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Sep 2, 2015 12:37 am

WATCH! Crazy Spinning Back Kick Sends Opponent Crashing To The Mat

Let’s be honest, one of, if not the most exciting part of MMA is a one shot KO. Whether it’s from a punch, knee, elbow or kick, when a fighter lands a solid shot that puts their opponents lights out there’s really nothing else comparable. I suppose if you’re a Jiu-Jitsu fanatic then a good...

Sep 2, 2015 12:33 am

WATCH! Strawweight Stops Thief And Forces Him To Beg For Mercy

Here’s something you don’t see everyday, I guess unless you’re MMA fighter Monique Bastos. Check out this video of Bastos, a strawweight fighter from Brazil, subduing a thief who attempted to rob her and her friends of their phones. This apparently is not the first time its happened to her. Their were two thief, one...

Sep 2, 2015 12:12 am

Pic of The Day! GIANT Cyborg Towers Over Miesha Tate

A picture surfaced the other day showing a scene from the new movie ‘Fight Valley’ where UFC bantamweight Miesha Tate and Invicta FC champ Cristiane Cyborg stared each other down. In the picture it looks as though Cyborg is enormous compared to Tate. Sure, there might be some factors involved, like who’s standing where and...

Aug 31, 2015 9:20 pm

Sorry Reebok — Brendan Schaub Shows Puma Some Love!

While some fighters participate in the sport solely because they appreciate the art of fighting while testing their skills, others have the ability to take a step back and consider the harm they’re putting their body though may not be worth the check they’re getting in return. This is the conclusion heavyweight Brendan Schaub came...

Aug 31, 2015 8:48 pm

De La Hoya: ‘Cotto vs. Canelo can hit 2 Million PPV Buys’

Floyd Mayweather’s fight with Manny Pacquiao may have shattered pay-per-view numbers, but it left fans of the sport hungry for a fight with more action. Boxing fans rejoiced when Canelo Alvarez and Miguel Cotto finally agreed to terms after months of negotiations to square off at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada. The bout...

Aug 31, 2015 8:15 pm

Faber misjudged Mendes’ conditioning vs. McGregor

“UFC 189” is arguably the grandest stage Chad Mendes has ever performed on. It was the featherweight’s third opportunity at gold, but a drastically short training camp cut into his performance in July against Conor McGregor. McGregor attacked the body early and often. While Mendes showed rays of brilliance throughout the fight with his takedowns,...

Aug 31, 2015 6:13 pm

“Shogun” Rua expecting to be sidelined with shoulder surgery

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua may have made his way back into the win column at “UFC 190”, but the former champion will have to wait to build off that momentum. It was confirmed on “UFC Tonight” last week that Rua will be sitting on the sidelines until next year due to shoulder surgery. “Shogun” Rua walked...

Aug 31, 2015 5:57 pm

Thiago Alves: Fight with Nate Diaz almost happened

Thiago Alves is looking forward to headlining his second event in a row, this time against fellow welterweight Benson Henderson at “UFC Fight Night 79”. The card takes place on November 28, 2015 in South Korea and will be Henderson’s second fight at 170. Redemption is on Alves’ mind as his last outing in the...

Aug 31, 2015 5:14 pm

“Ultimate Fighter: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber” Cast Revealed

The contestants for the twenty-second season of “The Ultimate Fighter” have been announced and there are some big names in the mix! Thirty-two UFC hopefuls, sixteen Americans and sixteen Europeans, will duke it out in the octagon for the right to stay in the Ultimate Fighter House. The Europeans will be led by Dublin’s own...

Aug 31, 2015 1:42 pm

STAREDOWN! “Cyborg” squares off with Miesha Tate

Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos’ hopes of finally getting to face Ronda Rousey went up in smoke after Holly Holm was named as the next contender to the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Title. That doesn’t mean “Cyborg’s” hopes of becoming a UFC fighter aren’t going to happen, though. UFC President Dana White admitted that he would need to...

Aug 31, 2015 1:27 pm

‘I assumed Arlovski was actually going to get the title shot’

Andrei Arlovski seems to be on the run of his career. The sixteen fight year veteran is currently riding a five fight win-streak and was expected to be on his way to a shot at the UFC Heavyweight Championship. “The Pitbull” will have to wait for another shot at gold, however, as he will be...

Aug 31, 2015 12:59 pm

Chad Mendes: Conor McGregor owes me a rematch!

The stage was set at “UFC 189” for Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor to tear the house down with their fight for the UFC Featherweight Championship. Unfortunately, the bout would never happen as Aldo was forced out of the bout due to a rib injury. Instead, McGregor fought Chad “Money” Mendes who took the main-event...

Aug 31, 2015 12:18 pm

WATCH! Davi Ramos lands a jumping armbar at ADCC 2015 for gold

Davi Ramos turned out to be one of the top grapplers of the weekend at the Abu Dhabi Combat Club Submission Wrestling World Championship (ADCC 2015) on Sunday. He capped off his gold-medal performance with a submission that will be talked about in the grappling world for years to come. Lepri vs Davi Ramos final...

Aug 31, 2015 8:17 am

Conor McGregor: Ronda Rousey and I are ‘equal’

There is no denying the fact that Conor McGregor and Ronda Rousey are two of the biggest stars in mixed martial arts today. “The Notorious” dished out impressive numbers for his main-event role in “UFC 189”, but “Rowdy” was essentially a one-woman-show with her more successful “UFC 190”. Both McGregor and Rousey have torn through...

