2283 Search Results for mixed martial arts

Jan 13, 2012 7:32 am

MMA NEWS – Revelation That Cyborg Uses Steroids Hurt Gina Carano

[box_light] “I’d be lying if I said that I wasn’t hurt by the whole thing. That fight with her was definitely the biggest moment of my mixed martial arts (MMA) career and at that time I had people around me telling me she was on steroids and everything. But, if there was a chance that...

Jan 12, 2012 1:35 pm

UFC NEWS – 2011 Salary Report For 337 UFC Fighters

2011 was a hallmark year for the world’s biggest and best Mixed Martial Arts promotion. They expanded to new territories, set record gate and attendance figures and launched a revolutionary TV deal. Safe to say the UFC had a great 2011. In an interesting report from mma-manifesto.com, 337 UFC fighters who fought for the promotion...

Jan 12, 2012 9:43 am

UFC NEWS – “Brock Lesnar Is Done” Says UFC President

[box_light]“I think Brock’s done. The conversations I’ve had with Brock Lesnar since that fight, all indications point to it’s over. This isn’t baseball man, half in, half out, you can go out and party the night before and then play a game. These guys have to be 100-percent into this mentally, physically, emotionally… Here’s what...


Jan 11, 2012 5:30 am

UFC NEWS – UFC on FUEL TV 2 Tickets On Sale Today

For the first time in UFC history, the Octagon is headed to Stockholm. The Ultimate Fighting Championship, the world’s premier organization for mixed martial arts, announced today that it is planning its Swedish debut on April 14, 2012. The first European UFC event of the year will be held in the prestigious Ericsson Globe Arena...

Jan 11, 2012 4:40 am

UFC NEWS – UFC Heading To Atlanta In April For UFC 146

The UFC announced late yesterday evening that they are set to return to “The Dirty South” this April for UFC 146. It will mark the promotions first return to the city commonly known as the “A” since Rashad Evans knocked out Chuck Liddell at UFC 88. With a host of regional shows, the Mixed Martial...

Jan 6, 2012 4:16 pm

MMA NEWS – Cris Cyborg Tests Positive For Performance Enhancing Drugs;Fight Overturned To No Decision

CALIFORNIA STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION SUSPENDS LICENSE OF FIGHTER CRISTIANE JUSTINO SANTOS – a.k.a. CRIS CYBORG Mixed Martial Arts fighter tested positive for anabolic steroid in December 16, 2011 test The California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) has suspended the license of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Cristiane Justino Santos, better known in MMA circles as Cris...

Jan 4, 2012 12:44 pm

MMA NEWS – ProElite standout McMann stays patient … for now

When Sara McMann decides to do something, there’s no stopping her. With a relentless training regimen and desire to succeed, McMann pushed herself to become the nation’s best female wrestler. In 2004 she became the first American woman to win an Olympic silver medal in freestyle wrestling. Throw in a silver and two bronzes at...

Jan 3, 2012 11:30 am

UFC NEWS – Sweden’s First UFC Announces DaMarques Johnson vs. John Maguire on Fuel TV 2

International expansion efforts by the UFC have landed their first event at the Ericsson Global Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The first fight announced on the card, reported by Heavy.com, will have American fighter, DaMarques Johnson, versus England’s new UFC inductee, John Maguire. The Stockholm, Sweden event will be one of four international venues the UFC...

Dec 22, 2011 11:15 am

UFC NEWS – Mir On Overeem: His Arms Are Too Big To Land Chokes

“I think that Alistair obviously just uses his ground game to avoid taking punishment and that way, when he gets back up to his feet, he’s very damaging. I think he does have an excellent guillotine but Lesnar doesn’t really shoot with his head on the side and kind of wade right in like, Hrmm,...

Dec 22, 2011 5:45 am

UFC NEWS – Brock Lesnar Makes Millions in 2010

A recent report from ESPN the Magazine stated that the WWE star turned UFC fighter accrued 5.3 million dollars for fighting in 2010. While most top fighters in the UFC only earn figures in the hundreds of thousands, Lesnar is known to bring in mainstream crowds towards the UFC’s ever growing mixed martial arts niche....

Dec 21, 2011 11:16 am

MMA NEWS – Shinya Aoki Training For DREAM Year End Show (Video)

This video features a behind-the-scenes look into the training camp of DREAM FC Lightweight World Champion Shinya Aoki from the Evolve Fight Team, Asia’s top professional fight team. He is scheduled to defend his title this coming New Year’s Eve against Sengoku Champion Satoru Kitaoka at DREAM: Genki Desuka. For this fight, Shinya had a...

Dec 21, 2011 4:00 am

MMA NEWS- "Strikeforce Melendez vs. Masvidal" Salary Report: Mousasi & Melendez Top Earners

Last weekend’s Strikeforce event played host to nine professional Mixed Martial Arts fights. The total disclosed payroll released by the California State Athletic Commission came in at $580,000 for all 18 competitors on the night. Strikeforce lightweight champion, Gilbert Melendez and former Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion, Gegard Mousasi, topped the evening’s payroll with $150,000 each. The...

Dec 20, 2011 8:54 am

UFC NEWS – Herb Dean Had Hoped "Big Nog" Would Tap Before Eventual Arm Break

“In my mind, I was hoping that he would tap. Like, ‘Please, please make this easy for me. That looks like it’s on.’ I definitely [had a] heightened awareness at that time. I was really focused on that arm. But that’s how Antonio became who he is — he didn’t get there by giving up....

Dec 15, 2011 12:07 pm

MMA NEWS – Strikeforce Lives: Showtime And Strikeforce Announce Closing Of Broadcast Deal Renewal

Showtime Networks Inc. and world championship mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion STRIKEFORCE have entered into a new broadcast agreement to continue producing live MMA events on the premium television network, SHOWTIME. The agreement was announced jointly today by Stephen Espinoza, Executive Vice President and General Manager, SHOWTIME Sports®, Dana White, UFC President, and Scott Coker,...

Dec 15, 2011 8:21 am

Cro Cop Returns To Action Under K-1 Banner In March

Retired from Mixed Martial Arts and retired from combat sports are two entirely different things and former UFC heavyweight fighter Mirko Cro Cop is set to prove that. After taking defeat in the UFC for the last time at UFC 137 against Roy “Big Country” Nelson the Croatian superstar announced his retirement from the UFC...

Dec 13, 2011 12:20 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FOX 1's Semerzier vs. Peralta Ruled A No Contest By CSAC

If you failed to tune in on Facebook for the UFC on Fox 1 preliminary card bouts than you missed a very controversial stoppage in the fight between Mackens Semerzier and Robert Peralta. The two bantamweight fighters went back and forth throughout the majority of the fight, with an edge conceivably given to Mackens for...

Dec 6, 2011 7:22 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC Announces Cruz and Faber As Coaches Of The Ultimate Fighter Live on FX

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that The Ultimate Fighter, the longest-running sports reality show on television, is moving to FX this March with an exciting, new live format. The Ultimate Fighter LIVE debuts on Friday, March 9 as part of a two-hour season premiere beginning at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The show will then air...