Pick'em Leagues: THE BIG SHOW CASUAL BEST OF THE REST Single Event PvP: FANTASY POOLS Betting Leagues: THE BIG SHOW BEST OF THE REST
 
Sign In
Username:

 
Password:

 
Keep me logged in

Page 16 - 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?
Then read our guidelines then post it to our MMA News Share Forum to have it display here for the community to read on this page.
 
Michael Bisping teases fight with Daniel Cormier after beating Georges St-Pierre at UFC 217
(https:)
On the most recent episode of his Believe You Me podcast, Bisping said that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has been making overtures about a fight with him, and that after he beats St-Pierre, he would be happy to fight Cormier.
Submitted Sep 27, 2017 3:23PM by Five-Alive - 0 comments
Filed under: MMA Personalities
 
Rashad Evans decides against retirement, weighs light heavyweight return
(https:)
Rashad Evans will live to fight another day. Despite losing his last four fights in a row, the former UFC light heavyweight champion has decided against retirement, Evans told MMAFighting.com recently.
Submitted Sep 27, 2017 3:22PM by Five-Alive - 6 comments
Filed under: MMA Personalities
 
McGregor-Mayweather does 4.4 million PPV buys, falls just short of record
(https:)
Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor didn’t quite break the domestic pay-per-view (PPV) record set by Mayweather against Manny Pacquiao.
Submitted Sep 27, 2017 3:21PM by Five-Alive - 0 comments
Filed under: MMA Personalities
 
Video: WWE’s Charlotte Flair wants Ronda Rousey at Wrestlemania 34 in 2018
(https:)
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s Bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has been spending more time ringside than cageside over the last year, taking to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) shows to support her friend and training partner, Shayna Baszler, all while taking the opportunity to cut a few promos. As a result, fans have speculated that Rousey’s next step in her career will be to make a transition into the professional wrestling world, leaving mixed martial arts (MMA) behind for good. And to no one’s surprise, “Rowdy” already has established wrestling veterans eager to welcome her into the squared circle, as former WWE women’s title holder Charlotte Flair recently called out Ronda for a showdown on the biggest stage of them all: Wrestlemania.
Submitted Sep 27, 2017 3:19PM by Five-Alive - 1 comment
Filed under: MMA Personalities
 
John Phillips to debut against Eryk Anders at UFC Fresno
(https:)
Welsh knockout artist John Phillips (21-6) will make his long awaited UFC debut against unbeaten middleweight standout Eryk Anders (9-0) on Dec. 9 at UFC Fresno. The UFC made the fight official on Wednesday through their social networks, after Anders broke the news on his Instagram account on Tuesday.
Submitted Sep 27, 2017 3:18PM by Five-Alive - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
USADA: Cris Cyborg ‘fully complied’ in controversial Thailand sample collection
(https:)
Cris Cyborg and USADA seem to be on the same page after a sample-collection controversy last week. The police were called on doping-control officers who came to drug test Cyborg in Thailand, the UFC featherweight champion tweeted Friday. Cyborg has been training at Phuket Top Team for the last few weeks. Bloody Elbow’s Iain Kidd reported on the situation over the weekend. Despite the apparent issues with Thai authorities, Cyborg’s sample was collected without issue and is now at a laboratory, according to a statement USADA sent to MMA Fighting on Tuesday.
Submitted Sep 27, 2017 3:17PM by Five-Alive - 0 comments
Filed under: MMA Personalities
 
