Archive: MMA NEWS

Apr 2, 2014 11:03 am

Hendricks Urges Welterweight Division To Continue Without Him

With a sidelining injury and a lengthy rehab schedule, newly minted UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks, is urging the other competitors in his division to continue in his absence. The champ told MMAJunkie, “How many people are claiming they deserve a shot at me? I’ll be out for a little bit longer, so I would...

Apr 2, 2014 10:48 am

VIDEO | Liddell Hits Stuff Hard, Real Hard!

UFC legend, Chuck ‘The Iceman’ Liddell shows off his acting chops in the latest Duralast commercial for AutoZone! After you watch it, check out this other commercial from Chris Weidman and draw a comparison. Do it, Do it NOW!

Apr 2, 2014 10:43 am

Baszler Out Of Kaufman Bout With Injury

If we have learned one thing over the years it’s that that pesky injury bug holds no prejudice. It just proved us right again, in taking out top female bantamweight fighter, Shayna Baszler. Baszler was scheduled to face off with, former Strikeforce champion, Sarah Kaufman in just two-week on the UFC’s Quebec, Canada fight card....

Apr 2, 2014 10:37 am

Bravo On The Metamoris 3 Gi Pants That Almost Started A Lawsuit

“I always wear gi pants when I train. It helps with my game. It’s harder to pull your leg out when it’s locked down with gi pants. There was a whole big scandal over the pants. I asked to wear pants specifically, because in the rules it says all no-gi competitors must wear a rash...

Apr 2, 2014 10:29 am

VIDEO | Will Chope & Ex-Wife Issue Statement To Try And Save UFC Career

It was just a few short weeks ago that Will Chope was pulled from the UFC Fight Night 38 fight-card after his official weigh-in for the event. Prior allegations of domestic abuse, mixed with a dishonorable discharge from the air-force ruled the UFC’s rash and sudden decision. Now, his ex-wife, the alleged abused, has come...

Apr 1, 2014 2:12 pm

Shayna Baszler Ready To Fight Ronda Rousey “Tomorrow”

“Ronda knows that if they called me tonight to fight her tomorrow, I would do it. I tell her every day. Her and Jessamyn and myself, we all know we would fight each other if it came to it. We also know it would have to mean something. … Ronda and I have even practiced...

Apr 1, 2014 11:33 am

BJ Penn on Frankie Edgar: ‘He’s the Only Reason I’m Coming Back’

BJ Penn is set to make his octagon return when he collides with Frankie Edgar in the culmination of their season as coaches of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’. This will be their third meeting and unlike their first two at lightweight, this contest will take place in the featherweight division. ‘The Prodigy’ has not fought for...

Apr 1, 2014 11:14 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar: Best of the Beast

“The Best of the Beast” anthology features all seven of former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar’s UFC fights, archive material including footage of the 282lbs beast’s amateur wrestling career and — in addition — exclusive interviews with pro-wrestling legends “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Jim Ross. ONLY ON UFC FIGHT PASS.

Apr 1, 2014 10:30 am

VIDEO | Women’s Lingerie Cage Fighting on PPV

I seem to remember a halfwit fighter expressing how he wouldn’t dream of forking out money for a PPV to watch women fight, unless they’re topless. Well, it might just be his lucky day! Lingeriefc.com recently announced that their ‘Lace vs. Leather’  Championship will premier on PPV, Friday April 11that 9pm ET. Click through the...

Apr 1, 2014 9:52 am

Cyborg Disappointed With Muay Thai Loss, Still Planning Trip To 135

“She’s a little disappointed of course, but it doesn’t change anything in our plans. Our goal is still get to 135 by summer and fight Ronda Rousey in the fall if the UFC is willing to step up. I don’t see how this fight or this loss puts Cris back at all in the MMA...

Apr 1, 2014 7:40 am

Salary Report: Cyborg Earns 5-Times More in Defeat Than Latest Kickboxing Opponent

Cris Cyborg may have lost her recent Muay Thai match last Friday night in Vegas, but she’s laughing all the way to the bank. The former Strikeforce champ and current Invicta FC champion, earned a whopping $25,000.00 for her five-round decision loss to Jorina Baars. Baars earned $5,000.00. Salary figures come from the Nevada State...

