428 Search Results for Muay Thai

Jun 10, 2014 5:49 pm

Rafael Lovato Jr. Looking To Make MMA Debut

Rafael Lovato Jr., arguably the greatest American born BJJ grappler in history, is now looking to make his MMA debut in 2014. Lovato made the announcement on the third episode of the Save Jiu Jitsu Podcast. Check out the full podcast below, Rafael’s segment about MMA starts around the 58:30 mark. Rafael is more than...

Jun 10, 2014 10:23 am

Lion Fight Inks Multi-Fight Deal For 2014/15

Lion Fight promotions CEO Scott Kent announced that after a successful promotional debut he and Foxwoods Resort Casino reached a multi-fight deal for 2014 as well as 2015 to bring East Coast Muay Thai fans continued action. Check out the full press release below: Las Vegas, NV – Following the incredibly successful debut of LION...

Jun 9, 2014 5:04 am

Dillashaw On Barao Insult: ‘It was just a joke’

“There are a lot of crap being said about this episode. Actually, Urijah has never posted anything. A guy from our gym did the joke. Duane was going to give a Muay Thai seminar and the guy did the joke. It was because Duane said during my fight with Barao that I was giving him...

Jun 4, 2014 5:07 am

Coach Talks Gina Carano’s Possible Return To MMA

Gina Carano is considered not only a pioneer in women’s MMA, but also a legend. Her coach caught up with MMAFighting.com to talk about the movie-star’s return to MMA. “She’s doing great. She trains well, but she has a lot of things to do, like interviews and movies. I always tell her ‘no pressure, do...


Jun 4, 2014 5:06 am

Mendes To Aldo: I’m Going To Beat Your A$$

Jose Aldo said in an interview this week that Nova Uniao was going to get payback on Team Alpha Male, specifically Chad Mendes when the two fight in August. Aldo’s frustration was due to a joke made by someone at Urijah Faber’s Ultimate Fitness who listed Renan Barao under people signed up for Duane ‘Bang’...

Jun 3, 2014 10:01 am

Jose Aldo: We Will Get Payback on Team Alpha Male

After T.J. Dillashaw decimated Renan Barao, team Nova Uniao began saying that they blamed the UFC for making Barao fight too soon. Jose Aldo took a more realistic approach to why Barao was defeated by Dillashaw. “Renan was well prepared, and of course that (Dillashaw) was also well trained, but Dillashaw surprised him,” Aldo said...

Jun 1, 2014 10:32 am

Exclusive: Phil Baroni talks returning to MMA as a lightweight, Penn vs. Edgar 3 and More!

Former UFC fighter and MMA veteran, Phil Baroni, is getting set to return to the cage this time as a lightweight. The news is pretty remarkable considering the “New York Bad Ass” was last seen leaving on a stretcher from May 2013’s “ONE FC: Rise To Power” event, after he suffered a gruesome injury in the opening round of his...

May 12, 2014 3:25 pm

Lion Fight Joins ‘UFC Fight Week 2014’ Festivities

Scott Kent made the biggest and boldest move yet for the sport of Muay Thai and his LION FIGHT organization in joining with the UFC, for the first time ever, to present a world class full Muay Thai rules event, LION FIGHT 16, as part of the UFC’s International Fight Week taking place in Las...

May 7, 2014 2:55 pm

Werdum on Velasquez: ‘I will break his game’

“He has a good stand up, a complicated game with boxing, muay thai and wrestling. He hits hard and has good takedowns. It’s hard to stop a fighter like that. My physical condition is going to be really important in this fight I will move a lot and avoid the clinch close to the fence....

May 1, 2014 12:16 pm

Tate: ‘Carmouche Tried To Lay n Pray’ – Wants Carano Bout

Following her first ever UFC win, former title challenger and TUF coach, Miesha Tate took to the UFC on FOX Sports 1 studio’s to talk about her last fight against Liz Carmouche and what the future holds for her.   Miesha Tate on getting her first win in the UFC against Liz Carmouche: “It feels really...

Apr 4, 2014 3:40 pm

Cyborg vs. Holm To PPV?

Top female fighting prospect, Holly Holm is fighting tonight on AXS TV. This bout, according to her coach, was to serve, at least at one-point, as a lead-in to a possible Cyborg vs. Holm PPV event, yet to be announced. Ariel Helwani tells it best: Mike Winkeljohn, Holm’s trainer of 16 years, said the plan...

Apr 3, 2014 10:22 am

Mark Munoz Excited To Show Off His Evolution In The Striking Realm

“Mousasi, his stand-up is amazing.He is planted, and always ready to fire. He’s got power shots from both hands. His kicks are unbelievable. For an MMA guy, he has amazing striking and on the ground he’s amazing too. That’s everything he has, and at the same time, he goes forward and doesn’t stop coming forward....

Apr 1, 2014 7:40 am

Salary Report: Cyborg Earns 5-Times More in Defeat Than Latest Kickboxing Opponent

Cris Cyborg may have lost her recent Muay Thai match last Friday night in Vegas, but she’s laughing all the way to the bank. The former Strikeforce champ and current Invicta FC champion, earned a whopping $25,000.00 for her five-round decision loss to Jorina Baars. Baars earned $5,000.00. Salary figures come from the Nevada State...

