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Xtreme Couture’s Young Blood

  For a fleeting moment, MMA pundits expressed their doubts about the future of famed MMA gym Xtreme Couture, and for good reason. The namesake of the gym had retired and was seemingly spending most of his time working in motion pictures. Original Ultimate Fighter champion Forrest Griffin hung up his gloves as well and […]
Via MMA Manifesto
11 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC joins forces with Reebok, Nate Diaz responds

NEW YORK — The UFC just made what is now being called the biggest non-broadcast deal in their relatively short history. It’s something most of us expected, but we can all agree that we had no idea when it would become official, it has. The Ultimate Fighting Championship and Reebok are now in bed together, and they will be for at least the next six years. Here are all of the...
Via Fight Booth
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Forrest Griffin’s leg badly mangled in Nissan commercial

Well this is something you don’t see everyday. Former TUF 1 finalists and combatants in arguably the most integral fight in UFC history, Stephan Bonnar and Forrest Griffin recently caught up to do a commercial for a local Nissan dealership. In a “Cash for Clunkers” ad, both Griffin and Bonnar are seen beating on an old car with a sledgehammer before something goes horribly...
Via Fight Hub TV
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Four Reasons Shogun Rua Is No Longer A Top Contender

This weekend (Saturday, November 8, 2014) former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua will take on No. 10-ranked Ovince St. Preux in the main event of UFC Fight Night 56 from the Ginásio Municipal Tancredo Neves in Uberlândia, Brazil. Once a devastating force of nature who ran through competition with thunderous ease in his early days in Pride, Rua has seen...
Via Fight Of The Night
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Forrest Griffin on ice goes wrong

In exchange for some mixed martial arts training, Swedish Hockey League’s AIK got the chance to show UFC stars Alexander Gustafsson, Joanne Calderwood and UFC Hall of Famer Forrest Griffin a good time on the ice. While the Swedish ‘Mauler’ looked like he fit right in, Griffin wasn’t exactly Scott Niedermayer out there.
Via Fight Booth
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC's Forrest Griffin trying to ice skate is the funniest thing you'll see today

There might be some goons in the NHL who would do better in the UFC than Forrest Griffin would in the NHL. The UFC Hall of Famer is in Sweden this week for the UFC Fight Night on Fight Pass: Nelson vs. Story and Wednesday he attempted to skate with one of the local hockey teams. It's a good thing he was wearing full gear, because Griffin spent as much time on the ground as he did...
Via Fox Sports
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

The Ultimate Fighter Episode 3 preview: Time for the rematch

Rematches are always tricky business when it comes to fighting. An epic war the first time around certainly doesn't guarantee anything in a second fight just ask Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar about that.  A one-sided knockout doesn't necessarily guarantee the second fight will go the same way -- ask Matt Serra and Georges St-Pierre about that.  And sometimes things get even...
Via Fox Sports
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Bellator MMA: American Psycho Returns

Newport Beach, Calif. (August 27, 2014) – The Bellator Light Heavyweight division has seen a new arrival as fan favorite Stephan “The American Psycho” Bonnar (15-8) has agreed to terms on a new Bellator contract. Fighting in front of millions on Spike TV against the likes of James Irvin, Keith Jardine, Rashad Evans and an iconic showdown with Forrest Griffin, Bonnar has established...
Via BadCulture
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Stephan Bonnar Out of Retirement, Fighting in Bellator

After retiring two years following a crushing at the hands of Anderson Silva, Stephan Bonnar (15-8) is coming out of retirement.  But the UFC Hall of Famer is fighting with the promotion and is instead joining Bellator where he has signed a multi-fight agreement and could also be a commentator for the company. And Bonnar is already calling out the guy he wants to fight: Tito Ortiz...
Via Between The Ropes
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Stephan Bonnar: From UFC Hall of fame to Bellator fighter

Stephan Bonnar getting ready to come out of his corner for another grueling round. There is a place that UFC veterans go when their services are no longer needed inside of the octagon. Like when dogs pass away they all get to go to heaven, UFC’s fighters, retired or no longer relevant, all go to Bellator. Their newest addition is UFC hall of famer and retiree, Stephan Bonnar. The...
Via isportsweb.com
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Meet the Strawweights: Tecia Torres

Tecia Torres doesn't deal in what ifs. It's all absolutes for the "Tiny Tornado" from south Florida, so whether she does it intentionally or subconsciously, there are no ifs, ands, or buts about her wearing the UFC strawweight championship belt. She's going to get it, whether it's after season 20 of The Ultimate Fighter or further down the line. "Honestly, I just think I'm getting...
Via Fox Sports
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC fight night Dublin: The Irish are taking over

Some events in MMA are just flat out unforgettable. We all remember where we were when Forrest Griffin and Stephen Bonnar went toe to toe for the first Ultimate Fighter finale. Every fight fan can remember where they were when Chris Weidman knocked out Anderson Silva. And every fight fan will remember where they were when Ireland took over the UFC. To call it a take over is putting...
Via isportsweb.com
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

