Legacy Fighting Alliance is back in Colorado and this time in Pueblo. This will be the second LFA show in Colorado this year. The card features some great matchups with plenty of talented fighters out of Colorado. The main event is a bout between Lucas Rota and Colorado’s own Ian...Read More »
Here is another excellent poster by BossLogic. This poster is way better than any of the UFC official posters. Check out more excellent artwork by BossLogic.
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As many of us were excited to see the fighter sponsored by Hannibal Buress, it turns out the fight will not take place. Janaisa Morandin missed weight by a lot which ultimately caused the bout to be called off. Morandin weighed in at 111.2lbs for her Invicta FC atomweight...Read More »
Invicta FC 22 fighter Janaisa Morandin is undefeated in 9 professional mixed martial arts bouts. The atomweight has many impressive wins and will now make her debut in Invicta FC. Janaisa “Evil Princess” Morandin has landed one of the more interesting sponsors I have seen. Actor and comedian Hannibal Buress...Read More »
The video above features all Invicta FC 22 fighters weighing in and squaring off. A total of three fighters missed weight on the main card. Invicta FC 22 will take place March 25th in Kansas City, MO and air live on UFC FightPass at 8pm...Read More »
Check out this excellent fight poster by BossLogic. Bellator 180 will feature some great fights and may be one of their best events to date. That being said, this is definitely their best poster to date. BossLogic is a fantastic artist who makes fight posters that really appeal to fans....Read More »
MMA Royalty versus Win Streak
Max Holloway is currently riding a 9-fight win streak that saw him claim the interim featherweight title last December. The win streak now leads him to Jose Aldo, the featherweight GOAT, with a chance to unify the belts. A 10-fight win streak is incredibly uncommon in...Read More »
Is Gastelum a contender at Middleweight?
Gastelum will be looking to continue his “legend killing tour” in the Middleweight division. The former Welterweight...Read More »
A look into some of the fights that have gone under the radar from the main card of UFC 209:
With the main event of UFC 209 stealing the spotlight, one would be forgiven for forgetting some of the talented fighters that also feature on the main card. Former champions, up...Read More »
Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis (#8) vs. Travis “Hapa” Browne (#9)
The main event of UFC Fight Night 105 sees a Heavyweight clash between Derrick Lewis and Travis Browne. Both fighters are looking to stake their claim in this hard-hitting division and potentially break into the top five rankings with a...Read More »
A look into some of the talking points from UFC 208:
UFC 208 will probably go down as one of the worst received pay per views in company history. It was a night of spectacularly dull fights, controversial decisions and strange performances from referees, judges and fighters alike.
In the weeks leading...Read More »
UFC Fight Night 104’s main event between Dennis “The Menace” Bermudez and “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung lived up to expectations. It was a back and forth slug fest with neither fighter holding their own safety in high regard. However, at the end of the night it was “The...Read More »
With the merger of RFA and Legacy FC we have already seen some excellent fight cards on the new show Legacy Fighting Alliance. On February 24th LFA 5 is coming to the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield, Colorado. The fight card already has an excellent main event, and tickets are...Read More »
Sam Alvey made some interesting predictions during a very interesting fight card in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. After defeating UFC newcomer Eric Spicely, Sam Alvey claimed he was coming for the title. However instead of calling out Michael Bisping, Smile’n Sam let us know that Dan Henderson was going to...Read More »
As UFC Fight Night 90, Rafael Dos Anjos was ending, Dave Sholler tweeted out a new Main Card order for UFC 200. Instead of Brock Lesnar vs Mark Hunt as the headlining bout, a 5 round title fight between Miesha Tate and Amanda Nunes will now top the card. For...Read More »
Michael Bisping shocked the world when he defeated Luke Rockhold. I think most people were shocked he was able to back up all the shit he was talking to Rockhold and the AKA camp. The newly crowned middleweight champion has always been one of those fight anyone anywhere type of...Read More »
The UFC has released a statement regarding Jon Jones USADA violation.
The UFC organization was notified tonight that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Jon Jones of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from an out-of-competition sample collection on June 16, 2016.
USADA, the independent administrator of the UFC Anti-Doping Policy,...Read More »
Where the hell do you even start with this? I mean, plenty of parody websites and Twitter accounts have released something similar already but they were kidding. I had to check every credible source I could because it sounds pretty ridiculous considering UFC 200 is only days away.
Earlier today many...Read More »
- Michael Chiesa recently announced a back injury and his decision to pull from UFC Fight Night 91. With Maverick out due to a ruptured disk Tony Ferguson was left with no opponent and this prompted the UFC to make a new main event. Michael MacDonald vs John Lineker was originally...Read More »
Michael “Maverick” Chiesa was set to face Tony Ferguson in the main event for UFC Fight Night 91 on July 13th. At 6:17pm ET on June 27th Michael Chiesa tweeted out a message to family, friends and fans. The message states:
“To my family, friends and fans,
As reported below, a back...Read More »
BJ Penn just accepted a 6 month suspension from the USADA and should be eligible to fight in late September. BJ Penn was set to face Cole Miller at UFC 199 in June but was unable to compete due to USADA violations. The violation comes from Penn admitting to using...Read More »
The MMA world received some sad news when it was reported that Ex-UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo was killed in a hit-and-run in Canada.
UFC Makes it to the ‘Big Apple’
As a Western New Yorker, and Niagara native, Rashad Evans looks forward to the UFC finally coming to New York. As the only place in North America where MMA had remained illegal, legislation has finally legalized the world’s fastest growing sport. The UFC...Read More »
I am always excited to see one of the best lightweights in the world fight, Justin Gaethje(15-0). He will be looking to defend his title against #1 contender Brian foster(25-8) at WSOF 29 in Greeley, Colorado. Justin Gaethje is undefeated and has held the title since WSOF 8 which was...Read More »
In February we will see Resurrection Fighting Alliance meet Showdown Fights in Utah for another Promotion vs Promotion event. RFA 35 will take place in Orem, Utah which will be the 14th state they have held an event in the US. This will be the second event of the year...Read More »
ANTHONY JOHNSON V RYAN ‘DARTH’ BADER
In what could probably be billed as a number one contender fight at 205 pounds this is a somewhat classic striker verses grappler showdown.