Ed Ruth vs. Chris Dempsey booked for Bellator 186
(https:)
Ed Ruth already knew he was coming home. Now he knows who he’ll be giving a rude welcome to. The three-time NCAA wrestling champion meets Chris Dempsey in a middleweight bout at Bellator 186, which takes place on Nov. 3 at the Bryce Jordan Center of Penn State University, Ruth’s alma mater. Bellator officials confirmed the bout Wednesday after it was first reported by BluegrassMMA.
Submitted Sep 27, 2017 3:16PM by Five-Alive - 0 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Cornerman, referee open up about chaotic fight that went viral
(https:)
A welterweight title bout between Silmar "Sombra" Nunes and Caio "Paturi" Silva ended in chaos in Capanema, Brazil. Nunes choked out Silva in the main event of Capanema Fight Combat on Sept. 23, but the referee didn’t stop the fight when Silva went unconscious. While still holding the submission, Nunes warned the referee multiple times that his opponent was out, but referee Jorge Gomes insisted Silva was fine. That’s when Silva’s cornerman jumped into the cage and started to punch Nunes in the face in an attempt to stop the fight. The chaotic video quickly went viral, and MMA Fighting spoke with everyone involved in the wild scene.
Submitted Sep 27, 2017 3:14PM by Five-Alive - 2 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
Phil Davis meets promotional newcomer Leo Leite at Bellator 186
(https:)
Phil Davis has an opponent for his upcoming fight at Penn State University. The former Bellator light heavyweight champion is set to welcome undefeated Leo Leite to the promotion on Nov. 3, Bellator officials confirmed to MMA Fighting on Tuesday. Combate first reported the match-up as a possibility.
Submitted Sep 27, 2017 3:22AM by Five-Alive - 0 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Ray Borg explains UFC 215 fight week illness, won’t hire full-time nutritionist for UFC 216
(https:)
Ray Borg briefly upended the MMA world earlier this month when UFC doctors withdrew him from his scheduled main event challenge against flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson just two days out from UFC 215 due to a viral illness. Aside from a Twitter outburst that same week, Borg has largely laid low since the incident, electing to quietly return to the grind as he prepares for a rescheduled bout against Johnson on Oct. 7 at UFC 216. But on Monday’s episode of the The MMA Hour, Borg finally broke his silence regarding the sickness that forced him to postpone the opportunity of a lifetime. And for the 24-year-old, the trouble started before he ever even arrived in Edmonton to begin UFC 215 fight week.
Submitted Sep 27, 2017 3:17AM by Five-Alive - 1 comment
Filed under: MMA Personalities
 
Another cornerman had to jump the cage to save his unconscious fighter from an inept ref
(https:)
Combat sports officials have been getting savaged in the press these days after a number of high profile flubs. But what about all the screw ups that don't get much exposure because they happen way down in the minor leagues in countries far far away? Check out this latest incident of referee malfeasance:
Submitted Sep 26, 2017 7:14PM by Five-Alive - 5 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
UFC newcomer Azamat Murzakanov flagged by USADA for potential anti-doping violation
(https:)
A UFC newcomer has failed a drug test before even debuting in the promotion. Azamant Murzakanov has been flagged for a potential anti-doping violation by USADA stemming from an out-of-competition sample collected Sept. 2, the UFC announced Monday.
Submitted Sep 26, 2017 3:52PM by Five-Alive - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Davi Ramos vs. Chris Gruetzemacher added to UFC Fight Night 119
(mmamad.com)
A lightweight bout has been added to the UFC Fight Night 119 lineup as Davi Ramos meets Chris Gruetzemacher at the event. UFC Fight Night 119 will be held on October 28, 2017, at Ginásio do Ibirapuera in São Paulo, Brazil. Check out the fight card here. Globo announced the contest.
Submitted Sep 26, 2017 3:01PM by JLS - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Pat Curran vs. John Teixeira among 3 additions to next month's Bellator 184
(mmajunkie.com)
A featherweight scrap between former Bellator champ Pat Curran (22-7 MMA, 12-4 BMMA) and Brazilian veteran John Teixeira (21-2-2 MMA, 4-1 BMMA) is among three additions recently made official for next month’s Bellator 184 event. The contest takes place on the Spike-broadcast main card of the Oct. 6 event, which takes place at WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Okla. The other two additions take place on the MMAjunkie-streamed preliminary card and include featherweights Gaston Reyno (6-2 MMA, 3-2 BMMA) vs. Westin Wilson (4-2 MMA, 0-0 BMMA), welterweights Justin Patterson (9-3 MMA, 3-2 BMMA) vs. Chance Rencountre (10-2 MMA, 1-1 BMMA).
Submitted Sep 26, 2017 2:36PM by Five-Alive - 0 comments
Filed under: Bellator
 
Aspen Ladd set for UFC debut in Gdansk against Lina Lansberg
(https:)
Unbeaten Aspen Ladd has been handed a UFC debut in Gdansk against Swedish Muay Thai standout Lina Lansberg. The UFC announced the fight through its social networks on Tuesday morning.
Submitted Sep 26, 2017 2:34PM by Five-Alive - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
 
