Even if they’re complimentary, comparisons aren’t the type of things fighters want to hear. No one wants to be called “The Next so and so” or a clone of a current or former world champion. more
Imagine you are a mixed martial artist. You work every day with one goal in mind: the UFC Octagon. You belong there. You sense it. Every step you take, every bite of food you ingest, is done with the UFC in mind. You're invited to participate on The Ultimate Fighter. Congratulations. It's not quite the UFC, but it's close. If you're really the trained beast you claim to be, you'll be in the UFC soon enough. Now imagine you went to tryouts, made the cut and received a fight to get into the TUF ho more
Less than a month after retiring from mixed martial arts, Chael Sonnen will make his debut for Brazilian jiu-jitsu promotion Metamoris on Aug. 9. more
The Silva/Barnett war-of-words doesn't appear to be slowing down anytime soon.
Antonio Silva wants to throw down with Josh Barnett inside the Octagon, but "The Warmaster" isn't interested, as he has his sights set on bigger and better fights, ones that actually make sense.
Plus, Barnett doesn't want "Bigfoot," a guy he isn't too fond of, to make any make any money or gain further ground in mixed martial arts (MMA) at his expense.
But according to an amused Silva, Barnett's reason for not accepti more
Fight videos and results from Rajadamnern Stadium, Bangkok on the 25th June, as well as a round-up of news from the big mango. The main event is truly a must see fight! more
Josh Barnett doesn’t seem interested in fighting Antonio Silva, but "Bigfoot" won’t give up the idea.
Barnett said on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour that fighting the Brazilian would give him money and attention and he wouldn’t try "to help this guy." Silva fired back, and he thinks that the real reason why the former UFC heavyweight champion won fight him is because he’s scared.
"I woke up this morning and saw his interview," Silva told MMAFighting.com. "He’s giving excuses because he’s scare more
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Josh Barnett is taking a break from his feud with Butthurt Bigfoot Silva to debut his new podcast, "Josh Barnett Conquers The World." Episode one features women's bantamweight Shayna Baszler, who talks about her upcoming fight against Bethe Correira at UFC 176 this August (more on that here), as well as her pro wrestling shtick. For more on "The Warmaster's" eventual return to the Octagon click here. Video: Josh Barnett Conquers The World (Shayna more
The week's most interesting bits from the MMA and UFC twitter world.
A few updates on what's been going on in the MMA & UFC Twitterverse
There's a ton of tweets below, but first, don't forget to follow me on twitter and instagram: @antontabuena
Oh, and these guys are probably worth following as well: The Official BloodyElbow Twitter Account, Kid Nate, Brent Brookhouse, Richard Wade, Chris Barton, D.E.O, Scott Broussard, Tim Burke, Matt Bishop, Fraser Coffeen, Dallas Winston, KJ Gould, Ben Tha more
Antonio Silva felt disrespected by Barnett's quotes about him, and says he laughed off the "Warmaster's" reasons to refuse his challenge.
Antonio Silva became unhappy with Josh Barnett's disregard over the challenge from the Brazilian heavyweight. While the former UFC champ said that this possible bout would have no value for him, Silva thinks differently and told Combate.com that he sees no logic in Barnett's arguments and laughed them off. It's funny of him to say this. Made me laugh he saying more