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May 1, 2016 2:30 pm

Bellator MMA prospect loses limb after hit-and-run accident

Terrible news out of the MMA world today as it is being reported that Jordan Parsons, a Bellator MMA fighter, has had to have his leg amputated after being involved in a hit-and-run motorcycle accident early this morning. The featherweight fighter is listed as being in critical condition at this time. Parsons is a member...

May 1, 2016 8:29 am

Video | Anderson Silva’s son has a bright future in MMA

Does Anderson Silva’s son plan on following in his father’s footsteps? Check out the above video where “Little Silva” shows off some impressive strikes and creative movement. As for his father, the former UFC middleweight champion is busy preparing for his UFC 198 fight with Uriah Hall which takes place in “The Spider’s” hometown of...

Apr 29, 2016 9:21 am

VIDEO | #FBF Ilir Latifi breaks ring in MMA debut

UFC light heavyweight Ilir Latifi is known for having incredible one punch knockout power. The Swedish standout has compiled a 12-4 record throughout the course of his professional career, and has amassed a 5-2 record inside the Octagon. Latifi is currently riding a 3-fight win streak that most recently defeat Gian Villante via unanimous decision...

Apr 26, 2016 9:32 pm

Bellator MMA looking to pursue Rory MacDonald

While Rory MacDonald is currently slated to fight Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson in the main event of UFC Fight Night 89 in June, the top ranked welterweight has expressed his desire to test the free agency after the fight given that his contract is expired. Unsurprisingly, Bellator MMA, who have scooped up quite a few UFC...


Apr 26, 2016 8:21 pm

‘Harry Potter’ actor to pursue MMA

It’s not every day that an actor takes their talents from the big screen to the cage, however that’s exactly what ‘Harry Potter’ actor Josh Herdman plans to do. Herdman, who played Gregory Goyle in all 8 of the Harry Potter movies had his first MMA fight recently, which he won. Herdman, who is 28...

Apr 25, 2016 1:45 pm

VIDEO | Is Michael ‘Venom’ Page the flashiest fighter in MMA?

Bellator 153 took place on Friday and the undefeated Michael “Venom” Page was able to showcase his flashy style once again as he took on Jeremie Holloway. The English fighter was able to secure a peculiar submission at 2:15 of the very first round after showcasing some of his showy standup skills in the Bellator...

Apr 23, 2016 12:42 pm

Benson Henderson stepping away from MMA at the age of 33

Former UFC champion Benson Henderson is just 7 months away from turning 33, an age that will see the former champ step away from MMA. Prior to his Bellator 153 welterweight title fight against Andrey Koreshkov, which Henderson lost in convincing fashion on Friday night, the former UFC champ spoke to Ariel Helwani on The...

Apr 23, 2016 11:29 am

VIDEO | JacksonWink MMA fighter saves store clerk from violent shoplifter

What would you do in a situation where a violent customer starts fighting with a store clerk? JacksonWink MMA fighter Saul Elizondo was right in the middle of that situation as he walked into a Circle K gas station in Albuquerque, New Mexico recently. Elizondo walked in just as the store clerk confronted two people...

Apr 23, 2016 10:04 am

VIDEO | Pro poker players compete in MMA fight for $270,000

In what has to be one of the stranger fights we’ve ever seen, pro poker players Olivier Busquet and JC Alvarado competed in an MMA fight for $270,000. Going into the fight, Alvarado reportedly had an MMA background, however several people that were interviewed in the video above bet on Busquet based on how he...

Apr 23, 2016 9:34 am

VIDEO | Benson Henderson gets dominated in Bellator MMA debut

Last night at Bellator 153, former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson made his Bellator MMA debut at welterweight as he faced welterweight champion Andrey Koreshkov. Surprisingly, Henderson lost the fight in convincing fashion, extending his win streak to 6, as he defended his Bellator MMA title for the first time. See the highlights above!

Apr 18, 2016 1:20 pm

Photo | Derrick Lewis brings “Red Panty Night” to the MMA Hour

UFC heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis (15-4-1 MMA) was a guest on today’s edition of The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani. “The Black Beast” decided to get dressed up for the occasion as you can see in the photo below: Lewis is coming off a knockout victory over Gabriel Gonzaga which occurred earlier this month in...

