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Jul 7, 2017 1:52 pm

VIDEO | Ernesto Hoost’s deadliest leg kicks

Especialista em low kicks Ernesto Hoost!Curta: X Fight Now Posted by X Fight Now on Monday, June 26, 2017 Dutch kickboxer Ernesto Hoost is arguably one of the greatest kickboxers of all time, with an impressive record of 99-21-1, Hoost won countless K-1 World Grand Prix titles throughout the course of his career, in addition...

Jul 6, 2017 12:07 pm

Tyron Woodley: “pound-for-pound, I’m the hardest punching fighter in the entire UFC”

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has knocked a lot of people out. He’s knocked even more people down, some of them multiple times in a single fight. Needless to say, the champ hits incredibly hard. If you ask Woodley himself, he’s probably the hardest hitter in the UFC, pound-for-pound – especially now that the brick-fisted...

Jul 4, 2017 1:08 pm

MMA fighters with pro boxing experience talk Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

Most of those coming from the world of boxing are not giving Conor McGregor much of a chance against Floyd Mayweather. Boxing analyst Max Kellerman is claiming that “The Notorious” will not land a single punch on Mayweather in the course of their fight in the ring. However, what are MMA fighters who also have...

Jun 29, 2017 1:59 pm

Dana White believes two of his big UFC stars will never fight again

In the UFC, there aren’t a ton of fighters that really move the needle. It’s obvious that Conor McGregor is one of the biggest stars the UFC has ever seen. However, aside from “The Notorious” who comes to mind that can bring in big numbers for the UFC? Jon Jones is set to return in...

Jun 29, 2017 12:33 pm

Dana White doesn’t think Nick Diaz will ever fight again

MMA veteran Nick Diaz has remained one of the most popular fighters in MMA despite the fact that he hasn’t fought in nearly three years. After his dominant run in Strikeforce, Diaz signed with the UFC and made his debut in 2011, when he defeated BJ Penn via unanimous decision. Diaz then dropped his next...

Jun 27, 2017 7:40 am

Family gives update on Matt Hughes’ condition after near-fatal train wreck

Earlier this month, UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes was involved in a near-fatal accident, as his vehicle collided with a train near his hometown in Illinois. Initially, things looked quite bleak for the former champion. Apparently, however, he is slowly improving in hospital. This according to his family, who gave an update to MMAFighting.com....

Jun 24, 2017 11:01 am

Scott Coker open to Chuck Liddell vs. Tito Ortiz trilogy fight

MMA legends Chuck Liddell & Tito Ortiz may both currently be retired from MMA, however the pair recently reignited their rivalry once again. The pair did a staredown photo for media members recently, in a photo that was posted by Liddell captioned: “Why not?” Ortiz then fired back at his longtime rival, saying: @Chuckliddell because...

Jun 23, 2017 12:42 pm

VIDEO | Throwback to when Diego Sanchez trained with Oscar De La Hoya

Oscar De La Hoya has been very vocal and against the Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor boxing bout. The former boxing champ has retired from the sport and is now promoting boxing events with his Golden Boy Promotions company. The boxing champion turned promoter has made it clear that he feels the money fight between...

Jun 18, 2017 7:06 pm

Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather ticket prices are insane!

Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather ticket prices are insane! Undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will square off in a super-fight on August 26 live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Mayweather vs. McGregor bout was made official earlier this week and ever since the announcement fans...

Jun 18, 2017 4:18 pm

McGregor training partner says Conor will “100%” knockout Floyd Mayweather

McGregor training partner says Conor will “100%” knockout Floyd Mayweather Conor McGregor will enter the squared circle for the first time in his professional career on August 26 to face off against undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather! The McGregor vs. Mayweather super-fight will take place at 154-pounds under the bright lights of T-Mobile Arena in...

Jun 13, 2017 2:19 pm

Wanderlei Silva explains why he no-showed Bellator press conference

This past week, MMA legend Wanderlei Silva no-showed a press conference ahead of his ‘Bellator NYC’ grudge match with Chael Sonnen on June 24th. While Bellator was quick to put out the fire for ‘The Axe Murderer’ claiming that he was ill, Silva himself has now shed light on why he decided to skip out...

Jun 8, 2017 1:47 pm

Report: Former UFC fighter involved in Moscow shootout leaving two dead and six injured

A deadly shootout between two Chechen clans took place in Moscow on Monday evening. According to a report from Life.ru that was translated by Karim Zidan of Bloody Elbow, former UFC and Strikeforce fighter Adlan Amagov was allegedly involved in the violent incident where two were left dead and six people injured. According to the...

