- 2 years ago
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SAN MATEO, Calif. - There's a realist battling with a dreamer - an artist's conundrum. One Mark Matthews knows all too well.
Through the door of a local art framing gallery with which Matthews' tattoo business will share a wall, the heavily-tattooed, 6-foot-2 middleweight MMA fighter prepares to be operational in time for the premier of Spike TV's "Ink Masters" Season 2 tonight on Spike TV.
The fighter left behind fight training for seven weeks to test his tattoo skills against other read news >>
After a pro career that ran more than a decade and included more than a dozen bouts in the world’s top promotion, UFC lightweight veteran Mark Bocek has announced his retirement.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
- 11 months ago
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UFC Hall of Famer Mark Coleman stops by to discuss his legendary career and being an assistant coach on TUF 19. read news >>
After nearly 22 months on the sideline, Michelle Waterson made an emphatic return to the cage in January, scoring a first-round submission triumph over Diana Rael at the Jackson's MMA Series 7. read news >>
- 3 years ago
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Chidi Njokuani has benefited from some generous martial-arts career advice at the right times.
Or, in some cases, demands. Take the scene at age 10, when his brother
Anthony, 10 years older, grabbed Njokuani after school one day.
"He just kind of forced me into it," Njokuani told MMAjunkie.com with a
laugh. "He had been doing muay Thai in Dallas, and I came home from
school, and he said, 'Get ready. You're coming with me,' What am I going
to say to that?"
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Mark Hunt discusses his upcoming fight against Stipe Miocic. read news >>
Mirko Cro Cop knows his MMA career is winding down. But there are a few more things he wants to accomplish before he steps away for good. The legendary striker was intrigued by the idea of signing with the UFC because of the potential losses he could avenge in rematches. Gabriel Gonzaga was at the top of the list. Cro Cop will get his chance to get Gonzaga back for a stunning knockout in 2007 in the main event of UFC Fight Night 64 on April 11 in Krakow, Poland. "It was one of the fights I will read news >>
The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in your life. Below is a rundown of Monday's show: 1:00 p.m. -- UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson will look back at Bigfoot Silva vs. Frank Mir and ahead to his UFC 185 fight against Alistair Overeem. 1:25 p.m. -- Bellator light heavyweight contender Liam McGeary will join us in studio to preview his title fight against Emanuel Newton on Friday night. 2:10 p.m. -- We'll go Inside the Vault and look back at one of our classic interviews. 2:15 p.m. -- California State read news >>
UFC news from Asia: Local star Mark Eddiva gets added to UFC Fight Night: Manila, while Korean star Kyung Ho Kang has put his MMA career on hold. There's UFC news coming out of the Asian scene, as the upcoming Manila card headlined by Urijah Faber vs. Frankie Edgar has added another bout, while a Korean star is forced to put his career on hold for 2 years. Added to the Philippine event on May 16 is local star Mark Eddiva (6-1) who will be looking for his second win inside the Octagon. The Wushu- read news >>
In a stacked weekend of mixed martial arts (MMA) featuring events from the top three promotions in World Series of Fighting (WSOF), Bellator MMA, and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), fight fans were treated to a rare Thursday (Feb. 12, 2015) night of fights as the Edmonton Expo Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada played host to WSOF 18. Full results and play-by-play here. Following the main event that saw WSOF bantamweight champion Marlon Moraes defend his title via unanimous decision over read news >>
With interest from the UFC and ONE FC floating in the air, top prospect Mark Striegl is joining the Evolve MMA fight team. read news >>
Tamdan McCrory has put his MMA career on hold twice. At Bellator 134, he’s ready to continue his rise back up the ladder. Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>
The Bloody Elbow staff is taking a look at the potential fallout from one of the most high profile drug test failures in MMA's history. On Tuesday, February 3rd, news broke that shook the MMA community to it's core. The UFC released an official statement to announce that former middleweight champion Anderson Silva had failed a pre-UFC 183 drug test for the anabolic steroid Drostanolone. Shortly thereafter, NAC commissioner Bob Bennett announced that Silva had also tested positive for a second st read news >>
Anderson Silva may have posted one of the most gratifying wins of his MMA career at UFC 183 by out-pointing fan favorite Nick Diaz. That said, he was noncommittal on his fighting future. Speaking with ESPN's SportsCenter, Silva said that he "will go back...and talk to [his] family." "I will go back to my home and talk to my family." - Anderson Silva on what's next in his career. #SCatUFC183 pic.twitter.com/nYMGkHPQXd — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) February 1, 2015 He echoed that sentiment again read news >>