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Martyn Ford vs Iranian Hulk? ‘Scariest man on the planet’ could make MMA debut...

One is 2 metres tall and 143 kilograms, known as “the scariest man on the planet”. The other is 1.85 metres tall, weighs 178kg and calls himself the “Iranian Hulk”. And they could face off in an MMA freak...

Shaolin Galway: Hopefully you’re lucky and have an MMA coach like Ben Davis

Readers = 461I’ve been sitting on this Interview for about a week. I have no good reason for this as the interview in question was a very enlightening 90 minutes in the company of Ben Davis, head coach...

Bellator President Scott Coker Talks The Fedor Emelianenko Effect, Dana White, MMA Trades, More

Scott Coker has been involved in the combat sports for more than three decades. He's literally seen it all in a genre that is never short on drama. ...

Rose Namajunas admits she’s venturing into ‘uncharted territory’ for UFC 237 title defense

After more than 13 months away, Rose Namajunas will return to the Octagon on Saturday to defend her strawweight belt against Jessica Andrade at UFC 237. The event will mark the first time Namajunas has competed outside...

Cedar Fair (FUN) versus Alliance MMA (AMMA) Financial Comparison

Cedar Fair (NYSE:FUN) and Alliance MMA (NASDAQ:AMMA) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk...

Paul Daley says ref should have stopped Erick Silva bout

LONDON – Paul Daley is back in the win column after a spectacular performance against Erick Silva in the main event of Bellator 223. The knockout finish wasn’t quite there for the heavy-handed Brit (41-17-2 MMA, 7-4 BMMA), but...

Cyborg deserves rematch, but I want Nunes after UFC 235

Photos: Best of Holly Holm view 31 images Holly Holm is firmly focused on her UFC 235 matchup with Aspen Ladd, but she does admit to holding interest in a fight with double-champ Amanda Nunes. Holm (12-4 MMA, 5-4 UFC), the former...

(Video) Russian MMA Post-Fight Brawl Turns into Fully Sanction Fight

R3 Fighting Championship, a Russian MMA promotion, actually added a fight to their card after a brawl ensued. A post-fight brawl happened, and moments later, the men were in the cave fighting in a fully sanctioned out. The notion of...

Diego Sanchez willing to fight Donald Cerrone after Jackson-Wink MMA fallout

Diego Sanchez did not take kindly to Donald Cerrone’s criticism of Jackson-Wink MMA. On Wednesday, Cerrone lashed out at his long-time Albuquerque gym, and particularly co-owner Mike Winkeljohn, in an interview on Joe Rogan’s JRE MMA Show. Cerrone,...

Devonte Smith hates travel but wants Francisco Trinaldo fight in Brazil

Devonte Smith’s first business trip outside of the U.S. was an eventful one. Whisked away to Melbourne, Australia, Smith scored his fourth straight first-round KO by putting away Dong Hyun Ma at UFC 234 on Feb. 10, a...

TUF winner Ryan Hall explains reason for two-year layoff ahead of B.J. Penn fight

Ryan Hall is undefeated inside the UFC Octagon. He won The Ultimate Fighter 22 with a dominant showing over Artem Lobov. He defeated one of the division’s true veterans in his next outing, outpointing Gray Maynard while...

Midnight Mania! When is the right time to retire, and should Conor McGregor do...

Welcome to Midnight Mania! Conor McGregor rocketed to fame in the time since I began following the sport. I have had the privilege, as have millions, of following his journey from relatively unknown, big-talking flashy striker, to double...

Jon Jones calls for Stipe Miocic fight, takes shot at Brock Lesnar

Jon Jones thinks he should be next for UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic – and he’s letting the world know. In a series of Monday tweets, Jones (26-1 MMA, 20-1 UFC) explained why he believes a fight with Miocic (20-3...

Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) Market drives and strategies 2027

This recent research report that completely centers Global Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) Market is an in-depth analysis of propulsive forces, business vendor, Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) threats and challenges includes in Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) market. It provides a conclusive spot of...

Brock Lesnar MMA Career Over, According To UFC Top Brass

To this day, a lot of people are eager to see Brock Lesnar return to the cage. He has been repeatedly tied up to fight rumors involving Daniel Cormier, something that has been hyped up for several months in...

Kai Asakura stops Kyoji Horiguchi in 67 seconds

Kai Asakura silenced those who claimed his meeting with Kyoji Horiguchi was nothing but a squash match by stopping the legendary Japanese bantamweight in a little over a minute into the main event of RIZIN 18 on...

Jeremiah Wells and Jason Norwood discuss their CES MMA 52 headliner

Jeremiah Wells might be the one who currently lives in Philadelphia, but fellow CES MMA 52 headliner Jason Norwood also gets to fight in familiar territory tonight. Norwood (18-5), who fights Wells (5-1-1) for the promotion’s vacant welterweight title, is...

Khabib vs. McGregor lineup, start times set for Las Vegas

The bout order and start times are set for what UFC officials are expecting to be the biggest fight card in the promotion’s history. “UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor” takes place Oct. 6 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The...

‘Big possibility’ of Donald Cerrone fight this year

Photos: UFC 228 ultimate media day view 18 images DALLAS – Diego Sanchez isn’t backing down from his defense of Jackson Wink MMA from former teammate and training partner Donald Cerrone. One of the most popular storylines in MMA over the past week...

Manager Claims UFC ‘Got What They Wanted’ With Covington vs. Lawler • MMA News

Colby Covington’s manager Dan Lambert isn’t too happy about the UFC’s decision to book Covington vs. Lawler. Late last night, news broke that Covington will face former champion Robbie Lawler in the main event of August’s UFC Newark. Yet the...

Dana White gives update on Sage Northcutt, status of flyweight division

The UFC is moving on from Sage Northcutt for now. Little has been heard from “Super Sage” since his last fight at UFC Boise this past July and Dana White confirmed Tuesday during an appearance on the UFC...

Nelson’s Gunnar Nelson on his Heisman lineage, MMA’s Gunnar Nelson & more

Exclusive 8   //    20 Dec 2018, 12:10 IST SHARE Share Options × Facebook Twitter Flipboard Reddit Google+ Email As the sons of teen idol Ricky Nelson and actress Kristin Harmon, and the grandsons of actor and bandleader...

Sahuarita wrestling legend & former MMA world champ to fight at Casino Del Sol

Former UFC world champion & Sahuarita High school wrestling standout Anthony Birchak will be headling a fight cart for mixed martial arts at the Casino Del Sol.  It all goes down on October 13th. Here’s more as-seen-on-KVOA sportscast: Here’s more from...

UFC 228 play-by-play and live results (6:15 p.m. ET)

DALLAS – MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from today’s UFC 228 event, and you can join us for live play-by-play and official results beginning at 6:15 p.m. ET (3:15 p.m. PT). The event takes place at American Airlines...

MMA Rundown – April 11-14: TKO, Combate Americas, ONE in Manila, Riggs’ retirement fight?

With the UFC returning to stage a card that’s a pretty big deal this weekend, we’re treated to a set of quietly stacked cards everywhere else. Without much fanfare, a lot of these other organizations have decided...

Joe Brolly: MMA is an inhumane business designed to bring out worst in us

Joe Brolly: MMA is an inhumane business designed to bring out worst in us Independent.ie MMA is a corruption of martial arts. Extreme violence and a moronic culture (think professional fake wrestling with real violence) are its twin pillars. This moronic...

Cyborg & Berry, Ponzi meets the president

shares share tweet pin sms send email By: Blue Corner | December 2, 2018 9:30 pm Follow @MMAjunkie Social media has become a significant part of the sporting landscape. But few, if any, professional sports match the level of interaction and personal access provided by MMA. In an individual competition...

Jon Jones given 15-month suspension after arbitration in USADA case

Jon Jones might get the chance to headline a huge card in his home state after all. The former UFC light heavyweight champion — and one of the greatest to ever step in the Octagon — was given...

Kelvin Gastelum doesn’t think Israel Adesanya has earned title shot

It’s taken Kelvin Gastelum six years to work his way towards a UFC title shot, so it’s understandable that he views Israel Adesanya’s rise to the top as being somewhat sudden. Regardless of the paths they’ve taken, Gastelum...

Rating Every Fight From UFC Rochester

If you’re like us and watch an absurd amount of mixed martial arts each week, you probably wish there were some sort of rating system so you’re not forced...

Husson, MMA athletes lead nominees for conference awards — College sports — Bangor Daily...

Husson University of Bangor guard Kenzie Worcester of Washburn and Maine Maritime Academy forward Adam Richardson of Bradley, who were the North Atlantic Conference’s basketball Players of the Year this past season, headline the list of finalists for the...

Meet “A Violent Man”, the next MMA-themed movie on the big screen

Today, A Violent Man, directed by Matthew Berkowitz, premieres in select theaters and digital platforms. The movie, the latest MMA-themed film, features a star-studded cast and a riveting plotline. Ty Matthews, played by former NFL star Thomas Q....

Diego Sanchez responds to Donald Cerrone’s Jackson Wink MMA criticism

Diego Sanchez is standing up for Jackson Wink MMA in the face of the gym’s breakup with Donald Cerrone. On Wednesday, Cerrone (33-11 MMA, 20-8 UFC) conducted an interview with UFC commentator Joe Rogan on his “JRE MMA Show” in...

Magnus Warrior Launches First-Ever Seasonal Fantasy MMA Game

Create or Join a League at MagWar.com Torrance, CA, Nov. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- Magnus Fantasy Sports, LLC (Magnus WarriorTM) announces the first-ever seasonal fantasy MMA game is now live at MagWar.com....

Jon Jones’ coach shocked anyone scored UFC 239 fight for Thiago Santos

Following years of turmoil that largely kept him out of the cage, Jon Jones has now strung together three wins over seven months. The latest was undoubtedly the hardest of the trio: a split decision victory over...

LI’s Ryan LaFlare retires from MMA after 10 years

When Lindenhurst's Ryan LaFlare began his MMA career, he also worked full-time installing HVAC units. Now, he co-owns the Long Island MMA gym in Farmingdale. ...

Cain Velasquez impresses in pro wrestling debut

Cain Velasquez surprised just about everyone, except those who had seen him train, pulling out several acrobatic moves in a very successful pro wrestling debut Saturday night. Velasquez was one of the most intriguing stars of TripleMania, the...

Video: Brian Ortega featured in new Modelo campaign

Move over, Stipe Miocic, it’s Brian Ortega’s time to shine. Following in the former UFC heavyweight champion’s footsteps, Ortega will soon be featured in a campaign for the Modelo beer brand. His commercial debuted online Thursday and will...

With an MMA relationship, the struggle is real

It only makes sense that after years of following (and, for one half of this duo, competing in) the sport of MMA, some perceptions might change over time. But how and why? Retired UFC and WEC fighter Danny Downes...

Augusto Sakai vows to finish Tybura after ‘boring’ win over Arlovski

Augusto Sakai defeated the most experienced and popular opponent he’s faced so far in MMA in his second UFC bout, but wasn’t happy with the way he got it done. Now, five months after a controversial split decision...

MMA Junkie’s ‘Knockout of the Month’ for March 2019: Anthony Pettis

With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMA Junkie looks at the best knockouts from March 2019: Here are the five nominees, listed in chronological order, and winner of MMA Junkie’s “Knockout of the Month” award for...

UFC veteran Chris Lytle sounds off on modern day MMA & bare knuckle boxing...

Longtime UFC veteran Chris Lytle may be retired from mixed martial arts, but he’s still fighting. The 44-year-old is set to compete at Bare Knuckle FC 4 in Cancun, Mexico on February 2, 2019. His opponent will...

Contrasting Alliance MMA (AMMA) & Golden Entertainment (GDEN)

Alliance MMA (NASDAQ:AMMA) and Golden Entertainment (NASDAQ:GDEN) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations,...

Darren Till estimates ‘70-30’ chance that Tyson Fury tries MMA

If you ask Darren Till, he’ll tell you that Tyson Fury isn’t just playing around when it comes to MMA chatter. The heavyweight boxing star has recently been branching out from the sport in which he’s won multiple...

