James Vick’s eagerness to compete in front of the Texas faithful in his home state resulted in an unwelcomed layoff from competition.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Two Ultimate Fighting Championship newcomers, Cain Carrizosa and Chris Wade, will compete in a lightweight contest at UFC 177 on Aug. 30. read news >>
It’s a done deal.
Roger Gracie has signed a multi-fight deal with One FC on Thursday and is expected to make his promotional debut later this year. The former UFC middleweight, who will return to the light heavyweight division for his next MMA bouts, informed MMAFighting.com on Thursday morning.
"I just signed with One FC," Gracie said.
He has yet to negotiate his first bout under the One FC banner, but he’s happy with the deal he’s got. "I had given up in fighting MMA, decided to go back to jiu read news >>
Now that it appears that Chael Sonnen will compete at Metamoris 4 on Saturday, it’s worth pointing out what an enormous underdog he will be heading into his main event against Andre Galvao. read news >>
The threat of a hefty fine from the Nevada Athletic Commission will apparently not be enough to prevent Chael Sonnen from competing in the Metamoris 4 headliner on Saturday. read news >>
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Chael Sonnen is set to compete against Andre Galvao at Metamoris 4 in Los Angeles this weekend, but following warnings from the Nevada Athletic Commission regarding a $250,000 fine for each test failure if he does participate, Sonnen is reportedly having second thoughts. read news >>
Former UFC champion Matt Hughes and Renzo Gracie will compete once again - this time it is in a grappling match at ADCC 2015.
After meeting in the UFC octagon several years ago, Matt Hughes and Renzo Gracie will collide once again in a grappling contest at the Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC) Submission Wrestling World Championships next year.
"It's a done deal," Gracie told MMAFighting.com. "Matt asked to compete again at the ADCC and they offered me this wonderful fight. I wasn't expecting for thi read news >>
Urijah Faber will compete outside of America for the first time in his 39th MMA fight, and he will be welcoming a longtime MMA veteran to the Octagon.
Masanori Kanehara, a former Sengoku featherweight champion, has signed with the UFC and is set to make his Octagon debut against "The California Kid" at the UFC Fight Night 52 card in Saitama, Japan, on Sept. 20. FightSportAsia first reported the bout.
Kanehara (23-11-5) enters the UFC coming off a DQ loss in Japan, which snapped a six-fight winni read news >>
Ralek Gracie discussed the controversial situation of Chael Sonnen, and explains why he will still allow him to compete at Metamoris. read news >>
Considered to be one of the most aggressive fighters ever to compete in Brazilian Vale Tudo, Ebenezer Fontes Braga has fought some of the biggest names in the sport, including Dan Severn, Kazushi Sakuraba, Forrest Griffin and Kevin Randleman. read news >>
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Garrett Holeve, a 24-year-old mixed martial arts fighter with Down syndrome, is fighting to make his dreams of stepping into the cage a reality.
“I can [do it]. Don’t mess with me,” Holeve said in an interview with Chris Serico of Today.com. “I’m a blue belt.”
The first fight for Holeve will be held in a court of law against the Florida State Boxing Commission and other organizations impeding his chance to compete.
On August 30, just minutes before the opening bell, the boxing commission cancell read news >>