2656 Search Results for mixed martial arts

Aug 12, 2012 4:09 pm

Amateur Fighter Dies After Bout

Amateur mixed martial arts fighter Tyrone Mimms, 30, collapsed after his fight ended at ‘Fight Night at the Point 6′ in Mount Pleasant, SC and was taken to the hospital. According to several reports including one from CarolinaLive.com, Mimms was unresponsive after EMS workers gave the fighter chest compressions at the scene of the fight....

Aug 10, 2012 8:57 am

UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II Predictions

UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II Main Card Predictions: I haven’t done a prediction column in the longest time, but I figured now that I am part of the best MMA website this is as good a time as ever to give it another shot. Tomorrow night the UFC makes a return trip to Denver...

Aug 8, 2012 7:49 am

The MMA Community Joins Together To Help A Young Child

One of my goals when writing about mixed martial arts is to accentuate the positive. When I interview a mixed martial artist I want to show the public who they are outside the cage as well as whom they are inside of it. There is already enough negative publicity surrounding the sport, there is no...


Aug 8, 2012 6:21 am

EXCLUSIVE | Combat Grappling, Jiu Jitsu's Evolution Feat. Eddie Bravo

Combat Grappling is making a surge. It is a combination of striking and grappling disciplines like Wrestling, Jiu Jitsu, and Judo that are a natural fit for the grappling portion of the sport. It’s not all that different from mixed martial arts really. In some cases the competitors wear protective gear much like a kickboxing...

Aug 8, 2012 6:11 am

Exclusive: At 46-Years-Young Rick Roufus Ready For an Uprising of His Own

He may be 46-years-old, but Rick Roufus feels he is just as good as he has ever been. With over 70 professional kickboxing belts under his belt, Roufus is by far and away the most experienced fighter who will be competing in the 2012 K-1 rising U.S. Grand Prix Championship which kicks off on September...

Aug 7, 2012 3:00 am

Video | At Home with Ronda Rousey (All Access Clip) | Strikeforce News

Outside of the mixed martial arts cage and away from the media spotlight, the cameras of All Access: Ronda Rousey a young athlete on the cusp of stardom. Watch Rousey in the hours before her sensational photo shoot for the ESPN Magazine Body Issue. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned...

Aug 3, 2012 11:32 am

Tito Ortiz Thinks His Prime-Self Could Beat Jon Jones, Blames Injuries | UFC NEWS

UFC Hall of famer and former light heavyweight champ, Tito Ortiz spoke with MMA Uncensored Live about his retired life, and what could’ve been if wasn’t for his injuries and medical procedures he had to undertake. The interview began with his transition to retirement “It’s everything that I expected it to be — fishing, enjoying...

Aug 2, 2012 1:46 pm

Rory MacDonald Officialy Enlists In VADA for UFC 152 Bout Against BJ Penn | UFC NEWS

For the first time in UFC history two fighters have agreed to voluntary, random drug screening which will be performed during the 8-week lead up to their fight. BJ Penn and Rory MacDonald have both enlisted into the VADA program. VADA released news of Rory’s enrollment today:   [box_light] This letter is to advise the...

Aug 2, 2012 10:30 am

BIO

Born on December 13, 1978, Jay Dee “B.J.” Penn is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world champion and a two time, two division Mixed Martial Arts champion currently fighting for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). B.J. is the fourth of five sons born of Jay Dee Penn Sr. and Loraine Shin. The Penn family heritage, although prominent...

Jul 31, 2012 9:07 am

Ricardo Arona Talks Return To MMA | "It’s Just A Matter Of Time." | MMA News

By Jamie McAllister Ricardo Arona comments in an interview with TATAME. Arona talks about returning to MMA as well as opening his own Mixed Martial Arts gym. Arona has been out of action for some time now, in his last bout he defeated Marvin Eastman back in September 2009. He talks about his time away...

Jul 30, 2012 2:13 am

Roger Gracie Open To Bout With Tim Kennedy | Strikeforce News

By Jamie McAllister Roger Gracie in an interview with TATAME. Gracie is one of the best submission grappler’s in the world if not the best. However one man who would disagree with this statement is Tim Kennedy who offered a challenge via his official Twitter account. I read @cokersf said @rogergracie was the best grappler in...

Jul 28, 2012 6:00 am

Steve Mazzagatti: ‘I Don’t Work For Dana’ | UFC NEWS

“[White] has criticized us and we get a lot of criticism for not standing them up – at least I do,” Mazzagatti said in a telephone interview. “They say we let fighters lay on the ground too long and we’re not doing anything. We don’t make the rules. We enforce them. It’s not our job...

Jul 28, 2012 5:40 am

VIDEO | All Access: Ronda Rousey – Premieres Wed Aug 8th | MMA NEWS

Emmy Award-winning SHOWTIME Sports will produce a new edition of the new documentary series ALL ACCESS with an all-encompassing look at women’s mixed martial arts (MMA) sensation Ronda Rousey. The first episode will premiere on Wednesday, Aug. 8 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME®. The second episode will premiere on Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 9:30...

Jul 26, 2012 6:25 pm

With UFC 152 Main & Co-Main Events Set, Penn Finalizes VADA Enrollment | UFC NEWS

After weeks of decision making, former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn has finalized his enrollment with the VADA testing program. Penn will be the first UFC fighter to undergo the voluntary testing that the organization provides in an attempt to set a clear example to the rest of the sport. In a release...

Jul 26, 2012 1:42 pm

Why We Haven’t Seen The Last Of Chael Sonnen In The Middleweight Division

By Evan Stoumbelis After losing to Anderson Silva for a second time, fans are left to wonder what Chael Sonnen‘s fate will be. Chael spoke with UFC Today’s Ariel Helwani about a possible move to the Light Heavyweight division. “There is simply an option to start over by changing weight class. My mentors have done...

Jul 23, 2012 10:10 am

InvictaFC.com To Stream Entire Baszler vs. McMann Women’s MMA Event Live, Free Of Charge This Saturday | MMA NEWS

Invicta Fighting Championships will stream its much-anticipated Baszler vs. McMann, 14-fight women’s professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event, live in its entirety and free of charge to a worldwide audience on the promotion’s website, InvictaFC.com, from Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kan. on Saturday, July 28. Returning to the Invicta FC broadcast booth to call...

Jul 17, 2012 12:20 pm

The Association Of Boxing Commissions Addresses Scoring System In MMA | MMA NEWS

This year at the Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC) annual conference, the commission removed last year’s proposed half-point scoring system while redefining many Unified Rules for MMA, a decision with a direct effect on mixed martial arts’ scoring. After a year of a voluntary evaluation period granted to the half-point system proposed by Doc Hamilton...

Jul 15, 2012 3:27 pm

BJ Penn prepared to pay for UFC 152 pre-fight testing

“For much of his career, former UFC champion B.J. Penn (16-8-2 MMA, 12-7-2 UFC) has been an outspoken opponent of performance-enhancing drug use in the sport of mixed martial arts. And so when the non-profit Voluntary Anti-Doping Association volunteered to sponsor pre-fight testing for Penn and his UFC 152 opponent, Rory MacDonald (13-1 MMA, 4-1...

Jul 14, 2012 10:35 am

Mike Dolce Thinks Every Fighter Can Learn Something From Chael Sonnen | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Mike Dolce went from having a lackluster career as a mixed martial arts fighter to having a very successful career as a nutritionist for some of the top athletes in the world today. One of the high-profiled names that he helps reach his desired weight on fight day is Chael Sonnen, who...