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Apr 12, 2017 2:00 pm

VIDEO | Craziest MMA knockout of the century with Capoeira kick?

When you think of the craziest knockouts that you have seen in mixed martial arts, which ones come to mind? Being on one of the smaller promotions, Marcus Aurelio’s spinning Capoeira kick that knocked out opponent Keegan Marshall at the North American Challenge 24 event back in 2009, people are still in awe of the...

Apr 11, 2017 6:47 am

Report: Bellator MMA has its sights set on two more UFC stars

When streaking middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi stepped into the Octagon with Chris Weidman at last Saturday’s UFC 210, it marked the final obligation on his current UFC contract. Though it was not without controversy, he was able to win this final contracted fight, and will now be able to test free agency as one of...

Apr 10, 2017 1:36 pm

Coach claims Anthony Johnson’s post-MMA career ‘has to do with football’

Coach claims Anthony Johnson’s post-MMA career ‘has to do with football’ Anthony “Rumble” Johnson shocked fans by announcing his retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts following his second-round submission loss to Daniel Cormier at this past weekend’s UFC 210 pay-per-view event in Buffalo, New York. Johnson stated the following in his post-fight interview...

Apr 7, 2017 12:49 pm

MMA community reacts to Daniel Cormier’s controversial weigh-in

Friday morning, the fighters of UFC 210 hit the scales to weigh in for their scheduled bouts Saturday night. The ordeal was overshadowed by UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier not only coming in 1.2 pounds overweight, but also then making weight just moments later by using the privacy towel to offset his weight and...

Apr 7, 2017 10:38 am

MMA community stunned as Pearl Gonzalez pulled from UFC 210 last minute

Friday morning, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier made headlines as he missed weight for his scheduled UFC 210 title fight with Anthony Johnson tomorrow night in New York. Cormier then made headlines once again as he controversially made weight by pressing on the privacy towel, offsetting his weight and aiding him in appearing to...

Apr 4, 2017 9:30 am

VIDEO | Rory MacDonald calls for headbutts in MMA

Former UFC title challenger Rory MacDonald, who is scheduled to make his Bellator debut against Paul Daley in London on May 19, is one of the best welterweights on earth. He’s also an advocate for a much more primal ruleset for the sport of mixed martial arts. MacDonald has discussed his desire for a baser set of...

Apr 4, 2017 7:44 am

Mackenzie Dern targets summer return to MMA, but “likely not” not in the UFC

Though Mackenzie Dern came up short on the mats last weekend, giving up a choke to three-time world champion Bia Mesquita in the absolute division of the IBJJF’s Rio Falls event, she remains one of the most talked-about names in the grappling world. Having gone 3-0 in the cage, she’s also emerging as one of the hottest prospects...

Apr 3, 2017 5:47 pm

PHOTO | First look at “The Axe Murderer” in Bellator MMA gloves

PHOTO | First look at “The Axe Murderer” in Bellator MMA gloves Former PRIDE champion Wanderlei Silva will return to the cage this summer when he clashes with bitter rival Chael Sonnen at Madison Square Garden in the headlining bout of “Bellator NYC” on June 24. “The Axe Murderer’s” highly anticipated bout with Sonnen will...

Apr 1, 2017 10:47 am

Paul Heyman not ruling out Brock Lesnar return to MMA

In 2016, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar stepped into the Octagon for the first time in nearly 5 years to fight heavyweight veteran Mark Hunt at UFC 200. Lesnar’s return was one that was quickly criticized after he was given an exemption from the first three months of mandatory USADA testing prior to the...

Mar 31, 2017 10:53 pm

MMA community reacts to King Mo’s win over Rampage Jackson

Friday night in the main event of Bellator 175, Bellator MMA veteran King Mo stepped into the cage with MMA legend Rampage Jackson for a highly anticipated showdown, where King Mo looked to avenge his 2014 decision loss to Jackson. The rematch was an extremely interesting affair, with King Mo looking to utilize his wrestling...

Mar 30, 2017 1:25 pm

MMA fighters rubbing shoulders with fellow celebrities

The sport of mixed martial arts is steadily growing and the fighters that put it all on the line are becoming famous celebrities in their own right. UFC superstar Nate Diaz said it best on The MMA Hour last year in reference to other celebrities being in attendance for their fights and watching them compete....

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....