Results for: Crime in news

  • 2 months ago
  • 27 views
  • News

Your weekly look at what big-show veterans and notable journeymen are up to on the regional circuit. Ben Fodor, brother to Strikeforce and UFC veteran Caros Fodor, has likely made more headlines than anyone else fighting this weekend, despite having yet to make a major promotional debut. A costumed-crime-fighter alter-ego will do that for a guy. When not foiling bus robberies or blasting ne'er-do-wells with pepper spray in the guise of costumed vigilante Phoenix Jones, Fodor has been plugging aw read news >>

  • 3 months ago
  • 71 views
  • News

Jason High was recently fired from the UFC, suspended for one year, and fined $1900 for shoving the referee after his fight. Pioneering ref John McCarthy says the punishment doesn't fit the crime. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
  • 87 views
  • News

Chael Sonnen discusses the infamous TUF Brazil brawl with opposing coach Wanderlei Silva and doesn't seem too amused about their fight being pushed back to July. The grudge match between TUF Brazil coaches Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva has tentatively been scheduled for a few cards, but it seems settled into the co-main event slot at UFC 175 on July 5th for now. Sonnen had been preparing for a late May bout, and he spoke to MMA Fighting about how the bump back has affected his training. That read news >>

  • 5 months ago
  • 105 views
  • News

Chael Sonnen's name had been linked with Wanderlei Silva for months prior to the announcement they would coach against each other on Ultimate Fighter Brazil, and eventually fight each other. Once the season started, the talk about the volatility and even violence on the set escalated. It peaked with the much-talked-about brawl that airs on the episode this coming weekend on Globo in Brazil and on UFC Fight Pass, the company's on-line subscription channel, in the rest of the world. In the United read news >>

  • 6 months ago
  • 85 views
  • News

Bellator MMA Heavyweight title holder promises to "punish" three-time Russian national Combat Sambo champion Aleksander Emelianenko for all his wrongdoings.

RusFighters manager, Alexander Zhernakov, managed somehow magically to convince Bellator MMA CEO Bjorn Rebney to allow Russian Bellator champions to fight at home.
First announced was Bellator MMA middelweight champion Alexander Shlemenko, who will meet former M-1 Global welterweight champion Yasubey Enomoto at the FIGHT NIG read news >>

  • a year ago
  • 2124 views
  • News

UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre this week doused slightly the rampant discussion of a potential super-fight against his middleweight counterpart, Anderson Silva. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
  • 130 views
  • News

MMA legend and part-time crime fighter Renzo Gracie will take Kurt Angle's seat at the World Series of Fighting commentary table. WSOF President Ray Sefo confirmed the news following an initial report from BloodyElbow.com. Gracie joins MMA personalities Bas Rutten and Michael Schiavello at the event, which takes place Nov. 3 at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. The event's main card airs live on NBC Sports Network. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
  • 198 views
  • News

If things had continued as they were going when Lucas Pimenta was a 13-year-old living in Brazil, he might never have been drawn to mixed martial arts. He might be a boxer instead. Back then, Pimenta traveled to his boxing gym nearly every day for six months, embracing the sport that was popular in both the area in which he lived and throughout the country. But crime in the area closed the streets that he used to travel there, and Pimenta was not allowed to pass through to train. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
  • 310 views
  • News

Not only did 205-pound phenom Jon Jones dominate his way to the UFC ligth heavyweight championship – stopping Mauricio "Shogun" Rua in the third round – for a warm-up, he helped his coaches stop a robbery. Read More >> read news >>

  • 4 years ago
  • 115 views
  • News

Is the piracy of MMA content a serious crime? Should the UFC spend its resources tracking down offenders? Does the UFC have only itself to blame for all the illegal streams? And are the streams actually helping the UFC in the long run? All aspects of that hot topic were discussed in this week's edition of The Sunday Junkie, our weekly reader-feedback feature. However, when it came to picking a winner, we went with Canada's George Wells, who takes an unpopular stance and explains why UFC le read news >>

  • 4 years ago
  • 676 views
  • News

With the UFC scrambling to find a late replacement for the injured Nick Catone at next Saturday's UFC 113: Machida vs. Shogun 2 in Montreal, one name that popped up on the UFC radar was former middleweight title contender and Quebec native, David "The Crow" Loiseau. However, only hours after Loiseau's name came up as a possible replacement to face John Salter, news broke that Loiseau had been denied a license to fight by the Quebec Athletic Commission for unspecified reasons. read news >>