Archive: MMA NEWS

May 9, 2013 1:28 pm

MMA & MUAY THAI ACTION HITTING SANTA CLARA, CA NEXT MONTH

Well known combat sports industry leaders, including popular Strikeforce matchmaker Rich Chou, have formed a new promotion that will make its debut on the Northern California scene next month at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California on June 15. With both Mixed Martial Arts and Muay Thai fights scheduled for action the...

May 9, 2013 12:52 pm

MUST SEE VIDEO: Vitor Belfort RVCA Advocate

From RVCA.COM: VITOR BELFORT HAS WON 14 WORLD TITLES IN TWO MMA MAIN EVENTS ON THE PLANET, EIGHT TIMES WINNER OF THE UFC (ULTIMATE FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP) IN THE UNITED STATES, FIVE TIME WINNER OF THE PRIDE IN JAPAN AND CHAMPION OF CAGE RAGE IN LONDON IN DECEMBER 2005, AND IN 2006 BEGAN HIS PROFESSIONAL BOXING...

May 9, 2013 9:31 am

Jon Jones Believes He Can Hang With Mayweather In ‘Only-Hands’ Bout

“To be honest with you, if it was all hands, it would probably be a pretty competitive match. But that’s not fighting, either. You can’t be at the bar and be like, alright, no kicking, no taking me down, don’t stretch my shirt out. It’s not like that. What I do, I consider it to...

May 9, 2013 9:16 am

Shogun Rua Using Past Glories For Future Motivation

“Remembering my glories is wonderful, makes me feel good, and gives me more will to live up to that again. It was an indescribable sensation; there are no words for it, especially because I got to achieve the dream of any fighter, which was to be both a UFC and PRIDE FC champion.” Former UFC...

May 9, 2013 9:02 am

A Call For Regulations On The Weight Cut In MMA

One of the most detrimental occurrences in professional sports is the failure of governing bodies to enact regulations prior to tragedy. Case in point: Weight Cuts. In the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, fighters will often cut upwards of 10-15% of their body weight in order to make the desired number for the division they...

May 8, 2013 2:03 pm

VIDEO | Randy Couture Choked Out In Elderly home

3 Geezers! Official Trailer 1 (2013) – J.K. Simmons, Tim Allen, Scott Caan Movie HD Follow actor J Kimball as he researches what it’s like to be old for a role in an upcoming movie. When he meets the residents at The Coconuts convalescent home, he quickly discovers that his perceptions of the elderly may...

May 8, 2013 9:00 am

VIDEO | Rogan Riffs: UFC Debut Jitters

Mixed martial artists making their UFC debuts have a history of being overtaken by nerves and the opposition. UFC announcer Joe Rogan Riffs on the phenomenon of fighters like Hector Lombard, Anthony Pettis and many more becoming overwhelmed after stepping into the Octagon for the first time.

May 8, 2013 8:49 am

VIDEO | Shields Not Happy With Just Winning, Wants KO Or Submission Over Woodley

“I think Tyron, he’s a tough guy, but I have a lot more experience. Great wrestler, All-American wrestler, heavy hands. He’s a tough guy but I think I have a lot more experience and just advantages everywhere. Wrestling is pretty even but I think striking I can beat him, I can beat him on the...

May 8, 2013 8:40 am

Anderson Silva Issues Statement On Missed Media Day In L.A.

UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, was fined on Monday by the UFC for missing a day of media obligations in Los Angeles that included T.V., Radio and a media luncheon with some of the biggest media reps in the region. In an unprecedented move UFC officials fined their P4P king $50,000.00 for failure to appear....

May 7, 2013 10:32 am

Dana White: Nobody makes me feel uncomfortable

Michael “The Voice” Schiavello takes on Dana White in an hour long interview airing May 17th on AXS TV. In this clip Dana talks which fighter he is most uncomfortable around. “Nobody can make me feels uncomfortable,” said Dana White. “Nobody makes me feel uncomfortable. Like what I said about Randy Couture. He’s 100% a...

May 7, 2013 10:14 am

VIDEO | Miesha Tate Talks Upcoming Bout With Liz Carmouche

Miesha Tate spends the day in New York with Alienware correspondent, Tracy Lee. They take a moment infront of the historic Madison Square Garden to get in an interview about what it means to be one of the first females in the UFC, potentially fighting at MSG, being the only couple in the UFC, and...

May 7, 2013 9:30 am

Quick Twitt | Chael Sonnen Calls Wanderlei Silva An Easy Fight

Three-time UFC title challenger, Chael Sonnen, took to twitter to continue his campaign for a fight with Wanderlei Silva. The two are rumored to have a showdown in Boston for the UFC on FOX Sports 1 debut, but at this point those are just rumors. In his latest blast on the Brazilian, Sonnen stated the...

May 7, 2013 9:27 am

VIDEO | Gina Carano Kicking A$$ In Fast And Furious 6

Fast & Furious 6 Movie Clip – Subway Fight (2013) – Featuring Gina Carano Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne Johnson lead the returning cast of all-stars as the global blockbuster franchise built on speed races to its next continent in “Fast & Furious 6.” Reuniting for their most high-stakes adventure yet, fan favorites Jordana...

May 7, 2013 9:19 am

VIDEO | Miguel Torres Completely Loses Memory After KO Loss

THIS VIDEO HAS BEEN REMOVED In his last UFC appearance Miguel Torres got knocked out by Michael McDonald. From the outside looking it, it appeared to be just another KO loss, but with this newly released footage it was much more than that.

May 7, 2013 9:01 am

Belfort Defends TRT Use: ‘Skills not TRT win fights’

“I think he’s wrong, but, what are you going to say? People say what they want to say. He doesn’t know me so I don’t know how he could say that. But, we’ll see. I don’t describe, you cannot judge. I think it’s too arrogant to say you’re more of a man. I don’t know...

May 6, 2013 9:54 pm

UFC Releases Two More Fighters

The UFC cuts continue as featherweights Pablo Garza and Antonio Carvalho were released from the organization this week. Pablo Garza (12-4) is 3-3 in the Octagon, but three of those losses have come in his last four outings. His most recent fight was a first round submission loss to Diego Brandao at UFc on Fuel...

May 6, 2013 1:18 pm

ONE FC Hosts Landmark MMA Asia Summit 2013 In Singapore

This past weekend, ONE Fighting Championship played host to the ONE Asia MMA Summit 2013 at the extravagant Marina Bay Sands Resort & Casino in Singapore. This elite gathering is held yearly, and is an exclusive platform for the top figures in Asian Mixed Martial Arts to network and discuss the growth and future of...

May 6, 2013 12:05 pm

VIDEO | BJ PENN FAN SIGNING AT T&C

BJPENN.COM’S Lynn Mitchell was on scene last week to capture the overwhelming fan support for two-time UFC Champion, BJ Penn at an autograph signing in Hawaii hosted by T&C.

May 6, 2013 11:52 am

PHOTO GALLERY: BJ PENN AUTOGRAPH SIGNING

Two-time UFC champion, BJ Penn, joined fans last week at an autograph session in Hawaii hosted by T&C. The turn-out was excellent and BJPENN.COM’s Lynn Mitchell caught all the action on film. Enjoy the photo gallery below: