2966 Search Results for mixed martial arts

Mar 20, 2014 9:59 am

Hendo: Brazilian fans say I’m going to die

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Dan Henderson earned “Fight of the Year” honors back in 2011, for their 5-round war that took place at UFC 139 in San Jose, California. After 25-minutes of non-stop action, Hendo got the judges nod in what many people deem to be the greatest fight in mixed martial arts history. Since losing...

Mar 19, 2014 6:17 pm

Duane Ludwig Leaving Team Alpha Male, Search For New Coach Under Way

Despite all the success of the Team Alpha Male squad since bringing in UFC veteran, Duane Ludwig, it looks as if the relationship is being terminated. A reason for the departure is not known, but there is nothing out there leading us to believe the shift is due to any unfavorable conditions. According to UFC...

Mar 19, 2014 8:08 am

Rousimar Palhares Tested For PED’s By NSAC – WSOF Gets Back Up Plan For Title Fight

By Evan Stoumbelis Former UFC fighter Rousimar Palhares found himself signed to a contract with WSOF after being banned from the UFC several months ago. Now Palhares is set to face WSOF welterweight champ Steve Carl on the promotion’s 9th fight card on March 29th. Palhares told the promotion that he was having issues finding...

Mar 19, 2014 6:12 am

Tryouts for the first all-women TUF series to be held April 28

  In the aftermath of the Ultimate Fighting Championship organization’s 20th anniversary, the UFC is kicking off its next two decades with a fresh twist on its storied reality television series, The Ultimate Fighter. For the first time ever, the series’ 20th season will feature an all women cast in the UFC’s newest weight division and a new title...

Mar 18, 2014 7:07 pm

Pat Barry Set for GLORY Debut in May on Spike TV

With a booming personality that was only matched by his go-for-it fighting style, Pat Barry was a fan favorite during his five-year run in mixed martial arts. Barry, somewhat surprisingly, retired from the UFC after a 5-7 run through its heavyweight division. The ground game was always an albatross around Barry’s neck so it fitting...

Mar 18, 2014 11:47 am

PHOTO GALLERY | The Evolution of UFC Posters 1993 – 2013 (Full Catalogue)

We’ve seen a lot of evolution in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts over the years, especially in The Ultimate Fighting Championship. Since UFC 1, the UFC has been captivating fight fans and getting martial arts obsessed athletes to take up multiple disciplines. They’ve changed the way fighting takes place on a global level. Something...

Mar 18, 2014 8:24 am

Hendo To Reevaluate Career With TRT Ban Now In Place

In all of Mixed Martial Arts, Dan Henderson, is the last fighter who will likely ever receive a Therapeutic Use Exepmtion for Testosterone Replacement Therapy. At least in Brazil. The former Strikeforce and PRIDE FC champion, has been using the controversial therapy for years and as a result has been able to prolong his career...

Mar 17, 2014 5:04 pm

GSP calls for UFC random testing from an independent organization

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre recently appeared as a guest on Ariel Helwani’s “The MMA Hour” where he expressed his concerns about the methods used by the UFC in regards to testing their athletes for Performance Enhancing Drugs (PED’s). Here’s what he said: “Lorenzo is a good person. Lorenzo understands that it’s true. I believe the problem...

Mar 14, 2014 7:42 am

Dana White: I know for a fact that GSP will return

By Evan Stoumbelis It has been nearly 5 months since we’ve seen former welterweight kingpin Georges “Rush” St-Pierre in the octagon. After his controversial split decision win over Johny Hendricks, GSP decided he would step away from the sport for an indefinite period of time. We didn’t know if GSP would return. He was taking...

Mar 14, 2014 7:19 am

Vladimir Putin Gives MMA Fighter Anthony Ruiz $150,000

In August of 2012, mixed martial arts fighter Anthony Ruiz took a journey to Sochi, Russia for a bout against Alexander Shlemenko. During the fight, Ruiz was on the receiving end of a whooping so brutal that the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, hooked him up with $150,000.00 of his own money. Bleacher Report’s Josh Gross got the...

Mar 14, 2014 7:14 am

Phil Baroni signs with Bellator MMA

We’ve seen Phil Baroni fight for almost every MMA organization under the sun. Now, the MMA veteran has signed with Bellator MMA. MMAjunkie has the story, thanks to one of their sources that has the inside scoop on whats going down in Bellator. The source has asked to stay anonymous due to not being authorized...

Mar 12, 2014 11:00 am

Diego Sanchez Thinks His Octagon Wars Have No Adverse Effects On His Health

“Hell no, that shit don’t take a toll on me, it makes me better. That’s experience, that’s being under the bright lights and that’s learning to find who you are as a true warrior; learning to find that true warrior spirit within. And, it takes time, it takes many years, it takes many fights, it...

Mar 11, 2014 10:02 am

Chael Sonnen Credits Two Brazilians For His Desire To Start Fighting

It doesn’t come as a big surprise that Chael Sonnen isn’t the most popular personality in Brazil. However, it seems that the “American Gangster” has been admiring Brazilian fighters since the beginning of his career. Sonnen took to Brazilian media organization Globo to discuss two Brazilian fighters that had a big influence on the sport and...

