th as he faces former UFC champion Lyoto Machida. While Henderson is coming off a KO...

Apr 3, 2016 9:07 am

On final fight of his UFC contract, Dan Henderson discusses his fighting future

Former PRIDE and Strikeforce champion Dan Henderson (31-14 MMA) is about to complete his contract with the UFC when he squares off with former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida in a middleweight bout at UFC on FOX 19 on April 19 in Tampa Bay, Florida. “Hendo” is coming off a knockout loss to former UFC...


Mar 25, 2016 1:04 am

VIDEO | 68-year-old MMA fighting grandmother looks to prove age is just a number

This is definitely not something you see on your typical MMA card. 68-year-old Ann Perez de Tejada made her MMA debut in February and has not let the TKO loss against 24-year-old Laura Dettman derail her from future competition (video of their fight above). According to Fox News Latino, Perez is a fourth-degree black belt...

Mar 18, 2016 7:44 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones looking bigger than ever before in new training clips

With just a little over a month until UFC 197, where Jon Jones will look to reclaim the championship belt he never lost inside the Octagon, the former champ is looking absolutely shredded in these new training clips. Since being stripped of the UFC light heavyweight championship, Jones has prided himself on a new healthy...

Mar 18, 2016 11:44 am

Mark Hunt turns down $400,000 to go away

Mark Hunt turned down $400,000 to quit the UFC and move on to the next stage of his life. Dana White recently told the Daily Telegraph he offered Hunt $400,000 saying: “We thought that was enough money to make him go away”. Hunt is headlining UFC Brisbane against Frank Mir on Sunday and White opened...

Mar 17, 2016 8:35 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor’s message to the Irish on St. Paddy’s Day

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor proudly carries the Irish flag with him at weigh-ins, and when he walks to the Octagon on fight night. McGregor is credited with starting the UFC’s ‘Irish Invasion’ along with his SBG Ireland teammates. For Saint Patricks day, McGregor took to Instagram with a message for his fellow Irish. Happy...

Mar 16, 2016 5:33 pm

Internet fans should be nicer to Frank Mir

Frank Mir has been in the UFC since November 2001 and headlines UFC Fight Night in Australia this weekend. He’s taking on Mark Hunt and the Future UFC Hall of Famer took a moment to talk to some internet fans via FaceBook. Mir is a heavyweight MMA Pioneer and still an active top ten fighter...

Mar 10, 2016 2:30 pm

PHOTO | Conor McGregor gives an update after his loss to Nate Diaz

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has gotten a lot of criticism after losing to Nate Diaz in their non-title welterweight bout at UFC 196. While McGregor was humble in his defeat and was an absolute professional in all the media obligations following the loss last weekend, fans could only wonder how “The Notorious” would be...

Mar 10, 2016 11:21 am

Michael Bisping wants a title shot but Nick Diaz will do

Michael Bisping’s Manager said that Bisping is intrested in fighting Nick Diaz but would prefer a title shot. Nick went to Instagram after Bisping beat Anderson Silvia even after being Knocked down. It looked to some that Bisping was Knocked out at the end of the third round after getting hit by a Silvia flying...

Mar 3, 2016 11:06 am

VIDEO | #TBT 400 lb. Butterbean KOs James Thompson in MMA bout

Check out this Throwback Thursday clip of Eric “Butterbean” Esch take on James Thompson is an MMA match in Cage Rage back in 2007. Butterbean is a heavyweight fighter that started as a professional boxer, and then moved on to other martial arts including kickboxing, mixed martial arts, and even getting his share of matches...

Mar 2, 2016 10:07 am

BREAKING: Wanderlei Silva ends retirement and signs with Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA has just announced the signing of former UFC and PRIDE veteran Wanderlei Silva. The legendary fighter who announced his retirement after a lifetime ban from MMA after evading a random drug test has come out of retirement since being released by the UFC and a re-hearing with the Nevada Athletic Commission. Silva’s received...

Feb 26, 2016 10:49 am

Exclusive Video: Nick Diaz meets STOKED fan!

The Diaz Brothers are two of the most popular fighters in all of MMA. Nick Diaz has been fighting professionally for 15 years, and has fought for some of the best promotions in the history of MMA including Pride FC, Strikeforce, and the UFC. In addition, Nick has shared the Octagon with MMA legends such...

Feb 19, 2016 6:40 pm

Wanderlei Silva has “good news” about his return to the ring

MMA veteran Wanderlei Silva has been out of action since his March 2013 KO win over Brian Stann in Saitama Japan. Silva was handed a lifetime suspension from the NSAC after evading a drug test. Silva then accused the UFC of fixing fights which subsequently resulted in them freezing his contract. ‘The Axe Murderer’ eventually...

Feb 12, 2016 10:03 am

Michael Bisping claims Anderson Silva ‘was cheating his whole career’

Michael Bisping is not letting anyone forget that Anderson Silva tested positive for banned substances. The former UFC middleweight champion is returning to his first fight since being suspended by the NAC after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). Although Silva’s NAC hearing seemed less than professional at times, they ultimately served Silva a one-year...

