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Sep 21, 2015 11:08 am

UFC signs undefeated KSW strawweight champion Karolina Kowalkiewicz

Ultimate Fighting Championship is lucky they have a fighting champion in Joanna Jedrzejczyk because her division is starting to look stacked! Claudia Gadelha is knocking on the door of a title opportunity after “Joanna Champion” defends against Valerie Letourneau. Paige VanZant, Michelle Waterson, Jessica Penne and Joanne Calderwood are all knocking on the door of...

Sep 21, 2015 10:39 am

‘I would come out of retirement to fight Dana White or Donald Trump!’

Bellator has been known to host some questionable fights in their history. Kimbo Slice went toe-to-toe with Ken Shamrock earlier this year in the headliner of Bellator 138 ahead of featherweight champion Patricio Freire. Most believe that there is no place for fights like that in MMA, but as long as there are no title...

Sep 21, 2015 9:39 am

Miesha Tate is tired of being ‘pushed around’ by the UFC

No matter what their rank is, every woman in the Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight division wants an opportunity to dethrone Ronda Rousey of her throne. While they will gain the championship, their stock will rise tenfold just for beating the most popular fighter the octagon has to offer now. While women like Holly Holm are...

Sep 21, 2015 9:28 am

Correia fires shots at Tate: ‘UFC has no interest in her anymore!’

Bantamweight queen Ronda Rousey sits atop a division stacked with women clamoring for a shot at the gold. “Rowdy” has defeated each and every opponent the UFC officials put in front of her and she has her sights set on Holly Holm next at UFC 193. If Holm fails to dethrone the champion, Miesha Tate...


Sep 21, 2015 8:01 am

Renzo Gracie: ‘Two days, two championships!’

World Series of Fighting and Bellator both ran major events this weekend and two Renzo Gracie fighters brought some gold back to the gym with them! Liam Mcgeary stepped into the Bellator cage on Saturday evening to defend his light heavyweight championship against the legendary Tito Ortiz. Ortiz was looking to secure gold for the...

Sep 21, 2015 7:16 am

Tate: ‘I’m not the champion, but I’m fighting better girls’ than Rousey

Miesha “Cupcake” Tate was told by Dana White after her win at “UFC on FOX 16” in July that she would be next in line to challenge Ronda Rousey for her UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship. However, “Rowdy” dropped a bomb on the MMA community and caught everyone off guard when she announced she would be...

Sep 21, 2015 7:05 am

Phoenix Jones stopped a murder one day after fighting for WSOF

“Phoenix Jones” is as close to a real life super-hero as people will see in the world of mixed martial arts. While some fighters are heroes in the sense of charitable work, “Phoenix Jones” actually patrols the streets at night and fights crime. Ben Fodor is used to dawning the gear to transform into his...

Sep 21, 2015 6:49 am

‘We would love to invite Vladimir Putin to the New Year’s Eve show”

Fans can expect some of the biggest names in mixed martial arts to make their way to Japan to see the return of Fedor Emelianenko live, but this potential spectator came out of left field. Former PRIDE FC President Nabuyuki Sakakibara announced the signing on “The Last Emperor” at Bellator’s “DYNAMITE” event on Saturday and...

Sep 21, 2015 5:34 am

“UFC Fight Night: Japan” card finalized with 11 fights

Josh Barnett is set to make his triumphant return to Japan this weekend as UFC comes back to Japan! “The War Master” and “Big Country” Roy Nelson will clash in the main-event of the card which is set to take place in the Saitama Super Arena. Barnett has not fought in the octagon since his...

Sep 21, 2015 5:03 am

WSOF Champion Justin Gaethje is brutally honest about next potential opponent

World Series of Fighting took over the world of mixed martial arts last Friday with another exciting card in the form of “WSOF 23: Gaethje vs. Palomino 2”. Gaethje once again proved he was the most dominant champion in the promotion by sending Palomino down to the mat with a brutal combination, followed up by...

Sep 21, 2015 4:45 am

WATCH! Johny Hendricks Full Blast — Lawler vs. MacDonald II

Johny Hendricks was cage-side to witness one of the best championship fights in Ultimate Fighting Championship history at UFC 189. Robbie Lawler proved to be a champion when he successfully defended his belt against Rory MacDonald on July 11 in Las Vegas, Nevada. MacDonald was a worthy opponent and took Lawler to the limit in...

Sep 21, 2015 1:49 am

Titan FC 35 Results: Hawn takes home the lightweight belt

Three championships were on the line at the Clark County Fairgrounds Event Center in Ridgefield, Washington when Titan FC held their thirty-fifth event, aired on UFC Fight Pass. Pat Healy walked into the weigh ins on Friday as the company’s lightweight champion but was stripped of the belt when he failed to make weight for...

Sep 21, 2015 1:40 am

Quinton Jackson: They don’t call me “Rampage” for my knockout power…

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson is one of the most experienced fighters in the octagon today and lives up to his nickname. The PRIDE, Bellator, and UFC veteran has brought an unmatched level of ferocity with him everywhere he went and has supplied highlight reel knockouts for almost fourteen years. While “Rampage” was knocking fighters out for...

Sep 21, 2015 1:15 am

WATCH! Cyborg’s guard game is on point

Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino has started her path down to bantamweight and Ronda Rousey! It was recently announced that “Cyborg” would be dropping down to 140 in November for a future Invicta FC card. While her opponent and the date of her fight has yet to be announced, it should be a good warm up fight...

