Archive: MMA NEWS

Aug 15, 2014 5:00 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Gray Maynard K.O.’s Veres Quick

Known for being a big 155-pounder, Gray Maynard uses his one punch knockout power to end the night for Joe Veres in a quick fashion. See Maynard battle Ross Pearson in the co-main event at UFC Fight Night Bangor.

Aug 15, 2014 5:00 am

Fight Night Bangor: 3 Things with Ryan Bader

No. 8-ranked light heavyweight Ryan Bader gives fans a special glimpse into his life outside of the Octagon in this edition of 3 Things. Bader faces Ovince Saint Preux at Fight Night Bangor.


Aug 15, 2014 4:59 am

Fight Night Bangor: Team Field Trip

Alliance MMA stars Ross Pearson and Seth Baczynski take a trip out to the Cole Family Land Transportation museum to get an up close look at some classic cars and bikes.

Aug 15, 2014 4:59 am

Bellator MMA: 5 Rounds with Cheick Kongo

What do you know about The Darkness? Find out as we go 5 Rounds with Cheick Kongo while he preps for his Heavyweight Feature Fight – Friday, September 5th at Bellator 123.

Aug 14, 2014 8:27 pm

Back From Vacation And Ready For Business, Dana White Talks The Jones vs. DC Brawl

  “As soon as Jones went up and their bodies touched, I would have separated them,” White said. “Sometimes you’ll see me put a hand in, or sometimes you’ll see me do something else. I would have separated them. It was the head butt, Jones headbutted Cormier – that’s what upset [Daniel] and made him...

Aug 14, 2014 5:22 pm

Jon Jones Surgery A Success!

Earlier today Jon Jones went under the knife to repair a damaged knee. Originally scheduled to fight Alexander Gustafsson next month in the UFC 178 main event, Jon Jones is now scheduled to return to action on January 3, 2015 against Daniel Cormier.

Aug 14, 2014 5:12 pm

Cyborg Says No Bellator – Fixed On 135 And Ronda Rousey

With news that Bellator boss Scott Coker has re-opened Bellator’s female featherweight division, many point to his former Strikeforce champ Chris Cyborg as a viable prospect for their ranks. However, it doesn’t appear as if the Invicta champ is interested in letting Rousey off easy. In a recent report from MMAWeekly.com, they’re reporting that Chris...

Aug 14, 2014 5:01 pm

Barnett: ‘I would have crushed 100% Lesnar’

Former UFC heavyweight champion, Brock Lesnar didn’t get to leave the sport of Mixed Martial Arts in the same manner that he came in. Many point to his bout with diverticulitis as his reason for decline. Longtime Lesnar rep. Paul Heyman recently came out discussing the potential of what a healthy Lesnar could have been, and...

Aug 14, 2014 4:25 pm

Heyman: ‘A 100% Lesnar Would Have Been Untouchable’

“I think with all due respect to the rest of the division, I think Cain Velasquez is by far the most dominant heavyweight in UFC today. As a champion, I think he’s a noteworthy champion because I think he’s going to clean out the entire division. That being said, Cain Velasquez stepped in the cage...

Aug 14, 2014 11:23 am

Olympic Medalist McMann Gives Holm, Carano, Cyborg No Chance Against Rousey

“Carano and Holm, predominantly have stand up backgrounds. You’re in a cage, she’s going to get your hands on you, and I just don’t think that they have the takedown and throw defense they would need to stop her from going to the ground.” “When it goes to the ground, their strongest areas are gone....

Aug 14, 2014 11:06 am

WWE Wants Sonnen If TNA Makes Him An Offer

With his career in prize-fighting on the shelf, and his gig at FOX out-the-door, Chael P. Sonnen finds himself in an interesting predicament. He’s got fans, charisma, value, and no place to use it. During a recent talk on the “Talk is Jericho” podcast, Chael broke down how his pro-wrestling negotiations are going. Check it:...

Aug 14, 2014 10:58 am

Shaq Responds To Dana White’s Ice Bucket Challenge

The world is going banana’s over ALS awareness and the Ice Bucket Challenge. UFC President Dana White took to his challenge without question and called out Ronda Rousey, Lorenzo Fertitta and Shaquille O’Neal.(Click names for replays) Here’s Shaq’s:

Aug 14, 2014 10:46 am

Gustafsson Sitting Out For Title Shot

Alexander Gustafsson fans are going to have to wait a very long time to see the Swedish based fighter return to the cage. And that’s his own doing. He doesn’t want to fight anyone, but Jon Jones. The original plan was to rematch Jon Jones in next month’s UFC 178 main event. That got botched...

Aug 14, 2014 10:29 am

Women’s MMA returns to Bellator as Marloes Coenen and Julia Budd sign deals

Women’s MMA has returned to Bellator, as the organization recently announced the signing of two notable featherweights! Bellator officials announced today that they have inked former Strikeforce Champion Marloes Coenen (21-6 MMA) and Invicta FC veteran Julia Budd (6-2 MMA) to deals and that the pair will fight at a Bellator event later this year. Bellator had...

Aug 14, 2014 10:23 am

Rockhold: Finishing Machida Makes A Big Statement

“Lyoto’s an amazing fighter and I have a lot of respect for him, too. You know that’s an interesting match up and I suggested it to Joe and the guys and I’d definitely be open to that fight. You know, potentially that would be fine, but personally I think I’d rather fight the winner of...