MMA hoping hot streak continues in national tournament | Nvdaily

WOODSTOCK — Massanutten Military Academy forward Jarvis...

Manager: Khabib Nurmagomedov is now ‘highest-paid athlete in the UFC’ after new deal

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has his next fight booked and a lucrative new multi-fight contract to go along with it. On Tuesday, the UFC announced that Nurmagomedov would face interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier in a title...

11th Annual World MMA Awards set for July 3 in Las Vegas

Photos: Valentina Shevchenko through the years. Voting continues in the 11th Annual World MMA Awards, and now there is a date and location for the ceremony. The awards show takes place July 3 at The Pearl at The Palms in Las...

Urijah Faber is serious about a return to MMA: ‘It’s real possible’

It looks like the MMA world hasn’t seen the last of UFC Hall-of-Famer Urijah Faber. The longtime WEC champ and perennial bantamweight contender in the UFC decided to retire following a loss to Jimmie Rivera in late...

Tony Ferguson puts Khabib’s manager Ali Abdelaziz on blast: ‘You ain’t sh-t without your...

Tony Ferguson may be scheduled to return from his absence to fight Donald Cerrone at UFC 238 next month in Chicago, Illinois, but “El Cucuy” is still dedicating his time to Team Khabib. Earlier tonight, Ferguson took aim...

Darrion Caldwell: “I Have to Avenge That Loss”

At Bellator 222, Bellator Bantamweight Champion Darrion Caldwell is out for revenge.On New Year's Eve, Caldwell suffered just the 2nd defeat of his career, being submitted by Kyoji Horiguchi at Rizin 14. The only other time Caldwell lost, he...

UFC 234: Robert Whittaker v Kelvin Gastelum, Jeff Fenech on MMA fight

Australia will see ‘greatest fight in UFC history’Tragic death shatters UFC legendAustralian fight great Jeff Fenech says any promoter who encourages Anthony Mundine back into the ring should be jailed, adding: “Rob Whittaker’s the guy who should be on...

Rashad Evans on his MMA career: ‘There’s a lot to be proud of’

Like many fighters, Rashad Evans’ UFC career didn’t exactly end the way he wanted it to. The fight game is merciless and evolves quickly. It catches up to everyone, and after five straight losses, the 39-year-old former...

Henry Cejudo expects T.J. Dillshaw fight, elimination of flyweight division

There have been rumblings about the future of the UFC men’s flyweight division that have gained momentum in recent days. One of those is that the company is exploring the possibility of eliminating the division, a point which...

Rangel set to make MMA debut – News – The Kansan – Newton, KS

Growing up around marital arts, the path to the octagon seemed an eventuality — a question of when, not if — for Newton native Jared Rangel.The answer to that question is now, as Rangel is preparing to make his...

Urijah Faber would like to ‘snatch up’ Henry Cejudo’s titles, ‘silence the cringe’

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Urijah Faber has won plenty in his fighting career, once reigning as arguably the world’s best featherweight long before the UFC implemented that division and then competing for titles inside the Octagon multiple...

The Top 10 Falls from Grace in MMA History

Unfortunately, MMA can be quite a cruel bitch when it comes to dealing with fighters closing out their careers. Not everyone gets to escape as unscathed as the captain of Canada, Georges St-Pierre. In wake of...

Bare Knuckle FC 2 had its moments, but still has a long way to...

The highlight of the second Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship was when Drew Lipton — an MMA veteran of 32 fights — found himself clearing the cobwebs upon eating the broadside of Chris Lytle’s knuckle. He got back...

Volkan Oezdemir: Facing former training partner Ilir Latifi requires ‘different mindset’

Volkan Oezdemir has tried to avoid fighting friend and former training partner Ilir Latifi, but the Swiss light heavyweight’s visa situation has somewhat forced him into a bout with “The Sledgehammer”. Oezdemir is still trying to sort...

Cris Cyborg didn’t like not being informed in advance of UFC 232 change

Cris Cyborg was not happy about how she found out her fight was moving to a new city on just days notice. The UFC women’s featherweight champion said on her video blog that she didn’t like that the...

The fighting art of MMA, defined

Author’s note: this article is a heavily edited and updated version of my personal definitions previously posted here on Bloodyelbow (source 1, source 2). From time to time, I like to share my personal definition of...

Fitness and MMA fanatics searching for perfect sparring partner in this week’s episode of...

TWO fitness and MMA fanatics are searching for the perfect sparring partner in this week’s episode of First Dates. Singleton Kristina Karaeva, 24, says she “soaked up the accent like a sponge” after moving to Dublin from Russia with her...

Bellator’s Aaron Pico flying high into San Jose

Greek mythology brought us the tragic tale of Icarus, the young man who swiped a set of wings fashioned by his father yet ignored advice and flew too close to the sun. The wax helping bind the feathers together...

Midnight Mania! Cerrone says he’s fighting McGregor for interim lightweight title

Welcome to Midnight Mania! According to Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, he is fighting Conor McGregor for the interim lightweight title. Via his Instagram: Good News @thenotoriousmma looks like we get to fight for 155 Interim Title ...

Klidson Abreu embraces ‘Russian Terror’ nickname ahead of UFC Prague

Klidson Abreu wants to keep the momentum going in his UFC debut. Unbeaten in almost three years, over which time he amassed the Brave CF light heavyweight title and a couple of impressive finishes in Russia, the Brazilian...

Nate Diaz seemingly uninterested in Colby Covington fight: ‘I don’t know who that is’

Nate Diaz is back in the mix at welterweight, but it doesn’t appear that a matchup with former interim champion Colby Covington is of any interest to him. Besides, he has to figure out who Covington is first. Competing...

Moicano vs. “The Korean Zombie”

Welcome back to the MMA Betting First Look from SharpSide! After a short time off, the UFC is set for nine consecutive weeks of fights, starting with an action-packed event Saturday featuring Renato Moicano versus “The Korean Zombie.” Today, we’re going...

British MMA fighter wanted for attempted murder caught in thailand

A fugitive MMA fighter suspected of an attempted murder which left a teenage boy paralysed has been caught hiding in the ‘sin city’ of Thailand. Glen Bailey, 43, was wanted for allegedly assisting another man in shooting the 17-year-old in...

Wrestling for MMA: Joseph Benavidez

On June 29th, two-time UFC flyweight title challenger and fashion icon Joseph Benavidez is expected to face the division’s number one contender, Jussier Formiga. The now 34-year-old Benavidez has come a long way since his debut on...

Bobby Lashley claims he’s still under contact with Bellator MMA

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - APRIL 05: WWE Superstar Bobby Lashley Celebrate's Wrestlemania 35 at The Empire State Building on April 05, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Santiago Felipe/Getty Images) Timberwolves need to...

MMA community rallies behind fighter attacked in vicious attempted hijacking

Cape Town - Mixed martial artist (MMA) fighters are often known for their brute strength, rather than their heart.  But this week, the local Extreme Fighting Championship (EFC) fraternity rallied around one of their own after he survived a brutal...

MMA: Holm likely to return in March

.......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... ..........An undefeated, hard-hitting young Californian will provide the opposition when Albuquerque’s Holly Holm returns to the Octagon, provided Team Holm accepts the...

Demetrious Johnson discusses next phases of ONE Championship career, life after MMA

Demetrious Johnson has already cemented himself one of the greatest mixed martial artists of all time, but he’s not ready to rest on his laurels. After a record-setting reign as the UFC flyweight champion, he is now zeroing...

MMA postgrad basketball coach Myers leaving for IMG | Nvdaily

Players on Massanutten Military Academy’s 2019-20 postgraduate...

FINAL MEDAL TABLE – EUROPEAN MMA CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019 –

EUROPEAN SENIORS MEDALS       EUROPEAN SENIORS BREAKDOWN   Women’s Atomweight Gold: Magdalena Czaban (Poland)Silver: Nadine Abbott Bissett (Ireland)Bronze: Jenna Horto (Finlad) Aelish O’Hanlon (Ireland) Women’s Strawweight Gold: Anastasiya Svetkivska (Ukraine)Silver: Nina Back (Sweden)Bronze: Antanina Kuliashova (Belarus) Clara Danssman (Germany) Women’s Flyweight Gold: Viktoriya Dudakova (Russia)Silver: Renaná Bruckstein (Germany)Bronze:...

Who should champ Tyron Woodley fight next?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for UFC 228’s losing fighters?) The UFC welterweight belt remained around the waist of Tyron Woodley after Saturday’s UFC 228 headliner at American Airlines Center in Dallas. Woodley (19-3-1 MMA, 9-2-1 UFC) capped off...

The Body Lock’s best MMA knockouts of April 2019

It’s now time to look back on and vote for your favorite knockout from April 2019.UFC 237 is exclusive to ESPN+. Package includes an annual ESPN+ subscription! Learn MoreESPN+ is now the exclusive home of UFC pay-per-view events Learn...

Just like UFC’s Conor McGregor, Darrion Caldwell eager to become Bellator MMA’s two-division ‘champ-champ’

Bellator 204: “Caldwell vs. Lahat” comes to Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D., tomorrow night (Fri., Aug. 17, 2018), featuring Bantamweight champion Darrion Caldwell (12-1) facing off with Featherweight fighter Noad Lahat (12-3) on a non-title main...

Jon Jones’ manager says ‘snitching’ not part of deal; USADA responds

Jon Jones’ manager, Malki Kawa, on Monday claimed the former UFC champion didn’t give up information on other athletes to have his suspension reduced by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency. Instead, Kawa claims, Jones (22-1 MMA, 16-1 UFC) gave information about...

After impassioned speech, Bryce Mitchell aims to wear camouflage shorts in next fight

Bryce Mitchell proved that he could win a battle of wills at UFC Nashville. And not just in his fight with Bobby Moffett. Yes, the 24-year-old Mitchell impressed in his second Octagon appearance this past March, winning a...

Can Covington Continue To Make Bettors Happy?

Welcome to another MMA Betting First Look from SharpSide! Max Holloway retained his featherweight title last Saturday at UFC 240, capping off an outstanding night of fights. We continue our long run this week with another UFC event, headlined by...

New Female Announcer For WWE NXT, MMA Horsewomen On Being Disrespected, Johnny Gargano, More

- As noted, the December 19 WWE NXT episode will feature Aleister Black vs. Johnny Gargano in a Steel Cage match. Above is post-show video of Gargano talking about the match last night. "Am I prepared? Am I prepared for...

UFC 240 Watch/Don’t Watch From Sean Ross Sapp

Erik Koch defeated Kyle Stewart, UDEric Koch was scheduled to fight Aldo for the title seven years ago, and never did. Now he's kicking off the UFC prelims at age 30 hoping to hold on to his gig. A...

Fortunes changed for five at UFC 234

Kelvin Gastelum’s reaction to Robert Whittaker’s emergency bowel and hernia surgery, which cancelled their middleweight championship fight at UFC 234 on Saturday in Melbourne, Australia, was to parade around on television and in the arena, holding a...

Sheymon Moraes feels ‘challenged’ by UFC Philadelphia foe Sodiq Yusuff

Sodiq Yusuff has only one fight under the UFC banner, but a quick knockout win over Suman Mokhtarian in December -- and a decision over Mike Davis at the Contender Series — was enough to put him...

Contender’s Series results: All five winners earn UFC contracts

For the first time in the history of the Dana White Contender Series, all five winning athletes earned UFC contracts. It would have been an impossibly tough choice otherwise considering the kinds of performances on display on Tuesday...

Derrick Lewis got treatment from Tiger Woods back specialist

UFC heavyweight Derrick Lewis is feeling like a new man after undergoing treatment for a longstanding back problem. Lewis (20-5 MMA, 11-3 UFC) recently worked with a specialist who also treated golf star Tiger Woods and former basketball star Tracy...