In Anthony Johnson you have one of the most terrifying strikers in the whole of the UFC. A man with incredible power...Read More »
RFA 34 will take place January 15th at the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield, Colorado. Watch Benjamin Smith vs Bojan Velickovic battle for the vacant Welterweight title live on AXS.TV at 10pm ET. There are also many other exciting fights on the card feature many Colorado based fighters. RFA 34...Read More »
Zach “The Anointed Warrior” Riley is a professional Mixed Martial Artist fighting in the 135lb division. He has 6 professional fights under his belt, and this will be his third fight under the RFA banner. Zach Riley is 23 years old and currently lives in Pueblo, Colorado. He is coming...Read More »
On the first I saw Demian Maia posting online he would be hosting an MMA seminar in Green Valley, NV January 2nd during the day. This of course would take place before UFC 195 did that night. I noticed Neil Magny replied via twitter asking if it was OK if...Read More »
The year 2016 is already off to a great start as far as Mixed Martial Arts is concerned. Resurrection Fighting Alliance will begin 2016 with their 34th event January 15th at the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield, Colorado and also Live on AXSTV. The main card will feature a Welterweight...Read More »
When this fight was first announced I was bummed that I was going to miss Machida fighting in Florida months after I moved away. However as time passes I am glad I will watch it from cool Colorado as there are fewer and fewer fights to watch. There have been...Read More »
Number 13 ranked UFC Featherweight Hacran Dias (22-3-1) has announced that at UFC Fight Night 70 (TUF Brazil 4 Finale) he will tangle with Chas “The Scrapper“ Skelly (14-1).
Dias a member of Nova Uniao, debut in the UFC with a big decision win over Iuri Alcantara, but then lost consecutive...Read More »
July 18th the UFC for the first time will be in Scotland and headlining the event is Micheal Bisping (26-7) vs. Thales Leites (25-4).
Bisping is the number 9 ranked UFC Middleweight. Bisping has alternated wins and losses in his last 8 going 4-4. Most recently “The Count” scored a unanimous...Read More »
Former WEC Bantamweight Champion Eddie Wineland (21-10-1) will make his long awaited return to the octagon against Bryan Caraway (19-7) at UFC on Fox 16.
Wineland will be returning to action for the first time since May 10th, 2014, when he was knocked out by Johnny Eduardo and suffered a broken...Read More »
So this event has had many changes to the card but it is still hard to not be excited to watch. Many fans like myself have been waiting to see Jon Jones face Anthony Johnson but have to settle for Rumble smashing Daniel Cormier. Jones has been on a dark...Read More »
The UFC returns to its home town of Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, May 23rd on PPV:
Anthony Johnson vs. Daniel Cormier
This wasn’t the title fight everyone expected but one can only assume it will be just as exciting as originally planned.
Anthony Johnson has been on a...Read More »
Former Tennessee Volunteer, Ovince St. Perux (18-6), the number 7 ranked UFC Light Heavyweight will main event UFC Fight Night 74 in Nashville, Tennessee, against Brazilian slugger, Glover Teixeira (22-4); who’s the number 6 ranked UFC Light Heavyweight.
OSP, is 7-1 in his last 8, and has scored back to back knock...Read More »
The UFC has announced that on September 27th, UFC Fight Night 78 will take place at the Saitama Super Arena, with the main event pitting “The Warmaster” Josh Barrnett (33-7) against “Big Country” Roy Nelson (20-11).
It was also revealed that “The Warmaster” and “Big Country” will be coaches on a...Read More »
I am pretty excited for this UFC event. I apologize for not posting my draft picks for the last couple fights. I have been pretty busy and wasn’t able to do much research on either fight so I skipped posting an article. I still managed to make a few bucks...Read More »
The UFC returns to the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on Saturday, April 25th for another exciting PPV:
Demetrious Johnson vs. Kyoji Horiguchi
This is a match between a champion and an underdog contender.
Demetrious Johnson is without a doubt the best flyweight on the planet in mixed martial arts. He has defended...Read More »
The UFC returns to prime time Fox for at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on Saturday, April 18th:
Lyoto Machida vs. Luke Rockhold
The main event of UFC on Fox 15 features two former champions vying for significance in the middleweight division.
Lyoto Machida is 3-1 since moving down to middleweight with...Read More »
The World Series of Fighting’s match-maker Ali Abdel-Aziz has generally been on fire lately with his matchmaking (aside from giving Phoenix Jones too hard of an initial opponent). However, there’s not any matches made beyond the next card (at least known publicly).
Here’s some help for Ali:
(All stats and data from Sherdog.com)
The past couple of weekends we have had the treat of some early morning UFC. The most recent card in Krakow, Poland was a decent card with plenty of draft options that had the potential to win a lot. There were 12 fights to choose from totaling 24 fighters. Personally...Read More »
Jamie Varner (21-11-1), former World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) lightweight champion and UFC lightweight competitor, is currently retired from mixed martial arts, though Varner lets it be known that retirement was out of necessity and not any lacking desire to compete. Due to Varner experiencing, as doctors discovered, over...Read More »
Former UFC Heavyweight champion Frank Mir (17-9) will take on American Top Team knock out artist Todd Duffee (9-2) in the main event of UFC Fight Night 72 in San Diego, California, on July 15th.
Mir in February scored a knock out of Antonio Silva ending a 4 fight losing streak,...Read More »
July 11th’s UFC 189 card continues to grow with the announcement on UFC tonight that former Lightweight Title challenger Nat Diaz (17-10) will move back up to Welterweight to face number 5 ranked Matt “The Immortal” Brown (19-13).
From February 2012 to May of 2014 Brown won 6 fights in a...Read More »
After a successful event in Virginia, the UFC will now head over to Krakow, Poland for another fight night event:
Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Mirko Filipovic
This is probably one of the larger rematches in the UFC to take place this year in terms of marquee value.
Gabriel Gonzaga made his name off of defeating Mirko...Read More »
Not officially announced yet, but rumor is running wild over the internet that a Lightweight match-up pitting undefeated Brazilian Alan Patrick Silva Alves (12-0) against Tiger Muay Thia’s Mairbek Taisumov (23-5) has been added to UFC Fight Night 69.
