The USA lost and won at the same time. Defeat to Germany wasn't enough to knock out the Americans from the group stages, and you can see how some of MMA's top names tweeted the proceedings.
It's been a roller-coaster ride for the US Men's National Team in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Coming off a dramatic 2-1 win over arch-nemesis Ghana in their group stage opener, the Americans needed a win against Portugal to secure qualification into the last 16 before playing the vaunted German side in the 3rd a more
The US Men's soccer team faced Belgium for the right to play Argentina in the quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup. Here's how the MMA world watched and reacted to the game.
It's been a great ride so far for the United States in this FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Yes, their record stands as 1-1-1, including the 1-0 loss to Germany last game, but their goal difference was good enough to see themselves through to the 2nd round ahead of Portugal.
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It's only halftime, and it looks like host nation Brazil are going out of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The UFC's Brazilian contingent are not pleased.
As of this publish, it's halftime in the 2014 FIFA World Cup semifinal meeting between the hosts Brazil and Germany. The game is effectively over. Without superstar Neymar (injury) and team captain and central defender Thiago Silva (yellow card suspension), Brazil look absolutely hopeless and lifeless in front of their legion of loyal fans. Germany ar more
BJ Penn's boxing coach Jason Parillo talks about Penn's performance in his final fight. more
South Africa’s Boxing Commission informed Sherdog.com that professional boxers are not allowed to compete in Mixed Martial Arts due to concerns about the safety of the sport. South African boxers curious about trying their luck in MMA will have a hard time transitioning to the sport in their home country.
It appears South Africa's Boxing Commission has explicitly forbid their licensed boxers from competing in Mixed Martial Arts tournaments due to concerns regarding the safety of the sport.
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But cautions that her idea of a "break" is probably much different than Georges St. Pierre's.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey, has 12 fights in just under four years, dating back to her amateur mixed martial arts (MMA) debut in August 2010, and will have No. 13 in less than two weeks.
It's time for a break.
Even when "Rowdy" isn't fighting, she's keeping herself busy outside of combat sports. The Olympian has been tearing up the silver screen with more
In the world of MMA, the women's division is ruled by Ronda Rousey.
She’s snatched the position created by Gina Carano years ago and ran with it into stardom. Even though Carano has been away from the sport for years, she’s still a name that draws attention when mentioned. As talks between Carano and the UFC seem to have stalled, according to Mike Chiappetta of Fox Sports, one must ask if her return is not only in her best interests but those of women’s MMA as a whole.
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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
AUCKLAND, New Zealand – It takes a special kind of human being to willingly take part in hand-to-hand combat, even if it is of the sporting variety. But even those men and women who take part in such grueling physical tests can often suffer from a lack of self-belief. more