2199 Search Results for mixed martial arts

Jan 28, 2016 7:04 am

Demetrious Johnson looking for massive payday in potential Cruz superfight

Many MMA fans forget that back in 2011 before the formation of the UFC’s flyweight division Dominick Cruz defeated Demetrious Johnson via unanimous decision. Cruz ultimately was sidelined for several years due to injury and forced to vacate the belt before ultimately reclaiming it earlier this month. Johnson on the other hand competed in the...

Jan 26, 2016 12:48 pm

John Lewis: The Man who introduced Lorenzo Fertitta to the UFC

John Lewis YouTube John Lewis is without a doubt not only one of the pioneers of Mixed Martial Arts, but also a martial arts icon. With more than 30 MMA fights to his name in addition to a 5th degree black belt in BJJ, and 1st degree black belt in Judo, Lewis has left, and...

Jan 21, 2016 11:45 pm

WATCH! 225-pound Jon Jones training and looking like a savage!

The former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones shared some training footage to his Instagram account on Thursday. In on of his posts from Thursday, Jones said that he was “225-pounds 12 weeks out.” While there is no confirmed fight for Jones set from the UFC, Jones and the UFC are hoping that they will...

Jan 19, 2016 11:21 am

Catching up with the viral Hawaiian Ilima Macfarlane

Not many fighters first professional fight gets much attention, let alone go viral with over a million views. Ilima Macfarlane’s ten-second knockout over her unfortunate and last-minute opponent Katie Castro dubbed the “soccer mom,” catapulted Macfarlane to internet stardom now finds herself fighting for Bellator MMA. We caught up with the female professional fighter from...

Jan 16, 2016 7:49 am

UFC releases statement on Holm’s controversial sponsor

Following her UFC 193 KO win over Ronda Rousey, Holly Holm found herself under fire from critics for a new sponsorship deal with Hi-Tech, a company who sells products that are banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency. Holm’s manager stated that Holm herself doesn’t use the products, but simply promotes them for the company. Regardless,...

Jan 11, 2016 12:34 pm

Holly Holm’s coach says Miesha Tate is more dangerous of an opponent than Ronda Rousey

Styles make fights, and that is what makes mixed martial arts such an intriguing sport. With UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm putting on such a dominant performance over the once thought unbeatable Ronda Rousey back at UFC 193, many might think Holm will easily continue to dominate the division. Holm’s striking coach Mike Winklejohn...

Jan 8, 2016 12:43 am

MUST SEE #FBF! Dirtiest moments in MMA

The various disciplines in mixed martial arts have had their long history of respect and self-control that go along with being a student and learning the art. However, not all martial artists have kept their cool when intense moments really heated up as you can see in this video of some of the dirtiest moments...

Dec 31, 2015 8:27 am

UFC 195 fighters discuss Conor McGregor’s impact on the UFC

It is undeniable that Conor McGregor is in fact a superstar in the world of Mixed Martial Arts. The brash Irishman has drawn many viewers to the UFC given his marketability, and with feats such as predicting his UFC 194 KO over Jose Aldo, he has intrigued many ‘casual viewers’. While it’s been 3 weeks...

Dec 30, 2015 2:08 pm

Nick Diaz makes his case for why he’s the GOAT

Nick Diaz’s MMA career has certainly been a historic one. Over the course of his nearly 15 year professional career, Diaz has fought some of the best fighters to ever compete in Mixed Martial Arts. Along the way Diaz has also fought for some of the best MMA promotions in the world, including the WEC,...

Dec 30, 2015 9:31 am

WATCH! Lorenzo Fertitta says UFC will bring in over half a billion dollars in 2015

The world’s premiere mixed martial arts promotion has had a record year in 2015. Check out this video featuring UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta talking about how the company will rake in “about” $600 million in 2015 alone. Fertitta talks about fighter pay, which always has been a hot topic amongst both fighters and fans (transcribed...