Archive: MMA NEWS

Aug 13, 2013 10:26 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Eddie Alvarez vs. Michael Chandler

Eddie Alvarez battles Michael Chandler for the Bellator Lightweight World Championship in one of the best fights of 2011. Catch the long awaited rematch between Chandler and Alvarez, November 2nd, Live on PPV!

Aug 13, 2013 10:18 am

Sheila Gaff Becomes First Woman Cut By UFC

Germany’s top-ranked female fighter, Sheila Gaff, has become the first woman cut from the UFC’s roster.  The cut came nearly two weeks after her second 1st-round TKO loss inside the Octagon.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA The UFC released German fighter, Sheila Gaff, reported a German website, This announcement comes less that two weeks...

Aug 13, 2013 10:13 am

Popular Female Fighter, Felice Herrig, Inks Exclusive Deal With Invicta FC

Twenty-eight year-old strawweight (115 pounds) superstar Felice “Lil’ Bulldog” Herrig (9-4) of Crystal Lake, Ill. has signed an exclusive, multi-fight agreement with women’s world championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotion Invicta Fighting Championships. Herrig, a winner of four consecutive fights and protégé of MMA star Jeff Curran, will make her Invicta FC debut later this...

Aug 13, 2013 9:52 am

Bellator’s Fight Master Series Gets New Time Slot Following Ratings Slide

Bellator’s reality TV series, Fight Master, has failed to live up to the hype. Unlike the UFC’s ‘Ultimate Fighter’ Bellator’s version of MMA reality on SPIKE TV is not garnering any interest from viewers at home and as a result is getting backed down on their Thursday night lineup. SPIKE TV broke the news: Programming...

Aug 13, 2013 9:48 am

Freddie Roach: Shogun doesn’t punch “like a girl” anymore

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua may have knocked out many mixed martial art fighters in his career, but boxing coach Freddie Roach used to think that he punched like a girl. The former Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight champion had impressive knockout victories over Lyoto Machida, Chuck Liddell, Alistair Overeem and many others. His list wasn’t enough...

Aug 12, 2013 3:03 pm

Uriah Hall Ready For ‘Next Chapter’ And It Starts This Weekend In Boston

“I absolutely think this next chapter is where it starts in Boston. I’m coming off the fight with Kelvin, a lot of people had their opinions and views, but that happens with every fight. You take what happens and you learn from it. I feel I have improved drastically since then and I can’t wait...

Aug 12, 2013 2:31 pm

VIDEO | Fox Sports 1: Shogun vs. Sonnen Preview

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Boston on Saturday, August 17th, as former light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua meets 3-time title contender Chael Sonnen at UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Sonnen. Watch live on FOX Sports 1.

Aug 12, 2013 2:21 pm

WSOF 4 Payouts: Headliner Tyrone Spong Tops Salaries With $31K

This past Saturday, World Series of Fighting put on their fourth event in Ontario, California at the Citizens Business Bank Arena. The payouts and salaries have just been made public today by the California State Athletic Commission and, as expected, Tyrone Spong is the top earner at $31,000. Gerald Harris and Ray Sefo weren’t far...

Aug 12, 2013 2:04 pm

VIDEO | TMZ Staffer Max gets TMZ’d at MMA Fight

TMZ Staffer Max gets TMZ’d at MMA Fight by Aaron Tru from MAx was a great sport and had a lot of fun at the World Series of Fighting courtesy of Erik Apple 8-10-13

Aug 12, 2013 1:26 pm

Freddie Roach: ‘Anderson Silva lost because he got lazy’

“I definitely saw him get knocked out. My thought on that is that he just plays around too much. I think it’s too easy for him sometimes. He just got caught playing around. In this sport, one punch can change things, and this isn’t a sport you should actually play [around]. “The thing is, I...

Aug 12, 2013 1:19 pm

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Watch This Insane Capoeira Kick Knockout From Brazil

Today’s free fight video has already gone viral. This insane capoeira head kick knockout recently took place down in Brazil at WOCS 28. The man responsible is none other than the highly touted Julio Cesar Neves, whose unbeaten streak stretched to 26-0 with this latest performance.

Aug 12, 2013 12:58 pm

Resurrection Fighting Alliance Inks Multi-year Deal With Adidas Double-D Combat Sports

Ed Soares, President of Resurrection Fighting Alliance (RFA) today announced that in an exclusive multi-year deal with Double-D, the adidas Combat Sports licensors for over a decade, that one of the most iconic and recognized brands in sports will now stripe the RFA cage. “RFA is honored to have an exclusive multi-year deal with Double-D...

Aug 12, 2013 12:24 pm

VIDEO | Lifting The MMA Ban In New York With UFC Lawyer David Weinraub

During the UFC”s world tour, they stopped in New york where this interesting documentary was shot and edited. Phoneix Carnevale dives deep on MMA ban in New York with UFC lawyer, David Weinraub, and the two discuss how you can be proactive and join the fight for legalization.

Aug 12, 2013 12:19 pm

John Dodson Set to Face Newcomer Darrell Montague At UFC 166

Former flyweight title challenger, John Dodson, is set to welcome one of the divisions top ranked fighters, Darrel Montague,  in his UFC debut. UFC officials announced the bout via twitter. Montague has been widely regarded as one of the world’s top 125 pound fighters and he has now inked a multi-fight deal with the UFC...

