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Kaitlin Young receives huge cut from training and many stitches
Check out this incredibly graphic cut Kaitlin Young received during training.
Submitted Jan 23, 2014 2:21AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: General MMA
BAMMA (UK) Partners With KIX TV to broadcast across Asia & Hong Kong
January 20, 2014 - Europe's flagship Mixed Martial Arts promotion, BAMMA, is proud to announce a new television partnership with Asia's premier action entertainment channel KIX, operated by Celestial Tiger Entertainment. The deal will see BAMMA events now broadcast across Asia on KIX and KIX HD in Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, Vietnam and the Philippines.
Submitted Jan 21, 2014 9:00AM by snakeplissken - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, General MMA, Asian MMA
Joe Riggs wants to box Nick Diaz, calls him a 'f**king mongoloid'
Bellator's Joe Riggs still has a beef with Nick Diaz, and would like to box the "retired" fighter someday.
Submitted Jan 19, 2014 7:06PM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
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IMMAF welcomes first Middle Eastern rep with approval of Jordan Mixed Martial Arts Federation
The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) recently welcomed its first Middle Eastern member with the approval of the Jordan Mixed Martial Arts Federation.
Submitted Jan 17, 2014 11:23AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Belcher Draws Alkitbe In Jiu-Jitsu Tourney
The brackets have been revealed for the upcoming Copa Podio heavyweight (98kg/189.6 lbs.) jiu-jitsu tournament, scheduled for Feb. 1, 2014 inside the Botafogo Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, pitting Alan Belcher against Faisal Alkitbe.
Submitted Jan 12, 2014 10:43PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Keith Kizer Resigns as Nevada Athletic Commission Executive Director
Keith Kizer has resigned from his position as executive director of the Nevada Athletic Commission. The NAC announced Kizer’s resignation via email on Friday evening, according to multiple reports. Kizer will take a position with the Nevada Attorney General’s office after his resignation takes effect on Jan. 27. The commission does not yet have a replacement for Kizer, but a search is expected to begin immediately. Kizer was appointed as executive director of the NAC in 2006 after previously serving in the attorney general’s office beginning in 2001.
Submitted Jan 10, 2014 10:05PM by JLS1980 - 15 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Royce Gracie Joins Muhammad Ali and Tiger Woods Among SI’s 50 Greatest Athletes of All Time
Even a legend can be humbled, especially when that legend is cast amongst 49 other legends.
Submitted Jan 10, 2014 11:27AM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Former UFC, Strikeforce fighter Ryan Couture set to return to MMA on Jan. 18
After a three-month hiatus, ex-UFC and Strikeforce fighter Ryan Couture is returning to the cage to continue his professional MMA career.
Submitted Jan 6, 2014 9:36PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: General MMA
Miesha Tate will help Cris Cyborg train for next opponent
Miesha Tate + Cris Cyborg = A weird WMMA Voltron?
Submitted Jan 5, 2014 10:13PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Fighters only World MMA Awards 2013 Time to vote
The 6th Annual World Mixed Martial Arts awards voting stages are underway. Head over to to vote now
Submitted Jan 5, 2014 5:06PM by jjeans - 1 comment
Filed under: General MMA
AKA's Bob Cook: Aaron Pico is greatest MMA prospect I've ever seen
When looking back at historical figures when it comes to those who may have been champions in mixed martial arts, if such a sport existed in another generation, one name many people will always bring up is Danny Hodge. Hodge, now 81, who the Hodge Trophy for both the best high school (Junior Hodge Trophy) and college wrestler are named after, is currently the chairman of the Oklahoma State Athletic Commission. That means he's frequently regulating MMA events in the state...
Submitted Jan 4, 2014 1:29PM by grappler0000 - 9 comments
Filed under: General MMA, Miscellaneous
Australian newspaper blames MMA for 'string of savage street attacks' tied to 'Knockout Game' in U.S.
An Australian publication released an article this week questioning the popularity of mixed martial arts (MMA) because of deaths tied to the popularity of UFC and the so-called "Knockout Game."
Submitted Jan 3, 2014 10:30PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: General MMA
UFC Veteran, 15-Year Pro Din Thomas Retires at 37
UFC veteran Din Thomas has retired after 15 years of mixed martial arts competition.
Submitted Jan 2, 2014 11:42PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Former Bellator Champ Ben Askren Contemplated Retirement Before Signing with ONE FC
Undefeated former Bellator champion Ben Askren says that he "definitely thought about" retirement before signing a lucrative two-year, six-fight contract with One FC.
Submitted Dec 25, 2013 10:57AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Ben Askren on six-figure ONE FC fights, ‘bald-headed fat man,’ UFC future, Baroni, more
Former Bellator MMA champion, undefeated MMA fighter and recent ONE FC signee Ben Askren admits he’s fighting mostly for a paycheck. Whether he’s OK with that is still an unanswered question.
Submitted Dec 24, 2013 6:11AM by Webbie - 17 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Paul "Semtex" Daley enters the race for KO of the Year at BAMMA 14
At the weekend Paul "Semtex" Daley put in a late run for KOTY at BAMMA 14 when he exploded and folded opponent Romario "Jr. Killer" da Silva in the main event of BAMMA 14. Gif below.
Submitted Dec 19, 2013 7:19AM by snakeplissken - 16 comments
Filed under: General MMA, MMA Personalities, Other MMA Organizations
UFC co-founder Campbell McLaren launches first-ever Spanish language MMA reality series
First Spanish language mixed martial arts (MMA) competition reality series, "Combate Americas," to premiere in early 2014 on mun2 cable network.
Submitted Dec 18, 2013 11:17AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Rosi Sexton Likely to Require Neck Surgery Following UFC Release
After her UFC 161 loss to Alexis Davis, Rosi Sexton began to experience issues with her neck. She says she's not sure at what point in the fight…
Submitted Dec 17, 2013 6:48PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Shooto announces man vs. woman fight in Brazil, promoter promises safety
Andre Pederneiras is best known among MMA fans as the head of famed MMA team Nova Uniao, where UFC champions Jose Aldo and Renan Barao train.
Submitted Dec 17, 2013 2:56PM by FastKnockout - 15 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Sixth annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards scheduled for Feb. 7 at Las Vegas’ The Venetian Theatre
The Fighters Only World MMA Awards return in February, and for the first time in the history of the annual ceremony, The Venetian Las Vegas plays host.
Submitted Dec 10, 2013 11:21AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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