Following in his father's footsteps, Kron Gracie tested his royal Brazilian jiu-jitsu pedigree in a pro MMA bout in Japan, a place where his father Rickson forever solidified his name in the sport's lore in the 1990s. And like Rickson did in his first bout in Japan in 1994, Kron scored a first-round submission win in his first fight in Japan. In what was his pro MMA debut, Kron put his top-flight grappling chops on display and submitted South Korean Hyung Soo-Kim with an armbar just 65 seconds i read news >>
As of Saturday night, CM Punk is no longer a WWE Superstar, he’s a UFC fighter. read news >>
UFC bantamweight Sergio Pettis, younger brother of lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, will clash with Matt Hobar at UFC 181 on Dec. 6. Pettis comes into the contest a winner, scoring a unanimous-decision victory over veteran ground specialist Yaotzin Meza. In the bout, Pettis used an effective combination of striking to defeat the 33-year-old. At 21 years old with a record of 11-1, Pettis is talented but still evolving, and he knows that. "I was starting to get a little bit more loose," Pettis read news >>
Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko discusses why Fedor Emelianenko is his biggest role model and a source of motivation for him in the cage. While he managed to carve out his own path in Mixed Martial Arts, Alexander Shlemenko is not shy to admit that he, along with the majority of Russian fighters, simply hopes to live up to the likes of "The Last Emperor" Fedor Emelianenko. The Bellator middleweight champion revealed that Fedor is a ‘role model' and a perfect specimen to model read news >>
Bellator middleweight champ Alexander Shlemenko doesn’t fight for the same reasons he did when he was eight fights into his career and “very angry, and hungry to fight.”Filed under: Bellator, MMAjunkie Radio, News read news >>
Antonio Tarver Jr. will follow in the footsteps of his father, Antonio Tarver, when he makes his professional boxing debut on Sept. 29, a card his dad is headlining against Johnathon Banks. read news >>
Following in his rival Chuck Liddell's footsteps, Randy Couture becomes the latest UFC legend to join the popular reality dance competition. It's not uncommon to see athletes participate in ABC's Dancing With the Stars, and their 19th season will feature a former UFC light heavyweight and heavyweight champion. Randy Couture has signed up for the famed dancing competition, whose latest cast of celebrities was announced earlier today on Good Morning America. Couture will be partnered with Russia's read news >>
For welterweight prospect Mike “Biggie” Rhodes, working with some of the best young talent in MMA has had a profound effect on his career. read news >>
Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida takes a look back at his UFC career, which dates back to 2007, leading up to his fight with Mark Munoz. read news >>
Jim Alers saw what Conor McGregor did this past weekend in his UFC debut. And to no surprise, he wouldn't turn a little of that down. He hopes he's on the path to doing that with a featherweight title fight at Cage Warriors 53. read news >>
Longtime friend and current training partner Marina Shafir has followed Ronda Rousey's footsteps into the world of MMA, and so far, the amateur fighter is posting some familiar results. read news >>
Jared Rosholt has had a great role model to follow on his MMA career path in brother Jake. Now Jared takes that experience with him to try and earn the Legacy FC heavyweight title on Friday night. read news >>
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Following in the footsteps of his fellow countryman David Loiseau, Yves Jabouin almost finished his fight at UFC on Fuel 3 with a nasty spinning back kick to the body.
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LAS VEGAS - While his name isn't the same as his world famous uncle, there's still some pressure if you're getting into the fight game and related to pound-for-pound MMA king Anderson Silva.
But 19-year-old Guilherme Bertholdo shrugs off his famous lineage and told MMAjunkie.com he's trying to forge his own fighting path, which right now is strictly muay Thai.
"No, I don't feel any pressure," said the soft-spoken Bertholdo, who faces 24-year-old Chris Lazaro tonight at Lion Fight Muay read news >>