Archive: ufc

May 5, 2014 11:01 am

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov Wrestles A Bear

We recently saw a childhood Khabib wrestling a bear for training. If we are to believe his recent posting on Instagram, that bear is still around. Check it:

May 5, 2014 10:38 am

Glover: Refs Need to Do Something About Eye Pokes

“I don’t think it was intentional, but the referee needs to start putting some pressure on who does that. I was a little afraid to close the distance and get poked in the eye again and maybe stop the fight. The second eye poke really scared me because I thought it could hurt my eye....

May 5, 2014 10:31 am

VIDEO | Spong Already Back Training

18 days after tragically snapping his leg in half, top kickboxing star and Blackzilian, Tyrone Spong is back in the gym. Miracle?

May 5, 2014 10:27 am

Dana White: Fans Overreacting To Jones Eye Pokes

“I mean, people are always going to go overboard with Jon Jones because they don’t like him. “It’s not just taller fighters. Jones has that range and he can do it, but lots of guys do it because that’s how you block punches. So you keep your hands open and you slap punches down. Then...

May 5, 2014 10:23 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Costa Philippou vs. Jared Hamman

Cyprus native Costas Philippou puts on a striking clinic when he earns the explosive first round knockout victory over Jared Hamman at UFC 140. Philippou takes on Lorenz Larkin at Fight Night Cincinnati.

May 5, 2014 10:16 am

Bisping Apologizes For Kennedy Performance, Moves To Reign With Munoz

“Obviously it was disappointing as I didn’t walk away the victor,” said Bisping. “Obviously. But it was more disappointing for me because it was a boring fight. I’m not used to hearing the crowds boo; I don’t like that. People part with their hard-earned money to be entertained, and it wasn’t an entertaining fight. “I...

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 “Some fighters like to promote themselves by talking, and he’s...

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 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 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 12:34 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...

May 2, 2014 12:25 pm

Rockhold Wants To Earn Title Shot By Shutting Bisping’s Mouth

“Even though I performed well in my last two fights, I don’t feel that I’ve beaten the top contenders. Obviously I wouldn’t turn down a title shot, but honestly, I would like to beat up somebody else up to secure my standing first. I want to make sure there’s no question in anyone’s mind that...

May 2, 2014 12:12 pm

VIDEO | UFC’s ‘Ultimate Fedor’ Trailer

Part two of Ultimate Fedor features the Last Emperor’s final PRIDE fights and follows the Sambo champion’s time in the Affliction and Strikeforce organizations.

May 2, 2014 12:05 pm

Korean Zombie 90% – Wants Ricardo Lamas In September

Fan favorite featherweight, Chan Sung Jung has been on the sidelines ever since his disappointing defeat against Jose Aldo las August. The Korean based fighter has been recovering from injuries ever since and now, according to UFC Tonight is planning a return later this year. Here’s what the panel said: “I spoke to his manager...

May 2, 2014 11:45 am

Pat Barry: ‘You can’t trust MMA Fighters to stand and trade’

“My (MMA) first fight that I won with three low kicks. I didn’t want to do it. MMA wasn’t something that I really wanted to do. Even then, I wasn’t dying to get into it.” “Even if you’re in an MMA match as a striker matched up against another striker, and you both agree ‘We’re...

May 2, 2014 11:39 am

Fabio Maldonado Wants To ‘Rumble’ With Anthony Johnson

After Johnson’s lopsided beating of Phil Davis last weekend, not too many men are looking for a showdown. However, Fabio Maldonado, one of the UFC’s most durable light-heavyweights, is up to the task. In a recent interview with, Maldonado stated his case: “I want to fight Anthony Johnson. He would be a good fight...

May 2, 2014 11:34 am

PHOTO | Luke Rockhold’s Broken Toe (X-Ray)

It may have looked like the former Strikeforce champ took zero damage against Tim Boetsch, but he did. (Replay Here) AKA’s Luke Rockhold broke his toe. Here’s the X-Ray:

May 2, 2014 11:25 am

VIDEO | Wanderlei Silva Talks Being Painted The Villain, Retirement

In his first interview since completing filming of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3, Wanderlei Silva talks about the infamous on-set brawl with rival coach Chael Sonnen, the crucible-like atmosphere of the series, and addresses rumors of his impending retirement.

May 2, 2014 11:19 am

PHOTO | Jones & Teixeira Enjoy Breakfast After Fight

There’s been a lot of back and forth since Jon Jones defended his title last weekend. The champion has been quick to harass his agitators following his 25-minutes of cage-time. However, despite Jon’s dislike for those who spoke against him, he seems to be nothing but class when it comes to his opponent, Glover Teixeira....