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

General MMA News - Page 5

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.
 
Cyborg Santos retires from MMA
(bloodyelbow.com)
He'll never make the Hall of Fame, he never fought in the UFC, but Cyborg Santos made his mark in mixed martial arts.
Submitted May 8, 2014 9:47PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
Bellator CEO says new glove design has curbed hand injuries, offers tech to UFC
(mmajunkie.com)
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Bellator MMA Chairman and CEO Bjorn Rebney said he’s so blown away by how the organization’s new glove design has curbed hand injuries that he’s willing to share the technology with anyone, including its chief rival, the UFC.
Submitted May 3, 2014 10:15AM by isk - 13 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
BJJ wizard Braulio Estima won’t fight MMA again
(mmafighting.com)
Don’t expect to watch Braulio Estima compete in MMA ever again.
Submitted May 1, 2014 8:14PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
UFC veterans to enter one-night, eight-man tournament at BattleGrounds MMA
(mmafighting.com)
One-night MMA tournaments are back. BattleGrounds MMA’s third edition will take place at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. on June 27, and will feature a one-night, eight-man welterweight tournament, and four of those competitors are UFC veterans.
Submitted Apr 30, 2014 11:40PM by prophecy033 - 8 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, General MMA
 
Karo Parisyan talks comeback, hints at friction between Ronda Rousey and old gym
(mmajunkie.com)
Karo Parisyan started fighting professionally when he was 14. Four months away from his 32nd birthday, he’s still waging a comeback.
Submitted Apr 28, 2014 8:58PM by prophecy033 - 7 comments
Filed under: General MMA, MMA Personalities, Other MMA Organizations
 
Dana White co-signs Ronda Rousey, says Cyborg Justino once looked like 'Wanderlei Silva in a dress and heels'
(mmafighting.com)
There are a number of topics unrelated to any particular UFC event that still manage to crawl into and embed themselves as the key signpost of conversation. At the post-media day scrum with UFC President Dana White on Thursday, the seemingly perennial issue of Ronda Rousey fueding through the media with former Strikeforce women's featherweight champion Cyborg Justino filled just that role.
Submitted Apr 24, 2014 5:32PM by prophecy033 - 15 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities, General MMA
 
Jon Jones Changes Story About Homophobic ‘Hacked Phone’ Incident
(cagepotato.com)
Last week, Jon Jones lost his phone, a mysterious homophobic hacker found it, and then proceeded to fire gay slurs at a Swedish teenager on Instagram under Jones’s identity. At least, that’s the story Jones and his manager Malki Kawa tried to feed us. It seemed fishy from the beginning, and it probably doesn’t help that Jones has now decided to edit his story a little bit.
Submitted Apr 24, 2014 3:52PM by prophecy033 - 7 comments
Filed under: General MMA, Miscellaneous
 
Hermes Franca Deported to Brazil After Serving Sentence for Sexual Abuse
(cagepotato.com)
Back in May 2011, UFC veteran Hermes Franca was arrested and charged with seven counts of sexual abuse in the first degree and two counts of unlawful sexual penetration in the second degree, after allegedly molesting one of his own jiu-jitsu students, who was under the age of 14. After posting a vague letter on the UG in which he claimed that his party lifestyle had led him to “failing as a husband, a father, a dreamer,” Franca pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful penetration and one count of first-degree sexual abuse, and was sentenced to 42 months in prison in January 2012.
Submitted Apr 24, 2014 2:28PM by prophecy033 - 5 comments
Filed under: General MMA, Miscellaneous
 
UFC and WSOF vet Gerald Harris announces MMA retirement
(mmajunkie.com)
Big-show vet Gerald Harris has called it a wrap on his eight-year pro fighting career.
Submitted Apr 23, 2014 11:07AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
'Cyborg' Justino rep: Ronda Rousey attacks verbally because 'she can't physically'
(mmajunkie.com)
An attorney/adviser for Cristiane Justino said there’s probably a reason UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was so ruthless during a recent interview.
Submitted Apr 22, 2014 5:55PM by prophecy033 - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC, General MMA, MMA Personalities
 
Chris Holdsworth Interview - Talks UFC 173, PS4 and Ludwig's Departure
(punchdrunkgamer.com)