Feb 12, 2016 8:38 am

#FBF | Kevin Randleman nearly cripples Fedor Emelianenko with suplex

One of the coolest moments of Randleman's career He was dropping jaws across the world before MMA blew up…pic.twitter.com/oRQKMnAKay — MMA History Today (@MMAHistoryToday) February 12, 2016 Yesterday tragic news surfaced that MMA legend, former UFC heavyweight champion Kevin Randleman had passed away at the age of 44 due to an apparent heart attack. Immediately...

Feb 12, 2016 2:10 am

WATCH! #FBF in memory of former UFC champion Kevin Randleman

Tragic news struck the MMA community as people were shocked to hear that former UFC heavyweight champion Kevin Randleman passed away. The 44-year-old MMA pioneer went to the hospital with pneumonia and died of heart failure, according to Bleacher Report’s Jeremy Botter. Randleman first entered the world of professional mixed martial arts back in 1996,...

Feb 12, 2016 1:08 am

MMA world reacts to the death of Kevin Randleman

The recent news of former UFC heavyweight champion Kevin Randleman passing away due to heart failure struck the MMA community out of nowhere. The 44-year-old MMA pioneer reportedly died of heart failure. According to Bleacher Report’s Jeremy Botter, Randleman went to the hospital with pneumonia, but ultimately passed away due to heart failure. See how...

Feb 9, 2016 9:23 pm

RIZIN’s Sakakibara says Fedor Emelianenko versus Wanderlei Silva is up to you!

Does the match intrigue you at all? Would seeing Fedor Emelianenko take on Wanderlei Silva in Japan be reminiscent of PRIDE that could make you gitty with excitement? If so, you need to make it known and get others to make some noise about the match so that RIZIN’s CEO Nobuyuki Sakakibara will do everything...

Feb 3, 2016 11:47 am

Coach Edmond Tarverdyan says Ronda Rousey ‘could still box with anybody in the world’

It has been made apparent that former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has not watched her fight against Holly Holm yet. According to her coach Edmond Tarverdyan, she may never watch her own knockout loss. Tarverdyan spoke with ESPN recently on his critics and their gameplan versus pride in their match with Holly Holm...

Feb 2, 2016 1:59 pm

On This Day: Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic gets soccer kick TKO win

On this day in MMA history, legendary fighter Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic picked up an impressive 1st round TKO win 12 years ago at Pride 27. The win for Cro Cop came by way of soccer kick, and was just Cro Cop’s 11th professional fight. It extended his professional record to 8-1-2. In addition, it...

Jan 30, 2016 12:03 pm

New fights added to UFC Croatia: Cro Cop not coming out of retirement

Fight Night 86 is starting to come together as the UFC announced four fights added to the first UFC event in Croatia. With Croatia being the country of Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic, one would imagine a push to get the former Pride champion back in the octagon one last time for a rubber-match with Gabriel...

Jan 30, 2016 7:36 am

Clip Of The Day: Dennis Siver TKOs Nate Mohr with back kick

Dennis Siver vs Nate Mohr at UFC 93 in Dublin, Ireland on January 17, 2009. #DWCOTD A video posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Jan 29, 2016 at 7:36pm PST Earlier this week Michael Bisping and Jessica Penne appeared on UFC Now to discuss what their favorite spinning attacks have been throughout UFC history. While...

Jan 28, 2016 10:45 am

MUST SEE #TBT! Tug of War part 1, Alistair Overeem versus Bobb Sapp!

If you haven’t seen this challenge between these MMA veterans, check it out! Watch this classic #TBT clip of UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem taking on MMA veteran Bob Sapp. The two MMA stars who have made themselves known fighting in Japan for promotions such as K-1 and PRIDE were faced against each other in an...

Jan 27, 2016 10:11 am

WATCH! Kid who ate Mark Hunt’s body shot scores 6-second KO

It looks like the kickboxer studying under kickboxing legend John Wayne Parr not only can take a punch but can dish them out too. Yesterday we seen a video of “Noodles” taking a solid body shot from UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt. If you are familiar with Hunt’s fights in the UFC, PRIDE or K-1, you...

Jan 21, 2016 11:30 am

Rizin hoping to book Wanderlei or Lesnar to fight Fedor

Following the triumphant return of Fedor Emelianenko on New Year’s Eve it was announced that ‘The Last Emperor’ would be looking to fight again under the Rizin banner sometime around April. Immediately there were speculations as to who Emelianenko would fight, however since the announcement we’ve heard no further details regarding the fight. Rizin VP...

Jan 11, 2016 5:27 pm

Freak Show Video: TOP 10 Freak Show Fights in MMA

The title pretty much sums it up for this carnival exhibit of a video.   Entertainment overseas has brought some of the craziest MMA fighting around. Check out these wild and curiously entertaining match-ups that have some scratching their head and while others are left begging for more. Enjoy the video.