Archive: MMA NEWS

Apr 9, 2014 8:57 am

Leslie Smith Will Face Sarah Kaufman At TUF Nations Finale

The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale goes down on April 16 in Quebec City. Sarah Kaufman was scheduled to face Shayna Baszler. Baszler suffered an injury. The UFC got Amanda Nunes as a replacement. Nunes then suffered a broken hand. Now, a week away, Kaufman has a third opponent lined up. Leslie Smith will make her...

Apr 8, 2014 9:06 pm

Blackzilian Boss Drops Alistair Overeem From Roster

When Alistair Overeem left his longtime team at Golden Glory, he enlisted Glenn Robinson and the Blackzilians as his new management and fight team. Unfortunately for all parties involved, it didn’t work out. Blackzilian boss, Robinson explains why: (via Tyrone and Alistair have not trained together in a very long time. He hasn’t trained...

Apr 8, 2014 9:02 pm

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Jon Jones Blasts Through Shogun Rua At UFC 128

Jon Jones dismantles Shogun Rua over three rounds, finishing the veteran with a deadly knee en route to becoming the youngest champion in UFC history. Jones defends his title for the seventh time against Glover Teixeira at UFC 172. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Apr 8, 2014 8:51 pm

PHOTO | Abu Dhabi Stadium Still Under Construction For Friday’s UFC Event

The Arena for Friday’s UFC event is still being put together. Or at least that’s what it appears like, as earlier today, UFC President Dana White sent out the following: Building the stadium in Abu Dhabi for Big Nog vs Big Country this FRIDAY on Fight Pass!!! — Dana White (@danawhite) April 8, 2014...

Apr 8, 2014 7:44 pm

VIDEO | Liddell Gets Blue Polish Pedicure From Very Special Stylist

Chuck ‘The Iceman’ Liddell is one of the most feared men in UFC history. His vicious striking mixed with his relentless, kill-or-be-killed style made him one of the greatest MMA champions of all-time. Now retired, Liddell enjoys simpler things. Like this: Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Apr 8, 2014 7:28 pm

Rob Emerson Indirectly Blames Ian McCall for Shane Del Rosario’s Passing

Rob Emerson is scheduled to face Joe Taimanglo at Bellator 116 this upcoming Saturday on the preliminary portion of the card. Emerson has been making the media rounds and made a stunning statement in the middle of an interview with MMAJunkie. Emerson believes that UFC flyweight Ian McCall is indirectly responsible for Shane Del Rosario’s...

Apr 8, 2014 7:24 pm

gif’s | Carano Scenes From New Movie (NSFW)

Gina Carano has taken to the world of acting well. While MMA certainly misses the former face of the sport, Carano has been making waves as an actor. While we wait for MMA’s first-lady to return, check out some .gif’s from her latest movie, ‘In The Blood’:   And this odd one?     Share...

Apr 8, 2014 7:21 pm

MacDonald vs. Woodley Official For UFC 174 Title Eliminator

Late last month we reported the UFC’s intentions with Tyron Woodley and Rory MacDonald. Those plans have now been finalized and the two welterweight fighters will indeed square off at UFC 174 in June. The bout has also been deemed a number-one-contender clash, putting the winner up against, Johny Hendricks, the UFC’s welterweight champion. Our...

Apr 8, 2014 6:31 pm

Marquardt Returns to Middleweight, Fights Te Huna in UFC New Zealand

Nate Marquardt is returning to a division that he knows all about. UFC officials announced on Monday that Marquardt is set to fight former light heavyweight James Te Huna in the main event of UFC Fight Night 43. UFC Fight Night 43 is expected be held at the Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand and...

Apr 8, 2014 6:29 pm

Cyborg Says She’ll Fight Holm In Boxing Or MMA, Cuz Unlike Ronda She Wants to Fight

“I like holly holm’s she is a great boxer, but neither myself nor my manager has spoken to anyone about a fight with Holly Holm. I never pick my opponents. I will fight anyone,anytime,anywhere I would love to fight her, boxing or MMA, but first she has to sign with Invicta or at least have her manager contact my...

Apr 8, 2014 6:11 pm

Ludwig Ready To Focus On Training Regular People Not Fighters

Last month we learned that, Duane Ludwig, Head Coach at Team Alpha Male, was moving on and packing up to Colorado. It’s actually become a pretty sensitive subject with the T.A.M. boys. However, for Duane, a UFC veteran, he’s happy and more than ready to take a backseat and focus on teaching Martial Arts, not...

Apr 8, 2014 5:24 pm

Holm Focused On Mending Broken Arm, Not Fighting Ronda Rousey

Top female fighting prospect, Holly Holm, has been garnering attention from the MMA masses as of late. The multiple-time boxing world champion, has transitioned herself into a nice and comfortable place inside the MMA landscape. People want that fight against Rousey, but still unsigned to the UFC, Holm must first let her broken arm heal....

Apr 8, 2014 4:06 pm

Machida Cool With Fighting Anderson Silva

“It’s good for the sport. This is a fight that I would like to avoid because I know Anderson very well but, as a professional, we can’t think like that. We have to think that this is a fight that can happen, he can be a future opponent and this is something that we will...

Apr 8, 2014 4:02 pm

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen Can Backflip – WOW!

UFC middleweight and light-heavyweight fighter, TUF Brazil 3 coach and ‘UFC Tonight’ host, Chael P. Sonnen, has added one more talent to his resume. Hit play above and check it. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Apr 8, 2014 2:44 pm

Weidman Injury Update: Champ Back Cycling On Day 6 Post-Surgery (Video)

Just six short-days after his double-knee surgery, Chris Weidman, the UFC’s middleweight champion, is back cycling his way through rehab. Check it out: 6 days post surgery. Feeling pretty good — Chris Weidman (@ChrisWeidmanUFC) April 7, 2014 Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Apr 8, 2014 2:38 pm

PHOTO | New UFC 173 Poster Featuring Barao/Dillashaw Headliner

UFC officials have updated the UFC 173 poster with the addition of the fight night’s new main event. The original fight card featured a middleweight contest between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort, but the TRT ban forced Belfort off the card and Lyoto Machida replaced him. That was just the beginning though, because later on,...

Apr 8, 2014 2:16 pm

Tim Kennedy Trains For ‘Pillow Fists’ In Most Hilarious MMA Video Of All Time

The one knock against Michael Bisping, is his lack of Knock Out finishes. He has beaten and battered his opponents, he has finished many men, but 2004 was the last time he has actually put someone to sleep. Because of that, he’s been dubbed, ‘Pillow Fists’, by many of his former opponents, and for the...

Apr 8, 2014 2:06 pm

Roy Nelson: ‘Roy Nelson is definitely a household name’

“Everyone wants to fight Nogueira in the UFC because he’s the only one that’s won a Pride belt and a UFC belt. He’s a legend. He’s one of those guys that comes to fight. He’s an old-school guy where he’s going to try to finish the fight regardless in the first round or fifth round....

Apr 8, 2014 1:56 pm

Replacement Found, Bocek Now Faces De La Torre Next Week

The injury bug is back at it. This time, taking out top UFC lightweight Evan Dunham, and forcing him to withdraw from his scheduled bout against Mark Bocek. With the TUF Nations Finale event set for next week, this last-minute injury left little time for adjustments. Luckily for Mark, the UFC brass found a suitable...