Archive: MMA NEWS

May 21, 2014 12:38 pm

Bouncer Beaten By Gracies Says Attack Was Coordinated, Planned Out, and Executed

“In my entire 14-year career, I have never seen anything like this. At 1:30 a.m. a gray van pulled up, parked in the middle of the street, seven men exited the vehicle and started creating mayhem, screaming, pointing, starting to pick fights with the security guards. One man, [who] I later learned was Renzo, came...

May 21, 2014 12:34 pm

FACT – Fighter’s with HIV, Hep C & More Are Competing In New York

In some disturbing news, New Jersey commissioner Nick Lembo is discussing one of the scary sideffects of the ban on MMA in New York. Without a commission, there is no sanctioning, no licensing, no way of keeping guys safe. It’s a scary reality athletes looking to come up shouldn’t have to worry about. Check it:...

May 21, 2014 12:28 pm

Rich Franklin Once Prayed To Get Out Of Fighting Anderson Silva – True Story!

“I was fighting in Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. A sold-out crowd, and 20,000 people were there. Electricity in the air. I was sitting backstage as usual. I’m nervous. I actually prayed to God, ‘If you could please make the lights go out, that would be great.’ That’s a true story. That’s not a joke....

May 21, 2014 12:25 pm

PHOTO | Bellator Champ Will Brooks Takes Belt To The Beach

Newly crowned Bellator interim champion, Will Brooks is enjoying his half of the lightweight title. Check it: Wore my half of the championship belt to the beach like a G #Iaintgotnoworries #DoingMyOwnThing #howyoulikemenow — Will Brooks (@illwillbrooks86) May 20, 2014

May 21, 2014 6:44 am

Lawler: ‘If they scored on damage I would be champ’

“I was ready to fight, it’s as simple as that,” he says. “I told (UFC matchmaker) Joe Silva I wanted to get back in as soon as possible. I didn’t take any damage against Hendricks, so why not?” “I did the most damage in that fight, but I lost. He did a good job in...

May 21, 2014 6:41 am

Lombard Not Impressed With Matt Brown

Hector Lombard is trying to pick a fight with Ohio resident Matt Brown. The American Top Team welterweight has been calling out Brown since Matt won the UFC on FOX Sports 1 main event against Erick Silva. Lombard has continued his pursuit yet again, this time making it a little more personal. Check it: Never...

May 21, 2014 6:22 am

UFC Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 3

On UFC Embedded episode #3 of 7, all roads lead to Las Vegas for UFC 173 fight week. Co-main event star Dan Henderson completes media obligations in LA and heads to Sin City, while UFC President Dana White watches fights on the set of The Ultimate Fighter Latin America and wins big at the tables....

May 21, 2014 6:14 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Dillashaw vs. Vaughan Lee

TJ Dillashaw displays his elite wrestling in this UFC 173 free fight, as he takes Vaughan Lee’s back and finishes him with a rear-naked choke with Lee still on his feet. Dillashaw goes for UFC bantamweight gold at UFC 173 against Renan Barao on May 24.

May 21, 2014 6:11 am

Ellenberger: ‘People giving Lawler a little too much respect’

“I’m stoked, it’s a top guy. I’m not really wasting any time and it’s still a southpaw, similar guy. Little different… I think a lot of people kind of give Robbie a little too much respect. But, you know, in this sport you can’t fight like that. So, it’s a great matchup, a great fight....

May 21, 2014 6:10 am

UFC Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 2

On UFC Embedded episode #2 of 7, Daniel Cormier and Dan Henderson both spend personal time with their families before packing their bags and heading out on a promotional media tour. The same day, UFC President Dana White flies to LA to be honored as a sports visionary. UFC Embedded is a new, behind-the-scenes video...

May 21, 2014 6:08 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Jake Ellenberger vs. Jake Shields

Jake Ellenberger worked Jake Shields over in the clinch, landing several big knees to the head, before finishing the former Strikeforce middleweight champion by TKO in the KO of the Week. Ellenberger faces Robbie Lawler at UFC 173 on May 24.

May 21, 2014 6:07 am

GSP Spends His Birthday Going Out With Chris Angel

Former UFC welterweight champ, Georges St-Pierre, is a man on the move. In his latest jive, we see him partying it up with famous magician, Criss Angel. The caption reads, “My friend @Crissangel took me out last night for my birthday. We had a blast!”

