During the recent UFC broadcast from New Zealand, Mike Goldberg botched Jonah Lomu's name and sport in a moment that Australian media have said fuels the American stereotype of ignorance toward other countries.
News Corp Australia staff writers appear a bit less than thrilled with Mike Goldberg after his work over the weekend calling the action from the UFC's trip to New Zealand.
Right on the front page of News.com.au is the headline "UFC commentator’s massive fail" with the sub-header of "AMERI more
It’s been a bit of a roller coaster ride for Stevie Ray since he signed with Cage Warriors, but with a new deal in place, he’s hoping for some stability as far as his title is concerned. Filed under: Cage Warriors, MMA Rumors, News more
In a recent interview, Dan Gable, hero of American wrestling, talked extensively about mixed martial arts. In particular he discusses how he might have done as a fighter.
Dan Gable, without a doubt, is the biggest name in American wrestling. As a wrestler at Iowa State in the 1960's he turned out one of the most storied college careers in history. In 1971, Gable became a world champion in freestyle wrestling, and in the 1972 Munich Games he claimed the first American Olympic gold medal in wrestl more
Recent UFC flyweight title challenger Ali Bagautinov has been suspended for a year after he failed his UFC 174 pre-fight drug test, becoming the latest fighter to test positive for EPO.
Big news coming in today from the British Columbia Athletic Commission, who oversaw UFC 174 in Vancouver last month. Flyweight contender Ali Bagautinov, who fought in the night's main event and lost to champion Demetrious Johnson, tested positive for erythropoietin (EPO) prior to fight night. The BCAC tested Baga more
Recent flyweight title challenger Ali Bagautinov has been suspended for one year after testing positive for Recombinant Human Erythropoietin (EPO) in a June 2nd out-of-competition drug test prior to his championship fight against Demetrious Johnson at UFC 174, British Columbia athletic commissioner Dave Maedel revealed on Thursday.
EPO, one of the four banned substances recently found in Chael Sonnen's system, is typically used as a method to increase athlete stamina and endurance, and is genera more
Because the "All American" is looking to add another Brazilian "legend" to his already-impressive resume.
On July 5, 2014, Chris Weidman defended his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight title for the second consecutive time, turning away Lyoto Machida at UFC 175 in a very entertaining "Fight of the Night."
In the process, "All American" proved he was indeed "the real deal."
But what you didn't know is that the back-and-forth title fight (video) was dangerously close to not happenin more
The kickboxing champ showed up at UFC Dublin yesterday and told Dana White he wants just one fight in the Octagon.
Tyron Spong was last seen snapping his shin in a Glory kickboxing event but apparently he's well enough to show up backstage at yesterday's UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Brandao and ask UFC president Dana White for a chance to compete in the Octagon.
"I've got Tyrone Spong back here telling me, ‘Sign me for one fight,' White said at Saturday's post-fight press conference. "I want to more
In a recent interview with Bloody Elbow, Luke Rockhold discussed his desire to put an end to Bisping's call-outs, facts and figures on his weight cuts, thoughts on Belfort's licensing and more.
Michael Bisping has a fight coming up with Cung Le, but you wouldn't know it judging by his call outs and ongoing feuds with fellow UFC middleweights Luke Rockhold and Tim Kennedy. He directed a particularly pointed call-out to Rockhold via the latest UFC Tonight show, stating; When Luke Rockhold is done more
Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is petitioning to fight Chris Weidman at UFC 181 on December 6. The fact that the perennial contender is already booked for that championship bout is inconsequential, at least according to Rockhold in his recent comments to Bloody Elbow. That licensing is questionable. Is the fact that he cried supposed to make us feel sorry that he's been a lifelong cheater? He's pretty much a pathological liar. He should really consider taking up acting. M more