MMA bouts at Casino Del Sol will feature world champ, Tucsonan

TUCSON – Hundreds of fight fans are expected to pack the Casino Del Sol this on Friday as a former Ironwood Ridge High school star Jose Alday takes the octagon. Here’s more from the last time Combate America and MMA...

MMA: Fans get a kick out of free, open workouts before UFC Fight Night...

DENVER - The metronomic thuds of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter Mike Perry's fists hitting pads reverberated through the Exdo Event Centre in Denver, Colorado on Wednesday (Nov 7) evening. Until a lone voice from the crowd of spectators pierces...

Global Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) Adhesives Market Size to Reach USD 1.68 Billion By 2024

The “Global Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) Adhesives Market Is Expected To Reach USD 1.68 Billion By 2024” report has been added to Zion Market...

‘With OTT there is no better time to be doing this’: Why the PFL...

The Professional Fighters League (PFL) is barely two years into existence but has its eyes set on being the vanguard for the evolution of mixed martial arts.It is the first-ever MMA competition that utilises the typically North America regular...

Dave Green: Bellator can become ‘premium MMA product in Europe’ with Sky Sports deal

Saturday night will see the first Sky Sports Bellator broadcast as part of the promotion’s recently announced U.K. television deal and Head of Bellator Europe Dave Green believes the platform could see the promotion become the dominant...

Anderson Silva responds to Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor has his hands full on Saturday night against Khabib Nurmagomedov, but on Monday's episode of "Ariel Helwani's MMA Show" he raised a lot of eyebrows when he said he would like to fight Anderson Silva.Conor McGregor told...

UFC on ESPN+ 37: Best photos from Abu Dhabi

Check out these photos from the fights at UFC on ESPN+ 37 at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. (Fight and venue photos courtesy of the UFC via Getty Images) (Gallery will update throughout the event.) UFC Fight Night: Silva v...

UFC 235 live blog: Tecia Torres vs. Weili Zhang

This is the UFC 235 live blog for Tecia Torres vs. Weili Zhang, a strawweight bout at Saturday’s UFC event at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Torres, who has lost two straight fights, faces Zhang, who has won...

Coronavirus and its impact on MMA

When Stamp Fairtex makes a dancing ring entrance she could almost...

Artem Lobov denies rumors Conor McGregor has left Straight Blast Gym

Is there a split between Conor McGregor and his longtime coach John Kavanagh? Has Conor McGregor left Straight Blast Gym (SBG) following his loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov? These are questions that have been getting thrown around lately...

Bleacher Report 2018 MMA Awards: Best Fighter, Fight, Finishes and Story | Bleacher Report

0 of 5Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Getty ImagesIf we've learned anything over the years as mixed martial arts fans (and we certainly haven't learned much) it's this—be careful what you wish for.Last year in this very space, we were lamenting the...

Oezdemir at Tristar, Shaq visits UFC PI

shares share tweet pin sms send email By: Mike Bohn, The Blue Corner | October 14, 2018 7:30 pm Follow @MikeBohnMMA Social media has become a significant part of the sporting landscape. But few, if any, professional sports match the level of interaction and personal access provided by MMA. In...

MMA Fights Return to Bear River With New Addition | Lost Coast Outpost

Ray Hamill/HumboldtSports.com – A packed house is expected once again for the Bear River Fight Night on Feb. 9.Fight night returns to the Bear River Casino and Resort in two weeks, kickstarting what should be...

MMA Rundown – March 9th-10th: Cage Warriors, DEEP Impact, plenty of vets for the...

Because I promised you a mammoth weekend, we’re moving right along to everything else of note that’s taking place. That means we’ve got more Japanese action, a ONE card with a title fight, and a Cage Warriors...

MMA Equipment – The Fundamental Aspects. Is It Possible to Have Own MMA Gym...

If you’re thinking about becoming an MMA player (whether it’s for amateur or professional level), you need to be meticulous and careful when selecting your equipment. Sure, it takes a lot of effort and dedication to improving your...

NYFE 17 MMA RESULTS – Donnell East vs. David Cabrea

On June 1, New York Fight Exchange held NYFE 17 at the Resorts World Casino in New York. The event was jammed packed with fans from wall to wall. Results Kemo Kamal vs. Kevin RosadoKemo Kamal defeated Kevin...

Morning Report: Justin Gaethje wants fight with Conor McGregor in Ireland: ‘That’s my dream’

The more things change, the more they stay the same. For the last few weeks, Conor McGregor has been dominating the headlines. From announcing his retirement, to legal troubles, to starting a culture war with Khabib Nurmagomedov, McGregor...

2018 MMA Fight Camp Team Standings: September Update

Sep 8, 2018; Dallas, TX, USA; Tyron Woodley (red gloves) receives his championship belt after the fight against Darren Till (not pictured) during UFC 228 at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports   Mixed martial arts is as...

Jon Jones would’ve asked for UFC release had USADA handed him four-year suspension

After months and months of investigations into Jon Jones’ failed drug test at UFC 214 last year, United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) handed “Bones” a 15-month retroactive suspension which allowed him to return to action later this...

UFC pioneer Paul Varelans dies at 51 following battle with COVID-19

UFC pioneer Paul Varelans has died at the age of 51 following a battle with COVID-19. “The Polar Bear” had been on a ventilator and receiving dialysis treatments before he was eventually placed into a medically induced coma....

The supplements every MMA athlete should take

Being an MMA athlete involves some of the most demanding training activities you can engage in. Physically and mentally exhausting, training to compete in combat sports means you always need to ensure your body is performing at its...

Controversial Boxing Legend Stands Up For Troubled Conor McGregor

Mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor has made the headlines for all the wrong reasons once more after he was caught on video punching a 50-year-old man in the face at a pub in Ireland. The elder man reportedly rejected...

Matt Serra unleashes profanity-laden criticism of T.J. Dillashaw

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UFC 151 becomes the event that wasn’t

Sept. 1, 2012 was a quiet day in the world of mixed martial arts. All across the land, fight fans mourned in silence as their TVs gathered dust and their cable bills remained stagnant. UFC 151, scheduled for that first...

Martyn Ford Has Been Training With Eddie Hall For His MMA Debut

Martyn 'The Nightmare' Ford has been training hard since he was announced he was joining the 2019 line-up for Polish MMA organisation Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki (KSW).It's unreal to think the 18.9st, 6ft 8 hulk of a man once...

Report: Jon Jones facing battery charge after incident

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American MMA fighter Jeff Monson elected to local council in Russia

An America MMA fighter has been elected to the local council of a small city in Russia. Tattooed cage fighter Jeffrey Monson was elected on Sunday to the council of deputies in Krasnogorsk, just outside Moscow. Monson, 47, also known as...

BE Mailbag: Percentage of fighters on PEDs, MMA pioneers in the modern era, UFC...

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Manager Ali Abdelaziz discusses Khabib Nurmagomedov’s interactions with Chechen dictator Ramzan Kadyrov

Earlier this month, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov traveled to Chechnya during the holy month of Ramadan to attend a meal at the invitation of Chechen autocrat Ramzan Kadyrov. Nurmagomedov was accompanied by fellow MMA fighter Shamil...

Daniel Cormier talks Jon Jones ‘very impressive’ win at UFC 232, gripes with USADA

Controversy may have accompanied Jon Jones in his return from his second drug-related suspension, but Jones was still close to flawless once the Octagon doors swung shut. Fighting in a rematch of his legendary UFC 165 war of...

FTC Publishes Annual MMA Report and Updated Filing Procedures | White & Case LLP

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Johnny Walker not impressed by Khalil Rountree’s KO of Gokhan Saki

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‘I think everyone should try it’: Professional MMA fighter opens first Jiu-Jitsu gym in...

"That's when I decided to start teaching Jiu-Jitsu in town," he said, adding that it took him a while to find a space that suited his cause but, this November, he did.Da Costa moved into the basement of a...

Donald Cerrone ‘beat the (expletive) out of me’

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Jose Aldo vs. Cub Swanson slated for UFC 233

10 years on from their first meeting, Jose Aldo and Cub...

Derrick Lewis, MMA’s king of Instagram

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Contender Series, Bellator and PFL carve new MMA path

It’s become an all-too-familiar scene over the past few years, one that has helped lead to a slow-but-steady decline in television ratings: A “UFC Fight Night” on FS1 that seemingly exists for no better reason than to fill hours...

Kamaru Usman will get welterweight title shot at UFC 235

According to UFC President Dana White, Kamaru Usman has, indeed, been promised a title shot at UFC 235. Who he’ll face remains to be seen. Usman’s manager, Ali Abdelaziz, told MMAjunkie Radio on Wednesday that the contract his client signed...

11 Fights Official for Southwest MMA Series XXIX

For the 16th time, the promotion now known as the Southwest MMA Series will be at Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino; holding their 29th event. The event is set for September 2 and the 11 fight card currently has...

‘Patricio Pitbull is Dangerous to Other Featherweights’ • MMA News

Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler may not like reigning featherweight champion Patricio ‘Pitbull’ Freire but he respects him stepping up to the challenge. At Bellator 221 this weekend, the Brazilian 145-pound champion will move up in weight to challenge Chandler for his title...

A brief timeline of Angela Lee’s MMA career

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Practically born on a mat, Bellator’s Jake Hager feels his path to MMA will...

In many ways, you can say Jake Hager was almost a born wrestler, since he competed in the sport since the age of five. But after a dozen years away from competition — many of those years spent...

ONE Championship attempts a Japanese MMA rebirth with A New Era

After nearly eight years of conquering the biggest markets in Asia, ONE Championship will be making its highly-anticipated debut in Japan with what is likely the most stacked card in its history. The prominent ONE Championship cage...

Ed Ruth, Kiefer Crosbie to face separate tests

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Eddie Alvarez shuts down ‘crap’ theory that all the best MMA fighters compete for...

Just like most football players dream to get to the NFL, and basketball stars to the NBA, it’s safe to say that a mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter has his or her sights set on Ultimate Fighting...

MMA amateur gets his chance in the ring

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Fightweets: What is your favorite Georges St-Pierre memory?

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UFC announces seven bouts for UFC Fight Night 155

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Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) Market to Set Astonishing Growth by 2025 – Truth Daily Mirror

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Curtis Blaydes: Ngannou feeling pressure after back-to-back losses

Ahead of their rematch at UFC Beijing, the careers of Curtis Blaydes and Francis Ngannou are going in opposite directions. Blaydes has won five straight (excluding a victory that was overturned to a no-contest when Blaydes tested positive...

Midnight Mania! Why is Nick Diaz still in the USADA testing pool in 2019?

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MMA training is hard enough on its own. For Jeff Hughes, there was a time when he had to deal with something just as grueling in addition to that. Hughes, now a UFC heavyweight, had a day job...

It’s time to recognise MMA is here to stay

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MMA Heavyweight Champ Says UFC 241 Title Defense Could Be Final Fight

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Openly gay ex-MMA fighter may become first Native American congresswoman

While that candidate may have lost, the attention has now turned to Sharice Davids, the openly gay former mixed martial arts fighter who won the primary and now has a shot at becoming the country's first Native American woman...

Bernise Alldis – From Ring to Cage

After eight World Titles in Muay Thai and K1 Kickboxing, Bernise Alldis transitioned to MMA to continue her dominance. Bernise Alldis (37-4 Muay Thai/K1 5-0 MMA) burst onto the MMA scene back in June 2017. Yet to face...

The Young, Dynamic Fighters Revolutionizing MMA | The Huddle

His fifth professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fight mere moments away, Aaron Pico enters the Bellator octagon with the chilling confidence of a trained assassin. A multiple-time amateur champion in boxing, wrestling and pankration (an ancient discipline that translates...

UFC 232 live blog: Chad Mendes vs. Alexander Volkanovski

This is the UFC 232 live blog for Chad Mendes vs. Alexander Volkanovski, a featherweight bout at Saturday’s UFC event at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Mendes, a three-time UFC title challenger who successfully returned from a 31-month...