10 Reasons You Must Attend This Years UFC Fan Expo

The UFC’s annual Fan Expo in Las Vegas, NV is a little over 2 weeks away and for MMA fans that haven’t had the opportunity to attend an expo I’ll lay out the 10 reasons you must visit this year. 1)      Train with a UFC Hall of Famer: The UFC Fan Expo will host training and development sessions with UFC legends Stephan Bonner, Forrest Griffin, Matt Hughes and Chuck...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 174 ‘Embedded’ Episodes 1-4 (Videos)

Not unlike the first go-round of the ultra popular brand spankin’ new series from our buddies at the UFC, the co-main eventers are the focus. We also get a whole lot of Dana White, and some fun times with UFC HOF’ers Chuck Liddell, Forrest Griffin and EA Sports UFC. Looking to get hyped for UFC 174? Catch up on the first four episodes of ‘Embedded’ below.
Via Fight Booth
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

5 dream fights to make in EA Sports UFC

In only a few days the UFC and EA Sports will release their latest video game to the public with EA Sports UFC on Xbox One and Playstation 4. Fight fans have been waiting a long time for the release of this game and it’s almost here. With the release around the corner, EA Sports and the UFC have started to release which fighters you can compete as in their new game. Current fighters...
Via Mill City Sports
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Episode Two Of UFC Embedded

Yesterday, we released episode one of “UFC Embedded” leading up to UFC 174 this Saturday night. In today’s episode two, we see UFC president Dana White with his family at their vacation home in Bangor, Maine. Also, we see more behind the scenes footage of welterweights Rory MacDonald and Tyron Woodley prepare for their fight this Saturday, and footage of UFC star Daniel Cormier...
Via Between The Ropes
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 174 Embedded: Episode 2

The second episode of UFC 174 Embedded is now up featuring more behind the scenes footage of Dana White, Tyron Woodley and Rory MacDonald, plus Chuck Liddell, Daniel Cormier and Forrest Griffin get their hands on EA Sports UFC. —
Via Fight Of The Night
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva not sure if he’ll finish out his 8-fight contract, but why should he fight at all?

Why do you do these things, Anderson. You play with my heart like you did Stephan Bonnar and Forrest Griffin heads. Before fighting Weidman, you signed an 8-fight contract. Now, heading into your 40th year on this planet, and coming off a shattered leg via Weidman’s Knee Destruction™, now you’re not so sure about fulfilling your contract. I get it; it’s your choice. You don’t...
Via Fight Hub TV
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Embedded Episode 6

Another day, another episode of the new ‘UFC Embedded’ series following Dana White, Dan Henderson and Daniel Cormier around as they get ready for UFC 173, plus cameos from a host of other UFC stars like Chuck Liddell, Matt Hughes, Forrest Griffin, Chris Weidman, Ronda Rousey and the list goes on. Also, the good news is that Dana confirms that the series, which has been well received...
Via Fight Of The Night
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Episode Six Of UFC Embedded

UFC 173 takes place tonight from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The UFC has been releasing a video blog series titled, “UFC Embedded” leading up to tonight’s show. Today’s video is the sixth video of seven. The video goes behind the scenes of Daniel Cormier cutting weight, Dan Henderson eating a meal and getting a massage, a UFC meeting with Dana White,...
Via Between The Ropes
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Joseph Valtellini: The Kickboxer as Artist – Part two

When you talk with Joseph Valtellini, you can hear him smile through the telephone. Especially when talking about kickboxing and his upcoming welterweight title fight at Glory 17 against newly crowned champion Marc De Bonte. He is passionate about the sport and has a burning desire to be a champion. That same passion comes out when he talks about the artistic side of kickboxing....
Via Fight Booth
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

EA Sports UFC: Fighter Design Video

Check out this new EA Sports UFC feature which takes a closer look at how they created the fighters models for the game to deliver the most realistic visuals and animations we’ve seen to date in an MMA game, plus interview clips with Alexander Gustafsson and Forrest Griffin. —
Via Fight Of The Night
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

The Story of Zuffa’s Missing Social Media Conduct Policy

Although it seems like ancient history, the now infamous “rape van” joke that led to Miguel Torres’ release in 2011 still serves as the ultimate punishment for a social media blunder. Torres had stated that the joke was a reference to the Comedy Central show “Workaholics”, and was eventually brought back in the company (only to be released again following 2 back-to-back...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 38: The Kountermove Confidential Prologue

The Kountermove Confidential is where we combine the classic movie L.A. Confidential with the best fantasy game in MMA today Kountermove. This week the Crooklyn Tournament is paying out $1000 for first prize. That is a nice return on the $10 entry fee. Here are some tips to help you increase your chances of winning that and other prizes. The Jack Vincennes must have fighter for your...
Via hov-mma
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 38: The Kountermove Confidential Prologue

The Kountermove Confidential is where we combine the classic movie L.A. Confidential with the best fantasy game in MMA today Kountermove. This week the Crooklyn Tournament is paying out $1000 for first prize. That is a nice return on the $10 entry fee. Here are some tips to help you increase your chances of winning that and other prizes.The Jack Vincennes must have fighter for your...
Via hov-mma
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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