Archive: mma

Mar 18, 2014 7:37 am

King Mo: ‘I’m a better boxer than Rampage Jackson’

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Rampage Jackson, and former Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion, ‘King Mo’, are set to fight on Bellator’s first ever pay-per-view event this May. Rampage is known as one of the sports most vicious knockout artists and King Mo is widely considered one of the best wrestlers in the sport. For many, this scheduled...

Mar 18, 2014 7:12 am

Herb Dean Defends Controversial Stoppages In Faber/Barao, Rousey/McMann Bouts

Despite being commonly known as being one of the best referees in MMA, Herb Dean has recently come under some fire for some of the stoppages that he has made in major fights, particularly for the stoppages in the main events of UFC 169 and 170. Dean took to The MMA Hour to discuss the stoppages....

Mar 18, 2014 7:02 am

Top Female Prospect Holly Holm Near UFC Deal

Holly Holm, a top female 135 lb. prospect, is apparently close to a deal with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. As previously reported, Holm was set to meet with Dana White after UFC 171. Lenny Fresquez , Holm’s manager, recently told MMAjunkie that they are in talks with the UFC, saying: “Offers went back and forth…We already had...

Mar 17, 2014 6:34 pm

Injury Almost Caused Johny Hendricks To Pull Out Of UFC Title Fight

We almost never got to see the enthralling battle between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler. Johny Hendricks was on The MMA Hour today, and explained how a week-and-a-half old injury reemerged in the first round of his five round war with Lawler. “It’s my elbow,” Hendricks told Ariel Helwani. “It happened actually a week-and-a-half before,...

Mar 17, 2014 6:09 pm

Anderson Injury Update: Leg Looks 100% While Silva Grappling (Video)

When recalling some of the most gruesome injuries ever seen in MMA history, Former UFC Middleweight Champ, Anderson Silva’s leg break tops the charts. We’ve been documenting the former champ’s recovery since the beginning (See that here), and what we have here is just the latest in Anderson’s miraculous recovery from that nasty leg break at UFC...

Mar 17, 2014 6:03 pm

PHOTO | Thiago Silva Back Training… With House Arrest Anklet On

Thiago Silva was released from jail ten days ago under the conditions of house arrest. While free, the former UFC light-heavyweight contender, is apparently allowed to return to work and train with his team at the Blackzilian HQ in Miami. Rashad Evans sent out the image (above) of the fighting team through his instagram over...

Mar 17, 2014 5:40 pm

GSP Refutes Dana White – ‘Not Interested In Coming Back If Things Don’t Change’

Earlier today, former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, cleared the air on a variety of topics and rumors circulating around himself and in regards to his relationship with the UFC. Most interesting are his comments on Performance Enhancing Drugs, which we covered earlier today. On that same topic, in his interview with Ariel Helwani, the...

Mar 17, 2014 12:34 pm

Chris Weidman Discusses Breaking Anderson Silva’s Leg

“I just knew that I checked it really good. I knew that, I’ve checked guys legs and… With this whole camp after the first fight, I got leg kicked a lot. My leg was bothering me for like, two, three weeks. So, man, I did not want to get leg kicked again. Anderson Silva was...

Mar 17, 2014 12:29 pm

Glover on Jones: ‘I’m gonna knock this guy out!’

“I have the power to beat him. I have to believe my skills are gonna work against his skills. People always tell me, ‘Oh, you need to bring this guy or that guy to [emulate] Jon Jones,’ but I don’t really worry about him. In my mind, he’s gonna have to worry about what I’m...

Mar 17, 2014 12:16 pm

PHOTO | GSP Hanging With Arnold Watching UFC 171

Former UFC welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre, is enjoying his time on the sidelines. “Rush” recently got a chance to hang out with ‘his idol’, Mr. Arnold Schwarzenegger, while the two icons enjoyed a little UFC 171 action. Check it: Enjoying every minute of life outside the Octagon- had a great time watching UFC 171 with...

Mar 17, 2014 6:23 am

VIDEO | Nick Diaz calls out ‘amateur’ Johny Hendricks

“Maybe [UFC] want me to Johny Hendricks. Take an a** whooping. Right to your face, bro. Worse than tonight, because you got your a** whooped all four rounds. I seen it. I seen your little amateur style. I’m ready to fight. I’m ready to fight the right fight. “Trying to get a fight this year....

Mar 17, 2014 6:17 am

Joe Rogan Responds To Fans’ Complaints About UFC 171 Comments

After every UFC event, fans will flood their favorite MMA forums, and let their opinions fly. This weekend was no different, but the focal point of most posts seemed to be centered on Joe Rogan, and several of his comments during the UFC 171 show. Fans took issue with Joe’s critique of Hector Lombard, as well...