You can't fake it in a fight. It's all real. It's all stripped down. I come from the Josh Barnett school of entertainment. I like to be 'The Queen of Spades' and this funny character but you know, when I get in the ring, none of that matters. All of that goes away and it's the real deal. I love it. It's really personal and a lot of my best close relationships are with people that I fought because there's some kind of connection you get when you're bearing it all, naked so to speak, and it's just read news >>
On last week's edition of The MMA Beat, the panelists discussed a variety of interesting topics, including Eddie Alvarez singing with the UFC, his match-up against Donald Cerrone, Wanderlei Silva's fighting future and much more. read news >>
After an action-packed UFC doubleheader over the weekend (Sat., Aug. 23, 2014), plenty of fighters are feeling the post-fight buzz; however, Cung Le is likely suffering from the worst hangover after getting battered and bruised at the hands of Michael Bisping in Macau, China. Another weekend of fisticuffs has come and gone as Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) staged two live events on opposite sides of the spectrum last Sat. (Aug. 23, 2014) with UFC Fight Night 48 going down in Macau, China a read news >>
Charles "Do Bronx" wants to beat Nik Lentz before looking ahead in his UFC career and would like to fight in Metamoris. Owner of six submission wins inside the octagon, the still young Charles Oliveira hopes to get one more victory in 2014 - after submitting Andy Ogle and Hatsu Hioki -, against Nik Lentz, at UFC Fight Night: Mousasi vs. Souza, on September 5. Claiming to Bloody Elbow to be now a more mature fighter and focusing in giving one more step forward at Featherweight division, the 24-ye read news >>
Earlier this week GLORY installed sports marketing veteran Jon Franklin as Chief Executive Officer. A 15-year veteran of IMG, Franklin takes up the CEO role at a crucial juncture in GLORY's operation. Having been involved with the company since late 2012, he has plenty of ideas he wants to implement and is hitting the ground running.
GLORY appointed a new Chief Executive Officer earlier this week and he is wasting no time in pushing things forward.
Jon Franklin, who spent 15 years as an executiv read news >>
UFC middleweight, Cung Le talks about Bisping's propensity for showmanship, a future fight with Anderson Silva and weight maintenance and cutting.
Saturday morning (that's right folks, another one of those early morning cards) in Macau, Cung Le will be meeting up with Michael Bisping in the UFC Octagon. Bisping is coming off a tough loss to Tim Kennedy, and Le is returning from a pair of wins over Patrick Cote and Rich Franklin, but he's had quite a long layoff, complete with an elbow surgery an read news >>
Wanderlei Silva’s future is on the line at today’s Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) meeting in Las Vegas, but the UFC fighter won’t attend the meeting.
Silva spoke to MMAFighting.com and said he’s confident he will be licensed again in the state after running from a random drug test prior to a scheduled light heavyweight bout with Chael Sonnen earlier this year, and explained why he won’t be in Nevada for such an important meeting.
"I had already scheduled this tour in Canada," Silva said. "They read news >>
On this week's episode of The MMA Beat, the panel will discuss Wanderlei Silva's future, Eddie Alvarez getting released by Bellator and then signing with the UFC, the new UFC 178 lineup, what's at stake for Michael Bisping this weekend, and much more.
Watch the show live on Thursday at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 5 p.m. NOTE: If Wanderlei Silva's NAC hearing runs late, we may delay the start of the show.
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UFC middleweight contenders Luke Rockhold and Lyoto Machida are apparently in talks for a future bout.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
What's the future of Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez? Is he staying in Bellator or, as rumored, heading to the UFC to fulfill his career dreams?
While things with Alvarez and the previous Bellator leadership might have taken very sour turns on more than one occasion, the removal of Bjorn Rebney and replacement of former Strikeforce President Scott Coker would seem to indicate there's a potential chance of mending fences. And if there's not, wouldn't Coker simply let Alvarez walk, muc read news >>
Say what? Prior to engaging in fisticuffs inside the Octagon, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) schools you with all the pre-fight facts of each fighter with its tale of the tape.
Aside from letting you know where the fighter is from, how much he weighed during the weigh-in the day before, height, age and reach advantage; the promotion will soon include what kind of leg reach advantage a fighter will enjoy in the match.
No, seriously. MMA Junkie got the scoop from FightMetric live statistics read news >>