Paul Daley is free to fight in the United States again. According to Bellator president Scott Coker, Daley (34-13-2) has finally been granted a working visa from the US government to resume his Bellator MMA career. Visa issues knocked Daley out of a Bellator welterweight tournament in 2012. As a result, his last 10 MMA and kickboxing fights have taken place overseas. While the popular British striker recently re-signed with Bellator, his next MMA fight will be for BAMMA on Sept. 13 against Igor read news >>
The United States Marshal's Service and Simi Valley police arrested Jon "War Machine" Koppenhaver in a Simi Valley extended stay suite earlier today. Sorry Dog, looks like the police didn't need any help in catching Jon "War Machine" Koppenhaver in last week's horrific assault on porn star Christy Mack.Jonathan "War Machine" Koppenhaver was arrested by U.S. Marshals and the Simi Valley Police at the Extended Stay America Hotel in Simi Valley around 1:45 p.m. today. Koppenhaver was arrested on a read news >>
In a week in which flyweights made headlines throughout, Ian McCall stated his case. The Orange County, Calif. native asserted himself on the list of contenders for Demetrious Johnson's title with his best performance in the Octagon. McCall (13-4-1) got the best of veteran Brad Pickett at UFC Fight Night 46, earning a unanimous decision. The bout was pretty simple: Pickett (24-11) seemed to take his "One Punch" nickname a little too seriously, throwing heavy shots and missing them. Pickett effor read news >>
Try not to blow yourself up. It's July 4, 2014, which means most of the United States is celebrating Independence Day. That equates to barbecues, fireworks, crappy Will Smith movies, and all sorts of other traditions for this summertime holiday. And for those of you MMA Maniacs who don't live stateside, I've included a nice little pic of our two favorite Octagon girls, Brittney Palmer and Arianny Celeste, courtesy of BrittneyPalmer.com. Speaking of fireworks, we have a stacked weekend of mixed m read news >>
What a win for the United States against Ghana in last night's FIFA World Cup group stage play. See how the MMA world responded as the Americans pulled off a last gasp victory. The United States began their 2014 FIFA World Cup group stage play with an incredible 2-1 win against Ghana, who knocked them out of the last two World Cups (in 2006 and 2010) by the same scoreline. After Clint Dempsey scored in just 29 seconds, the 3rd fastest goal in World Cup history, Ghana pressed hard for an equalize read news >>
This past weekend (May 30-31, 2014) the 2014 United States Freestyle Wrestling World Team Trials punched 12 wrestler's tickets to the 2014 World Championships in Tashkent. Bloody Elbow takes a look at this year's World Team members. This weekend the first leg of the 2014 United States Freestyle Wrestling World Team Trials concluded in Madison Wisconsin, naming 12 wrestlers , six men and six women, to the 2014 World Team. All 12 earn the right to represent their country at this fall's World Champ read news >>
Matt Lindland is the new head coach of United States Greco-Roman wrestling. The Olympic medalist joins a number of other exciting Spring coaching hires. USA Wrestling has announced Matt Lindland as its new Greco-Roman wrestling head coach. Lindland takes charge of a floundering USA Greco program which hasn't won an individual medal at the World Championships or Olympics since 2009. The University of Nebraska alumnus will look to recapture the historically unprecedented success experienced by USA read news >>
Yet again, the fate of MMA in New York rests with the state’s assembly. New York’s state senate today passed a bill to legalize the sport, setting up another showdown in the houseFiled under: News read news >>
One of the few fighters to simultaneously serve full-time in the United States Army while also fighting professionally, Tim Kennedy (17-4 MMA), trains for his fight against The Ultimate Fighter 3 winner Michael Bisping (24-5 MMA).
The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale takes place on April 16, 2014 at Colisée Pepsi in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.
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The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation today announced the retirement of Richard “Dickie” Cole, who headed the state’s boxing commission for 21 years and courted controversy during his reign.Filed under: News read news >>
The Nevada State Athletic Commission recently banned therapeutic use exemptions for testosterone replacement therapy. Is the TRT ban poised to become a standard across the U.S.? read news >>