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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...

May 1, 2013 4:45 pm

Playing Matchmaker: Cheick Kongo’s First Fights Outside The UFC

It’s official: Cheick Kongo and the Ultimate Fighting Championship are no longer affiliated with each other. After nearly seven years of working for the UFC and calling the octagon his home, Kongo is looking to pursue a career outside of Zuffa. Kongo’s first win over a big-name came after he defeated Mirko Cro Cop by...

Mar 1, 2013 10:43 am

Wanderlei Silva: Don’t Doubt his Chin | Editorial | UFC News

  Saturday night (Sunday, noon in Japan), Wanderlei Silva takes on the heavy-handed former Marine, Brian Stann in the same arena that former Pride middleweight champion, Silva, made a name for himself, Saitama Super Arena. The two are expected to exchange heavy shots and from most media predictions, you will find that an all out...

May 28, 2012 1:14 pm

Glory World Series 2012 Kicks Off With A Bang | MMA NEWS

The past couple of days have been nothing short of amazing for combat sports fans. For mixed martial arts there was an amazing card top-to-bottom in UFC 146 where Junior dos Santos successfully defended his heavyweight title in dominant fashion against Frank Mir. On Sunday for kickboxing, K1 Uprising took place and saw returning icons like...

Jan 16, 2012 1:11 pm

BJ Penn's Weekly Pics

Running into Cheick Kongo and Mirko Cro Cop at UFC 137 Press Conference. Its always nice catching up with these guys. Cheick is still active and Mirko is one of the greatest ever period.

Nov 1, 2017 9:56 am

Tyron Woodley Basically Says He Could Beat Colby Covington With One Arm

No matter what crazy stuff he said, you can’t deny that Colby Covington backed it up by taking out Demian Maia at UFC Sao Paulo. He may be in some hot water, but he made the most out of his time on the mic and called out Tyron Woodley to challenge for his UFC welterweight...

Nov 1, 2017 7:34 am

Here’s how the world’s top fighters celebrated Halloween

Last night (and over the past weekend), dozens of members of the MMA community donned costumes for this year’s halloween celebrations. Check out some of the best Halloween posts from the MMA community below. WARNING: Some are NSFW! We gonna git you sucka A post shared by Luke Rockhold (@lukerockhold) on Oct 29, 2017 at...

Oct 31, 2017 4:37 pm

Stephen Thompson ‘Fired Up’ for Something Different Against Jorge Masvidal

UFC 217 is one of those cards where every single fight will be a battle for a spotlight. The second fight on the television prelims features Ovince Saint Preux, if that gives you any indication of the scope we’re talking about. Not to be buried beneath the three title fights on the card, Stephen Thompson...

Oct 27, 2017 11:02 am

Alexander and Fedor Emelianenko bring their brotherly beef to the media

The Emelianenko brothers seem to be quite the opposites and it shows with their current relationship. According to Alexander who spoke with sovsport.ru recently, the two MMA siblings have not spoken to each other in the last 10 years. The tattooed Alexander recently made a return to MMA competition in September following an 18-month prison...

Oct 1, 2017 8:34 am

Tyron Woodley explains why he respects Mike Perry more than any other welterweight contender

When UFC welterweight king Tyron Woodley looks over the jam-packed list of welterweight contenders, there’s one fighter on the list who has truly won his respect. That fighter is rising knockout artist “Platinum” Mike Perry. “The only guy that I respect who talks stuff about me is Mike Perry,” Woodley said on the Fight Strength Podcast this week (via MMAUno.com). “Mike...

Aug 31, 2017 7:12 am

VIDEO | Here’s what happens when you try to rob an MMA gym

Attempting an armed robbery is always a bad idea. Attempting an armed robbery on an MMA gym with the words “Fighters Made Here” emblazoned on the door ranks among the dumbest decisions a person can make. Yet that’s just what somebody did on Tuesday night, in Burbank, California. The would-be robber’s target was Defiant MMA...

Aug 2, 2017 11:07 am

Dana White gives update on Ronda Rousey’s fighting future

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion and transcendent MMA superstar Ronda Rousey has not been seen in action since she was bludgeoned to a first-round TKO loss by reigning champ Amanda Nunes in December. This layoff was preceded by an even longer one, as the former champ spent more than a year on the shelf after...

