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Jun 23, 2015 12:25 pm

UFC’s Ratner: ‘I believe we have the votes to get MMA in NY’

UFC Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Marc Ratner believes that the MMA bill has the votes it needs to get passed in the New York State Assembly. He spoke with MMAJunkie Radio about the possibility and said he believes it would get between 95-100 votes in it’s favor it went to a vote on the...

Jun 22, 2015 11:23 am

Alexander Gustafsson Nearly Quit MMA After “Rumble” Loss

Alexander Gustafsson is confirmed to be the first challenger for Daniel Cormier’s newly won UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. Gustafsson has seemingly jumped over contender Ryan Bader, but a date for his bout with Cormier has yet to be announced. However just five months earlier, Gustafsson was actually contemplating retirement. Gus suffered a rough loss in...

Jun 22, 2015 2:00 am

WATCH! Biggest Mismatches in MMA History

Mismatches happen in every single sport. Whether it’s The Cleveland Cavaliers (or what was left of them) getting whooped by Golden State Warriors in Game 6 or someone like Nate Quarry getting brutally knocked out by Rich Franklin, mismatches are fun to watch! Check out some of the biggest mismatches in mixed martial arts history!...

Jun 21, 2015 3:07 pm

53 Year Old Herschel Walker Interested in MMA Comeback

Strikeforce was most known for putting on some of the most bizarre fights in mixed martial arts. After PRIDE closed their doors, Strikeforce was one of the last major organizations to give fighters who would usually have to start out on bottom a major stage to showcase their skills. Former NCAA Heisman Trophy winner and...

Jun 21, 2015 2:00 am

OUCH! Risky Attacks Gone Wrong in MMA

At any given moment, mixed martial artists have the ability to “WOW” a viewer when they throw a flying knee or a spinning attack. When it connects, they look like geniuses. When they don’t connect, they look like the biggest goof in the world. Check out this compilation of failed attempts at creativity. Chad Mendes...

Jun 19, 2015 8:21 am

Kimbo: ‘I should have left street fighting for MMA sooner’

“I wish I would have took it serious then and started rolling back then. I would have. I really would have. If I had to write a letter to my younger self, I would have told my younger self if Masvidal comes to you and says, ‘Hey you want to start training, leave this sh*t...

Jun 18, 2015 12:00 pm

Shlemenko: ‘MMA Is Not A Woman’s Occupation’

Bellator MMA’s Alexander Shlemenko shared his thoughts about Women’s MMA, and, well they are a little controversial. The Russian fighter told allfight.ru that he doesn’t see MMA as an appropriate occupation for women. Check out his comments below: “[I have a] negative attitude [towards WMMA]. It is not a woman’s occupation. I am not against...

Jun 18, 2015 8:59 am

Illinois Attorney Leading Charge To Ban Chokes In MMA

A state attorney from Will County in Illinois wants to ban choke holds from competition. This comes after two men were convicted of strangling and killing two other men using choke holds. The attorney, Jim Glasgow, says that it should be banned from MMA competition because kids see it on TV and learn how to...

Jun 18, 2015 7:20 am

5-on-5 Team MMA Returns, Team New York Gets STOMPED! –– WATCH

So here’s another video of team MMA. In the most recent video, it’s team New York vs. Latvia in 5 man team MMA. Needless to say, things did not go well for team New York. Check it out! Chad Mendes Strips, Gets VanZant Flustered During Important Interview — WATCH!

Jun 17, 2015 7:10 am

Why Anthony Pettis Used MMA To Get Away From Street Violence

“Right now, Milwaukee’s murder rate is like up 180 percent. It’s one of our worst spring/summers and it hasn’t even started yet. Me growing up, I lost my dad at a young age. He was killed across the street from my house. Growing up with something like that happening to you, I had both options....

Jun 17, 2015 6:53 am

New York Senate Passes MMA Bill

The New York senate has passed the MMA bill, that would make the sport legal in New York. This has happened seven times in the past 6 years. The real challenge is getting it passed in the Assembly. Here’s an excerpt from Politics On The Hudson: For the seventh time in the past six years...

Jun 16, 2015 7:07 am

WATCH! Anderson Silva Goes Commando

Today’s last game !!! #HollywoodSports A video posted by Anderson Silva (@spiderandersonsilva) on Jun 14, 2015 at 7:16pm PDT Looks like Anderson Silva is enjoying his time away from the octagon. The former UFC middleweight champion enjoyed an action packed game of paintball with a group of his friends. Silva is currently out awaiting the...

Jun 16, 2015 6:53 am

Conor McGregor’s Teammate Chased And Took Out A Gang Of Thieves

“I surprised myself during the whole thing as I slipped a punch I grabbed a high body lock then took the back and sunk in a rear naked choke on one guy. The second my neighbor Karl helped restrain him but I used shoulder lock and a grip on the culprits hoody in a bow...

