1598 Search Results for chael sonnen

Mar 9, 2016 8:08 am

Rafael dos Anjos open to superfight with Robbie Lawler at UFC 200

Leading up to UFC 196, there was much speculation as to a potential fight between Conor McGregor and Robbie Lawler at UFC 200 if McGregor were to defeat Nate Diaz at UFC 196. Ultimately, as everyone knows by now, Diaz submitted McGregor in the 2nd round of their welterweight scrap. Following the bout, McGregor revealed...

Mar 2, 2016 10:07 am

BREAKING: Wanderlei Silva ends retirement and signs with Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA has just announced the signing of former UFC and PRIDE veteran Wanderlei Silva. The legendary fighter who announced his retirement after a lifetime ban from MMA after evading a random drug test has come out of retirement since being released by the UFC and a re-hearing with the Nevada Athletic Commission. Silva’s received...

Feb 11, 2016 1:34 pm

REPLAY! On this day Buster Douglas KOs Mike Tyson

26 years ago today, Buster Douglas knocked out Mike Tyson Arguably the biggest upset in combat sports history… pic.twitter.com/8bTnwTei06 — MMA History Today (@MMAHistoryToday) February 11, 2016 It was on this day 26 years ago that Buster Douglas handed ‘Iron’ Mike Tyson the first loss of his professional boxing career. Tyson was 37-0 going into...


Jan 12, 2016 10:01 am

GoFundMe started to help paralyzed MMA fighter walk again

The MMA community is without a doubt a very tight-knit group. While there are rivalries between fighters, camps, and promotions, at the end of the day the MMA community unites together to help and support its members. Fight fans may remember the story of amateur MMA fighter Jeff Dunbar who was paralyzed after sustaining an...

Jan 11, 2016 3:43 pm

Freddie Roach on Cotto: Manuel Marquez – Would be perfect

Legendary trainer Freddie Roach is back at it again and this time he has 4 time division champion Miguel Cotto looking for a fight and Roach thinks he found his fighter. Manuel Marquez appears to be fit for the plan that Roach has in store.  Marquez (56-7-1, 40 KO) hasn’t seen action since his unanimous...

Dec 26, 2015 8:37 am

Released! UFC 200 Promo Video: Summer Blockbuster

UFC president Dana White is prepping us for what should be an event to top all events this July in Las Vegas NV. If this landmark event is anything like UFC 100 then we should be in for a treat come this summer. Rousey vs Holm, McGregor vs ?? or any champ in 2015 that...

Dec 22, 2015 2:57 pm

Miesha Tate on February Fight: Tate vs ??? – Interview with a title contender

Miesha “Cupcake” Tate has a better chance at a title shot without Ronda Rousey on top of the women’s 135 lbs division.   No one knows that more than former Strikeforce champion Tate.     Dana White sounded off,  “If Miesha Tate is thinking retirement, it’s probably a good idea” comment that pretty much took...

Dec 7, 2015 2:23 pm

Frankie Edgar Interview: Tuf 22 Finale “It’s all about Aldo and Mcgregor!”

    With Frankie Edgar’s fight with Chad “Money” Mendes only right around the corner, the only beating for the battle drums being played that Edgar feels is for the main event on December 12th at UFC 194. Edgar has been with the UFC for almost nine years and produced many 5 round wars inside...

Nov 21, 2015 2:25 pm

“Scarface” Vows to Get Snitch!

By Joe “JD” David Rumors tend to get out of control when “all eyes” are on you, going into what some analysts and spectators alike view as one of the largest UFC fights to date. Jose Aldo Jr was a “no show” due to a rib injury in July, two weeks before fight night. The X-factor?...

May 22, 2015 10:38 am

McGregor Defends — Sees Nothing Wrong With UFC’s Reebok Deal!

In late 2014, Ultimate Fighting Championship announced a landmark deal with Reebok that would eliminate the need for fighters to search for sponsors on fight night. Since then, the execution of the deal has been questionable to say the least. The recent details of the payout and dispersement of money between fighters is rubbing some...

Apr 30, 2015 10:05 am

REVEAL! Jon Jones Raw Court Footage Released!

Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones appeared in court on Tuesday for his hit-and-run that left a female injured. Jones fled the scene of the crime before turning himself in a day later in Albuquerque, New Mexico. UFC officials have chosen to strip Jon Jones of his championship and suspend him while he takes...

