375 Search Results for rivalry

Jan 17, 2018 1:59 pm

Chael Sonnen Details His Backstage Altercation With Chuck Liddell

It seems like every couple of months, rumors start up again that MMA legend Chuck Liddell would end his retirement and return to fight at least one more time. The latest inkling was an Instagram post from Wanderlei Silva, but it looks like his previous feud with one Chael Sonnen is still very much alive...

Jan 16, 2018 12:12 pm

Wanderlei Silva hints at rematch with a fellow MMA legend

Back in June of 2017, PRIDE legend Wanderlei Silva came up short in his long-awaited Bellator debut, losing a decision to his nemesis Chael Sonnen. Since then, Silva fans have been wondering what – if anything – will come next for the aging legend. While nothing is certain just yet, it seems Silva himself is...

Jan 11, 2018 6:45 pm

Cyborg Has Harsh Words for ATT Coach, “Conan doesn’t stand for honor and respect”

The back and forth between team Cyborg and team Nunes continues… Recently, one of UFC Bantamweight champion, Amanda Nunes’ coaches at American Top Team, Conan Silveira commented his thoughts on the potential super fight that has fans buzzing. “People want to see it, I think they have the best opportunity to leave their marks on...

Dec 24, 2017 1:32 am

PHOTO | Dustin Poirier is now a BJJ blackbelt

Dustin Poirier, a former contender in the UFC featherweight division, and now one of the top contenders at lightweight, has been in the game for a long time. That said, the Louisiana native continues to improve with every fight, thanks to his continued efforts in the gym. Now, Poirier has been rewarded for his ongoing...

Dec 21, 2017 6:16 pm

Former Bellator Champion, Daniel Straus Injured in Bad Motorcycle Accident

33-year old, Cincinnati, Ohio native, Daniel Straus is a two time Bellator Featherweight champion. He has been one of the lighter weights classes bigger names in Bellator for the better half of their existence. Currently riding a two-fight losing streak that started this year with a loss for his title at the time. An already...

Dec 14, 2017 8:43 am

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold Threatens to Slap ‘Little Midget’ Kelvin Gastelum

It was like magic. Georges St-Pierre left the middleweight division and a tidal wave of movement happened with no one having to fight each other. Luke Rockhold got a middleweight title shot — not an interim bout, but for the undisputed title — against Robert Whittaker and contenders all got bumped up a notch. Not everyone can...

Dec 13, 2017 7:38 pm

Report | Woodley and Covington Being Discussed as Possible TUF 27 Coaches

According to The Sports Journal’s Farrah Hannoun, season 27 of The Ultimate Fighter may be getting coaches who are just beginning a heated rivalry. So it seems that Tyron Woodley & Colby Covington coaching the next season of #TUF is being discussed as a possibility. Considering that Woodley is about to undergo surgery, it would...

Dec 7, 2017 1:17 pm

Dustin Poirier Wants to Give Another Boxing Lesson to ‘Piece of Sh-t’ Eddie Alvarez

Eddie Alvarez is now at the top of the lightweight rankings and knocking on the door for another title shot after a Fight of the Night performance against Justin Gaethje. However, there is more than just the winner of Khabib Nurmagomedov and Edson Barboza who stands between Alvarez and either interim or undisputed gold. Lurking...

Dec 4, 2017 8:12 am

Amanda Cooper roasts her UFC 218 opponent Angela Magana

Last weekend, on the undercard of UFC 218, Amanda Cooper picked up a dominant stoppage win over polarizing strawweight star Angela Magana. While Cooper’s win was more than enough to put her heated rivalry with Magana to bed, she still had plenty to say about her at the UFC 218 press conference, evidently still put...

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 17, 2017 4:00 pm

UFC 217: GSP vs. Bisping Draws an Estimated 875K Viewers

The return fight of the man many believe to be the greatest of all time (a moniker aided by the failed drug tests and inactivity of others) now has an estimated PPV total attached to it. According to MMAFighting, UFC 217 drew an estimated 875,000 buys. This marks the most bought PPV of the year,...

Nov 9, 2017 6:40 am

EXCLUSIVE | TJ Dillashaw talks possible grudge match with un-retired Urijah Faber

Over the last year, bantamweight stars TJ Dillashaw and Cody Garbrandt have shared one of the most heated and public rivalries in MMA. The pair’s rivalry stems from Dillashaw’s departure from Team Alpha Male, the Sacramento gym where he began his fighting career, and the bitterness his former Team Alpha Male stablemates have felt ever...

Nov 5, 2017 12:47 pm

Cody Garbrandt: “I stand behind everything I said about T.J. Dillashaw!”

Despite losing his title to former teammate T.J. Dillashaw at last night’s UFC 217 event in New York, Cody Garbrandt still believes that he is the better fighter. The former champion, Garbrandt, spoke about is first career setback at the UFC 217 post-fight press conference at Madison Square Garden. “I think I was being professional...