Aug 31, 2015 7:37 am

WATCH! Faber breaks down his bathroom brawl with McGregor

Urijah Faber tells the story of how he and Conor McGregor got into a confrontation in a bathroom before “The Notorious” stepped on the scales for the UFC 189 weigh ins. McGregor made weight and the scuffle was a non-issue, but it became clear to everybody involved that there was bad blood between the two....

Aug 31, 2015 6:24 am

Gadelha speaks out on injury, claims she will be ready for Jedrzejczyk

Claudia Gadelha’s impressive performance against Jessica Aguilar at “UFC 190” turned some heads and made people question how another fight between her and “Joanna Champion” would go. In their first meeting, Jedrzejczyk would barely get the best of Gadelha in a split decision. Both women have gone on a tear since then and her victory...

Aug 31, 2015 1:56 am

Chris Weidman’s son KOd The Rock — and “The People’s Champ” responds!

The worlds of professional wrestling and mixed martial arts have mixed yet AGAIN. Chris Weidman took some time away from training for his UFC 194 title defense against Luke Rockhold by taking his son out to the toy store. His son, likely a fan of the WWE, took some aggression out on giant-sized The Rock...

Aug 30, 2015 10:47 pm

Scott Coker breaks down his first year as Bellator Boss

It has been just over a year since Scott Coker marched in to Bellator and turned it into the company it is today. Gone are the days of seasons and tournaments; Bellator operates just like any other mainstream mixed martial arts company would with regular numbered shows and super-cards. Coker recently sat down to discuss...

Aug 30, 2015 8:01 pm

BEEF! Dillashaw and Cruz go at it on Twitter!

Dominick Cruz is the challenger who never truly lost his championship. The bantamweight tore through his competition in World Extreme Cagefighting before before graduating to the octagon where he handily defeated Urijah Faber in his debut fight. “The Domin8r” would defend his championship one last time against Demetrious Johnson before getting stripped due to inactivity...

Aug 30, 2015 6:26 pm

WSOF VP: ‘I don’t think Palhares should think about fighting anymore’

Rousimar Palhares claimed to have turned a new leaf when he inked a deal with World Series of Fighting in 2014. He made his promotional debut against Steve Carl and, of course, held the inverted heel hook a bit too long. He followed that performance with a WSOF Welterweight Championship defense against Jon Fitch where...

Aug 30, 2015 5:59 pm

Ortiz strikes again — “Huntington Beach Bad Boy” BADLY flubs Bellator promo

Tito Ortiz is getting another opportunity to become a champion in mixed martial arts when he steps into the cage to face Liam McGeary. The two will square-off to decide the fate of the Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship at “Dynamite”, a joint promotion show between Bellator and kickboxing company GLORY. In typical “Huntington Beach Bad...

Aug 30, 2015 5:45 pm

Booking Roundup: Frankie Edgar and Chad Mendes finally meet!

Everybody from featherweight Frankie Edgar to heavyweight Stefan Struve were all assigned new fights this week! Catch up with the going-ons of the promotion in this week’s “Booking Roundup”! Ultimate Fighter Season 22 Finale: Chad Mendes Gets “The Answer” UFC featherweights Chad Mendes and Frankie Edgar have recently taken to social media to call each...

Aug 30, 2015 5:40 pm

Holly Holm ‘fears everything’ about Ronda Rousey

Holly Holm is nearly two months away from the biggest challenge of her professional fighting career and it sounds like she has an idea of what she is walking into. The two-fight veteran of the octagon will fly into Melbourne, Australia at UFC 193 to challenge Ronda Rousey for her UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship. The...

Aug 30, 2015 5:33 pm

Female Boxing Champ: Rousey would be an amazing boxer

It’s no secret that the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey has little to no respect for the person that Floyd Mayweather is. His skills are undeniable, though; With an unblemished record of 48-0, nobody can argue the talent that is packed inside the gloves of “Money”. Whether the fight has any chances of happening...

Aug 30, 2015 3:57 pm

MONEY! Holm will earn more cash fighting Rousey than Zingano did

Miesha Tate will be missing out on a major payday after getting overlooked for her shot at Ronda Rousey’s UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship. Rousey broke the news that Holly Holm would be next in line for an opportunity at gold in the main-event of UFC 193 in Melbourne, Australia. The fight is set to take...

Aug 30, 2015 3:32 pm

Frank Mir: The heavyweight division is the best it’s ever been

When spectators look at the talent pool in the sport of mixed martial arts, no other current fight promotion compare to the Ultimate Fighting Championship. There is no shortage of talent in the light heavyweight, welterweight or lightweight divisions; The top five fighters in those weight classes could be champions on any given day! There...

Aug 30, 2015 1:57 pm

Ben Henderson explains ‘terrible’ performance at ADCC 2015

Former lightweight champion Ben Henderson represented the UFC at the Abu Dhabi Combat Club on Saturday and came up short in his first match and only of the day. “Bendo” got submitted by Abdukadirov Magomed. Magomed took the back of Henderson who shortly tapped out after getting trapped in a rear naked choke attempt. Henderson...