Patrick a member of the X-Gym, is 2-0 in the octagon with...Read More »
A Featherweight bout between undefeated’s has been added to UFC Fight Night 67 with American Top Team’s Mirsad Bektic (9-0) colliding with Renato “Moicano” Carneiro (9-0-1).
Bektic is a RFA vet who’s 2-0 in the octagon with decision wins over Paul Redmond and Chas Skelly.
Carneiro has won 4 fights in a...Read More »
At UFC 190 Brazilian Heavyweight legend and TUF Brazil 4 coach Antonio “Minotauro” Nogueira (34-9-1) will take on Holland’s Stefan “Skyscraper” Struve (27-5).
Nogueira has been out of action for 16 months recovering from a torn ACL. Nogueira 2-3 in his last 5 fights and is coming off back to back...Read More »
Injuries have taken most of the last 5 years from Mike “Quick” Swick’s (15-5) fighting career. Coming off 31 months on the sidelines Swick will step back in the octagon at UFC 189 in July against Alex “The Dominican Nightmare” Garcia (12-2).
Now residing in Thialand but still training with the...Read More »
Louisiana’s own Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier (17-4) is going to battle in his home state against Yancy Medeiros (11-2) at UFC Fight Night New Orleans.
Poirier went 3-4 in his last 7 fights at Featherweight before successfully moving up to Lightweight at UFC Fight Night 63, knocking out Carlos Diego Ferreira...Read More »
There are some mixed martial artists who put a smile on a fan’s face because they know this individual enters the cage to put on a show, aiming for the big KO; some fans take pleasure, letting a giant grin sweep across their mug, anticipating a particular fighter...Read More »
Following the UFC’s recent stop in Fairfax, Virginia for UFC Fight Night 63, headlined by Chad “Money” Mendes (16-2-0) and Ricardo “The Bully” Lamas (15-3-0), controversy swirled around the two lightweights in the co-main event, “Raging” Al Iaquinta (11-3-1) and Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal (28-9-0). Not only were the judges’ scorecards...Read More »
This has been a great year for Fantasy MMA so far, and it’s only getting better. We have had a few excellent cards this years and plenty of chances to win big money. If you aren’t currently playing DraftKings Fantasy UFC, you need to get on that! There are daily...Read More »
Have you ever let words out and immediately wish you could lasso them back into your mouth with your tongue? Been there. Done that. I feel like I’m not going out on a limb suggesting most people would agree to also relating to those awkward, uncomfortable moments. It’s...Read More »
Weigh-ins, an event that takes place twenty-four hours prior to the scrap in the cage, is every bit as important as everything else leading up to the fight, maybe even more so than any pre-fight press conferences, media obligations, the open workout session, and numerous other examples. The weigh-ins are the...Read More »
On a recent edition of The Parting Shot Podcast-Episode 98, Mitch “Danger Zone” Clarke (11-2-0) discussed how, using “invisible pressure”, he will pick apart Michael “The Maverick” Chiesa (11-2-0) on the feet at UFC Fight Night 63 in Fairfax, Virginia.
Though the two have similar...Read More »
This last week was a quiet one for UFC fight cards but the big promotion has returned for more. UFC Fight Night 63 takes place in Fairfax, Virginia this Saturday, April 4th on Fox Sports 1. Here are the major fights on the card:
Chad Mendes vs. Ricardo Lamas
For the main...Read More »
An easily overlooked, yet vital, position within the fight game: the matchmaker. Match-ups that don’t fancy the taste of fight fans cause the matchmaker to become a scapegoat, but a match-up that wets a fight fan’s whistle produces intrigue, pay-per-view numbers, and emotional highs and lows, though the...Read More »
Each day, our goal should be to learn something new. Big or small, doesn’t matter, simply attempt something that you didn’t attempt in previous days. Today, I opted to go big: I was diving in headfirst, which I’ve done before, though this time I was also mixing in...Read More »
The UFC has announced that a Light Heavyweight match-up between number 2 ranked Alexander Gustafsson (16-3) and number 6 ranked Glover Teixeira (22-4).
Sweden’s Gustafsson is 7-2 in his last 9 and will be looking to rebound from a knock out loss to Anthony Johnson at UFC on Fox 14; which...Read More »
Fans of sports are typically fans for leisure, though there are times when an athlete’s story is told, thereby making our sports an inspiration. Amy “Whoop-Ass” Sica (1-6-0), a women’s lightweight competitor, recently shared her story on Episode 64 of Cage Side Submission Radio, CSSR, and her tale reminded listeners...Read More »
On episode 63 of Cage Side Submission Radio, CSSR, with host Steve Rychel and co-host Rachel Blaze, Matt “White Chocolate” Turnbull (AM 4-1-0), an amateur mixed martial artist from Philadelphia who has won four out of his last five, hit the airwaves to discuss his upcoming fight...Read More »
I have been getting better and better at this whole Fantasy UFC thing and it only took a little practice. With a little bit of research and some number crunching I have been able to make a few extra bucks to play with. Research is key when playing any fantasy...Read More »
With UFC Fight Night 62 wrapped up, headlined by Damian Maia (20-6-0) and Ryan LaFlare (11-1-0), the mixed martial arts community is able to sit back and reflect on what transpired in the Octagon. There have been rumblings that the main event was boring, lackluster, and underwhelming. The...Read More »
There’s no UFC this weekend but there’ll be two second tire promotional events that will be exciting all the same.
Bellator 135: Warren vs. Galvao 2
Bellator MMA heads to the Thackerville, Oklahoma at the WinStar World Casino on March 27th on Spike TV:
Joe Warren vs. Marcos Galvao
This bout is a significant...Read More »
The return to Middleweight for 17 TUF winner Kelvin Gastelum (10-1) will happen at UFC 188 against former UFC Middleweight title challenger and former Strikeforce Welterweight champion Nate “The Great” Marquardt (33-14-2).
