At long last, Phil Baroni will make his Bellator debut later this month at Bellator 122. The fight marks "The New York Badass'" first time back since suffering a disastrous mid-fight ankle injury in mid-2013, the same injury that left him with a year of painful physical therapy and crushed his dreams of vying for the ONE FC welterweight title.
But now Baroni is healthy, and as a throwback to a bygone era, Bellator matchmakers have paired the 38-year-old up against 31-year-old Karo Parisyan, hims more
A hungrier and leaner Phil Baroni blogs on BloodyElbow about his Bellator 122 bout against Karo Parisyan, the remaining fighters from the forgotten untelevised generation in MMA, and a future drop down to lightweight.
The following is Phil Baroni's guest blog, as he writes about his upcoming Bellator 122 bout against Karo Parisyan.
My camp has gone great. I'm back at OKG, One Kicks Gym. I don't even know what the f*ck made me leave in the first place. I f*cking feel at home now. I was homeless f more
Because non-UFC fighters deserve to be ranked, too!
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) helped reshuffle the 170-pound rankings earlier this month in the wake of UFC 174, which featured top contenders Rory MacDonald and Tyron Woodley in the co-main event (results here).
Not much change, all things considered.
But this panel also considers non-UFC fighters in the overall grand scheme of things, which is why ONE FC headliner Ben Askren is included -- and clogging up the bottom of the order -- in more
Get a detailed breakdown of the betting lines for UFC Fight Night 43: "Te Huna vs. Marquardt" and UFC Fight Night 44: "Swanson vs. Stephens," both of which will take place this Saturday (June 28, 2014) from Auckland, New Zealand, and San Antonio, Texas, respectively. Best bets, underdogs, favorites and much more!
Strap yourselves in ... this is going to be a long one.
It's mixed martial arts (MMA) all day this Saturday (June 28, 2014) as Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to both Aucklan more
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing its brand of mixed martial arts (MMA) back to "The Land of the Rising Sun" for UFC Fight Night 52, headlined by a hard-hitting heavyweight showdown pitting Mark Hunt against Roy Nelson, airing on Fight Pass, with return bouts for Japanese veterans "Kid" Yamamoto, "Sexyama," and "The Fireball Kid."
Event: UFC Fight Night 52: "Hunt vs. Nelson"Date: Sat., Sept. 20, 2014 on Fight PassLocation: Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan
Fight Pass Main Even more
U.G.L.Y., you ain't got no alibi, you ugly!
For those counting, Chael Sonnen had four banned substances in his system when Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) tested him randomly ahead of his ill-fated grudge match against Wanderlei Silva at UFC 175:
Anastrozole, human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), human growth hormone (HGH) and recombinant human erythropoietin (EPO).
After testing positive for the first two, Sonnen addressed the results in a seemingly "vulnerable" manner, conducting a rathe more
The Ultimate Fighting Championship and Fox Sports have terminated their respective broadcasting services agreements with former title contender and analyst Chael Sonnen. more
In the latest edition of Dana White's pre-event UFC video blogs, we take a backstage look as White, Michael Bisping, Cung Le, Roy Nelson and Mark Hunt embark on a media tour to New York and across Asia in advance of UFC 175 , which takes place on July 5, 2014 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. more
Get a detailed breakdown of the betting lines for UFC 175: "Weidman vs. Machida" mixed martial arts (MMA) event that is set to hit Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, this Saturday night (July 5, 2014), including best bets, underdogs, favorites and much more.
History (maybe) in the making.
Following in the footsteps of Randy Couture and B.J. Penn, former Light Heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida will try to conquer a second weight class this Saturday evening (July 5, 2014) at UFC 175 more