Page 1161 - Top MMA News and Mixed Martial Arts Headlines
Do you have a hot MMA story or news item that you have found and would like to share? Simply read the instructions, then post it to our MMA News Share Forum to have it display here for the community to read on this page.
Is There Anything Gina Carano can't do?
Women’s mixed martial arts is continuing to grow with the support of organizations like EliteXC and Bodog Fight putting them on the main stage and showing that they can throw down just as ably as the men can. While many may argue who is the best fighter in women’s MMA, no one can argue that Gina Carano is by far the most popular and she is back training full time, preparing for her return to the cage on Sept. 15 at the EliteXC show in Hawaii.
Coleman Not Done Yet
Mark Coleman, a fighter that first stepped foot in the UFC Octagon more than a decade ago, may not go down as one of the more dominating fighters in MMA history, but he surely will always be a significant piece of the puzzle. If not for his pioneering ground and pound style that led him to two UFC tournament championships, a win over Dan Severn to become the first UFC heavyweight beltholder, and capturing the first Pride Grand Prix title, the current MMA landscape may not be dominated by heavyweight enigma Fedor Emelianenko.
A Different Kind of Fight: Title IX and MMA
The pugilistic pride of Oklahoma State University, UFC heavyweight champion Randy Couture (Pictures) originally began his college studies at Washington State in 1981. Had he stuck to his intention of completing his education there, the mixed martial arts Hall of Fame might be short one member. *Long Read*
Thiago Tavares Confirms Fight with Tyson Griffin
Undefeated lightweight Thiago Tavares confirmed that he will face Tyson Griffin at UFC 76 in Anaheim, Calif. Tavares made many new fans in his last outing, displaying his impressive ground prowess en route to defeating Jason Black via triangle choke. Now the Brazilian prospect will face arguably his toughest opponent to date in Griffin.
UFC Is Highest Bidder in “Fedor” Sweepstakes
Of all his suitors, the UFC has offered PRIDE heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko (26-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) the most lucrative fight deal, but the contract’s numerous restrictions and the organization’s lack of communication could keep the MMA legend from joining the UFC, said Emelianenko’s manager, Vadim Finkelstein.
Finkelstein Discusses UFC, Fedor Emelianenko
Sherdog w/ Vadim Finkelstein with Fedor on the side
Daley vs Diaz?
There has been confusion of late surrounding Paul Daley and where he will be fighting next – Nick Diaz in Elite XC or Mark Weir in Cage Rage? Daley himself stated post Cage Rage 22 that he was offered Jake Shields or Nick Diaz, Shields then dropped out of the mix and Daley confirmed that he would be step up to fight Diaz for the 160lbs title. With Diaz announcing that he will be taking part in the September 15th show and Daley already being booked for the 22nd of September in Cage Rage, something didn’t add up.
Shooto Japan Comes to O.C
Professional Shooto Japan Comes To Orange County at The No Limits Event Center August 18. Irvine, CA – On Saturday, August 18, Professional Shooto Japan will make its much-anticipated foray into the U.S. market in Orange County California at The No Limits Event Center. For its venture into the American market Professional Shooto Japan will showcase some of it’s brightest stars including Shooto veteran Kenichiro Togashi taking on current Gladiator Challenge Lightweight World Champion Brian Cobb. Togashi is coming off a first round submission victory over Darren Crisp in his U.S. debut in April, while Cobb recently submitted Shawn Bias and John Reedy in route to winning the Gladiators Challenge Lightweight Championship.
Sokoudjou Not Signing With ELITE XC
The stable of fighters now in official free agency after the Zuffa buyout of Pride continues to grow on almost a daily basis and one of the most sought after light heavyweight prizes on the market, Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou, will not be signing with Elite XC as many had thought going into the Shamrock/Baroni Elite XC produced pay-per-view that took place last month.
Entire Ultimate Fighter 6 Cast Revealed
You might need to refresh it.
Athletic Commissions Differing Drug Policies
The recent trends in MMA with positive drug tests have taken over the headlines on just about every website, forum and newspaper that covers the sport. Recently, the California State Athletic Commission released its most recent results for athletes competing in combat sports in the state and the numbers were staggering for the overall positive tests.
Final Words: In the Devils' Own Backyard
Living with Fedor Emilianenko's Red Devil team while they participate in the M-1 Russia vs. Europe tournament, and the aftermath.
Rich Franklin Co-Author of “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Ultimate Fighting”
We’ll soon have some medicine for bone-headed MMA fans. Former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin and novelist Jon F. Merz have teamed up for a new MMA-related title about the sport, and more specifically, the UFC’s brand of “cage fighting.” And it’s appropriately called The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Ultimate Fighting.
10 Biggest Underachievers in MMA
10 biggest underachievers in MMA... I for sure agree with Overeem.. non the less interesting though
UFC Fight Night 11: Gray Maynard vs. Joe Veres
Gray Maynard (2-0) — lightweight semifinalist from The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 5 — will return to the Octagon against UFC newcomer Joe Veres (4-1) at UFC Fight Night 11 on September 19, according to the rumors section of MMAWeekly.com.
Pride Fights Now Available on UFC.com
That's right! UFC is now hosting Pride fights on their on demand system. Subscribers can now access fighters that were previously unavailable for download through legitimate means.
Just to give some confidence to GSP fans
Chris Lytle vs. Tristan Yunker UFL Bout Scratched
An upcoming United Fight League bout between UFC veteran Chris Lytle (23-14-5 MMA, 3-6 UFC) and promising youngster Tristan Yunker (11-5 MMA, 0-0 UFC) that UFCjunkie.com first reported yesterday was scratched at the final hour, we’ve learned.
Luke Cummo VS Ediberto "Crocota" at UFN 11
IFL Grand Prix Matchups Named!!!!!
Among them include a Horodecki vs Palaszewski rematch and Rothwell vs Nelson rematch.
Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 ... 1146 1147 1148 1149 1150 1151 1152 1153 1154 1155 1156 1157 1158 1159 1160  1162 1163 1164 1165 1166 1167 1168 1169 1170 1171 1172 1173 1174 1175 1176 ... 1207 1208 1209 1210 1211 1212 1213 1214 1215 1216 1217 1218 1219 1220 1221 1222 1223 1224 1225 1226 1227 1228 1229 1230 1231 1232 1233 1234 1235 1236 1237