Archive: mma

Mar 5, 2014 7:45 am

VIDEO | Chris Weidman Teaching Submission Set-Ups

UFC middleweight champion, Chris Weidman, teaches a room full of students some grappling technique. You can actually learn from the champ yourself should you be willing to make the trip to the NYC. (Details here)

Mar 5, 2014 7:25 am

TUF Winner Mac Danzig Retires From MMA

Mac Danzig has retired from the sport of mixed martial arts. The 34-year-old (former) UFC lightweight began his UFC career by winning “The Ultimate Fighter 6”, and will finish up his career with an MMA record of 21-12-1 (5-8 in the UFC). Mac Danzig spoke with about his plans for the future, as well as how...

Mar 5, 2014 7:24 am

VIDEO | UFC Champ Jon Jones Teaches Kicking Techniques

UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon ‘Bones’ Jones, has a good grasp on what it takes to make a career out of kicking. You can actually learn from the champ yourself should you be willing to make the trip to the NYC. (Details here)

Mar 5, 2014 7:21 am

Takanori Gomi Replaces Danny Castillo At UFC 172

The Fireball Kid is back. UFC officials announced on Tuesday that PRIDE veteran and fan favorite, Takanori Gomi, will be replacing Danny Castillo at next month’s UFC 172 event. Gomi will be facing Isaac Vallie-Flagg in the newly announced contest. Castillo is not being taken off the card, however, as the UFC is deciding on his new...

Mar 5, 2014 7:00 am

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre teaches fighting techniques

MMA fighter Georges St-Pierre teaches basic fighting techniques to a group of prize winners during the “Get in the Cage” event at the legendary Tristar Gym in Montreal on Friday, February 28, 2014.

Mar 4, 2014 10:10 pm

Chael Sonnen On The TRT Ban: “We finally have some clarity”

Hey remember when the Nevada State Athletic Commission banned TRT and everyone went nuts? Yes, the internet exploded with reactions and news stories about other commissions following the ruling and the UFC saying that they were also banning TRT. Then we had the big news that Vitor Belfort was no longer fighting for the title...

Mar 4, 2014 9:14 pm

Chael Sonnen Says Wanderlei Has Not Signed The Contract Yet

The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3, featuring Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva, is set to air on UFC Fight Pass starting March 9. A lot of news has been making the rounds before the show’s first episode has even aired, most notably the huge brawl between the coaches, teased in the trailer for the upcoming season....

Mar 4, 2014 9:03 pm

Ronda Rousey On How She Would Take Out Floyd Mayweather Jr. In A Fight

It’s probably true, call me crazy if you want, but Ronda Rousey probably has a decent shot at Floyd Mayweather Jr. in an MMA fight. It’s all hypothetical, of course. Here is how Ronda breaks down the scrap while on a local L.A. radio show: Ronda: “I’ll tell you what I’d do. You ready? I...

Mar 4, 2014 5:11 pm

Rashad Evans Defends Belfort & His Use Of TRT – Thinks Criticism Unfair

“I don’t know, hopefully he gets the title shot. The thing with [Vitor] having to pull out — or the fact that he had to be pulled out — was that he wouldn’t have been able to pass the inspection with the new rules. Because it takes at least 12 weeks for [TRT] to be...

Mar 4, 2014 4:58 pm

VIDEO | Rampage Shows Off His California Home And It’s Awesome

Bellator money must be good! Or maybe it’s UFC Money? Maybe even PRIDE FC Money or perhaps even some A-Team Money? At any rate, Rampage Jackson is a baller and he recently gave these guys a tour of his super-star status dwelling in Mission Viejo, California. Did anyone say TNA money? I guess that’s possible...

Mar 4, 2014 4:51 pm

Anderson Injury Update: Silva Getting Down To Some Rap While Blasting A Heavy Bag (Video)

Former UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, is making the road to recovery look easy. We’ve been documenting the former champ’s recovery since the begging (See that here), and what we have here is just the latest in Anderson’s miraculous recovery from that nasty leg break at UFC 168. Here’s a video of Silva hitting a heavy bag:

Mar 4, 2014 4:28 pm

PHOTO | John Travolta Down With The 209, Hangs With Nate Diaz

Hey look guys it’s actor John Travolta hanging out with his pal, Neve Draw, or as the rest of us know him, Nate Diaz. Yes, fresh off of his catastrophic name blunder at the Academy Awards, where he introduced singer Idina Menzel as Adele Dazeem, it appears that Travolta is kicking it with the younger...

