Archive: mma

Mar 3, 2014 10:51 am

Belfort’s Official Apology To Fans

“I want to apologize to all my fans that have been let down by the news of me not competing in the title fight against Chris Weidman. I wanted nothing more than to go and compete for the belt. As you all know, I have been doing a legal treatment approved by every commission I...

Mar 3, 2014 10:44 am

QUICK TWITT | Bisping Blasts “Cheating, Scumbag, Hypocrite” Belfort For Cheating On TRT

In the eyes of many, Vitor Belfort has been cheating his way to a title shot while using Testosterone Replacement Therapy. However, Belfort’s use of the controversial therapy was completely inline with the rules and regulations. Was the Brazilian getting an edge over his competition? Michael Bisping sounds off on twitter about the subject. Check...

Mar 3, 2014 10:24 am

Joe Rogan: “huge announcement” About Ronda Rousey and WMMA Is Coming Soon

  Ronda Rousey recently beat fellow Olympic medalist Sara McMann at UFC 170 via first round TKO, so where does the champ go from here? A lot has been said following that fight about there being no real threat to Rousey and her belt. Currently the two names expected to be in line next for...

Mar 3, 2014 10:24 am

Eddie Alvarez Says He Has the Blueprint to Beat Michael Chandler

Who doesn’t love a good rubber match? Each fighter has a win over the other, both are high level fighters, the belt is on the line (again) and it’s on Pay-Per-View. Of course I’m talking about the third and most likely final fight between Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez and Michael Chandler. Chandler beat Alvarez...

Mar 3, 2014 10:23 am

Phil Davis Is Not Happy With How Title Shots Are Earned

  UFC light heavyweight Phil Davis is set to fight Anthony Johnson at UFC 172. Coming off of a win over Lyoto Machida, it seems odd that Davis’ next opponent would be Johnson. That’s not to say that Johnson isn’t a talented and dangerous guy at 205, but he’s making his return to the octagon...

Mar 3, 2014 10:22 am

Nick Jonas Of ‘The Jonas Brothers’ Cast As UFC Fighter In MMA Drama

Now, I know what you’re thinking. Because it was the same thing I was thinking, when I read about the Disney pop star brother being cast in an MMA television drama. But perhaps we should look on the bright side of things. … yes, there’s a bright side to a Jonas brother pretending to be...

Mar 3, 2014 10:20 am

Michael Chiesa And Francisco Trinaldo Set To Square Off At UFC 173

The UFC has added another bout to its May 24th event. Francisco Trinaldo (pictured), who last saw Octagon action only a few weeks ago at Fight Night 36, will be taking on TUF winner Michael Chiesa at UFC 173. UFC 173 will take place on May 24th, and is headlined by UFC middleweight champion Chris...

Mar 3, 2014 9:52 am

Bellator’s Rampage vs. King Mo Scuffle Staged?

After Rampage Jackson celebrated his second victory in the Bellator cage at Bellator 110, he and “King Mo” got into a scuffle that was certainly heated, if not over the top. However, when reporter Jack Encarnacao  asked Mohegan Regulatory Head Mike Mazzulli if any potential commission punishments or sanctions placed on the fighters as a...

Mar 2, 2014 9:46 pm

Bellator Boss On Losing Melendez To The UFC

“Being part of the Viacom family and having Spike as a legitimate partner, we can offer things to fighters like we’ve done with (Rampage) in terms of the theatrical stuff and the reality programming he’s done. We offered some of those things to Gil. There was no way they could match the deal without giving...

Mar 2, 2014 9:36 pm

PHOTO | New UFC Fighter Felice Herrig Gets Taped Up For Pics

Just a few days ago we asked if seeing scantily clad UFC fighters was going to become a normal occurrence with the induction of more female fighters. The answer is, ‘yes!’. Newly signed UFC strawweight, Felice Herrig, recently took to her instagram with a behind the scenes look at a recent photo-shoot. Here’s her post:

Mar 2, 2014 9:27 pm

Fertitta Explains/Defends Reason Pulling Vitor Off UFC 173 Card

“At the end of the day, we have a fight to promote on May 24. Chris is going to defend his title, and you know how this business works: You’ve got to get commercials in two to three months early. We’ve got to get key art done. We’ve got a fight to promote and Vitor,...

