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Mar 30, 2017 10:58 am

VIDEO | The amazing rise of Brock Lesnar in MMA

This Sunday, at WrestleMania 33, Brock Lesnar will step into the ring with long-time rival Bill Goldberg. In celebration of “The Beast Incarnate’s” latest steps into the pro wrestling arena, we decided to take a look back at some of his finest moments inside the UFC’s Octagon. Lesnar’s first steps into the Octagon occurred at...

Mar 30, 2017 10:50 am

Rampage Jackson clarifies comment about “biggest regret” being MMA

Recently, MMA legend Quinton Rampage Jackson stirred up quite a bit of controversy when he revealed that his “biggest regret” was getting into MMA, because it took him out of Memphis, away from his family. Rampage of course has been competing in MMA professional for nearly 20 years, and is now currently competing in Bellator...

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 29, 2017 9:32 am

Scott Coker explains how UFC-Reebok deal benefits Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA has gone on a string of signings recently, acquiring several former UFC standouts, including Rory MacDonald, Lorenz Larkin, and Michael ‘Mayday’ McDonald to name just a few of the recent Bellator MMA signings that have come from the UFC. According to Bellator MMA President Scott Coker, the UFC’s deal with Reebok has been...

Mar 28, 2017 1:54 pm

VIDEO | WWE’s Jack Gallagher wins first MMA fight via submission

Fight fans may know Oliver Claffey by his ring name, Jack Gallagher, in the WWE, however what many fans do not know is that Claffey holds an amateur MMA record of 2-0. In 2015, Claffey made his MMA debut at GPUK Night of the Gladiators 25, where he picked up a 1st round submission win...

Mar 28, 2017 1:18 pm

VIDEO | Kiai master bets $5,000 against MMA fighter

Here is a viral video that has been out for quite some time but for those who haven’t seen it yet, it usually sparks an interesting reaction. According to an article from Craziest Sports Fights, Yanagi Ryuken is apparently an expert in the art of kiai. In the video above, you see Ryuken taking out...

Mar 28, 2017 6:23 am

MMA legends Andrei Arlovski, Takanori Gomi to return to the Octagon at UFC Singapore

Two bona fide legends of MMA will be returning to the UFC’s Octagon when the UFC touches down in Singapore on June 17. The first of these fighters is former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski. The second is “The Fireball Kid” Takanori Gomi – the first and only man to hold the PRIDE lightweight title,...

Mar 27, 2017 10:23 am

UFC stars express interest in boxing vs. MMA pay-per-view

The biggest ongoing story in combat sports today surrounds a possible boxing mega-fight between transcendent MMA star Conor McGregor and boxing great Floyd Mayweather. For a time, of course, this potential showdown looked like a near impossibility. With each passing day, however, there seems to be more and more reason to believe a Mayweather vs. McGregor...

Mar 26, 2017 7:24 am

VIDEO | Quinton “Rampage” Jackson says his biggest regret is starting MMA

Next Friday, in the main event of Bellator 175, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson will step onto the canvas for a heavyweight bout with rival Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal. The bout will be a rematch of a 2014 light heavyweight contest, and it stands out as one of the biggest fights of Rampage’s already impressive Bellator career....

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 8:38 am

Floyd Mayweather’s teammate confident McGregor superfight will happen

Throughout the course of 2017, undefeated boxing icon Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor have continued to be linked to a boxing superfight. The year started with Mayweather offering McGregor $15 million for a boxing superfight, with UFC President Dana White then countering Mayweather’s offer with one of his own. Mayweather of course laughed off the...

Mar 22, 2017 8:34 am

Cody Garbrandt accuses TJ Dillashaw of ending a teammate’s career

Earlier this month, former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw appeared on the Fight Society Podcast to discuss his upcoming showdown with reigning bantamweight champ and former teammate Cody Garbrandt. During this segment, Dillashaw explained that he believes his highly publicized beef with Garbrandt is unnecessary, calling their rivalry “comical.” “The beef with Cody is just...

Mar 21, 2017 12:22 pm

‘King of Instagram’ Dan Bilzerian interested in taking an MMA fight

Dan Bilzerian – a musclebound, bearded playboy who seems to spend most of his time in luxury cars surrounded by half-naked women – is interested in participating in an MMA fight. The so-called ‘King of Instagram,’ who is also a star poker player and multi-millionaire, discussed this desire on a recent episode of MMA Junkie...

