613 Search Results for kickboxing

Aug 11, 2015 5:28 pm

Bellator Signs Josh Thomson To Exclusive Multi-Fight Contract

Former Strikeforce lightweight champion and, now, former UFC lightweight Josh Thomson is now a Bellator MMA lightweight. The promotion announced today that they have reached an exclusive multi-fight contract with Thomson. The UFC choose not to renew the top lightweight’s contract and it looks like Bellator wasted no time grabbing him up. Via press release:...

Aug 9, 2015 2:06 am

GSP is looking better than ever drilling the pads — WATCH!

Georges St. Pierre may be taking time away from the octagon, but that doesn’t mean he’s been sitting on his couch doing nothing all day! The former UFC Welterweight Champion is looking as sharp as ever drilling the pads and mitts at the Hayabusa GLORY glove launch! Check out the former champion’s speed and accuracy...

Aug 9, 2015 2:00 am

Pro Wrestler Bill Goldberg lifts Urijah Faber AND Nick Diaz over his head!

The worlds of professional wrestling and mixed martial arts often clash in the strangest of ways. UFC’s Urijah Faber and Nick Diaz were at the GLORY fights this past weekend and ran into former WWE and WCW pro wrestler Bill Goldberg! Goldberg is a spokesperson for GLORY Kickboxing in North America, but is still as...

Aug 6, 2015 10:13 am

Alistair Overeem Puts GLORY On Blast For Financial Issues

“No. And I will explain why: Because there are no good big promotions. The only big promotion is Glory, and Glory is struggling financially. It’s not what it once used to be with K-1.” “The problem is: there is no heavyweight division”, he says. “It’s only Rico. Because everybody else quit or is retired or...

Jul 27, 2015 9:06 am

GLORY fighter calls out Paul Daley for “Dynamite”

Bellator and GLORY Kickboxing are joining forces to put together one of the biggest combat sports cards of the year in September. “DYNAMITE” will take place in San Jose, California and will feature a one night, four man light heavyweight tournament as well as a Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship match. Paul Daley will also be...

Jul 26, 2015 2:00 am

Luke Rockhold is DWARFED By These Bodybuilders

Luke Rockhold is by no means a small man. The American Kickboxing Academy championship contender trains with the likes of Cain Velasquez and Daniel Cormier, so he’s used to throwing down with bigger guys. It doesn’t get much bigger than Jay Cutler and Akim Williams, though. Cutler has won several body building awards including the...

Jul 24, 2015 9:26 am

Gilbert Melendez’s Wife Signs With Bellator MMA

Gilbert Melendez’s wife, Keri Anne Melendez, has signed with Bellator MMA. Melendez is a muay thai fighter and has yet to make her professional MMA debut but will compete at the upcoming ‘Dynamite’ event in a kickboxing match. After that she will make her move to MMA. The news was confirmed by MMAFighting. Melendez’s opponent...

Jul 21, 2015 3:28 am

Report! Former Muay Thai Champ Was Executed By ISIS

A report came out not to long ago that former Muay Thai champion Valdet Gashi, who decided to leave Germany to go join the terrorist group ISIS, was killed in an airstrike. Now, another report, from Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, states that he was actually executed by ISIS for trying to escape. Check out...

Jul 20, 2015 11:41 am

Bellator/GLORY Release Rendering of “DYNAMITE” Arena

The arena has been decided and Bellator officials released the first rendering of what the arena will look like when Dynamite goes live. Bellator and GLORY’s Dynamite event is set to take place at the SAP Center in San Jose, California on September 19th with a main card that will air on SPIKE. The event...

Jul 20, 2015 2:00 am

WATCH! Textbook Front Kick Sends Fighter Staggering Back

Anderson Silva’s and Lyoto Machida’s front kicks were devastating enough to put their opponents to sleep. Even though this kick did not finish the fight, it still has to be one of the most beautiful front kicks in the history of kickboxing. Check it out for yourself! Cris Cyborg: ‘I dont hate Ronda Rousey, I’m...

