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Aug 13, 2017 3:22 pm

The UFC announces their Half-Year Awards – Top Five Knockouts

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced their Half-Year awards over the weekend. The most hotly debated category is always “The Best Knockouts”, so let’s jump right in to those selections. #1. Mike Perry KO’s Jake Ellenberger UFC welterweight “Platinum” Mike Perry scored an absolutely sensational knockout victory at April’s UFC Fight Night event in Nashville, when...

Aug 13, 2017 6:56 am

Coach assures Conor McGregor beats any version of Floyd Mayweather

On August 26, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will take his first steps into the boxing ring opposite undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. While McGregor’s skeptics are numerous, his coaches are more than confident in his chances. Speaking to MMAJunkie.com, one of McGregor’s coaches, Owen Roddy, assured that Conor McGregor beats any version of...

Aug 13, 2017 6:02 am

VIDEO | Is this the worst MMA referee of all time?

Wild R2 between Marcio Lyoto and Fabio Aguiar. Ref completely ignores illegal strikes, then follows up w/ non-stoppage at the end of the rd. pic.twitter.com/CEVrhoeuYb — caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) August 13, 2017 One of the most common and dangerous problems in mixed martial arts is poor officiating. For every good referee – such Big John McCarthy...

Aug 11, 2017 10:11 am

Mark Hunt Bashes ‘Biggest Cheaters in the World’ Jon Jones and Brock Lesnar

It is no secret that “The Super Samoan” Mark Hunt is not a fan of current WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar. The former heavyweight title challenger has ripped “The Beast” for pretty months following their fight in July of 2016. Hunt was defeated by the former UFC heavyweight champion at UFC 200 via unanimous decision. However, that...

Aug 11, 2017 8:16 am

TUTORIAL: How to throw a side push kick

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. Kicking in mixed martial arts or Muay Thai is a very effective offensive tactic. First of all, it is extremely powerful, and if you can land clean, it can end fights very quickly. One of the most significantly powerful kicks in all of martial arts is the...

Aug 10, 2017 5:46 am

PHOTO | Paige VanZant shares picture of absolutely nasty wound

Mixed martial arts can be a nasty sport. Fights frequently produce gruesome injuries, from broken limbs and digits, to nasty gashes. Even the training for fights can produce some pretty grizzly injuries. This is precisely the case for fan favorite UFC strawweight Paige VanZant. Late on Wednesday night, the strawweight star shared a photo of...

Aug 10, 2017 1:25 am

TUTORIAL: 3 ways to set up a superman punch

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. The superman punch is one of the most distinct offensive maneuvers in all of mixed martial arts. The velocity at which the body travels towards the target with the intent of landing a huge punch generates loads of power. It is a punch, if execute correctly, can...

Aug 9, 2017 7:27 pm

Jon Jones discusses how he felt watching Daniel Cormier cry at UFC 214

The feud between UFC light heavyweight fighters Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier resulted in arguably the biggest rivalry in the history of mixed martial arts. That rivalry came to a head in the main event of last month’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, where Jones defeated his bitter rival (Cormier) via third-round knockout, thus reclaiming...

Aug 8, 2017 2:12 pm

VIDEO | Insane WTF boxing moments

Competition is what drives sport and sometimes competitors go a little over the top. In this video highlight, we take a look at some of the most insane moments from the sport of boxing where competitors and even those not competing went a little too far. From kissing opponents during staredowns to cheap shots from...

Aug 8, 2017 11:43 am

Dan Hardy Joins the Commentary Team for Mayweather vs. McGregor

Since stepping away from MMA competition, Dan Hardy has slipped into the shoes of an analyst better than nearly anyone who has followed his footsteps. His Inside the Octagon breakdowns, as well as his work at the desk, solidified himself as a wizard behind the curtain who really knows what he’s talking about. The fruits...

Aug 6, 2017 5:11 pm

Josh Thomson shares an update on his return, eyes two rematches in the future

Former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson (22-9 MMA) has gone 2-1 since joining Scott Coker and Bellator MMA in August of 2015. The American Kickboxing Academy staple scored a third-round submission finish (arm-triangle choke) over Mike Bronzoulis in his Bellator debut in September of 2015. Thomson followed up that win with an electrifying knockout victory...

Aug 6, 2017 3:39 pm

Josh Thomson details how Dana White prevented him from commentating for FOX Sports

At 38-years-old, former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson (22-9 MMA) remains one of the very best 155-pound fighters in the sport of mixed martial arts. The product of American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) was most recently seen in action this past February in San Jose, where he had his two-fight win streak snapped by Patricky Freire...