Aug 12, 2013 12:09 pm

GSP is Paying for VADA Testing With Own Cash

  As much as any fighter, UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre has heard the murmurs, whispers, and flat out accusations of steroids use. GSP has never tested positive for a PED and has urgently welcomed Olympic-style drug testing to MMA. St. Pierre will defend his belt against Johny Hendricks in November at UFC 167...

Aug 12, 2013 12:08 pm

Jason “Mayhem” Miller Arrested, Again

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Jason Miller has been on a roller-coaster ride ever since he was released from the UFC a little over a year ago. He’s been in jail, he’s been involved in off-the-wall, mind staggering interviews, and now, as of Sunday morning (August 11th, 2013) he’s in jail once again. Mayhem filled his storied...

Aug 12, 2013 12:03 pm

UFC Releases Tim Means From Roster

UFC lightweight fighter, Tim Means, has been released from the promotion following back-to-back losses inside the Octagon. During his stint with the worlds largest MMA promotion, Means went 2-2. After gaining victory in his first two outings he went on to drop a decision at the hands of Jorge Masvidal and then he missed weight...

Aug 12, 2013 11:08 am

Pettis: ‘A lot Of Champions Are Becomings Points Fighters

“You see a lot of champions becoming point fighters,” Pettis said. “These guys want to keep their belts and there’s two sides of that story. Every challenger is very talented. Look at the lightweight division, everybody there is very well matched. It’s going to take a factor to change that to have somebody dominate these...

Aug 12, 2013 10:58 am

Aldo Cool With TRT, Believes Couture Used It

“I don’t see the problem with using TRT. Everybody uses [steroids], from the champion to the newcomer. I believe we [from Nova Uniao] are the only ones that don’t do that, because Andre (Pederneiras) was always against steroids. I think it’s wrong to criticize someone who came forward and said they take TRT. Americans always...

Aug 12, 2013 10:42 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | WSOF 4: Tyrone Spong vs. Angel DeAnda

In last weekends WSOF main event Tyrone Spong and Angel DeAnda engaged in a 15-minute standup battle that entertained the packed out Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California. If you missed the fight, hit play above and enjoy!

Aug 10, 2013 10:06 pm

‘World Series Of Fighting 4: Spong vs. DeAnda’ Results

‘World Series Of Fighting 4: Spong vs. DeAnda’ took place tonight from the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California. In the main event the two fighters battled back and forth but it was the striking experience of Spong that prevailed in the end. Full Results: Main Card: Tyrone Spong def. Angel DeAnda via unanimous...

Aug 10, 2013 12:58 pm

Quick Twitt: Ronda Rousey Gets Heated Over What She Calls ‘Twitter B!tc#e$’

‘Rowdy’ Ronda Rousey is steaming mad over fans comments surrounding her timeline for retirement. The female champion recently came out and stated she would likely make her exodus from the sport within 2-3 years and her fans have apparently taken that short career projection personally. She responded as follows: To everyone giving me shit for"hypothetically...

Aug 10, 2013 12:53 pm

Mark Munoz: Michael Bisping ‘Has pillows for fists’

“Bisping has already been talking, I know. I was at my camp doing 10 days of an intensive wrestling camp with a bunch of wrestlers, over 300 of them. My phone was just blowing up. People were texting me and tweeting me all this stuff about Bisping talking a lot of smack about me. But...

Aug 10, 2013 12:46 pm

Joe Lauzon FS1 Fight Vlog: Episode 1

UFC lightweight Joe Lauzon’s epic fight vlogs are back to bring you behind-the-scenes for his upcoming fight with Michael Johnson at UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs Sonnen.

Aug 10, 2013 12:29 pm

Quick Twitt: ‘The Rock’ Confirms Ronda Rousey’s Signing On To Fast & Furious 7

As the UFC’s female bantamweight champion’s stardom continues to grow, so do her opportunities outside of the cage. Wrestling superstar, ‘The Rock’, took to twitter to announce the latest addition to the Fast and Furious cast. She rocks my Championship belt better than me! My fam @UFC Champ @RondaRousey joins me in FAST & FURIOUS...

Aug 10, 2013 12:20 pm

VIDEO: Dominick Cruz Believes He Deserves Title Shot Upon Return

“It’s very important I don’t overstep my boundaries with those eight weeks,” Cruz said on Inside MMA. “I’m only looking eight weeks ahead. I’m not looking seven months ahead. I have to be real with myself. I have to be real with everybody. I can’t come back too soon. I’ve already had double-ACL surgery. This...

Aug 9, 2013 4:59 pm

EXCLUSIVE | UFC Vet Tyson Griffin WSOF 4 Pre-Fight Interview | BJPENN.COM RADIO

  By JAKE CHASTAIN The boys over at Radio recently invited longtime MMA fan-favorite and top competitor, Tyson Griffin, onto the airwaves to discuss the current happenings of his career and also his upcoming fight with JZ Cavalcante at WSOF 4 this Saturday, August 10th on NBC Sports Network. Griffin, who competed in the...