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Dec 18, 2015 8:14 am

WATCH NOW! Glory champion nearly finishes Michael Johnson

This clip may be an older one, but it’s still extremely interesting. Glory Kickboxing welterweight champion Nieky Holzken visited the Blackzilians gym earlier this year to share some knowledge. He taught former UFC champion Vitor Belfort some things, and sparred with UFC lightweight Michael Johnson, nearly finishing Johnson. Check out the clip above!

Dec 17, 2015 11:15 pm

Fedor’s ‘surprise’ opponent officially announced

Two weeks out from the RIZIN New Year’s Eve card, the promotion finally announced the opponent for Fedor Emelianenko. The previous talk of Fedor facing Jaideep Singh (1-0 MMA) fizzled out after initial reports, but it was announced that Singh is, in fact, Fedor’s opponent. RIZIN announced the match late Thursday at a news conference....

Dec 8, 2015 9:50 am

Newly minted heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury in talks with Bellator MMA

Just a little more than a week has passed since Tyson Fury upset Wladimir Klitschko to take the WBA, WBO and IBF titles. The outspoken boxing champion who previously called out Cain Velasquez when he held the UFC heavyweight championship belt has again sparked interest in fighting MMA’s best. Fury was a guest on the...

Nov 27, 2015 11:09 am

Jose Aldo’s past opponents betting the house on him?

Jose Aldo has tasted defeat just once in his professional MMA career. The UFC featherweight champion has been on a ten-year winning streak and will put that along with his title on the line against Conor McGregor on Dec. 12 in Las Vegas Nevada in the main event of UFC 194. MMA Fighting’s Shaun Al-Shatti...

Nov 25, 2015 11:43 am

OUCH! Fighter gets knocked out & headgear kicked off by wheel kick

The UnderGround Kickboxing Series: Fighter in Brazil gets his headgear and his lights kicked out on SPIN KICK SUNDAY. Posted by The Underground on Sunday, November 8, 2015 We’ve seen some pretty brutal wheel kick knockouts over the course of the years. Uriah Hall and Edson Barboza are generally credited with having the two most...

Nov 25, 2015 11:43 am

WATCH! Learn Thai step-up knee technique with Muay Thai legend John Wayne Parr

World champion kickboxing and Muay Thai legend John Wayne Parr is the latest guest on Submission Radio’s Technique of the Week video. Parr who has helped out with Jackson Winkeljohn and Tristar camps for MMA fighters goes into detail on the Thai step-up knee technique. “The Gunslinger” is a 10 Muay Thai world champion, CMT...

Nov 22, 2015 2:11 pm

Stop Drop and Watch! Luke Rockhold: Compilation Video

By Joe “JD” David Luke Rockhold fighting out of San Jose, CA at American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) is weeks away from competing for a middleweight championship belt. Rockhold has a record of (14-2 MMA 4-1 UFC) His most recent test was with former champion Lyoto “The Dragon Machida on a UFC on FOX headliner. Riding...

Nov 10, 2015 7:11 am

Mirko Cro Cop pulls out of UFC FN Seoul co-headliner, retires from MMA

News broke this morning that MMA and kickboxing legend Mirko Cro Cop had withdrawn from his UFC Fight Night Seoul co-main event bout later this month, and subsequently retired from MMA. Cro Cop released a message via his website, revealing that a shoulder injury which he has been training with throughout this entire fight camp...

Nov 5, 2015 11:55 am

Glory 25 to air on ESPN3

Early Thursday morning fans began speculating as to whether Glory Kickboxing had struck a deal with ESPN after Glory 25, which takes place Friday November 6th, appeared on the ‘Watch ESPN’ app’s programming list for Friday evening. We now have confirmation via BloodyElbow that Glory officials announced a partnership with ESPN that will result in...

Nov 3, 2015 11:26 am

MUST SEE! Meet Russian MMA fighter Anastasia Yankova

Have you heard of Russian MMA fighter Anastasia Yankova yet? The 24-year-old 2011 Muay Thai kickboxing champion in Russia has made a transition to MMA and holds a 2-0 record as a flyweight, finishing both her opponents by submission. The stunning fighter who is currently fighting in Russia has already attracted the likes of Reebok...

Nov 2, 2015 7:32 am

WATCH! GSP doing kicking drills after sparring

“Drilling lead leg mawashi-geri with Hugo Beauchemin after our kickboxing sparring. OSU!!!” Drilling lead leg mawashi-geri with Hugo Beauchemin after our kickboxing sparring. OSU!!! https://t.co/EpjN6ScISF — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre) November 2, 2015 There has been much speculation as to whether or not former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre will return to the Octagon one day....

Nov 1, 2015 3:34 pm

Ray Sefo: “I would love to fight one more time”

Ray Sefo may be 44 years old, but that hasn’t slowed down the fighter in him. The WSOF President hasn’t fought since an early WSOF event in 2013, and hasn’t won a fight since 2010, but he would still like to fight one more time in either MMA or kickboxing. He spoke to Sherdog: “I...

Oct 30, 2015 9:16 am

All ‘Bellator: Dynamite’ drug tests come back clean

It’s always a good day when news emerges that drug tests come back clean. All of the fighter’s from ‘Bellator MMA: Dynamite 1,’ which featured MMA bouts as well as Glory kickboxing matches, tested clean according to MMAFighting. The event took place September 19th in San Jose and was headlined by Liam McGeary vs. Tito...

Oct 29, 2015 1:14 pm

Joe Rogan awards sh*t talking title to none other than this lad

Since Chael Sonnen’s retirement from MMA, it seemed like the UFC would be at a loss with some of its bravado in the hype game. Fans either loved or hated the words and actions of Sonnen, and it made for great publicity to build fights. Joe Rogan spoke with multiple-time kickboxing world champion John Wayne...

Oct 28, 2015 9:38 am

Rizin officials searching for new opponent for Emelianenko

Recently it was announced that Fedor Emelianenko would be making his return to MMA on New Year’s Eve under the Rizin Fighting Federation banner. There was much speculation as to who Emelianenko would be fighting in his highly anticipated return to MMA. When news broke that Jaideep Singh, who was just 1-0 in professional MMA...

Oct 28, 2015 7:20 am

Glory CEO issues statement regarding split with Spike TV

It was announced earlier this week that Glory kickboxing would no longer be airing fights on Spike TV. The promotion signed a deal with Spike TV back in June of 2013, and has held 18 events on Spike TV, however not all of them were promoted well. Glory CEO Jon Franklin released a statement through...