388 Search Results for Muay Thai

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

[ooyala code=”pxcWpkNDE6nR5im3K5vXC30JGPiAsBWm” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1600″ autoplay=”true”] Derrick ‘The Black Beast’ Lewis is currently riding a massive 3-fight win streak that most recently saw him knock out Gabriel Gonzaga in April. With that being said, Lewis is currently gearing up for the biggest fight of his career as he faces Roy Nelson on July 7th...

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...

Jan 7, 2016 8:35 am

Donald Cerrone confirms he was fined for uniform infraction

Earlier today news broke that 3 fighters had been fined for violating the UFC’s ‘Athlete Outfitting Policy’ and another 12 have been warned about violating the policy. Fighter’s are fined for “knowingly” violating the policy after having an opportunity to correct it according to Tracey Bleczinski, the UFC Senior VP of Global Consumer Products, who...

Jan 2, 2016 6:18 pm

UFC 195 FS1 Prelim Results: Kish vs Ansaroff

Justine Kish the ethnic Russian born fighting out of Cramerton NC (4-0 MMA) vs Nina Ansaroff (6-4 MMA). Kish is a European Muay Thai champion and formerly had a short stint on TUF but left the house do to a knee injury. Ansaroff was on a five fight win streak until her first UFC event...

Jan 2, 2016 5:53 pm

UFC 195 FS1 Prelim Results: Holtzman vs Dober

Scott “Hot Sauce” Holtzman (8-0 MMA) against Drew Dober (15-7-1 MMA) should be a a classic match up of striker vs grappler. Dober who has a background in Muay Thai and BJJ will have better success on the ground where “Hot Sauce” is going to want to keep this fight on the feet. Round two...

Dec 30, 2015 9:05 am

MUST SEE! This pad session will leave you speechless

Buakaw is without a doubt one of the greatest Muay Thai fighters on the planet. In this video you can see why. Boakaw goes straight beast mode on these pads, and just watching him makes us exhausted. Check out the footage above, and see Boakaw kicking down a banana tree by clicking THIS LINK.

Dec 2, 2015 7:43 am

WATCH! John Wayne Parr breaks down jumping scissor knee

Famed Kickboxer and Muay Thai fighter John Wayne Parr has released yet another striking video, this time demonstrating how to throw a jumping scissor knee. In addition, you can see Parr teaching a step-up knee by clicking THIS LINK.

Nov 21, 2015 9:26 am

REPLAY! Julio Pena’s brutal spinning elbow KO from Lion Fight 26

[fbvideo link=LINK_TO_FB_VIDEO] Brutal elbow KO at Lion Fight 26 by Julio Pena tonight. Posted by Muay Thai Authority on Friday, November 20, 2015 Last night at Lion Fight 26 Julio Pena landed a spinning elbow that is is being deemed a ‘hellbow’. Check it out above!

Nov 11, 2015 11:46 am

BREAKDOWN! Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Valerie Letourneau

This Saturday in Melbourne Australia, Joanna Jedrzejczyk will look to defend her UFC women’s strawweight championship against Valerie Letourneau at the Etihad Stadium in to co-main event of UFC 193. Ahead of the fight we decided to do a breakdown of the co-main event bout and look at what both women will have to do...

Nov 6, 2015 8:29 am

Faber: VanZant believes she’s ready for Jedrzejczyk fight

Paige VanZant has been on a tear since entering the UFC. The 21 year old has gone 3-0 inside the Octagon to build an impressive 6-1 professional MMA record. While ’12 Gauge’ may be gearing up for the biggest test of her career next month when she fights Rose Namajunas on December 10th, in her...

Nov 3, 2015 11:26 am

MUST SEE! Meet Russian MMA fighter Anastasia Yankova

Have you heard of Russian MMA fighter Anastasia Yankova yet? The 24-year-old 2011 Muay Thai kickboxing champion in Russia has made a transition to MMA and holds a 2-0 record as a flyweight, finishing both her opponents by submission. The stunning fighter who is currently fighting in Russia has already attracted the likes of Reebok...

Nov 3, 2015 7:09 am

WATCH! Fighter goes too far in gym challenge?

Gym challenge fight in Beijing The UnderGround Gym Challenge Series: The guy in black/yellow challenged the guy in red to a fight, at the subway station. So red challenged yellow to fight at Beijng's Battle Club Muay Thai. This is safer than fighting on concrete, but still … Posted by The Underground on Sunday, November...

Nov 1, 2015 8:47 pm

MUST SEE! Greatest spinning elbow KO ever?

This spinning elbow knockout from a Muay Thai fight in Thailand may very well be the best one we’ve ever seen. Where does this rank amongst your favorite spinning elbow knockouts?

Nov 1, 2015 7:33 am

MUST SEE! Fighter kicks down banana tree

It’s no secret that Muay Thai fighters have unbelievably strong kicks. This guy takes it one step further to prove the brutality of his kicks by kicking down a banana tree.

Oct 14, 2015 10:36 am

Openly Gay Martial Artist Finding Support Group In Fellow Fighters

Openly gay martial artist Nicholas “Rush” Rotas shared his story and explained how his teammates and other fighters have helped to provide a support group for him. Rotas detailed his story in a piece he wrote on Outsports, a site that features gay athletes. Rota is a blue belt in BJJ and also trains in...