Stephan Bonnar's fighting career isn't over just yet.In a somewhat surprising move, Bonnar, a UFC Hall of Famer, has signed a multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA, according to promotion officials. Bonnar's Bellator debut has not been finalized just yet, however, a grudge match against Tito Ortiz has been discussed. Brian McMahon tweeted last week that Bonnar vs. Ortiz was set.
"I want everyone to know I'm coming out of retirement because it's time to free the MMA world of the virus that's known a read news >>
One of the fastest wins of Rafael dos Anjos’ career was also the biggest. The Brazilian lightweight became the first man to knock out former UFC champion Ben Henderson at UFC Fight Night 49, and his coaches knew that a flying knee could get the job done.
"I trained that knee a lot in the locker room with master Rafael Cordeiro," dos Anjos told MMAFighting.com. "On my way to the Octagon, master Roberto Gordo told me ‘Rafael, do that knee because it’s working. Remember it, believe it.’"
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Listen to Ana Julaton as she talks with members of the media about her transition from world boxing champion to MMA fighter and her upcoming ONE FC bout with Ann Osman. read news >>
The one thing eluding Kamal Shalorus in his MMA career is a championship in a major organization. If he can defeat Shinya Aoki at ONE FC: Reign of Champions, he can change that. read news >>
UFC welterweight Hector Lombard feared the worst after a neck injury suffered in training. Now, he tells MMAjunkie, he’s working toward a comeback and trying to rebrand himself with a new nickname and new outlook.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>
At 32, welterweight Bristol Marunde could be a lot further along than he is. Not fighting would be a wiser choice. That’s what his family tells him, anyway.Filed under: News read news >>
For all that Wilson Reis accomplished early in his career, he knew he wouldn’t get fight fans’ full respect until he proved his worth in the world’s most prominent MMA organization.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira’s mixed martial arts career is coming to an end.
The former PRIDE and UFC heavyweight champion, who built a 34-9-1 (1 no-contest) record since his MMA debut in 1999, announced his plans to retire from the sport by the end of 2015.
Coming off back-to-back losses for the first time in his 46-fight career, "Minotauro" plans to fulfill his UFC contract and move on.
"I know I won’t fight forever," Nogueira told Ag. Fight. "I’m focused on my gym’s business now. It’s a beautifu read news >>
Wilson Reis won the EliteXC featherweight championship in 2008, but his life changed a lot since. After a nine-fight career under the Bellator banner, the talented fighter entered the UFC as a bantamweight in 2013, but UFC Fight Night 49 marks a new start.
Ranked No. 15 at 135 pounds, Reis cuts down to flyweight to battle Joby Sanchez on Saturday night in Tulsa, and he credits former UFC and WEC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz for his recent evolution.
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If you watched Gray Maynard get finished by Ross Pearson last weekend and decided this was something you don't want to see anymore, you weren't alone.
The second-round TKO marked the fourth time the 35-year-old Maynard has been finished by strikes in his past five fights, and the MMA Twitterverse was instantly flooded with comments from fans, media, and fellow fighters suggesting it's time the lightweight competitor calls it a career.
But with a few days to think things over, Maynard plans to so read news >>