Mar 2, 2014 8:52 pm

Anderson Injury Update: Silva Putting Leg To Good Use While Grappling (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 grappling and...

Mar 2, 2014 8:43 pm

Dong Hyun Kim Wants Title Shot Following Saturday’s KO Over Hathaway

“I’ve continued to stack up the wins, but I wasn’t given the title shot. In order to get the title shot, I knew I would have to change the way that I fight. I got much more aggressive, and hopefully I’ll get noticed and will get a shot at the title.” “It doesn’t matter who...

Mar 2, 2014 8:36 pm

Belfort Needs 90 Days To Transition Off TRT

Last week the Nevada State Athletic Commission banned the use of Testosterone Replacement Therapy in their jurisdiction and shortly after Brazil and the UFC followed suit. The next day Vitor Belfort was removed from his title fight against Chris Weidman and he was replaced by Lyoto Machida. According to Vitor, the UFC promised him the...

Mar 1, 2014 9:55 am

Bellator Boss Happy With TRT Ban

“I’ve had the same opinion on [TRT], and the same stance on it since the first time I asked the question. I just never felt that the controls were tight enough to be able to allow it to occur. When guys use it it’s an unfair advantage. If you’re going to equalize the playing field,...

Mar 1, 2014 9:50 am

Rampage: ‘I signed with Bellator to beat the sh** out of King Mo’

“I knew I was never going to fight [Lawal] in any of the other organizations I was with, because I knew he wasn’t going to come. I think I can be 100-percent honest with you when I say that half the reason I signed with Bellator was because I was signing with Viacom — not...

Mar 1, 2014 9:21 am

.gif | Kim’s Spinning Elbow K.O. Over Hathaway (Replay)

If you missed this morning’s UFC Fight Night card in China, than you missed this fantastic finish in the main event. Dong Hyun Kim took out John Hathaway with a beautifully timed spinning elbow in the third-round of their fight. Here it is:

Mar 1, 2014 9:12 am

UFC Officials Announce Return Trip To China And September Card in Japan

Following this morning’s UFC Fight Night in Macau, China, UFC Executive Mark Fischer announced the promotions plans to return to the region. According to Fischer the UFC will return to The Venetian Macao’s Cotai Arena on August 23 for another ‘Fight Night’ card and they head to Japan’s Saitama Arena on September 20. Broadcast details...

Mar 1, 2014 8:52 am

Kim, Mitrione Among Four ‘Performance of the Night’ Bonus Winners

This morning’s TUF China Finale card delivered non-stop action from the start to finish and in typical UFC fashion, four-men got handily rewarded for their efforts. Dong Hyun Kim and Matt Mitrione both received ‘Performance of the Night’ honors for their knockout victories and Nam and Tokudome walked away with the ‘Fight of the Night’...

Mar 1, 2014 5:57 am

TUF China Finale Results: Mitrione Drops Jordan, Picks up KO Win in Round 1

Matt Mitrione and Shawn Jordan may collectively possess the most relaxing walk out music in the world. Once the fight started, though, these guys were anything but relaxed. Their offense was intelligent, but it was more of an organized chaos as they were looking for heavy shots to land from the get-go. Shawn Jordan attempted...

Mar 1, 2014 5:37 am

TUF China Finale Results: Hioki Outlasts Menjivar and Earns Decision Win

Hatsu Hioki and Ivan Menjivar had the honors of kicking off today’s UFC Fight Pass event’s main card with an exciting bout that went to decision. Ivan Menjivar did a good job at finding a comfortable striking distance early on in the second round, but Hatsu Hioki’s grappling skills overpowered any offense Menjivar was building...