Mar 4, 2014 11:30 am

Jon Jones To Daniel Cormier: “I have no interest in fighting you right now”

UFC heavyweight turned light heavyweight Daniel Cormier beat Patrick Cummins in his debut at 205. Who saw that one coming, right? Any way, after Cormier finished Cummins he felt like he deserved the next title shot. Cormier went on FOX Sports’ Great Debate MMA Podcast and pleaded with champ Jon Jones to give him a...

Mar 4, 2014 11:27 am

VIDEO | Anthony Pettis Teaches You How To Do The ‘Showtime Kick’

UFC lightweight champion, Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis, changed the game when he faced Benson Henderson for the WEC world title. ‘The kick heard around the world’ instantly made Pettis a household name, a rare feat for a man outside of the UFC (at the time). In the video he breaks down the technique for all of...

Mar 4, 2014 11:18 am

Gustafsson Eyeing Jones Rematch After He Beats Manuwa

“Well, he said himself he’s a lot more humble now, so, I don’t know. Maybe (I did humble him), I don’t know. I think I have (changed his cocky mentality) and next time we fight, I’m just not going to change him, but take his belt, too. He’s fighting Teixeira, I’m fighting Jimi, so lets...

Mar 4, 2014 10:51 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor Has A Documentary, Here’s The Trailer

Trailer for upcoming Conor McGregor documentary as we get go behind the scenes in the build up to American UFC debut. A Motive Television Production, directed by Patrick Timmons Ward, Produced by Jamie D’Alton, filmed by Gavin Fitzgerald, sound by Graeme McDonnell. With thanks to Severe MMA and Cutstone Pictures.

Mar 4, 2014 10:46 am

Top Prospect Holly Holm Looking Forward To Fighting Ronda Rousey

“I hope that that can happen (a fight with Rousey). I really look forward to fighting her. I definitely feel like my MMA career is on a fast track, which I think is great. I figure if you’re not going to challenge yourself, then why be in here? If you don’t want to be the...

Mar 4, 2014 10:32 am

Okami Set For WSOF Debut On March 29

Perennially top-ranked middleweight Yushin “Thunder” Okami (29-8) makes his World Series of Fighting debut on March 29, as he battles Svetlozar Savov (12-4) on the NBCSN-broadcast main card of “World Series of Fighting 9: Carl vs. Palhares.” Additionally, a featherweight matchup between Brenson Hansen (5-2) and Boostayre “Bullit” Nefarios (2-1) has also been added to...

Mar 4, 2014 10:09 am

Cris Cyborg Unveils Plan To Make 135 So She Can Fight Ronda Rousey

By Evan Stoumbelis It’s potentially the biggest fight in WMMA history that may never even happen. Rousey vs. Cyborg. Cris Cyborg wants to silence the skeptics by defeating Rousey, even going as far as to say she has her next three fights picked out: First she’ll drop to 135 and win the Invicta championship. Then...

Mar 4, 2014 9:26 am

VIDEO | UFC Champ Jose Aldo Gets His Own Float At Brazil’s Carnival Event

In Brazil, ‘Carnival’ is a pretty big deal. Full of festivities, feasts and an epicly large parade to prepare for lent, the forty day period before easter. In the video, UFC featherweight champion, Jose Aldo, is seen partaking in the festivities on his very own parade float adorned with a golden Octagon!

Mar 4, 2014 9:14 am

Evans Confirms Torn ACL, Hoping For Fall Return

“[The knee injury] was the last practice of the camp. Towards the end of practice, I was doing a wall drill, where guys are trying to hold me against the wall, and we were wrestled up and [training partner Cezar Mutante] slipped out of position and he ended up landing on my knee at a...

Mar 3, 2014 11:05 am


Gunnar Nelson returns to action when the UFC present their fight night card in London’s 02 arena on Sat 8th March. Here Gunnar explains his deep focus, his early fascination with fighting, Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan and his counter based approach to fighting, We have teamed up with the great guys over at Whoa TV...

Mar 3, 2014 11:05 am

Is UFC Fight Pass Worth The Cost? An In-Depth Review

With the UFC Fight Pass now behind a pay-wall, and two live events in the book, it’s time to judge the service’s worth. Back at the end of 2013, the UFC officially announced  the program, promising three key components: live events, access to the UFC’s fight library, and a slew of original UFC programming, for...

Mar 3, 2014 11:02 am

.gif | Alexander Gustafsson Perfectly Lands The ‘Showtime Kick’

Anthony Pettis started an off-the-cage trend in his first fight against Benson Henderson. Now dubbed as the ‘Showtime Kick’ many fighters are starting to utilize the cage for more than clinch work. Check out this animated gif of Gustafsson doing his own ‘Showtime Kick.’