Raise your hand if you want to see Ronda Rousey defend the UFC women’s bantamweight title against Bethe Correia. What about Jessica Eye? The multitude of crickets chirping in the background can be heard a million miles away. If we are talking about what’s deserved, then by all means, give Correia or Eye the next shot at Rousey. But are either of those matchups what pay-per-view customers want to see? It’s obviously slim pickings from here on out, seeing as Rousey has made the rest of the divisio read news >>
The California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) is trying to raise awareness about what it feels like is a growing problem in mixed martial arts: bad weight cuts. In a memo obtained from executive director Andy Foster by MMAFighting.com, the CSAC said severe weight cuts and dehydration can cause "life-threatening problems," like decreased kidney function and increased risk of brain injury. Fighters missing weight and suffering after cutting a large amount of weight is a hot topic in MMA right no read news >>
California-based Joe Schilling is facing Robert Thomas at GLORY 19 this weekend, fighting in Bellator in the spring and setting his sights on an "undefeated" 2015 fight campaign. With the platform of Spike TV, "Stitch 'em Up" is poised to become a two-sport crossover star. The world of combat sports has been devoid of an American, two-sport crossover star. But, with Joe Schilling currently on the rise, that spot could soon be filled. And each of the future battles for "Stitch ‘em Up" -- whether read news >>
Nina Ansaroff’s effort to raise money on GoFundMe in advance of her UFC debut was largely interpreted as a sign of the sad state of fighter pay. But as Ansaroff explained, that’s far from the whole story here.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
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Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva had an encouraging message for Brazilian fans ahead of the FIFA World Cup third place match on Saturday afternoon. Brazilian sports fans were hit with one of the country's most staggering of defeats on Tuesday afternoon when their football team suffered a historic 7-1 loss to Germany in the semi-final round of the FIFA World Cup. It was a loss that will be remembered for all the wrong reasons, and served as an even bigger embarrassment since the tou read news >>
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Former PRIDE FC heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko is not a fan of women's mixed martial arts (MMA) and in a recent video interview, suggested they stick to more feminine things like keeping the house and raising kids. read news >>
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Amid all the chaos surrounding Bellator 120, there has been precious little time to consider Emanuel Newton.Odd, considering Newton is ostensibly the prize at the end of the fight company’s long, strange second try at pay-per-view. The winner of Saturday night’s revamped main event between Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Muhammed Lawal will be crowned the Bellator Season 10 light heavyweight tournament winner and earn a shot at his 205-pound title.At least, that’s what’s supposed to happen, in the read news >>
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The UFC's return to Abu Dhabi should raise concerns over the United Arab Emirate's long list of human rights issues instead of awed reactions to the opulence of the region. This Friday will see the return of the UFC to Abu Dhabi with UFC Fight Night: Nogueira vs Nelson. The event marks the first UFC card in the capital of the United Arab Emirates since UFC 112 in April of 2010. That event followed the purchase of 10% of the UFC by Flash Entertainment, a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi's government. Abu read news >>
Plans are afoot to try and raise wrestling's profile with MMA crossover matches in hopes of keeping the sport on the Olympic schedule in 2020 and beyond. read news >>
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Sometimes you have to re-calibrate your mental toughness if you want to raise the bar and take your training to new heights. Learn how. read news >>
Tyson Griffin is holding a fundraiser in advance of his headliner against Efrain Escudero at RFA 4.
The 28-year-old UFC vet is holding a raffle at the House of Ryu Athletic Center in Las Vegas to benefit Boys Town of Nevada.
The raffle winner will get two tickets to the Nov. 2 event and an afterparty hosted by Griffin at Planet Hollywood's Gallery Nightclub in Las Vegas.
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Eddie Alvarez can raise his future value in mixed martial arts by getting payback for the past.
He'll have vengeance on his mind today when he takes on Japanese superstar Shinya Aoki at Bellator Fighting Championships' show in Cleveland.
Their main-event bout at Bellator 66 matches two of the top-three lightweights outside the UFC and Strikeforce in the sequel to a New Year's Eve 2008 show that saw Aoki win quickly via submission.
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SEATTLE - UFC featherweight Chan Sung Jung was
already a legend in MMA circles prior to stepping into the cage at
Saturday night's UFC Fight Night 24 event.
The only problem was his contract didn't exactly reflect his reputation.
"I'm especially glad to finally get my pay above the $5,000 level since I
was stuck there for so long," Jung told MMAjunkie.com with a laugh. "I'm glad to finally move up in pay
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In effort to raise funds for the victims of Tropical Cyclone Yasi and widespread flooding in Australia, the Ultimate Fighting Championship has put together a unique auction of UFC 127.
The event takes place Feb. 27 at Acer Arena in Sydney, Australia.
Auction items include an impressive UFC 127 VIP experience with unparalleled fan access.
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