In the 197 pound quarterfinals of the 2006 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championship, current UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman defeated future UFC light heavyweight contender Ryan Bader in a wild 10-7 match. Bloody Elbow has acquired rare footage of this match.
In the quarterfinals of the 2006 NCAA Wrestling Championships, Hofstra's unranked and unseeded Chris Weidman pulled off a shocking upset of Arizona State's returning All-American Ryan Bader. Weidman won an action-packed match to advan more
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For many years fans have speculated over how prevalent steroids were at the height of Pride. Seeing it in black and white on a contract might prove once and for all that steroids were prevalent in the organization. For many years fans have speculated over how prevalent steroids were at the height of Pride Fighting Championships run as the premier organisation in mixed martial arts. There have been many rumours, and fighters themselves have spoken out about the use of performance enhancing drugs more
Video: UFC President Dana White recently got the opportunity to sit down and chat with MMA legend Kazushi Sakuraba -- a man White dubbed a "national treasure" -- to talk about "Saku's" time with PRIDE Fighting Championships. more
Dana White recently sat down to talk to Japanese MMA legend Kazushi Sakuraba about his days with Pride FC. Check out some snippets from their conversation. more
2009 ADCC bronze medalist and Felipe Costa jiu-jitsu black belt Ryan Hall has signed a multi-fight deal with Titan FC. Titan FC COO Lex McMahon confirmed the news with MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani Tuesday evening.
Hall, 29, is the owner of a number of grappling awards, most notably a 2009 run at ADCC which netted him the bronze medal (a full rundown of his jiu-jitsu resume is available here). He is known for his triangle, heel hook and 50/50 guard, which he detailed for MMA Fighting in a previou more
A look at the August 16th UFC Fight Night in Maine, which features Ryan Bader and Ovince St. Preux in the main event.
Believe it or not, the UFC has never been to Maine before. That will all change on August 16th, as they head to Bangor for a Fight Night card to be televised on Fox Sports 1. Ryan Bader takes the main event honors against Ovince St. Preux in a battle of top 10 light heavyweights.
The co-main event is, and this is not a typo, Tim Boetsch versus Brad Tavares. Both men are coming of more
These guys will be swinging some heavy timber in "The Pine Tree State."
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has released the full poster for its upcoming UFC Fight Night 47: "Bader vs. St. Preux" mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which is set to go down inside Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine, on August 16, 2014.
Find out how to get tickets here.
UFC Fight Night 47 will be headlined by light heavyweight rising stars Ryan Bader and Ovince St. Preux, who battle for a spot in the 205-pound ti more
Dustin Holyko fought in a World Series of Fighting bout that ended up making the NBC broadcast. He was on the card despite a lengthy history involving multiple cases of domestic abuse and white pride tattoos.
In a story that brings to mind old cliches about the fate of those who fail to learn from the past, the World Series of Fighting made a rather curious decision in talent acquisition when they booked Dustin Holyko to take on Neiman Gracie in a fight that ended up airing on NBC.
Holyko, who l more