Anthony Smith gives prediction for Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 232

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UFC on ESPN 3 play-by-play and live results

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MMA Preview – Amanda Lemos vs Montserrat Ruiz at UFC Vegas 31

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Chris Lytle talks BKB, local MMA and new position with B2Digital

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Chael Sonnen: ‘Stupid’ Jon Jones can’t sell out arenas unless he’s fighting Daniel Cormier

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Mayweather takes his money team to mystery fight in Japan

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Tony Laramie: 20-Year-Old MMA Phenom

Tony Laramie is a 20-year-old MMA fighter who’s only just scratching...

Walt Harris carrying boxing lessons with Fury, Wilder into MMA

As much as anyone on the UFC roster, Walt Harris is eager to show off his hands. That might sound obvious given his line of work, but few fighters can claim to have the recent boxing experience that...

Missed Fists: Twins vs. twins, plus the weekend’s best submissions

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Yoel Romero claims Paulo Costa USADA violation, then walks it back

Last week, a previously agreed-upon UFC on ESPN 3 headliner between Paulo Costa and Yoel Romero gave way to a rematch between Romero and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza. ESPN.com was first to announce the news with a confirmation from UFC President...

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There is plenty of MMA action this weekend, and when it comes to prospects, Friday is going to be...

Chechen MMA fighter detained for attacking Verkhovna Rada deputy

The politician believes that the attacker was fulfilling the order of the WWFC head, who had been released from custody. ...

Hot Tweets: USADA and T.J. Dillashaw’s apology

With Dave Doyle leaving MMA Fighting, I’ve been tasked with taking over the weekly Twitter mailbag. I’m rebranding it “Hot Tweets” because I’m looking for the spiciest takes in all of MMA to discuss. I give this a...

411 MMA Rankings 08.13.19: Women’s Pound for Pound – Cyborg, Shevchenko, More

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Davey Boy Smith Jr. reveals reasons for leaving NJPW, has aspirations for an MMA...

Davey Boy Smith Jr. recently sat down for an interview with Devon Nicholson from The Hannibal TV. Davey Boy revealed his reasons for leaving NJPW. In the 25 minute chat, Davey Boy tells a few stories that basically...

Early stoppages the rule at Collins Center MMA show

Josh Harvey followed a familiar script as New England Fights made its mixed martial arts debut at the Collins Center for the Arts in Orono on Sept. 7. The undefeated NEF professional featherweight champion ended...

The Athletic has now launched MMA coverage, featuring alums from MMA Junkie, ESPN, MMA...

A week and a half after making The Athletic: Motorsports a thing and two weeks after expanding its WNBA coverage to every team in the league, The Athletic launched MMA coverage on Monday morning. 📢 ANNOUNCING: MMA COVERAGE FROM THE...

CES MMA Featherweight, Jessy Miele is Ready for Her Big Shot

CES MMA featherweight Jessy Miele wants to show she is ready to fight in a major promotion. The New England...

Report: Chris Leben sues WBKFF for $90,000 in unpaid salary

Chris Leben is suing World Bare Knuckle Fighting Federation (WBKFF) for $90,000 in unpaid salary, according to a recent report by Forbes. Leben filed the suit in San Diego Superior Court this past Monday. The Ultimate Fighting Championship...

Pay to Play: MMA Fandom

Are Exclusive Streaming Services Hurting or Helping MMA? Over the past year, many major mixed martial arts organizations have inked broadcast partnerships with exclusive...

Scouting report — MMA trainers break down Khabib Nurmagomedov-Conor McGregor at UFC 229

UFC 229's lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov (26-0) and Conor McGregor (21-3) has been touted as the biggest fight in mixed martial arts history.A lot of that, of course, is due to McGregor's star power, Nurmagomedov's undefeated record...

Brock Lesnar’s return to UFC reportedly not likely to happen any more

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Time travelling through music: 125 years of MMA

As a young medical student who performed across the world as a part of GATT quintet, Dr Ravi Santosham remembers being extremely intimidated by the Madras Musical Association. “Shivers ran down my spine,” he recalls, “when I thought about...

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It’s a morning/early afternoon show for stateside mixed martial arts (MMA) fans this Saturday (Feb. 23, 2019) when Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) hits O2 Arena in Prague, Czech Republic, with a Light Heavyweight slugfest in the leading...

The Body Lock’s best MMA submissions of March 2019

With another month of MMA in the books, let’s take a look back at some of the best submissions from the MMA world. Vote below to let us know who had the best submission of April...

Jeddah set to host maiden MMA event

Bahrain-based Brave Combat Federation last night confirmed that fighters from 11 nations will be taking part in the first international mixed martial arts event to be held...

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.......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... ..........MMA trainer and coach Greg Jackson throws out the first pitch on MMA night at Isotopes Park on Friday. (Journal)It wasn’t a...

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Another weekend in fighting means more MMA prospects to pay attention to. This week, we’re highlighting LFA 70, Cage Warriors 106, and others. ...

Jon Jones reacts to Rashad Evans’ praise: ‘You’ve been a role model to me’

Jon Jones and Rashad Evans have shared a storied and very much turbulent past. From dedicated training partners to championship rivals, the two light heavyweights have exchanged more than just punches inside of the Octagon. Over the years,...

Five fighters who swapped MMA for Hollywood

Top 5 / Top 10 243   //    21 Oct 2018, 06:25 IST SHARE Share Options × Facebook Twitter Flipboard Reddit Google+ Email Former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton "Rampage" Jackson already had a handful...

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Rating Every Fight From UFC 235

If you’re like us and watch an absurd amount of mixed martial arts each week, you probably wished there was some sort of rating system so you’re not forced...

Weekly MMA Prospect Report: KSW 45 Stars 3 Fighters to Watch

Each week MMA prospect expert Shawn Bitter looks at the top up and coming fighters stepping in the cage around the globe. From the tiniest shows to Bellator prelims we give you the cream of the crop. WFCA 53,...

Garry Tonon knows he’s not impervious to submission losses in MMA

Garry Tonon didn’t mind taking a few extra months off to secure his spot for ONE Championship’s debut event in Japan, which takes place this Sunday at the historic Ryogoku Kokugikan. An eternal heartland for international martial artists,...

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The Northeast will host the first event in the Bellator fight series with supporters flocking to catch a glimpse of some top UK and European fighting talent. Last year, Bellator revealed plans to organise a minimum of six shows...

Watch shocking 30-man brawl between corners at MMA fight after ref misses towel being...

A MASS 30-man brawl broke out in an MMA fight after the referee failed to spot one fighter's team throwing the towel in. Felix Schifffahrt was being brutally pummelled by opponent Omer Solmaz at GMC 18 in Germany. Schifffahrt had suffered...

Morning Report: Colby Covington: ‘Didn’t I say I was gonna make the welterweight division...

When Kamaru Usman was announced as the next challenger for Tyron Woodley’s welterweight title, former interim champion Colby Covington was livid. He called his title shot snub “a big f*ck you to the fans” and even threatened...

Gravely claims vacant belt with 36-second slam KO

Tony Gravely (16-5) had to deal with an opponent change in the final 24 hours before his bid at the CES MMA bantamweight title, but he handled the challenge in incredible fashion, needing just 36 seconds to finish Kody...

The Business of MMA: Can Subscription Streaming Replace Pay-Per-View?

With traditional revenue models on the decline, over-the-top streaming might just be the future of Sports Entertainment. Nearly eight months after the announcement that...

Missed Fists: Bas Rutten and Danny Trejo bring you… Karate Combat!

Welcome to the latest edition of Missed Fists where we shine a light on fights from across the globe that may have been overlooked in these hectic times where it seems like there’s an MMA show every...

Albert Morales gives pound to pound MMA Seminar

One of the fastest growing sports this century has been Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). Locally there have been the development of schools that train in different disciplines including judo and Shotokan. Between 2015 and 2018 a Belizean born fighter,...

MMA event cancelled after Ross expresses safety concern

A Mixed Martial Arts event due to take place in Co Meath has been cancelled after Minister for Sport Shane Ross put out a statement expressing concerns about the safety of the event. The event organisers, Battle Arena, have said...

Final ratings for UFC on FOX 31 fall closer to 2018 average

The final numbers for Saturday’s UFC on FOX 31 show were not nearly as impressive as the fast nationals indicated. The UFC on FOX show from Milwaukee, headlined by Al Iaquinta’s five-round decision win over Kevin Lee averaged...

Luke Rockhold out of UFC 230 co-headliner; Chris Weidman reacts

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Midnight Mania! McGregor congratulates teammate Cian Cowley for leg kick TKO

Welcome to Midnight Mania! Conor McGregor has been laying relatively low lately when it comes to MMA since his high-profile loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229. He seems mostly to be focusing on launching his new whiskey...

Garcia puts on dominant performance, hopes for UFC call » Albuquerque Journal

.......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... ..........Albuquerque’s Steve Garcia celebrates his MMA win over Andrew Whitney on Friday night. (Adolphe Pierre-Louis/Albuquerque Journal)ISLETA PUEBLO – Steve Garcia said he...

MMA community reacts to UFC booking Greg Hardy and Rachael Ostovich on the same...

Last night, ESPN reported that former NFL star Greg Hardy is likely to make his long-discussed UFC debut on January 19 in Brooklyn, New York, when the UFC makes its first appearance on ESPN+. Hardy’s seemingly inevitable move to the...

Best reactions to Derrick Lewis’ legendary post fight interview | MMA

UFC heavyweight Derrick Lewis gave a legendary interview after his come-from-behind...

Freeport grad Marciea Allen takes aim at MMA title, UFC contract – Sports –...

Jay Taft Staff writer @jaytaft Marciea Allen, now 36 years old, earned three college degrees, traveled the world as a supervisor for a growing electronics company, and then started and now runs her own successful business in the...

Hawaii came away a winner in MMA event

Saturday night was a fight promoter’s dream. The combination of a headliner with local ties, a...

MMA Legends Cast in World War II Film D-DAY

Jeri Jacquin Coming to theatres and Video-On-Demand as well as across digital platforms is director Nick Lyon and Cinedigm is the story of a brave group of men among thousands of brave men during wartime and D-DAY. Allied...

UFC 236 ‘Holloway vs Poirier 2’ – SBN MMA Post-Fight Show

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returned with two enthralling Interim Title bouts this weekend. Brawling for the Interim Lightweight Title, on a thirteen fight winning streak, Max “Blessed” Holloway, the “Top Fan Favorite MMA Fighter”, whose last loss...

One to Watch at UFC Sacramento: Ricky Simón

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I’ll fight Colby Covington at UFC 230 if injury cleared

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Oscar De La Hoya plans on second Golden Boy MMA event in the future

Oscar De La Hoya sheds some light on the future of Golden Boy MMA promotions.Fresh off his first array into MMA promotions, Oscar De La Hoya is willing to continue Golden Boy MMA and add a second event in 2019. The first...

MMASucka’s MMA Trivia Week 2

The MMASucka boys are back for the second edition of MMA Trivia. If you missed the inaugural edition of MMASucka’s Trivia, you are...

UFC Bantamweight Tom Duquesnoy Retires • MMA News

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight Tom Duquesnoy has decided to walk away from mixed martial arts competition. At the age of 25 and still considered to be a top 135-pound prospect, Duquesnoy has called an abrupt end to his fighting...

How This CBD Company Is Finding Its Way Onto NBA Jerseys and MMA Cages

Professional athletes are becoming more interested in natural treatment methods for alleviating their pain, swelling, and other forms of inflammation. These types of symptoms are often the result of injuries incurred while playing sports. The problem? Athletes no longer...

UFC veteran Tim Hague is the second MMA fighter officially diagnosed with CTE

Last week the family of Tim Hague filed a wrongful death lawsuit seeking over $5 million CAD in damages for what they claim is gross negligence leading up to Hague’s death. Hague passed away at age 34...

‘Blatant disrespect’: Georgi Karakhanyan on dismissal following ACB 90

Most of the world didn’t get to see what happened during the ACB 90 main card curtain jerker between Georgi Karakhanyan and Timur Nagibin due to glitches in the stream. In the first round, Herb Dean looked to...

