UFC and Strikeforce veteran Ryan Couture will make his Bellator MMA debut on Sept. 12 when he takes on John Schulz in a featured lightweight clash. read news >>
Marloes Coenen, a former Strikeforce champion, and Julia Budd, who also fought in Scott Coker's original promotion, were the first two fighters announced Thursday morning as part of Bellator's plans of bringing women's fighting back with a 145=pound weight class division.Bellator, now run by Coker, announced that Coenen and Budd are scheduled to square off later this year in a fight on Spike TV.Coenen and Budd had both been fighting for Invicta. Invicta President Shannon Knapp said that Coenen's read news >>
Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold believes Vitor Belfort is a shade of his former self without TRT and that is already evident on his dramatic physique change in recent weeks. Luke Rockhold has certainly not been shy to voice his opinion regarding former UFC light-heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort and his PED history.
Most recently, Rockhold went on a tirade about Belfort's apparently smaller physique in a recent interview and insisted that he will not present much of a cha read news >>
Assuming he doesn't choke.
Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine will be looking to get himself into the 170-pound title hunt at the UFC Fight Night 54 event, expected to air on Fight Pass and FOX Sports 1, on Oct. 4, 2014 inside Halifax Metro Centre, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
And the fastest way to do that is by disposing of Rory MacDonald.
That's because "Ares" is the uncrowned heir to the division throne, which will once again be up for grabs in early 2015 when Robb read news >>
LAS VEGAS -- Former Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix champion Daniel Cormier took part in Monday's media day to promote UFC 178. He discussed the health of his knee, why facing Jones Jones is the culmination of a lifetime of competition, who the real Jones is and much more. read news >>
Malaipet Sasiprapa won’t be hanging up his gloves any time soon. read news >>
NEW YORK -- UFC Hall of Famer and currently Bellator light heavyweight Tito Ortiz talks about his win over Alexander Shlemenko at Bellator 120, why that win was not as satisfying as his victory over Ryan Bader, working with Scott Coker, no longer feuding with UFC President Dana White and why he believes Bellator can be bigger than Strikeforce was during its heyday. read news >>
NEW YORK - Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion and current Bellator light heavyweight 'King' Muhammed Lawal opens up about his preferences in rap music, his upcoming bout against Tom DeBlass, who really won Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara and his candid thoughts on former Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney. read news >>
Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz has a tall task ahead of him when he welcomes ex-UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva back to the Octagon on January 31, but his head coach can easily see him winning the fight.
The UFC turned the fight world on its head by announcing the matchup yesterday, and Cesar Gracie has followed up with MMA Fighting since then to give his analysis on the bout. Nick is better on the ground, his jiu-jitsu is better, but I believe it’s going to be a stan read news >>
Former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz discussed his UFC 183 fight against Anderson Silva on a conference call with the media Wednesday afternoon. Check out the complete audio above. read news >>
Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is petitioning to fight Chris Weidman at UFC 181 on December 6. The fact that the perennial contender is already booked for that championship bout is inconsequential, at least according to Rockhold in his recent comments to Bloody Elbow. That licensing is questionable. Is the fact that he cried supposed to make us feel sorry that he's been a lifelong cheater? He's pretty much a pathological liar. He should really consider taking up acting. M read news >>