James Vick to fight Joe Duffy at UFC 217
(https:)
A bout between rising lightweight contenders James Vick and Joe Duffy has been added to the UFC’s next trip to Madison Square Garden. On Monday, the promotion announced that Vick and Duffy will meet in a lightweight contest at UFC 217, which takes place in New York City, N.Y., on Nov. 4.
Submitted Sep 25, 2017 5:27PM by Five-Alive - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Paige VanZant vs. Jessica Eye expected to be pulled from UFC 216
(https:)
Next week’s UFC 216 is expected to lose one of its pay-per-view fights. The Paige VanZant vs. Jessica Eye flyweight fight is off due to an injury suffered by PVZ, MMA Fighting has learned. The promotion hasn’t officially announced the news but should do so in the coming days.
Submitted Sep 25, 2017 12:49PM by Five-Alive - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC Fight Night 117 Results, Highlights, Bonus Money Winners, Fight Scores, Attendance And Gate
(https:)
If Ovince Saint Preux is ever on top of you in the UFC's Octagon, don't grab his head. On Saturday night in the main event of UFC Fight Night 117 in Saitama, Japan, OSP secured his third victory via Von Flue choke when he put Yushin Okami to sleep in the very first round.
Submitted Sep 23, 2017 6:30PM by JLS - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Daniel Cormier explains why he asked fans to give Jon Jones space after PED fallout
(https:)
Daniel Cormier could have gloated after news broke that Jon Jones tested positive for a banned substance in a UFC 214 pre-fight drug test. After all, the rivals have rarely hesitated to verbally tear into one another at any other point in their years-long series of disputes. Instead, the newly restored UFC light heavyweight champion responded with a sense of grace and class not often associated with the sport of mixed martial arts. Rather than kick Jones while he was down, Cormier went on Instagram last week and posted a message asking fans to leave the troubled Jones and his family alone. That simple action drew DC rave reviews. But on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, Cormier said he wasn’t looking to make some sort of sweeping gesture with the post.
Submitted Sep 23, 2017 2:56PM by Five-Alive - 0 comments
Filed under: MMA Personalities
 
ONE announces full 2018 calendar with 24 cards in Asia
(https:)
ONE Championship has announced its full calendar for 2018 before even entering the final quarter of 2017. With six events left in 2017, the Asian mixed martial arts promotion has 24 cards planned for the next year, including three trips to Shanghai, four events in Bangkok, and four fight cards in Manila.
Submitted Sep 22, 2017 3:09AM by Five-Alive - 4 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
RSS
Archive  
 
  » November 2017
  » October 2017
  » September 2017
  » August 2017
  » July 2017
  » June 2017
  » May 2017
  » April 2017
  » March 2017
  » February 2017
  » January 2017
  » December 2016
  » November 2016
  » October 2016
  » September 2016
  » August 2016
  » July 2016
  » June 2016
  » May 2016
  » April 2016
  » March 2016
  » February 2016
  » January 2016
  » December 2015
  » November 2015
  » October 2015
  » September 2015
  » August 2015
  » July 2015
  » June 2015
  » May 2015
  » April 2015
  » March 2015
  » February 2015
  » January 2015
  » December 2014
  » November 2014
  » October 2014
  » September 2014
  » August 2014
  » July 2014
  » June 2014
  » May 2014
  » April 2014
  » March 2014
  » February 2014
  » January 2014
  » December 2013
  » November 2013
  » October 2013
  » September 2013
  » August 2013
  » July 2013
  » June 2013
  » May 2013
  » April 2013
  » March 2013
  » February 2013
  » January 2013
  » December 2012
  » November 2012
  » October 2012
  » September 2012
  » August 2012
  » July 2012
  » June 2012
  » May 2012
  » April 2012
  » March 2012
  » February 2012
  » January 2012
  » December 2011
  » November 2011
  » October 2011
  » September 2011
  » August 2011
  » July 2011
  » June 2011
  » May 2011
  » April 2011
  » March 2011
  » February 2011
  » January 2011
  » December 2010
  » November 2010
  » October 2010
  » September 2010
  » August 2010
  » July 2010
  » June 2010
  » May 2010
  » April 2010
  » March 2010
  » February 2010
  » January 2010
  » December 2009
  » November 2009
  » October 2009
  » September 2009
  » August 2009
  » July 2009
  » June 2009
  » May 2009
  » April 2009
  » March 2009
  » February 2009
  » January 2009
  » December 2008
  » November 2008
  » October 2008
  » September 2008
  » August 2008
  » July 2008
  » June 2008
  » May 2008
  » April 2008
  » March 2008
  » February 2008
  » January 2008
  » December 2007
  » November 2007
  » October 2007
  » September 2007
  » August 2007
  » July 2007
  » June 2007
Categories