Jun 15, 2015 1:14 pm

Bobby Lashley Willing to Fight Teammate Kimbo Slice in Bellator

Bellator houses some of the biggest, most intimidating heavyweights in the sport. Say what you will about their move set; If you were standing in an alleyway and encountered Kimbo Slice or Bobby Lashley, you’d run the other way. Slice and Lashley are teammates who train at American Top Team, but are also among the...

Jun 15, 2015 11:50 am

Dana White Shows Off ‘The Future’ of Women’s MMA

Invicta FC is the sister promotion of the Ultimate Fighting Championship who created their women’s strawweight and bantamweight divisions in 2013 and 2012, respectively. Several Invicta FC fighters were featured in the twenty-first season of “The Ultimate Fighter” which featured a tournament that crowned the first women’s strawweight champion. Alexa Grasso and Irene Aldana, both...

Jun 12, 2015 8:35 am

WATCH! MMA’s Biggest Verbal Goofs Pt. 2

‘Part 2 of the funniest slips of the tongue, stutters, mispronunciations, double entendres, and more mishaps of the mouth.’ Chad Mendes Strips, Gets VanZant Flustered During Important Interview — WATCH!

Jun 11, 2015 1:08 pm

UFC’s Leslie Smith Explains How Nate Diaz’s Kindness Fueled Her MMA Life

There are moments in a fighter’s career when everything clicks. It could be when they first step onto the mat, or when they make their professional debut. For UFC bantamweight Leslie Smith, her moment was especially memorable as it was veteran Nate Diaz that invited her onto the mat to train. “I had just moved...

Jun 11, 2015 9:29 am

Three Boxers, No MMA Fighters Make Forbes Highest Paid Athletes List

Well, well, well, look who topped the list of Forbes Highest Paid Athletes for the past 12 months? I’m sure it’s easy to guess, I mean his name is Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather, what do you expect? The boxer took the number one sport by earning $300 million for his fight with Manny Pacquiao. His opponent...

Jun 11, 2015 9:17 am

THROWBACK! Weidman’s First MMA Fight

Chris Weidman competed in his first MMA fight back and 2009, four years before he stepped into the cage with Anderson Silva and shocked the world. The UFC middleweight champion posted this throwback Thursday photo on his Instagram, showing him months before his first ever fight, saying “This is the first time I ever posed...

Jun 9, 2015 7:54 am

Brian Ebersole Planned For ‘Fairy Tale Ending’ To MMA Career

MMA veteran Brian Ebersole suffered a knee injury this past Saturday at UFC Fight Night 68, that caused him to stop the fight between rounds and walk away with the loss. That would be the last time he walked out of the cage. Backstage Ebersole told the media that he was retiring from the sport,...

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 7:17 am

BUSTED! MMA’s Biggest Criminals

Can you think of some of the biggest criminals in MMA. Of course a lot of you would say Jon Jones because he’s the most recent and perhaps most high profile, but did you know about all these guys too check out the video!! WATCH! Gilbert Melendez Trains For Eddie Alvarez, And Looks Scary!

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 4, 2015 4:04 am

Chael Sonnen Inspired By Cormier, Talks About Returning To MMA

The ‘American Gangster’ retired from MMA in 2014. Could he now be planning a comeback? The former UFC title challenger appeared on Jon Anik and Kennt Florian’s Podcast and talked about watching Daniel Cormier win the light-heavyweight title. “I thought it was inspiring. One because I’m a wrestler so I’m always excited to see wrestling...

Jun 3, 2015 5:58 am

PAID! Rousey: ‘I’m Close To Being Top Money-Maker In MMA History’

UFC bantamweight champion and all around star Ronda Rousey is obviously pretty well off as far as financials goes. She’s UFC champ, she’s in movies, she has a book out etc. So we know she’s not hurting for money. But, in a recent interview with Larry King, Rousey revealed that she is close to being...

Jun 1, 2015 8:00 am

MMA Legend Frank Shamrock Wants In on CM Punk Fight

Since the announcement of CM Punk’s signing with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, there has been several fighters calling out the rookie for his debut match. The least likely of them all actually isn’t Jason David Frank, former Power Ranger. @cs5599 @CMPunk @ufc @joerogan @danawhite @lorenzofertitta @Reebok – I'm ur huckleberry #bringit — Frank Shamrock (@frankshamrock)...

May 31, 2015 3:58 am

WATCH! UFC Champ Rafael Dos Anjos’ First MMA Fight

Before he was a champion, Rafael dos Anjos was a rookie just like the rest of the fighters trying to get into the fight game. Dos Anjos would put in a losing effort in his debut match, but as history would show, he was destined for greatness no matter what and is the current UFC...