Archive: mma

Aug 26, 2013 10:55 am

Condit: Johny Hendricks Has A ‘Punchers Chance’ Against GSP

“I think Johny Hendricks has a puncher’s chance. He’s obviously a big puncher. He’s got the power to make it a short night for GSP, but I feel like GSP is going to out-technique Johny Hendricks. I think his wrestling, and I’m not an expert on wrestling, but I think his wrestling is going to...

Aug 26, 2013 10:49 am

VIDEO | Dan Henderson Talks Belfort Rematch, New Gym And Current UFC Contract

“Vitor’s a dangerous guy. He’s got a lot of knockout power. He’s quick. He moves forward real quick as well when he closes the distance. You’ve got to be real careful with him. Sometimes mentally he doesn’t show up. Sometimes he does. You never know what you’ll get. I’m expecting to fight the best Vitor...

Aug 26, 2013 10:39 am

JDS Coach Believes Cain’s Inability To Take A Punch Is His Weakness

“I have no doubt that we will get closer to the knockout as soon as ‘Cigano’ lands one or two punches. Cain’s ability to take a punch is his weakness, and that’s what we will explore in this fight. Cain is a complete fighter, deserves our respect, but ‘Cigano’ is stronger and more durable,” he...

Aug 26, 2013 10:29 am

Tarec Saffiedine Calls For Winner of Carlos Condit vs. Martin Kampmann

Tarec Saffiedine, the last man to hold the Strikeforce welterweight belt, is eager to make his debut for the Ultimate Fighting Championship.  And he knows precisely who he wants to fight, calling out the winner of this week’s fight between Carlos Condit and Martin Kampmann.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Tarec Saffiedine is long overdue...


Aug 26, 2013 10:26 am

Tim Kennedy Tells Vitor Belfort to ‘Fight Clean, Stop Using Steroids’

Only a few weeks ago, Vitor Belfort shunned the idea of facing Tim Kennedy, saying that he would only fight for the belt or in a super fight at another weight.  Not one to be dismissed so easily, Kennedy recently spoke out against Vitor Belfort’s use of Testosterone Replacement Therapy, telling the Brazilian middleweight to...

Aug 26, 2013 10:24 am

VIDEO | Rogan Riffs on Rousey vs. Tate

Joe Rogan gives his take on the upcoming season of ‘The Ultimate Fighter,’ which features the first co-ed cast and the coaching rivalry between bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and top contender Miesha Tate.

Aug 26, 2013 9:55 am

Barnett Ready To Defend ‘His’ UFC Title Against Frank Mir

“When I walk in the ring, in my mind, I’m making my first title defense. That’s the way I see it. We’ve always been in different places, even when he was fighting for titles. No one ever took my belt from me, so I don’t know what belt they were swinging around, but that wasn’t...

Aug 26, 2013 9:43 am

Chris Weidman on Silva Rematch: ‘It’s Going To Be Easier’

It took less than two rounds for Chris Weidman to knock out perennial pound-for-pound champion, Anderson Silva, to claim the UFC middleweight belt at UFC 162.  With the rematch set for UFC 168, Weidman believes this second fight will be even easier.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Chris Weidman defied the odds by dethroning Anderson...

Aug 24, 2013 12:12 pm

Rashad Evans Knows For A ‘Fact’ He Can Beat Jon Jones In A Rematch

Founding Blackzilian member, ‘Suga” Rashad Evans, has long been rumored to be making a shift to the UFC’s middleweight division, but he’s not interested. The former UFC light-heavyweight champion believes that he can still make a title run in the division he has spent the majority of his career in and in a recent interview...

Aug 23, 2013 12:58 pm

Lost Unborn Son, 5 Armed Robber Incident Almost Made Demian Maia Retire in 2012

When UFC veteran Demian Maia dropped a unanimous decision to Chris Weidman on January of 2012, he thought about retirement for the first time in his career. But it wasn’t only his lackluster performance against the current middleweight champion that made the 35-year-old Brazilian entertain the idea of calling it quits. In fact, a series of...

