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Jose Aldo on Dana White's criticism: 'I don't care what he says'

Because according to Junior, White is a businessman who wants his fighters to do their best inside the cage without thinking about the possible consequences. Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight champion, Jose Aldo, is the current No. Show More Summary

10 Kumijo… Morihiro Saito’s “Aiki Ken and Aiki Jo” Online Course in 20 modules!

In addition to the paired jo forms that accompany the 31-jo kata, Morihiro Saito Sensei assembled 10 kumijo for partner practice and demonstrations. These kumijo were based on partial movements he learned from O-Sensei in Iwama. Here are some examples. The kumijo — as all weapon forms — require great caution during practice. The maai… Read More

UFC Quick Quote: Michael Bisping is well ranked, has a big name, and puts on exciting fights

Wait, what kind of call out is this? "Bisping is a tough fighter, does great fights. He fights for a long time, does exciting fights. He's well ranked, has a big name, and I think it would be great if we fight. It can be in Brazil or in England. Show More Summary

UFC Chiding Dana White over Judge Removal Was a Nice, but Empty Gesture

To say that Dana White and the Ultimate Fighting Championship have gone through a tough couple of weeks would be quite the understatement. Injury-riddled cards and fan opposition to “weak” events have stood out in headlines for the largest mixed martial arts promotion in the world. Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 50 card: Joe Lauzon vs Michael Chiesa fight preview

Joe Lauzon and Michael Chiesa will step into the cage to determine who is the superior submission fighter on the main card of UFC Fight Night 50, which takes place this Friday (Sept. 5, 2014) in Ledyard, Connecticut. When two Ultimate...Show More Summary

Travis Browne training with Ronda Rousey's coach in Glendale, hasn't been back to Jackson's MMA since loss to Fabricio Werdum

"I'm gonna learn how to fight, and there's gonna be some people in trouble." -- Travis Browne Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight contender Travis Browne is still learning how to fight. So what was he doing in his previous...Show More Summary

Dana White: There is a contestant on TUF 20 who is the next Ronda Rousey

Oh boy, here we go... Don't feel bad for Dana White, he does it to himself. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president is also a promoter, so of course every season of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) will be THE BEST EVER and undoubtedly...Show More Summary

Renaming ‘The Four Horsewomen’: Six Pro-Wrestling Stables That Better Describe the Group

(The Iconic Four Horsewomen: Ronda Rousey [not pictured], Three Other Chicks, and King Kong Bundy in a dress. Photo courtesy of By Seth Falvo "If you're gonna take a baseball bat to a Horseman, finish the job! Because there's one rule of gang fighting. Show More Summary

UFC 177 Results: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

In accepting a bout with Joe Soto on the shortest notice possible, T.J. Dillashaw risked his bantamweight championship —not a huge risk against a UFC newcomer but a risk nonetheless. As expected, though, Dillashaw took care of business against Soto. Show More Summary

Alexander Gustafsson unimpressed with Anthony Johnson, thinks 'Rumble' needs a couple of more wins

Because Antonio Rogerio Nogueira was "expired" and Phil Davis was, well... Phil Davis. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson has been watching fellow 205-pound slugger Anthony Johnson get...Show More Summary

Monday Morning Hangover: Despite not competing at UFC 177, Renan Barao loses big in Sacramento

After an action-packed UFC 177 event over the weekend (Sat., Aug. 30, 2014) in Sacramento, California, plenty of fighters are still feeling the buzz; however, Renan Barao is likely suffering from the worst post-fight hangover, even though...Show More Summary

Nick Diaz: Can He Become More Than a UFC Cult Hero?

Nick Diaz has done a lot in his career. He's fought for a UFC title on a couple of occasions. He's held welterweight gold in another. He once found a way to distill violence on the scale of a global conflict into the most chaotic five minutes the sport has ever seen. He's retired. Show More Summary

Ronaldo Souza vs. Gegard Mousasi: A Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza and Gegard Mousasi first met in the Dream 6: Middleweight Grand Prix final in 2008. Souza, predominantly known as a submission artist at the time, didn't have much to offer against Mousasi in the striking department...Show More Summary

Renan Barao's Return: 3 Potential Opponents for Embattled Ex-Champion

The UFC might have absolutely adored Renan Barao a couple of months ago, but he now finds himself on "the list." Not the good list, either. By withdrawing from UFC 177 following complications related to his weight cut, he has landedShow More Summary

UFC Pulling out All the Stops to Ensure Success in Mexico City

The United States, Canada, Brazil, Sweden, Ireland, England, Japan, China, New Zealand, Germany, the United Arab Emirates, Singapore, Australia and now Mexico. For the first time in 288 events, the UFC will finally make its way south of the border for UFC 180. Show More Summary

Noma Dojo photos: Gateway to Modern Aikido

“This photo collection is the most complete record of Morihei Ueshiba’s prewar art and represents a transition phase between Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu and modern aikido” In 1936, more than 1,000 technical photos of Aikido Founder Morihei Ueshiba were taken at the private dojo of publishing magnate Seiji Noma. This collection of rare photos were taken with… Read More

UFC Fight Night 50 preview: Will the real Alistair Overeem please stand up?

"Redemption means you make a change in your life and you try to do what is right, versus what you were doing, which was wrong." -- Ice T He was supposed to be "the one." When Alistair Overeem crumpled Brock Lesnar with a thunderous liver...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 50 video: FOX Sports 1 analysts preview 'Jacare vs. Mousasi' on Sept. 5 in Connecticut

Not long after UFC tied a ribbon around its Sacramento pay-per-view card (details), it heads to "The Constitution State" for the bill of fights.

UFC 177 results recap: What's next fight for TJ Dillashaw?

After he successfully defended his 135-pound belt for the first time against short-notice replacement Joe Soto this past weekend (Sat., Aug. 30, 2014) at UFC 177: “Dillashaw vs. Soto” in Sacramento, Calif., T.J. Dillashaw will now be...Show More Summary

UFC 177: Why Ronda Rousey vs. Bethe Correia Is the Fight That Must Happen

To say Ronda Rousey has been a dominant UFC champion would be an amazing understatement. Rousey has been a force of nature, something you can barely even resist, never mind stop. She has dispatched legitimate high-level contenders like...Show More Summary

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