2201 Search Results for mixed martial arts

Aug 14, 2016 12:46 pm

VIDEO | Mackenzie Dern’s mixed martial arts debut (highlights)

Strawweight prospect Mackenzie Dern was unable to finish Kenia Rosas in her mixed martial arts debut at Legacy 58, but the current number one pound-for-pound grappler did put on a dominating performance. Dern spoke to MMAFighting‘s Ariel Helwani about the fight and outlined her future goals in the sport: “I’m always confident in my jiu-jitsu,...

Jan 21, 2016 11:19 am

George Foreman as a mixed martial arts fighter?

How do you think former world heavyweight boxing champion and Olympic gold medalist George Foreman would have fared in the world of mixed martial arts back in his prime? The knockout Hall of Fame legend who won the world heavyweight championship twice is regarded as one of boxing’s greats. Foreman revealed in a tweet that...

Jul 14, 2014 5:59 pm

A Look Back at B.J. Penn’s Amazing Mixed Martial Arts Career

Former UFC lightweight & welterweight champion B.J. Penn retired from the sport of mixed martial arts, this following his third career loss to Frankie Edgar, which he suffered on July 6th at the TUF 19 Finale in Las Vegas. It was a disappointing end to what was an incredible mixed martial arts career for the...

Jul 12, 2014 8:20 pm

GSP Wants Olympic Style Testing In Mixed Martial Arts

“They need to make more like Olympic drug testing – an independent organization that doesn’t have any affiliation with the money of the organization… The only thing I wanted to do is help the sport to raise another level, and I think if you want it to grow worldwide to the next step, it’s the...

Jul 1, 2014 11:53 am

Penn ‘Really Excited’ For Increased Testing In Mixed Martial Arts

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion B.J. Penn (16-9-2 MMA, 12-8-2 UFC) has long campaigned for more stringent drug-testing in the sport of mixed martial arts. Following Chael Sonnen’s second random drug test failure, “The Prodigy” thinks things are starting to look up for the sport, as he stated on the UFC175/TUF19 conference call: “I’m really excited that they...

Jun 11, 2014 5:31 pm

Chael Sonnen Retires From Mixed Martial Arts Following NSAC Drug Test

Details are far-and-few-between, but unfortunately for fight fans Chael Sonnen appears to be retiring following news of a failed drug test and subsequent removal from UFC 175. We will work towards providing more details as they become available, but for now, all we really know is that the UFC’s biggest star, with the biggest arms...

May 8, 2014 7:06 pm

Cyborg Retires From Mixed Martial Arts Following Latest Defeat

Evangelista ‘Cyborg’ Santos, has retired from Mixed Martial Arts. After a seventeen-year career, the Brazilian won 19 of 35 professional bouts, fought around the globe, including stints in Sengoku and Strikeforce. The former-spouse of female champion Chris Cyborg, leaves the sport on the heels of a quick and violent defeat delivered by devastating striker, Melvin...

Apr 17, 2013 7:56 am

Boxing’s #1 Rated Female Leaving Sport To Pursue Mixed Martial Arts

Boxing’s leading lady, Holly Holm, is hanging up her boxing gloves permanently to enter the world of Mixed Martial Arts as a full-time job. She is an 18-time, three-division boxing world champion who has only suffered defeat twice in 37 pro-fights. She also boasts an undefeated 3-0 record as a Mixed Martial Artists. The news...

Dec 12, 2012 11:29 am

Mark Hominick Retires From Mixed Martial Arts Competition | UFC NEWS

“I truly got to live my passion and follow my dreams by competing in mixed martial arts, especially under the Zuffa banner, but UFC 154, that’s the last fight I’ll be in the octagon, as I’m retiring and looking to move on to the next phase of my career. As a family, I have young...

Aug 5, 2017 5:12 pm

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey starts up her own website, teases big announcement

“Rowdy” Ronda Rousey is one of the biggest stars on the face of the planet. The former UFC women’s bantamweight champion of the world, Rousey, has opened a new website (rondarousey.com) and is teasing that she will be dropping some major news for her fans very soon. Check it out. I’m super proud to be...

May 9, 2017 10:43 am

VIDEO | Martial arts kid takes on 5 bullies, leaves them running

👍🏿👍🏿👍🏿 A post shared by Derrick Lewis (@thebeastufc) on May 8, 2017 at 2:12pm PDT One young school boy found himself in arguably the worst possible scenario when he was confronted by five bullies at the same time. While some may have panicked, the school boy stands his ground and quickly leaves all 5 men...

