With very little in the way of significant fights involving top 15 fighters, few changes were made in the August 18th UFC rankings update.
If you're being honest with yourself, you know that UFC Fight Night in Maine was badly lacking in established contenders or even fringe contenders, and the rankings update reflect exactly that. Even with Ryan Bader beating Ovince St. Preux in the main event, neither man's position was changed in the rankings. Only three weight classes were affected by Saturda read news >>
Scott Coker is looking for top-shelf talent to build Bellator MMA’s women’s divisions, but he isn’t yet signing two high-profile free agents: Gina Carano and “Cyborg” Justino.Filed under: Bellator, Featured, MMA Rumors, News read news >>
Ryan Bader is not ready to relinquish his Top 10 position in the light heavyweight rankings.
At UFC Fight Night 47, Bader relied on his wrestling to shut down Ovince Saint Preux and claim a decision victory. Since being knocked out by Glover Teixeira in September 2013, Bader has now won three in a row, all on pretty clear-cut scorecards.
The result in Saturday's main event slowed down the Saint Preux hype train considerably. While the Strikeforce veteran was undefeated in four UFC bouts prior to read news >>
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UFC commentator Joe Rogan takes a lot at this week's matchup between top 10 light heavyweights Ryan Bader and Ovince Saint Preux. Don't miss any of the action when these heavy-handed fighters take the Octagon on Saturday on FOX Sports 1. read news >>
There has been a shift in power at the top of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s international division. read news >>
In MMA, as in most sports, competitors must continuously improve and evolve to reach the highest level.
Even once a fighter makes his way to the top, he must keep working to ensure contenders aren't closing the gap. Jon Jones is widely considered the best fighter in the world right now, but he's holding onto that title by putting in the work at Jackson-Wink MMA to ensure he maintains a gap between him and the rest of the light heavyweight division.
There are always areas that some of the best in read news >>
The hunt is on ... for real.
It's no joke.
Duane "Dog" Chapman is hot on the trail of Jon Koppenhaver, a.k.a. "War Machine," who is wanted by law enforcement in Las Vegas, Nevada, after an alleged early-morning sadistic rampage that put his ex-girlfriend, Christy Mack, in the hospital with a host of horrific injuries.
The damage done was remarkable (photo evidence).
"Dog," of course, is the world's most famous bounty hunter thanks to a hit show on A&E (and now CMT) that followed him and his crew read news >>
Main-card victor Elvis Mutapcic ($20,000) was the top earner at this past weekend’s WSOF 12 event, a few grand ahead of main-event winner Luis Palomino ($18,000).Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>
Elvis Mutapcic may not have been the main attraction at World Series of Fighting’s event last Saturday, but “The King” nonetheless took home the evening’s largest paycheck. read news >>
In the night’s top comeback story, Matt Sayles needed to withstand nearly being finished in the first to get past Bryson Hansen on Saturday at WSOF 12. Check out all the highlights inside. Filed under: News, Videos, WSOF read news >>