Mar 11, 2014 9:44 am

Pablo Popovitch Claims Ex-Wife Provoked Thiago Silva’s Crazy Violence Spree

More news to add to the Thiago Silva scandal as someone new has been added into the circle of events. Apparently, Fabianna Popovitch, ex-wife of Pablo Popovitch, has been manipulating both sides of the twisted events. Pablo Popovitch of course being the aim of Silva’s anger and frustration as Pablo and Thiasa Silva (Thiago’s separated...

Mar 10, 2014 3:48 pm

Sonnen on Wand: There’s never been a guy that terrible in UFC

Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva really don’t like each other, thus making ‘The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3’ one of the most highly anticipated ‘TUF’ seasons in recent memory. “The American Gangster” recently sat down with MMAFighting.com to both promote the show and of course talk trash about his opposing coach on the UFC Fight Pass...

Mar 8, 2014 8:54 am

Oklahoma State AC Brings Back Tournament Style Fighting

Today in Unexpected News: the return of eight-man, tournament-style MMA fights has been approved by the Oklahoma State Athletic Commission. Mixed martial arts was born on one nigh tournaments where a fighter would perform 3-4 times a night to secure their place among the world’s best. The rules were a little more lax than we...

Mar 7, 2014 9:21 pm

Rampage Jackson and Tito Ortiz to Headline Court Case against Former Trainer

The ‘People’s Champion’ and ‘Rampage’ characters may have to wait a bit longer to make their next public appearances as Tito Ortiz and Quinton Jackson prepare for a different kind of fight than they are used to: Legal Battle. The two former UFC fighters are being sued by ex-trainer Juanito Ibarra because he felt like...

Mar 7, 2014 9:10 am

First Ever Ring Girl vs. Ring Girl MMA Fight Booked

And just when you think you’ve seen it all… A new bout has been added to the upcoming RFA 13 event and it’s putting two ring card girls against each other in a matchup the likes of nothing we have yet to see in Mixed Martial Arts. On one end we have Alyce Roen. She...

Mar 7, 2014 7:01 am

Daniel Cormier Named Honorary Team U.S.A. Wrestling Captain

UFC light-heavyweight fighter, Daniel Cormier, received a new honor and designation recently by being dubbed an official team caption of the Team U.S.A. world cup wrestling team. UFC.Com has the scoop: “It will be great to be part of the World Cup team. As an athlete, I wrestled on a few World Cup teams. To...

Mar 7, 2014 6:00 am

UFC Fight Pass Goes Global

The Ultimate Fighting Championship organization announced that UFC FIGHT PASS, the UFC’s new digital subscription service, is now available around the world. Following a hugely successful initial launch in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand in December, fans in 178 countries and territories across the globe will now be able to enjoy UFC FIGHT...

Mar 6, 2014 12:22 pm

California Latest To Announce ‘Total Ban of TRT’

Nevada, Brazil and now the wonderful state of California have all decided to take a firm stance and ban the use of Testosterone Replacement Therapy in combat sports. We learned of this latest development in a release from the commission: “The California State Athletic Commission fully supports the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s decision to eliminate...

Mar 6, 2014 12:11 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Prospect Watch: Sanchez to Showcase in RFA 13 Co-Main

A blue chip wrestler with wicked submission skills meshed with a thirst to learn more and more. A certain UFC middleweight champion from Long Island has already shown this as a blueprint to the ultimate in success in mixed martial arts. Andrew Sanchez is building similar blocks necessary to just get a whiff of such...

Mar 6, 2014 7:31 am

South African Fighter Booto Guylain Passes Away From Injuries Caused In Cage

Another death has unfortunately occurred as a result of an MMA fight, this time in Africa. Booto Guylain (pictured), a South African fighter who fought for the Extreme Fighting Championship promotion, passed away today. The official statement on the EFC website reads: Johannesburg (South Africa) – DRC born Booto Guylain, the veteran of two MMA...

Mar 5, 2014 7:25 am

TUF Winner Mac Danzig Retires From MMA

Mac Danzig has retired from the sport of mixed martial arts. The 34-year-old (former) UFC lightweight began his UFC career by winning “The Ultimate Fighter 6”, and will finish up his career with an MMA record of 21-12-1 (5-8 in the UFC). Mac Danzig spoke with MMAJunkie.com about his plans for the future, as well as how...

Mar 3, 2014 6:15 pm

Cro Cop: ‘It’s not Fedor’s Concern to act like my mother’

“I like Fedor and I respect him a lot, but it’s not his job, it’s not his concern to act like my mother and to give any kind of advice, especially to me. I think I’m old and I believe wise enough that I will know when it’s time to go. What happened to me...

Mar 3, 2014 10:22 am

Nick Jonas Of ‘The Jonas Brothers’ Cast As UFC Fighter In MMA Drama

Now, I know what you’re thinking. Because it was the same thing I was thinking, when I read about the Disney pop star brother being cast in an MMA television drama. But perhaps we should look on the bright side of things. … yes, there’s a bright side to a Jonas brother pretending to be...

Feb 27, 2014 10:06 am

Aldo Coach: Brazil Has The Best Fighters

“The Brazilian athletes are the best in the world, I have no doubt about that. With few condition of work that we have, we get these champions, this is something that you don’t see in any other place in the world. You watch a person fed poorly in his younger life, some who never took...