Neiman Gracie grew up with a famous name and a family history of training in martial arts. His path was inevitable, but it started on the ocean.Filed under: News, WSOF more
Steven Siler decided it would be a good idea to start training. After all, he was 12 fights deep into his professional MMA career, accumulating a 5-7 record over that stretch. He'd horse around with his friend—former UFC welterweight Jorge Lopez—and pick up some techniques, but as far as a formal training regimen goes, Siler had none. He was just a scrappy kid who wanted to be on local TV and earn a few bucks, so once he turned 18, he granted his own wish. "He (Lopez) started training a little b more
While Daniel Cormier has accomplished much in his brief mixed martial arts career, the title of UFC champion has thus far eluded him.
Naturally, Cormier is hoping to change that fact on September 27th when he challenges the sport's pound-for-pound kingpin, light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones, at UFC 178. Though if all goes as planned, Cormier will have some unexpected championship pedigree aiding him in his quest for the belt.
"I've got some friends and they put me in contact with some of th more
Video: Watch Chris Weidman knockout Lyoto Machida at UFC 175 via ground-and-pound, as EA Sports UFC simulates the Saturday night (July 5, 2014) headliner along with Ronda Rousey vs. Alexis Davis inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. more
From Yahoo Sports: Machida isn't concerned about being 36 as he prepares for his middleweight title fight with Chris Weidman at UFC 175. more
Robert Drysdale finally makes his UFC debut on Sunday night, and he decided to open up about his controversial start in the promotion in 2013.
Drysdale, a jiu-jitsu world champion and ADCC openweight champion, was set to make his promotional debut at UFC 167, but was removed from a light heavyweight bout with Cody Donovan after failing a Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) mandated out-of-competition drug test.
Ironically, Drysdale was never suspended by the commission or punished by the UFC for te more
MMAmania.com resident fighter analyst Andrew Richardson breaks down the mixed martial arts (MMA) game of UFC 175 headliner Lyoto Machida, who looks to become the third two-division champion this Saturday night (July 5, 2014) inside the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion, Lyoto Machida, looks to snatch the title from new middleweight kingpin, Chris Weidman, this Saturday night (July 5, 2014) inside the Mandalay B more
You know the answer before the question is even asked, but you ask Lyoto Machida anyway, wondering if he thinks about the possibility of becoming only the third man in UFC history to win titles... more
At this point, it’s one of our sport's most persistent jokes.
Five years after the UFC broadcast team prematurely bellowed the dawn of a new day in the light heavyweight division, the “Lyoto Machida Era” has become the “Rickson by arm bar” of squandered potential. When Machida meets Chris Weidman on Saturday at UFC 175, it may not only represent his last opportunity to recapture a world title, but also his final chance to avoid going down as the butt of one of MMA’s cruelest memes.
In other word more