Aug 6, 2017 2:18 pm

Vitor Belfort responds to Sam Alvey and it is great!

UFC middleweight standout “Smiling” Sam Alvey picked up this biggest win of his mixed martial arts career at last night’s UFC Fight Night 114 event in Mexico City, defeating former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans via split-decision. Following his victory over “Suga”, Alvey proceeded to callout another former UFC champion in Vitor Belfort. Today, “The...

Aug 5, 2017 6:29 pm

Multiple champions are requesting to get a spot on November’s UFC 217 event

The octagon will return to Madison Square Garden on November 4 for UFC 217. The card is expected to showcase multiple championship fights including a middleweight title fight between current champ Michael Bisping and former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre. While the UFC has not officially announced the Bisping vs. St-Pierre fight as official for UFC...

Aug 4, 2017 9:01 am

TUTORIAL: Rick Marshall shows how to do a Gogoplata from rubber guard

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. In this video, 10th Planet black belt and Evolve instructor Rick Marshall shows us how to execute a Gogoplata from the rubber guard. The Gogoplata is one of the most creative submissions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. And also one of the most unique submissions in mixed martial arts....

Aug 3, 2017 1:52 pm

Michael Bisping vs Georges St-Pierre fight odds released

Now that the UFC middleweight title fight between Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre is back on the radar, odds makers have released the opening betting lines for the highly anticipated return of the former UFC welterweight champion. Bovada opened up the betting lines between Bisping and St-Pierre with St-Pierre coming out as the favorite after...

Aug 3, 2017 11:56 am

VIDEO | UFC 214: The Thrill and the Agony – Preview – ‘You are the best’

It has been said time and time again that in the sport of mixed martial arts, you experience the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. UFC 214 displayed just that, especially in the main event light heavyweight title fight between Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones. Cormier went into the title fight rematch as...

Aug 1, 2017 7:33 am

Brendan Schaub bets “d*ck pic” on Mayweather vs. McGregor fight

In 26 days, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will step into the boxing ring for the first time. His opponent in this professional debut will not be another green fighter, however, it will be undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. While McGregor is a tremendously talented mixed martial artist, he’s not being given much chance in this boxing...

Jul 31, 2017 7:08 pm

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar could be leaving the WWE in less than three weeks

Jon Jones (23-1 MMA) was able to reclaim his UFC light heavyweight championship this past weekend in Anaheim, scoring a third-round knockout victory over Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 214. In his post-fight interview, “Bones” would proceed to callout former UFC heavyweight champion and current WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar by issuing...

Jul 30, 2017 7:20 am

Brock Lesnar responds to Jon Jones callout at UFC 214

Jon Jones picked up arguably the greatest win of his professional mixed martial arts career last night in Anaheim when he scored a third-round TKO victory over Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 214. After two very closely contested rounds with “DC”, Jones was able to land a beautiful head kick which left...

Jul 30, 2017 6:57 am

Confirmed! Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre have agreed to fight this November

Following last night’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, California, UFC President Dana White revealed that the promotion was back on board with putting together a middleweight title fight between current champ Michael Bisping and former welterweight title holder Georges St-Pierre. According to White, the UFC’s decision to book Bisping vs. St-Pierre came while watching round...

Jul 28, 2017 1:04 pm

VIDEO | Fighters predictions for UFC 214 Cormier vs Jones match

UFC 214 is just one day away as one of the greatest cards of the year is set to take place at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California on Saturday. The stacked card will end with the UFC light heavyweight title fight between current champion Daniel Cormier and former champion Jon Jones. This will be...

Jul 27, 2017 3:48 pm

Daniel Cormier’s nutritionist discusses DC’s weight-cut ahead of UFC 214

In UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier’s most recent fight, the champ caught quite a bit of criticism when he weighed in 1.2 pounds over the light heavyweight title fight limit of 205 pounds for his title defense with Anthony Johnson. Cormier then reemerged just moments later and pressed down on the privacy towel to...

Jul 26, 2017 12:12 pm

ABC approves 4 new weight classes for MMA

Wednesday morning, surprising news surfaced that the Association of Boxing Commissions had unanimously approved the introduction of four new weight classes to Mixed Martial Arts. In addition to the nine weight classes that were already sanctioned, there are now four new weight classes being added to the mix! 165 pound super lightweight division 175 pound...