Edson Barboza: “They offered me this fight and I accepted it. I said I’ll be ready for December 30, and it’s on him now.”
Khabib Nurmagomedov: “I think [Tony Ferguson] won because Kevin Lee was fighting with him like chicken. That’s why he won.”
Patrick Cummins: “IV antibiotics aren’t killing my mutant staph infection. UFC 217 isn’t happening for me. Sorry everyone.”
For the first time ever, top-ranked Hispanic MMA fighters from the United States, Latin America, and Spain represent their respective countries in a quest for riches and glory.
Dana White: “She was so bad ass and she spoke well and she was pretty. That whole combination of what she was built that whole female mixed martial arts phenomenon.”
Kenny Florian: “Holloway just broke him mentally and then took him out with skill. It was a beautiful thing to watch.”
Derrick Lewis: “It was real depressing. I took a big hit in my mental standpoint, it is way worse than a loss.”
Any answer is troubling from a health and safety perspective and this latest regulatory chapter in MMA’s books leaves much to be desired.
Muay Thai utilizes a beautiful symphony of kicks, punches, knees, and elbows with fluidity and grace, truly embodying “the art of eight limbs”.
Micah Brakefield embarks to Burnaby BJJ in episode 3 of the season and takes on the always dangerous brown belt, Matt Kwan.
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Khabib Nurmagomedov: “Now I have one goal, fight end of the year in one dream fight. This is fight against Tony Ferguson. This is what I want.”
Chatri Sityodtong: “I’m thrilled to announce that Garry ‘The Lion Killer’ Tonon has signed with ONE Championship.”
Tyron Woodley: “Win, lose, or draw, I’m gonna want to fight the winner of that fight, Bisping or Georges.”
Ian McCall has joined the RIZIN bantamweight Grand Prix as a wild card and will make his promotion debut at RIZIN FF 8 on December 29.
The decline of the UFC has been declared non-stop since it’s inception, and it has always risen in time. Thus there is every expectation it will do so here. What’s not clear is how.
Tito Ortiz: “It’s just time to shut that door and open up other doors.”
Dana White: “But USADA deals with that, we don’t. We’re out of that business. We leave it to the professionals. But yeah, I don’t disagree.”
Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva was taken out by Rico Verhoeven in a kickboxing bout this weekend in China.
The Rizin FF 7: World Grand Prix Opening Round Part 2 takes place Saturday, October 15th and will air live in the United States at 1:00 AM on FITE TV.