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May 26, 2016 12:42 pm

VIDEO | Holy slow-motion sumo slam

Here’s a little flashback to the 2013 US Sumo Open match between 346-pound Byambajav “Byamba” Ulambayar and 410-pound Kelly “Big Tree” Gneiting that took place in Los Angeles. Close to 4,000 people were in attendance for the ground shaking event as “Byamba” captured the gold medal for the 7th consecutive year. To get a grasp...

May 23, 2016 10:00 am

Renan Barao says ‘future will tell’ if he will ever fight with teammate Jose Aldo

Nova Uniao teammates and former champions Renan Barao and Jose Aldo used to run the bantamweight and featherweight divisions, respectively. Now with Barao going up to the featherweight division, chances are that the two Brazilian teammates will have to face one another in the Octagon if they are both on the same path of becoming...


May 22, 2016 9:13 am

Cris Cyborg wants a boxing fight on the same card as ‘McGregor vs. Mayweather’

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg made a statement in her UFC debut earlier this month at UFC 198 when she defeated Leslie Smith via TKO in the very first-round. The feared Brazilian striker has heard the rumors about a possible boxing match between retired champion Floyd Mayweather and current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor....

May 21, 2016 10:51 am

BJ Penn on FLOGRAPPLING’s ‘America’s Most Successful Black Belt of All Time’

BJ “The Prodigy” Penn got his nickname early on in his martial arts career and for good reason. Our namesake was the first non-Brazilian to win gold at the World Jiu-Jitsu Championships back in 2000, which catapulted his career in mixed martial arts. Penn then went on to achieve great accolades in the world of...

May 19, 2016 11:56 pm

PHOTO | Anderson Silva gives update post-surgery

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was slated to fight Uriah Hall this past weekend at UFC 198 in his hometown of Curitiba, Brazil, however an inflamed gallbladder forced Silva off the card, and ultimately onto the operating table. ‘The Spider’ was forced to undergo surgery to have his gallbladder removed, and will be unable...

May 19, 2016 9:17 am

Rodrigo Botti tells his side of incident with Matt Brown

At UFC 198, fights didn’t just take place inside the cage. Top ranked UFC welterweight Matt Brown was hit in the head multiple times on his walkout to the Octagon. In addition, Brown was then hit in the back of the head in the hotel lobby the next morning. The man, who was revealed to...

May 18, 2016 11:01 am

VIDEO | Stipe Miocic does it all, cranks a homerun at Cleveland Indians practice

.@Indians might need to take a closer look at @stipemiocicufc. @ufc champ was raking. He even went yard during BP! https://t.co/XG2CfFwWMj — SportsTime Ohio (@SportsTimeOhio) May 18, 2016 Newly crowned UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic has been having the time of his life back home in Cleveland. After getting back from Brazil with the biggest...

May 18, 2016 10:06 am

Alistair Overeem was “flabbergasted” by how easily Stipe Miocic beat Fabricio Werdum

This past weekend in Curitiba, Brazil, Stipe Miocic shocked the world as he picked up an incredible one-punch knockout win over UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum. Miocic landed a right hook as Werdum rushed forward, and put the heavyweight champ to sleep in the very first round to claim the UFC heavyweight championship. One man...

May 18, 2016 9:56 am

VIDEO | Jose Aldo vows to “get that piece of s**t” Conor McGregor

While Jose Aldo is currently gearing up for his UFC 200 interim featherweight title fight against Frankie Edgar, an eventual rematch with Conor McGregor seems to be the main focus of Aldo. Aldo spoke to media members in Brazil prior to UFC 198, where he discussed his fight against Edgar, a rematch with Conor McGregor,...

May 17, 2016 10:33 am

Surprising odds released for Cris Cyborg bouts versus Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate

Cris Cyborg made her UFC debut at UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil over the weekend with a successful finish of Leslie Smith in the first round. Cyborg’s only UFC fight was at a 140 pound catchweight, which isn’t typical in the UFC. However, oddsmakers did release odds for Cyborg in fights against Ronda Rousey and...

May 16, 2016 12:07 pm

Vitor Belfort opens up following devastating loss to Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza

Vitor Belfort suffered a first-round TKO at the hands of Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza in the UFC 198 co-main event over the weekend in Curitiba, Brazil. The win for “Jacare” likely puts him at the top of the middleweights for the next to contend for the championship belt. However, for Belfort, it sets him back in...

May 16, 2016 11:29 am

Conor McGregor working on his jiu-jitsu

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor got some training in with BJJ black belt pioneer Chris Haueter recently. Haueter is one of the first American black belt jiu-jitsu practitioners and is a part of the “BJJ Dirty Dozen”, which is a group of 12 practitioners outside Brazil to achieve the rank of black belt in BJJ....

May 16, 2016 10:56 am

Matt Brown’s attacker is pressing charges?

Rodrigo Botti, a former trainer of UFC welterweight Matt Brown allegedly attacked Brown at his hotel in Brazil on Sunday after his UFC 198 fight with Demian Maia. Video was released of the incident following Botti’s alleged attack on Brown. The video shows a man who has been identified as Vinicius “Pequeno” Lemos punishing Botti...

May 15, 2016 7:24 pm

Fighters react to Stipe Miocic’s knockout victory over Fabricio Werdum

Stipe Miocic silenced the crowd in Curitiba, Brazil on Saturday night, this after he knocked hometown hero Fabricio Werdum out cold with one punch in the first-round of their UFC 198 main event title fight. The fight-ending right hand Miocic delivered to the chin of Werdum earned Stipe the UFC’s coveted heavyweight championship. Here is...

May 15, 2016 3:22 pm

Video | Matt Brown’s attacker gets caught and beat down

Matt Brown was slapped and grabbed by fans during his walkout to the octagon at last night’s UFC 198 event in Curitiba, Brazil. After being submitted by Demian Maia in the third-round of their prelim-headlining fight, Brown returned to his hotel where he was assaulted by a man who ran in and sucker punched him....

May 15, 2016 1:46 pm

Video | “Jacare” Souza wants the belt after beating Vitor Belfort

“Jacare” Souza earned a dominant first-round TKO finish over former UFC champion Vitor Belfort in the co-main event of last night’s UFC 198 fight card in Curitiba, Brazil. Following the fight “Jacare” made it clear that he wants to fight for the UFC middleweight championship in his next bout. Current UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold...

May 15, 2016 1:36 pm

Video | Jacare Souza vs. Vitor Belfort highlights

Ronaldo Souza put on a dominant performance against former UFC champion Vitor Belfort at last night’s UFC 198 event in Brazil. “Jacare” was able to finish “The Phenom” in the fight’s very first-round earning a TKO stoppage. With the victory, Souza looks to be in prime position for a shot at the winner of next...

May 15, 2016 1:27 pm

Video | Fabricio Werdum reacts to KO loss, calls for a rematch with Miocic

Fabricio Werdum reacts to losing his UFC heavyweight championship to Stipe Miocic at last night’s UFC 198 event, which took place in Werdum’s hometown of Curitiba Brazil. Werdum is hoping that he can have an immediate rematch with Miocic, and suggested that the fight take place at July’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. Do...