446 Search Results for fight master

Aug 21, 2012 9:37 am

SPIKE TV AND K-1 AGREE TO MULTI-PLATFORM PARTNERSHIP FOR 2012 AND 2013

Spike TV and K-1, the world’s premier kickboxing organization, have agreed to a strategic partnership that will begin this fall with live fights streamed onSpike.com beginning Saturday, September 8 at the U.S. World Grand Prix Championship in Los Angeles. There will be a total of four events that will be streamed live in 2012. In...

Aug 20, 2012 10:32 am

Editorial | MMA Styles: BJPenn.com Edition

In the world of Mixed Martial Arts there are enough different disciplines to make for interesting fights. Machida’s karate, Mir’s jiu jitsu, and Jon Jones’s super humman powers are prime examples. Though impressive as those skill sets are alone, it’s usually not the disciplines that garner a win for a fighter, but rather the way...

Aug 16, 2012 9:19 am

Gracie Cincinnati: Ohio's Best Kept Secret (Part Two)

As stated in part one of this series(Can be viewed here), jiu jitsu black belt Justin Christopher is Jim Kelly’s right hand man. Kelly, a black belt under Pedro Sauer, is a jiu jitsu veteran training with many well-known and respected jiu jitsu masters. Christopher has been with him for a long time, and says...

Aug 13, 2012 5:14 am

Gracie Cincinnati; Ohio's Best Kept Secret (Part One)

Six years ago when people talked about jiu jitsu in the Cincinnati area they would really only mention popular places like The Ultimate Fighter Season 2 contestant Jorge Gurgel’s mixed martial arts gym. Former UFC Middleweight Champion Rich Franklin had emerged from that school so it was natural that it received a high level of...

Aug 10, 2012 6:37 am

More on Batista's MMA Debut

Batista’s MMA debut for the CES promotion will take place from the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island. As noted before, the October 6th fight will be against heavyweight Rashid Evans, not to be confused with the UFC fighter Rashad Evans. Tickets go on sale today through Ticketmaster and are priced at $20, $35,...

Aug 8, 2012 1:09 pm

UFC on FX: Browne vs. Bigfoot Official For Minneapolis, Tickets On Sale This Week | UFC NEWS

A five-round heavyweight showdown between contenders Travis “Hapa” Browne and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva will headline an exciting UFC card scheduled for Friday, Oct. 5 at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minn. The event will mark UFC’s first in Minneapolis since 2008, when UFC 87 broke the Target Center live gate record with a $2.25 million...

Aug 7, 2012 6:42 am

EXCLUSIVE | Dewey Cooper Promises to be The Dopest "Black Cobra" Ever

On September 8th at the LA Sports Arena K-1 will present the 2012 K-1 Rising U.S. Grand Prix Championship. Participating in this tournament are some of Kickboxings biggest names and tomorrows brightest stars. Featured amongst the heavyweight contestants are “Mighty Mo” Siliga, Rick Roufus, Seth Petruzelli, Xavier Vigney, Randy Blake and Dewey “Black Cobra” Cooper....

Jul 25, 2012 11:07 am

Healy Booked TO Face Melendez For Strikeforce Title In September | MMA NEWS

Gilbert Melendez, STRIKEFORCE lightweight champion and top pound-for-pound fighter, will make his next title defense against veteran and red-hot number one contender Pat Healy, when STRIKEFORCE: MELENDEZ vs. HEALY comes to Power Balance Pavilion in Sacramento, Calif. on Saturday, Sept. 29. The main event, scheduled for five rounds, will air live on SHOWTIME at 10...

Jul 5, 2012 8:21 pm

Contrasting Motivations: What the Spider Promised Then and Now | UFC NEWS

In the lead up to their first encounter, Chael Sonnen unleashed an onslaught of verbal abuse against the champion, antagonizing him with a wealth of criticisms and insults. Remarks ranged from the legitimacy of Silva’s opponents, to statements vilifying his character, and to accusations of him being a phony. These assaults were not only limited...

Jul 2, 2012 2:35 pm

Editorial Spotlight | Why Chael Sonnen Will Defeat Anderson Silva (Again) at UFC 148

Every generation has its popular myths. From the body humors of ancient Greece and Rome to man-made global warming today, some boneheaded beliefs refuse to die quick deaths, waiting instead on history to correct them. One such bit of snake oil being peddled today is the popular, but fatally flawed, idea that UFC Middleweight Champion...

Jun 18, 2012 3:48 pm

TICKETS FOR UFC on FOX: SHOGUN vs. VERA AT STAPLES CENTER IN LOS ANGELES ON SALE FRIDAY

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua continues his quest back to the title when he collides with Muay Thai ace Brandon “The Truth” Vera at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on Saturday, Aug. 4. The Ultimate Fighting Championship formally announced today that the Rua-Vera showdown will take place at the home of...

Jun 14, 2012 9:27 am

Wanderlei Lashes Back At Sonnen | "F*** You Man!" | UFC NEWS

Wanderlei Silva has had an outspoken hatred for Chael Sonnen over the past few months and it has only gotten worse with Chael’s trash talking of Silva’s native Brazil. Having the longest reigning Pride champion and renowned master of brutality, Wanderlei Silva mad at you probably isn’t the best idea but Chael has been proven...

