Archive: mma

Jun 10, 2014 5:49 pm

Rafael Lovato Jr. Looking To Make MMA Debut

Rafael Lovato Jr., arguably the greatest American born BJJ grappler in history, is now looking to make his MMA debut in 2014. Lovato made the announcement on the third episode of the Save Jiu Jitsu Podcast. Check out the full podcast below, Rafael’s segment about MMA starts around the 58:30 mark. Rafael is more than...

Jun 10, 2014 5:34 pm

Tyron Woodley: Title Shots Need Consistency

UFC 174 co-headliner Tyron Woodley spoke to The Sherdog Radio Network about the lack of consistency in how title shots are awarded, and how the UFC should develop a rubric or system for how title shots are awarded saying rematches take away from who deserves a shot at the title, and take up time. “I...

Jun 10, 2014 5:11 pm

Dana White Breaks Silence On Pearson vs. Sanchez

UFC President Dana White broke his silence on arguably the worst judging decision in MMA history: Ross Pearson vs. Diego Sanchez. The bout took place this past Saturday at UFC Fight Night 42, and Pearson dominated all three rounds, however when the decision was read, it was in favor of Diego Sanchez. Dana White spoke...

Jun 10, 2014 4:57 pm

Manny Gamburyan Wants To Drop To 135

UFC Featherweight Manny Gamburyan is eyeing a drop to bantamweight according to the fighters latest Tweet, and eyeing a September fight. Check out the Tweet below. All I have to do to make 135 is walk around 160. And I will do it… September sounds good. @ufc lets do it Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jun 10, 2014 4:55 pm

Miesha Tate Defends Caraway’s Fish-hook

Miesha Tate has stepped in to clear the air on her boyfriend, Bryan Caraway’s fish-hooking incident that occurred this past Saturday at UFC Fight Night Albuquerque. Tate took to her official Facebook to express her dissatisfaction with how the incident was portrayed. Check out the post below. All you idiots running your mouths about bryan...

Jun 10, 2014 4:48 pm

Chael Sonnen Explains Failed Drug Test

Earlier today neews broke that Chael Sonnen had failed a random drug test, testing positive for two banned substances. Shortly after Sonnen joined Jay Mohr on Fox Sports Radio to explain why he tested positive for these substances. Mohr: “You’ve failed a drug test leading up to UFC 175 which is in July but, why...

Jun 10, 2014 10:01 am

Cormier Unveils Plan To Beat Jon Jones

Daniel Cormier was promised a title shot at the winner of Jones vs. Gustafsson, and the former Olympian assumes that he will be facing Jones. Cormier answered fans questions on Twitter about his potential fight with Jones, should Bones defeat Alexander Gustafsson in September. "@JiujitsuNerd8: @dc_mma @m_sxlly Will you take Jon jones down more then...

Jun 10, 2014 9:55 am

Brittney Palmer Fractures Wrist (Photo)

UFC Octagon girl Brittney Palmer fractured her wrist earlier today, however that isn’t going to keep her from her Octagon duties this Saturday at UFC 174 according to TMZ’s Twitter. Octagon Girl Brittney Palmer — I Fractured My Beautiful Wrist … But Won't Miss UFC 174 — TMZ Sports (@TMZ_Sports) June 10, 2014 Share...

Jun 10, 2014 9:36 am

Quick Twitt: Eddie Wineland Feasts At Olive Garden

UFC bantamweight Eddie Wineland is back on solid foods again according to his Twitter, and what better way to celebrate than with a trip to Olive Garden? Check out the picture of his delicious looking meal below. Back on solid foods again so…straight to @olivegarden YES!!!! #alfredo #chicken #delicious — Eddie Wineland (@EddieWineland) June...

Jun 10, 2014 9:05 am

A Weekend With Tim Kennedy (Video)

Onnit spent a weekend with Green Beret and UFC Fighter Tim Kennedy and what an awesome weekend it appeared to be. Check out the full video below. Special Thank You to Tim Kennedy for his service to the United States of America. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jun 10, 2014 8:33 am

Wanderlei Silva Trains At Kings MMA (Video)

Despite withdrawing from a bout against Chael Sonnen, Wanderlei Silva and Cael Sanderson hit Kings MMA for some training. Check out the video below. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jun 10, 2014 8:11 am

Lorenz Larkin Meets Derek Brunson At UFC 176

Middleweights Lorenz Larkin and Derek Brunson are set to square off at UFC 176 on August 2nd at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Lorenz Larkin is coming off a KO loss to Costas Philippou on May 10th. Prior to that Larkin dropped a decision to Brad Tavares. The former Strikeforce veteran is looking to...

