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Feb 25, 2016 1:09 pm

DADA 5000’s Family releases statement on Joe Rogan’s ‘racist’ comments

In the co-main event of Bellator 149, Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 fought in what many believed to be one of the strangest fights in MMA history. Both men gassed out in the fight extremely quick, forcing referee ‘Big’ John McCarthy to even stand the fighters up at one point when Kimbo had mount. Ultimately,...

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 25, 2016 10:42 am

REPLAY! ‘UFC Fight Night: London’ top 5 media day moments

Saturday evening in London Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping will square off in the main event of ‘UFC London’ on UFC Fight Pass. Ahead of the bout there has been tension between the fighters due to the fact that Bisping has repeatedly taken verbal shots at Anderson Silva’s pair of failed drug tests surrounding his...

Feb 24, 2016 8:33 am

Conor McGregor’s coach points out important lesson from Rafael dos Anjos withdrawal

Yesterday Rafael dos Anjos withdrew from his UFC 196 lightweight title fight against Conor McGregor on March 5th due to a broken foot. Immediately there were several contenders campaigning to fill in against McGregor. Donald Cerrone, Anthony Pettis, Urijah Faber, and Nate Diaz all asked for the fight against McGregor, however Diaz ultimately filled the...


Feb 24, 2016 7:48 am

Donald Cerrone reacts to Nate Diaz getting UFC 196 fight

Yesterday after Rafael dos Anjos withdrew from his UFC 196 title fight against Conor McGregor, many top ranked fighters were scrambling to get the vacant spot opposite McGregor. For a while it seemed as though fan-favorite fighter Donald Cowboy Cerrone would get the fight. Cerrone hit the gym to start cutting weight and was just...

Feb 20, 2016 10:52 am

Kimbo Slice reflects on Bellator 149 win

Last night in the co-main event of Bellator 149 Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 had their highly anticipated grudge match. The fight ultimately ended in controversy, with Dada 5000 appearing to hit the ground from exhaustion rather than a punch. With that being said Slice looked noticeably exhausted himself, forcing referee John McCarthy to even...

Feb 20, 2016 8:08 am

Royce Gracie releases statement on alleged low blow against Shamrock

Last night in the main event of Bellator 149 Royce Gracie and Ken Shamrock faced off for the third time in their MMA careers. The fight was a controversial one that ended with Gracie ultimately getting the TKO win. Immediately Shamrock began complaining to the referee that Shamrock hit him below the belt, and that...

Feb 20, 2016 12:07 am

PHOTO | Tito Ortiz wins big with Bellator 149 bet

Last night in the co-main event of Bellator 149 Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 had their highly anticipated grudge match. Ultimately, Slice was awarded the win after Dada 5000 hit the ground from apparent exhaustion. Dada 5000 was then taken out of the cage via a stretcher. While the reaction from the MMA community wasn’t...

Feb 16, 2016 9:57 am

Dominick Cruz viciously stirs the pot of drama at ‘Team Alpha Fail’

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has had a long time rivalry with Urijah Faber and he has been getting an absolute kick out of all the drama surrounding Faber’s camp at Team Alpha Male. A fall out between Faber and striking coach Duane Ludwig caused a rift between fighters with the former bantamweight champion Dillashaw...

Feb 13, 2016 7:46 am

Stephen Thompson politely fires back at Tyron Woodley

Back at UFC 192 Tyron Woodley and former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks were slated to square off to decide who would get a crack at Robbie Lawler’s welterweight championship. Hendricks had a weight-cut mishap and was rushed to the hospital. Woodley was ultimately awarded the title shot by UFC President Dana White. Lawler went...

Feb 12, 2016 10:03 am

Michael Bisping claims Anderson Silva ‘was cheating his whole career’

Michael Bisping is not letting anyone forget that Anderson Silva tested positive for banned substances. The former UFC middleweight champion is returning to his first fight since being suspended by the NAC after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). Although Silva’s NAC hearing seemed less than professional at times, they ultimately served Silva a one-year...

Feb 12, 2016 1:08 am

MMA world reacts to the death of Kevin Randleman

The recent news of former UFC heavyweight champion Kevin Randleman passing away due to heart failure struck the MMA community out of nowhere. The 44-year-old MMA pioneer reportedly died of heart failure. According to Bleacher Report’s Jeremy Botter, Randleman went to the hospital with pneumonia, but ultimately passed away due to heart failure. See how...

Feb 6, 2016 8:02 am

Results from ‘2016 World MMA Awards’

Last night the 2016 World MMA Awards went down in Las Vegas at The Venetian. The event, which was hosted by MMA veteran Urijah Faber, was a memorable one that even saw Conor McGregor throw some verbal jabs at UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum. The event was also a big one for UFC women’s bantamweight...

