Mark Dickman believes with his current record, winning the featherweight championship at RFA 17 on Friday night would plant him on the UFC's radar. read news >>
While UFC lightweight contender Donald Cerrone has been vocal about his desire to compete in six fights in 2014, a less-heralded welterweight may actually have the inside track on beating him to that mark.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Tim Kennedy may not be 100% in line with Mark Bocek's steroid stance, but he agrees that they're a major problem.
Tim Kennedy hasn't been a shrinking violet when it comes to his stance on steroid use in MMA (or really anything else, for that matter). Last year, when asked about problems in MMA, steroid users were at the top of his list. "...not only is it an embarrassment for them and for the sport. It's a direct slap in the face to every martial artist on the planet that's ever been before us o read news >>
How many licks reasons does it take to get to the center of a Tootsie roll center of a Tootsie pop force an MMA fighter to retire? One, two, three? Three. Mark Bocek recently shed some light on why he decided to retire from the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA), despite coming off a win and going 3-1 in his last four outings inside the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Octagon.
The submission specialist insists the rampant performance enhancing drug (PED) problem in the sport -- which he clai read news >>
It turns out Mark Hunt wasn't just playing around a couple weeks back, when he tweeted that he was going to be 'unemployed.'
Mark Hunt caused a buzz a few weeks ago, when he tweeted, "Not my choice guys but going from being exited at the prospects of the future of fighting to being unemployed in a day lol this sucks." Some read the message as one of Hunt's many jokes to stir up his fans and the media, others wondered if he'd been cut, and there was even some talk that he might have suddenly deci read news >>
The UFC has made big personnel changes on their top management. There are huge changes within the top management in the UFC. Garry Cook, who has been running the promotion's UK office, will now move to Las Vegas and will be the UFC's Chief Global Officer. As first reported by MMA Fighting, the former former Manchester City football CEO will now be in charge of every show outside the US, making him one of the more important figures in the promotion.
Also part of the changes, Mark Fischer has been read news >>
On Monday, Mark Bocek appeared on The MMA Hour and detailed the primary reasons that he decided to step away from fighting after a successful fighting career at 32 years old. The Canadian’s timing was peculiar in that he was coming off a victory against Mike De La Torre at the TUF Nations finale in Quebec City this past April.It turns out there were many reasons -- beginning with the "rampant" problem MMA has with performance enhancing drugs -- that went into Bocek’s decision to retire. And on M read news >>
Retired Canadian lightweight competitor Mark Bocek revealed on The MMA Hour that he was disappointed with the way the UFC was promoting WMMA fights above what they deserve. While many mid-tier MMA fighters retire without much media attention, Canada's Mark Bocek has certainly not been one of those fighters. The Canadian lightweight presented a variety of reasons that led to his retirement, some of which were grim and realistic, while other parts simply seemed like disgruntled outcries.
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Mark Bocek talks about his retirement from MMA and what's next for him. read news >>
Listen to or download today’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Danny Castillo, Alex Garcia, Brian Ortega, Amanda Bell, Mark Dickman and Joby Sanchez.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, MMAjunkie Radio, News, Radio, UFC read news >>
The retired lightweight also suggests UFC has to say it's battling performance-enhancing drugs in order to keep its blue-chip sponsors around. Mark Bocek announced his retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) last week, despite winning three of his last four fights. His only loss during that span was to top lightweight contender Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 154.
A few weeks later, the Canadian fighter revealed that the performance enhancing drug (PED) problem in MMA was one of his main r read news >>