Archive: MMA NEWS

Feb 19, 2014 8:02 pm

Matt Hughes & Matt Serra Agree To Fight?

Back in 2009 Matt Hughes and Matt Serra engaged in a ‘Fight of the Night’ earning battle. The two former champions fought to a very close decision that swung the way of Hughes. Now both retired, the two took to twitter recently and after a back-and-forth appear to have agreed to fight. Will Dana and...

Feb 19, 2014 7:40 pm

PHOTO | Joe Rogan – Then & Now

Left Photo: UFC 12, Feb. 1997  |  Right Photo: UFC 169, Feb. 2014 UfC commentator, Joe Rogan started his career with the UFC back at UFC 12, in 1997. Fast forward 17 years and Joe has long stepped away from fighter interviews backstage and is now known as one of the best fight callers in...

Feb 19, 2014 7:11 pm

Ronda Rousey On The Time She Lost Her Olympic Medal At A Bar

So, an Olympic Medalist walks into a bar… “I lost my medal like seven times. I really did. After the Olympics I was like ‘I never get to drink,’ so I was like, ‘maybe I’ll get free drinks if I go out with my medal.’ There were so many times I woke up the next...

Feb 19, 2014 7:00 pm

Cormier Admits Lack Of Discipline To Blame For 2008 Olympic Withdrawal

In 2008 Daniel Cormier was one of the front-runners to walk away with Olympic gold. After struggling to make weight, the MMA Star was forced to back out of the competition for health reasons. This cloud of disappointment has followed him ever since. With his light-heavyweight debut taking place this weekend, D.C. touched on what...

Feb 19, 2014 6:40 pm

PHOTO | NFL’s Ray Lewis Training With Belfort & The Blackzilians

Yesterday, through his official Instagram, UFC middleweight title challenger Vitor Belfort, showed off the latest resident over at the Blackzilian’s camp in South Florida. In the photo, the retired Baltimore Raven, Ray Lewis, is seen with Belfort and the Blackzilian coaching staff. Check it: Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Feb 19, 2014 6:32 pm

UFC 170’s Ronda Rousey: “I’m willing to die in there”

“On paper, she’s an amazing athlete, and athletically you could say we’re very close to equals, and that’s why people are so excited about this fight. But I think that I’m more of a fighter than she is. I can tell that this title is not as important to her as it is to me....

Feb 19, 2014 5:08 pm

Belfort Wants Weidman To Be Fair And Undergo Blood Testing Too

“I don’t believe (Weidman is on steroids), but people give too much importance to the treatment I religiously do with medical support. And to make it fair, my opponent should also be tested with blood exams throughout his camp.” In a recent interview with’s Guilherme Cruz, ‘The Phenom’ Vitor Belfort, touched on his upcoming...

Feb 19, 2014 4:52 pm

Ratings Report: Machida Proves He Can Draw On Fox Sports 1

Despite a fairly slow night of fights, which saw 10 different bouts go to a judge’s decision, UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Mousasi pulled in very strong ratings. According to MMA Payout, the event had an average viewership of 1.4 million viewers. This is the highest average for a UFC Fight Night Card since UFC...

Feb 19, 2014 4:45 pm

Lyoto Machida on TRT: “I would do.”

File this one under surprising. Apparently UFC middleweight Lyoto Machida has no qualms about testosterone replacement therapy and its use in his sport. Machida has been all over the media after his unanimous decision win over Gregard Mousasi at UFC Fight Night 36. He spoke to Brazilian website Lance!Net about his thoughts on the upcoming...

Feb 19, 2014 4:34 pm

Cummins on Cormier: “His weakness is mental”

  This Saturday at UFC 170 Daniel Cormier will make his light-heavyweight debut against Patrick Cummins. Cormier was scheduled to fight top light-heavyweight Rashad Evans, but due to a last-minute injury he will instead fight Cummins, former coffee shop barista turned UFC fighter. The choice of Cummins as the replacement was questioned by some, including...

Feb 19, 2014 11:57 am

VIDEO | Ronda Goes ‘Beastmode’ While Shadowboxing – MUST WATCH!!!

Alright so, after watching this video, I think it’s safe to say that UFC bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey, has been working on her stand-up. While she’s known for her grappling prowess, ending 100% of her fights with an arm bar submission, many want to see the champ stand and bang. Ronda recently touted herself as...

Feb 19, 2014 11:49 am

Quarry Continues: Dana Tips Servers More Than He Pays Fighters

Until all fighters are worth millions (never going to happen) the topic of fighter pay will always be here. I mean, who’s really happy with what they make for a living? More is always better. UFC veteran, Nate Quarry, took to the Underground forum earlier this week to debate the topic and give his side...

