- 5 years ago
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Strikeforce today announced a light-heavyweight bout between former Strikeforce top contender Anthony Ruiz (21-12) and Aaron Rosa (11-2) that will take place at the organization's May 15 "SHO MMA: Strikeforce Challengers" event. read news >>
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Anthony Ruiz's crooked face brought forth a smile and some timely advice from Vladimir Putin.Eighteen months before the world visited Sochi for a slushy Olympic march inside the ring of steel, the Russian president joined friends at the seaside resort for a sports festival featuring one of his favorites: mixed martial arts.The longtime judo player, a black belt who penned a book and starred in a DVD touting the grappling art, is said to be especially enamored with combat sports because of what t read news >>
- 2 years ago
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UFC, Strikeforce and Bellator veteran Aaron Rosa
is scheduled to make his professional boxing debut on Nov. 30.
Rosa is slated to meet Dominique Smith, who also makes his professional
debut in the four-round heavyweight (more than 200 pounds) matchup.
The bout takes place on the undercard of Standing 8 Promotions'
"Mid-Cities Mayhem" event, which takes place at Hurst Conference Center
in Hurst, Texas.
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Daniel Cormier looks back at the Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Johnson fight and looks ahead to what's next for him. read news >>
STOCKHOLM – The MMA world was waiting in anticipation of a big light heavyweight rematch between champ Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson. Anthony Johnson spoiled that. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, Videos read news >>
MMA News & results for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Strikeforce & more Mixed Martial Arts fights read news >>
This week's Inside the Vault is an interview with an old interview with Anthony Johnson. read news >>
After several months of weighing his options, middleweight Cung Le has decided to hang up his MMA gloves.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
When Bob Cook speaks, Bellator MMA president Scott Coker listens. Cook, a trainer at American Kickboxing Academy and co-founder with Zinkin Entertainment and Sports Management, has rarely steered Coker wrong. When Coker was president of Strikeforce, Cook recommended (...) read news >>
Just about everyone in MMA has sounded off with an opinion on Phil Brooks in the past five weeks, and Anthony Pettis has joined the fray.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
CM Punk will prepare for his MMA career close to home. The former WWE superstar has decided on Roufusport as the gym he will train at to get ready for his first UFC fight, according to UFC president Dana White. The camp is in Milwaukee, less than 100 miles and only about a 90-minute drive from Punk's Chicago home. "He's now picked a training camp," White said Tuesday night on FOX Sports Live. "I'm pretty sure he's going to be training with Anthony Pettis, the 155-pound champion and his team. We' read news >>
Back in July, Kyle McLachlan set a criteria by which to judge the best pound-for-pound fighters in MMA by. Nearly five months on, he looks at recent results that may have changed those standings. What a difference five months make. Well, in fact it hasn't made a huge difference at all. Of the nine fighters I originally ranked based on their 'pound-for-pound' credentials, only five have fought in that time frame. This was how my pound-for-pound rankings ended up last time, and I was actually surp read news >>
With the entire sport of MMA in a never-ending search for mainstream acceptance, a ho-hum event for the NBA or NFL can warm the UFC to its bones. Well, the UFC is feeling snug as a bug in a rug right now, with Wheaties officially unveiling its first box featuring a mixed martial artist—lightweight champion Anthony "Showtime" Pettis. The box was revealed earlier today and fans were given a preview on the official Wheaties Twitter account: The champ is here. pic.twitter.com/wmsevy9ds4 — Wheaties ( read news >>
MMA for effort? Former Strikeforce featherweight champion Cristiane Justino has canceled her drop to the bantamweight division, instead opting to remain at 145 pounds when she returns to the cage this February. "Cyborg," who is currently rehabbing an ankle injury, will instead focus on defending her Invicta FC title. From her conversation with MMA Fighting: "I haven't fought in a long time. With this injury, I believe the best option now will be fight in my division. I can't wait anymore, I need read news >>