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May 23, 2016 10:33 am

Tito Ortiz gives his take on why the UFC is worth $4 billion

Former UFC light heavyweight champion and current Bellator fighter Tito Ortiz has had a very interesting relationship with UFC President Dana White. Ortiz and White had many disputes over the years and once almost settled their differences regarding contract issues in a boxing match but that never ended up actually happening. While Ortiz has his...

May 22, 2016 12:54 pm

Dan Henderson: “I’m almost ready to retire”

Dan Henderson will fight the final bout of his current UFC contract when he squares off with former Bellator champ Hector Lombard at UFC 199 on June 4 in  Los Angeles. The 45-year-old mixed martial arts legend recently spoke to MMAJunkie Radio where he admitted that he is about ready to hang up the gloves....

May 20, 2016 11:31 am

Despite last fight a win, fighter still cut from the UFC

Fighting in the UFC is a big deal and you have to prove yourself not only to get into the largest MMA promotion in the world but also prove yourself once you are in. Lucas Martins is a testament to that after the UFC did not offer a new contract to him, despite his last...

May 17, 2016 11:00 am

Photo | Nick Diaz is looking jacked ahead of his return to the Octagon

UFC veteran Nick Diaz will be eligible to fight again in August after his 18-month suspension from the NSAC is up. Diaz tested positive for marijuana after his bout with Anderson Silva back in January of last year and fans are anxiously awaiting the return of the elder Diaz brother. Check out the Diaz brothers...

May 12, 2016 10:17 am

VIDEO | #TBT: Rampage Jackson wins 2nd pro MMA fight

May13.2000 21 year old @Rampage4real earns the 1st stoppage victory of his career, when he submits Marco Bermudazpic.twitter.com/RSZUa2YhWU — MMA History Today (@MMAHistoryToday) May 12, 2016 Back in 1999, Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson began what would become a historic MMA career as he defeated Mike Pyle via unanimous decision. In just his 2nd pro MMA fight,...

May 11, 2016 10:56 pm

Wanderlei Silva hit by car, will undergo surgery

Tragic news surfaced Wednesday afternoon that former PRIDE FC champion Wanderlei Silva had been hit by a car on his way home from the gym and would need to undergo surgery. While details weren’t given as to the nature of the injury to Silva’s shoulder, it was asked that fans pray for Silva as he...

May 7, 2016 2:46 pm

Driver arrested in connection to Jordan Parson’s death

Earlier this month tragic news surfaced that Bellator MMA fighter Jordan Parsons had been struck by a vehicle and was forced to have part of his leg amputated. An update was released that Parson’s had to undergo heart surgery, as the condition turned from bad to worse. Ultimately, Parsons passed away as a result of...

May 6, 2016 1:06 pm

Dada 5000: ‘I felt great up until the time I started taking and drinking that water’

Dhafir Harris, better known as Dada 5000 was hospitalized in critical condition immediately after his fight with Kimbo Slice at Bellator 149. Dada 5000 spent nearly two weeks in the hospital after the fight and says he was actually pronounced dead after suffering from cardiac arrest, dehydration, fatigue and renal failure. Shockingly, Harris says that...

May 6, 2016 8:42 am

Dada 5000 not happy with Kimbo Slice’s punishment for failing drug test

Back at Bellator 149, Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 competed in one of the most infamous fights in the history of the sport. Both men appeared to gas very early in the fight, which made for a rather long fight until Slice ultimately TKO’d Dada 5000 in the 3rd round without actually touching him. After...

May 5, 2016 8:50 am

Tito Ortiz offers Conor McGregor advice in standoff with UFC

Former UFC champion Tito Ortiz may be in the UFC Hall of Fame, however Ortiz often found himself at odds with the UFC brass during the course of his stint with the promotion. Now a Bellator MMA fighter, Ortiz offered some advice to Conor McGregor, who is currently in the middle of a standoff with...

May 3, 2016 11:16 am

Kimbo Slice vs. Dada 5000 overturned to a no-contest, Dada 5000 remains undefeated

The result of Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson and Dhafir “Dada 5000” Harris has been overturned to a no-contest, according to MMA Junkie. This comes as a result following Kimbo’s settlement with Texas’ athletic commission after testing positive for steroids in a post-fight drug test from their controversial fight at Bellator 149. Slice was fined $2,500...

May 1, 2016 6:01 pm

Josh Thomson forced out of Michael Chandler bout due to an injury

Josh Thomson (22-8 MMA) has suffered an undisclosed injury which has forced the former Strikeforce lightweight champion to pull out of his scheduled Bellator 154 matchup with Michael Chandler. MMAFighting.com confirmed the news after an initial report from FloCombat.com. Thomson has gone 2-0 since joining the Bellator ranks, scoring finishes in both of those victories....

Apr 30, 2016 9:44 am

VIDEO | Charles Barkley vs. Shaquille O’Neal wrestling trilogy ends with hilarious result

Big tree fall hard…an alternate angle from last night's throw down. (via @3Deezy) 😂https://t.co/GQ8Lqkcui9 — NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) April 29, 2016 While the NBA playoffs have basketball fans around the world talking, NBA greats Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley had their trilogy ‘fight’ during a break on set. It was all fun and games...

Apr 30, 2016 9:34 am

Lavar Johnson sentenced to 5 years for horrific assault on girlfriend

Former UFC fighter Lavar Johnson made headlines several months ago when it was revealed that he brutally assaulted his girlfriend. Johnson allegedly slammed the woman’s head into the wall and ground before landing a barrage of knees and fists. During a court appearance in Fresno County, Johnson admitted to the incident, and despite friends testifying...

Apr 28, 2016 11:25 am

Joanne Calderwood and Valerie Letourneau to make history at UFC Fight Night 89

Women’s MMA is still growing and Joanne Calderwood (10-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Valerie Letourneau (8-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC) are stamping their place in UFC history at UFC Fight Night 89. Calderwood and Letourneau will meet in Ottawa, Canada on June 18 at The Arena at TD Place in the UFC’s very first women’s flyweight...

Apr 28, 2016 10:58 am

PHOTO | Dada 5000 posts a horrific picture of himself in hospital after fight

Dhafir “Dada 5000” Harris says that he was pronounced dead after suffering from cardiac arrest, dehydration, fatigue and renal failure after his Bellator 149 fight against Kimbo Slice. Dada 500 posted a photo of himself from when he was in the hospital to get a grasp of the gravity of the situation. Dada 5000 said...

Apr 25, 2016 1:45 pm

VIDEO | Is Michael ‘Venom’ Page the flashiest fighter in MMA?

Bellator 153 took place on Friday and the undefeated Michael “Venom” Page was able to showcase his flashy style once again as he took on Jeremie Holloway. The English fighter was able to secure a peculiar submission at 2:15 of the very first round after showcasing some of his showy standup skills in the Bellator...

Apr 23, 2016 3:28 pm

Chael Sonnen: Conor wanted to fight ‘Bendo’ under the ‘McGregor Promotions’ banner

In the above video former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen discusses the fallout between the UFC and it’s current featherweight champion Conor McGregor. “The Notorious” was expected to rematch Nate Diaz in a welterweight bout at July’s UFC 200 event, however after Conor refused to attend the UFC’s media tour, the promotion opted to pull...