483 Search Results for award

Oct 29, 2015 1:14 pm

Joe Rogan awards sh*t talking title to none other than this lad

Since Chael Sonnen’s retirement from MMA, it seemed like the UFC would be at a loss with some of its bravado in the hype game. Fans either loved or hated the words and actions of Sonnen, and it made for great publicity to build fights. Joe Rogan spoke with multiple-time kickboxing world champion John Wayne...

Oct 16, 2015 10:20 am

Award Winning Cannabis Developer: Weed not a PED…well maybe mine is

Some good news came in the Nick Diaz five year suspension saga earlier this week when the MMA community came together and surpassed the 100K signature goal for the official White House Petition. Diaz’s legal team are getting ready to file an appeal for a judicial review and we’ll see what happens from there. On...

Sep 14, 2015 1:38 pm

Ronda Rousey wins ESPN’s “Best Female Athlete Ever” Award

Only six fights into her Ultimate Fighting Championship career, Ronda Rousey has solidified herself as the most dominant athlete the sport has to offer. Fighters and naysayers can come along and try to challenge that, but the fact remains that nobody has destroyed their competition quite like Rousey has. After her victory at UFC 190...

Jun 24, 2015 11:57 am

Ronda Rousey & Donald Cerrone Nominated For 2015 ESPY Awards

  Heads up MMA fans, two UFC fighters have been nominated for awards at this years ESPY Awards. Both Ronda Rousey and Donal Cerrone have been nominated for the ‘Best Fighter’ award. Rousey, just like last year has also been nominated for the ‘Best Female Athlete’. Last year Rousey walked away with ‘Best Female Athlete’,...

Apr 17, 2015 9:15 am

MONEY MAKER! Tate Shows Off Her Award Winning Booty (NSFW)

Tate’s Throwback Thursday, is our Flashback Friday! UFC superstar Miesha ‘Cupcake’ Tate is not one to shy away from showing off her assets for a good Throwback Thursday post! “#TBT my first photoshoot (for #FightMagazine) June of 2009 #ThrowBackThursday” A photo posted by Miesha Tate (@mieshatate) on Apr 16, 2015 at 10:13am PDT REPLAY!UFC President...

Jan 26, 2015 3:43 pm

Shamrock FC Champions Will Be Awarded Bellator MMA Contracts

The topic of major MMA promotions such as the UFC, and Bellator MMA, having amateur divisions is one that has long been discussed. A step across the bridge between regional circuit MMA and the big leagues was crossed recently when it was announced that Professional Shamrock FC champions would be awarded contracts with Bellator MMA....

Jan 12, 2015 6:56 pm

Rory MacDonald Calls For Changes To Process Of Awarding Title Shots

Rory MacDonald was admittedly “heartbroken” when he found out he had been passed up for a title shot again, in order for a trilogy match between Robbie Lawler and Johny Hendricks to take place. The process of awarding title shots is a very inconsistent one, which is something that has been long-discussed in the MMA...

Sep 9, 2014 7:07 pm

UFC Boss Awarded Black Jack Championship Belt

Thanks to the palms Casino for my Championship Blackjack belt. Thanks to President Todd Greenberg and… http://t.co/pUcWpomT4Y — Dana White (@danawhite) September 9, 2014 UFC President Dana White is notorious for his high-stakes gambling habit. He’s pretty good at it too.

Sep 5, 2014 10:18 am

Chael Sonnen Awarded BJJ Purple Belt

The new “Face of Jiu Jitsu”, Mr. Chael P. Sonnen just received his first belt promotion. Check it: The face of BJJ just got his purple belt. http://t.co/gLzG6suU8y pic.twitter.com/bcR1m4Fmtw — chael sonnen (@sonnench) September 5, 2014

Sep 5, 2014 9:45 am

Justin Bieber Awarded Purple Belt Under Eddie Bravo

Pop Music Sensation, Justin Bieber has just earned his 10th planet purple belt under Eddie Bravo. Congrats Justin! Caption: A huge congrats to Justin on his 10p purple belt, #believe #neversaynever

Sep 3, 2014 4:02 pm

Tito Ortiz Awards This Fighter His 2014 ‘B!tch Boy Of The Year’ Award

Bellator MMA’s Tito Ortiz has found a new rival over at his fighting home of Bellator MMA ,and he’s coming out swinging on the web. Check it: #BitchBoy of the year. http://t.co/Ke5XHchqib — Tito Ortiz (@titoortiz) September 2, 2014 UFC hall-of-famer Stephan Bonnar is Bellator MMA’s latest acquisition and was event sent by Dana White...

Aug 29, 2014 8:02 am

WSOF To Launch Amateur Series, Will Award Pro Contracts

Big news for Amateur MMA fighters, the World Series Of Fighting plans to launch an amateur division in 2015 to showcase amateur fighters and build up the future of the sport under the WSOF banner. With the amateur division comes pro contracts as rewards according to WSOF President Ray Sefo. Sefo spoke with MMAJunkie about...

Aug 8, 2014 1:34 pm

Combate Americas Becomes First Fight Program To Win Major TV Award

Combate Americas, the first U.S. Hispanic Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) sports franchise created by Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) co-founder Campbell McLaren to serve the nation’s fastest growing demographic, made history with its competition reality series on Friday, August 1, becoming the first fight-themed program ever to win a major television honor at the 29th annual...

Jul 17, 2014 6:45 am

Ronda Rousey First In MMA To Win ESPN ESPY Award

Last Night, UFC Bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey became the first MMA Fighter to win an ESPN ESPY award. The fast rising super-star, failed to win best fighter, but picked up best female athlete of the year before the night’s conclusion. Here’s her winning:

Jun 24, 2014 1:47 pm

Three UFC Champions Nominated For ESPY Awards

UFC Women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, UFC Middleweight champion Chris Weidman, and UFC Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones are all up for 2014 ESPY awards. Ronda Rousey was nominated for two awards in the category of “best female athlete” and “best fighter”. Chris Weidman was nominated for the “best upset” category with his back to...

Feb 10, 2014 9:40 am

Vitor wins ESPN award for Rockhold knockout

It’s true that Vitor Belfort has a lot on his plate right now as he prepared to face off against middleweight champion Chris Weidman for the title at UFC 173, but “The Phenom” always has time to accept an award for doing what he does best! This past weekend in Burbank, California, Vitor was praised...

Feb 8, 2014 12:23 pm

2013 World MMA Award winners

The 2013 World MMA Award winners were announced yesterday during a black-tie ceremony at the Venetian and Palazzo Resort, Hotel & Casinos in Las Vegas. UFC heavyweight contender Travis “Hapa” Browne took home a pair of the evenings awards, including the fan voted “Breakthrough Fighter of the Year,” as well as the award for “Comeback...