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Gracie Sentenced For NYC Nightclub Brawl
Renzo Gracie was sentenced to 10 to 15 days of community service for his part in a 2014 brawl outside 1Oak nightclub on New York City's west side, which saw one bouncer leave with a broken arm.
Submitted Mar 6, 2015 11:46AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
Matt Brown: Coach 'straight up lied' about alleged beating, case dropped by prosecutor
A widely circulated story of Matt Brown allegedly beating a now-former jiu-jitsu coach is untrue, the UFC welterweight today told MMAjunkie.
Submitted Mar 6, 2015 11:38AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
UFC Faces New Set of Battles
The women's bantamweight title bout continued the fast-paced Ultimate Fighting Championship's return to form after an injury-riddled 2014 that saw bad news on the revenue and credit rating fronts. Now, the once high-flying UFC is trying hard to put last year behind it. "It put in a level of volatility to our business that we've never seen. To be honest with you, it was kind of an outlier year. We've had injuries we've had to deal with, but nothing to that magnitude," UFC Chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta told CNBC...
Submitted Mar 4, 2015 11:05PM by NE-1 - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC, Other MMA Organizations, General MMA, Miscellaneous
Triumph United founder explains his side of 'King Mo' dustup
The founder of MMA apparel company Triumph United is challenging Muhammed Lawal to a kickboxing match to settle the score after the two nearly came to blows this past week at a casino.
Submitted Mar 4, 2015 10:15AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
King Mo involved in hotel 'brawl' with Triumph United President, Kimbo Slice separates the two
King Mo Lawal was involved in hotel 'brawl" with Triumph United President Hans Molenkamp.
Submitted Feb 27, 2015 11:31AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
Iowa AC closes investigation of Josh Neer gym beat down
Joe Walsh of the IAC says "there will be no further investigation" of the incident that saw UFC veteran Josh Neer batter internet heckler Patrick Martin.
Submitted Feb 27, 2015 11:28AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
Josh Neer gym fight foe speaks, claims Neer jumped him when he bent down to pick up mouth piece
Patrick Martin, the man on the wrong end of a beating by UFC vet Josh Neer in a widely seen video, spoke to an MMA Fighting FanPoster and claims what we've seen doesn't tell the whole story of the fight.
Submitted Feb 25, 2015 10:25AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
UFC veteran Josh Neer explains story behind video of him beating up 'moron' at his gym
UFC veteran Josh Neer posted a short Youtube video of himself beating up a man at his gym. Neer has since provided his side of the story.
Submitted Feb 24, 2015 11:24AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
Tajikistan national MMA champion dies fighting for ISIS in Iraq
Disturbing news emerged on social media recently confirming that a Tajikistan MMA champion was killed fighting for ISIS in Iraq.
Submitted Feb 24, 2015 11:18AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
Brandao threatens journalists after being recorded
The UFC Featherweight fighter was apparently intoxicated and playing with barbecue skewers, which is illegal in the Brazilian city of Manaus.
Submitted Feb 18, 2015 10:28AM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
Bellator 133 purses: 32k-1k
The salaries reflect an unfortunate reality in the sport. Bellator is the second largest promotion in North American, and had ten fighters on the card making 1/1. The main event fighter, former league middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko got $20,000 to win. In MMA, it gets worse from there, as you move into smaller promotions. The above figures are the fighter payout information that promoters are required by state law to submit to the California athletic commission, including the winners' bonuses. The figures do not represent a full accounting of each fighter's income.
Submitted Feb 15, 2015 3:01PM by tildengolfer - 3 comments
Filed under: Bellator, Miscellaneous, Other MMA Organizations, General MMA
Gina Carano to star opposite Ryan Reynolds in Deadpool
Former women's MMA superstar, Gina Carano has been cast as the mutant, Angel Dust in the upcoming 20th Century Fox movie, Deadpool.
Submitted Feb 14, 2015 3:39PM by RacingHartPurple - 0 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
Alex. Emelianenko charged with kidnap,sexual abuse
New details and charges have emerged in Alexander Emelianenko’s sexual assault court case – one that has kept him incarcerated since May 2014.
Submitted Feb 6, 2015 11:21AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
Corso out vs. Stanley at Invicta 11, Cummins in, toe so gruesome
Flyweight Emily Corso suffered an open dislocation of her toe in training, and is out of her scheduled bout against Christine Stanley at Invicta FC 11, which takes place Friday, Feb. 27 in Los Angeles. Corso will be replaced with California’s Rachael Cummins, 29.
Submitted Jan 30, 2015 9:03PM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, Miscellaneous
UFC EA adds Rumble, Holm, Dos Anjos, and Alvarez
This came out a day ago but hasn't been posted plus I had no idea Rampage was added until weeks ago after it came out. So I thought you video game fans would like to know! Love these additions! Rumble is wwwaaaaayyyy overdue! And Alvarez fights, like a videogame so I'm pumped! Plus I can knock out Rousey with Holm
Submitted Jan 26, 2015 6:34AM by 40ouncetpkid - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC, Miscellaneous
Muay Thai: Top pick for 2015 Daniel McGowan loses by 2nd round TKO
Muay Thai purists tend to scoff at the thought of a foreigner being successful in the unforgiving Bangkok stadiums, but 18-year old Daniel McGowan looked to be on track to break the mold.
Submitted Jan 25, 2015 2:57PM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
Filed under: Other Combat Sports, Miscellaneous
Friend claims B.J. Penn smashed his eye socket
Details have surfaced from BJ Penn's arrest and he may be in quite a bit of trouble, especially if accounts of his actions and the injuries sustained to the man he fought hold up.
Submitted Jan 21, 2015 7:58PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
UFC and Bellator vet Dave Herman arrested after police chase
Dave Herman, a former UFC and Bellator MMA fighter who most recently competed for Titan FC, was arrested early Monday morning in Indiana after leading police on a chase.
Submitted Jan 20, 2015 2:08PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
Rumor: Tapout to become WWE's exclusive sponsor
Tapout clothing is about to announce an exclusive deal with WWE and sponsoring fighters similar to the Reebok deal with the ufc…always nice to see these athletes getting paid, just remember where you heard it first.
Submitted Jan 9, 2015 8:01PM by tildengolfer - 4 comments
Filed under: Miscellaneous
Tim Sylvia retires
Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim "The Maineiac" Sylvia was scheduled to fight tonight at Reality Fighting 53, but was not medically cleared to fight. While the reason was not provided, Sylvia announced at the event that there was an issue with his MRI, and he was retiring.
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