Gastelum returns to 185 lbs. after missing weight for 2 of his 5 UFC Welterweight bouts where the limit...Read More »
Claudio Silva (11-1) has suffered a knee injury that will force him out of UFC 186. Nordine Taleb (10-2) will now instead square off with fellow Canadian Chris Clements (12-5).
Taleb is a member of the Tristar Gym who coming off TUF Nations has scored decision wins over Vik Grujic and...Read More »
UFC 189’s World Media Tour was a hit the moment it was mentioned. The featherweight title, taking place on July 11, 2015, lies many moons ahead, but the hype train definitely left the station when both “The Notorious” Connor McGregor (17-2-0) and Jose Aldo Jr. (25-1-0) took their...Read More »
I can’t imagine what it’s like to travel all over, be interviewed, make and prepare for appearances, meet any deadlines with sponsors, or any other demand placed on a professional athlete. The more a fighter is seen or heard, typically, fans become more aware of some of their...Read More »
Tomorrow the UFC returns to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for another fight night between prospects for the title:
Demian Maia vs. Ryan LaFlare
This is a bout between a former title contender and a rising challenger.
Demian Maia once challenged Anderson Silva for the UFC Middleweight Championship in what turned out to be one of the...Read More »
Fan of a particular fighter, or not, the fascinating facts we learn from others is an element of life that keeps things interesting. Many mixed martial artists, during interviews, openly share many of their practices, which opens the door for random sound bites that may keep you coming...Read More »
Andre “Touchy” Fili (14-2-0) is a somewhat recent addition to the UFC’s featherweight division, making his UFC debut in October, 2013 at UFC 166. Fili trains out of Sacramento’s Team Alpha Male, and he will be taking his “family” with him in his upcoming bout against Godofredo Pepey (12-3- 0)...Read More »
UFC 185’s main card was stacked: two title defenses, Anthony “Showtime” Pettis (18-3-0) losing his lightweight belt to Rafael Dos Anjos (24-7-0), and Carla “Cookie Monster” Esparza (11-2-0) also giving up her women’s strawweight belt to the challenger Joanna Jedrzejczyk (9-0-0); a welterweight contest between Johnny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks (16-3-0)...Read More »
A conversational favorite amongst fans of mixed martial arts is favorite, or least favorite, fighters, and why. The reasons people like or dislike any fighter falls somewhere on a continuum of “just because” to “taking it personal”. Whereever your opinion falls, having one is a seminole step for you to...Read More »
Taking the reigns at UFC 185’s Q and A session, a time for a prominent fighter to interact with the fans, was Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, who is currently ranked number 3 in the lightweight division. Riding his seven fight win streak to the stage, Cerrone provided an engaging and insightful...Read More »
Tomorrow the UFC heads to Dallas, Texas. The event has a double title headliner with a stacked under card:
Anthony Pettis vs. Rafael dos Anjos
The main event of UFC 185 features one of the more underrated UFC champions due to his inactivity.
While no one can deny that Anthony Pettis is one of the...Read More »
Mark “The Filipino Wrecking Machine” Munoz (13-6) has announced his next fight against Luke “Bigslow” Barnatt (8-2), at UFC Fight Night “Edgar vs Faber”, will be his last.
Munoz is the midst of a huge slump having lost 4 of 5 and 3 straight to Lyoto Machida (KO), Gegard Mousasi (SUB),...Read More »
We are preparing for the UFC 185 which will be held on March 14th in Dallas, Texas. There are many exciting fights on the card and many opportunities to build the ultimate fantasy MMA line-up. If you don’t play fantasy MMA, check out DraftKings Fantasy MMA. They have many...Read More »
It was safe to say that between Invicta FC 11 and UFC 184, women dominated the headlines in the world of MMA. There were several significant developments that should be looked over in regards to such a weekend.
Return of Cyborg at Invicta FC 11
It had been over 18 months since Cristiane...Read More »
The newest addition to UFC 187 is a Middleweight bout pitting TUF 17 Alum Uriah Hall (10-4) against BJJ black Belt Rafael Natal (19-6-1).
Hall is on a 3 fight win streak, having defeated Chris Leben (TKO), Thiago Santos (UD), and Ron Stallings (TKO).
Natal is 2-2 in his last 4 fights,...Read More »
The UFC has announced a pair of additions to the promotions first trip to the Philippines. At Middleweight Gegard Mousasi (36-5-2) faces Costas Philippou (13-4) and at Welterweight Neil Magny (14-3) tangles with Hyun Gyu Lim (13-4-1).
Mousasi a former Strikeforce Light Heavyweight champion, who is 3-2 since joining the UFC....Read More »
A Welterweight bout between South Korea’s, Dong Hyun Kim (19-3-1, 1nc) and former WSOF champion Josh Burkman (27-11) has been added to the UFC 187 line up.
Kim will be looking to bounce back from a August, 2014, 1st round TKO loss to Tyron Woodley, which ended a 4 fight win...Read More »
Well it seems we have been waiting for UFC 184 for quite sometime. Here is Ronda Rousey next test that many say she will pass with flying colors. There are a few great fights on this card that should be looked at carefully before placing any bets. If you are...Read More »
After the conclusion of the UFC 184 weigh-in’s news of 3 additions to UFC Fight Night New Orleans, on june 6 broke on Fox Sports 1; including that MMA legend Dan Henderson (30-13) will square off with Tim “The Barbarian” Boetsch (18-8).
Henderson is a former Olympic wrestler, Pride and Strikeforce...Read More »
The UFC brings an exciting pay-per-view to the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California on Saturday, February 28.
Ronda Rousey vs. Cat Zingano
Its a battle of undefeated women for the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship.
Ronda Rousey has reigned supreme in the bantamweight division for the past three years and has defeated the likes...Read More »
The UFC has announced a trio of match-ups for UFC 188 in Mexico, including a battle of TUF 20 alums Tecia Torres (5-0) and Angela Hill (2-0).
