Archive: MMA NEWS

Oct 29, 2013 1:35 pm

POLL | Did Bellator Make The Right Call By Canceling PPV & Thinning Down Card?

  Last Friday we learned that Tito Ortiz was pulling out of his main event fight against Rampage Jackson in what was to serve as the Bellator promotions pay-per-view debut. Instead of opting to book a replacement opponent on just one-weeks notice, the good folks over at Bellator decided to thin down the card and...

Oct 29, 2013 10:53 am

QUICK TWITT | Tito Ortiz Shows Off X-Rays of Fractured Neck

‘The Huntington Beach Bad Boy’ Tito Ortiz, single-handedly destroyed Bellator’s aspirations at a pay-per-view event. After a heavy dose of media promotions, Tito finally let the cat out of the bag last week that he had a fractured neck and will be unable to compete against Rampage Jackson at Bellator 106. Based on the timeline...

Oct 29, 2013 10:34 am

Diego Sanchez wants to humble ‘pipsqueak’ McGregor | UFC NEWS

UFC veteran Diego Sanchez just fought in arguably one of the best fights, in the very least, of the year, in his unanimous decision loss to Gilbert Melendez. Sanchez is known for his relentless fighting style and when speaking with MMA Hour, he used the same approach when commenting on Irish featherweight Conor McGregor. McGregor,...

Oct 29, 2013 10:19 am

Kawajiri Eyes Swanson As Opponent In UFC Debut

New UFC signee and top Japanese import, Tatsuya Kawajiri, is not looking for an easy path in his climb up the UFC ladder. The Asian star has his eyes set on a top 3 featherweight opponent for his debut in what would be a potential matchup for revenge. The signing of Kawajiri was made public...

Oct 29, 2013 10:00 am

POLL RESULTS | Should Cain vs. JDS Have Been Stopped Sooner?

After a historic UFC 166 event that saw Cain Velasquez batter former champ, Junior dos Santos for nearly five straight rounds, the MMA world was split in half. Dana White, Joe Rogan and members of the media along with fans alike thought their fight for the UFC’s heavyweight title should have been stopped around the...

Oct 28, 2013 4:54 pm

Cole Miller: Conor McGregor is UFC Show Pony and way into Ireland

Following Cole Miller’s unanimous decision win over Andy Ogle at UFC Fight Night 30, Miller decided to use his post-fight octagon interview to call out “European fighters”. The U.K crowd let him have it, but Miller wasn’t finished until he called out one more fighter, referring to him by the name, “Colin McGoober.” Miller of...

Oct 28, 2013 3:24 pm

VIDEO | Mayhem Miller and Uriah Hall’s Public Scuffle

From Youtube: The scene begins with Jason “Mayhem” Miller being aggressive to a woman who is apparently his ex girlfriend who he has allegedly assaulted in the recent past. She was visibly emotional and upset and he continued to yell at her. Uriah Hall poked his head in the situation and instantly Miller turned his...

Oct 28, 2013 12:41 pm

Bellator Drops Three More Bouts From This Weekend’s Bellator 106 Event

  A once promising fight card, that was to serve as Bellator’s debut into the pay-per-view market, has fell apart at the seams and is no longer the “stacked” event once billed. With news that Tito Ortiz is injured, the promotion opted to remove Rampage Jackson from the main event entirely and postpone his promotional...

Oct 28, 2013 11:46 am

TUF’s Peggy Morgan: Ronda is bat crap crazy

The towering TUF 18 competitor, Peggy Morgan, recently took to her TUF blog to discuss the relationship between TUF coaches, Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate. Check it out: Ronda hates Miesha everywhere and all of the time. For example: We’re chilling in the Team Rousey locker room before practice and Miesha walks past and calls...

Oct 28, 2013 11:35 am

Jon Jones Knows If He Eats Too Much He’ll ‘Look Just Like’ Daniel Cormier

Jon Jones took the passive-aggressive route this week while talking about the current state of his diet and nutrition plan. Jones is set to face Glvoer Teixeira next-year in his next title defense, but that isn’t stopping the champion from taking so low blows at Daniel Cormier. Check it: With that being said I love...

Oct 28, 2013 11:30 am

Alexander Gustafsson ‘Super Excited’ To Fight Lil Nog In London

“Well, I’m super excited to be fighting in London. I’ve fought there before and I’m very excited to fight there again with Lil Nog. We were supposed to fight way back and we didn’t. And now I’ve got the chance to fight him again and I’m really looking forward to it. He’s a great standup...