PDG: Speaking of that UFC 173 main card, one of your teammates, TJ Dillashaw is facing the UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao. What do you think of that match-up? Chris Holdsworth: I think it is a great match-up and I think TJ has the best chance to win the belt out of all of the top contenders at 135lbs right now. Obviously I train with the guy, I know where he is at mentally and physically and I think he is going to win the belt. It is going to be a great fight, Barao’s record speaks for itself, he is undefeated in his last 32 fights, so he is definitely the man right now and he will be going in there the champ. TJ is going to have to use all skills to take the belt and it is great to experience to see what he is going through heading up to this fight. He was originally expected to face Takeya Mizugaki but after Chris Weidman got hurt and they had to move his fight, TJ gets a shot now. Before they announced it I was wondering now who is going to headline this card? Will it be a big draw for the rest of the card? Then I wake up one morning and I hear TJ Dillashaw is fighting for the title. He is a good friend of mine and he deserves this opportunity. PDG: Other big news has recently surfaced regarding your fight team, Team Alpha Male; Duane “Bang” Ludwig has announced that he will be leaving your team to open up his own gym/training center in Colorado. Do have any notions on what you will do when he leaves? Will you stay in Sacramento or make the move to Colorado? Chris Holdsworth: Yeah it sucks to see Duane leave, just because he is a great role model for me and he has been such a great coach. I got love for the guy. We spent a lot of time learning the Bang Muay Thai system, so it sucks that he is leaving and then we will be getting a new coach and stuff like that. But you have to do what is best for you and makes you happy and for him a big part of that is his family. I still plan on working with Duane and I want to keep him around in my life and my career. I am definitely staying out here in Sacramento but if I get the chance to go train with him in Colorado or have him take a trip out here, that is definitely going to happen.
Here is the rest of the interview - I think some of those guys will be re-locating to Denver.
Submitted Apr 19, 2014 11:50PM by nwowolfpack - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC, Interviews, General MMA
 
Nevada State Athletic Commission names former FBI agent Robert Bennett as new executive director
(bloodyelbow.com)
Former FBI agent Robert Bennett has been revealed as the new executive director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission.
Submitted Apr 18, 2014 9:35PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
Ben Askren headlines May's ONE FC 15 vs. Bakhtiyar Abbasov
(mmajunkie.com)
Former Bellator MMA welterweight champion Ben Askren will make his highly anticipated ONE FC debut next month in Singapore.
Submitted Apr 7, 2014 11:59AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: General MMA
 
Cyborg unaware of Holly Holm PPV rumors
(bloodyelbow.com)
Invicta featherweight champion Cris 'Cyborg Justino discusses the Holly Holm PPV rumours, Ronda Rousey "running" from her, and an interest in a potential rematch against Gina Carano.
Submitted Apr 5, 2014 11:12AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
Bas Rutten rips Alistair Overeem for testosterone usage
(bloodyelbow.com)
The former UFC Heavyweight champion went on Submission Radio and had some harsh words for his countryman.
Submitted Apr 5, 2014 11:11AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: General MMA
 
Winkeljohn: There has been talk of a Cris Cyborg vs. Holly Holm pay-per-view bout
(bloodyelbow.com)
The trainer of former women's boxing champ Holly Holm says that her camp has been in talks with Cris Cyborg's camp about doing a possible Holm vs. Cyborg pay-per-view event outside the UFC.
Submitted Apr 4, 2014 4:11PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
Study: MMA brain injury risk higher than boxing
(espn.go.com)
About one-third of professional mixed martial arts matches end in knockout or technical knockout, indicating a higher incidence of brain trauma than boxing or other martial arts, according to a new study in the American Journal of Sports Medicine.
Submitted Mar 28, 2014 6:00PM by prophecy033 - 18 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports, General MMA
 
New drug test is up to 1000x more sensitive
(bloodyelbow.com)
Researchers discover a way to make urine testing 1,000 times more sensitive and increase the PED detection window.
Submitted Mar 19, 2014 11:42AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
MMA promoter suing province over sanctions
(globalnews.ca)
A Saskatchewan MMA promotion is seeking damages for lost business and to strip the governing body of its powers to regulate the sport.
Submitted Mar 15, 2014 4:08PM by Lungsofsteel - 1 comment
Filed under: General MMA
 
Big-show vet Jay Hieron announces MMA retirement
(mmajunkie.com)
Jay Hieron, who fought in nearly every major organization that MMA had to offer, today announced his retirement.
Submitted Mar 7, 2014 9:18PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: General MMA
 
RSS
Archive  
 
  » 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