Fighter Jonathan Koppenhaver, a.k.a. War Machine, will be returned to Nevada in order to face charges in the alleged brutal beating of his girlfriend, Christy Mack.
The 32-year-old Koppenhaver, who was arrested on Friday in Ventura, Calif. on a felony fugitive from justice charge, signed his extradition papers in a brief hearing on Tuesday in a Ventura County courtroom and is expected to soon be returned to Nevada, where the alleged incident took place.
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One of the low-lights of Cage Warriors 70 occurred when prelim fighter Noelia Molina, following a technical submission loss to Catherine Costigan, rushed a group of heckling fans on her way backstage. read news >>
Brazilian UFC fighter Thiago Tavares revealed that he had kept his recent knee surgery a secret from the UFC so that they would not remove him from his featherweight debut against Robbie Peralta. Many fans and pundits alike once debated that the UFC's fighter insurance could cause more fighters to pull out of contests than previously seen. Someone should have mentioned that to Thiago Tavares, who concealed a surgical operation on his knee from the UFC in order to ensure that he competed last wee read news >>
How did you get into MMA?I got into MMA back in 2009 when the fights came to my hometown, I saw one girl fight on the card and was like hell I could do that! I asked the promoter if i could be on the next card, he just looked at me, little taken back at my size but I said I would fight anyone! He put me on the next card against a girl who was 5'9 141 lbs, and I won! Been fighting ever since!
What is the most challenging part of being in mixed martial arts?
I think the mental game of being an M read news >>
On Saturday night, Aaron Phillips fights for the second time under the UFC banner. Not bad for a guy who’s only been a professional fighter for a little more than two months.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
MMA fighter War Machine’s arrest this past Friday has brought to light the details in the assault of adult film star Christy Mack and former reality TV contestant Corey Thomas.Filed under: News read news >>
TULSA – MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from Friday’s UFC Fight Night 49 fighter weigh-ins. Get complete results inside.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
TULSA – The UFC Fight Night 49 fighter weigh-ins take place Friday, and you can catch a live video stream of the proceedings here on MMAjunkie at 5 p.m. ET.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>
Freshly washed of one troubled fighter, Bellator CEO Scott Coker may be looking at sign another.
To say that Jason Miller has had his ups and downs over the years, would be putting it mildly. The man more often known as 'Mayhem' has fought for titles under Dream and Strikeforce, gone through two inglorious stints in the UFC, and generally competed at a high level over a 14 year career that ended with his UFC release in 2012. Outside the cage, however, he's been a mess.
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MMAmania.com resident fighter analyst Andrew Richardson breaks down the mixed martial arts (MMA) games of UFC Fight Night 48 headliners Michael Bisping and Cung Le, who will collide in an important middleweight bout on Saturday (Aug. 23, 2014) at the Cotai Arena in Macau, China.
Longtime middleweight contender, Michael Bisping, looks to recover from a disappointing loss by taking out Sanshou expert and former Strikeforce middleweight kingpin, Cung Le, this Saturday (Aug. 23, 2014) at the Cotai A read news >>
With very little in the way of significant fights involving top 15 fighters, few changes were made in the August 18th UFC rankings update.
If you're being honest with yourself, you know that UFC Fight Night in Maine was badly lacking in established contenders or even fringe contenders, and the rankings update reflect exactly that. Even with Ryan Bader beating Ovince St. Preux in the main event, neither man's position was changed in the rankings. Only three weight classes were affected by Saturda read news >>