Nov 3, 2017 7:38 am

VIDEO| Johny Hendricks Gives Speech on Why He’ll Miss Weight Then Makes It Anyway

Cutting weight has become a huge problem in MMA, a problem that a lot of people have yet to be able to find a solution for. Luckily, there were no edge-of-your-seat suspenseful situations for the UFC 217 weigh-ins. The closest we got was Johny Hendrick’s pre-scale speech about why he’s probably going to miss weight....

Nov 2, 2017 4:42 pm

VIDEO | Cody Garbrandt Oddly Says TJ Dillashaw Taught Alpha Male How To Use PEDs

The UFC had one last press conference today to promote the year’s biggest card so far. With the cast of characters contained in the triple-title fights at UFC 217 gathered together three days from bell time, it was bound to get heated even before the staredowns. Cody Garbrandt has not been shy about saying all...

Nov 2, 2017 1:39 pm

VIDEO | Things get a bit physical at UFC 217 press conference staredowns

The UFC 217 pre-fight press conference took place on Thursday ahead of the stacked fight card taking place this weekend at the Madison Square Garden in New York. UFC 217 features three title fights. UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping will take on Georges St-Pierre in the former welterweight champion’s first fight back since 2013. UFC...

Nov 1, 2017 5:12 pm

VIDEO | Ben Saunders Completely Snaps on Colby Covington Stylistically

If it’s attention Colby Covington wanted, attention he got. He took out former UFC welterweight title challenger Demian Maia, trashed Brazil, called out Tyron Woodley, and later spoke out against American Top Team co-founder Ricardo Liborio. Ben Saunders, fellow welterweight and ATT member, didn’t take too kindly to any of Covington’s comments. Matter of fact, he...

Oct 19, 2017 5:43 pm

VIDEO | Former Opponent Runs Up on Heather Hardy During Bellator Staredown

Heather Hardy is an MMA promoters dream. She’s an undefeated champion boxer who wanted to jump ship and she’s down to scrap with anybody. Not only can she talk trash, but she also gives an insightful interview and has an incredible backstory. She won her Bellator debut and will look to continue her successful MMA...

Oct 14, 2017 11:01 am

Cody Garbrandt Compares ‘Cheap-Shotting Bastard’ TJ Dillashaw to a Cancer

The convoluted feud that bubbled over from Team Alpha Male into all of our lives needs a series of diagrams and graphs to understand. There are plot twists, character changes, and even behind-the-scenes mystery footage. This all could be written into a book, which gets made into a movie. Until then, we have to wait...

Sep 27, 2017 11:20 am

Bellator champ Douglas Lima makes a Steve Jobs comment about opponent Rory MacDonald

Over the weekend, Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima and former UFC title challenger Rory MacDonald faced off for the first time ahead of their Bellator title fight. The welterweight title fight is set to take place on January 20 at The Forum in California. Lima was dressed in a suit while MacDonald opted for a...

Sep 14, 2017 5:09 pm

VIDEO | Max Holloway Schools WWE’s Big E in EA Sports UFC 2

If for some reason you’ve been living under a gaming rock for the last three years, you should know that Demetrious Johnson streams video games on Twitch pretty much every single day. What you may not know, if that Max Holloway is out there owning newbs on Twitch as well. That’s right, when he’s not...

Sep 14, 2017 1:59 pm

VIDEO | 50 Cent reasons why he could beat Conor McGregor in a street fight

The rivalry between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor seems to have come to an end. Mayweather won the fight that had many people excited, beating McGregor by TKO in the 10th round of their multi-million dollar boxing match. However, in the build-up to their fight, a lot of things were said that cannot simply be...

Sep 7, 2017 11:36 am

Tony Ferguson Says Trying to Fight Khabib ‘Isn’t Funny Anymore’

Talking about Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson fighting almost brings up some post-traumatic canceled disorder symptoms. It seems like we’ve talked about the fight longer than the build-up to Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather. Their rivalry reached its peak for UFC 209 with an interim UFC lightweight title on the line. There was so much...

Sep 3, 2017 8:33 am

Bellator star AJ McKee updates on beef with “dumb ass” James Gallagher

AJ McKee (9-0) and James Gallagher (7-0) are two of the hottest prospects on the Bellator roster, and they happen to compete in the same division. As such, the two rising featherweights have developed a pretty memorable rivalry – one that will inevitably have to be settled in the cage. Speaking on the latest edition...

Aug 30, 2017 12:34 pm

Daniel Cormier’s Plan to Throw Hands with Jones Even With a Possible Suspension

Sometimes the MMA gods smile upon us, other times they curse us. Jon Jones allegedly popped for performance enhancing drugs and is now entitled to his due process. If the worst of the worst happens, a domino effect of consequences crashes down upon himself, the UFC, and the light heavyweight division. Jon Jones could be...

Aug 25, 2017 7:09 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier Has a Long Discussion About Jon Jones for UFC on FOX

As we reported earlier in the week, this Jon Jones news and subsequent fallout will result in a domino effect that will touch many different things. One big domino in the middle of all this is former UFC light heavyweight champion, Daniel Cormier. Coming off his devastating loss, the man already had enough to deal...