Archive: MMA NEWS

Mar 13, 2014 6:30 am

Kennedy Blasts Bisping In Blog, ‘The Count’ Offers Up Rivera Treatment

Ahead of their headlining stint at the TUF Nations Finale next month, Tim Kennedy, has taken to Yahoo Sports! with a personal blog about the event. Here’s some excerpts: “I’ve wanted to fight Mike since his bout against my friend, Jorge Rivera, a little more than three years ago at UFC 127 in Sydney, Australia....

Mar 13, 2014 6:25 am

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey & Shayna Baszler Do Pro-Wrestling

When she’s not preparing for title defenses, Ronda Rousey is making hits on the Silver screen in Hollywood. The UFC’s bantamweight champion, also moonlights as a pro-wrestler with her teammate and pro-wrestling enthusiast, Shayna Baszler. Check out their moves:

Mar 13, 2014 6:21 am

Throwback Thursday: The Strikeforce Brawl (Video Replay)

Most MMA fans remember this very crucial point in MMA History. The Strikeforce Brawl. Strikeforce was a national promotion on the verge of a break out moment. Having reached the largest television audience in MMA History, Strikeforce and CBS had a budding relationship… Until this happened. Many credit the Strikeforce brawl for the eventual demise...

Mar 13, 2014 6:03 am

Betting Odds: Conor McGregor Opens Up as Early Favorite over Cole Miller

Despite the match-up not even being announced yet, Irish gambling website PaddyPower has marked Conor McGregor as a nearly 2-1 favorite over Cole Miller, meaning that a successful 100 dollar bet on the Irishman would net roughly 50 dollar profit.  MMAMania first announced the news. The line has moved since then, with McGregor now an even...

Mar 12, 2014 8:21 pm

TUF China Finale Drug Tests Come Back Clean

It was pretty humdrum as far as drug tests go. The  results are in for this month’s TUF China in Macau and a UFC official told MMAjunkie all fighters were tested, and all tested negative for performance-enhancing drugs and drugs of abuse. Also worthy of note, no therapeutic-use exemptions for testosterone-replacement therapy were granted for the...

Mar 12, 2014 12:44 pm

VIDEO | Frightened Mother Scales Cage During Son’s MMA Bout

It took less than a minute for Caleb Frasher to stop Joe Fisher in Columbus, Ohio, over the weekend,. But that’s not why these two amateur fighter’s are making headlines. As seen in the video above, Fisher’s mother jumped into the cage to aid her son while he lay flat on the canvas. Police then...

Mar 12, 2014 12:21 pm

Tumenov vs. Lapsley Slated For UFC Fight Night 40

Two UFC welterweight newcomers have been added to the upcoming May card in Cincinnati, Ohio. Albert Tumenov (12-2) will meet Anthony Lapsley (22-6) at UFC Fight Night 40, UFC officials confirmed on Tuesday. Tumenov made his UFC debut on the back of an eight-fight winning streak in Russia. He is coming off a decision loss...

Mar 12, 2014 11:04 am

Nick Diaz To Jon Jones – ‘Don’t Be Scared Homie’

Cryptic is Nick Diaz. But once you get to know him, the secret messages and vague insults become clear as day. With Jon Jones trying to avoid, at all costs, a rematch with Alexander Gustafsson, Nick took to his personal instagram to pass on a message. Check it:

Mar 12, 2014 10:46 am

Boxing Beat: Floyd Mayweather Jr. Hired Goons To Beat Up Thieving Employees?

By Evan Stoumbelis Reports are circling this morning linking undefeated boxing great, Floyd Mayweather Jr.,  to a beating delivered to some contractors after jewelry from his house went missing. TMZ broke the story saying: Sources familiar with the situation tell TMZ Sports … the two men had been hired to work on Floyd’s Vegas homes …...

Mar 12, 2014 10:24 am

PHOTO | Tito Shows Off New Girlfriend – Former UFC Ring Girl Amber Nichole Miller

The HBB, Tito Ortiz, is recovering from his very public breakup with his ‘Baby Momma’ Jenna Jameson. The newly signed and now injured Bellator light-heavyweight is back on the mend, both physically and in his personal life as evidenced by this photo with Miller. Want to see more of Tito’s new flame? Click here, or...

Mar 12, 2014 9:53 am

QUICK TWITT | Josh Thomson & Anthony Pettis Engage In Twitter Beef

Had the two met last December as planned, the need to settle unfinished business would have probably escaped them. None of that happened though and now what we have is a growing feud between UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis and top lightweight contender, Josh Thomson. The two fighters took to twitter recently and it kind...

Mar 12, 2014 8:58 am

Anti-Aging Doctor Linked To Vitor Belfort: TRT ban pushes fighters into using ‘black market steroids’

Dr. John Pierce (pictured), an anti-aging doctor who has been linked to middleweight title contender Vitor Belfort, has apparently had multiple fighters inform him that they would rather go to the black market for performance-enhancing drugs, than get a therapeutic-use exemption (TUE) for testosterone. And now that the TUE program has been shut down? Dr. Pierce tells MMAJunkie – in a rather candid...

Mar 12, 2014 8:55 am

VIDEO | Nick Diaz Gives His Thoughts On Canelo’s Stoppage Over Alfredo

“Yeah, he’s fine, but I don’t know, like, it’s like they wanted to stop it, looking for a good punch. But, it wasn’t like where it needed to be stopped. Because he still looked dangerous. Hey, you know, it’s a trip though, because they didn’t stop the fights in the UFC. Or they stop fights...

Mar 11, 2014 3:16 pm

Lorenzo Fertitta: ‘Ronda Rousey Literally Makes Millions Of Dollars Per Fight’

  Fighter pay. It’s a funny thing, fighter pay. No one really has a true grasp on it outside of the disclosed salaries reported by certain governing bodies required to do so by law. But even that disclosed pay is often skewed as it doesn’t take into account, bonuses, pay-per-view points or sponsorship dollars. Fighter’s...

Mar 11, 2014 2:21 pm

GSP Talks Performance Enhancers In MMA

“I came out publicly about the performance enhancing drugs. I didn’t do that to shoot the UFC or attack an individual. I believe if you attack an individual, twenty other will come. I didn’t want to attack the UFC, I’ve always been the guy that want to defend the sport, but it’s a new sport...