1900 Search Results for mixed martial arts

Jun 14, 2015 11:58 am

Werdum: ‘Win Over Velasquez Tops Beating Fedor in Strikeforce’

After his dominant victory last night over Cain Velasquez at “UFC 188”, the argument could be made that Fabricio Werdum is the greatest heavyweight in mixed martial arts history. Velasquez, without a doubt, has been the most dominant heavyweight in the octagon since Randy Couture. His performances over Junior dos Santos and Antonio Silva were...

Jun 10, 2015 8:03 pm

The Ultimate Fighter: ATT Vs. Blackzilians Ep. 8 Recap

American Top Team is struggling to get momentum on their side, and the entire first segment of episode eight concentrated on the successes of Blackzilians. In episode seven, Luque picked up a big victory over Coy to give them their sixth win of seven fights. We joined the Blackzilians team in the locker room during...

Jun 10, 2015 1:31 pm

Top UFC Female Leslie Smith Grateful For UFC Pay, But Hurt By Reebok Deal

Toward the end of 2014, the UFC claimed they made a monumental deal for the development of mixed martial arts when they struck an exclusive sponsorship deal with athletic company Reebok. The partnership would lead to Reebok being represented by every fighter on the roster on their way to, and inside of the octagon. Gone...

Jun 8, 2015 6:21 pm

Cathal Pendred Slams Joe Rogan on Biased Commentary

Cathal Pendred has, for some reason, become one of the most criticized fighters in the mixed martial arts community. The finger-pointing began after his bout with Sean Spencer at UFC Fight Night 59 in January when the fight’s pace slowed down severely in the final round. Unbeknownst to Pendred, UFC commentator Joe Rogan was talking...

Jun 8, 2015 11:58 am

Manager: CM Punk Is Man Enough to take a Chance & Fight in the UFC

Phil “CM Punk” Brooks broke both the professional wrestling and mixed martial arts worlds when he announced his signing in December of 2014. Details surrounding his first fight have been scarce, but rumors are circulating around a middleweight debut. His former manager in WWE and one of his best friends Paul Heyman recently appeared on...

Jun 8, 2015 10:54 am

Ronda Rousey to eBay Buyer: Don’t Please Yourself in the Car

Last week, Ronda Rousey and her family put her 2005 Honda Accord LX on eBay. The car sold for just over $20,000 and had a slew of Rousey memorabilia in it from medals to training gear. This is the same car that the UFC Bantamweight Champion lived out of while having financial troubles before her...

Jun 7, 2015 4:20 pm

Boxing and MMA Clash when Floyd Mayweather Meets Bellator’s Best

Floyd Mayweather has been appearing with a lot of mixed martial arts fighters as of late. In May, Chris Weidman celebrated his UFC Middleweight Championship defense at the pool with ‘Money’ and now, Bellator fighters got to meet the boxing superstar! Check out a picture below where Mayweather got to meet Phil Davis and King...

Jun 7, 2015 2:00 am

REPLAY! MMA Rules Fight with Swords and Armor (Full Fight)

The company who is mostly known for managing the career of PRIDE legend Fedor Emelianenko have thrown their hats, and helmets, into the knight fighting game. It doesn’t get much more bizarre than this in the world of mixed martial arts, but here’s your chance to see how an MMA fight between knights would have...

Jun 6, 2015 11:08 pm

Brian Ebersole retires following his UFC FN 68 loss to Omari Akhmedov

Following his TKO loss to Omari Akhmedov at tonight’s UFC Fight Night 68 event in New Orleans, mixed martial arts veteran Brian Ebersole announced his retirement from the sport. Ebersole competed in an incredible 70 bouts during his MMA career, earning 51 victories to his credit. Brian fought in many different weight classes, including lightweight...

Jun 5, 2015 2:40 pm

Undefeated! Drakkar Klose, Staying Grounded In One Of MMA’s ‘Super Camps’

  On Saturday June 6th Undefeated lightweight Drakkar Klose steps into the ring for the Rage in the Cage 178 event. I was able to conduct a phone interview with the promising MMA LAB fighter. A former high school and collegiate wrestler Klose hopes to make a big impact this weekend and continue his climb...

Jun 1, 2015 11:29 am

Brazil’s Commission May Follow in NAC’s Footsteps with Failed Drug Test Punishments

Fighters who tend to fight in Brazil more often than not need to double check everything they put in their bodies from here on out because their athletic commission (CABMMA) could be cracking down on drug test failures. The Nevada State Athletic Commission recently approved measures for more severe penalties for drug test failures. One...

Jun 1, 2015 11:21 am

Melendez to Alvarez: ‘I Wasn’t Ducking You, I Was Doing You a Favor’

Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez were both held in the highest regard in the eyes of mixed martial arts fans and were viewed as two of the best lightweights in the world. Melendez represented Strikeforce as their dominant lightweight champion while Alvarez represented DREAM and Bellator. Fight fans speculated that the only person who could...

Jun 1, 2015 10:54 am

Guillard Talks About Suffering From Depression During WSOF Stint

Melvin Guillard has had his highs and lows throughout his mixed martial arts career. The twelve year veteran has fought for the likes of Bellator and World Series of Fighting, but his battle with depression started when he was cut from the UFC in 2014. “When I got released, man, I was battling with my...

May 31, 2015 7:38 am

Former WSOF Champion Wants Title Shot on UFC Debut

Jessica Aguilar is one of the hottest free agents in the world of mixed martial arts, but she is hoping that will change soon enough with a phone call from the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Aguilar is one of the most dominant women outside of the octagon and she has destroyed whichever opponents World Series of...

