Mark Bocek believes performance-enhancing drugs are a much more prevalent issue in MMA than many believe. He’s tired of playing on an uneven field, and it’s the primary reason why he recently announced his retirement from the sport. Filed under: Featured, News, (...) read news >>
Over the course of his career, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has endured criticism for committing eye pokes during his fights.
This was no more evident than during his most recent title defense, a unanimous-decision win over Glover Teixeira at UFC 171.
On Monday's edition of The MMA Hour, Jones addressed the criticism. And while he admits he uses techniques and stances which occasionally end in eye pokes, he denied any malicious intent.
"I realize that I do it," Jones said. "I realize read news >>
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It only took 16 seconds for Dana White and the UFC brass to realize they were in trouble—UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was much, much better than anybody they could match her up with. Months prior to Rousey's UFC 175 matchup with Alexis Davis, White and company were looking to sign some much-needed talent to their shallow women's roster to challenge their trailblazing superstar. They attempted to lure former Strikeforce women's featherweight champion—now silver-screen action hero—Gina C read news >>
If you can see the screenshot above, you realize that Brazilian fighter Marcos Souza didn’t exactly have the greatest weekend.Filed under: News, Videos read news >>
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BE's Connor Ruebusch interviews Steven Wright, the striking coach of newly crowned welterweight champion Johny Hendricks. Steven talks about his own martial arts background, the training he's done with Johny, and what makes his student a true champion.
Johny Hendricks deserves all of the recognition he's gotten for his tremendous win over Robbie Lawler in an instant classic title fight, but it's always nice to spread the praise to the men behind the curtain. Steven Wright is Johny's striking coa read news >>
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Perhaps the prankster didn’t realize he was messing with the wrong guy.Filed under: News, Videos Tagged: Flavio Alvaro, Legacy FC 30 read news >>
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According to heavyweight Walt Harris, exposure is never really a bad thing, especially when you’re trying to build an MMA career.Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: UFC on FOX 10, Walt Harris read news >>
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Lawler couldn't live up to the 'next big thing' label. He now faces another prodigy in Rory MacDonald, and a win could go a long way toward legitimizing the hype all those years ago. read news >>
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It didn't take Soa Palelei long to realize the severity of an injury he thought he could fight through. read news >>
WINNIPEG – There's no rocket science necessary to realize there's no love lost between Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate – it was easy to expect "TUF 18" fireworks. UFC President Dana White said those fireworks have already started. read news >>
New York's unions need to realize speaker Sheldon Silver is serving his interests, not theirs. read news >>