612 Search Results for kickboxing

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...

Jun 10, 2015 12:26 pm

One Legged Kickboxer Wins World Title

Senaid Salkicevic had one leg. Senaid Salkicevic is also a kickboxing world champion. Salkicevic lost his leg in 1994, when his home country of Bosnia was in the middle of a war. Gernades that landed near him, while he was playing at his house, erupted and killed his father. Salkicevic was badly injured and ended...

Jun 9, 2015 3:35 pm

Khabib’s Dad Talks About The Injury Rate At AKA

Daniel Cormier, Cain Velasquez, Luke Rockhold and Khabib Nurmagomedov all train at American Kickboxing Academy. That’s two current UFC champions, one upcoming title challenger and one of the top UFC lightweights. So what’s the big deal? The deal is that UFC president has been vocal with his opinions on AKA and their training methods. White...

Jun 9, 2015 2:54 pm

Alvarez Convinced Melendez Won’t Stand With Him

Fighters aways say they’re going to stand and go to war, but few rarely do. They usually end up trying to take the fight to the ground when things aren’t going there way. Which of course is fair considering it is MMA, not kickboxing. UFC lightweight and former Bellator champion thinks this is going to...

Jun 6, 2015 6:50 am

Rockhold, Velasquez And Cormier Phone Home

The boys of AKA are riding high right now. American Kickboxing Academy now currently has two UFC champions under its roof and a potential third coming up in the future. Cain Velasquez will defend his heavyweight title against Fabricio Werdum in Mexico City, Daniel Cormier just won the light-heavyweight strap by defeating Anthony Johnson and...

Jun 6, 2015 6:28 am

KO! GLORY’s Zack Mwekassa Puts His Opponent Down

Last night GLORY 22 went down and we saw some entertaining kickboxing taking place. One of the highlights of the night was Zach Mwekessa’s devastating KO of Carlos Brooks. Mwekessa hurt with with a left hand, then followed up with another left that dropped Brooks to the canvas. Thanks to GLORY’s twitter account we have...

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)