Sep 21, 2015 12:27 am

WATCH! Felice Herrig and friends shake it at a pool party

“The Ultimate Fighter” Season 20 alumni and current UFC strawweight fighter Felice Herrig has decided to take some time away from the octagon following a tough loss to up and comer Paige VanZant. Herrig is, no doubt, one of the toughest women in the division and will make a triumphant return to the cage but...

Sep 20, 2015 7:57 pm

Scott Coker: ‘Fedor Emelianenko could fight for 5 more years’

Fedor Emelianenko broke social media when he announced he would be returning to action, not with the UFC or Bellator, but with a brand new Japanese based promotion. The announcement was made at “DYNAMITE” on Saturday and “The Last Emperor” has a two fight deal with the new company. His first bout will take place...

Sep 20, 2015 5:30 pm

Everything there is to know about Fedor Emelianenko’s return to MMA

Fedor Emelianenko dropped a bombshell on the mixed martial arts community at “DYNAMITE” on Saturday evening when it was announced he would NOT be fighting for either Bellator or the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Instead, “The Last Emperor” will be squaring off in the main-event of brand new Japan based MMA promotion! The card is set...

Sep 20, 2015 4:21 pm

Josh Barnett: ‘I’m one of the best fighters in the world’

Josh Barnett is less than a week away from making his return to the “Land of the Rising Sun” where he will clash with fellow heavyweight Roy “Big Country” Nelson. The fight will take place at “UFC Fight Night 75” in the Saitama Super Arena. Barnett has not graced the octagon with his presence since...

Sep 20, 2015 3:56 pm

Berto: ‘Mayweather’s boring fight style hurt our PPV’s sales’

Andre Berto tried his hardest to bring the fight to Floyd Mayweather so the fans could rally behind him, but Mayweather did a fantastic job at maintaining composure. “Money” and his corner’s gameplan may not provide as much excitement as some boxing fans want, but haters cannot deny that his ability to walk out of...

Sep 20, 2015 3:17 pm

Urijah Faber gives NBA’s Sacramento Kings a taste of the MMA world

Several players from the NBA’s Sacramento Kings made their way down to the Team Alpha Male training center to get a little taste of the world of mixed martial arts. Former World Extreme Cagefighting Champion and current The Ultimate Fighter Season 22 Coach Urijah Faber showed them around the facility and got them into better...

Sep 20, 2015 2:33 pm

Thomson made more than 7 times what Reebok would have paid him in sponsors

When Reebok and Ultimate Fighting Championship signed an exclusive in-octagon sponsorship deal, fighters were reluctant to celebrate. Fighters like Urijah Faber would be forbidden from promoting his clothing line, Torque, in the octagon like he used to in earlier UFC and WEC days. Miesha Tate and Brendan Schaub sponsorship income would decrease by at least...

Sep 20, 2015 1:30 pm

BJ Penn kicks it with Kimbo Slice at Bellator “DYNAMITE”!

Bellator and GLORY put on one hell of a show with “DYNAMITE” on Saturday evening and the biggest names in mixed martial arts were there live to witness history! Everybody from former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez to UFC lightweight Gilbert Melendez were there live to check out the action. Perhaps there was no better...

Sep 20, 2015 12:34 pm

Gegard Mousasi rocking Armani Exchange before UFC: Japan!

UFC and Reebok’s deal may restrict the fighters from wearing their sponsors to the octagon, but before fight week they are allowed to wear anything they want! Some fighters lost their sponsors due to the fact that they will no longer be able to promote brands on television, but others stuck with their sponsors! UFC...

Sep 20, 2015 12:21 pm

WATCH! “Cowboy” Cerrone looking like a killer ahead of title fight

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone’s path to a shot at the UFC Lightweight Championship was anything but quick and easy. Paul Kelly was Cerrone’s first victim in the octagon way back in 2011 and it wasn’t long before the former WEC fighter accrued an impressive win-streak. After picking wins up against Vagner Rocha, Charles Oliveira, and Dennis...

Sep 20, 2015 10:48 am

Tito Ortiz addresses retirement talk after tough “DYNAMITE” loss

Tito Ortiz is one of the most decorated fighters to step inside a cage, whether it be the UFC’s octagon or Bellator’s cage. He started his professional fighting career in 1997 and is still receiving opportunities at championship gold in 2015— and it’s not just because of his star-power. Ortiz was riding a two fight...

Sep 20, 2015 10:31 am

Dos Anjos fires back and responds to McGregor’s trash talk

Conor McGregor may have his sights set on Jose Aldo for their bout at UFC 194, but you can be guaranteed the interim champion will continue to talk trash about any fighter that can make him some money! Rafael dos Anjos’ path to championship gold was finally realized in Dallas, Texas at UFC 185 when...

Sep 20, 2015 10:22 am

Tito Ortiz has no excuses for loss in title fight at “DYNAMITE”

Bellator and GLORY showcased the best of their promotions on Saturday night with the spectacle that was “DYNAMITE 1”. Tito Ortiz and Liam Mcgeary headlined the event with a Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship fight. For the first time in nearly nine years, “The People’s Champion” Ortiz had the opportunity to capture gold. Unfortunately for him,...

Sep 20, 2015 8:30 am

WATCH! Phil Davis’ reaction to getting a surprise belt is priceless

In April 2015, Phil Davis made the biggest decision of his career when he jumped ship from the Ultimate Fighting Championship to Bellator. Davis surely made an impact on his first fight with his new company as he won two fights in one night to become the next Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship challenger! Davis didn’t...