Archive: MMA NEWS

Aug 7, 2014 6:58 am

Holly Holm Already Feeling Target On Her Back

Newly signed female bantamweight, Holly Holm is already feeling the heat, and she hasn’t event stepped in the kitchen yet. Find out why in this exclusive FOX Sports Interview Holm on coming into the Bantamweight division: “It’s exciting. If you don’t want to beat the best, you shouldn’t really be in it. I just want to take...

Aug 7, 2014 6:52 am

Chael Sonnen To Compete In Metamoris Despite NSAC Threats – Says Gangsters Always Back It Up

Chalk on up for ‘The Bad Guys’. Chael Sonnen will compete at this weekend’s Metamoris event, despite being threatened not to by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Chael Sonnen is currently serving a two-year ban from combat sports, however Grappling doesn’t fall under the commissions jurisdiction.   Sonnen himself took to twitter with an update: When a...


Aug 7, 2014 6:36 am

UFC Eyeing McCall vs. Lineker For End-Of-Year Scrap

  According to ‘UFC Tonight’ a flyweight title eliminator between Ian McCall and John Lineker is being heavily considered by UFC officials for a year-end event. Ariel Helwani broke the news: “Coming off the win in Dublin, Ian McCall needs hand surgery. But they’re leaning to Ian McCall against John Lineker, who wants the fight....

Aug 7, 2014 6:36 am

Mark Bocek Credits MMA’s PED Problem For Retirement

After a record-breaking year of failed drug tests in the UFC, the recently retired UFC veteran Mark Bocek released a statement through UFC Tonight explaining his retirement. Check it: “I’ve gone through a lot of injuries. The sport is highly evolved and I’m not interested in competing against fighters on PED’s any longer,” Mark retired...

Aug 7, 2014 6:36 am

Heyman: ‘The UFC has the world’s biggest PPV star in Ronda Rousey’

“I think the UFC has the biggest draw in PPV at the moment: Ronda Rousey. Rousey brings a lot of things to the table that Mayweather does not. She is new to the general media. She is very sponsorable. Floyd Mayweather is not very sponsorable. He is always in trouble with the law. He is...

Aug 7, 2014 6:34 am

Arlovski Admits To Severe Nerves In UFC Homecoming Bout Against Schaub

“I was feeling good before my fight with Schaub, I was sure that I would have a good performance. But my legs started to tremble in the moment that I stepped into the octagon. I watched the video of the bout with Greg Jackson and he pointed my mistakes. Of course, when you come back...

Aug 7, 2014 6:34 am

DC Says No Finish In “Bones” Fight, Wants 25-Minutes Of Pain

“I’m not going to knock him out. He has to stay in there for 25 minutes and take his beating. He has to stay in there and take his beating, so I am not going to knock him out.” “What I really want, honestly, because I’ve been doing this for a while now, almost five...

Aug 7, 2014 6:33 am

Rousey’s Goal Is To Become The World’s Highest Grossing Actor

Olympic medalist, UFC Champion, World’s biggest movie star? If you’re Ronda Rousey the sky is the limit. The UFC champ recently told ESPN The Magazine of her newest goal: “I didn’t grow up wanting to be an action star. I just didn’t think it was in the cards. Now that it’s a possibility, I’m like,...

Aug 7, 2014 6:32 am

McGregor on Aldo vs. Mendes II: ‘I’ll kill both of them’

“I put him (Poirier) away in the first round and there’s still six weeks until the title fight. Someone could slip on a banana peel. Chad Mendes could slip on a banana peel. And, hey, let’s bring in that handsome Irish guy who keeps ripping people’s heads off, that will sell more pay-per-views than both...

Aug 6, 2014 5:20 pm

One Month Removed; Penn Breaks his Silence

It’s been exactly one month since we saw The Prodigy “SCRAP” for the last time inside the famed UFC octagon, that same octagon in which he helped build. The fight, Penn’s third battle against fellow former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar, was what many are calling his worst performance to-date. And for the first time...

Aug 6, 2014 5:19 pm

Jon Jones Planning On Making Cormier His Wife For The Night

  During a recent media stop in L.A. (Replay HERE), the feud between UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones and his upcoming challenger, Daniel Cormier raged on. “It’s going to be intimate.” Jones said about their upcoming fight. “And passionate,” Cormier replied, referencing Jones’ earlier comments. “I’m going to make you my wife” Jones said, “You’re...

Aug 6, 2014 5:19 pm

UFC Vet Josh Grispi Arrested On Gruesome Domestic Violence Charges

The once highly touted, UFC featherweight prospect, Josh Grispi has found himself under-fire for some serious allegations of domestic abuse against his spouse. The former UFC roster holder was arrested on Monday for the second time in just four days for what local officers are calling, “…the worst case of domestic abuse I’ve ever seen.”...