Head coach at The Pit, John Hackleman took to his personal webcast to talk about recent drug test failures for Robert Drysdale and Kevin Casey. He also, recently, talked about his changing training philosophy. read news >>
LAS VEGAS – For the better part of an hour, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier each calmly explained why their upcoming fight wasn’t personal. Then the two stood toe-to-toe for a photo opportunity, and that all changed in an instant.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC, (...) read news >>
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In every interview, If I have not spoken with the person before I ask what got them into MMA. I always start out the interview with this question to take our readers or listeners through where they were, where they are now and where they want to be. While researching Summer I had to decided if I really wanted to start out the interview with this question. She has a surprising story of how she started out in MMA. I felt it is a story that will show you how strong Summer really is read news >>
When a fighter is described as the “Female Wanderlei Silva” by King Mo due to her hard charging and aggressive style, I had to know more about her. Invicta FC Atomweight NicDali Rivera Calanoc began boxing at eleven years old as a way to emulate childhood hero Oscar De La Hoya. read news >>
This Australian up and coming star got my attention with the news from her last dominating win by out-striking and out-working her opponent Kate De Silva in the second round at XFC 21. She had just captured the second belt in as many fights. I just had to know more about the girl with the bright pink hair who fights out of Integrated MMA and EMT Fairtex. Doing my research I learned she was brought up much different than most of us, which intrigued me even more. It was a pure joy learning about a read news >>
Guilherme Vasconcelos was Chael Sonnen’s last pick on The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3, but the scenario changed as soon as the fighters entered the house.
Vasconcelos, who submitted Markus Perez in the preliminary round of the reality show earlier this year, became one of Sonnen’s closest friends in there. Not every fighter on the cast could speak English, so "Bomba" used that as an advantage.
He failed to advance to the semifinals after losing a decision to Ricardo Abreu, but that didn’t change S read news >>
Things just got a little bit more personal between Lyoto Machida’s and Chris Weidman’s coaches.
Weidman and Machida are set to battle for the middleweight championship at Saturday night’s UFC 175 in Las Vegas, Nev., and the champion’s coach Ray Longo is confident his protégé will finish the challenger, since "The Dragon" has a "real weak chin".
"You can’t say Lyoto has a weak chin. That’s a lie," Machida’s muay thai coach Rafael Cordeiro responded in an interview to MMAFighting.com. "Lyoto fough read news >>
Stevie VanAssche is a pro WMMA fighter who trains at The Submission Factory in Wenatchee Wash. What first got my attention with Stevie was the video of her last fight at Conquest of the Cage back in May against Kristen Stenzel. Stevie took away the W in just :42 seconds of the first round. read news >>
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And if you don't like "The Iceman's" opinion, well, he really doesn't care. Current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and former division kingpin Chuck Liddell were involved in a war-of-words in the lead-up to UFC 172.
"Bones" was getting ready to defend his title against Glover Teixeira, who just so happens to be Chuck's friend and training partner. After "The Iceman" declared that Glover would knockout or submit "Bones," -- while walking through the cham read news >>
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A film about Christianity and MMA and the personal struggles of "fight pastors" to fit the two together.
Fight Church is a film directed by Daniel Junge and Bryan Storkel, focusing on five seperate "fighting pastors" and their attempts to cultivate a relationship between MMA and their faith. The film follows Paul Burress, Nahshon Nicks, John Renken, Preston Hocker, and Scott Sullivan as they prepare for fights, talk about their history with the sport, and talk about the ways in which they have d read news >>