Mar 9, 2017 8:17 am

One Championship CEO Victor Cui on building Asian heroes and promoting the values of the martial arts

Singapore’s One Championship is far and away the biggest mixed martial arts promotion in Asia. They broadcast in millions of homes in dozens of countries, and have taken their live product to relatively untapped markets like Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan, China and even further afield. One Championship’s approach to MMA promotion...

Jan 18, 2017 9:15 am

Tim Kennedy updates on retirement decision, MMAAA, and his future in the martial arts

Earlier this week, UFC middleweight contender Tim Kennedy announced his retirement from mixed martial arts with a heartfelt post to his Facebook page. This retirement announcement followed a lopsided knockout loss to Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 206. Shortly thereafter, Kennedy spoke with MMAFighting.com to elaborate on his decision to retire, and give updates on his...

Apr 3, 2015 11:45 am

Dan Hardy Doesn’t Like Mixed Gender P4P Rankings

Dan Hardy shared his thoughts on having mixed gender rankings in the world of mixed martial arts. Do you agree with his point of view? I know flyweights won't fight heavyweights. P4P ranking is based on accomplishment. But can you think of another sport with mixed rankings? — Dan Hardy (@danhardymma) April 2, 2015 If...

Aug 12, 2013 3:03 pm

Uriah Hall Ready For ‘Next Chapter’ And It Starts This Weekend In Boston

“I absolutely think this next chapter is where it starts in Boston. I’m coming off the fight with Kelvin, a lot of people had their opinions and views, but that happens with every fight. You take what happens and you learn from it. I feel I have improved drastically since then and I can’t wait...

Nov 18, 2017 11:56 am

Garry Tonon Talks About His Upcoming MMA Debut at ONE Championship

Garry Tonon has some amazing achievements under his black belt. He’s beat names like Dillon Danis, AJ Agazarm, Ralek Gracie After winning multiple International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) No-Gi world titles and becoming a multiple time three-division champion at the Eddie Bravo Invitational, grappling stud Garry Tonon has finally decided to transition into MMA. His ONE Championship debut has...

Nov 16, 2017 7:04 pm

The Ultimate Fighter Season 27 Will Feature Only Undefeated Fighters

Just over two and a half weeks before the UFC wraps up TUF 26, the first to feature fighters competing in the newly minted UFC women’s straw weight division, they have announced the main criteria for the 27th U.S.-based season of the long-running reality TV series: Only undefeated fighters may apply. In a press release...

Nov 14, 2017 7:15 pm

Anderson Silva releases statement after being flagged by USADA

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was expected to headline this month’s UFC Fight Night event in Shanghai opposite Kelvin Gastelum on November 25. Unfortunately, “The Spider” was flagged by USADA for a potential anti-doping violation on Friday and was subsequently removed from the card. Thankfully for fight fans, former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping,...

Nov 12, 2017 9:10 pm

PHOTOS | Valentina Shevchenko looks absolutely stunning at 125-pounds

Former UFC women’s bantamweight title challenger Valentina Shevchenko looks absolutely stunning at 125-pounds. Of course that is not to say that “The Bullet” was not gorgeous when fighting at bantamweight. But at her new home of flyweight, Shevchenko is definitely a top contender for the title of “the most beautiful woman in all of mixed...

Nov 11, 2017 6:42 pm

MMA Community reacts to Michael Bisping stepping up to fight Kelvin Gastelum

The MMA community has been devastated by a serious of injuries and fight cancellations ever since the conclusion of last weekend’s epic UFC 217 event in New York. First, former UFC lightweight title holder Frankie Edgar was forced out of his highly anticipated featherweight title fight with current champ Max Holloway at UFC 218. Shortly...

Nov 9, 2017 12:21 pm

Georges St-Pierre gives his thought-provoking take on the GOAT debate

When it comes to the debate over who the greatest of all time (GOAT) in terms of mixed martial arts, who do you have at the top of your list? Does the newly crowned UFC middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre get your vote? GSP returned to greatness after being away from competition for nearly four years...

Nov 8, 2017 1:05 pm

Dana White sounds off on ‘Literally the biggest piece of s**t in all of sports’

Dana White is working his way to officially stepping into the business of boxing. The UFC President recently explained that he is looking to add boxing promotions in addition to doing the UFC mixed martial arts promotions. White is currently in the process of getting his boxing promoter’s license. Speaking recently with Jim Rome, White...