Jun 10, 2014 7:53 am

EXCLUSIVE | UFC Dublin #WHOATV Teaser (Video)

UFC Dublin isn’t until July 19th, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get excited for Conor McGregor’s return to the Octagon against Diego Brandao now. Also on the card is #3 ranked flyweight Ian McCall who is making his long awaited return to the Octagon almost a year after defeating Iliarde Santos by unanimous decision....

Jun 10, 2014 6:34 am

Michael Chandler Wants A Rematch With Will Brooks, Was Injured Before Last Fight

  When Eddie Alvarez had to pull out of his rubber match with Michael Chandler due to injury, Chandler stuck in there and took a fight against lightweight Will Brooks. Chandler ended up losing to Brooks via split decision. Chandler recently went on The Great MMA Debate Podcast and it sounds like he may have...

Jun 10, 2014 6:33 am

Diego Brandao On Fighting Conor McGregor: “This fight is about me”

  When Cole Miller withdrew from his fight against Conor McGregor due to injury, the UFC turned to Diego Brandao to fill his spot. Brandao accepted the opportunity and will now face off with McGregor in Ireland on July 19. at UFC Fight Night 46. A fight that will be featured as the main event....

Jun 10, 2014 5:10 am

Drug Testing Results: TUF Brazil 3 Tests Clean

The drug test results from the TUF Brazil 3 finale are in, and all fighters passed. CABMMA Chief Operating Officer Cristiano Sampaio said all 24 fighters who were tested before the event were clean, as well as the six randomly selected fighters after the event, including headliners Stipe Miocic and Fabio Maldonado, who also tested...

Jun 10, 2014 5:06 am

Invicta FC Boss Shannon Knapp Discusses Cyborg Drop to 135 (Video)

Invicta FC CEO Shannon Knapp joined MMA Fight Corner for an interview which aired on Fox Spots to talk about the likelihood of Cris Cyborg dropping to 135. “Both [Justino] and Gomes have both expressed interest in going down to 135. So I definitely am going to tell you, I think you’re going to see...

Jun 10, 2014 5:05 am

Still Injured, Cole Miller Takes First In Triathlon

injury that forced Cole Miller out of an upcoming bout with Conor McGregor didn’t keep the fighter from competing in a triathlon, and taking first in his age division too might we add. Check out the photo from Miller’s Instagram below. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jun 10, 2014 5:04 am

PHOTO | GSP Makes Major Cash Donation To Marine Corps

GSP posted a picture on his official Instagram with himself along with two Marines holding a check for $10,000 from the former welterweight kingpin to the Marine Corps Community Services for their Anti-bullying initiative. Check out the picture below. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jun 10, 2014 5:00 am

Cormier’s On Knee Injuries That Have Plagued His Career

Daniel Cormier joined MMAJunkie radio to talk about his chronic knee injuries that lave plagued the former Olympian’s MMA career since the start. “I don’t know the medical terms, but stuff builds up around it over time. That’s how you know the length of an injury.” “(Prior to Jones vs. Gustafsson being rebooked), I would...

Jun 9, 2014 3:33 pm

Joe Rogan Kills And Eats A Bear | Photo

Joe Rogan went hunting this past weekend and bagged himself quite a large black bear. Afterwards Joe not only cooked, but ate the beast, which looks less than appetizing, however Rogan loved it! Check out the photo’s below. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jun 9, 2014 3:29 pm

Manager: Jones Isn’t Turning Heel, He’s Maturing

Jon Jones’ longtime manager Malki Kawa joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour today to talk about Jon Jones, who he believes isn’t turning heel, but is maturing rather. Check out the full quote below. “I don’t know if this is him turning heel, I think what’s going on with Jon is that he’s maturing....