- 6 months ago
- 43 views
A lot of fans have reason to be excited for the former Strikeforce boss's return to high level MMA promotion with Viacom's Bellator, but don't count your chickens before they hatch MMA fans. This is a murderously hard game and Coker will have to push his fighters harder than he's been willing to in the past to succeed. Fan and fighter reaction has been overwhelmingly positive: Bjorn Rebney is being edged out of Bellator. In his stead is former Strikeforce CEO and founder Scott Coker. The reason read news >>
- 8 months ago
- 37 views
But "The Hybrid" does hope "The Pitbull" has a good run inside the Octagon AFTER the two mix it up in Canada. Brendan Schaub may be a huge fan of Andrei Arlovksi, but that doesn't mean "The Hybrid" is going to take it easy on him at UFC 174. While he has nothing but the utmost respect for Arlvoski and hopes that he succeeds in his second go-round with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), he tells Rick J. Lee that it won't come at his expense when the two mix it up on June 14, 2014, in Vancouver read news >>
- 9 months ago
- 64 views
Invicta FC Featherweight Champion Cris "Cyborg" could not succeed to collect one more belt, and lost the fight via decision (unanimous) against new Lion Fight Muay Thai title holder Jorina "JoJo" Baars in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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An arrest earlier this year threatened to end Straus' career, but the persevering Cincinnati native doesn't know quit. read news >>
- 2 years ago
- 117 views
Joseph Benavidez will try to become the UFC’s first flyweight champion Sept. 22 when he takes on Demetrious Johnson at UFC 152. read news >>
OMAHA, Neb. - When Brazilian prospect Ronny Markes first started down his current career path, he didn't exactly have his
In fact, his parents wanted him to ply the family trade and chase a career as an electrician.
"My parents were against it," Markes told MMAjunkie.com in his native Portuguese. "I used to sneak out to
jiu-jitsu classes. My father figured it out and grounded me from going
out in the evening, which is when I used to watch the practices. I used
to trai read news >>
- 3 years ago
- 297 views
Chad Mendes and Urijah Faber have many similarities, including their weight class, collegiate wrestling experience and the Team Alpha Male camp they both call home.
But when it comes to the cage, there are stark differences.
That's why Mendes - who on Monday was issued a UFC 142 title shot with UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo - said fans shouldn't predict the same fate Faber suffered against the dangerous Brazilian titleholder.
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- 3 years ago
- 126 views
On July 5, 2008, Quinton Jackson lost his UFC light heavyweight championship to Forrest Griffin. Four title changes and three years later, “Rampage” will have a shot to once again wear the prized gold belt around his waist read news >>
- 4 years ago
- 695 views
DREAM lightweight champion Shinya Aoki widely is considered a torchbearer for MMA in Japan. And he's very protective of its landscape, particularly when it comes to the interests of stateside promoters. read news >>