Following annual meetings in June, it has been confirmed that instant replay will be used in world championship fights and any other affiliated championship of the World Boxing Council, World Boxing Association and the International Boxing Commission effective immediately. read news >>
Remember that insane GLORY fight card from last June? If you didn't shell out the money to stream the pay-per-view (PPV) -- or you just want to watch it again in its entirety -- Spike TV will replay the entire "Last Man Standing" kickboxing event from Los Angeles, Calif., this Friday night (Aug. 8, 2014) at 10 p.m. ET, featuring Rico Verhoeven vs. Daniel Ghita, Joseph Valtellini vs. Marc de Bonte, and more! If you need more convincing, check out the full results and play-by-play from the event r read news >>
This June, burnt out after nearly two decades in the fight game, Roland Sarria parted ways with Rage in the Cage, the Arizona-based mixed martial arts promotion he founded back in 1998. Over his 17-year tenure, Sarria's creation survived the high and lows of the MMA boom, becoming one of the longest running organizations in the sport, producing a slew of top prospects and ultimately standing as one of the few original mixed martial arts vehicles to endure through the dark days of the sport and t read news >>
Despite having recently defended his belt on June 14, Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson will make a quick turn and put his belt on the line again on Aug. 30 at UFC 177 in Sacramento. read news >>
Ali Bagautinov has allegedly tested positive for erythropoietin (EPO) in a June 2 out-of-competition test prior to his flyweight title fight at UFC 174 against Demetrious Johnson. read news >>
Check out our nominees for the “Submissiom of the Month” for June 2014, as well as our winner. Then vote in the poll and tell us if we got it right. Filed under: News, UFC, WSOF read news >>
Check out our nominees for the “Knockout of the Month” for June 2014, as well as our winner. Then vote in the poll and tell us if we got it right. Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News, WSOF read news >>
A collection of MMA related stories from June that may have slipped under the radar.
If you think keeping up with just the MMA events held by the UFC, Bellator, WSOF, Invicta FC, One FC, and others can prove too much to follow, try keeping up with all the mixed martial arts related news. To help those that don't want to spend their hours perusing the web, here is a roundup of the stories that most MMA media sites seemed to have missed.
From Emily Miller and Erika Pesantes of the Sun Sentinel, a read news >>
At RFA 15 in June, the MMA world was given a rare opportunity courtesy of Daniel Aguiar. The Brazilian talks about his DQ loss for “timidity” with MMAjunkie.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>
Jessica Aguilar competed for the second time in 2014 earlier in June, and she showcased why she is the No. 1-ranked strawweight fighter in the world.
Not only is she the best 115-pound female on the planet, she may be the best fighter—regardless of weight or gender—on the World Series of Fighting roster.
The WSOF roster is not a treasure trove of talent, but that is to be expected. The UFC is the premier mixed martial arts organization on earth, and they hold the vast majority of talent. WSOF do read news >>
After Cub Swanson's big victory over Jeremy Stephens last night (Sat., June 28, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 44: "Swanson vs. Stephens," we assess what fight could be next for the Greg Jackson-trained product. Has "Cub" earned a shot at the featherweight strap? Check it out below.
Ain't too proud to beg?
It's difficult to bounce back and turn your career around in the sporting world after you've been down more often than not.
Combat sports aren't too kind to the body, alongside the mental and psycho read news >>