Aug 23, 2013 11:37 am

Hendo Coach Looks To Bring In Sonnen, Wants Vitor Off TRT For Upcoming Bout

Vitor Belfort and Dan Henderson are both posters boys for the use of Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT). These two MMA Legends do it the right way, legally and get the proper exemptions from Athletic Commissions for fights. There’s a hiccup in Brazil though, one that could restrict Dan Henderson’s use of the therapy and his...

Aug 23, 2013 11:04 am

EXCLUSIVE | BJJ Legend Renato Laranja Blasts Chael Sonnen

BJJ Legend Renato Laranja has been in some legendary feuds. He has choked out Eddie Bravo, went toe to toe with Vinny Magalhaes, and even got in to a confrontation with former UFC fighter Tiki Ghosn. Laranja has an on again, off again relationship with UFC Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey and has appeared in magazines...

Aug 23, 2013 11:03 am

Report: Eddie Alvarez Only Signed Two-Fight Deal With Bellator

At one point Eddie Alvarez was one of the most sought after free-agents on the market. The former Bellator champion received a very lucrative offer from The Ultimate Fighting Championship and the sky seemed to be the limit for the international star. That’s when things got ugly. Bellator refused to let go of their premier...

Aug 23, 2013 10:44 am

Lyoto Machida Didn’t Want His Middleweight Debut Against Tim Kennedy

Former UFC light heavyweight champion, Lyoto Machida, will be making his debut at middleweight November 6.  Set to welcome him to the 185 lb. division is Tim Kennedy.  While it’s certainly a tough fight, Machida says Kennedy is not his first choice.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Lyoto Machida has decided to drop to middleweight...

Aug 23, 2013 10:42 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Cerrone vs. Guillard

Donald Cerrone took on close friend Melvin Guillard at UFC 150, KO’ing him in the first round. “Cowboy” Cerrone fights Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night: Condit vs Kampmann on Wednesday, August 28th.

Aug 23, 2013 10:32 am

Bellator Boss Believes Rampage And Tito Belong On MMA’s Mt. Rushmore

You can’t deny the star power that Tito Ortiz and Rampage Jackson once had in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. Their success in the UFC saw them both rise to the pinnacle of the sport and hold shiny gold belts under the most prominent promotional banner in the world. The two legends are now...

Aug 23, 2013 10:18 am

QUICK TWITT | Diego Sanchez Tired Of McGregor Trash Talk, Ready To Scrap In Public

The ‘YES!’ Master, Diego Sanchez, has had enough of the Conor McGregor hype train. Especially after that train stopped in YES town to call him fat sloppy and slow. Things escalated from there: @TheNotoriousMMA i have bigger fish to fry like #1rankedlightweight oct 19, be ready when I see you at fight summit it's on...

Aug 23, 2013 9:58 am

UFC Fight For The Troops Card Taking Shape: Romero v. Markes & Camozzi v. Larkin

The UFC announced its addition of two middleweights bouts to its November 6 Fight For The Troops card.  Yoel Romero will face Ronny Markes, and Lorenz Larkin (pictured) will face Chris Camozzi, the UFC announced via Twitter Thursday night.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Two middleweight bouts have been added to the UFC Fight For...

Aug 23, 2013 9:54 am

VIDEO | Machida Says He Has Four Years Left Of Fighting

Lyoto ‘The Dragon’ Machida gives an estimated timeline for his retirement in the video interview. The former light-heavyweight champion believes he will stick around for another four-years, making his estimated retirement age set at 39 years old.

Aug 23, 2013 9:46 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Kampmann vs. Condit 1

There are no gimmes when you enter the Octagon, as former WEC welterweight champion Carlos Condit learned when he made his UFC debut against 14-2 Martin Kampmann. The two headlined UFC Fight Night Live in April 2009.

Aug 22, 2013 10:16 pm

QUICK TWITT | Conor McGregor Tore ACL at UFC Fight Night 26

Breakout UFC featherweight fighter, Conor McGregor, will be sidelined for about ten months with tears to both cartilage and ligament in his knee which he suffered Saturday night competing at UFC Fight Night 26.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   Conor McGregor, the Irish featherweight fighter who has been winning over fans since entering the...