Jul 7, 2017 8:37 am

Travis Browne opens up on home robbery

Recently, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey revealed that her Venice home was burglarized before she and her hubby, UFC heavyweight Travis Browne, left for New Zealand. Browne, without missing a beat, wound up finding the robbers at a nearby skate park and alerting police officers. The incident flew under the radar when it...

Jun 27, 2017 1:51 pm

Robert Whittaker explains why you won’t hear him trash talk his way to a fight

Robert Whittaker is set for the biggest fight of his career as he is set to take on Yoel Romero in a UFC interim middleweight title fight at UFC 213. Coming off an impressive TKO stoppage over Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza, Whittaker has worked his way up to an interim title bout by letting his performances...

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 14, 2017 11:07 am

Jimi Manuwa and Daniel Cormier trade shots on Twitter

This past weekend at UFC 210, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier picked up another impressive win as he defeated light heavyweight knockout artist Anthony Johnson in a highly anticipated showdown. Following his win over Johnson, Cormier turned to face top ranked light heavyweight Jimi Manuwa, who was in the crowd, and took shots at...

Mar 31, 2017 11:22 pm

Cris Cyborg signs to fight Rizin open weight tournament

THIS JUST IN! Shocking news has surfaced that on the heels of relinquishing the Invicta FC women’s featherweight title, WMMA legend Cris Cyborg has now signed to Rizin FF to fight in their open-weight tournament for the Rizin FF title belt. This of course comes on the heels of Cyborg calling for a UFC 214...

Mar 20, 2017 6:43 am

Chris Weidman details his involvement in another street fight

Not long ago, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman amused the MMA community with a story about a street fight that he and UFC light heavyweight Gian Villante got into back in the day. Apparently, this wasn’t the only street fight the former champ was involved in in his youth. On a recent episode of...

Mar 14, 2017 11:52 am

14-year-old kickboxer Scott Marsden dies after national title bout

Tragic news has hit the kickboxing community as it became known that 14-year-old kickboxer, Scott Marsden passed away. Marsden was competing in a national title bout in Leeds, England on Saturday when he collapsed during the bout and was taken to the hospital where he later died. West Yorkshire Police are making inquiries but the...

Jan 22, 2017 4:47 am

EXCLUSIVE | Mike Perry was involved in one hell of a brawl in Orlando

UFC welterweight fighter Mike Perry suffered the first loss of his professional career at last month’s UFC on FOX event in Sacramento dropping a decision against surging division contender Alan Jouban. Prior to the setback, “Platinum” had put together a very impressive win streak which included six first-round finishes. Perry, who is currently lobbying for...

Jan 20, 2017 12:03 pm

VIDEO | Fights break out in the streets as a result of Trump inauguration

Friday, January 20, 2017, marks a historic day as Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. With the inauguration of Trump, there are many Americans that are on complete polar opposites to having the business tycoon running the country and it was seen in the streets in Washington, D.C....

Jan 10, 2017 9:15 am

Cody Garbrandt-TJ Dillashaw feud continues as Dillashaw calls champ’s bluff

While the feud between Team Alpha Male (TAM) and former TAM member TJ Dillashaw has been a very public one, the Cody Garbrandt-TJ Dillashaw feud was reignited at the end of 2016 when undefeated TAM prospect Cody Garbrandt was gearing up for his UFC 207 showdown with Dominick Cruz, and Dillashaw was gearing up for...

Jan 9, 2017 1:06 pm

TJ Dillashaw gives update on relationship with Team Alpha Male

When former bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw left his long-time home in Sacramento’s Team Alpha Male, it created something of a media frenzy, as it was reported again and again that his relationships with his former Team Alpha Male training partners had been damaged irreparably. On the latest addition The MMA Hour, however, Dillashaw explained that...

Jan 9, 2017 12:08 pm

Yair Rodriguez talks BJ Penn bout, predicts submission win

This Sunday, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Phoenix, Arizona, Mexico’s Yair Rodriguez will take on our very own BJ Penn in a fight that is undoubtedly the biggest test of his promising career. In advance of this scrap with Penn, Rodriguez joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to weigh...