Archive: mma

May 21, 2014 10:01 pm

Tickets For ‘TUF 19 Finale: Penn vs. Edgar III’ On Sale This Week

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is bringing the third annual UFC International Fight Week to Las Vegas once again this July! The week-long fan celebration returns with UFC events and related activities including entertainment, arts, charitable events, shopping and more. Plus for the first time, the event will feature two huge fight cards in one weekend...

May 21, 2014 8:21 pm

Dana White Not Interested In Nate’s Offer, Wants Nick Diaz vs. Matt Brown

Earlier this week Nathan Diaz came out and offered up his services against Matt Brown. Brown had previously called out the older Diaz, who is not currently fighting, so Nate thought it was appropriate to fight for his brother. Seems like a fun fight, but Dana White is not interested. “We never even considered that...

May 21, 2014 7:36 pm

Lombard vs. Kim Targeted For UFC China Event

Hector Lombard has been campaigning for a fight against Matt Brown for the past two-weeks. However, according to the UFC Tonight crew, that’s not happening. In a new development, UFC Tonight reported tonight, that the UFC is targeting a Hector Lombard vs. Dong Hyun Kim fight for an upcoming card in Macau. The fight is...

May 21, 2014 6:59 pm

Kenny Monday Leaves Blackzilians, Management Not Man Enough To Tell Him

“It wasn’t my decision. It was Glenn Robinson’s decision. I was blindsided by it. I really don’t know what his reason is. I don’t know if they are struggling financially, or what it is. I’m not sure what’s going on here. He wasn’t man enough to come talk to me himself. Life goes on. I...

May 21, 2014 6:42 pm

Ian McCall Talks About Training with BJ Penn

Ian McCall was recently brought out to Hawaii to assist BJ Penn in his preparation for Frankie Edgar. Hear what Ian says about the experience but hitting play above.

May 21, 2014 12:58 pm

Renzo Gracie Due In Court This Friday For Gang-Assault Charges

  Renzo Gracie is all the talk this week. After beating a bouncer in New York, being jailed, and released, the BJJ master gets his date in court this Friday. has the scoop: Renzo Gracie and three others are due in court Friday to answer to a charge of assaulting a bouncer at a...

May 21, 2014 12:50 pm

White Smashes Journalist Over Anti-Barao Comments

UFC President Dana White has done his best to sell Renan Barao as a legit draw in the sport. With a headlining slot on this weekend’s pay-per-view and near historic low PPV buys this year, the UFC boss needs some people to bite on that idea. A recent Ben Fowlkes article brings Barao’s star-power into...

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...