Jul 16, 2015 10:31 am

Coker Officially Pulls Joe Schilling From ‘Dynamite’ Event

Bellator MMA president Scott Coker confirms that Bellator and GLORY fighter Joe Schilling will not be able to go for the upcoming Bellator ‘Dynamite’ event. Schilling was scheduled to participate in a kickboxing match on Sept. 19, but because of his devastating KO loss to Hisaki Kato at Bellator 139 Schilling won’t be medically cleared...

Jul 12, 2015 2:01 am

WATCH! Joe Rogan Packs some Serious Power in His Kicks

Joe Rogan may be known to most as just a UFC commentator and a comedian, but he actually possesses some crazy kickboxing skills! Rogan won a major taekwondo championship when he was just nineteen years old and continues to train to this day. Check him out drilling the pads with Mark Dellagrotte! Always a pleasure...

Jul 7, 2015 7:14 am

REPORT! World Champ Turned ISIS Member Has Died

Valdet Gashi, the former muay thai world champion who gave it up to join ISIS, has reportedly died. The report, from NDTV, states that Gashi has died in Syria. This news came from Swish television broadcast, citing Gashi’s brother as a source. The cause of his death has not been released. Gashi left Germany and...

Jul 6, 2015 5:20 am

Michael Bisping Was Once A Teenage Bareknuckle Boxer

Michael Bisping has a long stories career of rough fights in the octagon, but he’s been fighting long before his days in the UFC. It should be no surprise that one of England’s toughest imports to the UFC participated in bareknuckle boxing when he was as young as fourteen years old. “My sensei from back...

Jul 6, 2015 2:00 am

Muay Thai Fighter Gets Headkicked into Next Week

Kickboxing and Muay Thai are two of the fastest paced combat sports in existence and this guy was reminded of that in the worst way possible. Sprinter Pangkongprab’s night ended early when Wanchalong PK’s shin cracked the side of his skull, sending him crashing to the canvas.. Pangkongprab tried to make his way back to...

Jul 5, 2015 4:51 am

UFC VP: MMA in NY Was So Close to Happening ‘I Could Taste It’

The dream of a fighter defending his UFC championship in front of thousands in a sold-our Madison Square Garden almost became a reality this year… almost. UFC Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Marc Ratner was one of the officials leading the charge, fighting to legalize MMA in New York. The bill made its way through...

Jul 5, 2015 4:50 am

Bellator’s Douglas Lima Would Take GLORY Fight with Paul Daley at Dynamite

Bellator Welterweight Champion Douglas Lima is set to defend his championship against Andrey Koreshkov at Bellator 140 on July 17th. Lima is hoping for an easy fight and a quick turnaround so he has the opportunity to fight at the first ever GLORY/Bellator Dynamite card in September. “If I’m 100 percent, I want to fight...

Jun 29, 2015 2:20 pm

Daley Responds to Koscheck Challenge: ‘At Least Get a Win in Bellator’

After several years, Josh Koscheck is finally back at home with SPIKE. Now a Bellator fighter, Koscheck was quick to make his first challenge and revealed he had his sights set on a rematch with Paul Daley. The two had previously met in the co main-event of UFC 113 in a bout that was filled...

Jun 29, 2015 5:23 am

WATCH! Pioneers of MMA: Pat Miletich

Long before anyone understood what mixed martial arts was, Pat Miletich was combining karate, kickboxing, boxing, wrestling and submissions into what was perhaps the sport’s first truly well-rounded fighting style. “The Crippler” Update — ‘I’ve Got 2000 Students… No Desire To Compete’

Jun 28, 2015 12:25 pm

Joe Schilling Speaks Out on Devastating KO Loss

Joe Schilling stepped into the cage on Friday night at Bellator 139 ready to give the fans a highlight-reel worthy knockout. He fulfilled that goal… just now how he wanted to. Hisaki Kato put Schilling to sleep with a brutal superman punch less than a minute into the second round. Schilling saw the strike coming,...