Archive: MMA NEWS

Nov 12, 2014 11:27 am

TUF 20 Fighter Felice Herrig’s MMA ‘Creep Tweet Of The Day’

One of the UFC’s most fan friendly athletes, Felice Herrig, has had her fair share of creepy social media come-ons. And when she gets them she shares. Here’s the latest: #creepymessageoftheday …. Or just really angry and disgruntled — Felice Herrig (@feliceherrig) November 11, 2014 A photo posted by @feliceherrig on Nov 11, 2014...

Nov 12, 2014 11:22 am

REPLAY! Robbie Lawler vs. Matt Brown (Full Fight)

Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown, who have combined for a career 32 knockouts, go toe-to-toe in the Octagon with a welterweight title shot on the line. Now, Lawler has his title shot against champion Johny Hendricks at UFC 181, don’t miss any of the action on Pay-Per-View.

Nov 12, 2014 5:00 am

Phuket Dreaming Episode 6 – “The Fast Lane”

In the sixth episode of Phuket Dreaming, Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino Trains for her fight at the Sri Panwa Resort and meets up with Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante for some SUP Surfing. Meanwhile Tito Ortiz trains for his fight with Stephan Bonnar and holds a seminar.

Nov 11, 2014 6:51 pm

UFC 180 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 1

On episode #1 of UFC 180 Embedded, interim heavyweight title contender Fabricio Werdum shows featherweight Dennis Bermudez around Mexico City and takes in a Brazilian jiu-jitsu tournament. Werdum’s opponent, Mark Hunt, drops off a heavyweight-size load of laundry and battles the language barrier in search of his signature hairstyle. UFC Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes...

Nov 11, 2014 5:36 pm

Hunt: ‘I’m Happy Cain Got Injured’

“I would say I’m quite happy because Cain was injured. Sorry Cain. It was good news on my account. I’m here to win that No. 1 spot, I’m gonna knock Fabricio out. His object is to probably put me down and tire me out. I know that. But all I need is one punch, one...

Nov 11, 2014 5:29 pm

Bellator Champ Will Brooks ‘Not Impressed With Unprofessional Bonnar’

“I think that just put an ugly look on the promotion. That approach [Bonnar] was allowed to take as far as bringing in his buddy [former UFC talent Justin McCully], doing that whole pro wrestling skit type of deal, I think that really turned a lot of people off. That’s not fair to the other...

Nov 11, 2014 5:00 pm

Velasquez Breaks Down Werdum vs. Hunt Interim Title Fight

“I think Mark Hunt just has that knockout power, and that’s pretty much it. I think Werdum, with his length, also if it goes to wrestling, if it goes on the ground, Werdum has it. I think on the feet, with the power that Hunt has, I think he has a good chance of winning...

Nov 11, 2014 4:50 pm

Invicta FC 10 Event Finalized With 10 Bouts

The Invicta Fighting Championship has announced the lineup for their 10th event. In the ‘UFC Fight Pass headliner’, the promotion’s atomweight champion, Michelle Waterson (pictured) will fight Herica Tiburcio. “Invicta FC 10: Waterson vs. Tiburcio” takes place on Dec. 5 from the Arena Theatre in Houston, Texas. The full lineup is as follows: Atomweight Title...

Nov 11, 2014 4:39 pm

Gadelha: ‘UFC strawweight belt is mine’

“I think that this is my belt. I’m trying to achieve something in this career for 10 years. I don’t think anyone is as focused as I am. It’s not a dream you have for three or four years, like many of those girls have. It’s something I dream about 10 years. I’ve been working...

Nov 11, 2014 4:10 pm

“You’re Dumber Than Nick For Taking Dos Anjos Fight”

Jason “Mayhem” Miller has been at odds with the Diaz brothers ever since he got jumped by their crew on National Television. (Replay HERE) With Nate returning against Mayhem’s teammate, Rafael dos Anjos, the controversial MMA Fighter fired off a few rounds towards Stockton. Check it: OMFG HOMIE, WHY YOU TAKE THIS FIGHT WITH DOS...

Nov 11, 2014 4:00 pm

UFC Reserves Two Brazilian Soccer Stadiums For 2015

“Curitiba is in our list. We have booked dates there and in Palmeiras’ arena (in Sao Paulo, pictured), we’re now studying the number of tickets that we can sell. If it’s going to be a big or a small show. We like the size of the arena in Curitiba. I think it holds 40 000...