Oct 28, 2013 11:21 am

QUICK TWITT | Gegard Mousasi Wants Lyoto Machida

Fresh off his middleweight debut, Lyoto Machida is garnering all-types of attention from the press and his fighting peers. What many want to know now is, what’s next for “The Dragon?” After taking out a top 5 opponent the likes of Mark Munoz in the very first round, Lyoto could very well be on his...

Oct 28, 2013 11:01 am

Miguel Torres Says Ref Changes Threw Him Off At WSOF 6

“Was told by WSOF I could wear my spats, got my knee brace approved by commission, felt great and was on point warming up. Was in blue corner and was already in the cage about to fight then told by ref I had to leave and change into shorts. Had to sprint 100 yards there,...

Oct 28, 2013 10:37 am

PHOTO | Machida Makes Good, Buys Munoz Dinner

Dinner together!!Jantar junto após a luta!! http://t.co/jqMqgWEslR — Lyoto Machida (@lyotomachidafw) October 27, 2013 Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Lyoto ‘The Dragon’ Machida made good on his pre-fight bet with Mark Munoz. The two middleweight fighters (shown together) are seen enjoying a meal after their UFC Fight Night 30 bout that saw Machida KO his training...

Oct 28, 2013 10:26 am

VIDEO | Cole Miller Calls Out Conor McGregor

“This is my 15th fight in the UFC,” said Cole Miller after his win Saturday night. “I’m over here looking at this guy – I know a show pony when I see one. And that’s what Colin, Conor, whatever his name is… I know that’s what he is. “I see this guy walking around, looking...

Oct 27, 2013 11:29 am

Lyoto Machida Would Fight Anderson Silva For UFC Middleweight Title

Anderson Silva has always been adamant about not facing Lyoto Machida. “I’ve already said it, and I’ll say it again. Lyoto and myself— we are brothers. Jacare and myself we are friends— camp friends. So we have a code of honor amongst ourselves that we don’t fight against ourselves regardless of wins and losses, money...

Oct 26, 2013 7:17 pm

WSOF 6 RESULTS: Moraes Scores TKO in Under a Minute Over Carson Beebe

The co-main event featured an up and coming bantamweight, Marlon Moraes as he battled Carson Beebe who looked to stifle the fire behind Moraes’ hype. Beebe came out swinging wildly in an attempt to catch Moraes cold. They traded shots for around 20-seconds. Moraes finally made some space between the two and waited to counter...

Oct 26, 2013 7:00 pm

WSOF 6 RESULTS: Jon Fitch Pulls out Close Split Decision over Marcelo Alfaya

Jon Fitch came in against Marcelo Alfaya to try to quell a losing streak under the WSOF banner. Alfaya took control of the first round on a seemingly unsuspecting Fitch who was taken down and controlled white Alfaya rode his back for the majority of a one-sided first round. In the second, Fitch came back...

Oct 26, 2013 6:24 pm

WSOF 6 RESULTS: Justin Gaethje Defeats Dan Lauzon with 2nd Round TKO

A solid matchup between two aggressive fighters lived up to expectations. Both men came out seining as the undefeated Gaethje landed the better strikes thrown between the two. Gaethje took control of the bout early and landed horrifying leg kicks on Lauzon who was visibly injured by the strikes as he limped around the cage....

Oct 26, 2013 5:20 pm

WSOF 6 RESULTS: Pablo Alfonso Chokes Miguel Torres in First Round

Another UFC vet and former WEC champion, Miguel Torres also fought on the stacked World Series of Fighting 6 preliminary card. He took on Pablo Alfonso in a pivotal bout. The action was dictated early by Alfonso as he lunged in to create range on the lanky Torres. Alfonso pushed Torres back, as Torres waited...

Oct 26, 2013 5:06 pm

WSOF 6 RESULTS: Luiz Firmino Dominates on the way to Decision win over Volkmann

UFC veteran Jacob Volkmann returned to the WSOF to take on Luiz Firmino. The bout was one in which Volkmann believed would play to his strengths. Volkmann looked to implore his usual grinding and overwhelming attack in round one. A game Firmino however was able to match Volkmann’s raw strength however and gave Volkmann problems...