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Mar 23, 2016 1:57 am

Thrilled members from the MMA community react to New York’s MMA legalization

Tuesday was a historic day for sports. New York was the last state in the U.S. to have MMA outlawed, and the process to have that changed started on Tuesday when a bill to change the laws and regulate MMA in New York passed with a 113-25 vote. The bill now awaits the governer’s signature...

Mar 22, 2016 8:29 pm

VIDEO | Dave Sholler celebrates legalization of MMA in New York

Early Tuesday afternoon it was revealed that a bill was passed by a New York assembly that moved MMA one step closer towards legalization in New York. While the bill now moves to the desk of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, he has expressed his desire to sign the bill, and make MMA fully legalized...

Mar 22, 2016 4:30 pm

New York assembly passes bill legalizing MMA

News broke early Tuesday afternoon that a New York State Assembly passed a bill that would see MMA legalized in New York. The vote count was 113-25 according to MMAFighting. The bill now moves to the desk of Governor Andrew Cuomo, who will reportedly sign the bill without issues. UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta spoke on...


Mar 22, 2016 10:47 am

Nate Diaz talks about his uncommon diet for MMA

Nate Diaz is coming off the biggest win of his career after beating UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor at UFC 196. Diaz’s popularity has shot up to the highest point of his career along with his pay for the fight with “The Notorious.” Nate along with his older brother Nick say that his diet has...

Mar 21, 2016 1:54 pm

VIDEO | Here is a look at Conor McGregor’s three professional MMA losses

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was humble in defeat after Nate Diaz was able to submit him in their non-title UFC welterweight bout at UFC 196. However, McGregor’s only loss in the UFC has apparently been eating at him and it is McGregor who has called for an immediate rematch with Diaz. The latest reports...

Mar 21, 2016 11:39 am

MMA community reacts to Mark Hunt’s walk-off KO over Frank Mir

Mark Hunt delivered another one of his signature walk-off knockouts at UFC Fight Night 85 in Brisbane, Australia over the weekend. Hunt landed a thudding blow to former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir that sent him to the canvas. Hunt knew he didn’t need to follow up with more strikes seeing that Mir was out...

Mar 21, 2016 3:01 am

VIDEO | Roy Jones Jr. scores devastating KO over MMA fighter Vyron Phillips

Vyron Phillips vs Roy Jones Jr #URFight Full Fight Highlights pic.twitter.com/xhrpW8PSek — ZombieProphet (@ZProphet_MMA) March 21, 2016 Would you fight multiple time world champion boxer Roy Jones Jr. with the opportunity to win $100,000? The thing is, you would need to beat Jones Jr. to win the $100K. MMA fighter Vyron Phillips took the chance...

Mar 18, 2016 11:09 am

Kimbo Slice’s son, Kevin ‘Baby Slice’ Ferguson Jr. makes MMA debut

Kimbo Slice simply grabs the people’s attention. In his last controversial fight with Dada 5000 where he also happened to fail a drug test at Bellator 149, Spike TV said in a press release that a card with Slice on it once again broke a Bellator record. “Bellator 149 shattered viewership records for Bellator MMA,...

Mar 15, 2016 10:46 pm

The New York State Assembly will vote on the possibility of legalizing MMA

😃 — Dana White (@danawhite) March 15, 2016 .”The New York State Assembly will vote on the possibility of legalizing mixed martial arts in the state next week, according to a spokesman for Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie (D-Bronx). Which day next week the vote would go to the Assembly floor was not specified by Spokesman...

Mar 14, 2016 11:27 am

BREAKING: Matt Mitrione leaves the UFC for Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA has acquired another big name from the UFC following the signing of former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson and MMA legend Wanderlei Silva. Former NFL player and UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione announced his decision to sign with Bellator MMA on the MMA Hour on Monday. Mitrione said that the UFC did not come...

