Nick Newell is a story within mixed martial arts that is being missed by the mainstream sports world. This Saturday at World Series of Fighting 11 two undefeated lightweights will enter the cage to compete for the WSOF lightweight title. Justin Gaethje will defend his title against Newell but that isn't what makes this story stand out among others in the sport. Newell is a congenital amputee that hasn't allowed his condition to stop his meteoric rise to this point.
Newell was born with a left ar more
UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, being a former Olympian, says most drug infraction penalties resemble an unpaid vacation more than punishment and should be much more severe. more
From Yahoo Sports: Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino might be the only fighter capable of giving Ronda Rousey a challenge. more
Ask UFC President Dana White who could possibly beat women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, and the answer you’ll get is a perplexing mix of anyone and no one.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC more
Bloodyelbow.com’s Karim Zidan analyzes Dana White’s comments regarding women’s bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey and her status as a “game changer” for women in sports, and argues that this shows a significant lack of knowledge of women's involvement in professional sports. Since emerging on the MMA scene in 2011, few have been able to deny Ronda Rousey's astounding achievements. In less than three years as a professional, she has broken through the ceiling on women's MMA and has spearheaded their more
In the world of MMA, the women's division is ruled by Ronda Rousey.
She’s snatched the position created by Gina Carano years ago and ran with it into stardom. Even though Carano has been away from the sport for years, she’s still a name that draws attention when mentioned. As talks between Carano and the UFC seem to have stalled, according to Mike Chiappetta of Fox Sports, one must ask if her return is not only in her best interests but those of women’s MMA as a whole.
Gina Carano made history w more
The UFC and Vale Tudo Japan/Shooto, a trailblazing and veteran MMA promotion based in Japan, have formed a partnership that includes a new television series.Filed under: News, UFC more
Whenever Cub Swanson fights, there's a chance for an explosive finish. He won't have to hunt down his opponent on Saturday night, as Jeremy "Lil Heathen" Stephens is never one to back down from a brawl.
Swanson has made it clear: He believes he deserves a shot at the title. He has already faced and been knocked out by current champion Jose Aldo, but that was in 2009 when both were in WEC. He wants his crack at the title soon, but Stephens stands in his way.
'Lil Heathen has been up and down over more
UFC and the crew behind Vale Tudo Japan and Shooto are cooperating to produce two tournaments for a Japanese TV show that will have the winners join the UFC ranks.
During a press conference in Tokyo, Dana White announced that they will be partnering up with a local promotion in Vale Tudo Japan to help build stars and improve their roster of Japanese fighters. The two promotions will cooperate to produce a TV show in Japan that will have tournaments in both bantamweight and featherweight division more