5 best MMA fighters from Malaysia

Mixed martial arts in Southeast Asia is really starting to pick up, to the point where stars are starting to emerge from every single country in the region. Some are, of course, much better than others, but on the...

UFC 235 Watch/Don’t Watch | Fightful MMA

Hannah Cifers defeated Polyana Viana, via splitHannah needed to win this fight, and while Viana lost her second in a row, she probably has another fight before she's cut. Cifers made this a dirty fight, and was particularly exciting...

Rafael Carvalo unsure of future despite decision win

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Former Bellator middleweight champion Rafael Carvalho returned to his winning ways with a unanimous-decision victory over Chidi Njokuani at Bellator 224, but he said his future in the division remains uncertain. Speaking to MMA Junkie backstage after...

Melvin Guillard facing four felony charges in two separate incidents

Melvin Guillard is in serious trouble with the law in Colorado. The mixed martial arts veteran is facing charges of felony assault and misdemeanor domestic violence in Jefferson County, MMA Fighting confirmed Thursday after an initial report by...

How to watch MMA online

Roman Kopylov vs Yasubey Enomoto live streaming info If you want to watch Roman Kopylov vs Yasubey Enomoto online, these are the live streaming instructions. Event: Roman Kopylov vs Yasubey Enomoto Location: Moscow, Russia Date: December 27, 2018 30-day money-back guarantee: Use ExpressVPN to...

Bloody Elbow 2018 Year-End MMA Awards – Best Knockout

It’s back! Over the next few days, Bloody Elbow is going to ask for your opinion on some of the best things that have happened in the MMA world over the course of 2018. There will be a...

4 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About MMA and EFC (Extreme Fighting Championship) –...

Need some action added to your holiday long weekend? Get dropped right into the Extreme Fighting Championship (EFC) octagon as Nkazimulo Zulu squares off against Faeez Jacobs...

Michel Pereira considered quitting due to exhaustion at UFC Vancouver

A weight cut gone wrong affected Michel Pereira’s performance so much inside the Octagon at UFC Vancouver that he considered quitting in the second round against Tristan Connelly this past Saturday, he told MMA Fighting. Pereira missed the...

MMA: Pinoy kickboxer to compete in ONE Super Series

MANILA, Philippines -- Doors of opportunity keep opening for the Philippines’ homegrown talents, as a highly touted Filipino martial artist will compete for the first time in the ONE Super Series. The Super Series is a separate league created by...

MMA fighter Cody Stevens likely to lose eye after terrifying injury at Honor FC...

It’s the scenario that everyone fears whenever there’s an eye poke in MMA. Maybe this time it won’t just be an annoyance. Maybe this time it won’t just result in a couple minutes of blurred vision. Maybe...

Why are MMA fighters endorsing Brazil’s far-right candidate?

On September 2, 2017, budding contender Darren Till stepped into the Octagon to face Serbia’s Bojan Veličković at a UFC Fight Night event in Rotterdam. The Liverpool native dominated the fight over the course of three five-minute...

Trial for oligarch who funded UFC champ Khabib Nurmagomedov delayed

On January 30, 2019, the Tverskoy District Court of Moscow once again extended the detention period for billionaire Ziyavudin Magomedov and his brother, former senator Magomed Magomedov. The brothers have been accused of forming a criminal organization,...

Ex-UFC fighter Ericka Almeida accuses ex-coach of assault

Ericka Almeida, a former Jungle Fight strawweight champion who fought twice under the UFC banner in 2015, accused her ex-coach Herman Gutierrez of assault. Almeida’s sister, Ellen Almeida, has also pressed charges against him for assault. Brazilian...

Ruslan Magomedov Issued A Lifetime Ban By USADA

Ruslan Magomedov has made history, but not in the way that most professional MMA fighters want to do so.That’s because the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has issued a lifetime ban to the fighter after a third violation has...

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John Locher/Associated PressThere is a categorical fact that's been lost in the last year.Lost in the sea of fancy watches and cars and suits, of yachting and wealth bellies and Diddy bread.That fact? Conor McGregor is one of the...

MMA Jose Alday on deportation, return and Combate Americas title fight

Dana Scott, Arizona Republic Published 12:03 p.m. MT Sept. 12, 2018 | Updated 3:08 p.m. MT Sept. 12, 2018Jose Alday vs John Casteneda at Combate Americas match on...

MMA Rundown, Dec 14-15: Cage Fury, ROAD FC and M-1 bring heat with a...

Bellator’s got a historic doubleheader, while the UFC has another show for this weekend. Where does that leave the international scene? Glad you asked! Here’s the goods for the rest of your weekend. CFFC is finally on...

Eddie Alvarez and When Should MMA Fighters Quit

On Saturday night, the UFC on ESPN card closed with three straight thrilling finishes. Hours later, former UFC champion Eddie Alvarez, now fighting in ONE Championship, suffered yet another vicious, sobering...

Is Floyd Mayweather vs Nasukawa a boxing, MMA or kickboxing fight and how can...

FLOYD MAYWEATHER created shockwaves through the sporting world by announcing he will fight Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa on New Year's Eve in Saitama. But is the fight going to be an MMA, boxing or a kickboxing match? And who are...

Benson Henderson ‘very thankful’ to not be dealing with UFC politics

Benson Henderson has been in plenty of dramatic fights over the course of his 34-fight career. And as long as that drama remains in the cage, he’s fine with it. It’s when he’s expected to play an entirely...

One to Watch at UFC Shenzhen: Khadis Ibragimov

Khadis Ibragimov | 8-0 | 6’3 205 lbs. | Age...

Chinese MMA Fighter Obliterates Another Kung Fu Master, Incites Further Anger

Xu Xiaodong is not slowing down on his quest to “expose kung fu fakery.” The amateur MMA fighter burst into the limelight in his challenge match with tai chi “thunder master” Wei Lei. The match lasted just a few seconds...

BJJ ace Rodolfo Vieira leaned valuable lessons in quick MMA road to UFC

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — Rodolfo Vieira will become one of the greatest jiu-jitsu competitors to ever enter the Octagon when he faces middleweight Oskar Piechota at Saturday night’s UFC Uruguay. He has gone through a lot despite what...

Still a ‘purple belt in MMA’, UFC Denver’s Davi Ramos will never leave jiu-jitsu...

Davi Ramos is one of the most decorated grapplers on the UFC roster, and he credits it for being active in grappling mats as well. Booked against John Gunther in the preliminary portion of UFC Denver, a Fight...

Dear MMA Gods | How much gold can a pitbull carry?

Bellator MMA plays home to several of the world’s very best hand to hand combatants. Some of which are treated to brighter spotlights than others. No matter how underrated or underappreciated, the hardest workers and consistently successful athletes end...

How MMA got UFC’s Hakeem Dawodu away from ‘drug dealing,’ ‘robberies’ and ‘home invasions’

Hakeem Dawodu’s path to the UFC was kick-started by his will to change his circumstances and two strangers who believed in him. Dawodu was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada to a Nigerian mother and a Jamaican father. In...

411 MMA Rankings 02.19.19: Welterweight Division – Tyron Woodley, Robbie Lawler, More

411’s Official MMA Rankings Welterweight Division 1) Tyron Woodley (19-3-1) Height: 5’9 Birthday: April 17, 1982 Currently Fighting With: UFC Last 5 fights: – vs. Darren Till – Win via submission (D’Arce choke) – UFC 228 – September 8, 2018 – vs. Demian Maia – Win via...

WWE’s Matt Riddle misses MMA, but also ‘really glad’ to be done

Matt Riddle is happy to be done with MMA, but the fighter-turned-professional-wrestler also has fond memories of his time in the sport now that he’s signed to WWE. Riddle (8-3) was cut from the UFC in 2013 after he failed...

Pearl of Wisdom: Dad’s life lessons guide Gonzalez’s journey

SAN DIEGO — A smile cuts through the tears as Pearl Gonzalez recalls the memories of her dad taking her to school in the working-class Chicago neighborhood in which she was raised. Anthony Gonzalez wasn’t a perfect human...

Bangor fighter’s pro MMA debut ended in defeat — Bangor — Bangor Daily News...

Fred Lear’s professional mixed martial arts debut came up short as North Carolinian Bryan Bullock scored a second-round stoppage of the Bangor fighter during Saturday night’s NEF 38 show held in front of 1,100 fans at the Aura nightclub...

How Sean O’Connell formulated a plan to become an MMA millionaire

Sean O'Connell def. Vinny Magalhaes at PFL 11: Best photos view 16 images By just about any standard, Sean O’Connell had a good life. The year was 2017 and he was just starting to get used to the idea that his MMA...

5 Biggest MMA fighters of all time

Fighting in MMA today involves a great degree of skill. The sport is constantly in evolution and unless fighters evolve their skill sets in pace with the sport, they’re going to be left behind. However, there has always been a...

‘Knuckleheads’ Khabib Nurmagomedov And Conor McGregor Making MMA Look Bad

Former UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson made a memorable return to the octagon at UFC 229. He extended his winning streak to 11 straight fights with a second-round TKO win over ex-lightweight champion Anthony Pettis. ...

Women’s Refuge trusting MMA club over self defence fundraiser

"I'm taking them on trust value that it's only a one-off one and it's not violent in any shape or form," Rangi-Smith said. While she was doubtful the women in her care would be heading down for the...

Bellator MMA announce new TV partnership with Virgin Media Ireland to show London event...

IRISH MMA fans are rejoicing after it was announced that Virgin Media Sport Ireland will show full coverage of Bellator London. The Mixed Martial Arts franchise today confirmed that the Irish channel will have full coverage of this weekend's show...

Marlon Vera unbothered by last-minute opponent change for UFC 239

Marlon Vera is no longer fighting Sean O’Malley, but that’s okay with the Ecuadorian fighter. The 26-year-old bantamweight was originally scheduled to meet prospect O’Malley at Saturday’s UFC 239 card in Las Vegas, Nev., but due to...

MMA Alters Faces of Asia Sports Broadcasting – Variety

Bruce Lee was ahead of the curve by about four decades when he predicted back in the early 1970s that combat sports would one day take the world by storm. Hong Kong’s favorite son had encouraged his own students to mix up...

Starting an MMA Empire | Ledger Independent – Maysville Online

Shaun Asher and Anthony Trotter are scheduled as the main event for Empire Fight Series 1 at Earlywine Racing in Dover on October 19. - Empire Fight Series Empire Fight Series Logo - Empire Fight Series Mixed martial...

Boxing: Boxing – Japanese promoter insists Mayweather will compete at MMA event

TOKYO (Reuters) - Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather's proposed fight against Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa will definitely go ahead on New Year's Eve, according to the CEO of the promotional company organising the mixed martial arts event.After announcing he would...

How Successful Are Contender Series Alumni? –

Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series is all the rage. Having gone through two seasons and three episodes in Brazil, the Contender Series...

Evonik Industries, Dows, BASF SE, Shell Chemicals, Lucite, Celanese – Report Truths

The global “MMA(Methyl Methacrylate) Market” report signifies an in-depth and thorough study of MMA(Methyl Methacrylate) market. It also provides the size of market by carrying out the valuation in the constrained time period. The major players dominating the market...

How the USFMMA is bolstering the future of MMA

FanSided MMA interviewed Ralph Cook, co-founder of the United States Federation of Mixed Martial Arts to explain the USFMMA organization and what it means to the mixed martial arts community.Ralph Cook is the co-founder of the United States Federation...

MMA Rundown: November 9th-11th – ONE, LFA and ACB set for action before year-end...

Mid-November occasionally hits a slump in the MMA world, as the autumn shows slow down and organizations around the world prepare for their usual larger shows near the end of the year. So as the UFC has...

Oscar De La Hoya Criticizes Floyd Mayweather for His MMA Tease and Being Unfair...

Retired boxer Floyd Mayweather certainly has a penchant for two things: drawing attention to himself and making money. A former opponent of his, Oscar De La Hoya, has become a successful boxing promoter who is dipping his toe into...