Feb 19, 2014 11:34 am

Herrig Clarifies Anti-Uniform Stance: ‘I just like my swag’

Even before her UFC debut, top female talent, Felice Herrig is already making headlines. The Invicta FC import recently went on the defensive when discussing the UFC’s new proposed uniform policy. For Herrig, her knack for fashion and individuality is threatened by such a move but she once again took to Instagram with some clarity...

Feb 19, 2014 11:22 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Rousey vs. Tate II (Full Fight)

Last year in the UFC 168 co-main event Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate squared off for the UFC bantamweight title. Catch the full fight replay in the player above. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Feb 19, 2014 11:18 am

New Jersey Wrestling Team Under Fire Following Allegations of Racism

A disturbing, racist photo that appears to depict the wrestling team of a New Jersey high school has prompted a school investigation Tuesday. The picture of the team is believed to have been taken by students at Phillipsburg High School. The photo depicts a black wrestling dummy hanging by its neck from the ceiling as...

Feb 19, 2014 11:08 am

PHOTO | Gina Carano’s ‘In The Blood’ Movie Poster

Ronda Rousey isn’t the only MMA starlet to hit the silver screen. Popular MMA Fighter, Gina Carano, has a new flick coming out titled ‘In the Blood’. The film hits select theaters on April 4 and will be available for download on iTunes and OnDemand. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Feb 19, 2014 11:03 am

UFC Making Ohio Return, Cincinnati Event Slated For May

For the first time in almost seven years, the mecca of mixed martial arts will return to Cincinnati. The event, set for May 10, will be televised on Fox Sports 1, and looks to be emanating out of the U.S. Bank Arena. UFC officials made the announcement this past Tuesday, and you can also find the news on...

Feb 19, 2014 10:50 am

EXCLUSIVE | Herbert Burns aims to keep his perfect record intact at “ONE FC: War of Nations”

Former World “No Gi” Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu champion, Herbert “The Blaze” Burns (2-0 MMA, 1-0 ONE FC), will make his return to ONE Fighting Championships this March, when he faces  promotional newcomer Harris Sarmiento (36-25 MMA) at the “ONE FC: War of Nations” event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Herbert recently spoke with’s Chris Taylor about his...

Feb 19, 2014 10:40 am

NIKE Suing Venom MMA Apparel Brand For Copyright Infringement

Is Venom knocking-off Nike? According to a recent lawsuit filed by the world’s largest sporting brand, they are. The popular MMA apparel company responsible for the sponsoring of many top UFC fighters is apparently in some hot water for their logo and the way they present themselves in business. Nike claims that they own the...

Feb 19, 2014 10:25 am

UFC Signs Steve Bosse To Face Ryan Jimmo In April

UFC officials have inked new light-heavyweight prospect, Steve Bosse (pictured), to a multi-fight deal. The promotion announced today that the former Hockey player will step up and face Ryan Jimmo on the ‘TUF Nations’ Finale event set for April. The TUF Nations Finale Fight card features a main event between Michael Bisping and Tim Kennedy....

Feb 19, 2014 10:12 am

Fight Night 38: With Tibau Injured, Prazeres Steps Up To Face Taisumov

The injury bug has found another victim in the form of top lightweight, Gleison Tibau. UFC officials recently announced that Michel Prazeres will serve as his replacement against Mairbek Taisumov. UFC Fight Night 38 goes down on March 23 from the Ginasio Nelio Dias in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. In the main event...

Feb 19, 2014 9:50 am

Rebney Talks Tito’s Uncertain Future With Bellator

“I’ve been having a good number of conversations with Tito. The prior neck injury was disturbing, but we’ve gotten past that. The fracture was really disturbing because of the potential for paralysis under a worse-case scenario. We’re doing a pretty exhaustive series of tests to see if he’s fine, because we want to be 100...

Feb 19, 2014 9:45 am

VIDEO | GSP Discusses Happiness Outside Of Fighting

Former UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St-Pierre spent a few minutes with Larry Michael, the voice of the Redskins, earlier this month in New York City. They talked similarities between football and MMA, but this video focuses on St-Pierre taking a leave of absence from the UFC and relinquishing his belt, citing the dedication, focus and...

Feb 18, 2014 9:21 pm

Ronda Rousey: ‘It’s almost killing time’

UFC bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey, recently appeared on ESPN’s MMA Live to promote this weekend’s UFC 170 pay-per-view event. Check out what the champ had to say about her opponent, Sarah McMann, and more. Hit play and enjoy. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit