Archive: MMA NEWS

Mar 27, 2013 10:49 am

PHOTO | Fan Gets Insanely Accurate Portrait Tattoo Of Arianny Celeste

In the great world of Tattooing, there are tattoo artists and then there are “TATTOO ARTISTS”. Which is why when I stumbled across this recent portrait of UFC Octagon girl, Arianny Celeste, I thought it important to share this art. You have to give the fan props for committing their body to such a lifelike...

Mar 27, 2013 10:32 am

Condit: GSP vs. Diaz Fight Nothing To Write Home About | UFC NEWS

“Yeah, I watched most of that fight. It went very much as I expected it to go. It was a little bit lackluster, nothing to write home about. Georges is very good at what he does, but a lot of his fights aren’t really very exciting.” Former UFC welterweight interim champion, Carlos Condit, tells Steph...

Mar 26, 2013 12:00 pm

BJPENN.COM LAUNCHES “LATE NIGHT CAGESIDE” RADIO SHOW NEXT MONDAY | MMA NEWS

BJPENN.COM is happy to announce the launch of a brand new live MMA radio show, “Late Night Cageside” hosted by Tony Kamps and Chase Raymond. The show will air on Monday nights starting at 10/9CT, with the first show airing on April 1, 2013. The focus of the show will be on the major issues...

Mar 26, 2013 11:49 am

Quebec explains UFC 158 weigh-in loophole | UFC NEWS

There were a few head scratches last week when a video surfaced of the UFC 158 weigh ins between champ Georges St. Pierre and Nick Diaz. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Senior Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs and Assistant General Counsel Michael Mersh handled it peculiar fashion. Just prior to approaching the scale, Diaz...

Mar 26, 2013 11:48 am

GSP Cast in ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ | MMA NEWS

Georges St-Pierre has a new opponent and it isn’t anyone in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. His new opponent will be Captain America. St-Pierre was just cast in “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” which is the sequel to “Captain America: The First Avenger.” The first film grossed more than $176 million to date. The news of...

Mar 26, 2013 11:38 am

VIDEO | ESPN Profiles MMA Fighter With Down Syndrome | MMA NEWS

One of the wonders and powers of sport is the inclusion. We’ve often seen stories of special needs athletes who participate in games, and enjoy moments of belonging, of connection, of triumph. But what if a special needs athlete’s chosen sport revolves around violence — a sport where there’s no team protection, and the goal...

Mar 26, 2013 11:10 am

WSOF Officials Approved UFC Gloves For Arlovski Prior To Bout | MMA NEWS

Much was made about former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski wearing UFC gloves in his fight against Anthony Johnson last weekend at WSOF 2. However, now that the dust has settled, WSOF officials revealed to Ariel Helwani that because of Arlovski’s large hands the UFC gloves were the only available to fit him properly. “We...

Mar 25, 2013 5:37 pm

Guillard facing assault charges in N.M. | UFC NEWS

As if things couldn’t get more perplexing for Melvin Guillard. It was learned earlier today that Guillard bid adieu to his Florida-based team, the Blackzilians, and was expecting to rejoin his old gym, Team Jackson. Apparently the folks in New Mexico nixed that decision by vote and Guillard is what you could call a free...

Mar 25, 2013 5:36 pm

GSP And Hayabusa Apologize For ‘Rising Sun’ Gi | UFC NEWS

Chan Sung Jung’s recently wrote a Facebook letter to Georges St Pierre regarding his offensive Hayabusa ‘Rising Sun’ Gi worn at UFC 158 earlier this month. He explained to Georges that this symbol represents Japan’s war crimes against Koreans. This ‘history lesson’ has lead both Hayabusa and Georges St Pierre to openly apologize for the...

Mar 25, 2013 10:32 am

Dos Santos feels he can finish Hunt on the ground | UFC NEWS

Now this is a finish that would surprise more than a few. Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos was a guest on MMAJunkie Radio. On the show, dos Santos talked about his upcoming fight against Mark Hunt at UFC160 on May, 25. Both dos Santos and Hunt are noted, world-class bangers with heavy, accurate...

Mar 25, 2013 10:30 am

Rashad Evans’ Back is Against the Wall for UFC 161 | UFC NEWS

One time UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, Rashad Evans, could be fighting just to stay in the UFC soon.  He is coming off two losses, first to Jon Jones last April and then to Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in February.  Both losses were unanimous decisions after fights that underwhelmed expectations.  Evans (17-3), who usually brings quickness that...

Mar 25, 2013 10:08 am

Cain Velasquez Says His Body Proves He’s An All Natural Fighter | UFC NEWS

  With the UFC’s recent cut of heavyweight fighter, Lavar Johnson, who failed his UFC 157 post-fight drug test with testosterone levels consistent with steroid use, the Performance Enhancing Drug (PED) and Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) debates have opened once again.  In a recent interview with MMAFighting.com, UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez, denounced PED’s and...

Mar 25, 2013 9:41 am

Championship Consistency: Good or Bad for the Sport of MMA? | MMA NEWS

Mixed martial arts fans have been accustomed to seeing remarkably repetitive contests over the past several years, particularly in the UFC it seems. The “major leagues of MMA” are where all up-and-coming fighters aspire to compete one day, where their dreams of reaching a national audience, seeing bigger paydays and attaining championship gold can all...

Mar 25, 2013 9:27 am

Free Fight Video | Watch Tyrone Spong KO Remy Bonjasky

Tyrone Spong vs Remy Bonjasky Video of the Fight from Fightmag.net on Vimeo. Last Weekend Glory 5 went down in London, England. In the main event Tyrone Spong was able to knockout Remy Bonjasky in the second round. If you missed the fight, use the player above to access it in its entirety!

Mar 25, 2013 9:21 am

Rashad Evans Says Mental Fog To Blame For Last Fight | UFC NEWS

“I’m happy about this fight [against Henderson]. Having the chance to fight somebody like Dan is a big deal, especially after not having the performance I would have liked [against Nogueira]. “It’s good to get in there with somebody like Dan and answer a lot of critics and to show everybody that I am still...