Mixed Martial Arts News Archive

TITLE POSTED SOURCE
Coach: It's hard enough for Cyborg to make 145 lbs.
Coach: It's hard enough for Cyborg to make 145 lbs.
Jonathan Shrager talks with Ivan Carmosino regarding his role as physical therapist/strength trainer of Cris Cyborg and her soaring rivalry with nemesis Ronda Rousey.
07/07/2015
UFC 189 Embedded, Episode 6
UFC 189 Embedded, Episode 6
On Episode 6 of UFC 189 Embedded, featherweight headliner Chad Mendes gives cameras a peek inside his healthy hunter's lifestyle... and a tour of his chicken coop.
07/07/2015
Rothwell: I'd beat Arlovski in devastating fashion
Rothwell: I'd beat Arlovski in devastating fashion
Jonathan Shrager talks with Ben Rothwell about his recent impressive trio of victories inside the Octagon and his thoughts on the current Heavyweight landscape.
07/07/2015
White: Aldo probably would have made close to $4,000,000
White: Aldo probably would have made close to $4,000,000
Dana White on what Jose Aldo's purse would have been: "Millions of dollars. Yeah, he probably would’ve made close to four million."
07/07/2015
Inside the Brand: Diamond MMA
Inside the Brand: Diamond MMA
Even at a young age, long before you know what you are going to use them for, your instincts told you to protect your testicles, the family jewels, the nuts.
07/07/2015
Conor offers White and Fertitta $3,000,000 bet on 2nd rd KO win
Conor offers White and Fertitta $3,000,000 bet on 2nd rd KO win
Dana White: "I can't even believe I'm going to say this, but, he told Lorenzo and I the other day ‘I'll bet you $3 million I knock him out in the second round.'"
07/07/2015
Aguilar: Jedrzejczyk is 'one-dimensional'
Aguilar: Jedrzejczyk is 'one-dimensional'
Jessica Aguilar is confident she can be a contender quickly and defeat the champion, Joanna Jedrzejczyk, who she believes is a one-dimensional fighter.
07/07/2015
Chael: Conor to cut 27 pounds this week
Chael: Conor to cut 27 pounds this week
Chael Sonnen: "(Conor McGregor)'s got to be 145 lbs in eight days. I don't know how he's going to do it. He's very lean. He has a very busy schedule."
07/07/2015
ATT owner details trying to buy UFC, twice
ATT owner details trying to buy UFC, twice
"It may have stayed around, but it would have been on a very, very, very small scale. I just didn't want to see it go out of business. I wanted a place for our guys to fight."
07/07/2015
Eye: I believe I'll be world champion by end of 2015
Eye: I believe I'll be world champion by end of 2015
Number five ranked bantamweight Jessica Eye speaks with our Jonathan Shrager about her next fight with Miesha Tate and her belief she will be UFC champion by year's end.
07/07/2015
Mike Dolce: IV ban will be worst possible day for MMA
Mike Dolce: IV ban will be worst possible day for MMA
Mike Dolce: "And, if that is banned, it will be the worst possible day in MMA, because you will see a lot of very serious brain injuries as a result of that."
07/07/2015
Report: UFC releases 17 fighters, 14 unannounced
Report: UFC releases 17 fighters, 14 unannounced
The UFC released 17 fighters includung Lisa Ellis, Jessica Rakoczy, Zhang Lipeng, Luiz Dutra, Josh Sampo, Hatsu Hioki, Ryan Jimmo, and Andrew Todhunter.
07/07/2015
Larkin: Tumenov's call-out couldn't have been more Russian
Larkin: Tumenov's call-out couldn't have been more Russian
Jonathan Shrager talks with rejuvenated UFC welterweight Lorenz Larkin about his welterweight resurgence, the current landscape, and his approach to MMA outside of fight camp.
07/07/2015
Sonnen shoots down comeback rumors
Sonnen shoots down comeback rumors
Chael Sonnen last stepped into the Octagon in November of 2013, and despite consistent rumors, has no plans for a return to mixed martial arts.
07/06/2015
Black breaks down Mystic Mac's winning conditions
Black breaks down Mystic Mac's winning conditions
Robin Black discusses Conor McGregor's Winning Conditions ahead of his interim featherweight title bout with Chad Mendes at UFC 189 on Saturday.
07/06/2015
Aldo passed controversial out-of-competition UFC 189 drug test
Aldo passed controversial out-of-competition UFC 189 drug test
The circumstances around Jose Aldo's UFC 189 out-of-competition drug test were a bit controversial, but the champion did pass them.
07/06/2015
Fighters who most often had to pull out of fights
Fighters who most often had to pull out of fights
Nick Peralta from Sports of Anarchy compiled a comprehensive list of fight withdrawals from the major fighting organizations inlcuding the UFC, Strikeforce, and Bellator.
07/06/2015
UFC 189 Embedded, Episode 5
UFC 189 Embedded, Episode 5
On Episode 5 of UFC 189 Embedded, featherweight title contender Chad Mendes continues to train hard in Sacramento, California, motivated by the magnitude of the upcoming event.
07/06/2015
Twitter reacts to Melendez's failed drug test
Twitter reacts to Melendez's failed drug test
Earlier today it was revealed that Gilbert Melendez had failed his post-fight drug test at UFC 188 and would be suspended for a year. Twitter reacted with disappointment mostly.
07/06/2015
Gil Melendez fails PED test, suspended one year
Gil Melendez fails PED test, suspended one year
Gil Melendez: “Regrettably, I tested positive in my post fight urine sample for UFC 188. I did not inject anything, but I am responsible and accept the consequences."
07/06/2015
Penn: IVs are for wimps
Penn: IVs are for wimps
One man who applauded the USADA for their recent decision to ban IVs for rehydration was former champion and soon to be hall of fame athlete, BJ Penn.
07/06/2015
Rousey: I got stiffed by 1st apparel sponsor, refused another until Reebok
Rousey: I got stiffed by 1st apparel sponsor, refused another until Reebok
Ronda Rousey: "The first time I defended my title against Sara Kaufman, I wore Trauma MMA and it was only for nine thousand dollars and they still stiffed me."
07/06/2015
Hendo wants Silva, Belfort, Mousasi rematches
Hendo wants Silva, Belfort, Mousasi rematches
Dan Henderson: "Rematches with Anderson Silva, Vitor Belfort and I'd like to fight Gegard Mousasi because I didn't really get a chance to fight him the first time."
07/06/2015
Jones back on the mats, and cleaning them
Jones back on the mats, and cleaning them
Igor Araujo: "They always pick someone to clean the mat after the training, and he didn't complain he had to do it. He's a nice guy, and I look up to him inside the gym."
07/06/2015
Worst broken noses in UFC and MMA history
Worst broken noses in UFC and MMA history
A nose is a group of small bones and cartilage and it's not quite built to take on a strike of any kind, never mind a full force punch, knee, elbow, or kick.
07/06/2015