Archive: mma

May 3, 2014 3:45 pm

Jose Aldo on Conor McGregor: “He’s Only a Talker”

UFC Featherweight Conor McGregor is certainly great at getting attention, despite being on the sidelines for months. After McGregor’s recent spree of calling out contenders , UFC Featherweight champion Jose Aldo, whom the Irishman claimed that he would “annihilate,” isn’t impressed. “That’s normal,” Aldo told MMAFighting.com. “Some fighters like to promote themselves by talking, and he’s...

May 3, 2014 2:54 pm

Bjorn Rebney Offers to Share New Glove Design with the UFC

Bellator MMA has been working on improving the MMA glove design, a piece of  equipment that many have considered long-overdue for an overhaul. According to MMAjunkie, Bellator partnered with fitness equipment producer Everlast in order to make the new glove, which has been branded the “Powerlock MMA fight glove.” The glove is designed to better...

May 3, 2014 2:47 pm

Chael Sonnen: WWE’s Paul Heyman Saved TUF Brazil

“To say [Wanderlei] was ruining the show may be extreme, but the interaction between he and I is an element of the show that’s important. There has to be the interaction of the coaches. It’s an important factor. I didn’t know what to do. I didn’t know how to handle this. This is the same...

May 3, 2014 2:29 pm

VIDEO | Lyoto Machida’s Bag Work

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Lyoto ‘The Dragon’ Machida, is set to face Chris Weidman on July 5 for the UFC middleweight strap.

May 3, 2014 2:14 pm

PHOTO | Rampage Jackson & King Mo Staredown

In two weeks Bellator will make their highly anticipated pay-per-view debut. In the evening’s co-main event is an equally anticipated light-heavyweight tilt between Rampage Jackson and King Mo.

May 3, 2014 2:04 pm

Guillard vs. Cavalcante Official For July

Recently released UFC lightweight, Melvin ‘The Young Assassin’ Guillard is set to make his WSOF debut in an intriguing  bout against, Strikeforce veteran, Gesias ‘JZ” Cavalcante. The two lightweights will take part in the WSOF 11 main card. WSOF 11 is in the works for a yet to be announced July date. The venue and...

May 3, 2014 12:35 pm

Thiago Silva’s Wife Has Restraining Order Removed

Former UFC light-heavyweight, Thiago Silva, was arrested back in February. Here’s the police report if you want the details. Then, in March he was released from jail on a $25,000.00 bond. Silva is back with the Blackzilians and coaching kickboxing classes and according to his lawyer, who spoke with FOX Sports, Silva’s wife had the restraining...

May 3, 2014 12:34 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov Turned Down A Fight With Donald Cerrone Due to Ramadan

  The MMA world is eagerly awaiting the recently announced match up between UFC lightweights Donald Cerrrone and Jim Miller. The two highly ranked fighters will meet on July 16 in Atlantic City, New Jersey at UFC Fight Night 45. The announcement was of course welcomed by fight fans but it also raised a very...

May 3, 2014 12:29 pm

Shields vs. Fitch Official For WSOF 11 Co-Main Event

Two of the world’s top welterweight fighters will collide in the upcoming WSOF 11 co-main event when Jon Fitch and Jake Shields square off in the cage. Fitch was originally slated to be in the evening’s headliner against Rousimar Palhares prior to his withdrawal from the event. Now, a lightweight title fight between Nick Newell...

May 2, 2014 4:23 pm

Mirko Cro Cop Helps Save Dog Shot By Hitman

By Evan Stoumbelis Former Pride Grand Prix champion Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic has apparently assisted in saving the life of a dog who was shot by a hitman in the village of Orehovec in Croatia. The dog, who has been renamed Lucky, was targeted by the assassin after his owner refused to pay $50 to...

May 2, 2014 1:47 pm

Ronda: ‘These girls were playing Miss America before me’

“This is like a perfect WWE storyline. [Bethe Correia] puts down her finger and makes three, Shayna wants to fight her next. Now this chick’s undefeated fighting in Shayna’s UFC debut. It’s either going to be a huge win for Shayna or this girl’s still going to be undefeated and I want to have a...

May 2, 2014 1:15 pm

Cole Miller: ‘I’m the best fighter McGregor has ever faced’

“I like the matchup because, well, I’m a lot bigger than he is, for one. “I’m going to be a lot stronger than he is. On the ground, he will probably never, in his lifeteime, be as good as I am on the floor as I am at this point.The moment it hits the floor,...

May 2, 2014 1:08 pm

Fertitta Explains The Cost Difficulties Of Enhanced Drug Testing

After putting Jon Jones, Glover Teixeira, Travis Browne and Josh Barnett through enhanced testing, the UFC found one fundamental flaw with their new drug testing practices. COST. It’s expensive. About $45,000 per fight. (Not event, fight.) In other words, to efficiently screen fighters for banned substances it will cost approximately $22,500 per athlete, per fight....

May 2, 2014 12:43 pm

VIDEO | Martial Arts vs Street Fighting

Geoff Thompson is a former bouncer, self-defence instructor, BAFTA winning writer, playwright, author and teacher. His first appearance on London Real causes people stop me on the street weekly to talk about the effect he has had on their lives. Geoff has a peculiar way of tapping into the male psyche and somehow explaining our...

May 2, 2014 12:34 pm

White Says UFC, Not Boxing Will Get First Crack At New Vegas Arena

The good folks over at MGM are building a new Las Vegas Arena with a $375 Million price tag attached to it. A who’s who of promoters will no doubt be vying for a chance to host the first event in the venue, but UFC President Dana White says that designation has already been promised...