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May 14, 2012 7:48 am

The Ultimate Fighter Winner Retires | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis: TUF season 9 winner James Wilks announced his retirement on Twitter a few days ago following speculation as to when his next fight would be. “A few of you have been asking when my next fight is, Unfortunately, I have had to retire due to injury. Now coaching at Lightning MMA” Following...

Apr 12, 2012 12:45 pm

Friday's Ultimate Fighter Live On FX | Proctor vs. Tickle Preview

By Evan Stoumbelis: This Friday on the Ultimate Fighter, Chicago native Chris “Bad Boy” Tickle is set to represent Team Cruz against Joe Proctor of Team Faber. Chris Tickle holds a 7-4 record and has quickly become one of the more recognizable cast members, with his “Bad Boy” attitude and somewhat loudmouth style. Joe Proctor...

Apr 11, 2012 5:11 pm

Why Aren't People Tuning In And Watching The Ultimate Fighter Live On FX?

By Jay Sanders: People are not watching The Ultimate Fighter anymore. At least not as much as they once did. The UFC has season one to thank for much of its success. But since that time there have been format changes, rules changes and, most recently, a network change. Still the numbers are down. Here...

May 5, 2016 11:09 am

VIDEO | Amateur MMA fighter gets ultimate knockout immediately after low blow

Amateur MMA fighter Sheldon Reid got his revenge immediately after receiving a low blow from opponent Julio Calcina. Reid and Calcina met in a bantamweight bout at Shinobi War 7 over the weekend in Liverpool, England. Reid and Calcina traded shots in the first round until Calcina landed a low blow while the two were...

Apr 9, 2014 11:50 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To The Passing Of ‘The Ultimate Warrior’

When news recently broke that Wrestling Hall-Of-Famer and WWF Superstar ‘The Ultimate Warrior’ passed away, no doubt all his fans felt a sense of mourning. Many of the UFC’s fighters and personalities took to twitter when the news broke. Here’s their reaction: We send our condolences to the @WWE community for the loss of @UltimateWarrior....

Apr 8, 2014 1:47 pm

‘Ultimate Gay Fighter’ Forced To Change Name

Everything about this is real, none of it is fictitious. That being said, it’s certainly an interesting topic. In a report coming out of the computing and video gaming world, a cellphone application titled ‘Ultimate Gay Fighter’ has been forced to change their name by an undisclosed Mixed Martial Arts Promotion. Mcvuk.com breaks it down:...

Oct 3, 2017 11:44 am

VIDEO | This MMA fighter is completely blind

Back in 2009, “The Black Mamba” Ronald Dlamini (6-3, 1 NC) became the first black MMA champion in the South African history, claiming the welterweight title in a reputable fight promotion. Several years later, his life took a disastrous turn, as he was hospitalized with meningitis, and after a 10-day coma, ultimately wound up completely blind.  “My life...

Sep 19, 2017 2:05 pm

VIDEO | 5 times that sparring with UFC fighters did not end well

You’ve heard that iron sharpens iron and this is the reason why training partners are so important. Many fighters that are in the UFC are usually a part of fairly big teams. People from around the world join specific gyms in hopes of getting the best training to be the best competitor they can be....

Sep 4, 2017 9:28 am

Jim Miller complains about lack of opponent on Twitter, five fighters quickly respond

UFC lightweight veteran Jim Miller is one of the most consistently exciting fighters in the game. Unfortunately, he’s having a very difficult time finding a willing dance partner for his next fight. The all-action lightweight, who has won nine post-fight bonuses in the UFC, shared his grievances in a video on Twitter. STILL trying to...

Jul 15, 2017 10:01 am

UFC Glasgow weigh-in results: One fighter misses weight

Sunday night in Scotland, the UFC will host ‘UFC Fight Night: Glasgow’ which will be headlined by a welterweight fight between Iceland’s Gunnar Nelson and Argentina’s Santiago Ponzinibbio. Prior to that however, the fighters hit the scales for early weigh-ins ahead of their scheduled scraps, where UFC women’s strawweight contender Joanne Calderwood missed weight, coming...

Jun 13, 2017 5:56 am

Chael Sonnen: Ronda Rousey is “not a fighter”

Back in late 2015, the seemingly unbeatable Ronda Rousey was knocked senseless by a second-round Holly Holm head kick. The once dominant fighter did not respond well to this match of adversity, disappearing from the MMA limelight for well over a year. Ultimately, of course, Rousey did march back to the cage, where she attempted...

May 26, 2017 1:17 pm

Neil Magny pens letter to UFC roster urging fighters to look out for each other

This past weekend, UFC fighters congregated in Las Vegas for a weekend with their peers at the first ever UFC Athletes Retreat. The event was certainly quite an interesting one, that saw two fighters involved in an altercation, an Anheuser-Busch rep allegedly present to the athletes drunk, and UFC lightweight Kajan Johnson calling out a...

