Archive: MMA NEWS

May 19, 2014 6:22 am

Bob Sapp Retires After Stacking Up $10 Million

“Towards the end of my career what ended up happening is I had some large medical bills at that time for being a professional fighter our medical bills we had to get carried by our self which means we are unable to get medical insurance so we had to pay everything in cash so if...

May 19, 2014 6:20 am

QUICK TWITT | Pro’s React To Tito Ortiz’s Bellator 120 Win Over Shlemenko

On Saturday Night, Tito Ortiz returned to MMA action with a quick finish of Bellator middleweight champion, Alexander Shlemenko. It was a much-needed win for Ortiz, who choked the Bellator champ unconscious in the very first round of action. Here’s what the MMA world thought about his win: Wow what a train wreck.. — Mike...

May 19, 2014 6:19 am

QUICK TWITT | Pro’s React To ‘King Mo’ Calling Bjorn A D!ck Rider

Last Saturday on pay-per-view, Rampage Jackson stretched his winning streak to three-straight with his decision victory over ‘King Mo’. However, Mo started throwing profanities all over the place following the judges decision. He also took shots at the Bellator President, Bjorn Rebney. The MMA world took to twitter with their reactions: Hahahahhaha I'm dancing on...

May 19, 2014 6:18 am

T.J. Grant: ‘Tito Looked Terrible Against Much Smaller Guy’

Top UFC lightweight, T.J. Grant didn’t think Tito Ortiz impressed last Saturday at Bellator 120. In fact, the former UFC number-one contender thinks his performance was ‘terrible’. Check it: Guess who's back? Wow. Looked terrible. Beat a small 85er. #mrirrelevant — TJ Grant (@TJ_Grant) May 18, 2014

May 19, 2014 6:16 am

Rebney Bashes UFC Pay-Per-Views, Says They Don’t Even Belong On FOX Sports 1

“I used to watch the UFC years ago, and I used to buy pay-per-views when they were significant and every pay-per-view had big fights on it, but that’s not the case anymore. They do one every three weeks, and some of them, I’m like, ‘I wouldn’t watch that if it was on (FOX Sports 1).’”...

May 19, 2014 6:16 am

QUICK TWITT | Nick Diaz Breaks Silence For Tito Ortiz Victory

Nick Diaz is one of the most recluse MMA fighters on the UFC’s roster. Currently sitting idle on the sidelines, retired and waiting for the right payday to return, the Stockton based fighter broke his streak of silence after watching Tito Ortiz chock Shlemenko out. Check it: That was clean @titoortiz — nick diaz (@nickdiaz209)...

May 19, 2014 6:14 am

Tito Ortiz Ready To Roll Over Everyone, Even Rampage

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Tito Ortiz proved a lot to the world and himself, last Saturday. He can still win fights. While many may discredit ‘The HBB’ for using his massive size advantage to win the fight, Ortiz is sold on his rebirth, and is ready to take on everyone, even Rampage Jackson. His words:...

May 19, 2014 6:12 am

Rebney Agrees With Bellator 120 Judges

“I scored it the way the judges scored it. I thought [Lawal] convincingly won the first and ‘Rampage’ convincingly won the second, and I thought, look, you had to watch the third real close. There were some takedowns. It’s a tough one to call, but I scored it the way the judges scored it.” Bellator...

May 19, 2014 6:11 am

Alvarez May Get Chandler Trilogy Over Brooks Title Unification

“The reality of the situation is that Ed’s contract specifies that his next fight be against Michael Chandler. So Ed now is in a position where he can choose to fight Chandler, and contractually we have to give him the Chandler fight. … It’s a situation we’ll have to sit down and discuss with him,...

May 19, 2014 5:30 am

QUICK TWITT | Jenna Jameson Calls Tito A Cheat & Bad Father For Beating On Smaller Man

Ouch! Tito’s ex-flame and baby momma Jenna Jameson didn’t have a congratulations for ‘The Huntington Beach Bad Boy’ following his Bellator 120 over Alexander Shlemenko. Instead the controversial adult actress took to twitter, calling him a cheater and bad father. Check it: (Via Twitter) Sometimes it’s easiest to win when you’re twice the size… #maybefightrampage#actuallyteachinghissonscheatingisok —...

