Archive: MMA NEWS

Mar 31, 2014 1:32 pm

Royce Gracie Confirms Spat With Bravo, Wants To Fist Fight

  Royce Gracie is ready to throw down with Eddie Bravo. Moments after Bravo and Royler Gracie took part in a thrilling, 20-minute draw at the submission-only Metamoris 3, Royce made it a point to track down Bravo back stage to give his thoughts on Bravo’s post-fight speech. First word appeared on the Underground that...

Mar 31, 2014 12:44 pm

Fitch Not Down For July WSOF Title Shot

Rousimar Palhares is coming off of a victory over Steve Carl after landing a heel hook submission last Saturday (March 29, 2014), to claim the World Series of Fighting (WSOF) Welterweight title. Prior to Palhares’s and Carl’s meeting, it was already decided that the winner of the bout would face former No. 1 UFC Welterweight...

Mar 31, 2014 12:44 pm

Paige VanZant Will Not Compete on TUF 20

By Evan Stoumbelis Team Alpha Male member and WMMA standout Paige VanZant will not be competing on the first ever season of The Ultimate Fighter, featuring all women. The show will crown the inaugural women’s strawweight champion in the UFC as well. Team Alpha Male founder Urijah Faber spoke to Bloodyelbow.com about the reason behind...

Mar 31, 2014 12:39 pm

Rampage: ‘There’s a lot of haters’

It should come as no surprise that Quinton “Rampage” Jackson has had his fair share of run-ins with “haters” of all kinds. But, he’s not the type to let them get him down. ‘Rampage’ recently sat with Dave Doyle of MMAFighting to discuss his upcoming bout with ‘King’ Mo Lawal at the Bellator season 10...

Mar 31, 2014 9:44 am

Chuck Liddell’s Trainer John Hackleman Says Jon Jones is Rude and Disrespectful

John Hackleman, renowned coach of current UFC light heavyweight No. 1 contender Glover Teixeira and former UFC light heavyweight king Chuck ‘The Ice-Man’ Liddell, took some time with Submission Radio to discuss the chatter regarding Jon Jones, and his supposed lack of concern toward his next opponent. “I don’t really pay attention to who’s overlooking...

Mar 31, 2014 9:24 am

World Series of Fighting Launches Summer Schedule

  The World Series of Fighting (WSOF), following WSOF 9, which aired last Saturday, has begun preparations for their summer schedule. WSOF 10, scheduled for June 10th, will showcase two title bouts as Georgi Karakhanyan faces Rick Glenn for the featherweight championship. Meanwhile, David Branch will face off against Jesse Taylor for the inaugural middleweight...

Mar 31, 2014 9:15 am

Norman Parke Wants to Fight Joe Lauzon or Michael Johnson Type Opponent

Leonardo Santos’ and Norman Parke’s bout came to a majority draw at UFC Fight Night 38, earlier this week. The event took place at Ginasiao Nelio Dias in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. Santos and Parke headlined the card that aired on FOX Sports 1. The fight could have easily gone to Parke if...

Mar 31, 2014 5:47 am

QUICK TWITT | Condit’s Miraculous Post-Surgery View

During his fight against Tyron Woodley, former UFC interim-welterweight champion, Carlos Condit, tore his ACL. It’s a common injury in Mixed Martial Arts, but at least Carlos has a great view after his surgery to repair the knee. Check it: All laid up… But the view ain't bad http://t.co/Pxb60oLROP — Carlos Condit (@CarlosCondit) March 30,...

Mar 31, 2014 5:35 am

QUICK TWITT | Gina Carano’s Under Armour Ad

Gina Carano may be on an extended-leave from Mixed Martial Arts, but don’t rule her out entirely. She recently told us that she hasn’t given up the thought of returning to the cage. While she isn’t fighting, she’s making movies, staring in TV shows and shooting ads for popular sporting brands. Like this one: “@robertliefeld:...

Mar 31, 2014 4:49 am

Edgar To Refs: ‘Let Me Be Limp Before You Stop It’

“If it’s me, let me be limp before you stop it. It’s tough to be a ref, especially in that situation when they’ve got to protect the fighters. But I want every chance I can get. Let me go out on my shield… I’m a fighter; I can’t help it. I’m a competitor. I want...

Mar 31, 2014 4:48 am

Bisping Responds To Ranger Up Video’s

“They do seem to have a hard on for me. There’s the fact that their product is obviously so s–t that they have to latch onto me, a fighter that’s got nothing to do with their company, but they’ve got to latch onto me and take a bit of my star, a bit of my...

Mar 31, 2014 4:47 am

PHOTO | Machida’s Run For Cover During Cali Earthquake

There was an earthquake in Southern California, last Friday. It was a 5.3 centered in Los Angeles. That’s where the Machida’s live and they hit the deck! Check it: “My wife’s response to yesterday’s earthquake. Thanks for protecting us under the table.”