Nov 11, 2014 3:15 pm

Random Drug Testing Results Are In

The California State Athletic Commission has randomly tested both Bellator 131 main event competitors, ahead of this week’s televised event. According to reports, Stephan Bonnar has been tested twice by urine, and Ortiz once. has the scoop: Bellator 131 headliners Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar recently passed random urine drug tests administered by the...

Nov 11, 2014 2:58 pm

ESPN Goes Gangster

HE’S BACK! In a welcomed bit of good news, The UFC’s former O.G. (Oregon Gangster), Chael P. Sonnen has inked a new broadcasting deal with, FOX Sports competitor, ESPN. In a recent statement to the Washington Post, the network’s Senior coordinating producer Glenn Jacobs said, “Sonnen will provide studio commentary and on-site analysis for ESPN....

Nov 11, 2014 2:37 pm

NO YOU CAN’T! Wanderlei Pulled From Bellator Appearance

Earlier this week, we learned that, Wanderlei Silva had joined the anti-UFC brigade, over at Bellator, and planned an appearance, in San Diego, as part of the Bellator 131 pre-fight build up. That can’t happen. Due to prior contractual obligations, Wanderlei Silva will not be able to participate in #Bellator131‘s pre-promotion this week — Bellator...

Nov 11, 2014 2:24 pm

War Machine: ‘I bitched out prematurely’

Controversial UFC veteran, War Machine has composed another letter from behind-bards. The embattled MMA fighter has been struggling, both in, and out of prison, for the past several years. Following a recent attempt to take his own life, War Machine admits that his attempted suicide was foolish. Here’s an excerpt: (Full letter HERE) “It was...

Nov 11, 2014 1:08 pm

‘UFC 180 Was My Destiny’

“And when I finally realized that I can’t do it, it’s just not working for me, it just sucked. It felt like something was destined, you know what I mean. Like, this is where I’m destined to be, I’m destined to fight on this card, and it just didn’t turn out that way. So it...

Nov 11, 2014 12:38 pm

Winner’s Circle – The Weekend’s Winners Rejoice

Last weekend, the UFC returned to action with “UFC Fight Night 55: Bisping vs. Rockhold” on Friday, in Australia, and “UFC Fight Night 56: Shogun vs. St. Preux” on Saturday, in Brazil. Following this international cocktail of cage-violence, select winners from the weekend have taken to social media with their reactions. Check it: Sunday was...

Nov 11, 2014 11:46 am

Loser’s Circle – The Weekend’s Losers React

Last weekend fight fans got to enjoy back-to-back UFC Fight Nights with UFC Fight Night 55, and Fight Night 56. In typical fashion, guys who fell short competitively, took to twitter with their immediate reactions. Here’s that list: Not my day at the office! Fuck this sport is crazy felt great going into the fight!...

Nov 11, 2014 10:42 am

QUICK TWITT | Tim Kennedy Advises ‘Shogun’ To Stay Put

Following last Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 56 event, former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Mauricio “Shogun” Rua hinted at a move to middleweight. Tim Kennedy, thinks otherwise. Somebody tell Shogun that it is a VERY bad idea to move down to 185. It is a total shark tank down here and we will all eat him up....

Nov 11, 2014 10:26 am

Dana White To Fight Fans: ‘Don’t count out Mark Hunt’

A video posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Nov 11, 2014 at 12:38pm PST A lot of people are counting out Mark Hunt, ahead of this weekend’s UFC 180 event. Dana White is not one of them. The Caption Reads, I see tons of people doubting Mark Hunt!!! Just a reminder of what he can...

Nov 9, 2014 2:10 am

PHOTO | Scorecard for Jouban/Alves Fight

There is a saying in mixed martial arts that instructs the fighters to never let the decision of the fight go in the hands of the judges. Even though they were close to the action, judges have a reputation of watching a completely different fight than what is going on in the octagon or ring....

Nov 9, 2014 1:49 am

McCall and Lineker Will Get Paid “Show Money”

UFC’s Marshall Zelaznik confrimed during the post fight press conference that both John Liniker and Ian McCall will get paid their show money even though their fight was canceled. Weeks of trash-talking on social media was supposed to lead to a co-main-event fight on Fox Sports 1 at “UFC Fight Night 56”, however the status...