2263 Search Results for mixed martial arts

Aug 6, 2013 12:45 pm

Tito Ortiz: The Sport is ‘MMA Not UFC’

“Bellator isn’t about the brand, they’re about making stars and making people as they should be. We go out there and we kill ourselves, practically. You want to be a superstar? You’ve got to put in the time, you’ve got to put in the work and you’ve got to put on good fights. Bellator wants...

Aug 5, 2013 10:55 am

NY Assembly Minority Leader Calling For Special Vote On MMA

Though the state of New York remains the only state that disallows MMA, it looks as though one Assembly member is pushing for another vote.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Hold on, Dana White (http://www.bjpenn.com/ufc-boss-closes-door-on-mma-in-ny-for-2013/)!  It looks like New York still has a shot at passing legislation to allow MMA events in the state. State...

Aug 2, 2013 6:40 am

Ronda Rousey: ‘Nip slip takes the cake’

In a recent interview for ESPN the Magazine’s ‘Body Issue’, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey (7-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) caused a stir when she pointed out that boobs were a big issue in women’s mixed martial arts. At yesterday’s media event for the UFC, Rousey expanded on the issue and how she plans to...


Jul 31, 2013 8:56 pm

Tito Ortiz Joins Bellator Roster; Set To Face “Rampage” Jackson At November PPV

Rumors recently surfaced hinting at a potential bout between former UFC light-heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and boxing legend Roy Jones Jr. While Jackson appears to have plans to face Roy Jones Jr. in the future, his next opponent will be met in the realm Mixed Martial Arts combat, and it is none other than...

Jul 29, 2013 11:55 am

UFC Lightweight Aaron Riley Retires After 45 Professional Fights

Aaron Riley, 32, announced his retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts following a split decision loss to Justin Salas at UFC on FOX 8.  Riley boasted a professional record of 30-14, with one draw.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   UFC lightweight fighter, Aaron Riley, announced his retirement from MMA Saturday night following...

Jul 29, 2013 10:35 am

Mayhem Miller Calls For Ban On UFC, Says Dana White Has Ruined The Sport

Dana White has killed the sport that you and i love. The refusal to build stars. The reward for standing and wanging. THE UNIFIED RULES, have all killed the sport of mixed martial arts. I come to you humbly, as a student and teacher of the mixed martial arts. A man that has never tapped...

Jul 23, 2013 12:03 pm

Bill To Legalize MMA In France Fails To Pass

As if certain Americans needed another reason to thumb their nose at the French. ESPN.co.uk reported on Monday that the French Sports ministry has confirmed the ban on mixed martial arts will remain, blocking chances that the UFC or any organization could make its way toward Gay Paree. The French ministry reconfirmed its stand. “The...

Jul 22, 2013 9:54 am

Chuck Liddell Tells Fighters To Stop Playing It Safe If They Want More Money

“The fighters probably aren’t going to like me for this one but my biggest problem is guys playing it safe. I understand it from a coach’s standpoint and a manager’s standpoint, I understand why you want to play it safe and win every fight. I get it. But do I want to go watch a...

Jul 20, 2013 10:54 am

Vinny Magalhaes: ‘If I lose this fight I deserve to be cut’

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu ace, Vinny Magalhaes was one of the sports most promising prospects. An eventual loss to Ryan Bader in the Ultimate Fighter Finale was just a glimpse of the hurdles Vinny would be forced to overcome in the UFC’s famed Octagon. Outside of the UFC he has been able to put together an impressive...

Jul 19, 2013 11:57 am

Dan Henderson Stopped Using TRT Before Evans Fight

The use of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) in mixed martial arts has drawn quite a bit of controversy since the treatment first became prominent. Aging fighters have used TRT as a way to level the playing field with their younger, more naturally testosterone-driven counterparts while many still believe that TRT use is unnatural and that...

Jul 17, 2013 11:53 am

Quick Twitt | War Machine Exposes and Blasts Sponsor For Non Payment

It seems to be a problem that plagues Mixed Martial Arts fighters. They book a sponsor, deliver their end of the bargain but fail to receive payment from upstart apparel and nutrition companies promising them big bucks. War Machine is the latest victim of this kind of business practice, but he isn’t taking it lying...

Jul 16, 2013 8:57 pm

Ray Sefo Takes Temporary Leave as WSOF President

With a return to active competition on the horizon, World Series of Fighting President Ray Sefo has officially elected to take a temporary leave from his executive role. “I’m looking forward to another chance to step into the cage, but before I do, I felt taking a temporary leave from my executive duties was the...

Jul 13, 2013 11:34 am

Ronda Rousey Comments on Gina Carano’s “Fantastic Rack”

  By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   UFC women’s bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey, spoke with ESPN recently- not about becoming the first woman to fight and win in the UFC, not about being the first women’s UFC champion or the first female coach of the reality television show ‘The Ultimate Fighter,’ and not even about being...

Jul 12, 2013 6:27 pm

Hendricks Agrees To GSP’s Challenge; Will Participate In VADA Testing

Last week UFC welterweight champion Georges “Rush” St. Pierre publicly challenged Johny “Big Rig” Hendricks to participate in a VADA (Voluntary Anti-Doping Agency) drug testing regiment leading up to their clash for the welterweight strap in November at UFC 167 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. GSP told SportNet’s Showdown Joe Ferraro, “I...

Jul 11, 2013 12:05 pm

GUEST BLOG: The Ace Up Bruce Buffer’s Sleeve

During a mixed martial arts fighter’s walk-in, the buzz within the grand hotel casino’s arena grows in anticipation as the fighter walks towards the UFC prep point. As both competitors separately enter the famed octagon, the crowd goes frantic while vehemently cheering on their favored fighter or violently jeering for a despised antagonist. A split-second...