Archive: mma

Apr 9, 2014 8:05 pm

Couture: ‘Dana Put My Son In Bad Fights To Get Back At Me’

“No I don’t think he got a fair shake. I don’t think that any 7-0 fighter was being handled appropriately or properly in putting him in with a Ross Pearson who has 30 plus mixed martial arts fights. That’s not a real fair match up on the experience side of things. Was Ryan capable, technically...

Apr 9, 2014 11:50 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To The Passing Of ‘The Ultimate Warrior’

When news recently broke that Wrestling Hall-Of-Famer and WWF Superstar ‘The Ultimate Warrior’ passed away, no doubt all his fans felt a sense of mourning. Many of the UFC’s fighters and personalities took to twitter when the news broke. Here’s their reaction: We send our condolences to the @WWE community for the loss of @UltimateWarrior....

Apr 9, 2014 11:29 am

Alistair Overeem To Go Under The Knife – First Surgery In MMA Career

By Evan Stoumbelis UFC heavyweight and former Strikeforce champion Alistair Overeem is set to go under the knife today to repair a pinched nerve in his elbow. Overeem had this to say to MMAFighting.com: “Initially, I didn’t realize what it was and thought it would pass. I thought [my injured] rib was worse, which it...

Apr 9, 2014 11:28 am

Random Drug Testing In The UFC Is Here – Fertitta Discusses

By Evan Stoumbelis One of the most popular topics among fight fans and fighters alike, random drug testing for fighters. Former welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre has made his viewpoint very clear, he wants random drug testing for fighters. On the heels of Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira’s random drug test, Sports Illustrated writer Jeff...

Apr 9, 2014 11:20 am

VIDEO | Polish Company Puts On 5-on-5 MMA Fights

‘Team Fighting Championships’ has gone live from Poland, featuring a team style MMA bout with 10 men inside the same ring. It’s crazy, its lunatic and it’s brand new! Think this concept will take off?

Apr 9, 2014 11:13 am

QUICK TWITT | Liz Carmouche Forced To Remind Male Fans She’s Gay

When Liz Carmouche was first signed the UFC, she became the promotion’s first openly gay fighter. That fact has apparently been lost on some of her fan base, as Liz was recently compelled to send out the following: In case any one is interested I'm still not interested in men. From some of my private...

Apr 9, 2014 10:43 am

Gustafsson: ‘Jon Jones Knows I’m A Bad Matchup For Him’

“The thing is he knows — he knows I’m a really bad matchup for him. He knows that. I don’t think Jones is scared or he’s trying to run or anything like that. He just knows that I’m a really bad matchup and he knows that we will fight one day. He knows that, but...

Apr 9, 2014 10:04 am

VIDEO | ‘UFC Fight Night 39’ Open Work Out Highlights

UFC correspondant Carolina Pearce interviews Fight Night Abu Dhabi stars following the open-air open workout from Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. Hear from headliners Minotauro Norgueira and Roy Nelson, co-main eventers Clay Guida and Tatsuya Kawajiri and more!

Apr 9, 2014 9:47 am

Akira Corrasani: ‘Call To Fight Poirier Like A Present’

“It was like your friend calling you and saying, ‘hey, I got this free cruise.’ It was like a present. To be somebody, you got to beat somebody. Those other fights were kind of just another fight. When there’s an element of danger, when there’s more at stake, I perform better. I thrive under those...

Apr 9, 2014 9:03 am

Holly Holm Will Undergo Surgery For Broken Arm

  The new Legacy FC bantamweight women’s champion, Holly Holm, will undergo surgery on her broken arm. Holm injured the arm during her fight against Juliana Werner this past Friday, where she eventually won via head kick knockout to claim the title. There were immediate talks of a PPV event featuring a fight between Holm...

Apr 9, 2014 9:00 am

Gina Carano Will Meet With Dana White On Wednesday

Last Thursday Gina Carano went on “The Arsenio Hall Show” and announced that she was going to be meeting with UFC president Dana White. Now thanks to White himself, we know that the meeting that could determine Carano’s fighting future will go down on Wednesday night. White confirmed the news with MMAFighting.com Carano’s name has...

Apr 9, 2014 8:58 am

PHOTO | Renan Barao and TJ Dillashaw Engage In Awkward Staredown

Renan Barao will look to make his next title defense against TJ Dillashaw at UFC 173 on May 24, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The UFC continues to promote the event and yesterday we got a look at the first staredown between champion and challenger. As staredowns go, this ones a bit strange and by strange...

Apr 9, 2014 8:57 am

Leslie Smith Will Face Sarah Kaufman At TUF Nations Finale

The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale goes down on April 16 in Quebec City. Sarah Kaufman was scheduled to face Shayna Baszler. Baszler suffered an injury. The UFC got Amanda Nunes as a replacement. Nunes then suffered a broken hand. Now, a week away, Kaufman has a third opponent lined up. Leslie Smith will make her...

Apr 8, 2014 9:06 pm

Blackzilian Boss Drops Alistair Overeem From Roster

When Alistair Overeem left his longtime team at Golden Glory, he enlisted Glenn Robinson and the Blackzilians as his new management and fight team. Unfortunately for all parties involved, it didn’t work out. Blackzilian boss, Robinson explains why: (via bloodyelbow.com) Tyrone and Alistair have not trained together in a very long time. He hasn’t trained...

Apr 8, 2014 8:51 pm

PHOTO | Abu Dhabi Stadium Still Under Construction For Friday’s UFC Event

The Arena for Friday’s UFC event is still being put together. Or at least that’s what it appears like, as earlier today, UFC President Dana White sent out the following: Building the stadium in Abu Dhabi for Big Nog vs Big Country this FRIDAY on Fight Pass!!! pic.twitter.com/YrC1jGiocr — Dana White (@danawhite) April 8, 2014...

Apr 8, 2014 7:44 pm

VIDEO | Liddell Gets Blue Polish Pedicure From Very Special Stylist

Chuck ‘The Iceman’ Liddell is one of the most feared men in UFC history. His vicious striking mixed with his relentless, kill-or-be-killed style made him one of the greatest MMA champions of all-time. Now retired, Liddell enjoys simpler things. Like this:

Apr 8, 2014 7:24 pm

gif’s | Carano Scenes From New Movie (NSFW)

Gina Carano has taken to the world of acting well. While MMA certainly misses the former face of the sport, Carano has been making waves as an actor. While we wait for MMA’s first-lady to return, check out some .gif’s from her latest movie, ‘In The Blood’:   And this odd one?    

Apr 8, 2014 7:21 pm

MacDonald vs. Woodley Official For UFC 174 Title Eliminator

Late last month we reported the UFC’s intentions with Tyron Woodley and Rory MacDonald. Those plans have now been finalized and the two welterweight fighters will indeed square off at UFC 174 in June. The bout has also been deemed a number-one-contender clash, putting the winner up against, Johny Hendricks, the UFC’s welterweight champion. Our...

Apr 8, 2014 6:29 pm

Cyborg Says She’ll Fight Holm In Boxing Or MMA, Cuz Unlike Ronda She Wants to Fight

“I like holly holm’s she is a great boxer, but neither myself nor my manager has spoken to anyone about a fight with Holly Holm. I never pick my opponents. I will fight anyone,anytime,anywhere I would love to fight her, boxing or MMA, but first she has to sign with Invicta or at least have her manager contact my...