May 23, 2017 11:36 am

VIDEO | UFC vet snaps Kung Fu fighter’s arm in gym fight

While the average man wouldn’t dare attempt to engage in an actual fight with a UFC veteran, occasionally people get carried away. One of the most famous gym challenges involved former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz many years ago before ‘The Dominator’ was the UFC champion. In that incident, a man claiming to be a...

May 17, 2017 12:39 pm

VIDEO | Indonesian MMA fighter KOs opponent with phenomenal spinning kick

Brando Mamana KO's Adi Paryanto at One Pride MMA #3 in Indonesia. Mental note: Never get hit by something like this. pic.twitter.com/giKbZaafco — caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) May 17, 2017 Throughout MMA history fight fans have seen numerous impressive knockouts that come from spinning kicks. From Vitor Belfort’s wheel kick KO against Luke Rockhold, to Uriah Hall’s...

May 16, 2017 8:30 am

Anthony Johnson: “I was never a fighter”

Recently, former UFC light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson announced his retirement from MMA following his 2nd round submission loss to Daniel Cormier at UFC 210, marking his second defeat to Cormier. In his post-fight Octagon interview, Johnson revealed that he would be retiring from MMA to pursue other ventures. While Anthony Johnson didn’t immediately reveal...

May 15, 2017 1:45 pm

VIDEO | ‘Drunken boxing’ master vs. Muay Thai fighter ends with brutal KO

If you’re a fan of the older martial arts movies, you have got to love the drunken master style of fighting. Jackie Chan starred in the 1978 Hong Kong martial arts comedy, Drunken Master and many variations have been made throughout the years. Here, we take a look at this insane video of a brutal...

Apr 28, 2017 1:18 pm

UFC fighter seeks to inspire others after years of struggling with her own body image

There are a few fighters that have struggled with being bullied growing up. UFC strawweight Paige VanZant says she enrolled in college early to get away from the high school bullying she was going through. UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was bullied during his childhood until the day he stood up to his peer...

Apr 21, 2017 9:31 am

UFC Nashville weigh in results: Headliners hit marks, one main card fighter misses weight

Tomorrow night, the UFC will touch down in the music mecca of Nashville, Tennessee to compose some rather percussive tunes of its own. It will do so with UFC Fight Night 108, a fun looking 13-fight card. Nashville’s main event will pit the UFC’s fourth-ranked featherweight Cub Swanson against Conor McGregor training partner Artem Lobov....

Apr 19, 2017 7:42 am

BREAKING: World Series of Fighting bites the dust, becomes Professional Fighters League

For many years, World Series of Fighting (WSOF), has stood out as arguably the third-biggest MMA promotion in the world, behind the UFC and Bellator. The promotion has been home to recognizable names like Justin Gaethje, Marlon Moraes, David Branch, Jon Fitch, Jake Shields, Rousimar Palhares, Thiago Silva, Matt Hamill, Vinny Magalhaes, Blagoy Ivanov, Josh...

Apr 17, 2017 10:08 am

Joe Lauzon: “I love BJ Penn. He is like a dad to me. He shaped me as a fighter.”

Joe Lauzon: “I love BJ Penn. He is like a dad to me. He shaped me as a fighter.” UFC lightweight Joe Lauzon is arguably one of the most exciting fighters in mixed martial arts history. Lauzon has earned an eyebrow-raising 15 Performance of the Night bonuses during his amazing twenty-three fight career with the UFC....

Apr 9, 2017 9:59 am

VIDEO l Fighters prove Daniel Cormier’s towel-grab can actually help shed some pounds

https://www.instagram.com/p/BSpIn2xgQD5/ Last night, in the main event of UFC 210, light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier defended his crown with a second-round submission of Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. As impressive as Cormier’s blowout of Johnson was, however, it was not without controversy. On Friday morning, the 26 fighters competing on the UFC 210 bill were scheduled to...

Mar 10, 2017 12:31 am

Michael Chiesa on Conor McGregor: He’s a douchebag, but he’s a great fighter

Earlier this year, The Ultimate Fighter 8 winner and current lightweight contender Michael Chiesa made headlines by claiming that he could defeat UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor. “Conor is good, but I really don’t think he’s a true lightweight,” Chiesa told ESPN back in January. “That’s what I’m saying. With the landscape of this division, I...

Feb 23, 2017 5:38 am

Jorge Masvidal blasts entire welterweight division: your favorite fighter is probably a p*ssy!

Back in January, a largely unheralded Jorge Masvidal stepped onto the canvas with the streaking Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and delivered a blowout, knockout win. Given Cowboy’s reputation in the welterweight division, this emphatic win immediately looked like it could be a career-changer for Masvidal. Yet while it did earn him the number-five spot in the UFC...