After a UFC-less stretch on the MMA calendar, the organization returned this past weekend, and Ryan Bader was the star of UFC Fight Night 47.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rankings, News, UFC, WSOF read news >>
The BJJ ace said that he is having his "ass kicked" in the process of learning Muay Thai since he began to practice a month ago.
Four time world Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu champion, Rodolfo Vieira thinks about moving to compete at MMA but not any time soon. The 24-year-old BJJ practitioner has started to train Muay Thai to have a striking base when making the transition - and is taking some beatings in the process, as he told Tatame.com.br. "I've been thinking about it but it's too soon. I've been trai read news >>
Ryan Bader made another strong move up the light heavyweight ladder this past Saturday night when he defeated Ovince Saint Preux in the main event of Fight Night 47. The Ultimate Fighter Season 8 winner dominated the surging former Strikeforce vet throughout the 25-minute affair to pick up his third consecutive victory in as many showings inside the Octagon.
While the heavy-handed former Arizona State University wrestling standout is known for having devastating power in his right hand, the 31-y read news >>
Top-10-ranked light heavyweights Ryan Bader and Ovince St. Preux are fighting to move another rung up the 205-pound division ladder, but first, they had to weigh in on Friday. read news >>
With the move of the UFC flyweight title bout between Demetrious Johnson and Chris Cariaso to September's UFC 178 card, the fight's previous home got a little lineup shuffling. read news >>
One-night tournaments used to be the basis of fight sports such as MMA and kickboxing but nowadays kickboxing is the only sport to have a premier organization which retains the format. Are tournaments outdated for the modern era or are they an integral and irremovable part of the sport’s culture?
Modern kickboxing as we know it developed from the Japanese karate scene. In karate a huge amount of emphasis is placed on spirit, toughness and the ability to endure pain and punishment. Tournaments we read news >>
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In an unsurprising move, Bellator has released Jon Koppenhaver aka War Machine from his contract.
The "new" Bellator wasted no time in cutting ties with War Machine in the wake of his latest set of legal woes. Just in case you missed the news over the last 90 minutes, Jon Koppenhaver (War Machine) is wanted as the prime suspect in a 3-person altercation at his Las Vegas home this morning that landed two people in the hospital, one of which was named "significant other." In light of this, Bellato read news >>
Vinny Magalhaes’ busy run won’t end until late September, and he wants to go 3-0 in three months.
A former UFC light heavyweight, "Pezao" returned to the win column in MMA with a first-round submission over Jorge Gonzalez in Mexico, and he’s scheduled to meet Jason Brilz for the vacant Titan FC 205-pound title on Sept. 26. Sandwiched between the MMA bouts is Metamoris 4, where he faces Keenan Cornelius in a no-gi match this Saturday in Los Angeles.
"I fought in MMA three weeks ago and I have ano read news >>
In a surprising move, Titan FC has released Ben Saunders from his headlining slot in their upcoming show, so that he can return to the UFC.
Big news for one of Bloody Elbow's favorite fighters. Ben Saunders is returning to the UFC. After four years and eleven fights outside the promotion, "Killa-B" has been called back up to the big show. MMA Fighting broke the news on Saunders' re-signing on Thursday, revealing that Saunders had exercised the UFC "out-clause" in his Titan FC contract, and done read news >>
Cage Warriors CEO Graham Boylan will begrudgingly move the promotion’s 71st show to Jordan after disagreement with the Swedish MMA Federation.Filed under: Cage Warriors, News, Radio Highlight read news >>