2955 Search Results for mixed martial arts

Dec 11, 2014 10:16 am

UK Fighter having pioneering donor leg operation following motorcycle crash

Former pro English mixed martial arts fighter Stu Jotham lost most of his leg in a 2011 motorcycle accident. Jotham is now set for what is reported to be the third ever donor leg operation. Three years of waiting after a road crash which nearly killed him, Stu Jotham is looking forward to pioneering surgery...

Dec 10, 2014 10:54 am

‘RUGBY IS MORE DANGEROUS!’

“Not to take anything away from rugby but I’d honestly think that rugby, when you look into it more, is the more dangerous sport. You’ve got these guys, who are massive men, running full tilt and hitting each other with forceful momentum that is very intense. “The other thing is, if you’re a guy with...

Dec 10, 2014 10:46 am

Anderson Silva, Vitor Belfort Top Forbes Brazilian Celeb List

Brazilian Mixed Martial Arts Royalty, Anderson Silva and Vitor Belfort have both ranked in Forbes top 100 biggest celebrities in Brazil. Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was ranked ahead of Belfort in the number 27 slot, while Vitor was listed as number 50. Forbes takes into account each celebrities income figures, popularity, prestige, social...

Dec 9, 2014 3:52 pm

Anderson Silva: ‘There’s a lot of homosexuals in MMA’

“I don’t think there’s prejudice, but there’s a lot of homosexuals in mixed martial arts. There are a lot of them who haven’t yet come out. [If they were to come out,] nowadays it’s so silly to not express your feelings. As long as you respect people’s spaces, and respect their limits. You have to...

Dec 8, 2014 5:48 pm

Anderson Silva discusses being bullied as a child

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva opened up in a recent interview. In the interview, The Spider talked about growing up with his aunt and uncle in Curitiba, doing ballet as a child, his views on racism, and more in this incredible interview. “I have been a dancer. Not anymore,” “Man, what a phase. At...

Dec 7, 2014 6:16 pm

Bellator announces Manhoef vs. Shlemenko for February 13th

Bellator MMA has announced a middleweiught bout between Melvin Manhoef, and former champion Alexander Shlemenko for February 13th. Via a press release: SANTA MONICA, Calif. (December 5, 2014) – A thrilling middleweight matchup between two of the most dangerous strikers in all of mixed martial arts will headline a newly-announced Bellator MMA event, as knockout...

Dec 6, 2014 12:14 pm

Emelianenko Bans Smoking In Prison Cell

Alexander Emelianenko, the brother of MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko, who is currently incarcerated for allegedly raping a female maid, has banned smoking in what appears to be his cell, as well as his immediate area. According to our understanding via Google Translate, in the ‘chamber rules’, with chamber likely meaning cell, Emelianenko can ban others...

Dec 5, 2014 1:08 pm

Evinger: ‘UFC Cares About Rousey, Not WMMA’

“I think they don’t really care about the women. Ronda Rousey is their main worry. She’s what they’re concerned with. I think they’re missing the whole point. They put all the effort in promoting certain people and that’s it. It’s like when guys like B.J. Penn and Chuck Liddell retired, they didn’t build new guys...

Dec 5, 2014 12:22 pm

Sonnen Responds: ‘I stopped caring at “Tim Kennedy said'”

There’s a growing feud in Mixed Martial Arts, and it’s between veteran war hero Tim Kennedy and the very brash Chael Sonnen. Sonnen started the trash talk on his podcast, but Kennedy has been able to follow that up brilliantly. (Find that HERE) Here’s the latest: Can someone give me the bullet points to that...

Dec 4, 2014 3:05 pm

Matt Hamill Wants Rematch With Rampage Under Bellator Flag

Popular retired Mixed Martial Arts fighter, Matt ‘The Hammer’ Hamill seems to have the itch, and wants to return to the cage. Surprisingly enough, ‘The Hammer’ is calling for a deal with Bellator, the UFC”s number 1 competitor. Check it: @scottcoker I want a fight with @rampage4real. The Hammer is coming back and want to...

Dec 2, 2014 10:34 am

UFC and Reebok Enter Long Term Partnership For Fighter Uniforms

Global fitness leader Reebok today announced a groundbreaking partnership with UFC®, the world’s leading mixed martial arts organization. Under the long-term deal, Reebok will become the exclusive authentic global outfitter of UFC, creating for the first time ever UFC ‘Fight Week gear’ and a ‘Fight Night kit’ for all UFC athletes. Reebok will also be...

Nov 30, 2014 5:26 pm

Yves Edwards retires from MMA

The Thug-Jitsu master himself, Yves Edwards has retired from Mixed Martial Arts following his recent loss to Akbarh Arreola at UFC Fight Night Edgar vs. Swanson earlier this month. Edwards took to Facebook with his announcement. Post by Yves Edwards. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE) We would like to wish Yves the best in...

Nov 29, 2014 11:16 am

Nick Diaz: ‘Most fighters like their steroids’

“I like that, it’s good. “I think at this point a lot of people aren’t into it. Most fighters for the most part, they like to do steroids. So that’s too bad for them.” “I look at it like there’s ups and downs for fighters who are doing a lot of steroids, and you know,...