Mar 31, 2014 4:46 am

PHOTO | Vinny Magalhaes’ Nasty Staph Infection, Not For The Weak *Graphic*

Last night, 30-minutes prior to his scheduled match at Metamoris 3, UFC veteran, Vinny Magalhaes, withdrew from the contest with a nasty staph infection. Keenan Cornelious, Vinny’s original opponent, was put into a last-minute bout against Kevin Casey. Keenan won. Vinny’s bout-cancelling staph infection is gruesome. Check it: It looks a lot better today. Thoughts?...

Mar 31, 2014 4:45 am

Glover Coach: Getting Hit Is Normal

“I think his ace in the hole is his unbelievable one-punch knockout power. He got caught once or twice. I mean it’s a fight. It’s like telling a football team ‘oh your guy got tackled once or twice.’ I mean he got hit once or twice, exactly, so he really has good defense, but it’s...

Mar 31, 2014 4:44 am

PHOTO | EA UFC Reveals Miesha Tate’s In-Game Characters

The people behind the upcoming UFC video game, EA Sports, have just released the latest shot from the UFC video game. In the previous month we have seen the in-game characters of Joe Lauzon, Chuck Liddell, the Korean Zombie, Forrest Griffin, Jon Jones, GSP, Alexander Gustafsson, Rashad Evans, Frank Mir, Scott Jorgensen, Cub Swanson, Ronda Rousey, Robbie Lawler and Chael Sonnen. Is Miesha’s...

Mar 31, 2014 4:30 am

VIDEO | WSOF 9: Moraes Dominates His Way To WSOF Title (Full Fight)

Your browser does not support iframes. Top bantamweight prospect, Marlon Moraes, proved worthy of the hype when he was able to successfully get the WSOF strap with a one-sided decision victory over Josh Rettinghouse. The two fought this past Saturday at WSOF 9 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Mar 31, 2014 4:00 am

VIDEO | WSOF 9: Burkman KO’s Stinson In The First (Full Fight)

Your browser does not support iframes. Josh Burkman returned to form over the weekend at WSOF 9 in Las Vegas. The former title challenger was able to finish Tyler Stinson in the first round with punches, getting back on track from his last bout, where he lost against Steve Carl.

Mar 30, 2014 3:15 pm

Eddie Bravo Threatened by Royce Gracie After Metamoris 3?

BJJ promotion Metamoris put on their third event this past Saturday, which was headlined by one of the most anticipated rematches in the sport’s history: Eddie Bravo vs. Royler Gracie II. Although the bout ended in a draw as neither competitor was able to submit the other, Bravo controlled more of the grappling exchanges throughout...

Mar 30, 2014 9:27 am

.gif | WSOF 9: Rousimar Palhares Submits Carl For WSOF Title (Replay)

Last night on NBC Sports, Rousimar Palhares, bounced back from his UFC release with a first-round submission victory over promotion champ, Steve Carl. The victory earned him the title and a date with WSOF number-one-contender, Jon Fitch. Here’s the fight ending submission:

Mar 30, 2014 9:16 am

.gif | Metamoris 3: Eddie Bravo vs. Royler Gracie Replay

If you missed yesterday’s Metamoris 3 event and don’t mind animated .gif’s to get your fix, than you’re in the right place. ‘Metamoris 3: Gracie vs. Bravo’ went down from Los Angeles, California, and featured some of the most prominent submission grapplers in the game today. It was an action packed evening of high-level sport...

Mar 30, 2014 9:09 am

.gif | Metamoris 3: Rafael Mendes vs. Clark Gracie Replay

If you missed yesterday’s Metamoris 3 event and don’t mind animated .gif’s to get your fix, than you’re in the right place. ‘Metamoris 3: Gracie vs. Bravo’ went down from Los Angeles, California, and featured some of the most prominent submission grapplers in the game today. It was an action packed evening of high-level sport...

Mar 30, 2014 9:03 am

.gif | Metamoris 3: Keenan Cornelius vs. Kevin Casey Replay

If you missed yesterday’s Metamoris 3 event and don’t mind animated .gif’s to get your fix, than you’re in the right place. ‘Metamoris 3: Gracie vs. Bravo’ went down from Los Angeles, California, and featured some of the most prominent submission grapplers in the game today. It was an action packed evening of high-level sport...

Mar 30, 2014 8:55 am

.gif | Metamoris 3: Dean Lister vs. Renato “Babalu” Sobral Replay

If you missed yesterday’s Metamoris 3 event and don’t mind animated .gif’s to get your fix, than you’re in the right place. ‘Metamoris 3: Gracie vs. Bravo’ went down from Los Angeles, California, and featured some of the most prominent submission grapplers in the game today. It was an action packed evening of high-level sport...

Mar 30, 2014 8:38 am

.gif | Metamoris 3: Gui Mendes vs. Samir Chantre Replay

If you missed yesterday’s Metamoris 3 event and don’t mind animated .gif’s to get your fix, than you’re in the right place. ‘Metamoris 3: Gracie vs. Bravo’ went down from Los Angeles, California, and featured some of the most prominent submission grapplers in the game today. It was an action packed evening of high-level sport...