American Top Team’s, undefeated, “Tiny Tornado” Tecia Torres, at the TUF 20 Finale defeated Angela Magana by unanimous decision, while New Yorks, Angela “Overkill”...Read More »
The UFC recently announced 3 additions to UFC 187 taking place on May 23rd, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
TUF 20 finalist Rose Namajunas (2-2) meets Nina Ansaroff (6-4), who had a five fight win streak ended in her UFC debut, by a unanimous decision to...Read More »
So you may be familiar with the fact the two of the biggest female faces in the UFC don’t get along. They are not only in different weight classes, but they have different job descriptions. One is the reigning champion of the Woman’s Bantamweight division, and the other lets...Read More »
With the world of Fantasy Sports growing it is no surprise to see the UFC partner with a major name in the game. DraftKings offers daily fantasy sports matches with cash prizes. DraftKings has been one of the larger names in the market and has recently added Fantasy MMA...Read More »
A Lightweight bout that had long been talked about, long been a hypothetical will now become reality at UFC 188. The UFC 188 co-main event will see first ever and 2-time former Bellator Lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez (25-4) against 2-time former Strikeforce Lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez (22-4).
Alvarez is 3-2 in...Read More »
Originally scheduled to meet at UFC 180, Heavyweight king Cain Velasquez (13-1) and interim champion Fabrico “Via Cavalo” Werdum (19-5-1) are now scheduled to headlined UFC 188 in Mexico.
A knee injury is what forced Velasquez to withdraw from UFC 180.
Velasquez is a 32 year old member of American Kickboxing Academy,...Read More »
The UFC returns to Brazil tomorrow on the 22nd with what is definitely a stacked card in the city of Porto Alegre.
Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva vs. Frank Mir
This match is not only a bout between two heavyweights but is also between two men with their backs against the ropes.
Of the two, Frank...Read More »
Traditionally the UFC always put together a big card for Memorial day weekend and UFC 187 May 23rd, in Las Vegas will be no exception as the card is already stacked with 5 great match-up’s including a pair of title fights.
The main event will see Blackzilians member Anthony”Rumble” Johnson (19-4)...Read More »
Cause and effect. Cause Hector Lombard failed his post UFC 182 drug test, it effected his announced bout with Rory MacDonald for UFC 186 by being canceled. Now the UFC has announced that MacDonald in the co-main event of UFC 189 will challenge Robbie Lawler for the UFC Welterweight title.
Rory...Read More »
The UFC will be returning on Saturday, February 14th on Valentines Day at the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield, Colorado. The event has been marred by several main event reshuffles but finally has a stable roster set.
Benson Henderson vs. Brandon Thatch
Former UFC Lightweight Champion Benson Henderson has been on a rough patch...Read More »
The UFC will be in the Philippines for the first time on May 16th. UFC Fight Night Edgar vs Faber will take place at the Mall of Asia Arena, in Manila, Philippines.
The main event will see number 1 ranked Featherweight former UFC Lightweight champion Frankie “The Answer” Edgar (18-4-1) against...Read More »
The UFC will be at the Smoothie King Center, in the Big Easy on June 6th, with a UFC Fight Night headlined by a match-up of top 10 Light Heavyweights.
American Kickboxing Academy’s Daniel Corimer (15-1) will look to rebound from his first pro loss, a unanimous decision to Jon Jones...Read More »
The UFC has announced a pair of additions to the April 25th, event at the Bell Centre, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada; with at Bantamweight Thomas Almeida (17-0) against Yves Jabouin (20-9) and at Lightweight John Makdessi (12-3) meets Abel Trujillo (12-6).
Almeida, a legacy FC vet is coming off a promotional...Read More »
For unknown reasons Yancy Medeiros (11-2) will not be competing at UFC 184 and instead “TUF” 13 winner, Tony Ferguson (17-3) will tangle with American Top Teams Gleison Tibau (33-10).
Ferguson has won 4 in a row over Mike Rio (SUB), Katsunori Kikuno (KO), Danny Castillo (SD), and Abel Trujillo (SUB)....Read More »
It appears as though our long awaited return for The Spider was not only anticlimactic, it has also been tainted. If you saw the fight you’ll know it wasn’t Silva’s best fight and he wasn’t able to take out a guy who use to fight at lightweight. Many people claimed...Read More »
As if playing host to UFC 184 on February 28th, was not enough it’s recently been announce that Invicta FC 11 will also be taking place in Los Angeles California, the night before, on Feb. 27th. Los Angeles, California, is going to be treated to an amazing weekend of MMA...Read More »
Wow what an amazing event, if you saw shots of the stadium you will know it was huge. Around 30,000 fans watched eagerly to see who will be the next to face the champion. Anthony “Rumble” Johnson took the light heavyweight division by storm with his absolute destruction of Alexander...Read More »
On Friday January 9th two of top welterweight fighters will battle it out for the RFA welterweight title at RFA 22. Gilbert Smith (10 – 3) will face Chidi Njokuani (11 – 4) in Smith’s hometown of Colorado Springs. The two fighters are on the rise and looking to make...Read More »
What an awesome way to kick off the new year. Many great fights have already occurred and it is only the first week of 2015. We didn’t see too many finishes tonight, but we did see some excellent fighting. The UFC welcomed back veteran Josh Burkman in a brutal 3...Read More »
RFA is coming to southern Colorado January 9th for a welterweight title bout. The card features many great up and coming fighters. A few fighters on the card will benefit from the comfort of fighting in their hometown of Colorado Springs at the Broadmoor World Arena. The doors open at...Read More »
Check out this fan Q&A with CM Punk, the UFC newcomer. Phil Brooks also known as CM Punk has made the transition from WWE star to UFC fighter. He has been training to fight on the greatest mixed martial arts stage in the world. He answers many questions from audience...Read More »
There has been a lot of hype preceding the first UFC event of 2015. Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier have had plenty of words shared on air and off-air(while still on-air). The have event went at it verbally after the weigh ins. Here is a fun GIF of the “Staredown”...Read More »
Resurrection Fighting Alliance (RFA) will be making its way out to the Broodmoor World Arena in beautiful Colorado Springs, CO. The card will feature a main event Welterweight title fight between Gilbert Smith and Chidi “Chidi Bang Bang” Njokuani. The venue is only minutes away from the home of Gilbert...Read More »
The Ultimate Fighter 20 has crowned a new UFC Champion in an all new weight class. The Women’s 115 lb division has been featured on the reality show introducing the new weight class to the UFC. The head coaches Gilbert Melendez and Anthony Pettis recently fought where Showtime defended his...Read More »
Chinzo Machida has recently signed a deal with Bellator MMA and is expected to debut in 2015. He signed a 3 fight deal with the promotion after recently fighting under the RFA banner where he scored 2 wins, one by decision and the other by a flying knee KO.