Feb 5, 2016 9:40 am

Benson Henderson: ‘The UFC can sit there and promise you the moon’

Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson has had a lot more than just fans buzzing about his choice to leave the UFC and sign to fight with Bellator MMA. Now being a former UFC fighter, current UFC veterans have been trying to get as much information from “Smooth” on how his negotiations went down from...

Feb 5, 2016 8:05 am

Joe Rogan calls for instant penalty for eye pokes and groin shots

The question of how to prevent unintentional eye pokes inside the cage is something that has been discussed for quite some time, however has never really been answered. Bellator MMA designed a special pair of gloves which leave a fighter unable to fully extend their fingers, minimizing the number of unintentional eye pokes caused by...

Feb 3, 2016 11:59 am

EXCLUSIVE | Mike Winkeljohn talks coaching strategy, Holm’s win, and more!

Famed MMA coach Mike Winkeljohn was nominated for ‘MMA Coach of the Year’ for the Fighter’s Only World MMA Awards. The awards show goes down February 5th from The Venetian in Las Vegas, and ahead of the show we took the opportunity to talk with Coach Winkeljohn to get some insight into the mind of...

Feb 1, 2016 2:07 pm

Sage Northcutt was hospitalized days before UFC on FOX 18 loss

Many critics hate to hear excuses about losses, while fans can often find comfort and reasoning on why their favorite fighters have losses on their records. Rising star Sage Northcutt had his undefeated record come to an end on Saturday night against a late replacement opponent Bryan Barberena. Northcutt spoke with the MMA Hour on...

Jan 28, 2016 7:04 am

Demetrious Johnson looking for massive payday in potential Cruz superfight

Many MMA fans forget that back in 2011 before the formation of the UFC’s flyweight division Dominick Cruz defeated Demetrious Johnson via unanimous decision. Cruz ultimately was sidelined for several years due to injury and forced to vacate the belt before ultimately reclaiming it earlier this month. Johnson on the other hand competed 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 12, 2016 1:05 pm

Frankie Edgar: ‘Am I going to get it? I f*cking doubt it’

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar has only one fight on his mind, which is a UFC featherweight title bout with champion Conor McGregor. Edgar recently spoke on the MMA Hour about why he thinks he ultimately will be let down by the UFC (transcribed by MMA Fighting): “Yeah, from what I think, yeah, [McGregor]’s...

Jan 10, 2016 1:26 pm

Video: TOP 20 BEST BOXERS 2016 (HBO)

Let’s take a peek at which top 20 fighters will be making moves this year in boxing. The Ultimate Pound For Pound list for 2016 ranked by Boxing Legends TV. With an all new star rating system. 1) Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin 2) Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez 3) Sergey ‘Krusher’ Kovalev 4) Andre ‘S.O.G’ Ward 5) Roman...

Jan 10, 2016 7:43 am

Video: Frank Mir on Mark Hunt: Tap or Snap, KO?

Frank Mir (18-10 MMA) has faced the best of the best the majority of his career.   The 36 year old signed on with the UFC back in 2001 and is one of the few that has 25 + fights for the organization. Mir’s next task is formidable opponent Mark  “Super Samoan” Hunt who is...

Jan 8, 2016 11:14 am

More details released regarding EA Sports UFC 2

As we get closer and closer to the release date of EA Sports UFC 2, fans are getting more and more anxious for details! First EA Sports hid the release date on UFC.com, then the first official trailer was released, now we have even more details regarding gameplay modes. EA Sports sent out a press...

Jan 2, 2016 8:31 pm

UFC 195 Results: Albert Tumenov defeats Lorenz larkin

It was a bit of a back and forth fight between Lorenz Larkin & Albert Tumenov on the main card of UFC 195. According to UFC.com’s FightMetric data, Larkin landed a total of 40 significant strikes, while Tumenov landed 38 significant strikes. In addition, neither fighter landed a takedown, and neither knocked the other down....

Jan 1, 2016 8:30 am

WATCH! Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit’s collision course to UFC 195

Check out the road to UFC 195 featuring UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler and contender Carlos Condit. The video entails both fighter’s history leading up to how they became matched up for the UFC welterweight championship on Jan. 2. Who are you picking to take home the belt on Saturday? Let us know who you...

Jan 1, 2016 8:09 am

WATCH! Condit was supposed to fight Cerrone in boxing match

While Carlos Condit and Donald Cerrone are both elite level UFC fighters that are ranked in the top 5 of their respective divisions, there was a time when the pair were supposed to fight one another in a boxing match. Ahead of his UFC 195 title fight on Saturday against Robbie Lawler, Condit spoke about...