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Jul 13, 2015 6:53 am

WATCH! Magalhaes Spits Blood in Samman Face after Getting Submitted

Caio Magalhaes showed poor sportsmanship after spitting blood on Josh Samman after getting submitted in the first round of the fight. What do you think should happen to Magalhaes? Kings Of Volume — Punches In Bunches With Nate Diaz And Richard Perez

Jul 12, 2015 5:52 pm

“TUF 21 Finale” Results: Magalhaes Spits Blood on Samman After Getting Submitted

Caio Magalhaes showed terrible sportsmanship after getting submitted in the opening round by Josh Samman. Samman was able to bust Magalhaes open along the bridge of the nose with a shot that caused blood to flow free and fast. Magalhaes tried to remain active by changing levels with strikes, but he threw a body kick...

Jul 11, 2015 6:49 am

Cormier: ‘McGregor’s The Biggest MMA Fighter In The World’

“Ronda Rousey is the biggest star in the UFC, across all platforms. She’s a movie star. Conor McGregor is the biggest MMA fighter in the world. I will say that without question, because of what he’s done, not only with his mouth but also with his skill inside the Octagon.” That’s what UFC light heavyweight...

Jul 8, 2015 8:17 am

UFC Middleweight Costas Philippou Retires From MMA

Yesterday we reported that UFC middleweight Costas Philippou (13-5 MMA) had been removed from the official UFC rankings. When a fighter is removed from the rankings system it is usually a strong indication that he or she has been released from their contract, popped for a failed drug test or possibly retiring. After some brief...

Jul 7, 2015 12:50 am

REPLAY! Shogun Rua Takes On MMA Legend Chuck Liddell (FULL)

‘Light heavyweight Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Chuck Liddell throw blows inside the Octagon at UFC 97 in Canada. Shogun takes on Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at UfC 190 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.’ Kings Of Volume — Punches In Bunches With Nate Diaz And Richard Perez

Jul 6, 2015 2:00 am

OUCH! Worst Broken Noses in UFC and MMA History

Getting punched in the nose is no fun, at all. Suffering a nose break so gruesome that it impacts your breathing and causes fatigue throughout the is even worse. While guys like Forrest Griffin and Chris Leben may have thrived on that, the collection of fighters in the video above PROBABLY didn’t like their nose...

Jul 5, 2015 5:40 pm

Chael Sonnen: Guys in MMA Have to be Loved Too Much

Chael Sonnen has never been one to back down from a fight. Whether he believes in the trash talk he dishes out before-hand, one thing is for sure: Sonnen put butts in seats. It didn’t matter if fans wanted to cheer for him or watch him get knocked out; Sonnen sold tickets and made the...

Jul 5, 2015 10:07 am

Teammate: Jon Jones ‘being positive’, back to training every day

Jon Jones may be forced to sit on the sidelines because of his court case stemming from his April hit and run incident, but that doesn’t mean he has to stay out of the gym. The former, now suspended, UFC champion is back to training at the Jackson-Winkeljohn MMA gym in Albuquerque, New Mexico. “He...

Jul 5, 2015 4:51 am

UFC VP: MMA in NY Was So Close to Happening ‘I Could Taste It’

The dream of a fighter defending his UFC championship in front of thousands in a sold-our Madison Square Garden almost became a reality this year… almost. UFC Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Marc Ratner was one of the officials leading the charge, fighting to legalize MMA in New York. The bill made its way through...

Jun 30, 2015 3:37 pm

CABMMA Gets In Bed With USADA To Abolish PEDs In MMA

It looks like the Brazilian Athletic Commission will be partnering with the United States Anti-Doping Agency. According to MMAFighting, USADA, the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA), the World Anti-Doping Agency and the Brazilian Agency of Doping Control (ABCD) all met in Brazil and discussed joining forces. The new UFC drug testing policy will start Wednesday...

Jun 29, 2015 2:59 pm

HE’S ROLLIN’! Burt Watson Enjoying Being Relevant In MMA World

Burt Watson will forever be known as the “babysitter of the stars”. He was one of the most important backstage officials at UFC event and organized everything from fighter weigh-ins to their walkouts before their fights. When he chose to leave the UFC, the company needed to hire eight people just to fill the void...

Jun 29, 2015 2:58 pm

McGregor Explains How Miserable Plumbing Gig Led to MMA Career

Conor McGregor is one step away from fulfilling his dream of becoming UFC Featherweight Champion. Jose Aldo will be defending his championship against McGregor at UFC 189 in July and, even though the champion is injured, the fight is still set to take place. It wasn’t always glitz and glamour for McGregor, though. When he...

Jun 29, 2015 5:23 am

WATCH! Pioneers of MMA: Pat Miletich

Long before anyone understood what mixed martial arts was, Pat Miletich was combining karate, kickboxing, boxing, wrestling and submissions into what was perhaps the sport’s first truly well-rounded fighting style. “The Crippler” Update — ‘I’ve Got 2000 Students… No Desire To Compete’

Jun 29, 2015 2:00 am

WATCH! MMA Fighters Knocking Themselves Out

Sometimes, things do not go as planned when you’re fighting. Whether a fighter sticks his head too far out during a slam and ended up DDTing himself, or he slipped and slammed his own head on the canvas, there have been several occurrences where fighters knocked themselves out. Check out the compilation above! “The Crippler”...

Jun 26, 2015 7:44 pm

Josh Koscheck Signs With Bellator MMA

Looks like Bellator MMA just grabbed another former UFC fighter. During the live broadcast of Bellator 139, the promotion announced the signing of former TUF cast member and UFC vet Josh Koscheck. Welcome to the #BellatorMMA family @joshkoscheck! Can't wait to see you in the cage!! pic.twitter.com/QqvoS4lHQj — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) June 27, 2015 Koscheck...

