373 Search Results for Muay Thai

Sep 23, 2016 6:13 am

UFC Fight Night 95 Weigh-In Results: Cyborg Makes Weight

Early this morning, reigning Invicta featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino took to the scale to weigh in for her for sophomore UFC effort, a 140-lb. catchweight bout with Swedish striker Lina Lansberg. Despite plenty of doubt to the contrary, the Brazilian made weight, taking full advantage of the bout’s 1-lb. allowance and tipping the scale...

Sep 21, 2016 3:34 pm

As ‘Cyborg’ Battles Cut to 140, Lansberg Says She Would Have Taken the Fight at 145

This Saturday, reigning Invicta featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino will headline her first UFC card. She’ll do so in her home country of Brazil, opposite Swedish muay thai specialist Lina Lansberg. The two will meet at a catchweight of 140 lbs. Unfortunately, Cyborg’s cut down to 140 has turned into an absolute nightmare. The Brazilian striker claims...

Sep 19, 2016 8:39 am

Sorry, Cyborg: Dana White Has No Plans for New Women’s Divisions in the UFC

This weekend, the UFC returns to Brasilia, Brazil with an exciting night of fights. The card will be headlined by a 140 lb. catchweight bout between reigning Invicta featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino and debuting Muay Thai specialist, Lina Lansberg. The reason this bout is being contested at a catchweight is simple: Cyborg can’t make...

Sep 14, 2016 11:27 am

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Real Quick with Mike Swick Episode 6 – Javier Mendez “This is the Dream Gym”

[ooyala code=”w3cjB2NTE6xqg4QOjbgIli_0Y76IA_Hw” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1920″ height=”1080″] Former top ranked UFC welterweight standout Mike Swick has had a bit of a career resurgence as a coach at ‘AKA Thailand’, which AKA founder Javier Mendez believes to be “the dream gym.” The ‘Real Quick’ web series follows Swick through life in Thailand as the head coach of...

Aug 30, 2016 11:42 am

Lina Lansberg Promises to make Cris Cyborg “Bleed A Lot”

It takes a brave, brave woman to fight Cris “Cyborg” Justino. In the main event of UFC Fight Night 95 on September 24, that’s just what Sweden’s Lina Lansberg will do. Despite the fact that Cyborg (16-1) has not lost an MMA bout in more than a decade, Lansberg (6-1) is confident she can emerge...

Aug 30, 2016 9:13 am

Royce Gracie praises Demian Maia following win over Carlos Condit

This past Saturday in Vancouver, Demian Maia picked up arguably the biggest win of his UFC career as he submitted Carlos Condit in the first round of their main event scrap. The finish was a beautiful one that left many MMA fans stunned given that Condit had never been submitted in the UFC, and possess...

Aug 16, 2016 10:55 am

Exclusive Video | Real Quick with Mike Swick Episode 4 – Anastasia Yankova gets cauliflower ear drained

[ooyala code=”poNTljNTE6zJ01kNz_uu9RXNcq53TdDL” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1920″ height=”1080″ autoplay=”true”] BJPENN.COM has teamed up with UFC Veteran Mike “Quick” Swick to give you an inside look at what it’s like at AKA Thailand. In this exclusive episode of “Real Quick with Mike Swick,” model turned fighter Anastasia Yankova gets her cauliflower ear drained. Javier Mendez of AKA also...

Aug 9, 2016 7:55 am

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg defeats Olympic wrestler in wrestling match

Cyborg Wrestles An Olympian, Wins Posted by Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is generally known for her dominant Muay Thai striking. With that being said, a new video of Cyborg in a wrestling match against Olympic wrestler Aline Ferreira, who is competing at the 2016 Rio...

Aug 3, 2016 8:57 am

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg sparring hard with male partner

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg has earned the reputation as one of the most feared female strikers in MMA. To add to Cyborg’s lengthy list of MMA and Muay Thai accomplishments, she recently made her UFC debut easier this year, where she TKOd Leslie Smith in just over a minute. While no date has...

Jul 26, 2016 7:02 pm

VIDEO | Valentina Shevchenko calls out Amanda Nunes

This past weekend in Chicago, Illinois, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm stepped into the Octagon to fight Valentina Shevchenko. Shevchenko controlled the fight from the start, picking Holm apart with her incredible Muay Thai skills, and countering Holm as she looked to close the distance. Following the win, Shevchenko called for a fight...

Jul 25, 2016 2:38 pm

Stunning BJJ world champion Michelle Nicolini looking to make her name in MMA

Michelle Nicolini has established herself as one of the most decorated female Brazilian jiu-jitsu competitors in the history of the sport. Now, the eight-time world champion and member of the BJJ Hall of Fame is looking to put her stamp down in the world of mixed martial arts. “I just moved to Singapore to train...

