743 Search Results for kickboxing

Mar 10, 2017 10:45 pm

Cris Cyborg ready to fight regardless of Germaine De Randamie’s status

Earlier this year, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm stepped into the Octagon with kickboxing veteran Germaine De Randamie for a highly anticipated showdown for the inaugural women’s featherweight title. The fight was a rather controversial one, with De Randamie landing shots after the bell on two occasions. Despite that, she won the fight,...

Mar 3, 2017 10:37 am

Alistair Overeem responds to Mark Hunt’s ‘cheater’ comments

Ahead of UFC 209 this weekend, fan favorite heavyweight Mark Hunt has been very open about the fact that if Alistair Overeem fails a drug test, he plans to sue him personally. Recently, at the UFC 209 Media Day earlier this week, Hunt made a comment as Overeem walked past him that he was a...

Feb 25, 2017 12:01 am

Stephen Thompson explains why he’d “hate” to fight Georges St-Pierre

UFC welterweight #1 contender Stephen Thompson’s affiliation with Tristar is well documented. Prior to ‘Wonderboy’ making the transition from kickboxing to MMA, the undefeated kickboxer trained at Tristar under coach Firas Zahabi, alongside the likes of UFC legend Georges St-Pierre and Rory MacDonald, where he helped St-Pierre train for several bouts, including his scrap with...

Feb 21, 2017 11:56 am

EXCLUSIVE | Stephen Thompson discusses potential fight with friend Georges St-Pierre

Earlier this month we learned that, after months of conflicting rumors, reports, and updates, welterweight great Georges St-Pierre and the UFC had resolved their issues and agreed on the terms for a new contract. With this development, St-Pierre suddenly has a smorgasbord of exciting matchup possibilities on his table, ranging from middleweight champion Michael Bisping,...

Feb 21, 2017 11:53 am

Germaine de Randamie responds to accusations that she’s ducking Cris Cyborg fight

Earlier this month, undefeated kickboxing veteran Geramaine de Randamie stepped into the Octagon with former UFC bantamweight champion Holly Holm for a highly anticipated showdown for the inaugural women’s featherweight title in the main event of UFC 208. De Randamie won the fight via unanimous decision, claiming the UFC women’s featherweight championship after out-striking the...

Feb 17, 2017 9:44 am

VIDEO | Learn the origins of Fedor Emelianenko’s legendary sweater

On Saturday night, legendary Russian heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko will return to the cage. He will do so opposite dangerous UFC veteran Matt Mitrione in the main event of Bellator 172, which will emanate from San Jose, California. Fedor, of course, is a legend for many reasons: for his tremendous grappling skill, for his incredible power, for...

Feb 15, 2017 10:18 am

Holly Holm officially appeals UFC 208 loss

This past weekend, in the main event of UFC 208, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm stepped into the Octagon with undefeated kickboxing veteran Germaine de Randamie for a highly anticipated showdown for the inaugural women’s featherweight title. The fight was a competitive one, with De Randamie narrowly out-striking Holm over the course of...

Feb 12, 2017 10:39 am

PHOTO | New champ Germaine de Randamie squares off with “Cyborg”

Last night, the UFC touched down in Brooklyn, New York with UFC 208. In the main event of the evening, the organization crowned it’s first-ever women’s featherweight champion. It did so by pitting Dutch kickboxing specialist Germaine de Randamie against former women’s bantamweight queen Holly Holm. Though De Randamie landed two questionably shots after the...

Feb 12, 2017 8:06 am

Athlete Outfitting Pay for UFC 208: Holm and De Randamie pocket $30K

Last night, the UFC touched down in Brooklyn, New York for the first time ever. It did so with UFC 208, a card that was headlined by the first women’s featherweight title fight in UFC history. This title fight pitted former bantamweight champion Holly Holm against kickboxing specialist Germaine De Randamie. De Randamie would win...

Feb 12, 2017 7:30 am

Holly Holm discusses UFC 208 loss: I think it warrants a rematch

Last night, the UFC touched down beautiful Brooklyn, New York, for the first time ever with UFC 208. On the same night the organization made its debut in the borough, it also crowned its first ever female featherweight champion. It crowned this new champ by pitting former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm against kickboxing specialist...

Feb 12, 2017 6:37 am

Pros react to Anderson Silva’s decision win over Derek Brunson

Last night, the UFC touched down in beautiful Brooklyn, New York with UFC 208, an admittedly slow, but undeniably historical night of mixed martial arts. In the main event of the evening, we saw Dutch kickboxing specialist Germaine De Randamie become the UFC’s first ever women’s featherweight champion with a controversial decision defeat of former...

Feb 11, 2017 11:44 am

Ahead of UFC 208, Michelle Waterson shows appreciation for teammate Holly Holm

Tonight at UFC 208 in Brooklyn, New York, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm will step into the Octagon against kickboxing veteran Germaine de Randamie for a highly anticipated showdown that will see one woman crowned the inaugural women’s featherweight champion. Ahead of the fight, top ranked women’s strawweight, and Holly Holm’s Jackson-Winkeljohn teammate,...

Feb 10, 2017 12:16 pm

The 5 Best Women’s Title Fights in the UFC So Far

In 2011, UFC President Dana White infamously assured that women would never fight in the UFC. This statement has proven to be incredibly inaccurate. First, the UFC introduced a women’s bantamweight division, centered around MMA megastar Ronda Rousey. When this new division proved itself to be incredibly lucrative, the UFC introduced yet another women’s division...

