Khabib Nurmagomedov is one of the newest names in the ever-growing list of mixed martial arts fighters hampered by injuries.
Unfortunately for the athlete, the knee injury that has forced him out of competition came at a time when he was surging toward the top of the lightweight division.
Even though he's still months away from returning to the Octagon, the Ultimate Fighting Championship has a number of opponents waiting to welcome him back. However, one of the most interesting options isn't on read news >>
GLORY's new CEO says his kickboxing promotion will be back in action in late October. In addition, their Spike TV deal is renewed, Amsterdam and Paris are possible destinations, and "the door is open on all possibilities" with Bellator MMA.
GLORY Sports International and its board of directors have announced on Tuesday morning (Aug. 19, 2014) that Sports-Entco founder and president, John J. Franklin, has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the global kickboxing promotion. read news >>
Your weekly rundown of high-profile fights from the regional circuit.
First up this week we have Trevor Prangley, who possesses probably one of the most heroic chins in MMA this side of Urijah Faber. Prangley (33-10-1, 2-2 UFC, 3-3-1 Strikeforce, 0-1 Bellator) headlined King of the Cage: Steadfast last Thursday, where he successfully defended his title against Jared Torgeson (15-12-0). The fight was a rematch of a 2013 bout, which Prangley won by unanimous decision. The UFC veteran made much sho read news >>
Rafael dos Anjos returns to action this Saturday in the main event of the UFC's second card of the day. The Brazilian is 6-1 in his last seven outings and is looking to put his name among the other title hopefuls with a win on Saturday.
UFC Fight Night 49 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, plays host to Dos Anjos' bout against Benson Henderson. Dos Anjos comes in as the No. 5-ranked contender, while Henderson sits atop the contender's list at No. 1.
A win would do wonders for Dos Anjos.
While he is currently r read news >>
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight titleholder, Ronda Rousey, is hoping to become the world's highest-grossing actor. If not, then she'll settle for becoming a female version of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.
Either way, "Rowdy" has some work to do.
Her latest big screen role, that of "Luna" in the action ensemble "Expendables 3," did little to help her geriatric co-stars muscle past a couple of Ninja Turtles, or a smart-ass fox trying to save the Galaxy. Heck, the expen read news >>
A look back at some of the action from UFC's Fight Night from Bangor, Maine.
Ryan Bader and Ovince St. Preux were in a weird spot for their UFC Fight Night main event. This may well be the peak opposition that either guy can be expected to defeat, so it served as a sort of Intercontinental Championship bout--to steal a thing from the world of pro wrestling.
The bout also dragged quite a bit, a five round main event the drew champion Jon Jones to tweet "LOL what am I watching right now," before d read news >>
The UFC Fight Night 47 post-fight press conference is the last piece of business to take care of after the action is over in the Octagon, and we have the live video below at MMAFighting.com.UFC officials will announce the winners of the Fight of the Night and the Performance of the Night bonuses, and winning fighters will meet the media after their fights.The UFC Fight Night 47 post-fight press conference takes place about 30 minutes after the main event ends, meaning it will start around 1 a.m. read news >>
Four years after his last bout, Andre Dida returns to action in Thailand.
The MMA and K-1 veteran, who has worked as muay thai coach of the likes of Wanderlei Silva, Godofredo Pepey and Francisco Trinaldo over the past few years, is scheduled to compete at the K-1 World MAX Finals card in Pattaya, Thailand, on Oct. 11.
Dida, who competed for the last time in both MMA and K-1 in 2010 in decision losses to KJ Noons and Hinata Watanabe, respectively, meets Chinese fighter Li Yankun under K-1 rules. read news >>
WSOF 12 may not have delivered a lot for action as an entire event, but the final fight of the evening, between Luis Palomino and Lewis Gonzalez, was all action. Your browser does not support iframes. read news >>
The sequel to last year's SYFY hit, "Sharknado," debuted last night. And the action on Twitter was once again overwhelming -- at one point there were eight topics trending. Here are some of the funniest tweets from last night.
Sharknado 2: "The Second One" set a SYFY record last night (July 30, 2014) with 4 million viewers.
The tornado of flying predators showed up in New York City, N.Y., this time around after bringing Los Angeles, Calif., to its knees last summer. In addition to the original s read news >>
Sharknado 2? Pfffft. Get ready for real action (and danger) at Full Metal Dojo 2!
Phuket's premier mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion returns on August 23, 2014, and three fights have already been confirmed for Full Metal Dojo 2, which takes place at the Seduction Nightclub on Bangla Road in Patong.
The co main event will be a catchweight contest between Sweden's Kristoffer Persson, who fights out of Ole Laursen's Legacy Gym, and Afghan Baz Mohammad Mubariz, who is currently training at Phuket T read news >>