Read a heart warming story told by MMA legend in Renzo Gracie in a series of tweets as he was at the airport.
The randomness of social media is fascinating. When I usually write these 'Tweet of the Day' posts from various members of the MMA community, usually it's either about hilarious moments, online arguments, or fighters calling each other out.
Renzo Gracie has been featured here in the past, most notably when he was live tweeting as he handled two muggers in New York. This edition is a bit more
Two MMA legends are set to collide once again, but they will do it outside of the Octagon.
Matt Hughes and Renzo Gracie, who fought at the UFC 112 card in Abu Dhabi in 2010, will battle in a superfight at ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship’s next edition, scheduled for September 2015 in Manaus, Brazil.
"It’s a done deal," Gracie told MMAFighting.com. "Matt asked to compete again at the ADCC and they offered me this wonderful fight. I wasn’t expecting for this, but I immediately accepte 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, Matt Bishop, Fraser Coffeen, Dallas Winston, KJ Gould, Ben Thapa, T.P. Gra more
MMA Fighting has UFC 175 results for the Weidman vs. Machida fight card July 5, plus live coverage from Las Vegas, live blogs of all the fights, and live UFC 175 twitter updates.In the main event, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will defend his title against former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida. UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will try to retain her title against Alexis Davis in the co-main event.Check out the UFC 175 results below.Main card (PPV at 10 p.m. more
MMA Fighting has TUF 19 Finale results for the Edgar vs. Penn 3 fight card July 6, plus live coverage from Las Vegas, live blogs of all the main card fights, and live TUF 19 Finale twitter updates.In the main event, former UFC champions Frankie Edgar and B.J. Penn will square off in a featherweight contest. Two TUF titles will also be up for grabs on the main card.Check out the TUF 19 Finale results below.Main card (FOX Sports 1 at 9 p.m ET)Frankie Edgar vs. B.J. PennCorey Anderson vs. Matt Van more
Prior to BJ Penn hanging up his gloves last night, his former opponent and fellow UFC legend Jens Pulver also confirmed his retirement this past weekend.
B.J. Penn has decided to call it quits following a loss to rival Frankie Edgar on Sunday night, capping a hall-of-fame career that saw him win UFC titles in two weight divisions. Prior to the TUF 19 Finale though, Penn's former opponent and fellow UFC legend in Jens Pulver also decided to officially announce his retirement.
"I did (compete at) more
Former UFC titleholder B.J. Penn has developed a bad habit lately. He gets beaten up, announces his retirement, then changes his mind a few months later, only to repeat the painful cycle all over again. But no more, Penn says.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC more
Vitor Belfort's future in MMA may be uncertain at this time, but that isn't particularly worrisome for UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman. Speaking with MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani on the July 14, 2014 edition of The MMA Hour (transcribed by MMA Fighting's Chuck Mindenhall), Weidman pointed specifically to The Phenom regarding whom he wants to face next.
"I do want to fight Vitor Belfort. He’s the guy who’s been floating around the top for awhile now," he said. "He's another legend. I've k more
MMA Fighting has UFC Fight Night 45 results for the Cerrone vs. Miller fight card July 16, live blogs of the main card, and live UFC Fight Night 45 twitter updates.In the main event, Donald Cerrone will square off against Jim Miller. Edson Barboza is slated to face Evan Dunham in the co-main event.Check out the UFC Fight Night 45 results below.Main card (FOX Sports 1 at 9 p.m. ET)Donald Cerrone vs. Jim MillerEdson Barboza vs. Evan DunhamRick Story vs. Leonardo MafraJustin Salas vs. Joe ProctorJo more