- 15 days ago
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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 >>
After all, Parisyan was winning MMA fights via armbar long before "Rowdy" was even in high school.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has done for judo what Lyoto Machida once did for karate. "Rowdy" -- who is now dropping opponents with her hands -- rose to power on the strength of her ground game and patented armbar.
Much like Karo Parisyan did over 10 years ago.
That's why "The Heat" is surprised to hear this generation of fight fans heap tons of p read news >>
- 2 months ago
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Is there a crossover between Mixed Martial Arts and basketball? Well I asked several MMA personalities their thoughts on the NBA Finals and here's what they had to say.
If you're a sports fan you would likely know that Game 1 of the NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs went to the guys from Texas, with a little help from a bad case of the cramps. Well you'd probably know or care about that whole incident with LeBron James if you followed other sports aside from Mixed Marti read news >>
- 3 months ago
- 62 views
Quinton "Rampage" Jackson got the victory in his grudge match with "King" Mo Lawal on Saturday night, winning a unanimous decision in their Bellator 120 main event in Southaven, Mississippi.
But the fight was so strange and inconclusive that the winner of the bout was the one calling for a rematch afterwards.
"Rematch!" the former UFC light heavyweight champion yelled during his postfight interview. "I want to see King Mo knocked out. I won't be satisfied until you get him on the Bellator mat sl read news >>
- 3 months ago
- 104 views
The heat between Quinton "Rampage" Jackson and Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal continues to get hotter as they approach their pay-per-view headlining bout at Bellator 120 on Saturday. After weighing in for the fight, Jackson and Lawal had words with each other during their staredown photo. The conflict culminated in Jackson shoving Lawal back into a member of the Bellator security team. Bellator President Bjorn Rebney stepped between the two, and members of the fighters' entourages ended the incident.
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- 3 months ago
- 47 views
Who better to judge questionable technique than Bas Rutten?
After taking heat for fouling his opponents with accidental eye pokes, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has now drawn the ire of the former UFC heavyweight champion and King of Pancrase. In Jones' recent title defense to Glover Teixeira at UFC 172 Jones was twice warned by referee Dan Miragliotta about errant fingers, but received no deduction of points.
Weighing in, Rutten isn't giving Jones the benefit of the doubt.
"He's a ve read news >>
- 4 months ago
- 112 views
Heat of the moment!
Headbutts are back in the news again.
Johnny Bedford thought he scored a "Brutal" knockout win over Rani Yahya on the Fight Pass "Prelims" portion of Friday's (April 11, 2014) UFC Fight Night 39 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took place inside Du Arena on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.
See our live results and play-by-play here.
Unfortunately, it was a collision of heads that brought about an end to the fight, and when it was revealed that his 135-pound clash was ruled a "no read news >>
- 5 months ago
- 88 views
Bjorn Rebney took some heat for Friday’s main event at Bellator 112. But after the show, he couldn’t help but feel a sense of vindication.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rumors, News Tagged: Bellator 112, Daniel Straus, Pat Curran, Patricio Freire read news >>
- 10 months ago
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There was a lot of heat leading up to Brendan Schaub and Matt Mitrione's fight at UFC 165, but it was Schaub that went home with the victory, submitting Mitrione. read news >>
Rory MacDonald and Jake Ellenberger both faced the music at the UFC on Fox 8 post-fight press conference, giving their respective takes on the fight and how the night played out. read news >>
After taking a little heat for his fighter pay comments leading up to UFC 162 on Saturday night in Las Vegas, Tim Kennedy surely wanted to notch a victory in his Octagon debut. Roger Gracie, also making his promotional debut, didn’t make it easy for him though. read news >>