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UFC on Fox: Hunt vs Nelson Fighter Purses & Attendance

In the battle of the old, fat guys (meant in the most respectful way possible), Mark Hunt outslugged Roy Nelson both in the Octagon and at the bank. Before we go any further, we should note that most international events don’t release fighter pay info, so none of the following salary data for the event is […]
Via MMA Manifesto
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch Melvin Manhoef obliterate Doug Marshall at Bellator 125 (Video)

Bellator 125 went down last live on Spike TV from the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California and was headlined by an electric middleweight tilt between heavy handed strikers Melvin Manhoef and Doug Marshall. In the end, the fight did not last very long as many suspected as Manhoef demolished Marshall via a hellacious knockout that had the former Bellator title challenger faceplant...
Via Fight Hub TV
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt KO’s Roy Nelson At UFC Fight Night 52

Mark Hunt won the battle of the heavyweight tonight at UFC Fight Night 52, sending Roy Nelson face first to the canvas with a big uppercut mid-way through the second round. Round One: We’re underway the in the main event. Hunt lands a big right in the first exchange. Hunt comes up short with another big right. Then Nelson goes for a takedown, but can’t get finish it. Nelson throws...
Via Fight Of The Night
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wanderlei Silva puts UFC on blast in retirement video

Via another extremely dramatic and over produced video posted on his official YouTube page, one of the most revered mixed martial artists of all-time announced his retirement from the sport today. Unfortunately, this organization took away my desire to fight. I can’t do this anymore. I can’t be treated this way. And with a heavy heart I come here today to declare: I am stepping...
Via Fight Booth
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wanderlei Silva rips UFC in retirement announcement video

On Friday, MMA icon Wanderlei Silva (pictured) unceremoniously announced his retirement from fighting via a YouTube video. The slugger didn’t pull any punches on his way out, blasting the UFC for not showing him the proper respect and turning his legion of fans against him. “I am stepping down from the ring. After today, Wanderlei Silva will not fight again,” Silva stated....
Via 5thRound.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Thiago Silva dropped by UFC again after new video emerges

Less than 10 days ago, UFC president Dana White said the reason he reinstated Thiago Silva (pictured) after firing him seven months prior for allegedly assaulting his wife with a gun was because the charges were dropped and he knew “a lot more of the story and what went on” than the general public. Well, apparently White didn’t know everything. Nor did he see or hear everything...
Via 5thRound.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Thiago Silva high on cocaine, carrying gun in videos released by wife

Thiago Silva’s estranged wife, Thaysa, released two videos this week that show her ex-husband’s potentially dangerous behavior. Thiago Silva is an MMA fighter who was charged with two counts of aggravated assault in February for allegedly threatening his wife and her boyfriend with a gun. Silva was arrested after barricading himself inside his Florida home […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 52 Kountermove Preview & Freeroll

If this poster doesn’t get you excited for this event I really don’t know what to tell you. Whether you’re staying up extra late to watch the event, or waiting until Saturday morning to catch the violence, we’ve got your usual KM breakdown for this weekends event. This week it’s going to be a few fighters I like as well as a fight and fighter to stay away from. Before...
Via Fight Booth
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Overeem-Struve heavyweight war headed to Phoenix for UFC on FOX 13

The UFC is headed to Arizona for the first time in the organizations storied history, and they aren’t taking it lightly. Earlier today it was announced that a heavyweight tilt between former champion Junior dos Santos and Stipe Miocic will be targeted for the December 13th event inside of the US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Later on in the evening, it was made official that...
Via Fight Booth
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Bisping takes hilarious jab at Luke Rockhold

Perennial middleweight contender Michael Bisping has been amongst the UFC’s most popular fighters for nearly a decade thanks in large part to his gift of gab as well as his skill inside the cage. After destroying Cung Le and rearranging his face last month, Bisping was quick to get right back on the horse as he accepted the main event bout at UFC Fight Night 55 against former Strikeforce...
Via Fight Hub TV
4 days ago  |  Discuss

TVP: Nakai submits Gonzales at Pancrase 247

Before she makes here UFC debut this weekend in Saitama, watch Rin Nakai show us that patience sometimes does make perfect. She sends Brenda Gonzales home with the first loss of her career, and a nasty injury. The full co-main event between the Queen of Pancrase and ‘Boom Boom’ that took place last year at Pancrase 247 is now available for your viewing pleasure below.
Via hov-mma
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey Knows Who the Next Ronda Rousey is

Last month, UFC president Dana White claimed this season of “The Ultimate Fighter,” the first in the series’ 20-season domestic run to feature an all-women’s cast, had “the next Ronda Rousey.” What exactly did White mean by that? Someone who’s as pretty? Someone who’s as dominant? Someone who’s got the it factor? Someone with dirty-blonde hair? All of the above...
Via 5thRound.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Nelson, Mark Hunt looking to impress in upcoming slug-fest

Following a pair of unanimous-decision losses to fifth-ranked Stipe Miocic and former heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier in 2013, Roy Nelson entered his bout against fellow veteran Minotauro Nogueira on April 11th in desperate need of a win in order to stave-off a future filled with prelim-card appearances and a ticket out of the UFC. On the wrong side of 35 and out of favor with...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey rips Cyborg ... again ... makes steroid crack

Ronda Rousey and Cris “Cyborg” Justino have long been rivals in the MMA world despite never facing each other. Cyborg dominated the Strikeforce women’s featherweight division from 2009-2010 before Rousey took over in 2011. The Brazilian fighter, who is 12-1 (with one no contest) in her pro MMA career, tested positive for steroids following her […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem: A Bonafide Journeyman

Alistair Overeem had his first professional mixed martial arts fight at the very first “It’s Showtime” event back in 1999. He won by guillotine choke. It is now 2014, and to say Overeem has had the career of a bonafide journeyman would be an understatement. He has tromped the peaks and valleys of the fight game as much as any man could. The Reem fought his 52nd bout on Sept...
Via The Sports Post
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Arlovski awaiting next challenge following upset win

With his UFC career seemingly finished and a pair of consecutive losses to Fedor Emelianenko and Brett Rogers to his credit, Andrei Arlovski entered the cage as little more than a big-name stepping stone for Antonio Silva in their first meeting over four years ago. But while Silva walked away from his first bout against the once-feared heavyweight with a unanimous-decision victory...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White On Ben Askren “This Guy Is An Absolute Moron”

Just when it seemed as though UFC President Dana White was warming up to the idea of a Ben Askren (14-0) signing things took a serious nose dive during a recent appearance by the ONE FC Welterweight Champion on Inside MMA.Mr. White has some issues with what the former Bellator Welterweight Champion had to say.“I thought Tito (Ortiz) was the dumbest human being I ever met.  This...
Via MMAInsider
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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