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Victory VII MMA to rock Madison Square Garden on Nov. 21st

Mixed Martial Arts is coming to MSG. Took long enough and it’s goin down Friday, Nov 21st, thanks to Victory Combat Sports. Victory CEO, Kevin Lillis partnered up with Take On Productions to bring in the biggest event ever sanctioned by the WKA in New York. Some of the best Kick Boxers and Muay Thai Fighters will compete alongside the best amateur Mixed Martial Arts Athletes in...
Via MMA Interplay
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman wants to throw your kid's next birthday party

Whenever you think of the dynamic duo of UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman and coach Ray Longo the first thing that comes to mind are kids birthday parties, right? Well apparently the top fighter in the world at 185-pounds and his head coach are looking to throw your kid his or her next birthday party at their gym in New York City. From the "stranger than fiction" files, Weidman...
Via Fox Sports
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

The Hit List: The Top 5 moments from UFC Sydney and Uberlandia

It's hard enough pinning down five memorable moments from one UFC card. This week, we'll try to do it with two. Ovince Saint Preux came away with a stunning 34-second knockout of legend Mauricio "Shogun" Rua. Luke Rockhold pulled off a comprehensive victory over Michael Bisping. And there were many more things worth talking about, too. We'll try to pare down the best below. Down...
Via Fox Sports
November 09, 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

TUF 19 winner Corey Anderson faces Gian Villante at UFC 181

Ultimate Fighter 19 winner Corey Anderson has booked his first post-TUF gig when he returns to action at UFC 181 in December to face Gian Villante on the upcoming card in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced the new fight booking on Tuesday. Anderson (4-0) was considered one of the top prospects on the last season of The Ultimate Fighter after being recruited to MMA by his college...
Via Fox Sports
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Undercard Roundtable: What Was Your Favorite Fight Finish?

  Previous Roundtables: Who Is Your Favorite Fighter? What Is Your Favorite Entrance Ever? What Fight Got You Into Combat Sports?   Earl Montclair: My favorite fight finish of all time happened at the UFC 115. Rory MacDonald was facing the toughest test of his young career in Carlos Condit in his home country of Canada. After thoroughly dominating Carlos through the first 2 frames...
Via Undercard Superstar
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

TJ Dillashaw hoping to solidify status as UFC bantamweight champ

For the first time since pulling off a Matt Serra-like upset win over Renan Barao to capture the 135-pound crown in May, current bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw will defend his belt in a rematch with the Brazilian set for the main event of UFC 177, and after their first meeting, it’s no surprise that their upcoming headliner has become one of the most highly-anticipated fights...
Via Sports-Glory
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

The Ultimate Fighter or the Ultimate Hype Machine

When MMA kingpin Dana White and the Fertita brothers first decided to test the waters of reality television in 2005 with The Ultimate Fighter they had two primary objectives: grow the sport by becoming noticed by an untapped fan base and to find the fighters who would go on to become world champions. Every sport strives for mainstream attention. It is for this reason that celebrities...
Via Ring Kings
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman: The Complete Mixed Martial Artist

At UFC 175, Chris Weidman solidified his spot as the UFC middleweight champion, and status as one of the promotions next big stars with his win over Lyoto Machida. In his short career he had become one of the more complete mixed martial artists in the UFC today. In this fight with Machida he was forced to use all elements of the sport. This was the type of fight that revealed the...
Via Fight Booth
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Ivan Menjivar The Latest Veteran To Be Released By The UFC

Hot on the heels of Melvin Guillard, another UFC veteran Ivan Menjivar has been shown the exit door by the promotion. Menjivar had just suffered his third defeat in a row, a unanimous decision loss to Hatsu Hioki at the start of the month, so it’s likely he was already braced for the possibility of bad news. It’s hard to believe that Menjivar is only 31 years-old as he seems...
Via Fight Of The Night
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch The Joe Rogan Experience Podcast With Matt Serra

The always entertaining Matt Serra was the special guest on the latest edition of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast and you can watch the full three hour video below. —
Via Fight Of The Night
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Georges St. Pierre: The Rush For Greatness Part 1

The DebutOn a cold night in January 2002 a young French Canadian martial artist made his professional mixed martial arts debut at the tender age of 21.  What no one could know that night was this was the beginning of one of the most decorated careers the sport had ever seen.  Georges ‘Rush’ St. Pierre was successful in his debut earning a technical knockout over future training...
Via MMAInsider
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

The Insider With Renzo Gracie Pennsylvania’s Jordan Stiner

We recently had the chance to catch up with undefeated Renzo Gracie Pennsylvania fighter Jordan Stiner.  He talked a host of things from his training to what it’s like coming from a Gracie school and his time wrestling in university.  Check out the interview below.You attended East Stroudsburg University on a wrestling scholarship.  How do you feel your wrestling background...
Via MMAInsider
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 168 Behind the Scenes Video: Longo’s Destruction

Check out this must see behind the scenes look at the UFC’s 2013 finale in Las Vegas ahead of tonight’s 2014 PPV debut. Here are some key moments from Dana’s latest vlog: 0:53 – Dana White and Matt Serra bs back stage. Always enjoyable. 2:22 – The final time we’ll see Chris Leben backstage preparing for a fight. 3:34 – Voelker informed that he will not be cut by the...
Via Fight Booth
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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