Archive: MMA NEWS

Jul 22, 2013 1:02 pm

VIDEO | A Very In Shape Chan Sung Jung Trains For Jose Aldo

With nearly a year on the sidelines, Chan Sung Jung, is returning to action in the best shape of his career. In this video we get a rare glimpse of his final training session for Jose Aldo who he faces at UFC 163. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jul 22, 2013 12:13 pm

Joe Lauzon Sounds Off On Fighter Pay: ‘I Couldn’t be happier’

“We’re paid fighters, so getting in to the UFC doesn’t mean you’re gonna have this cushy job. You get paid based on how your performance goes. I’ve been very fortunate where I have had some great fights and I’ve been rewarded with some bonuses. I couldn’t be happier with the pay structure. It all comes...

Jul 22, 2013 11:55 am

Jorge Masvidal Ecstatic With UFC Fight Schedule

“When my manager called and said that I was getting [Michael] Chiesa, I felt like a kid again. I was like, ‘Man, I’m getting so many fights. This is awesome!’ I haven’t had that back-to-back, staying busy in a while and I was just ecstatic. I want to thank God and [UFC matchmaker] Joe Silva...

Jul 22, 2013 11:21 am

Quick Twitt | Roy Nelson Goes At It On Twitter With Popular MMA Sponsor For Non Payment

Popular MMA fighter, Roy Nelson, took to twitter recently to call out popular MMA Apparel brand, Cage Fighter, and CF President, Mike DiSabato didn’t take it lying down. Because of his outgoing response to ‘Big Country’ DiSabato is finding himself on the bad end of this argument for taking it too far. Check it out and...

Jul 22, 2013 11:11 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Holly Holm Delivers KO Of The Year Candidate

Female Boxing Champion, Holly Holm, has now dedicated herself to a career in Mixed Martial Arts. Her latest performance on AXS TV proved she has a lot to offer the ranks of the growing female roster of elite fighters. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jul 22, 2013 11:02 am

UFC Announces World Tour 2013

  Four world champions and four title challengers will visit 11 cities in six days promoting the final four championship Pay-Per-View events of this historic year.  The UFC 2013 World Tour will include UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, Alexander Gustafsson, UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, Junior dos Santos, UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, Johny Hendricks, and UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate. The World Tour...

Jul 22, 2013 10:11 am

Quick Twitt | Diego Sanchez Rooting For Hendricks Over Teammate GSP

The line has been drawn in the and for the Greg Jackson trained Diego Sanchez, who doesn’t really consider UFC welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre a real teammate. Here is what he said via twitter: I am 110% pulling for @JohnyHendricks to beat GSP and @EllenbergerMMA to smash rory #USA — Diego Sanchez UFC (@DiegoSanchezUFC) July...

Jul 22, 2013 10:00 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Jake Ellenberger vs. Jake Shields

At UFC Fight Night 25, back in 2011, Jake Ellenberger earned himself ‘Knockout of the Night’ with this vicious performance over Jake Shields. Ellenberger faces Rory MAcDonald this weekend on FOX. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jul 22, 2013 9:54 am

Chuck Liddell Tells Fighters To Stop Playing It Safe If They Want More Money

“The fighters probably aren’t going to like me for this one but my biggest problem is guys playing it safe. I understand it from a coach’s standpoint and a manager’s standpoint, I understand why you want to play it safe and win every fight. I get it. But do I want to go watch a...

Jul 22, 2013 9:47 am

Interim Champ Barao Says He Is The True Champ, Not Cruz

When Renan Barao faced off and defeated Urijah Faber at UFC 149 he was crowned the UFC’s interim bantamweight champion in the absence of the injured Dominick Cruz. He has since had one successful title defense against Michael McDonald in the year he has held the interim title and apparently that’s enough for the Brazilian place...

Jul 22, 2013 9:39 am

Bobby Green ‘Exposes’ Rampage For Public Diss

“So all my career I’ve been compared to Rampage, people tell me how I look like him fight like him etc, well after five years I finally met him and wow it was not worth it so check this out: I tell him how I’m a big fan how I’m compared to him and that...

