UFC strawweight Paige VanZant revealed that Ken Shamrock was her head coach and a "big support" in the early portion of her career.
Paige VanZant may be too young to legally take part in The Ultimate Fighter but she was not too young to learn leglock from UFC heavyweight Ken Shamrock at an earlier age at the Lion's Den.
The Nevada native, who is one of the women signed to the UFC's newly created stawweight division, may train out of Team Alpha Male the majority of the time, but she credits Shamr more
The 2014 edition of International Fight Week is going to be crazy! Where else can you meet all your favorite fighters, experience Las Vegas like never before, and be in town for the the two biggest events in one weekend in UFC history? more
From its earliest days, determining the best MMA fighter in the world has never been a particularly easy task. Even as Royce Gracie dominated the initial UFC tournaments in 1993 and 1994, challengers to his throne emerged overseas, his own brother Rickson at the front of the pack.
As the years have gone by and the sport has become more diverse—in size, technique and geography—winnowing a pool of hundreds down to one has become more and more difficult. How do you compare lightning-quick submissio more
From Yahoo Sports: The heavyweight has fought in numerous promotions but now takes on Anthony Hamilton on the UFC Fight Night card in San Antonio. more
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When Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson was booked in September 2013, nobody thought the Swede stood much of a chance against the light heavyweight champion, whom many were already calling the greatest mixed martial artist of all time.
But the two went toe-to-toe for 25 back-and-forth minutes in what ended up being one of the best scraps in the history of the sport. In hindsight, it was a can't-miss fight.
Thankfully, the two will rematch later this year at UFC 178, in what is one of the 12 can' more
For years, light heavyweight has been the UFC's marquee division. While there is a certain cache in being the heavyweight champion of the world, with due respect to the likes of Tim Sylvia and Andrei Arlovski, this was the division that mattered most.
Frank Shamrock got the stone rolling nicely with a memorable dark-ages reign. But it was Tito Ortiz who brought the sport into the light, dominating in the cage and becoming the first star of the Zuffa era. His were enormous shoes to fill, but Chuc more
Russian MMA heavyweight Alexander Emelianenko is facing a possible 4-6 year sentence for the rape of a 27-year-old woman several months ago. Alexander Emelianenko is once again in the headlines for disturbing charges.
The Russian heavyweight, who spent a portion of his career fighting in PRIDE and is best known as the brother of legendary heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko, is currently facing charges for the sexual assault of a 27-year-old Polina Stepanova.
The victim's lawyer intends to pursue the more
Season two of Malaysian Invasion, the tournament launched by Tune Talk last year, is already underway, but for last year’s winners Las Vegas beckons as they are flying out to compete at the IMMAF World Championships. more