Glory 18 fighter Zack Mwekassa has a fascinating life story. Here it gets even more interesting as he describes the charity work he did after Glory 16 and his hero's welcome back home in Congo. Tonight's Glory 18: Return to Glory show features a slew of fantastic fights and intriguing fighters. But the one name that keeps coming up in the pre-fight discussions is Zack Mwekassa. Mwekassa is in the Glory 18 Light Heavyweight tournament, and comes in after having KO'd Pat Barry in a spectacular Glo read news >>
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Chris Jericho recently published an autobiography, containing a fascinating story about Vince McMahon and Frank Shamrock, and the night they almost went at it. The worlds of pro wrestling and MMA have clashed time and time again in the short, 20 year history of our sport. A few athletes have transitioned between one and the other. Dan Severn, Ken Shamrock, Bobby Lashley, and of course, Brock Lesnar. Strangely enough, however, this story comes not through an MMA fighter turned pro-wrestler, but t read news >>
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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight and longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran Jason Miller is currently under lock and key at the Intake Release Center in Orange County, Calif., following a tense standoff with police on Thursday at his Mission Viejo home. See the video here. "Mayhem" has been charged with three felonies, according to Bloody Elbow, including stalking, corporal injury on a spouse or cohabitant, and violating a court order. After blowing off a Sept. 8 pretr read news >>
- 9 months ago
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What a strange and fascinating place the road is. At the onset of the year I launched out into the blustery, crisp and miserable white of winter to follow the asphalt ribbon west. My reason was to begin this project—this magnificently ambitious thing—where I would travel around the country in order to turn up and jot down some of the different elements in the fight world that often go unseen and unheard by the fighting faithful. It was my intention to bring you, the reader, along on this quest a read news >>
This week, the TMB looks at the bizarrely fascinating relationship between "pampered" Georges St-Pierre and "uneducated fool" Nick Diaz, as well the questions surrounding MMA's first transgender fighter, Brian Stann and so much more. read news >>
FUEL TV presents In Focus: Silva vs Stann, a fascinating in-depth look at the main event of UFC on FUEL TV 8. In Focus paints a vivid picture of MMA legend Wanderlei Silva and his opponent, ex-United States Marine Brian Stann. read news >>
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Filmmaker Jonah Tulis didn't mean for "Such Great Heights" to come out four years after the fight the film documents.
But with the film today finally enjoying a public release, he's kind of glad it did.
"If it had come out right after the fight, I think that it's a little
less interesting because you can sort of look back, and it was such an
interesting time in the sport, where things were really just exploding,"
Tulis told MMAjunkie.com.
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UFC president Dana White has been around the MMA game for a long team and dealt with all types of fighters, but still, even he finds Nick Diaz fascinating. read news >>