Jul 22, 2013 9:33 am

Demian Maia Says Silva Training With Seagal Is All Lies

“It’s a lie. It’s marketing. Like every actor from Hollywood, when Seagal saw Anderson’s success, he glued himself to him. Seagal’s movie career was down. It worked because he appeared in the media again. Seagal never taught Silva anything… For everyone who knows about it, it’s a joke… I was not rooting against Silva in...

Jul 22, 2013 9:03 am

Fallon Fox Set For CFA Title Bout

Media lightening rod Fallon Fox will return to the Championship Fighting Alliance arena. Fox (3-0) will take on Ashlee Evans-Smith (1-0) for the CFA women’s featherweight tournament title on Oct. 12. AXS TV’s “Inside MMA” announced the fight over the weekend. The card is expected to be CFA 12, and will likely take place at...

Jul 22, 2013 9:01 am

TUF: Brazil 2 Champ Leonardo Santos Plans Drop to Lightweight

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Leonardo Santos, the latest winner of TUF: Brazil, has made plans to drop down to lightweight for his next UFC fight. The Brazilian won TUF: Brazil 2 and the six-figure UFC contract at UFC on FUEL TV 10 in June. He claimed that crown with a second-round submission of William Macario, who was heavily favored to...

Jul 22, 2013 8:07 am

Pat Healy vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov Slated for Lightweight Scrap at UFC 165 in Toronto

By JAKE CHASTAIN | The UFC has added and exciting bout to its upcoming event in Toronto as lightweights Pat Healy (29-16) and undefeated Khabib Nurmagomedov (20-0) are slated to meet on September 21st at UFC 165.  The news was made official by the UFC today as they confirmed the booking between the two brawling lightweights....

Jul 20, 2013 11:15 am

Chael Sonnen: Mike Tyson’s Opponents Threw Their Fights, Not Anderson Silva

The self-proclaimed ‘Oregon Gangster’ is at it again with another ludicrous statement about the world of combat sports. This time, Chael Sonnen took to a radio show at 98.5FM to discuss the conspiracy theories surrounding the UFC 162 Anderson Silva loss. While doing so he made an odd comparison to the opponents of ‘Iron’ Mike...

Jul 20, 2013 10:57 am

VIDEO | Jose Aldo: ‘Of course I will beat the Korean Zombie’

Any fighter at this level is dangerous. You have to respect them all and train very hard. That is what we have been doing for this fight. Because of that, I think things will go well for this fight. Maybe people dont give (Jung) the credit he deserves. But the fact he reached this point...

Jul 20, 2013 10:54 am

Vinny Magalhaes: ‘If I lose this fight I deserve to be cut’

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu ace, Vinny Magalhaes was one of the sports most promising prospects. An eventual loss to Ryan Bader in the Ultimate Fighter Finale was just a glimpse of the hurdles Vinny would be forced to overcome in the UFC’s famed Octagon. Outside of the UFC he has been able to put together an impressive...

Jul 19, 2013 5:21 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Frank Shamrock Talks Fight Master, His Favorite Fights, and Working With BJ Penn Years Ago | Late Night Cage Side Radio

By JAKE CHASTAIN | MMA Legend and Bellator Fight Master Coach Frank Shamrock recently joined our team of Chase Raymond and Kinch on’s Late Night Cage Side Radio. The three men talked about several different topics around the MMA circles, including Frank’s time on the new Fight Master reality show on SPIKE TV, his biggest accomplishments,...

Jul 19, 2013 1:37 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Cesar Gracie Talks About the Future of the Diaz Brothers | Radio

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Famed BJJ coach and longtime fan favorite of, Cesar Gracie, joined our own Pedro Carrasco and George Mathews on Wednesday night’s episode (July 17th) of Radio. Cesar is a staple in the training circles of the MMA community, he’s the head of the Cesar Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy in California, and he has coached and mentored...