Women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and opposing TUF 18 coach Miesha Tate talk about the significance of their rivalry as sparking the growth in women’s MMA fighting.
If there is concern over the UFC being able to move forward with its Boston card with the same lineup that has been advertised, fans can perhaps breathe a little easier. The UFC today went ahead as planned with ticket sales for UFC on FOX Sports 1 1, which is slated for Aug. 17 at [...]
(This story appears in today’s edition of USA TODAY.) When he first heard Spike TV’s pitch for a reality show concept involving the Bellator MMA fight promotion, Frank Shamrock didn’t believe it. “They told me they were going to give me my own dojo and my own guys and let me train them entirely in my own method,” [...]
Following the UFC 161: Evans vs. Henderson post-fight press conference on June 15, UFC presidentDana White criticized referee Steve Mazzagatti for what took place the night before at the conclusion of the World Series of Fighting 3 main event between Josh Burkman and Jon Fitch. Burkman stunned Fitch with punches and then applied a guillotine choke on the former UFC welterweight contender. [...]
Former UFC fighter Paul Kellyhas been sentenced to 13 years in prison after he was convicted of running a drug ring in England. Kelly and childhood friend Christopher St. John McGirr were arrested as part of a wide spread surveillance operation. They were accused of supplying drugs to other dealers. RELATED POSTS Every UFC on Fuel TV [...]
Having won nine fights heading into this past February’s match-up with Mikhail Zayats in the second round of Bellator’s light-heavyweight tournament, Jacob Noe was riding high, maybe too high for his own good. Following a first-round submission loss to Zayats, Noe decided it was time to leave his native Tennessee and make the kind of move [...]