One of the hottest free agents in MMA is not a man but a woman. That woman is former pro boxing champ and undefeated mixed martial artist Holly Holm.
Holm, who is 7-0, is currently mending a broken arm suffered in April. However, she should be ready to go in the coming months, and the UFC has been pursuing the WMMA star actively, Shaun Al-Shatti of MMA Fighting reports. In the event that the UFC does sign Holm, who should she debut against? Let's take a look at four possibilities for her eventua more
South Africa doesn't allow boxers to compete in MMA, and one of the top fighters from the country in Irshaad Sayed reacts to the news.
"Professional boxers are not allowed to be involved in mixed martial arts", said Loyiso Mtya, of the South African boxing commission, when he banned a regional champ from returning to 'the sweet science' after having 3 bouts at the country's top MMA organization, Extreme Fighting Championship (EFC).
Irshaad Sayed is a two-sport athlete having claimed titles in bo more
Former UFC welterweight champion, Georges St. Pierre receiving Tecar Therapy from Dr. Kindy Parmar under Dr. William Kessler's care. The Winback machine seen in the video is housed at Kessler Family Wellness in Southern California, and is courtesy of former UFC heavyweight, and current Bellator star, Cheick Kongo. more
One of the most promising and yet most frustrating Flyweight prospects in MMA has signed with the UFC.
The UFC has signed Flyweight Henry Cejudo, the 2008 Olympic freestyle wrestling gold medalist. The news was announced on UFC.com tonight. The 27-year-old Cejudo is 6-0 as a professional mixed martial artist. Cejudo will make his UFC debut against Scott Jorgensen at UFC 177 on August 30 in Sacramento, California."It feels good to be part of the UFC family finally.
"In wrestling, you're talking a more
Johny Hendricks is looking to build his own legacy in MMA, and he secretly hopes that former UFC welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre is a part of it.
Much has changed since the epic yet controversial title fight from nearly a year ago.
St-Pierre is no longer an active fighter on the UFC roster, and Hendricks is the reigning welterweight champ. While “Big Rigg” refuses to dwell on the past, it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to see that the split-decision loss to St-Pierre at UFC 167 still irks 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
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Nate Marquardt explains how the drug testing procedures currently in place for MMA isn't strict enough.
Following his headlining win over James Te Huna at UFC Fight Night: Auckland, Nate Marquardt was asked about hot button topics now including the TRT ban and the current state of PED testing. While some may argue he isn't the perfect man to address the topic because of his past troubles with the commission, Marquardt did bring up some very valid points about how the current procedures isn't as more
Not only is Ronda Rousey the biggest star in women's MMA, but it can also be argued that she is the biggest star in MMA as a whole. With that in mind, a victory over Alexis Davis at UFC 175 is paramount in terms of continuing the growth of her division.
Rousey is a perfect 9-0, and she will put the UFC Women's Bantamweight Championship on the line Saturday night. Rousey is a heavy favorite due largely to her devastating armbar, but Davis poses an interesting challenge with her jiu-jitsu backgrou more
Robert Drysdale pushed his MMA record to 7-0 at “The Ultimate Fighter 19” Finale on Sunday in Las Vegas. more