May 18, 2014 9:14 pm

Rampage Unsure Of Earned Bellator Title Shot

“Emanuel (The Bellator light-heavyweight champ) and I both share the same coach, the great Antonio McKee. That guy is the secret to my success in addition to my coaches at the Wolfslair. But the fact of it is, Emanuel and I, we both share Antonio McKee. We train together sometimes. “My other coaches live in...

May 18, 2014 9:13 pm

King Mo Blames Slippery Bellator Canvas On Lack Of Punches

“I knew I could stand and bang with him [Rampage] but I am not comfortable standing on that canvas. I was slipping and sliding. He was slipping and sliding but he caught me with a couple of good shots. Other than that, he ain’t touch me with nothing. Granted I could have let my hands...

May 18, 2014 9:13 pm

Ortiz Wants To Fulfill Bellator Contract And Retire As World Champ

“I have three fights left on my contract with Bellator. I want to fulfill those and be the world champion when I retire. I want to continue fighting until my body says ‘okay, it’s time to stop.'” Tito Ortiz told the media following his recent victory that he wants to complete his Bellator contract and...

May 17, 2014 10:18 pm

Bellator 120 Results: Rampage Earns Close Decision Victory Over ‘King Mo’

Rampage Jackson and King Mo capped off an entertaining night of fights tonight in Memphis. The duo fought diligently to impose their game plans, but it was the damage from Rampage’s strikes that reigned supreme over Mo’s aggressive wrestling. In the end Rampage Jackson walked away the victor, notching his third straight win since signing with...

May 17, 2014 9:37 pm

Bellator 120 Results: Brooks Upsets Chandler For Interim Title

Will Brooks did what no one thought he would in tonight’s Bellator 120 co-main event, and that’s beat Michael Chandler. After a grueling back and forth five rounds of action, the American Top Team fighter did enough to earn victory via split decision. Official Result: Will Brooks def. Michael Chandler via split decision (48-47, 47-48,...

May 17, 2014 8:42 pm

Bellator 120 Results: Tito Ortiz Chokes Shlemenko Unconscious In Round 1

After nearly two-years out of action, ‘The Huntington Beach Bad Boy Tito Ortiz defeated the Bellator middleweight champion in under three-minutes. After absorbing a few of Shlemenko’s strikes, Ortiz worked a clinch against the cage, earned an early takedown, manhandled the champion and choked him out with ease. Shlemenko did not tap, he went limp,...

May 17, 2014 1:13 pm

Vitor Belfort Training Side-By-Side With His Son

Former UFC champion, Vitor ‘The Phenom’ Belfort is sharpening up his boxing skills alongside his son at Mundo Boxing. The caption reads, “Me And my boy my best friend @davibelfort with maestro #Pedro diaz @mundoboxing @boomonday @cezarmutante @cosmoalexandre @gilbertdurinho #training2win”

May 17, 2014 12:51 pm

Wineland Considering Retirement Following Recent Loss

“I never wanted to go through this again, and now I surely don’t ever want to go through it again. It was the most miserable time of my life.” … “I’ve got some serious thinking to do,” he said. “I’m just not so sure the juice is worth the squeeze. I just need to take a...

May 17, 2014 12:45 pm

Rampage Jackson Honored With Official ‘Rampage Day’ In Memphis

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion and proud Memphis-Tennessean, Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson was honored this week in his home town with an honorary ‘Rampage Day’ by the mayor. “Thanks to the Mayor of Memphis (AC Wharton,Jr.),” said Rampage on Instagram. “Today and all day is now named Rampage Jackson day!! Thanks city of Memphis.. No matter where...

May 17, 2014 12:37 pm

UFC’s Brandon Thatch Wants To Punch Justin Bieber In The Face

“I don’ think there are many actors I’d punch in the face, but I’d definitely punch Justin Bieber. I think he’s done some acting in his time, if you can call it that. I think he’s a very disrespectful punk and pretty much garbage. Someone needs to smack him around a little bit.” In a...

May 17, 2014 12:21 pm

Hendo: ‘The NSAC is either uneducated or just don’t care’ about PED’s & TRT

UFC Fighter Dan Henderson shares his thoughts about the testosterone replacement therapy ban in Nevada on AXS TV’s Inside MMA. “Tackle the problems of people abusing – they’re going to abuse drugs no matter what. And the guys they already tested more than anyone else, they kind of dropped the hammer on them instead of...