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Jun 11, 2015 1:08 pm

UFC’s Leslie Smith Explains How Nate Diaz’s Kindness Fueled Her MMA Life

There are moments in a fighter’s career when everything clicks. It could be when they first step onto the mat, or when they make their professional debut. For UFC bantamweight Leslie Smith, her moment was especially memorable as it was veteran Nate Diaz that invited her onto the mat to train. “I had just moved...

Jun 11, 2015 9:29 am

Three Boxers, No MMA Fighters Make Forbes Highest Paid Athletes List

Well, well, well, look who topped the list of Forbes Highest Paid Athletes for the past 12 months? I’m sure it’s easy to guess, I mean his name is Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather, what do you expect? The boxer took the number one sport by earning $300 million for his fight with Manny Pacquiao. His opponent...

Jun 11, 2015 9:17 am

THROWBACK! Weidman’s First MMA Fight

Chris Weidman competed in his first MMA fight back and 2009, four years before he stepped into the cage with Anderson Silva and shocked the world. The UFC middleweight champion posted this throwback Thursday photo on his Instagram, showing him months before his first ever fight, saying “This is the first time I ever posed...

Jun 9, 2015 7:54 am

Brian Ebersole Planned For ‘Fairy Tale Ending’ To MMA Career

MMA veteran Brian Ebersole suffered a knee injury this past Saturday at UFC Fight Night 68, that caused him to stop the fight between rounds and walk away with the loss. That would be the last time he walked out of the cage. Backstage Ebersole told the media that he was retiring from the sport,...

Jun 7, 2015 4:20 pm

Boxing and MMA Clash when Floyd Mayweather Meets Bellator’s Best

Floyd Mayweather has been appearing with a lot of mixed martial arts fighters as of late. In May, Chris Weidman celebrated his UFC Middleweight Championship defense at the pool with ‘Money’ and now, Bellator fighters got to meet the boxing superstar! Check out a picture below where Mayweather got to meet Phil Davis and King...

Jun 7, 2015 2:00 am

REPLAY! MMA Rules Fight with Swords and Armor (Full Fight)

The company who is mostly known for managing the career of PRIDE legend Fedor Emelianenko have thrown their hats, and helmets, into the knight fighting game. It doesn’t get much more bizarre than this in the world of mixed martial arts, but here’s your chance to see how an MMA fight between knights would have...

Jun 6, 2015 7:17 am

BUSTED! MMA’s Biggest Criminals

Can you think of some of the biggest criminals in MMA. Of course a lot of you would say Jon Jones because he’s the most recent and perhaps most high profile, but did you know about all these guys too check out the video!! WATCH! Gilbert Melendez Trains For Eddie Alvarez, And Looks Scary!

Jun 5, 2015 2:40 pm

Undefeated! Drakkar Klose, Staying Grounded In One Of MMA’s ‘Super Camps’

  On Saturday June 6th Undefeated lightweight Drakkar Klose steps into the ring for the Rage in the Cage 178 event. I was able to conduct a phone interview with the promising MMA LAB fighter. A former high school and collegiate wrestler Klose hopes to make a big impact this weekend and continue his climb...

Jun 4, 2015 4:04 am

Chael Sonnen Inspired By Cormier, Talks About Returning To MMA

The ‘American Gangster’ retired from MMA in 2014. Could he now be planning a comeback? The former UFC title challenger appeared on Jon Anik and Kennt Florian’s Podcast and talked about watching Daniel Cormier win the light-heavyweight title. “I thought it was inspiring. One because I’m a wrestler so I’m always excited to see wrestling...

Jun 3, 2015 5:58 am

PAID! Rousey: ‘I’m Close To Being Top Money-Maker In MMA History’

UFC bantamweight champion and all around star Ronda Rousey is obviously pretty well off as far as financials goes. She’s UFC champ, she’s in movies, she has a book out etc. So we know she’s not hurting for money. But, in a recent interview with Larry King, Rousey revealed that she is close to being...

Jun 1, 2015 8:00 am

MMA Legend Frank Shamrock Wants In on CM Punk Fight

Since the announcement of CM Punk’s signing with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, there has been several fighters calling out the rookie for his debut match. The least likely of them all actually isn’t Jason David Frank, former Power Ranger. @cs5599 @CMPunk @ufc @joerogan @danawhite @lorenzofertitta @Reebok – I'm ur huckleberry #bringit — Frank Shamrock (@frankshamrock)...

May 31, 2015 3:58 am

WATCH! UFC Champ Rafael Dos Anjos’ First MMA Fight

Before he was a champion, Rafael dos Anjos was a rookie just like the rest of the fighters trying to get into the fight game. Dos Anjos would put in a losing effort in his debut match, but as history would show, he was destined for greatness no matter what and is the current UFC...

May 31, 2015 3:00 am

WATCH! Top 10 Steroid Busts in MMA

Sports in general are riddled with performance enhancing drugs. Whether it’s the National Football League, Major League Baseball or Ultimate Fighting Championship, these companies are trying their best to cut back on PED use in their sports. Check out the ten biggest steroid busts in the sport of mixed martial arts in the montage above!...

