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While slowly wrapping his hands before practice one morning last week at American Top Team, UFC heavyweight Shawn Jordan explained the experience of a professional MMA fight in terms any video-game enthusiast could understand.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
After a few fighters such as Sara McMann complained, Dana White says there might be changes to the UFC's canvas.
Following Sara McMann's decision win this past weekend, she brought up other issues about the Octagon's canvas being a bit 'sandy'. She says it not only hampered her footwork, the grains also got to her eye which became a bit of a distraction during her UFC bout: "I didn’t like the canvas, and there’s sand on it. I found sand all over my body and I had a little bit of sand in my eye. read news >>
How many licks reasons does it take to get to the center of a Tootsie roll center of a Tootsie pop force an MMA fighter to retire? One, two, three? Three. Mark Bocek recently shed some light on why he decided to retire from the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA), despite coming off a win and going 3-1 in his last four outings inside the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Octagon.
The submission specialist insists the rampant performance enhancing drug (PED) problem in the sport -- which he clai read news >>
Bloody Elbow's Mookie Alexander does some fantasy matchmaking in the aftermath of UFC Fight Night: Bader vs. St. Preux from Bangor, Maine.
Prior obligations prevented me from watching UFC Fight Night: Bader vs. St. Preux live, but I didn't lose any sleep over it because I thought that this card had high potential to be a stinker. Turns out that was an incorrect prediction, as all of the main card bouts ended in a finish bar the main event, which was probably always bound to go the distance if it read news >>
Miami, Florida, August 15th, 2014 - Forty fighters entered THE ARENA, and 20 emerged victorious. Saturday, August 9th, ARENA COMBAT 1: SOUTHEAST TRIALS, the first American ARENA COMBAT event was held in Bristol, VA. The sport was introduced to a rowdy studio audience in the Bearcat Den gym, and the crowd was captured from the opening fight to the main event.
Amenities exclusive to ARENA COMBAT bouts such as the padded obstacles, team based maneuvers, and the 2-on-1 Sudden Death round were on dis read news >>
UFC President Dana White may not read the Internet, as he often says, but for a majority of the MMA community, the sport lives and breathes through websites, forums and, perhaps most importantly, social media.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
The worldwide leader for mixed martial arts and UFC news, MMA News, UFC Rumors, MMA Rankings, Interviews, Videos, UFC Results, and UFC Blog read news >>
A look at the best tweets from the world of UFC. Follow @ufc, the list of official UFC accounts, and the list of UFC fighters to keep up with these guys and gals. read news >>
Cage Warriors is awarding $2000 'bounty' bonuses for fighters who can execute any of 10 specific kinds of finishes they listed. Is having a bonus system for specific finishes a good idea? Follow this live roundtable as the BE staff give their answers in real time
Cage Warriors have announced a new 'bounty' bonus structure where they award fighters who can perform any of the 10 listed finishes on their cards. Starting with their next event, the European promotion will give $2000 to any of their f read news >>
In MMA, as in most sports, competitors must continuously improve and evolve to reach the highest level.
Even once a fighter makes his way to the top, he must keep working to ensure contenders aren't closing the gap. Jon Jones is widely considered the best fighter in the world right now, but he's holding onto that title by putting in the work at Jackson-Wink MMA to ensure he maintains a gap between him and the rest of the light heavyweight division.
There are always areas that some of the best in read news >>
This Saturday, a possible half-dozen fighters may be fighting to keep a place on the UFC's roster...
Likely Cut With a LossGray Maynard (11-3-1-1NC, 9-3-1-1NC UFC) - Maynard's trilogy with Edgar seems to have left him permanently marked. Since their grueling, concussive second bout in 2011, Maynard has gone 1-3, with all losses coming by (T)KO. The details of that four-fight stretch don't make things any better: his last win came two years ago by way of a box-office-poison split-decision versus read news >>