Mar 20, 2017 1:38 pm

Ryan Bader signs with Bellator MMA

Another top fighter has left the UFC and has signed with Bellator MMA. UFC light heavyweight veteran Ryan Bader who was recently ranked #5 on the official UFC rankings announced on Monday’s episode of The MMA Hour that he has signed with Bellator MMA. Ryan Bader announces on #themmahour that he has officially signed with...

Mar 13, 2017 5:03 pm

Breaking! Dillon Danis signs with Bellator MMA

Jiu-Jitsu ace Dillon Danis is headed to the mixed martial arts cage. Danis, who is a good friend and training partner of current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor, signed a promotional deal with Bellator on Monday according to Yahoo Sports. Like his good friend Conor McGregor, Danis exudes a ton of confidence and rightfully so....

Mar 12, 2017 6:34 am

MMA community reacts to Mauricio “Shogun” Rua’s stoppage of Gian Villante

Last night, the UFC touched down in sun soaked Fortaleza, Brazil, with UFC Fight Night 106. This card was a stacked one as far as Fight Nights go. In the evening’s middleweight main event, we saw former welterweight contender Kelvin Gastelum maul former light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort to a first-round TKO win. Other highlights...

Mar 12, 2017 5:58 am

MMA community reacts to Kelvin Gastelum’s destruction of Vitor Belfort

Last night, the UFC touched down in sunny Fortaleza, Brazil, with UFC Fight Night 106. This card was a stacked one as far as Fight Nights go. On the undercard, we saw some nice wins from talent like Kevin Lee, Joe Soto and Sergio Moraes, as well as the final fight of “The People’s Warrior”...

Mar 10, 2017 8:50 pm

Georges St-Pierre not leaving MMAAA

During his indefinite hiatus from the UFC, former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre began his involvement in the MMA Athletes Association, also known as the MMAAA. St-Pierre then announced recently that he had signed a new multi-fight UFC contract. This was followed up by an announcement regarding St-Pierre’s first fight back in the Octagon. The...

Mar 5, 2017 7:00 am

The MMA community reacts to Alistair Overeem’s crushing KO of Mark Hunt

Last night, the UFC touched down in glimmering Las Vegas, Nevada with the stacked UFC 209. This action-packed card was crammed to the edges with exciting moments. Perhaps the most exciting moment of the entire card, however, occurred in the first fight of the pay-per-view, when former Strikeforce, Dream and K-1 heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem...

Mar 3, 2017 1:06 pm

MMA community reacts to Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson fight cancellation

Many were extremely disappointed when news broke that the UFC interim lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson was canceled on Friday. Nurmagomedov was taken to the hospital hours before the official early UFC 209 weigh-ins started due to weight management medical issues. When the time for the weigh-ins came to an end,...

Mar 1, 2017 12:28 pm

Conor McGregor’s teammate gives bold prediction for Mayweather fight

Throughout the course of 2017, reports have continued to surface regarding new developments in negotiations for a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather superfight. Along with the updates regarding the potential scrap, have come predictions for the fight. While most believe that in a boxing match, McGregor won’t be able to compete with Mayweather, famed...

Mar 1, 2017 11:18 am

MMA community reacts to Georges St-Pierre vs. Michael Bisping booking

Earlier this month, we learned that former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre had finally worked out his differences with the UFC and agreed to the terms of a new contract. This implied an imminent comeback for the Canadian MMA legend. The details of St-Pierre’s comeback fight, however, remained fairly nebulous. We did not know when, where or...

Feb 26, 2017 12:35 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father claims his son will retire from the sport of MMA very soon

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father believes his son will retire from the sport of mixed martial arts sometime next year. Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, Khabib’s father and longtime coach, spoke to Russian tabloid Life.ru at Ramzan Kadyrov’s WFCA 34 event in Moscow where he revealed the following (via Bloody Elbow): “I dont want to upset any fans but Khabib...

Feb 23, 2017 10:11 am

Bellator MMA hits UFC with lawsuit in U.S. District Court

Bellator MMA and the UFC are now throwing down in the courtroom after a lawsuit was filed on Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, according to Sporting News. Bellator MMA’s lawsuit against the UFC stems from a class-action lawsuit that was filed against the UFC in 2014 by a...

Feb 23, 2017 9:18 am

Elias Theodorou: GSP vs. McGregor would be MMA’s Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

After months of conflicting rumors and reports, Georges St-Pierre has finally agreed to the terms of a new contract with the UFC. That means we’re likely to see the former welterweight great and bona fide MMA legend back in the cage sometime before the end of the year. On Wednesday’s episode of BJ Penn Radio,...