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Oct 21, 2015 8:38 pm

Tim Kennedy rips Reebok for ‘not knowing how to do business’

Tim Kennedy hasn’t fought since his controversial TKO loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 178 over a year ago. Since then Kennedy has been vocal about his disproval of the UFC’s Reebok deal, and it seems nothing has changed. Kennedy spoke on the Three Amigos Podcast to discuss what it would take for him to...

Oct 20, 2015 12:48 pm

New Jersey commission to experiment with putting judges in soundproof booths

MMA has had a long history with controversial judge’s decisions and the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board will be testing out a new system in an attempt to reduce judging errors. Three MMA judges will be put in “soundproof isolated rooms” in addition to three cageside judges at the Cage Fury Fighting Championship 52...

Oct 19, 2015 9:49 am

Wanderlei Silva: ‘I never tested positive but they want to ban me from MMA’

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has been receiving criticism from all angles ever since they decided to suspend Nick Diaz for five years as a result of a failed drug test for marijuana. Everybody from Ronda Rousey to musical and fashion icon Cher spoke out in support of Diaz, and now Wanderlei Silva is giving...

Oct 18, 2015 1:16 am

WSOF’s Colton Smith mocks his opponent moments before getting the win

Colton Smith and Washington Nunes Da Silva clashed on Saturday evening in the World Series of Fighting decagon at “WSOF 24: Fitch vs. Okami. The fight aired on the preliminary card, but it still managed to turn some heads after several controversial moments were scattered throughout their fifteen minute fight. Neither men could get the...

Oct 17, 2015 2:28 pm

Rousey’s mom discusses ‘bad’ people in Ronda’s life

Recently a video emerged of Ronda Rousey’s mom bashing Ronda’s coach Edmond Tarverdyan. While Dr. Ann Maria has since explained her comments about Tarverdyan, saying that he is extremely disrespectful to women (Read that by clicking THIS LINK) she has since divulged more information regarding the ‘bad’ people in Ronda’s life. Bloody Elbow has the...

Oct 17, 2015 6:29 am

UFC Releases 5 Fighters, Including Marcus Brimage

Five UFC fighters have been handed their walking papers, and if rumors are true, more could be joining them. Marcus Brimage, Matt Van Buren, Christos Giagos, Roger Narvaez, and Chris Clements have all officially announced their release from the promotion via social media accounts. Marcus Brimage entered the UFC at the TUF 14 finale event...

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...

Oct 15, 2015 8:38 am

Diaz Brothers Thank All 100K-Plus For Signing White House Petition

It’s still pretty crazy to think that Nick Diaz’s White House petition was able to get its 100K signatures, and then some. I mean, we all know that MMA fans love them some Nick Diaz, but just think about that. 100,000 people decided to take a few moments and sign a petition supporting a UFC...

Oct 13, 2015 10:38 am

Rivals To Friends — GSP Pledges To Help Nick Diaz Defeat NSAC Suspension

Once rivals, now friends? Maybe. Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has been one of the only MMA fighters to not comment on the controversial Nick Diaz five year suspension, until now. GSP recently talked to RDS, a Canadian news outlet, and talked about the situation. The former 170 pound king said he thinks the...

Oct 11, 2015 6:21 pm

WATCH! Vitor Belfort DOMINATES in pro MMA debut 19 years ago

Regardless of what opinions fans have of Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort, there is no doubt that he is worthy of a spot in the UFC’s Hall of Fame when he decides to hang up his gloves. The Brazilian made his dive into the professional world of mixed martial arts nineteen years ago on October 11,...

Oct 11, 2015 2:31 pm

This Is Triple G — Watch Him Run Through Monroe With Ease (Full Fight)

Gennady Golovkin rise toward the top of the boxing world can be credited to several reasons, but his exciting fighting style may be at the top of that list. Floyd Mayweather’s fight with Manny Pacquiao was the introduction of boxing to hundreds of thousands of casual fans and they were left with a bad taste...

Oct 9, 2015 1:47 pm

One Championship 32 Full Results Thread

ONE Championship 32 went down October 9th at the Putra Indoor Stadium in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and featured a middleweight title main event. Perhaps the biggest moment from the event happened in the co-main event when Irina Mazepa defeated Ann Osman by KO. It was a little controversial because moments before the KO shot landed...

Oct 9, 2015 10:56 am

WATCH! Nick Diaz Responds To Cher’s Support

Last week music icon Cher sent out a tweet, to her millions of fans, showing her support for UFC fighter Nick Diaz, who was handed a controversial five year suspension by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Cher is just one of many who have come forward and publicly shown they’re on team #FreeNickDiaz. TMZ Sports...

Oct 5, 2015 3:23 pm

EEK! Fighter Unhappy With Florian’s Bias Commentary

Based on information gathered from some of the greatest fighters of all time, stepping into the octagon can be one of the most nerve-wracking parts of the sport. Chael Sonnen said it best when he stated he felt a wave of “relief” wash over him after a fight concludes. The second toughest job on fight...

Oct 5, 2015 2:19 pm

Kennedy To Hendricks — ‘Welcome to Weightwatchers’

Tyron “The Chosen One” Woodley was prepared to battle Johny Hendricks at on enemy soil in Houston, Texas for the right to fight for the UFC Welterweight Championship. It turns out he may be getting the title shot without even stepping foot in the octagon at UFC 192. Hendricks was forced out of his bout...

Oct 4, 2015 8:49 pm

Official In Charge Of Ranking UFC Fighters Shames Woodley In Gross Public Rant

The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s ranking system is one of the most confusing of its kind in professional sports. The rankings are generated by a voting panel of media members who are asked to vote on who they feel are the top fifteen fighters within their divisions. Third ranked Tyron Woodley was expected to clash with...

Oct 3, 2015 10:32 pm

Former Champ Jon Jones Reacts To Daniel Cormier’s Win At UFC 192

He’s at it again. Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is back to posting videos on his social media, then deleting them. Fortunately, the internet is a very resourceful and we’ve got the videos he decided to get rid of. It’s not like they’re very controversial or anything, maybe he just figured it wouldn’t do...

Oct 2, 2015 7:07 am

‘UFC 191: Johnson vs. Dodson’ Drug Test Results Come Back Clean

Good news, all the drug tests from UFC 191 came back negative, as in, clean. UFC 191 featured a flyweight title fight in the main event, between champ Demetrious Johnson and challenger John Dodson. It was a rematch of a very close first fight, but this time around it was all Johnson. The champ dominated...

Oct 2, 2015 6:25 am

Joe Schilling: ‘Diaz Suspension Ridiculous, But Will Turn Out To Be A Good Thing’

Bellator MMA and GLORY Kickboxing fighter Joe Schilling has a very interning and overall positive outlook on the whole controversial Nick Diaz suspension situation. Schilling recently spoke with MMAFighting about the ordeal and said that although he feels that the five-year suspension and fine was absolutely ridiculous, he ultimately feels confident that it will be...