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The Ultimate Fighter season 20 is has given us a few pretty exciting fights. The most recent fight was a rematch between Felice Herrig and Heather Clark. Many fans were anticipating this rematch and the show provided a lot of buildup. If you remember on TUF 20 episode 2, we...Read More »
In this interview you really get to hear how much Tito likes Stephan Bonnar. The two have been having some entertaining back-n-forth interactions leading up to their November 15th bout. Ortiz had plenty of colorful things to say about Bonnar. He also didn’t like when Stephan Bonnar “brought” his family...Read More »
So we have been hearing a lot of chit chat about Georges St Pierre getting back to training and possibly making a UFC return. Well here is a picture tweeted by Firas Zahabi saying he looked awesome. This is great news for GSP fans, but do you really want to...Read More »
Anthony “Rumble” Johnson suspended indefinitely by the UFC. If you are a trained fighter and you put your hands on a woman, the punishment should be worse than that of a regular fellows. I think it is terrible that we are seeing so much of this. Fuck that guy.
So for years people have been making fun of Rory “Ares” MacDonald’s walkout music. I can remember watching a few times where he would walk out and a terrible song would start playing and you just go “wtf.” According to Rory, a he got a new phone number and somehow...Read More »
It really seems like we’ve just been waiting for the UFC to sign the dominant welterweight Ben Askren. If you’ve seen this dude fight, you know he can definitely hold his own against some of the best the UFC has to offer. The UFC passed on signing Askren after his...Read More »
During a podcast with Jim Rome, Dana White talked about being frustrated with Greg Jackson. He blames Jon Jones injury on Jackson and doesn’t believe he should have been sparring with Alistair Overeem leading up to his fight with the much shorter man Daniel Cormier.
“It drives me crazy. First of...Read More »
Due to some weigh in day issues amongst others, the UFC 177 card has suffered and will now feature only 8 bouts. The former Bellator champion and current ONE FC welterweight champion of the world, Ben “Funky” Askren takes to Twitter to ask the UFC for a title shot. Askren...Read More »
Well this has been a pretty hectic UFC event it seems like. First Olympic Gold Medalist Henry Cejudo is forced off of the card due to medical reasons. The Flyweight has been waiting a while for his UFC debut since joining his MMA career in 2013. He was set to...Read More »
No, no Dog the Bounty Hunter didn’t get him, darn. So the girlfriend beating MMA fighter psychopath who has been on the run from the cops for a week has finally been arrested. War Machine ran after beating porn...Read More »
After losing his match at Metamoris 4, Chael Sonnen still “remains undefeated.” He is currently not allowed to fight Mixed-Martial Arts or other contact combat sports. His job at FOX is gone and that gives us no where to see...Read More »
So who else is super excited to see that Duane Chapman aka Dog the Bounty Hunter has joined the search for War Machine. The girlfriend beating MMA fighter War Machine, formerly named Johnathan Koppenhaver is currently on the run after an incident earlier this week. He has been accused of...Read More »
Please be advised some of the information is disturbing.
We have an official story and some photos from Christy Mack after the assault. John “War Machine” Koppenhaver is currently on the run from the police after assaulting ex-girlfriend Mack. The incident took place in Las Vegas and we are currently unsure...Read More »
So this is pretty cool. Chael Sonnen was threatened to fined a large sum of money if he were to compete in Metamoris 4. He asked Randy Couture to step up to the plate against Andre Galvao but Randy wasn’t able to accept.
So Metamoris wrote a letter to the NSAC...Read More »
Whether this is real drama or just something to hype the PPV, please keep talking about it. This is what we want deep down. Sometimes its nice to watch two fighters who dislike each other. Usually there is a lot of fake smack talk fighters...Read More »
No, no we’re not talking about Nick Diaz this time. In a recent interview Anthony “Sharkbait” Guitierrez admits to smoking weed. Holy shit, right? That’s the craziest f**king thing I have ever heard. Pretty soon we will hear about MMA fighters testing positive for the hardcore drugs. We have got...Read More »
Well they finally find a venue for UFC 178 and another fight suffers due to an injury. Alexander Gustafsson is out due to a knee injury, torn meniscus, and will not compete in the rematch....Read More »
What great news, Vitor Belfort was reinstated to fight today. The terms state he cannot fight sooner than December and he has to fight in Las Vegas for his next bout. He is subject to random tests of his blood and urine at all times. They are even making him...Read More »
Finally the rematch for Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson has a venue, the MGM Grand Garden Arena. UFC 178 is set for Sept. 27 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Originally the band Kings of Leon was schedule to play in the arena but agreed to move their performance. This is going...Read More »
Cain Velasquez trains with the American Kickboxing Academy. The UFC heavyweight champion trains with many other fighters that could be in line for title shots. Head coach Javier Mendez did a recent interview with Bloodyeblow and talked about Cain Velasquez as well as his other UFC title prospects.
