2919 Search Results for mixed martial arts

Jun 24, 2017 8:51 pm

Bellator NYC Results: Matt Mitrione KO’s Fedor Emelianenko (VIDEO)

Bellator NYC Results: Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione A heavyweight scrap between mixed martial arts legend Fedor Emelianenko and Matt Mitrione served as the co-main event of tonight’s “Bellator NYC” pay-per-view fight card in New York. Round one begins and Fedor quickly takes the center of cage. Mitrione is bouncing around on the outside. Matt...

Jun 23, 2017 2:19 pm

Mike Goldberg talks about his ‘difficult’ time after getting let go by the UFC

The former veteran voice of the Octagon, Mike Goldberg will be heard by MMA fans once again as he is set to make his debut with Bellator MMA this weekend. Goldberg along with fellow veteran MMA broadcasting figure Mauro Ranallo were both announced as new acquisitions to the Bellator mixed martial arts promotion just over...

Jun 21, 2017 11:23 am

ACB owner refuses Nike sponsorship because brand supports LGBTQ rights

At a glance, Absolute Championship Berkut (ACB) is one of the most exciting up-and-coming promotions in mixed martial arts. Under the magnifying glass, however, the promotion oozes with hatred, bigotry and homophobia. Most of this ugliness can be traced to the promotion’s owner and primary funder, Mairbek Khasiev. The latest example of Khasiev’s bigotry occurred in a...

Jun 21, 2017 9:21 am

VIDEO | Watch Conor McGregor and Dana White meet for the first time

Check out the first face-to-face conversation Conor McGregor had with Dana White. Today, Conor McGregor is the biggest star in mixed martial arts, and one of the biggest stars in sports outright. It is his status as such that helped him shoehorn his way into a boxing match with undefeated pugilist Floyd Mayweather Jr., which...

Jun 19, 2017 11:54 am

Bellator reveals broadcasting roles for Mike Goldberg and Mauro Ranallo

Many fans were excited to hear that MMA broadcasting pioneers Mike Goldberg and Mauro Ranallo were making their way back to calling live mixed martial arts fights for Bellator. On Monday, Bellator released a statement revealing the roles for Goldberg and Ranallo for their big Bellator 180 and Bellator NYC broadcasts set for Saturday, June...

Jun 18, 2017 7:06 pm

Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather ticket prices are insane!

Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather ticket prices are insane! Undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will square off in a super-fight on August 26 live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Mayweather vs. McGregor bout was made official earlier this week and ever since the announcement fans...

Jun 18, 2017 4:18 pm

McGregor training partner says Conor will “100%” knockout Floyd Mayweather

McGregor training partner says Conor will “100%” knockout Floyd Mayweather Conor McGregor will enter the squared circle for the first time in his professional career on August 26 to face off against undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather! The McGregor vs. Mayweather super-fight will take place at 154-pounds under the bright lights of T-Mobile Arena in...

Jun 18, 2017 3:01 pm

UFC veteran Tim Hague tragically passes away at the age of 34

UFC veteran Tim Hague tragically passes away at the age of 34 Former UFC heavyweight Tim Hague passed away earlier today, this after suffering a knockout loss in a boxing match on Friday evening in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The 34-year-old Canadian, Hague, suffered a brutal second-round knockout loss to Adam Braidwood at an event promoted...

Jun 17, 2017 7:56 am

Update: New details emerge regarding Matt Hughes’ condition

Update: New details emerge regarding Matt Hughes’ condition Early Friday morning news broke that former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes had been involved in a terrible accident which saw the passenger side of his truck get struck by an oncoming train. Soon after the collision, the UFC Hall of Famer was airlifted to a nearby...

Jun 15, 2017 7:04 am

TUTORIAL: Former UFC lightweight champ Rafael Dos Anjos shows how to throw straight knee

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. Former UFC lightweight champion and member of the prestigious Evolve Fight Team, Rafael Dos Anjos, is one of the most complete fighters in all of mixed martial arts. His unparalleled skill and tenacity inside the cage is only brought about his incredible confidence in his skills. Of...

