622 Search Results for kickboxing

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,...

Jun 25, 2015 11:54 am

BAMMA USA 16’s Chris Saunders: UFC Veteran Who Has Found His New Home

  By Keith Harmon UFC and Bellator veteran Chris Saunders will step into the cage against Brandon Morris in a lightweight title eliminator bout tomorrow, Friday, June 26 that will also serve as the main event at BAMMA USA: Badbeat 16. The bout is a quick turnaround from Saunders’ fight in April, and forces him to miss...

Jun 25, 2015 11:43 am

Hayabusa Responds To Reebok Deal By Sponsoring Glory

“With the fighters in the UFC being off-limits now in terms of in-ring sponsorship, we had to look outside that.” “We get a lot of calls from UFC fighters wanting to wear our equipment to train in. It happens all the time, guys calling and saying, ‘Can you please send us your stuff?’ We never...

Jun 24, 2015 7:57 am

Training Partner Dishes On Aldo’s Rib Injury

We are getting a little bit of a clearer picture as to what happened yesterday, with Jose Aldo’s injury. There were reports that he fractured one of his ribs while sparring and now it seems that information has been confirmed by unnamed sources inside the training camp. The sources spoke with BJJEE.COM about the situation...

Jun 23, 2015 7:18 am

Coker Wanted 8 Man Tourny, Settled On An Epic 4

“I’ve been doing this a long time. I would love to go to an event, see some great MMA, see a tournament, see some kickboxing at the highest level and be fully entertained. So I said, ‘Why don’t we just do this?’ We had a couple hurdles trying to set up the venue with both...

Jun 22, 2015 11:58 am

Tito Ortiz Turned Down Fight with Frank Shamrock, ‘Fans Don’t Want to Watch That’

Bellator released a major announcement that they plan to run a joint show with GLORY Kickboxing in September which will air on Spike TV. Featured on the card will be a bout between Bellator Light Heavyweight Champion Liam McGeary and former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Tito Ortiz. The bout will be for the championship, but...

Jun 20, 2015 8:13 pm

Bellator Announces Mega Event Ft. Tournament, Tito Ortiz And GLORY

During Bellator 138 president Scott Coker dropped a bomb on viewers when he announced that in September the promotion will be going to San Jose, CA and will putting on one of its biggest events in history. The event, called Bellator ‘Dynamite’ will feature cross promotion with GLORY kickboxing, have a title fight between light-heavyweight...

Jun 20, 2015 6:36 pm

Phil Davis’ Gross Reason For Missing Live Bellator Announcement

If you watched the Bellator 138 event on Spike TV then you probably saw the live announcement they did during the broadcast, announcing the event in September that will feature a title fight between the champ and Tito Ortiz and a cross promotion with GLORY kickboxing. Also announced was a one-night four man tournament featuring...

Jun 17, 2015 4:22 pm

Schilling Planning Permanent Move To ATT

“I think I’ve improved a lot. Obviously I won’t know until I’m with somebody that’s a lower level than the Olympians that are beating my ass every day. I think my overall awareness and understanding of the game of MMA has improved a lot. I think it’s going to be a big difference. All my...

Jun 16, 2015 7:31 am

Cormier Sends Special Message To Velasquez

UFC light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was in the corner for his teammate, Cain Velasquez’s fight. Unfortunately things didn’t do their way and Velasquez loss to Fabricio Werdum. Heading into UFC 188, American Kickboxing Academy, or AKA, were riding high with two UFC champions and Luke Rockhold announced as the next middleweight title challenger. There was...

Jun 14, 2015 10:51 am

Velasquez on Having 2 Weeks to Adjust to Altitude: ‘Maybe That Wasn’t Enough’

Cain Velasquez walked into the octagon for the first time in almost two years on Saturday night at “UFC 188”. Fabricio Werdum stood across from him in the opposite corner and the two fought to decide the fate of the Undisputed UFC Heavyweight Championship. What was thought to be Velasquez’s biggest advantage over his heavyweight...

Jun 10, 2015 1:33 pm

Nothing Much… Just living that “Championship Lifestyle”

American Kickboxing Academy is full of nothing but positive attitude right now. The gym now has two current UFC champions with Daniel Cormier and Cain Velasquez, and a future title challenger with Luke Rockhold. Not to mention lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov healing up from injury, who could challenge for the title in the future. So what...