May 31, 2015 3:00 am

WATCH! Top 10 Steroid Busts in MMA

Sports in general are riddled with performance enhancing drugs. Whether it’s the National Football League, Major League Baseball or Ultimate Fighting Championship, these companies are trying their best to cut back on PED use in their sports. Check out the ten biggest steroid busts in the sport of mixed martial arts in the montage above!...

May 28, 2015 2:17 am

BJ Penn Final Inductee For UFC 2015 Hall of Fame Class

The final 2015 inductee for the reinvigorated UFC Hall of Fame will be legendary two-time, two-division UFC world champion BJ Penn. Known as “The Prodigy” throughout his amazing 13-year, 16-10-2 professional mixed martial arts career, Penn takes his place in the Modern Era category of the UFC Hall of Fame. The Modern Era category recognizes...

May 25, 2015 5:50 pm

UFC Veteran Frank Trigg Has No Sympathy for Jon Jones

Jon Jones is receiving a mixed amount of support and disgust from the mixed martial arts community. At the beginning of April, Jones allegedly caused a three car accident and proceeded to flee the scene of the crime where there was an injured woman. It was later discovered that condoms and a pipe were left...

May 24, 2015 12:14 pm

Cormier Thinks Getting Knocked Down Actually Helped Him Win

Daniel Cormier closed out an exciting night of fights with a submission victory over Anthony “Rumble” Johnson, giving him his second championship win in his short mixed martial arts career. In the opening round, Johnson rocked Cormier with a punch and sent him crashing to the mat which brought the crowd to their feet. “Wow,...

May 23, 2015 8:05 am

El Guapo! Bas Rutten To Be Inducted Into UFC Hall Of Fame

The liver shot king will take his place among the sports best. The UFC announced via a press release that Sebastiaan ‘Bas’ Rutten will be inducted in to the promotions Hall of Fame during the UFC Fan Expo on July 11. Rutten will be inducted as a pioneer of the sport. “The Pioneer Era category...

May 22, 2015 1:38 pm

COACHES BREAKDOWN — Serra, Longo Talk Weidman vs. Belfort

UFC 187’s co main-event of the evening will see middleweight champion Chris Weidman defend his belt against Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort in a bout that mixed martial arts fans have been waiting a long time for. Weidman’s coaches, Ray Longo and Matt Serra, told MMAFighting they think that Weidman will be the alpha-male on Saturday...

May 21, 2015 11:58 am

Tate: ‘I’m Losing 90%, UFC’s Reebok Deal Unfair To Women’

Perennial UFC title contender Miesha Tate is one of the first high-profile women to speak up about how the Reebok deal will be damaging her paychecks. Much like Gegard Mousasi and Brendan Schaub, “Cupcake” will be taking a major hit as well. “Honestly, I’m not that excited about the numbers,” Tate revealed. “I’m taking a...

May 21, 2015 11:56 am

Asia’s Top MMA Promotion ‘Getting Lots Of Interest’ Since UFC’s Reebok Deal

The deal between the Ultimate Fighting Championship and Reebok may not be what is best for all fighters, but it looks to be helping the sport of mixed martial arts grow as a whole. Japanese based promotion ONE Championship has been getting more attention from potential sponsors than usual due to the fact that non-Reebok...

May 21, 2015 11:55 am

End of an era? Pederneiras Set To Retire As Head Coach

Mixed martial arts is about to lose one of the best head coaches and corner-men it has ever seen in Andre Pederneiras. With almost one thousand fights as a corner man under his belt, the Nova Uniao is ready to spend less time in the spotlight and more time behind the scenes. “I will complete...

May 21, 2015 11:04 am

Baroni – “Schilling is just a big mouth p*ssy, end of story!”

Mixed martial arts veteran Phil “NYBA” Baroni has been trying to line up a fight with Joe Schilling under the Bellator banner. The former Strikeforce title challenger posted a photo on twitter of himself with Scott Coker at last weekend’s Bellator event, insinuating that a fight with “Stitch em up” was on the horizon. However,...

May 21, 2015 9:47 am

Weidman: ‘I want to retire the undefeated Greatest Of All Time’

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman has gone a perfect 12-0 so far in his professional mixed martial arts career, which includes two victories over the man many consider to be the greatest MMA fighter of all-time, Anderson Silva. With that said, the “All American” still has some lofty goals for the future, including retiring with...

May 21, 2015 9:41 am

Memorial Fund Set Up For Family Of Corey Hill

Last week, the world of mixed martial arts lost a great man. Corey Hill passed away at the age of 36 after losing a battle with a serious illness. His wife, Lauran, was at his side at the time of his passing and watched him fight until the end. A memorial account has been set...

May 20, 2015 2:59 pm

2 UFC Hall of Fame Inductees Announced for 2015 Class

The first inductees for the new look UFC Hall of Fame have been announced. Jeff Blatnick – a key personality during the UFC’s formative years – and the April 2005 rematch between Matt Hughes and Frank Trigg will be inducted as in this year’s Contributor and Fight categories, respectively. The announcements were made moments ago...

May 20, 2015 2:59 pm

REPLAY! Ronda Rousey On HBO’s “Real Sports” (Full)

Ronda Rousey is the face of mixed martial arts and the world is starting to take notice. Rousey was recently named the “Most Dominant Athlete” in sports and certainly plays the part well; Her last two championship defenses only lasted a combined thirty seconds in the octagon. Watch the full interview with HBO and the...