Archive: featured

Sep 19, 2011 7:13 am

DREAM 17 line up finalized with 10 official bouts

A 10-bout lineup is now finalized for this weekend’s DREAM 17 event. DREAM 17 takes place from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan on September 24. Japanese standout, Shinya Aoki faces off with Rob McCullough in the evenings main event. DREAM 17 is the first DREAM event to ever utilize the three, five-minute rounds...

Sep 19, 2011 7:03 am

Lil Nog looking for stand up battle with Ortiz

“If I can avoid the ground game and try to knock him out, I will try… I’ll go after him and try the knockout, but if the fight goes to the ground I’ll be ready. I think he’ll try to take me down to work on the ground and pound, but I’ll be ready for...

Sep 19, 2011 6:30 am

Baker, Rogers, Shlemenko and Vianna Advance to Semis of Bellator Middleweight Tourney

It was a night of big finishes at Bellator 50 as the beginning of the Season 5 Bellator Middleweight Tournament boasted three finishes out of the four quarterfinal matches. Bryan Baker put an exclamation point on a sensational night of fights and turned in a stellar performance against Season 1 Middleweight Tournament Finalist Jared Hess....

Sep 17, 2011 8:24 pm

UFC Fight Night 25 Results

MAIN CARD: Jake Ellenberger def. Jake Shields via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 0:53 *Knockout Of The Night Court McGee def. Dongi Yang via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-28) Erik Koch def. Jonathan Brookins via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27) Alan Belcher def. Jason MacDonald via verbal submission (punches) – Round 1, 3:48 PRELIMINARY CARD:...

Sep 17, 2011 7:42 am

Ellenberger: Shields won’t be able to take me down

“He does have good grappling, good wrestling, but I’ve been training for this fight my whole life. Every year I’ve wrestled, every thing I’ve done, it’s basically for this fight right here. … No, I don’t think he’s going to take me down. He’s going to have to work really hard in order to, and...

Sep 17, 2011 7:37 am

Paradigm Management Takes Over Ken Pavia's MMA Agents Client Roster

Paradigm MMA Management, a subsidiary of Paradigm Sports Management, along with Mishal Abul from Kuwait, owner of Titanium World Trading, announces the acquisition of MMAagents’ client roster. Paradigm Sports Management, LLC is a full service sports management firm specializing in representing NFL and MLB athletes since its inception in 2009. Enlisting a staff of former...

Sep 16, 2011 4:24 pm

BJ PENN RELEASES PUBLIC STATEMENT ABOUT RECENT UFC INTERVIEWER VIDEO'S

“I have no idea how this UFC interviewer situation got this big. I never wanted to attack the UFC, people were calling and telling me Diaz wasn’t going to sign and I got paranoid thinking they were going to use that clip to get him to sign the contract, my bad. The real truth is,...

Sep 16, 2011 4:21 pm

UFC Fight Night 25 Weigh-In Results

MAIN CARD (Spike TV) •Jake Ellenberger (170) vs. Jake Shields (171) •Court McGee (184.5) vs. Dongi Yang (186) •Jonathan Brookins (145.5) vs. Erik Koch (146) •Alan Belcher (186) vs. Jason MacDonald (185) PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook) •Cody McKenzie (155.5) vs. Vagner Rocha (155.5) •Shamar Bailey (156) vs. Evan Dunham (156) •Lance Benoist (170.5) vs. Matt Riddle...

Sep 16, 2011 9:10 am

“Rampage”: Jones may be the future but I’m the present

In the latest installment of the “Rampage” Jackson YahooSports blog Jackson goes into details about his physical development as well as his thoughts on his UFC 135 opponent, Jon Jones. Having moved his camp to Denver Colorado, Rampage has been in isolation training for the past eight or more weeks in preparation for his attempt...

Sep 15, 2011 7:33 pm

VIDEO: How The UFC Hypes Fights – Our Response To Recent UFC Video Release

http://youtu.be/FMnpfF5W0i0 I have attached a video in response to the recent issue started by the article released on Mixedmartialarts.com… If you watch it, it will show the UFC interviewer specifically instigating trash talking from BJ. While BJ’s recent recount may not have been 100% accurate based on what the video released allowed you to see,...

Sep 15, 2011 7:23 pm

UFC Releases Uncut Video of BJ Penn Interview

http://youtu.be/3Ht-iCB9E0c Sometime this evening over at Mixedmartialarts.com a report ran stating that Dana White released video footage from a recent interview with BJ Penn that discredits the multiple time UFC Champions statement from this week that the UFC interviewers made him say he was going to beat Nick Diaz in their upcoming UFC 137 co-main...

Sep 15, 2011 3:39 pm

"Mayhem Miller" to appear on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" Tonight

TUF season 14 coach, Jason “Mayhem” Miller will be appearing as a guest on tonight’s “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.” The show airs on NBC at 12:35 ET/PT. The stint on Fallon’s show is to help promote next week’s debut of “The Ultimate Fighter” season 14 and will likely show Miller in form and ready...

Sep 15, 2011 3:27 pm

Fedor vs. Monson Booked For Nov. 20

We reported exactly one-week ago that Fedor Emelianenko was expected to return against Jeff Monson at an unknown venue on an unknown date. We now have the missing pieces to the puzzle and according to reports the bout has been signed by all parties. M-1 Global is planning an event to take place on November...

Sep 15, 2011 12:29 pm

Dan Henderson Takes Down Internet Troll

It would appear as if Dan Henderson is just as comfortable with delivering a verbal “H Bomb” as he is a physical one. Today, after he was apparently reviewing a forum thread on the infamous Underground Forums, the multiple time, multiple divisional, multiple promotion champion responded to a misinformed MMA fan who questioned Henderson’s worthiness...

Sep 15, 2011 9:06 am

Roger Gracie: 'I made a fatal mistake' against King Mo

“I couldn’t do what I have trained to do … I believed in my jab and he (King Mo) wasn’t bringing much danger. When I heard Renzo saying there was a minute and a half left for the end of the first round, I relaxed. I didn’t have enough time to submit him nor take...

Sep 15, 2011 8:58 am

Koscheck Doesn't Mind Playing The Bad Guy

UFC welterweight fighter, Josh Koscheck was recently brought on board over at Canadian media outlet, Sportsnet.ca to blog about his pre-fight thoughts and experiences leading up to his last minute bout with Matt Hughes at UFC 135. Below is his most recent contribution where he talks about playing the bad guy role and upcoming bout...