633 Search Results for kickboxing

Jun 1, 2015 7:53 pm

Ratings Report: PBC on Spike Draws Over 1 Million for Khan-Algieri

Premier Boxing Champions: Khan vs. Algieri took place this past Friday night and drew amazing numbers for SPIKE. Boxing is the third sport to join the mix of Friday night combat sports for Viacom (Bellator MMA and GLORY Kickboxing) and the theme seems to be going well for them/ The fight drew an average of...

May 26, 2015 10:46 am

PIC! Cormier Shows Off All Of His Bling!

The new UFC light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier now has a new piece of gold to wear around his waist, but it definitely isn’t his first! Check out all of his belts from his very short MMA career. @dewaynezinkin Called me in 2001 and said hey this new sport mma may just be for you, so...

May 22, 2015 11:47 am

Taylor vs. Baroni | UFC 187 Edition

UFC 187 goes down this Saturday night live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a light heavyweight title fight featuring Anthony Johnson battling Daniel Cormier for the vacant 205-pound strap. In the evening’s co-main event slot, undefeated UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman puts his title...

May 20, 2015 10:19 am

Woman Chokes Out Rapist with Triangle Choke

Martial arts isn’t only for competition in the cage— it may just save your life on the streets. A sex attacker got a lot more than he bargained for when he tried to attack a woman who has taken kickboxing classes as well as other self defense courses. Not only did she defend his attack,...


May 18, 2015 2:16 pm

WATCH! Vitor Belfort Goes Toe-To-Toe With GLORY’s Filip Verlinden

Watch as Vitor Belfort prepares for his bout with Chris Weidman by sparring with this top GLORY kickboxing contender, Filip Verlinden. By: Ryan C. Miller | @ryancmiller1630 Phuket Dreaming Season 2 – Episode 3: “Black Dynamite” (On Location at Phuket Top Team)

May 14, 2015 2:06 am

Taylor vs. Baroni | UFC Fight Night 66 Edition

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will make its long-awaited debut in the Philippines this Saturday when “UFC Fight Night 66” takes place inside Pasay’s Mall of Asia Arena. The historic event is headlined by a key featherweight fight featuring former UFC lightweight champion Frankie “The Answer” Edgar (18-4-1 MMA) taking on former WEC featherweight title...

May 13, 2015 9:30 am

Khabib on Injuries — ‘I’ll be training smarter next time’

Khabib Nurmagomedov was as upset as anybody else when he learned he was being forced to pull out of his bout with Donald Cerrone at UFC 187. Nurmagomedov hasn’t fought since April 2014 and he is itching for an octagon return. “Fans sometimes talk crazy, but it’s OK,” Nurmagomedov told “MMA Hour“. “I understand fans...

May 12, 2015 1:03 pm

Could Tyrone Spong Be Making His Way to the UFC?

Tyrone Spong has been making appearances on UFC programming throughout “The Ultimate Fighter: American Top Team vs. Blackzilians”. However, his trainer Henri Hooft shared a picture of Spong and mentioned that he is “coming soon” and hastagged “UFC” afterwards. Simple left hook…simple for @tyrone_spong coming soon #ufc #Hkickboxing #dontmesswithsucces A photo posted by Henri Hooft...

May 10, 2015 1:50 pm

SAY IT! “Tell Me I’m Special, Khabib!” — AKA All Access

Two of the UFC’s elite wrestling based fighters, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Daniel Cormier, go back and forth while Cormier fishes for compliments from his AKA Training partner. American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) houses some of the UFC’s most elite level competitors. Luke Rockhold, Josh Thomson, Daniel Cormier, Cain Velasquez, and Khabib Nurmagomedov all sit at the...

May 8, 2015 10:51 pm

“GLORY 21: San Diego” Recap: Xavier Vigney Steals the Show

GLORY 21 took place in San Diego, California and was action packed with knockouts from start to… just before the finish. The middleweight championship bout was an anticlimactic clinch-fest, but luckily the heavyweights delivered in their one-night tournament that saw Xavier Vigney come out on top! Levin and Marcus Hug All Night in Clinch-Fest Title...

May 7, 2015 10:00 am

FEATURE! Xavier Vigney — Glory’s Fighter To Watch!

Glory Kickboxer Xavier Vigney, is on a mission to represent for American Kickboxing. 2-0 under the Glory banner, the Northern California heavyweight looks to beat down Maurice Jackson this weekend, in San Diego. BJPENN.COM’S Layzie The Savage caught up with the striking standout, ahead of fight night. Enjoy our feature. ROCKHOLD! ‘The Dragon Has Been...

May 7, 2015 9:33 am

‘Cain Velasquez and I Didn’t Spar — We FOUGHT For 5 Rounds’

American Kickboxing Academy has been under some scrutiny as of late with the recent injury of Khabib Nurmagomedov. UFC President Dana White blamed them of training as if they were in the “stone age” and asked them to update their training routine. Daniel Cormier enjoys training like a cave-man and says AKA won’t change a...

May 7, 2015 2:05 am

Tyrone Spong and TUF Fighter Almost Came to Blows During Filiming

Steve Carl has one hour to cut weight but the Blackzilians don’t want him using their sauna to do it. American Top Team captain Nathan Coy has no problem standing up to the guys from the Blackzilians even if the guy they send in is a heavyweight kickboxing champion. ROCKHOLD! ‘The Dragon Has Been Slayed,...

