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Man standing in way of MMA in NY under FBI investigation
New York may be the capitol of the world, but as far as the world's fastest growing sport is concerned, it's in last place. MMA is legal and regulated everywhere in North America, except for New York. Standing in the way year after year is New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.
Submitted Dec 30, 2014 3:44PM by tildengolfer - 3 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, UFC, General MMA, Miscellaneous
Seventh annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards set for Jan. 30 in Vegas, voting open
The Fighters Only World MMA Awards return next month, and once again, The Venetian Las Vegas plays host. Fighters Only officials recently announced plans for the Jan. 30 event, which will once again feature fan voting in 22 different award categories, including “Fight of the Year,” “Knockout of the Year” and “Submission of the Year,” among others...
Submitted Dec 22, 2014 2:58PM by grappler0000 - 0 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Mentally disabled man KOed in unregulated Wisconsin fights
Last month investigative journalist John Diedrich brought to national attention the death of kickboxer Dennis Munson Jr in Milwaukee. Now Diedrich reveals that Jessie Roach, a man with mental disabilities, has been knocked out twice by promoter/fighter Jesse Rowell in unregulated combat sports events.
ONE FC 23's Roger Gracie says Renzo Gracie talked him out of retirement
After a loss to Tim Kennedy in July 2013 and subsequent release from the UFC, jiu-jitsu standout Roger Gracie had reached a crossroads in his competitive life.
Submitted Dec 4, 2014 11:55PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Matt Hamill Plans To Unretire, Calls For 'Rampage' Rematch In Bellator
Former UFC light heavyweight Matt Hamill, 38, is looking to unretire (again) and hook up with Scott Coker and Co. in Bellator, starting with a rematch against the "extremely busy" Rampage Jackson, who knocked him around for three rounds back at UFC 130.
Submitted Dec 4, 2014 11:31AM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Wanderlei Silva seeks court review of NSAC's lifetime ban
Retired MMA legend Wanderlei Silva is asking the court to review his lifetime ban by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.
Submitted Dec 1, 2014 6:02PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Herbert Burns Believes He is Earning ONE FC Title Shot the Hard Way
Herbert Burns is the No Gi Grappling World Champion, who has taken Asian MMA by storm and earned a shot at former ONE FC 145-pound champion Honorio Banario on the back of four straight wins.
Submitted Nov 29, 2014 7:30PM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
Filed under: General MMA, Other MMA Organizations
Rich Franklin reveals which UFC fighter caused him to mentally break -- and it's not Anderson Silva
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight titleholder-turned-ONE FC vice president Rich Franklin talks about which fighter made him "mentally break" during one of his bouts, and surprisingly enough, it's not Anderson Silva.
Submitted Nov 25, 2014 12:59PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: General MMA
War Machine pleads not guilty in Las Vegas, will face trial in February
Former UFC and Bellator MMA fighter War Machine today plead not guilty to a variety of charges stemming from an alleged attack against former girlfriend Christy Mack and her friend, Corey Thomas.
Submitted Nov 20, 2014 6:24PM by prophecy033 - 0 comments
Filed under: General MMA, Miscellaneous
Cris Cyborg responds to Ronda Rousey, says 'Let's meet in the middle at 140 lbs'
Cris Cyborg responds to Ronda Rousey's comments about wanting to "try to kill her with my bare hands" and answers a few questions about her recovery and time off.
Submitted Nov 19, 2014 11:40AM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Tito says Dolce doesn't know what he's doing; Dolce fires back calling Ortiz 'deluded and defamatory'
Tito Ortiz rips on Mike Dolce saying he doesn't know what he's doing; Dolce fires back saying Ortiz is "deluded and defamatory."
Submitted Nov 18, 2014 12:03PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Oklahoma commission reduces Roan Carneiro's fine from $15,000 to $100
Welterweight MMA veteran Roan Carneiro will soon receive $14,900 check from the Oklahoma State Athletic Commission, one month after it withheld 30 percent of his $50,000 purse for showing up late to a pre-fight physical, OSAC Executive Director Joe Miller today told MMAjunkie.
Submitted Nov 5, 2014 7:59PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: General MMA
Matt Riddle bails on MMA career, seeks fresh start in professional wrestling
The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 7 jokester turned hot-and-cold Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight veteran, Matt Riddle, is saying goodbye to the mixed martial arts (MMA) industry (again).
Submitted Nov 4, 2014 5:34PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Rory MacDonald not a fan of women's MMA, but wouldn't mind training with Ronda Rousey
Despite its booming popularity and obvious presence in the sport, women's mixed martial arts (MMA) isn't everyone's cup of tea.
Submitted Nov 4, 2014 11:22AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: General MMA
WSOF matchmaker Ali Abdel Aziz backs up St. Pierre's UFO sighting claims
WSOF matchmaker, Ali Abdel-Aziz corroborates GSP's UFO sighting story.
Submitted Nov 4, 2014 12:19AM by xdanish020 - 0 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Rowdy Wants Cyborg Charged With Attempted Homicide
Because stepping into the Octagon with PEDs in your system is like having a weapon, according to "Rowdy."
Submitted Nov 3, 2014 9:02PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: General MMA
AXS TV's 'Inside MMA' moves to new Friday-night time slot
“Inside MMA,” the long-running mixed martial arts newsmagazine show on AXS TV, is heading to a later time slot.
Submitted Nov 3, 2014 8:55PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Phil Baroni on Mike Dolce: 'Nutritionist guru from where? From my toilet bowl'
Phil Baroni said he somehow got in the middle of a still-simmering feud between future UFC Hall of Famer B.J. Penn and nutrition guru Mike Dolce, and he’s siding with Penn.
Submitted Oct 29, 2014 1:48PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Tito Ortiz calling for UFC and Bellator initiave to help fighters with behavioral and mental health issues
If you get punched in the head for a living, chances are you're going to suffer some degree of brain damage.
Submitted Oct 29, 2014 11:21AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: General MMA
Ronda Rousey vs. Bryan Caraway? Joe Rogan open to 'chick vs dude' UFC fight if they both 'talk enough s--t'
I guess we should be glad that Joe Rogan is color commentator, and not Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) matchmaker.
Submitted Oct 28, 2014 11:18AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: General MMA
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