Combat sports will have a home in new Las Vegas Stadium

UFC chief operations officer Lawrence Epstein has his sights set on a big venture in the coming years. How big? Stadium-big. The UFC executive also serves as the vice chairman of the Las Vegas Stadium Authority Board and is determined to...

Sporting News 2018 Fighter of the Year (MMA): Daniel Cormier | MMA

As we kick off 2019, Sporting News takes a look back...

15 last-minute gift ideas for the MMA fan in your life

15 last-minute gift ideas for the MMA (or combat sports) fan in your life.The holidays are just around the corner and in case you’ve completely procrastinated, we thought we’d put together a list of 15 last-minute gift ideas for...

Garry Tonon is comfortable forging his MMA path with the world watching

Jiu-jitsu supremo Garry Tonon thought he got away scot-free following his 25-hour trip home from the Philippines — the scene of his second MMA outing. However, when he tried to return to the mats of Renzo Gracie’s gym...

Brandon Girtz wants many things, including a guns-blazing adventure at Bellator: ‘Dublin’

Bellator 227 (a.k.a. Bellator: “Dublin”) takes place inside 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland, this weekend (Fri., Sept. 27, 2019). The “Dublin” European Series portion will be headlined by “Strabanimal” James Gallagher (9-1) against Cal Ellenor (8-2) at Bantamweight,...

Justin Gaethje’s UFC run unlike any other

The UFC hosts its third event in Nebraska on Saturday with UFC Fight Night 135. The event takes places at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln with a main card that airs on FS1 following prelims on FS2 and UFC...

Sportsmen’s Lodge fire forces venue change for some upcoming boxing and MMA events

Due to a fire at the Sportsmen’s Lodge Event Center in Studio City, Bash Boxing has moved their February 8 event scheduled for the venue and will likely move March 9’s CXF MMA event. The boxing event is moving...

Morning Report: Dana White on the financial burden moving UFC 232 put on the...

In case you’ve been out of the MMA bubble for the last few days, in the lead up to UFC 232, Jon Jones was found to have had a drug-test abnormality which caused the Nevada Athletic Commission...

Chris Leben expects a war in Bare Knuckle FC the second time around

NEW YORK – Chris Leben has been around the fight game long enough to know that back-to-back easy fights don’t come around all that often. So while the popular former “Ultimate Fighter 1” competitor won his Bare Knuckle FC debut...

MMA: 3 of Ev Tings career highlights in ONE Championship

MALAYSIA'S Ev Ting has made has figured in his fair share...

Michael Page vs. Paul Daley full fight video highlights

Watch Michael Page vs. Paul Daley full fight video highlights from Bellator 216’s main event above, courtesy of Bellator. Bellator 216: MVP vs. Daley took place Feb. 16 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. Michael Page...

The Most Brutal KO In MMA History Goes To Tyson Claxton

17 minutes ago 0  Shares Was there a better way to introduce yourself on the professional scene than this?Tyson Claxton, who was making his...

Kayla Harrison expects to hold major MMA title by end of 2019

From the moment Kayla Harrison announced she’d be pursuing a career in MMA expectations have been high and she’s embracing that challenge. That’s not at all surprising given that Harrison demolished the competition during her time as a...

Charges filed against men accused of promoting illegal child MMA fight in Arizona

According to azfamily.com two Phoenix, AZ area men have been charged in connection with an unsanctioned cage-fighting event that occurred sometime in February at the Maya New York Pizza Bar in Mesa. The unsanctioned fights were captured...

MMA: Pinay math professor seeks second win in ONE Championship

MANILA -- After her auspicious mixed martial arts (MMA) debut, Filipina math professor Angelie Sabanal is looking to bag her second career victory when she takes on Southeast Asian Games wushu bronze medalist Priscilla Hertati Lumban Gaol of Indonesia...

UFC on ESPN 4 San Antonio dos Anjos vs Edwards SBN MMA Post-Fight Show

On this episode of the show, Flyin’ Brian J discusses the nights’ violence and nonsensical post-fight antics with special guest, Bill Welker from the MMA on the Rocks Podcast. This SBN MMA post-fight show is aimed at...

UFC and Aurora Cannabis launch clinical research to create CBD for MMA athletes

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — UCF and Aurora Cannabis hosted a press conference to discuss their ground-breaking partnership. ...

Irritated Floyd Mayweather Confronted by Reporter on Why He Doesn’t Fight MMA

Irritated Floyd Mayweather Confronted by Reporter on Why He Doesn’t Fight MMA <!-- --> (Subscribe to MMAWeekly.com on YouTube) A reporter seems to get under Floyd Mayweather’s skin when he is confronted about why he doesn’t fight in any other rules than boxing,...

American Top Team MMA logo one of stickers on alleged bomber’s van

A white van plastered with stickers, including one for a prominent MMA team, is part of an investigation into a series of bombs found this week addressed to critics of President Donald Trump.Cesar Sayoc Jr., 56, was taken into...

Neal Anderson Looking Forward to the Step Up in Competition at Unified MMA 35

Though he hasn’t been as busy as he would have initially hoped, lightweight Neal Anderson still feels like 2018 has been a very prosperous year. For the third straight year, Anderson has gone undefeated, adding to a winning streak that...

­­­Fighting his way to the top: Omar Reneau thriving in his MMA career |...

Omar Reneau, a Porterville native, a veteran...

Anthony Smith says Colby Covington is ‘the most skittish person I’ve ever seen’ off-camera:...

Anthony Smith has heard enough from Colby Covington. The 30-year-old light heavyweight, who challenges Jon Jones for the 205-pound title at UFC 235, made a point to fire back at Covington earlier this month on Twitter after Covington...

Michael Chiesa: I was fighting at ‘half my potential’ at lightweight

If Michael Chiesa is right, he hasn’t even scratched the surface of what he’s capable of as a fighter. A veteran of 15 UFC bouts, the 30-year-old Chiesa is making a major change for his next bout jumping...

Cain Velasquez to make pro wrestling debut at TripleMania

Former two-time UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is the latest of the seemingly endless list of major MMA stars doing pro wrestling. Velasquez appeared Tuesday afternoon at a press conference in Mexico City where it was announced he...

Rating Every Fight From UFC Fight Night 147

If you’re like us and watch an absurd amount of mixed martial arts each week, you probably wish there were some sort of rating system so you’re not forced...

He’s back! Vitor Belfort plans 2019 MMA return following brief retirement – ‘I still...

Vitor Belfort announced he would be walking away from the fight game earlier this year following his knockout loss to Lyoto Machida at UFC 224. But “The Phenom” has now had a change of heart, as he...

MMA Fighter ‘Mayhem’ Miller in Trouble with Law Again

What to KnowFormer mixed martial arts fighter Jason "Mayhem" Miller is facing a newly filed felony vandalism charge.The allegations leave him vulnerable to a state prison term for violating probation if he's convicted.Miller, 37, was arrested Friday and was...

Bare Knuckle FC 2 live results stream, play-by-play updates for ‘Rawlings vs. Hart’ in...

Bare Knuckle FC 2 “Rawlings vs Hart” takes place TONIGHT (Sat., Aug. 25, 2018) at Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi, Mississippi. Expect blood and cuts galore as former UFC women’s flyweight/strawweight contender Bec Rawlings (7-8 MMA record)...

Jan Blachowicz def. Luke Rockhold at UFC 239: Best photos

shares share tweet pin sms send email By: MMA Junkie Staff | July 6, 2019 11:00 pm Follow @MMAjunkie Check out the best photos from Jan Blachowicz’s knockout win over Luke Rockhold at UFC 239 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. (Photos by Stephen R. Sylvanie, USA TODAY Sports) Jul...

Holly Holm appreciates Amanda Nunes, but plans on beating her

Photos: Best of Holly Holm view 31 images LOS ANGELES – Amanda Nunes believes she’s the greatest women’s fighter of all-time, and with victories over Cris Cyborg, Miesha Tate, Ronda Rousey, and two over Valentina Shevchenko, among others, she’s got a...

MMA Fighter Dances In The Middle Of Fight Gets Knocked Out

This will fill you with joy, mirth, merriment and remind you of your mate who always likes to show off but is actually just a massive chancer who can't pull anything off in life.We've all...

The Weekly Grind: Chuck Liddell, Tito Ortiz share photos one month from fight, Tuivasa...

The life of a professional fighter isn’t all glitz and glamour. As if getting punched, kicked, kneed, choked and twisted into a pretzel on a regular basis isn’t enough, fighters attract a general wackiness that makes their...

Dana White: ‘Toronto makes sense’ for Georges St-Pierre’s UFC return

LAS VEGAS — Oh, Canada. Georges St-Pierre said earlier this week during his speaking tour in Australia that he would not mind returning to the UFC later this year. If that’s the case, UFC president Dana White has...

MMA champion Angela Lee: Couples who train together, stay together, Latest Health News

It is normal for couples to fight - but not quite like this pair. Singaporean Angela Lee, 22, and Brazilian Bruno Pucci, 28, mixed martial arts (MMA) and Brazilian jiu-jitsu champions respectively from the Evolve Fight Team, got married last...

No UFC, No Problem With a Stacked Week Ahead

There are always great talents coming up the pipeline in MMA, and this series will...

Okanagan MMA fighter captures middleweight belt at home – Kelowna Capital News

Jordan Cabrejos lives so close to the Vernon Curling Club he was able to race...

Parker fighters look good at MMA event at BlueWater | Sports

Fighters for Parker-based Mixxed Bloodz MMA went...

UFC London’s Priscila Cachoeira had rough road back

Priscila Cachoeira didn’t have an easy road to get to the UFC. And things didn’t get a whole lot easier once she got there. On February 2018, Cachoeira kicked off her UFC run in a fight that became memorable for...

Riot police break up mass brawl at Moscow MMA event after fighter hits opponent...

Riot police were forced to break up a mass brawl that erupted at the ACB 90 MMA event in Moscow, following the disqualification of a fighter who punched his opponent after...

Alejandra Lara doesn’t see long road back to rematch with champ Ilima-Lei Macfarlane

Alejandra Lara is confident in her recent development. The Colombian fighter, who recently picked up a quick, first-round technical knockout win over Taylor Turner on the main card of Bellator 225 last month, believes she’s fixed the holes...

Missed Fists: A trio of massive KOs, a big upset at Pancrase 301, more

Welcome to the latest edition of Missed Fists where Jed Meshew and Alexander K. Lee shine a light on fights from across the globe that may have been overlooked in these hectic times where it seems like...

Jimi Manuwa: UFC ‘persuaded’ me to accept Thiago Santos fight

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — Jimi Manuwa and Thiago Santos will meet in the main event of UFC Sao Paulo on Sept. 22, but that was not the original plan for the Fight Night card. Manuwa was matched-up...

Giant Birmingham bodybuilder to MMA debut tackling ‘Iranian Hulk’

A man mountain from Sutton Coldfield is taking on his maiden fight in the high-stakes world of MMA. Martyn Ford, a gym owner and actor, is pitted against fellow musclebound giant Sajad Gharibi, who weighs 24 stone. Ford, who...

Midnight Mania! MMA manager claims USADA is failing, says he knows ‘at least 5...

Welcome to Midnight Mania! Whenever an athlete fails for Performance Enhancing Drugs (PEDs), one of the first questions is always, who knew? Did their coach know? What about their teammates? Their strength and conditioning coach? What about their...

WATCH: Lyoto Machida retires Chael Sonnen with flying knee KO (Full Fight Video)

WATCH: Lyoto Machida retires Chael Sonnen with flying knee KO (Full Fight Video) <!-- --> &lt;span style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” data-mce-type=”bookmark” class=”mce_SELRES_start”&gt;&lt;/span&gt; (Courtesy of Bellator MMA) Lyoto Machida picked up his second win in Bellator MMA on Friday night...

Cian Cowley looking forward to showcasing his MMA development at Brave 24

SBG Ireland lightweight Cian Cowley is looking to show how far he's come when he faces Maciek Gierszewski at Brave 24 in London later this month. The Dubliner will face off with his Polish opponent in the...