Nov 29, 2014 10:02 am

Rousey looking sharp ahead of UFC title fight

@RondaRousey shadow boxing with @jemymabetrian in the background at @teamgfc A video posted by Michael Mardones (@layziethesavage) on Nov 11, 2014 at 12:29pm PST UFC female bantamweight champion “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey is continually evolving, allowing herself to stay above the curve in Women’s Mixed Martial Arts.

Nov 28, 2014 11:55 am

WWE’s McMahon predicts ‘somebody is going to die’ in the UFC

Exiled former WWE champ, CM Punk is making headlines this week for comments about his former employer, as they relate to Mixed Martial Arts, and the UFC. In an interview with the ‘Art of Wrestling Podcast‘ (transcribed by cageside seats), CM Punk gives some startling details about Vince McMahon’s view of “Ultimate Fighting”. Check it:...

Nov 26, 2014 9:17 pm

Pettis: ‘I outclass him like he’s a beginner, this ends in the first’

“I think he’s very basic when it comes to standup. He’s got decent boxing and he’s tough. That’s most Mexican fighters, they are the most exciting fighters, they are tough and have good boxing. Unfortunately for him, that’s my zone. If he wants to stand in there and trade, he’s not going to see me...

Nov 26, 2014 10:53 am

‘Three Legged’ Man Signed By Legacy FC

The world of Mixed Martial Arts has embraced the growing list of disabled combatants who want a shot inside the cage, with open arms. Nick Newell, a one-armed fighter, most recently fought for the WSOF lightweight world title on NBC, which is a major showing for the disabled community, on a very large stage. Now,...

Nov 22, 2014 4:56 pm

Metamoris 5 Results: MacDonald and Torres Go Full 20 Minutes

Social media and mixed martial arts fans around the world blew up when it was announced that UFC star Rory MacDonald would be featured on tonight’s Metamoris card. His opponent, Jonathan Torres, is known for his accomplishments as a gi-grappler. However, he recently has been on a tear in no-gi competition most recently winning the...

Nov 18, 2014 12:30 pm

NO LOVE! – Bonnar & Team Shunned Post-Fight

In Mixed Martial Arts, the traditional grudge match usually dies with the culmination of a fight. In the case of Ortiz vs. Bonnar, that didn’t happen. MMAJunkie.com got the story from Bonnar: “Afterward backstage, those two got into it; Tito’s like yelling at him, ‘I’ll kick your ass for free, McCully,’” Bonnar said. “And it didn’t...

Nov 15, 2014 2:26 pm

‘Bellator 131: Ortiz vs. Bonnar’ Official Results

Bellator Mixed Martial Arts returns to action this evening with ‘Bellator 131: Ortiz vs. Bonnar’. Fight fans can join BJPENN.COM for our live stream (where available) and live results. The festivities kick off at 6:45 p.m. PT. MAIN CARD: (Spike TV, 9 p.m. ET) Tito Ortiz def. Stephan Bonnar by way of Split Decision (30-27,...

Nov 13, 2014 5:30 pm

White: Fighters need to start ‘reeling it back a bit’ in training

  UFC President Dana White has been dealing with fight canceling injuries, at an alarming rate. This weekend’s UFC 180 event is the perfect example. Norman Parke, Joe Lauzon, Diego Sanchez, and Cain Velasquez have all been forced to withdraw from the event, making the promotion’s debut in Mexico a shell of its former self....

Nov 13, 2014 10:15 am

“THE RED KING”

‘Ares’ is no more. Canadian Mixed Martial Arts master, Rory MacDonald has changed his nickname ahead of his promised title shot. The welterweight fighter formerly known as “Ares”, will now be referred to as, ‘The Red King’. Last night, UFC Tonight announced the change on FOX Sports 1. According to the UFC’s report, Rory, actually...

Nov 12, 2014 11:57 am

Chael Sonnen Considering 2016 Olympics

“I’ve considered trying out for the 2016 Olympic team in Greco-Roman wrestling. My goals would be different. I would not make the team, but I think I could be one of the guys. I could be right in there, top four or five. Give me a good opportunity to train and be active and still...

Nov 10, 2014 5:01 am

Chad George Campaigning For UFC Shot

Chad George, Los Angeles MMA star, and the focus of the documentary Occupation: Fighter, has been incredibly busy lately. From the launch of his new gym, California Mixed Martial Arts, to campaigning for a shot in the UFC on Twitter, ‘Savage’ has been a busy man. Upon launching his new gym, Chad brought on longtime...

Nov 9, 2014 2:10 am

PHOTO | Scorecard for Jouban/Alves Fight

There is a saying in mixed martial arts that instructs the fighters to never let the decision of the fight go in the hands of the judges. Even though they were close to the action, judges have a reputation of watching a completely different fight than what is going on in the octagon or ring....

Nov 8, 2014 7:19 pm

UFC FN 56 Results: Rivas Earns Decision Win Over Rubio

When you have two fighters who are just as cautious and careful as they are skilled, the result of the bout may not entertain the bloodthirsty fans of mixed martial arts. Diego Rivas and Rodolfo Rubio’s bout was one of those fights and it caused the Brazilian fans to be the most quiet they have...

Nov 5, 2014 2:58 pm

Ian McCall: “This job is killing us”

“It could be worse. I could have an office job and want to kill myself. It could be a lot worse. This job is killing us. Realistically, this job is ruining the one vehicle we have — our bodies and our brains. It’s killing me. It’s killing all of us, but I signed up for...