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...
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...
JUST KICKING IT
For the second time in as many fights, Vitor Belfort (pictured) put his opponent to sleep with a vicious head kick. In January, it was Michael Bisping who found himself on the business end of Belfort’s leg. On Saturday, it was former Strikeforce middleweight champ Luke Rockhold who was on the receiving end of a highlight reel strike. The good news for Rockhold, his big league...
Vitor Belfort beat Luke Rockhold in the first round of their middlewight fight at UFC on FX 8 on Saturday with an absolutely stunning spinning heel kick to the head.
Belfort knocked Rockhold down with the kick then jumped on him for a few punches before the referee stopped the fight with 2:32 left in the round. The win improves Belfort’s record to 23-10 and gives him four wins...
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.
UFC Heavy hitter MArk Hunt is scheduled to fight former UFC Heavyweight Champ Junior Dos Santos at next weekend’s UFC 160, it’d be the largest fight of Hunt’s career. One thing is holding that up though, Hunt isn’t yet in the United States because of troubles with his work Visa in Australia.
According to MMAjunkie.com sources, Hunt was stuck in Australia and working...
He's done it before, and he's confident he can do it again.
Junior dos Santos was able to hand current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez his first career loss two years ago, knocking him out on prime time television at the inaugural UFC on FOX 1 event in Anaheim, California, ending his reign before it ever began with one well-placed...
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:
I know Wanderlei Silva has been hit in the head a lot over the last 20 years but this may be one of the strangest fighter-to-fighter threats I have ever heard. The Axe Murderer has a taste for Chael Sonnen’s blood and he wants to savor it.
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?
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