Jun 15, 2017 7:02 am

TUTORIAL: Learn this devastating elbow strike from a Muay Thai champion

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. The last time we saw Kru Orono, he was teaching us how to throw a proper roundhouse kick. Another one of the many common weapons in Muay Thai is the elbow strike. This time, Kru Orono is out to teach us how to throw this sick Muay...

Jun 14, 2017 1:06 pm

Mike Goldberg responds to warm reactions following Bellator announcement

Many fans were excited to hear that the familiar voices of Mike Goldberg and Mauro Ranallo will be returning to mixed martial arts broadcasts as Bellator announced the signing of the two MMA broadcasting pioneers on Tuesday. “Mike Goldberg and Mauro Ranallo are two of the best in our business and I couldn’t be happier...

Jun 14, 2017 10:20 am

ABC launches charitable initiative to support retired fighters

Fighter pay is a hot button issue in mixed martial arts. It is widely believed that the majority of fighters are not paid well enough, and we often see fighters speaking out in protest of the way they’re paid. Al Iaquinta is probably the most high profile example of this trend at present, but he is...

Jun 13, 2017 12:19 pm

Mike Goldberg finds new home as MMA commentator and is joined by another familiar face

Mike Goldberg is returning to work in the world of broadcasting for mixed martial arts. The former voice from the Octagon hinted a return back in February saying, “You’ll see me around soon.” On Tuesday, Bellator released a statement announcing that Goldberg and former voice of PRIDE and Strikeforce, Mauro Ranallo, have been signed to...

Jun 13, 2017 10:21 am

VIDEO | Incredibly rare footage of Bruce Lee full contact sparring

Bruce Lee's Only Real Fight Ever Recorded! (New Amazing Footage) This is the only recording of Bruce Lee in a real MMA fight. He's fighting Dan Inosanto here, one of his top students. They are wearing protective gear beacause they were NOT ALLOWED to fight without them. Those were the state rules at the time....

Jun 12, 2017 6:46 pm

TUTORIAL: Ben Askren demonstrates head outside single to dump finish technique

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. Wrestling, one of the core components of mixed martial arts, is an essential discipline for any serious fighter wanting to be successful in the sport. It is a martial art that focuses on controlling the opponent, and in turn, controlling the outcome of a fight. That is...

Jun 9, 2017 1:40 pm

VIDEO | Chuck Liddell and Phil Baroni have competitive sparring match

Chuck Liddell and Phil Baroni are legendary pioneers in the sport of mixed martial arts. Liddell made his pro MMA debut back at UFC 17 in 1998 and went on to become one of the biggest stars in the UFC. Liddell won the UFC light heavyweight title at UFC 52 by taking Randy Couture out...

Jun 8, 2017 9:11 am

Demetrious Johnson questions the UFC: Is this f**king amateur hour?

The ongoing saga between the UFC and flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson continues to be a rather strange one as the duo have been unable to come to an agreement regarding Johnson’s next fight. Earlier this week, the flyweight champion released a rather lengthy statement in which he revealed that UFC President Dana White and UFC...

Jun 7, 2017 2:06 pm

VIDEO | Brotherly love – Fedor and Aleksander Emelianenko spar on blacktop court

There is usually a lot of competition between siblings that train and compete together. The drive and competitive nature between two or more siblings naturally pushes each other to try and come out on top. Here, we take a look at Fedor and Aleksander Emelianenko sparring on a blacktop with one another. Both Fedor and...

Jun 7, 2017 1:18 pm

Conor McGregor shoots up in ranks amongst the world’s highest-paid athletes

It’s hard for the everyday Joe to even fathom the amount of money that the world’s highest paid athletes make as they rake in millions of dollars every year. Forbes released their list of The World’s Highest-Paid Athletes on Wednesday and once again, only one mixed martial arts superstar made their top-100 list. UFC lightweight...

Jun 6, 2017 1:50 pm

VIDEO | Remembering Kimbo Slice one year since his passing

June 6, 2017, marks one year since the legend Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson passed away at the age of 42. In the video above, we take a look at the work of MMA Fighting’s Esther Lin and her story of getting to know Kimbo throughout his career in mixed martial arts. Kimbo Slice was one...