Watch the knee! How is Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight champion Jon Jones preparing for his upcoming title defense against Daniel Cormier, which has been re-scheduled for UFC 182 on Jan. 3, 2015?
By doing some one-on-one sparring with former Heavyweight boxing champion, "Iron" Mike Tyson.
Check it out (via Jones' Instagram): Okay, okay ... so they're not really all geared up or in an actual ring or cage. Still, it seems "Kid Dynamite" -- an avid mixed martial arts (MMA) fa read news >>
Ryan Bader made another strong move up the light heavyweight ladder this past Saturday night when he defeated Ovince Saint Preux in the main event of Fight Night 47. The Ultimate Fighter Season 8 winner dominated the surging former Strikeforce vet throughout the 25-minute affair to pick up his third consecutive victory in as many showings inside the Octagon.
While the heavy-handed former Arizona State University wrestling standout is known for having devastating power in his right hand, the 31-y read news >>
With a short right hand and some follow-up shots to a collapsed Gray Maynard, Ross Pearson made a bold, violent announcement to the MMA world Saturday night in Maine at UFC Fight Night 47: His time is now; ignore him at your own peril.
The Englishman has been puttering about as a fringe contender seemingly since the day he stepped out of the Octagon as an official TUF champion, and now, with a signature win under his belt to wipe away the foul stench of his decision loss to Diego Sanchez, he's m read news >>
Touted women’s bantamweight competitor Holly Holm caught up with Bloodyelbow’s Ari LeVaux and provided an update on her injured hand as well as when she is expected to make her UFC debut. read news >>
Rumor has it he didn't even shed a tear, because HE'S DIESEL. Blech!
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight veteran Joe Riggs, who was forced to withdraw from his upcoming Paulo Thiago fight at the UFC Fight Night 51 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1 after accidentally shooting himself, has revealed new photos of the blast damage to his hand.
And they are disgusting. See the entire gallery at TMZ right here. For a look at the gunshot wound to his leg click here.
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With police on hand to keep the peace at Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre, both Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier made it clear there was no chance of a repeat of Monday’s fireworks. That was just fine for brash Irishman Conor McGregor, who took it upon himself to re-take the (...) read news >>
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Brandon Rios was able to get his hand raised against Diego Chaves, but the excellent fight ended via DQ when the referee couldn't keep himself from overreacting.
Branon Rios' bout with Diego Chaves got off to the kind of start that make for the best Rios fights.
The two men stood toe to toe, throwing heavy power shots and giving as good as they got. As the boxing world was reacting with excitement, the bout took a strange turn when Chaves was deducted a point in round three that seemed to come o read news >>
Rampage says he saw first hand how bad TNA wrestling was becoming before its recent troubles and tells us why he never got in the ring, plus his thoughts on his portrayal in his Spike TV reality show. read news >>
The judges were right to hand Robbie Lawler the unanimous decision victory, but what they couldn’t tell us was just how much of a pleasant surprise Matt Brown’s performance was.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
SAN JOSE – Things weren’t looking good for Jorge Masvidal after Daron Cruickshank’s right hand deposited him on the canvas. But according to “Gamebred,” the crushing knockdown was little more than a wake-up call.Filed under: News read news >>
Pressure can be good or bad.
It often lends a hand in propelling fighters to a level otherwise undiscovered, but it can also serve as a crippling mental handicap.
In any case, the feeling of being under pressure effects each and every professional athlete in some way, not just the ones who enter a cage and fight another human being for a living.
Based on past experiences, future expectations and overall divisional stakes, here are five MMA fighters under the most pressure to perform right now.Be read news >>