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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
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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
NSAC to evaluate harsher punishments for drug violations
The Nevada State Athletic Commission is looking at toughening up on licensees who are found to have used banned substances.
Submitted Oct 27, 2014 5:33PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: General MMA
BE Fight Science: Drinking your own urine may be hazardous to your health
MMA fighters seem to think that drinking their own urine is good for you. Recent studies suggest that MMA fighters may be wrong.
Submitted Oct 27, 2014 4:15PM by xdanish020 - 6 comments
Filed under: General MMA
NSAC suspends UFC's Robert Drysdale and WSOF's Bryson Gutches
The Nevada State Athletic Commission today suspended UFC light heavyweight Robert Drysdale for one year and fined him 33 percent of the purse he earned at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale following a failed post-fight drug test.
Submitted Oct 27, 2014 2:29PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Despite activity of fellow UFC Hall of Famers, Randy Couture 'comfortable' in retirement
It’s been more than three years since Randy Couture hung up his gloves following his final MMA bout. And while he believes he could still hold his own if forced into competition, the 51-year-old is plenty happy in his post-fighting life.
Submitted Oct 22, 2014 8:46PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: General MMA
'I love Twitter!' Mayhem Miller court video surfaces, explains social media SWAT standoff
"I love Twitter.... Number one was my own personal safety — I just wanted to make sure that everything [went] without a hitch. Unfortunately, there was some trouble…. I don’t want to get into details about the case — I’m sure that there will be a time to tell everything. But, right now, I just want to go through the process…. I’m completely innocent. It’s unfortunate. And, like I said, I will prove my innocence in a court of law."
Submitted Oct 22, 2014 12:21AM by xdanish020 - 0 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Back at head of New Jersey commission, Larry Hazzard reinstates instant replay
Recently reappointed as the head of the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board, Larry Hazzard is bringing back instant replay to combat sports events.
Submitted Oct 20, 2014 7:32PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: General MMA
Royce Gracie on Eddie Bravo: ‘Do this rubber guard stuff and I’ll punch you in the nose’
Royce Gracie and Eddie Bravo had an altercation earlier this year, moments after Bravo's Metamoris 3 match against Royler Gracie. Seven months later, the heat is still there.
Submitted Oct 20, 2014 3:53PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Strikes and Serves: PEDs, Cocaine, and the ubiquity of drug abuse in tennis and MMA
In the third instalment of the Strikes and Serves series, BloodyElbow's Karim Zidan compares and contrasts the worrisome trends of drug/PED abuse in MMA and tennis.
Submitted Oct 19, 2014 11:54PM by xdanish020 - 0 comments
Filed under: General MMA
After matchup approval delays, Swedish MMA Federation seeks to clarify, improve process
While Sweden has become an annual destination for the UFC, the promotion’s most recent visit to the Scandinavian nation didn’t come without a little hurdle with the governing commission. Swedish MMA Federation officials hope to change that moving forward.
Submitted Oct 19, 2014 11:16AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Iranian wrestling world champion Aliakbari training for MMA career at AKA Thailand
Amir Aliakbari becomes the first world class Iranian wrestler to pursue an MMA career
Submitted Oct 18, 2014 4:19PM by xdanish020 - 0 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Wanderlei Silva honors PRIDE FC and indicates MMA return: 'The monopoly is coming to an end'
The Axe Murderer teases a cage come back and prophesies the end of UFC "monopoly."
Submitted Oct 13, 2014 8:04PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: General MMA
Anyone watching Kingdom?
Just started watching the show this morning. It's about an MMA school with Nick Jonas starring in it. Joe Stevenson and Cub Swanson are in it as well and looks like it may end up being a solid show.
Submitted Oct 13, 2014 9:09AM by Wallass - 0 comments
Filed under: General MMA, Miscellaneous
Takedown in Guillotine paralyzes another fighter
Sad to see something like this happen. There has been a rare but continuing string of catastrophic injuries caused by executing a takedown while in a Guillotine. (photos no video)
Submitted Oct 9, 2014 11:11PM by tildengolfer - 7 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, General MMA
Ex-boxer Pawel Wolak not licensed as MMA fighter by Illinois, off Oct. 11 card
Nothing is more critical in combat sports than fighter safety. Part of ensuring fighters are safe is making matches between fighters with similar skill sets. Former boxer Pawel Wolak planned to debut as a mixed martial artist on Oct. 11 on the American Predator Fighting Championship 17 event at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates, Ill.
Submitted Oct 9, 2014 5:45PM by tildengolfer - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, General MMA
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