Those leg kicks were nasty, though.
Marcus Brimage was out of mixed martial arts (MMA) action for more than one year after suffering a technical knockout loss to Conor McGregor in a featherweight scrap at UFC on FUEL TV 9. "Bama Beast" returned tonight (Sat., July 5, 2014) on UFC 175's pay-per-view (PPV) main card against Russell Doane in Las Vegas, Nevada.
And he struggled.
Doane controlled the action early with superior grappling, threatening late in the first round with a submission. Brimage more
Nobody ever wants to lose, but sometimes it's good to make the most of a bad situation. A few fighters who tasted defeat at UFC 175 should still be somewhat encouraged with how well they fought.
Not all losses are created equally. It's one thing to get completely dominated in every round. It's something different to go down fighting until the end and make a strong case that you were the deserving winner. Even a knockout/submission result can be deceiving because all it takes is one split-second more
LAS VEGAS – Kevin Lee put up a good fight while on his feet, but his wrestling was far more effective in shutting down opponent Jesse Ronson.Filed under: News, UFC more
A lot of fans have reason to be excited for the former Strikeforce boss's return to high level MMA promotion with Viacom's Bellator, but don't count your chickens before they hatch MMA fans. This is a murderously hard game and Coker will have to push his fighters harder than he's been willing to in the past to succeed.
Fan and fighter reaction has been overwhelmingly positive: Bjorn Rebney is being edged out of Bellator. In his stead is former Strikeforce CEO and founder Scott Coker. The reason more
Get full fight results here from the Canelo vs. Lara PPV and the main event of Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara.
Canelo Alvarez def. Erislandy Lara - Split decision (115-113 Lara; 115-113 Canelo; 117-111 Canelo)
Heading into tonight's PPV main event of Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara, many were calling this a 50/50 fight, and that is exactly how it played out. The two men showed that they were very evenly matched in an incredibly close back and forth fight. In the end, it was Canelo Alvarez w more
And somehow managed to draw a 117-111 score from judge Levi Martinez. It was damn close and will likely spark quite a bit of debate, but Saul "Canelo" Alvarez came out on top in a clash of the best junior middleweights on the planet, narrowly defeating Cuban standout Erislandy Lara in the "Honor & Glory" Showtime boxing pay-per-view (PPV) event last Saturday night (July 12, 2014) in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Get full results and round-by-round action here.
Lara started strong, using his footwork to ste more
Saul Alvarez took home a controversial split decision win over Erislandy Lara during the "Honor & Glory" boxing pay-per-view (PPV) event from Showtime, which took place last Saturday night (July 12, 2014) inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The controversy wasn't necessarily in the win for "Canelo," as it was a super-close fight, but rather in the 117-111 scorecard from ringside judge Levi Martinez. Check out the video highlights in the embedded player above and see for yourself. more
Hundreds of fighters have strapped on the leather and stepped inside the Octagon, but only two men have won titles in multiple weight classes.
That's why former champions Randy Couture and BJ Penn are not only UFC legends, but mixed martial arts trailblazers.
However, as prolific and memorable as their respective runs were, they will not be the last men to ever accomplish this staggering feat.
As of today, MMA's evolution has developed a key pool of athletes capable of stringing together perenni more
That was a close one.
The main card of tonight's (Sat., July 26, 2014) UFC on Fox 12: "Lawler vs. Brown" network television event at the SAP Center in San Jose, California, kicked off with a lightweight battle pitting perennial contender Josh Thomson against up-and-coming heavy hitter Bobby Green, who took the bout on short notice as an injury replacement for Michael Johnson.
The two were feeling each other out early, Green playing the role of the aggressor while Thomson fire off hard counter sh more