Feb 10, 2017 9:24 am

UFC 208 weigh in results: inaugural women’s featherweight title fight gets green light

Tomorrow night, the UFC will return to our screens with UFC 208. This card, which will emanate from beautiful Brooklyn, New York, will be headlined by a bit of history, as former bantamweight champion Holly Holm and kickboxing veteran Germaine de Randamie battle to become the UFC’s first ever women’s featherweight champion. The co-main event,...

Feb 9, 2017 10:59 am

VIDEO | Germaine de Randamie KOs male opponent

Ahead of her UFC 208 inaugural women’s featherweight tile fight, Germaine de Randamie has defended her combative sports resume, explaining how while she may still be relatively fresh in MMA, she has a very extensive professional kickboxing record that saw her go undefeated. In addition, de Randamie explained that she had even knocked out a...

Feb 9, 2017 8:04 am

Germaine de Randamie defends credentials ahead of UFC 208

This Saturday in the main event of UFC 208, Germaine de Randamie will step into the Octagon to fight former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm in a highly anticipated showdown for the inaugural women’s featherweight championship. While fight fans are certainly familiar with Holm due to her famous knockout win over Ronda Rousey at...

Feb 8, 2017 1:03 pm

VIDEO | UFC 208 fighters face off for Media Day

UFC 208 takes place this weekend as the UFC returns to New York at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Fighters from the UFC 208 main card took to the stage where they faced off against their competition for the media. The co-main event of the night will feature a middleweight bout between former champion Anderson...

Feb 8, 2017 10:46 am

VIDEO | Sumo bout produces thunderous, walk-off knockout

Generally speaking, knockouts are a pretty uncommon sight in the sport of sumo. When two massive men collide at full speed, however, things tend to happen. Case in point: the match shown in the video above, which pits the 319-pound Musashikuni Mamu against the 242-pound Tomisakae Ryutaro. In this contest, Musashikuni quickly sends his smaller foe careening...

Feb 8, 2017 10:12 am

Germaine de Randamie talks Cris Cyborg’s place in featherweight title picture

This Saturday, in the main event of Brooklyn’s UFC 208 fight card, Holly Holm and Germaine De Randamie will fight for the inaugural UFC women’s UFC featherweight title in a highly anticipated showdown. Ahead of the fight, there has been talk of where Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg, who is also 2-0 in...

Feb 8, 2017 9:47 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan training, smashes the heavy bag

Watching @lionfightofficial and getting it in. Posted by Joe Rogan on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 UFC commentator Joe Rogan is admired by many fans for his amiable character and insightful fight IQ, but some may not know that Joe is also a highly trained martial artist himself. Rogan is a black belt in taekwondo and...

Feb 8, 2017 9:22 am

UFC 208: Holm vs. De Randamie official fight card

This Saturday, the UFC will make its debut in beautiful Brooklyn, New York with UFC 208. Keep reading for all the information you need on the UFC 208 fight card! In the evening’s main event, we will witness a bit of UFC history, as former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm and Dutch kickboxing veteran Germaine...

Feb 7, 2017 2:24 pm

BREAKING! Badr Hari sentenced to two years in prison

Tuesday afternoon, Kickboxing legend Badr Hari was informed by the Supreme Court of the Netherlands that the court denied his appeal of his 2015 assault, and that he must return to the Netherlands to serve a two-year prison sentence, of which he is expected to serve only six months according to Fightland. Hari served 8...

Feb 6, 2017 11:30 am

Trio of commentators set for UFC 208 PPV event now without Mike Goldberg

With Mike Goldberg no longer a part of the UFC commentating team, Joe Rogan will have some different company for the UFC 208 pay-per-view event taking place on February 11, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Goldberg commentated his last UFC event with Rogan at UFC 207 in December where Amanda Nunes beat...

Feb 6, 2017 9:22 am

EXCLUSIVE | Ben Rothwell discusses the injuries of Cain Velasquez and his teammates

Back in December of 2016, former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez was scheduled to rematch a fellow former champ in Fabricio Werdum. The winner of this fight was expected to challenge reigning champ Stipe Miocic for the heavyweight crown. Unfortunately, Velasquez was forced out of this anticipated heavyweight showdown with an injury just days before...

Feb 6, 2017 6:03 am

VIDEO | Holm, De Randamie, Silva and Brunson star in Countdown to UFC 208

This Saturday, the UFC will touch down in beautiful Brooklyn, New York with UFC 208. Though this is far from the most stacked pay-per-view the UFC has ever constructed, it is an undeniably historic one, as it will be headlined by the UFC’s first ever women’s featherweight title fight. This inaugural title fight will pit former...

Jan 29, 2017 8:36 am

Dana White on Amanda Nunes’ featherweight goals: pump the brakes

Late last year, in the main event of UFC 207, Amanda Nunes made her first defense of the women’s bantamweight title with a 48-second destruction of returning former champ Ronda Rousey. Shortly after this win, the champ began campaigning for a fight with the winner of UFC’s upcoming inaugural women’s featherweight title fight, which will pit...

Jan 26, 2017 1:14 pm

Joe Schilling and Phil Baroni beef on Nate Diaz’s Instagram post

You won’t see former kickboxing and Muay Thai champion Joe Schilling and MMA pioneer Phil Baroni enjoying any time when near one another. The two scrappers have had bad blood for quite some time, and their rivalry spiked up recently as seen from their interaction in the comments on an Instagram post by Nate Diaz....