May 29, 2015 8:04 am

Alves Has No Problem Fighting Teammate For Title

Thiago Alves will fight Carlos Condit on Saturday night and with a win he believes he will be next up for a title shot. Alves talked to MMAFighting about the situation: “Definitely. A win over him, I’ll be the next one in the line, if not, probably one fight away from a fight for the...

May 28, 2015 6:41 pm

Pioneers of MMA: Matt Hughes

Take a look back at the historic career of Matt Hughes! WATCH Nick Diaz Train On The Beach — EXCLUSIVE!

May 26, 2015 1:10 pm

Are these the dirtiest fighters in MMA?

Are these MMA’s dirtiest fighters? These guys think so and they give pretty compelling arguments to back up their claims. Who else would you add to this list? WATCH! GILBERT MELENDEZ TALKS UPCOMING SCRAP WITH EDDIE ALVAREZ

May 26, 2015 9:29 am

D.C. Recalls Early MMA Career, Fighting While On Welfare

Yes, the sport of MMA has its trash talk and its rivalries and its Dana White quotables, but every once and a while we get a truly ‘feel good’ story. Daniel Cormier won the UFC light-heavyweight title this past Saturday when he survived an early onslaught from Anthony Johnson and came back to get the...

May 25, 2015 5:55 pm

Bellator MMA to Air On American Forces Network

On a holiday when Americans take a moment to remember those who gave their lives serving in the country’s armed forces, Bellator MMA officials are honored to announce a new partnership with the American Forces Network. With the new deal in place, the American Forces Network will now broadcast Bellator MMA events on its global...

May 24, 2015 2:00 am

Pudzianowski’s Got Power! Watch Him KO Rolles Gracie In MMA Fight

Mariusz Pudzianowski is known for being the World’s Strongest Man, but he usually doesn’t possess this kind of knockout power! Watch him knock out Rolles Gracie at KSW 31 below! Mariusz Pudzianowski vs. Rolles Gracie #KSW31 https://t.co/Lo07Qmp2VV — ZombieProphet (@ZProphet_MMA) May 23, 2015 Pudzianowski is now riding a four fight winning streak including a win...

May 23, 2015 10:44 am

Heads up MMA Fans… The Trigon Is Here!

Uhmm…..this is interesting. Check out the trigon! Would you pay to see fighters square off in a triangle. (Props: UG’sbrahmabull81 ) By: Ryan C. Miller | @ryancmiller1630 Who Has The Better High Kick, D.C. or Rockhold? — AKA All Access

May 22, 2015 10:30 am

Nick Diaz’s “WAR MMA” Promotion Looking At Running A 2nd Event

Almost two years after its first event, “WAR MMA” looks to be making its return in the near future. The first event took place in June 2013 and ran an entertaining twelve fight card featuring the likes of Cody Gibson and Daniel Roberts. The promotion is owned and promoted by Nick Diaz and it is...

May 21, 2015 8:29 pm

HOLY WHAT? Anderson Silva vs. Erick Silva Full Contact MMA Sparring

Anderson “The Spider” Silva and Erick Silva went at it during their sparring session today! It was full contact and both fighters landed some good shots. “The Spider” may be suspended, but that doesn’t mean he can’t stay in fight-shape! Check out the full video below! Treino com meu irmãozinho Erick Silva Um dos atletas...

May 21, 2015 7:43 pm

42 Seconds Of MMA Violence You Don’t Want To Miss

Every now and then, there is a violent fight in the regional scene that you just don’t want to miss. Tuff-N-Uff is one of the bigger promotions on the scene and they put Cory Osborne across the cage from Jesse Salmon and all hell broke loose. Check out the full fight above! Who Has The...

May 21, 2015 11:56 am

Asia’s Top MMA Promotion ‘Getting Lots Of Interest’ Since UFC’s Reebok Deal

The deal between the Ultimate Fighting Championship and Reebok may not be what is best for all fighters, but it looks to be helping the sport of mixed martial arts grow as a whole. Japanese based promotion ONE Championship has been getting more attention from potential sponsors than usual due to the fact that non-Reebok...

May 21, 2015 9:50 am

“Cowboy” Sympathizes With Teammate Jon Jones

Jon “Bones” Jones is currently in the middle of some serious accusations and his life as he knew it flipped upside down. Jones once sat atop the light heavyweight division with gold slung over his shoulder. The legal troubles he got himself into not only forced him to be suspended, but the UFC stripped him...

May 19, 2015 12:32 pm

MMA Fighter Vigilante Hogties Bank Robber, Saves Day — WATCH!

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com There are some things that you just cannot plan for. Even though they are criminals, bank robbers usually work hard on their evil-plans to rob banks. There is a lot of thought that goes into it, including figuring out how long it takes for the cops to respond to...

May 18, 2015 7:37 pm

WATCH! Wanderlei Responds: ‘Today, History Was Made For All MMA Athletes’

Today a judge overturned the lifetime ban that the Nevada State Athletic Commission gave to Wanderlei Silva due to insufficient evidence. Silva released this video response for his fans. By: Ryan C. Miller | @ryancmiller1630 Phuket Dreaming Season 2 – Episode 3: “Black Dynamite” (On Location at Phuket Top Team)