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Aug 4, 2015 12:01 am

Was This The Best WMMA KO Of The Weekend?

OK, this is a tough one considering Ronda Rousey’s KO over Bethe Correia at UFC 190, but is this KO even better? ALL ACCESS — Go Inside BJ Penn’s UFC Hall-Of-Fame Induction

Aug 3, 2015 2:43 pm

Several MMA fighters call for lifetime ban of Rousimar Palhares

Despite successfully defending his World Series of Fighting Welterweight Championship for the first time, Rousimar Palhares’ stock plummeted overnight due to the controversy surrounding the win. Palhares forced Shields to submit in the third round of the main-event of Saturday’s “WSOF 22” and once again held the submission past the tap. Fighters and fans alike...

Aug 3, 2015 7:43 am

Cyborg: ‘I’m The Mike Tyson of Women’s MMA’

When it comes to women’s mixed martial arts, there are two women who need to clash to decide who is the best of the best: Ronda Rousey and Cris “Cyborg”. There is no doubt that the talent pool in which Rousey’s competition lies is better than Cyborg’s, but both have been on a tear as...

Aug 2, 2015 8:19 pm

Gracie Wants Palhares Stripped, Banned from MMA

Rousimar Palhares was once viewed as one of the most dangerous welterweights in the world with the potential to become a UFC champion. Now, he’s viewed as flat-out “dangerous”. Another Palhares bout has come and gone and to the surprise of nobody, it ended in controversy. Shields challenged Palhares for his welterweight championship at “WSOF...

Jul 31, 2015 9:58 am

Bellator MMA Signs Heavyweight Justin Wren

  Fighter signing news came out today from Bellator MMA, who just inked a deal with heavyweight Justin Wren. Wren hasn’t fought in 5 years, after leaving the sport, but has returned and looks forward to starting things back up in the Bellator cage. Via Bellator Press Release: Justin Wren walked away from a promising...

Jul 31, 2015 6:50 am

Judo World Champion Eyes Possible MMA Career

“I like MMA and I think it’s cool, but I have to train to see how it is. I don’t know I’ll know how to punch someone in the face or be punched in the face. I have never been punched in the face in my life, so I have to see if it would...

Jul 29, 2015 4:00 am

Fedor’s In Awesome Shape Ahead Of MMA Return

Fedor Emelianenko is gearing up for a return to MMA. There has been plenty of speculation about where, when or who he’ll fight but nothing official. A lot of talk has been focused around Fedor’s long lay off and whether he’ll be able to compete with the top level of fighters. Well he looks to...

Jul 27, 2015 2:00 am

Ronda Rousey Talks About Her First Win in MMA — WATCH!

Join Ronda Rousey behind the scenes of her newest interview with LA Daily News where they go in-depth about past fights of her career. In the following previews, you can hear how Ronda Rousey felt when she won her first MMA bout and how she celebrated it! Coming 7/29 in the @ladailynews; talks about all...

Jul 24, 2015 9:26 am

Gilbert Melendez’s Wife Signs With Bellator MMA

Gilbert Melendez’s wife, Keri Anne Melendez, has signed with Bellator MMA. Melendez is a muay thai fighter and has yet to make her professional MMA debut but will compete at the upcoming ‘Dynamite’ event in a kickboxing match. After that she will make her move to MMA. The news was confirmed by MMAFighting. Melendez’s opponent...

Jul 23, 2015 12:06 pm

Teammate: ‘Ronda will be out for vengeance at UFC 190’

Teammate of UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, Jessamyn Duke, says Bethe Correia is in for a world of hurt come UFC 190. Duke told MMAFighting that Rousey took Bethe’s comments about personally and plans on doing some real damage when they enter the octagon on Aug. 1. “It started off as us just kidding around....

Jul 16, 2015 3:45 pm

Nurmagomedov: ‘I hope Fedor knows MMA has changed’

“I grew up fighting Fedor and would very much like him to come back. However, I don’t want him in Bellator, but in the UFC. All the men whom he lost to serve in that organization.” “I hope Fedor understands that mixed martial arts has changed a lot. In any case, I wish him good...

Jul 16, 2015 12:20 am

MMA Legend Calls Steven Seagal An ‘Embarrassment’

“It’s sad how some people can’t accept that their time in the spotlight has come to an end. I watch BJJ today and am amazed that some of the basic moves are new to me. “Once I saw a move that I never saw before and instead of pretending like I already knew that move...

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...