Mar 12, 2016 10:28 pm

Teammate Jake Shields bet on Nate Diaz to defeat Conor McGregor at UFC 196

Former Strikeforce champion Jake Shields was quite confident that his teammate Nate Diaz would be able to defeat Conor McGregor on short-notice at this past weekend’s UFC 196 event in Las Vegas. The former UFC welterweight title challenger, who now fights for the World Series of Fighting promotion, told Sherdog Radio that he bet and...

Mar 12, 2016 12:34 pm

Matt Mitrione waiting to see if UFC matches ‘very nice’ offer from Bellator MMA

Matt Mitrione’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’ scrap with Travis Browne was the last fight on his current UFC contract. Unfortunately for Mitrione, two eye pokes and a broken orbital lead to him being defeated via TKO at the event. While Mitrione is appealing the loss with the Massachusetts commission due to the fact that referee...

Mar 8, 2016 4:01 pm

A severe heart condition has cancelled Chris Leben’s MMA comeback

Mixed martial arts veteran Chris Leben (22-11 MMA) was planning on coming out of retirement to fight for the Bellator MMA promotion. Sadly that is no longer the case, as MMAJunkie is reporting that “The Crippler” has been diagnosed with a severe medical condition that has left Chris with just 18 percent of normal blood...

Mar 7, 2016 4:38 pm

VIDEO | Monday Grappling and Sparring training at JacksonWink MMA

Go behind the scenes of one of the best gyms in MMA. Listen in on famed coaches Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn as they give us a inside look at a typical Monday morning at Team JacksonWink MMA. Here they are instructing this mornings simultaneous sparring and grappling session. Stay tuned for more exclusive footage...

Mar 3, 2016 11:06 am

VIDEO | #TBT 400 lb. Butterbean KOs James Thompson in MMA bout

Check out this Throwback Thursday clip of Eric “Butterbean” Esch take on James Thompson is an MMA match in Cage Rage back in 2007. Butterbean is a heavyweight fighter that started as a professional boxer, and then moved on to other martial arts including kickboxing, mixed martial arts, and even getting his share of matches...

Mar 2, 2016 11:24 am

VIDEO | A compilation of some of the worst fouls in MMA

Check out this compilation of some of the worst fouls to take place in the sport of MMA. These are moments in MMA history that have had people talking about long after the fight. From Heath Herring’s kiss that led to a knockout before the fight even started, all the way up to Ken Shamrock...

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...

Mar 1, 2016 1:33 pm

Video: Anderson Silva questions sport of MMA with his controversial third round knee

Anderson Silva is still upset about the outcome of the five round war with Michael Bisping. Silva’s camp has even requested that the commission review the decision outcome. “The Spider” posted a clip of his knee that landed in the third round and wrote in the caption of his Instagram post: “Isso é um esporte...

Feb 27, 2016 7:43 pm

MMA world reacts to Michael Bisping’s win over Anderson Silva

Saturday afternoon in London, Michael Bisping and Anderson Silva went to war over the course of 5 rounds. Ultimately, Bisping was awarded the unanimous decision win. Immediately, Twitter went wild with reactions from fighters in awe of Bisping’s impressive win over arguably the greatest fighter of all time. Below you can see a compilation of...

Feb 25, 2016 12:56 pm

Former Bellator MMA title challenger working at Mor Furniture

MMA is without a doubt an unforgiving sport Unfortunately, fighters who give everything they have to the sport aren’t always able to dedicate their time 100% to training, and ultimately are then unable to retire after their careers are over. Former Bellator MMA title challenger Joey Beltran is coming off a win at ‘C3 Fights’...

Feb 24, 2016 8:24 am

MMA world reacts to Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz announcement

Yesterday evening UFC President Dana White appeared on SportsCenter to make the announcement of Nate Diaz filling in for Rafael dos Anjos against Conor McGregor at UFC 196. Immediately social media went wild in anticipation of the fight. Below is a compilation of members of the MMA community reacting to the fight. . @thenotoriousmma vs...