Jan 18, 2015 1:01 pm

McGregor On Jones Failed Drug Test: “I Hope He Gets Help”

Since news broke that Jon Jones had tested positive for the primary metabolite in cocaine, the MMA world has been abuzz with fighters, fans, and former fighters giving their thoughts on the failed drug test. Conor McGregor is gearing up for his UFC Fight Night Boston bout tonight against Dennis Siver, leading up to the...

Jan 14, 2015 12:17 pm

McGregor Responds To Muhammad Ali Comparison

“For me, Muhammad Ali is a special individual. He is out on his own and I cannot lay claim to something like that. He changed the cultural landscape of the world. So, Muhammad Ali is a special human being. For people to say that, I am honored. But Ali is a special, special man. I...

Nov 29, 2014 9:42 am

Conor McGregor’s Thankful For…

With thanksgiving in our rear view, the UFC’s Irish citizen, Conor McGregor, wanted to give his own thanks to his American fans, and grace us with his thankful thoughts. Check it: Happy thanksgiving to my American fans. I am thankful my division is full of easy fights and fast cash. Conor bless. — Conor McGregor...

Nov 28, 2014 11:55 am

WWE’s McMahon predicts ‘somebody is going to die’ in the UFC

Exiled former WWE champ, CM Punk is making headlines this week for comments about his former employer, as they relate to Mixed Martial Arts, and the UFC. In an interview with the ‘Art of Wrestling Podcast‘ (transcribed by cageside seats), CM Punk gives some startling details about Vince McMahon’s view of “Ultimate Fighting”. Check it:...

Nov 19, 2014 9:01 am

Edgar: ‘People are talking about 145’ers because of McGregor’

Outspoken Irishman Conor McGregor was praised by his fellow featherweight Frankie Edgar recently. McGregor has been able to keep his name in MMA headlines, and even picked up a spot on the Carson Daly Show (See that HERE). Edgar believes McGregor is the reason people are talking about the featherweight division. (via The MMA Hour)...

Nov 17, 2014 8:45 am

TWITTER BEEF: Lamas and McGregor trade shots

After defeating Dennis Bermudez this past weekend at UFC 180, Ricardo Lamas revealed to media members that he would like to fight Conor McGregor next. McGregor, who is booked to fight Dennis Siver in January, took note of Lamas’ comments, and took to Twitter to diss ‘The Bully’. Hard luck Dennis Bermudez. You wore my...

Nov 12, 2014 4:04 pm

Nate Diaz Reveals Root Of Contract Dispute With The UFC

“I went to sign this contract to fight for the title against Henderson, and when I went to sign my contract, they were locking me down for eight fights for sh-tty pay. I was like, ‘This is a world title fight, and you’re going to pay me this chump change?’… I’m like, ‘OK, this is...

Oct 24, 2014 6:25 pm

McGregor: ‘Siver Fight Just To Stay Sharp And Get Rich’

It was announced earlier today that Conor McGregor would be fighting Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night 59 in January as the main event in Boston. McGregor did a Q&A before the UFC 179 weigh-ins with the hostile Brazilian crowd, who even chanted death threats at McGregor, but the Notorious one was unwavering. His words:...

Sep 23, 2014 11:43 am

Wanderlei Silva Punished By NAC With Lifetime Ban, $70,000 Fine

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier weren’t the only MMA Fighters punished at today’s Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) meeting. Wanderlei Silva, despite his efforts of protest, was slapped with a lifetime ban and a $70,000 fine. Though he just retired from competition (replay HERE), a ban from Nevada means “The Axe” Murderer’s career is likely over,...

Sep 17, 2014 4:33 pm

Jim Ross Prepares For MMA Broadcasting Debut

Longtime WWE commentator Jim Ross, known as J.R. for short, is gearing up for his debut into the world of Mixed Martial Arts commentating. JR was released from his contract by the WWE over a year ago, and has made public his desire to call MMA fights. BattleGrounds MMA gave Ross the opportunity, and invited...

Sep 11, 2014 5:10 am

Attorney: The NAC Can’t Stop Wanderlei Silva From Fighting

“We’re looking forward to having that hearing, and looking forward to making those arguments in a public form. And hopefully, we can prevail to common sense with respect to the commissioners. It can’t be more black and white. Everybody understands that you have to consent, you have to be a licensee before anybody can take...