Apr 1, 2014 7:30 am

Maldonado Wants OSP or Feijao Next

“I asked to fight Dan Henderson with all respect because he is the man, it would be a dream for me. I think his style would be good for me. But there are a lot of people wanting to fight me. There is Ovince St. Preux who challenged me on twitter. I would fight you...

Apr 1, 2014 7:24 am

VIDEO | Roy Nelson Talks Rousey vs. Cyborg

Immediately following Cyborgs most recent Muay Thai match in Vegas, ‘Big Country’ Roy Nelson, shared his reaction to their bout and what he thinks about the proposed Rousey vs. Cyborg matchup.

Apr 1, 2014 6:51 am

Anderson Taking Up Silva Family Trade, Training To Be A Cop In Los Angeles

Men in the Silva family are police officers. Anderson’s brothers, uncles, nephews, all cops. “I train every morning, take my kids to school and go to the police school,” Silva told the Brazilian media. “I’m studying at the Los Angeles School Police Department. I’m studying to become a police officer.” “It’s a personal wish, something...

Apr 1, 2014 6:44 am

UFC Fight Pass Presents Brock Lesnar Career Anthology

Former UFC heavyweight champion and pro-wrestling superstar Brock Lesnar is back in the public consciousness this week, and the Ultimate Fighting Championship organization’s digital subscription service UFC FIGHT PASS is premiering a retrospective on the 280-pound beast’s unique legacy as a mixed martial arts fighter. Available immediately on UFC FIGHT PASS, “The Best of the...

Mar 31, 2014 8:53 pm

Ralek Gracie Not Interested In The Royce/Bravo Drama, Not Mad Either

Metamoris boss, Ralek Gracie, has been a busy man as of late. After all, bringing Jiu Jitsu to the masses, is no easy task. Earlier today, Metamoris 3 headliner, Eddie Bravo, stated that he thought Ralek may be mad at him and that he likely wouldn’t be welcomed back to a Metamoris card. To that,...

Mar 31, 2014 8:36 pm

Royce Gracie : ‘Royler dominated Bravo so much’

Royce Gracie believes Royler Gracie dominated Eddie Bravo in the Metamoris 3 main event last weekend. “I wanted to talk to him for years, but never had the chance to meet him. I met him after the fight and he was there, throwing up. Royler dominated him so much, he did so much strength, that...

Mar 31, 2014 8:28 pm

Matt Brown: ‘I perform better than all those UFC 171 welterweights’

Matt Brown is a certified killer inside the cage. Riding high on a six-fight win streak, he’s already made the noise, now he just wants people to notice. In a recent interview with Ariel Helwani, he compared himself to the fighters on the welterweight heavy card that was UFC 171. “That’s how I feel. Everything...

Mar 31, 2014 8:12 pm

Bravo Says No Word From Metamoris Boss, Doesn’t Think He’s Welcome Back

Last weekend in Los Angeles, Eddie Bravo, headlined Metamoris 3 opposite Royler Gracie and performed very well. The world is still buzzing about it, but despite his remarkable performance, Eddie has yet to hear from the Metamoris Boss, Ralek Gracie. In his interview with ‘The MMA Hour’ he explained: “No, you know what, I don’t...

Mar 31, 2014 6:34 pm

Cris Cyborg: ‘No Other Champs In MMA Would Fight Muay Thai’

Invicta FC champion, Cris ‘Cyborg’, is coming off her first-ever defeat in Muay Thai. Last Friday she fought, Jorina Baars, in one of the most entertaining female fights of all time and came up short on the judges scorecards. Check the video above for her post-fight reaction.

Mar 31, 2014 6:24 pm

VIDEO | Roy Nelson’s 50 Second K.O. Over Dave Herman

Roy “Big Country” Nelson needed just 50 seconds to finish Dave Herman at UFC 146. The win sparked a three-fight streak for Nelson, all of which ended by first-round KO. Check out Nelson next at Fight Night Abu Dhabi on UFC Fight Pass.