“I 100%...Read More »
Anderson Silva talks about his recovery and states he will be returning to fight next year. That should give plenty of time to heal so we don’t see him injured again. Whether you believe he should be fighting again or not, The Spider is one of the best fighters in...Read More »
Johny Hendricks has stated that he injured his elbow in training a week and a half before UFC 171. The UFC’s new welterweight champion first told of his injury during The MMA Hour on Monday. Hendricks said the injury came back when he threw a hook at Lawler in the...Read More »
After making quick work of Sara McMann during UFC 170 with her first win by KO/TKO, Ronda Rousey is running out of competitors. There has been talk of several opponents capable of fighting Rousey, however most of them aren’t even in the UFC. Recently Joe Rogan hinted at a big...Read More »
Light hevyweight champion and UFC superstar Jon “Bones” Jones recently talked about moving up a weight class permanently. The current 205 lb champion has been a dominant champion but he does want to go up in weight. In the past many people were eager to see a super fight between...Read More »
After the much anticipated championship bout between Georges St Pierre and Johny Hendricks fans were left a little disappointed at a very surprising judges decision. UFC 167 ended with a split decision victory in favor of the champ GSP. For many spectators this decision was surprising because it appeared Johny...Read More »
If you’re a fan of UFC you probably know Chuck Liddell. The former light heavyweight Champion took part in the UFC Fight for the Troops event by giving back to the soliders. While he was on the base, The Iceman was asked to test out a soldiers body armor by...Read More »
What’s this? Weeks before his fight with the champ Johny Hendricks suffers second degree burns to his back and shoulders. Apparently while filming a promo commercial for UFC 167, somebody made a huge “Uh Oh!” They film Johny wailing on a heavy bag while under a spotlight, but apparently the...Read More »
After Cole Miller’s fight he called out “Colin McGoober” during his post-fight interview. He calls him a show pony and goes on about Conor and what he thinks of him. We are truly hoping to see...Read More »
I’m sure by now you have heard about Jason Mayhem Miller calling UFC middleweight Uriah Hall a “bitch nigga” and repeats it several times. From what we gather the incident was caused by the temper of Mayhem Miller. It was reported that Mayhem Miller was trying to approach and talk...Read More »
On Saturday we watched Cole Miller walk away with a much deserved victory over Anthony Ogle. After 3 rounds of fighting, and an amazing sweep in the second round, Cole Miller wins by unanimous decision. This win is great for Miller who is coming off a controversial loss to Manny...Read More »
Preparing for his Bellator debut and PPV super fight with Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, Tito Ortiz fractured his neck in training. The bout was planned for November 2nd and was set to be Bellator’s first Pay Per View event. Tito Ortiz neck injury forced Bellator to cancel the PPV and air...Read More »
Bantamweight boxer Francisco “Franky” Leal was knocked out Saturday night. The fighter was sitting on the floor in the corner after being knocked out. Doctor’s were examining him as he began to shiver. What a tragedy, it was all over, his opponent was celebrating only moments before. Leal was taken...Read More »
The Korean Zombie or Chan Sung Jung recently wrote a letter to his boss. The UFC featherweight who recently competed for the title against Jose Aldo is supporting a cause for Korean MMA fans. He wrote to welterweight champion Georges St Pierre on facebook after he wore a ‘Rising Sung’...Read More »
The highly religious Brazilian fighter left a bad taste in many fans mouths after his submission victory over Mike Pierce. The fighter has many submission victories and a lot of them are by way of Heel Hook, a devastating technique that can damage the knee, foot, and ankle. With his...Read More »
The Ultimate Fighter Season 3 Coaches
There has been talk of these two fighting after Chael Sonnen’s victory over light heavyweight Mauricio Shogun Rua. There have been some back and forths in interviews and over social media outlets. Finally Dana White announced the UFC’s plans for their newest Ultimate Fighter Brazil....Read More »
During UFC 166 the UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez defended his title against the Brazilian Junior Dos Santos in a trilogy battle that won’t soon be forgotten. Each man having beat the other in the past made this fight even more exciting. While Velasquez managed to maintain control throughout...Read More »
This Brazilian MMA fighter, Claudinei Angelo tried to spit his mouth guard out while taking punches in an attempt to get the ref to force a timeout. When the referee didn’t call it, he tried to call his own timeout out of frustration. This fighter looked to have had enough...Read More »
Here is a recent interview with Joe Rogan on breaking the set with Abby Martin. He talks about radio, pod casts, DMT, religion, Weed and more. Joe Rogan is a UFC commentator who is also a very experienced Martial Artist. Joe Rogan has hosted several TV shows in the past...Read More »
While many people were anticipating a rematch between Jones and Gustafsson, another contender is going to get a shot at the title first. The bout between UFC light-heavyweight Champion Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira will take place February 1st at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, the day...Read More »
The first match up between Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman took place at UFC 162. The highly anticipated fight proved to be a memorable one. The first round of the fight showed Silva on the receiving end of some brutal ground and pound. Weidman took Silva down and had...Read More »
Nick Diaz has been popping up every now and then since he claimed to retire after losing to the Champ, Georges St Pierre. Diaz wanted a rematch for the belt, but it wasn’t offered. Apparently Dana White is trying to use past UFC Champion Lyoto Machida to lure Diaz out...Read More »
After Saturday’s PPV, many people are wondering who the record breaking Champion Jon “Bones” Jones should fight next? Should he have a rematch with Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson or Glover “Hands of Stone” Teixeira? The fight on September 21st showed a new side of Jon Jones the world had...Read More »
The Ultimate Fighter Season 18 Starring UFC Women’s Bantamweight Ronda Rousey vs Miesha Tate. This will be the first season featuring female MMA fighters, and the show will also include male bantamweights as well.
Tune in this Wednesday September the 4th at 10:00pm ET on Fox Sports 1.
Anthony Pettis talks about his preparations for UFC 164 Benson “Smooth” Henderson vs Anthony “Showtime” Pettis in his hometown. He says the arena is only 15 minutes away from his home. He also talks about his training and his past knee injury before his cancelled fight with Jose Aldo.
Pettis believes...Read More »
After his win over Bubba McDaniel, Tavares talks about who he would like to fight next. He is 6 – 1 in the UFC and believes he can keep up with even the toughest guys. He says he’s ready to step up and start fighting top 10 guys.
Brad Tavares was...Read More »
Carlos Condit the ex-UFC Interim Welterweight Champion talks after his fight and victory over Martin Kampmann. Discussing rematches and who he is interested in for his next fight Condit names Johny Hendricks. They had a close fight a while ago where Johny took the win in a close decision. Condit...Read More »
Lyoto Machida has never been one of those loud mouth fighters that will call people out. The Former Light-Heavyweight Champion has called out Chael Sonnen after the events of UFC Fight Night 26 where...Read More »
Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, the UFC Lightweight has reportedly been charged in Colorado with a Misdemeanor Assault. A boating incident escalated out of control and has been deemed an instance of “Boat Rage.”
