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
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
Chael Sonnen is recycling some of his old material for his latest venture in the world of combat sports, taking on Andre Galvao at the upcoming Metamoris 4 jiu-jitsu tournament on Aug. 9, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. The retired MMA fighter joins active fighter Josh Barnett, who brings catch wrestling -- and a second-degree black belt in jiu-jitsu -- to his showdown against UFC veteran and submission wizard Dean Lister. Does size really matter? We'll find out soon enough. How about it grappl more
The trash talk won’t stop, and Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva wants to end this rivalry inside the Octagon.
The Brazilian heavyweight continues to campaign for a match with former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett when he returns from suspension, and the fact that Barnett isn’t interested in fighting him makes Silva wonder why.
"Everything he said is nothing but excuses. He’s simply afraid to fight me," "Bigfoot" said on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour. "If a fighter comes to the media and says he more
The Ultimate Fighting Championship is establishing some serious roots in the Far East. more
The UFC has been in negotiations with two huge Female MMA stars, and while reports state that Gina Carano talks have stalled, separate discussions with Holly Holm are progressing well.
The UFC brass has been in talks with the former face of Women's MMA in Gina Carano, but based on a report from Ariel Helwani, discussions to sign the fighter turned Hollywood star has apparently "stalled". It was stated that negotiations aren't completely dead yet, although it looks like it looks like there will n more
Just don't call it The Ultimate Fighter.
Ultimate Fighting Championship continues to expand its global footprint overseas, recently announcing a new developmental deal with Vale Tudo Japan (VTJ), designed to "promote and operate a new tournament series projected to premiere later this year."
Longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) fans will remember the VTJ series operating under the SHOOTO umbrella and much like its stateside combat sports reality show, The Ultimate Fighter (TUF), each winner of the more
AUCKLAND, New Zealand – You probably haven't heard of UFC Fight Night 43 fighter Sean O'Connell, and if things don't go his way on Saturday night, you might never hear of him again. That's the harsh reality of MMA, but O'Connell wouldn't have it any other way. 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