In the gym with UFC contender Ryan Hall

Ryan Hall did a lot of impressive things Saturday night at UFC Sacramento, and made them look easy. He hit takedowns, hit sweeps, landed hard left punches, and dropped Darren Elkins three times in the first two rounds.The latter...

Evolve MMA in Singapore is Offering Fighters a Salary

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Ricky Palacios targeting Erik Perez fight after Combate 40

Heading into his fourth straight Combate Americas main event, there isn’t much further up that Ricky Palacios can go in the promotion. That said, he has an idea to put together one of the biggest possible matchups between...

Logan’s Abbott falls in MMA pro debut | Sports

WILLIAMSON - Cody Abbott lost to Jacob...

Multiple AMLC Board Members Quit as a Post-MMA Turf War Breaks Out

Donald Trump signs the Music Modernization Act at the White House on October 11th. Last week, DMN first reported on the formation of the American Music Licensing Collective, or AMLC, which is focused on fulfilling the duties the the MMA’s...

UFC 228: Where is the respect for Tyron Woodley? | MMA

When you look at the portfolio of UFC welterweight champion Tyron...

The man who saved UFC fighter Alonzo Menifield

If it weren't for Godwin Ezenwa, Alonzo Menifield wouldn't be a college graduate. He might not even be literate, to be honest. And he certainly wouldn't be a professional fighter who's less than one week away from his debut...

Welcoming The Talking MMA Community To Fightful

Sean Ross Sapp here, Managing Editor of Fightful.com.Over the coming days and weeks, you're likely to see some new names and faces show up on our Disqus boards. We're welcoming with open arms Talking MMA, at the recommendation of...

He’s back: After 30 months away, Cain Velasquez returns to ‘regain what he always...

PHOENIX — The last serious sighting of Cain Velasquez came 30 months ago, when the former two-time heavyweight champion stopped by the UFC’s bicentennial show to remind the fight game of his terrifying brilliance by ripping apart...

Bellator 208 Under the Radar: Andy Main | MMA

Prior to every event, Under the Radar will cast the spotlight...

Combate Americas Becomes First MMA League to Launch a TV Studio

Mixed martial arts league Combate Americas is launching its own TV studio, TheWrap has learned exclusively, making it the first MMA organization to start a production company. Veteran foreign film producer Stan Jakubowicz will run La Jaula Studios, which...

UFC’s Tom Duquesnoy announces retirement from MMA at age 25

Once a top prospect at 135 pounds, Tom Duquesnoy is walking away from mixed martial arts. Duquesnoy, 25, announced his retirement from the sport Sunday in an Instagram post. “Today I decide to go on a different path that...

Morning Report: Cris Cyborg gives update on her future, hints at where she will...

A few weeks ago, things between Dana White and Cris Cyborg finally came to a head. For weeks leading up to UFC 240, White had publicly criticized one of his biggest stars, intimating that she was afraid...

UFC’s Henry Cejudo demands urgency over May 9 fight status

UFC bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo said he is still willing to defend his 135-pound title on the originally scheduled date of May 9, but would like the promotion to let him know soon if it's feasible.Cejudo (15-2) was scheduled...

Under the Radar at UFC 234: Montana De La Rosa | MMA

Prior to every event, Under the Radar will cast the spotlight...

Costa out, Romero vs. ‘Jacare’ rematch now headlines UFC on ESPN 3

Yoel Romero def. Ronaldo Souza at UFC 194: Best photos The UFC has shifted gears for the main event of its Florida return next month. A middleweight main event initially was planned for UFC on ESPN 3 between Paulo Costa (12-0 MMA,...

How Bahrain used MMA for diplomacy with Philippines’ Duterte 

On Friday, March 15, Brave Combat Federation (Brave CF) ventured into the Philippines for the first time in the promotion’s three-year existence with a mixed martial arts show titled Brave 22: Storm of Warriors. The event took...

Montgomery Firefighter Used MMA Training To Thwart Ambulance Heist

Plus: Workspace company expanding to Bethesda; I-270 traffic halted after one-vehicle crash Bethesda Beat Staff Report | Published: 2019-08-06 07:17 <!-- --> <!----><!--0--> Montgomery firefighter used MMA training to thwart ambulance heist A Montgomery County firefighter says he used his...

Complete results and photos for Legend FC 13

Legend Fighting Championship made a spectacular debut at the prestigious MGM Theater in Macau on Saturday, 14 September, with a stacked Legend FC...

Undefeated Indian MMA fighter to face Jalal Al Daaja

News 54   //    26 Nov 2018, 12:42 IST SHARE Share Options × Facebook Twitter Flipboard Reddit Google+ Email Though Al Daaja's fight record doesn't seem as impressive as Kantaraj, the losses he suffered in...

Gegard Mousasi downplays size advantage over Rory MacDonald

When reigning Bellator middleweight champion Gegard Mousasi faced off against welterweight champion Rory MacDonald at Bellator 206 last weekend, fight fans expected a master class in martial arts from the two pugilists. What they got instead was Mousasi...

Becky Lynch Comments On Possible Transition To MMA

Becky Lynch has shared her thoughts on a potential switch to MMA after her wrestling career is done. The female star is coming off quite the remarkable year, having won both of WWE's women's titles at WrestleMania 35. Lynch will...

Bellator 225 Results: Sergei Kharitonov knocks out distracted Matt Mitrione

It was a night of finishes at Bellator 225, with all 14 bouts ending without the use of the judges. But despite the great night of action, all the talk coming out of Bridgeport, Connecticut, will be...

KSW 49 results: Roberto Soldic, Scott Askham score devastating knockout finishes

A powerful left hook ended Krystian Kaszubowski’s night in the early throes of the first round of his welterweight title meeting with defending champion Roberto Soldic at KSW 49 in Gdansk, Poland on Saturday. “Robocop” caught the Polish...

Midnight Mania! Artem Lobov vs. Umar Nurmagomedov in development for Moscow event

Welcome to Midnight Mania! “The Russian Hammer” is heading home in more ways than one. 2019 has actually proven to be an excellent year for Artem Lobov (13-15-1 MMA), who relocated to the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship. After defeating...

Why ‘Korean Zombie’ Chan Sung Jung is at peace with epic KO loss

The last time Chan Sung Jung competed, he engaged in a brawl for the ages against Yair Rodriguez. With just seconds left in the five-round UFC Denver classic, Rodriguez knocked out Jung (14-5 MMA, 4-2 UFC) with a ducking back-elbow...

New MMA gym puts focus on health, discipline, training – News – The Independent

Owners of Ground Zero MMA training center hope to open this fall in southwest Massillon. MASSILLON Some people who hear the acronym "MMA" — short for mixed martial arts — may think of unruly fighting and bloody faces.That's not the focus for...

ONE Championship, RIZIN In Focus

This edition of the Weekly MMA Prospect Report puts the spotlight on Asia, as both ONE Championship and RIZIN Fighting Federation are in...

Calvin ‘Hollywood’ Harbaugh eager for Saturday’s MMA debut

WYOMING - Rumor has it that Calvin Harbaugh can carry a tune, although he wasn't about to break into song during a recent workout at Blue's Gym. "He sings very well,"...

Marion’s Jim Manning out to prove age is just a number as the 42-year-old...

Brendan Kurie @BrendanKurieSCT The skies are springtime blue with just a dash of wispy clouds, but there’s still a slight chill in the air as Jimmy “The Tooth” Manning leans up against a Chevy Silverado behind a...

PML-N, PPP, MMA issued show-cause notices for not giving 5% tickets to women candidates

PHOTO:FILE Election authorities on Wednesday issued show cause notices to six political parties — including three mainstream parties in parliament — for not giving minimum five per cent tickets to women candidates on general seats during the last general...

Conor McGregor shows off new Rolex watch

524 shares share tweet pin sms send email By Blue Corner | February 7, 2021 6:30 pm Follow @MMAjunkie Social media has become a significant part of the sporting landscape. But few, if any, professional sports match the level of interaction and personal access provided by MMA. In an individual competition...

Midnight Mania! Quite a few QAnon believers are MMA, Joe Rogan fans

Welcome to Midnight Mania! QAnon, the truly bizarre conspiracy theory that posits Trump and Mueller as heroes of a secret campaign to bust pedophile rings of the rich and powerful, has a number of followers that also happen...

UFC 230 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Cormier nets top payout

NEW YORK – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC 230 event took home event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $194,500. The program, a comprehensive plan that includes outfitting requirements, media obligations and other items under the fighter code of conduct,...

‘We Cannot Support the MMA In Its Current Form”

Sirius XM Radio chief executive Jim Meyer is doubling down against the Music Modernization Act, accusing its proponents of brokering ‘backroom deals’ and waging a disinformation war. So who’s right? Proponents of the Music Modernization Act (MMA) have accused Sirius XM...

Colton Boxell pumped about MMA nationals in April

By Ryan McCracken on March 25, 2019. Submitted Photo Training with the legendary Georges St. Pierre has helped the skills of Medicine Hat's Colton Boxell. [email protected] @MHNMcCracken Colton Boxell is ready to fight for the top of the nation. The local...

Russian MMA promotion releases Alexander Emelianenko following DUI arrest

Today, the Russian Cagefighting Championship (RCC) announced that they have released notable heavyweight contender Alexander Emelianenko (28-7-1) from the promotion following a recent arrest for driving under the influence (DUI) and related charges. Emelianenko, 37, is...

Under The Radar: Te Edwards | MMA

Prior to every event, Under the Radar will cast the spotlight...

Rogan: UFC should’ve adopted ONE FC’s weight cut policy a long time ago

Long-time UFC analyst Joe Rogan has been campaigning against MMA’s weight-cutting policies for years now. His argument has always been against the dangers of putting one’s body through such a grueling process just to get a perceived...

Latest Innovative Research On Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) Market 2019-2028 | Akzo Nobel N.V., Arkema...

The global methyl methacrylate market is estimated to hold a volume of over 5.7 Mn tons by 2028. It is expected to grow at a steady CAGR of 3.9%. Rising demand for methyl methacrylate for the production of polymethyl...

Is Pay-Per-View MMA’s Best Option?

In 2017, pay-per-view experienced a sharp decline in sales compared to recent years. Pay-per-view used to be an enticing and sellable point for many business and hotels, but not nearly so much anymore. The rise of the internet has brought many...

Ex-Chelsea goalkeeper Ricardo Prasel talks career as MMA heavyweight

Most Brazilian kids dream of becoming soccer players, and it was no different with Ricardo Prasel. And while becoming a professional footballer is not easy, Prasel made it. Prasel was a talented goalkeeper. He started playing at age...

Morning Report: Georges St-Pierre not interested in Anderson Silva fight: ‘There’s a lot more...

MMA history is littered with fights that weren’t. Brock Lesnar vs. Fedor. Fedor vs. Randy Couture. Kid Yamamoto vs. Urijah Faber. Silva vs. Jon Jones. But it appears the most sought after fight in MMA history is...

‘Pitbull’ Freire determined to hurt Michael Chandler

CHICAGO – Patricio Freire will have all types of history attached to his name if he’s victorious on Saturday at Bellator 221. For him, though, that will all just be a bonus. Whether it’s a nice payday, a second belt, the...

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MMA: Gonzales Means ready to fight after recovery from illness

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MMA hasn’t always been a sport that has been closely associated with women, given its violent nature, but as of late more and more women are showing that even inside the confines of an MMA cage,...

Fightweets: Where does the UFC lightweight division go from here?

The UFC gets back into gear this week, with a UFC Fortaleza event whose main card starts at the glorious hour of 8 p.m. Eastern/5 p.m. Pacific (might those random Fight Nights going past 1 a.m ET...

Jon Jones opens up about Daniel Cormier, USADA, return to UFC

Jon Jones is widely considered one of the greatest, and most controversial, fighters in MMA history. The former UFC light heavyweight champion, who was suspended by the United States Anti-Doping Agency for 15 months for failing a second drug...