Cerrone has been matched against Rafael dos Anjos as the co-main event for the UFC’s Fight Night 27...Read More »
The 2 time NCAA champ, U.S. Olympic Wrestler, and undefeated Bellator Welterweight Champion recently became a free agent. His contract ended with Bellator and they haven’t made any moves towards keeping Askren as a fighter.
We aren’t sure what to think after hearing Bellator explicitly say they do not want...Read More »
The very popular fighter who has proven a physical disability is not enough to hold someone back from their dreams. The fighter is missing his left forearm from the elbow down. In the World Series of Fighting 4, Nick Newell faced Keon Caldwell and defeated him by weight of...Read More »
Here is a sneak preview of some of the images you may see in the new calender featuring Arianny Celeste. The UFC’s ring card girl is know for being incredibly hot and as you can imagine, she does not disappoint. Check out the video and pick up the calender when...Read More »
Ronda Rousey will be the cover story of Maxim’s September issue. Having her very own bikini shoot included some excellent shots, the UFC Bantamweight Champ is no stranger to the magazine cover.
Here is an image from the shoot.
There are rumors that Tito Ortiz will make a comeback to fight Bellator’s new addition–Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. Tito Ortiz was once the reigning defending Light-Heavyweight UFC Champion. The Huntington Beach Bad Boy was one of the UFC biggest Stars in the early years...Read More »
Following tonight’s fight of Rory MacDonald vs Jake Ellenberger we may see Rory MacDonald move closer to fighting his friend and mentor. Ellenberger and MacDonald are both two of more elite fighters in the Welterweight division not currently lined up for a title shot. However if Rory MacDonald can secure...Read More »
Sparring session in New York with Chirs “The All American” Weidman and Rory Macdonald.Read More »
Now just as we suspected, the whole case of Nick Diaz’s return to fighting in the UFC has flip-flopped. Initially we heard from BJPenn.com that Cesar Gracie spoke about an offer made to his fighter by the UFC even after Diaz’s claim of possible retirement.
However, a day after this...Read More »
After his loss in UFC 158 Nick told Joe Rogan, “I think I’m going to have to figure out whether I want to keep doing this. To be...Read More »
UFC 168 confirmed! Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman II Rematch will be the main event on December 28 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The event will feature the co-main event, Ronda Rousey vs. Miesha Tate II Rematch which will conclude the 18th Season of The Ultimate Fighter.
Video blog by Anderson “The Spider” Silva after his loss to the new Middleweight Champion, Chris Weidman at UFC 162.Read More »
If you’ve watched the most recent UFC Pay Per View, we don’t need to tell you that Chris Weidman knocked Anderson Silva the F$#k out. Many people have speculated that Silva may have ‘thrown’ the fight because he just doesn’t want to be the champion anymore. This of course makes...Read More »
Like her upcoming opponent, Miesha Tate is posing nude for an upcoming issue of the ESPN Magazine called the “Body Issue.” Her previous and future opponent Ronda Rousey was on the cover of last years issue, and now Miesha will be the cover of this years magazine. Below you can...Read More »
Chris Weidman Defeats Anderson "The Spider" Silva in UFC 162 and Becomes the New Middleweight Champion of the World.
In the beginning of the fight the fighters do not touch gloves. Anderson Silva does some of his signature taunting of his opponent to which Chris Weidman responds with strikes. After a handful of silly gestures from Silva in the fight, Weidman takes Silva down and begins some viscous...Read More »
Jon Jones replied to a statement made today by Anderson Silva in regards to the idea of a Super Fight between the Champions of both the Middleweight and the Light-Heavyweight divisions. The fighters have both made statements in regards to the idea of the Super Fight. This fight is...Read More »
Rosenthal will serve 37 months behind bars with no hope for parole.
Josh Rosenthal has played a ref in...Read More »
Here is a video of the staph infection featuring the large hole in Mark Hunt’s leg. Also check here for a story on Mark Hunt hole in leg.Read More »
One of the toughest fighters ever, Chael Sonnen recently ties the knot with longtime girlfriend Brittany Smith. Sonnen has recently fought against both the Middleweight and Light-Heavyweight champions for a shot at their titles. Chael Sonnen is known for his mental toughness and his great wrestling skills. He was...Read More »
This is a direct expert from Tim Kennedy’s facebook page.
“I recently made comments regarding fighter pay. The intent of these statements was to highlight that professional fighters incur significant expense associated with their preparations to fight and that fighter compensation is still not on par with other major sports....Read More »
“I’m trying, and working with my team, to bring a UFC event to Bangor. The arena is new, it’s all redone. The [Hollywood] casino is there now, and I’m doing everything in my power to try to bring the UFC here. I think it would be really big for...Read More »
You could say Randy Couture is a disgruntled ex-employee for the UFC. However he speaks, you may find that he is a biased towards his own life and agenda. Here are some things he said about Dana White and the UFC from his recent interview with Sports Illustrated:
“Of course...Read More »
After competing in seven title fights in a row, previous UFC champion Frankie Edgar tells about what it’s like going from 5 round fights to 3 round fights.
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There has recently been a lot of talk in the Mixed-Martial Arts world about professional fighter’s pay. The UFC and other promotions are becoming popular for under-paying their fights to the point where they claim to be making less than a garbage man while fighting in the biggest combat...Read More »
“Dana White really wanted me because I was the last guy Chuck (Liddell) wanted to get his revenge on. Everybody was really nice to me, I’m telling you when I beat up Marvin Eastman, everybody, people behind the scenes at the UFC they’re really like a big family. Chuck...Read More »
Mark Hunt, the former K1 champion, is being treated for an infected hematoma that caused a...Read More »
During an interview with Mmamania.com, Rampage Jackson was asked if he wanted to focus on anything before his debut in Bellator...Read More »
Meisha Tate, arguably one of the most attractive female UFC fighters will soon be amongst MMA fighters who have posed nude for the Body Issue of ESPN’s magazine. The UFC Bantamweight will get the chance to show off her body in the yearly issue, the same way the opposing...Read More »
The new show set to air tonight, 6/19/13 Bellator’s Fight Master will give viewers a new look on combat sport reality television. Following a similar concept to The Ultimate Fighter, Fight Master will utilize single elimination fights, and the fighters will all live and eat together. Fight Master will...Read More »