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Jon Jones on Why He Never Brings His Belt into the Octagon on Fight Night

Apparently UFC light heavyweight champ and pound-for-pound kingpin Jon Jones believes in superstition—particularly when it pertains to his pre -fight rituals. "I would never bring my belt out to the cage," Jones said to a group of reporters ( per MMAFighting.com ) at the UFC's "The Time is Now" news conference on Nov. Show More Summary

UFC poll: Fans pick Frankie Edgar over Conor McGregor for next title shot against Jose Aldo (pic)

Who deserves the next UFC featherweight title shot? According to a recent UFC poll, it's Frankie Edgar, not Conor McGregor. Frankie Edgar's victory at UFC Fight Night 57 was the kind of performance that garners most people a title shot, but the No. Show More Summary

Video: Wanderlei Silva grows porn 'stache, slams UFC for dropping legal 'Axe' on Bellator signing

"I am retired, I don't fight anymore, I lost the desire. So what stops me from generating income now? Are these people going to keep threatening me? They'll keep coming to sue me every time I work with my image? How is that going to be? This is a shame. Show More Summary

Paige VanZant looks to avenge 'fluke' loss to TUF 20 star Tecia Torres

Paige VanZant made a successful Octagon debut at UFC Fight Night 57 by defeating Kailin Curran via third-round technical knockout (TKO) in Austin, Texas (recap) on Nov. 22, 2014. In doing so, not only did she earn an $50,000 "Fight of...Show More Summary

ONE FC and Evolve MMA share ambitious 2015 plans at Singapore press conference

Major Asian MMA developments were taking place in Singapore earlier this week at a press conference held to commemorate the official opening of Evolve MMA's brand new academy at Orchard Central, in the heart of Singapore’s most luxurious...Show More Summary

Shudokan 11

Class was small as expected and we got right to it. A majority of the class was dedicated to movement. I'm used to having both feet flat on the ground unless I'm in cat stance. Shudokan on the other hand apparently doesn't get wrapped up in that kind of thing, so I feel like I'm unlearning all the time. Show More Summary

Constant connection.. “Early Wu style Taijiquan demonstration by Chinese master Chu Minyi (1937)”

This is a remarkable early film showing Chinese master Chu Minyi demonstrating Taijiquan selected by Leo Tamaki who offers the following comments: “I discovered this video while exploring martial arts subjects on the Internet. This is a Taijiquan form called ‘Wu’ demonstrated by a Chinese dignitary named Chu Minyi. Apparently, this is one of the… Read More

CM Punk: Vince McMahon Wouldn't Let Me Participate in 'Barbaric' UFC Event

Former WWE heavyweight champion CM Punk recently went off on his former boss, WWE Chairman/CEO Vince McMahon, claiming that he would not allow him to walk Chael Sonnen down to the Octagon since MMA is too "barbaric" and somebody could...Show More Summary

Video: 'Outraged' UFC contender Tyron Woodley returns to Ferguson, vows to make a difference

"This is my city. This is specifically my city, and I'm outraged. I lived right down the street. I used to walk down here, sweep up some hair, so I could get a haircut, make some extra money. This was the spot. This was the hangout spot. Show More Summary

Phil Davis vs. Ryan Bader Added to UFC on Fox 14 Card in Stockholm

The same day that tickets went on sale for the event, a bout between a pair of former NCAA Division I wrestlers and world-ranked light heavyweights was added to the UFC on Fox 14 card in Stockholm, Sweden, Friday. Fifth-ranked Phil Davis and seventh-ranked Ryan Bader will square off on a card that includes six world-ranked light heavyweights. Show More Summary

Regardless of Whether He Returns, GSP Is Voice of Reason MMA Needs

Georges St-Pierre may go down as one of the greatest mixed martial artists in the history of the sport. As multiple MMA writers continue to speculate whether or not he is going to return to the sport, he has taken on quite a different role. Show More Summary

Video: 62-year-old Mickey Rourke returns to boxing, stops Elliot Seymour in second-round Russian beatdown

After a 20-year absence, the Golden Globe winning actor returned to the boxing ring to face 29-year-old Elliot Seymour in a five-round contest in Moscow, Russia.

Latest UFC/MMA rankings (featherweight), Nov. 2014: Edgar and McGregor climb 145-pound charts

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), suddenly, has quite an exciting Featherweight division. And, at least according to 145-pound standout, Frankie Edgar, the weight class can thank Conor McGregor for its recent rise in popularity. Let's be real! So then it should come as no surprise that "Notorious" finally cracked the Top 10 rankings. Show More Summary

Never fighting means never defeated!! Aikidoka: “The Apologetic Martial Artists,” by Stanley Pranin

For years I have heard a vociferous chorus of naysayers lambasting aikido as an “ineffective” martial art. Even among those who practice aikido, one can hear criticism of aikido’s techniques as unrealistic. I confess that I too have been among those who have lamented much of what goes on in aikido dojos all over the… Read More

I Ate Thanksgiving Dinner at Golden Corral

(Video courtesy of the official Golden Corral YouTube channel. Are you one of its 784 subscribers?) If you watched UFC Fight Night 57 last Saturday, you might have been surprised and horrified to see FOX Sports 1 running commercials for Golden Corral's $12.99 Thanksgiving Day Buffet. Show More Summary

UFC Quick Quote: TUF 20 is like a very strange, messed-up science experiment

"That house starts to mess with you. It's like a very strange, messed up science experiment. It really is. They give you every opportunity for drama. You just get really wrapped up what's right in front of you and it ends up being very dramatic. Show More Summary

CM Punk shoot interview: WWE chairman Vince McMahon predicts 'somebody is going to die' inside Octagon

Former WWE wrestler CM Punk was going to walk Chael Sonnen to the Octagon for the UFC on FOX 2 event, which took place inside the United Center in Punk's hometown of Chicago, Illinois, back on Jan. 28, 2012. Ultimate Fighting Championship...Show More Summary

Ryan Bader vs. Phil Davis Booked for UFC on FOX 14 in Sweden

(Photo via Getty) UFC on FOX 14: Gustafsson vs. Johnson (January 24th, Stockholm) has just added another bout between top-ten ranked light-heavyweights. The UFC confirmed this morning that Ryan Bader and Phil Davis will also throw down...Show More Summary

This Tornado Kick Falling Tree KO Might Have “Knockout of the Year” Wrapped Up [VIDEO]

(Props: mmaUNDERGROUND/Staunch Top Team) On November 1st in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, Muay Thai ace Jonathan "Jungle Doctor" Tuhu obliterated his opponent with a 360-degree kamikaze-style tornado kick. Now, we've seen some...Show More Summary

UFC on FOX 14: Phil Davis vs. Ryan Bader booked for Jan. 24 in Sweden

WrestleMania! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will eliminate one light heavyweight from the 205-pound title chase when Phil Davis goes head-to-head with Ryan Bader at the upcoming UFC on FOX 14 event inside the Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, on Jan. Show More Summary

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