Apr 14, 2016 8:36 am

VIDEO | New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signs bill legalizing MMA

#MMA2NY is OFFICIAL!!! pic.twitter.com/qY86hnszy6 — UFC (@ufc) April 14, 2016 Earlier today New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill officially legalizing MMA in New York, 19 years after it was banned in The Empire State. The UFC then proceeded to announce its inaugural event in New York at the Madison Square Garden on November...

Apr 13, 2016 9:59 am

Floyd Mayweather: “It’s time for me to move on to MMA”

Since his retirement after defeated Andre Berto, there has been much speculation as to whether or not Floyd Mayweather would return to boxing. While there have been many rumors that Mayweather is going to return, he himself has yet to confirm the rumors of his return. In a recent interview, Mayweather shocked viewers as he...

Apr 12, 2016 10:09 am

TEF MMA promotion releases statement on Joao Carvalho’s death

Terrible news surfaced early Tuesday morning when the community was made aware of the death of 28-year-old Portuguese MMA fighter Joao Carvalho. Carvalho fought Straight Blast Gym fighter Charlie Ward at the TEF 1 event, which took place at the National Stadium in Dublin on Saturday night. Shortly after the fight that ended with Ward...

Apr 9, 2016 8:45 am

VIDEO | BJ Penn talks UFC return on Inside MMA

The UFC world has been anxiously awaiting the return of UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn. Several months ago, Penn announced his intentions to return to the UFC and chase the featherweight championship. ‘The Prodigy’ headed to the JacksonWinkeljohn MMA Academy in Albuquerque New Mexico, and partnered with Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn in order...

Apr 7, 2016 1:16 pm

VIDEO | Urijah Faber thinks Justin Bieber could be a good MMA fighter

Justin Bieber has recently been making headlines surrounding MMA. Being a good friend of Floyd Mayweather Jr., Bieber is a fan of combat sports but recently criticised Nate Diaz after beating Conor McGregor at UFC 196. Diaz and Bieber squashed whatever bad blood they might have had and Urijah Faber says he is glad that...

Apr 5, 2016 1:14 pm

PHOTO | Yoel Romero heads to Albuquerque to train with Jon Jones at JacksonWink MMA

After Yoel Romero’s win over Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza at UFC 194, a simple tweet from a fan likely sparked a new beginning for Romero and former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. Jones replied to a fan tweet that asked, “what do you think about Yoel Romero?” Jones replied that he thought highly of the...

Apr 2, 2016 9:20 am

MMA community reacts to news of Daniel Cormier’s injury

Friday evening news broke that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been injured during training, and would no longer be able to fight Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 197 on April 23rd. Understandably, the MMA community was gutted. Below you can see a compilation of reactions from fighters, and members of...

Mar 29, 2016 2:24 pm

MMA community reacts to Jon Jones’ arrest

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is in trouble with the law once again. However, Jones is claiming this incident is the result of a lying Albuquerque police officer. On Monday, it was revealed in a police officer body cam video that the former champ was given five traffic citations from an Albuquerque police...

Mar 28, 2016 12:34 pm

VIDEO | What would you change about MMA judging?

There are a lot of concerns from fighters, fans, and even UFC President Dana White regarding the judging system in MMA. UFC women’s strawweight Michelle Waterson went around the JacksonWink MMA Academy and spoke with some of her teammates on what they think could be done to improve MMA’s judging system. From the video description:...

Mar 25, 2016 10:29 pm

UFC hoping to bring MMA to the Olympics

While at one point in time MMA was regarded as ‘barbaric’ given the lack of rules, earlier this month New York became the final state to fully legalize MMA. With MMA now legal in all 50 states, the UFC is eyeing the most prestigious platform in all of sports, the Olympic Games. UFC CEO Lorenzo...

Mar 25, 2016 9:05 pm

VIDEO | ‘Moat MMA Fighting’ is the craziest thing you’ll see all day

As if MMA wasn’t dangerous enough, one promotion has decided to put fighters on a platform surrounded by a moat instead of in a cage or in a ring. Check out the fight between Vitail Krat and Andre Dida, the man who sucker punched Chael Sonnen in the back of the head during the TUF...