American Top Team coach and co-founder “Conan” Silveira started in the wild west days of MMA, but these days he finds himself forging a future in the sport while occasionally still dreaming of glory.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
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At the start of 2014, the welterweight division had a Wild West feel. Longtime champion Georges St-Pierrehad had vacated the title in mid-December of last year, leaving a wide-open field at 170 pounds. Since then, nearly all the top names have fought at least once, some twice. And with that, the dust is beginning to settle. The top three fighters in the current SB Nation pound-for-pound poll are unanimous picks. UFC champion Johny Hendricks, as one would suspect, got all six first-place votes, f read news >>
- 7 months ago
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The drive from West Los Angeles to Temecula, Calif. runs a little under two hours if you're lucky. All concrete and parks and faded stars peaking out through the smog, and if the Gods of West Coast Traffic smile down on your journey, that pesky brake pedal won't feel the loathsome stomp of your foot as you merge south onto the I-15. Fortunately, on this night, Vladimir Matyushenko is as lucky as can be. It's the last ride for MMA's most affable custodian. The end of a career that spanned three d read news >>
- 7 months ago
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Sherdog.com reports from the Maverik Center in West Valley City, Utah, with live Bellator 114 results and play-by-play. read news >>
Fighting for $45 and a t-shirt, recently retired mixed martial artist Jeff Curran is one fighter that has truly earned the moniker of pioneer. read news >>
As far as breakups go, Ed West's departure from Bellator MMA sounds like the start of a courtship, not a divorce. But sometimes in sports, athletes and their bosses part ways amicably. That appears to be the case with West and Bellator. read news >>
The fight card for Bellator 91 is now complete, promotion officials announced Monday. read news >>
Just as it seemed that MMA was starting to take a step forward in Australia, MMAWeekly.com has learned that the Western Australian Government will look to pass legislation to ban the sport in a cage as of March 1, 2013. read news >>
- 2 years ago
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A concussion has forced Elaina Maxwell to withdraw from Saturday's Invicta Fighting Championships 3 event.
In her place steps Danielle "The Honey Badger" West , who now
meets four-time Strikeforce veteran Julia Budd in a featherweight
matchup that kicks off the night's main card.
Invicta FC takes place at Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kan. The entire event streams free on InvictaFC.com.
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Bellator's Summer Series light heavyweight tournament will move forward on Friday night, as all eight quarterfinal participants came in on point at Thursday's
Bellator 71 weigh-ins. read news >>
- 2 years ago
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Bellator's "Summer Series" kickoff is official for next week with Bellator 71 in West Virginia.
The promotion on Wednesday announced the full card for the June 22 event at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort in Chester, W.V., including several changes and the opponent for a high-profile recent addition to the promotion.
Bellator 71 features the start of the light heavyweight tournament with four quarterfinal bouts, plus a heavyweight fight featuring former Strikeforce notable Brett R read news >>