Hawaii’s Angela Lee with a chance to become a 2-division MMA champ – Honolulu,...

The scheduled bout against Xiong Jing Nan in November 2018 wasn't Lee's first card to be pulled from.  She had a title-defense delayed after a roll-over car accident on her way to an early morning training session in her...

Firas Zahabi expects Jon Fitch to be on PEDs for fight

Firas Zahabi is not exactly known as an MMA personality who stirs the pot. The Montreal-based martial artist is best known as the head trainer for TriStar Gym, which has produced greats such as former UFC two-division champion Georges St-Pierre...

McGregor Interferes On A Fan’s Behalf On Twitter

News 159   //    24 Sep 2018, 08:34 IST SHARE Share Options × Facebook Twitter Flipboard Reddit Google+ Email What’s the story?Conor McGregor's devotee who failed to...

Rafael Carvalho wants to ‘test’ himself at light heavyweight

Rafael Carvalho wants more changes in his life. The former Bellator middleweight champion left Evolucao Thai in Curitiba, Brazil, to join American Top Team in Florida earlier this year, and debuted with a decision win over Chidi Njokuani...

Johnson amped for third MMA battle | News, Sports, Jobs

Photo by Jay W. Bennett Nick Johnson, left, pictured here working a rear naked choke submission on Mike Staats this past July during the Summer Smackdown at the Gough Hazard, will have his third career amateur MMA fight on Saturday...

Cris Cyborg: Bellator MMA discovered ‘real talent’ at women’s featherweight before UFC did

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is happy to turn the page in her career and reunite with promoter Scott Coker under the Bellator MMA banner. Can you blame her? Cyborg's exit from UFC...

Chatri Sityodtong predicts that more MMA trades are coming

In Chatri Sityodtong’s eyes, the shocking move that sent ONE Championship star Ben Askren to the UFC in exchange for longtime flyweight titleholder Demetrious Johnson is just the beginning. The ONE CEO recently appeared on a conference call...

Top 5 Asian MMA Stars With the Most Unique Nicknames

The world of martial arts can be a bit redundant when it comes to nicknames. However, there are a few prominent figures in the combat sports world whose nicknames are distinct, and just plain cool. The following five stars...

Feminists outraged at MMA gym using the word ‘FEMALE’

Editor’s Note:  The following is a recap of a social media engagement that is taking place on Facebook.  The author, based in the United Kingdom, talks about an incident where a group of individuals that would be labeled...

MMA Junkie’s ‘Submission of the Month’ for May: Ex-champ gets rare tap

With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMA Junkie looks at the best submissions from May 2019: Here are the five nominees, listed in chronological order, and winner of MMA Junkie’s “Submission of the Month” award for...

DAZN saves MMA fans money with PPV-level fights

DAZN believes combat sports fans are getting a raw deal. Add up all the cable bills and subscription services, and they “represent a cost to the working man and woman of the U.S. that is unsustainable,” DAZN’s North American senior vice...

Nelson Paes set to face Ali Qaisi at Brave 20 in Hyderabad

News 20   //    16 Dec 2018, 14:55 IST SHARE Share Options × Facebook Twitter Flipboard Reddit Google+ Email Indian Mixed Martial Arts fans had got some disappointing news leading up to Brave 20 as...

UFC on ESPN 5 card: Joaquim Silva vs Nasrat Haqparast full fight preview

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight knockout artists Joaquim Silva and Nasrat Haqparast will duel this Saturday (August 3, 2019) at UFC on ESPN 5 from inside Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Appearances are a funny thing in...

9 Irish fighting on Day 1 of European MMA championships

IMMAF have released the competition draws for Irish competitors competing tomorrow in Rome. Ireland have 9 athletes competing on the opening day. Irish Cage Legacy fans will also be familiar with Emil Piatek who is competing for his native...

Zabit vs. Ortega, UFC 240 Location, More

Major breaking MMA news is always fun. Smaller details, when compiled, can be just as fun — and there are some juicy nuggets in the wild and wonderful world of MMA right now. Here’s a compilation of insider tidbits from...

Ryan Hall says he wasn’t expecting B.J. Penn to tap at UFC 232

It’s not every day you earn a win over a UFC Hall of Famer. It’s even rarer to finish them in less than one round. But that is exactly how Ryan Hall’s Saturday night went when he...

Police launch assault investigation into attack on Rachael Ostovich

Law enforcement is looking into a weekend attack on UFC fighter Rachael Ostovich. The Honolulu Police Department has opened a second-degree assault investigation related to an incident that occurred early Sunday morning involving “a 27-year-old female victim and...

Robert Whittaker: Fighters who miss weight, get title shots ‘not fair’

LOS ANGELES — Robert Whittaker wants the punishments to be steep for fighters who miss weight. Instead, the UFC seems to be going in the opposite direction. Yoel Romero missed weight at UFC 221 in February, only to...

Ireland’s newest MMA champion urges Bellator to get in touch

SBG fighters have a tendency to strike while the iron's hot. The sweat probably hasn't even dried yet on Blaine O'Driscoll's shiny new belt but already, the Straight Blast Gym Ireland standout is planning his next outing. Last weekend, O'Driscoll travelled...

UFC says Justin Willis released; ‘Big Pretty’ disputes it

“Big Pretty” has big plans, but it doesn’t appear they align with the UFC. Justin Willis, 31, told MMA Junkie on Friday that the promotion has not released him, despite a UFC official confirming the opposite following multiple reports. Willis...

6 current WWE Superstars with an MMA background

Top 5 / Top 10 4.48K   //    02 Feb 2019, 09:30 IST SHARE Share Options × Facebook Twitter Flipboard Reddit Google+ Email The Gentleman in Jack...

MMA training center could be a boon for Bucksport

BUCKSPORT — Maine Maritime Academy’s plan to open a training center on a portion of the former Verso mill site may offer business opportunities for the town of Bucksport. Maine Maritime President William Brennan spoke to the Bucksport Town Council...

Greg Hardy finds ‘peace in the violence’ ahead of UFC on ESPN 6

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – While he hoped for a step up in competition for his fourth UFC fight, Greg Hardy is here for the ride. At a UFC on ESPN 6 media day held Wednesday, a lurking Hardy entered the room...

UFC on ESPN+ 13 ‘De Randamie vs Ladd & Faber vs Simon’ SBN MMA...

On this episode of the show Flyin’ Brian J discusses the nights’ violence and nonsensical post-fight antics. This SBN MMA post-fight show is aimed at recapping all of the action from this event with the live viewer...

Abbie Cornish on her engagement bliss after saying yes to MMA fighter Adel Altamimi 

She surprised everyone with the announcement of her engagement to MMA fighter Adel Altamimi on Valentine's Day.And on Friday, Abbie Cornish confirmed she is blissfully engaged. In a statement to Daily Mail Australia, the 36-year-old said: 'We are both very very happy,...

MMA Capital Holdings Announces Full Year 2018 Financial Results

BALTIMORE, March 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- MMA Capital Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: MMAC) ("MMA Capital" or "the Company") today reported financial results for the quarter and full year ended...

Arena Wars MMA fights go down in Medford

Speech to Text for Arena Wars MMA fights go down in Medford Below is the closed-captioning text associated with this video. Since this uses automated speech to text spelling and grammar may not be accurate. we start with the ladies, where...

Max Holloway discusses tumultuous year, state of recovery ahead of UFC 231 return

After overcoming the most difficult 12-month stretch of his mixed martial arts career, Max Holloway is finally on the comeback trail. The reigning UFC featherweight champion is slated to return from a year-long absence this weekend when he...

Veteran of 70 pro MMA fights, Joe Riggs to make pro boxing debut

Former UFC fighter Joe “Diesel” Riggs Making pro boxing debut BOUTS WILL STREAM LIVE ON UFC FIGHT PASS® MAY 23RD FROM CASINO DEL SOL IN TUCSON, ARIZONA AT 10 P.M. E.T. / 7 P.M. P.T. Veteran mixed-martial-arts fighter...

Demian Maia – My life as a fighter

Demian Maia, arguably the best grappler in the UFC today, has done a bit of everything in his esteemed career. His elite Brazilian jiu-jitsu skills have seen him submit some of MMA's most feared fighters over the years, and...

UFC had other breakout stars in 2018 besides Israel Adesanya | MMA

Israel Adesanya’s standing as the seemingly unanimous “Breakthrough Fighter of 2018”...

Morning Report: Khabib Nurmegomedov says his rivalry with Conor McGregor will ‘never be finished’

Last week, Conor McGregor sat down with ESPN where, among other things, he addressed his return to the cage, saying that he wants a rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov. It was a continuance of what McGregor has been...

Renato Moicano reflects on lessons learned in loss to Jose Aldo

Headlining a UFC event for the first time is a dream come true for Brazilian featherweight Renato Moicano, and it comes months after his toughest defeat in the Octagon. Moicano, who meets “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung...

Fightweets: Has USADA ruined its credibility with the UFC roster?

Sooo ... Jon Jones is back, with his potential four-year suspension reduced to 15 months. Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov had a pretty intense time at a somewhat weird press conference. Bellator’s debut on DAZN has already...

MMA trades we want to see

Trades in MMA? What never felt possible might actually occur, as the UFC and ONE Championship are set to swap fighters in Demetrious Johnson for Ben Askren. It's not a "trade," per se, as both will be released and...

MMA fighter suggests idea to boost WWE’s popularity

News 424   //    13 May 2019, 08:24 IST SHARE Share Options × Facebook Twitter Flipboard Reddit Google+ Email What's the story?Former WWE World Heavyweight Champion and...

Kansas MMA fighter wakes from coma, recovering from crash

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - A professional MMA fighter from Kansas, critically injured in a crash, is beating the odds.Carmella James, 25, was riding her bicycle to work in...

Justin Smith, put your man pants on, roars EFC MMA predator Gordon Roodman

CAPE TOWN – “This kid is an absolute beast and has a reputation for finishing his opponents, but I am super excited to welcome him to the big leagues.” These were the words of EFC veteran Gordon Roodman. A seasoned campaigner...

Liz Carmouche: I’m the one who deserves the Valentina Shevchenko fight

SAN DIEGO -- Liz Carmouche has a solid rationale on why she, and not Joanna Jedrzejczyk or Nicco Montaño or Sijara Eubanks or anyone else, deserved the fight with Valentina Shevchenko for the vacant UFC flyweight title:...

Midnight Mania! Anderson Silva says his son sometimes beats him in sparring

Welcome to Midnight Mania! After experiencing a decade of the highest highs possible inside the Octagon, Anderson Silva’s last few years in the sport have not been a ton of fun. In the last six years, Silva has...

Morning Report: Cris Cyborg says Amanda Nunes is traitor, let teammate Colby Covington call...

The champion vs. champion superfight between Cris Cyborg and Amanda Nunes at UFC 232 at the end of the year is a high-stakes affair. Cyborg is putting her featherweight title on the line, and according to many,...

MMA community reacts to Thanksgiving on social media

shares share tweet pin sms send email By: Blue Corner | November 22, 2018 9:00 pm Follow @MMAjunkie Today is Thanksgiving in the U.S., and plenty of fighters and other figures in the MMA community took time to share the holiday with family, friends and loved ones. Check below for...

Bloody Elbow 2018 Year-End MMA Awards – Event of the Year

It’s back! Over the next few days, Bloody Elbow is going to ask for your opinion on some of the best things that have happened in the MMA world over the course of 2018. There will be a...

BTS takes home bagful of trophies at 2018 MMA

After sweeping prizes at award shows like the MGA and Asia Artist Award, BTS once again won big at the 2018 Melon Music Awards that took place in Seoul. Held on Saturday at Gocheok Sky Dome, the star-studded event...

8 greatest nicknames in MMA history

Top 5 / Top 10 269   //    06 Nov 2018, 06:16 IST SHARE Share Options × Facebook Twitter Flipboard Reddit Google+ Email MMA Record: 35-14-1If we're talking about the greatest nicknames in Mixed Martial...