2769 Search Results for mixed martial arts

Apr 5, 2017 6:28 am

Conor McGregor coach confirms Mayweather preparations have begun: ‘In my mind, it’s on’

There is currently no bigger story in the world of combat sports than that of UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor‘s possible boxing mega fight with undefeated great Floyd Mayweather Jr. This epic, sport versus sport showdown dominates headlines, and continues to enthral the combat sports community as new details continue to emerge. This fight, of course,...

Apr 4, 2017 9:30 am

VIDEO | Rory MacDonald calls for headbutts in MMA

Former UFC title challenger Rory MacDonald, who is scheduled to make his Bellator debut against Paul Daley in London on May 19, is one of the best welterweights on earth. He’s also an advocate for a much more primal ruleset for the sport of mixed martial arts. MacDonald has discussed his desire for a baser set of...

Apr 4, 2017 7:44 am

Mackenzie Dern targets summer return to MMA, but “likely not” not in the UFC

Though Mackenzie Dern came up short on the mats last weekend, giving up a choke to three-time world champion Bia Mesquita in the absolute division of the IBJJF’s Rio Falls event, she remains one of the most talked-about names in the grappling world. Having gone 3-0 in the cage, she’s also emerging as one of the hottest prospects...

Apr 2, 2017 11:33 am

VIDEO | BJJ whiz Mackenzie Dern gets tapped out in Rio de Janeiro

Mackenzie Dern is one of the most recognizable names in grappling. Having gone 3-0 in MMA – including a 2016 Submission of the Year contender over Montana Stewart – she’s also becoming one of the biggest names in women’s mixed martial arts. Unfortunately, Dern had a bit of a rough night in Rio De Janeiro,...


Mar 31, 2017 2:13 pm

VIDEO | First look at Dillon Danis in Bellator gear

Grappling sensation Dillon Danis is set to make his Bellator MMA debut in the near future as his signing with the promotion was announced earlier this month. In the video above, we get a look at Danis doing a photoshoot in Bellator gear wearing the Bellator MMA gloves. The training partner of UFC lightweight champion...

Mar 31, 2017 8:29 am

Michael Bisping unveils Georges St-Pierre’s master plan

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre is currently gearing up for his 2017 middleweight title fight against Michael Bisping. While the fight was already officially announced by the UFC, and the pair have already done a press conference for the fight, no official date has been set. That hasn’t rubbed the middleweight champ very well,...

Mar 30, 2017 1:25 pm

MMA fighters rubbing shoulders with fellow celebrities

The sport of mixed martial arts is steadily growing and the fighters that put it all on the line are becoming famous celebrities in their own right. UFC superstar Nate Diaz said it best on The MMA Hour last year in reference to other celebrities being in attendance for their fights and watching them compete....

Mar 29, 2017 1:46 pm

MMA Roundup: What fighters do for fun outside of the cage

Although fighters that are competing do it because they love it, it surely isn’t the only thing the athletes are doing and have found some other hobbies and sports that they have gotten good at. In this MMA Roundup, we take a look at what some of the fighters enjoy doing with their time when...

Mar 29, 2017 1:37 pm

VIDEO | 12-year-old girl takes on adults in MMA challenge

Trained fighters vs. untrained fighters. Who wins? It’s pretty easy to figure that out. How about when the trained fighter is a 12-year-old girl and the untrained competitors are grown adults? Here, we take a look at this fun mixed martial arts challenge as 12-year-old Teyah Gutierrez takes on Selorm who is described as a...

Mar 27, 2017 6:50 pm

Holly Holm has declined an offer to fight at UFC Singapore

Holly Holm has declined an offer to fight at UFC Singapore A week ago we reported that former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm (10-3 MM) had been offered a bout with undefeated Korean fighter Ji Yeon Kim (6-0-2 MMA) for ‘UFC Fight Night 111’ which takes place June 17 in Singapore. Unfortunately for fight...

Mar 27, 2017 1:22 pm

Dillon Danis vs. Jake Shields grappling match to headline SUG 4

Earlier this month, we learned that BJJ whiz Dillon Danis had signed with Bellator MMA. Danis is expected to debut with the organization later this year. The exciting thing about this debut, of course, is that it will mark not only his first fight with Bellator, but his first mixed martial arts bout outright. While...

