A light heavyweight match-up ended in dramatic fashion in Sao Goncalo, Brazil.
Marcos "Rino" Souza took on Cristian Goetz at a local event called Favela Kombat 10 on Sunday night, and suffered an Anderson Silva-like injury. Goetz checked Rino’s kick, causing the injury 37 seconds into the third round.
Favela Kombat officials told MMAFighting.com that "Rino" fractured his right tibia and is expected to undergo surgery Monday. more
Wanderlei Silva has yet to receive the green light from the Nevada State Athletic Commission, but the former Pride champ says he’s “totally clean and cleared to fight as soon as possible.”
A little over a month has passed since Silva bailed on a random drug test administered by the NSAC. The shocking deed from the Brazilian legend forced the UFC to remove him from his highly anticipated grudge match with Chael Sonnen at UFC 175. Nearly a year’s worth of hype and promotion came tumbling down righ more
Brazilian standout Lucas Martins is probably thankful he’s headed back to featherweight after a recent UFC appearance at 135 pounds.Filed under: News, UFC more
While question marks remain on whether or not Vitor Belfort will get licensed for his next fight, UFC President Dana White is keen on him meeting champ Chris Weidman next: preferably in Brazil. White addressed the situation during a media scrum in Dublin yesterday, per MMA Fighting. We want to make that fight happen," White said. "That's the next fight. That fight should've already happened before the Machida. That's the fight we want to do and that's the fight that Chris Weidman wants. I love t more
The Ultimate Fighting Championship is set to stage an event in Brazil on Oct. 25, according to a report from Globo.com this week. more
Terrence Crawford stopped Yuriorkis Gamboa in the ninth round to retain his lightweight title last Saturday night (June 28, 2014) inside the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Gamboa -- a 2004 Olympic medalist for Cuba -- was able to hurt the champ early and seemed to be in control for the first couple of rounds. Unfortunately, "El Ciclon de Guantánamo" was unable to hang on and wound up getting dropped four times by "Bud," including the brutal uppercut seen in the HBO Boxing video highlight more
Marquardt confirms what most of us already knew: Dieting sucks.
Who says you can't go home again?
Longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veteran Nate Marquardt is back in the middleweight division and not coincidentally, back in the win column as well, following a "Great" performance over James Te Huna last Saturday (June 28, 2014) in New Zealand.
Watch him get the job done right here.
Marquardt (34-13-2) came into their Auckland affair on a three-fight skid, but later blamed the difficul 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
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