With the UFC's next visit to Western Canada under a month away, the promotion is taking the necessary steps to avoid another Canadian disaster, a la UFC 149 in Calgary. Following the recent injury to interim bantamweight champion Renan Barao, the powers that be behind the curtains at Zuffa seem to feel that this event needed a little beef. And by beef I mean Roy Nelson. It was...
On Tuesday, Bellator MMA announced reigning welterweight champ Ben Askren (pictured) will defend his crown against Andrey Koreshkov July 31 inside Santa Ana Star Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
“I’m really looking forward to getting back into that cage and putting on a show,” Askren said. “I feel like I’ve continued to mature and get better in every one of my fights...
This had been hinted earlier but it is now official that UFC interim bantamweight champ Renan Barao is out of his scheduled bout opposite Eddie Wineland at UFC 160 with a foot injury. No news yet on what will be done with the card but as soon as we have that information we will pass it along to you.
Renan Barao showing off his bling at hockey game
Eddie Wineland interview
Jon Jones is coming off a nasty toe injury that he suffered in his total destruction of Chael Sonnen at UFC 159. That injury turned out to be less severe than most anticipated and the champ has to be in a boot for six weeks. Once his foot is healed Jones wants to get right back in the Octagon and defend his title for a record sixth time as a light heavyweight. Here is what...
Two primary topics of discussion arose within MMA circles after Vitor Belfort (pictured) planted his foot in Luke Rockhold’s face his past Saturday – ironically, one of which was not the highlight reel strike itself.
The giant elephant in the Octagon was, ‘How much did testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) have to do with Belfort’s second consecutive head kick (T)KO victory...
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 [...]
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...
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...
The more things change the more they stay the same especially for the Diaz brothers. UFC officials have announced that lightweight fighter Nate Diaz has been suspended indefinetly for making derogatory remark for a homosexual person on his official Twitter account. “I feel bad for pat Healy that they took a innocent mans money [...]
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:
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