325 Search Results for rivalry

Sep 27, 2014 9:13 am

Sonnen Forgives Wanderlei

Chael Sonnen has officially retired from MMA, and after a match against Andre Galvao in Metamoris, Sonnen is preparing to step into the booth to call the Battlegrounds fights on October 3rd. Prior to a pair of failed drug tests that led to his retirement, Sonnen was scheduled to fight Wanderlei Silva, who also failed...

Sep 24, 2014 2:05 pm

Gracie vs. Sakuraba To Headline Metamoris 5

Metamoris 5 is set for October 10 and the event’s headliner has just been announced. Ralek Gracie sent out the following, via press-release: I am very excited to present Metamoris 5: Sakuraba vs. Gracie. This event honors the rivalry between Brazil and Japan; beginning in Vale Tudo and now on the biggest stage for submission...

Sep 24, 2014 11:30 am

Like it or not, Wanderlei Silva should still go down as a legend

Former PRIDE middleweight champion Wanderlei Silva (35-12-1 MMA) recently retired from the sport of mixed martial arts, this due to apparent grievances he had with both his employer (The UFC) and the NSAC (Nevada State Athletic Commission). Yesterday, the NSAC announced that “The Axe Murderer” had been indefinitely suspended, meaning he will never be able to fight in the...

Sep 24, 2014 5:00 am

Bisping to Rockhold: ‘D*ck Face, Go Cup Some Balls, you’re my b*tch’

Michael ‘The Count’ Bisping is back to form following news that he would face top middleweight prospect Luke Rockhold. The two, in typical fashion, took their rivalry to twitter recently, and things got heated. @LukeRockhold @dc_mma whoo hard man arent you!Relax dick face.7 weeks until I make you my bitch, now go cup someones balls...

Aug 31, 2014 6:17 am

White: Rousey Wants to Beat Up Correia

Bethe Correia blasted through the competition last night at “UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto” and proceeded to call out the UFC Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey. During the post fight press conference, Dana White explained that Rousey texted him after the bout and said she wanted the fight! “You know Ronda. As soon as [Bethe] started...

Aug 14, 2014 8:22 am

Gamburyan: ‘Caraway doesn’t want to fight, he’s scared of me’

“Let me make this the right way, Bryan Caraway is not my dream fight. I promise you. He’s just another guy out there in my weight class, but I feel like people want me to fight him, fans want me to fight him. As a fighter I respect him, I think he’s got a lot...

Aug 8, 2014 12:56 pm

LEAKED! Jones-Cormier Trade Death Threats And More While Off-Air!

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier clash off-air by usatodaysports UPDATE: The UFC offices have removed the video, so here’s the full transcript of what you missed, at least we have that. CLICK HERE FOR IT Leaked footage from a stint on ESPN shows the real rivalry between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier while the camera’s...

Aug 3, 2014 4:20 pm

Jon Jones “Can’t Wait” To Show D.C. What’s Up With The Champ

The rivalry between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier continues to brew ahead of their UFC 178 showdown next month. The undefeated Cormier has seen little a test during his tenure as a prize-fighter, and as of late, at light-heavyweight, he’s ascended through the ranks entirely unopposed. The champ, Jon Jones wants to remind his confident...

Jul 25, 2014 5:30 am

Michael Bisping & Luke Rockhold Engage In Twitter Beef

This rivalry will not end until these two fight. In the latest from Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold, apparent bitter rivals, the UFC middleweights took to twitter to have a war of words. Check it: @Bisping wake up and get to work. You need to win a fight so the @ufc will let me beat...

Jul 16, 2014 12:52 pm

McGregor: ‘Chad Mendes Is An Idiot For Saying Aldo Is Running From Him’

“I don’t believe that Aldo is running away, he defeated this guy before. Chad is an idiot to think that. But, to be honest, I don’t care about what happen between them. Their time is coming to an end and my time is beginning.” “Nothing of what they do impresses me. They don’t move like...

Jul 13, 2014 10:02 am

Mendes Fires Back At Aldo: ‘Supplement Deez Nuts’

When Chad Mendes and Jose Aldo square off for the second time, the Nova Uniao vs. Team Alpha Male rivalry will likely hit its boiling point. The two teams can’t seem to get along, and even worse, Mendes and Aldo just don’t like each other. Yesterday we featured a lengthy statement from the UFC’s featherweight...

Jul 9, 2014 6:28 pm

PHOTO | Pat Miletich Inducted Into UFC Hall-Of-Fame

Last weekend in Las Vegas, an unexpected rivalry was squashed when Dana White inducted former UFC champion and longtime antagonist, Pat Miletich into the UFC’s Hall-Of-Fame. This week in an interview with ‘The MMA Hour’ the former champ touched on his recent induction. Check it: “It’s not something I expected. Dana and I butted heads...

Jul 8, 2014 3:44 pm

Jens Pulver Wishes He Had Retired Sooner

The first ever Lightweight Champion Jens Pulver retired this Sunday, right before his biggest rival BJ Penn retired Sunday night. Pulver spoke to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to talk about his retirement. It was early in the morning, and we were at the [UFC Fan] Expo, and I just…you know, I’m done,” he...

Jul 1, 2014 8:22 am

PHOTO | Dana White’s New Focus Mits

Playing on the Dana White/Tito Ortiz rivalry, a company called ‘Face it Mits’ has sent the UFC boss a sample of what they can do. You like?

Jun 27, 2014 6:19 pm

Rousey: ‘If Cyborg wants her a$$ beat she knows where I’m at’

“I wanted to fight [Cris Cyborg], but the thing is, she’s the one that ran away. They announced out of competition drug testing in the UFC and within 24 hours she asked for her release. Then she started saying that ‘Oh I won’t be able to make 135, because then it will be much harder...

Jun 25, 2014 12:54 pm

Silva Blasts Barnett: ‘I’ll teach him the lessons his mother didn’t’

“I woke up this morning and saw his interview. He’s giving excuses because he’s scared. That’s the word. He says he won’t fight me because he doesn’t want to give me name and money with this fight, but the truth is he’s scared. “I think he should take a look at the rankings. I’m ranked...

Jun 24, 2014 5:03 am

Barnett Fires Back At Bigfoot, F*** Him

Josh Barnett joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour today to talk about Antonio Bigfoot Silva calling him out and how he isn’t willing to give Bigfoot the privilege of being in the cage with him. “I don’t really care (about Silva),” Barnett explained. “Here’s the thing, if you really didn’t like somebody, most people...

Jun 12, 2014 5:20 am

Jose Aldo Predicts Same Outcome For Mendes in Rematch

UFC featherweight champion, Jose Aldo has his hands full in his upcoming rematch against Chad ‘Money’ Mendes. But the champ predicts the same outcome as their first fight. (A first round KO) Jose Aldo on if Chad Mendes is the same fighter he fought the first time: “Each fight is a fight. We try to evolve...

Jun 5, 2014 6:32 am

PHOTO | Cole Miller Gets Fight-Cancelling Injury Repaired

American Top Team’s Cole Miller was forced to pull out of his scheduled main event with an undisclosed injury. The bout would have served as closure to the Miller vs. McGregor featherweight rivalry, but unfortunately for fight fans we will have to wait. Here’s Cole’s post: This is what fear looks like pic.twitter.com/vXiT5sfsIU — Cole...