Jun 7, 2017 12:38 pm

Miesha Tate explains why she’s grateful for Ronda Rousey rivalry

In the early days of WMMA, one rivalry shined above all others. Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate are widely credited with being the duo to propel WMMA into the spotlight, and ultimately leading the Fertitta brothers and UFC President Dana White to creating a women’s division in the UFC. Now, with Tate retired, and Ronda...

Jun 5, 2017 12:12 pm

Roy Jones Jr. discusses Conor McGregor’s possible advantages against Floyd Mayweather

The latest member of the combat sports world to weigh in on the much-discussed boxing match between semi-retired great Floyd Mayweather and UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor is boxing legend Roy Jones Jr. The boxer gave his take on the latest episode of The MMA Hour, telling host Ariel Helwani that he understands why both...

Jun 5, 2017 8:43 am

Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz exchange Twitter heat over possible rematch

Over the last few weeks former UFC light heavyweight champion and bona fide MMA legend Chuck Liddell has hinted several times that he’s interested in making a return to the cage. A few days ago, the former champ through more gas on the fire by sharing a photo of him and long-time rival Tito Ortiz...

Jun 2, 2017 12:53 pm

Bellator’s Scott Coker and Chuck Liddell have lunch meeting in Los Angeles

There has been some buzz surrounding a potential return to competition for former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell. Liddell has kept himself busy with training and looks to be in terrific shape. John Hackleman, who is a longtime coach of “The Iceman,” said that if it were up to him on a comeback, it...

Jun 1, 2017 10:35 pm

Vitor Belfort calls for ‘Legend League’ fight with Chuck Liddell

While Vitor Belfort may have made it clear leading up to UFC 212 that he has no intentions of retiring following his fight with Nate Marquardt this weekend, Belfort is targeting a fight with a fellow UFC legend. Earlier this year, ‘The Phenom’ expressed his support for a ‘legend division’ in the UFC, an idea...

Jun 1, 2017 11:12 am

VIDEO | Brendan Schaub and Johnny Hendricks try ballet in hilarious prank

Former UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub and former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks recently stepped outside of their respective comfort zones and decided to trade in their handwraps for rather interesting outfits in this hilarious video. While the two men do quickly realize that ballet is harder than they initially expected, the video takes a surprising...

May 31, 2017 2:09 pm

Tito Ortiz reflects on historic UFC fight where he fought for no pay

Tito Ortiz was one of the first superstars in the UFC and Tuesday marked the 20th anniversary of Ortiz’s professional mixed martial arts debut, making his way into the Octagon for the first time in 1997 at UFC 13. “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” fought twice at UFC 13, winning a first round TKO over...

May 30, 2017 12:20 pm

Three MMA fighters make ESPN’s World Fame 100 list

When you think of the most famous athletes in the entire world, who automatically comes to your mind and ranks at the top? The list of the most famous athletes on the planet will certainly depend on your background and interest in sports. If you are reading this, mixed martial arts is likely one of...

May 29, 2017 8:34 am

After quick KO of Cirkunov, Volkan Oezdemir wants Jimi Manuwa

On Sunday afternoon, in the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to beautiful Stockholm, Sweden, surging Swiss light heavyweight Volkan Oezdemir scored an upset, knockout win over the highly regarded Misha Cirkunov – and he did it in just 28 seconds. With this win, Oezdemir solidified his status as one of the top light...

May 22, 2017 10:52 am

VIDEO | Tim Kennedy tries his hand at bullfighting, and it looks rough

The great American writer Ernest Hemingway once said “nobody ever lives their life all the way up except bullfighters.” If Hemingway had lived long enough to witness the explosion of mixed martial arts, he might just have revised that statement to include “…and mixed martial artists.” Regardless, the writer probably would probably be very impressed by...

May 18, 2017 2:21 pm

VIDEO | Rare footage of Vitali Klitschko being KOd in kickboxing bout

During the ‘Klitschko Era’ of Boxing, Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko were two of the most feared men on the planet. The brothers dominated heavyweight boxing for around a decade before Vitali Klitschko finally retired. Wladimir Klitschko on the other hand, the younger brother of Vitali, continues to fight on, and was recently defeated by Anthony...

May 12, 2017 11:36 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk eyes titles in two divisions

UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk has ruled over the women’s 115 pound division for two years, defending her belt four times during her reign. This weekend, Jedrzejczyk will look to make it five straight title defenses as she steps into the Octagon against Jessica Andrade this weekend at UFC 211. With that being said,...