With a division already boasting the likes of Ben Askren, Paul Daley, Douglas Lima, Ben Saunders, Andrey Koreshkov and Karl Amoussou, Matt Riddle knows he will be swimming in “Deep Waters” when he enters the Bellator Welterweight Tournament this Fall as Bellator has signed a long-term promotional agreement with the controversial Pennsylvania native. Riddle joins [...]
UFC on FX 8 is in the history books and last night’s event provided some very entertaining scraps, some controversial decisions and some excellent finishes in the final fights. Before getting into my post-fight analysis of this card, including what’s next for the winners of each bout, I’m going to make a slight complaint to the UFC.
Vitor Belfort is without a doubt a multi-dimensional UFC personality. Only Vitor can thank God for his strength and ask a rabid Brazilian fan base to beat up a reporter that dares ask him about TRT in one press conference.
Sunday Morning Coming Down
to the hand” is the new, “Guilty as Charged”
Not long after Vitor Belfort helped Luke Rockhold lay out
his mat for his kindergarten slumber, he was at the press conference,
celebrating his victory when a member of the media dared to ask him a question
about his TRT usage. Vitor frowned on
the question and...
UFC welterweight contender Johny Hendricks does the spartan race in Texas. Cross training has to be good for these athletes but I’m sure this was nothing compared to the brutal workouts he is use to going through everyday during a fight camp.
Johny Hendricks looking to lift more in preparation for GSP
Watch all fighter video blogs at Intravid.com
UFC 161 main event is in serious Jeopardy as Renan Barao has apparently suffered a right foot injury that will most likely keep him out of the fight. The card is scheduled for June 15th and will be the promotions first card in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. There are two big light heavyweight match ups in Dan Henderson vs Rashad Evans and Lil Nog vs Shogun Rua. No word yet if...
While we don’t agree with using racial slurs to describe people, we do agree that as American’s we have rights. Part of those rights include “Freedom of Speech.” As an American we are free to express our opinions verbally as we choose. Isn’t that what Nate Diaz did when he took to twitter and called another fighter; “The Biggest *** in the World.” He was expressing...
Questions arose regarding the UFC 160 co-main event last week, as Mark Hunt had Visa issues while at the airport. Hunt stepped in for the injured Alistair Overeem in the co-main event at UFC 160 to face the former UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior dos Santos. When the Visa issues first came to fruition the name many people were throwing out as a replacement was Roy Nelson and it just...
Nate Diaz was fined and suspended for using a gay slur in a tweet directed at another fighter. Read more about what he did.
On last Tuesday night’s edition of UFC Tonight, hosts Kenny Florian and Chael Sonnen sat down with Bruce Buffer to discuss his new book ‘It’s Time’. During the discussion, Buffer recalled a story dating back several years about ab elevator fight between himself and two-time welterweight contender Frank Trigg, with UFC President Dana White as a witness.
Watch the full discussion below:
Mark Hunt and UFC officials remained hopeful Tuesday that the heavyweight contender's bout against Junior dos Santos at UFC 160 next weekend in Las Vegas will move forward as scheduled.
Hunt, a native of New Zealand, called his visa issues "some stupid misunderstanding" on a conference call with reporters. Hunt said on Twitter previously that the problem was the result...
All signs point to Nick Diaz planning to start a new MMA promotion company. Is this part of his exit strategy from fighting?