Mar 26, 2017 4:41 pm

Report | Fighter dies cutting weight – RIP

A fighter has died from cutting weight! Weight cutting has always been a hot topic when it comes to mixed martial arts. On numerous occasions, fighters have been forced into the hospital after destroying their bodies while attempting to make weight. With that said terrible news has struck the mixed martial arts community today, as...

Mar 24, 2017 8:49 pm

Two more fights added to June’s UFC Fight Night 112 event

Two more fights have been added to June’s UFC Fight Night 112 event in Oklahoma City. The first bout announced for the June 25 fight card was a light heavyweight bout featuring Ilir Latifi squaring off against Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. Ilir Latifi will return to the octagon for the first time since suffering a devastating...

Mar 24, 2017 4:57 pm

Bellator adds two title fights to June’s pay-per-view card in New York City

Bellator MMA has added two title fights to their blockbuster pay-per-view card set for June 24 in New York City. The first championship bout announced for the card was a welterweight title fight featuring champion Douglas Lima taking on promotional newcomer Lorenz “Da Monsoon” Larkin. The Los Angeles Times was the first to report the...

Mar 23, 2017 11:52 am

VIDEO | Roufusport being sued for death of Dennis Munson Jr.

On March 28, 2014, Dennis Munson Jr. made his amateur kickboxing debut at an event promoted by Roufusport at the Eagles Club in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. During the three-round amateur bout, Munson staggered in the fight after exchanging shots with his opponent. After the end of three-round fight, the debuting fighter collapsed to the canvas in...

Mar 22, 2017 1:32 pm

Instagram king Dan Bilzerian gets called out after expressing interest in MMA fight

Dan Bilzerian is known for the ridiculous lifestyle that he lives, documenting many of his spectacles for all to see on Instagram. With 21.3 million followers and counting, the Instagram king recently spoke with the guys at MMA Junkie Radio where he said there were a few things on his bucket list that he still...

Mar 22, 2017 5:51 am

Michael Bisping blasts “f**king p**sy” Vitor Belfort for CM Punk callout

Earlier this month, MMA legend Vitor Belfort was mauled by a younger, faster, Kelvin Gastelum. Many fans took this beatdown as a sign that it was time for the aging legend to retire. Belfort himself, however, said he had one more in him. In his post-fight interview, he said he’d like to fulfil the last...

Mar 21, 2017 8:58 am

Miesha Tate: ‘I would love to’ appear in WWE

In the first fight on the main card of November’s landmark UFC 205, Miesha Tate came up short to Raquel Pennington. Shortly after this fight, the former women’s bantamweight champion announced her intention to retire from mixed martial arts competition. It’s not my time anymore,” Tate told UFC commentator Joe Rogan. “It’s the future’s time.”...

Mar 21, 2017 6:47 am

Holly Holm targeted to return at UFC Fight Night 111 in Singapore

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm (10-3 MMA) is being targeted to return at June’s UFC Fight Night event in Singapore. According to BJPENN.com’s very own Chris Taylor, “The Preacher’s Daughter” has been offered a bout against undefeated Korean fighter Ji Yeon Kim (6-0-2) for the June 17 event. Holly Holm was last seen...

Mar 20, 2017 11:10 am

Holly Holm targeted to return at UFC Fight Night 111 in Singapore

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm (10-3 MMA) is being targeted to return at June’s UFC Fight Night event in Singapore. According to BJPENN.com’s very own Chris Taylor, “The Preacher’s Daughter” has been offered a bout against undefeated Korean fighter Ji Yeon Kim (6-0-2) for the June 17 event. Holly Holm was last seen...

Mar 19, 2017 11:56 am

Report: South Korea’s Battlefield FC gives fighters IOUs instead of payment

Over the weekend, South Korea’s Battlefield Fighting Championship (Battlefield FC) took over the Seoul Olympic Hall in Seoul, South Korea with an exciting night of mixed martial arts and grappling bouts. Unfortunately, this interesting night of combat sports now has a massive shadow cast over it, as grappling specialist Jeff Glover recently took to Instagram to...

Mar 18, 2017 9:20 pm

VIDEO | Jimi Manuwa challenges former boxing heavyweight champ

Jimi Manuwa challenges former boxing heavyweight champ David Haye to a fight inside the squared circle. Fresh off his sensational one punch knockout victory over Corey Anderson in last night’s UFC Fight Night 107 main event. Perennial light heavyweight contender Jimi Manuwa issued a challenge to former boxing heavyweight champion David Haye. “I want the...