Jun 14, 2012 7:19 am

War Machine Jail Blogs Season 2 | MMA NEWS

Controversial MMA Fighter, “War Machine”, has landed back in jail and is in the process of serving another year long sentence. Shortly after his first stint in prison he was forced to answer pending charges in another case which resulted in him going back to jail to serve more time. In typical “War Machine” fashion...

May 28, 2012 1:14 pm

Glory World Series 2012 Kicks Off With A Bang | MMA NEWS

The past couple of days have been nothing short of amazing for combat sports fans. For mixed martial arts there was an amazing card top-to-bottom in UFC 146 where Junior dos Santos successfully defended his heavyweight title in dominant fashion against Frank Mir. On Sunday for kickboxing, K1 Uprising took place and saw returning icons like...

May 23, 2012 5:52 am

VIDEO | The Truth Behind The Rampage "Wolf Howl" Explained By The Man Himself | UFC NEWS

By: Jason Kindschy On episode 4 of this season of MTV’s “Ridiculousness, Former UFC Light-heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson explains the signature howl that has become synonomous with his UFC appearances. Rampage told the cast, “I think I’m a werewolf man, I be howlin’ … It’s the werewolf man, he just takes over. Sometimes I...

May 21, 2012 1:40 pm

Exclusive | Eddie Bravo Talks The New Sport, "Combat Jiu Jitsu" | MMA NEWS

By James Emerson: May 20th, 2012 the Nokia Center Downtown Los Angeles; The U of MMA had their first Championship bout in addition to their first Combat Jiu Jitsu match. Combat Jiu Jitsu is the newest form of competition grappling that allows punches. I had the opportunity to spend a few minutes with the visionary...

May 21, 2012 9:24 am

PHOTO | Josh Barnett Shows Off Nasty Hand Break Suffered Saturday | MMA NEWS

By: Jason Kindschy Following his loss to Daniel Cormier on Saturday, Josh Barnett explained to Mauro Ranallo that he broke his hand early in the first round of the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Final. Barnett put any doubts of his claim to rest Sunday when he posted an X-ray of his left hand on Twitter....

Apr 25, 2012 6:20 pm

Exclusive | Yves Edwards Discloses Injury | Hopes To Return To Octagon Soon | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis: On this week’s edition of Just Scrap Radio, host Jens Pulver and guest co-host Abel Pulver discussed many things. From Marloes Coenen’s knowledge about Alistair Overeem’s PED use, to UFC 145 results and an interview with special guest, Yves Edwards. The self-proclaimed “Thug Jitsu Master” boasts a 41-18-1 record (9-6 UFC), with...

Apr 25, 2012 7:30 am

Frank Mir Believes Overeem Defense | "It Seems Like A Viable Reason"

While on FUEL TV’s UFC Tonight Frank Mir talks about a variety of subjects such as Alistair Overeem failing in his drugs test, Cain Velasquez & Junior Dos Santos. On Alistair Overeem “I think this is the first time that he’s ever come up positive at tests, as far as I’m aware of. It seems...

Apr 15, 2012 12:40 pm

VIDEO | How to take a punch by Freddie Roach – Just roll with it baby!

By Roberto Mattos: Just roll with it baby! In a recent video a true legend of the fight world, Freddie Roach, took some time out of his eventful schedule to teach us mere mortals how to take a punch. Roach breaks it down into three easier said than done steps. The first step according to...

Mar 29, 2012 11:44 am

Manager Confirms Seagal Did Add To Silva And Machida’s Game

“People can say what they want about Steven Segal. He understands fighting man. He does understand fighting… People always ask ‘is that all really true?’ Let me tell you something, I’m not going to tell you that Steven Segal taught Anderson Silva or taught Lyoto how to do that kick. But I can definitely tell...

Mar 12, 2012 1:44 pm

Anthony "Rumble" Johnson Signed to TITAN FC | Debut Set For May

Titan Fighting Championship has revealed that Titan Fighting 22 will take place Friday, May 25 at Memorial Hall in Kansas City and in an exclusive interview today with Ariel Helwani on “The MMA Hour,” the devastating knockout artist and former UFC middleweight Anthony “Rumble” Johnson announced that he would headline the card. “I’m back, and...

Mar 1, 2012 4:33 pm

"UFC on FUEL TV 3: Poirier vs. Jung" Official | Tickets On Sale In Two Weeks

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is bringing an exciting night of action to the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va. on Tuesday, May 15. It will mark the UFC’s second trip to the Patriot Center, with the first being held in front of a sellout crowd on Jan. 11, 2010. In the night’s main event, red-hot featherweight...

Feb 27, 2012 11:42 am

UFC on FOX 3 Tickets On Sale Next Week | Press Conference Open To the Public March 6

UFC on FOX is coming to the Garden State. The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that its third event on the FOX network will take place on Saturday, May 5 from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, N.J. An outstanding five-round lightweight bout between Whippany’s Jim Miller and rugged contender Nate Diaz will headline the...

Feb 24, 2012 3:06 pm

UFC Champ GSP Gets Schooled in Japan (Video)

Georges St-Pierre goes to school in spiritual home of martial arts While in Tokyo, Japan for this Saturday’s UFC 144 super-card, martial arts aficionado Georges St-Pierre took the opportunity to train in the birthplace of hand-to-hand combat. The reigning UFC welterweight champion, who has always considered himself a martial artist first and foremost, takes instruction...