Jun 26, 2015 4:44 pm

UFC’s Lorenzo Fertitta Releases Statement On Failed MMA Bill

Well, another year and MMA is still illegal in New York. There was a lot of steam and positive feelings built up and ultimately it was the same old same old. The MMA bill did not get passed. Obviously everyone pulling for it is disappointed, including UFC chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta. We heard from...

Jun 26, 2015 10:21 am

UFC Officials React To New York’s Failed Attempt At MMA In 2015

Once again, MMA fails in New York. The bill to get that sport legalized in the Big Apple did not get passed yesterday and needless to say, UFC officials weren’t very happy. Especially UFC president Dana White who took to Twitter to call out the ‘corrupt’ politicians. There was a lot of positive vibes floating around,...

Jun 26, 2015 8:01 am

Champion Rafael Dos Anjos Almost Quit MMA

  “I thought of quitting many times. When I was still fighting in Brasil, I would make 1,500 or 3,000 reais (roughly 500 and 1,000 dollars), it was complicated. She was the one who provided for the house. I was fighting for so little I thought I had to get a job. She was the...

Jun 25, 2015 12:18 pm

REPORT! MMA Bill Fails In NY… Again

It looks like the battle for New York is over, and MMA loses again. According to reports from Jim Genia, a MMA reporter from NY and legal expert Michael Kim, the bill to get MMA legalized in New York is dead, again. Okay folks, I'm hearing the battle for the NY MMA bill is over....

Jun 25, 2015 11:54 am

BAMMA USA 16’s Chris Saunders: UFC Veteran Who Has Found His New Home

  By Keith Harmon UFC and Bellator veteran Chris Saunders will step into the cage against Brandon Morris in a lightweight title eliminator bout tomorrow, Friday, June 26 that will also serve as the main event at BAMMA USA: Badbeat 16. The bout is a quick turnaround from Saunders’ fight in April, and forces him to miss...

Jun 25, 2015 10:16 am

BAMMA USA 16’s Brandon Morris: From “Young Money” to “Redrum”

  By Keith Harmon Brandon Morris and Chris Saunders will clash in a lightweight title eliminator in the main event of BAMMA USA – Badbeat 16, which streams live on Go Fight Live tomorrow, Friday, June 26. I had the chance to talk with Morris about his upcoming fight.  We discussed what it’s like training with...

Jun 23, 2015 12:25 pm

UFC’s Ratner: ‘I believe we have the votes to get MMA in NY’

UFC Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Marc Ratner believes that the MMA bill has the votes it needs to get passed in the New York State Assembly. He spoke with MMAJunkie Radio about the possibility and said he believes it would get between 95-100 votes in it’s favor it went to a vote on the...

Jun 22, 2015 11:23 am

Alexander Gustafsson Nearly Quit MMA After “Rumble” Loss

Alexander Gustafsson is confirmed to be the first challenger for Daniel Cormier’s newly won UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. Gustafsson has seemingly jumped over contender Ryan Bader, but a date for his bout with Cormier has yet to be announced. However just five months earlier, Gustafsson was actually contemplating retirement. Gus suffered a rough loss in...

Jun 22, 2015 2:00 am

WATCH! Biggest Mismatches in MMA History

Mismatches happen in every single sport. Whether it’s The Cleveland Cavaliers (or what was left of them) getting whooped by Golden State Warriors in Game 6 or someone like Nate Quarry getting brutally knocked out by Rich Franklin, mismatches are fun to watch! Check out some of the biggest mismatches in mixed martial arts history!...

Jun 21, 2015 3:07 pm

53 Year Old Herschel Walker Interested in MMA Comeback

Strikeforce was most known for putting on some of the most bizarre fights in mixed martial arts. After PRIDE closed their doors, Strikeforce was one of the last major organizations to give fighters who would usually have to start out on bottom a major stage to showcase their skills. Former NCAA Heisman Trophy winner and...

Jun 21, 2015 2:00 am

OUCH! Risky Attacks Gone Wrong in MMA

At any given moment, mixed martial artists have the ability to “WOW” a viewer when they throw a flying knee or a spinning attack. When it connects, they look like geniuses. When they don’t connect, they look like the biggest goof in the world. Check out this compilation of failed attempts at creativity. Chad Mendes...

Jun 19, 2015 8:21 am

Kimbo: ‘I should have left street fighting for MMA sooner’

“I wish I would have took it serious then and started rolling back then. I would have. I really would have. If I had to write a letter to my younger self, I would have told my younger self if Masvidal comes to you and says, ‘Hey you want to start training, leave this sh*t...

Jun 18, 2015 12:00 pm

Shlemenko: ‘MMA Is Not A Woman’s Occupation’

Bellator MMA’s Alexander Shlemenko shared his thoughts about Women’s MMA, and, well they are a little controversial. The Russian fighter told allfight.ru that he doesn’t see MMA as an appropriate occupation for women. Check out his comments below: “[I have a] negative attitude [towards WMMA]. It is not a woman’s occupation. I am not against...

Jun 18, 2015 8:59 am

Illinois Attorney Leading Charge To Ban Chokes In MMA

A state attorney from Will County in Illinois wants to ban choke holds from competition. This comes after two men were convicted of strangling and killing two other men using choke holds. The attorney, Jim Glasgow, says that it should be banned from MMA competition because kids see it on TV and learn how to...