May 20, 2014 8:07 pm

PHOTO | Rampage Jackson Blasts King Mo AGAIN

Winning simply isn’t enough for former UFC light-heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson. In the latest insult to hit his social media, ‘Rampage’ takes another stab at his latest foe, King Mo. The caption reads, “Had 2 post this one so all the haters know I don’t give a damn about what they talking.. Haha I’m still...

May 20, 2014 7:56 pm

Nick Diaz Talks About Shogun Robbery And What He Would Have Done

Sidelined UFC fighter Nick Diaz talks about what he would have done in Shogun’s shoes, had he been approached by robbers. See what Nick has to say about GSP, right HERE. For those who missed it, Shogun Rua was robbed over the weekend in Brazil. Check that HERE.

May 20, 2014 1:54 pm

Gracie Says Arrest Just A Misunderstanding

Several MMA Fighter’s were arrested Monday morning outside a nightclub in New York. As of this report, most of the men involved are still jailed. Most notable among the arrested is Renzo Gracie, who was released this morning on a $10k Bond. Others involved include, Igor Gracie, Gregor Gracie and Andre Gusmao. In a recent...

May 20, 2014 1:44 pm

Faber Says Dillashaw Too Mean And Dirty For Barao

“I think he wins that fight. The reason I’m not being biased is because I fought T.J. and I fought Barao. I know it’s a very tough fight either way. Barao is amazing. I think the biggest difference will be this: Barao is a bigger guy than T.J., I think T.J. is going to be...

May 20, 2014 1:40 pm

Did Joe Rogan Kill A Mountain Lion Outside Of A Nightclub?

A report stating UFC commentator and stand-up comedian Joe Rogan had killed a wild animal outside of a club took off on its own recently. Now, the idea of Rogan even coming into contact with a mountain lion seems unbelievable, but the fact that he murdered the beast, well, that raises a few eyebrows. You...

May 20, 2014 1:36 pm

VIDEO | Renzo Gracie To Be Charged With Gang Assault Following Nightclub Brawl

Yesterday we learned that Renzo Gracie was arrested alongside his cousin Igor for an alleged incident outside a posh Manhattan nightclub. According to the report, Renzo and company beat up a bouncer and left the man hospitalized with broken bones. Now charges are coming to light, and the BJJ great could be hit with a...

May 20, 2014 1:28 pm

Rampage Not Done – Blasts King Mo On Twitter

Quinton Rampage Jackson won a narrow decision over King Mo Last Saturday and shortly after took to twitter with the following: King Mo owe me some dough.. Winner takes all!! @BellatorMMA — Quinton Jackson (@Rampage4real) May 19, 2014 I think u herd wrong fam.. @bellatormma #bellatorppv — Quinton Jackson (@Rampage4real) May 19, 2014

May 20, 2014 1:17 pm

Dana White Squashes 10 Year Beef With Ken Shamrock

UFC President Dana White and former UFC champ Ken Shamrock have had a long and very public rivalry for the past several years. Now TMZ is reporting that the feud between the two is over. Check it: Both Dana and Ken confirm to TMZ Sports … they spoke on the phone earlier today and hashed...

May 20, 2014 12:51 pm

BJJ Gym Being Sued By UFC Over Airing Of PPV

Stronghold Crossfit & Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, a gym located in California, has come under attack by the UFC. In court documents obtained by Combat Sports Law, the gym is being sued by Joe Hand Promotions after broadcasting UFC 145 in the gym back in 2012. It would appear they did not obtain the commercial exhibition...

May 20, 2014 12:42 pm

Urijah Faber: ‘Duane Ludwig Leaving Is A Breath Of Fresh Air’

“Duane did a great job running his practice and he’s passionate about his stuff. We implemented a lot of his drills during our set practices and it turned out great. But he was a little difficult to deal with here and there,” Faber said. “And so actually it’s kind of a breath of fresh air...

May 20, 2014 12:03 pm

New Bellator Champ Will Brooks Goes Off On Twitter

Will Brooks shocked the wold last Saturday when he upset Michael Chandler in the Bellator 120 co-main event. Now holding interim gold, the champ took to twitter to discuss the interesting predicament he finds himself in. check it: I honestly couldn't careless about what Bellator does next. I'll be here getting better and ready to...