May 6, 2015 5:04 pm

Mark Hunt Wants to Avenge Loss to Fabricio Werdum

Mark Hunt isn’t a man of many words, but when he speaks the media listens. Hunt is walking into the octagon this Saturday with a chip on his shoulder as he has his most recent loss still on his mind. He will be facing Stipe Miocic at UFC Fight Night 65, but he still has...

May 6, 2015 2:30 pm

Khabib: ‘Sitting At Home & Watching Dos Anjos Win Was Hard’

Currently 22-0, Khabib Nurmagomedov joins host Jon Anik in studio to discuss his rapid rise to become an elite lightweight contender. Nurmagomedov was originally scheduled to face Donald Cerrone at UFC 187, but was pulled after he suffered an injury while training at American Kickboxing Academy. ROCKHOLD! ‘The Dragon Has Been Slayed, And It Feels...

May 5, 2015 10:35 am

FEATURE! Xavier Vigney — Glory’s Fighter To Watch!

Glory Kickboxer Xavier Vigney, is on a mission to represent for American Kickboxing. 2-0 under the Glory banner, the Northern California heavyweight looks to beat down Maurice Jackson this weekend, in San Diego. BJPENN.COM’S Layzie The Savage caught up with the striking standout, ahead of fight night. Enjoy our feature. ROCKHOLD! ‘The Dragon Has Been...

May 3, 2015 2:33 pm

Bellator Adds K-1 World GP Champion To Their Roster

According to sources, Bellator has signed K-1 World GP champion Ewerton Teixeira. The news was first reported by Combate. Teixeira has compiled a 3-0 MMA record and holds a 11-4 record in kickboxing. A date has not been set for his debut but BJPENN.COM will keep you posted.   By: Ryan C. Miller | @ryancmiller1630...

Apr 30, 2015 4:22 pm

REAL TALK! Rockhold, Cormier Keep It Real While Talking Jon Jones

BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage was on scene at American Kickboxing Academy shortly after news broke of Jon Jones’ title stripping and suspension. Here’s reactions from Daniel Cormier and Luke Rockhold. WATCH! Rousey Pulls Of Armbar Against Luke Rockhold!

Apr 30, 2015 2:01 am

“Karate Hottie” Waterson Finds a Date for Her First UFC Fight

Newly signed UFC strawweight Michelle Waterson, better known to the rest of the world as “The Karate Hottie”, just confirmed that she officially has her first UFC opponent! Angela Magana will be looking to bounce back from a loss in her UFC debut against Tecia Torres when she steps into the cage with Waterson at...

Apr 30, 2015 1:00 am

DROPPED! Florian Lands Nasty Bodyshot While Sparring

UFC fighter turned UFC on FOX Analyst and colour commentator Kenny Florian is STILL dropping people in sparring sessions. Florian has not stepped into a cage since his loss to Jose Aldo at UFC 136, but still loves the perfect execution of body shots. Check out his knockdown and explanation below: Body shot KO’s may...

Apr 28, 2015 8:40 am

Former Invicta Champ “Karate Hottie” Signs with UFC!

Former Invicta FC Atomweight Champion Michelle Waterson, better known to the rest of the world as “The Karate Hottie”, has officially signed with the UFC! The signing was announced on Monday’s special edition of “UFC Tonight” and it has been confirmed that she will be moving up in weight to fight with the rest of...

Apr 25, 2015 10:43 pm

UFC 186 Bonus Report: 4 Fighters Take Home Extra $50K!

The UFC 186 bonus report is in! Dana White announced the winners at the UFC 186 Post Fight Press Conference. Check out who got to take home some extra cash! Performance of the Night: Demetrious Johnson Demetrious Johnson implemented his game plan and did everything he said he was going to do tonight. He refused...

Apr 25, 2015 6:03 pm

UFC 186 Results: Laprise Remains Undefeated with Win Over Barberena

Bryan Barberena and Chad Laprise put on one hell of a dog fight that went the full distance. Laprise looked to be in control early on and impressed with his output of significant strikes and pace. Of course, his own pacing came back to bite him in the butt as Barberena started to run away...

Apr 24, 2015 3:02 pm

LOL! — D.C. Pokes At Khabib — ‘We’ve created a trash talking MONSTER!’

American Kickboxing Academy’s Khabib Nurmagomedov is a trash talking savant. His game takes no prisoners, and he manages to back up all the talk inside the cage. With BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage on scene, we got this candid back-and-forth between two UFC stars, as they breakdown the confident trash talk Khabib dishes out. Luke Rockhold...

Apr 22, 2015 9:30 am

Velasquez & AKA Respond Dana White Calling Their Gym ‘Stone Age’

American Kickboxing Academy hosts some of the world’s most dominant fighters and it is partially because of their coach Javier Mendez. UFC President Dana White accused AKA of operating under a “stone age” mentality where they work their fighters to the bone which causes fighters to pull out of their fights due to injuries. UFC...

Apr 21, 2015 2:27 pm

White: ‘You Can Blame Velasquez’s Injuries on Stone-Age AKA’

“Some of the camps are still in the stone ages and need to be brought up to date. AKA is one of those places. You’ve got Cain Velasquez, our heavyweight champion, who’s always hurt. Those guys go to war every day. He’s training for a fight and he’s going to war with Daniel Cormier every...

Apr 20, 2015 8:10 am

Bas Rutten ‘I Almost Fought Evander Holyfield’

  The MMA legend Bas Rutten recently spoke on Submission Radio and revealed that a pretty big super fight almost happened. Rutten says he was close to fighting boxer Evander Holyfield! “I was almost actually fighting Holyfield at one time. Evander Holyfield. Yeah, kickboxing match. But then they called me and they suddenly said ‘no...