Melvin Manhoef and Paul Daley are two of Bellator MMA’s newest signings. read news >>
Khabib Nurmagomedov is one of the newest names in the ever-growing list of mixed martial arts fighters hampered by injuries.
Unfortunately for the athlete, the knee injury that has forced him out of competition came at a time when he was surging toward the top of the lightweight division.
Even though he's still months away from returning to the Octagon, the Ultimate Fighting Championship has a number of opponents waiting to welcome him back. However, one of the most interesting options isn't on read news >>
If all goes well, two of Bellator's newest signed sluggers are going to square off against each other later this year.
Bellator president Scott Coker revealed on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour that if Paul Daley and Melvin Manhoef can get through their upcoming respective bouts unscathed, the promotion is eyeing a match-up between the two welterweights for late-2014.
"Paul, pending his September 12th fight in London, if he's okay, we're going to be fighting him in November here in America," Co read news >>
UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis is the newest member of the Reebok family. Pettis confirmed the deal to MMAFighting.com on Monday. The young titleholder will now join fellow mixed martial artists Johny Hendricks and Rampage Jackson as fighters to secure sponsorships with the blue-chip sneaker and apparel company.
"It's cool that they chose me," Pettis said. "I'm sure they had a lot of guys they could've chose from and they wanted to choose me. For me, it's an amazing opportunity.
"I defi read news >>
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UFC lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis has been announced as newest member of Team Wheaties.
The UFC has been making a concentrated effort to become as mainstream as possible. We're seeing a much more saturated market, strides toward global expansion, and big name corporate sponsorship. It wasn't too long ago that the acquisition of Bud Light and Harley Davidson sponsorships by the organization as a whole was big news.
Recently though, we've seen athletes like Jon Jones, Anderson Silva and Jun read news >>
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Alexis Dufresne might be a little bit of an unknown to her potential opponents in the UFC’s women’s bantamweight division. So here’s a little advice for them all: Avoid pre-fight trash talk.Filed under: News, Only on Junkie, UFC read news >>
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Former FBI agent and current boxing judge Robert Bennett is the newest executive director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission.Filed under: News read news >>
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Jake Shields is the newest addition to the World Series of Fighting roster. read news >>
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One of the UFC's newest lightweights, Germany's Nick Hein, talks about his road to the UFC and his projects outside the cage.
Germany's Nick Hein is one of the newest additions to the UFC roster. Hailing from Cologne, Germany, the former national team Judoka was the 2006 U-23 European Judo champion as well as the 2006 and 2007 German national champion. After a failed bid for the 2008 Olympics in China, as well as a bad leg injury, Hein made the decision to turn his attention to his longtime seco read news >>
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The results of UFC 171 turned the welterweight division's rankings on their head.
As expected, the newest set of official UFC fighter rankings featured a ton of changes in the 170-pound division. UFC 171 featured four welterweight bouts in the top six fights on the card, and all had a major effect. There were some minor changes in other divisions as well, but nothing as drastic as at 170. Oh yeah, they have a champion now too. So that helps.
You can check out the full rankings here, and use the read news >>
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Get an in-depth lowdown on all the newest Invicta FC women. Invicta FC, everyone's favorite all-female promotion, has started the rebuilding process of sorts. After the major announcement of an Ultimate Fighter of only strawweights, Invicta has started signing strawweights to fill the void. If you were worried about the UFC "killing" Invicta (with the UFC taking the #2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 10 and 14 ranked strawweights in the world) have no fears, the strawweight division is plentiful and Invicta is pro read news >>