Apr 1, 2014 7:24 am

VIDEO | Roy Nelson Talks Rousey vs. Cyborg

Immediately following Cyborgs most recent Muay Thai match in Vegas, ‘Big Country’ Roy Nelson, shared his reaction to their bout and what he thinks about the proposed Rousey vs. Cyborg matchup.

Mar 31, 2014 5:50 am

Cyborg: ‘Weight Cut For Friday’s Fight Easiest Of My Career’

Last Friday, Jorina Baars handed Cris Cyborg the first loss of her young Muay Thai career (Full replay HERE), in what is being touted as the greatest women’s MMA fight ever. While that is usually a pretty disappointing moment in a fighter’s career, Cyborg has found a silver lining in that cloud. As always, she still...

Mar 29, 2014 12:07 pm

Cyborg On Last Night’s Loss: ‘I’m so happy’

“I’m so happy because I gave her five rounds with her, a champion of Muay Thai. No girl wants to fight her. She hasn’t fought in three years. She’s had eight belts and 38 fights, zero (losses). She’s never lost. I have two fights in Muay Thai. She had a good gameplan against me. She’s...

Mar 14, 2014 1:33 pm

Aldo Thinks Glover Teixeira Will Beat Jon Jones

Next month Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira will throw-down for the UFC light-heavyweight title. No one knows who is going to win this pivotal title fight, but UFC featherweight champion, Jose Aldo, has an idea and it comes in the form of his former Ruas Vale-Tudo teammate, Glover Teixeira. “I’m sure, I have no doubt in...

Feb 21, 2014 7:22 pm

Dan Hardy joins UFC Fight Pass as Color Commentator

Dan “The Outlaw” Hardy – the popular and charismatic former UFC welterweight title contender – will serve as the color commentator for six UFC Fight Night events to be screened exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS, the Ultimate Fighting Championship® organization announced on Friday. Known for his punching power, punk rock Mohawk hairstyle and quick wit,...

Feb 19, 2014 10:50 am

EXCLUSIVE | Herbert Burns aims to keep his perfect record intact at “ONE FC: War of Nations”

Former World “No Gi” Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu champion, Herbert “The Blaze” Burns (2-0 MMA, 1-0 ONE FC), will make his return to ONE Fighting Championships this March, when he faces  promotional newcomer Harris Sarmiento (36-25 MMA) at the “ONE FC: War of Nations” event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Herbert recently spoke with BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor about his...

Feb 13, 2014 8:26 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Cyborg Responds To Dana’s Recent Criticism: ‘I hope the best for Dana’

We recently reported that UFC President Dana White took some cheap shots at Invicta FC champ, Cris Cyborg, today. The brash UFC boss told a room full of reporters at today’s media luncheon that he believes the Brazilian female fighter is on Performance Enhancing Drugs (PED’s). ‘Cyborg isn’t clean. She’s not’, said Dana White. ‘Cyborg...

Feb 6, 2014 7:48 pm

UFC GYM Celebrates 100th Gym Opening With Second Official BJ Penn Facility

UFC GYM, known for its TRAIN DIFFERENT approach that combines the world of mixed martial arts (MMA) and fitness, will celebrate the opening of its newest gym in Waikele, HI on Saturday, Feb. 8th. UFC GYM BJ Penn is a partnership with former two-division champion and Season 19 coach of The Ultimate Fighter®, BJ Penn. In addition to being the...

Feb 4, 2014 8:01 pm

Two world title fights headline World Series of Fighting 9 on March 29

The World Series of Fighting returns home to the fight capital of the world for “World Series of Fighting 9: Carl vs. Palhares.” World Series of Fighting, the Las Vegas-based mixed martial arts promotion, returns to The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas on March 29 with a pair of championship titles...

Jan 20, 2014 1:54 pm

Walt Harris Says Basketball is the Next Base for MMA

“I think in the next 10 years you’ll see more basketball players migrate over to MMA,” said Walt Harris (pictured, left), heavyweight knockout artist and UFC fighter.  Harris will face Nikita Krylov this Saturday at UFC on FOX 10. By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA The Ultimate Fighting Championship began as a competition to determine which style...

Dec 28, 2013 8:29 am

Anderson Silva’s Coaches Claim A Lack Of Motivation Caused Chris Weidman Loss

Anderson Silva, who faces UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman tonight, can prove a lot tomorrow night. Was the first fight a fluke? Is he still at the top of his game? Does he have the motivation to stay at the top level? Silva’s coaches believe the latter may be the biggest issue. According to Diogenes...

Dec 19, 2013 10:57 am

Anderson Silva: ‘Weidman Rematch For My Legacy’

“Sometimes you have good days for working, sometimes you have bad days for working,” said Silva. “My last fight was a bad day.” “I watch the last fight. And I see my technique and I talk to my friends and my coach and I don’t change too much. I train hard my mental because my...

Dec 12, 2013 3:37 pm

Shane del Rosario’s family will donate his organs, plans to create a foundation

  Shane del Rosario suffered a sudden heart attack on Nov. 26. He fought for nearly two weeks before dying at just 30-years-old The family of the former UFC/Strikeforce fighter released a statement on Tuesday in which it announced that it would honor his wishes by donating his organs. Del Rosario is suspected to have...