Jul 23, 2016 11:13 am

Valentina Shevchenko holds 3 wins over Joanna Jedrzejczyk

At UFC on FOX 20 tonight, Holly Holm will look to rebound from losing her UFC women’s bantamweight championship to Miesha Tate, as she faces Valentina Shevchenko. Ahead of the fight, many aren’t giving Shevchenko much of a chance against the former champ. During a Q&A Friday afternoon, UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk revealed...

Jul 7, 2016 2:40 pm

Report: Anderson Silva to step in and fight Daniel Cormier at UFC 200?

With the UFC working hard to find UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier a fight for UFC 200 after Jon Jones was pulled from the fight for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation, Brazilian media outlet Combate is reporting that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva will be fighting Cormier on Saturday in a non-title bout...

Jun 24, 2016 10:48 pm

VIDEO | Derrick Lewis’ hardcore training for Roy Nelson

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Jun 23, 2016 11:09 am

Sage Northcutt looking absolutely shredded ahead of UFC 200

Young UFC star Sage Northcutt is looking to bounce back from his first professional loss as he is set to take on Enrique Marin at UFC 200. The 20-year-old star is looking like he is terrific shape ahead of the fight taking place next month. Recharging up! #RechargeIsComing A photo posted by Sage Northcutt (@supersagenorthcutt)...

May 3, 2016 2:30 pm

VIDEO | Thiago Alves is looking to drop down to lightweight

At one point in time, Thiago Alves was regarded as one of the top welterweights in the UFC. With explosive knockout power to go along with elite level Muay Thai technique, Alves went on a 7-fight win streak that saw him finish 5 of those opponents. The win streak earned Alves a crack at Georges...

May 3, 2016 8:43 am

VIDEO | Thiago Alves looking to drop down to lightweight

At one point in time, Thiago Alves was regarded as one of the top welterweights in the UFC. With explosive knockout power to go along with elite level Muay Thai technique, Alves went on a 7-fight win streak that saw him finish 5 of those opponents. The win streak earned Alves a crack at Georges...

Apr 19, 2016 10:09 am

VIDEO | 50 kicks in 22 seconds, how many can you do?

Muay Thai Legend Sam-A Gaiyanghadao 50 Roundhouse Kicks WATCH: Muay Thai Legend and multiple-time Muay Thai World Champion Sam-A Gaiyanghadao from the EVOLVE Fight Team has the fastest kicks in history.https://www.evolve-mma.com Posted by Evolve MMA on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 Think you can kick? Check out Muay Thai legend and multiple-time Muay Thai world champion...

Mar 25, 2016 1:04 am

VIDEO | 68-year-old MMA fighting grandmother looks to prove age is just a number

This is definitely not something you see on your typical MMA card. 68-year-old Ann Perez de Tejada made her MMA debut in February and has not let the TKO loss against 24-year-old Laura Dettman derail her from future competition (video of their fight above). According to Fox News Latino, Perez is a fourth-degree black belt...

Mar 22, 2016 9:07 am

Duane Ludwig reacts to news of Urijah Faber vs. Dominick Cruz III

Several years ago Duane ‘Bang’ Ludwig was brought in as the striking coach at Team Alpha Male. Unfortunately, things didn’t work out between Ludwig and TAM owner Urijah Faber. Ludwig left and opened the ‘Bang Muay Thai HQ’ in Broomfield Colorado, and T.J. Dillashaw began spending part of his training camps training with the striking...

Feb 20, 2016 10:35 am

VIDEO | This kid is the future of striking

[fbvideo link=LINK_TO_FB_VIDEO] DAMN! Look at those kicks! Posted by Muay Thai Guy on Saturday, February 13, 2016 UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald is often hailed as the first of the ‘next generation’ of fighters who grew up practicing martial arts from a very young age, and specialize in MMA rather than one specific discipline. In the...

Jan 28, 2016 1:51 am

Did the UFC miss the boat on Russian female prospect Anastasia Yankova?

MMA is about technical skill, putting on exciting fights and ultimately, winning. However, when you can toss in charisma and looks to the package, you have all the ingredients necessary to produce a star not just in MMA, but in pop culture. Look at how former UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has fared with her...

Jan 14, 2016 1:37 am

WATCH! #TBT Ronda Rousey’s coach Edmond Tarverdyan in his second MMA fight

Check out this Throwback Thursday video featuring Ronda Rousey’s head coach Edmond Tarverdyan in his second professional MMA fight against Dominic Gutierrez back in 2012. In this fight, there is a role reversal as Ronda Rousey corners Tarverdyan for his match. Tarverdyan, a former WBC Muay Thai champion holds a 2-0 MMA record but has...